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Friday 1 December 2023 Dublin: 2°C

# Ash

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Giving up cigarettes? Vaping might not be the solution
Make sure you’re aware of the possible risks before taking up e-cigarettes.
Tourists warned to stay away after Japan's biggest volcano blows its top
Ash has been spewed for thousands of metres above Mount Anso.
How to get to Slane (and back again) without tearing your hair out
Expect tailbacks if you’re heading to the Foo Fighters gig tonight. Or as the promoters put it “TRAFFIC DELAYS ARE INEVITABLE”.
The 11 greatest #prelfies (priest selfies) from Ash Wednesday
For thine is the kingdom, the power and the selfie.
More than 30 feared dead in Japan as volcano continues to erupt
Official say 45 to 49 hikers sheltered overnight in cabins on the mountain.
Lots of people woke up to find their car covered in sand this morning
What caused the mystery sand?
Kid learns the hard way not to mess with his Santa stocking
A cautionary tale.
It literally rained rocks in Italy, and here's a video
Not exactly a grand soft day.
Second outbreak of ash dieback found in hedgerow
The infected site is in Co Tipperary. To date, there have been 101 confirmed findings of the disease.
VAT on hurleys to remain at 23% despite ash dieback problems
There had been suggestions to ease the VAT rate given the current problems with the killer tree disease.
Photos: Clean-up begins after volcanic eruption in Japan coats city in ash
The eruption yesterday spewed a plume 5,000 meters into the air.
Volcano kills 5, 'shoots smoke and ash 2,000m into the air'
A 5.0 earthquake hit 188km northwest of Indonesia, the US Geological Survey also said.
Work (finally) begins on Pompeii's €105 million makeover
The Roman city has come to symbolise the decades of mismanagement of many of Italy’s cultural treasures.
Temporary suspension of ash planting to prevent spread of disease
The decision comes following the spread of Chalara fraxinea in the UK and Ireland.
Further restrictions on ash imports imposed as disease continues to spread
The new legislation adds restrictions to the countries from which it can be imported while also impacting its movement and export within Ireland.
Second New Zealand volcano 'burps' after eruption
The threatened eruption comes just days after a long-dorman mountain erupted.