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Singer R Kelly convicted in US sex trafficking trial

Covid-19 tests fall sharply as school checks relaxed

Your One Wild and Precious Life: Something for everyone

Stormont ministers agree to end social distancing rules in shop and theatres

‘Help-to-buy is there, and it’s going to remain in place for a little bit longer,’ says Tánaiste

1.7bn years in the making: new exhibition examines the ground beneath our feet

Health workers need additional recognition for Covid pandemic, says INMO

Anyone tried the full self driving yet?

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Herd immunity is when enough people vote blue that the GOP can no longer dangerously infect a large percentage of the public with this sort of weapons-grade chuckleheadedry.

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Children between the age of five and 11 are unlikely to be eligible for vaccination this year, the Minister for Health Stephen Donnelly has said

House prices outside Dublin climbing faster than in the capital

'Being a newsagent is addictive': Last Corner Shop Dunlaoire closes after 35 years. Video by @endajodowd ⁩

Property hot spots: The towns with the biggest price rises in Ireland

USA win the Ryder Cup; A low point for Irish women's rugby

Oh get up the yard. We’ve already imported their bastardised version of Halloween back into the country. We somehow bought into Black Friday. Stop with this forelock-tugging crap. (And this is before we even get into the awkward genocidal issues.)

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The Covid pandemic has caused the biggest decrease in life expectancy in western Europe since the second World War, according to a study

Quick sales and rising prices clearly evident in Co Cork property market

Germany’s Social Democrats said on Monday they would start the process of trying to forge a three-way alliance and lead a government for the first time since 2005 after they narrowly won Sunday’s national election


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Move comes as London hints at using clause to suspend parts of Northern Ireland protocol

In The Irish Times this weekend: Waterford city named as the Best Place to Live in Ireland 2021, our climate crisis and more. Subscribe now.

Senior Garda appointed to lead investigation into Donegal hospital incident

The European Commission plans to force manufacturers to adopt one standard charger for electronic devices in a bid to cut waste, despite resistance from the tech industry.

In less controversial news, I pondered what James Bond means to us... #NoTimeToDie 

Application for two additional dates has also been received by Dublin City Council

Children who are close contacts but have no symptoms set to return to class from Monday

Micheál Martin: “We must move past theoretical debates and respond to the reality that climate change is exacerbating conflict globally. This council can and must do more."

“We’re not saying the President Michael D Higgins did not raise these issues but we are saying he didn’t raise them with us.”

IRA ‘were no criminals’, former Sinn Féin TD tells commemoration