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Friday, January 22, 2021

Joseph Kennedy III defeated in Massachusetts senate primary

US Senator Edward Markey of Massachusetts has defeated Joe Kennedy III in a Democratic primary.

Markey had gained support from progressive leaders to overcome the challenge from a younger rival who is a member of a hugely famous political family.

It marks the first time a Kennedy has lost a race for US congress in the state. Kennedy is the son of former representative Joe Kennedy II, the grandson of Robert Kennedy, and the grand-nephew of John F Kennedy.

Kennedy said that while the results are not the ones he had hoped for, he would work for Markey’s re-election in the November poll.


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

COVID-19: 2,371 new confirmed cases in Ireland

Health officials have confirmed a further 2,371 new cases of Covid-19 in Ireland. Fifty-two further people diagnosed with the...

One arrest made after woman is seriously assaulted in Dublin

Gardaí have made one arrest in relation to an assault that occurred in Dublin city centre on Wednesday

Met Éireann issues snow and ice warning for entire country

A Status Yellow snow and ice warning has been issued for the entire country
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