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 2021-12-01 08:27 

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EU launch of vaccine for children brought forward...

The European Union rollout of the Pfizer/BioNTech Covid-19 vaccine for five- to 11-year-olds will begin on 13 December, a week earlier than previously planned, Germany's health ministry has said....

 2021-12-01 08:18 

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Growth of renewable electricity to break records - IEA...

The growth of renewable electricity capacity across the world is set to break records again this year and to accelerate in coming years, according to a new report from the International Energy Agency....

 2021-12-01 07:21 

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Traffic volumes within 1% of pre-pandemic levels...

Commuter traffic has barely decreased since the Government asked people to return to remote working last month....

 2021-12-01 07:02 

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Joy as Fiji reopens borders to international tourists...

Traditional dancers in grass skirts welcomed waving holidaymakers as Fiji opened its borders to international travellers today for the first time since the Covid-19 pandemic swept the globe and devastated its tourism-reliant economy....

 2021-12-01 07:00 

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Australian official rejects Djokovic 'blackmail' claim...

Novak Djokovic is not being "blackmailed"; by Australian Open organisers, a senior official has said, insisting a requirement for players to be vaccinated was about safety....

 2021-12-01 07:00 

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1.4 million to receive Christmas bonus next week...

The Department of Social Protection has said 1.4 million social welfare recipients will receive their Christmas bonus next week....

 2021-12-01 06:47 

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Three dead, eight wounded in US school shooting...

A 15-year-old boy has been arrested after three students were killed and eight other people were injured in a shooting at a secondary school in Michigan....

 2021-12-01 06:42 

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Government opposes horticultural bill...

The Government has opposed a bill to create a special category of peat extraction for horticultural purposes - even though it was proposed by two government Senators....

 2021-12-01 06:22 

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ESRI report looks at tackling racism in organisations...

Racial discrimination in workplaces is more likely to be combatted by changing recruitment and workplace practices rather than through training, according to the ESRI....

 2021-12-01 06:20 

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Dept says face masks required from third class upwards...

Children in third class and up will be required to wear face masks at school from this morning, and can be refused entry if they do not....

 2021-12-01 06:00 

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Christmas spending could hit 5.4bn - Retail Ireland...

Up to 5.4bn could be spend by consumers this Christmas, Retail Ireland has predicted....

 2021-12-01 00:02 

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SF leader in US for meetings in Washington and New York...

The Sinn Fin leader, Mary Lou McDonald has arrived in the US for a series of meetings in Washington DC and New York....

 2021-12-01 00:01 

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Two-thirds of referees quit within two years - FAI...

Two-thirds of referees quit within two years due to the level of abuse they receive, the FAI will tell an Oireachtas Committee later today....

 2021-12-01 00:01 

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IFAC calls for legislation to back up 5% spending rule...

The economy is recovering faster than expected but considerable uncertainty remains over the cost of climate action and Slintecare reforms....

 2021-12-01 00:01 

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Employment Wage Subsidy Scheme rates reduced from today...

Employment Wage Subsidy Scheme rates will be reduced from today as part of a plan to gradually wind it down....

 2021-11-30 22:59 

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13,000 increase in child protection referrals in 2020...

More than 23,000 child protection referrals were made by An Garda Sochna to Tsla last year....

 2021-11-30 21:47 

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Policy on testing for arrivals 'gobbledygook' - Ryanair...

Ryanair has slammed the latest Government policy on Covid-19 testing of those arriving into the country, branding it as "gobbledygook4;....

 2021-11-30 21:20 

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Holohan in appeal to parents in bid to tackle Covid...

The Chief Medical Officer has appealed to the parents of school children to join in "a concerted effort" to follow the new measures introduced today "for at least the next two weeks"....

 2021-11-30 19:40 

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Face covering 'required' from third class upwards...

Pupils from third class and up in primary schools are required to wear a face mask or covering, and any claim that a child is exempt must be backed up by a medical certificate, the Department of Education has told schools....

 2021-11-30 19:20 

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Wife of 'El Chapo' sentenced to three years in prison...

A US judge has sentenced Emma Coronel Aispuro, the wife of jailed Mexican drug lord Joaquin 'El Chapo' Guzman, to three years in prison on charges of drug trafficking and money laundering....

 2021-11-30 17:55 

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'We're back' - Panto stars gear up for festive period...

Panto Director Daryn Crosbie has said he is thrilled to be staging 'The Little Mermaid' at the Gaiety this year, which also marks the Dublin theatre's 150th birthday....

 2021-11-30 17:03 

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Campaigners and local TDs assess mica scheme...

The Mica Redress Scheme is one of the biggest redress schemes ever sanctioned by any Irish Government. The enhanced package is estimated to cost 2.2 billion, up 800 million on the original plan....

 2021-11-30 16:57 

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Court jails IS militant for life for Yazidi genocide...

A Frankfurt court has jailed an Islamic State militant for life for genocide against the Yazidi minority, the first legal case worldwide to deliver a genocide verdict in relation to the Yazidi community....

 2021-11-30 16:45 

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Posthumous pardon sought for Kerry man hanged in 1895...

The Government is to seek a posthumous pardon for a Kerry man who was hanged over 126 years ago. In 1895, John Twiss was convicted of the murder of James Donovan, a caretaker on a farm near Newmarket in Co Cork....

 2021-11-30 16:38 

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Four dead, 19 injured following heavy winds in Turkey...

Fierce winds in Turkey killed four people in Istanbul in storms which closed the busy and strategically important Bosphorus strait to all shipping yesterday....

