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 2021-11-24 06:29 

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NASA launches spacecraft to kick asteroid off course...

A NASA mission to deliberately smash a spacecraft into an asteroid - a test run should humanity ever need to stop a giant space rock from wiping out life on Earth - blasted off last night from California....

 2021-11-24 06:24 

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Covid outbreak among cult members in South Korea...

A little known sect led by a pastor who pokes eyes to heal is at the centre of a Covid-19 outbreak in South Korea, as the country reported a new daily record of 4,116 cases and battles a spike in serious cases straining hospitals....

 2021-11-24 06:15 

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New Zealand sets date for reopening to tourists...

New Zealand will keep its borders closed to most international travellers for a further five months, the government said, outlining a cautious easing of coronavirus border curbs that have been in place for nearly two years....

 2021-11-24 06:00 

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Truckers to hold Dublin protest over fuel costs...

A group of Irish truckers and hauliers has said it intends to lead convoys from the main motorways around Dublin into the city centre today....

 2021-11-24 00:01 

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Developers announce 350m plan for Cork city docklands...

Plans for a multi-million euro development of Cork city's docklands have been announced, which would include the re-purposing of the Odlums Mills building, a new rehabilitation hospital, and the construction of office and apartment buildings....

 2021-11-23 22:55 

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Suspect in Wisconsin parade attack appears in court...

An eight-year-old child injured when a car plowed into a Wisconsin Christmas parade has died, taking the toll from the tragedy to six, a local prosecutor said today as the suspect appeared in court....

 2021-11-23 21:48 

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Mandatory jabs only when 'no other choice' - WHO's Ryan...

Dr Mike Ryan of the WHO warned that countries needed to be cautious when considering introducing mandatory vaccination but conceded some "may feel they have no other option"....

 2021-11-23 20:34 

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Priest pleads guilty to 20 counts of sexual assault...

A Galway priest has pleaded guilty to the sexual assault of a boy in the city in the 1990s....

 2021-11-23 19:56 

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Rare Einstein papers set record at Paris auction...

Albert Einstein's handwritten notes for the theory of relativity fetched a record 13 million at an auction in Paris....

 2021-11-23 19:45 

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New measures to help alleviate shortage of teachers...

The Department of Education has announced additional measures to help increase the availability of substitute teachers....

 2021-11-23 19:15 

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Sally Rooney and the Aislings lead Irish Book Awards winners...
 2021-11-23 18:55 

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Dozens turned away after receiving text for booster jab...

The HSE has apologised after 41 people under the age of 60 were incorrectly called in for a booster jab....

 2021-11-23 17:10 

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Entertainment sector calls for introduction of supports...

A spokesperson for the Music and Entertainment Association of Ireland has appealed directly to the Taoiseach to intervene and introduce supports for the industry....

 2021-11-23 16:48 

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Two refused permission to appeal over migrant deaths...

Two people-smugglers convicted of the manslaughters of 39 migrants who suffocated in an airtight lorry trailer have lost bids to bring Court of Appeal challenges....

 2021-11-23 16:25 

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 2021-11-23 16:04 

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Coombe apology for care failings in sepsis death...

The Coombe Hospital has apologised to the family a young mother who died of sepsis on Christmas Day three years ago, a week after giving birth....

 2021-11-23 16:01 

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'Positive' meeting on greater role for student teachers...

A "positive" meeting has taken place between the Minister for Education and teacher education colleges on a proposal that final-year students training to be teachers play a greater role in supporting schools during the staffing crisis....

 2021-11-23 15:56 

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NPHET not expecting to recommend restrictions this week...

The Chief Medical Officer has indicated to Opposition TDs that he does not expect the National Public Health Emergency Team to recommend further restrictions this week....

 2021-11-23 15:49 

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Former Chief Justice criticises British judgment plans...

A former chief justice has criticised a British government proposal to bring in legislation that would allow it to override court judgments....

 2021-11-23 15:34 

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Defence Forces abuse "abhorrent" - Chief of Staff...

The Chief of Staff of the Defence Forces has said allegations of sexual harassment outlined in a recent RT documentary are "abhorrent" and encouraged all members to call out inappropriate behaviour....

 2021-11-23 15:30 

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Decision on Waterford Traveller accommodation quashed...

A decision by Waterford City and County Council not to develop Traveller accommodation in the city has been quashed by consent at the High Court....

 2021-11-23 14:17 

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Man convicted of killing Meredith Kercher freed...

The only person convicted of killing British student Meredith Kercher in Italy is free, granted early release 14 years after the murder, his lawyer said....

 2021-11-23 13:43 

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Tik Tok dancer denies social welfare fraud...

A 29-year-old sales assistant and online dancer with thousands of followers on Tik Tok and YouTube, has denied in the Circuit Civil Court that he had defrauded the Department of Social Welfare out of very large sums of money....

 2021-11-23 12:41 

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Tweed stepdaughter urges abuse victims 'tell someone'...

A woman who was sexually abused by her stepfather, former Ireland and Ulster rugby player David Tweed, has urged survivors of abuse to "tell someone" and remove the power from their abuser....

 2021-11-23 12:05 

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Peng case being 'maliciously hyped', claims China...

China's foreign ministry said today that "certain people" should stop the "malicious hyping" and "politicisation" of the issue of tennis star Peng Shuai, as foreign governments and organisations continue to raise questions arou...

 2021-11-23 11:44 

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HSE urged to open walk-in PCR test centres...

