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Dublin: 3 °C Saturday 31 January, 2015

Today’s News

From The Daily Edge 8 reasons why vintage shopping is a highly stressful activity This Old Thing?

5 things you might not know about Dublin’s Mansion House

The home of the Lord Mayor of Dublin is 300 years old.

How much do you know about this week’s news? Take our quiz

How closely were you paying attention?

Column: So, you’ve made it into government? Here’s how to avoid a democratic revolution

Congratulations, you’ve been elected! Luckily you can avoid living up to any promises you’ve made – just follow this guide.

From Business ETC 5 apps worth downloading this week Pick Me

5 apps worth downloading this week

Featuring a crowdsourced map of WiFi hotspots, zombies on pogo sticks and a great iOS mail app from a surprising source.

From The Daily Edge Benedict Cumberbatch appeals for pardon for gay men convicted of ‘indecency’ Pardon

Benedict Cumberbatch appeals for pardon for gay men convicted of ‘indecency’

Stephen Fry is also one of the signatories of an open letter calling on the British government to pardon the men.

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Inside: this dream home in Kerry, demystifying BER ratings and clever storage solutions

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61 killed in suicide bombing at mosque

Thousands protested in anger after the attack.

What happens if I don’t pay my bill, and other questions for Irish Water

John Tierney said he didn’t forsee a situation ”where we would have to be taking people to court”. But what will happen to those who don’t pay out?

From Business ETC Does the media spin the big stories because of ‘who pays the piper’? The Media Show

Does the media spin the big stories because of ‘who pays the piper’?

We asked the host of RTÉ’s new programme, The Media Show.

What happens when you fall out of love with Dublin?

These photographs investigate.

From The Daily Edge The 8 unique struggles of having an Irish accent abroad Hear Me Now

The 8 unique struggles of having an Irish accent abroad

You can talk the talk, but will anyone understand?

Poll: Should the minimum wage be increased? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should the minimum wage be increased?

Siptu says yes. What do you think?

“They tell Ryan stuff they won’t tell anybody else”: Behind the scenes at the Tubridy show 2fm

“They tell Ryan stuff they won’t tell anybody else”: Behind the scenes at the Tubridy show

What’s it like working with one of Irish radio’s biggest names?

From Business ETC Here are some really good ways to get staff to do what you want (without forcing them) SME Focus

Here are some really good ways to get staff to do what you want (without forcing them)

For January’s in-depth coverage of SMEs, we looked at the importance of setting goals and getting staff working together.

The 9 at 9: Saturday

Catch up wherever you are on this Saturday morning.

Community in fear as Waterford crime spree sees cars stolen, homes burgled and buildings set on fire

One TD said, ‘This is the work of a criminal gang and the gardaí have to step up to the plate or it’s a sorry state for Waterford’.

Opinion: Break up the eurozone and slim down the EU – or voters will do it for us

The refusal to deal with the core problems of the Union are driving people to fringe parties that take absolute positions against the EU.

Man critical after being shot at fast food restaurant

A separate shooting incident in the city saw a man shot in both kneecaps.

From Business ETC The Briefcase: Shamrock for sale, an Apple record and some new Greeks in town Inbox Me

Two women arrested after robberies of off-licences and chemists

The women will appear in court today.

From The42 UFC should tackle drugs problem by joining WADA, says top Irish doctor MMA

UFC should tackle drugs problem by joining WADA, says top Irish doctor

We spoke to Dr Conor O’Brien, an expert on drugs in sport, about the UFC’s current position and Jon Bones’ positive test.

A lot of Fine Gael TDs were ‘very nervous’ before Christmas. So, how are they now? Danger Here This post contains videos

A lot of Fine Gael TDs were ‘very nervous’ before Christmas. So, how are they now?

Brian Hayes has been speaking to TheJournal.ie about his party’s election prospects.

Will ‘midget-gate’ affect turn-out for today’s water protests?

Demonstrations are being planned across the country. But today’s events shouldn’t be compared to the pre-Christmas ‘days of action’ left-wing TDs have said.

‘The most memorable thing about jail? Helping IRA members escape on a helicopter’

Dublin’s Lord Mayor recalls his time in prison, and shares his thoughts on the Queen.

Yesterday’s News

Here’s What Happened Today: Friday

Bertie Ahern, the Dáil walkout and restrictions on E-cigarettes.

Man arrested over 1980 murders of Irish soldiers in Lebanon

Mahmoud Bazzi was deported from the US today.

Frost, ice, snow, and now a wind warning.. Have a nice weekend, Ireland

The beatings will continue until morale improves.

That big row which led to the Dáil walkout is getting bigger (and now Shatter’s involved)

Ceann Comhairle Seán Barrett has defended his decision not have a debate on an inquiry into Garda malpractice last Wednesday.

Situation with quad bikes said to be at ‘crisis point’

A Dublin councillor has called for tougher restrictions to be placed on the vehicles.

From The42 Get booking! Conor McGregor’s title fight with Jose Aldo will be on 11 July Notorious

Get booking! Conor McGregor’s title fight with Jose Aldo will be on 11 July

The pair are set to face off in Las Vegas at the main event of UFC 189.

McDonald’s will now accept selfies and hugs as payment

Participating restaurants will let some customers pay for their food with loving deeds up until Valentine’s Day.

From The42 O’Brien shows up strongly as Wolfhounds stutter to Saxons defeat Auditions

O’Brien shows up strongly as Wolfhounds stutter to Saxons defeat

A highly-anticipated encounter ultimately failed to excite as the English side came away with a win.

From The Daily Edge 9 struggles that middle children know all too well Stuck In The Middle

9 struggles that middle children know all too well

Middle children, stand up and be counted.

From The42 Here’s what the redeveloped RDS will look like after its €20 million makeover Revamp

Here’s what the redeveloped RDS will look like after its €20 million makeover

The new Anglesea Stand will bring Leinster’s home up to a 25,000 capacity.

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