Fingal Social Inclusion Week: Bashir Obasekola PhD & Oluwo of Iwo, A Nigerian Monarch Stole The Show In Dublin

The migrant community in Fingal County Council, Dublin, Republic of Ireland were not just excited but grateful to the council for such an amazing event powered by MaryCare Foundation with the support of TellAfrica as homeland Africa was virtually relocated to Ireland on Tuesday 18 November 2020. The theme of the event: Health, Economic & Social Impact of COVID-19 Pandemic on Migrant Community in Fingal County Council & Environ was judiciously dealt by three guest speakers which includes; William Deng, Esq. from the Netherlands, Tolani Balogun RN while Oba Abdulrasheed…

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Dublin Airport: New Call Centre To Track Passengers, Electronic Travelling Form In Process

-Doyinsola Johnson Commencing on Monday 17 August, a new call centre to track passengers arriving in Dublin Airport from countries not on the green list will be enforced. The centre which shall be set up by Dublin Airport Authority (daa), will deal with follow-up calls to fliers arriving into the country who are required to self isolate for two weeks. Passengers are currently required to fill out a paper form answering questions about their travelling arrangements but an electronic version is also expected to be launched by the HSE this…

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A Man In His Thirties Has Been Arrested For Possession Of Cocaine Worth €117,000

A man in his thirties was arrested after gardaí discovered €117,000 worth of cocaine in his van.   The incident happened at a checkpoint on the Outer Ring Road in Clondalkin area of Dublin yesterday.   Gardaí said they stopped the man in his van at a checkpoint on the Outer Ring Road in Clondalkin at about 6pm yesterday evening.   Where a  search of the van was carried out and 1.7kg of cocaine was discovered.   The man, who is aged in his 30s, was  immediately arrested and taken to…

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Emirates Airline Schedules Flight To 9 Destinations Starting From May 21

The United Arab Emirates Airline has announced their resumption to duty.   The airline on the interim, the airline will now operate flights to nine destinations from May 21 2020.   The Dubai based airline indicated that it would operate scheduled flight services to London Heathrow, Frankfurt, Paris, Milan, Madrid, Chicago, Toronto, Sydney and Melbourne.   However,  flights to Dublin have not been resumed but Irish passengers may travel to one of the designated airports in order to fly the United Arab Emirates.   The airline intends to also offer…

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COVID-19 Ireland: 59 Death, 299 New Cases Recorded Today

59 #COVID19 related cases patients was reported by National Public Health Emergency Team (NPHET) at its briefing on Tuesday 28 April 2020.   There is now a record of  1,159 Covid-19 related deaths in the Republic of Ireland. NPHET also reported 299 new confirmed cases. The total number of confirmed cases now stands at 19, 877.   Stay home and stay safe…..

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COVID-19 IRELAND: 52 Deaths Today, A Total Of 1,063 Deaths Altogether With 18,561 Reported Cases

Fifty-two new deaths related to Covid-19 was announced during the press briefing on Saturday 25, April 2020. This implies that a total number of deaths related to COVID-19 has risen to 1,063. The figures announced by the National Public Health Emergency Team shows a further 377 confirmed new cases of the coronavirus which brings Ireland to the total number of 18,561 recorded cases. The statistics below shows the cumulative distribution of the cases: 57% are female and 43% are male the median age of confirmed cases is 49 years 2,536 cases…

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COVID-19 IRELAND: 36 MORE DEATHS, 345 NEW CASES WITH 55% CASES IN DUBLIN….

On Tuesday 7 April 2020 at 1745, the Department of Health during a briefing stated that 36 new death had occured in Ireland today. While 345 new cases were also recorded. Therefore, a total number of 5,709 cases have so far been recorded in Ireland. 27 of the people who died in the past day from are from the east of the country, 3 from the south and 6 from the north. 19 were males and 17 females. While 24 of those who died had underlying health conditions. The median…

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COVID-19 IRELAND: 126 NEW CASES, 3 DEAD AND 683 INFECTED PERSONS ALL TOGETHER

3 out of 386 cases of Coronavirus are dead.  With 126 new cases of Covid-19 discovered today in the Republic of Ireland and a total of 683 recorded cases since the outbreak of the novel Coronavirus. According to health officials, 12 infected persons are in the Intensive Care Unit; this amounts to 8.6% of hospitalised cases while  29% of those hospitalised patients are 65 years and above. 40% occurrence in Ireland is believed to have occurred through community transmission. Dublin has the highest percentage of infected persons amounting to 51%  while…

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COVID-19 IRELAND: School Closure May Exceed End Of March; Emergency Health Bill For Debate At Seanad

The closure of schools due to the COVID-19 outbreak may extend to April or May” – Taoiseach Leo Varadka. Leo Varadka TD, expressed this concern in a meeting with the 35 elected Fine Gael TDs in the evening of 19th March 2020. Schools in the Republic of Ireland have been closed since Thursday 12th of March 2020. The initial expected date of lapse was 29th of March 2020. However, as a result of the State’s effort to curtail the spread of the deadly and highly transmittable viral infection, the resumption…

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NIDOE DIASPORA HOUSING SCHEME – Hon. K.C Gbandi

The Dream of NIDOE Diaspora Housing scheme launched in Portugal in 2017 is still alive.   NIDOE Project Country Director, Chiwaren Abubakar hard at work, enroute to Echostone, IFC EDGE Certified Affordable housing community Lagos State, after a meeting with the MD, FBNQUEST (First Bank) Mr Ike, who gave a brilliant presentation in Global Summit UK 2018 and and Chuka Ajene one of the foundation project initiative in Portugal 2017. Full update at Dublin 2019. impressions below. KC Ghandi, Chairman NIDOE Europe.

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