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Dublin bar owner has apologized for comparing quarantine and Holocaust
Dublin owner Kieran Finnerty, the owner of the Dice Bar in Dublin, apologized for comparing quarantine and the Holocaust after being criticized on social media.
The businessman made a post on his Facebook page (and later deleted it), in which he wrote that closing bars and pubs across the country due to an epidemic was similar to sending Jews from the Warsaw ghetto by train to Auschwitz supposedly for their own good .
Such a comparison caused a storm of indignation among subscribers of Kiran Finnerti. Many noted that temporary measures to close public spaces were incomparable with the tragedy that took the lives of 6 million people.
In the next post, the owner of the bar tried to apologize, but noted that what happened during the war was the result of 20 years of propaganda and the destruction of people's freedoms.
He was also criticized for this statement.
In the end, Kieran Finnerty apologized for the insults and for comparing contemporary events with Nazi Germany’s actions against Jews.
Graffiti with celebrities urged to stay at home appeared in Dublin
The heroes of the work of the artist Emmaline Blake are Dua Lipa and Cardi B. In addition, the designer made her version of the propaganda poster of the Second World War "We can do it!"
A series of graffiti in the style of pop art with images of show business stars appeared on the streets of Dublin. Artist and designer Emmaline Blake used phrases from songs and TV shows to encourage the Irish to follow quarantine rules when coronavirus spreads.
For example, the American performer Cardi Bee reminds passers-by about the social distance of 2 m prescribed by the Irish health service. Self-isolating in New York, Cardi Bee reposted her Instagram portrait and noted: “Ireland takes quarantine seriously.”
The British singer Dua Lipa, depicted in a protective mask, calls: "Do not lean out!" The stars of the American reality show and television series "Sisters" Tia and Tamera Mowry "pronounce" their catchphrase: "Go home, Roger."
Swedish singer Robin reports that she is "dancing alone on the TikTok social network."
In another of her graffiti, Blake depicts the American propaganda poster of the Second World War, "We can do it!". The work of Blake depicts a nurse in a mask, below the signature - "Heroes of Health."
Local residents take pictures near graffiti and post pictures on social networks.
Three men arrested in Dublin in relation to cocaine seizure worth €2.5m.
During the search of three vehicles, the police discovered cocaine worth €2.5m in Dublin on Saturday, April 25. Three men also got arrested in charge of drug supply and trafficking. Garda National Drugs and Organised Crime Bureau (GNDOCB) launched an operation under which the vehicles were searched in the Blakes Cross area of the city. The officers seized the drugs and arrested men of age 44,48 and 59 at the scene.
Detective Chief Superintendent Angela Willis talked about this operation and called the seizure "significant" to disrupt such kind of activities. Assistant Commissioner John O'Driscoll headed the operation and reported the seizure of cocaine and apprehension of men.
Dublin nursing home recorded 21 deaths in three weeks.
St Mary's Hospital located in the Phoenix Park of Dublin has recorded 21 deaths in three weeks due to coronavirus. Residents of St Mary's Centre are terrified looking at the tragic death rate in the nursing home, i.e., one patient a day. National Health Protection Surveillance Centre reported the case of this nursing home after announcing 52 new fatalities in the country on Saturday, April 25.
The death tolls of the country have reached a total of 1,063. Moreover, the country has reported 18,561 cases with 377 new cases on Saturday. Health Minister Simon Harris showed sympathies to the families and friends of victims. A large number of front line workers have also got affected by this deadly virus.
The man jabbed by knife passed away in hospital.
A 20-year-old man, Glen Osborne, was stabbed by a knife at Balybough House of Dublin on Wednesday night, April 15. Emergency services were called to the scene, and the man was taken to the Mater Misericordiae University Hospital. However, he died due to his severe injuries. Gardaí (Irish police) has taken the responsibility of the case and has started the investigation.
The place of the incident has been blocked and taken into the forensic examination. A spokesperson from Gardaí has reported that a young man has been arrested. The body of the man has been sent for post mortem on Thursday. The report is not yet out. The police have asked for any information related to this knife case.
Young man stabbed to death in Dublin.
A young man named Glen Osborne died after being stabbed in a flat complex of Dublin. After this incident at Ballybough House in Dublin, emergency services and gardai were called to the scene around 10 pm on Wednesday, April 15. The 20-year-old man was taken to the Mater Hospital for the treatment of his injuries. However, he died after a few hours, and his body was taken for the postmortem.
The scene is blocked and is under investigation for forensic examination. A spokeswoman has reported one detention in this staying case. Gardai have urged the witnesses to come forward and give the information related to the case. The report of post mortem is due at this time.
New Dublin Bus time table introduced.
Dublin Bus has launched new schedules for bus services amidst coronavirus outbreak. The Saturday time table will be followed with additional services in the city. The company is facing issues due to the outbreak of the deadly virus, owing to which they have decided to bring up modifications in the schedule. The buses will mostly run from early morning to avoid the chances of transmission of disease.
Dublin bus has come up with new measures to follow the social distancing standards.
The new time table of the Dublin Bus will come in effect from Wednesday, April 1. Ray Coyne, CEO of Dublin Bus, shared the social awareness video in the arrangement of bus seats on Twitter. The company has framed criteria to maintain 2 meters distance in the bus. They have used signs to make their customers aware of the new measures on the bus. They have pleaded the citizens to follow the social distancing regulations.
St James Hospital's doctor worried about the lives of people.
Dr. Colin Doherty, a consultant neurologist at St James Hospital of Dublin, tested positive for novel coronavirus on March 19. He is recovering from coronavirus. Recently, he shared his feelings as a patient in an interview. The doctor said that when he got infected and entered self-isolation, but he was worried that many lives would be affected severely when he will back to work.
Many doctors and staff members, including her wife, were sent to self-isolation after the doctor tested positive. He stated that it was a difficult time for him, as many other people developed symptoms for being in close contact with him. He added that this outbreak would force the doctors to choose who will live and who will die, which is the worst situation for any doctor. "The kind of life and death decision that the doctors make every day, these are of a completely different order, " he added.
Dublin duo returned Ireland before AFLW season.
Two woman Football stars of Ireland, Sinead Goldrick, and Niamh McEvoy, returned Dublin from Australia before the commencement of AFLW finals. The AFLW season got delayed due to the outbreak of coronavirus. Women's.afl has announced that the players of Ireland will be ready to play the final series.
Ireland has announced that it will conduct its matches as before. A new Australian Football League will start on Thursday, March 15, as the older fixture. The final two rounds were canceled in Australia due to the COVID-19 outbreak. Eight teams that entered the final series include North Melbourne, GWS, Brisbane, Gold Coast (Conference A), Fremantle, Carlton, Melbourne, and Collingwood (Conference B). The final matches will be conducted this weekend without any spectators. Michelle Nicholas Wals, the Irish AFL Coach, will be sharing important news of the football online.
Man in custody in relationship with the firearms seizure.
During the routine patrol, gardaí found a car with four shotguns and one revolver in Tallaght. Policemen halted the way of car for speeding, but after inspection, they discovered the firearms. Two people of the vehicle fled way, but the driver got arrested and detained on St. Patrick's night. The man was brought in the court for having a connection with the seized firearms at 10:30 am on Thursday, March 19.
A spokesperson from Gardaí said that they observed a car in high sleep in Tallaght, which was caught at Ardmore Gardens. After the discovery of firearms in the vehicle, the driver was apprehended and then brought in the court for the hearing.
There were two more people in the car out of which one was on the front seat while the other on the rear.