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 2020-04-03 11:15 

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Some new PPE 'not fit for purpose' - medical staff...

Part of the consignment of Personal Protective Equipment which was recently distributed to Covid-19 test centres, mobile ambulance units and hospitals is being described as "not fit for purpose" and "unusable" by medical staff....

 2020-04-03 10:55 

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Four acquitted of Daniel Pearl murder re-arrested...

Pakistani authorities have ordered four men, convicted of the 2002 murder of U.S. journalist Daniel Pearl, to be detained for three months on Friday despite a lower court's ruling to overturn their convictions....

 2020-04-03 10:23 

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Almost 90% of Covid-19 deaths in Ireland aged over 65...

Almost 90% of people with the coronavirus who have died so far in Ireland are aged over 65, according to the latest data published by the Health Protection Surveillance Centre....

 2020-04-03 09:30 

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German finance minister wants aid procedures expedited...

Germany's finance minister has opined that eurozone states that need aid from the bloc's bailout fund to tackle the coronavirus pandemic should get it quickly and not be first subjected to visits from officials proposing policies, as happened duri...

 2020-04-03 09:08 

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Global developments: At a glance...

There are now over a million cases of coronavirus, and more than 53,000 deaths globally....

 2020-04-03 08:44 

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UK virus peak to come sooner than expected - Hancock...

The peak of the United Kingdom's coronavirus outbreak will be slightly sooner than previously thought and will come in the next few weeks, Health Secretary Matt Hancock has said....

 2020-04-03 07:33 

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Politicians in Middle East feel the toll of Covid-19...

Iran's parliament speaker has become the country's highest-ranking government figure to test positive for coronavirus....

 2020-04-03 07:30 

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Watch: Irish abroad reflect on new reality of Covid-19...

Ireland's response to the coronavirus pandemic is being followed closely by Irish citizens around the world....

 2020-04-03 07:27 

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Democrats delay convention to nominate candidate...

The US presidential race has been disrupted as Democrats were forced to postpone their national convention until August 17, delaying the likely nomination of Joe Biden to challenge Donald Trump for the White House....

 2020-04-03 07:18 

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Google to publish location data in fight against virus...

Google will publish location data from its users around the world from today to allow governments to gauge the effectiveness of social distancing measures put in place to combat the Covid-19 pandemic, the tech giant said....

 2020-04-03 07:14 

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Ryanair passenger numbers drop 48% due to Covid-19...

Ryanair has reported a 48% drop in passenger numbers for the month of March as the Covid-19 outbreak forced it to cancel the majority of its flights....

 2020-04-03 06:48 

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Fall in CO2 emissions could be greatest since WW2...

Carbon dioxide emissions could fall by the largest amount since World War Two this year as the coronavirus outbreak brings economies to a virtual standstill, but many experts expect the figures to prove only temporary....

 2020-04-03 06:34 

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Virus outbreak causes major setback for services sector...

The services sector here suffered a significant setback due to the Covid-19 outbreak last month, with both activity and new work falling at the fastest rate since April 2009....

 2020-04-03 06:32 

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Covid-19: Over 50,000 deaths recorded worldwide...

Leo Varadkar said progress is being made in reducing the daily rate of cases but it isn't enough - follow all the latest developments on the coronavirus outbreak both at home and abroad with our live blog....

 2020-04-03 06:25 

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Virus-hit ship with Irish on board docks in Florida...

A virus-hit cruise ship with around ten Irish citizens on board has docked in Florida....

 2020-04-03 06:14 

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Final day of counting in Seanad elections...

The Seanad Election count will resume this morning with all except one panel complete and 42 of the 60 seats filled....

 2020-04-03 00:00 

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Number of properties for sale takes nosedive...

The availability of property for sale on the market has taken a nosedive as a result of the Covid-19 emergency, with the number of houses for sale dropping significantly....

 2020-04-03 00:00 

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NPHET to meet to plan next moves in Covid-19 fight...

The National Public Health Emergency Team will meet later to review the latest information about the spread of Covid-19 and consider their next move....

 2020-04-03 00:00 

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Labour Party set to elect new leader to replace Howlin...

The Labour Party will elect a new leader today to replace Brendan Howlin, who stepped down after the general election in February....

 2020-04-03 00:00 

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Covid-19 triggered 'severe' shock - Central Bank...

The Central Bank has said Covid-19 has "triggered an extremely severe economic shock" which is fundamentally different from anything the economy has been through before....

 2020-04-02 23:25 

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Trump tests negative on new coronavirus test...

President Donald Trump announced Thursday that he has taken his second coronavirus test at the White House since the outbreak began and was found to be negative....

 2020-04-02 21:50 

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Emergency garda powers not yet transferred to force...

The Government has confirmed that new powers for garda, contained in emergency Covid-19 legislation passed by the Dil last week, have yet to be transferred to the force....

 2020-04-02 19:57 

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New HSE guidelines for expectant mothers in hospitals...

The HSE has issued new guidelines following concerns from expectant mothers about restrictions being imposed on partners accessing labour wards in some hospitals....

 2020-04-02 19:16 

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Facing down the coronavirus - are masks a solution?...

A growing number of countries are encouraging its citizens to wear face masks outdoors but experts remain divided as to whether it's a necessary step or even a desirable one....

 2020-04-02 18:58 

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Government to defer 'School Inclusion Model' project...

The Government has deferred the introduction of a new model for the allocation of Special Needs Assistants (SNA) in schools that was due to be implemented this coming September....

