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# In the dark
Ukraine military expects fresh Russian missile strikes on energy grid
With temperatures dipping below zero, repeated Russian attacks have left Ukraine’s energy grid teetering on the brink of collapse.
All time
'I can’t risk my son’s life': Families with vulnerable teenagers left waiting for answers on vaccine access
A report by
Lauren Boland
The Taoiseach has asked Niac to give advice on vaccinating children with underlying conditions.
For families with vulnerable teenagers, life has been put on hold while they wait for a vaccine, Lauren Boland reports.
The European Medicines Agency approved the Pfizer vaccine for 12 to 15s over a month ago, but it hasn't been actioned in Ireland.
The Taoiseach has asked Niac to give advice on vaccinating children with underlying conditions.
# In the dark
Pochettino 'doesn't know' if Tottenham have bid for Bale
Spurs have been linked with a move for their former star, but the manager claims he is in the dark about any deal.
# In the dark
Nearly 1,000 ESB customers are without power in Meath
The outage is affecting homes in the Oldcastle area.
# In the dark
Power restored to thousands of Dublin homes and businesses after outage
10,000 homes and businesses were affected by the outage at its peak.
# In the dark
All at sea: Two Aran Islands will be without power for the weekend
Inis Oirr and Inis Meáin will have no power because of a fault with an undersea cable.
# No Support
West Ham striker blasts club's medical staff, admits he wants out of London
He claims the club are keeping him in the dark over his condition.
# In the dark
People are going to climb for two hours up Ben Bulben to watch a Yeats play
And it’s all in the name of a very good cause
# In the dark
Sections of Reddit have been shut down over a protest
Moderators started the protest after one of the site’s key staff members was dismissed without providing a reason.
# put out that light
7 unfortunate people whose mammies heard about Earth Hour
Their mams got some serious notions about saving the environment.
# In the dark
"Social responsibility" reminder for Electric Ireland after street lights blackout
Two more Kildare estates have received letters saying their electricity could be switched off.
# In the dark
‘People walk around with torches’: Street lighting turned off in unfinished estate
The residents say that they were not told in advance that the lighting would be turned off.
# Blackout
Bord Gáis announces 2.2% electricity price increase
After absorbing the price increase for the winter, Bord Gáis Energy is to add around 50 cent a week to bills.