The top four things you need to know – Wednesday October 13th
Finance Minister Paschal Donohoe has said it would have been too risky to increase spending in the budget beyond €4.7bn.
That’s despite the Department of Finance saying the economy is recovering faster than expended, partly fueled by the spending of built up savings.
The Housing Minister has said he doesn’t accept there’s nothing in the budget for renters.
Darragh O’Brien said there’s a significant investment being made in cost rental accommodation over the next few years.
A man and a woman are in Garda custody after a toddler was taken from a health centre in Co. Mayo.
Aoife Haynes Murphy was located safe and well in Dublin last night, after Gardai issued a Child Rescue Ireland Alert.
The Road Safety Authority is urging motorists in Cork to drive with extreme caution as a status yellow fog alert is in place for Munster.
Met Eireann’s warning of dense fog with poor visibility until 11 this morning.