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Early 1980s - Ireland faces severe economic problems, with rising debt and unemployment.

BBC News NI understands that guidance to schools on how they will be able to admit pupils in September - and how many - is regarded as a high priority by DE and they hope to … To ensure that some emergency dental needs could be addressed, five regional urgent dental care centres (UDCs) were established in Northern Ireland, seeing about 250 patients a week. NI Water has asked the public to reduce water use, especially from hose pipes, as "demand is outstripping supply". Read about our approach to external linking. Social distancing of 1m (just over 3ft) as opposed to 2m (6ft) is "safe and appropriate" for children and young people at school, the Northern Ireland Executive has agreed. 1973 - Ireland joins the European Economic Community.

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