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Today’s headlines: tens of thousands of people get €240 reimbursed by health insurance; Covid link to be investigated in death of Tipperary couple

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Here are the main news of the morning.

Thousands of families will get health insurance reimbursement worth €240

Tens of thousands of Laya Healthcare members are waiting for a second reimbursement which will benefit a typical family up to €240.

Two men arrested after Irish man (24) killed in Vancouver hit-and-run

A 25-year-old man and a 63-year-old relative have been arrested in connection with the investigation into the death of an Irish man killed in a hit-and-run in Canada on Sunday night.

Covid link to retired couple who may have been dead for 18 months

Gardaí investigating the deaths of two British pensioners who are feared to have died in their Tipperary home for 18 months will examine whether the Covid-19 virus played a role in the tragedy. Conor Feehan also writes about how a parked car made a resident suspect something was wrong in the retirement bungalow.

Dairygold expands investment with €237m property program

The rather aptly named ‘Creamfields’ development will feature a 15-storey tower, one of 11 blocks containing 609 homes on the Cork City site.

The Indo Daily: The Generation Game — Why is Ireland running out of rooms to let?

The Indo Daily: The Generation Game — Why is Ireland running out of rooms to let?

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Recipes to drive away unpaid taxes

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Two-thirds of HSE workers have yet to receive their pandemic bonus

Less than a third of HSE workers have received the pandemic bonus worth up to €1,000 announced by the government in January.

Tony Holohan supports plan to reduce Covid testing and tracing

Chief Medical Officer Dr Tony Holohan said the current level of free Covid-19 testing, case finding and contact tracing should be reduced despite the current summer surge of infections and hospitalisations.

More personal injury claims brought to court despite higher legal costs

Cases brought to court rose from 52% of the total in 2015 to 65% in 2020 as claimants largely avoided the Personal Injury Assessment Board.