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Tuesday 28 November 2023 Dublin: 4°C


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Wind and rain warning issued for six western counties
Heavy rainfall may cause some localised flooding in western areas tomorrow.
Two arrested as part of probe into accommodation fraud in south Dublin
Investigators searched two houses in Dublin 13 this morning.
Poll: How many TV streaming subscriptions do you have?
There has been an influx of new platforms in recent years.
Ireland's Best Drives: Feast your eyes on this truly stunning Wicklow day trip
It’s just a stone’s throw from Dublin and we guarantee you won’t regret spending a day driving around Wicklow.
Bank of Ireland hit with record €100.5 million fine over tracker mortgage scandal
The bank denied nearly 16,000 of its customers access to cheaper tracker mortgages.
The bank was sanctioned for denying nearly 16,000 customers access to cheaper tracker mortgages.
The Central Bank said Bank of Ireland’s failures resulted in the loss of 50 properties, including 25 family homes.
Bank of Ireland admitted in full to 81 separate regulatory breaches.
Industrial electricity users face 10% hike during peak hours
The utilities regulator says the decision will impact large manufacturers and data centres but not domestic users.
Minister hopes parents using childminders will benefit from cheaper childcare next year
Roderic O’Gorman says some childminders are concerned about what a new regulatory system will mean for them.
Varadkar 'does not envisage' mini-budget as Taoiseach but can't rule out further intervention
The Tánaiste said €2 billion from the ‘rainy day’ fund could be used to help with rising living costs.
VAT is scrapped on newspapers, defibrilators and HRT but will increase for hospitality
VAT is being removed from newspapers, defibrillators and hormone and nicotine replacement therapies.
Income tax standard rate cut off point raised to €40,000
The €3,200 rise in the rate will amount to €640 for most PAYE workers.
Man arrested following aggravated robbery of shop in Blackrock, Dublin
A man armed with a knife made threats to staff before fleeing the Blackrock shop with a sum of cash.
Driver arrested and charged to court after hitting pedestrian and damaging vehicles in Fermoy
Video footage shows the man reversing down a street and crashing into another vehicle.
Poll: Should people be given grants to buy e-bikes?
Electric bike initiatives in other countries include grants, scrappage schemes and interest-free loans.
36-year-old man missing from Drogheda since Tuesday
Thomas Bradley is described as being approximately 6 foot tall with a broad build, brown hair and grey eyes.
Thousands march across Dublin in cost of living protest
The demonstration aims to heap pressure on the government ahead of the Budget on Tuesday.
Poll: Would you consider leaving Ireland due to the high cost of living?
A recent poll found that seven out of 10 young people are considering moving abroad in search of a better quality of life.
Cherry Orchard: Six homes searched in probe into patrol car ramming
Mobile phones and clothing were seized during the raids.
Public finance surplus of over €4.4 billion projected for this year
Ireland’s finances are in rude health, even compared with projections from earlier this year.
Varadkar says Ireland’s ‘very high’ rents are ‘out of kilter’ with similar countries
It came after Sinn Féin’s Pearse Doherty accused the government of ignoring proposals that would “put money back into people’s pockets.”
Capel Street public consultation shows vast majority support pedestrianisation
The survey found that people want more greening and seating on the street and measures to slow down cyclists.
Poll: Do you like Oasis?
It’s Liam Gallagher’s 50th birthday today.
Organisers expect ‘very many thousands’ at cost of living protest in Dublin on Saturday
The organisers hope the demonstration will pile pressure on the government ahead of the budget.
Poll: Did you watch the queen’s funeral?
The 96-year-old British monarch was buried yesterday.
Pomp, snubs and security: Here's everything you need to know about the queen’s funeral today
After 10 days of mourning the UK will say its final goodbye to Queen Elizabeth II today.
The funeral service will take place in Westminster Abbey at 11am.
It will be one of the biggest diplomatic gatherings in decades with presidents, royals and VIPs attending.
The Met Police said the funeral is the biggest security operation it has ever undertaken.
Man rescued after becoming trapped in Mayo sea cave overnight
RNLI rescuers maintained contact with the man overnight.
Man (50s) dies after being hit by Luas tram
Gardaí are appealing for witnesses to come forward.
Poll: How often do you binge drink?
A new study suggests many people do not realise they are drinking high levels of alcohol.
European passengers hit with further travel chaos as French air traffic controllers strike today
A number of Irish flights have been cancelled and impacted customers have been contacted.
Sinn Féin's Ó Broin calls for urgent reform of An Bord Pleanála amid ‘deep, deep crisis’
The housing minister outlined steps being taken to address issues at the planning body in the Dáil today.
Poll: Are you climate-conscious when you shop for clothes?
Does the environment enter your thoughts when you’re browsing in stores?
27 people in court over dozens of crimes targeting businesses in north Dublin
The charges were brought following an operation by gardaí from Clontarf, Howth and Raheny garda stations.
Missing 26-year-old man found safe and well
McConway has been missing since yesterday.