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Contracted electricity generators 'just didn't show up', ESRI says

The ESRI says electricity generators that were ordered simply haven't shown up. Muireann Lynch, senior research officer, was speaking after Eirgrid issued a system alert. It says while there is enough electricity to meet demand, there's possibly not enough in reserve if something goes wrong. It says the buffer between demand and supply is currently

Uri Geller warns Putin: I'll use my mind to send your nukes right back to you

Self-proclaimed psychic Uri Geller has warned Vladimir Putin that he will use his Mind Power to send his missiles right back to him if Russia tries to nuke Scotland. Speaking to Stefanie Preissner on Moncrieff this afternoon, the Israeli illusionist said he was concerned that Putin would launch a nuclear attack on Scotland because it

Jereem awarded for breaking 200m Commonwealth record

Sports Jelani Beckles 3 Hrs Ago In this screengrab from a video posted to TT track and field athlete Jereem Richards' Facebook page, Richards poses with the commemorative timepiece and certificate he received for breaking the men’s 200-metre games record at the 2022 Birmingham Commonwealth Games. Trinidad and Tobago track and field athlete Jereem Richards

Emergency repairs to Maraval water treatment plant

News Nicholas Bayley 3 Hrs Ago File photo - People served by the Maraval water treatment plant will have their service restored at 4pm on August 11. In a press release issued on Wednesday, the Water and Sewerage Authority said the current disruption of service is caused by a mechanical issue at the plant, which

Rowley hails NIF over $897M dividend

News Sean Douglas 3 Hrs Ago Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley. - Photo courtesy Office of the Prime Minister In a Facebook statement on Tuesday the Prime Minister saluted the performance of the National Investment Fund (NIF) for having made $897.6 million in payouts to bond bonders since its launch in 2018. He also chided

Venezuelan oboist Marcano to perform at Central Bank

Features Grevic Alvarado 4 Hrs Ago Geremias Mai Marcano - ANGELO MARCELLE Venezuelan oboist Geremias Mai Marcano will be in concert on August 12 at the Central Bank Auditorium, Port of Spain. The show has been organised by the Palm Foundation to mark the 60th anniversary of Trinidad and Tobago's Independence. Other performers include Derrianne

Torginol Paints announced as Hero CPL partner

Sports Newsday Reporter 4 Hrs Ago In this file photo, Roston Chase (R) of Saint Lucia Kings hits four runs as Denesh Ramdin (L) Trinbago Knight Riders watches during the 2021 Hero Caribbean Premier League semi-final at Warner Park Sporting Complex on Sep. 14, 2021, in Basseterre, St Kitts. - Photo courtesy CPL T20 THE

Over €12m in unpaid wages recovered from employers

A State watchdog has recovered more than €12m in unpaid wages from employers over the past five and a half years. It comes after investigations by the Workplace Relations Commission (WRC). The WRC works on behalf of the Department of Enterprise, Trade and Employment. Since 2017, it has carried out over 29,000 inspections of workplaces.

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