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Dublin: 5 °C Friday 19 December, 2014

Today’s News

From TheJournal.ie Are you on medication? Here’s why you probably shouldn’t drink this Christmas Not So Merry

Are you on medication? Here’s why you probably shouldn’t drink this Christmas

One reason is that it certain medication can put you over the legal limit for driving if you mix it with alcohol.

From TheJournal.ie 18-year-old shot in the leg at fast food restaurant Belfast

18-year-old shot in the leg at fast food restaurant

Three masked men were involved in the shooting last night at the food outlet in Belfast.

From TheJournal.ie Enda’s Christmas message: Facetime is no substitute for face-to-face Enda The Year

Enda’s Christmas message: Facetime is no substitute for face-to-face

The Taoiseach said the government is working day and night to strengthen the economy so people who have emigrated can return.

From TheJournal.ie Jonathan Corrie’s family slept out last night on the spot where he died Homeless

Jonathan Corrie’s family slept out last night on the spot where he died

The homeless man was found dead just yards from Leinster House at the start of this month.

From TheJournal.ie Man sentenced to five years in prison over cling film sex game death Bondage

Man sentenced to five years in prison over cling film sex game death

47-year-old Alun Williams had been wrapped head to toe in cling film and PVC and suffered a heart attack.

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Yesterday’s News

From TheJournal.ie Hunt for hit-and-run driver as six-year-old girl remains in hospital Coolock

Hunt for hit-and-run driver as six-year-old girl remains in hospital

A van struck the child at a pedestrian crossing yesterday and failed to stop.

From TheJournal.ie Pro-life group: No one wants to see this baby’s life deliberately ended 8th Amendment

Pro-life group: No one wants to see this baby’s life deliberately ended

The family of a 16-week pregnant woman who is brain dead want to switch off the life support.

Wednesday 17 December, 2014

One in six Irish people have NEVER used the internet

65% of Irish people said they use the internet every day.

From TheJournal.ie How would you feel about having a 21-year-old President of Ireland? Fresh Faced

How would you feel about having a 21-year-old President of Ireland?

A referendum on changing the age of eligibility will be held next year.

Tuesday 16 December, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Leo Varadkar thinks our abortion laws are ‘too restrictive’ Repeal The 8th This post contains videos

Leo Varadkar thinks our abortion laws are ‘too restrictive’

The Health Minister had made a landmark speech in the Dáil tonight.

From TheJournal.ie This chef is offering up his home and dinner to a family in need at Christmas Good Samaritan

This chef is offering up his home and dinner to a family in need at Christmas

The 41-year-old from Dublin has been unemployed for the last two years after a heart attack forced him to give up his job as a professional chef.

From TheJournal.ie French company donates €100,000 to house homeless people in Dublin No Room At The Inn

French company donates €100,000 to house homeless people in Dublin

Two charities today have called in the government to overhaul the rental system to keep people in their homes.

From TheJournal.ie Good news Dublin: Musgrave is creating 80 new jobs Jobswatch

Good news Dublin: Musgrave is creating 80 new jobs

New roles include management and warehouse positions.

From TheJournal.ie Man in court over hotel raid by masked gang with hammers Charged

Man in court over hotel raid by masked gang with hammers

Men who raided the hotel in Kildare yesterday morning tied up staff and made off with a sum of money.

From TheJournal.ie Over 100 people in one day offered to give this Irish army officer their bone marrow How To Save A Life

Over 100 people in one day offered to give this Irish army officer their bone marrow

Paul Giblin has been battling Hodgkin’s Lymphoma since April 2012.

Monday 15 December, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Sydney siege: Terror alert not raised, flights operating as normal Coming Home

Sydney siege: Terror alert not raised, flights operating as normal

Sydney airport said there are no delays on flights in and out, though some are taking a different route over the city.

From TheJournal.ie People were pretty offended by yesterday’s Life cover The Good Life

People were pretty offended by yesterday’s Life cover

The magazine’s annual Christmas party was reportedly like a scene from Charles Dickens’ ‘A Christmas Carol’…

Sunday 14 December, 2014

Weird Wide Web: Online vigilantes, a tech founder lashing out and apps to help your sex life

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

Friday 12 December, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Late night Dublin trains will take you home from your Christmas parties Up All Night

Late night Dublin trains will take you home from your Christmas parties

Late night services will run the two weekends before Christmas and on New Year’s Eve.

