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Public health doctors to hold strike action in January

Public health doctors belonging to the Irish Medical Organisation are to hold three days of strike action in January in an escalation of their campaign to be regraded in line with hospital consultants.
Posted: November 30, 2020, 6:43 pm

Restrictions on nursing home visits eased in new rules

The Health Protection Surveillance Centre has issued new guidance around visits to nursing homes from 7 December.
Posted: November 30, 2020, 6:23 pm

'We are very angry' - Finucane family over UK decision

The Finucane family have described the British government's decision not to hold at public inquiry into the murder of Pat Finucane as "astonishing, arrogant and cruel".
Posted: November 30, 2020, 6:00 pm

Toy Show records its highest TV audience on record

This year's Late Late Toy Show has recorded its highest TV audience on record with an impressive 1.7 million viewers tuning in across the weekend, including catch-up viewing.
Posted: November 30, 2020, 5:40 pm

Stock already cleared from some Debenhams stores

The liquidators of Debenhams Ireland, KPMG, have confirmed that they have already cleared out all stock from three of the 11 stores around the country.
Posted: November 30, 2020, 5:18 pm

Mural inspired by Toy Show's Adam is a gesture of hope

A mural inspired by the Late Late Toy Show star Adam King and his virtual hug sign has appeared in Dublin city centre.
Posted: November 30, 2020, 5:00 pm

Three men remain in prison over contempt of court order

Three men are to remain in Mountjoy prison after they refused to give undertakings to stay away from a Co Roscommon farm, which was the scene of a controversial eviction in 2018.
Posted: November 30, 2020, 4:24 pm

Covid-19: One further death and 306 new cases

The Department of Health has been notified of one further coronavirus-related death and 306 new cases of the disease. A total of 2,053 people have died with Covid-19 in Ireland with 72,544 confirmed cases of the disease.
Posted: November 30, 2020, 4:17 pm

Measures increased to protect flocks from bird flu

Biosecurity measures are being stepped up on poultry farms to protect flocks against avian influenza after wild birds in Cork, Limerick, Mayo and Monaghan tested positive for bird flu since the beginning of November.
Posted: November 30, 2020, 3:51 pm

Warning to be alert to insurance broker fraudsters

Customers seeking insurance cover have been warned to be alert to the risks posed by fraudsters posing as legitimate brokers.
Posted: November 30, 2020, 3:19 pm

Tubridy denies dropping F-bomb during Friday's Toy Show

Ryan Tubridy has poked fun at his swear blunder on Friday's Late Late Toy Show extravaganza and admits while he did drop an expletive live on air, it wasn't the F-bomb that slipped out of his mouth.
Posted: November 30, 2020, 2:59 pm

Deposits in Irish banks hit record high - Central Bank

Deposits by households paid into Irish banks and financial institutions are now at their highest level since records began.
Posted: November 30, 2020, 12:33 pm

New campaign for young people impacted by restrictions

The Government has started a new social media campaign to give young people affected by Covid-19 restrictions an outlet to voice their experiences.
Posted: November 30, 2020, 12:13 pm

Moderna to seek US, EU emergency vaccine authorisation

Moderna has said it will apply for US and European emergency authorisation of its Covid-19 vaccine based on full results from a late-stage study showing its vaccine was 94.1% effective with no serious safety concerns.
Posted: November 30, 2020, 12:07 pm

More people feeling depressed during restrictions - CSO

A survey by the Central Statistics Office on the well-being and lifestyle of people under Level 5 restrictions has found that 11.5 % of respondents felt downhearted, or depressed, all or most of the time.
Posted: November 30, 2020, 11:47 am

Man charged over murders of three people in Dublin

A man has appeared in court in Dublin charged with the murders of three people.
Posted: November 30, 2020, 11:44 am

Taoiseach 'shocked and dismayed' over Stanley tweet

Taoiseach Micheál Martin has said he was "shocked and dismayed" to learn of Sinn Féin TD Brian Stanley's tweet celebrating two historical IRA attacks on the British army, saying it was "deeply, deeply offensive".
Posted: November 30, 2020, 9:03 am

Retailers prepare to reopen after six-week closure

Non-essential retailers around the country are finalising preparations ahead of reopening their doors for the first time in six weeks.
Posted: November 30, 2020, 6:39 am

Biden taps Yellen to lead barrier-breaking finance team

US President-elect Joe Biden has formally picked ex-Federal Reserve chair Janet Yellen to lead the Treasury, one of a slate of economic officials who would break racial and gender barriers in the US government.
Posted: November 30, 2020, 6:16 am

British govt: No Finucane public inquiry 'at this time'

The British government has decided not to hold a public inquiry into the murder of Belfast solicitor Pat Finucane.
Posted: November 30, 2020, 12:26 am

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