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Graham Fahy

Ireland limits indoor hospitality to vaccinated over Delta fears

Jun 29 2021

DUBLIN (Reuters) -Ireland said on Tuesday it will restrict indoor drinking and eating in bars and restaurants to those who are fully vaccinated against COVID-19 or who have previously been infected by it due to concerns about the Delta variant.

Ireland tightens lockdown as COVID-19 'tsunami' threatens hospitals

Jan 06 2021

DUBLIN Ireland announced its strictest lockdown measures since early last year on Wednesday as a "tsunami" of infections caused by a new COVID-19 variant pushed hospitalisations to a record high and sparked fears the healthcare system could be overwhelmed.

Flutter enlists Fox help to control FanDuel in $4 billion deal

Dec 03 2020

Dublin Flutter Entertainment raised its bet on the U.S. gambling market on Thursday, with a $4.18 billion (3.12 billion pounds) deal to increase its FanDuel holding to 95% and end Fastball's involvement in online sports betting platform FOX Bet.

Ireland to lift COVID-19 curbs ahead of many European countries

Nov 27 2020

DUBLIN Ireland will allow shops, restaurants, gyms and pubs serving food to reopen next week, and permit travel between counties from Dec. 18, to facilitate a "different but special" Christmas, Prime Minister Micheal Martin said on Friday.

Ireland imposes some of Europe's toughest COVID-19 curbs

Oct 19 2020

DUBLIN Ireland announced some of Europe's toughest COVID-19 constraints on Monday, shutting non-essential retail, limiting restaurants and pubs to take away service and telling people not to travel more than five kilometres (3 miles) from their home. | Video

Ryanair investors back O'Leary bonus, but a third withhold support

Sep 17 2020

DUBLIN Ryanair shareholders backed a 458,000 euro ($540,000) bonus for Group CEO Michael O'Leary on Thursday, although more than a third withheld their support following criticism of the payout at a time of industry crisis.

EU trade chief Hogan quits over Ireland COVID-19 'golfgate' controversy

Aug 26 2020

DUBLIN/BRUSSELS Phil Hogan quit as the EU's Trade Commissioner on Wednesday after days of pressure over allegations he breached COVID-19 guidelines during a trip to his native Ireland, saying it had become clear the controversy was a distraction from his work.

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