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November 2023
Ireland referred to EU court over failure linked to work-life balance rules
A Work-Life Balance Directive adopted in 2019 aims to protect people’s professional and private lives.
A potent synthetic opioid was found in the heroin that caused overdoses, but what are nitazenes?
Fifty-seven people have overdosed in Dublin city since last Thursday.
At least 40 people in Dublin overdose on 'very potent' heroin batch as HSE issues fresh warning
Trace amounts of a nitazene-type substance were found in a brown powder associated with one of the overdoses.
HSE issues warning after cluster of heroin overdoses in Dublin city today
It’s understood there were around 13 overdoses in the Dublin region this morning.
This year
More flooding 'likely' across Ireland next week as a result of Storm Ciarán
Met Éireann has said there will be heavy showers or longer spells of rain over Ireland with flooding.
White House warns North Korea would 'pay a price' if it supplies Russia with weapons
The Kremlin has said it is unable to confirm whether Kim Jong Un will hold talks with Russian President Vladimir Putin on the issue.
Holidaymakers advised to be cautious with travel adapters following recalls
The Competition and Consumer Protection Commission is currently working to have several adapters recalled.
Mack Hansen urges Ireland to ‘rough up’ Italy’s Ange Capuozzo to stop him
The player is wary of ‘genuine superstars’ in the Azzurri ranks.
'If we don't sort it out, we'll ship 15, 20 or even 30 points in Ireland'
Shaun Edwards wasn’t happy with France’s performance in Rome yesterday.
Fans targeting Djokovic risk being kicked out of Australian Open
Djokovic will be back in Melbourne next week after being deported last year over his Covid vaccination stance.
Last year
Gardaí reveal new Revolut scam as they urge people to protect themselves this Christmas
Here are the tips from the gardaí.
Gardaí issue warning over bogus door-to-door callers as darker nights creep in
Officers have urged the public to keep safe this winter.
UN warns millions in Haiti facing acute hunger
A report said unrelenting crises have trapped 4.7 million Haitians ‘in a cycle of growing desperation’.
Joe Biden: Nuclear ‘Armageddon’ risk highest since Cuban Missile Crisis
Russian officials have spoken of the possibility of using tactical nuclear weapons.
Status Yellow rain warning issued for six counties
The warning will be valid from 6pm today until 1am tomorrow.
Roy Keane hands new Manchester United signing Casemiro a warning
The Brazil midfielder won five Champions Leagues and three La Liga titles with Real Madrid.
Van Dijk says Nunez must 'control himself'
The 23-year-old Uruguayan, who signed from Benfica in June, was shown a straight red card in the 57th minute at Anfield last night.
Gardaí issue warning over fake €2 coins after seizure of counterfeit currency in Dublin
Coins with an apparent face value of €2,920 were seized last month.
World is ‘one misunderstanding away from nuclear annihilation’, UN chief warns
Antonio Guterres gave the warning at the opening of a meeting to review a 50-year-old treaty aimed at preventing the spread of nuclear weapons.
Warning issued to bathers after Lion's Mane jellyfish spotted at east coast beaches
A sting from the jellyfish can cause nausea, sweating, cramps and headaches.
Garda warning as students continue to launder money as money mules
A new awareness campaign is being launched this autumn.
Ireland records hottest temperature in 135 years as Dublin hits a record 33°C
This temperature is second only to the record of 33.3°C measured in June 1887.
The temperature in Phoenix Park is second only to the record of 33.3°C measured in Kilkenny Castle in June 1887.
Today's high of 33°C is the highest ever recorded temperature nationally for July and the highest ever recorded in Dublin.
The public have been warned that there is a significant risk of heat stress and heat exhaustion.
'High temperature advisory' as Met Éireann warns it could hit over 30 degrees next week
The national forecaster said the country will experience a hot spell on Sunday and early into next week.
O'Neill warns that a functioning Executive is needed to invest in the North's ailing health system
Michelle O’Neill said without ministers in post, a three-year budget to fund health cannot be agreed.
Central Bank issues warning about unauthorised firm linked to businesswoman Catriona Carey
Carey is listed as the sole director of Careysfort Asset Estates Ltd.
HSE urges people to stop using certain disposable vapes due to high nicotine concentration
The HSE said it has contacted all major Irish distributors of e-cigarettes and refill containers.
Gareth Bale responds after being branded a 'parasite' by Marca
The Wales captain has launched a furious tirade at the Spanish media.
England coach Eddie Jones 'not bullet-proof'
His position was again called into question after a defeat by Grand Slam champions France
Ukraine warns Russia preparing to shell port city Odessa
Putin earlier threatened the existence of Ukrainian statehood.
Fitbit recalls one million Ionic watches after burn injuries
Fitbit received 115 reports of the battery overheating in the US, with 78 reports of burn injuries.
Gardaí see fraud using text, email and phone calls treble in last twelve months
Detectives have issued a warning for people to be aware of the con-artists vishing, smishing or phishing tactics.
Department issues warning over 'serious safety risks' posed by Russian missile tests
The Department of Transport has warned all seafarers about the Russian military exercises due to take place next week.
RTÉ facing ‘existential moment’, Oireachtas committee hears
Moya Doherty, the chair of the RTÉ Board, warned of her deep concerns about the future of the broadcaster.
Bundee Aki gets citing warning for 'act of dissent' towards referee Raynal
The Ireland centre will not face a suspension for remonstrating with the French match official.
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Wexford motorists urged to 'stay off' roads until tomorrow after rain brings widespread flooding
A Status Yellow rain warning was issued for the county this evening.
De Bruyne must fight for Man City spot, says Guardiola
The Belgium midfielder will start tomorrow – but faces a fight to win back a regular place after a campaign marred by injuries and Covid-19.
Halloween warning over dangers of cannabis jelly sweets
This year, six children under the age of ten have been hospitalised after accidentally consuming jelly sweets containing cannabis
Boris Johnson makes call for ‘humanity to grow up’ and address climate problems in UN speech
As part of his speech he also said that beloved muppet Kermit the Frog was wrong to say ‘It’s Not Easy Being Green’.
Huge surge in seizures of ivermectin as HSE warns against using unproven Covid-19 treatments
People have been buying the drug on the black market and having it shipped to Ireland.
'Go and get the jab' – Newcastle player reveals how severely he was affected by Covid-19
Karl Darlow lost five kilograms in weight as he battled the illness.