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Dublin: 19 °C Thursday 24 July, 2014

Today’s News

Wear sunscreen: today could be the warmest day of the year

We’re melting! WE’RE MELTING!

From The Daily Edge Little girl makes up dance routine, persuades her father to learn it Dance Off

Little girl makes up dance routine, persuades her father to learn it

You wouldn’t see our dads doing this.

Top civil servant: Public sector workers who don’t perform should ‘of course’ be sacked

Senior civil servant Robert Watt called for a debate on making it easier to sack public sector workers at the MacGill Summer School yesterday.

From The Score I went to every Ireland game at 2010 World Cup and thought ‘I should be out there’ Better Late Than Never

I went to every Ireland game at 2010 World Cup and thought ‘I should be out there’

Kerrie Ann Craddock made her Ireland debut at the age of 29 but is eager to make up for lost time.

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Doctors condemn Gaza violence as death toll rises

Airports in Israel have reopened today.

From The Score ‘I’d say I’m more successful than him now!’ – McCabe following in big bro’s footsteps Family Business

‘I’d say I’m more successful than him now!’ – McCabe following in big bro’s footsteps

The Ireland U19s winger, whose sibling is Shamrock Rovers star Gary McCabe, is preparing for this evening’s European Championships semi-final.

Irish scientists in Trinity have made another ‘world-first’ breakthrough

This time it relates to measuring nanoscopic changes in an object’s elasticity.

From The Score ‘If Cillian O’Connor isn’t classed as a marquee forward, I don’t know who is’ Making A Marq'

‘If Cillian O’Connor isn’t classed as a marquee forward, I don’t know who is’

Mayo keeper Rob Hennelly bats away any lingering doubts about the Connacht champions’ attacking options.

From Business ETC There’s going to be a new bank, with no charges*, for Irish SMEs Banker

There’s going to be a new bank, with no charges*, for Irish SMEs

*Well, no quarterly or monthly charges anyway

Suffer from lower back pain? Paracetamol might not be effective in relieving symptoms

A study has found the drug to be no more effective than a placebo in treating the condition.

These are the temporary, Tetris-like moves being made so the Gardaí can fill 28 senior roles…

The force needs to hire 28 superintendents and chief superintendents. Here’s how the Government’s planning to make it happen.

From The Score Van Gaal tells Rooney and Valencia how to improve during shooting practice LVG

Van Gaal tells Rooney and Valencia how to improve during shooting practice

Manchester United’s recently-appointed boss was filmed instructing the pair at training in the States.

Yesterday’s News

From The Score Spurs make double signing of Swansea pair Vorm and Davies Summer Transfers

Spurs make double signing of Swansea pair Vorm and Davies

Tottenham have confirmed that Dutch goalkeeper Vorm and Welsh full-back Davies are joining the club.

Here’s What Happened Today: Wednesday

Everyone’s talking about the Budget, a ‘die in’ Gaza protest and Peaches Geldof.

Hundreds attend ‘die-in’ Gaza protest in Dublin Conflict This post contains images

Hundreds attend ‘die-in’ Gaza protest in Dublin

Gardaí said that there were no incidents or arrests at the demonstration this evening.

“Less cutbacks, less tax increases” needed for Budget 2015 — Noonan

Michael Noonan and Brendan Howlin say we’ll need less of an adjustment than initially thought… But it’s too soon to say how much less.

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Was Peaches a heroin addict?: ‘Yes’. Husband tells inquest Geldof was in drug treatment

Full inquest rules that the 25-year-old died of a heroin overdose.

Direct Provision: ‘None of us can stand over it, it’s just not acceptable’

Junior Minister Aodhan O’Riordain said he is responsible now and he wants to change the system.

Reilly: Children’s playgrounds will only get funding if they are no-smoking areas

The Children’s Minister said, “The importance of de-normalising smoking in the eyes of children can’t be over emphasised.”

Sorry Michael: Spending watchdog still thinks Noonan should cut €2bn in the budget

Economic figures warned Michael Noonan that the hard slog is not over at the MacGill Summer School tonight.

From The Score Celtic Park hosts Queen Elizabeth for Commonwealth Games opening ceremony Glasgow 2014

Celtic Park hosts Queen Elizabeth for Commonwealth Games opening ceremony

40,000 people packed into Celtic’s home ground to get the 20th Games under way.

From The Daily Edge This fox eating a GoPro will make you very uncomfortable Goeat

Have trouble getting out of bed in the morning? Try these 9 tricks for waking up early

Anyone who is not naturally an early riser , but still needs to get things done in the morning should read this.

Fianna Fáil selects candidate to run for Dáil seat in Roscommon/South Leitrim by-election

Councillor Ivan Connaughton is to run for the Dail seat vacated by Luke Ming Flanagan.

Why Louis Lentin’s Dear Daughter was so important for Ireland

Had it not been made, when would we have had the Murphy Report, the Ryan Report, the State apology?

Yesterday’s News

From The Score Pat’s ship five goals to crash out of the Champions League Outclassed

Pat’s ship five goals to crash out of the Champions League

The Saints were defeated 5-0 (6-1 on aggregate) by Legia Warsaw at Tallaght Stadium.

From The Daily Edge 15 indisputable reasons Ireland’s pubs are the best* in the world Cheers
From The Score Antrim put seven goals past Down to clinch Ulster U21 hurling title Champions

Antrim put seven goals past Down to clinch Ulster U21 hurling title

It’s a sixth provincial title in a row for the Glensmen after their win at the Athletics Ground this evening.

From The Daily Edge Woman asks people to stop using her garden as a loo, gets used toilet paper thrown at her Outhouse
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Lostprophets singer jailed for child sex crimes loses appeal bid

The sentencing judge said the offences committed against children were of shocking depravity.

From The Daily Edge This Temple Bar receipt caused quite a stir in Ireland today Pint Prices

This Temple Bar receipt caused quite a stir in Ireland today

The Temple Bar pub is facing a lot of criticism on social media.

Runners and riders update: Here’s who’s vying to take Brian Hayes’ vacant Dáil seat Dsw

Runners and riders update: Here’s who’s vying to take Brian Hayes’ vacant Dáil seat

FF and FG have named their candidates, while there’s only one name on Labour’s list… Here’s how it’s shaping up in the battle for Dublin South West.

From The Score We’ll leave it there so: Forgotten bites, stylish ironing and all today’s sport Wednesday
From The Score Did you know Jason Statham competed at the Commonwealth Games? Lock Stock

Did you know Jason Statham competed at the Commonwealth Games?

The Hollywood hardman represented England in diving way back in 1990.

From The Daily Edge Man reacts excellently to sudden lightning strike F**k Me Backwards

Man reacts excellently to sudden lightning strike

Took the words right out of our mouths.

Opinion: Ireland should be at forefront of modern science – Ireland should join CERN

International project collaboration, such as the pan-EU radio telescope LOFAR, would benefit Irish businesses and tourism, as well as our IT and science graduates.

Valid data downloaded from flight MH17 black box

The cockpit voice recorder was damaged but the memory module was intact.

From The Daily Edge This dog simulator allows you to experience life as a dog. That’s it. Dog Park

This dog simulator allows you to experience life as a dog. That’s it.

You play, wrestle, dig holes, bounce around, and otherwise act cute. Nothing else.

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