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THE MORNING LEAD
Far right protesters aren't just in it for the cause - there's also money to be made
A report by
Eimer McAuley
One agitator asks his followers for support to cover travel and other expenses related to the protests.
Anti-immigration activists monetise their YouTube accounts and ask for donations, reports Eimer McAuley.
Experts say the tactics are imported from abroad but the levels of profit are small at present.
Last week
29th January 2023 - 4th February 2023
# Andrew Gearns
Coroner says unresolved IT glitch a 'serious issue for entire prison system' at Cork man's inquest
The inquest of Andrew Gearns continued today.
# Andrew Gearns
Prison staff knew Cork man was suffering 'delusions' prior to fatal suicide attempt
Report finds staff did carry out a significant number of checks on cell – more than what is required by Irish Prison Service procedures.
# Natalie McNally
Man arrested for second time in connection with murder of Natalie McNally
The man was previously arrested on 19 December.
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# Gardaí
Calls for protest 'exclusion zones' following sharp rise in number of Dublin demonstrations
64 protests have been policed in Dublin so far this month compared to 307 protests in all of last year.
# Micro-renewables
Daily Poll: Do you have solar panels?
Many home-owners opt for solar panels as a way to reduce their carbon footprint and their dependency on fossil fuels.
Last month
January 2023
# school places
Daily Poll: Should schools be able to reserve places for the children of past pupils?
Currently, schools are allowed to reserve 25% of places for the children of past pupils.
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# respiratory illness
North Korea locks down capital over 'respiratory illness', report says
Residents of Pyongyang have been ordered to stay in their homes
# microsoft teams
Microsoft investigating issues with Teams and Outlook as thousands report disruption
Users have been having difficutli
# Natalie McNally
Natalie McNally's brother: 'Everyone on the island' must be aware of appeal for info on her murder
Niall McNally said that his family need the support and awareness of ‘everyone across the island’.
# Cork
Man (30) charged with murder of 89-year-old Mercy University Hospital patient Matthew Healy
Dylan Magee appeared in Cork District Court today, where he was remanded to Cork Prison.
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# Mercy University Hospital Cork
Elderly patient who died after assault at Cork hospital is named
Gardaí are continuing to question a man in his 30s in relation to the incident.
# 2023
Poll: Are you over January?
A time for new beginnings? Or a month that you’ll be glad to see the back of?
# Dublin
Man arrested following armed robbery in Dublin
The man is currently being detained.
# Ukraine
'It's killing more of our people': Ukraine denounces 'global indecision' on tanks
Zelensky has said there is ‘no alternative’ but for the West to give Ukraine heavy tanks.
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# Castlebar
Woman dies after car goes into river in Mayo
Gardaí are appealing for witnesses.
# PSNI
Man charged with murder in relation to shooting of father of four in Lurgan
PSNI Detective Chief Inspector John Caldwell is urging anyone with information related to the murder to come forward.
# Defence Forces
'I was dying, now I'm living': Veterans who faced homelessness reflect on year living together
ONE is calling on the Government to commission research on issues facing veterans as increasing levels of homelessness are being reported at grass roots.
# Banshees of Inisherin
Poll: Have you been to the cinema lately?
A host of Irish films and actors have been nominated this awards season.
# Fermoy
Gardaí investigate assault of member of the force during anti-refugee protest in Fermoy
The garda was struck by two young people in quick succession.
# Brrrrrrrrrrrr
Nationwide Status Yellow ice warning in effect now until at least noon tomorrow
Met Éireann has said there will be icy stretches on roads and footpaths, leading to hazardous travelling conditions.
# HIQA
HSE advised to screen newborns for rare, life threatening condition by HIQA
HIQA has found that screening for the condition could reduce mortality rates
# Housing Crisis
House prices surpass boom-era peak as properties outside of Dublin shoot up in value
Prices of dwellings outside of Dublin have gone up 9.8% over 12 months.
# Leaders' Questions
Taoiseach defends Paschal Donohoe as minister due to make Dáil statement on undeclared donations
Opposition TDs have called for a full explanation from the Minister, as well as the opportunity to ask questions.
# 2023
Poll: Are you sticking to your New Year's resolutions?
The cold weather may have deterred those who vowed to get out and about in the evenings.
# Tallaght
Gardaí renew appeal for information over fatal collision in Dublin last week
A 23-year-old man died after being struck by an SUV.
# Gardaí
17-year-old boy missing from Tipperary found safe and well
Gardaí have thanked the public for their assistance.
# Crime
Two arrested on suspicion of murder as man (30s) dies in Finglas stabbing
Gardaí are appealing for anyone with information to come forward.
# parcel motel
Parcel Motel to cease operations at end of the month
It is not yet clear what will happen to the lockers dotted across the country, or if any employees are to be affected.
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# Organised Crime
Teen arrested as Gardaí seize over €169,000 worth of Alprazolam tablets in North Dublin
The seizure was made during an operation targeting persons suspected to be part of an organised crime group in North Dublin.
# Dublin Criminal Court
Man charged in connection to robbery after Dublin shop staff were threatened at knife point
Two Garda who were patrolling the street yesterday intervened after being alerted by a member of the public.
# the evening fix
Here's What Happened Today: Friday
Here’s your round-up of what made the headlines today.
# Lurgan
PSNI investigating murder of father of four shot dead in Lurgan
The 39-year-old was shot multiple times, including once in the back. His body was found in a local park.
# Permanent TSB
Permanent TSB announces rate increases for new fixed rate mortgages
The hike in mortgage rates follows interest rate changes by the European Central Bank.