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Dublin: 3 °C Sunday 14 February, 2016

Today’s News

An iceberg twice the size of Limerick city has killed 150,000 penguins

The iceberg’s grounding left penguins having to walk more than 60 kilometres to find food.

‘I’m comfortable with my epilepsy. What is difficult are the assumptions around being a non-drinker’

I enjoyed partying and drinking with friends but then I was diagnosed with epilepsy.

A man is in a serious condition after a road crash in Dublin this morning

The incident happened at around 9.45am this morning.

FactCheck: What effect does JobBridge and other schemes have on our unemployment rate?

TheJournal.ie’s GE16 FactCheck examines an issue that’s on a lot of people’s minds.

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Bad weather puts 10,000 Irish Water customers on boil water notice

The utility said the notice was imposed as “a precautionary measure” on the advice of the HSE.

Joan Burton defends Labour TD pictured with Gerry Hutch

The Labour leader was speaking at the launch of the party’s latest ad campaign.

Massive north Dublin drug bust seizes €2.1 million stash

The raid was carried out by gardaí shortly after 7.30pm last night.

Church of England defends tweet asking for prayers for Richard Dawkins following stroke

“The tweet was a prayer. Nothing controversial in that.”

From The42 As it happened: Man City v Tottenham, Premier League Minute-by-Minute

As it happened: Man City v Tottenham, Premier League

Man City took on Tottenham in a game that was crucial for both sides’ title hopes.

Ponies rescued after becoming stranded on Waterford cliff

The ponies have now been moved to a more secure field.

From The42 Robbie Henshaw set for Leinster move as Connacht confirm departure Transfer

Robbie Henshaw set for Leinster move as Connacht confirm departure

The 22-year-old will not be extending his contract with the western province.

An inside story of the ‘unlikely ballerina’ who went from ‘pretty much homeless’ to dance superstar

Professional ballerina Misty Copeland has made history countless times over.

This is what Gerry Adams had to say about a former IRA member becoming minister for justice

The Sinn Féin president said that the public should be no more concerned than if it was Éamon de Valera.

Sinn Féin candidate woos voters with special political Valentine’s card GRA

Here’s Hozier’s powerful new music video starring Saoirse Ronan

Saoirse features as a victim of domestic abuse.

Enda repeatedly refuses to rule out doing a deal with Fianna Fáil

Fine Gael launched its general election manifesto in Dublin earlier today.

Know one of Dublin’s unsung heroes? Here is how to get them noticed

Nominations for the Good Citizen Awards will open tomorrow.

From The42 As it happened: Aston Villa v Liverpool, Premier League Liveblog

As it happened: Aston Villa v Liverpool, Premier League

Aston Villa took on Liverpool, as they sought to boost their unlikely survival hopes.

How the death of this Supreme Court judge has sparked a huge political battle

The coming months will see clashes between Republicans and Democrats as Obama tries to confirm a successor before he leaves the White House.

From The42 As it happened: Waterford v Kilkenny, Galway v Cork – Sunday GAA match tracker Clash Of The Ash

As it happened: Waterford v Kilkenny, Galway v Cork – Sunday GAA match tracker

The Allianz hurling league is back and we’re following the action all the way.

Fathers have rights and they just got a lot stronger this year

There’s been a radical overhaul of father’s rights in areas of access, custody and guardianship.

Lucinda Creighton hits out over standards in public office complaint

A complaint against the Renua leader was made anonymously earlier this month.

From Business ETC The inside story on Britain’s greatest sports gambler – and the company that helps him win Starlizard

The inside story on Britain’s greatest sports gambler – and the company that helps him win

Tony Bloom is a name unfamiliar to many. But the man, and his company Starlizard, make an absolute fortune out of betting markets like the English Premier League.

Irish couple who survived Bataclan massacre say memorial gig ‘too soon’ for them

Katie Healy and David Nolan said they will go back to Paris together some day.

WATCH: Can two people already in a relationship go on a date? Valentines This post contains videos

WATCH: Can two people already in a relationship go on a date?

TheJournal.ie employees sat down and settled it once and for all.

From Business ETC What the heck are cookies and what do they do?* TechKnowHow

What the heck are cookies and what do they do?*

*We’re talking about cookies on your browser, not the edible kind unfortunately.

From The42 As it happened: Arsenal v Leicester City, Premier League This Is Happening This post contains a poll

As it happened: Arsenal v Leicester City, Premier League

The league leaders faced another massive test at the Emirates on what promises to be a thrilling day of football.

Threatened hospital cuts ‘will rip the heart out of’ Donegal community

Long-term nursing units are to be removed from three Donegal community hospitals.

British band Viola Beach killed after car plunges off Swedish bridge

The band was in Sweden to play at a music festival.

Poll: Should the government make it easier for families of refugees to join them in Ireland? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should the government make it easier for families of refugees to join them in Ireland?

It can sometimes take years for the spouses and children of refugees to be reunited with them.

From The42 The best Irish sports team you’ve never heard of Underdogs

The best Irish sports team you’ve never heard of

Ailsa Anderson chats to The42 about her side’s unlikely success story.

Sitdown Sunday: ‘A beauty queen murdered in 1960 – and a priest arrested 56 years later’

The very best of the week’s writing from around the web.

‘The criminals have taken control of the streets’: The week in quotes

Here’s what was said and who said what this week.

There are big problems with Netflix speeds on Virgin Media, but who’s responsible?

The two companies aren’t being particularly clear on what or who is causing the slow streaming speeds.

Hunger, sex and danger: This film imagines Ireland after society has crumbled

We spoke to Martin McCann and director Stephen Fingleton.

The 9 at 9: Sunday

It’s Valentine’s Day, here’s what you need to know as you begin your day.

Alan Shatter claims someone is snipping the cable ties on his posters

The former minister said he believes political opponents are sabotaging his campaign.

From Business ETC The Irish startup that’s taking on Tesco and SuperValu at online shopping An App For That

The Irish startup that’s taking on Tesco and SuperValu at online shopping

A new app that allows you to skip supermarket queues.

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