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Tuesday 31 January 2023 Dublin: 8°C

# Breaking

All time
# Travel Alert
Dublin Airport closed until 17.00
# France
20 children taken hostage at French kindergarten released
Reports that a man armed with two swords has released the children and teacher he took hostage at a French school this morning.
# Breaking
Social Welfare Bill passed
# Fianna Fáil
Cowen: Government to be dissolved in the New Year
Taoiseach has no plans to resign, saying that passing the Budget is the greatest issue facing the country at this time.
# Breaking
Cowen and Lenihan address the nation at government buildings
# Breaking
Brian Cowen to address the nation on bailout this evening
# Breaking
Man arrested for blocking Mary Hanafin's car
Gardaí have arrested a man after he attempted to block a minister’s car.
# Bond Markets
Bond yields over 8.6% for the first time
Irish bonds continue to beat their own records, heading into a 12th consecutive day of weakening
# Breaking
Van robbery in Meath
# Jim McDaid
Jim McDaid resigns from Dáil, saying general election should come before budget
His former colleague Conor Lenihan said the resignation would “make the numbers” very tight for the government to hold majority.
# Breaking
Body discovered during Louth search for 'Disappeared' man
Remains found after sixteen-month-long search for missing man Gerard Evans.
# Breaking
Slovakia equalises
# Breaking
Explosives discovered in NYC graveyard
Police say military-grade explosives could not have been detonated.
# Derry Blast
Car bomb explodes in Derry
Substantial damage but no injuries caused as homeowners and tourists evacuated.
# Breaking
Man arrested after a cement truck driven at the gates of Leinster House
# Banking
Moody's downgrades Anglo Irish debt by three notches
It’s more bad news about Anglo – bonds downgraded to one notch above junk.
# Body Recovered
Body recovered in search for missing driver
# Breaking
Driver missing after van goes into canal
# Breaking
PJ Sheehan resigns as FG spokesman for Agriculture
# Breaking
It's off - Pastor Jones cancels the Qu'ran burning. Again.
# Breaking
Rape charges against Wikileaks founder dropped
Just hours after arresting him ‘in absentia’, Sweden admits it messed up.
# Breaking
BOI jobs cut