The Top Four Things You Need To Know Now

The Main Stories Making The Headlines Across Cork

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The Department of Housing’s July Homelessness Report shows Cork continues to have the second worst rate of homelessness in the country – at 413 people.

Between Cork and Kerry, there were 61 eighteen-24 year olds, and 52 families in local authority provided emergancy accommodation.

Labour Senator Rebecca Moynihan is calling for a new eviction ban following a 21 percent increase in youth homelessness.

The party’s spokesperson on housing says the latest figures for July show 943 young people without a home, despite record levels of funding.

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Children aged 12 to 15 will be able to get vaccinated against Covid-19 at walk-in centres around the country this weekend.

They need photo IDs and a parent or guardian to accompany them.

All the details of what’s needed can be found at HSE.ie.

City Hall is open to walk-ins of all ages from 1 o’clock to 4 today and tomorrow, where doses one and two of the Pfizer jab are available.

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The US military says it’s carried out a drone strike against an Islamic State “planner”, a day after 13 American soldiers were killed in a bomb attack near Kabul airport.

Offshoot ISIS-K says it was responsible for the blast, which also killed two British nationals and the child of another Briton.

Conflicting reports say nearly 170 Afghans died.

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The man who killed Robert F Kennedy has been granted parole, after two of the US Senator’s sons spoke in favour of his release.

It’s a major victory for Sirhan Sirhan, who’s now 77, but the decision is subject to review.


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