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Consumer price inflation forecasts revised upwards to 8% by the Central Bank
# Inflation
# Inflation

Consumer price inflation forecasts revised upwards to 8% by the Central Bank

5 hours ago 2,271 Views 4 Comments
  • The Central Bank has published its latest quarterly bulletin today.
  • The Bank says energy-driven inflation is the key issue being faced currently.
  • The outlook for domestic growth over the coming quarters is "more challenging than was previously expected", it says.

Yesterday's News

Trump asks Supreme Court to intervene over classified documents seized in Mar-a-Lago raid
# US
# US

Trump asks Supreme Court to intervene over classified documents seized in Mar-a-Lago raid

6 hours ago 6,284 Views 9 Comments

A US court last month allowed the Justice Department to resume its use of the documents as part of its ongoing criminal investigation.

No human remains found in initial search for Moors Murder victim Keith Bennett
# Moors Murders
# Moors Murders

No human remains found in initial search for Moors Murder victim Keith Bennett

6 hours ago 3,803 Views 3 Comments

Greater Manchester Police said no “visible evidence” of a body has been identified in the area of focus on Saddleworth Moor.

Northern Ireland minister says fear of Sinn Féin obstacle to normalisation of NI politics
# Northern Ireland
# Northern Ireland

Northern Ireland minister says fear of Sinn Féin obstacle to normalisation of NI politics

7 hours ago 10,364 Views 17 Comments

Steve Baker was speaking to Northern Ireland Conservatives at the Tory party conference in Birmingham.

Stunning Alexander-Arnold free-kick helps Liverpool overcome Rangers
# Resilience
From The42
# Resilience

Stunning Alexander-Arnold free-kick helps Liverpool overcome Rangers

7 hours ago 15,549 Views 24 Comments

The Reds secured a convincing win over their Scottish opponents.

Russian forces under pressure in south Ukraine as Zelenskyy claims 'dozens' of villages retaken
# War In Ukraine
# War In Ukraine

Russian forces under pressure in south Ukraine as Zelenskyy claims 'dozens' of villages retaken

7 hours ago 32,173 Views 15 Comments

Moscow has suffered a series of setbacks in Ukraine recently.

Elon Musk offers to end legal fight and buy Twitter for original offer price of $44 billion
# Twitter Takeover
# Twitter Takeover

Elon Musk offers to end legal fight and buy Twitter for original offer price of $44 billion

8 hours ago 19,467 Views 18 Comments

It comes just two weeks before Twitter’s lawsuit seeking to force the Tesla chief to go through with the deal goes to trial.

Here's What Happened Today: Tuesday
# News Fix
# News Fix

Here's What Happened Today: Tuesday

8 hours ago 4,576 Views 0 Comments

Here’s what made the headlines today.

Tributes paid to country music pioneer Loretta Lynn, who has died aged 90
# RIP
# RIP

Tributes paid to country music pioneer Loretta Lynn, who has died aged 90

Updated 8 hours ago 19,047 Views 8 Comments

A family statement shared online said the songwriter died peacefully in her sleep this morning.

Tax revenues for first nine months of the year just under €58 billion
# Exchequer Returns
# Exchequer Returns

Tax revenues for first nine months of the year just under €58 billion

9 hours ago 13,355 Views 23 Comments

This is up €12 billion on the same period last year, according to the Department of Finance.

Ireland ranked the friendliest country in Europe by Condé Nast Traveller
# Tourism
# Tourism

Ireland ranked the friendliest country in Europe by Condé Nast Traveller

9 hours ago 17,891 Views 43 Comments

In the readers’ list of friendliest cities in Europe, Dublin came in sixth place.

Munster expect Connacht backlash on their new 4G pitch in Galway
# Derby Day
From The42
# Derby Day

Munster expect Connacht backlash on their new 4G pitch in Galway

Updated 9 hours ago 22,499 Views 15 Comments

This Friday’s match looks like a pivotal one for both Irish provinces.

Gardaí and government warn businesses to prepare for potential ransomware attacks
# Cyber Attacks
# Cyber Attacks

Gardaí and government warn businesses to prepare for potential ransomware attacks

9 hours ago 7,794 Views 1 Comment

The government and gardaí launched an awareness campaign today for European Cyber Security Month.

