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Everyone’s talking about a woman killed by a Garda car, troops in the Golan Heights and Enda on ice.

No Irish troops among dozens of peacekeepers captured in the Golan Heights

The UN has confirmed that 43 peacekeepers were detained in the area by an armed group.

Gardai are investigating suspected petrol bomb attack on a Clare courthouse

The attack took place in the early hours of this morning.

Elderly woman dies after being struck by garda car

The incident occurred on the Fonthill Road this morning.

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Man hospitalised after suspected shooting in Bray

The man was found injured in People’s Park this afternoon.

From Business ETC Sssshh! Apple are being very secretive about a 9 September product launch Iphone 6
From Business ETC NUJ staff at Independent News and Media say there is an ‘oppressive management culture’ Media

NUJ staff at Independent News and Media say there is an ‘oppressive management culture’

The NUJ chapel at the media company has also expressed disappointment at Irish Independent editor Claire Grady’s sudden departure yesterday.

Someone donated a human skull to a charity shop

Why? Because they just take up space and you don’t use them anyway.

From The Score Mayo’s Lee Keegan has been cleared to play against Kerry this Saturday Overturned

Mayo’s Lee Keegan has been cleared to play against Kerry this Saturday

Keegan will be back for the semi-final replay in Limerick.

Obama: ‘It’s plain to see Russia is arming rebels in Ukraine’

However the President’s suit made more waves on Twitter.

From The Daily Edge The 8 extremely emotional stages of Electric Picnic FOMO Not Going Out

The Irish author of Uncle Silas was honoured with a Google Doodle today

Sheridan Le Fanu was born in Dominick Street in Dublin 200 years ago today.

From The Score Two goals from Robbie Brady couldn’t keep Hull in the Europa League tonight Brady's Brace

Two goals from Robbie Brady couldn’t keep Hull in the Europa League tonight

Spurs advanced but Hull went out on away goals.

From The Daily Edge VIDEO: Your weekend movies… Obvious Child Cinema This post contains videos

VIDEO: Your weekend movies… Obvious Child

Cinema trip this weekend? DailyEdge.ie brings you snippets from new releases to help you decide where to put your money…

From The Score We’ll Leave It There So: Liverpool get Real, Dubs injury news and the rest of today’s sport Thursday

We’ll Leave It There So: Liverpool get Real, Dubs injury news and the rest of today’s sport

Sean O’Brien, Caroline Wozniacki, Jack Grealish and Jerry Flannery were also in the news as well.

Column: What exactly is an ‘outbreak’?

The current Ebola outbreak in West Africa raises some important questions about the treatment of infectious disease and the so-called developed world.

Joan Rivers “stable” in New York hospital – reports

The stand-up reportedly suffered complications during a medical procedure.

Ukraine accuses Russia of “direct invasion”, Russia says there are no troops in Ukraine

Ukraine’s ambassador to the OSCE said that Russian troops were in the east of the country.

From Business ETC This motion tracker will allow you to use your hands in virtual reality Hands On

This motion tracker will allow you to use your hands in virtual reality

Leap Motion is working on an attachment for Oculus Rift which allows you to interact with a VR experience using your hands.

Gardaí issue warning to thieves who stole “dangerous” machine

The stolen machine emits radiation, gardaí say.

These letters between Irish Rail and the NBRU show why more strikes look inevitable

Irish Rail asked the NBRU to halt the stoppages, the union refused.

CEO put on probation after video of him kicking a dog goes viral

Des Hague is the CEO of food and drink company Centerplate.

From Business ETC The new owner of these Dublin apartments is paying €25 million just to finish them off Finishing Touches

The new owner of these Dublin apartments is paying €25 million just to finish them off

Hibernia bought the apartments from Ulster Bank as part of a €67 million deal earlier this year.

From The Daily Edge Family honour their beloved grandad with a beautiful message in a bottle Melvin's Journey

Family honour their beloved grandad with a beautiful message in a bottle

They’re hoping everyone who finds it will send it on its journey again. :’(

From The Score As it happened: The UEFA Champions League group stages draw Liveblog

As it happened: The UEFA Champions League group stages draw

We went minute-by-minute, as Liverpool, City and all the other Premier League clubs involved discovered their fate.

Fancy owning the birthplace of the GAA? For €500,000, you can

Hayes Hotel in Thurles will be sold next month at auction.

The 5 at 5: Thursday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

From Business ETC Americans are acquiring a taste for Jameson – but it’s not so bright at home High Spirits

Americans are acquiring a taste for Jameson – but it’s not so bright at home

Sales are up nearly 10% in America, but are struggling at home.

Will Enda Kenny do the ice bucket challenge? We asked…

He knows he’s been nominated but it’s uncertain whether the Taoiseach is going to soak himself.

From Business ETC Facebook really wants you to know its Messenger app isn’t spying on you Clear The Air

Facebook really wants you to know its Messenger app isn’t spying on you

The site has put together a post which aims to dispel the myths surrounding its app.

Site of former Stardust premises put up for sale for €7 million

The family of victims say they are happy for the sale to proceed once plans for a memorial are followed through.

From Business ETC 142 registrations drive ‘exceptional’ consumer spending last month Motoring Along

142 registrations drive ‘exceptional’ consumer spending last month

Car sales are a massive 32.1% higher than last year.

RNLI tow pleasure boat that was stuck on rope back to harbour

Over 25 tourists were on board the boat.

From The Score How our writer fared on his 10-week fitness challenge Transformation

How our writer fared on his 10-week fitness challenge

With the help of Maxinutrition, Ben Blake trained like he never trained before over the past couple of months.

#PatronisingBTlady backfires on Scottish unionists after it’s branded ‘sexist’ and ‘insulting’

The new advert was intended to convince undecided women to vote ‘No’.

From Business ETC Canny punters give Paddy’s profits a €34 million kicking Paddy Whacked

Canny punters give Paddy’s profits a €34 million kicking

But they still made over €60 million so far this year, so our sympathies are limited.

From Business ETC Microsoft begins cleaning up the Windows store by removing 1,500 fake apps from it Clean Up

Microsoft begins cleaning up the Windows store by removing 1,500 fake apps from it

The company promises to remove more apps which mislead users and crack down on fake and scam apps.

An Post’s anniversary tribute to Seamus Heaney is beautiful

For when you want to rest the squat pen between finger and thumb and, you know, write a letter…

From The Daily Edge Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt got married at the weekend Mr And Mrs Pitt

Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt got married at the weekend

They skipped over to Nice for the ceremony.

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