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Dublin: 12 °C Tuesday 21 October, 2014

Yesterday’s News

Here’s What Happened Today: Monday

Everybody’s talking about Maíria Cahill, Ebola and Irish Water bonuses…

Woman tests negative for Ebola at Mater Hospital

She was taken to the National Isolation Unit.

‘Despicable’ and ‘mischievous’: Taoiseach and Gerry Adams in war of words

The exchange surrounds the handling of Maíria Cahill’s claims that she was raped by a member of the IRA and then interrogated by the organisation.

From The Score Blind faith: Daley rescues a point for United after exciting draw at the Hawthorns Late Drama

Blind faith: Daley rescues a point for United after exciting draw at the Hawthorns

Marouane Fellaini comes off the bench to score his first goal for the club.

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Funeral of Hassan Khan takes place in Dublin RIP

Funeral of Hassan Khan takes place in Dublin

The two-year-old boy was found dead in an apartment in Ballybrack.

Opinion: US midterm elections – why they’re important to America and the world USA

Opinion: US midterm elections – why they’re important to America and the world

The midterms are equally worthy of your attention as the US presidential elections.

This year could be the hottest EVER recorded

Global land and sea temperatures for last month were the highest ever recorded.

Actress Lynda Bellingham dies aged 66 RIP

Actress Lynda Bellingham dies aged 66

She was best known to audiences through her appearances in Oxo television commercials and the panel show Loose Women.

Don’t like lamb? Over €7 million is being spent to convince you otherwise

Sheep meat consumption and production has been down 20% in the last 14 years.

From The Daily Edge 8 of your favourite childhood books and what they look like now Are You There God
From Business ETC Creative crowdfunding site Fund It has raised €3 million for projects like this Pick Me

Creative crowdfunding site Fund It has raised €3 million for projects like this

The money has gone to everything from a multimedia horror show to a heart-rate monitor for sheep.

From Business ETC Five new research centres on the way following €245m investment Cutting-edge

Five new research centres on the way following €245m investment

The centres will be located at Trinity College Dublin, UCD, NUI Galway and UL.

A puppy is stuck down a mine shaft in Cork

But three of its siblings were rescued earlier today.

From The Score We’ll Leave It There So: Wes gets injured, Cheika up for Aussie job and the rest of today’s sport Monday

We’ll Leave It There So: Wes gets injured, Cheika up for Aussie job and the rest of today’s sport

Also, Bale could miss Liverpool clash and Paddy McNair is in line for a new deal.

From The Score McIlroy taking time away from golf to prepare for legal battle Break

McIlroy taking time away from golf to prepare for legal battle

The world number one won’t play in the BMW Masters or the WGC – HSBC Champions after ‘an extraordinarily demanding year’.

One millionth visitor to Cliffs of Moher wins €5k holiday

Rita Shaw from Florida is on holiday to Ireland with her husband.

Truck drivers plan further traffic chaos, and one Minister isn’t very happy about it

The Irish Road Haulage Association has called on the Government to address their concerns over road tax.

Charlie Flanagan has been in Europe to discuss how to fight Ebola

EU ministers have callled for ‘united, coordinated, and increased efforts’ to fight the virus.

Easy now – Farmers start breaking milk quotas before they’re supposed to

The EU’s milk quota regime will end next March – but it seems farmers may have jumped the gun in anticipation of the change.

Meet Ireland’s latest invader: The Asian Clam

A new report says that complete removal of the clam from our waterways is “not feasible”.

From The Daily Edge Nigel Farage backs UKIP ‘theme song’ performed in fake Caribbean accent Ukip Calypso

Nigel Farage backs UKIP ‘theme song’ performed in fake Caribbean accent

Former Radio One DJ Mike Read is behind the song.

Fancy a job as a public servant? Recruitment for 550 positions has started

The job will be filled over the next two years.

How will ‘unprecedented’ levels of oil and gas exploration affect wildlife?

The Government has announced a new plan to carry out surveys of areas of potential exploration.

Flights to Germany cancelled as 10,000 Lufthansa pilots strike

A small number of flights to and from Ireland have had to be cancelled due to the strike which is causing major disruption in Germany.

Monica Lewinsky joins Twitter and launches a mission to end cyberbullying

“I was the first person to have their reputation completely destroyed worldwide via the Internet.”

From The Score The Irish homeless football team get off to unbelievable start at the World Cup this weekend COYBIG

The Irish homeless football team get off to unbelievable start at the World Cup this weekend

You don’t see this kind of result too often from an Irish soccer side.

Primary school pupils are being prepared to work in the 21st century

A survey of 300 Irish primary schools said access to high speed broadband is an obstacle.

The 5 at 5: Monday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

Turkey will help Kurds fight Islamic State across the border in sudden policy shift Peshmerga This post contains images

Turkey will help Kurds fight Islamic State across the border in sudden policy shift

“We have no wish at all to see Kobane fall.”

From Business ETC As of today, you can split your Spotify bill five ways Share The Love

Bonuses of 19 per cent only given to ‘exceptional’ workers, says Irish Water

It follows revelations at the weekend that even staff who are listed officially as ‘needing improvement’ by their superiors could get pay boosts.

Cad é an Ghaeilge ar u-turn? Government to review bilingual signage plan Off Track This post contains a poll

Cad é an Ghaeilge ar u-turn? Government to review bilingual signage plan

The pilot scheme aimed to have Irish and English the same size on road signs.

From Business ETC Ireland’s first real estate trust is now making nearly €53m a year in rent Big Landlord

Ireland’s first real estate trust is now making nearly €53m a year in rent

Green REIT has finished a €375 million office and shopping-centre buyout as property trusts keep on spending big.

Kildare may have seen its last ever animal circus in the county

The motion, which goes before Kildare County Council, has the support of Mayor Fiona O’Loughlin.

From Business ETC Trump: ‘Sean O’Rourke is an a*****e. He took off my hair. This is my hair’ Ouch

Trump: ‘Sean O’Rourke is an a*****e. He took off my hair. This is my hair’

The billionaire businessman wasn’t best pleased with the RTÉ presenter’s line of questioning back in May.

Naming cats and dogs: New figures show we like giving our animals celebrity names

The research, based on 70,000 pets from clinics in Dublin, Meath and Kildare, also shows a decline for some of the more traditional monikers.

When should drinkers have their supply cut off?… A new course teaches bartenders how to decide

The 90 minute online course is being backed by vintners groups…

A huge comet that’s as solid as a pile of talcum powder just buzzed by Mars

The comet, known as Siding Spring, whizzed past Mars yesterday. Three NASA spacecraft had to take shelter behind the Red Planet as the close encounter took place.

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