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Here's What Happened Today: Wednesday
Here’s what made the headlines today.
Here’s what made the headlines today.
Addressing his party via Zoom, Tánaiste Leo Varadkar warned that if things do not improve in relation to Covid-19 case numbers, then restrictions can be reviewed.
The island of Ireland is failing to fulfil its tourism potential due to the exclusion of Northern Ireland from key promotional initiatives, Sinn Féin ...
A group of Netflix employees staged a 'virtual' walkout and public rally in Los Angeles on Wednesday as anger swelled over a new Dave Chappelle comedy special that activists say is harmful to the transgender community.
The latest CSO Statistical Yearbook of Ireland also reveals top three surnames are Murphy, Kelly and O’Brien
Nphet has defended decision to cease contact tracing in schools for asymptomatic children amid the ongoing high daily numbers of Covid cases
The National Public Health Emergency Team held their first briefing since late August, amid rising case numbers and the easing of some restrictions from this Friday.
Darragh O'Brien said linking rent rises to inflation was the right thing to do, but that further measures were now needed
New Fáilte Ireland regulations to be published after ‘very successful’ discussions
We bring you an interesting longread each evening to take your mind off the news.
Earlier this year, the Citizens' Assembly recommended that references to a woman's place being in the home should be deleted from the Constitution
Alliance leader Naomi Long says strained Anglo-Irish relations have left North feeling like ‘the child of a divorce’
The Kilkenny legend is to succeed Shane O’Neill.
The Taoiseach has told the Dáil that exploitation of undocumented workers in fisheries "must be stamped out".
Infections up across most regions and age groups, with large outbreaks in some counties
Alan Corcoran, who once ran 35 marathons in 35 days, documents how he came to run his first Dublin City Marathon.
Hospital looking 'forward and planning to return to 'pre-Covid' access in a safe way' for patients and partners
More than 15,000 tests per day are going through public health labs.
Spending on temporary agency staff stood at €19.5m in 2020
Only one nominated companion or partner is allowed to visit the hospital.
Judge Anthony Halpin said that this penalty would be instead of a half-hour jail sentence.
Andy Farrell includes uncapped Leinster duo Ciarán Frawley and Dan Sheehan in 38-man squad
Will look at all aspects of senior cycle education, including final exams and mandatory subjects
Andy Farrell has named his 38-man squad for the November Tests.
Health officials have insisted that schools remain relatively safe, despite concern about rising Covid-19 cases in Ireland.
Director of regeneration said some of the investment in demolition was done to facilitate strategic connections, while some was to facilitate investment in new housing
70% said there is a problem with understanding consent in Ireland.
Mortality rates from Covid-19 are expected to rise in the coming weeks, with public health experts warning “the pandemic is now growing”.
A 23-year-old man has pleaded guilty to the murder of 17 people at a high school in Parkland, Florida in 2018.
Reports of drink spiking were received in Derry, while Scottish police investigate reports of spiking by injection.
Irish rugby’s governing body also announced an independent review into the Ireland women’s failed 2021 Rugby World Cup qualifying campaign.
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The incident occured on the southbound lane between the Castledermot and Carlow junctions.
She is charged with membership of ISIS.
A woman has been given a suspended sentence for careless driving causing the death of her friend in Co Monaghan almost ten years ago.
A NPHET briefing is being held this afternoon at the Department of Health.
The Competition and Consumer Protection Commission is to carry out a more in-depth probe of Bank of Ireland's plan to buy KBC Bank Ireland's performing loans and liabilities.
The booster shots for the over 60s will begin ‘imminently’, said the minister.
Public health experts believe that Ireland’s close proximity to the UK combined with people spending more time indoors because of the weather could be to blame for the rising Covid cases, Taoiseach Micheal Martin has said.
The CCPC said an in-depth investigation was required to determine whether the deal would weaken competition.
Health insurance premiums look set to decrease as a result of the Health Insurance Authority's recommendation of a one-off cut to the health insurance levy paid by insurers.
There are 86 Covid-19 patients in the country’s ICU departments.
A Pakistani-American man has gone on trial accused of the rape and murder of the daughter of a former diplomat posted in Ireland.
