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#Northern Ireland

# northern-ireland - Monday 18 January, 2021

Hospitals across Northern Ireland to come under 'intense pressure' this week, health minister warns
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Hospitals across Northern Ireland to come under 'intense pressure' this week, health minister warns

Jan 18th 2021, 9:15 PM 9,844 Views 0 Comments

Stormont’s health minister warned the current pressures are likely to move to intensive care units in ten days’ time.

No resolution reached between Irish government and Stormont leaders over passenger data sharing
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No resolution reached between Irish government and Stormont leaders over passenger data sharing

Jan 18th 2021, 3:00 PM 8,124 Views 15 Comments

Northern Ireland’s Deputy First Minister Michelle O’Neill described the situation as ‘regrettable’.

# northern-ireland - Sunday 17 January, 2021

25 deaths and 822 new Covid-19 cases confirmed in Northern Ireland
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25 deaths and 822 new Covid-19 cases confirmed in Northern Ireland

Jan 17th 2021, 2:07 PM 12,674 Views 3 Comments

Current restrictions in place in the North mean that people must stay at home unless they have a “reasonable excuse”.

# northern-ireland - Saturday 16 January, 2021

22 deaths and 705 new cases of Covid-19 confirmed in Northern Ireland
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22 deaths and 705 new cases of Covid-19 confirmed in Northern Ireland

Jan 16th 2021, 3:14 PM 18,286 Views 21 Comments

Northern Ireland’s Minister for Health has said the health service is facing “unparalleled pressures”.

# northern-ireland - Thursday 14 January, 2021

Minister claims Northern Ireland hospitals and schools facing food shortages in ‘major crisis’
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Minister claims Northern Ireland hospitals and schools facing food shortages in ‘major crisis’

Jan 14th 2021, 12:18 PM 40,537 Views 55 Comments

Agriculture Minister Edwin Poots said the region was facing a ‘major crisis’ over supply chains.

# northern-ireland - Tuesday 12 January, 2021

Supermarkets call for urgent intervention over Northern Ireland's food supplies
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Supermarkets call for urgent intervention over Northern Ireland's food supplies

Jan 12th 2021, 10:50 PM 107,395 Views 83 Comments

Chief executives of Tesco, Sainsbury’s, Asda, Iceland, Co-Op and Marks & Spencer have written to Cabinet Office Minister Michael Gove.

# northern-ireland - Monday 11 January, 2021

Over 90,000 vaccine doses delivered in Northern Ireland
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Over 90,000 vaccine doses delivered in Northern Ireland

Jan 11th 2021, 10:02 PM 13,934 Views 18 Comments

Northern Ireland started its vaccine rollout last month.

O'Neill warns North is experiencing 'worst-case scenario' as hospital admissions set to surge
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O'Neill warns North is experiencing 'worst-case scenario' as hospital admissions set to surge

Updated Jan 11th 2021, 2:20 PM 21,570 Views 5 Comments

Health chiefs warned that the number of Covid-19 patients being treated in hospital could double by the third week in January.

# northern-ireland - Sunday 10 January, 2021

Seventeen deaths and 1,112 new cases of Covid-19 confirmed in Northern Ireland
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Seventeen deaths and 1,112 new cases of Covid-19 confirmed in Northern Ireland

Jan 10th 2021, 2:05 PM 13,215 Views 9 Comments

Today’s figures bring the total number of people who have died with Covid-19 in the North to 1,460.

# northern-ireland - Saturday 9 January, 2021

Nine deaths and 1,442 new Covid-19 cases confirmed in Northern Ireland
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Nine deaths and 1,442 new Covid-19 cases confirmed in Northern Ireland

Jan 9th 2021, 2:05 PM 17,086 Views 22 Comments

A stay-at-home order came into effect in Northern Ireland yesterday.

Opinion: What lessons, if any, can we learn from German reunification in considering a united Ireland?
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Opinion: What lessons, if any, can we learn from German reunification in considering a united Ireland?

Jan 9th 2021, 8:30 AM 37,933 Views 114 Comments

In the wake of Brexit, as some debate continues about a united Ireland in the future, Dr Thamil Ananthavinayagan looks at the reunification of Germany and the lessons it can provide.

# northern-ireland - Friday 8 January, 2021

The North records another 1,500 Covid cases as 'stay-at-home' order comes into effect
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The North records another 1,500 Covid cases as 'stay-at-home' order comes into effect

Jan 8th 2021, 3:15 PM 16,435 Views 19 Comments

A new “stay-at-home” order also came into effect in the six counties.

