The Top Four things you need to know – Friday January 14th
A man who had been arrested by Gardai investigating the murder of school teacher Ashling Murphy has been released without charge.
The 23 year was killed on Wednesday afternoon while out jogging along the Grand Canal in Tullamore, Co. Offaly.
New rules around close contacts and testing come into effect today.
Among the changes, people who’ve had a booster and don’t have symptoms no longer need to self-isolate.
A Bill due to be launched today will seek to force employers to provide free medical grade masks for workers.
The Bill being proposed by People Before Profit would ensure employers provide employees with FFP-2 grade masks or higher in particular to education and healthcare workers.
Britain’s Prince Andrew will defend allegations of sexual assault as a ‘private citizen’ after being stripped of his military roles and royal title.
His accuser Virginia Giuffre has tweeted she’s ‘pleased’ a judge in New York’s refused to dismiss her civil action.
The Duke of York strongly denies any wrongdoing.