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Dublin: 12 °C Saturday 29 August, 2015

Yesterday’s News

From TheJournal.ie Epilepsy unit at Beaumont Hospital closed because of staff shortages Nurses

Epilepsy unit at Beaumont Hospital closed because of staff shortages

Vacant positions have been filled but the unit will not reopen until 21 September.

Thursday 27 August, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Here’s What Happened Today: Thursday News Fix

Here’s What Happened Today: Thursday

Home intruders, an on-the-run sex offender and the first day at school…

From TheJournal.ie Rail services delayed as man runs onto tracks to evade gardaí Nabbed

Rail services delayed as man runs onto tracks to evade gardaí

There was a warrant out for the man’s arrest and he took to the tracks when gardaí were chasing him.

From TheJournal.ie Government in Australia considers compulsory chemical castration for child sex abusers Prevention This post contains a poll

Government in Australia considers compulsory chemical castration for child sex abusers

The New South Wales justice minister pointed to the number of paedophiles likely to re-offend soon after their release.

From TheJournal.ie ‘I’ve got family at last’: Brothers born in mother and baby homes reunited after nearly 80 years Together At Last

‘I’ve got family at last’: Brothers born in mother and baby homes reunited after nearly 80 years

Their mother ended up in a Magdelene home where she remained until her death at the age of 82.

Wednesday 26 August, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Gardaí search land in Dublin after tip-offs about disappearance of Barry Corcoran Bawnogue

Gardaí search land in Dublin after tip-offs about disappearance of Barry Corcoran

The man has been missing since last month and was last seen in Ballyfermot.

From TheJournal.ie Clever customs dog finds 8 million cigarettes hidden in window frames Good Boy

Clever customs dog finds 8 million cigarettes hidden in window frames

The cigarettes were seized from a Latvian-registered truck at Dublin port.

From TheJournal.ie Man hands himself into police after video released of attack on cyclist London This post contains videos

Man hands himself into police after video released of attack on cyclist

In the footage released yesterday the man can be seen shouting at and pushing the woman to the ground.

Tuesday 25 August, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Here’s What Happened Today: Tuesday News Fix

Here’s What Happened Today: Tuesday

A death threat by an AAA councillor, Rosanna Davison’s new book and a destroyed temple in Syria…

From TheJournal.ie 21-month-old baby boy shot dead in Missouri Shooting

21-month-old baby boy shot dead in Missouri

It is unclear who is responsible for the toddler’s death.

From TheJournal.ie Dunnes worker sacked after being caught in garda sting selling wine to teen Unfair Dismissal

Dunnes worker sacked after being caught in garda sting selling wine to teen

The woman was awarded €16,000 after the Employment Appeals Tribunal found she had been unfairly dismissed.

From TheJournal.ie Young man found dead was last seen on city walls in early hours Derry

Young man found dead was last seen on city walls in early hours

Police believe Conall Kerrigan’s wallet may have been stolen.

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From TheJournal.ie Neo-Nazi arrested after urinating on children on Berlin train Germany

Neo-Nazi arrested after urinating on children on Berlin train

He and another man shouted racist insults at a woman and her two children, calling them “a pack of asylum seekers”.

From TheJournal.ie Galway fisherman dies after becoming overcome by fumes on trawler Donegal

Galway fisherman dies after becoming overcome by fumes on trawler

A second man remains in a critical condition.

Monday 24 August, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Here’s What Happened Today: Monday News Fix

Here’s What Happened Today: Monday

The homeless crisis, Kevin McGuigan’s murder and suicides linked to the Ashley Madison hack had people talking.

From TheJournal.ie Puppy ‘melted to death’ after being locked in boot of car New Jersey

Puppy ‘melted to death’ after being locked in boot of car

The puppy was likely trapped in the car for a number of days.

From TheJournal.ie This magazine questioned whether two female politicians were good looking enough to be leaders Disturbingly Sexy

This magazine questioned whether two female politicians were good looking enough to be leaders

The piece also said one of the reasons for Margaret Thatcher’s victory in 1975 was that lots of Tory backbenchers fancied her…

From TheJournal.ie Small Kildare village ‘isolated’ after collision damage to access bridge Caragh

Small Kildare village ‘isolated’ after collision damage to access bridge

A tractor struck the bridge recently causing the damage and because it is a protected structure it could be months before it is repaired.

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From TheJournal.ie Family of Cork man injured in one-punch attack travelling to Sydney Australia

Family of Cork man injured in one-punch attack travelling to Sydney

The 29 year old remains in hospital in an induced coma.

From TheJournal.ie These are the countries that care most and least about cheating Cheaters

These are the countries that care most and least about cheating

It’s really not that big a deal in France.

