Want to elevate those everyday essentials? This new homeware drop marries style with practicality seamlessly
Want to elevate those everyday essentials? This new homeware drop marries style with practicality seamlessly

Sarah Gill

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

Sarah Finnan

The Irish fashion set on their ride or die denim
The Irish fashion set on their ride or die denim

Freya Drohan

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

IMAGE Interiors & Living

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

IMAGE

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...

Sarah Gill

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

Image / Agenda / Breaking Stories

September 29: Today’s top stories in 60 seconds


By Sarah Gill
29th Sep 2022
September 29: Today’s top stories in 60 seconds

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

Coolio passes away aged 59

The Grammy-winning West Coast Gangsta’s Paradise rapper Coolio has died aged 59 at friend’s house in Los Angeles, manager says. The cause of death of the artist, whose real name is Artis Leon Ivey Jr, has not yet been confirmed. May he rest in peace.

The Guardian

Hurricane Ian

One of the most powerful Category 4 storms recorded in US slams Florida with 240 kmph winds and a wall of water. Hurricane Ian turned streets into rivers, knocked out power to 1.8 million people and threatened catastrophic damage further inland after it made landfall yesterday.

thejournal.ie

Bank of Ireland fined

Bank of Ireland is to be levied with a multi-million euro fine by the Central Bank over tracker scandal, which saw the AIB Group wrongly denied almost 13,000 borrowers their right to then cheap mortgages linked to the main European Central Bank rate. The bank has set aside €120 million to deal with tracker-related issues, and were hit with a fine of close to €100m for denying people tracker mortgages earlier this year.

independent.ie

Gender equality commission

Tánaiste Leo Varadkar is set to attend the Oireachtas Committee on Gender Equality to discuss the recommendations of the Citizens’ Assembly on Gender Equality regarding pay and workplace conditions. The Citizens’ Assembly recommended that the State should set targets in legislation to reduce the hourly gender pay gap to 9% by 2025 and to 4% by 2030.

RTÉ

Cyberbullying

A new study by children’s charity Barnardos has found that almost two thirds of eight to 12-year-olds would not tell their parents they are being cyberbullied, while more than half say they have been victims of cyberbullies at least once. Barnardos have said the findings reinforce the need for online safety to be taught in schools.

Irish Examiner