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# pandemic - Thursday 15 April, 2021

People in Ireland drink, on average, the equivalent of 40 bottles of vodka a year
# Alcohol
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# Alcohol

People in Ireland drink, on average, the equivalent of 40 bottles of vodka a year

Thu 6:00 AM 38,282 Views 101 Comments

Every person in Ireland aged 15 and over drinks, on average, 10.8 litres of pure alcohol each year, according to new figures.

# pandemic - Monday 12 April, 2021

India overtakes Brazil as world's second worst-hit country by Covid-19
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India overtakes Brazil as world's second worst-hit country by Covid-19

Apr 12th 2021, 9:58 AM 18,218 Views 29 Comments

India reported a new daily record of more than 168,000 cases.

# pandemic - Saturday 10 April, 2021

'Sex workers are seen as either criminal or victim, but we're just people trying to survive'
# Sex Work
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# Sex Work

'Sex workers are seen as either criminal or victim, but we're just people trying to survive'

Apr 10th 2021, 8:00 PM 47,132 Views 0 Comments

Kate McGrew on how the Covid-19 pandemic, legislation and stigma are making life more difficult for sex workers in Ireland.

# pandemic - Tuesday 6 April, 2021

Pandemic is driving 'unprecedented demand' for suicide prevention and mental health services
# Mental Health
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# Mental Health

Pandemic is driving 'unprecedented demand' for suicide prevention and mental health services

Apr 6th 2021, 6:30 AM 19,485 Views 31 Comments

Ella Arensman has been appointed Ireland’s first Professor of Public Mental Health.

# pandemic - Monday 5 April, 2021

India tightens restrictions as Covid-19 cases hit new daily record of over 100,000
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# Coronavirus

India tightens restrictions as Covid-19 cases hit new daily record of over 100,000

Apr 5th 2021, 3:35 PM 16,396 Views 13 Comments

Maharashtra, the worst-hit state, recorded nearly 60,000 cases in the last 24 hours.

Black market Guinness and garda raids: Hundreds of illegal shebeens believed to be serving punters every day
# Shebeen
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# Shebeen

Black market Guinness and garda raids: Hundreds of illegal shebeens believed to be serving punters every day

Apr 5th 2021, 9:30 AM 122,674 Views 114 Comments

Gardaí have raided dozens of the illegal pubs.

# pandemic - Monday 29 March, 2021

Sharp decline in recorded crime rates in 2020 amid pandemic
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# Lockdown

Sharp decline in recorded crime rates in 2020 amid pandemic

Mar 29th 2021, 2:02 PM 7,246 Views 12 Comments

The biggest drop was in burglary and related offences, falling by over a third in 2020 compared to the previous year.

# pandemic - Sunday 28 March, 2021

Poll: Should Ireland accept surplus UK vaccines?
# Your Say
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# Your Say

Poll: Should Ireland accept surplus UK vaccines?

Mar 28th 2021, 11:08 AM 81,370 Views 128 Comments

Or should we stick to what we are already due to receive?

A year of lockdown in nursing homes: 'Staff and residents are now closer than ever'
# Care Homes
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# Care Homes

A year of lockdown in nursing homes: 'Staff and residents are now closer than ever'

Mar 28th 2021, 9:30 AM 11,046 Views 5 Comments

We speak to two staff members tasked with keeping care home residents engaged during the pandemic.

# pandemic - Friday 26 March, 2021

Plans underway for Ireland's first mother and baby mental health unit, amid Covid-19 delays
# Mental Health
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# Mental Health

Plans underway for Ireland's first mother and baby mental health unit, amid Covid-19 delays

Mar 26th 2021, 12:10 AM 11,414 Views 11 Comments

New and expectant mothers with severe mental health issues are currently admitted to a general psychiatric ward.

# pandemic - Monday 22 March, 2021

'Huge step in the right direction': Nursing home residents allowed two visits per week from today
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# Visiting

'Huge step in the right direction': Nursing home residents allowed two visits per week from today

Mar 22nd 2021, 12:33 PM 10,453 Views 15 Comments

New guidance on nursing home visits has taken effect.

Some houses selling for €120,000 above asking price as virtual viewings become the norm during pandemic
# Bidding Wars
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# Bidding Wars

Some houses selling for €120,000 above asking price as virtual viewings become the norm during pandemic

Mar 22nd 2021, 12:05 AM 85,358 Views 92 Comments

Home-buyers have raised concerns about the impact the Covid-19 pandemic is having on house prices.

# pandemic - Friday 19 March, 2021

First female president of Tanzania sworn in after death of Magufuli from mystery illness
# Tanzania
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# Tanzania

First female president of Tanzania sworn in after death of Magufuli from mystery illness

Mar 19th 2021, 8:29 AM 15,738 Views 12 Comments

Questions remain over the true cause of the late president’s death, after multiple rumours he had Covid-19 or had sought treatment abroad.

# pandemic - Friday 12 March, 2021

Coronavirus: 10 deaths and 646 new cases confirmed in Ireland
# Latest Figures
From TheJournal.ie
# Latest Figures

Coronavirus: 10 deaths and 646 new cases confirmed in Ireland

Mar 12th 2021, 5:44 PM 92,853 Views 250 Comments

The latest figures were confirmed by NPHET this evening.

