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Dublin: 5 °C Saturday 28 January, 2023

# warning

This month
January 2023
# warning
Fans targeting Djokovic risk being kicked out of Australian Open
Djokovic will be back in Melbourne next week after being deported last year over his Covid vaccination stance.
Last month
December 2022
# handy tips
Gardaí reveal new Revolut scam as they urge people to protect themselves this Christmas
Here are the tips from the gardaí.
Last year
2022
# winter safety
Gardaí issue warning over bogus door-to-door callers as darker nights creep in
Officers have urged the public to keep safe this winter.
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UN warns millions in Haiti facing acute hunger
A report said unrelenting crises have trapped 4.7 million Haitians ‘in a cycle of growing desperation’.
# warning
Joe Biden: Nuclear ‘Armageddon’ risk highest since Cuban Missile Crisis
Russian officials have spoken of the possibility of using tactical nuclear weapons.
# Spot Flooding
Status Yellow rain warning issued for six counties
The warning will be valid from 6pm today until 1am tomorrow.
# fyi
Roy Keane hands new Manchester United signing Casemiro a warning
The Brazil midfielder won five Champions Leagues and three La Liga titles with Real Madrid.
# warning
Van Dijk says Nunez must 'control himself'
The 23-year-old Uruguayan, who signed from Benfica in June, was shown a straight red card in the 57th minute at Anfield last night.
# counterfeit coins
Gardaí issue warning over fake €2 coins after seizure of counterfeit currency in Dublin
Coins with an apparent face value of €2,920 were seized last month.
# Nuclear Weapons
World is ‘one misunderstanding away from nuclear annihilation’, UN chief warns
Antonio Guterres gave the warning at the opening of a meeting to review a 50-year-old treaty aimed at preventing the spread of nuclear weapons.
# Fingal County Council
Warning issued to bathers after Lion's Mane jellyfish spotted at east coast beaches
A sting from the jellyfish can cause nausea, sweating, cramps and headaches.
# money mules
Garda warning as students continue to launder money as money mules
A new awareness campaign is being launched this autumn.
# warning
Ireland records hottest temperature in 135 years as Dublin hits a record 33°C
This temperature is second only to the record of 33.3°C measured in June 1887.
The temperature in Phoenix Park is second only to the record of 33.3°C measured in Kilkenny Castle in June 1887.
Today's high of 33°C is the highest ever recorded temperature nationally for July and the highest ever recorded in Dublin.
The public have been warned that there is a significant risk of heat stress and heat exhaustion.
# warning
'High temperature advisory' as Met Éireann warns it could hit over 30 degrees next week
The national forecaster said the country will experience a hot spell on Sunday and early into next week.
# warning
O'Neill warns that a functioning Executive is needed to invest in the North's ailing health system
Michelle O’Neill said without ministers in post, a three-year budget to fund health cannot be agreed.
# catriona carey
Central Bank issues warning about unauthorised firm linked to businesswoman Catriona Carey
Carey is listed as the sole director of Careysfort Asset Estates Ltd.
# warning
HSE urges people to stop using certain disposable vapes due to high nicotine concentration
The HSE said it has contacted all major Irish distributors of e-cigarettes and refill containers.
# warning
Gareth Bale responds after being branded a 'parasite' by Marca
The Wales captain has launched a furious tirade at the Spanish media.
# warning
England coach Eddie Jones 'not bullet-proof'
His position was again called into question after a defeat by Grand Slam champions France
# warning
Ukraine warns Russia preparing to shell port city Odessa
Putin earlier threatened the existence of Ukrainian statehood.
# Google
Fitbit recalls one million Ionic watches after burn injuries
Fitbit received 115 reports of the battery overheating in the US, with 78 reports of burn injuries.
# scam warning
Gardaí see fraud using text, email and phone calls treble in last twelve months
Detectives have issued a warning for people to be aware of the con-artists vishing, smishing or phishing tactics.
# marine warning
Department issues warning over 'serious safety risks' posed by Russian missile tests
The Department of Transport has warned all seafarers about the Russian military exercises due to take place next week.
# warning
RTÉ facing ‘existential moment’, Oireachtas committee hears
Moya Doherty, the chair of the RTÉ Board, warned of her deep concerns about the future of the broadcaster.
# slap on the wrist
Bundee Aki gets citing warning for 'act of dissent' towards referee Raynal
The Ireland centre will not face a suspension for remonstrating with the French match official.
All time
# warning
Wexford motorists urged to 'stay off' roads until tomorrow after rain brings widespread flooding
A Status Yellow rain warning was issued for the county this evening.
# warning
De Bruyne must fight for Man City spot, says Guardiola
The Belgium midfielder will start tomorrow – but faces a fight to win back a regular place after a campaign marred by injuries and Covid-19.
# halloween warning
Halloween warning over dangers of cannabis jelly sweets
This year, six children under the age of ten have been hospitalised after accidentally consuming jelly sweets containing cannabis
# warning
Boris Johnson makes call for ‘humanity to grow up’ and address climate problems in UN speech
As part of his speech he also said that beloved muppet Kermit the Frog was wrong to say ‘It’s Not Easy Being Green’.
# warning
Huge surge in seizures of ivermectin as HSE warns against using unproven Covid-19 treatments
People have been buying the drug on the black market and having it shipped to Ireland.
# warning
'Go and get the jab' – Newcastle player reveals how severely he was affected by Covid-19
Karl Darlow lost five kilograms in weight as he battled the illness.
# get the brolly
Status Yellow rain and thunderstorm warning in place for several counties
The warning will stay in place until midnight.
# Weather
Thunderstorm warning to remain in place until 10pm
The Status Yellow warning has been extended from 7pm until 10pm tonight.
# water safety
ESB warns public of dangers of swimming in reservoirs
The company has said there is a risk of deep and fast-flowing waters, changing water levels and uneven ground
# scam calls
Warnings reissued as scam calls continue
People are asked not to engage with these callers and to hang up and block the number if possible.
# Fraud
Warning as fraudsters see HSE hack as opportunity to scam people with calls and texts
HSE CEO Paul Reid said fraudsters are “leveraging off the fear” people have around this hack.
# warning
The lessons Irish rugby should learn from Australian rugby’s calamity
From heavyweights in the game to being ‘on the bones of its arse’, the story of rugby Down Under is a cautionary one.
# warning
DSPCA appeals to farmers not to sell ducklings wholesale to 'opportunistic buyers'
The charity has urged farmers to stop selling ducklings to the buyers, who are selling them on individually.
# Bullying
Children's Ombudsman warns of rise in number of serious school bullying cases
Dr Niall Muldoon said his office has received more than 400 reports of bullying in schools since 2018.
# scammed
Gardaí issue warning after dramatic rise of people being scammed in the last three weeks
Some people have lost over €20k in some scams.