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Wednesday 27 September 2023 Dublin: 15°C

# Live

Gusts of up to 117km/h recorded as Storm Agnes batters Ireland
Status Orange wind and rain warnings were in place for numerous counties across the country today.
This month
September 2023
Republic of Ireland v The Netherlands, Euro 2024 qualifier
Ireland faced Nertherlands in a must-win game for Stephen Kenny’s men.
This year
'I could be out of a job by Friday' - Tubridy and Kelly complete marathon Oireachtas day
The pair faced a grilling from committee members over secret payments made to Tubridy.
Republic of Ireland v France, World Cup warm-up friendly
Ireland faced France in an important preparation game before heading to Australia.
Senior RTÉ execs appear before Oireachtas Media Committee over payments controversy
Four members of RTÉ’s Executive Board faced questions at the Oireachtas Media Committee this afternoon.
RTÉ outline who had knowledge of 'secret payments' as staff protest across the country
The Journal’s liveblog had the latest updates on the controversy.
Biden delivers homecoming speech in Ballina as Ireland trip comes to a close
The US President is due to travel home to Delaware this evening.
Biden ends busy day, including Oireachtas address, with Dublin Castle banquet
The US President brought a busy day of engagements to a close with a banquet in Dublin Castle.
Joe Biden meets and greets in Dundalk while reminiscing on Co Louth ancestry
Over the coming days, Biden will meet Irish political leaders before making his way to Mayo.
Last year
Varadkar says he has a ‘burning desire’ to bring hope as he's elected Taoiseach
Here’s how the day played out.
England v France, World Cup quarter-final
England faced France as Gareth Southgate’s side looked to reach the semi-finals for the second consecutive time at the tournament.
Malta v Ireland, international friendly
Malta faced Ireland as Stephen Kenny’s side looked to end 2022 on a high.
Rishi Sunak announced as next UK Prime Minister
The result was announced at 2pm this afternoon.
PM hopefuls need 100 nominations from Tory MPs to enter race to replace Truss
Truss has been Prime Minister for just 44 days.
Truss tells MPs she's 'not a quitter' during tense Prime Minister's Questions
This was her first PMQs since her new Chancellor Jeremy Hunt ripped up her plan for tax cut.
Review: Tears from Garth Brooks as he takes to the stage for long-awaited Croke Park gig
How did the much-anticipated gig go? We were there – here’s our verdict.
The world reacts as the death of Queen Elizabeth II aged 96 is announced
Buckingham Palace made the announcement this afternoon.
Boris Johnson steps down as PM but questions turn to when he'll be replaced
Johnson appointed a new Cabinet to serve during the handover today.
'Them's the breaks': Johnson announces resignation
Johnson appoints new ministers for caretaker Cabinet
Labour leader Keir Starmer says his party will call a vote of confidence if Johnson stays on "for months and months"
Embattled Johnson sacks Gove and holds on as PM despite raft of calls to quit
A defiant Johnson is refusing to step down.
A group of senior Cabinet ministers visited Number 10 to call on Johnson to step down.
Nearly 40 Conservatives resigned from government posts in less than 24 hours.
The prime minister sacked prominent Cabinet member Michael Gove.
Georgia v Ireland, World Cup qualifier
Georgia faced Ireland, as Vera Pauw’s side aimed to boost their qualification hopes.
Bill to override protocol presented as UK claims 'genuinely exceptional situation'
European Commission Vice President Maros Sefcovic said it will look at restarting “infringement proceedings” against the UK.
The Bill would see customs checks between Northern Ireland and Britain effectively scrapped.
It also proposes giving UK government ministers the power to change almost every aspect of the text.
Ireland and the EU have made clear that such steps would amount to a breach of international law.
Coveney warns UK altering Northern Ireland Protocol will 'deeply damage' relationships
FactCheck: Is the Protocol costing Northern Ireland's economy £2.5 million every day?
Ireland v Scotland, Nations League
Ireland faced Scotland as they searched for a first Nations League win.
Ireland v Ukraine, Nations League
Ireland faced Ukraine as they aimed to recover from the disappointing loss in Armenia.
Russia tests intercontinental ballistic missile as Taoiseach meets Ukraine PM in Shannon
Here are the latest developments relating to the war in Ukraine.
A Ukrainian commander in a Mariupol steel plant said his marines are “facing our last days, if not hours”.
Finland's parliament opened a debate on whether to seek Nato membership.
Ukrainian Prime Minister Denys Shmyhal met Taoiseach Micheál Martin at Shannon Airport today.
Sweden vs Republic of Ireland, 2023 World Cup qualifier
Can Ireland pull off an enormous upset in Gothenburg?
Austrian chancellor holds 'hard' talks with Putin; France expels Russian suspected spies
Here are all the latest developments in the war in Ukraine.
Here are all the latest developments in the war in Ukraine.
The city of Kharkiv came under heavy shelling today.
A meeting between Austria's Chancellor and Russian President Vladimir Putin was “direct, open and hard”.
Ukraine's Dnipro airport is 'destroyed' in fresh attack from Russia
Zelenskyy: Devastation in Borodyanka 'much more horrific' than Bucha
At least 50 dead in train station attack by Russia as Odessa imposes weekend curfew
Here are all the latest developments in the war in Ukraine.
At least 50 people have been killed, including five children, in an attack on a train station
Odessa imposed a weekend curfew over a "missile strike threat" from Russia in the wake of the attack
The Taoiseach visited Finland this morning to discuss Ukraine and other global issues
UN votes to suspend Russia from Human Rights Council
'Ireland, Slava Ukraini': Zelenskyy labels Russia a 'colonial empire' in historic address to Oireachtas
Ukraine prepares for Russian attack reminiscent of 'World War II' on Donbas
Here are all the latest developments in the war in Ukraine today.
