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The impact of the return to schools on the number of Covid-19 cases had been raised as a potential concern by some epidemiologists

The group of unions representing staff in the HSE had sought an additional ten days' leave for all personnel as a recognition for work carried out during the Covid pandemic

Zaki Anwari, a 17-year-old footballer, was among those killed at Kabul airport last month

The move means thousands of children who have been forced to isolate at home will be able to return to class

Higher Options 2021 is a great opportunity to learn more about where you might end up studying at third level.

Covid-19 pandemic has ‘laid bare the inadequacies’ of State’s mental health services

Special Report: "As strong as the domestic tourism market may have been, the absence of overseas is just a massive hit, and predictions are that the industry will be in survival mode until 2022"

Most read right now: Biden ‘wrong’ to have concerns over Belfast Agreement, UK minister says

Lovely, lovely poster. (Though tagline maybe a bit too on the nose.)

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Harassment law ‘just not good enough’ in dealing with stalking


Scoops of the Day

One person hospitalised after taking ivermectin for Covid-19 in Ireland

Taoiseach Micheál Martin has said the Government will use the upcoming budget to protect people with lower incomes from the impact of rising energy costs

President should have anticipated likely response to decision not to attend Armagh service

❝ The fact of being our President or being Michael D does not confer infallibility. He is a wily, seasoned politician

Justin Trudeau: “I hear you when you say you want to get back to the things you love, not to worry about the pandemic or the election . . . You have given this government and this parliament clear direction.”

Joe Biden: “As I stand here today, for the first time in 20 years the United States is not at war. We’ve turned the page.”

The prosecution barrister in the trial of a man who admits killing his friend on Dublin’s O’Connell Street has told the jury the case is “murder and nothing else”

Barrister tells court woman’s trip to Barbados was for funeral ‘not a jolly on State funds’

Fine Gael’s self-image as the paragon of propriety actually encourages bad behaviour, writes Fintan O'Toole

Michael McDowell: A rail feasibility study is always good for a positive headline


Scoops of the Week

Nine healthcare workers hospitalised with Covid-19 in recent weeks

Would Scotland’s solution to knife crime work in Ireland?

US president Joe Biden urged the world to turn from conflict toward co-operation against the urgent threats of climate change and disease, seeking to shore up international alliances shaken by recent US foreign policy missteps

Fintan O'Toole: Fine Gael thinks it is saintly when it is merely sanctimonious

Navan commuters waiting on Dublin train for 25 years

Anti-vaccine campaigner Dolores Cahill no longer listed on UCD staff directory

Constitutional experts back President Higgins over John Bruton

Covid-19: Donegal man ‘rescued’ by anti-vaxxers back in hospital

Gardaí appeal for help finding boy (4) missing from Kilkenny

The truth about Ireland’s monster €240bn debt: it wasn’t the banks, writes Eoin Burke-Kennedy