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Wednesday 1 February 2023 Dublin: 10°C

# July

Last year
2022
# Met Éireann
Nine Irish weather stations recorded their hottest temperature ever on the same day in July
18 July was a record breaking day across a swathe of the country.
# Quiz
Quiz: How well do you know these songs about July?
It’s as good a time as any to put on a few tunes.
All time
# Housing Crisis
Concern as number of homeless people rises for second consecutive month
Charities say many indicators are pointing to further increases in homelessness later this year.
# heatwave report
Met Éireann says most of its weather stations recorded their hottest July since 2013
Temperatures reached 30.8 degrees in Roscommon.
# down the years
Quiz: How much do you know about July in history?
Reeling in the Julys.
# July
Reopening of indoor hospitality set to be delayed for a number of weeks
Indoor dining was intended to recommence from next Monday, 5 July. This date looks set to be delayed until 19 July.
Indoor dining looks set to be postponed until at least 19 July
Cabinet will discuss this morning whether fully vaccinated people should be allowed dine indoors
"We weren't expecting this" said senior government sources about NPHET's suggestion around vaccinated people
# On track
No plans to delay 5 July reopening as Cabinet discusses Delta variant
Sources say there is no need for some of the comments around the variant to “scare” or panic people.
# Quiz
Quiz: How well do you know Mundy's July?
It’s that time of the year.
# Crucible
'Several players' pull out of this year's World Snooker Championship over health concerns
None of those who have opted against travelling to the UK are understood to be in the current world top 16, however.
# Down Under
Dates and venues for Ireland's two-Test tour of Australia in 2020 confirmed
Andy Farrell’s team will play in Brisbane and Sydney next July.
# Climate Change
July confirmed as the hottest month on record
Nine of the 10 hottest July months have occurred since 2005 – with the last five years ranking as the five hottest, according to a US agency.
# stocking filler
Bob Dylan and Neil Young to play together in Kilkenny next July
Tickets go on sale on Monday at 9am; tickets will be priced from €76.
# Special Occasion
Dates confirmed for historic England-Ireland Test clash
The game will be played at Lord’s.
# Food Safety
Burrito and Indian restaurants among food outlets served with closure orders last month
July has seen the highest number of closure orders so far this year.
# Marching Season
The 12th of July is being promoted as a tourist attraction - so we went to follow the parade
There’s an ongoing effort to re-brand the North’s marching season. But is it working?
Voices
July Gardening: 'This is the start of a super-abundant period in the veg patch'
As the produce starts to flow in, don’t forget to keep sowing too – no, it’s not too late, writes Michael Kelly.
# Homelessness
Minister admits the July deadline for getting homeless families out of hotels will not be met
The Housing Minister made the announcement today.
# Changes
June Tests moved to July as World Rugby shakes up global calendar
The organisation have also moved the November window forward one week so it now takes in the first three weeks of the month.
# killer month
Careful out there - it's 1 July, and July is the worst month on Irish roads
Statistically, the last month of summer sees more fatal road accidents than any other time of year.
# Property Tax
Revenue taking money from people who have undervalued their homes
The number of individuals who have mandatory reductions on pensions or wages has doubled since 2013.
# july please i'm on my knees
In case you were living under a well-insulated waterproof rock, July's weather was brutal
It was bad even by historical records.
# jacket weather
The summer has been pretty rubbish, and that isn't about to change
Speaking this morning Met Eireann’s Siobhan Ryan said there is a small chance of improvement in August.
# Missing
72-year-old Breda Delaney hasn't been seen in over a week
Gardaí are appealing for witnesses that might have been in the area at the time.
# wet eireann
Is Ireland's weather always this poxy in July? We investigated
Umbrella time!
# oh ma ma ma
5 filthy things you never noticed about Mundy's July
It’s packed full of dirt. Really.
# July
Here's why July 1 should be a bank holiday in Ireland
WHERE’S OUR JULY BANK HOLIDAY?
# a lot
How many new homes does Dublin need to stop the rental crisis?
Demand in the capital has grown while supply has slowed.
# kate and wills
Due date for second royal baby announced
The child is expected in April next year.
# Bootstraps
SME Focus: Everything you need to know about innovation and SMEs
For our in-depth coverage of Irish SMEs last month, we focused on the opportunities in the tourism sector.
# Archaeology
Multiple human remains found outside Trinity College
The remains were found during Luas works in mid-July.
# July
SME focus: Everything you need to know about trading on tourism
For our third month of in-depth coverage of Irish SMEs, we focused on the opportunities in the tourism sector.
# oh ma ma ma
It's July 1st and everyone is already sick of Mundy
OH MA MA MA MA MAAAAA.
# Sporting Chance
SME focus: Everything you need to know about sports and business
Our in-depth coverage of Irish SMEs active in the sports and fitness industry.
# Consumer protection
Car salesman convicted for selling 'clocked' car
The National Consumer Agency also issued compliance notices to Ryanair and Aer Lingus for failing to provide an email address on their website.
# It's Official
Garth Brooks confirmed to play Croke Park dates in July
Tickets go on sale on January 30th at 9am.
# Citizens
Increase of 5 per cent in people using Passport Express
A total of 631,186 passports were issued in 2013 – and 5 per cent more people used Passport Express.
# Spying
Gilmore raised concerns over US spying with embassy in Dublin this summer
The Tánaiste Eamon Gilmore said he expressed the government’s concerns to the US Embassy in Dublin at a senior official level.
# jobless numbers
Slight rise in EU unemployment rate
The biggest increases in unemployment were in Greece and Cyprus. Ireland is seventh worst out of the 28 EU members.
# European elections
Childers: '€100k re-election bill is price I'm paying for having principles'
The MEP says she will have to finance her own European re-election campaign to the tune of €100,000, after resigning from Labour
# gary tweddle
Body found in Australian mountains believed to be missing Briton
Gary Tweddle went missing seven weeks ago in the Blue Mountains area.