Two-month energy bills reaching €1,200 this winter
Families face huge energy bills of €600 each for gas and electricity as we head into winter. The bi-monthly bills will shock customers as we head into the colder and darker months and wreak havoc on household finances.
Taoiseach speaks openly about the loss of his two young children and coping with the family’s grief
Taoiseach Micheál Martin has spoken about going to the graves of the two children he and his wife Mary lost so he can “be near their spirits and talk to them.”
‘It’s petrifying’: Business owners seek government help as energy costs skyrocket
Entrepreneurs are calling for urgent government intervention in the energy market after warning that a nearly 250 percent increase in electricity bills is unsustainable.
Enoch Burke can be sent to prison for flouting a suspension and a court order
Judge Miriam O’Regan ordered Enoch Burke’s “garnishment” – an order ordering gardaí to bring him to court to answer for contempt – after he failed to appear in court yesterday. Instead of going to court, Mr Burke showed up at the school for classes he should have been teaching had he not been suspended by the school board for a disciplinary hearing last month.
Couple getting married at Electric Picnic 2022
“We had a gentleman on his hands and knees begging for a property” – Hiring agents on the devastation of the real estate crisis
On the ground, seven rental agents across the country, from Dublin to Leitrim, have painted a devastating picture of the current rental market, with a shortage of supply affecting “all ages and all walks of life”.
No Garda inquiry into alleged assault of a GAA umpire ‘unless a formal complaint has been filed’
Gardaí will not investigate an alleged assault on a referee in a GAA game until a formal complaint has been made about the incident.
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Increase in the number of landlords exiting the market
The rate of landlords exiting the market has reached an unprecedented rate, with the number doubling in the past 12 months.
Shortage of key medicines leading to the use of medicines not authorized in Ireland
Patients and doctors are struggling with ongoing shortages of essential medicines, which in some cases means that non-Irish approved medicines have to be used as alternatives.
Cheap disposable vapes heavily targeting Irish teenagers on social media
Fruit-flavored disposable vapes that are cheap and “candy-colored” with names like Elf Bar are being heavily marketed to Irish teenagers on social media, a respiratory consultant has warned.
HSE warning about double strength MDMA pills in circulation at Electric Picnic
The HSE warns of double strength MDMA pills circulating at Electric Picnic. It’s part of a new project that will allow festival-goers to anonymously test the drugs they use.
https://www.independent.ie/news/news-headlines/todays-headlines-two-month-energy-bills-to-hit-1200-this-winter-taoiseach-talks-frankly-about-loss-of-his-two-young-children-41958197.html Today’s headlines: Two-month utility bills hit €1,200 this winter; Taoiseach speaks openly about the loss of his two young children