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Dublin: 8 °C Thursday 30 July, 2015

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Here’s What Happened Today: Wednesday

Cloverhill Prison, Irish Water and the Taliban had everybody talking today.

The Diaries: The 20-something newlywed who has a lot of fantasies

“Woke up and tried to initiate morning sex…

An oasis of consent: My experience at Dublin’s fetish club night

Just your regular Saturday night – but with more flogging and gimp masks.

Four-year-old boy killed in Co Mayo farm accident

The boy was taken to Belmullet District Hospital, but was pronounced dead there.

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Cloverhill riot: Prisoners injured, two climb onto roof

Officers in riot gear were sent to deal with the protest, after attempts to resolve it via negotiation failed.

Man appears in court charged with being a member of the IRA

Ryan Glennon made no reply to the charge.

Teenager charged after eight-year-old is kidnapped, killed and put in a recycling bin

Police say Adrian Jerry Gonzalez lured Madyson Middleton from a courtyard where she had been riding her scooter.

From The42 The42′s Virtually Impossible Premier League Table Quiz Let's Get Quizzical

The42′s Virtually Impossible Premier League Table Quiz

Just how well do you remember these Premier League seasons.

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From The42 Fast and Furious: We spent an afternoon drifting with top 400m runner Thomas Barr Need For Speed This post contains videos

Fast and Furious: We spent an afternoon drifting with top 400m runner Thomas Barr

“It’s an adrenaline buzz. It’s something completely different.”

WATCH: US cop charged with murder after ‘senselessly’ shooting black man in the head

“He should never have been a police officer,” says the prosecutor.

Here’s Liam Gallagher having a session with some auld lads in a Mayo pub

Charlestown, Co Mayo = rock’n'roll haunt. Seriously.

Drunk badger steals seven beers, passes out for two days

Wandzia the badger is recuperating (drying out) at a Polish animal shelter.

911 caller told to “deal with it yourself” after teenage friend shot New Mexico This post contains videos

911 caller told to “deal with it yourself” after teenage friend shot

The victim later died and the dispatcher has resigned.

From Business ETC Why Richard Branson isn’t a good role model for would-be startup founders Idol Thoughts

Why Richard Branson isn’t a good role model for would-be startup founders

Budding entrepreneurs need to have more realistic goals.

From The42 We’ll Leave It There So: Camogie controversy calms, Tyrrell ruled out and all today’s sport Wednesday

We’ll Leave It There So: Camogie controversy calms, Tyrrell ruled out and all today’s sport

Plus this positive image of Cian Healy being put through his paces at Ireland training.

People from the north-west and farmers are Ireland’s worst tax offenders

A new report by the RTÉ Investigations Unit digs into the tax misdemeanours of the Irish public.

For the last two years, the Taliban have hidden that their supreme leader is dead

Mullah Omar died in 2013 but the Taliban have recently released quotes in his name.

From Business ETC Don’t want to wait for Windows 10 to arrive? Here’s how to speed up the process Fast Track

Don’t want to wait for Windows 10 to arrive? Here’s how to speed up the process

If you’re getting impatient, you can get it sooner rather than later.

Councillor leaves Renua just two months after joining

James Charity says the party lacks policies in a number of areas.

Speculation that mysterious plane debris could be from missing MH370

A probe has been opened by French transport officials.

If you eat soup from SuperValu or Centra you’ll want to read this

Some of the soup may have plastic in it.

Elderly woman blows kisses to media as she is arrested on suspicion of murdering two men

Police found a sack containing the body without a head or limbs next to a pond.

Prison worker helped inmates escape after getting “caught up in the fantasy”

Joyce Mitchell says she also had sexual relations with one of the men.

Dozens of prison drivers ‘forgot’ to bring their licences to work today

The staff reported for duty – but said they couldn’t work because they had forgotten their driving licences.

Tired performances all round as David Drumm controversy casts shadow over Banking Inquiry

Mary Harney and John Gormley were the latest former politicians to brave the banking inquiry gauntlet this afternoon.

From Business ETC Three graphs that sum up Ireland’s broken property system Squeezed Out

Three graphs that sum up Ireland’s broken property system

The country’s population has hit a 150-year high – but there aren’t enough homes being built.

Mrs Doyle is keeping the roads of Mayo safe

The county council has called on the Craggy Island parochial house keeper for support in keeping drivers awake.

Man who tried to buy deadly toxin ricin after watching Breaking Bad faces jail

Liverpool man Mohammed Ali tried to buy ricin on the dark web.

Three men arrested after car being pursued by gardaí crashes

The car crashed on Lotts Road in Dublin this afternoon.

Should restaurants ban kids? Maybe not, but it’s time for a line to be drawn

Let’s face it: the current politically correct, free-for-all approach isn’t working.

The 5 at 5: Wednesday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

Elderly woman (92) wakes up in funeral home after being declared dead

Her doctor has been charged with negligent bodily harm.

One of the worst traffic black spots in Dublin could be getting overhauled

But another part of Dublin could be getting smaller for cars.

Dentist who shot Cecil didn’t know the lion was a “known, local favourite”

Two men are due in court on poaching charges related to the lion’s death.

LÉ Niamh disembarks 14 bodies found on overcrowded barge

453 migrants rescued by the crew in recent days have also arrived in port in Sicily.

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Clare and Dublin offered play-off after withdrawing from controversial coin toss

The teams are due to meet in Thurles this Saturday, with the winner playing Wexford 48 hours later.

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