Opinion emissions peak
by Bernard Harbor

The Examiner reports that the Department of Health has scrapped a requirement that staff attend the office one day a week, as Covid concerns compound.


Meanwhile, RTÉ's Primetime has previewed the publication of the Air Accident Investigations Unit report into the 2017 R116 helicopter crash, which is set to be published today. That's also covered elsewhere.


The latest stage of Fórsa's "respect for SNAs" campaign was also picked up by the national broadcaster. And the Revenue has extended the deadline for local property tax registration to next Wednesday.


Elsewhere, the HSE's in bother over consultants' contacts again, there's to be a 2% cap on rent hikes in rent protection zones, and Aer Lingus has told the Clare Echo that it won't be reopening its Shannon cabin crew base.


From the economics desk, the Times has this useful explainer on prospects for inflation and interest rate increases


And in astro-news, you've a chance of seeing the Northern Lights over Ireland tonight.


So, with Halloween behind us, I'm getting this Zen in early before Roísín dons the Christmas jumper. Find out how GenZ has called time on the humble Brussels sprout.


Eat 'em all up this weekend.



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