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Tuesday 28 March 2023 Dublin: 12°C

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# ukrainian refugees
Government to investigate Ukrainian concerns over accommodation centres
Leo Varadkar said the issues raised by refugees will be looked into.
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# facilities
'Upset' Connacht players call for investigation into conditions at women's interpros
In a statement released today, the players say they ‘sincerely hope something like this will never happen again, for any team’.
# spicy
'At least Leinster used some of our tactics in that game, so that's brilliant to see'
Johann van Graan says Munster will always look to tailor their game plans to specific opposition.
# slippery
'Swimming in sweat' - Ireland ready for errors under closed roof in Kobe
The Kobe Misaki Stadium’s roof will be closed again tomorrow night.
# Hot and Humid
'The ball was like a bar of soap' - Ireland next up in Kobe sweatbox
Conditions at Kobe Misaki Stadium were very difficult as Scotland overcame Samoa.
# Mudbath
'Both teams wanted to play' - World Rugby defends pitch decision in Samoa
The Pacific Nations Cup clash was played in tough conditions.
# Fierce cold
Wintry showers and frost forecast for the weekend
The weekend will see unsettled weather with blustery conditions and heavy rain in some places.
# outside the coombe
Nurses on strike: 'You can't go home after your shift and feel you've done a good job'
We spoke to nurses on the picket line at the Coombe maternity hospital.
# extreme winds
Three dead in Netherlands and flights suspended at Schiphol airport following violent winds
Most Dutch rails services have also been suspended.
# World MS Day
"Adam says to me 'You have MS mum, but I’ve got to wear glasses'"
“I’ll stand up in Leinster House tomorrow and be announced as a person with MS – but that’s such a tiny bit of who I am.”
# poor conditions
FAI and women's national team reach deal after overnight talks
Players had said they were forced to train under “humiliating” conditions.
# Assassination
John Hinckley, the man who shot US President Ronald Reagan, is now a free man
He had been residing in a psychiatric hospital after being found not guilty by reason on insanity following the crime.
# Money Money Money
Deliveroo's contentious new contracts are already in use abroad
Delivery men and women in Australia and the United Kingdom raised similar concerns earlier this year.
'A terminally ill child was forced to live in a car for weeks - this is not right'
June Tinsley writes that some families are living in deplorable conditions around the country and says the time for talk is over.
# rematch
'You can keep my belt, what I want is to whoop your ass': Aldo will refuse any fight other than McGregor
The Brazilian emerges from the shadows with some big conditions for his next fight.
# jacket weather
The summer has been pretty rubbish, and that isn't about to change
Speaking this morning Met Eireann’s Siobhan Ryan said there is a small chance of improvement in August.
# Ready for takeoff
Europe gives green light to IAG's bid for Aer Lingus, but there was something unexpected
Slots at Gatwick must be given up for the deal to go through..
# Belfast
More than 100 patients made to collect medical news from the post office
The incident occurred when letters sent out from Belfast City Hospital were not franked.
# conditions
Thirteen inmates who had been on hunger strike die of poisoning in Venezuela
The inmates broke into the prison infirmary and drank a cocktail of grain alcohol and prescription drugs.
# direct provision
Direct Provision food protest ends with hope for improved conditions
The residents had began refusing supplies from the centre last week.
# if tomorrow never comes
Dublin City Council to be asked to reconsider Garth Brooks licence conditions
An emergency motion is being tabled at Monday’s meeting of Dublin City Council.
# Care
Unsuitable treatment for children in mental health units
The structure of one ward was described as “not suitable for residents”.
# life insurance
€168m in claims were paid out by Irish Life last year --- including one of over a million euro
Data from the company’s 2013 accounts shows cancer accounted for almost half of all life insurance claims.
# conditions
Irish Water workers told to use toilets at petrol stations, claims union
SIPTU says some of the main contractors installing water meters are not honouring agreements made about pay and benefits for workers.
# safe on shore
VIDEO: Four stranded fish farmers rescued in "extreme" conditions at sea
The Irish Coast Guard and RNLI were involved in the search today.
# Jobs
Better business conditions mean 'more firms are hiring'
A new survey from KBC Bank Ireland and Chartered Accountants Ireland looks at business sentiment in the country, and says Irish business activity has strengthened.
# Sex Offender
Police warn public about missing sex offender
Police are appealing to Joseph McCabe to hand himself in – and are warning the public not to approach him.
# Bus Eireann
Bus Eireann to cut some payments after unions reject Labour Court hearing
The company has said that it is to cut overtime, shift, premium and rota payments after trade unions rejected the offer, it said today.
# Syria
UN to end Syria observer mission on Sunday
The observers will leave as the conditions to continue the mission were not filled, the UN said.
# Bears
Bears break into sweet shop, cars searching for food amid US drought
An exceptionally dry summer has depleted bears’ usual food supplies of berries and vegetation – pushing them further into residential areas.
# Spain
Spanish bailout: what we know so far
An essential round-up of the details to date of the Spanish bailout, from interest rates to lending conditions.
# Prison
Government urged to address 'sub-standard' prison conditions
The Irish Penal Reform Trust has also asked the government to commit to a timeframe in bringing prison conditions in line with international standards.