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An inquest takes place today into the death of three brothers in Co. Cork earlier this year.
60-year-old Paddy and 66-year-old Willie Hennessy were found dead at their family farm near Mitchelstown in February,
their brother, 59-year-old Johnny, was found dead in a nearby river.
The inquest into the death of Marie Downey and her son Darragh continues in the city this morning.
The 36 year old and her four day old son died at Cork University Hospital in March 2019.
The Taoiseach has said he can’t rule out further Covid restrictions in the coming weeks.
Last night a new 12 midnight curfew for the hospitality sector was announced along with changes to self isolation rules for households.
Survivors of mother and baby homes have described as ‘totally inadequate’ the redress scheme announced by government.
The 800 million euro scheme, announced yesterday, will benefit around 34,000 former residents.