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Thursday 23 March 2023 Dublin: 12°C

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# Outbreak
Laois nursing home confirms Covid-19 outbreak with 31 cases
Ten members of staff have tested positive for the virus.
# Investigation
Environmental concerns raised by locals over dust levels at Cork coal plant
Cork City Council has been investigating the concerns.
# party quarter
'I often have to clean vomit off my car': Budapest locals are getting tired of the booming tourism sector
Annual arrivals have almost doubled since 2009 to 3.5 million last year.
# Now You See It
The Clontarf sea wall is changing again - and people and businesses in the area aren't happy
“I want it to finish. I don’t quite know how we will survive as I am struggling to even pay wages.”
# terminal 3
A third terminal will be considered in a review of Dublin Airport
Cabinet today agreed to commission a review into increasing congestion at the airport.
# open door
Locking mental health patients into wards 'does not reduce suicide risk'
German research carried out over a 14-year period has cast doubts over the practice.
# London
Man jailed for killing his care worker with a fire extinguisher
Micheal Meanza will serve a minimum of 24 years in prison.
# Protest
Temporary home for Carrickmines survivors "blockaded" by local residents
The temporary site for the survivors has drawn protesters to the scene.
# March
Dun Laoghaire residents protest against bus route cutbacks
People Before Profit Richard Boyd Barrett said residents across Dun Laoghaire are “absolutely furious” at the proposed cuts.
# Eligible
Irish residents in the UK will get to vote in Britain's referendum on Europe
Citizens from most EU countries living in the UK will not get a vote.
# unsafe
Mother and four kids to be evacuated from Dublin flat over fire safety concerns
Some tenants in the building say they have nowhere else to go and will be on the streets if forced to leave.
# waiting
One person has been in an asylum centre for 11 years - this is how they live
Serious concerns have been expressed about the quality of life children in direct provision have.
# bellharbour
"We won't be moving," say residents told to leave their homes a week before Christmas
Their landlord has gone into receivership and the receiver says there are health and safety concerns.
# residents
Direct provision protest in Cork ends after ten days
An agreement between residents and management on living conditions has been made.
# survey says
Dublin City Council to consider cutting property tax with residents calling for 15% reduction
Dublin City Council will tonight consider a reduction at a special meeting.
# Asylum Seekers
Direct provision protests gain momentum as residents of another Cork centre say no more
Nasc said that public support to end direct provision is growing.
# Mount Trenchard
Extra services put in place at Direct Provision centre after protests
A small number of residents at the Limerick centre had gone on hunger strike.
# Asylum Seekers
Four on hunger strike at "extremely volatile" Direct Provision centre
Mount Trenchard is based in Foynes, Co Limerick.
# Limerick
"Appalled": Two asylum seekers transferred after protests at Direct Provision centre
The protest took place outside a centre in Foynes yesterday.
Calls for urgent meeting with Varadkar after serious failings at Mayo care home
The gardaí are investigating the sudden death of a 72-year-old man at the care home in 2012.
# The Change
Croke Park residents willing to facilitate Garth Brooks gigs
It could be back on.
GAA and Croke Park had no indication that Garth Brooks concert licence would be refused
The GAA and the Croke Park stadium also revealed they share ‘the intense disappointment’ felt by fans who had purchased tickets.
# in pieces
Garth Brooks concert debacle has "major impact on Ireland's reputation"
The chief executive of Dublin Chamber of Commerce said that it was “not acceptable” for the concerts to be cancelled at this stage.
# Compromise
Publicans and residents call for five concerts to go ahead - but Labour say they have a solution
The political party has suggested that three concerts should go ahead this year and the final two next year.
# standing outside the fire
Work ongoing to find "amicable solution" to Garth Brooks drama
It is hoped that a solution will be found within the next 24 hours.
# unanswered prayers
Leo and Phil to the rescue? Government told to get involved in Garth Brooks debacle
Fianna Fáil say Ireland’s tourism reputation is at stake.
# No Show
Permission granted for just THREE of the scheduled five Garth Brooks concerts
400,000 tickets have already been sold.
# summer gigs
Croke Park residents vow to file court injunction to stop Garth Brooks concerts
The residents said they are willing to go to court to ask a judge to ‘take charge of the situation’
# LE14
Labour candidate filmed being heckled while canvassing in viral video wins seat
Martina Genockey gained a 9.4 per cent share of the votes.
# tensions high
Croke Park: Security in place to prevent One Directioners from queuing too early
The boys are back in town.
# Injunction
'We will negotiate in the High Court': Residents not backing down over Garth Brooks gigs
Residents in the Croke Park area believe Dublin City Council will approve an event licence application for five concerts this summer.
# health risks
EPA finds no long-term health impacts from Ballymount recycling plant fire
The Oxigen recycling plant in Ballymount, Dublin burned for over a week in January.
# Go Ahead Garth
Croke Park chief confident that Garth Brooks concerts will get the green light for July
Local residents have raised objections to the series of gigs in late July.
# Not happy
Croke Park residents protest at Cusack stand entrance
One concert is on an election day which “will disrupt residents trying to vote”.
# In the dark
‘People walk around with torches’: Street lighting turned off in unfinished estate
The residents say that they were not told in advance that the lighting would be turned off.
# in peaces
Hopes for a peace deal as Croke Park calls in local reps for Brooks talks
Eight large scale concerts are planned at the stadium this summer — but locals aren’t happy and say there’ll be massive upheaval in the area as a result.
# Storm
UK floods: River Thames threatens homes, soldiers on standby and a cow stuck in the mud
14 severe flood warnings have been issued across the UK, with householders living along the River Thames put on standby.
# Concern
Croke Park area residents could take injunction over summer events
A spokesperson from the Clonliffe and Croke Park Area Residents Association said today that locals are examining their options.
# Arrears
Dublin council blames tenants for drop in rent collection
Dublin City Council now has arrears of over €20 million as a result of residents not paying rent, and says there is a “culture of under-declaration of income”.
# Study
Noise from Dublin Port terminal "exceeds WHO levels"
A new study by two researchers says that the noise from the container terminal exceeds night-time guidelines.