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News Ireland: Ireland speeds up plan to reopen economy

Published on: Friday 19 June 2020
Ireland speeds up plan to reopen economy
News source: https://news.yahoo.com/ireland-speeds-plan-reopen-economy-051803734.html

Ireland on Friday announced another acceleration of the reopening of its economy from COVID-19 restrictions, with the reopening of churches, gyms and team sports brought forward to June 29, acting prime minister Leo Varadkar said. Gatherings of up to 50 people indoors and up to 200 people outdoors will

News Ireland: Daily briefing: DNA hints at an ancient dynasty in Neolithic Ireland

Published on: Friday 19 June 2020
Daily briefing: DNA hints at an ancient dynasty in Neolithic Ireland
News source: https://www.nature.com/articles/d41586-020-01876-7

Revelations from the spectacular Newgrange monument indicate incest among the elite. Plus, ‘lava lamp’ cells could lead to better drugs, and CERN’s bold plan to build a new super-collider. Revelations from the spectacular Newgrange monument show incest among the elite. Plus, ‘lava lamp’ cells could lead to better drugs, and CERN’s bold plan to build a new super-collider.

News Ireland: India, Ireland, Mexico and Norway win seats on UN Security Council

Published on: Friday 19 June 2020
India, Ireland, Mexico and Norway win seats on UN Security Council
News source: https://abcnews.go.com/International/india-ireland-mexico-norway-win-seats-security-council/story?id=71317861

India, Ireland, Mexico and Norway won Wednesday non-permanent seats on the coveted United Nations Security Council -- the organization’s most powerful board.

News Ireland: Lightning strike kills 9 cows in Ireland, animals discovered in field with 'legs in the air'

Published on: Monday 15 June 2020
Lightning strike kills 9 cows in Ireland, animals discovered in field with 'legs in the air'
News source: https://www.foxnews.com/world/lightning-strike-ireland-cows-severe-weather-warning

Nine cows on a farm in Ireland were killed after they were struck by lightning during a heavy thunderstorm on Sunday.

News Ireland: Ireland’s 2 Main Parties to Jointly Govern for First Time

Published on: Monday 15 June 2020
Ireland’s 2 Main Parties to Jointly Govern for First Time
News source: https://www.nytimes.com/2020/06/15/world/europe/ireland-coalition-government.html

The deal between Fianna Fail and Fine Gael attests to the diminished stature of Ireland’s traditional parties as its political landscape fractures and as support for Sinn Fein grows.

News Ireland: Newly-Launched THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA UK and Ireland Tour Will Not Re-Open

Published on: Wednesday 27 May 2020
Newly-Launched THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA UK and Ireland Tour Will Not Re-Open
News source: https://www.broadwayworld.com/article/PHANTOM-OF-THE-OPERA-UK-and-Ireland-Tour-Will-Not-Re-Open-20200527

Cameron Mackintosh and The Really Useful Group have announced that their new UK and Ireland Tour of Andrew Lloyd Webber's The Phantom of the Opera, which had only played its opening date prior to a 14 month tour, will not re-open.

News Ireland: Police in Ireland arrest four armed Brazilians over alleged drug feud

Published on: Thursday 28 May 2020
Police in Ireland arrest four armed Brazilians over alleged drug feud
News source: https://www.theguardian.com/world/2020/may/28/police-in-ireland-arrest-four-armed-brazilians-over-alleged-drug-feud-offaly

Offaly gardaí received intelligence about planned murder and put men under surveillance ...

News Ireland: Rugby's Pro14 plans August return to action in Ireland

Published on: Friday 22 May 2020
Rugby's Pro14 plans August return to action in Ireland
News source: https://sports.yahoo.com/rugbys-pro14-plans-august-return-action-ireland-110529651--spt.html

Rugby union's Pro14 is preparing for a return to action in late August, with plans unveiled for matches between the four Irish provinces. The Irish Rugby Football Union (IRFU) has outlined proposals to resume the 2019/20 season with derby fxtures in Dublin on the weekend of August 22-23. The competition

News Ireland: Twitter, WhatsApp in firing line as Ireland submits first draft GDPR decisions

Published on: Friday 22 May 2020
Twitter, WhatsApp in firing line as Ireland submits first draft GDPR decisions
News source: https://www.cnet.com/news/twitter-and-whatsapp-in-firing-line-as-ireland-submits-first-draft-gdpr-decisions/

The companies could be about to receive big fines and other sanctions if they're found to have flouted Europe's privacy law.