GPs are calling on the Health Service Executive to open up walk-in PCR community test centres, following increased demands for the service....

 2021-11-23 11:38 

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EU's 'anti-postal' rules costing An Post 8m this year...

The chief executive of An Post has said that EU customs rules are "anti-postal"; and have caused delays in moving parcels from the UK into Ireland at an indirect cost to the company of up to 8m this year....

 2021-11-23 11:38 

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NASA launches spacecraft to kick an asteroid off course...

NASA is preparing to launch a mission to deliberately smash a spacecraft into an asteroid - a test run should humanity ever need to stop a giant space rock from wiping out life on Earth....

 2021-11-23 11:16 

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Dutch Covid-19 patients transferred to Germany...

The Netherlands has started transporting Covid-19 patients across the border to Germany to ease pressure on Dutch hospitals struggling to deal with a surge in coronavirus cases....

 2021-11-23 11:16 

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Johnson under pressure after chaotic Peppa Pig speech...

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson is facing pressure within the Conservative Party to re-establish his grip following a chaotic speech to business leaders and a parliamentary revolt over social care....

 2021-11-23 10:43 

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Stormont agrees measures to bolster Covid rules...

Ministers in Northern Ireland have agreed a series of new measures aimed at bolstering adherence to Covid rules....

 2021-11-23 09:33 

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France detains 15 in Channel people-smuggling probe...

French police have detained 15 suspected members of an international migrant smuggling syndicate that helped people illegally cross the Channel to Britain....

 2021-11-23 09:31 

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Fresh arrests in fourth night of Dutch Covid unrest...

Dutch police said they had arrested at least 21 people during a fourth night of unrest over coronavirus measures, although the situation had calmed down....

 2021-11-23 08:59 

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Expert says people in their 30s dying with virus weekly...

A Professor of Anaesthesia and Consultant in Critical Care at Beaumont Hospital has said previously healthy people aged in their 30s are dying each week with Covid-19....

 2021-11-23 07:40 

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Half of world population suffers poor nutrition: report...

Nearly half the world's population suffers from poor nutrition linked to too much or not enough food, a global assessment said today with wide-ranging impacts on health and the planet....

 2021-11-23 07:30 

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Fall in air pollution from traffic in 2020 - EPA...

The level of air pollution from traffic last year in Ireland was down on previous years due to the impact of Covid-19 restrictions, according to a new report from the Environmental Protection Agency....

 2021-11-23 07:07 

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CRU to publish data centre consultation results...

The Commission for Regulation of Utilities (CRU) is expected to publish later today the outcome of a public consultation examining the process for how the connection of new data centres to the national grid should in future be handled....

 2021-11-23 07:07 

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Israel vaccinates children as young as 5 against Covid...

Israel has begun rolling out Covid-19 vaccines for children aged five to 11, becoming one of a handful of countries to inoculate children so young as it seeks to ward off another pandemic wave....

 2021-11-23 07:05 

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Cybercrime cost Irish economy 9.6bn last year - study...

Cybercrime cost the Irish economy 9.6 billion last year, new research by Grant Thornton has calculated....

 2021-11-23 07:03 

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IMF warns El Salvador against bitcoin as legal tender...

The International Monetary Fund has warned El Salvador against using bitcoin as official tender given the risks associated with the cryptocurrency, a day after the country announced plans for the world's first 'Bitcoin City'....

 2021-11-23 07:00 

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Tree project to help 8,000 people in Direct Provision...

A project which will see the planting of 8,000 native trees to represent the number of people seeking asylum in Ireland and living in Direct Provision has been launched in Co Offaly....

 2021-11-23 06:32 

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Plans for cheaper Covid antigen tests being finalised...

Plans to provide cheaper antigen tests are still being finalised today as discussions on the matter continued last night....

 2021-11-23 06:13 

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45 killed as bus carrying tourists crashes in Bulgaria...

At least 45 people, including 12 children, died as a bus carrying mostly North Macedonian tourists crashed in flames on a motorway in western Bulgaria today, officials said....

 2021-11-23 06:02 

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Spacey facing $31 million bill over House of Cards exit...

The American actor Kevin Spacey will have to pay almost $31 million to the production company that made the series House of Cards in which he starred until he was fired over allegations of sexual harassment....

 2021-11-23 06:00 

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1.5bn renewable energy project to come before Cabinet...

Minister for Agriculture Charlie McConalogue along with Junior Minister Pippa Hackett will bring details of a 1.5bn renewable energy project to Cabinet this morning....

 2021-11-23 00:06 

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Call for mandatory sentences as attacks on garda rise...

The Garda Representative Association is calling for mandatory sentences for those convicted of attacking garda and other frontline workers....

 2021-11-23 00:01 

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Govt to address construction materials price inflation...

The Cabinet will this morning consider proposals to address the impact of price inflation on materials in the delivery of public building projects....

 2021-11-23 00:01 

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Govt to address construction materials price inflation...

The Cabinet will this morning consider proposals to address the impact of price inflation on materials in the delivery of public building projects....

 2021-11-22 20:37 

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More than 100 firefighters tackle Antrim blaze...

More than 100 firefighters are battling a major blaze at an industrial premises in Ballymoney, Co Antrim....

 2021-11-22 20:32 

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60% reduced social contacts in past week - survey...

Some 60% of people say they have reduced their social contacts over the last week, a poll carried out by Amrach Research for Claire Byrne Live has found....

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