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Dublin: 14 °C Thursday 31 July, 2014

Yesterday’s News

Need a 10-minute break? Step into the Reading Room…

Want to take a few minutes out to catch up with some interesting reads? We promise you’ll be out in 10 minutes or so…

Timeline: What’s happened so far in the SIPTU vs Greyhound ‘lockout’

The dispute has been ongoing for over a month.

How did industrial action affect Aer Lingus’ revenue?

The airline said that even though the first half of the year is traditionally loss-making, this year they saw an improvement.

Here’s Wikileaks’ latest revelation – about an “unprecedented” gagging order

The orgnaisation promised a big announcement last night. Here’s what it’s about.

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Tuesday 29 July, 2014

Is this what the inside of a Hamas tunnel looks like?

New footage from the Israel Defence Forces shows a tunnel that was blown up.

Yes, photos ARE important when it comes to online dating…

OK Cupid put the ‘love is blind’ theory to the test.

Customers in ‘a no-win situation’ with electricity levy PSO

Customers in ‘a no-win situation’ with electricity levy

The CER has announced an increase in the Public Service Obligation levy.

Man to spend second day on raft protesting against Kilkenny bridge

The protester has put the raft in the path of works to build a bridge over the River Nore.

This is the Hamas Prime Minister’s office after an Israeli air strike

Also hit was a Hamas-run television and radio station.

Monday 28 July, 2014

Thousands of Irish could have this ‘hidden’ disease and not know it

Hepatitis C is passed through blood-to-blood contact. Here’s more on this disease:

One more bonus to being a teen? Cheaper Luas and bus travel

Leap cards are now a few euro cheaper for young ‘uns.

This is the Jon Snow video on Gaza that everyone’s talking about

An emotional recounting of what he saw.

Human remains disturbed as missile strike hits Gaza cemetery

Palestinians had to re-bury human remains that were found by the graves.

Protester builds ‘raft’ to stop building of controversial Kilkenny bridge

The council was told that it has no power to halt the building of the disputed bridge.

From Business ETC Soaring profits for Ryanair – but it’s not getting carried away with excitement Up And Away

Soaring profits for Ryanair – but it’s not getting carried away with excitement

The Irish airline said its new customer service focus has been great for people travelling with it.

Cyclist (50) dies after being struck by car on motorway

Gardaí are appealing for witnesses to the incident, which occurred yesterday evening.

Sunday 27 July, 2014

Do Irish radio stations play enough homegrown music?

The people who work at Irish radio stations and the bands who send in their music talked to us.

Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads

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

Saturday 26 July, 2014

Here’s how this bus could change homeless people’s lives

There are over 3,500 people living on the streets in San Francisco.

Friday 25 July, 2014

From The Daily Edge On this night 1999 you were listening to… 9pm (Till I Come) Friday Flashback

On this night 1999 you were listening to… 9pm (Till I Come)

A Friday flashback to get your weekend started…

Open thread: What are you doing instead of going to the Garth Brooks concerts?

Had tickets for the ill-fated gigs? Tell us what you’re up to instead of going to them.

Thursday 24 July, 2014

From The Daily Edge VIDEO: Your weekend movies… The Purge: Anarchy Trailers

VIDEO: Your weekend movies… The Purge: Anarchy

Cinema trip this weekend? DailyEdge.ie brings you snippets from new releases to help you decide where to put your money…

Poll: Should the US suspend lethal injections? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should the US suspend lethal injections?

Concern has been raised by a number of incidents in which the injections did not go to plan.

The 9 at 9: Thursday

It’s nearing the weekend – and here’s all that you need to know as you start your day.

Wednesday 23 July, 2014

Need a 10-minute break? Step into the Reading Room…

Want to take a few minutes out to catch up with some interesting reads? We promise you’ll be out in 10 minutes or so…

Poll: Do you support Mick Wallace and Clare Daly’s actions at Shannon Airport? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you support Mick Wallace and Clare Daly’s actions at Shannon Airport?

The duo attempted to board a US military aircraft yesterday but were arrested.

The 9 at 9: Wednesday

It’s midway through the week – and here’s all that you need to know as you start your day.

Tuesday 22 July, 2014

Lunchtime Fix: 7 things you need to know

Catch up as you refuel.

Hundreds march to garda station in Roscrea over drugs fears

The residents were attending a meeting about the issue of drug use in the town.

Poll: Do you shop around for services to save money? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you shop around for services to save money?

Shopping around can save you money – but do you tend to go for the first option available?

The 9 at 9: Tuesday

It’s Tuesday – and here’s all that you need to know as you start your day.

Monday 21 July, 2014

Bereaved dad writes heartbreaking letter to “murderers of my loved and only child”

Hans de Boort lost his daughter Elsemiek (17) in the Malaysia Airlines incident.

Tyrone mum-of-four dies after being struck by car in Bulgaria RIP

Tyrone mum-of-four dies after being struck by car in Bulgaria

Rosaleen Donaghy’s family have been in touch with a local politician asking for help in repatriating her body.

Could the plans for this €150k site help Ireland’s housing woes?

The Dublin House project will see the owners of the site form a co-op and design their own home.

HSE accepts that hiring staff internally without interview isn’t “desirable”

A senator had called for a review of how the HSE hires internally.

Poll: Would you support the expelling of the Israeli Ambassador to Ireland? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Would you support the expelling of the Israeli Ambassador to Ireland?

More than 5,000 people have signed a petition on the issue so far.

The 9 at 9: Monday

It’s the start of a new week – and here’s all that you need to know as you start your day.

Sunday 20 July, 2014

Why are some foreigners being “ridiculed” for learning Irish?

Students at Conradh na Gaeilge told one documentary maker about the attitudes their Irish friends had towards them learning the language.

Tired of how women are represented in films? You’re not alone

A Feminist Film Festival will be held in Dublin next month – the profits will benefit victims of sex trafficking.

Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads

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

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