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Dublin: 18 °C Monday 28 July, 2014

Today’s News

From TheJournal.ie Fidelma Healy Eames ‘vindicated’ by Irish Daily Mail apology Sorry

Fidelma Healy Eames ‘vindicated’ by Irish Daily Mail apology

The newspaper published two stories in 2012 about volunteer work the Senator had done.

From TheJournal.ie Sinn Féin office in Derry targeted in suspected arson attack Attacked

Sinn Féin office in Derry targeted in suspected arson attack

A rear window was broken and flammable liquid was poured in shortly before midnight last night.

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Should you put your phone away while in company? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should you put your phone away while in company?

Most of us are guilty of browsing on our phones in company – should we cut it out?

From TheJournal.ie The 9 at 9: Monday 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Monday

It’s the start of a new week – and here’s all that you need to know as you start your day.

Yesterday’s News

From TheJournal.ie Two people airlifted from Croagh Patrick as thousands make pilgrimage Reek Sunday

Two people airlifted from Croagh Patrick as thousands make pilgrimage

Up to 30,000 people are estimated to be making the trek to the top.

RTÉ apologises for ‘confusion caused’ by Gaza woman footage

An online petition had claimed there was a misinterpretation of what a Palestinian woman said but the broadcaster said it was not meant as a direct translation/

From TheJournal.ie Man in 50s found dead in Galway mountains Twelve Bens

Man in 50s found dead in Galway mountains

The man’s body was discovered yesterday evening.

Elbow and coffee conferences to bring €11m to Dublin

Fáilte Ireland said four major conferences have been secured over the next 12 months which will mean some serious revenue for the capital.

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From TheJournal.ie Weird Wide Web: Robot wars, serious gamers and perfectly healthy humans Week In Web

Weird Wide Web: Robot wars, serious gamers and perfectly healthy humans

All of your essential tech and social media news for the week in one byte-sized portion.

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Should Irish politicians come back to debate the Israel-Gaza crisis? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should Irish politicians come back to debate the Israel-Gaza crisis?

They’re officially off for the summer but there have been calls for both the Dáil and the Seanad to hold debates on the topic.

From TheJournal.ie The 9 at 9: Sunday 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Sunday

It’s the weekend – and here’s everything that you need to know as you start your day.

Saturday 26 July, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Mountjoy prisoner dies after being found unconscious in cell Mountjoy

Mountjoy prisoner dies after being found unconscious in cell

The prisoner was found in his cell at around 4am this morning and was taken to hospital.

From TheJournal.ie NI police seek help tracing ‘vulnerable’ 42-year-old man Missing

NI police seek help tracing ‘vulnerable’ 42-year-old man

Stephen Floyd has been missing from the Abbey Road area in Co Down since yesterday evening.

From TheJournal.ie This crowdsourcing project wants to animate Irish people’s memories Tell Your Story This post contains videos

This crowdsourcing project wants to animate Irish people’s memories

“Some will make you laugh, others might make you cry – but they are all genuine Irish stories told from the heart,” the project co-ordinator said.

From TheJournal.ie Man questioned over alleged sexual assault in Waterford Arrested

Man questioned over alleged sexual assault in Waterford

The man was arrested yesterday and is being held at Waterford Garda Station.

From TheJournal.ie Family of missing 24-year-old ‘increasingly concerned’ for his welfare Missing

Family of missing 24-year-old ‘increasingly concerned’ for his welfare

Michael Hanna from Antrim went missing on Wednesday.

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Should Ireland switch time zones? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should Ireland switch time zones?

A new piece of law being considered would allow Ireland to move the clocks forward by an hour. Should we do it?

From TheJournal.ie Garth Brooks did this Irish tribute band ‘a huge favour’ Friends In Foe Places

Garth Brooks did this Irish tribute band ‘a huge favour’

Garth might not have been able to get five nights of gigs in Ireland but these guys had no problem.

From TheJournal.ie The 9 at 9: Saturday 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Saturday

It’s the weekend – and here’s everything that you need to know as you start your day.

From TheJournal.ie Man injured in shooting at Dublin pub Shots Fired

Man injured in shooting at Dublin pub

The man was not seriously injured and has since been released from hospital.

Wednesday 23 July, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Homeless pensioner: ‘I want to live the rest of my life with some dignity’ Elderly

Homeless pensioner: ‘I want to live the rest of my life with some dignity’

The case of a pensioner couple facing eviction is just one of many elderly people across the country who are dealing with the housing crisis, a charity has said.

From TheJournal.ie Someone vandalised Molly Malone’s cleavage… Alive Alive No

Someone vandalised Molly Malone’s cleavage…

Molly had only made her comeback in Dublin’s city centre last Friday.

