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Dublin: 10 °C Saturday 10 October, 2015

Today’s News


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Here’s What Happened Today: Friday

Irish rents have soared to a new record, 188 people arrested over water charge protests since last year and English nurse who contracted Ebola in isolation unit after late complications.

Israel kills six Palestinians as Hamas leader declares new war

The deaths come after several Israelis were stabbed earlier this week.

188 arrests at Irish Water protests in the last year

Mostly for public order offences.

Michael D and Shane Long’s mum just had a lovely chat

“Hello Mr President … I can’t believe I’m doing this.”


New York’s police chief fulfilled every weed-smoker’s worst nightmare this week

Bill Bratton grabbed a joint off a schoolgirl on the street, and threw it in a sewer. Could you imagine?

In photos: Can you think of a suitable Irish name for this baby giraffe? Search This post contains images

In photos: Can you think of a suitable Irish name for this baby giraffe?

Fota Wildlife Park is looking for your help.

Have you seen Shannon Quaide? The 15-year-old is missing from Drogheda

Gardaí have serious concerns for her safety.

Ryan Tubridy has raised the horrifying prospect of an election/Toy Show clash

Fortunately, no-one’s suggesting we move the Toy Show into next year.

Families attend Berkeley balcony testing as legal battles loom

The balcony remains have undergone ‘destructive testing’ to discover the source of its structural damage.

Enda thinks the government’s job is like shoving a broken-down car up a long hill

The Taoiseach gave a rousing speech to attendees at a Fine Gael fundraiser in Dublin this week.

Lovely photo of baby girl surrounded by IVF syringes goes viral

The image has prompted an outpouring of heartfelt messages from other parents who have conceived through IVF.

From The42 We’ll Leave It There So: Ireland dare to dream, Schmidt names XV and all of today’s sport Friday

OUR BIRTHDAY GIVEAWAY: Win a €250 voucher for Life Style Sports is five years old this month so we’re giving readers the chance to win some great prizes.

My advice to any aspiring dyslexic entrepreneur out there is to embrace your difference

‘My experience of being dyslexic in school gave me additional skills I didn’t realise I had, such as problem solving.’

Have you seen Darnel? The teenager has been missing for two days

Gardaí believe the 16-year-old might be in Limerick.

One-year-old baby dies on migrant boat bound for Greece

The boat began sinking during the night according to the Greek ministry of shipping.

Leo Varadkar named Tatler’s Man of the Year

Bressie, Brian Cody and Mícháel Ó Muircheartaigh also received awards.

All eyes on the sky: A meteor shower will be visible over Ireland tonight

Everyone can join in the viewing, with no equipment necessary.

Man who staged prolonged violent attack over bus seat given suspended sentence

The attack lasted ten minutes and involved head butting, kicking and punching.

386 ‘significant incidents’ in care centre that housed five children

Staff were overwhelmed by the violent and aggressive behaviour of some residents.

This Danish newspaper is letting refugees take charge for the day

Today’s Dagbladet Information was entirely written by a dozen refugees.

‘I burst into tears’: Woman kicks off weekend with Lotto win

Some good news for your Friday evening.

Is this the best Irish pub in the world?

The Dead Rabbit Grocery & Grog looks absolutely amazing. Mmmm… Friday evening grog.

Have you seen this missing woman? Police believe she may be in Ireland

Katie Grout left her home in England yesterday morning.

The 5 at 5: Friday

5 stories, 5 minutes, 5 o’clock…

From Business ETC Irish rents have scored a new record – and it’s not a good one Nosebleed

Irish rents have scored a new record – and it’s not a good one

Prices have topped the peaks of even the Celtic Tiger property bubble.

A court has ruled that this man can’t copyright yoga poses

Bikram Choudhury has taken credit for extending the careers of sports stars like John McEnroe.

Three students were ‘hypnotised to death’ by their school principal in Florida Bizarre Tragedy This post contains videos

Three students were ‘hypnotised to death’ by their school principal in Florida

The students died by suicide after their principal gave them hypnosis therapy.

Barman who stabbed man who was in bed with his ex-partner gets suspended sentence

The judge said he was “unlikely to reoffend” and ordered that he undergo any alcohol treatment programme deemed necessary.

Next stop, peace? Talks to end rush hour train strikes happen next week

The first strike is scheduled for the Friday of the bank holiday weekend, between 6 and 9am.

Chilling footage shows Becky Watts’ stepbrother buying saw ‘used to cut up her body’

Nathan Matthews has admitted killing the 16-year-old.

A UK nurse given the all-clear from Ebola last year is now in a ‘serious condition’

Pauline Cafferkey was airlifted from Glasgow to London after a “complication” from the virus.

“They’ve taken on the wrong group” – 3,000 people attend meeting to combat rural crime

The meeting of Save Our Local Community in Thurles last night was attended by rural-dwellers from across the country.

From The42 Earls a surprise pick at 13 for Ireland as Payne misses out on France clash Team News

Earls a surprise pick at 13 for Ireland as Payne misses out on France clash

Here’s the Ireland side to face the French.

Everyone’s fallen in love with this ad about a tiny pig

Would it put you off your bacon?

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