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Saturday 10 June 2023 Dublin: 17°C


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# Wildfires
Department of Foreign Affairs updates travel advice for Greece as Irish honeymoon couple caught up in wildfires
While the woman has since been hospitalised, the man remains missing.
# Complications
Ireland to pause use of transvaginal mesh after 'understandable public anxiety'
Thousands of women across the world have suffered complications after having a vaginal mesh device implanted.
Why owning a pet is good for your health
Learn about all the ways owning a pet can help you enjoy life more.
# Dublin Bay North
Catherine Noone to join Fine Gael ticket in the 'group of death'
She was selected to run alongside Education Minister Bruton.
# scorchio
'Stay out of the sun' - Britain's heatwave is nearly at national emergency levels
Temperatures in London are topping 30 degrees.
# The Estate of things
Eoghan Murphy defends St Michael's plan after colleague calls it 'overdevelopment'
Murphy’s own party colleague, junior minister Catherine Byrne, said that the plan “looked like overdevelopment”.
# Ware the streets
Planning permission granted for refurbishment of warehouse that used to belong to U2
It will contain a 311 square metre restaurant.
# Spring Forward Fall Back
Should the clocks go forward and back? The EU wants your opinion
The majority of EU states operate summertime arrangements.
Kick off Pride with the ultimate party – Absolut X!
Absolut are celebrating over 40 years of allyship with the LGBTQ+ community by throwing a hell of a party.
# In Service
Work to start soon on three service stations delayed for years
The work is expected to take four months.
# Quiz
Quiz: Are you in Ireland or abroad?
Could you tell the difference if pushed?
# News Fix
Here's What Happened Today: Saturday
Here’s what had people talking today.
# Overturned
M50 southbound closed after horsebox overturns
The truck overturned between junction 12 Firhouse and junction 13 Sandyford.
# water safety
'It can end in tragedy' - Public warned about jumping into unguarded waters
A group of young people were spotted jumping from a bridge in Dublin’s docklands into the Royal Canal.
Former Education and Economic Planning Minister Martin O'Donoghue dies aged 85
O’Donoghue was elected to the Dáil in 1977 as a TD for Dun Laoghaire.
# m11
Gardaí stop driver who was going 158kph on 100kph road
The speed limit on the road is 100kmph.
# Listowel
Man in his 90s killed in Kerry farm accident
It is understood the accident involved a tractor and machinery.
# Derry
Appeal for information on 'shocking' video of teen throwing petrol bomb at van
The incident happened last week in Derry.
# Content warning
Minister tells Facebook he is 'appalled and disgusted' over harmful content
Naughten said that the company needed a “step change” in their practices.
# Data Breach
PSNI says it has 'no report' of private data being handed to loyalist paramilitaries
The Irish News says it has seen the data.
# For Sale
The K Club is up for sale - with a price tag of €80 million
Ever wanted to own a Ryder Cup venue?
# Sorry
Emotional Ian Paisley apologises for 'total failure' to disclose family holidays
Paisley said the statement came with “profound personal regret and deep personal embarrassment” .
# postcode lottery
The average house price is lower than €250,000 in just TWO Dublin postcodes
The county with the lowest average house price was Longford at €101,587.
# abstentionism
'A wee bit of nonsense' - Sinn Féin deputy leader hits back over MPs refusing to sit in Westminster
The party has seven MPs elected to Westminster.
# Headford
Woman dies in Galway farm accident
It is understood that there were livestock in the field at the time.
# Rock On
Hard Rock Hotel to open in Dublin in 2020
It will be based in the city centre.
Father and sons saved by lifeboat after getting caught in rip current
All three were taken to hospital.
# Down and drought
Showers across the country today - but drought warnings remain in place
There will be little change to soil moisture.
# clutching at straws
Ikea is getting rid of single-use straws from its stores and restaurants
The company aims to remove all single-use plastic products by 2020.
# Leitrim
Man in his 40s killed after van hits tree
He was the sole occupant of the van.
# feeling hot hot hot
Showers throughout the week, but heatwave-level weather to return for the weekend
By the weekend, there will be highs of 27 degrees.
# Dail Quizness
Quiz: How much do you know about this Dáil term?
They’re off on their holidays.
# News Fix
Here's What Happened Today: Saturday
Here’s what had people talking today.
# Skerries
Teenager mugged after passenger jumped from car wielding a baseball bat
It has been reported the girl was returning from the Longitude music festival.
# novichok
'Painstaking and vital work' - Police investigating link between Novichok death and Skripal poisoning
They say that 400 items in total have been collected.
# It's a race
Sinn Féin WILL run a candidate in the presidential election
The party made the announcement today.
# gorse
Residents allowed return to their homes as Bray Head fire under control
The fire broke out in front of a tent on Bray Head.
# blood cancer
'I thought I was just tired - but it was blood cancer'
Rare MPNs account for around 10% of all blood cancers in Ireland.
# darts suspended
Efforts to fight Bray Head gorse fire hampered by drones
Gardaí said that emergency helicopters cannot safely assist in until all drones are out of the air space.
# Lissarda
Nine fire units battling blaze at Cork timber factory
The fire broke out this morning at Lissarda, west of Cork city.
# Bogside
'A miracle officers weren't injured' - Police say Derry rioters tried to murder them
Disorder broke out in the city for the sixth night in a row.