THE TOP 4 THINGS YOU NEED TO KNOW
Plans for a major student development in the city have been given the green light.
An Bord Pleanála has granted permission for the construction of 243 student bed spaces on the site of Kelleher’s Auto Centre on the Wilton Road.
The number of people in ICU with Covid-19 is at its highest level in more than four months.
60 people are receiving treatment in hospitals around the country, with half of them under the age of 55.
Nine members of Ireland’s special forces are en-route to Afghanistan to help evacuate the remaining Irish citizens there.
Upon arrival, the Army Rangers will be stationed at Kabul Airport and will liaise with other forces to get the 36 remaining citizens out.
Ireland is in for a late August ‘Indian Summer’ this week…with daytime temperatures to hit up to 25 degrees.
The settled, warm, dry spell is set to last well into this weekend, with very little rain.