# northern-ireland - Thursday 7 January, 2021

One in 40 people in parts of NI could currently have Covid-19, chief scientific adviser says
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One in 40 people in parts of NI could currently have Covid-19, chief scientific adviser says

Jan 7th 2021, 3:29 PM 11,327 Views 8 Comments

1,410 new Covid-19 cases and 17 further deaths have been confirmed in NI.

# northern-ireland - Wednesday 6 January, 2021

Northern Ireland cancels GCSE and A-level exams due to Covid-19
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Northern Ireland cancels GCSE and A-level exams due to Covid-19

Updated Jan 6th 2021, 2:45 PM 14,063 Views 8 Comments

It comes amid stricter lockdown measures to stop a rise in transmission of coronavirus and prevent hospitals from being overwhelmed by new cases.

# northern-ireland - Tuesday 5 January, 2021

18 deaths and 1,378 new cases of Covid-19 confirmed in Northern Ireland
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18 deaths and 1,378 new cases of Covid-19 confirmed in Northern Ireland

Jan 5th 2021, 2:12 PM 16,022 Views 4 Comments

The latest figures were confirmed by the North’s Department of Health this afternoon.

Northern Ireland set to follow Scotland's legally enforceable stay-at-home orders
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Northern Ireland set to follow Scotland's legally enforceable stay-at-home orders

Jan 5th 2021, 1:06 PM 25,830 Views 26 Comments

The Northern Ireland Executive is set to meet this afternoon and will brief the Assembly tomorrow.

Schools in the North to remain closed as Covid-19 cases soar
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Schools in the North to remain closed as Covid-19 cases soar

Jan 5th 2021, 7:19 AM 24,641 Views 6 Comments

The Northern Ireland Executive will meet today to confirm details.

# northern-ireland - Monday 4 January, 2021

Northern Ireland set for further restrictions as 'urgent decisive action' needed to stem virus surge
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Northern Ireland set for further restrictions as 'urgent decisive action' needed to stem virus surge

Updated Jan 4th 2021, 4:40 PM 46,574 Views 39 Comments

The Executive will meet this evening as the situation continues to deteriorate with Covid-19 in the community.

Oxford coronavirus vaccine rollout begins in Northern Ireland
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Oxford coronavirus vaccine rollout begins in Northern Ireland

Jan 4th 2021, 3:44 PM 14,737 Views 18 Comments

John Grey (84) leaned on his walking stick and said: “I am relieved, let’s say that.

# northern-ireland - Saturday 2 January, 2021

25 deaths and 3,576 new cases of Covid-19 confirmed in Northern Ireland over past two days
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25 deaths and 3,576 new cases of Covid-19 confirmed in Northern Ireland over past two days

Jan 2nd 2021, 2:32 PM 38,409 Views 39 Comments

A strict lockdown introduced on St Stephen’s Day eases slightly from today.

# northern-ireland - Friday 1 January, 2021

Hillwalker dies after collapsing in Northern Ireland
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Hillwalker dies after collapsing in Northern Ireland

Jan 1st 2021, 2:14 PM 49,253 Views 18 Comments

He was pronounced dead at the scene.

# northern-ireland - Thursday 31 December, 2020

11 deaths and 1,929 new cases of Covid-19 confirmed in Northern Ireland
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11 deaths and 1,929 new cases of Covid-19 confirmed in Northern Ireland

Dec 31st 2020, 2:19 PM 20,248 Views 14 Comments

The latest figures were confirmed by health officials in the North this afternoon.

The Northern Ireland Protocol kicks off from tonight - here's what you need to know
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The Northern Ireland Protocol kicks off from tonight - here's what you need to know

Dec 31st 2020, 12:18 PM 49,185 Views 35 Comments

New checks and processes on trade between Great Britain and Northern Ireland will come into operation at 11pm tonight.

Return to school in Northern Ireland delayed by a week as Covid-19 infections soar
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Return to school in Northern Ireland delayed by a week as Covid-19 infections soar

Dec 31st 2020, 9:44 AM 16,776 Views 7 Comments

Remote learning will be facilitated in primary and secondary schools next week.

# northern-ireland - Wednesday 30 December, 2020

'Full Level 5': What do the new restrictions mean for households and businesses?
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'Full Level 5': What do the new restrictions mean for households and businesses?

Dec 30th 2020, 7:52 PM 95,694 Views 104 Comments

The new restrictions come into force tonight until 31 January.

2,143 Covid-19 cases and six deaths confirmed in Northern Ireland
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2,143 Covid-19 cases and six deaths confirmed in Northern Ireland

Dec 30th 2020, 2:20 PM 42,998 Views 44 Comments

The latest figures were confirmed by health officials in the North this afternoon.

Early Blair-Ahern meeting gave rise to potential for peace in Northern Ireland, documents show
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Early Blair-Ahern meeting gave rise to potential for peace in Northern Ireland, documents show

Dec 30th 2020, 8:50 AM 9,020 Views 24 Comments

Records released from the National Archives give details of an early meeting involving the two leaders.

