Day tripper: places to visit that are under a few hours from Cork City
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The Irish fashion set on their ride or die denim
The Irish fashion set on their ride or die denim

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Take a look around Rory O’Connell’s delightful Cork farmhouse

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WIN a range of wellness candles from Essentials Aromatherapy
WIN a range of wellness candles from Essentials Aromatherapy

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The startling difference between raising boys and raising girls

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Tried & Tested: I had an Astro Manifesting Consultation to help manifest my 2023 goals — here’s how I got on
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Supper Club: Nori-crusted salmon with soba noodles
Supper Club: Nori-crusted salmon with soba noodles

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My Mullingar: Musician and author Bressie

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Valentine’s Event Guide: 5 alternative excursions for you to book now

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Polo necks: The fool-proof way to ‘winterise’ just about any outfit
Polo necks: The fool-proof way to ‘winterise’ just about any outfit

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November 10: Today’s top stories in 60 seconds


By Sarah Gill
10th Nov 2022
November 10: Today’s top stories in 60 seconds

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

Garry Roberts of The Boomtown Rats dies aged 72

Garry Roberts, the guitarist and founding member of Irish rock band The Boomtown Rats, has died at the age of 72. In a statement issued by the group, Roberts was said to have “summed up the sense of who The Rats are”, as they extend their deepest sympathies to his family and friends. A cause of death has not, as of yet, been reported.

NME

Taoiseach rotation set for December 17

Tánaiste Leo Varadkar will take over the position of Taoiseach from Micheál Martin on Saturday 17 December. It is understood this has been changed from 15 December in order to allow Mr Martin to participate in the final EU leaders’ summit of the year. The rotation will coincide with a wider Cabinet reshuffle, which the three Coalition leaders will discuss in the coming weeks.

RTÉ

Minister for Special Education slams ‘appalling’ behaviour

Minister for Special Education Josepha Madigan has described as “appalling” the case where a child with Down syndrome was removed from a classroom and placed in the school foyer with a special needs assistant, telling RTÉ’s Morning Ireland that she welcomed the Workplace Relations Commission’s decision to order compensation of €12,000 from the school, and that she had been “extremely disappointed” when she read the details of the case in the judgment.

Breaking News

Gardaí confirm receiving sexual abuse complaints about religious order, the Spiritans

Gardaí have confirmed that they received a number of allegations of abuse relating to the Spiritans, telling The Journal that its Sexual Crime Management Unit at the Garda National Protective Services Bureau receives referrals on an ongoing basis from Religious Orders throughout the country via Designated Liaison Persons. “This office can confirm that referrals in respect of abuse allegations relating to Spiritan Schools and the Spiritan Order have been received,” a Garda spokeswoman said.

thejournal.ie

Two-thirds of African countries’ GDP to be wiped out by climate change by 2100

According to an analysis from the Christian Aid charity released to coincide with Finance Day at the UN climate change Cop27 summit in Egypt, African countries can expect to suffer an average GDP hit of -20% by 2050 and of -64% by 2100. It added that even if global temperature rise stays within the 1.5C as set out in the Paris Agreement of 2015, African countries still face an average GDP reduction of -14% by 2050 and -34% by 2100.

Irish Examiner