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Wednesday 7 June 2023 Dublin: 13°C

# difficulty

Last year
# difficulty
'I feel a fraud now' - Chris Kamara opens up on condition affecting speech
The broadcaster revealed earlier this year that he had developed apraxia of speech.
All time
# difficulty
Eir set to cease sports broadcasting after major loss of revenue
The company specified that the pandemic and the accompanying closure of pubs have rendered the eir Sport business model no longer viable.
# anti-psychotics
Older patients sedated to help them adjust to incontinence pads
Dr Shaun O’Keefe has been talking to about the misuse of drugs in the treatment of older patients.
# trouble ahead
Now two more radio stations are taking legal action against the operators of the Port Tunnel
Classic Hits 4FM and Sunshine 106.8 have joined the action being taken by Radio NOVA.
# Indonesia
Plane delayed for four hours due to bee on board
The flight was delayed after the pilot noticed a problem related to the controls.
# noah
Father of sick child travels to Northern Ireland on Christmas Day for medical supplies
A Facebook post about Adam Doyle’s child Noah has been shared more than 14,000 times.
# Smog
It isn't the fog that China is having difficulty seeing through
In some parts of the city smog has reached levels 17 times the recommended limit from the World Health Organisation.
# stuck in the middle
Traffic lights are changing too quickly for a lot of old people
The average Irish person walks at around 1.33 metres per second.
# care needed
Is this the worst time of year for burglaries? Here is how your area fares
Crime rates around the country do not fall evenly.
# Controversy
Perez Hilton sparked an online debate after posting this shower selfie with his son
The celebrity blogger has drawn a fierce reaction from people both defending and criticising him.
# security checks
A transgender woman made to miss flight after penis appears on body scanner
Shadi Petosky was on her way from Florida to Minneapolis.
# police problems
Spanish police getting stoned from having too much weed in their stations
The problem is arising at rural stations that are responsible for stretches of farmland where marijuana is seized.
# shovel ready
This week’s vital property news: House prices on the rise and hard times for students
Everything you need to know in one quick guided tour.
Why have we not heard anything about Greece for a while?
The has been plenty going on behind closed doors.
# Result
Man dismissed after an altercation with his old boss awarded €7,500 compensation
The man was suspended after the incident in a car park.
# Social Protection
How much has Joan Burton's department spent on consultants?
It’s a bit tricky to arrive at an exact figure.
# Dispute
Dunnes Stores workers in Gorey are planning on going to work this weekend
Staff were told on Thursday evening that the store would be closed until further notice.
# Homeless
Pregnant woman and partner who have had to spend 12 hours a day on the streets
Christine and Paul became homeless while getting ready for the birth of their child.
# ballincurra
The Army has stopped a bomb going off in Offaly
The Bomb Disposal Unit rendered safe an Improvised Explosive Device (IED).
# iuda naofa
Five rescued from sinking Irish trawler off Scottish coast
The trawler began taking on water, and soon listed and began sinking.
# redress scheme
Many symphysiotomy survivors still don't know what happened to them
There has been some difficulty in those who underwent the procedure accessing their medical records.
# Bus Eireann
Bus Éireann faces criticism over new online payment system
Concerns are mounting about rural users facing difficulties with the service.
# looking ahead
Definitively power ranking the World Cup groups based on their deathliness*
*According to science/the FIFA rankings.
# Cavan
Post-mortem due on man who died after swimming in lake
The 26-year-old was taken from the water by his friends but was pronounced dead in hospital.