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Dublin: 10 °C Saturday 30 May, 2015

Today’s News

Top comments of the week You Told Us This post contains videos

Top comments of the week

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McDonald’s and Coca-Cola think FIFA needs to clean up its act

“I’m not perfect. Nobody is perfect. But we will do a good job together,” says Sepp Blatter.

Here’s how to move a lighthouse

It’s a very, very slow process.

How to get to Slane (and back again) without tearing your hair out

Expect tailbacks if you’re heading to the Foo Fighters gig tonight. Or as the promoters put it “TRAFFIC DELAYS ARE INEVITABLE”.

Poll: Do you support the sale of Aer Lingus? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you support the sale of Aer Lingus?

Are you worried that such an iconic brand will be out of Irish hands?

GOOD FOOD KARMA
Essential mince dishes, great grub from leftovers - and getting the best from beef

It’s the June Bank Holiday … Here are 7 VERY different festivals to check out this weekend

As Grandpa Simpson once said (admittedly, before dozing off) you shouldn’t kill time … you should savour it.

The UK may be wavering, but Irish people sure don’t want to leave the EU

A new Red C poll shows that Ireland is very happy to remain a part of Europe.

The 9 at 9: Saturday

Everything you need to know as you get stuck into your day.

Actor who played Screech convicted in connection to Christmas Day stabbing

However, he was found not guilty of the most serious charge.

Ireland and the UK should double team the EU on tax

Eurocrats are gearing up, once again, to meddle with our corporate tax rate. We should take a leaf out of our neighbour’s book and demand better.

From Business ETC Here’s everything you need to know about business this week The Briefcase

Here’s everything you need to know about business this week

Everyone was talking about Aer Lingus taking off, Neary’s golf balls and workers winning… and losing.

From The42 Pro12 trophy would be typical farewell from Munster legend O’Connell Hero

Pro12 trophy would be typical farewell from Munster legend O’Connell

The 35-year-old plays for Munster for the final time at Kingspan Stadium this evening.

This man scammed Irish people living illegally in America out of an absolute fortune

Ralph Cucciniello duped his victims into thinking he could get them a green card at $5,000 a go. And people fell for it in their droves…

The Irish aren’t making as many babies as they used to…

At present our birth rate isn’t high enough to replace our population. However, we’re also dying less and getting married more.

Yesterday’s News

Here’s What Happened Today: Friday

Recall the Dáil, Christmas bonuses, and stamps had everyone talking today.

RTÉ will seek permission to broadcast Catherine Murphy Dáil comments

There are now growing calls for the Dáil to be recalled next week.

George Hook went on the Late Late and danced like a gangster

He’ll do himself a mischief with this carry on.

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‘You’re no better than any drug dealer’: Life in prison for ‘Silk Road’ website creator

Ross Ulbricht earned $18 million from commissions on one million online drug deals.

Westlife singer Shane Filan talks to Pat about how he ended up €23 million in debt

Filan was a high profile casualty of the economic crash.

Gun on display in Troubles exhibition linked to Northern Ireland terror attack

The weapon had been included in an exhibition on The Troubles.

From The42 A tribute to Munster legend Paul O’Connell in 38 epic pictures King Poc

A tribute to Munster legend Paul O’Connell in 38 epic pictures

The natural-born leader has enjoyed 14 incredible years with his native province.

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Irish Water customers are having to pay for work on footpaths and roads outside their homes

The matter relates to when a drainage pipe runs under a footpath or public road before connecting with a sewer.

WATCH: Presidential candidate Rand Paul’s new ad is the most American thing ever

Fire-breathing American eagle? Check. “Royal Rumble” voice-over? Check.

HIV is on the rise in Dublin

There has been a spike in the number of cases among drug users.

Hanging basket thief makes contact with store before big reveal

The thief/flower enthusiast met the 3pm deadline for coming forward.

Young people are powerful. Let’s harness our newfound voting spirit to change Ireland.

The number who recently registered to vote was enough to elect six TDs…. There’s a new politicised generation that politicians must pay heed to.

Poll: If Britain goes – should Ireland leave the EU? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: If Britain goes – should Ireland leave the EU?

If Britain does opt for an ‘out’ in its referendum – the result will obviously have implications for Ireland.

The huge 17th century fort in Cork where a key battle between two English kings was fought

Archaeologist Neil Jackman explores a huge fort in Kinsale and one of the most exquisite romantic gardens in the country.

The Bank of Ireland is moving in the right direction on mortgages

The bank has made cuts to its fixed-rate mortgages.

From The42 McIlroy misses the cut, but big names still in the hunt at halfway stage of Irish Open Home For Tea

The Dáil will NOT be recalled next week

The government has come under pressure to recall TDs next week.

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