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Today, the cabinet will decide if Dublin moves from Level 2 to Level 3 on the Government’s five-level structure for managing the pandemic

No Dubliner will want to see
The city moved to level three
As it won’t be much fun
If it has to be done
The whole thing’s a pain in the gee

John Moynes

Rollingnews

US Attorney General William Barr told federal prosecutors to consider charging violent protesters with plotting to overthrow the government

American protestors are
Seditious, says AG Bill Barr
It can no longer be
The land of the free
If the government’s going this far

John Moynes

Pic: Getty

From left Taoiseach Micheál Martin, Tánaiste Leo Varadkar and Minister for Health Stephen Donnelly arrive at Dublin Castle yesterday to announce the ‘Plan for Covid Resilience and National Recovery’

I don’t think that many would say
That the government had a good day
Their new five phase plan
Was as confused as can
Be, and nothing went their way

John Moynes

Rollingnews

Traces of a rare molecule known as phosphine have been found in the atmosphere of Venus, providing a clue about the possibility of life

It seems that our neighbour in space
May have some form of life on its face
Even though Venus
Has mainly been seen as
A harsh inhospitable place

John Moynes

Pic: NASA

Gardaí have objected to the renewal of a licence for Ted Lavelle’s pub (above) in Achill Island, County Mayo for alleged breaches of Covid-19 regulations

The owner of an Achill bar
Has learned the authorities are
Quite willing to act
If they think it’s a fact
That the right rules aren’t in place so far

John Moynes

Pic: Ted Lavelle’s

Taoiseach Micheál Martin (left) and UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson meet at Hillsborough, Northern Ireland last month

Now Johnson’s proposing a bill
That experts are confident will
Cause much shock and awe
By flouting the law
Will this lead to good or to ill?

John Moynes

Rollingnews

An Oxford University Covid vaccine trial has been put on hold due to an adverse reaction in a trial participant

In these times we all want to hear
That a vaccine could be drawing near
So a pause in a trial
Even just for a while
Is unlikely to lead to much cheer

John Moynes

Pic: AstraZeneca