The Irish Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children said children will continue to face ‘acute’ mental health challenges related to Covid.
The Taoiseach has told the Dáil that the European Council will call for "an ambitious global response to climate change" at COP26 in Glasgow next month.
Tourism Minister Catherine Martin says a solution will be found in the next 24 hours.
The collision occurred on Saturday, October 9 near the Kilkenny-Wexford border.
More than 50 children living in homes affected by mica who are “scared for their lives” have staged a protest outside the Dail.
Minister for Health Stephen Donnelly has said he would like to see the green light given on boosters for healthcare workers.
It’s a hugely significant moment as GAA hierarchy offer their opinion on the matter for the first time.
Cronin was nominated for the role of ambassador by Biden in June.
The Agriculture Minister has said the sector will have “really ambitious targets” to reduce greenhouse gas emissions.
The children said all they want is to feel safe in their homes.
Urantsetseg Tserendorj died at the Mater Hospital two weeks after she was stabbed at the CHQ.
Simon Harris has said he wants to see healthcare workers included in a booster vaccine programme, saying he is surprised one has not yet been approved.
Tributes have poured in for the celebrated poet and novelist, who died peacefully on Sunday.
This year, six children under the age of ten have been hospitalised after accidentally consuming jelly sweets containing cannabis
The plan to set up this commission was included in the Programme for Government.
The Garda Commissioner has strongly criticised the proposed new Policing and Security Bill, which he says grants powers to the Garda Ombudsman that are disproportionate, unconstitutional and would not withstand a challenge in court.
The investigative team completed a number of collaborative projects in the past three months, thanks to your contributions.
The queen is to stay at Windsor Castle outside London.
Britain's Queen Elizabeth has cancelled her planned visit to Northern Ireland, where she was due to attend a church service tomorrow marking the centenary of Northern Ireland.
Graeme Jones will take over as manager on an interim basis.
Landing via Soft boy Records, Yenkee’s new spaghetti western meets teleshopping dance mat demonstration is directed by Kojaque and pays tribute to the great Dolly Parton. It’s been a busy enough time for Yenkee. The Cork singer and songwriter dropped ‘Drive’ through Soft Boy Records earlier this year, had his dad break the internet with […] The post Premiere: Yenkee is drifting through cowboy daydreams in ‘Dolly’ appeared first on District Magazine.
The Garda Representative Association has called for an urgent meeting with the Commissioner.
Mark Zuckerberg is said to be keen to signal the company’s intent to move beyond just social media and the controversies which have engulfed it.
Armagh church service to proceed without British and Irish heads of state
Graphic designer and art director Oscar Torrans has teamed up with artist Kristian Glenn on an innovative new project that explores consciousness in pre Christian Ireland through machine learning. Art, poetry and music have always been key mediums through which to explore and reimagine our own history. Whether it’s Irish drill artists using bodhran samples […] The post Passage Tomb is the AI generated poetry book reimagining Irish art appeared first on District Magazine.
Gardaí have said they will target rural roads with speed checks, as almost four out of five road fatalities so far this year have occurred on routes where an 80km speed limit applies.
Primary school principals have called for the reinstatement of Covid-19 supports that were removed from schools three weeks ago.
The pandemic will lead to a “tsunami” of mental health issues among children and young people, campaigners have warned.
The Chair of the NPHET Irish Epidemiological Modelling Advisory Group has said there has been a very large number of admissions to intensive care.
It’s the first single from MuRli’s forthcoming EP The Sky Has Windows. There’s a growing trend of artists shunning a New Music Friday release date in favour of a mid week drop in recent months and we’re here for it. It avoids the pitfalls of being lost to an avalanche of cuts vying for the […] The post MuRli and Gemma Dunleavy team up on ‘Odyssey’ appeared first on District Magazine.
The new discoveries come almost two weeks after the initial discovery of skeletal remains.
The skeletal remains of six people have been uncovered during archaeological excavation in Cork city.
As we approach the COP26 summit we look at what role Ireland and the EU will play in the talks
Talks to iron out rules for nightclubs, another winter WFH and Steve Bannon held in contempt.
There’s a risk of localised flooding across Munster and Leinster today.
Nightclubs are set to reopen this Friday.
