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Dublin: 12 °C Thursday 26 November, 2015

Today’s News

The Times leaves The Sun red-faced by rubbishing Isis sympathy poll

The papers are owned by Rupert Murdoch and both incorrectly reported that one in five British Muslims had sympathy for Isis.

Fine Gael is kicking Sean Conlan out of his office

Storage crates have been placed outside the Cavan-Monaghan deputy’s office.

Professor jailed for force-feeding student faeces

The man was sentenced to 12 years in prison.


Houses evacuated after two viable bombs are found

The Army bomb disposal team attended the scene.

Criminal tries to ram jeep full of armed gardaí he mistook for rival gang

The man was arrested in Drogheda on Sunday morning.

Living in fear: Garda cutbacks are deeply felt in rural Ireland

Strong local communities are needed to tackle the increasing threat of rural crime, Darragh McCullough writes.

From The42 Russia accepts IAAF ban following ‘state-sponsored doping’ report No Objection

Russia accepts IAAF ban following ‘state-sponsored doping’ report

It rules Russian athletes out of the World Indoor Championships.

‘RIP Lads’ – Tributes paid to two Irishmen who died while working in Perth

Joseph McDermott and Gerard Bradley died yesterday when a concrete slab fell on them.


Man who staged car crash with partner then pretended not to know her is sent to jail

His wife has been spared jail. “Somebody has to mind the children,” the judge said.

Overcrowding crisis: ‘Extremely concerned’ nurses say the Mater should go off-call

45 patients were waiting on trolleys in the A&E this morning, according to the nursing union the INMO.

From Business ETC Software pirate ordered to make a viral video to avoid paying a major fine Unusual Punishment

Software pirate ordered to make a viral video to avoid paying a major fine

The Czech Republic courts said it won’t force the man to pay around €350,000 in damages if his anti-piracy video gets 200,000 views on YouTube.

Gardaí investigating after gun is found at Luas office

The firearm was discovered last weekend.

Girl sent home from school for wearing fluffy socks

‘They don’t learn with their feet, they learn with their heads.’

Abortion is becoming a general election battleground

Here’s everything you need to know about what’s happening in Irish politics right now…

From The42 NFL star ‘stable’ after being shot twice in the head Recovery

NFL star ‘stable’ after being shot twice in the head

Stedman Bailey is in intensive care after Tuesday’s incident.

Is the government adopting an attitude of ‘when I have it, I spend it’?

Ireland could be on course to repeat the mistakes of the past, according to the Irish Fiscal Advisory Council.

Priests visit shopping centre to hear confessions

Priests have been inspired by Pope Francis to reach out to people in new ways.

The IFA’s president is gone after a week-long pay scandal

Eddie Downey’s resignation followed that of the IFA’s general secretary, Pat Smith.

Man stabbed in arm at front door of his house

Four hooded men were reportedly at the scene.

From Business ETC You can buy this piece of computer hardware for the price of a pint Cheap As Chips

You can buy this piece of computer hardware for the price of a pint

The Raspberry Pi Zero is smaller than a credit card and is designed to bring programming to everyone.

Poll: Should outdoor advertising for alcohol be banned? Poll This post contains a poll

Couple who pretended to be strangers after staging car crash caught out on Facebook

The couple – who have two children – will be sentenced later today.

Irish Water wants to pump River Shannon water to Dublin and Midland homes

The company said taking water from the Parteen Basin and pumping it through a pipeline is the best option to deal with the growing population.

‘Outrageous’ Donald Trump mocks disabled journalist Not Good This post contains videos

‘Outrageous’ Donald Trump mocks disabled journalist

The US presidential candidate flailed his arms and changed his voice while imitating a New York Times reporter.

The 9 at 9: Thursday

Here’s everything you need to know this morning.

Eagles of Death Metal want to be the first band back on stage at the Bataclan

“I cannot wait to come back to Paris. I cannot wait to play,” singer Jesse Hughes said.

From The42 Ian Madigan: I’m waiting on my agent to come back to me on what interest is out there Staying Or Going?

Ian Madigan: I’m waiting on my agent to come back to me on what interest is out there

The Ireland out-half admits it would be hard to leave Leinster but is keeping his options open.

More good news for Fine Gael – a poll shows they’re on course to be the biggest party

It follows a poll at the weekend that put Enda and co at their highest level of support since 2012.

Yes, it’s that time of year again – Christmas FM is back and here’s where you can hear it

Your FM and digital listening options for the country’s festive HQ.

Here are Ireland’s favourite books for 2015

The winners were announced tonight.

Yesterday’s News

Here’s What Happened Today: Wednesday

A tragedy in Perth, John Perry and the Luas had people talking today.

11 people arrested during massive garda operation into sham marriages

Operation Vantage was set up after a trend of foreign men marrying women from EU countries was identified.

What to do about abortion? Enda wants the country to get together and talk about it

Taoiseach Enda Kenny briefed his party’s TDs and Senators on its position regarding the 8th Amendment this evening.

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