# pandemic - Thursday 11 March, 2021

'We can't afford to deteriorate': The key points you need to know from tonight's NPHET briefing
# Key Points
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# Key Points

'We can't afford to deteriorate': The key points you need to know from tonight's NPHET briefing

Mar 11th 2021, 8:44 PM 43,250 Views 54 Comments

A round-up of NPHET’s press briefing at the Department of Health this evening.

# pandemic - Wednesday 10 March, 2021

US Congress approves Covid-19 relief package, giving green light to stimulus checks of up to $1,400
# Payment
From TheJournal.ie
# Payment

US Congress approves Covid-19 relief package, giving green light to stimulus checks of up to $1,400

Mar 10th 2021, 8:10 PM 8,488 Views 25 Comments

The $1.9 trillion plan was approved today in the US.

# pandemic - Monday 8 March, 2021

Two years on: Ireland is 'failing to act in spirit' of agreement to help women escaping domestic violence
# Domestic Violence
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# Domestic Violence

Two years on: Ireland is 'failing to act in spirit' of agreement to help women escaping domestic violence

Mar 8th 2021, 12:05 AM 10,387 Views 14 Comments

The pandemic has led to a surge in domestic violence – but Ireland has less than one third of the number of refuge spaces that it should have.

# pandemic - Wednesday 24 February, 2021

Family carers 'devastated' after being left out of changes to vaccine priority list
# Covid19
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# Covid19

Family carers 'devastated' after being left out of changes to vaccine priority list

Feb 24th 2021, 2:21 PM 20,519 Views 40 Comments

Yesterday the government announced people with underlying conditions that put them at high risk have been moved up the priority list.

# pandemic - Tuesday 9 February, 2021

Frontline healthcare workers should get pandemic compensation, INMO to tell Oireachtas committee
# Frontline
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# Frontline

Frontline healthcare workers should get pandemic compensation, INMO to tell Oireachtas committee

Feb 9th 2021, 6:45 AM 27,398 Views 53 Comments

An Oireachtas committee will meet with healthcare representative organisations later this morning.

# pandemic - Monday 1 February, 2021

Tourism firms can apply for grants of up to €200,000 under new scheme
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# Pandemic

Tourism firms can apply for grants of up to €200,000 under new scheme

Updated Feb 1st 2021, 10:55 AM 23,478 Views 8 Comments

Applications for the TBCS will open on 11 February.

# pandemic - Sunday 31 January, 2021

The challenges of being an Irish footballer and a teacher during the pandemic
# Interview
# Interview

The challenges of being an Irish footballer and a teacher during the pandemic

Updated Jan 31st 2021, 12:00 PM 15,921 Views 6 Comments

Ireland international Nicola Sinnott balances elite sport with teaching in Enniscorthy.

# pandemic - Saturday 30 January, 2021

'We were unable to visit her or to say goodbye': The people behind the Covid death toll
# Bereavement
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# Bereavement

'We were unable to visit her or to say goodbye': The people behind the Covid death toll

Jan 30th 2021, 12:05 AM 44,121 Views 14 Comments

As Ireland’s Covid-19 death toll surpasses 3,000, we speak to some of the families behind the figures.

# pandemic - Monday 25 January, 2021

Eye-care waiting lists continue to increase, with 23,700 waiting over a year
# Waiting Lists
From TheJournal.ie
# Waiting Lists

Eye-care waiting lists continue to increase, with 23,700 waiting over a year

Jan 25th 2021, 1:22 PM 9,909 Views 7 Comments

Optometrists have offered to help the Government with the Covid-19 vaccination programme.

# pandemic - Tuesday 19 January, 2021

Biden team says US will not lift travel bans, despite Trump statement
# Pandemic
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# Pandemic

Biden team says US will not lift travel bans, despite Trump statement

Jan 19th 2021, 7:31 AM 28,276 Views 12 Comments

Trump said he would lift the travel ban on parts of Europe and Brazil.

# pandemic - Thursday 14 January, 2021

Premier League footballers branded 'brainless' for breaching Covid-19 protocols to celebrate goals
# Warning
# Warning

Premier League footballers branded 'brainless' for breaching Covid-19 protocols to celebrate goals

Jan 14th 2021, 12:26 PM 7,064 Views 15 Comments

Players who continue to hug and kiss after scoring have been reminded about unnecessary contact.

The Explainer: A GP, nurse, ICU consultant and contact tracer on what it's like working during the third wave
# Podcast
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# Podcast

The Explainer: A GP, nurse, ICU consultant and contact tracer on what it's like working during the third wave

Jan 14th 2021, 12:00 PM 22,291 Views 1 Comment

They speak to us about the challenges of this current phase of the pandemic.

# pandemic - Tuesday 12 January, 2021

1,700 Covid-19 patients in hospital and ICU figures surpass April peak
# Coronavirus
From TheJournal.ie
# Coronavirus

1,700 Covid-19 patients in hospital and ICU figures surpass April peak

Updated Jan 12th 2021, 2:10 PM 39,543 Views 71 Comments

There are now 158 people with Covid-19 in intensive care.

