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Social Pictures: M3GAN preview screening at the Light House Cinema
Social Pictures: M3GAN preview screening at the Light House Cinema

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January 27: Today’s top stories in 60 seconds
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This bespoke five-bedroom home with sea views and mature gardens is on the market for €1.4 million
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A Sligo cottage is transformed into a cool and cosy surfers’ haven
A Sligo cottage is transformed into a cool and cosy surfers’ haven

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An utterly honest review of the infamous €115 UGG slippers
An utterly honest review of the infamous €115 UGG slippers

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I’ve been ugly and beautiful and the difference is depressing

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August 31: Today’s top stories in 60 seconds


By Sarah Finnan
31st Aug 2022
August 31: Today’s top stories in 60 seconds

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

Elderly couple killed in horror road collision with car-transporter lorry
An elderly couple who died after a horrific multi-vehicle road traffic accident in Cork have been named locally as John (83) and Bernadette (82) Allen. The collision occurred outside Ringaskiddy at 11.15am on the busy N28 near the Shannon Park roundabout and involved an articulated car-transport lorry and a car, with two other vehicles also damaged. A third motorist was seriously injured in the accident.
Independent.ie 

Belfast researcher given £280,000 funding to develop new treatment for prostate cancer
A researcher at Queen’s University in Belfast has been awarded more than £280,000 to develop a new treatment for prostate cancer. Dr Victoria Dunne has been given the funding by Prostate Cancer UK to investigate the first personalised radiotherapy treatment for advanced prostate cancer based on men’s genes. Prostate cancer is the most common cancer in men, affecting one in eight in their lifetime. It commonly spreads to the bones, which can cause pain, reduce mobility, and can ultimately be fatal.
ITV

Electric Picnic: ‘It is a joy to see the festival back’
The managing director of Festival Republic, Melvin Benn has said it’s a “joy” to see Electric Picnic back at Stradbally again. The music festival kicks off on Friday for the first time since 2019, having missed two years during the pandemic.
RTÉ

Mikhail Gorbachev, former Soviet leader who ended cold war, dies aged 91
Mikhail Gorbachev, who as the last leader of the Soviet Union waged a losing battle to salvage a crumbling empire but produced extraordinary reforms that led to the end of the Cold War, has died at 91, according to Russian media. News organisations quoted a statement from the Central Clinical Hospital as saying he died after a long illness. No other details were given.
The Irish Examiner

National forecast
Any mist patches will clear this morning. Today will be mostly dry with sunny spells, although an isolated shower is possible. Highest temperatures of 17°C to 22°C in a light to moderate east to northeast breeze. Tonight will be dry and clear with patches of mist and fog. Lowest temperatures of 8°C to 12°C in a light northeasterly or variable breeze.
Met Éireann