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Saturday, January 23, 2021

War veteran ‘Captain Tom Moore’ raises over £18 million for the NHS

The 98-year-old war veteran ‘Captain Tom Moore’ has raised over £18 million for the NHS.

Captain Moore set himself a target to complete 100 laps of his garden before he turned 100 years old.

He reached his goal on Thursday.

He initially aimed to raise £1,000 for NHS charities but now more than 950,000 people have made donations to his JustGiving page.

A petition was set up earlier this week which calls for Captain Moore to receive knighthood, this has received more than 553,000 signatures.

Captain Moore stated “I say thank you very much indeed. I appreciate it because the object for which we’re donating is so important and so necessary… I think you’re all so kind and thoughtful contributing to this cause”.


Teenage boy charged over serious assault on woman in Dublin city

A boy has been charged in relation to a serious assault on a woman in Dublin city on Wednesday night.

Taoiseach says there will be restrictions for six months & schools not to reopen until at least March

The Taoiseach has said that Covid-19 restrictions will be in place for at least the first six months of the year.

Deliveroo cyclists in Dublin stop work over pay and working conditions

Deliveroo cyclists have stopped providing delivery services tonight in protest over pay and working conditions
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