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Thursday 8 June 2023 Dublin: 12°C

# Out of control

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# Out of control
'It just seems unnecessary' - travellers faced with massive queues at Dublin passport control
In recent days and weeks Passport Control at Dublin Airport has come under intense pressure due to the sheer volume of passengers travelling through it.
# Douma
Russian military says Syrian government now in full control of town where alleged chemical attack took place
Western countries are mulling retaliation over the weekend’s gas attack in eastern Ghouta.
# Out of control
Brazilian derby abandoned after 10 red cards shown
Seven red cards were shown to on-field players after a brawl broke out in the clash.
# vicious attack
Owner of dog that killed a man jailed for 10 years in Leeds
The Crown Prosecution Service said the gravity of the crime was reflected in the sentence.
# Out of control
The number of rental properties in Ireland is at its lowest in recorded history
The latest quarterly rental report makes for grim reading for renters around the country.
# Out of control
Coveney's aim for no homeless families in hotels by July? Not a chance says McVerry
The campaigner said that it is clear that Coveney’s proposals on homelessness crisis “are just not working”.
# Sligo
It took 32 hours to quell a gorse fire which spread over 4,000 acres of 'outstanding natural beauty'
Over 60 gorse fires have occurred since March of this year.
# Out of control
Ireland's homeless figure has just passed 7,000 for the first time
A number of homeless charities have called for Minister for Housing Simon Coveney “to get empty homes back into the housing system”.
# On Yer Bike
Dublin City Council hopes to have rickshaws banned this year
As things stand, gardaí can only treat the operators like they would any other cyclists.
# Out of control
Calls for 'exploitative' JobBridge to be scrapped after more revelations
The Department of Social Protection says the scheme is being reviewed.
# Out of control
Do you view a night of heavy drinking as a way to bond with friends?
A report into Ireland’s binge drinking culture found Irish people don’t recognise the problem in themselves.
# clew bay
Man hit by propeller of out-of-control boat after falling overboard
He was rushed to hospital by helicopter.
# Out of control
Video: US gun violence costs lives. But how much money does it cost?
Magazine Mother Jones have crunched the grim figures.
# Role Models
Diageo steps down from board of Stop Out of Control Drinking campaign
The initiative has been marred by the controversy over the drinking giant’s involvement.
# Out of control
The government still thinks it can end long term homelessness by 2016
The Dublin Simon Community said today that the target is “unachievable”.
# call to action
Obama says the Ebola crisis is 'spiralling out of control'
The American president ordered 3,000 US military personnel to West Africa to combat the growing health crisis.
# Out of control
'Shocked' boaters rescued in Cobh after motor-craft crashes at Titanic Bar
The men were thrown from their vessel after hitting a buoy. The boat then sped away from the scene and crashed into the shore.
# Photography
Sporting selfie hunters losing control: Commonwealth case studies
A journalist asked Usain Bolt for a selfie during a press conference, while Chris Hoy got a shock.
# Valparaiso
Sixteen people have died in a huge fire consuming the outskirts of a Chilean port city
The military has taken over security in the city of Valparaiso.
# Out of control
Game management almost cost Lions dear - Gatland
The Wallabies were second-best in almost every part of the game, yet somehow kept themselves in the running.
# Liverpool
'Out of control' dog attacks and kills elderly man in his garden
The 79-year-old lived in a housing estate in Liverpool.
# dodgy
VIDEO: Rally driver's car goes out of control
It’s a dangerous sport, as the following clip will concisely illustrate.
# Microchipping
Sheep farmers call for microchipping of dogs following ‘distressing attacks’
The Irish Cattle and Sheep Farmers’ Association says there have been a number of attacks on sheep in recent weeks.
# Quick Thinking
VIDEO: Dodging a runaway truck? No problem for THIS driver
Give this motorist a medal.
# Out of control
The Magnificent Seven: Boxing brawls (outside the ring)
When pre-fight press conferences get a little too heated…
# Facebook crashers
Conservative MP's home damaged by Facebook party crashers
Simon Kirby’s daughter Briony had wanted a small gathering but then word spread via Facebook….