Ireland’s Olympic rowing medallists have returned home from Tokyo, with women's four bronze medal-winner Emily Hegarty telling a press conference that they "enjoyed every minute" of their sporting odyssey.
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Indoor dining in pubs and restaurants has reopened across Ireland, marking a significant step for the hospitality sector.Brian Conlan, owner of Slattery's Bar in Dublin, said he was "delighted to be back open".
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The key facts behind the day's headlines on June 21, it comes as ministers are preparing to outline their proposals to Parliament for solving the “serious challenges” caused by the Northern Ireland Protocol.Boris Johnson used a phone call on Tuesday with his Dublin counterpart Micheal Martin to urge “pragmatism” in order to mend the issues being created by the post-Brexit terms, as reports suggest the UK will put itself on a collision course with the European Union over its mooted solutions.
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Three new hydrogen-powered zero emissions buses have been described as a “momentous step forward” towards decarbonising Ireland’s public transport network.Transport, Climate and Environment Minister Eamon Ryan launched the 2.4 million pilot scheme on Tuesday, with the fleet set to operate from next week on commuter services in the Greater Dublin Area.It is the first scheme of its kind in Ireland and the buses are three of only 4,200 hydrogen powered vehicles worldwide.
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Northern Ireland’s deputy First Minister Michelle O’Neill has laid a wreath in Dublin to commemorate the Battle of the Somme.It is the first time the Sinn Fein politician has attended a Royal British Legion wreath-laying ceremony.She laid the wreath commemorating the 105-year anniversary alongside First Minister Paul Givan at the Irish National War Memorial at Islandbridge.
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Incoming DUP leader Sir Jeffrey Donaldson has warned the Irish Government to stop “cheerleading” for the Northern Ireland Protocol.Sir Jeffrey, who became leader-designate on Saturday, signalled that north-south relationships will be impacted if Irish ministers do not change stance.He accused the administration in Dublin of only advocating for the nationalist side of the community in Northern Ireland and ignoring the concerns unionists have over the imposition of Irish Sea trade barriers under the terms of the Brexit Withdrawal Agreement.After his leadership bid received the endorsement of the DUP electoral college on Saturday, Sir Jeffrey was asked about engagement with the Irish Government going forward.
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