From TheJournal.ie ‘I was boiling pasta and eggs in the kettle just to feed the kids’ Homeless Crisis

‘I was boiling pasta and eggs in the kettle just to feed the kids’

Bridget and her two children lived in temporary accommodation over a pub when they became homeless, sharing a toilet with customers.

From TheJournal.ie ‘The government needs to act now’: Demand for homeless service up 25% Homeless Crisis

‘The government needs to act now’: Demand for homeless service up 25%

Focus Ireland helped 10,000 people last year who were on the streets or at risk of becoming homeless.

Tuesday 22 July, 2014

Dublin pub receives 2,700 job applications… through Snapchat

The pub’s owner said this unconventional hiring approach meant he got the most creative and outgoing staff without having to trawl through CVs.

Union donates €10,000 to Greyhound workers support fund

Unite’s regional secretary said the move shows that the SIPTU workers have the support of the entire trade union movement.

From TheJournal.ie Deaths of two brothers ‘the worst tragedy to ever hit’ Sligo community Shock

Deaths of two brothers ‘the worst tragedy to ever hit’ Sligo community

It is believed that 20-year-old Shane Skeffington stabbed his younger brother and then took his own life.

From TheJournal.ie Born-again Christian council worker wins €70,000 in discrimination case Equality

Born-again Christian council worker wins €70,000 in discrimination case

The man was told by the council he could not talk about his religion with his colleagues or members of the public after a number of complaints.

Monday 21 July, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Books of condolence opened in Dublin for Malaysia Airlines flight victims Mh17

Books of condolence opened in Dublin for Malaysia Airlines flight victims

Flowers and other tributes have been left outside the Dutch Embassy where one of the books was opened today.

From TheJournal.ie ‘Any money is too much’: Banking inquiry will be as ‘cost-efficient as possible’ Banking Inquiry

‘Any money is too much’: Banking inquiry will be as ‘cost-efficient as possible’

Members of the inquiry will be discussing the issue at their meeting on Wednesday but chairperson Ciarán Lynch said any cost figures out there are merely speculative.

From TheJournal.ie Lunchtime Fix: 6 things you need to know News Wrap

Lunchtime Fix: 6 things you need to know

Catch up as you refuel.

From TheJournal.ie Two ambulances break down in Louth in 24 hours Emergency

Two ambulances break down in Louth in 24 hours

In one instance it took over an hour to transport a cardiac arrest patient to hospital because of the issue with the vehicle.

From TheJournal.ie Motorcyclist dies after losing control of bike on Wicklow road Road Death

Motorcyclist dies after losing control of bike on Wicklow road

Gardaí said the 42-year-old lost control of his bike just after midnight.

From TheJournal.ie Council to hold debate on controversial Kilkenny bridge Over Troubled Water

Council to hold debate on controversial Kilkenny bridge

Locals have been protesting against the plans for the scheme, claiming it will bring more traffic into the city.

Sunday 20 July, 2014

From TheJournal.ie LIVESTREAM: 30 aircraft take to the skies for impressive display over Bray Loop The Loop This post contains videos

LIVESTREAM: 30 aircraft take to the skies for impressive display over Bray

85,000 people are expected to watch the display from the ground but if you can’t be there, you can watch it from the comfort of your own home.

From TheJournal.ie Weird Wide Web: Shopping on Facebook, a Kim Kardashian app and a controversial logo Week In Web

Weird Wide Web: Shopping on Facebook, a Kim Kardashian app and a controversial logo

All of your essential tech and social media news for the week in one byte-sized portion.

From TheJournal.ie Garda whistleblower to meet with Commissioner over harassment Bullying

Garda whistleblower to meet with Commissioner over harassment

McCabe’s legal team have written to Noirín O’Sullivan’s office to arrange the meeting this week to discuss 13 allegations of harassment.

Saturday 19 July, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Councillor removes Israeli flag from Dun Laoghaire Harbour Conflict

Councillor removes Israeli flag from Dun Laoghaire Harbour

People Before Profit’s Hugh Lewis said constituents had contacted him, saying the were “disgusted” that the flag was flying at a time of such conflict.

From TheJournal.ie This day 30 years ago the Dunnes Stores anti-apartheid strike began Get Up Stand Up

This day 30 years ago the Dunnes Stores anti-apartheid strike began

The strike lasted almost three years and Nelson Mandela later told the small group of workers that their stand had helped him to keep going during his time in prison.

From TheJournal.ie Heathrow flights cancelled after thunderstorm warning When The Thunder Rolls

Heathrow flights cancelled after thunderstorm warning

A number of flights in and out of the airport have been cancelled as there is a 70% risk of thunderstorms.

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