Today’s Irish news headlines: Fuel, housing and food price hikes hit 40-year highs; Temperatures could reach 19C in the warmest week of the year so far
“More government aid needed” as war leads to inflation last seen in the 1980s
Russia’s war against Ukraine is imminent 1980s style inflation in Irelandwith rising fuel, food and housing costs straining household budgets.
ukraineIndians regain key territory as fight against Russia gathers momentum
Russian troops were repelled in several areas as Ukrainian troops launched a valiant counterstrike to retake strategically important areas across the country.
O’Brien is seeking a change in the fair deal plan to deal with the influx of refugees
Housing Minister Darragh O’Brien wants to speed up changes to the Fair Deal program Help with the refugee crisis in Ukraine.
Glowing Irish rugby star Conor Murray and longtime girlfriend Joanna Cooper have announced their engagement.
Watchdog is investigating alleged fuel price fixing after complaints
Allegations that gas stations have raised fuel prices to boost profits and shut down curbside price displays are among them 200 complaints to a consumer protection authority in the last fourteen days.
Russian Z-flag ‘troll factory’ floods social media with propaganda
A Undercover journalist has revealed the inner workings of Russia’s infamous ‘troll factory’ aimed at bolstering support for Vladimir Putin’s invasion of Ukraine by flooding social media with pro-Kremlin comments.
Temperatures could reach 19C in the warmest week of the year so far
Ireland will be basking in warm sunshine until next week as a high-pressure system, according to Met Éireann, is responsible for us having the warmest week of the year so far.
Patients left on trolleys as hospitals hit by virus surge
More than 100 patients, including the elderly, were left on trolleys in emergency rooms for more than 24 hours Hospitals affected by Covid as virus cases surge.
Irish energy veterans plan €1.5bn green hydrogen hub
An Irish-based renewable energy company run by industry veterans from companies like Mainstream Renewable Energy is hoping to do so build a giant floating wind farm worth over €1.5 billion in the Celtic Sea that will produce green hydrogen. It will be around 60km off the coast of Wales and could eventually also export hydrogen to Ireland.
Gardaí arrested 434 in Dublin during the long St Patrick’s Day holiday
Gardaí have arrested more than 400 people in Dublin over the double holiday and weekend.
Michael Healy-Rae and Leo Varadkar had a heated exchange in the Dáil
https://www.independent.ie/news/news-headlines/todays-irish-news-headlines-price-hikes-for-fuel-housing-and-food-to-hit-40-year-high-temperatures-could-reach-19c-in-warmest-week-of-the-year-so-far-41476454.html Today’s Irish news headlines: Fuel, housing and food price hikes hit 40-year highs; Temperatures could reach 19C in the warmest week of the year so far