April 09th 2021

April 09th 2021

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AstraZeneca vaccine renamed ‘Vaxzevria’

“COVID-19 is associated with a risk of hospitalisation and death. The reported combination of blood clots and low blood platelets is very rare, and the overall benefits of the vaccine in preventing COVID-19 outweigh the risks of side effects.”

Music this week from Estonia and Greece

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April 02nd 2021

April 02nd 2021

“Ireland has joined the EU Schengen Information System which will see information on crime exchanged with other member States.

The system helps make Europe more secure by allowing police and border guards to log and share information on people and property related to criminal activity”.

Ireland operates SIS, but as it has chosen not to join the Schengen area, it cannot issue or access Schengen-wide alerts for refusing entry and stay into the Schengen area.

♪ Music this week from Portugal and Ireland ♫

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March 05th 2021

March 05th 2021

Terrorism trend report

Mick Wallace

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Ireland recorded the third highest increase in retail sales in the European Union during 2020, according to new figures from Eurostat.  Across the EU, sales were up by 1.4 % in December 2020 after a decrease of 4.9 % in November 2020.

In Ireland, the increase was 11.4 %, the third highest in Europe.
♪ Music this week from Hungary (Bagossy Brothers Company) and Czech Republic (Lucie Vondrackova ) ♫

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