Day tripper: places to visit that are under a few hours from Cork City
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
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
The startling difference between raising boys and raising girls

Amanda Cassidy

Tried & Tested: I had an Astro Manifesting Consultation to help manifest my 2023 goals — here’s how I got on
Tried & Tested: I had an Astro Manifesting Consultation to help manifest my 2023 goals...

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Supper Club: Nori-crusted salmon with soba noodles
Supper Club: Nori-crusted salmon with soba noodles

Meg Walker

My Mullingar: Musician and author Bressie
My Mullingar: Musician and author Bressie

Niall Breslin

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

Sarah Gill

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

Sarah Finnan

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October 27: Today’s top stories in 60 seconds


By Sarah Gill
27th Oct 2022
October 27: Today’s top stories in 60 seconds

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

Iran security forces open fire as thousands mourn Mahsa Amini

Thousands of protestors gathered in Mahsa Amini’s hometown in Saqez city to mark 40 days since her death, during which Iranian security forces opened fire and shot tear gas. It has not been specified whether there were any serious injuries or deaths. Mourners gathered at Ms Amini’s graveside to pay their respects to the 22-year-old woman who died on 16 September, three days after being arrested by morality police for allegedly breaching the Islamic dress code for women.

RTÉ

ECB to hike interest rate

Today, the European Central Bank will raise interest rates again, and are likely to reel in a key subsidy to commercial banks, taking another huge step in tightening policy to fight off rising inflation. Rates have already been raised at the fastest pace on record, with a target rate of 2 per cent in mind. Inflation in Ireland in September was 8.6 per cent.

Breaking News

Road safety offence fines double

Fines for 16 road safety offences — including speeding (from €80 to €160), not wearing seat belts and mobile phone use (both from €60 to €120) — are set to double from today. Three new fixed-charge notices will also come into force in the new year, relating to the misuse of a disabled parking permit (€200), illegally parking in an electric charging bay (€80) and breaching a HGV ban and entering a specified public road without a valid permit (€200).

Irish Times

Kanye West

Following Adidas and Gap in distancing themselves from Kanye West, Skechers escorted him off their property and Madame Tussauds have removed his waxwork. This comes after Ye showed a “White Lives Matter” T-shirt design at Paris Fashion Week and later posted anti-Semitic comments on his Twitter account.

SkyNews