Ireland to step up security around offshore pipelines after Nord Stream blasts
# Defence
# Defence

Ireland to step up security around offshore pipelines after Nord Stream blasts

10 hours ago 12,695 Views 28 Comments

Simon Coveney said there will be an increase in patrols by the Naval Service and Air Corps.

Cabinet signs off on plan for three €200 energy credits
# Budget 2023
# Budget 2023

Cabinet signs off on plan for three €200 energy credits

10 hours ago 11,267 Views 13 Comments

The credits are due to be paid in November, January and March.

Extract: 'Governments made decisions that led to your housing situation - you are not to blame'
# Generation Rent
# Generation Rent

Extract: 'Governments made decisions that led to your housing situation - you are not to blame'

10 hours ago 9,921 Views 23 Comments

Housing expert Dr Rory Hearne shares an extract from his new book ”Gaffs’ released this week.

Renewed appeal for information on 16-year-old boy missing from Co Waterford
# Missing
# Missing

Renewed appeal for information on 16-year-old boy missing from Co Waterford

10 hours ago 9,699 Views 0 Comments

Bobby Power is described as being 5’9″ in height and of slim build.

European Space Agency to launch Ireland's first satellite early next year

European Space Agency to launch Ireland's first satellite early next year

11 hours ago 10,628 Views 15 Comments

It will orbit 520km above Earth’s surface in what is known as low Earth orbit.

Revenue seizes €1.3 million worth of tobacco at Dublin Port
# Seized
# Seized

Revenue seizes €1.3 million worth of tobacco at Dublin Port

11 hours ago 5,474 Views 6 Comments

The tobacco was found in a consignment that arrived into Dublin Port from the Netherlands.

At least four dead, 26 missing after avalanche in Indian Himalayas
# Uttarakhand
# Uttarakhand

At least four dead, 26 missing after avalanche in Indian Himalayas

11 hours ago 5,777 Views 0 Comments

A spokesperson for the State Disaster Response Force said 12 people have been rescued so far.

Lisa Smith's offending was at 'lowest level' and sentence was 'excessive', lawyers tell court
# Court Of Appeal
# Court Of Appeal

Lisa Smith's offending was at 'lowest level' and sentence was 'excessive', lawyers tell court

11 hours ago 11,002 Views 0 Comments

The Court of Appeal reserved judgment.

Police release CCTV images of suspects in ‘ruthless execution’ in Belfast
# Sean Fox
# Sean Fox

Police release CCTV images of suspects in ‘ruthless execution’ in Belfast

11 hours ago 26,682 Views 4 Comments

A reward of £20,000 has also been offered for information about the murder of Sean Fox.

'I wouldn't be satisfied if this was the peak of my career, I want to go higher'
# Israel Olatunde
From The42
# Israel Olatunde

'I wouldn't be satisfied if this was the peak of my career, I want to go higher'

11 hours ago 8,674 Views 2 Comments

Ireland’s fastest man is dreaming big.

More than 800 applications made for access to birth information since system opened yesterday
# Information And Tracing Act
# Information And Tracing Act

More than 800 applications made for access to birth information since system opened yesterday

11 hours ago 5,060 Views 5 Comments

The new law allows people who were adopted or boarded out to access information about their origins.

Taoiseach dismisses concerns about investor funds selling homes between each other for €1.7m
# Long-term Leases
# Long-term Leases

Taoiseach dismisses concerns about investor funds selling homes between each other for €1.7m

12 hours ago 18,616 Views 15 Comments

Taoiseach Micheál Martin says the solution is ramping up supply.

Taoiseach on who pays for the concrete levy: 'It's industry or the taxpayer. Make up your mind'
# Housing
# Housing

Taoiseach on who pays for the concrete levy: 'It's industry or the taxpayer. Make up your mind'

Updated 12 hours ago 36,006 Views 69 Comments
  • Confusion within FG over Taoiseach's comments on how to prevent first-time buyers alone from being impacted by the levy, reports Christina Finn
  • Backlash from backbench TDs who want tax exemptions or for levy to be delayed or scrapped.
  • Sinn Féin say they want a levy on the industry but not consumers.
Clare man to go on trial tomorrow accused of murdering mother-of-two in Ennis last year
# Courts
# Courts

Clare man to go on trial tomorrow accused of murdering mother-of-two in Ennis last year

12 hours ago 12,027 Views 0 Comments

Patrick Ballard, formerly of Ashfield Court Hotel, Ennis, Co Clare was arraigned before the Central Criminal Court today.

