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Dublin Standards: Irish PM Denies Breaking Lockdown Rules After Having Topless BBQ in the Park

Irish Prime Minister Leo Varadkar has denied breaking the lockdown rules after he was pictured attending a topless barbeque in a sunny Dublin park with his partner and two other friends.On Monday, a spokesman said that that the Europhile Irish leader broke no laws, breached no regulations and observed public health guidance while gathering in Phoenix Park on Sunday.The Taoiseach Prime Minister was in the Phoenix Park with his partner Matt and two friends on Sunday afternoon, in line with public health guidance, the spokesperson added.The denial of any wrongdoing came after images were circulated on social media of Mr Varadkar, his partner Matthew Barrett, and two other friends lounging
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Coronavirus Ireland , 22,541 confirmed cases , 1,429 deaths

Coronavirus Ireland , 22,541 confirmed cases , 1,429 deaths

Latest figures from the health protection surveillance centre show 22,541 confirmed cases of Coronavirus in Ireland with 1,429 deaths. Dublin has the most confirmed cases with 10,885 cases followed kildare with 1,312 and Cork with 1,199 cases. 2,915 people have been hospitalised with 373 requiring intensive care . Community transmission accounts for 61% of cases , close contact 36% , travel abroad 3% . Age Profile IRELAND AGE No. of Cases < 1 year old 401 - 4 yrs 775 - 14 yrs 24315 - 24 yrs 154525 - 34 yrs 363535 - 44 yrs 385145 - 54 yrs 406555 - 64 yrs 291365+5907
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Miracle baby survives Coronavirus and Open heart Surgery

Miracle baby survives Coronavirus and Open heart Surgery

A 6 month old baby girl at Liverpool's Alder Hey Children’s Hospital has survived both open heart surgery and the Coronavirus . 6 month old baby girl , Baby Erin Bates who has battled serious health conditions since her birth last october including open heart surgery in December has beaten the Coronavirus. On Friday , a hospital spokesperson announced that the baby girl who was diagnosed with Covid-19 earlier this month and has spent the last two weeks in isolation connected to a breathing machine had beaten the virus ... "Erin beat COVID-19 and received a guard of honour by the treating team on our HDU
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Planning Deadlines for objections and appeals extended to beyond 9th May

Planning Deadlines for objections and appeals extended to beyond 9th May

Due to Coronavirus travel restrictions . The government has made a new order extending the time deadlines for receipt of planning submissions. Where the final deadline to lodge an objection or appeal to a Planning authority or An Bord Pleanala falls between 29th March and 9th May inclusive , the deadline is now extended to a date beyond 9 May 2020 . A Calendar of the new times is available on the An Bord Pleanala website here - http://www.pleanala.ie/COVID-19.htm Further extensions This is the second order made to deal with coronavirus travel restrictions . A previous Order which was made on 29 March had specified that the extension period
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Broadcasting Authority - "equal allocation of airtime not necessary to achieve fairness"

Broadcasting Authority - "equal allocation of airtime not necessary to achieve fairness"

The Broadcasting Authority of Ireland has rejected a complaint made by European Elections Candidate Dr Fidelma Healy Eames relating to her exclusion from two RTE Live debates during the European Elections last year . In her complaint to the BAI , Dr Fidelma Healy Eames said she was excluded from the Week in Politics and Prime Time European Elections debates (broadcast 28th April and 21st May 2019) relating to the Midlands North West Constituency and was only given a 1 minute pre-recorded clip to convey herself to the electorate which meant she was not able to reveal her ability to debate amounting to unfair treatment. Dr Eames complained that the criteria used
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Taoiseach made special plea for free movement of Agri workers to Ireland during Covid19 crisis

Taoiseach made special plea for free movement of Agri workers to Ireland during Covid19 crisis

Just days after the Taoiseach made a public statement describing how he felt "discomfort" at the arrival of 189 Bulgarian fruit pickers on a chartered flight from Sofia to Dublin , RTE's Europe editor Tony Connelly has revealed that Taoiseach Leo Varadkar and Agriculture Minister Michael Creed had made special requests for free movement of Migrant Agri Workers into Ireland during the Covid-19 outbreak at a Video Conference of EU Agriculture Ministers held on March 25th and 26th. Writing on Twitter , RTE reporter Tony Connelly stated : On the ongoing controversy over Keelings and Bulgarian workers, it's worth noting the following: The ability for migrant seasonal agriculture workers to continue
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Registration open for webinar on nursery hurling

