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Dublin: 8°C Wednesday 24 February 2021

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Tiger Woods’ health is priority right now, not his return to golf – Rory McIlroy
# Recovery
# Recovery

Tiger Woods’ health is priority right now, not his return to golf – Rory McIlroy

1 hour ago 1,330 Views 0 Comments

Woods underwent surgery on significant injuries to his right leg after the single-vehicle accident in Los Angeles on Tuesday morning.

Ghana becomes first nation in world to receive Covax coronavirus vaccines
# Vaccines
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# Vaccines

Ghana becomes first nation in world to receive Covax coronavirus vaccines

3 hours ago 21,252 Views 19 Comments

Ghana is among 92 countries that will receive vaccines for free through the initiative.

Aston Villa report ‘sickening’ racist abuse of Ireland U19 international to police
# Tyreik Wright
# Tyreik Wright

Aston Villa report ‘sickening’ racist abuse of Ireland U19 international to police

3 hours ago 18,853 Views 20 Comments

Tyreik Wright, who is currently on loan at Walsall, received a torrent of abuse on Tuesday night.

Donnelly: Ireland could have enough doses to vaccinate 10.3 million people
# Roll-out
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# Roll-out

Donnelly: Ireland could have enough doses to vaccinate 10.3 million people

3 hours ago 25,269 Views 85 Comments

The minister said this will be dependent on supply but this is based on what Ireland has secured.

Blow for Ireland's amateur jockeys as UK ban upheld for Cheltenham
# Cheltenham 2021
# Cheltenham 2021

Blow for Ireland's amateur jockeys as UK ban upheld for Cheltenham

7 hours ago 3,582 Views 4 Comments

Irish amateurs including Patrick Mullins, Jamie Codd and Derek O’Connor to miss this year’s Festival.

England U21 star Jamal Musiala pledges international future to Germany
# Decision Made
# Decision Made

England U21 star Jamal Musiala pledges international future to Germany

8 hours ago 7,026 Views 6 Comments

The German-born midfielder spent eight years in England.

Luka Doncic’s two late three-pointers propel Mavericks to victory over Celtics
# Here's Luka At You Kid
# Here's Luka At You Kid

Luka Doncic’s two late three-pointers propel Mavericks to victory over Celtics

11 hours ago 1,699 Views 2 Comments

Doncic finished with 31 points, 10 rebounds and eight assists.

Covid-19 can survive on clothing for up to 72 hours, study shows
# Healthcare
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# Healthcare

Covid-19 can survive on clothing for up to 72 hours, study shows

11 hours ago 65,148 Views 50 Comments

Researchers looked at how coronavirus behaves on three fabrics commonly used in the healthcare industry.

Summer schools part of England's plan to help children catch up on lost learning
# Boris Johnson
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# Boris Johnson

Summer schools part of England's plan to help children catch up on lost learning

12 hours ago 23,436 Views 68 Comments

Johnson pledged an extra £400 million of funding as part of the Government’s catch-up programme.

Neil Lennon resigns as Celtic manager after traumatic second stint in charge
# Goodbye Lennon
# Goodbye Lennon

Neil Lennon resigns as Celtic manager after traumatic second stint in charge

12 hours ago 9,016 Views 19 Comments

The Hoops are 18 points adrift of Rangers in the Scottish Premiership.

Tiger Woods ‘awake’ and ‘responsive’ after surgery on car crash leg injuries
# Tiger Woods
# Tiger Woods

Tiger Woods ‘awake’ and ‘responsive’ after surgery on car crash leg injuries

13 hours ago 37,615 Views 25 Comments

The 15-time Major winner suffered ‘significant’ right leg injuries.

US judge says wife of drug kingpin El Chapo must stay in jail
# Emma Coronel Aispuro
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# Emma Coronel Aispuro

US judge says wife of drug kingpin El Chapo must stay in jail

13 hours ago 37,873 Views 40 Comments

US Magistrate Judge Robin Meriweather explained the charges to Coronel, who spoke to the judge through a Spanish interpreter.

Yesterday’s News

Stunning Giroud goal gives Chelsea advantage over Atletico
# Olivier's Twist
# Olivier's Twist

Stunning Giroud goal gives Chelsea advantage over Atletico

22 hours ago 6,797 Views 10 Comments

It finished 1-0 to Thomas Tuchel’s side in an away leg staged in Bucharest.

