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Councillors can avail of paid maternity leave beginning next year
Councillors can also be given funding to hire someone to assist with secretarial work.
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Brian Hughes completes double century with Perth success
He is only the fourth jump jockey to ride 200 winners in a season.
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Opportunity knocks as Mayo look to confirm they have upper hand in Dublin rivalry
James Horan’s team are hoping to enjoy successive wins over the Sky Blues for the first time in a decade.
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Ireland stars return as Marmion joins Connacht's 200 club
The province have made six changes for Saturday’s trip to play Scarlets.
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Zebo to make 150th Munster appearance as Coombes returns from Ireland duty
The Irish province has made eight changes to the side that will face Glasgow Warriors on Friday night.
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# Baller
'The best journey of my life' - Ireland's midfield maestro hits 100 NWSL appearances
A milestone for Denise O’Sullivan amidst a difficult few days at North Carolina Courage.
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Irish defender Nathan Collins handed Premier League debut for Burnley
The 20-year-old joined the club from Stoke during the summer.
# Brian MacCraith
Vaccine rollout hits major milestone as 90% of adults are fully vaccinated
Seven million vaccine doses will have been administered by the end of today.
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Ger Lyons records landmark 1,000th winner at Roscommon
Offiah and Colin Keane give Classic-winning trainer victory to remember.
# Vaccination
Covid-19 vaccine registration for children aged 12 to 15 to begin next Thursday
NIAC has recommended that people in this age group should be offered an mRNA vaccine.
# HSE briefing
Delta variant to 'outmatch' Ireland's supply of Covid-19 vaccines in coming weeks
Some 4.5 million vaccine doses have been administered to date, and over two million people are fully vaccinated.
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McGrath to captain Leinster in Glasgow to mark his 150th appearance
Wingers Tommy O’Brien and Jimmy O’Brien get a chance to impress Leo Cullen in club’s penultimate game of the season.
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Two millionth dose of Covid-19 vaccine set to be administered in Ireland today
HSE CEO Paul Reid confirmed the news at this afternoon’s HSE Covid-19 press briefing.
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'Feels like yesterday making my first' - 50th Irish cap for Arsenal star as World Cup qualifiers loom
Katie McCabe reached the half century mark against Belgium on Sunday.
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'As honest as the day is long' - CJ Stander set to hit 50-cap mark
The 30-year-old has been a key man since his Test debut back in 2016.
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McCarthy's unbeaten start at Cardiff continues with stalemate on 1,000th game of career
The result meant the Bluebirds missed out on an opportunity to climb into the Championship’s play-off positions.
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Becky Hammon becomes first woman to lead NBA team as Spurs lose out to Lakers
‘It is a big deal and a substantial moment,’ the 43-year-old said after taking over coaching duties from the ejected Gregg Popovich last night.
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'Loved in Wales, admired around the world' - Alun Wyn Jones to become most capped Test player in rugby history
Warren Gatland has paid tribute to the Wales captain ahead of his landmark appearance, which makes 149 the new record.
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'When you start out you hope to just get one' - Irish jockey Murphy on reaching 1,000 UK winners
The 25-year-old had cause for celebration at Southwell yesterday.
# TMO
Joy Neville makes more history as Nigel Owens gets 100th Test appointment
Meanwhile, Andy Farrell’s Ireland have learned who will be refereeing them this autumn.
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The number of global cases of Covid-19 has hit 20 million
Johns Hopkins University said the milestone was passed early this morning.
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Ludik to win 100th cap as Ulster name team to face Scarlets
Dan McFarland has made a number for changes to the side that beat Clermont.
# first and foremost
'Everything we need' - Big Olympic boost as top Irish sailors open the doors of their 'new home'
Rio medallist Annalise Murphy is among the 13 leading sailors based at the new facility in Dún Laoghaire.
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Lukaku takes chance at centre forward to enter Premier League's top 20 all-time goalscorers
The 25-year-old’s brace in last night’s win over Crystal Palace brought him up to 111 league goals in England.
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Canadian Grand Prix sees Vettel earn 50th career win to go top in title race
There is a new leader in the F1 drivers’ standings, with Lewis Hamilton finishing fifth.
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'It brings lads closer together' - Longford rejoice after ending 30-year wait for Leinster semi-final
Longford edged out Meath to book a place in the last four of the Leinster SFC.
# park run
Ireland's one millionth parkrun is happening this morning
There are 75 parkruns and 13 junior parkruns across the country.
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Ex-Ireland underage midfielder becomes first Englishman to play for Barcelona since Lineker
Marcus McGuane made his senior bow for the Catalan giants last night.
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Gareth Barry equals Premier League appearance record set by Ryan Giggs
Barry has also set a record of his own as he becomes the first player to start 600 Premier League games.
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Kane scores 100th Tottenham goal with stunner against Everton
The 24-year-old striker needed 169 appearances to reach the milestone after going on a run of three games without finding the net
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Money, money, money! US Open to break $50 million prize barrier
It remains the richest event in tennis.
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Rodgers praises players as Celtic hit 100 points despite Irish winger's stunning strike
The Scottish Premiership champions were 3-1 winners over second-placed Aberdeen last night with Jonny Hayes on target for the Dons.
# marching on
Milestone for Sanchez as Arsenal keep their top-four hopes alive
A 2-0 win at Southampton puts the Gunners three points behind fourth-placed Manchester City with three games to play.
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History-making Magees settle for bronze at European Championships
They take home Ireland’s first-ever medal from the tournament.
# still here
He made it: Enda just became the longest-serving Fine Gael Taoiseach
The Taoiseach reaches a political milestone today.
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Advantage Real Madrid as Ronaldo's 100th European goal puts holders in the driving seat
Zinedine Zidane’s men claimed a 2-1 win over 10-man Bayern Munich in their Champions League quarter-final first leg.
# living legend
1000 not out: The legend that is Gigi Buffon is about to reach another milestone
The Italy and Juventus goalkeeper made his professional debut 22 years ago.
# New Era
'I'm really excited for what the future holds for the country': Roche impressed with Ireland's new style
The Sunderland striker reached 50 senior caps for the Girls in Green this week.
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Totti blasts in 250th Serie A goal, but Roma lose to Joe Hart and Torino
The most important Roman since Romulus will celebrate his 40th birthday this week.
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It's official: Apple has sold a billion iPhones
It took more than nine years for it to pass that marker.