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Dublin: 13 °C Tuesday 30 September, 2014

Today’s News

From The Score Brian O’Driscoll, Luis Suarez, Gordon D’Arcy and the 12-13 dilemma Centre Of Attention

Brian O’Driscoll, Luis Suarez, Gordon D’Arcy and the 12-13 dilemma

‘It’s happy days playing 13, 12, whatever,” says the veteran centre.

Why were 75% of unexplained deaths in mental health services not reported correctly?

A previous report found that 25% of deaths had not been reported correctly.

From Business ETC Numbers crunched: New report reveals the extent of Dublin’s housing shortage Property

Numbers crunched: New report reveals the extent of Dublin’s housing shortage

Meanwhile, another report shows activity in the housing sector not seen for several years.

A final decision on water charges is expected later today

The Commission for Energy Regulation put the charges out for public consultation in July.

Retired, isolated and lonely: Volunteering with homeless can be ‘life-giving’

Volunteering is a two-way street for wet hostel worker Brian.

Homeless and pregnant? ‘That changed everything. I stopped drinking. I started to sort myself out.’

What happens when a homeless woman discovers she is pregnant? Read Orla’s story here.

‘Failed time and time again’: 46% of homeless women were sexually abused as kids

Research launched today by Simon found 92% of these women experienced high levels of violences at some stage in their lives.

Is homelessness really the worst it has ever been?

‘I didn’t notice the recession in the 80s at all but this recession has been absolutely cruel.’

‘How many people are going to die on the streets this winter?’

The Capuchin Day Centre’s Brother Kevin Crowley sees the reality of the homeless crisis every day and he thinks it’s getting worse.

Homeless and hungry: “I’m a normal person – I just have problems right now”

Cork Simon has a soup run that doesn’t just feed the homeless. In fact, you’d be surprised who visits it.

From The Score We’ve seen the future of celebrations and it comes in the form of a firm handshake Gentlemen

We’ve seen the future of celebrations and it comes in the form of a firm handshake

This is the most rugged handshake I’ve ever seen.

From The Score Morgan Parra dived like Tom Daley over the weekend Delayed Reaction

Morgan Parra dived like Tom Daley over the weekend

There was contact, but Parra reacted like a veteran thespian.

Yesterday’s News

From The Score Walsh named Galway football manager, Cunningham gets two more years with hurlers Ratified

Walsh named Galway football manager, Cunningham gets two more years with hurlers

The county board met tonight to ratify both men.

Here’s What Happened Today: Monday

Everyone’s talking about Apple tax deals, the inquest into Dhara Kivlehan’s death and homelessness in Ireland.

Porn actor pleads not guilty to killing and dismembering student

Luka Rocco Magnotta had fled to Europe after the killing, and was recognised in a Berlin internet café.

How’s the ‘Ming’ by-election shaping up?… We hit the trail in Roscommon-South Leitrim

The ten candidates are facing-off tonight in the heated atmosphere of an RTÉ studio. We spent the morning at the mart, and the afternoon at the races, to check the temperature on the ground…

Open thread: What words do you associate with homelessness?

How do you think about people who have no permanent home? We want to hear.

Britain considers women-only train carriages to tackle sexual assaults No Boys Allowed This post contains a poll

Britain considers women-only train carriages to tackle sexual assaults

Minister Claire Perry said today she was “absolutely determined” to do whatever it took to increase safety and reverse an increase in assaults.

From The Score Stoke hold off Newcastle to pile pressure on Pardew Wet Night In Stoke

Stoke hold off Newcastle to pile pressure on Pardew

The Newcastle manager could be on his way out after yet another defeat.

Inquiry hears 1 in 5 boys at Co Down children’s home say they were abused

It also heard that paedophile priest, Father Brendan Smyth, was among the offenders.

From The Daily Edge You need to hear this majestic French horn cover of Outkast’s Hey Ya Like A Polaroid Picture

You need to hear this majestic French horn cover of Outkast’s Hey Ya

Lend us some sugar. We are your neighbours.

