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# August

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August was hotter and drier than normal with 11 weather stations breaking temperature records
Here's What Happened Today: Wednesday
Public urged to be mindful of fire, water and road safety on bank holiday weekend
Former Afghan president had 'minutes' to decide whether to leave Kabul during Taliban takeover
Taoiseach expects things to 'settle down' as business group says outdoor dining has improved city atmosphere
'Vast majority' of Covid-19 restrictions hoped to be gone by August, Tánaiste says
Temperatures to reach as high as 26 degrees today as thundery, heavy rain also forecast
Six Premiership rugby players test positive for Covid-19
Government announces quarantine exemptions for major English sporting events
Ulster look for green light from NI Executive as part of IRFU inter-pro plans
Blistering start to life in the Premier League earns Pukki Player of the Month award
Much of the country is soaked with rain and there's a pretty unsettled weekend ahead too
The Irish For: Bank holidays and Lú, the god of August
Darach Ó Séaghdha
Temperatures could hit 25 degrees today, but it'll be a mixed bag over the weekend
'Chance of hail' this week as the weather takes a turn
After considering retirement, Bubba Watson out of 'dark place' ahead of the Masters
Taoiseach says it would be appropriate for Pope to visit survivors of Catholic Church abuse in Ireland
Investigation into Mayo murder continues after men released without charge
Brown Thomas opened its Christmas Shop today and here are the photos to prove it
Body of man found in ditch with stab wounds identified
Dodgy technology and dead people voting - Kenya has a job on its hands preventing fraud in its coming election
Vatican confirms Pope Francis to visit Ireland, almost 40 years after John Paul II
Gardaí are concerned for the welfare of a man missing since August
Rio drug dealers have been using the Olympics logo on products
Oscar Pistorius parole review postponed for two weeks
How has your Irish summer been?
The summer has been pretty rubbish, and that isn't about to change
These two men may have witnessed a serious sexual assault and police want to speak to them
Your handy one-stop Irish gig guide for August
200,000 penalty points will now NOT be cancelled
Emergency legislation may be needed to close penalty points loophole
We're 20% more popular with Americans (and Canadians) than this time last year
Hunt for 15 suspects over beheading of French tourist
Moran and Hickey scoop Player of the Month awards for August
Flying high: August was Knock Airport's busiest month in history
The story of the city that stands still for a minute every year
Welcome to your first weekend of FIVE in August
Drivers caught speeding today will get more penalty points under new rules
One more bonus to being a teen? Cheaper Luas and bus travel
Slight rise in EU unemployment rate