Dublin: 9 °C Friday 22 September, 2023

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Guns, drunken melees, and pest infestations - living in emergency accommodation in Dublin is no joke
Three months’ worth of complaints to the Dublin Regional Homeless Executive suggest conditions in the capital’s emergency accommodation are fraught.
Galway farmer unearths 50-year-old explosives while digging drainage
An army bomb disposal team safely detonated the explosives.
14-tonne 'fatberg' discovered in London sewers
It’s a giant blob of congealed fat and wet wipes.
Localised flooding warnings for this evening
Dublin City Council has deployed the flood gates on the River Dodder as high tides may lead to flooding.
China censors coverage of deadly Beijing floods
There has been fierce criticism of the government which has been accused of not doing enough to prevent the deaths of at least 37 people.
Residents vow to step up campaign against 'monster' sewage plant
The location of a proposed all-Dublin sewage works has now been narrowed down to three sites.