Cork City Council to cut property tax by 10%

Louth councillors also voted to reduce the tax – by 1.5%.

Jury returns medical misadventure verdict at Dhara Kivlehan inquest

Earlier today, the former Master of Holles St Hospital hit out at the lack of continuity of care at senior consultant level afforded to Dhara Kivlehan the week before her death.

Israeli PM warns nuclear-capable Iran poses greater threat than Islamic State

He said “to defeat ISIS and leave Iran as a threshold nuclear state power is to win the battle and lose the war”.

From The Score Adnan Januzaj scored a terrific free-kick tonight Top Drawer

Adnan Januzaj scored a terrific free-kick tonight

The talented Belgian curled in from a difficult angle for the Manchester United U21s.

From The Score 16 moments to remember from The Sunday Game this season TV Gold

16 moments to remember from The Sunday Game this season

It finished up on TV last night but here’s a recap of the major incidents from throughout the summer.

From The Daily Edge 9 bad habits every messy person has perfected Hot Mess

Flanagan: ‘The beheading, the barbaric sexual violence is too harrowing to witness’

Addressing the UN tonight, Flanagan said the “bloodlust and inhumanity which ISIS is displaying in Syria and Iraq” has shocked all civilised people.

From The Daily Edge This dog ate all the cheese, and is consumed with guilt Dairy Me

This dog ate all the cheese, and is consumed with guilt

Its owner is pretty cheesed off. (Sorry.)

From The Score Gary Neville brilliantly dissects the goalkeeping of Liverpool’s Simon Mignolet Top Top Analysis

Gary Neville brilliantly dissects the goalkeeping of Liverpool’s Simon Mignolet

The Sky analyst feels the player could have saved Phil Jagielka’s goal at the weekend.

From The Score Perfect 10 – The story in pics of Henry Shefflin’s All-Ireland hurling glories King Henry

Perfect 10 – The story in pics of Henry Shefflin’s All-Ireland hurling glories

Shefflin made his history on Saturday night. We look back at his ten days of triumph.

From The Score He gave us ‘The Robot’ and now Peter Crouch has unveiled ‘The Crab’ Moves

He gave us ‘The Robot’ and now Peter Crouch has unveiled ‘The Crab’

The rangy striker has scored against Newcastle on 15 minutes at the Britannia Stadium.

Police called over ‘offensive flag’… that turned out to be European

The incident took place in Rory McIlroy’s hometown of Holywood.

From The Daily Edge Sopranos actor discovers long-lost artwork worth millions Art Attack

Sopranos actor discovers long-lost artwork worth millions

He paid $140,000 at auction for the painting, which turned out to be by Italian artist Guercino. Handy.

Vlog: Leaving it all behind… one emigrant’s story of saying goodbye to Ireland

Young graduate Oisin Gregorian is making a video diary of his experience of leaving Ireland for Spain.

From The Score We’ll Leave It There So: Cody’s anger, ‘drunk’ Donaldson and the rest of today’s sport Monday

We’ll Leave It There So: Cody’s anger, ‘drunk’ Donaldson and the rest of today’s sport

Also, the latest on Sean O’Brien’s injury, Paul McGinley suggests his Ryder Cup involvement is at an end and much more.

From The Score Police investigating Celtic defender Van Dijk’s racism claims Kick It Out

Police investigating Celtic defender Van Dijk’s racism claims

The Dutchman says he was subjected to monkey chants in their 2-1 win over St Mirren.

“Deplorable overcrowding”: Dozens on trolleys in Limerick hospital

The INMO said today that the Major Emergency Plan should have been implemented at the hospital today, with 47 people on trolleys in the Emergency Department this morning.

Mayor tells Boston that Ireland’s economy is “on the move”

Boston Mayor Marty Walsh said he invited people to Boston during his trip here.

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