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News At One Thursday 6 August 2020

News At One

News At One

News, sport, business and interviews with Aine Lawlor and Claire Byrne.

GPs report large increase in Covid-19 test requests after bank holiday

GPs report large increase in Covid-19 test requests after bank holiday

Correspondent Orla O'Donnell reports that GPs have reported a large increase in the number of patients seeking referral for a Covid-19 test since the bank holiday weekend. The number of patients in intensive care has risen from eight yesterday up to 14 today

Two facing charges over NAMA's Project Eagle loan sale

Two facing charges over NAMA's Project Eagle loan sale

Northern Editor Tommie Gorman reports that two men are to be charged with fraud relating to the sale of NAMA's Northern Ireland loan book, following an investigation of the deal known as Project Eagle

Back to School Allowance budget to be increased

Back to School Allowance budget to be increased

Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection Heather Humphreys has said the Back to School Allowance budget will be increased to €153 million euro

Mass temperature checks at airports not likely to be effective - HIQA

Mass temperature checks at airports not likely to be effective - HIQA

Dr. Mairín Ryan - deputy Chief Executive of Hiqa says mass temperature screening at airports is not likely to be effective in limiting the spread of Covid-19 and there is is no evidence of long term immunity from Coronavirus

Tributes paid to teenager who died at Powerscourt Waterfall

Tributes paid to teenager who died at Powerscourt Waterfall

Coleraine Grammar School Principal David Curruthers says the 15 year old was a popular student there.

Swimming ban in place at west Clare beaches

Swimming ban in place at west Clare beaches

Cathal Brodie, chartered environmental scientist with Clare Co. Council says that bathers are being advised not to swim at Lahinch, White Strand Miltown Malbay, Spanish Point and Kilkee beaches due to increased bacterial levels in the water.

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