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#August

# august - This year 2022

August was hotter and drier than normal with 11 weather stations breaking temperature records
# Met Éireann
# Met Éireann

August was hotter and drier than normal with 11 weather stations breaking temperature records

Sep 2nd 2022, 4:56 PM 7,365 Views 3 Comments

Nearly half of Met Éireann’s weather stations broke their August maximum temperature records.

Here's What Happened Today: Wednesday
# Evening Fix
# Evening Fix

Here's What Happened Today: Wednesday

Aug 3rd 2022, 8:55 PM 7,273 Views 0 Comments

Here’s what made the headlines today.

Public urged to be mindful of fire, water and road safety on bank holiday weekend
# August
# August

Public urged to be mindful of fire, water and road safety on bank holiday weekend

Jul 27th 2022, 3:43 PM 7,214 Views 5 Comments

Summer bank holidays tend to the most dangerous for preventable deaths as people take to beaches or road trips.

# august - Last year 2021

Former Afghan president had 'minutes' to decide whether to leave Kabul during Taliban takeover
# August
# August

Former Afghan president had 'minutes' to decide whether to leave Kabul during Taliban takeover

Dec 30th 2021, 2:43 PM 16,025 Views 5 Comments

Ashraf Ghani denied claims his exit scuppered hopes of a deal with the Taliban and also said he had not left with a stolen fortune.

Taoiseach expects things to 'settle down' as business group says outdoor dining has improved city atmosphere
# Taoiseach
# Taoiseach

Taoiseach expects things to 'settle down' as business group says outdoor dining has improved city atmosphere

Updated Jun 8th 2021, 6:53 PM 36,512 Views 32 Comments
  • Micheál Martin says the government will decide by July if it can 'do more than we signalled'
  • Tánaiste Leo Varadkar has reportedly asked NPHET to consider a phased return to offices in August
  • Business group DublinTown says outdoor dining has improved the atmosphere in the city
  • Galway councillor suggests 'designated areas' for outdoor drinking
'Vast majority' of Covid-19 restrictions hoped to be gone by August, Tánaiste says
# Opening Up
# Opening Up

'Vast majority' of Covid-19 restrictions hoped to be gone by August, Tánaiste says

Updated May 5th 2021, 6:51 PM 38,909 Views 46 Comments

“I’m hoping that that’s the month when things are relatively normal again,” Leo Varadkar has said.

# august - All time

Temperatures to reach as high as 26 degrees today as thundery, heavy rain also forecast
# Weather Outlook
# Weather Outlook

Temperatures to reach as high as 26 degrees today as thundery, heavy rain also forecast

Aug 13th 2020, 7:39 AM 35,272 Views 8 Comments

It’ll be warm, humid and rainy this weekend.

Six Premiership rugby players test positive for Covid-19
# Coronavirus
From The42
# Coronavirus

Six Premiership rugby players test positive for Covid-19

Jul 8th 2020, 4:22 PM 5,238 Views 2 Comments

A further four non-playing staff have also tested positive after 804 tests on Monday.

Government announces quarantine exemptions for major English sporting events
# Rules
From The42
# Rules

Government announces quarantine exemptions for major English sporting events

Jul 5th 2020, 9:46 AM 6,656 Views 0 Comments

Manchester City are due to host Real Madrid in the Champions League in August.

Ulster look for green light from NI Executive as part of IRFU inter-pro plans
# Return To Play
From The42
# Return To Play

Ulster look for green light from NI Executive as part of IRFU inter-pro plans

Jun 8th 2020, 10:43 AM 4,358 Views 3 Comments

The four provinces are hoping to return to action on 22/23 August at the Aviva Stadium.

Blistering start to life in the Premier League earns Pukki Player of the Month award
# Goalscorer
From The42
# Goalscorer

Blistering start to life in the Premier League earns Pukki Player of the Month award

Sep 13th 2019, 11:55 AM 3,373 Views 2 Comments

The Finnish striker bagged five goals in his first four matches for Norwich City on their return to the top flight.

Much of the country is soaked with rain and there's a pretty unsettled weekend ahead too
# August
# August

Much of the country is soaked with rain and there's a pretty unsettled weekend ahead too

Aug 16th 2019, 7:28 AM 44,726 Views 24 Comments

Not great for a mid-August weekend.

