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04 August 2018 12:41 Wildfire unveils huge WWII 'EIRE' sign on Bray Head

The signs were used during World War II to guide pilots, as Ireland was a neutral country. WILDFIRES ON THE Wicklow coast have unveiled a large ‘Eire’ sign on Bray Head that dates back to World War II. The sign was spotted by a Garda Air Support Unit aircraft as it made its way across the east coast this weekend. An Air Corps spokesperson told TheJournal 1

24 July 2018 05:15 Fears raised after Ebola reemerges in woman one year after all-clear

Her husband and sons may have been infected with the virus as a result. THE EBOLA VIRUS may have reemerged in a woman a year after she survived contracting the deadly virus. The woman’s husband and two of their sons may have been infected with the virus as a result. Researchers looking into the last-known cluster of infections from a source within Liberia 3

14 July 2018 12:57 Residents allowed return to their homes as Bray Head fire under control

The fire broke out in front of a tent on Bray Head. A FIRE ON Bray Head continues to burn, but residents have been allowed to return home. Firefighters remained on scene overnight after the gorse fire burned all of yesterday, forcing evacuations. The Irish Air Corps was called in to help efforts to put the fire out, though this was interfered with by people 3

03 March 2018 15:25 Three Australians die from contaminated melon

THREE AUSTRALIANS HAVE died after consuming melon contaminated with listeria amid an outbreak that has prompted health authorities to warn those at risk to throw out pre-cut melons. Listeria is a commonly found bacteria and for most people who consume foods that contain it does not cause illness. But for elderly people, pregnant women or those with serious 13

27 February 2018 00:00 18 of 20 measles victims unvaccinated

Nine cases involved children aged 0 to 5, none of whom was vaccinated. Four were hospitalised. Of the remaining 11 cases among 15 to 34 year olds, just two had received the MMR (measles-mumps-rubella) vaccine. Four of this cohort were also hospitalised. Two doses of the MMR vaccine are recommended to protect against measles, one at age 12 to 15 months 5

15 February 2018 10:08 Numbers continuing to rise in Limerick measles outbreak as doctors urge vaccinations

The HSE is offering the vaccine for free in Limerick. THE HSE HAS said that the numbers of people contracting measles due to the recent outbreak in Limerick continues to rise. Speaking on RTÉ’s Morning Ireland, HSE public health specialist Dr Rose Fitzgerald expressed her concerns at the recent outbreak. She said that it is likely numbers may continue 9

13 February 2018 12:14 11 cases confirmed in measles outbreak across Limerick and Dublin

The incident is being examined by the HSE’s measles outbreak control team. 11 CASES HAVE been diagnosed so far in the ongoing outbreak of measles in Ireland. The HSE’s Health Protection Surveillance Centre (HPSC) said that 10 cases have been diagnosed in Limerick and one linked case in Dublin. A number of further possible cases are being investigated 11

28 October 2017 17:18 Sky Views: Time to stop messing with the clocks?

Adam Boulton, Presenter - All Out Politics I find this mixture of leapfrog and American seasonal terminology the easiest way to remember which way to wind the hands when the clocks change. British Summer Time (BST) runs for the seven months from 2am on the last Sunday in March until 2am on the last Sunday in October. So tonight turn the clocks back an hour when you go to bed. Autumn 12

25 October 2017 15:02 A stern Senate speech won’t stop Trump. It didn’t stop McCarthy

In a dramatic speech on Tuesday, Sen. Jeff Flake (R-Ariz.) announced that he would not be running for reelection. Pointedly, Flake denounced the dark turn that American politics had taken in the age of President Trump and decided he wanted to be no part of it. With his principles at odds with his president and his party, Flake insisted he had no choice 22

22 October 2017 12:44 WHO cancels Robert Mugabe goodwill ambassador role

Decision to name Mugabe had provoked outrage from medics and rights groups Zimbabwean president Robert Mugabe has been removed as a World Health Organization goodwill ambassador after his appointment was greeted with outrage among donors and rights groups. WHO director-general Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, who made the appointment at a high-level meeting 14