It’s Sagittarius season – a month of abundance, optimism and adventure lies ahead
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Clarisse Monahan

This ivy-adorned stone cottage is on the market for €325,000
This ivy-adorned stone cottage is on the market for €325,000

Sarah Finnan

This cosy country cottage with its own two-storey garage is on the market for €189,000
This cosy country cottage with its own two-storey garage is on the market for €189,000

Sarah Finnan

November 22: Today’s top stories in 60 seconds
November 22: Today’s top stories in 60 seconds

Sarah Finnan

The ‘nice girl’ conundrum: Can you be nice and still be successful?
The ‘nice girl’ conundrum: Can you be nice and still be successful?

Victoria Stokes

IMAGE Book Club: Read an extract from Lisa McGeeney’s examination of nursing and midwifery in the nineteenth century
IMAGE Book Club: Read an extract from Lisa McGeeney’s examination of nursing and midwifery in...

Sarah Gill

This inviting family home with considerable garden space in Co Meath is on the market for €280,000
This inviting family home with considerable garden space in Co Meath is on the market...

Sarah Finnan

Ben Sun: A week in my wardrobe
Ben Sun: A week in my wardrobe

Ben Sun

What will your legacy be?
What will your legacy be?

Niamh Ennis

November: What to watch, stream, read and listen to this week
November: What to watch, stream, read and listen to this week

Sarah Finnan

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August 25: Today’s top stories in 60 seconds


By Sarah Gill
25th Aug 2022
August 25: Today’s top stories in 60 seconds

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

Robert Troy resigns

Fianna Fáil TD Robert Troy has resigned amid controversial property dealings. He said that his “biggest offence is [his] lack of due diligence”. The controversy comes amid calls for the Dáil Committee on Parliamentary Privileges and Oversight to investigate matters related to his property interests.

Breaking News

New Monkeypox guidance

New Monkeypox vaccine advice could allow for the number of available doses to increase by five times. The National Immunisation Advisory Committee has said that the vaccine can be administered intradermally, which means just below the top layer of skin, and recommends a two-dose regimen given 28 days apart.

thejournal.ie

Vanessa Bryant awarded $16m in Kobe Bryant plane crash suit

The widow of American professional basketball superstar Kobe Bryant has been awarded $16 million as part of a $31 million jury verdict against Los Angeles county. The NBA star, their 13-year-old daughter, and other victims were killed in the 2020 helicopter crash. Chris Chester, whose wife and daughter were also among those killed, was separately awarded $15 million.

The Guardian

Ghislaine Maxwell sued by lawyers

Ghislaine Maxwell is being sued by legal firm Haddon, Morgan and Foreman for her failure to pay some $878,000 in fees to the lawyers that defended her against criminal charges. Convicted of sex trafficking and currently serving a 20-year sentence, Maxwell reportedly paid only “a small fraction of the amount owed” to her legal team.

Irish Times

Over 50s invited for second Covid booster

The HSE has invited those over 50 to book a second Covid-19 booster vaccine via the HSE website, with jabs given at vaccination centres and through participating GP surgeries and pharmacies. Women more than 16 weeks pregnant, immunocompromised children aged 5-11, and 12-49 year olds with long-term health conditions are also being invited to register.

RTÉ