Latest figures show that over 78,000 children aged five to 11 have been given a Covid-19 vaccination so far.
Posted: January 20, 2022, 2:56 pm
The French government has said it would cull more than one million birds in the coming weeks to fight a surging outbreak of avian flu on poultry farms.
Posted: January 20, 2022, 2:54 pm
The National Parents Council has backed student calls for a hybrid Leaving Certificate this year, to include an accredited grades option.
Posted: January 20, 2022, 2:31 pm
Ireland has a "cost of living crisis", Social Democrats co-leader Catherine Murphy has said, saying those who are struggling are being forced to choose between heating their home and putting food on the table.
Posted: January 20, 2022, 1:31 pm
A British-Belgian teenager has become the youngest woman to fly solo around the globe and the first person to do it in a microlight plane after a five-month, five-continent odyssey in her Shark ultralight.
Posted: January 20, 2022, 12:34 pm
Western countries have sought to project unity over Ukraine, after US President Joe Biden suggested allies were split over how to react to any "minor incursion" from Russia.
Posted: January 20, 2022, 11:48 am
The electricity consumed by data centres in Ireland went up by 144% from 2015-2020, according to figures released today by the Central Statistics Office.
Posted: January 20, 2022, 11:11 am
The EU's chief Brexit negotiator has signalled that the Northern Ireland Protocol negotiations with the UK could draw to a close by the end of February if there is no breakthrough.
Posted: January 20, 2022, 11:03 am
Austria's parliament is expected to approve making Covid-19 vaccinations mandatory for adults from next month, becoming the first European country to do so.
Posted: January 20, 2022, 10:25 am
Ryanair is ramping up its operations ahead of the summer, announcing its largest ever flight schedule out of Dublin airport.
Posted: January 20, 2022, 10:25 am
Spain is leading calls for governments to start tackling Covid-19 as any other endemic respiratory virus like seasonal flu, despite WHO opposition and warnings that the approach is premature.
Posted: January 20, 2022, 9:50 am
The Taoiseach has said the €1,000 bonus payment scheme that acknowledges public healthcare workers during the Covid-19 pandemic will be rolled out as soon as possible.
Posted: January 20, 2022, 8:59 am
A fundraising campaign has been launched to keep alive Team Ireland's dreams of competing at the Powerchair Football World Cup in Australia later this year.
Posted: January 20, 2022, 8:20 am
It was reasonable for Australia's Immigration Minister to conclude that Novak Djokovic holds anti-vaccination views and could be a threat to Australia's public health.
Posted: January 20, 2022, 7:56 am
Former pope Benedict XVI failed to stop four clergymen accused of child sex abuse in the Catholic Church in Munich, the law firm that carried out a key inquiry has said.
Posted: January 20, 2022, 7:16 am
Ghislaine Maxwell's lawyers have formally asked for a new trial after they raised concern about a juror's possible failure to disclose before the trial that he was sexually abused as a child.
Posted: January 20, 2022, 7:08 am
The Supreme Court has rejected a bid by former president Donald Trump to block the release to a congressional committee of documents related to the 6 January attack on the US Capitol.
Posted: January 20, 2022, 6:50 am
The first aid flights reached Tonga today with more en route, five days after a devastating volcanic eruption and tsunami.
Posted: January 20, 2022, 6:34 am
Around 75% of homes built by the Land Development Agency will likely be cost rental, according to chairperson designate Cormac O'Rourke.
Posted: January 20, 2022, 6:00 am
Taoiseach Micheál Martin has said he thinks people can look forward to an earlier lifting of restrictions - and this will possibly happen next week.
Posted: January 20, 2022, 12:01 am
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