Spooky season
by Róisín McKane

Israel and the US have rejected calls for ceasefire in Gaza as the IDF continues to bomb the region. 


Meanwhile, impeding relief supplies to Gaza's population may constitute a crime under the International Criminal Court's (ICC) jurisdiction, the court's top prosecutor told a news conference in Egypt on Sunday. The UN humanitarian office (OCHA) said that water supply through a pipeline from Israel to southern Gaza was cut off on Monday "for unknown reasons", and that an announced repair of another pipeline to central Gaza did not take place.


Tánaiste Micheál Martin has said the potential for communities to reconcile as part of the Belfast Agreement has not been fulfilled.


The Indo reports that Ireland will now pay for two out of a set of seven schemes originally approved for full funding from the EU’s €750bn Covid recovery and resilience facility (RRF) two years ago, because our official growth rates means our allocation is being cut.


There is a rise in the number of renters raising concerns over the standard of properties. Check out more on that here.


And finally, more bad weather is on the way. Flooding has already affected homes from Wexford to Newry as Storm Ciarán hits. 




The Supremes bring us zen. Baby Love hit the charts 59 years ago this week and is still a classic.


Have a safe but spooktacular day!







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