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5 books a transformation coach revisits daily
5 books a transformation coach revisits daily

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18 cool but comfy rugby-style shirts to lounge around it
18 cool but comfy rugby-style shirts to lounge around it

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Tips on decorating a child’s bedroom from interior designer Emma Delaney
Tips on decorating a child’s bedroom from interior designer Emma Delaney

Megan Burns

Real Weddings: Aoife and Robbie’s marquee wedding in Co Mayo
Real Weddings: Aoife and Robbie’s marquee wedding in Co Mayo

Shayna Sappington

27 questions to ask your wedding venue (that brides often forget)
27 questions to ask your wedding venue (that brides often forget)

Shayna Sappington

Irish Design Spotlight: Cleo Prickett
Irish Design Spotlight: Cleo Prickett

Sarah Finnan

This incredible Georgian redbrick with lush gardens is on the market for €1.5 million
This incredible Georgian redbrick with lush gardens is on the market for €1.5 million

Sarah Finnan

What to bake this weekend: The ultimate millionaire’s shortbread recipe
What to bake this weekend: The ultimate millionaire’s shortbread recipe

Meg Walker

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November 11: Today’s top stories in 60 seconds


By Sarah Gill
11th Nov 2022
November 11: Today’s top stories in 60 seconds

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

First Ulster Bank accounts to be frozen from today

As part of its phased withdrawal from the country, Ulster Bank will today begin freezing the first tranche of customer account from today. The development comes as the Central Bank said just 38% of the current and deposit accounts in the departing Ulster Bank and KBC Bank Ireland that were open at the start of this year have so far been closed, leaving around 770,000 still open.

RTÉ

Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement

A seven-judge Supreme Court will give its judgment on a challenge by Green Party TD Patrick Costello against the constitutionality of the Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (Ceta) between the European Union and Canada today. Ceta is primarily designed to reduce tariffs and increase trade between the two regions.

thejournal.ie

Minister says childcare providers’ protesting is ‘unwarranted’

Hundreds of childcare providers across the country are expected to close in protest at what they say is an inadequate funding model, leaving thousands of parents without childcare provision. The Federation of Early Childhood Providers (FECP) said around 500 of its members funded through the Early Childhood Care and Education (ECCE) scheme will take part in today’s closures. Minister for Children Roderic O’Gorman said the protests are “unwarranted”, and that the first year of this model is “a first step”.

Breaking News

Price of a pint

Price of a pint set to increase by 50c in the coming weeks as Heineken Ireland hike the price of a keg. The move has been blasted by publicans, who demanded the brewer “stop this madness” as costs increase across the board. The Vintners’ Federation of Ireland (VFI) have said that it is “extremely concerned” about the impact the move will have on the trade.

Irish Examiner