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Tuesday 30 May 2023 Dublin: 11°C


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# election 2020
Joe Biden: 'When the count is finished, we believe we will be the winners'
Joe Biden said his ticket will have more votes than any other in American history.
# Gardaí
Two men refused entry to an Garda Síochána for being over 35 awarded €12,700 each
An Garda Síochána discriminated against older recruits on age grounds according to the Workplace Relations Commission
# Blue moon
Look out: This evening's rare ‘blue moon’ will be first full moon on Halloween in half century
A full moon was last visible from Ireland on the date of Halloween in 1974, according to Astronomy Ireland.
# Coronavirus
Situation in nursing homes receiving 'intensive' HSE support has stabilised, Paul Reid says
HSE CEO Paul Reid said supports were being provided to nursing homes dealing with category “red” outbreaks
# Covid-19
ASTI members insist strike action would be 'last resort' but that government needs to listen to them
ASTI members have voted to take industrial action over ‘key coronavirus issues’ in Irish schools.
# crime watch
Over 250k in cash and luxury watches seized in Dublin and Wicklow CAB raids
CAB officers conducted searches across Dublin and Wicklow today.
# evening sitdown
Your evening longread: 'I hugged the man who murdered my father'
It’s a coronavirus-free zone as we bring you an interesting longread each evening to take your mind off the news.
# evening sitdown
Your evening longread: The radical nature lovers prepared to break the law to save the animals they love
It’s a coronavirus-free zone as we bring you an interesting longread each evening to take your mind off the news.
# INspections
Sensitive patient records were left exposed on wards at mental health facility in Dublin, report finds
Two residents’ clinical files were left on the nurses’ station unattended and a filing cabinet was left unlocked.
# disposable income
CSO: 8.1% of children in Ireland live in consistent poverty
The scale of poverty in Ireland is “far too high”, say activists.
# Halloween
Dublin Fire Brigade dealing with 'huge increase' in callouts to bonfires compared to last year
Station Officer Darren O’Connor said firefighters have had to deal with hundreds of fires in recent weeks.