Sunday 23 August, 2015

From TheJournal.ie The blood rave scene from Blade is going to happen in real life Bloody Hell

The blood rave scene from Blade is going to happen in real life

Organisers of a Halloween party in Amsterdam are going to rain blood down on partygoers.

From TheJournal.ie Here’s What Happened Today: Sunday News Fix

Here’s What Happened Today: Sunday

The death of a man in Naas, the Provisional IRA and the plane tragedy in West Sussex had people talking.

From TheJournal.ie Wife of Jason Corbett to plead not guilty if charged with murder or manslaughter Jason Corbett

Wife of Jason Corbett to plead not guilty if charged with murder or manslaughter

The Limerick man’s children returned to Ireland yesterday.

From TheJournal.ie Ben Fogle hunts sharks off Irish coast using dead whale as bait The Search Is On

Ben Fogle hunts sharks off Irish coast using dead whale as bait

A new ITV documentary aims to prove great white sharks are living in the waters between Ireland and Wales.

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From TheJournal.ie 11 people thought to have been killed in West Sussex plane crash Tragedy

11 people thought to have been killed in West Sussex plane crash

Seven people were killed and at least 14 injured when the aircraft crashed onto a motorway.

From TheJournal.ie Coveney: Comments about Provisional IRA criminal activity ‘of real concern’ Provisional IRA

Coveney: Comments about Provisional IRA criminal activity ‘of real concern’

The Defence Minister said the Irish government must remain very cautious when responding to the PSNI chief’s comments.

From TheJournal.ie 16 lambs with ‘poisonous meat’ stolen from Tyrone farm Dungannon

16 lambs with ‘poisonous meat’ stolen from Tyrone farm

The lambs would not be ready to enter the food chain for another six weeks.

From TheJournal.ie Which star sign is most likely to attract penalty points? Written In The Stars

Which star sign is most likely to attract penalty points?

It’s Sunday and AA Ireland’s tongue is firmly in its cheek with this analysis.

From TheJournal.ie ‘She called me handicapped and spat in my face’: Abuse faced by Irish people with intellectual disabilities Bullies

‘She called me handicapped and spat in my face’: Abuse faced by Irish people with intellectual disabilities

Workshops are being held in Dublin to help people with intellectual disabilities deal with bullying behaviour.

From TheJournal.ie Passengers claim Aer Lingus ‘abandoned’ them after flight diversion in Spain Aer Lingus

Passengers claim Aer Lingus ‘abandoned’ them after flight diversion in Spain

The plane was diverted due to a medical emergency at midnight Friday and passengers did not get back to Dublin until 11am yesterday.

Saturday 22 August, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Here’s What Happened Today: Saturday News Fix

Here’s What Happened Today: Saturday

A plane crash in England, a shooting in Athy and an assault on an Irishman in Sydney had people talking today.

From TheJournal.ie The Provisional IRA still exists but it’s ‘no longer engaged in terrorism’ Peaceful

The Provisional IRA still exists but it’s ‘no longer engaged in terrorism’

PSNI Chief George Hamilton said the primary focus of the organisation is now promoting a peaceful, political Republican agenda.

From TheJournal.ie Cork man in induced coma after being assaulted in Sydney Sydney

Cork man in induced coma after being assaulted in Sydney

Two men have been charged in connection with the assault.

From TheJournal.ie Man shot dead by hooded gunman in Athy Kildare

Man shot dead by hooded gunman in Athy

The man in his 20s was taken to Naas General Hospital, where he was pronounced dead.

Friday 21 August, 2015

From TheJournal.ie The 5 at 5: Friday Take 5

The 5 at 5: Friday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

From TheJournal.ie 3,700 fish found dead in river after suspected chemical discharge River Clodiagh

3,700 fish found dead in river after suspected chemical discharge

Inland Fisheries Ireland said it is following a definite line of enquiry but it will take years for the river to recover.

Wednesday 19 August, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Seven million women in one year treated for complications from unsafe abortions Global Health

Seven million women in one year treated for complications from unsafe abortions

Complications from unsafe abortions can lead to chronic disability.

From TheJournal.ie “We believed that he was the strongest boy in the world; we did not want to let him go” Make A Wish

“We believed that he was the strongest boy in the world; we did not want to let him go”

145 children had their wishes granted last year.

Tuesday 18 August, 2015

From TheJournal.ie The 5 at 5: Tuesday Take 5

The 5 at 5: Tuesday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

From TheJournal.ie Council says it’s not demolishing housing estate to facilitate private development Kildare

Council says it’s not demolishing housing estate to facilitate private development

Residents are angry that the council is pushing forward with a plan like this in the middle of a housing crisis.

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