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Dublin: 15 °C Saturday 30 August, 2014

Today’s News

From The Score ‘I wouldn’t leave here to go anywhere else’ – Agger makes Liverpool exit Home Calling

‘I wouldn’t leave here to go anywhere else’ – Agger makes Liverpool exit

The Danish centre back is re-joining Brondby after 232 appearances for the Premier League club.

From The Daily Edge A definitive ranking of greetings for socially awkward Irish people Scarleh

Three held over shooting of loyalist released by police

Three people also appeared in court last weekend over the shooting of John Boreland in north Belfast.

From The Score Ludik targetting fullback slot with hopes of emulating Pienaar at Ulster Import

Ludik targetting fullback slot with hopes of emulating Pienaar at Ulster

The South African left his home country after falling out of the Springboks picture.

Extra services put in place at Direct Provision centre after protests

A small number of residents at the Limerick centre had gone on hunger strike.

From The Daily Edge Two people hospitalised after Electric Picnic tent fire EP2014

Two people hospitalised after Electric Picnic tent fire

The blaze happened at the Pink Moon campsite in the early hours.

Ebola-hit Liberia bans sailors from disembarking

Meanwhile, Morocco has vowed to keep up regularly scheduled flights to Ebola-hit nations in a “solidarity” move.

From The Score LIVE: Burnley v Man Utd, Premier League Liveblog

LIVE: Burnley v Man Utd, Premier League

United fans will get their first look at Angel di Maria this afternoon at Turf Moor.

From The Daily Edge Here is the single best corporate tweet about Glenda Gilson’s wedding Teeth
From The Score Ronaldo: Messi thoughts might put me in prison The Rivals

Ronaldo: Messi thoughts might put me in prison

The Portugal international has weighed into the debate about whether the Argentina captain should have won the best player award at World Cup 2014

Opinion: There’s a good reason for the private-public sector pay gap

Pay rates differ depending on the job you do, the skills you have, the responsibility you hold… the list goes on.

Cannabis herb seized, 45-year-old man arrested in Tallaght raid

The planned search took place on Saint Aongus Road at around 9pm last night.

From The Score Peyton Manning gets fined for taunting, calls it ‘money well spent’ NFL

Peyton Manning gets fined for taunting, calls it ‘money well spent’

the Denver QB wasn’t happy with a hit on Wes Welker.

From The Score O’Connor gets ‘second chance’ as Australian union bankroll Hunt capture JOC

O’Connor gets ‘second chance’ as Australian union bankroll Hunt capture

The ARU have revealed their financial assistance to the Reds in securing the former AFL and NRL player.

From Business ETC 5 apps worth downloading this week Pick Me

5 apps worth downloading this week

Featuring a novel approach to image sharing apps, a personalised weather service and a terrifying PC game brought to the small screen.

Peacekeepers clash with Syrian rebels at Golan Heights

The clash took place at 6am, but morale is still said to be high among the troops.

From The Daily Edge Female meteorologist slam-dunks sexist commenter on her Facebook page Heavy Weather
Here’s what it was like to be part of Braveheart’s epic army Extras This post contains videos

Here’s what it was like to be part of Braveheart’s epic army

Hundreds of members of the Irish Defence Forces played William Wallace’s army in the 1990s battle movie.

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?

From The Score UFC 177: Barao stunningly pulls out of headline fight with Dillishaw Preview

UFC 177: Barao stunningly pulls out of headline fight with Dillishaw

Joe Soto now gets an unexpected title shot on his UFC debut.

From The Score ‘After cycling 1100 miles, what’s another 250?’ An expert’s guide to surviving the Race Around Ireland Endurance

‘After cycling 1100 miles, what’s another 250?’ An expert’s guide to surviving the Race Around Ireland

Donncha Cuttriss has completed the ultra-cycle three times. Here, he explains how it’s done.

From The Daily Edge Beauty queen runs off with her tiara ‘and free breast implants’ Not Rose Material

Beauty queen runs off with her tiara ‘and free breast implants’

She could hardly leave them behind, to be fair.

Enda off to Brussels for election of new European Council President

The EU leaders will also discuss the Ukraine crisis at the special meeting.

From The Score ‘This is not the Mario Balotelli show’ – Liverpool boss Rodgers Star Attraction

‘This is not the Mario Balotelli show’ – Liverpool boss Rodgers

The Italian could make his debut for the Merseyside club against Spurs at White Hart Lane tomorrow.

TDs will be asked to vote on new right-to-die laws before Christmas

Tom Curran, the partner of campaigner Marie Fleming who died last year, says new legislation he’s been working on is almost complete.

From The Score Trinh-Duc holds nerve to condemn Clermont to another home defeat Home Discomforts

Trinh-Duc holds nerve to condemn Clermont to another home defeat

Suddenly, the Auvergne-based club don’t look so dangerous at the Stade Marcel-Michelin.

‘We will go home one day’: Yazidis determined to return to their temples and normal lives

“We were pushed out of Sinjar, but even if (the jihadists) come here, I would rather die for this temple than leave Iraq.”

From The Daily Edge 6 unexpected things that happened this week Mad World

6 unexpected things that happened this week

IVF penguins, foam hotdogs and a human skull – it’s all the week’d weirdest news.

From The Daily Edge Electric Picnic Night One in tweets from Stradbally Ep 2014
From The Score Boos and the blanket defence: The day there was almost more scoring at Old Trafford than Croker GAA

Boos and the blanket defence: The day there was almost more scoring at Old Trafford than Croker

Those involved in the dour Dublin v Donegal semi of 2011 remember a landmark game in modern gaelic games.

From Business ETC Back to school: the apps you need to get your study routine organised Study Session

Back to school: the apps you need to get your study routine organised

With the new school term starting up, it’s good to get yourself prepared for the year ahead.

Missing boy with brain tumour could have been taken to Spain

Ashya King was taken from the hospital by his father, Brett King. He is now believed to be with his family in Spain.

Where in Ireland was the ‘Doll’s House’?

It was immortalised in a Frank O’Connor story.

From The Score Blind set for Man United after club agrees €18m fee with Ajax – reports Welkom

Blind set for Man United after club agrees €18m fee with Ajax – reports

The Netherlands’ left back may be following Angel di Maria through the door at Old Trafford.

From The Daily Edge The 7 types of people on social media at the weekend Checkin' In
Poll: Should all third-level campuses go ‘smoke-free’? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should all third-level campuses go ‘smoke-free’?

UCD is to ban the sale of tobacco products on campus from 1 September.

A new image shows us what it is like when a cat both is and is not
From The Daily Edge TOWIE star James Argent ‘found safe and well’ after search – report Missing

TOWIE star James Argent ‘found safe and well’ after search – report

‘Arg’ made contact with his parents after an appeal for his whereabouts.

From The Score James McGee: Ireland’s top tennis player relives his US Open dream come true Ace

James McGee: Ireland’s top tennis player relives his US Open dream come true

27-year-old Dubliner qualified for the main draw at the US Open in New York this week.

From The Score Brolly’s blanket, shakes = beard and the rest of the week’s best comments Below The Belt
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