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 2020-09-29 17:07 

Irish Independent

HSE may turn to DNA in bid to identify man who has been in a psychiatric hospital for more than 30 years...

The HSE may seek High Court permission to take a DNA sample from an unidentified vulnerable elderly man, who has been in a psychiatric hospital here for more than 30 years, in a bid to identify him....

 2020-09-29 16:55 

Irish Independent

Coronavirus Ireland: one further death and 363 new cases...

There has been one death and a further 363 cases of coronavirus in Ireland....

 2020-09-29 16:54 

Irish Independent

Teenager remanded in custody on charges of threatening to kill two people...

A teenager has been remanded in continuing custody on charges of making threats to kill two people....

 2020-09-29 16:41 

Irish Independent

'My world as I knew it turned upside down' - mother of girl (2) who died in tragic cord accident...

A heartbroken mother has spoken about the devastating loss of her two-year-old daughter who tragically died from a cord accident at home....

 2020-09-29 16:39 

RTE

Supreme Court receives report into judge's golf event...

The Supreme Court has received a copy of the report by the former Chief Justice Susan Denham into the attendance by Supreme Court judge Mr Justice Seamus Woulfe at an Oireachtas Golf Society event in Galway last month....

 2020-09-29 16:35 

Irish Independent

Manchester United midfielder Andreas Pereira on verge of Italian move...

Manchester United midfielder Andreas Pereira is close to joining Lazio on a season-long loan....

 2020-09-29 16:27 

Irish Independent

Alicia Keys and Post Malone to perform at Billboard Awards...

Alicia Keys, Bad Bunny, Luke Combs and leading nominee Post Malone will perform at the 2020 Billboard Music Awards....

 2020-09-29 16:20 

Irish Independent

Tottenham's Eric Dier wants rule change after his handball against Newcastle...

Eric Dier has insisted "something has to change" after finding himself at the centre of a brewing row over the handball rule....

 2020-09-29 16:20 

RTE

New commission to consider public service media role...

Issues including the delivery and funding of public service media, RT's role, financing and structure and best international practice are to be considered by a new Future of Media Commission, the details of which was announced today....

 2020-09-29 16:19 

Irish Independent

Report highlights how Irish second-level schools lag behind international average on range of key measures...

Irish second-level schools lag behind the international average across a range of key measures from having enough teachers and digital devices to the quality of buildings....

 2020-09-29 16:14 

Irish Independent

Report on Seamus Woulfe's attendance at dinner to be published this week...

A report on the attendance of Supreme Court judge Seamus Woulfe at the controversial Oireachtas Golf Society dinner in August is expected to be published later this week....

 2020-09-29 16:14 

RTE

Dublin home of 1916 Rising leader demolished...

Dublin City Council is investigating the circumstances surrounding the demolition of O'Rahilly House, the former home of a 1916 leader....

 2020-09-29 16:09 

Irish Independent

Rassie Erasmus backs South African move to expanded Guinness PRO16...

The prospect of South Africa's big four franchises playing in an expanded Guinness PRO16 now looks inevitable after SARU (South Africa Rugby Union) voted to...

 2020-09-29 16:02 

Irish Independent

Property report claims thousands of tech workers left Dublin during pandemic...

A Davy report advising clients on property investment opportunities in Dublin claims that over 2,000 Google workers left the country to work remotely from other EU destinations....

 2020-09-29 16:00 

Irish Independent

TDs want Nphet held to greater scrutiny as Taoiseach insists it's 'not the most important body in the country'...

The National Public Health Emergency Team (NPHET) "is not the most important body in the country", the Taoiseach has said....

 2020-09-29 15:58 

Irish Independent

Gary Lineker questions whether BBC will have power to remove staff from Twitter...

Gary Lineker has appeared to question whether the BBC would have the power to remove its staff from Twitter....

 2020-09-29 15:41 

Irish Independent

BBC boss rules out suspending licence fee for over-75s if second lockdown comes...

The BBC's new director-general has said the BBC will not automatically suspend TV licence fee charges for the over-75s in the event of a second lockdown....

