This Leitrim cottage on the market for €199,000 has a vibrant and colourful interior
This Leitrim cottage on the market for €199,000 has a vibrant and colourful interior

Megan Burns

March 01: Today’s top stories in 60 seconds
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Sarah Gill

Business Club Member competition: WIN an interior design consultation with Michela Mantero Design
Business Club Member competition: WIN an interior design consultation with Michela Mantero Design

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This beautiful red brick Victorian residence is on the market for €2.5 million
This beautiful red brick Victorian residence is on the market for €2.5 million

Sarah Finnan

‘When somebody offers you an opportunity, whether big or small, say yes’: an HR professional shares her career insights
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This grand period residence in Foxrock is on the market for €2.45 million
This grand period residence in Foxrock is on the market for €2.45 million

Sarah Finnan

Supper Club: One-pot salmon linguine the whole family will love
Supper Club: One-pot salmon linguine the whole family will love

Meg Walker

Welcome spring in with these fresh, floral plates
Welcome spring in with these fresh, floral plates

Megan Burns

Rejoice! A new title from Sally Rooney is coming this year
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Sarah Gill

2023 was the Year of Girl Culture: But was it radical or regressive?
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August 17: Today’s top stories in 60 seconds


By Sarah Gill
17th Aug 2022
August 17: Today’s top stories in 60 seconds

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

Liz Cheney loses Congress seat

US Republican and top Trump critic Liz Cheney has lost her seat in Congress, but vows to fight on and do “whatever it takes” to ensure that former US president Donald Trump does not return to power.

RTÉ

North Korea fires two cruise missiles

North Korea has fired two cruise missiles off its west coast, towards the sea this morning as South Korean President Yoon Suk-yeol has called for diplomacy. It is believed to be the first launch by the secretive country since 8 June.

Sky News

Ireland’s greenhouse gases increase by 20 per cent

According to the bloc’s statistics office, Ireland had the third-biggest increase in EU greenhouse gas emissions among member states, behind Bulgaria and Malta. The Netherlands and Finland were the only member states that registered a decrease in emissions in the first quarter of 2022.

Irish Times

Man in custody in relation to Kerry murder

A man in his 50s remains in custody for questioning at Killarney Garda Station in relation to the murder of a 75-year-old woman who suffered a violent death. Miriam Burns was found in her home in Kerry on Monday afternoon. May she rest in peace.

thejournal.ie

‘Magic bullet’ drug

A ‘magic bullet’ drug is now available to breast cancer patients in Cork, Limerick, and Dublin hospitals as part of international clinical trials. The treatment targets the cancer directly, without affecting the body’s healthy cells, and has been found to increase by half the survival of patients with advanced breast cancers that have low levels of the HER2 protein.

Irish Examiner