The UN General Assembly voted to suspend Russia from the UN Human Rights Council.
Ukraine has warned residents in the east of the country to get out "now" ahead of a feared assault.
A Kremlin spokesperson admitted that Russian troops have suffered "significant losses" in Ukraine.
'Ireland, Slava Ukraini': Zelenskyy labels Russia a 'colonial empire' in historic address to Oireachtas
Sinn Féin's McDonald calls for expulsion of Russian ambassador following Zelenskyy Dáil address
US sanctions target Putin's daughters as residents of Ukraine's eastern regions warned to evacuate
Here are all the latest developments in the war in Ukraine today.
Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy addressed the Dáil and the Seanad this morning
He said that Russia is trying to destroy "everything that makes us Ukrainians"
The Taoiseach said he welcomed Ukraine's application to join the EU
Opinion: How can Ireland really help Ukraine? Stop bankrolling Russia's oligarchs
US and EU preparing more sanctions on Russia after Bucha killings
Ireland's UN ambassador says Russian denials 'insult' memory of civilians killed in Bucha
Here are all the latest developments in the war in Ukraine today.
"Accountability must be inevitable,” President Zelenskyy told the UN Security Council this afternoon.
Ireland's representative to the UN Geraldine Byrne Nason said attempts to deny Russian responsibility for the atrocities are "appalling in their cynicism".
EU Commission President Ursula von der Leyen will travel to Kyiv this week as the EU mulls further sanctions.
Zelenskyy calls on UN Security Council to expel Russia or dissolve itself over Bucha killings
Col Colm Doyle: Bucha shows that Putin's aim is the collective punishment of Ukraine's people
EU eyes further sanctions as countries accuse Russia of war crimes in Ukraine
These were the main developments in the war in Ukraine.
Ukraine's President Volodymyr Zelenskyy visited Bucha, where dozens of corpses were found
410 civilian bodies have been recovered so far after a weekend of brutal attacks, Ukraine says
Lithuania expelled its Russian ambassador this afternoon.
Ukraine describes Kyiv suburb as 'new Srebrenica' amid reports of bodies scattered in town's streets
Air strikes hit Ukraine's strategic port city of Odessa
Talks resume between Ukraine and Russia as death toll rises after strike on government building
Here are all the latest developments in the war in Ukraine.
The Kremlin accused Ukrainian helicopters of striking a fuel storage facility in a western Russia.
The Red Cross said it was 'impossible' to go ahead with a Mariupol evacuation today.
Volodymyr Zelenskyy warned Russia is preparing “powerful strikes” in eastern Ukraine.
Russia 'regrouping for powerful strikes' as Putin threatens to turn off European gas supplies
Russian troops leave Chernobyl 'after radiation exposure’, says Ukraine power company
Putin threatens to cut off gas supplies unless countries pay in rubles via Russian banks
Here are all the latest developments in the war in Ukraine today.
President Volodymyr Zelenskyy said Ukraine is preparing for strikes in the east, as US intelligence indicates Putin’s relations with his staff have deteriorated
Kyiv sent 45 buses to Mariupol to evacuate citizens after a local ceasefire was announced, as five buses were targetted in Chernihiv.
Russian troops have begun to leave the Chernobyl nuclear power plant.
Kremlin says nothing 'too promising' came from Russia-Ukraine peace talks in Istanbul
Government parties vote against bill calling for a referendum on Ireland's neutrality
Russian strikes hit Red Cross building in Mariupol as Zelenskyy addresses Norwegian parliament
These were the main developments in the war in Ukraine today as they happened.
Russia to reduce military activity around Kyiv as ceasefire talks conclude
These were the developments in the war in Ukraine today
Ireland is to expel four "senior officials" from the Russian Embassy following briefings by Irish security officials
Russia said it will "radically" reduce its military activity around Kyiv following ceasefire talks in Istanbul
At least seven people were killed and 22 injured in a Russian strike on a regional government building in Mykolaiv
Ireland v Belgium, international friendly
Ireland faced Belgium as Stephen Kenny’s side looked to build on their recent improvement in form.
Biden backs proposal to remove Russia from G20 as leaders meet in Brussels
The war continued in Ukraine, where the country’s armed forces claimed to have sank a Russian warship, as EU leaders met in Brussels.
Nato leaders agreed on a new set of supports for Ukraine, including equipment to protect the country against nuclear threats.
G7 and EU leaders are meeting in Brussels to discuss the war and determine the next stage of their response.
Ukraine's President Volodymyr Zelenskyy calling for global street protests against Russia's actions.
One month on: The key events since Russia's invasion of Ukraine
Ukraine's Zelenskyy will address both houses of the Oireachtas in early April
'Super Powerful bombs' rock Mariupol; US says Russians kidnapped 2,400 children
The Pentagon said Ukraine forces reversed the battlefield momentum in some areas to reclaim ground in recent days.
Several dead in Kyiv mall bombing; Russia increases air and sea operations
Keep up to date with the latest developments in Ukraine here.
At least eight people were killed in the overnight attack on the Kyiv shopping centre.
Chernobyl staff are rotated for the first time since Russia launched Ukraine invasion.
Zelenskyy says Ukraine will not surrender Mariupol following Russian demands.
Zelenskyy urges Israel to abandon neutrality on invasion, Russia fires hypersonic missiles again
Here are all the latest developments as they happen.
Here are all the latest developments in Ukraine as they happen.
Russia has again fired its newest hypersonic missiles in Ukraine after admitting to using them for the first time yesterday.
Ukraine has called on China to "condemn Russian barbarism".
Russia uses hypersonic missiles in Ukraine for the first time
Russian strikes on Mariupol continue as forces face food supply issues