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# pandemic - Friday 21 January, 2022

Irish arts and culture to play key role in national Covid commemorative day in March
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Irish arts and culture to play key role in national Covid commemorative day in March

Fri 8:51 PM 8,358 Views 0 Comments

A national commemoration event will take place on Sunday 20 March.

Court says Declan Ganley entitled to 50% of costs for failed challenge of restrictions on mass
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Court says Declan Ganley entitled to 50% of costs for failed challenge of restrictions on mass

Fri 4:22 PM 22,416 Views 0 Comments

The costs are estimated to be a six-figure sum.

# pandemic - Wednesday 19 January, 2022

Extra public holiday to take place on 18 March and healthcare workers to get €1,000 bonus
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Extra public holiday to take place on 18 March and healthcare workers to get €1,000 bonus

Updated Jan 19th 2022, 4:15 PM 238,361 Views 240 Comments

In addition, from 2023 there will be a new annual public holiday at the start of February.

# pandemic - Sunday 26 December, 2021

If Omicron is more infectious but less severe it could create a new horizon, says Taoiseach
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If Omicron is more infectious but less severe it could create a new horizon, says Taoiseach

Dec 26th 2021, 6:00 AM 48,908 Views 27 Comments

Micheál Martin says he is hopeful for 2022.

# pandemic - Thursday 16 December, 2021

Why have Leinster been left angry after ECPR awarded 28-0 win to Montpellier?
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# Saga

Why have Leinster been left angry after ECPR awarded 28-0 win to Montpellier?

Dec 16th 2021, 9:02 PM 56,712 Views 49 Comments

The Irish province had a matchday 23 cleared by the Irish authorities to travel.

Leinster's game called OFF with Montpellier awarded bonus-point win
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# Cancelled

Leinster's game called OFF with Montpellier awarded bonus-point win

Updated Dec 16th 2021, 5:59 PM 46,849 Views 45 Comments

The French government is toughening rules on travel from the UK from midnight on Friday.

'We were doing scrums with masks on' - Leinster players wait on final call
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# Protocols

'We were doing scrums with masks on' - Leinster players wait on final call

Dec 16th 2021, 7:00 AM 7,420 Views 0 Comments

A decision on the Covid-threatened clash with Montpellier will be made today.

# pandemic - Sunday 12 December, 2021

Wasps forced into changes against Munster after positive Covid-19 tests
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# Disruption

Wasps forced into changes against Munster after positive Covid-19 tests

Dec 12th 2021, 12:17 PM 16,045 Views 3 Comments

The English club have had a late setback before their clash in Coventry.

Opinion: Listen to our mothers - fresh air and ventilation can prevent virus spread in hospitals
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Opinion: Listen to our mothers - fresh air and ventilation can prevent virus spread in hospitals

Dec 12th 2021, 7:15 AM 21,190 Views 10 Comments

Prof Hilary Humphreys says too many of our hospitals in Ireland are cluttered and cramped which does not help containment of viruses.

# pandemic - Wednesday 8 December, 2021

Munster confirm positive Covid cases among group who returned to Ireland
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Munster confirm positive Covid cases among group who returned to Ireland

Dec 8th 2021, 2:23 PM 27,491 Views 12 Comments

Some of the players and staff who arrived back from South Africa have since tested positive.

# pandemic - Tuesday 30 November, 2021

Deeply unlucky Munster simply focused on getting home from South Africa
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Deeply unlucky Munster simply focused on getting home from South Africa

Nov 30th 2021, 1:02 PM 35,732 Views 10 Comments

10 of their players and staff have tested positive for Covid-19.

# pandemic - Monday 29 November, 2021

Munster have been given the go-ahead to fly home from South Africa
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# Green Light

Munster have been given the go-ahead to fly home from South Africa

Nov 29th 2021, 2:10 PM 28,093 Views 10 Comments

Two members of the touring party will have to remain in Cape Town.

Omicron shows need for global accord on pandemics, says WHO chief
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Omicron shows need for global accord on pandemics, says WHO chief

Nov 29th 2021, 2:00 PM 17,198 Views 16 Comments

A virtual meeting of the UN’s health agency is seeking to devise a global action plan for tackling future pandemics.

# pandemic - Sunday 28 November, 2021

Coalition leaders to meet with NPHET tomorrow to discuss Covid situation
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Coalition leaders to meet with NPHET tomorrow to discuss Covid situation

Nov 28th 2021, 8:01 PM 45,206 Views 54 Comments

The new Omicron variant of Covid-19 has been deemed a ‘concern’ by the World Health Organisation.

# pandemic - Thursday 25 November, 2021

Germany passes milestone of 100,000 deaths from Covid-19
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Germany passes milestone of 100,000 deaths from Covid-19

Nov 25th 2021, 2:50 PM 9,741 Views 37 Comments

The country’s health minister has said rising cases mean everyone who is not vaccinated will have caught the virus by the end of winter.