Registration is now open for our fifth hurling specific webinar, Nursery Hurling: Values and Guidelins, Part 2 which takes place next Monday, June 8, at 8pm Irish Time.This workshop will be presented by Damien Coleman, Connacht Hurling Development Manager. It is a follow on to the very well received Part
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Sure - GAA Move More at Home | Lesson 4: Changing Direction

Sure - GAA Move More at Home | Lesson 4: Changing Direction
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A Few Small Challenges- Week 3

A Few Small Challenges- Week 3
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AIG and Dublin Footballer Eoin Murchan show support for Aoibheann’s Pink Tie

AIG Insurance, proud sponsor of Dublin GAA, have teamed up with Aoibheanns Pink Tie and the Dublin Senior Football Team to send personalised messages to children and their families battling cancer throughout Ireland as well as helping to launch a fundraising drive to support the important work the charity does.
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Minster Simon Harris lauds GAA clubs for their help fighting COVID-19

By John Harrington The Minister for Health, Simon Harris TD, recently visited the COVID-19 Community Testing Centre in Croke Park. While there, he spoke to GAA.it about the hugely positive role that GAA clubs have taken on in the fight against COVID-19. Q: Minister, you've been here in Croke Park
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Player Interview: Danny Lafferty 03-06-2020

Player Interview: Danny Lafferty 03-06-2020
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Registration open for webinar on nursery hurling

Registration is now open for our fifth hurling specific webinar, Nursery Hurling: Values and Guidelins, Part 2 which takes place next Monday, June 8, at 8pm Irish Time.This workshop will be presented by Damien Coleman, Connacht Hurling Development Manager. It is a follow on to the very well received Part
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Sure - GAA Move More at Home | Lesson 4: Changing Direction

Sure - GAA Move More at Home | Lesson 4: Changing Direction
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A Few Small Challenges- Week 3

A Few Small Challenges- Week 3
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AIG and Dublin Footballer Eoin Murchan show support for Aoibheann’s Pink Tie

AIG Insurance, proud sponsor of Dublin GAA, have teamed up with Aoibheanns Pink Tie and the Dublin Senior Football Team to send personalised messages to children and their families battling cancer throughout Ireland as well as helping to launch a fundraising drive to support the important work the charity does.
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Minster Simon Harris lauds GAA clubs for their help fighting COVID-19

By John Harrington The Minister for Health, Simon Harris TD, recently visited the COVID-19 Community Testing Centre in Croke Park. While there, he spoke to GAA.it about the hugely positive role that GAA clubs have taken on in the fight against COVID-19. Q: Minister, you've been here in Croke Park
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Player Interview: Danny Lafferty 03-06-2020

Player Interview: Danny Lafferty 03-06-2020
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Registration open for webinar on nursery hurling

Registration is now open for our fifth hurling specific webinar, Nursery Hurling: Values and Guidelins, Part 2 which takes place next Monday, June 8, at 8pm Irish Time.This workshop will be presented by Damien Coleman, Connacht Hurling Development Manager. It is a follow on to the very well received Part
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Sure - GAA Move More at Home | Lesson 4: Changing Direction

Sure - GAA Move More at Home | Lesson 4: Changing Direction

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A Few Small Challenges- Week 3

A Few Small Challenges- Week 3

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AIG and Dublin Footballer Eoin Murchan show support for Aoibheann’s Pink Tie

AIG Insurance, proud sponsor of Dublin GAA, have teamed up with Aoibheanns Pink Tie and the Dublin Senior Football Team to send personalised messages to children and their families battling cancer throughout Ireland as well as helping to launch a fundraising drive to support the important work the charity does.
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Minster Simon Harris lauds GAA clubs for their help fighting COVID-19

By John Harrington The Minister for Health, Simon Harris TD, recently visited the COVID-19 Community Testing Centre in Croke Park. While there, he spoke to GAA.it about the hugely positive role that GAA clubs have taken on in the fight against COVID-19. Q: Minister, you've been here in Croke Park
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