NEED TO CATCH up? TheJournal.ie brings you a roundup of today’s news…
The scene at the junction between the Old Cabra Road and the North Circular road. (Pic: John McManus)
- A 28-year-old man is in a serious condition in hospital after a gun attack on the Old Cabra Road in which three women were also injured.
- Enda Kenny has said that Ireland’s corporate tax rate will not be up for discussion in any talks after Ireland exists the bailout.
- The Minister for Health James Reilly said that the hole in the Health budget is less than €200 million.
- The parents of a five-year-old girl in Enniscorty have appealed to the public for help after their car which had the little girl’s wheelchair in it, was stolen from outside their house.
- Gerry Adams said that the proposal for the Houses of the Oireachtas to have its own house wine is bizarre.
- The PSNI released a man after questioning him about the murder of Kevin Kearney.
- A new survey finds that more than 1,800 patients are on the cardiac rehabilitation waiting list.
- A Cabinet meeting is being held this evening at Government Buildings where the final details of the budget will be hammered out.
Indian villagers gather after a deadly stampede on a bridge across the Sindh River in Datia district in Madhya Pradesh state, India. (AP Photo)
#INDIA: A stampede at Hindu Temple has killed 60 people.
#INDIA: Nine people have been reported to have been killed by the cyclone that raged across India this weekend.
#SYRIA: Seven Red Cross workers have been kidnapped in Syria.
- Emotion analytics company called Beyond Verbal have invented a way in which people in call centre’s will be able gauge your mood from the tone of your voice. [The New York Times]
- Like going to the zoo? What about a robotic petting zoo? It’s meant to be a tactile experience. [Gizmodo]
TheJournal.ie paid a visit to Cork to see what the city’s hopes and fears are ahead of this week’s budget. Here is what some businesses in the English Market had to say.