Ulster Bank boss apologises to staff following months of uncertainty about future of jobs
# Ulster Bank
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# Ulster Bank

Ulster Bank boss apologises to staff following months of uncertainty about future of jobs

Tue 7:26 PM 13,978 Views 5 Comments

Ulster Bank and NatWest were heavily criticised by TDs for its treatment of staff.

'It can get worse. We have to be sure it’s going to happen' - Pep urges caution on return of fans
# Careful Now
# Careful Now

'It can get worse. We have to be sure it’s going to happen' - Pep urges caution on return of fans

Tue 4:38 PM 2,593 Views 1 Comment

Spectators are set to return to sports venues on a limited basis from May.

Vitamin D should form part of government's Covid policy, Oireachtas committee hears
# Covit D
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# Covit D

Vitamin D should form part of government's Covid policy, Oireachtas committee hears

Updated Tue 2:02 PM 63,851 Views 83 Comments

Dr Daniel McCartney said there is an extensive body of international research showing the protective role of vitamin D against Covid-19.

Low-income families faced losing up to 30% of earnings without lockdown supports, CSO says
# PUP
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# PUP

Low-income families faced losing up to 30% of earnings without lockdown supports, CSO says

Tue 1:37 PM 10,170 Views 17 Comments

A new CSO report says that supports such as the PUP prevented significant falls in household income.

Former Man United and Leeds defender Gordon McQueen diagnosed with dementia
# Family Statement
# Family Statement

Former Man United and Leeds defender Gordon McQueen diagnosed with dementia

Tue 1:24 PM 9,824 Views 9 Comments

The ex-Scotland international became a TV pundit with Sky Sports after retiring.

Everton granted planning permission for new 52,888-capacity stadium at Bramley-Moore Dock
# New Home
# New Home

Everton granted planning permission for new 52,888-capacity stadium at Bramley-Moore Dock

Tue 1:01 PM 10,940 Views 12 Comments

Liverpool City Council has approved the Premier League club’s application.

Sorry, not sorry: Hodgson bristles against the metrics after Palace smash and grab
# Substance Over Style
# Substance Over Style

Sorry, not sorry: Hodgson bristles against the metrics after Palace smash and grab

Tue 8:41 AM 7,200 Views 2 Comments

‘The game’s not about touches in the opposition box, is it?’

'The end is in sight': UK papers rejoice after Boris Johnson outlines roadmap out of lockdown
# The Papers
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# The Papers

'The end is in sight': UK papers rejoice after Boris Johnson outlines roadmap out of lockdown

Tue 7:51 AM 28,425 Views 85 Comments

While there was a general welcome, there was some criticism of how long it will take.

Wife of drug kingpin El Chapo arrested at US airport
# Emma Coronel Aispuro
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# Emma Coronel Aispuro

Wife of drug kingpin El Chapo arrested at US airport

Tue 7:06 AM 52,453 Views 16 Comments

Emma Coronel Aispuro, who is a dual citizen of the US and Mexico, was arrested at Dulles International Airport.

Monday 22 February, 2021

Last-gasp Benteke goal hands Palace smash-and-grab victory at rivals Brighton
# Sponged
# Sponged

Last-gasp Benteke goal hands Palace smash-and-grab victory at rivals Brighton

Mon 10:33 PM 3,856 Views 1 Comment

Graham Potter’s men remain just four points clear of the bottom three after failing to capitalise on their superiority.

Nasa unveils new video and audio captured by Perseverance as it landed on Mars
# The Red Planet
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# The Red Planet

Nasa unveils new video and audio captured by Perseverance as it landed on Mars

Mon 9:42 PM 33,041 Views 29 Comments

The agency also released new images the rover took on the Martian surface.

Full house hope for Wimbledon and Euro 2020 games as way paved for return of fans to sport
# Open The Gates
# Open The Gates

Full house hope for Wimbledon and Euro 2020 games as way paved for return of fans to sport

Mon 7:24 PM 5,624 Views 8 Comments

The Governement in England set out its road map for the easing of coronavirus restrictions today.

JP McManus's Saint Roi set to miss Champion Hurdle at Cheltenham
# Cheltenham 2021
# Cheltenham 2021

JP McManus's Saint Roi set to miss Champion Hurdle at Cheltenham

Mon 5:09 PM 3,167 Views 6 Comments

‘We’re not happy with him’, trainer Willie Mullins reveals.

