Leaving Cert oral exams cancelled over Covid-19

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All Leaving Cert students studying languages will receive marks of 100% in lieu of oral assessments that were due to be held...

Eurovision Song Contest cancelled due to coronavirus outbreak

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The Eurovision Song Contest has been cancelled due to the coronavirus outbreak, the European Broadcasting Union announced today. The...

Newstalk presenter Ciara Kelly announces she has Covid-19

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Newstalk presenter Ciara Kelly has announced that she has the coronavirus Covid-19 live on air. “I’m dealing with it...

Ryanair says most flights to be grounded from March 24th

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Ryanair says it expects that most if not all flights across the group will be grounded from midnight on March 24th.

Pharmaceutical companies to collaborate to develop potential coronavirus vaccine

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US drugmaker Pfizer has signed a deal with Germany's BioNTech SE to co-develop a potential vaccine for the coronavirus.

Garda Public Order Unit set up in response to Covid-19

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A full-time Public Order Unit is being set up by gardaí in response to the coronavirus outbreak. The unit...

Man who murdered 19 people at disability care home in Japan is sentenced to...

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A Japanese man has been sentenced to death for the stabbing murder of 19 disabled people at a care home, in one...

Wayne Rooney accuses UK government and football authorities of treating players ‘like guinea pigs’

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Wayne Rooney has criticised the UK government and the football authorities for treating players as “guinea pigs” in their confused message over...

Bill Gates steps down from Microsoft board to spend more time on philanthropy

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Bill Gates Gates has said he is stepping down from the company’s board to focus on philanthropy. Gates was...

Special policing plan to be announced to deal with coronavirus outbreak

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Gardaí say they are increasing high visibility patrols all over the country in response to coronavirus. Garda Commissioner Drew...