Here’s your round-up of what made the headlines.
NEED TO CATCH up? The Journal brings you a round-up of today’s news.
- A further three deaths and 457 new cases of Covid-19 have been confirmed.
- Two women who returned from Dubai can leave Mountjoy Prison but must stay in a quarantine hotel, the High Court has ruled.
- There was another night of loyalist rioting outside Belfast with a 47-year-old man charged with throwing a petrol bomb.
- A seven-year-old girl was killed in a traffic collision in Belfast.
- Eight people were arrested as part of a garda operation aimed at policing planned protests in Dublin city.
- Teacher and garda unions are arguing for a “twin-track approach” that would see their members vaccinated alongside older cohorts.
- Taoiseach Micheál Martin has insisted that his attendance at an event at a Cork boxing club before Christmas, when a ban on indoor gatherings was in place, was for “work” reasons.
- Events to make the 105th anniversary of the 1916 Easter Rising took place across the country.
- Temperatures are set to drop as low as -3 in coming days as a ‘very cold’ Arctic front will reach Ireland tonight.
#COVID-19: The UK government is to begin trials to enable the safe return of crowds to mass gatherings, including Wembley football cup finals and indoor events.
#FLIGHT ON MARS?: NASA’s Ingenuity mini-helicopter has been dropped on the surface of Mars in preparation for its first flight, the US space agency has said.
#EARL SIMMONS: US rapper DMX was hospitalised yesterday and on life-support following a heart attack, his lawyer has said.
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