by Mark Corcoran

Storm Babet has caused millions of euros worth of damage in Cork with homes and businesses flooded, and roads and bridges washed away as rivers burst their banks. 


US president Joe Biden has announced that Israel will allow aid to cross from Egypt into southern Gaza after talks with Israeli leaders in Tel Aviv.


As concern grows around the health budget, HSE chief executive Bernard Gloster has directed that no new deals with external management consultants can be put in place without his personal sign-off.


Concern for the safety and welfare of children in Direct Provision has led the Ombudsman for Children to submit a special report to the Houses of the Oireachtas due to inaction by the Government to implement recommendations previously proposed.


There was a 10% increase in the number of people who accessed the homeless and drugs service, Merchants Quay Ireland.


Jobs at Pfizer’s Irish operations are under threat as the company considers how it will implement $3.5 billion (€3.3bn) in cuts worldwide as sales of Covid therapies slump.



On this day in 1999 this absolute banger was released! 


Cher - Believe Official Music Video

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