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Tuesday 31 January 2023 Dublin: 7°C

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# Defibrillator
Calls for minimum sentencing after damage done to public access defibrillator in Bray, Wicklow
The defibrillator was used four times since it was erected in 2014.
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# pain
'I would go and spar sometimes with the worst headaches but I was too proud'
Read an extract from ‘Damage: The Untold Story of Brain Trauma in Boxing.’
# brain trauma
'I had no idea about this' - Boxing's biggest taboo and the man seeking to highlight it
Journalist and author Tris Dixon on his reasons for writing ‘Damage’.
# heavy damage
Digger smashes through front of Travelodge hotel in Liverpool
Police are investigating the incident which took place yesterday afternoon.
# Tallaght
Car smashes into front of Dublin house, causing extensive damage
Gardaí are investigating.
# Oberstown
Teen who caused €50,000 in damage to detention centre jailed for four years
On one occasion Michael Ward set fire to a room.
# cromcastle court
Engineers say damage to cracking staircase in Dublin council block was painted over
Extensive scaffolding was installed in the staircase last week after it moved and cracked.
# Criminal
Police believe same organised gang involved in over 15 burglaries across Northern Ireland
The PSNI said that the incidents had a similar modus operandi and that detectives believe the same gang may be involved.
# DAA
Complaint filed to Dublin Airport over claims security damaged a 300-year-old €282k viola
Violist Morgan Goff was travelling through Dublin Airport on 10 February when the alleged incident happened.
# clean-up costs
Over €7 million paid out to cover cost of Storm Ophelia damage
Local authorities in Cork received €3 million to repair the damage done by the ex-hurricane Ophelia.
# Ophelia
'Sunday night, I made a commitment that there'd be no homeless people on the streets of Cork'
Businesses across Cork opened their doors to rough sleepers ahead of the arrival of Storm Ophelia.
# Unprecedented
'It was like driving through a war zone': Cork picking up the pieces after Storm Ophelia
City council staff are working round the clock to try to clear debris from roads and repair the damage from yesterday’s storm.
# Ophelia
In pictures: Storm Ophelia blew a trail of destruction through Ireland yesterday
Trees were felled, roofs were blown off houses and winds of up to 150km/h were felt across the country.
# Storm Damage
Storm Ophelia ripped the roof off Ireland today
Fallen trees, the roof ripped off several sports clubs and schools, and three fatalities – the storm has taken its toll.
# Insurance Claims
Here's what to do if your property has been damaged by Storm Ophelia
The association representing the insurance industry said companies will deploy all available resources.
# storm ophelia
Gardaí stop L-driver who was taking pictures while driving in Dublin
People have been warned to stay indoors as a matter of safety.
# Ophelia
Coast Guard warns public to stay away from the sea after people spotted in stormy waters
Most people are obeying the Coast Guard’s warnings to stay away from the coast.
# Hurricane
Irma downgraded to tropical storm but 6.2 million Florida homes lose electricity
Hurricane Irma hit Florida with winds of up to 210 kilometres per hour last night.
# Earthquake
Death toll now at 58 as Mexico reels from biggest earthquake in a century
A powerful 8.2 magnitude earthquake hit Mexico late last night.
# Flood damage
'You have to see it to understand the scale of the damage': Leo Varadkar travels to flood-hit Donegal
Speaking to RTÉ News from Inishowen, Co Donegal, Varadkar said the damage in the area had to be seen to be believed.
# Inishowen
'More help is needed on the ground': Soldiers to be sent in to aid Donegal flood relief efforts
The government has offered financial assistance to those affected by flooding in their homes.
# Children's Court
Teen accused of causing €50k damage at Oberstown young offenders centre
The 17-year-old boy is accused of assaulting a staff member and causing €54,000 worth of criminal damage.
# damage
Gorse fire which was visible across Dublin put under control last night
Dublin Fire Brigade received over 20 calls reporting the incident.
# overly precautionary
Low alcohol consumption during pregnancy doesn't cause harm, experts say
Academics and senior midwives and doctors say the current guidelines promote unnecessary fear.
# Italy
Emergency services respond to explosion outside post office in Rome
No injuries were reported.
# criminal damage
Gardaí appeal for witnesses after cars damaged in Castleknock
It is understood that gardaí believe the incidents are linked.
# Ballinteer
Dublin primary school badly damaged in early morning fire
DFB units managed to bring the blaze under control.
# Earthquake
At least two killed as massive earthquake hits New Zealand
Christchurch was the location of a powerful earthquake in 2011.
# Category Four storm
PICTURES: Thousands flee as Hurricane Matthew slams into Haiti
In nearby Jamaica, officials said the army and military reserves were called up to help deal with hurricane damage.
# Absolutely Bullin
Herd of cattle stampeded through a Clare golf course, destroying 10 of its greens
“There was a look of shock and horror on the members’ faces after they had seen what the cattle have done.”
# Istanbul
Video: Radiohead fans attacked by Islamists at album release party in Turkey
Customers were attacked for listening to music and drinking alcohol during Ramadan.
Police launch investigation after attempted arson attack on church
The incident happened between 11pm and 11.30pm yesterday evening.
# Limerick
Gardaí investigate after suspected arson attack at medical centre
This happened in Limerick shortly before 5am this morning.
# no smooth sailing
WATCH: Cruise ship forced to turn around after sailing into hurricane-force winds in the Atlantic
The Royal Caribbean cruise liner was hit by 30 foot waves and 150mph winds.
# damage
Fine Gael councillor's posters defaced with swastikas
Colm Brophy woke up on Sunday to find around two-dozen of his posters spray painted with the Nazi symbol.
# under attack
Large rocks and timber blocks thrown at Limerick firefighters
No one was hurt in the incident and it has been reported to gardaí.
# damage
People whose homes have been flooded can defer property tax this year
Michael Noonan said homeowners can revalue their property if its been damaged by floods.
# christmas gift
Family home gutted after hoverboard fire in Australia
The blaze began while the device was plugged in to charge.
# storm frank
Army deployed around the country to help tackle flooding
The Defence Forces will be help by providing sandbags and transportation.
# Coleraine
Woman threatened in her home by men brandishing knives
This happened in Coleraine at around 5.30pm yesterday evening.