The Irish For: Bank holidays and Lú, the god of August
# Column
# Column

The Irish For: Bank holidays and Lú, the god of August

Aug 4th 2019, 8:30 AM 16,400 Views 10 Comments

In Irish, August is Lúnasa, named in honour of the ancient god Lú, writes Darach Ó Séaghdha.

Temperatures could hit 25 degrees today, but it'll be a mixed bag over the weekend
# August
# August

Temperatures could hit 25 degrees today, but it'll be a mixed bag over the weekend

Aug 2nd 2019, 9:11 AM 24,199 Views 8 Comments

Sunshine, rain and spot flooding could all be on the cards this bank holiday weekend.

'Chance of hail' this week as the weather takes a turn
# Turn Turn Turn
# Turn Turn Turn

'Chance of hail' this week as the weather takes a turn

Aug 6th 2018, 11:59 AM 34,935 Views 22 Comments

Expect widespread showers in the coming days.

After considering retirement, Bubba Watson out of 'dark place' ahead of the Masters
# Back In Form
From The42
# Back In Form

After considering retirement, Bubba Watson out of 'dark place' ahead of the Masters

Apr 3rd 2018, 6:00 AM 4,814 Views 0 Comments

The two-time winner is in good shape on his return to Augusta after overcoming personal struggles.

Taoiseach says it would be appropriate for Pope to visit survivors of Catholic Church abuse in Ireland
# World Meeting Of Families
# World Meeting Of Families

Taoiseach says it would be appropriate for Pope to visit survivors of Catholic Church abuse in Ireland

Mar 28th 2018, 7:53 AM 11,941 Views 110 Comments

The government will tell the Vatican that families ‘of all shapes and forms’ should be celebrated during Pope’s Irish visit

Investigation into Mayo murder continues after men released without charge
# Swinford
# Swinford

Investigation into Mayo murder continues after men released without charge

Nov 16th 2017, 7:09 PM 10,361 Views 1 Comment

Joseph Deacy of St Albans in England was discovered outside a house at Gortnasillagh, Swinford on Saturday 12 August 2017.

Brown Thomas opened its Christmas Shop today and here are the photos to prove it
# For Real
# For Real

Brown Thomas opened its Christmas Shop today and here are the photos to prove it

Aug 17th 2017, 2:05 PM 46,843 Views 79 Comments

With 130 days to go until Christmas Day, is it time to start the shop?

Body of man found in ditch with stab wounds identified
# Ballyboughal
# Ballyboughal

Body of man found in ditch with stab wounds identified

Aug 6th 2017, 12:25 PM 29,042 Views 9 Comments

A murder investigation was launched after the man’s body was found in north Dublin on Friday morning.

Dodgy technology and dead people voting - Kenya has a job on its hands preventing fraud in its coming election
# The Fix
# The Fix

Dodgy technology and dead people voting - Kenya has a job on its hands preventing fraud in its coming election

Aug 6th 2017, 10:00 AM 4,762 Views 4 Comments

Recent elections in the African nation have been beset by claims of vote-rigging and intimidation.

Vatican confirms Pope Francis to visit Ireland, almost 40 years after John Paul II
# It's A Date
# It's A Date

Vatican confirms Pope Francis to visit Ireland, almost 40 years after John Paul II

Mar 30th 2017, 5:03 PM 28,919 Views 157 Comments

The Taoiseach announced the trip in November.

Gardaí are concerned for the welfare of a man missing since August
# Tralee
# Tralee

Gardaí are concerned for the welfare of a man missing since August

Nov 2nd 2016, 10:21 PM 14,289 Views 7 Comments

The man, who was a native of Ballybunion, was last seen in the Tralee bypass area on the 22 August 2016.

Rio drug dealers have been using the Olympics logo on products
# Rio
# Rio

Rio drug dealers have been using the Olympics logo on products

Jul 3rd 2016, 12:00 PM 16,302 Views 19 Comments

Police say they seized marjijuana labelled with the logo of the Rio 2016 organising committee.

Oscar Pistorius parole review postponed for two weeks
# Reeva Steenkamp
# Reeva Steenkamp

Oscar Pistorius parole review postponed for two weeks

Sep 19th 2015, 11:05 AM 11,355 Views 11 Comments

The athlete had been due to leave prison in August to serve the rest of his sentence under house arrest.

