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Tuesday 26 September 2023 Dublin: 12°C

# Springfield

All time
The Simpsons ends using white actors to voice characters of colour
Characters including Apu and Dr Hibbert are voiced by white actors.
Families in flood-hit areas call for government to buy them out of swamped homes
A plan to construct a flood defence and pumping station to divert water away from the area have been left marooned.
'We're amateur meteorologists at this stage': Locals fear further flooding along Shannon after overnight rain
13.6 mm of rain was recorded at Shannon Airport yesterday.
Thousands of sandbags delivered to homes in Clare under threat of rising floodwater
Increased rainfall coupled with increased discharges from the Weir has left residents along the Shannon catchment “concerned”.
Can You Name All Of These Buildings From The Simpsons?
Think you know your way around Springfield?
Teenage girl allegedly sexually assaulted just yards from school
The victim is believed to be 14 years old.
Bad news for Clare, it has just been hit with a new flood warning
The area was heavily hit over the weekend.
Homer Simpson has done the ice bucket challenge
Although it didn’t go quite to plan…
Car thieves forced to abandon robbery because they couldn't use a manual gearstick
Morto for them.
The Simpsons paid a touching tribute to legendary Japanese animator Miyazaki
This year's Simpsons Christmas opening sequence features Mrs. Krabappel as an angel
As well as a host of other highlights.
TV reporter interviews cat about water rate increases
He’ll jump on you Caroline.
Column: I saw the first draft of the first Simpsons episode – and it wasn’t very good
Marc Flanagan, a writer on The Tracey Ullman Show, recalls how a low-budget animated segment on that show grew legs and became an international phenomenon.
The Daily Fix: Wednesday
All the biggest news stories from the day, as well as the few bits and pieces you might not have seen.
Matt Groening reveals true location of Simpsons' Springfield
To mark the 25th anniversary of their first TV appearance, Matt Groening finally reveals the TV family’s true homeplace…
Channel 4 announcers deliberately mispronounce The Simpsons
The Crimpsons? The Rumpelstiltskins? The Skiddlybiddledoowhopadomsons?
Threat averted: The Simpsons renewed for 2 more years
America’s most famous family is to stick around for a little longer as Fox books season 24 and 25 of the long-running cartoon series.
Is the end nigh in Springfield? Money dispute could end The Simpsons - report
A dispute over pay cuts for the actors who voice ‘The Simpsons’ characters could mean the end of the show after 23 seasons.
Explosive device found outside house in Tallaght
The IED was found outside a house in Springfield in the early hours of this morning.