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Thursday 30 November 2023 Dublin: 3°C

# Watch Out

Last year
Drivers urged to be cautious around deer breeding season
Deer are particularly at risk from late September to early November as they move around more.
All time
Department of Social Protection warns of phone scam using what appears to be its helpline number
The department does not contact members of the public using the number.
People warned about Flower/Leaf pyramid scheme circulating on social media
The scheme appears to be particularly targeting students and younger people.
'Growing health threat': Public reminded of risks of consuming wild mushrooms
Exercise great caution if foraging for wild mushrooms, a HSE doctor has advised.
These are the Irish films we'll be talking about in 2018
The Breadwinner, Kissing Candice. A Mother Brings Her Son To Be Shot, and more.
TG4 used Snapchat filters to pull off another Halloween prank live on air last night
The follow up.
Is This A Fairy Fort Or Just A Regular Irish Hill?
Test your skills, Danny.
Gardaí have seized nearly €95k in jewellery linked to the Kinahan cartel
Operations have also resulted in the seizure of hundreds of thousands of euro in cash.
Aer Lingus flight from Naples forced to turn back after hitting flock of pigeons
Flight EI451 had been due to arrive back in Dublin before 3pm.
Woman's face is burned after battery-operated headphones catch fire on airplane
She was listening to music as she dozed, about two hours into the trip from Beijing to Melbourne when it happened.
Dara Ó Briain cracked a photographer with a sliotar while playing hurling at the home of English cricket
An accident, of course.
Bank of Ireland warns customers over 'smishing' text scam
A link in the message might contain malware.
SuperValu warns customers not to respond to email fraudster
Scammers are trying to lure targets in with promises of fake vouchers.
There's a dodgy motor tax scam email going around
Watch out.
Should people be fined for texting while walking?
One US city will discuss such a law.
Showing off on Facebook could make you an easy target for burglars
People aged 17- to 24-years-old are most likely to reveal sensitive information on the internet.
This Dunnes Stores product could be a potential food safety hazard
The FSAI has issued a warning about a batch of vegetable samosas.
Opel carrying out investigation after car bursts into flames outside Cork
This follows a series of incidents in the UK.
Elaborate stories and 'too good to be true' ads: how scammers target students
Students moving to Ireland for the first time have been warned to watch out for fake accommodation ads.
Going to the US? Some sites are charging €126 for a €12 form you need
Many sites are overcharging for the Esta registration forms.
Experts say these are best ways to keep your identity safe online
Some are pretty simple.
That theoretical two-bedroom flat in the heart of Dublin for €750 a month is probably a scam
While property sites work hard to root out scammers, people should still be extremely vigilant.
This spice which is sold in Ireland has traces of Salmonella in it
Monolith Kurkumawurzel gemahlen is sold in Eastern European food businesses.
The former head of the ECB is in Dublin - and he's got some fancy bling
Jean Claude Trichet: Frenchman, banker, gadget enthusiast.
An out-of-control cargo spacecraft is plunging back to Earth
Video has emerged of it spinning out of control.
This app could stop people who write dodgy tweets from losing their job
And the guy who set it up knows exactly what can go wrong.
Zebras escape from farm as they were angry at sale of some of their stable-mates
They broke free at around 3pm but have now been safely captured and brought back to the farm.
Think our seagulls are bad? Try being attacked by an angry owl
One US town has erected signs to warn of malicious birds.
Dangerous distress flare found on Tory Island
Thankfully, it was made safe by the Army Bomb Disposal Team.
Northern Ireland may soon be allowed set its own corporation tax
This would mean Northern Ireland could match our very attractive 12.5% rate. Let the games begin…
Someone is selling "Nidge's watch" on the internet
What time is it? Crime time.
Ship carrying radioactive concrete catches fire off Scotland
The Parida caught fire late last night.
Chinese city creates special footpath lane for smartphone users
Could Ireland use some of these?
Iceland issues red alert after new eruption near volcano
Earlier this week, airspace was closed near the volcano after an eruption on the glacier.
Motorcyclist in insane front-flip crash lands feet-first on roof of moving car
Watch this little boy on a bike crash straight into a tree
While his father laughs and records it. For shame.
What's it like to face an Anthony Nash 21-yard free?
Clare goalkeeper Patrick Kelly explains how they prepared to face the Cork ‘keepers power.
South Africa tries to capture 15,000 runaway crocodiles
The Rakwena Crocodile Farm was flooded during torrential downpours last weekend – with thousands of crocs escaping.
VIDEO: Nets fan gets hit by ball while texting
Scolding parents the world over will enjoy this ‘told you so’ moment from an NBA match
Central Bank issues warning on investment firms
Two investment firms have been offering services in Ireland – despite not being authorised to do so.