 2020-09-29 15:29 

Irish Independent

Mail On Sunday can rely on Prince Harry and Meghan Markle biography in privacy case...

The Mail On Sunday can rely on a recent biography of the Duke and Duchess of Sussex in its defence to Meghan's High Court privacy claim over the publication of a letter to her estranged father....

 2020-09-29 15:28 

RTE

Armenia defence ministry says plane shot down by Turkey...

A Turkish F-16 fighter jet shot down an Armenian SU-25 warplane over Armenian territory today, killing the pilot, an Armenian defence ministry spokeswoman said....

 2020-09-29 15:27 

Irish Independent

Budget 2021 plans will assume messy Brexit and 10pc jobless rate next year...

The economic hit from the Covid pandemic will not be as bad as previously estimated, but the effects combined with a disorderly Brexit will have a significant impact on the Irish economy, according to the Department of Finance....

 2020-09-29 15:24 

Irish Times

Rise in cost of renting slows as impact of Covid-19 begins to hit...

Year-on-year growth rate nationwide at lowest level since 2012, RTB figures show...

 2020-09-29 15:24 

Irish Times

Home of The O’Rahilly should not have been demolished, Taoiseach says...

'Iconic and historic locations such as this should be preserved or incorporated,' Martin says...

 2020-09-29 15:22 

Irish Independent

Traders nervous ahead of Trump-Biden debate...

With Covid-19 deaths topping one million and the US presidential debate due to take place late on Tuesday local time, investors preferred to sit on their hands during market hours....

 2020-09-29 15:19 

Irish Independent

Parrots separated at Lincolnshire zoo after learning to swear...

Five foul-mouthed parrots have been separated after learning to swear at a Lincolnshire zoo....

 2020-09-29 15:16 

Irish Independent

Newly-established Future of Media Commission will 'chart a pathway' for public service broadcasting and independent media...

A newly-established Future of Media Commission intends to "chart a pathway" for public service broadcasting and independent media in Ireland....

 2020-09-29 15:12 

RTE

Victims seek to sue Libya for supplying IRA with Semtex...

Victims of terrorism who are seeking to sue Libya for supplying the IRA with Semtex are mounting a legal bid to compel the Police Service of Northern Ireland to confirm it was used in deadly attacks....

 2020-09-29 14:48 

Irish Independent

'He's up there with the best of the Connacht players' Andy Friend pays glowing tribute to retiring Eoin McKeon...

Connacht head coach Andy Friend has paid a glowing tribute to Eoin McKeon, who announced his retirement from professional rugby today....

 2020-09-29 14:43 

Irish Independent

From Brian Hayes to Fianna Fil's Galway tent, Michael D'Arcy is just the latest to use the revolving door between politics and big business...

MICHAEL D'Arcy is not the first politician to jump ship for the bright lights and deep pockets of the corporate world, and he is most certainly not going to be the last. Here, we look at some other Leinster House luminaries who left political life for...

 2020-09-29 14:41 

RTE

Taoiseach 'not comfortable' with D'Arcy appointment...

The Taoiseach has said he is not at all comfortable with Micheal D'Arcy taking up a position with a financial association....

 2020-09-29 14:40 

Irish Independent

Coronavirus Northern Ireland: 320 new cases as First Minister Foster announces hospitality sector curfew...

A further 320 cases of Covid-19 have been diagnosed in Northern Ireland today, the Department of Health has said....

 2020-09-29 14:34 

Irish Independent

Review of law on Ministers bolting for the private sector announced by Taoiseach...

THE law on former office-holders taking jobs in the private sector is to be urgently reviewed after the Taoiseach said he was "not happy" and did not approve the case of Michael D'Arcy....

 2020-09-29 14:33 

Irish Independent

Thousands of households lost access to cash during lockdown, research finds...

A peak of 59,000 people lost access to all sources of cash within three miles of their home during the coronavirus lockdown, a report has said....

 2020-09-29 14:28 

Irish Times

North’s pubs to close at 11pm from midnight on Wednesday...

Region records no further deaths but 320 new cases of Covid-19 on Tuesday...

