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Tuesday, December 1, 2020

Gardaí to increase policing of large gatherings in public spaces

Gardaí are to increase patrols from today with a focus on people gathering in large groups in public spaces.

An Garda Síochána said there would be increased garda activity on foot, bikes and vehicle patrols in identified public spaces.

It said gardaí would maintain a significant presence on roads, and would continue static and rolling checkpoints, to check compliance with travel restrictions.

Checks on retail and business premises to ensure compliance with public health measure will also continue.


Amazon deforestation reaches 12-year high, after over 11,000km2 of forest destroyed last year

Deforestation in the Brazilian Amazon has risen to a 12-year high this year, according to new figures released yesterday.

President Donald Trump raises $170 million for election defence fund

Donald Trump has raised nearly $170 million for his election defence fund

Ireland to sign up for fifth Covid-19 vaccine

Moderna's vaccine is to be discussed today at a Cabinet meeting

Non-essential retail, gyms, churches and hairdressers reopen today

As the Level 5 lockdown comes to an end, non-essential retail, churches, gyms and hairdressers have reopened
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