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Dublin: 1 °C Sunday 20 April, 2014

Yesterday’s News

Rough sleeper numbers up as Dublin’s inner city hits ‘crisis point’

The council’s homeless executive admitted it’s spending more than it would like placing families in hotels because of the demand on services but said that’s better than leaving them on the streets.

From The Score 5 talking points from Saturday’s Premier League action Analysis

5 talking points from Saturday’s Premier League action

Our thoughts on Chelsea’s shock loss, where this evening’s result leaves Liverpool and more.

From The Daily Edge 23 photos that will torture your inner control freak Why God Why

Here’s What Happened Today: Saturday

Everyone’s been talking about opinion polls, posters on poles and the murder of a man in Belfast.

Government takes a beating in new opinion polls

But it is good news for Sinn Féin and Fianna Fáil.

Labour minister brands fixed water charges as “ridiculous”

Junior Minister Joe Costello said his party has a problem with Fine Gael’s water charges proposals.

Captain of capsized ferry defends delayed evacuation

“I thought that passengers would be swept far away and fall into trouble if they evacuated thoughtlessly.”

From The Score Ugly scenes as Garda escort referee off field after Dublin v Cavan U21

Ugly scenes as Garda escort referee off field after Dublin v Cavan

A late free gave Dublin a one-point victory in the All-Ireland under-21 semi-final.

Killing of dissident republican was ‘brutal and ruthless’ – PSNI

Police investigating the murder of Tommy Crossan are particularly interested in a red BMW found burnt out near the scene.

€532 million hole proves that health budget is “not fit for purpose” says Fianna Fáil

Billy Kelleher says the HSE’s budget is based on “flaky assumptions”.

From The Score Advantage Liverpool as Sunderland stun Chelsea Title Race

Advantage Liverpool as Sunderland stun Chelsea

A late Fabio Borini penalty proved decisive for Gus Poyet’s side.

Monorail, al-Qaeda, and Easter eggs: The week in numbers

Plus: How many Easter eggs are people planning to give tomorrow?

Column: Remember those who fought in WWI – they were as diverse, and Irish, as any of us

The 140,000 Irishmen who enlisted during WWI marched under a British flag, but their reasons for enlisting to fight against Germany were varied and many.

From The Score McHugh helps Dublin squeak past resolute Cavan and into All-Ireland final Match Report

McHugh helps Dublin squeak past resolute Cavan and into All-Ireland final

Dessie Farrell’s under-21 side needed a late pointed free to take their place alongside Roscommon in the final.

Missing man found safe and well

The 88-year-old had been missing since this afternoon.

From The Daily Edge 8 ways you can include Creme Eggs in your dinner Cracked

8 ways you can include Creme Eggs in your dinner

We feel a chocolate induced coma coming on.

Over 20,000 turn out for Battle of Clontarf festival Battle Lines This post contains images

Over 20,000 turn out for Battle of Clontarf festival

Sun, swords and a bloody battle. What’s not to love?

7 top tips for taking the perfect political selfie

Because it’s about more than just saying cheese.

Pics: Take a trip to Beijing’s Forbidden City – before it starts limiting visitors

The incredible Forbidden City was closed off to visitors for hundreds of years.

Drugs gang accused appear in court

The men were arrested as part of a major operation yesterday.

Almost 2,000 drivers arrested for drink driving so far this year

A number of Mandatory Alcohol Testing checkpoints will be set up around the country this weekend.

From The Score Roscommon take place in All-Ireland final, staying cool to withstand late Cork comeback Match Report

Roscommon take place in All-Ireland final, staying cool to withstand late Cork comeback

Roscommon produced a mature display of attacking football to take their place in the under-21 All-Ireland final.

Teleportation will be available within 50 years*

*That is what 40% of Americans believe, anyway.

Ten houses built in 24 hours? All is possible with 3D printing Diy

Ten houses built in 24 hours? All is possible with 3D printing

A Chinese company printed the houses out of recycled material.

MH370 search: “We have pursued every possible lead presented to us at this stage”

Transport Minister Hishammuddin Hussein said the search is at a “very critical juncture”.

From Business ETC Will this year be the turning point for Google Glass and co? Second Look

Will this year be the turning point for Google Glass and co?

After being closely followed for the past year, Google Glass has seen criticism and negative views, but a turning point could soon be on the cards.

One man charged after €100k worth of drugs seized in armed raids

Another male was released without charge.

19-year-old arrested following post office robbery

The man will appear before the courts this afternoon in connection with the robbery.

Fianna Fáil candidate accused of “flouting regulations” as election posters go up four days early

Mary Fitzpatrick’s posters were erected near the Battle of Clontarf festival.

Gardaí seize €300k worth of cannabis in raid on “sophisticated grow house” Galway This post contains images

Gardaí seize €300k worth of cannabis in raid on “sophisticated grow house”

Two firearms were also recovered in the search.

Elderly woman saved from burning house

The woman was in her bed in her home on Eglington Road in Donnybrook when the fire broke out.

The charities regulator was meant to be set up by Easter…

Minister Shatter had a set a deadline of this weekend, but instead will look to appoint the board “in the near future”.

From The Daily Edge Every important TV soap theme tune, ranked from worst to best Closer Each Day

Every important TV soap theme tune, ranked from worst to best

THAT’S WHEN GOOD NEIGHBOUUUUURS BECOME GOOOOOD FRIIIIEEEEEEENDS.

From The Score 16 things you’ll regularly hear Liverpool fans say between now and the end of the season Words Of Wisdom

16 things you’ll regularly hear Liverpool fans say between now and the end of the season

Featuring the much-overused “neutral’s favourite” comment.

French hostage freed from Syria says he is “very happy to be free”

Didier Francois was one of four Frenchmen kidnapped in Syria ten months ago.

Pressure of further US sanctions prompts Russia to flex military muscle

It has thousands of troops along the border with Ukraine, ready to act, it says.

Column: Identifying unexpected strengths in adolescents

In adolescents, strengths can be found in unexpected venues – perhaps peering through the cracks of hardship – so keep your eyes open.

From Business ETC 5 apps worth downloading this week Pick Me

5 apps worth downloading this week

Featuring Google’s entry into the camera app market, the ability to create customised font notes, and a soothing and relaxing experience.

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