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Dublin: 13 °C Monday 21 April, 2014

Today’s News

President’s most senior aide leaves Áras an Uachtaráin

Adrian O’Neill is taking up a role at the Department of Foreign Affairs.

From The Daily Edge We’re going to make you cry in 15 simple steps The Feels

We’re going to make you cry in 15 simple steps

Mansize Kleenex at the ready.

Russia accuses Ukraine of violating peace deal

US President Barack Obama had warned Russia that it would face additional sanctions if progress was not made within days.

From The Daily Edge So, you can now buy Superquinn sausages in Centra World Gone Mad

So, you can now buy Superquinn sausages in Centra

Does this mean the end of the world? Maybe.

Teenager dies and another seriously injured in stolen car collision

An 18-year-old male was pronounced dead at the scene.

From The Score Title win would make Gerrard the world’s best, says Suarez LFC

Title win would make Gerrard the world’s best, says Suarez

Just three more cup finals to go, Liverpool fans.

Captain of capsized ferry appeared in safety video

The South Korean president has called the incident “tantamount to murder”. Four others have been arrested.

Mary Hanafin: Fianna Fáil are doing brutal, appalling… but I will run in next election

The former Minister said there’s still hope for her party.

Jamaica is still trying to get rid of the invasive lionfish that is eating everything in the sea

The candy-striped lionfish has a mane of venomous spines….but people are being encouraged to eat it.

From The Score 3 each-way shots you should consider in the Irish Grand National Mark Your Card

3 each-way shots you should consider in the Irish Grand National

Thirty runners go to post at Fairyhouse this afternoon — and we’re hoping for another surprise winner.

‘I’m doing this because I’m concerned and worried’: Anti-pylon candidate on why he’s not actually anti-pylons

Fianna Fáil’s Kieran Hartley says that the government should be looking at alternative energy sources and explains why he wouldn’t mind a wind turbine in a community, as long as it is benefiting that community.

Bribery claims ‘a coordinated campaign to damage Bus Éireann’s reputation’

It added that sworn affidavits received last week have been passed on to gardaí.

15-eh? How do films get classified in Ireland?

Your 14-year-old self cursed the film classifiers, but how do they come to a decision?

Man arrested by routine garda patrol after robbery charged

He will appear in court later this morning.

It is illegal to have an affair in South Korea. But this website is offering them anyway

“Life is Short. Have an Affair,” says AshleyMadison.com.

This is Wicklow…stunning images of the Garden of Ireland

Michael Delahunty became an accountant…but he was always a photographer.

Over 150,000 people attended the Pope’s Easter mass

He called on the international community to “prevent violence” in Ukraine.

From The Daily Edge 8 symptoms you’re suffering from a chocolate hangover Sore Tummy

Ballot papers in May’s elections will be ‘unfair and misleading’

Legislation means Independent TDs must list themselves as ‘non-party’ or else leave a blank space.

The 9 at 9: Monday

Good morning. Here’s everything you need to know to start your Bank Holiday Monday.

Poll: Would you welcome a ban on mobile phones in restaurants? Poll This post contains a poll

Poll: Would you welcome a ban on mobile phones in restaurants?

Or should basic manners dictate the practice?

From Business ETC How AR will help you see the world in a different light AR-ray Of Uses

How AR will help you see the world in a different light

Originally seen as a gimmick, there are far more practical uses to augmented reality than what first meets the eye.

From The Score Dún Laoghaire-based firm providing the Genetic Performance edge DNA

Dún Laoghaire-based firm providing the Genetic Performance edge

Joesph Dalton explains how his company’s DNA tests can help clubs and athletes at all levels to train smarter.

Funeral of Peaches Geldof to take place later today

The private ceremony will be held a church in Kent.

“An adventure of a lifetime..” This Irish doctor’s also on the shortlist to go to Mars

Dr Catherine McGrath joins Trinity scientist Joseph Roche and Cork-based IT engineer Steve Menaa on the list of Irish-based candidates for the ambitious ‘Mars One’ project.

Column: Never waste the lessons of a good recession – capitalise on creative vision

Communities and economies thrive on creative thought and vision – our dancers, writers, thinkers, performers, artists create so much return on the small investments made in them.

Chinese asked to fight for democracy as they remember Tiananmen Square

A new museum dedicated to the events of June 1989 will open in Hong Kong this week.

From The Score ‘Some Munster players will have to go beyond where they have been before to beat Toulon’ Heineken Cup

‘Some Munster players will have to go beyond where they have been before to beat Toulon’

Head coach Rob Penney is calling on his team to play the best game in their history to knock off the reigning champions.

South Dublin hands out more on-the-spot dog control fines than any other local authority

However, the majority were written off as the dog owners quickly secured licenses for their pets.

From Business ETC Ibec aren’t a political party, but if they were, this is what their local election manifesto would say Cost Of Business

Leaving Cert could see major overhaul with proposed new grading scale

The number of grading bands would be reduced from 14 to eight.

Yesterday’s News

Here’s What Happened Today: Sunday

Everyone’s been talking about Easter commemorations, the death of Rubin Carter and a lack of Oxegen for Irish festival-goers.

Du Plantier investigators sourced equipment and recorded conversations ‘on purpose’

The equipment was placed on a specific phone in Bandon Garda Station according to documents seen by RTÉ.

78-year-old man dies after being crushed in Donegal farming accident

Gardaí say there are no suspicious circumstances in the man’s death.

Pics: President Higgins and Taoiseach among thousands who gather to remember Easter Rising Ireland Remembers This post contains images

Pics: President Higgins and Taoiseach among thousands who gather to remember Easter Rising

A wreath was laid outside the steps of the GPO with the Proclamation of the Republic also read out.

Malaysia Airlines flight makes safe emergency landing after a landing gear failure

The plane landed in Kuala Lumpur at 6.56 pm GMT.

A homemade bomb was found outside a house in Tallaght this evening

The device was found in the Glenshane of Jobstown.

What is it like to have a child with autism?

One in 100 children have some form of autism, but what is it like for their parents?

From The Daily Edge 12 things only Irish grandparents love Nana

12 things only Irish grandparents love

They remember when all this was fields.

Column: Can metaphors make better laws?

It’s very possible that metaphors can help make better laws … But we can only hope that our lawyers and judges, like our metaphors, are chosen wisely.

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