The registration of imported cars was down by almost 30%. Just 79,969 cars have been registered. Diesel remains the most popular engine type at 42 per cent while hybrid, electric and plug-in hybrid accounted for a combined 19 per cent of the total number of cars registered in 2020.
It’s due to the impact of Brexit. The number of trucks using the port remains low as many businesses stockpiled before the transition period ended on December 31st. Only a small number of hauliers arriving from Britain in recent days have been stopped for extra checks due to issues with their paperwork.
Dozens of staff are out of work due to Covid-19. Theresa O’Brien says the Intensive Care Unit at the hospital is full and is calling for people to stay home and not mix with other households. Over 100 nurses are not available to work at the hospital due to Covid-19, according to the Irish Nurses […]
It’s in a bid to overturn Joe Biden’s Presidential win The US President claims he won the state ‘by a lot’ in a phone call with Secretary of State Brad Raffensberger over the weekend. He pleaded with Mr Raffensberger, a fellow Republican, to find 11 thousand 780 votes to flip the state in his favour. […]
Cork TD Thomas Gould has written to the Taoiseach Letters between the director of SouthDoc and Cork Kerry Community Healthcare show the HSE ‘do not accept’ SouthDoc’s decision to keep the Blackpool treatment centre closed. A letter dated the 16th of October from the HSE to the Chairperson of Southdoc states the closure of the […]
It’s after a yacht got into difficulty this morning. The Courtmacsherry RNLI Lifeboat received a call at 7am to assist the 50 foot vessel off the Old Head of Kinsale. The seas were blowing force 4 to 5 in freezing conditions this morning and the stricken vessel, which was on passage from Salcolme in the […]
The layout was changed in recent years. Those operating stalls in the area have previously expressed concern that despite investment on the quay back in 2018, the new format is not in-keeping with the traditional market and as a result it was branded a ghost town. Traders say they had one of their worst Christmases […]
The Meath East TD said the apology was an ’empty gesture’. The state broadcaster says it wants to “apologise to those who were offended” after receiving 600 complaints about the segment on its New Years’ Eve countdown show.
A yellow low temperature and ice warning is in place. Met Eireann’s warning of icy roads, with potentially dangerous conditions nationwide. Alan O’Reilly from Carlow Weather has the outlook:
The demonstration is over the death of George Nkencho. The 27-year-old died on Wednesday after being shot by an armed Garda during a standoff in Blanchardstown. Gardaí say, as with any protest under the current restrictions, officers will advise organisers of their legal responsibilities if they can be identified. Pastor Dare Adventurer of the Redeemed Christian […]