The 9 at 9: Friday · TheJournal.ie – TheJournal.ie

Image: Shutterstock/Dima Sobko Image: Shutterstock/Dima Sobko

EVERY MORNING, TheJournal.ie brings you all the news you need to know as you start the day.

1. GOLFGATE: Minister for Agriculture Dara Calleary has resigned in the wake of revelations he attended a golf function with over 80 attendees at a hotel on Wednesday night. 

2. #QUIGLEYS POINT: A man and two children have died after the car they were travelling in entered the water at Quigley’s Point, Co Donegal last night.  

3. #LOKDOWN: Temporary restrictions in Offaly and Laois are expected to be lifted as planned this weekend but restrictions in Kildare are expected to remain in place for a further two weeks. 

4. #NURSING HOMES: Weeks after many nursing homes faced the devastating impact of Covid-19 outbreaks, many are now looking at the rising number of new cases across the country with fear and alarm. 

Continue reading this atricle at https://www.thejournal.ie/8-at-8-friday-60-5181598-Aug2020/