# pandemic - Wednesday 6 January, 2021

Pandemic Unemployment Payment rates to remain in place until 31 March
# PUP
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# PUP

Pandemic Unemployment Payment rates to remain in place until 31 March

Updated Jan 6th 2021, 5:47 PM 39,752 Views 26 Comments

Employment Wage Subsidy Scheme rates will also remain in place.

What's the total ICU bed capacity for the latest Covid-19 surge?
# Hospitalisation
From TheJournal.ie
# Hospitalisation

What's the total ICU bed capacity for the latest Covid-19 surge?

Jan 6th 2021, 6:05 AM 34,497 Views 32 Comments

The HSE has said it would, of course, continue to care for patients beyond capacity but the level of care would not be the same.

# pandemic - Monday 4 January, 2021

Coronavirus: Six deaths and 6,110 new cases confirmed in Ireland
# Covid19
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# Covid19

Coronavirus: Six deaths and 6,110 new cases confirmed in Ireland

Updated Jan 4th 2021, 7:23 PM 185,630 Views 451 Comments

New figures were revealed by health officials this evening.

# pandemic - Saturday 2 January, 2021

Lions to provide update on South Africa tour prospects in coming weeks
# Going Going...
# Going Going...

Lions to provide update on South Africa tour prospects in coming weeks

Jan 2nd 2021, 3:36 PM 7,472 Views 15 Comments

The statement comes after reports that the tour was ‘on the brink’.

# pandemic - Wednesday 23 December, 2020

Ireland's Covid-19 situation 'deteriorating at more rapid pace' than any other European country
# Coronavirus
From TheJournal.ie
# Coronavirus

Ireland's Covid-19 situation 'deteriorating at more rapid pace' than any other European country

Dec 23rd 2020, 4:01 PM 57,167 Views 96 Comments

The HSE has said we are heading into “a very volatile” period.

# pandemic - Saturday 19 December, 2020

Paul Reid: 'I'm certain we'll get back to hugging friends and not wearing masks'
# Hope
From TheJournal.ie
# Hope

Paul Reid: 'I'm certain we'll get back to hugging friends and not wearing masks'

Dec 19th 2020, 10:30 AM 22,734 Views 33 Comments

In an interview with TheJournal.ie, the HSE’s CEO said the pandemic highlighted a number of health policy shifts that are needed.

# pandemic - Thursday 17 December, 2020

'Final nail in the coffin for businesses': Revenue claw back of wage subsidy funding raised with Taoiseach
# Revenue
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# Revenue

'Final nail in the coffin for businesses': Revenue claw back of wage subsidy funding raised with Taoiseach

Dec 17th 2020, 6:15 AM 34,844 Views 14 Comments

Those that fell short of their 25% loss estimation are being asked by Revenue to repay the wage subsidy.

# pandemic - Thursday 10 December, 2020

Dortmund star in Qatar rehab despite pandemic
# Explanation
# Explanation

Dortmund star in Qatar rehab despite pandemic

Dec 10th 2020, 9:10 PM 11,460 Views 0 Comments

Erling Braut Haaland is out until January with a torn hip muscle.

Housing charity dealt with over 100 illegal or threatened evictions during pandemic ban
# Threshold
From TheJournal.ie
# Threshold

Housing charity dealt with over 100 illegal or threatened evictions during pandemic ban

Dec 10th 2020, 9:21 AM 7,596 Views 14 Comments

A ban on eviction notices and rent increases was put in place temporarily earlier this year.

# pandemic - Wednesday 9 December, 2020

Record 80 million people now displaced in 'bleak milestone', UN says
# United Nations
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# United Nations

Record 80 million people now displaced in 'bleak milestone', UN says

Dec 9th 2020, 9:00 AM 8,110 Views 11 Comments

UNHCR chief Filippo Grandi said this will “continue to grow unless world leaders stop wars”.

More than 100 prosecutions related to domestic abuse over past six weeks
# Operation Faoiseamh
From TheJournal.ie
# Operation Faoiseamh

More than 100 prosecutions related to domestic abuse over past six weeks

Dec 9th 2020, 7:42 AM 9,761 Views 7 Comments

Operation Faoiseamh was launched by gardaí on 1 April this year.

# pandemic - Thursday 3 December, 2020

Climate change means future pandemics are more likely
# Covid-19
From TheJournal.ie
# Covid-19

Climate change means future pandemics are more likely

Dec 3rd 2020, 7:49 AM 16,637 Views 32 Comments

A deadly mix of extreme heat, air pollution and intense farming are combining to produce the “worst outlook for public health our generation has seen”, according to a new study.

# pandemic - Wednesday 2 December, 2020

Ryanair suffers 82% drop in passenger numbers in November
# Pandemic
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# Pandemic

Ryanair suffers 82% drop in passenger numbers in November

Dec 2nd 2020, 11:48 AM 14,858 Views 31 Comments

The airline carried just two million passengers last month.

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