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Taoiseach Leo Varadkar announcing further restrictions to prevent the spread of Covid-19.

Government to consider lifting travel restrictions earlier than planned

The government is considering scrapping the Covid 19 travel restriction three weeks earlier than planned.Other measures like the re-opening of museums and hairdressers could...

Warning we’re facing a no-deal Brexit in December

Cabinet Ministers are being warned there's still a very real threat of a no-deal Brexit at the end of this year.Tánaiste Simon Coveney has...

Entertainer Brendan Bowyer has died

Brendan Bowyer has died.The Waterford native was regarded as Ireland's most beloved international entertainer for 62 years. He passed away in Las Vegas yesterday...

Children could need an extra year of school to catch up

Children may need to spend an extra year in school to catch up.That's the view of the Children's Rights Alliance, which wants to see...

INTO says schools can’t reopen in September under social distancing rules

The Irish National Teachers’ Organisation feels it's not physically possible for children to return to schools in September under the two metre social distancing...

Passengers arriving in Ireland face jail or a fine if they fail to fill...

Passengers arriving from overseas will face a fine or jail if they fail to fill out a Covid-19 passenger locator form.From today, it's mandatory...
Taoiseach Leo Varadkar announcing further restrictions to prevent the spread of Covid-19.

Restrictions could be lifted quicker if number of Covid cases falls

The Taoiseach has suggested the plan for unlocking the country can be sped up if the medical evidence remains strong.However Leo Varadkar warned people...

Chief Medical Officer to brief Cabinet today on how Ireland is doing in fight...

The Chief Medical Officer will brief Cabinet Ministers this afternoon about how Ireland is doing in the fight against Covid 19.The two metre social...

Nursing Homes Ireland and HIQA criticise HSE’s response to Covid-19 in care homes

There's no national clinical oversight of nursing home care according to the government's health watchdog.HIQA has said the HSE does not understand the private...

No new Covid-19 deaths in Northern Ireland today

No covid-19 related deaths have been reported in Northern Ireland over the past 24 hours. It marks the first time this has happened since...

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Helen Hughes

Helen Hughes Huntstown wood Mulhuddart Dublin and St Josephs Nursing home Virginia. Dear sister of Jane O'Reagan Highfield road Cavan and Marie Tiernan Trim....

Theresa Keaveney (nee Mullen)

Theresa Keaveney (nee Mullan) 5 Canal View, Clones Road, Monaghan. Monday 1st of June, peacefully at Cavan General Hospital. Pre-deceased by her parents Katie and...

Michael (Mickey) Mc Cabe.

Michael (Mickey) McCabe Drumcannon, Latton, Castleblayney, Co.Monaghan. Monday June 1st, peacefully at his residence. Mick’s funeral cortège will travel from his late residence on Wednesday morning...