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Dublin: 13 °C Saturday 1 November, 2014

Today’s News

Liveblog: Protests against water charges

We follow the demonstrations, and the reaction to them, as they take place around the country.

From The Daily Edge 9 deadly accessories all Irish people need to help cope with the rain this winter Rain Hacks

We asked every TD and Senator if they’re paying their water charges. Here’s what they said…

Most elected representatives intend to pay their water bills, but some won’t and some are undecided….

These TDs and Senators are refusing to pay water charges. Here’s why…

“The level of non-cooperation and non-engagement with Irish Water shows that the Government should just give up now.”

Opinion: Something is fundamentally wrong when your kid’s shoes cost more than your own

I’m half waiting for my children to be shoe-jacked in the playground.

From The Score LIVE: Newcastle vs Liverpool, Premier League Minute-by-Minute

LIVE: Newcastle vs Liverpool, Premier League

Can Newcastle continue their resurgence against the Reds?

From Business ETC 5 apps worth downloading this week Pick Me

5 apps worth downloading this week

Featuring an alarm app that can only be turned off with a smile, a way to avoid awkward voicemail calls, and a cutesy puzzler featuring sheep.

Top comments of the week

Here’s our round-up of the most interesting and most popular comments from the past seven days. Did you make it in?

161 bonfires, 17 car fires, 7 house fires… Halloween night in Dublin

Dublin Fire Brigade said that thankfully none of its crew members were assaulted last night.

From The Score Why I went an entire month using only my body as transport Challenge

Why I went an entire month using only my body as transport

Can imagine going 31 days without using cars, trains or any type of vehicle? Well, we certainly can.

British tourists warned they could be targeted by terrorists

The Foreign Office said it would be motivated by the conflict in Iraq and Syria.

From Business ETC SME focus: Everything you need to know about the Budget and essential money matters SME Focus

SME focus: Everything you need to know about the Budget and essential money matters

For October’s in-depth coverage of Irish SMEs, we looked at ways to balance a budget and where all that cash goes.

Heritage Ireland: Deserted medieval towns, the Hellfire Club and Lady Rohesia’s gem

Archaeologist Neil Jackman leaves us for the winter with a bumper trip around Ireland.

Poll: Will you protest against water charges today? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Will you protest against water charges today?

The protests are set to take place around the country.

From The Daily Edge What’s that tune? 11 songs from ads currently plaguing your brain Earworm

It’s the BIG 40 for Hello Kitty today

Seemingly, she is now big with people her own age.

From the streets of Thailand to a living room in Ireland: One dog’s story

Chaya escaped abduction into the dog-meat market when she was adopted by Deirdre McDonnell

Judge says nurse who refused Ebola quarantine can now leave home USA

Judge says nurse who refused Ebola quarantine can now leave home

The judge said that Kaci Hickox is not infectious.

The 9 at 9: Saturday

Catch up as you wake up.

From The Score ‘I really rate Robbie Henshaw’ – Brian O’Driscoll endorses his potential successors at 13 Moving On

‘I really rate Robbie Henshaw’ – Brian O’Driscoll endorses his potential successors at 13

O’Driscoll spoke on The Late Late Show about Robbie Henshaw and Jared Payne.

How alike are these two songs? Blurred Lines This post contains a poll

How alike are these two songs?

We’re no music experts, but….

Scratching that itch DOES make it worse

We’re starting to understand more about the dreaded itch.

From Business ETC The Briefcase: Broadband wars, gobshites and taking a bite out of Apple Inbox Me

Opinion: Attempts to reform the civil service (again) may simply waste more money

The only effective public sector reform is privatisation.

From Business ETC The Internet is stopping the next great novel from being written Procrastination

The Internet is stopping the next great novel from being written

Lots of writers in a survey said they have used funny animal views to help them get through a creative block…

Did you add to last night’s Halloween litter? This Senator wants you to be fined…a LOT

“Everybody is fed up with littering on our streets and at Halloween it happens on an industrial scale.”

Louise McSharry opens up about her cancer battle on the Late Late Show

The 2FM presenter is undergoing chemotherapy for Hodgkin’s lymphoma.

IN IMAGES: A brief history of the Irish protest

This ain’t our first rodeo.

Yesterday’s News

Here’s What Happened Today: Friday

Everyone’s talking about the man who was arrested for writing Ebola on a coffee cup, water charges protests and Halloween…

Smoke from large fire in north Dublin close to airport flight path

Emergency services have attended dozens of incidents this evening.

Woman sues Google after Street View image shows her exposed breast

The photo showed the woman sitting outside her house and her face was blurred out.

Looking for pub grub? Here’s Ireland’s best*

*According to the Michelin Guide, anyway.

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The Pentagon says the Navy Seal who shot bin Laden should not reveal himself

The Pentagon said that anyone who participated in the 2011 operation was still bound by a non-disclosure agreement.

From The Daily Edge The 8 people you’ll meet out on the town this Halloween This Is Halloween

The 8 people you’ll meet out on the town this Halloween

It brings out the best in us. (And the worst.)

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