 2020-09-29 14:24 

Irish Independent

UK imposes sanctions on Belarusian leader and other senior government figures following 'rigged' election...

The UK has imposed sanctions on Belarusian leader Alexander Lukashenko and other senior figures in his government following the "rigged" election, Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab said....

 2020-09-29 14:16 

RTE

Economic hit from Covid less than expected - Finance...

The Department of Finance has significantly revised upwards its outlook for the economy this year....

 2020-09-29 14:12 

Irish Independent

'Joey will be the same for a number of weeks and months' - Carbery to remain unavailable as season kicks off...

Joey Carbery's return from injury appears no closer after Munster head coach Johann van Graan said he remains months away from playing....

 2020-09-29 14:12 

Irish Independent

'I hate them with every vein in my body' Danny Healy-Rae hits out at 'serial objectors' to tree felling...

Danny Healy-Rae says he despises serial objectors to the felling of trees....

 2020-09-29 14:06 

Irish Independent

Web Summit says Lisbon event may go ahead despite pandemic...

The Web Summit says that an offline version of its global tech conference may yet go ahead in Lisbon in December, despite similar events being postponed due to the pandemic....

 2020-09-29 14:00 

Irish Independent

Ireland facing potential prop crisis as another tighthead is ruled out through injury...

Ireland's tighthead stocks have been dealt a further blow after Ulster confirmed that Tom O'Toole is facing several weeks out with the ankle injury he picked up in the PRO14 final defeat to Leinster....

 2020-09-29 13:54 

Irish Independent

Covid restrictions see massive drop in crime figures...

A massive drop in crime figures from April to June is being attributed to Covid-19 restrictions which shut down the movement of people and led to more people staying at home....

 2020-09-29 13:39 

Irish Independent

'Do I think they can play in the same team? I do' - Stephen Kenny open to Doherty/Coleman combo...

Stephen Kenny says he won't rule out the idea of playing Matt Doherty and Seamus Coleman in the side to face Slovakia in the Euro 2020 playoff next week....

 2020-09-29 13:38 

Irish Independent

Jodie Comer and Adam Driver wear face coverings on set of The Last Duel...

Jodie Comer covers her face with a plastic shield on the set of her new film The Last Duel....

 2020-09-29 13:32 

Irish Times

Demolition of historic home of The O’Rahilly in Dublin begins...

'Comparable to demolishing the Anne Frank house because its a terraced house'- Cllr says...

 2020-09-29 13:30 

RTE

BBC will be able to suspend employees' Twitter accounts...

The BBC is to publish new guidelines under which it could suspend employees' Twitter accounts, the new director-general has said....

 2020-09-29 13:06 

Irish Independent

Ireland's lockdown hero Matt Damon snapped filming in Tipperary...

Matt Damon couldn't stay away from Ireland for too long....

 2020-09-29 13:05 

Irish Independent

'He's got to be one of the most successful Irish sportspeople ever' - Van der Flier pays tribute to Rob Kearney...

Rob Kearney has been hailed as one of...

 2020-09-29 13:04 

Irish Independent

Kuwaiti ruler Sheikh Sabah dies at 91...

Sheikh Sabah Al Ahmad Al Sabah, the ruler of Kuwait who drew on his decades as the oil-rich nation's top diplomat to push for closer ties to Iraq after the 1990 Gulf War, has died at the age of 91....

 2020-09-29 12:58 

Irish Independent

BBC boss defends Gary Lineker and Zoe Ball's 1.3 million salaries...

The BBC's director-general has defended the salaries of its top stars Gary Lineker and Zoe Ball....

 2020-09-29 12:54 

Irish Independent

Flood risk as Met ireann issue intense rainfall and gale warning...

Localised flooding is possible tonight as Met ireann has issued a yellow warning for several counties....

 2020-09-29 12:49 

Irish Independent

600 fans to attend Ulster's PRO14 opener against Benetton at Kingspan Stadium...

Ulster will have 600 fans in attendance for their opening PRO14 game of the season against Benetton on Saturday night....

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