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By now, most people over 40 have now received their Digital Covid Cert. But the government sent it mostly on paper (by post) or as a PDF attached to an email, which is like a scan of a piece of paper. Is there a way to use it digitally from your smartphone? Yes, there are …

Daniel O’Connell, the liberator, had the footwork to avoid the dodge and dive of the Duke of Wellington and Sir Robert Peel to deliver Catholic emancipation in 1829. Even though O’Connell held that Catholicism and nationalism were two sides of the same coin, it was tolerant of all religions and none. In 1847, with failing …

FOOTBALL fans started to gather from this morning ahead of the Euro 2020 final in London. ngland faces Italy tonight and their fans are hoping for their very first victory in the competition. The two teams will meet at Wembley Stadium in London, with kick-off at 8 p.m. England are trying to win their first …

Only Sundridge has won the Group One Darley July Cup Stakes three times (1902-1904), but a handful of horses made it double, and Oxted will look to join that list this afternoon with Cieren Fallon on board again, after winning this past year. Ranked 112 claiming the 2020 victory, Oxted has had varying fortunes since …

Harry Kane’s goal against Denmark on Wednesday saw him become England’s top scorer in major tournaments. ane saw his penalty saved by Kasper Schmeichel but followed it up to score his 10th goal at a World Cup or European Championship, tying Gary Lineker’s national record and creating the opportunity to innovate during Sunday’s final. Here, …

England will try to reach the European Championship final for the first time when they face Denmark at Wembley on Wednesday. The Three Lions will try to reach their first big final since their 1966 World Cup victory, while the Danes hope to take another step to repeat their surprise success at the Euro in …

Last week, the Taoiseach pushed back the planned reopening of the hotel sector following stern advice from the National Public Health Emergency Team (Nphet). he reopening of the hotel business has been delayed again – and it is now based on the controversial introduction of a vaccine pass system by the government. InFocus Podcast: Vaccine …

Dessie Farrell has said Stephen Cluxton has not retired but has asked for time to consider his future as Dublin captain and goalkeeper. In the aftermath of their eight-point win over Wexford in the Leinster quarter-final, Farrell, back on the sidelines after a three-month suspension, said he was unsure whether Cluxton would be back for …

Last night two lucky Lotto winners in Dublin and Limerick took home € 500,000 each in two separate draws. he first winner in Dublin was an online player who took home the € 500,000 in the EuroMillions plus draw on Friday night. The unknown winner purchased the winning Quick Pick ticket online the same day. …

StoryToys, a Dublin-based developer and publisher of educational children’s entertainment applications, was sold to UK group Team17 for $ 26.5 million (€ 22.4 million). A maximum additional amount of $ 22.5 million (€ 19 million) will be payable in cash upon delivery of certain targets by StoryToys within three years of closing the deal, according …