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Tipperary man Mark Kirwan has been forced to close his two Irish pubs in Washington DC but his day job as a police officer has never been busier, enforcing the lockdown currently underway in the US capital.
05 April 2020
Asylum seekers living in Direct Provision have told RTÉ News that they fear overcrowding is putting them at risk of Covid-19 infection.
05 April 2020
Two men in their 20s will appear before Craigavon Magistrates' Court tomorrow charged in relation to a double ATM robbery in Dundalk, Co Louth.
05 April 2020
Taoiseach Leo Varadkar has re-registered as a medical practitioner and will work one shift a week to help out during the coronavirus crisis.
05 April 2020
Around 100 health workers were at tested for Covid-19 at the first NHS staff testing centre in Belfast.
05 April 2020
Latest figures from the Department of Health show that another 21 people have died after being diagnosed with Covid-19.
05 April 2020
Fianna Fáil and Fine Gael will meet again tomorrow for further discussions on government formation.
05 April 2020
Scotland's chief medical officer has resigned after it emerged she had twice visited her family's second home in Fife.
05 April 2020
Recent weeks have seen an unprecedented response from the country's health workers to the Covid-19 crisis.
05 April 2020
Nurses working in ICU units across the country have spoken of the anxiety they face as they wait for the surge in Covid-19 cases to begin.
05 April 2020
One day, the battle against the novel coronavirus will be won, but it could reshape society and politics. There are many areas it could impact.
05 April 2020
The number of clusters of Covid-19 in nursing homes around the country has risen by 10 in just one day.
05 April 2020
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has been taken to hospital for tests, 10 days after he tested positive for coronavirus.
05 April 2020
Italy has recorded its lowest daily death toll from the novel coronavirus in over two weeks and saw the number of critical care patients decline for the second day.
05 April 2020
The latest national and international updates on the coronavirus outbreak.
05 April 2020
A teenager is among four people being questioned by the PSNI about the murder of Robbie Lawlor.
05 April 2020
The clock is finally ticking down on this caretaker Government. This week the pace and timing of the process in forming a new government, now largely in the hands of Fine Gael, became much clearer.
05 April 2020
Britain's Queen Elizabeth has delivered a rare special address to encourage the British public to rise to the challenges posed by the coronavirus outbreak.
05 April 2020
President Donald Trump has warned Americans to brace for a "very horrendous" number of coronavirus deaths in the coming days.
05 April 2020
The head of the Health Service Executive has said that Irish laboratories will have the capacity to carry out 4,500 Covid-19 tests per day, but that this will be dependent on the availability of the testing reagent.
05 April 2020