Readers like you keep news free for everyone.

More than 5,000 readers have already pitched in to keep free access to The Journal.

For the price of one cup of coffee each week you can help keep paywalls away.

Support us today
Not now
Monday 27 March 2023 Dublin: 9°C

# warning

All time
# Bullying
Children's Ombudsman warns of rise in number of serious school bullying cases
Dr Niall Muldoon said his office has received more than 400 reports of bullying in schools since 2018.
# scammed
Gardaí issue warning after dramatic rise of people being scammed in the last three weeks
Some people have lost over €20k in some scams.
# warning
'Everyone’s got weaknesses' - Liverpool's Jonas gearing up for Katie Taylor fight
Natasha Jonas will take on the Irish boxing star this weekend
# warning
Covid cases could hit 2,000 a day in four weeks, NPHET told government ahead of reopening announcement
“Unfortunately, the significant ‘headroom’ that was available last summer when case counts were very low isn’t available now.”
# bonzo's back
Agriculture minister relaunches 'Bonzo the dog' ad from 1984 to warn against sheep worrying
The ad was originally broadcast in 1984.
# Fraud
'Some people lost absolutely everything': Garda warning as investment fraud scams on the rise
Gardaí have said more people have become vulnerable to these scams during the pandemic because they are concerned about their finances.
# warning
Business groups say members should steer clear of online campaigners calling for 'great re-opening'
A campaign to re-open essential business began earlier this year.
# brrrrrrrrrrrrrrr
Two weather warnings in place tomorrow as up to 5cm of snow expected in parts
Wind and snow/ice warnings are in place for most of the country tomorrow.
# warning
RSA warns motorists to be vigilant on the roads this February to avoid a repeat of last year's fatalities
Nineteen people died on the roads in February 2020.
# Weather
Status Yellow rainfall warning in place for five counties
The rainfall warning will be in place for Donegal, Galway, Leitrim, Mayo and Sligo.
# Weather
Status Yellow snow/ice warning in effect nationwide
There will be falls of hail, sleet and snow, creating icy and hazardous conditions.
# warning
Premier League footballers branded 'brainless' for breaching Covid-19 protocols to celebrate goals
Players who continue to hug and kiss after scoring have been reminded about unnecessary contact.
# Vaccine
Police in the North warn of Covid-19 vaccine scam
The PSNI has issued a warning.
# rogue traders
Gardaí warn elderly people to be vigilant of rogue traders operating this Christmas period
Gardaí have given a number of tips on how to keep safe.
# warning
Tony Holohan: 'Re-examine your plans and limit your social contacts as much as possible before Christmas'
The CMO has written to the government recommending new restrictions after Christmas.
# Visiting
WHO warns people against gathering at Christmas as it is ‘not worth the risk’
The Taoiseach said yesterday that people in Ireland should expect new restrictions “before the new year”.
# warning
Money can't buy you a new brain, says Nobby Stiles's widow
Kay Stiles said watching her husband’s condition worsen was incredibly upsetting.
# liteway loans
Victim of rogue moneylenders urges people to be cautious about 'quick and easy' loans
Gardaí have also issued a warning.
# warning
Leo Varadkar: 'Crisis of polarisation' developing in Irish politics due to influence of social media
The Tánaiste said he was concerned about where Irish politics was going.
# warning
Fiscal watchdog criticises 'surprisingly large' public spending by government unrelated to Covid-19
The IFAC warned that new levels of spending will remain after the pandemic.
# welfare scam
Welfare warns consumers not to be caught out by latest text scam
In recent months, there been a sharp rise in cyber fraud and unsolicited cyber activity.
# warning
No GAA championships if country moves to Level 5, says Leo Varadkar
The 2020 inter-county season resumes this weekend.
# warning
'There will be county finals again next year' - Cork GAA chiefs plead with celebrating clubs and supporters
‘Anything that threatens that safety, and the very continuation of the game during COVID-19, needs to be avoided at all costs,’ fans have been told.
# warning
Food safety organisation warns that many products labelled as vegan can have traces of animal products
Doctors warned of the potential health risks.
# eu settlement scheme
Children in care and modern slavery victims 'could lose right to live in UK after Brexit'
Experts from the University of Oxford have issued the warning today.
# Coronavirus
Dubliners urged to keep social contacts low as more than half of new cases in capital
Two additional pop-up Covid-19 testing centres opened in Dublin this weekend.
# warning
About 130 phones are stolen per week and only 10% are recovered
The mobile phones stolen in Ireland since 2019 are worth about €5 million.
# warning
Department of Social Protection and An Post issue warnings over scam text messages
Health officials are warning anyone who thinks they’ve been affected to contact their bank.
# Weather
Status Yellow thunder warning issued for several counties
The warning is valid from 1pm until 9pm today.
# Mark my words
'A club of Rangers’ size and stature can’t go 10 years without winning the league'
A warning for Steven Gerrard’s side from former Rangers star Mark Walters.
# Scam
'This is a scam': Warning issued after scammer impersonates financial ombudsman staff member
The scam has been reported to gardaí by the Financial Services and Pensions Ombudsman.
# Three counties
People in Kildare, Laois and Offaly warned about 'significant' rise in cases
The Acting Chief Medical Officer called on people in the three counties to be particularly cautious.
# warning
Reduced cancer services due to Covid-19 pandemic 'unacceptable', says Irish Cancer Society
It was reported today that a Department of Health briefing warns of a major backlog in cancer treatments.
# warning
FAI will 'come down hard' on clubs flouting Covid-19 guidance
Elsewhere, interest in the WatchLOI streaming service is higher than envisaged.
# warning
World Cup bid chief warns Australian rugby could become ‘third-tier sport’
Executive bid director Phil Kearns feels the nation is in dire need of a chance to stage the global contest in 2027.
# smishing
Gardaí warn of text message scam telling people their AIB bank card has been compromised
Individuals are then asked to send the card to one of three addresses.
# Theft
Gardaí issue warning after recent spate of caravan and campervan thefts
13 caravans have been stolen since March of this year.
# warning
Survey finds one in six women taking epilepsy medication don’t know the risk it poses to pregnancy
The HSE has estimated that up to 1,250 children may have been impacted in Ireland.
# warning
Mancini tells Balotelli to 'wake up'
‘I’ve told him a thousand times that he’s wasting a huge talent,’ the coach told Italian television.
# warning
Use of nitrous oxide or 'hippie crack' on the rise during pandemic
A teenage boy died after inhaling the gas in Dublin last month.