How has your Irish summer been?
# 90 Days Of Summer
# 90 Days Of Summer

How has your Irish summer been?

Aug 30th 2015, 7:30 PM 17,089 Views 23 Comments

Tomorrow is the final day of a wet and windy summer that has never quite lived up to its name.

The summer has been pretty rubbish, and that isn't about to change
# Jacket Weather
# Jacket Weather

The summer has been pretty rubbish, and that isn't about to change

Jul 28th 2015, 1:15 PM 24,876 Views 20 Comments

Speaking this morning Met Eireann’s Siobhan Ryan said there is a small chance of improvement in August.

These two men may have witnessed a serious sexual assault and police want to speak to them
# Investigation
# Investigation

These two men may have witnessed a serious sexual assault and police want to speak to them

Jul 27th 2015, 11:54 AM 41,744 Views 20 Comments

It happened in the Portrush area of Antrim last August.

Your handy one-stop Irish gig guide for August
# Live And Kicking
# Live And Kicking

Your handy one-stop Irish gig guide for August

Jul 24th 2015, 11:52 AM 1,771 Views 0 Comments

All the gigs going on around the country this month.

200,000 penalty points will now NOT be cancelled
# Loopholes
# Loopholes

200,000 penalty points will now NOT be cancelled

Dec 12th 2014, 12:28 PM 10,804 Views 36 Comments

It was thought that errors in updating the Road Traffic Act could have meant large numbers of points being written off.

Emergency legislation may be needed to close penalty points loophole
# Stop The Lights
# Stop The Lights

Emergency legislation may be needed to close penalty points loophole

Dec 9th 2014, 5:30 PM 22,133 Views 41 Comments

Thousands of points could be cancelled.

We're 20% more popular with Americans (and Canadians) than this time last year
# CSO
# CSO

We're 20% more popular with Americans (and Canadians) than this time last year

Nov 26th 2014, 5:29 PM 14,015 Views 26 Comments

*Woohoo!*

Hunt for 15 suspects over beheading of French tourist
# Algeria
# Algeria

Hunt for 15 suspects over beheading of French tourist

Oct 2nd 2014, 8:04 PM 13,347 Views 29 Comments

Herve Gourdel was kidnapped and beheaded by fugitives last week.

Moran and Hickey scoop Player of the Month awards for August
# Gongs
From The42
# Gongs

Moran and Hickey scoop Player of the Month awards for August

Sep 11th 2014, 12:24 PM 4,981 Views 3 Comments

The pair were in superb form for their counties over the past month.

Flying high: August was Knock Airport's busiest month in history
# Come Fly With Me
# Come Fly With Me

Flying high: August was Knock Airport's busiest month in history

Sep 5th 2014, 8:17 AM 9,072 Views 40 Comments

Traffic to and from the UK is still strong – up 21% on last August.

The story of the city that stands still for a minute every year
# Warsaw
From The Daily Edge
# Warsaw

The story of the city that stands still for a minute every year

Aug 2nd 2014, 12:00 PM 6,926 Views 1 Comment

One minute every August.

Welcome to your first weekend of FIVE in August
# It's The Weekend Baby
# It's The Weekend Baby

Welcome to your first weekend of FIVE in August

Aug 2nd 2014, 7:00 AM 10,449 Views 9 Comments

Yes, that does mean five weekends on one pay cheque.

Drivers caught speeding today will get more penalty points under new rules
# Shake Up
# Shake Up

Drivers caught speeding today will get more penalty points under new rules

Aug 1st 2014, 6:45 AM 24,990 Views 70 Comments

There is a new category of driver on the roads from today – the novice driver.

One more bonus to being a teen? Cheaper Luas and bus travel
# Teen Age Riot
# Teen Age Riot

One more bonus to being a teen? Cheaper Luas and bus travel

Jul 28th 2014, 3:13 PM 9,573 Views 23 Comments

Leap cards are now a few euro cheaper for young ‘uns.

Slight rise in EU unemployment rate
# Jobless Numbers
# Jobless Numbers

Slight rise in EU unemployment rate

Oct 1st 2013, 10:58 AM 3,089 Views 13 Comments

The biggest increases in unemployment were in Greece and Cyprus. Ireland is seventh worst out of the 28 EU members.

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