In Uttarakhand in northern India, officials said that 46 people had died in recent days with 11 missing.
The US government has outlined its plan to vaccinate millions of children aged 5 to 11 as soon as the Covid-19 shot is authorised for them, readying doses and preparing locations ahead of the busy holiday season.
The new requirement will apply to members of the House and their staff, but also to other workers.
The Licensed Vintners Association has described today's negotiations with departmental officials, regarding the further easing of restrictions on hospitality, as a "useful engagement".
Cheap and cheerful? Certainly. Reliable? Maybe less so…
Ireland’s failure to qualify for World Cup a blow to the women’s game
With a young teenager you frequently have to work hard to keep communication open
The families of the crew who died while on a search and rescue mission in 2017 are facing significant legal bills arising out of a Department of Transport review of the accident.
Our politicians already talk about daily abuse, intimidation and physical threats
Nightclubs to reopen, limits on capacity at matches and weddings lifted, hotel quarantine to end
Mother and Baby Home survivors have called for a referendum to be held that gives a constitutional assurance that parents and children separated at birth can properly access birth information from the state.
A man has died after a lorry tanker veered off the road in Co Monaghan.
Animal welfare campaigners have demanded a U-turn on the Government’s decision to export live pigs to China.
The Sinn Fein leader has accused the Government of failing to invest in the healthcare service by not increasing the number of hospital inpatient beds this year.
The reintroduction of Covid-19 restrictions cannot be ruled out, the National Public Health Emergency Team (Nphet) has warned.
The Taoiseach revealed news during a press conference today. The Taoiseach has revealed that nightclubs can open from Friday October 22, with proof of vaccination essential for those attending. Table service is staying for hospitality and max of ten adults per table. Though fixed capacities will no longer apply for indoor venues it’s not clear […] The post Nightclubs to open, attendees must show proof of vaccination appeared first on District Magazine.
“Watch this space” After almost five years FIA cafe have moved on from Rathmines’s Rathgar Road. On October 9, the cafe closed its doors. Sharing the news with a “heavy heart and mixed emotions” on Instagram. The team wrote that they would be moving FIA “to a new and bigger location”. “As much as we […] The post FIA cafe have finished up in Rathmines appeared first on District Magazine.
The singer has released a range of sourdough bread in partnership with Donegal bakers Gallaghers Bakehouse It’s not just heart rates that Daniel O’Donnell will be helping to rise, the singer has also leant his hand at raising some dough too. Partnering with Donegal-based Gallaghers Bakehouse, O’Donnell has helped to create a range of sourdough […] The post Wee Daniel O’Donnell has launched a range of bread appeared first on District Magazine.
Minister for Health Stephen Donnelly revealed this morning that NPHET gave the go ahead for nightclubs to open but with additional restrictions likely to be enforced such as reduced capacity and covid passes. Last night, The National Public Health Emergency Team (Nphet) sent recommendations to the government outlining their belief that the remaining public health […] The post NPHET: Green light for Nightclubs with additional restrictions appeared first on District Magazine.
The singer and rapper heads to the capital early 2022. Earlier this month, Masego released a smooth new single ‘Garden Party’ featuring none other than Outkast’s Big Boi and Dreamville rapper J.I.D. Today, he’s followed up the track with news of a European tour which includes a date in Ireland. It comes after Masego’s hugely […] The post Masego reveals Dublin headline show appeared first on District Magazine.
In its sixtieth year in Ireland, the Goethe-Institut has curated a huge line up of events across the city and online in October. Present in Ireland since 1961, Goethe-Institut has played a significant role in cultural exchanges between Ireland and Germany and continues to promote the study of German abroad. To celebrate its sixtieth year, […] The post Goethe Institut reveals programme for 2021 celebrations appeared first on District Magazine.
*Hint* it’s in the world’s 15th coolest neighbourhood After an unbelievable first year of trading, Griolladh are opening a fourth grilled cheese sambo spot. The team will add Thomas Street in Dublin 8 to their now hefty list of locations. Frequenters to the area might have recognised the distinctive yellow paint and tiles going up […] The post Griolladh set to open their first permanent grilled cheese spot appeared first on District Magazine.