# northern-ireland - Tuesday 29 December, 2020

14 deaths and 1,566 new cases of Covid-19 confirmed in Northern Ireland
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14 deaths and 1,566 new cases of Covid-19 confirmed in Northern Ireland

Dec 29th 2020, 2:25 PM 36,677 Views 53 Comments

The latest figures were confirmed by health officials in the North this afternoon.

# northern-ireland - Saturday 26 December, 2020

20 more Covid-19 deaths in Northern Ireland as six-week lockdown begins
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20 more Covid-19 deaths in Northern Ireland as six-week lockdown begins

Dec 26th 2020, 3:29 PM 32,819 Views 13 Comments

There have been almost 1,000 new cases of the virus in the North in the last 48 hours.

# northern-ireland - Tuesday 22 December, 2020

Stormont advises against non-essential travel between NI and both Republic and Britain
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# New Strain

Stormont advises against non-essential travel between NI and both Republic and Britain

Dec 22nd 2020, 6:56 AM 20,039 Views 33 Comments

People arriving in Northern Ireland will also be advised to self-isolate for 10 days.

# northern-ireland - Monday 21 December, 2020

Late-night NI Executive meeting called to discuss potential travel ban from Britain
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Late-night NI Executive meeting called to discuss potential travel ban from Britain

Dec 21st 2020, 10:15 PM 50,687 Views 49 Comments

Michelle O’Neill said there is “no time to lose in agreeing a travel ban”.

Schools in NI will reopen after Christmas break but additional safety measures will be in place
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Schools in NI will reopen after Christmas break but additional safety measures will be in place

Updated Dec 21st 2020, 2:17 PM 42,831 Views 40 Comments

The Health Minister said he is engaging with the Education Minister and Chief Medical Officer on the issue.

Northern Ireland Executive agrees to limit Christmas bubbles to one day
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Northern Ireland Executive agrees to limit Christmas bubbles to one day

Updated Dec 21st 2020, 9:40 AM 35,846 Views 15 Comments

The relaxation of Covid rules to allow three households to gather together will now be limited to Christmas Day.

# northern-ireland - Sunday 20 December, 2020

Northern Ireland parties call for emergency meeting over new coronavirus strain
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Northern Ireland parties call for emergency meeting over new coronavirus strain

Dec 20th 2020, 3:57 PM 23,068 Views 21 Comments

Sinn Fein, the Alliance Party and the SDLP issued a joint request for ministers to meet.

Thirteen deaths and 505 new cases of Covid-19 confirmed in Northern Ireland
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Thirteen deaths and 505 new cases of Covid-19 confirmed in Northern Ireland

Dec 20th 2020, 2:09 PM 16,417 Views 11 Comments

The latest figures were confirmed by health officials this afternoon.

# northern-ireland - Saturday 19 December, 2020

Seventeen deaths and 640 new Covid-19 cases confirmed in Northern Ireland
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Seventeen deaths and 640 new Covid-19 cases confirmed in Northern Ireland

Dec 19th 2020, 2:07 PM 21,166 Views 22 Comments

The Northern Ireland Executive has agreed on a six-week lockdown to come into effect from 26 December.

Irish ambulance crews lend support in Northern Ireland amid strained health services
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Irish ambulance crews lend support in Northern Ireland amid strained health services

Dec 19th 2020, 1:36 PM 25,872 Views 19 Comments

The Irish National Ambulance Service is working with crews in the North over the weekend.

# northern-ireland - Friday 18 December, 2020

Arlene Foster says Northern Ireland and its people 'need to up our game'
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Arlene Foster says Northern Ireland and its people 'need to up our game'

Updated Dec 18th 2020, 3:15 PM 38,216 Views 22 Comments

A sweeping new lockdown will come into force on St Stephen’s Day in Northern Ireland and last six weeks.

# northern-ireland - Thursday 17 December, 2020

'The situation is quite dire': Northern Ireland to go into six-week lockdown from Stephen's Day
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'The situation is quite dire': Northern Ireland to go into six-week lockdown from Stephen's Day

Updated Dec 17th 2020, 9:10 PM 109,317 Views 53 Comments

Stormont sources said the proposals are more akin to March’s full-scale lockdown than the recent periods of circuit-break restrictions.

PSNI complete investigation into potential Covid-19 breaches at Bobby Storey funeral
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PSNI complete investigation into potential Covid-19 breaches at Bobby Storey funeral

Dec 17th 2020, 2:16 PM 9,858 Views 28 Comments

24 people were interviewed over suspected breaches of the North’s Covid-19 regulations.