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31 minutes ago
Mr Sondheim - known for musicals including West Side Story - died suddenly at his home in Roxbury, Connecticut, the day after celebrating Thanksgiving with friends, his lawyer told the New York Times.
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40 minutes ago
Cash, a car, designer watches and handbags were among some of the items seized during a search operation in Dublin and Meath today
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James McNamara
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Great #LateLateToyShow live blog ⁦@sineadb_rte⁩ ⁦@RTE_Ents⁩ here. Keep up to date here #LLTS. We’ve a great panel of stuff on the ⁦@rtenews⁩ app as well!
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an hour ago
With European Union member states agreeing to temporarily suspend travel from southern Africa amid concern over the detection of the new Omicron Covid variant, RTÉ Europe Editor @tconnellyRTE has the latest |
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RTÉ News
an hour ago
Dozens of protesters demonstrated in The Hague as the Dutch Prime Minister announced toughened #Covid19 measures, which come as hospitals in the Netherlands warn they are being overwhelmed |
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4 hours ago
Minister for Health Stephen Donnelly says the Chief Medical Officer has advised putting mandatory hotel quarantining into place. The Minister says that the advise is being considered by Government |
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4 hours ago
People have been advised not to travel to seven countries in southern Africa unless "absolutely necessary" as a precautionary measure over a new Covid-19 variant.
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4 hours ago
The Panto Industry is calling for clarity after NPHET advised that children avoid certain indoor gatherings for at least the next two weeks. Ballet Ireland says the comments have left the company in a perilous situation. |
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RTÉ News
4 hours ago
Minister Stephen Donnelly says no cases of the new Covid variant - Omicron - have been detected in Ireland or the UK. He says that as of now, any cases linked to the seven south African countries will undergo whole genome sequencing |
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Mary Regan
4 hours ago
NEW: Irish Gov has announced advisory against non-essential travel to Botswana, Eswatini, Lesotho, Mozambique, Namibia, South Africa and Zimbabwe. Irish residents returning from these countries will have to undergo strict home quarantine #covidvariant #COVID19 @rtenews
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RTÉ News
4 hours ago
Minister for Health Stephen Donnelly says travellers from south African countries affected by new Covid strain will require pre-flight PCR test and then mandatory home quarantine. He says gardaí will have a role to play in policing the home quarantine |
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@MaryERegan
Mary Regan
4 hours ago
The Health Minister says Belgium, Israel and Hong Kong where cases of the new #covidvariant have been detected may be added to travel restrictions in time. "The EU is looking at travel advisories for those countries, this is something we will keep under constant review." @rtenews
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Mary Regan
4 hours ago
No cases of the new #covidvariant have been detected in Ireland or the UK so far @DonnellyStephen tells @rtenews Cases linked to seven countries will undergo whole genome sequencing
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RTÉ News
4 hours ago
The Netherlands will tighten its partial Covid lockdown with the early closure of bars, restaurants and shops to curb a spike in cases, Prime Minister Mark Rutte said today.
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@MaryERegan
Mary Regan
4 hours ago
The CMO has advised the Government that Mandatory Hotel Quarantining should be brought in for people traveling from seven Southern African countries. That will be considered by Gov. Legislation to allow MHQ will go to Oireachtas next week, @DonnellyStephen tells @rtenews
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RTÉ News
4 hours ago
A hike in city centre parking charges of up to 300% is among measures being considered by the Department of Transport in a bid to encourage a greater shift to more sustainable forms of travel in Dublin, Cork, Waterford, Limerick, and Galway |
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4 hours ago
WATCH: Interview with Minister for Health Stephen Donnelly on RTÉ Six One News |
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4 hours ago
The World Health Organization has said the #Covid19 variant first identified in South Africa has been classed as a "variant of concern" and given the name Omicron |
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RTÉ News
4 hours ago
A man has died after his car was hit by a falling tree in Northern Ireland, as meteorological agencies issue warnings for strong winds during Storm Arwen.
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