ICU nurses: 'No more clapping by the public or lighting candles. At this stage, it's an insult'
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ICU nurses: 'No more clapping by the public or lighting candles. At this stage, it's an insult'

Nov 25th 2021, 12:05 AM 99,370 Views 68 Comments
  • Staff in intensive care units say they're at breaking point as a fourth Covid surge hits, Órla Ryan reports
  • "ICU nurses and doctors are absolutely exhausted and we haven't even hit the winter peak," one nurse said
  • Most ICU beds are full and the HSE is making efforts to increase surge capacity

# pandemic - Friday 19 November, 2021

US authorises Covid boosters for all over 18s
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US authorises Covid boosters for all over 18s

Nov 19th 2021, 3:12 PM 11,626 Views 37 Comments

The booster decision comes as cases are rapidly rising nationally in the US

# pandemic - Wednesday 17 November, 2021

Work in the live events or nightlife industry? Tell us how the Covid-19 restrictions have affected you
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Work in the live events or nightlife industry? Tell us how the Covid-19 restrictions have affected you

Nov 17th 2021, 1:37 PM 6,885 Views 0 Comments

We want to hear your stories about how the restrictions since March 2020 have impacted your work life.

# pandemic - Tuesday 16 November, 2021

You tell us: How are you living your life right now during the Covid-19 pandemic?
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You tell us: How are you living your life right now during the Covid-19 pandemic?

Nov 16th 2021, 11:42 AM 14,733 Views 0 Comments

Have the rising numbers changed how many social contacts you have, or are things unchanged? You tell us.

# pandemic - Wednesday 10 November, 2021

Gardaí cut collective leave allowance as 'contingency' for possible Christmas Covid-19 measures
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Gardaí cut collective leave allowance as 'contingency' for possible Christmas Covid-19 measures

Nov 10th 2021, 10:00 PM 47,538 Views 23 Comments

The garda Covid-19 Co-ordination Unit told gardaí the measure will take effect on 22 November.

# pandemic - Friday 5 November, 2021

Heading into winter, how are other countries in Europe coping with the latest Covid wave?
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Heading into winter, how are other countries in Europe coping with the latest Covid wave?

Nov 5th 2021, 6:15 AM 27,580 Views 26 Comments

Germany reported its biggest daily increase in cases since the start of the pandemic yesterday.

# pandemic - Wednesday 3 November, 2021

'ICU beds are running out again': Germany hit by 'massive' pandemic of unvaccinated
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'ICU beds are running out again': Germany hit by 'massive' pandemic of unvaccinated

Nov 3rd 2021, 10:13 PM 43,835 Views 84 Comments

A system that excludes the unvaccinated from some activities could be introduced in Germany’s 16 states.

# pandemic - Tuesday 2 November, 2021

Student nurses Dáil protest: 'I know I'm not staying in Ireland - after I'm qualified, I'm gone'
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Student nurses Dáil protest: 'I know I'm not staying in Ireland - after I'm qualified, I'm gone'

Nov 2nd 2021, 4:19 PM 23,603 Views 34 Comments

Trade union representatives and opposition TDs said that paying student nurses was about securing the health service.

# pandemic - Monday 1 November, 2021

Covid housing supports allowed drug users to 'better engage with treatment services'
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Covid housing supports allowed drug users to 'better engage with treatment services'

Updated Nov 1st 2021, 4:19 PM 14,524 Views 3 Comments

It also led to a decreased reliance on drugs and alcohol among some service users.

# pandemic - Saturday 30 October, 2021

World leaders to talk climate, economy, vaccines at G20
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World leaders to talk climate, economy, vaccines at G20

Oct 30th 2021, 12:04 PM 6,912 Views 8 Comments

The two day talks will be held in Rome.

# pandemic - Friday 29 October, 2021

Opinion: 'Covid left many feeling disregarded by society because they don’t live in a family unit'
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Opinion: 'Covid left many feeling disregarded by society because they don’t live in a family unit'

Oct 29th 2021, 7:00 AM 26,833 Views 9 Comments

Yvonne Barnes-Holmes says that the level of suffering created by a lack of social interaction is just beginning to emerge.

# pandemic - Monday 11 October, 2021

Pandemic and 'Brexit-induced shock' blamed for used car price hike
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Pandemic and 'Brexit-induced shock' blamed for used car price hike

Oct 11th 2021, 11:10 AM 31,274 Views 32 Comments

In just three months since June 2021 used car prices have increased by 10.6%.

