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Tuesday 30 May 2023 Dublin: 8°C


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# cooley mountains
Appeal after two adult falcons killed while trying to incubate eggs
Forensic and other evidence is being gathered.
# Food Safety
A foul smell in a chipping room, no staff toilet and rodent droppings on shelf - 15 food businesses hit with orders
The number was called “alarming”.
# Sports
€1.5 million announced by Ross is new 'windfall' funding
Questions had been asked about where the funding had come from.
# Gates
Phoenix Park gates being 'restored and conserved' ahead of the Pope's visit
The gates have been taken down.
# mass appeal
Mass on the day of the Pope's visit 'a decision for individual parishes'
“Those decisions will be made depending on resources available to them.”
# Quiz
Quiz: Can you finish these Irish movie quotes?
Test yourself.
# eat up
Turkeys, pineapples and artichokes - researchers want to know what Irish people ate hundreds of years ago
Funding has been approved.
# direct provision
Woman found dead at Galway direct provision centre
The circumstances of the death are unknown.
# Childminding
Grandparent grant a 'novel idea that can be thrashed out' - Ross
“We’re pursuing this as an idea, as a novel idea. We’re going to continue to push for it.”
# Assets
Credit unions have never had as much in assets - but there are far fewer of them
The analysis found that assets in Irish credit unions total €17.2 billion.
# Decision Makers
Irish researchers have developed a 'game-changer' for tired sportspeople
The supplement was developed to aid warfighters.
# Whitefriar Street
Gardaí investigate 'assault' claims after piece of ear discovered outside Dublin flats complex
Investigations are at a very early stage.
# Tickets please
Tickets for Pope's Mass not sent out because of concerns that too many cars will be coming to Dublin
500,000 tickets were made available for the Phoenix Park mass.
# on the trail
The race for the Áras kicks off with a three-hour meeting in Waterford
How do you campaign for a campaign that hasn’t started?
# race for the park
'What's wrong with a President who wears wellies?' - Independent candidates vie for nomination
The presidential race took a huge shift up in gears today.
# North Wall
The last waterfront site in Dublin's docklands is up for sale for €120 million
But the local community isn’t overly impressed.
# deep blue sea
A sea view will add 32% to the cost of your house
But a cliff will make it cost less.
# Long Walk
An American man is walking across Ireland to raise funds to help a Dublin boy
John’s daughter Barbara was born with MSD in 1976.
# 7 deadly reads
Sitdown Sunday: Theresa May's impossible choice
Grab a comfy chair and sit back with some of the week’s best longreads.
# It's Quizness time
Quiz: Can you tell where this Irish place is?
Where in the world?
# evening fix
Here's What Happened Today: Saturday
Here’s what had people talking today.
# Look Up
Photos: Thousands look to the skies for Bray and Foynes air shows
Aviation enthusiasts rejoice.
# Wildfires
Thousands flee deliberate California fire that has destroyed 500 buildings
An official yesterday announced the death of a firefighter battling the inferno.
# War of Words
'Ministers saw fit to give us a bashing' - GAA President hits out at 'government spokespeople' over Liam Miller match
John Horan said those comments were “unhelpful”.
# Balbriggan
Beachgoers urged not to swim at Dublin beach due to pumping station overflow
Balbriggan beach itself remains open.
# red arrows
11 RAF jets will fly over Dublin tonight - but don't panic
The planes will fly over Dublin at around 7.50pm tonight.
# Heatwave
Motorists stuck in cars for hours after heat delays Channel Tunnel trains
Ferry companies were unable to take excess passengers.
# Gas Leak
Houses evacuated after gas leak in Drogheda
Traffic diversions are in place.
# News Fix
Here's What Happened Today: Thursday
Here’s what had people talking today.
# Dario Cofone
Appeal to find man whose family hasn't heard from him since April
32-year-old Dario Cofone had been working in Ireland since January.
# listenership figures
Ivan Yates has overtaken Pat Kenny as Newstalk's most popular presenter
The radio listenership figures are out.
# operation ketch
Gardaí seized a number of 'child sex dolls' in raids today
It is understood up to 30 homes are being targeted in today’s searches.
# Prep
HIV drug may be more affordable after European court ruling
The case now returns to the English High Court for a final decision.
# Wildfires
Irishman confirmed to have died in Greek wildfires
He has been named as Brian O’Callaghan-Westropp.
# Section 39
Thousands of healthcare workers to strike in September
Section 39 organisations are voluntary organisations.
# Wirral
Teenage boy arrested near Liverpool after 14-year-old girl dies after taking drugs
Police are warning children not to take the drugs.
# phibsboro
Phibsboro Road closed after pedestrian hit by truck
A pedestrian was struck by a truck and taken to the Mater Hospital.
# Assets
'A removal of stress and worry' - Fair Deal scheme to be extended to farms and family businesses
The decision taken today will extend this three-year cap to farms and businesses.
# News Fix
Here's What Happened Today: Tuesday
Here’s what had people talking today.