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Tom Hanks writes letter to bullied boy called Corona

The 8-year-old was being bullied and decided to write to the actor and his wife after they were diagnosed with coronavirus.

More than 130,000 people have signed a petition calling for MP’s £10,000 work from home allowance to be scrapped

Over 130 thousand people have signed a petition calling for the newly allocated £10,000 allowance for MP’s to be scrapped. MPs have been offered an additional £10,000 each by the Independent Parliamentary Standards Authority (IPSA)…

33 more deaths, 553 new cases of Covid-19 in Ireland

The Department of Health has announced that 33 people diagnosed with COVID-19 in Ireland have died. 30 deaths were located in the east, 3 in the west of the country. The people included 14 females…

School closure extended until 19th April & “contingency plans” are in progress for the Leaving Cert

The Taoiseach has announced that schools, colleges and childcare facilities will remain closed until the 19th of April. Leo Varadkar announced on Thursday 12 March that all schools, colleges and childcare facilities would close in response to…

Quiz: Just how well do you know the history of St Patrick’s Day?

St Patrick’s Day is upon us, and although COVID-19 has much of the celebrations cancelled – it’s not all about the parades. There’s a lot more to this holiday than meets the eye.

First case of coronavirus confirmed in Republic of Ireland

The first case of the coronavirus in the Republic of Ireland has been confirmed by the Department of Health. The patient is a male in the eastern part of the country and is receiving medical…

Hank Azaria will no longer voice Apu in The Simpsons

Azaria stops voicing the Indian shop owner following years of controversy and accusations of racism.

Here are the most watched TV programmes of 2019

RTÉ programming accounted for over 40 of the 50 spots.