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Wednesday 7 June 2023 Dublin: 13°C

# June

Last week
28th May 2023 - 3rd June 2023
Parenting: 'The mental load of June is real - I'll be spending it in a state of disarray'
Mum Margaret Lynch is looking forward to the summer holidays because the mental load right now is unreal.
Last year
# June
Poll: Have you stuck the heating on this June?
Let us know.
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# 7 june
Relief and frustration for cinema owners as on-again/off-again opening date finally confirmed
The 7 June date was announced and then revoked at the end of last month.
# nine euro meal
Government likely to scrap €9 rule as minister says outdoors makes it safe 'not whether you eat chicken nuggets'
Transport Minister Eamon Ryan said it was a ‘false kind of division’.
# skepticism
Scottish FA say Euro play-offs 'unlikely' to go ahead in June
All the qualifiers, including Ireland’s clash with Slovakia, have been rescheduled for the summer.
# Dilemma
FAI will wait until June before resolving Kenny-McCarthy conundrum - Niall Quinn
The Interim Deputy CEO also spoke about the impact of the coronavirus crisis on League of Ireland clubs.
# Change of Plans
Ireland's Euros play-off with Slovakia rescheduled for June
It has also been announced that the four Euros matches set for Dublin will now take place in the summer of 2021.
# dun laoghaire pier
New music festival in Dublin planned for this June Bank Holiday
Promoters MCD hope to make Dun Laoghaire Pier the home for gigs over three days this June bank holiday.
# three pumps
Photos: Dublin Fire Brigade battles gorse fire near Howth Head as hot weather persists
Thunderstorms were forecast elsewhere but Dublin baked in sunshine as gorse fires rage.
# June
Man and woman arrested in relation to death of baby girl in Longford
The infant died on 4 June last year.
# live fire drills
Taiwan set to simulate surprise Chinese 'invasion'
The live fire drills will take place in June.
# lunch crunch
Poll: When do you think summer starts?
Your daily bite-sized ballot break.
# Dublin
Teen boy to go on trial over alleged playground attack on girl (14)
The boy, who was aged 14, denies assault causing harm to the girl.
Keep an eye on the sky tonight for the first 'Strawberry moon' in 70 years
The last time the phenomenon occurred was in 1967.
# wet eireann
There's heavy rain, thunder and spot flooding on the way this week
Don’t worry too much though, there’s warmer weather forecast for the weekend.
# Irish Rail
Going somewhere nice for the Bank Holiday? Check your travel plans
Transport providers have issued a number of travel warnings as we head into the June Bank Holiday weekend.
# Swiped
JD Wetherspoon customer details stolen after website hacked
The database for its old website, containing details on 656,723 customers, was hacked in June.
# Employment Appeals
Polish man sacked by Tesco after making more than 25 complaints awarded €11,000
Krzysztof Florek worked for the company for five years before being dismissed in 2013.
# co laois
80-metre wind mast knocked over
It is unclear what exactly cause the collapse.
# too hot to handle
Care home refused to call fire brigade following alarm as it would have cost too much
The Richmond House care home in Monkstown, south Dublin, was found to be negligent in several ways following a HIQA inspection in June.
# some spot
Ireland could be heading for its best ever year of tourism
Figures from the CSO released today have shown a 11% increase in the number of overseas visits.
# accolade
One of the League of Ireland's brightest prospects named player of the month
Shamrock Rovers duo Brandon Miele and Kieran Marty Waters were second and third respectively.
# Holliers
Irish people could be holidaying in some pretty strange places next year
New flights in 2015 will include Ethiopia, Jamaica and Cuba.
# Bai
Newstalk presenter condemns "daft and depressing" same-sex marriage ruling
Although another one put to the BAI about ‘The People’s Debate with Vincent Browne’ was rejected.
Customers in 'a no-win situation' with electricity levy
The CER has announced an increase in the Public Service Obligation levy.
# eat up
Was your local take-away closed over food safety concerns last month?
Nine closure orders were served last month – three involved take-aways.
# Dull
Wallabies grind out win in ugly second Test against Les Bleus
Ewen McKenzie’s men wrapped up their series victory with a 6-0 success in Melbourne against France.
# Witnesses
Hammer-wielding men try to rob shop - and fail
One of the men hit the till with the hammer.
# Gift of Life
Appeal for blood donations as fears World Cup could see supplies dwindle
The Irish Blood Transfusion Service said by the middle of this week blood supply levels will be down to 4 days in most blood groups.
# Irish Summer
Sunburn index is high today (as long as you get sun)
Tomorrow looks set to have the best of the weather if you’re trying to make plans.
# Strike
IMPACT accepts Aer Lingus invitation to talks but says it's probably too late
Strike action by cabin crew is due to take place this Friday.
# weakened
Argentina missing big-name European-based stars for visit of Ireland
Los Pumas’ head coach Daniel Hourcade has named a squad of mainly domestic-based players to face Joe Schmidt’s side.
# The Deep End
A debut against the All Blacks? England name seven uncapped players
Stuart Lancaster has selected some inexperienced men in his squad to tour New Zealand.
# baabaas
Barbarians announce star-studded cast for June encounter with England XV
The free-running invitational side have nailed down several big names for their clash at Twickenham.
# shifting plates
New '132' reg system drives huge increase in August car sales
There was a 20 per cent increase in new car sales in August compared to the same month last year. However, looking at the year as a whole, sales are down 8 per cent.
# sexual health
Minister questioned on delay in National Health Strategy
Dr James Reilly said that a draft version of the strategy is due in June of this year.
# Fiasco
Ulster Bank: HSE staff still waiting on 21 June pay
Meanwhile, the bank has said it will open some branches on Saturday and Sunday this week.
# Signing on
Unemployment rate up to 14.9 per cent as over 450,000 people sign on
The standardised unemployment rate rose to 14.9 per cent last month.
# Weather
Weatherwatch: Here's why June has been so soggy
We’re keeping our fingers crossed for the Azores High to deliver a ‘summer’.
# Weather
Feel like it's been raining a lot? You're not wrong.
This June is already the wettest on record in several areas… and it hasn’t even finished yet.