This rustic four-bedroom home in Westport is on the market for €449,000
This rustic four-bedroom home in Westport is on the market for €449,000

Sarah Finnan

Wellness Diaries: Niki Schilling, Rituals Director of Innovation and Sustainability
Wellness Diaries: Niki Schilling, Rituals Director of Innovation and Sustainability

Holly O'Neill

WIN 5 tickets to a Bridal Beauty Masterclass with the experts
WIN 5 tickets to a Bridal Beauty Masterclass with the experts

Shayna Sappington

Alan Andrews of The Old Barracks Coffee Roasters and Guji Coffee Bars on his life in coffee
Alan Andrews of The Old Barracks Coffee Roasters and Guji Coffee Bars on his life...

Sarah Gill

A colour expert’s guide to using moody colours in your home
A colour expert’s guide to using moody colours in your home

Megan Burns

March 05: Today’s top stories in 60 seconds
March 05: Today’s top stories in 60 seconds

Sarah Finnan

Women in Sport: Olympic athlete Sarah Lavin
Women in Sport: Olympic athlete Sarah Lavin

Sarah Gill

Surrogacy in Ireland: “I was born an ‘illegitimate’ child and now I’m branded an ‘illegitimate’ mother”
Surrogacy in Ireland: “I was born an ‘illegitimate’ child and now I’m branded an ‘illegitimate’...

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Interior designer Suzanne Garuda has created a fun, party vibe in this new Dublin 8 hotel
Interior designer Suzanne Garuda has created a fun, party vibe in this new Dublin 8...

Megan Burns

Poor Things streaming on Disney+ and a John Galliano doc – what to watch this week
Poor Things streaming on Disney+ and a John Galliano doc – what to watch this...

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February 09: Today’s top stories in 60 seconds


By Sarah Gill
09th Feb 2023
February 09: Today’s top stories in 60 seconds

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

Death toll in Turkey-Syria earthquake over 16,000

Turkey’s disaster management agency has said that the death toll from Turkey-Syria earthquake has surpassed 16,000 as more bodies were pulled from the rubble of collapsed homes. The agency said 12,391 people had been confirmed killed in Turkey after Monday’s early morning earthquake and series of aftershocks. On the other side of the border in Syria, another 2,902 people have been reported to have been killed.

thejournal.ie

Zelenskyy addresses UK parliament

Volodymyr Zelenskyy has received a standing ovation and cheers from parliament during a historical address, calling on the UK and the West to provide Ukraine with fighter jets during a surprise visit to London. He said, “We will always come out on top of evil … We know freedom will win. We know Russia will lose.”

Sky News

Disney layoffs

Walt Disney will be cutting 7,000 jobs as part of an effort to save $5.5 billion in costs and make its streaming business profitable under recently reinstated CEO Bob Iger. These layoffs account for 3.6% of Disney’s global workforce.

RTÉ

Renewed appeal for information on anniversary of Andrew Allen’s murder

A fresh appeal for information has been made 11 years after the murder of 24-year-old Andrew Allen, who was shot in front of his partner at his home in Links View Park, Buncrana, on February 9, 2012. Gardaí believe a number of people were involved in the murder, destruction of evidence and later sheltering the killers.

Breaking News

Bertie Ahern rejoins Fianna Fáil

Bertie Ahern is back in Fianna Fáil after resigning from the party in 2012 before Micheál Martin moved to expel him following the publication of the Mahon Tribunal report. It is understood that Mr Ahern paid the €20 membership and rejoined the Dublin Central branch of the party at the end of 2022.

Irish Examiner