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Dublin: 8 °C Wednesday 2 September, 2015

Yesterday’s News

Here’s What Happened Today: Tuesday

The Fennelly report, the migrant crisis and a €3.7 million AIB error had people talking…

Brave 12-year-old girl helps police catch man who broke into her home

After he left she came out of the closet where she had been hiding and took his photo.

This iconic Dublin mansion will cost its next owner €10 million Property Porn This post contains images

Visit from civil servant was ‘immediate catalyst’ for Martin Callinan’s retirement

The opposition are calling on Enda Kenny to consider his position, but the Taoiseach is standing firm.

A 24 year old has become the first woman to be convicted of revenge porn

Paige Mitchell posted the photos on Facebook after a violent row with her girlfriend.

This former soldier says all that shouting and swearing IS needed

‘Military life is tough going, particularly in the early days…but then the realities of life in an operational setting are equally as tough, perhaps even tougher.’

Aisling Brady McCarthy arrested and set to return to Ireland

The Irish woman was arrested by US immigration agents in Boston today.

From The42 ‘It’s a pretty serious cut’ Andy Lee speaks about postponed Saunders fight Deep Cut

‘It’s a pretty serious cut’ Andy Lee speaks about postponed Saunders fight

Saunders required 10 stitches above his right eye.

Lily-Mae starts first class after battling cancer

“It’s just unbelievable how far she has come.”

Poll: Should we add another 50 cent the price of cigarettes? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should we add another 50 cent the price of cigarettes?

Are cigarettes expensive enough, or should Minister Noonan add another few cents?

Ivor Callely will not have to go back to prison

It was confirmed today that the former minister will not have to go back to jail for six days to serve out the remainder of his sentence.

From The42 We’ll Leave It There So: Ireland squad confirmed, transfer window shuts and all today’s sport Tuesday
HSE complained over Prime Time coverage of pregnant teenage asylum seeker case

HSE complained over Prime Time coverage of pregnant teenage asylum seeker case

The complaint was rejected by the Broadcasting Authority of Ireland.

The ‘uncomfortable’ meeting in Martin Callinan’s house that led to his early retirement

The visit was the “immediate catalyst” for the Commissioner leaving his position – and the force.

Martin Callinan had up to 10 black bags of his personal papers shredded

On the day he retired, the Garda Commissioner filled 8- 10 bags with personal papers and asked that they be disposed of.

Irish tourist found dead in swimming pool of Portugal resort

The man had been staying at the resort with a group of family and friends.

AIB accidentally overcharged customers €3.7 million

An AIB statement apologised to those affected.

From The42 Andy Lee’s world title fight against Billy Joe Saunders is OFF And Still (For Now)

Andy Lee’s world title fight against Billy Joe Saunders is OFF

Middleweight showdown will take place “as soon as possible” after Saunders cut forces another delay.

Thousands of naked cyclists photobomb wedding shoot

Something nice to show the grandkids.

From The42 Manchester United make Anthony Martial the most expensive teenager in world football Teenage Kicks

Manchester United make Anthony Martial the most expensive teenager in world football

Louis van Gaal has made his sixth signing of the summer.

Homeless family finds cockroaches in their hotel bathroom

Ruth Coppinger says it shows the need for inspections.

The 5 at 5: Tuesday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

Woman tells courts she was left ‘black and blue’ after eviction

The family claims their mortgage payments spiralled from €423 to €939 a month.

From Business ETC Some iffy job numbers show that everything’s not quite rosy right now Flatlined

Some iffy job numbers show that everything’s not quite rosy right now

The unemployment rate has stopped falling.

Oh Canada! This emigration hotspot just slid into recession

It’s the first time since the financial crisis that the economy has been in decline.

Taoiseach and Tánaiste defend Ireland: One country cannot fix Europe’s ‘enormous catastrophe’

EU leaders meet later this month to discuss how to deal with the largest influx of refugees into Europe since World War 2.

German minister sparks outrage after calling singer a ‘wonderful Negro’

Many people are annoyed, but Roberto Blanco is taking the whole thing very well.

Residents say man found dead after fall from vacant house was homeless

Sources in the area suggest that the man may have been attempting to gain entry to the house for shelter.

“We were actually jumping for joy” – Cork man injured in one-punch attack wakes from coma

Jason Cierans suffered head injuries in the attack on 22 August.

Radio station put underage caller on air, then used her voice as part of promotion

Dublin station 98FM was found to be in breach of two sections of the BAI’s Code of Programme Standards in its edition of Dublin Talks broadcast on 1 April.

From Business ETC PayPal is trying to reduce the awkwardness of asking friends for money back IOU

PayPal is trying to reduce the awkwardness of asking friends for money back

Although there are no “firm plans” to bring PayPal.me to Irish users yet.

This 15-year-old girl has been missing since Saturday. Can you help?

Aoife Rafter was last seen at her home in Navan

From The42 GAA move to clamp down on online ticket touts ahead of Dublin Mayo replay Fans Favourite

Are Ireland’s children in care subject to a “geographic lottery”?

That’s what the Child Care Law Reporting Project is asking.

Fine Gael TD Sean Conlan arrested

Gardaí said a man in his 40s was arrested by appointment this morning in Ballybay and was later released without charge.

Boxing orangutans fight in front of their flirty, bikini-clad mates at Thai zoo

Thailand’s treatment of animals is coming under increasing scrutiny from animal rights groups.

Pope Francis tells priests they can grant forgiveness to women who’ve had an abortion

The decision goes against hardline traditionalists within the Catholic Church.

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