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Wednesday 7 June 2023 Dublin: 13°C

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Donal Óg, Brendan Cummins and Cyril Farrell look into the 2014 hurling crystal ball
The Sunday Game panellists on how they reckon the 2014 hurling season will play out.
# Pressure
Sony braces itself for major losses by slashing profit estimates
The electronics giant has slashed its expected income from €563 million to €183 million, a 67.5 per cent decrease, after disc market shrinks faster than expected
# Optimism
€2 billion budget cuts can be avoided* says ESRI
*If economic growth stays strong.
# can only get better
Unemployment rate should fall to 10 per cent of labour force in 2015, predicts ESRI
The ESRI forecast that the government borrowing in 2015 is likely to come in below the target of 3 per cent of GDP.
# forecast
"Ireland is on the way back" - businesses are bullish about the economy right now
Business group IBEC says the recovery is not just well under way, but is gaining momentum.
# Weatherwatch
Temps set to rise a little this week... but don't break out the BBQ just yet
Plus, there may be more of the sand making an appearance.
# forecast
Crystal Ball Gazing - Who's going to win the Premier League this season?
Our writers figure out who will be crowned champions – Chelsea, Liverpool or Manchester City?
# Frosty reception
Did you spot this weather blooper on RTÉ news?
Forecaster Siobhán Ryan handled it like the pro she is.
# forecast
Morgan Kelly warns SMEs could ‘go under’ taking a big chunk of the Irish economy
Kelly said there is going to be a lot of SMEs cleared out ‘in one go’ following ECB stress tests.
# What the fliuch
Stormageddon: Ok folks, you know the drill by now…
Parts of Ireland will be battered by Atlantic storms today. Sorry.
# forecast
How is the Six Nations shaping up after the November Tests?
Ireland showed their credentials this month, but Wales, England and France will fancy their chances.
# weather patterns
Met Eireann to help in emergencies where hazardous material is put into the atmosphere
The service will aid agencies forecast the spread of radiation and other hazardous materials.
# New South Wales
Australian military investigates whether it is to blame for bushfire
Around 80 fires are burning across New South Wales, with about 20 of them uncontained.
# go away rain
Even the weather has the post-Budget blues
So much rain.
# Economy
Exports to lead "solid and sustainable" growth - forecast
A growth in trading with China, Mexico and Argentina will be among the keys to the country’s economic recovery, says a new forecast.
# Money Money Money
Consumer confidence is up, but disposable income is down, says report
Credit card debt is in decline, property transactions on the increase but new car sales continue to struggle.
# scorchio
Mediterranean conditions to last up to weekend (but it will stay sunny after that too!)
There’ll be a bit of a drop off after tomorrow, but we’ll still be firmly in Irish “good summer” territory…
# Rain on the parade
Brussels report says Irish economy will grow slightly less than govt forecast
Dublin said 1.5 per cent growth in the Budget, and 1.3 per cent last week… but the European Commission says 1.1 per cent.
# Exports
China to become top export destination for Ireland
It is expected the UK, USA and Germany will remain the top three destinations but countries
# Central Bank
Central Bank revises downward forecast for economic recovery
Public sector employment is expected to fall this year but should be slightly outweighed by renewed expansion in private sector hiring.
# Sneachta
Wrap up warm: Snow hits part of the country
There’s been a few flurries across parts of Dublin, Meath and Kildare – and it’s going to get as cold as -2 tonight.
# forecast
1982: Government was warned of pro-life amendment's clash with ECHR
A Government department predicted both an ECHR defeat and a Supreme Court ruling allowing a constitutional right to abortion – years before each ever happened.
# forecast
Battle of the Rossies as Brigid's meet Ballaghaderreen in Connacht final
Here’s your guide to Sunday’s unique club decider in the western province as county border lines are blurred.
# Weather
Rain now...cold later: winter to bed in at weekend
The weather can’t make up its mind.
# ibrc
IBRC CEO paid €600,000 + in allowances over three years
Alan Dukes of IBRC told Minister Michael Noonan that staff pay cuts at the bank were not pursued partly because of the difficulty in retaining and attracting staff.
# amazing
This is unprecedented: It's not raining ANYWHERE in Ireland right now
# ain't no sunshine
Weather update: Rain, rain, and more rain to come
Get those anoraks out if you’re in Leinster or Ulster – you’re gonna need them.
# Wet wet wet
Ireland's summer described as cool, wet and dull
Temperatures = below average. Sunshine = below average. Rainfall = above average.
# Weather
Weatherwatch: Wet and windy days ahead
What’s the weather forecast like? Those hoping for sun, look away now…
# Changeable
Sun and showers: unsettled weather to continue
Don’t pack light for the weekend.
# Dry
What a difference a day makes...your morning weather forecast
# Wet wet wet
Pics: Here's how the rain gradually crept across Ireland today
This ominous series of images from Met Eireann show the rain clouds lurking before it hit large parts of Ireland earlier today.
Storm warning: the rain is on the way
# Weather
Stay away from shoreline during severe weather, says Coast Guard
High winds and heavy rain are forecast from early tomorrow morning, and could create dangerous conditions.
Batten down the hatches: Met Éireann says gale force winds are on the way
Heavy rain? Check. Strong winds? Check. High risk of flooding? Check.
# Weather
Back with a bang: Thunderstorms to hit midlands and east
The Olympics is over, and it’s taken the good weather with it. Boooo!
# Weather
Here comes the sun: your weekend weather forecast
Temperatures could hit 26°C today…
# Weather
Your August bank holiday weekend weather forecast
(Bring a brolly…)
# Rain Rain Go Away
Ireland's weather: What does St. Swithin have in store?
There may not be forty days of rain in store for us, but it’s looks like summer isn’t here just yet…
# Weather
Grab your umbrella - it's going to rain. Hard.
There is a risk of further flash flooding in Cork, Met Éireann has warned.