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Cork's Crawford gallery to get €3.3m for restoration

Cork's Crawford Art Gallery is to get €3.3 million in capital funding from the Government, paving the way for the restoration of the buildings which house the gallery and allowing for the expansion of its collection.
Posted: September 27, 2020, 8:20 pm

Gardaí investigating rape of teenager in Co Mayo

Gardaí are investigating the rape of a teenage girl reported to have happened at a playground in Co Mayo yesterday.
Posted: September 27, 2020, 4:36 pm

Trump demands Biden drug test before or after debate

US President Donald Trump has demanded that his Democratic rival Joe Biden take a drug test either before or after the pair's first debate on Tuesday, in his latest salvo against his opponent's mental acuity.
Posted: September 27, 2020, 3:45 pm

Azerbaijan and Armenia clashes leave at least 23 dead

Armenia and Azerbaijan have accused each other of initiating deadly clashes that claimed at least 23 lives over a decades-long territorial dispute and threatened to draw in regional powers Russia and Turkey.
Posted: September 27, 2020, 1:39 pm

Highest number of asylum applications in Cork and Meath

The latest figures on the location of applications from asylum seekers reveal big differences between different counties and council areas.
Posted: September 27, 2020, 1:17 pm

McDonald describes cuts to PUP as 'unfair and wrong'

Sinn Féin leader Mary Lou McDonald has said the cuts to the Pandemic Unemployment Payment rates are wrong and she does not accept the Minister for Finance's reasons for doing so.
Posted: September 27, 2020, 1:01 pm

New Year celebrations cancelled in Dublin over pandemic

Dublin's New Year celebrations for 2021 have been cancelled because of Covid-19.
Posted: September 27, 2020, 12:44 pm

Tributes paid to musician killed in Cork collision

A 75-year-old man who died after he was struck by a van in the carpark of a sports ground in Cork city was a musician, poet and author who was "an inspiration to all he knew."
Posted: September 27, 2020, 12:24 pm

Double lung transplant woman's 'wonderful' new life

A new report from the International Registry of Organ Donation and Transplantation show Ireland now has the sixth-highest rate of lung transplants in the world.
Posted: September 27, 2020, 11:21 am

Poland, Lithuania removed from updated Green List

The number of countries that people can travel to from Ireland without restricting their movements on their return will drop from seven to four from midnight.
Posted: September 27, 2020, 11:20 am

Postal service to Australia, US and New Zealand resumes

A number of international postal route services are set to resume from Ireland next week, having faced disruption during the Covid-19 crisis.
Posted: September 27, 2020, 10:37 am

Ukraine president visits 'heroic' survivor of air crash

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky praised the only survivor of a military plane crash as the death toll climbed to 26, after another cadet died and three more bodies were found.
Posted: September 27, 2020, 10:19 am

Motorist killed in single vehicle crash in Wexford

A man in his early 30s has died in a single vehicle crash at Newtown, Taghmon, Co Wexford.
Posted: September 27, 2020, 10:03 am

Melbourne overnight curfew lifted, 5km limit to remain

An overnight curfew in Melbourne will be lifted tomorrow, almost two months after it was imposed to counter a surging coronavirus outbreak.
Posted: September 27, 2020, 9:44 am

Joy as stranded whale found alive among carcasses

Rescuers were overjoyed today when a lone whale was found alive among hundreds of carcasses in a remote harbour on Tasmania's rugged western seaboard.
Posted: September 27, 2020, 9:27 am

Nolan explains why tests sometimes fail to detect virus

Professor Philip Nolan has outlined why tests for Covid-19 can sometimes fail to detect cases of the virus.
Posted: September 27, 2020, 8:44 am

Macron calls for Belarus president Lukashenko to resign

French President Emmanuel Macron has said that Belarus's leader Alexander Lukashenko must step down, after the EU refused to recognise him as the legitimate president of the ex-Soviet country.
Posted: September 27, 2020, 8:21 am

Swiss voters reject bid to cut immigration from the EU

Swiss voters have rejected a bid to slash immigration from the EU, leaving free movement in the heart of Europe intact, and embraced offering paid paternity leave for the first time.
Posted: September 27, 2020, 7:57 am

KBC fine highlights need for individual accountability

If the Central Bank says it needs a more clear cut system to enable it to track down individuals in organisations and hold them to account for their actions, then it should get it.
Posted: September 27, 2020, 7:00 am

Covid-19: 430 new cases, including 212 in Dublin

The Department of Health has been notified of 430 new cases of Covid-19 and no further deaths.
Posted: September 27, 2020, 2:43 am

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