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Businesses are being caught in the middle between staff who are refusing to be vaccinated against Covid-19 and others who are refusing to work alongside those who have not received a vaccine, an Oireachtas committee has been told. File photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times.

Businesses are being caught in the middle between staff who are refusing to be vaccinated against Covid-19 and others who are refusing to work alongsi(...)

The RSA said that, so far, only booking dates for June 2021 have been released, and that dates for July and August would be released soon

The Road Safety Authority (RSA) has defended a lack of availability for its online theory test, saying that the system as it stands is only a pilot pr(...)

The body of the deceased was moved from the port to the city morgue where a postmortem is due to take place. File photograph: Aidan Crawley/ Bloomberg

A man in his 20s has died in a workplace incident at Dublin Port. The incident occurred at approximately 3.30pm on Saturday at one of the port’s ship(...)

Move by the Department of Transport to affect 3,000 drivers. File photograph: Getty

All leaner and novice drivers will be disqualified after receiving seven penalty points regardless of how long they have held their licences, the Dep(...)

A content moderator who works for Facebook through an outsourced firm has told an Oireachtas committee of the trauma those doing the job experience. Photograph: Christophe Simon/AFP via Getty Images.

A content moderator who works for Facebook through an outsourced firm has described to an Oireachtas committee the “pervasive climate of fear” which e(...)

Human bio-monitoring studies in the EU have found a growing number of different hazardous chemicals in human blood and body tissue. Photograph: iStock

Chemicals are in almost everything we interact with and the World Health Organisation estimates the global production of chemicals will be four times (...)

Intel recently announced plans to create 1,600 jobs as part of a $7bn (€5.8bn) investment at Leixlip. File photograph: Collins

The number of confirmed coronavirus cases on the Intel construction site in Leixlip, Co Kildare, has risen to 85. Further testing has taken place at(...)

The Road Safety Authority  says hail showers are ‘unpredictable’ and can turn a safe stretch of road into a ‘carpet of hailstones’ very quickly. Photograph: iStock

Winter is set to return over the weekend with temperatures dropping to minus 3 degrees in places. The cold air, which descended over the country on E(...)

A man rides a quad bike on a snow covered road in Glenasmole, Co Dublin earlier this week. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA

A yellow snow and ice warning is in place for much of the country on Thursday, with up to 5cm of snow forecast for some areas. The warning is in pla(...)

The HSE acknowledges updated guidance on the situations where FFP2 masks should be used will lead to an “ongoing and significant increase in demand for the medium term”. Photograph:  Nicolas Tucat/AFP via Getty Images

The Health Service Executive says it has sufficient supplies of medical-grade face masks to protect against Covid-19 despite a more than 10-fold incre(...)

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