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News from Wicklow

A moderate 5.6-magnitude earthquake rattled New Zealand's North Island but failed to crack Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern's composure as she conducted a live television interview.
25 May 2020
The United States said it was prohibiting most non-US citizens from traveling to the country if they had been in Brazil in the last two weeks, two days after the South American nation became the world No 2 hot spot for coronavirus cases.
25 May 2020
South Africa's President Cyril Ramaphosa has said a controversial ban on the sale of alcohol would be lifted for home consumption when the country moves into level three of a five-tier coronavirus lockdown next month.
24 May 2020
Chile's healthcare system is under strain and "very close to the limit," President Sebastian Pinera has said, as the number of confirmed novel coronavirus infections approaches 70,000 after a rapid increase in recent days.
24 May 2020
A body representing people with disabilities has said the Government must act urgently to provide educational supports for children with special needs.
24 May 2020
Police in Australia have charged three men in connection with the death of a 19-year-old Irishman which occurred early on Saturday morning.
24 May 2020
Minister for Health Simon Harris has signed the regulations making it mandatory for all passengers coming into Ireland to fill out a passenger locator form.
24 May 2020
The Department of Health has announced that a further four people who had been diagnosed with Covid-19 here have died, and have confirmed an additional 57 cases of the virus.
24 May 2020
For one couple in Mayo, quarantine has been brought to a whole different level as they isolate in the splendid surroundings of Ashford Castle.
24 May 2020
The Green Party has issued a statement saying that it has not put any names forward for the role of Attorney General in a potential coalition government.
24 May 2020
Dáil Éireann is struggling to cope with the coronavirus as the strictures which the virus has imposed on procedures are stifling.
24 May 2020
Chief Executive of the Health Service Executive Paul Reid has said one-metre social distancing would give the health service greater capacity, but it will be guided by the National Public Health Emergency Team's advice.
24 May 2020
The Chinese virology institute in the city where Covid-19 first emerged has three live strains of bat coronavirus on-site, but none match the new contagion wreaking chaos across the world, its director has said.
24 May 2020
Northern Ireland's First and Deputy First Ministers have said their efforts to tackle Covid-19 have helped to bring their parties closer together.
24 May 2020
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has backed his senior adviser Dominic Cummings, despite calls from within his own Conservative Party for the aide to resign for travelling 400km during the country's Covid-19 lockdown.
24 May 2020
Hong Kong police fired teargas and water cannon to disperse thousands protesting against a plan to directly impose national security laws on the city, signalling a return to mass protests that hit the financial hub last year.
24 May 2020
The first day of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's corruption trial ended after about an hour.
24 May 2020
Arlene Foster and Michelle O'Neill are getting along, but don't tell it widely because as soon as you start talking about it, the rows could start up again, writes Northern Editor Tommie Gorman.
24 May 2020
Trócaire has announced that donations from their Lenten box appeal can be returned.
24 May 2020
Interactive map: Covid-19 cases in your area
23 May 2020