This Blackrock bungalow proves that you can create more space without extending
This Blackrock bungalow proves that you can create more space without extending

Megan Burns

The new COS x Tabata Shibori collection epitomises laid-back summer dressing
The new COS x Tabata Shibori collection epitomises laid-back summer dressing

Sarah Finnan

Polynucleotides: everything to know about the ‘salmon sperm’ injectables
Polynucleotides: everything to know about the ‘salmon sperm’ injectables

Lizzie Gore-Grimes

Ask the Doctor: ‘Can a child with chickenpox spread shingles to elderly family members?’
Ask the Doctor: ‘Can a child with chickenpox spread shingles to elderly family members?’

Sarah Gill

Celebrate 30 years of Barretstown at their special gala this September
Celebrate 30 years of Barretstown at their special gala this September

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Garden accessories to blend your indoor and outdoor spaces this summer
Garden accessories to blend your indoor and outdoor spaces this summer

Megan Burns

This six-bedroom home with a ‘a Christmas tree forest’ is on the market for €1.25 million
This six-bedroom home with a ‘a Christmas tree forest’ is on the market for €1.25...

Sarah Finnan

This Howth home has been given a bright, airy refurb
This Howth home has been given a bright, airy refurb

Megan Burns

A seafront Skerries home has been given a luxe update with rich colours and hotel-inspired details
A seafront Skerries home has been given a luxe update with rich colours and hotel-inspired...

Megan Burns

A stylist’s guide to chic beach cover-ups
A stylist’s guide to chic beach cover-ups

Sinead Keenan

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February 17: Today’s top stories in 60 seconds


By Sarah Gill
17th Feb 2023
February 17: Today’s top stories in 60 seconds

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

George Nkencho

Garda watchdog investigators have completed their report into the fatal shooting by a garda of George Nkencho and a review is now underway before a decision is taken on sending it to the Director of Public Prosecutions. A Garda Síochána Ombudsman Commission spokesperson has said that the draft report has been completed and “is currently under internal and external peer review, as well as legal review”.

thejournal.ie

Enoch Burke

Enoch Burke — who was previously jailed following a transgender argument — has told a Dublin court that the Westmeath school had asked him to “engage in a falsehood”. Mr Burke has been seen on the grounds of Wilson’s Hospital School on several occasions despite a court order banning him from doing so, and an order to fine him €700 for each day he attends.

Breaking News

Government urged to remember cost of living crisis

The Central Statistics Office’s Consumer Price Index for January 2023 put the inflation rate at 7.8%, which shows a drop for the third month in a row but regardless, it’s the 16th straight month that inflation was above 5%. Advocacy groups are urging the Government to provide further supports to help struggling households deal with the worsening cost-of-living crisis.

Irish Examiner

Bruce Willis

Bruce Willis’ family have announced that the 67-year-old Hollywood star has been diagnosed with frontotemporal dementia. Diagnosed with with aphasia — a condition affecting the brain which causes difficulty with language and speech — in March 2022, Willis’ relatives have said that he will be stepping away from acting.

Sky News

Covid vaccine for children as young as 6 months

The Covid-19 vaccine has been cleared for use in Ireland for children aged between six months and four years, and will be available from Monday. The National Immunisation Advisory Committee have recommended Covid-19 vaccination for children in this age group with underlying conditions that place them at higher risk of severe Covid-19.

Sunday Business Post