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Friday 9 June 2023 Dublin: 16°C


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# vicky phelan
Vicky Phelan: A tenacious, adored campaigner who strengthened the voice of women in Ireland
“Every woman needs a voice that will help them challenge the system,” Phelan once wrote.
# Stormont Election
The FF-SDLP partnership: 'The last thing we want is for it to be a Fianna Fáil canvas'
It’s about “support from the background”, a bit of logistics, TD Paul McAuliffe told The Journal.
# Burglaries
Five men arrested after Naas crash appear in court
GardaĂ­ made a number of arrests this week after a car crashed in a car park in Co Kildare.
# bpfi
Home purchase mortgage drawdowns €18,000 higher than last year - report
Mortgage switching has increased by 28% in the first quarter of the year, BPFI report shows.
# typical
A mix of drizzly, cloudy and sunny weather in store for long weekend
The Bank Holiday Monday will be the best of a bad lot for most of Ireland, it appears.
# KBC Bank
KBC Bank extends its account closure notice to six months
The original timeframe was 90 days.
# the explainer
The Explainer: What is the situation like for people fleeing Ukraine now?
Listen to hear what reporter CĂ©imin Burke saw while reporting from the Polish-Ukrainian border last week.
Tenants 'often' unable to make discrimination complaint about landlords, report finds
The findings come as the Government reviews Ireland’s equality laws.
# Tánaiste
Leo Varadkar says allegations over GP contract leak were 'false' and 'politically motivated'
“I did not commit any crime, I did not do anything corrupt,” the Tánaiste told reporters in California.
# Paul Arthurs
Oasis guitarist Bonehead says he has tonsil cancer
Paul Arthurs has said that he’s been told it’s treatable.
# Courts
Mary Lou McDonald is suing RTÉ
Filings show that a case was lodged in the High Court yesterday.
# Tipperary
Eight young men charged over serious assault of a man in Thurles last year
All eight are due to appear before Thurles District Court at 10.30am this morning.
Legal requirement to confine poultry over bird flu fears to be lifted on Friday
It means that eggs can be classified as ‘free range’ again as hens are let out and about.
# Joseph Moroney
GardaĂ­ renew appeal about 1982 fatal hit-and-run in Co Waterford
23-year-old Joseph ‘Joey’ Moroney died in a hit-and-run in Dungarvan in August 1982.
# Met Éireann
Temperatures to drop overnight with frost and fog expected later in the week
Temperatures could fall to as low as 0 degrees tonight, Met Éireann said.
# southwark
Man arrested after four people found stabbed to death in south London
All four people – three women and a man – were pronounced dead at the scene.
# New Ross
Cyclist aged in his 60s dies after Co Wexford crash
It’s understood the man was cycling in a group when the incident occurred.
# Ashtown
GSOC asks for the public's help with investigation into Dublin crash
The traffic collision happened at the junction at Dunsink Lane in the Ashtown area.
# Your Say
Poll: Do you speak French?
Bain marie, mon ami. Bain marie.
# Parnell Street
Man (30s) charged in relation to fatal assault in Limerick city
A second man, also aged in his 30s, was arrested and is in Garda custody.
# Your Say
Poll: Should €400 a month be paid to people who host Ukrainian refugees?
The measure is expected to be announced next week, and is also being considered by the UK.
# dublin 11
Appeal for 21-year-old man missing from Finglas stood down after body discovered
The man had been missing from his home in Finglas since Wednesday at around 2.30pm.
# Ukraine
Justice Minister says 'no cap' on Ukrainian refugees arriving despite accommodation challenges
Integration Minister Roderic O’Gorman earlier said “grouped” accommodation will be a “more substantial part” of housing refugees.
# Your Say
Poll: Do you like Ed Sheeran's music?
Sheeran will be performing in Dublin this weekend, and in Cork, Limerick and Belfast in the coming weeks.
# Finglas
Man and woman arrested after €388,000 worth of drugs seized in Dublin
GardaĂ­ carried out a search of a residence in Finglas at around 6.30pm yesterday.
Russia tests intercontinental ballistic missile as Taoiseach meets Ukraine PM in Shannon
Here are the latest developments relating to the war in Ukraine.
A Ukrainian commander in a Mariupol steel plant said his marines are “facing our last days, if not hours”.
Finland's parliament opened a debate on whether to seek Nato membership.
Ukrainian Prime Minister Denys Shmyhal met Taoiseach Micheál Martin at Shannon Airport today.
# Your Say
Poll: Do you have a Netflix subscription?
Netflix reckons it is being slowed from growing more users because of accounts being shared between households.
# Cabinet
One-stop hub to open next week for Ukrainians who want to continue studying, Harris says
We cannot allow Putin’s wish of depriving the next Ukrainian leaders an opportunity to finish their education, Simon Harris said.
# covid19
Coronavirus: 14,486 new cases and 750 patients in hospital, including 44 in ICU
The Department of Health announced the latest figures from the Easter break this afternoon.
INTO says 'scourge of supersized classes' should end, as teachers' unions to ask for pay increases
The two main teachers’ unions will be holding in-person conferences for the first time in two years today.
# Immanuel Pome
12-year-old boy missing from Dublin found safe
Immanuel had been missing from the Cabra area since yesterday evening.
# Your Say
Poll: Do you watch the soaps?
Fun fact: the term ‘soap opera’ comes from radio dramas that were sponsored by soap manufacturers.
# Rossnowlagh
Man dies after crash between motorbike and car in Co Donegal
GardaĂ­ are appealing for witnesses.
# cancer screening
Cervical smear intervals moved from 3 to 5 years with HPV testing. Why?
In short, screening every three years with cytology is as effective as screening every five years with HPV.
# CervicalCheck
Can Ireland win women's full trust in CervicalCheck back?
How do the public feel about the programme, and what’s being done to win trust back?