From TheJournal.ie Today’s top stories in 6 seconds News Wrap

Today’s top stories in 6 seconds

Don’t have time to mull over the news? Here’s everything you need to know

From TheJournal.ie Alan Kelly is sorry if he shouted a ‘nasty expletive’ at Mattie McGrath Eff Off This post contains videos

Alan Kelly is sorry if he shouted a ‘nasty expletive’ at Mattie McGrath

Last night McGrath told the minister he was “making a show of Tipperary”.

From TheJournal.ie These 38 sewage treatment sites are putting your health at risk Raw

These 38 sewage treatment sites are putting your health at risk

An EPA report has also found raw sewage is still being dumped into bathing waters.

Thursday 11 December, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Today’s top stories in 6 seconds News Wrap

Today’s top stories in 6 seconds

Don’t have time to mull over the news? Here’s everything you need to know

From TheJournal.ie This Irish actor has a little something in common with Daniel Craig Shooting Star

This Irish actor has a little something in common with Daniel Craig

Moe Dunford will be honoured next month for his portrayal of a young patient suffering from schizophrenia.

From TheJournal.ie Waves off the Donegal coast yesterday were higher than three double deckers Surfs Up This post contains videos

Waves off the Donegal coast yesterday were higher than three double deckers

An individual wave height of 21.5 metres was recorded by a Met Éireann buoy.

From TheJournal.ie 60-year-old pedestrian killed on Kildare road Road Death

60-year-old pedestrian killed on Kildare road

The female driver involved in the incident was unharmed.

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From TheJournal.ie Student ‘study-in’ forces UCC to let people swot in library later at night Fight The Man

Student ‘study-in’ forces UCC to let people swot in library later at night

Students had refused to leave the library for three successive nights – and it worked.

From TheJournal.ie WATCH: Clashes between gardaí and water charge protesters on O’Connell Bridge We Won't Pay This post contains videos

WATCH: Clashes between gardaí and water charge protesters on O’Connell Bridge

The main protest, in which tens of thousands participated, was a peaceful one but a gardaí said six arrests were made.

Wednesday 10 December, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Today’s top stories in 6 seconds News Wrap

Today’s top stories in 6 seconds

Don’t have time to mull over the news? Here’s everything you need to know.

From TheJournal.ie Hundreds without power as strong winds batter Ireland Careful Now

Hundreds without power as strong winds batter Ireland

There is also a chance of sleet and snow in some places so bundle up.

The Pirate Bay has been taken down after Swedish police seized servers

Police confirmed there had been a “crackdown! on a server room because of copyright infringement.

Tuesday 9 December, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Businesses are making money from direct provision Profits

Businesses are making money from direct provision

An immigrant group said the quality of care is likely to suffer when profit is a priority.

From TheJournal.ie Tie down your wheelie bins – there are gale force winds on the way Batten Down The Hatches

Tie down your wheelie bins – there are gale force winds on the way

We hope you have a strong umbrella because it’s going to rain as well.

From TheJournal.ie Today’s top stories in 6 seconds News Wrap

Today’s top stories in 6 seconds

Don’t have time to mull over the news? Here’s everything you need to know.

House prices in Ireland are rising faster than anywhere else in the world

Believe it or not, they’re still 39% below their peak in 2007.

Sunday 7 December, 2014

Weird Wide Web: Steve Jobs back from the dead, smart tree lights and Zoella tops Harry Potter

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

From TheJournal.ie These websites are making it easier for people to adopt their perfect pet Forever Homes

These websites are making it easier for people to adopt their perfect pet

Rescue centres are desperately trying to convince people to avoid buying from breeders.

Saturday 6 December, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Surge in garda age card applications as young people switch to supermarket booze On A Budget

Surge in garda age card applications as young people switch to supermarket booze

More than 61,000 cards were issued last year.

Thursday 4 December, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Sligo Hospital apologises to family of woman who died after giving birth Sally Rowlette

Sligo Hospital apologises to family of woman who died after giving birth

The jury at Sally Rowlette’s inquest returned a unanimous verdict of medical misadventure yesterday.

From TheJournal.ie Today’s top stories in 6 seconds Lunch Fix

Today’s top stories in 6 seconds

Don’t have time to mull over the news? Here’s everything you need to know.

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