All pupils to return to school after Easter break

Pupils in all primary and post-primary schools will return to school after the Easter holidays. This follows a review during today’s Executive meeting when it was agreed that the remaining students in years 8 to 11 could resume face-to-face teaching from 12 April. Education Minister Peter Weir said, “A major milestone has been reached today […]

Cross border fines only for clearly breaching rules

ANYONE stopped crossing the border will only receive one of the new Garda fines if they are in clear breach of Covid restrictions, the local community has been assured. As of Monday this week, Garda officers operating Covid checkpoints have been given the power to fine people €100 fine for non-essential travel. The fine applies […]

Ciara’s setting a trend with lockdown fitness challenge

By Mark McGoldrick FOR most people, the thought of heading into another lockdown was quite daunting but for personal trainer Ciara Maguire, she is using the time to raise money for Aware NI through her latest fitness challenge. Ciara, a personal trainer at HydeOut Fitness, decided to challenge herself to complete 10,850 burpees in the […]