The top four things you need to know – Wednesday June 7th

More than a dozen water treatment plants around the country are currently experiencing drought conditions because of the warm weather.

Uisce Éireann says customers generally won’t have noticed any impact on their water supply.

The utility has been managing supplies by bringing water to reservoirs by tanker.

Areas of Clonakilty have night time water restrictions imposed until Friday from 11pm until 7am, in order to maintain daytime supply


The Minister for Education is assuring Leaving and Junior Cert students that ‘they’ve done the work’.

135-thousand students are sitting State exams this year.

Both Junior and Leaving Certs will sit English papers this morning.


The decision to allow increases to road tolls next month is under fire.

Tolls on nine roads including the M50 will increase by between 10 and 30 cents from July 1st.

The hikes had been due to take effect in January, but were pushed out by six months because of the cost-of-living crisis.


There was a drop in the number of cancers diagnosed during the first two years of the covid pandemic.

The National Cancer Registry of Ireland has found that 1 in 12 expected cancers weren’t detected in 2020 and 2021.

According to the Irish Cancer Society, liver, pancreatic and kidney cancers were most significantly impacted by the covid disruptions.


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