Covid-19: Government expected to give go-ahead to some reopening plans

The Government is this morning expected to give the go-ahead to some aspects of Friday’s scheduled reopening but others are likely to be postponed as new Covid-19 cases continue to surge. The Cabinet will this morning consider the advice relayed from the National Public Health Emergency Team (Nphet) after its meeting yesterday, which was still … Read more

Inscryption review – card-based horror

Slay The Spire. Beneath the surface there’s also a lot of, initially unsuspected, similarities with developer Daniel Mullins’ previous game Pony Island. It’s not billed as a sequel, but like any artist that returns to similar themes via a different route the connective tissues will be clear to those that play both. Inscryption has other … Read more

MARK ALMOND: China’s thirst to rule the world has just gone hypersonic 

US politicians yesterday warned they are on course to lose a ‘new Cold War’ following reports China secretly flew a nuclear-capable missile around the world. The Long March hypersonic rocket, which can travel at five times the speed of sound, is said to have touched down 24 miles from its target during a test flight … Read more

Man City star Jack Grealish makes heartwarming gesture after woman dies in crash

Paige Rice, 22, from Marston Green, Solihull, died after the car her boyfriend was driving collided with a taxi in Queensway tunnel in Liverpool, with England footballer Jack Grealish donating to a GoFundMe page in her memory Video Loading Video Unavailable The video will auto-play soon8Cancel Play now Influencer Paige Rice sadly died in a … Read more

Government grants awarded to researchers in error due to spreadsheet mistake

A spreadsheet error resulted Government research grants being mistakenly awarded to five overseas academics. The error resulted in education authorities having to issue additional research awards to the intended recipients at a cost of almost €500,000. Under the Government of Ireland’s Postgraduate Scholarship programme, about 250 grants are awarded annually to researchers in areas that … Read more