Enoch Burke appeals injunction requiring him to stay away from school where he is employed
# Courts
# Courts

Enoch Burke appeals injunction requiring him to stay away from school where he is employed

12 hours ago 26,894 Views 0 Comments

Burke was committed to prison last month until he agrees to obey the order not to attend the school.

Kwarteng says 'pressure' of Queen Elizabeth's death influenced controversial mini-budget
# UK
# UK

Kwarteng says 'pressure' of Queen Elizabeth's death influenced controversial mini-budget

13 hours ago 20,329 Views 23 Comments

The British Chancellor said it was important to place the mini-budget in the “context” of the Queen’s death and funeral.

PBP-Solidarity criticise Government over pay-as-you-go disconnection uncertainty
# Pay As You Go
# Pay As You Go

PBP-Solidarity criticise Government over pay-as-you-go disconnection uncertainty

Updated 13 hours ago 9,420 Views 14 Comments

Mick Barry TD suggested scrapping the €199 charge to switch from pay-as-you-go to bill pay.

Court refuses to consider 'implied consent' in appeal by ex-RTÉ journalist Mícheál Ó Leidhin
# Court Of Appeal
# Court Of Appeal

Court refuses to consider 'implied consent' in appeal by ex-RTÉ journalist Mícheál Ó Leidhin

14 hours ago 21,516 Views 0 Comments

Ó Leidhin was convicted last April of sexual assault at his former home in south Dublin in the early hours of the morning of 13 May 2018.

Wagatha Christie: Rebekah Vardy ordered to pay £1.5m towards Coleen Rooney's legal costs
# UK High Court
# UK High Court

Wagatha Christie: Rebekah Vardy ordered to pay £1.5m towards Coleen Rooney's legal costs

14 hours ago 23,334 Views 13 Comments

Vardy will have to pay £800,000 of the costs bill by 4pm on 15 November.

Retired Garda superintendent jailed for holding cannabis resin worth nearly €260,000
# John Murphy
# John Murphy

Retired Garda superintendent jailed for holding cannabis resin worth nearly €260,000

14 hours ago 18,640 Views 0 Comments

Retired Superintendent John Murphy has been jailed for six and a half years.

Former rugby player Damian Browne welcomed home by crowds at Port of Galway
# Project Empower
# Project Empower

Former rugby player Damian Browne welcomed home by crowds at Port of Galway

Updated 14 hours ago 73,344 Views 34 Comments

Browne spent 112 days at sea and travelled over 3,450 nautical miles.

Report says An Bord Pleanála in need of 'urgent reform' as government adopts recommendations
# An Bord Pleanála
# An Bord Pleanála

Report says An Bord Pleanála in need of 'urgent reform' as government adopts recommendations

Updated 15 hours ago 12,766 Views 0 Comments

The report includes 11 recommendations aimed at restoring public confidence in the Board and ensuring effectiveness in the planning system.

Three teens charged over garda car ramming released on bail as two told to stay out of Ballyfermot
# Courts
# Courts

Three teens charged over garda car ramming released on bail as two told to stay out of Ballyfermot

15 hours ago 9,932 Views 0 Comments

The boys are accused of various motor theft-related offences, dangerous driving, and criminal damage.

French man arrested in Dublin on foot of a European Arrest Warrant
# European Arrest Warrant
# European Arrest Warrant

French man arrested in Dublin on foot of a European Arrest Warrant

15 hours ago 11,963 Views 0 Comments

The man appeared before the High Court yesterday and has since been remanded in custody.

The Justice Minister wants to know why ASBOs are used more in some areas than in others
# Anti-social Behaviour Orders
# Anti-social Behaviour Orders

The Justice Minister wants to know why ASBOs are used more in some areas than in others

15 hours ago 14,199 Views 42 Comments

McEntee asked Harris to undertake a review of the legislation around Asbos.

125,000 Electric Ireland customers in arrears as company told €3m hardship fund is 'pittance'
# Energy Bills
# Energy Bills

125,000 Electric Ireland customers in arrears as company told €3m hardship fund is 'pittance'

15 hours ago 19,201 Views 18 Comments

The company’s hardship fund, which is there to aid customers struggling to pay bills, will be reviewed into the winter.

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