News Ireland: Big Break Marathons Continue Monday with Big Break Ireland

Published on: Friday 22 May 2020
Big Break Marathons Continue Monday with Big Break Ireland
News source: https://www.golfchannel.com/news/big-break-marathons-continue-monday-big-break-ireland

GOLF Channel continues its “Big Break Monday” marathons with an encore presentation of Big Break Ireland, the series’ 16th season featuring a cast of six male and six female professional golfers, filmed at historic K Club in Ireland, home to the 2006 Ryder Cup.

News Ireland: Ireland Puts Its Anthony Fauci Front and Center

Published on: Thursday 21 May 2020
Ireland Puts Its Anthony Fauci Front and Center
News source: https://www.theatlantic.com/international/archive/2020/05/pandemic-anthony-fauci-trump-ireland-tony-holohan/611890/

Ireland looked up from its own troubles to see the coronavirus outbreak hurtling toward its shores. It had a diminished leader, a political crisis, and a health system that had for decades been a ...

News Ireland: T20 World Cup: Ireland captain Balbirnie 'worried' about postponement

Published on: Sunday 10 May 2020
T20 World Cup: Ireland captain Balbirnie 'worried' about postponement
News source: https://www.bbc.com/sport/cricket/52604957

Ireland captain Andrew Balbirnie admits players will be "undercooked" if the ICC decides to stage the T20 World Cup in October as planned.

News Ireland: 'Normal People' Sex Scenes Spark Outrage in Religious Middle Ireland

Published on: Monday 11 May 2020
'Normal People' Sex Scenes Spark Outrage in Religious Middle Ireland
News source: https://www.newsweek.com/normal-people-sex-scenes-outrage-ireland-radio-1503195

'Normal People's' sex scenes were the subject of a heated radio discussion in Ireland, where some callers expressed outrage in a fascinating glimpse into the country's conservative past.

News Ireland: Not Even the Coronavirus Can Overcome Northern Ireland’s Divisions

Published on: Friday 24 April 2020
Not Even the Coronavirus Can Overcome Northern Ireland’s Divisions
News source: https://foreignpolicy.com/2020/04/24/coronavirus-northern-ireland-divisions-sinn-fein-dup/

Even in the face of an existential crisis, the country’s political leaders default to battles over culture and identity.

News Ireland: Navy AD: Despite Ireland's ban on large groups, no schedule change to Notre Dame game is imminent

Published on: Friday 24 April 2020
Navy AD: Despite Ireland's ban on large groups, no schedule change to Notre Dame game is imminent
News source: https://www.usatoday.com/story/sports/ncaaf/2020/04/24/notre-dame-navy-football-game-ireland-coronavirus-group-bans/3023338001/

Notre Dame football game scheduled to be played Aug. 29 in Dublin is still a go. The Irish government announced earlier this week that a ban on gatherings of 5,000 people or more to curb the spread of ...

News Ireland: Trump Organization seeks government aid for golf resorts in UK and Ireland

Published on: Sunday 26 April 2020
Trump Organization seeks government aid for golf resorts in UK and Ireland
News source: https://www.cnbc.com/2020/04/24/trump-organization-seeks-government-aid-for-uk-ireland-golf-resorts.html

The Trump Organization has asked Britain and Ireland's governments for assistance in weathering the coronavirus crisis.

News Ireland: Supreme Court rules man has no legal right to remain in Ireland

Published on: Wednesday 01 April 2020
Supreme Court rules man has no legal right to remain in Ireland
News source: https://www.irishtimes.com/news/crime-and-law/courts/supreme-court/supreme-court-rules-man-has-no-legal-right-to-remain-in-ireland-1.4218170

A man from the Democratic Republic of Congo has lost his Supreme Court appeal over a decision he has no legal right to remain in Ireland. His partner and two children remain legally here on foot of a ...

News Ireland: Ireland deals setback to Trump Organization’s sea wall plan

Published on: Wednesday 18 March 2020
Ireland deals setback to Trump Organization’s sea wall plan
News source: https://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/ireland-knocks-down-trump-organizations-sea-wall-plan/2020/03/18/5f866720-6942-11ea-b5f1-a5a804158597_story.html

The Trump Organization did not respond to a request for comment. It was unclear if the company can appeal the decision. Erosion along this coastal stretch of County Clare, in southwestern Ireland, has ...