This Victorian redbrick in Ranelagh has been refreshed with pops of colour and bespoke storage
This Victorian redbrick in Ranelagh has been refreshed with pops of colour and bespoke storage

Megan Burns

11 cute and quirky wedding venues near Dublin
11 cute and quirky wedding venues near Dublin

Shayna Sappington

How TikTok is teaching us to hack the menstrual cycle
How TikTok is teaching us to hack the menstrual cycle

Sarah Gill

This modern farmhouse in Enniskerry is on the market for €945,000
This modern farmhouse in Enniskerry is on the market for €945,000

Sarah Finnan

An expert’s guide to treasure hunting for second hand home furniture
An expert’s guide to treasure hunting for second hand home furniture

IMAGE Interiors & Living

Photo Diary: The Irish design I sported at Copenhagen Fashion Week
Photo Diary: The Irish design I sported at Copenhagen Fashion Week

Oyindamola Animashaun

Indoor trees: the expert guide to keeping them in Irish homes
Indoor trees: the expert guide to keeping them in Irish homes

Megan Burns

From flowers to facemasks, how to pamper yourself this weekend
From flowers to facemasks, how to pamper yourself this weekend

Sarah Finnan

This innovative Monkstown red brick is on the market for €750,000
This innovative Monkstown red brick is on the market for €750,000

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This Wicklow destination has everything you need for a spring break
This Wicklow destination has everything you need for a spring break

Shayna Sappington

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November 18: Today’s top stories in 60 seconds


By Sarah Gill
18th Nov 2022
November 18: Today’s top stories in 60 seconds

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

Permanent TSB to increase fixed mortgage and deposit rates

From today, Permanent TSB is set to raise interest rates including fixed term mortgage interest rates and deposit rates. This follows three interest rate increases from the European Central Bank, and the bank has confirmed that there are to be no changes for customers on existing fixed rates , and no changes to its variable rates for new or existing customers.

RTÉ

Mortgage payments up for first time buyers

Research from Banking & Payments Federation Ireland shows that average mortgage repayments rose by €110 a month for first-time buyers and €150 for movers. Monthly mortgage repayments rose by 12 per cent in the two years to the end of June, before the European Central Bank started to hike official rates.

Breaking News

Prosecution rests case in Harvey Weinstein trial

Prosecutors in Los Angeles have rested their case in the trial of Harvey Weinstein, who they allege raped two women and sexually assaulted two others. The trial has spanned four weeks, and heard testimony from 44 witnesses. Weinstein is charged with crimes against four of them: one a model, another a model and actor, and a third a massage therapist.

Independent.ie

Trans healthcare

Clinicians with the National Gender Service (NGS) have told TDs and Senators that more funding and resources are needed for healthcare services for transgender people in Ireland at a briefing organised by Fine Gael TD Charlie Flanagan and Independent Senator Michael McDowell, and comes amid concerns over the proposed closure of the Tavistock clinic in the UK, which provided gender dysphoria services to children and teenagers in Ireland due to a lack of dedicated services here.

thejournal.ie

Russian missile strikes

According to Ukrainian president Volodymyr Zelenskiy, recent Russian missile strikes have left 10 million Ukrainians without power, crippling the country’s energy infrastructure and plunging millions into darkness as winter sets in and temperatures drop. Repeated barrages have disrupted electricity and water supplies across Ukraine, AFP reports.

Irish Times