This is the four-stage plan that could see England free of all Covid-19 restrictions on 21 June
# Midsummer Night's Dream
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# Midsummer Night's Dream

This is the four-stage plan that could see England free of all Covid-19 restrictions on 21 June

Mon 4:52 PM 37,666 Views 85 Comments

Moving to each stage is to be determined by a series of data-based “tests”.

Dean Smith to investigate Jack Grealish leak
# Unhappy
# Unhappy

Dean Smith to investigate Jack Grealish leak

Mon 1:46 PM 19,273 Views 9 Comments

Aston Villa were without their star man against Leicester due to a shin injury.

Joey Barton named new Bristol Rovers manager
# Return To Management
# Return To Management

Joey Barton named new Bristol Rovers manager

Mon 12:02 PM 4,958 Views 1 Comment

Barton replaces Paul Tisdale with the Pirates.

New film highlights the doubts about Pele ahead of Brazil’s 1970 World Cup win
# Documentary
# Documentary

New film highlights the doubts about Pele ahead of Brazil’s 1970 World Cup win

Mon 11:44 AM 5,054 Views 2 Comments

The documentary is released on Tuesday, 23 February.

'We will fight against them until we win': Protests swell in Myanmar in defiance of military threats
# Military Coup
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# Military Coup

'We will fight against them until we win': Protests swell in Myanmar in defiance of military threats

Mon 10:58 AM 7,151 Views 4 Comments

Factories, workplaces and shops were closed across the country today in response to the call for a nationwide strike.

France captain Ollivon among five new Covid-19 cases
# Six Nations
# Six Nations

France captain Ollivon among five new Covid-19 cases

Mon 10:35 AM 7,404 Views 12 Comments

It brings the total number of positive tests recorded in the French camp to 14.

New Orleans overcome 24-point deficit in 120-115 victory over Boston
# Hoops
# Hoops

New Orleans overcome 24-point deficit in 120-115 victory over Boston

Mon 10:03 AM 1,709 Views 0 Comments

The feat marked the biggest comeback in Pelicans’ history.

Neil Lennon laments Celtic’s ‘tippy-tappy football’ in Ross County loss
# Bad Bhoys
# Bad Bhoys

Neil Lennon laments Celtic’s ‘tippy-tappy football’ in Ross County loss

Mon 8:09 AM 5,277 Views 16 Comments

Ross County defeated Celtic 1-0 on the back of Jordan White’s header.

Tiger Woods hopes to be fit for Masters in April following back surgery
# Georgia On His Mind
# Georgia On His Mind

Tiger Woods hopes to be fit for Masters in April following back surgery

Mon 7:52 AM 2,295 Views 0 Comments

The 45-year-old had a microdiscectomy to relieve a pressurised disc fragment last month.

Dental treatment for medical card holders in 'complete chaos', industry body says
# Irish Dental Association
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# Irish Dental Association

Dental treatment for medical card holders in 'complete chaos', industry body says

Mon 7:50 AM 24,910 Views 33 Comments

The Irish Dental Association said an unprecedented number of dentists were withdrawing from the official treatment scheme.

New Zealand marks 10th anniversary of Christchurch earthquake
# Jacinda Ardern
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# Jacinda Ardern

New Zealand marks 10th anniversary of Christchurch earthquake

Mon 7:36 AM 10,388 Views 1 Comment

The 2011 quake killed 185 people and flattened much of the city’s central area.

Schools, socialising and sports returning next month as Johnson to tell England roadmap out of lockdown
# Restrictions
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# Restrictions

Schools, socialising and sports returning next month as Johnson to tell England roadmap out of lockdown

Mon 7:09 AM 23,096 Views 23 Comments

Johnson is under pressure from his own MPs as around one in three adults in the UK have received their first vaccine dose.

Sunday 21 February, 2021

Antrim's Jordan Brown seals major snooker upset with Welsh Open win over Ronnie O'Sullivan
# Spot On
# Spot On

Antrim's Jordan Brown seals major snooker upset with Welsh Open win over Ronnie O'Sullivan

Sun 10:19 PM 31,859 Views 15 Comments

Brown, a 750-1 outsider for the title, held his nerve to clinch a 9-8 victory.

Libya's interior minister survives attempted assassination
# Tripoli
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# Tripoli

Libya's interior minister survives attempted assassination

Sun 7:15 PM 15,988 Views 7 Comments

The minister’s motorcade was attacked in the country’s capital.

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