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# warning - Saturday 28 October, 2017

Here's why you shouldn't wear novelty contact lenses this Halloween

“Cosmetic or coloured contact lenses are often advertised as a fun product to wear but in reality they are extremely dangerous.”

From The42 'Don't ask me about Kane!' - Mourinho shoots down questions on Spurs star Warning

'Don't ask me about Kane!' - Mourinho shoots down questions on Spurs star

The Portuguese did not even allow journalists to speak about the Spurs star before making a pre-emptive strike

# warning - Sunday 15 October, 2017

Status red weather alert issued for entire country ahead of Ophelia's arrival

Rain can be expected over the country from tonight.

# warning - Monday 9 October, 2017

From The42 Jones: 'Cowboys will respect the flag or they won't play' Warning

Jones: 'Cowboys will respect the flag or they won't play'

Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones warned his players to respect the United States flag.

# warning - Thursday 28 September, 2017

Entire population of Vanuatu island moved to safety as volcano threatens major eruption

It’s not clear when – or even if – the volcano will erupt.

# warning - Wednesday 27 September, 2017

Minister warned it would be a 'serious mistake' to rush into appointing a new commissioner

The Commission on the Future of Policing in Ireland wrote to Justice Minister Charlie Flanagan.

# warning - Monday 18 September, 2017

Britain downgrades terror threat from 'imminent' to 'highly likely'

The Islamic State group claimed responsibility for Friday’s explosion.

# warning - Tuesday 12 September, 2017

Researchers warn pregnant women that vaping might lead to increased asthma risk

The warning comes after researchers claimed to have found a link between vaping and an increased risk of asthma in offspring.

# warning - Saturday 9 September, 2017

Coast Guard urges care along Atlantic coasts and cliffs due to wind alert

Very high seas are also forecast for tomorrow night and Monday morning.

# warning - Sunday 20 August, 2017

Don't forget the brolly: Heavy rain and localised flooding expected across the country

The remnants of Hurricane Gert have arrived.

# warning - Saturday 19 August, 2017

Rainfall warning for 15 counties as impact of hurricane set to be felt in Ireland

‘Unsettled and changeable’ weather is on the way over the next few days, says Met Éireann.

# warning - Thursday 17 August, 2017

Rainfall warning for five counties as US hurricane impacts on Irish weather

Spot flooding has been forecast tomorrow and there will be persistent and heavy rain this weekend.

# warning - Tuesday 8 August, 2017

Here's how to make sure you don't fall victim to a fake rental scam

This time of year usually sees a large spike in fake rentals on the market, gardaí have warned.

# warning - Saturday 5 August, 2017

Less than 5% of Irish people know what their weekly alcohol limit is

But over two-thirds of people said they were more aware of the harmful effects alcohol can have.

# warning - Tuesday 25 July, 2017

Floating down the Liffey on an inflatable is all fun and games... but it's not safe

A number of people were photographed sitting in inflatable flamingos and unicorns in the river this afternoon.

# warning - Thursday 20 July, 2017

Status yellow rainfall warning issued for four counties

Showers are expected to spread this afternoon, turning heavy with a risk of thunder.

# warning - Wednesday 19 July, 2017

# warning - Tuesday 27 June, 2017

Assad will pay a 'heavy price' if Syria launches another chemical attack, US warns

The US warned against any attack which could result in the “mass murder” of civilians.

# warning - Thursday 22 June, 2017

Water supplies running low in many areas due to dry weather

There are shortages in parts of Donegal, Galway and Westmeath.

# warning - Saturday 17 June, 2017

Dog owners warned to keep pets on a leash after 'savage' sheep attacks

The IFA has released a protocol for farmers to follow, which includes guidelines for when a farmer can shoot a dog.

# warning - Friday 16 June, 2017

National Lottery warns public about Euromillions phone scam

These calls appear to have escalated in the last few days, the National Lottery said.

# warning - Friday 9 June, 2017

Video sharing platforms will have to place warnings on harmful content which might incite terrorism

Communications Minister Denis Naughten said his department will begin work on the new law next year

# warning - Thursday 8 June, 2017

Rainfall warning extended to 13 counties until 10pm tonight

Cork and Kerry have experienced the worst of the rain.

# warning - Friday 26 May, 2017

'Sonia paid for an error of judgement with her life' - family of murder victim urge caution on social media

Sonia Blount was murdered by Eric Locke at the Plaza Hotel in Tallaght, after being lured there by a fake Facebook profile, in 2014.

# warning - Wednesday 17 May, 2017

Forensic scientists identified 27 new recreational drugs in Ireland last year

Scientists have said some of the new synthetic drugs are 100 times more toxic than regular substances

# warning - Monday 15 May, 2017

Two rainfall warnings in place for five counties

A status orange and yellow weather warning were issued yesterday and will stay in place until tomorrow morning.

# warning - Sunday 14 May, 2017

Ibec calls for more funding to protect businesses following cyber attack

The call comes after a global ransomware attack on Friday which targeted businesses and state services across the world.

# warning - Sunday 7 May, 2017

Summer warning: Don't be messing about with smartphones around crashing waves

People are still putting their lives at risk at the country’s coasts and waterways.

# warning - Tuesday 2 May, 2017

Gardaí want this 'toxic' poison that was stolen in Wicklow given back

400ml of highly poisonous fluid Dolethal was stolen from a house in Enniskerry, near Bray, last Friday evening.

# warning - Monday 24 April, 2017

HSE: Complacency over vaccines could cause death in Ireland

The HSE issued the warning this morning following a spate of deaths as a result of a measles outbreak in Europe.

# warning - Friday 21 April, 2017

Doctor: People end up in foster care and jail because of drinking during pregnancy

Some 40,000 people are living with foetal alcohol syndrome in Ireland.

# warning - Friday 14 April, 2017

Here's why your dog shouldn't eat chocolate

Dogs Trust has released a warning to pet owners this Easter.

# warning - Saturday 8 April, 2017

Police in town 'blighted by paramilitary feuds' hit out at online sharing of checkpoint locations

The warning was in response to social media groups in which people post traffic updates to other road users.

# warning - Tuesday 28 March, 2017

Europe-wide measles warning as outbreaks of disease spread across a number of nations

France, Germany, Italy, Romania, Poland, Switzerland and Ukraine are the most affected.

# warning - Thursday 23 March, 2017

A boom in construction could lead to the economy overheating

A new report forecasts GDP growth of 3.8% this year.

# warning - Wednesday 22 March, 2017

It will be lashing rain in Dublin, Louth and Wicklow tonight

The weather service says that tonight will be cold and blustery with temperatures dipping to zero degrees.

# warning - Tuesday 21 March, 2017

Users of Epipens warned to check theirs as batch is recalled

The recall affects around 1,000 units.

# warning - Tuesday 14 March, 2017

'They're not your friend': Warning over bookmakers as Cheltenham festival begins

The Rutland Centre has said they are seeing more people affected by problem gambling.

# warning - Saturday 11 March, 2017

World faces worst humanitarian crisis since 1945 - UN official

There is a looming risk of famine in a number of countries.