November 25: Today’s top stories in 60 seconds
November 25: Today’s top stories in 60 seconds

Sarah Gill

I visited the ‘Toy Show’ set and yes, it was pure magic
I visited the ‘Toy Show’ set and yes, it was pure magic

Sarah Finnan

This traditional two storey Wexford cottage is currently on the market for €195,000
This traditional two storey Wexford cottage is currently on the market for €195,000

Sarah Gill

Beautiful, spacious and drenched in sunlight: This Dublin cottage is on the market for €649,950
Beautiful, spacious and drenched in sunlight: This Dublin cottage is on the market for €649,950

Sarah Gill

Shop Irish this Black Friday: Spotlight Oral Care has gifts for the whole family
Shop Irish this Black Friday: Spotlight Oral Care has gifts for the whole family

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

Megan Burns

Without abortion, who exactly is free now, in the land of the free?
Without abortion, who exactly is free now, in the land of the free?

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Dreams really do come true — a Love Actually reunion is officially on the cards
Dreams really do come true — a Love Actually reunion is officially on the cards

Sarah Gill

Supper Club: This Caribbean pumpkin rice recipe is the ultimate vegan comfort
Supper Club: This Caribbean pumpkin rice recipe is the ultimate vegan comfort

Meg Walker

This Kinsale home with floor-to-ceiling windows and sea views is on the market for €1.25 million
This Kinsale home with floor-to-ceiling windows and sea views is on the market for €1.25...

Megan Burns

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November 25: Today’s top stories in 60 seconds


By Sarah Gill
25th Nov 2022
November 25: Today’s top stories in 60 seconds

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

Late Late Toy Show theme

The theme of this year’s show has finally been announced, and it’s The Wizard of Oz! The yellow-brick road will lead to RTÉ’s Studio 4, where there will be a good fairy and a bad one, a lion, a tin man and a scarecrow, plus a supporting cast of munchkins. This year marks Ryan Tubridy’s 14th year at the helm, so make sure you tune in to RTÉ One from 9.35PM this evening.

Irish Times

The quality of water

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has warned that poor-quality water supplies are putting thousands of people at risk. In its latest report on drinking water quality, they found that one in 20 private water supplies failed to meet the standard for E. coli, compared to one in 200 public water supplies.

Breaking News

‘Inhumane and degrading accommodation for asylum seekers

According to refugee and asylum seekers support organisation covering the Athlone area, New Horizon, over 140 asylum seekers are living in leaking tented accommodation at the site in Lissywollen that is “inhuman and degrading”. New Horizon told The Journal that all of the asylum seekers in tented accommodation in Lissywollen are men.

thejournal.ie

One in five low paid worker is over 50

A new report published by by researchers at UCD has found that one in every five low paid worker in Ireland is aged over 50. Of the 420,000 low paid workers in Ireland, around 80,000 are aged over 50. Low paid women aged over 50 earn less than similarly aged low paid men. Older low paid workers are more likely to be employed in administrative and healthcare/caring roles and less likely to be in the retail, accommodation and food sectors.

RTÉ

Celtic Interconnector

Environment Minister Eamon Ryan and Taoiseach Micheál Martin have officially signed off the final contract agreement between Ireland and France for the Celtic Interconnector. This underwater power cable that will run from Cork to Brittany will have a capacity of 700 MegaWatts of electricity, and will be capable of powering up to 450,000 homes. It’s anticipated the project will cost close to €1.6bn and is expected to be operational by 2026.

Independent.ie