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Today’s News

300 drivers caught using mobiles in space of 12 hours, as Gardaí launch new crackdown

A 48 hour enforcement campaign’s under way, ahead of the introduction of even stricter rules in the area next month.

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Yesterday’s News

Here’s What Happened Today: Thursday

Everyone’s been talking about water meters, John Waters and a councillor getting evicted.

Five appear in court charged over throwing paint at Department of Justice

The incident occurred in March, with the five saying they were protesting the ‘whitewashing’ of the GardaGate scandal.

Gilmore: I find it hard to understand why people are blocking Irish Water from installing meters

The Tánaiste also said he would not be bound by any timetable on the Cabinet agreeing on how much people will have to pay.

Bray Town Council attempts to evict Councillor John Brady, he says no way

Brady says he’s “not making his family homeless”.

From The Score Tony Browne’s career secret: ‘I’d have a 5k or 8k run done before I’d even head in to squad training’ Staying At The Top

Tony Browne’s career secret: ‘I’d have a 5k or 8k run done before I’d even head in to squad training’

The legendary Waterford hurler brought the curtain down on his career last week.

Angry scenes as relatives of MH370 passengers meet airline staff

“I am not trying to create trouble or difficulty for your staff. We haven’t been trying to vent anger or hate your staff”.

The first ‘double execution’ in the US for 14 years will be carried out on Tuesday

The move comes as a court ruled that Clayton Lockett and Charles Warner are not entitled to know the source of the drugs that will be used to kill them.

From The Daily Edge 13 television reporters that are definitely having a worse day than you Lights Camera

Gardaí are searching for two Dublin men missing in Cavan

Eoin O’Connor and Anthony Keegan have both been missing since Tuesday night.

From The Daily Edge VIDEO: Your weekend movies… Tracks and Transcendence Trailers

VIDEO: Your weekend movies… Tracks and Transcendence

Cinema trip this weekend? DailyEdge.ie brings you snippets from new releases to help you decide where to put your money…

Jodie Foster has married her photographer girlfriend

Foster married Alexandra Hedison at a ceremony at the weekend.

From The Score Planning permission granted for Cork GAA’s €70m redevelopment of Páirc Uí Chaoimh Time For A Makeover

Planning permission granted for Cork GAA’s €70m redevelopment of Páirc Uí Chaoimh

A centre of excellence is also set to be developed at the venue in the Ballintemple area of Cork.

Thieves break into bank, hack into computers and steal over £1.25 million…but get caught

The gang members carried out a number sophisticated cyber attacks on banks in London

‘Jesus, we got off lightly’: Not quite ‘rumble in Temple Bar’ as rival MEP hopefuls hand in their papers

With 29 days to go before the elections, the political parties are turning routine tasks into media events and there’s some interesting stuff being said and done as we spent the morning loitering around Temple Bar.

Mother charged with murder of her three children

Tania Clarence has been charged with the murder of 4-year-old Olivia and 3-year-old twins Ben and Max.

Chelsea Manning officially granted name change – but will still be treated as male prisoner

A US judge has granted Manning’s request to be formally known as Chelsea.

From Business ETC Marker to market for €40 million Making A Mark This post contains images

Marker to market for €40 million

Investor plans to sink any dividends back into Irish commercial property.

From The Daily Edge Two newborn kittens survive being boxed up and shipped 120 miles Nine Lives

Two newborn kittens survive being boxed up and shipped 120 miles

They’ve named them Mouse and Wifi. Aww.

Meet Martin O’Malley, the Irish-American who could be the next US President

The Maryland Governor wasn’t giving much away when TheJournal.ie asked him if he’ll be looking to succeed Barack Obama in two years’ time, but we did a learn a bit about his genuine Irish roots.

Man crushed by falling giant crucifix honouring Pope John Paul II

The accident happened in Italy ahead of the late Pope’s canonisation this weekend.

Election posters may ‘distract from the beauty of our countryside’ as Giro D’Italia approaches – Senator

Louth/East Meath Senator Mary Moran wants the posters taken down for the weekend of the bicycle race.

The 5 at 5: Thursday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

From The Daily Edge Trinity students put their studies on “paws” to pet adorable puppies today Puppy Room

Trinity students put their studies on “paws” to pet adorable puppies today

The TCD Students’ Union organised a “canine therapy” room in the college today.

From Business ETC Stamping your book: People are saving more and more with An Post For A Rainy Day

Stamping your book: People are saving more and more with An Post

An Post say that they now hold 16 per cent of all personal savings in the country.

Two arrested but one on the run after armed bank robbery and two car hijackings in Wexford

A member of the gardaí has received minor injuries during the incident.

Group says HSE should pay for chemo patients to have eggs frozen

Those on lower incomes are selling life insurance policies and taking out considerable loans to cover costs.

‘Looking for a miracle’: Kildare Animal Foundation launches urgent funding appeal Abandoned This post contains images

‘Looking for a miracle’: Kildare Animal Foundation launches urgent funding appeal

The centre hasn’t been able to pay any bills in several weeks.

Losing brother and sister put business problems into perspective for Bill Cullen

The businessman became upset when discussing the deaths of his family.

From The Score The Ballymena years: Brendan Rodgers’ first steps on his journey to top of the football world The Carnlough Boy

The Ballymena years: Brendan Rodgers’ first steps on his journey to top of the football world

Carnlough’s most famous son looks set to become the first Northern Irishman in 101 years to win a First Division title.

Friends rally to help family of Seamie Mulhern bring his remains back to Ireland

The 25-year-old was killed in an accident in Melbourne over the Easter holiday weekend.

Here’s why most political parties aren’t ready for the two by-elections happening next month

The government looks set to move to writ for elections in Dublin West and Longford-Westmeath next month catching many of the possible candidates on the hop as they focus on the local and, in some cases, European elections.

From Business ETC Google, Microsoft and co join forces to prevent the next Heartbleed from happening Patching Up

Google, Microsoft and co join forces to prevent the next Heartbleed from happening

The Core Infrastructure Initiative will invest in open source projects that play an important role in web security, and is backed by companies like Google, Facebook and Microsoft.

FLAC says new welfare strategy should target department errors – not just fraud

The organisation’s director general said Burton’s anti-fraud programme makes a concerning link between overpayments and fraud and creates potential for people making repayments to fall into destitution.

From Business ETC Column: The digital world can support journalism – but who is supporting journalists? Opinion

Column: The digital world can support journalism – but who is supporting journalists?

A code and compass is needed to guide journalism through the challenges of going online, writes an NUJ Ethics Council member.

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