# pandemic - Wednesday 6 October, 2021

Irish sport to receive €65m in additional funding this year
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# Extra Support

Irish sport to receive €65m in additional funding this year

Oct 6th 2021, 1:43 PM 8,711 Views 11 Comments

The announcement was made today by Minister for Tourism, Culture, Arts, Gaeltacht, Sport and Media, Catherine Martin, and the Minister of State for Sport, Jack Chambers.

# pandemic - Tuesday 28 September, 2021

Justice Committee: Govt should create strategy to address premature release of info into media
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Justice Committee: Govt should create strategy to address premature release of info into media

Sep 28th 2021, 10:10 PM 9,103 Views 21 Comments

The Joint Committee on Justice released its report ‘Civil Liberties during the Covid-19 Pandemic’ today.

# pandemic - Saturday 18 September, 2021

Controversial pandemic campaigner Dolores Cahill no longer employed at UCD
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Controversial pandemic campaigner Dolores Cahill no longer employed at UCD

Sep 18th 2021, 1:33 PM 148,858 Views 0 Comments

Dolores Cahill had been a professor at the UCD faculty of Medicine.

# pandemic - Thursday 16 September, 2021

MEPs vote to make gender-based violence a crime in the EU
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MEPs vote to make gender-based violence a crime in the EU

Sep 16th 2021, 2:34 PM 8,478 Views 27 Comments

Ursula von der Leyen said legislation would be drawn up by the end of this year.

# pandemic - Tuesday 14 September, 2021

One in five people distanced themselves from family or friends due to Covid disagreements
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One in five people distanced themselves from family or friends due to Covid disagreements

Sep 14th 2021, 12:05 AM 33,874 Views 59 Comments
  • 39% of people had disagreements with friends or family about how to behave during the pandemic, Michelle Hennessy reports.
  • Almost half of those aged 35-44 said they had disagreements with a family member or friend about Covid vaccines.

# pandemic - Thursday 9 September, 2021

RTÉ defends The Rotunda series after criticism over filming at maternity hospital during Covid
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RTÉ defends The Rotunda series after criticism over filming at maternity hospital during Covid

Sep 9th 2021, 1:50 PM 26,026 Views 14 Comments

Critics of the series have questioned why a TV crew was given access when severe restrictions were in place for partners.

# pandemic - Tuesday 31 August, 2021

Concerts, Communions and the return to offices: The key dates for lifting Covid restrictions
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Concerts, Communions and the return to offices: The key dates for lifting Covid restrictions

Aug 31st 2021, 6:39 PM 113,673 Views 80 Comments
  • The Taoiseach announced four key dates, with all restrictions on events and indoor activities lifted from 22 October.
  • In September indoor events and entertainment venues will be subject to capacity limits.

# pandemic - Saturday 28 August, 2021

Coronavirus: 1,997 new cases confirmed in Ireland
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Coronavirus: 1,997 new cases confirmed in Ireland

Aug 28th 2021, 1:52 PM 50,115 Views 45 Comments

The Department of Health announced the figures this afternoon.

# pandemic - Friday 27 August, 2021

Some Covid symptoms last a year for many hospitalised patients, study finds
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Some Covid symptoms last a year for many hospitalised patients, study finds

Aug 27th 2021, 7:40 AM 16,841 Views 14 Comments

The research is the largest yet on the condition known as long Covid.

# pandemic - Wednesday 25 August, 2021

One in four Irish people say their mental health declined during pandemic, survey shows
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One in four Irish people say their mental health declined during pandemic, survey shows

Aug 25th 2021, 11:49 AM 12,987 Views 28 Comments

The RCSI survey found that one in five said their general health declined during this time.

# pandemic - Thursday 19 August, 2021

Pfizer vaccine's effectiveness against Delta variant 'declines faster' than AstraZeneca
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Pfizer vaccine's effectiveness against Delta variant 'declines faster' than AstraZeneca

Aug 19th 2021, 8:23 AM 76,242 Views 53 Comments

Scientists said that the level of protection offered by both vaccines is still quite high.

# pandemic - Sunday 15 August, 2021

Seven in 10 people think live outdoor music events should go ahead this year
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Seven in 10 people think live outdoor music events should go ahead this year

Aug 15th 2021, 12:05 AM 15,338 Views 44 Comments
  • The majority of people think live music events should go ahead this year, according to a new opinion poll
  • Three in 10 people disagree, citing concerns about Covid-19
  • Younger people are more likely to think concerts should take place, Órla Ryan writes

# pandemic - Monday 9 August, 2021

Government spent €30.6 billion on social welfare payments in 2020, up 46% from 2019
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Government spent €30.6 billion on social welfare payments in 2020, up 46% from 2019

Aug 9th 2021, 11:08 AM 17,049 Views 38 Comments

Minister for Social Protection Heather Humphreys described the increase as “extraordinary”.

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