 2021-11-30 15:06 

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Republic of Ireland v Georgia - World Cup QF updates...

Follow all the action from Tallaght Stadium as Vera Pauw's Ireland side look to record their second win in Group A of the European World Cup 2023 qualifiers....

 2021-11-30 14:53 

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Covid cases 'particularly high' among those aged 9-11...

Analysis from NPHET shows that case numbers are "particularly high" in 9, 10 and 11-year-olds, according to the Minister for Health....

 2021-11-30 14:46 

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Data says average age of Covid cases is 33...

Almost one fifth of the cases of Covid-19 identified in the past fortnight were in children of primary school age....

 2021-11-30 14:36 

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Record-breaking Ireland hit 11 past hapless Georgia...

A record-breaking performance saw the Republic of Ireland secure a remarkable 11-0 victory over Georgia in their World Cup qualifier at Tallaght Stadium....

 2021-11-30 14:36 

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Record-breaking Ireland hit 11 past hapless Georgia...

A record-breaking performance saw the Republic of Ireland secure a remarkable 11-0 victory over Georgia in their World Cup qualifier at Tallaght Stadium....

 2021-11-30 14:34 

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Tiger Woods reflects on 'dark moments' after car crash...

Tiger Woods has spoken about the "dark moments" he went through during his recovery from a life-threatening car accident....

 2021-11-30 13:57 

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Family settle High Court action over mother's death...

The family of a woman who fell twice while recovering from surgery and later died, has settled a High Court action against St Vincent's University Hospital in Dublin....

 2021-11-30 13:02 

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Man on trial for murder of Limerick boxing champion...

A 31-year-old man is accused of murdering a Limerick boxing champion by knocking him down and then driving over him twice in the city two years ago....

 2021-11-30 10:44 

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Munster confirm nine further Covid-19 positives...

There have been a further nine positive Covid-19 cases identified in Munster's touring party in South Africa, so delaying their return to Ireland....

 2021-11-30 10:40 

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Two arrested after drugs worth 1.3m seized in Dublin...

Two men, aged 35 and 36, have been arrested after more than 1.3 million of suspected cannabis, cocaine and mixing agent was seized during two search operations in Dublin....

 2021-11-30 10:40 

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999 callers' details recorded incorrectly - report...

An independent report into the cancellation of 999 calls made to the garda has found that information provided by callers was not accurately recorded and garda were sent to the wrong locations....

 2021-11-30 10:15 

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UK regulator blocks Facebook's deal for Giphy...

The UK competition regulator has blocked Meta Platforms' acquisition of online GIF platform Giphy....

 2021-11-30 10:11 

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Over 60s in Greece face 100 fine if not vaccinated...

Greece will make Covid-19 vaccinations mandatory for people aged 60 and over, as the country grapples with a new surge in coronavirus cases....

 2021-11-30 10:00 

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5 ways to be 'centsible' this Christmas...

With just over 25 days to Christmas, you need to pre-plan your finances for this great season if you haven't done so already....

 2021-11-30 09:59 

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Cabinet to consider mica redress scheme...

The details of a redress scheme for thousands of homeowners whose properties were built with defective blocks will go to Cabinet this morning....

 2021-11-30 09:51 

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Facebook Ireland's profits for 2020 nearly double...

Facebook Ireland has set aside more than 1 billion to meet potential fines the company may be facing from regulators....

 2021-11-30 09:50 

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Thalidomide survivors seek meeting with Government...

A spokesperson for the Irish Thalidomide Association says the Government needs to meet Thalidomide survivors. Finola Cassidy said 25 Ministers for Health have dealt with the Thalidomide issue and it is time that the situation is resolved....

 2021-11-30 09:38 

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EMA chief says vaccines will protect against variants...

The head of the European Medicines Agency (EMA) has said Covid-19 vaccines will continue to provide protection against new variants....

 2021-11-30 09:26 

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Four killed in fire at abandoned bank in Barcelona...

Four people, including a baby and a three-year-old boy, were killed in a fire at an abandoned bank occupied by squatters in central Barcelona....

 2021-11-30 09:01 

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'Tiktokpreneurs' embrace social media to expand market...

The beginning of the pandemic fuelled the rise of the social media platform TikTok, and in turn provided a flourishing marketplace for some small Irish businesses....

 2021-11-30 08:12 

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Time needed to understand severity of Omicron, says WHO...

The World Health Organization has said it will take a few weeks to understand the severity of disease caused by the Omicron variant of Covid-19, and whether it can evade existing vaccines....

 2021-11-30 07:46 

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Mask mandates come into force in England...

New mask mandates and other measures aimed at curbing the spread of the Omicron variant come into force in England, as British Prime Minister Boris Johnson eyes an expanded booster programme to help increase protection against Covid-19....

 2021-11-30 07:40 

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NASA postpones spacewalk citing 'debris notification'...

NASA has indefinitely postponed a spacewalk planned for today by two astronauts outside the International Space Station, citing a "debris notification" for the orbiting research laboratory....

 2021-11-30 07:12 

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Australia investigates probable Omicron community case...

Australian authorities have said that an international traveller who was most likely infected with the Omicron variant spent time in the community as officials rushed to track the person's close contacts and locations visited....

 2021-11-30 06:45 

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Calls for adequate healthcare for marginalised women...

Marginalised women experience inaccessible services, dismissive attitudes of healthcare providers and a lack of cohesive supports in the country's health service....

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