Nestle to hike food prices further in 2023; CEO

Nestle’s chief executive Mark Schneider told a German newspaper that the company will have to increase the prices of its food products further this year to make up for higher production costs that it has not yet fully passed along to customers. The increases won’t be as sizable as they were in 2022, but “we

Govt approves ‘fully-funded’ scheme to repair defective apartments, duplexes

The Minister for Housing, Local Government and Heritage, Darragh O’Brien, has received government approval to draft legislation to support the remediation of apartments and duplexes with fire safety, structural safety and water ingress defects, constructed between 1991 and 2013. The legislation will provide a statutory basis for the establishment of a remediation scheme aimed at

Lucile Randon, the oldest person in the world, dies at 118

The oldest person in the world, French nun Lucile Randon, has died at the age of 118. Randon, who took the name of Sister Andre when she became a nun in 1944, died in her sleep on Tuesday at the nursing home where she lived. According to the World Supercentenarian Rankings List published by the

Dublin’s Wild Youth to represent Ireland at Eurovision

Irish entry for this year’s Eurovision Song Contest, “We Are One,” by Dublin band Wild Youth, has been selected as the nation’s official entry. The Eurosong competition took place on Friday night on the Late Late Show with six contestants. A fellow contestant, Connolly, who placed second with her song “Midnight Summer Night,” and the Dublin band

Over €830,000 announced in funding for Culture Ireland’s promotion of Irish arts globally

Minister for Tourism, Culture, Arts, Gaeltacht, Sport, and Media, Catherine Martin TD, announced funding of over €830,000 for the promotion of Irish arts globally through Culture Ireland’s Grants Programme. The funding will benefit 112 projects spread across 26 countries and covering dance, film, literature, music, opera, theatre, visual arts, architecture, and circus. Announcing the awards,

Irish woman selected for first civilian mission around the Moon

Irish woman Rhiannon Adam has been chosen to take part in the first civilian mission around the Moon. The mission, known as the DearMoon project, will launch on Elon Musk’s SpaceX Starship rocket the following year. In order to “give as many talented individuals as possible the opportunity to go,” Japanese billionaire entrepreneur Yusaku Maezawa

IND vs NZ 3rd T20:India crush New Zealand by 168 runs, secure series 2-1

Shubman Gill’s first T20I century and Hardik Pandya’s four-wicket haul helped Team India thrash New Zealand by 168 runs in the third and final T20I match on Wednesday in Ahmedabad. India won the toss and decided to bat first. India elected to bat first after winning the toss. Rahul Tripathi’s 44 off 22 balls and