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28th September 2023
Late-night TV shows announce their return after Hollywood writers’ strike ends
Scripted shows will take longer to return, with actors still on strike and no negotiations on the horizon.
Ryanair to cancel several flights from October due to Boeing delivery delays
The number of Ryanair aircraft based in Dublin will be reduced by two.
Teenager in custody after 15-year-old girl with ‘bright future’ fatally stabbed in UK
The “much-loved” girl died after being stabbed in the neck with a foot-long knife during rush hour.
Republicans battled over immigration, China and the economy - but frontrunner Trump was a no-show
Frontrunner Donald Trump, who is battling multiple criminal cases, decided to skip the debate.
Multiple prison staff investigated for allegedly using company fuel cards to top up their own cars
A report by
Muiris O'Cearbhaill
It’s believed that approximately €3,000 worth of fuel was paid for using the cards.
The cards belonged to the Prison Service Escort Corp.
It is understood that an internal inquiry is ongoing and active.
27th September 2023
Eoghan Cleary: 'The new sex ed curriculum is being misrepresented by a small but loud group'
The teacher challenges certain beliefs about the new sex education curriculum and outlines why they are inaccurate. 
Man arrested in Ballina after barricading himself inside business premises
Gardaí had earlier responded to reports of a man brandishing a knife in the town.
Lidl car accessories in store from Thursday September 28
From car covers to jump leads, shop everything you need at Lidl.
Gardaí make three further arrests as part of investigation into cargo ship drug seizure
The men have been arrested for alleged organised crime offences.
High seas: Inside the multi-agency maritime pursuit of the MV Matthew
We speak to sources and hear from experts on how the Army Ranger Wing, Navy and Air Corps along with gardaí captured the MV Matthew.
Justin Trudeau offers 'unreserved' apology for ex-Nazi's invitation to Canadian parliament
The Canadian leader was referring to an embarrassing incident that marred a visit by Zelenskyy last week.
Here's What Happened Today: Wednesday
Here’s your roundup of what made the headlines today.
Rank-and-file gardaí vote for November strike day and work-to-rule on Halloween and Budget Day
The vote was taken today at a Garda Representative Association (GRA) special delegate conference in Kilkenny.
Support Barnardos’ Giving Day on September 22 to give vulnerable children a brighter future
Barnardos is asking for support to continue changing the lives of thousands of vulnerable children on its Giving Day, kindly supported by DELL Technologies.
Grá ar an Trá is better for us than Love Island, and not just because of its sexy-Gaeltacht energy
“What’s tharla-ing over there?”
Thousands remain without power as Storm Agnes rolls over Ireland
A Status Yellow wind warning remains in place for much of the country until midnight.
Ukraine, England and Poland's U-17 football teams won't play Russia despite UEFA lifting ban
UEFA argued that a “generation of minors” was being deprived of the right to compete.
Former Stardust boss 'agreed' with policy to keep exit doors locked for portion of nights
Eamon Butterly told the inquest the policy was the head doorman’s initiative and could not say how much of the policy he was “willing to own”.
'Shock and sadness' for Clare community as tributes paid to 14 year old Sarah Mescall
Sarah, who has been described as “lovable, kind, energetic and fun” was a second year student in Coláiste Muire in Ennis.
TD questions whether man responsible for 2011 death of cyclist was a Garda informer
The Dáil heard calls for a public inquiry into the circumstances around the 23 year old’s death.
Children's Health Ireland says ‘no record’ of letter to CEO about non-approved medical devices
The development comes amid calls for the terms of reference of an external review to be expanded.
It's raining, it's pouring: Dramatic Storm Agnes photos from across Ireland
Why yes, there is a photo of a trampoline.
Bank of Ireland gives customers six months to make repayments after summer ATM 'glitch'
Bank of Ireland has written to all impacted customers and given them a free overdraft facility for 90 days.
Gardaí confirm Cork cocaine seizure is 'largest ever' in State's history
Elite Army Ranger Wing soldiers took control of the ship off the Cork/Waterford coast yesterday.
Gusts of up to 117km/h recorded as Storm Agnes batters Ireland
Status Orange wind and rain warnings were in place for numerous counties across the country today.
Cork County Council commits to supporting Ironman in 2024 after two died in this year's race
Last month’s event saw two participants tragically lose their lives while competing in the swimming portion of the race.
Street value of massive cocaine haul could be 'double or treble' its estimated €157m pricetag
Members of the elite Army Ranger Wing boarded a cargo ship and seized the suspected cocaine off the south coast yesterday afternoon.
Minister welcomes IABA probe into Christian 'SPHE information' event at National Stadium
The event was held at the stadium last night.
The Explainer: Lough Neagh has been hit by an algal bloom disaster - what’s happening?
The algae has left wildlife dead and led to questions over the safety of drinking water at Lough Neagh. Shauna Corr, environment correspondent and columnist with news outlets including The Irish Mirror and Belfast Live joins us to look at the history of the lake, the real-life impacts of the algal bloom, and what the local response has been.
Roof blows off building in Youghal, Co Cork as Storm Agnes rolls across country
Co Cork has seen some of the worst of the weather today.
Laurence Fox and Dan Wootton suspended by GB News over comments about female journalist
Fox asked ‘Who would want to shag that?’ about a political correspondent.
HSE CEO 'doesn't accept' he was too late in approach to private hospitals on winter beds
Gloster said it isn’t the case that he ‘just picked up the phone and asked for a couple of beds’.
US soldier who crossed North Korean border released and now in US custody
King sprinted into North Korea while on a civilian tour of a border village on 18 July.
Rank-and-file gardaí not ruling out action amid deteriorating relations with Commissioner
GRA president Brendan O’Connor said he had “even less confidence” in Drew Harris now.
Woman charged after garda 'temporarily blind' after being sprayed with chemical substance
Frances Harrison was remanded in continuing custody to appear again on 25 October.
UN refugee agency rejects UK Home Secretary's comments about migration
Suella Braverman appeared to suggest that fearing discrimination for being gay should not be enough to qualify for asylum in the UK.
Two referendums on gender equality and family expected to take place next year
Votes on women’s ‘place in the home’ and the definition of the family in the Constitution will take place on the same date.
Rory McIlroy says LIV players will miss being in Ryder Cup 'more than we're missing them'
The upcoming Ryder Cup will be the first without any of Lee Westwood, Sergio Garcia or Ian Poulter.
Wind power temporarily outpaced electricity demand yesterday for the first time in Ireland
Wind generation exceeded demand for electricity in the early hours of yesterday morning.
Man suffers 'serious facial injuries' following dog attack in Dublin
A garda spokesperson said the dog has since been put down.
Poll: Will you watch the Great British Bake Off this year?
The first episode of this year’s Great British Bake Off aired on Channel 4 last night.