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January 06: Today’s top stories in 60 seconds


By Sarah Gill
06th Jan 2023
January 06: Today’s top stories in 60 seconds

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

Expressway fire

A fire broke out on board a Bus Éireann Expressway coach service at the Dry Arch Roundabout on the outskirts of Letterkenny in county Donegal at 8.30pm yesterday evening. Fifteen passengers escaped unharmed. In a statement, Bus Éireann said: “This is an exceptionally rare occurrence in our fleet and will be thoroughly investigated. We’d like to thank the emergency services, our driver and passengers for their rapid and effective response. Passengers have been accommodated to continue their journey to Dublin on another vehicle.”

Irish Times

Meath hit-and-run

Gardaí are appealing for information after a male cyclist in his 70s suffered serious injuries in a hit-and-run on the L2214, Kilcloone to Maynooth Road, in Co Meath, on December 8. The cyclist was treated for serious injuries and the vehicle failed to remain at the scene. Gardaí are looking for anyone with information to come forward, particularly anyone who may have helped this man shortly after the collision.

Independent.ie

The Irish Pharmacy Union

The Irish Pharmacy Union (IPU) expressed disappointment at the roll out of a new scheme to reimburse women with the cost of a drug designed to help with severe sickness during pregnancy, calling for a re-think of the amount of red tape involved. The drug, known as Cariban, was previously unavailable on the drugs payment scheme or medical card.

thejournal.ie

Half of world’s glaciers to ‘disappear’

A new study has found that half of the world’s glaciers are set to “disappear” by the end of the century under 1.5C of warming. According to Carbon Brief, even if the world is successful in meeting its most ambitious climate goal of 1.5C, glaciers could lose a quarter of their total mass by 2100 – raising global sea levels by 90mm.

Carbon Brief

Controversial tesco signage removed

Tesco has issued an apology after a sign in their new Galway branch caused confusion amongst customers. The sign reads ‘domestic appliances’ in English, but the Irish wording reads ‘Díbholaígh do mhná’ which translates to English as ‘women’s deodorant’.

galwaybeo.ie