 2020-04-02 18:54 

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France reports 471 more deaths as tolls top 4,500...

France has reported 471 more deaths in hospital from Covid-19, bringing the country's official toll from the coronavirus epidemic to 4,503....

 2020-04-02 18:54 

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State exams to go ahead 'by hook or by crook'...

Plans are being drawn up to ensure both the Leaving Certificate and Junior Certificate exams will go ahead this year, the Taoiseach has said....

 2020-04-02 18:27 

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Plane with Chinese medical supplies lands at Shannon...

A Qatar Airways cargo flight bringing medical supplies from China to help in the ongoing fight against Covid-19 landed at Shannon Airport this afternoon....

 2020-04-02 17:39 

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Brown Thomas and Arnotts staff to receive full payments...

Staff at Brown Thomas and Arnotts are to receive their full pay and benefits while the stores are closed due to the Covid-19 crisis....

 2020-04-02 17:39 

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EU fiscal response taking shape after shaky start...

The EU is desperate for this to be a V-shaped economic crisis and that is informing the Commission's thinking, but so devastating has the pandemic been that it is too early to say if it will work, writes RT's Europe editor....

 2020-04-02 17:30 

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5 positive things happening right now...

More than ever, it's important to take some time to look at the positive things going on around us - here are 5 stories that will hopefully bring a smile to your face....

 2020-04-02 17:25 

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Student nap pods on loan to frontline hospital workers...

Maynooth University Library has loaned two high-tech 'nap pods' to frontline workers at Tallaght University Hospital....

 2020-04-02 17:20 

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Podcast: Accountability or Reckless? - Dil sits today...
 2020-04-02 17:18 

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Italy coronavirus deaths up slightly, new cases steady...

The death toll from coronavirus in Italy has climbed by 760 to 13,915, the Civil Protection Agency said on Thursday, slightly higher than the daily rise of 727 registered a day earlier....

 2020-04-02 17:07 

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402 more confirmed Covid-19 cases and 13 further deaths...

There have been 402 new cases of Covid-19 confirmed here, the Department of Health has said, bringing the total number of confirmed cases to 3,849....

 2020-04-02 17:02 

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Podcast: Ep 4 - The American Evolution...

RT Washington Correspondent Brian O'Donovan tells Colm Mongin about the evolution of the Whitehouse pandemic response from 'hoax' to war....

 2020-04-02 17:01 

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Cross-border co-operation keeps miracle baby alive...

Nine-month-old Riley Patterson from Aughnacloy Co Tyrone is recovering well after life-saving heart surgery at Children's Health Ireland in Crumlin this week....

 2020-04-02 16:52 

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Ports say imports of essential items have increased...

The operators of Dublin and Cork ports have said imports of food and other essential items have increased since the Covid-19 outbreak here over a month ago....

 2020-04-02 16:11 

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Calls for archaeological recognition of Moore St site...

Some 1916 relatives groups and historians have expressed concern about the status of a 'Georgian rubbish dump' known to exist underneath the Moore Street terrace and surrounding area....

 2020-04-02 15:38 

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WHO reiterates that coronavirus is a danger to children...

The World Health Organisation reiterated its warning that children can also be affected by the new coronavirus, which has claimed the lives of several young people....

 2020-04-02 15:25 

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5 things we learned about the Covid-19 economy today...

As the crisis arising from the Covid-19 pandemic continues to unfold, so also do the consequences for the economy here and around the world. We are now starting to see hard data come through, putting in context just how serious the situation has become....

 2020-04-02 15:04 

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West of Ireland doctors using video to contact patients...

Hundreds of people in the west of Ireland are using videoconferencing technology, to maintain contact with doctors, in hospitals across the region....

 2020-04-02 14:19 

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UK sees further 569 deaths linked to Covid-19...

The number of deaths linked to Covid-19 in the UK has risen by 569 over the past day, with the death toll now standing at 2,921....

 2020-04-02 14:11 

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Exchequer figures show big fall in tax take in March...

The latest Exchequer figures from the Department of Finance show that total tax revenues for the first quarter of 2020 were 800m lower than expectations....

 2020-04-02 14:02 

RTE

NCH development board bring legal action against BAM...

The development board of the new National Children's Hospital has begun legal action against the construction contractors who are building it....

 2020-04-02 13:44 

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US jobless claims surge to record 6.7m...

The number of Americans filing claims for unemployment benefits last week shot to a record high for a second week in a row - topping 6 million - as more jurisdictions enforced stay-at-home measures to curb the coronavirus pandemic, which economists say ha...

 2020-04-02 13:08 

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Comedian Eddie Large dies after coronavirus battle...

The comedian Eddie Large, who found TV fame as part of double act Little and Large, has died at the age of 78 after contracting coronavirus, his son has said....

 2020-04-02 13:01 

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Crematoria forced to shut mourners out of some services...

A number of families have been upset to discover that they cannot attend ceremonies in the chapels attached to some of the country's nine crematoria since the issuing of Covid-19 funeral guidelines....

 2020-04-02 12:32 

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Abide by restrictions 'for all our sakes' - Higgins...

President Michael D Higgins has offered his "deepest sympathies" to people who have been bereaved during the coronavirus pandemic and appealed for everyone to abide by the restrictions that have been put in place....

 2020-04-02 12:31 

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African countries face a storm they're not prepared for...

At a time when many African nations are already struggling with malnutrition, disease and a lack of healthcare facilities, the Covid-19 pandemic could be disastrous for developing countries on the continent....

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