Ask the Doctor: ‘I think I may have bunions — how can I know for sure, and is it genetic?’
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5 travel packing hacks, according to a travel expert
5 travel packing hacks, according to a travel expert

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20 under-€15 interiors buys we’re eyeing up this week
20 under-€15 interiors buys we’re eyeing up this week

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Real Weddings: Amber and Benjamin’s rustic Italian wedding
Real Weddings: Amber and Benjamin’s rustic Italian wedding

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This modern country escape in West Cork is on the market for €400,000
This modern country escape in West Cork is on the market for €400,000

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Weekend Guide: 11 of the best events happening around Ireland
Weekend Guide: 11 of the best events happening around Ireland

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Top tips on saving for a home from a financial advisor
Top tips on saving for a home from a financial advisor

Nick Charalambous

Inside this incredible €3.6 million Howth house suspended over a private lake
Inside this incredible €3.6 million Howth house suspended over a private lake

Sarah Finnan

Coffee Culture: FiXX Coffee founder Anne Abberton
Coffee Culture: FiXX Coffee founder Anne Abberton

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Women in Sport: Olympic swimmer Mona McSharry
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Sarah Gill

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April 14: Today’s top stories in 60 seconds


By Sarah Gill
14th Apr 2023
April 14: Today’s top stories in 60 seconds

Your speedy summary of today's must-read stories.

Craig Breen

Rally driver Craig Breen from Waterford has died in crash while participating in a pre-test event ahead of Croatia Rally. The incident happened at approximately 11am Irish time. His co-driver James Fulton was unharmed.

RTÉ

Tánaiste says 40,000 new homes needed every year

Tánaiste Micheál Martin has said 40,000 new homes are needed every year for at least seven years to catch up on population growth, though he admitted the number could be needed beyond the end of the decade to meet continuing demand. In defence of the Government’s housing record, he said 30,000 builds were completed last year despite the war in Ukraine.

Breaking News

Citizens’ Assembly for drugs

A leading drug addiction expert has criticised the makeup of an advisory group for the Citizens’ Assembly on drugs, expressing a concern that the Assembly may be “steered in a specific direction” due to how the panel was formed, including the presence of an anti-cannabis campaigner among its membership. The Assembly gets underway tomorrow, with former HSE chief executive Paul Reid set to chair the gathering.

thejournal.ie

Biden in Ballina

US President Joe Biden concludes his historic Irish visit today with a trip to his ancestral home in Co Mayo. Landing at Ireland West Airport Knock, he will travel to Knock Shrine before going to the North Mayo Heritage and Genealogical Centre, and then meet with his local cousins, before delivering a speech in front of an estimated 20,000 people.

Independent.ie

Ireland women’s head coach says IRFU is not sexist

Ireland women’s head coach Greg McWilliams said he does not believe the Irish Rugby Football Union is a sexist organisation. He said most issues raised in a Telegraph newspaper report were “historic” and defended the IRFU’s approach to women’s rugby. “We’re moving forward and we have a great plan, we’ve got good resources … I absolutely believe in the direction we are going in and so do the players.”

Breaking News