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Global deaths linked to Covid-19 topped 5 million on Friday, according to Reuters, with unvaccinated people particularly at risk of the highly transmissible variant Delta. Ireland’s official death toll from Covid-19 stands at 5,249, with most deaths occurring in mid-2020 and January 2021. End of April 2020 saw the highest average death toll in Ireland …

He opened an investigation after chaotic scenes in Britain due to gasoline shortages. The automotive group has been addressing rising petrol and diesel prices in Ireland amid global concerns over rising fuel prices. While Ireland is unlikely to face the same fuel pump shortages that led to dramatic panic buying across the UK, prices are …

A NEWLY published book presents Ireland’s rich history to the masses through a series of fascinating images featuring scenes from across the island. Air Hero Captain John ‘Jack’ Alcock holding a model airplane and his navigator, Lieutenant Arthur ‘Teddie’ Whitten Brown, at the Automobile Club in Dawson Street, Dubli. They had just made the first …

There is a high risk of an increase in Covid-19 cases and deaths this fall in countries with insufficient vaccine coverage, the European Center for Disease Control (ECDC) has warned. Vulnerable and fully vaccinated people are still at risk of contracting an infection with serious consequences, he said in his latest rapid risk assessment. Only …

Kay Collins traded in a desk and her family’s transportation company books for a truck and the open road for a few days each week. It is not by choice but by necessity. The 32-year-old accountant has had to replace a truck driver at Collins Transport – a fourth-generation family business in north County Cork …

I wake up and, as is my bad habit, check Twitter. I face an unusual level of denigration of teachers – even by Irish standards. “The majority of teachers did nothing. “Catch, catch, catch.” So goes my Twitter thread. Shortly after, I find the source of the problem. All three teachers’ unions have reportedly said …

Northern Ireland boss Ian Baraclough believes Blackpool forward Shayne Lavery will only get better for the club and the country. Lavery took his season tally for the Seasiders to six goals in 12 games with a superb volley in Tuesday night’s 1-1 draw at Hull City, The 22-year-old, who joined Blackpool from Irish League champions …

Ireland’s lucrative 12.5% ​​corporate tax rate is “not a one-size-fits-all selling point” for multinational companies, and never has been, the Taoiseach said. Micheál Martin told Dáil that negotiations which would see corporate tax set at a minimum of 15% are “not finished at all” and Ireland is asking for further clarification on the matter. However, …

Ireland needs assurances that a global minimum corporate tax rate will not be changed and will be implemented by all countries that join it, said tánaist Leo Varadkar. The Minister of Enterprise and Trade made the remarks as he addressed an audience – including representatives of US companies – at the Center for Strategic and …

General view of a branch of Bank of Ireland in Dublin, Ireland on March 1, 2021. REUTERS / Clodagh Kilcoyne / File Photo / File Photo DUBLIN, Sept.27 (Reuters) – The Bank of Ireland (BIRG.I) blamed state restrictions on bankers’ salaries and bonuses for the announcement on Monday that CFO Myles O’Grady would be leaving …