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22nd January 2023 - 28th January 2023
# Technical Difficulties
AIB says technical issue resolved after customers report difficulties accessing online banking
The bank had said some customers were “experiencing intermittent technical issues with our mobile app and internet banking”.
# Talking Points
Dublin and Derry favourites, Cork's next step and aim for new managers
The second tier action commences tomorrow.
# Remembrance
Holocaust Remembrance Day marked as peace in Europe again shattered by war
The is marked annually on 27 January, the day the Auschwitz camp was liberated.
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# Expenses
Ó Broin insists his party doesn't 'owe Donohoe apology' in wake of SF expenses revelations
Speaking to RTÉ’s Morning Ireland, Ó Broin said there is a “world of a difference” between Sinn Féin’s situation and Donohoe’s.
# Clampdown
Clarendon Steet remains Dublin's worst blackspot for illegal parking
Clamping rates in the capital rose by 10% last year.
# Your Say
Poll: What's your favourite Steven Spielberg film?
The Hollywood veteran’s latest film is hitting Irish cinemas today.
# hive mind
US shuts down global ransomware group Hive after international operation
An Garda Síochána assisted with the operation.
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# Fatal Crash
Man (30s) killed after car crashes into wall in Kilkenny
Gardaí believe the driver was fatally injured when his car collided with a wall.
# Asteroid 2023 BU
Truck-sized asteroid misses Earth in one of the closest approaches to the planet ever recorded
Despite its proximity, it sailed harmlessly past us last night according to scientists.
# matt hancock
Matt Hancock was paid £320,000 to appear on I’m A Celeb
The former UK health secretary’s fee was listed on the MP’s register of financial interests.
# tyre nichols
Biden calls for calm after five police officers charged with beating black man to death
Tyre Nichols died in hospital after he was stopped on 7 January for what the Memphis Police Department said was reckless driving.
29-year-old Tyre Nichols died in hospital after he was stopped for what the Memphis Police Department said was reckless driving.
Family lawyers said police 'brutalised him to the point of being unrecognisable'.
Video footage of the arrest is to be published today
Five US officers charged with murder over beating of black man following traffic stop
# Palestine
Israel and Gaza fighters trade fire after deadly West Bank raid
The Israeli strike killed nine Palestinians, including at least seven militants and a 61-year-old woman.
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Voices
ISPCC chief: The CAMHS report came as no surprise to anyone caring for children in turmoil
John Church says the recent CAMHS shows just how many young people in Ireland are suffering.
# On the box
TV Wrap: Joe Canning's Laochra Gael shows the tension between great talent and constant pressure
The Galway great was featured on TG4′s returning series last night.
# IHREC
Fears closure of Citywest to new International Protection arrivals 'clear breach' of human rights obligations
The Irish Human Rights and Equality Commission has called on Integration Minister Roderic O’Gorman to reverse the decision.
The Citywest closed to new arrivals earlier this week, though it will remain open for all other matters.
Over 20 International Protection applicants have been left without accommodation since the closure.
The IHREC has called on Integration Minister Roderic O'Gorman to reverse the decision.
New asylum accommodation might not be ready for five weeks, as charities prepare for influx
Citywest closes to new International Protection arrivals, but facility remains open for processing
# inside the newsroom
WATCH: Inside The Newsroom webinar takes you behind the scenes of our reporting
A look behind the news, exploring how we bring you the stories that matter to you.
# Clondalkin
Man (40s) in serious condition following Clondalkin crash
The crash happened at around 7.20am.
# Lebanon
Govt doing all it can to accommodate refugees but numbers are unprecedented, says Martin
Tánaiste says the conflict in Ukraine is different to what is happening elsewhere in the world.
# Charged
Five US officers charged with murder over beating of black man following traffic stop
The five officers, who are also black, were fired after an internal police investigation.
# north earl street
Man (20s) suffers serious stab wounds in Dublin city centre
No arrests have yet been made.
# business time
Ireland get to work in Portugal as the marginal Six Nations favourites
Andy Farrell’s squad will spend the next week at The Campus preparing for Wales.
# Ukraine
Russian missiles kill 11 in Ukraine as Moscow says tank deliveries 'direct involvement' in war
Ukraine’s Western allies, including Germany and the US, yesterday promised to provide Kyiv with modern tanks.
Ukraine earlier said it shot down more than a dozen Russian missiles launched towards Kyiv.
Ukraine's Western allies, including Germany and the US, yesterday promised to provide Kyiv with modern tanks.
The Kremlin said today that the decision by Western countries to supply Ukraine with modern tanks meant that they were party to the conflict.
US along with Germany and Norway announce tanks for Ukraine as battle intensifies
Tom Clonan: How Leopard 2 tanks could give Ukrainian forces a 'dramatic advantage'
# Clare
Man allegedly attacked his cousin with slash-hook in Ennis, court hears
Peter Molloy is charged with the assault causing harm of Eamon Quinn on 23 January.
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# evening fix
Here's What Happened Today: Thursday
Here’s your round-up of what made the headlines today.
# Cinema
Trailer Watch: Which film will you watch this weekend?
Here are a few options for weekend watching.
# Controversy
Djokovic father filmed with fans holding Russian flags at Australian Open
The Serbian star had just booked his place in the tournament semi-final with a straight-sets thumping of Russia’s Andrey Rublev.
# Lebanon
Tánaiste promises to ensure Women Of Honour report recommendations 'are fulfilled'
The Women of Honour report is due go to the minister within the next week to ten days.
# Peace Process
No party or group should put North's peace in peril, John Major tells Oireachtas committee
The former UK prime minister was speaking as he gave evidence to a government committee today.
# West Bank
10 Palestinians killed as Israel launches deadliest West Bank raid in years
The Palestinian officials also accused the forces of using tear gas inside a hospital children’s ward.
# Mental Health
'We're letting children drop off a cliff edge at age 18': Opposition hits out at CAMHS issues
Sinn Féin’s spokesperson for mental health said it is “downright scandalous” that some young people are not receiving follow-up care such as essential blood tests.
# Water quality
Ireland referred to EU court over ‘insufficient’ efforts on water quality laws
An EU directive issued more than 20 years ago requires that all inland and coastal waters reach a minimum of ‘good’ status by 2027.
# Citywest
24 International Protection applicants left without accommodation since Citywest closure
The International Protection Accommodation Service will continue to provide accommodation for families with children.
# Dublin City
Man who randomly punched three people in Dublin city centre sentenced to four years in prison
One of the victims was hospitalised with a broken nose.
# Wilson's Hospital School
Enoch Burke refuses to say if he will purge his contempt or pay €700 fine
The High Court ruled that Burke should be fined €700 for every day he refuses to comply with an order to stay away from Wilson’s Hospital School.
# Social Housing
Initial social housing targets not met as Housing Department revises new builds to approx 7,500
The Department of Housing has cast doubt on figures issued in an official briefing note to Minister Paschal Donohoe.
# regency trial
Special Criminal Court to deliver verdict in Gerry 'The Monk' Hutch trial in April
The judge said the court would notify parties if the judgment for the three accused is available before 17 April.
# private Sean rooney
Tánaiste urges Irish troops to reach out for support following the death of Seán Rooney
The Tánaiste said no stone will be left unturned to ensure that those responsible are brought to justice.
# Defence Forces
'He was a gentleman': Seán Rooney's friends remember him as Tánaiste visits troops in Lebanon
Micheál Martin has travelled to Lebanon to place a wreath in memory of Private Rooney and others who have died while on duty.