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Dublin: 6 °C Friday 19 December, 2014

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From The Daily Edge VIDEO: Your weekend movies… Dumb and Dumber To Trailers

VIDEO: Your weekend movies… Dumb and Dumber To

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

Wednesday 17 December, 2014

Got 10 mins to spare? Step into the Reading Room…

Fatboy Slim, one dimensional women and Serial.

This special sensory event is for children who thought they’d never see a panto

It’s being held at the Helix Theatre in Dublin.

Fears that survivors will die before mother-and-baby home probe even begins

The founder of one survivors’ group said they don’t want any more p

Masked sex workers to hold candlelit vigil outside Leinster House

They will remember the deaths of seven women in Ireland who were sex workers.

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People are really going to miss the staff who hand out the Metro Herald

The newspaper is to cease publication on Friday.

Tuesday 16 December, 2014

The 5 at 5: Tuesday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

Flight cancelled? You could be owed up to €600

Regulations mean that passengers are due compensation a sliding scale.

Organised gangs are flying into Dublin to shoplift your belongings this Christmas

Retailers want courts to crack down harder on shoplifting.

Want to get a surprise puppy this Christmas? Think twice about it

The ISPCA says think seriously before you do this.

Monday 15 December, 2014

The 5 at 5: Monday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

Sunday 14 December, 2014

Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads

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

“We are artists: no other labels please”

A new project in Co Kilkenny challenges perceptions about art.

Saturday 13 December, 2014

These unpublished photos show familiar Irish faces like you’ve never seen them before

Photographer Conor Horgan has gone through his work to pick out the great photos that never saw the light.

Friday 12 December, 2014

Irish man (24) dies after being found unconscious in Mumbai hotel

The man has been named as Brendan Devenney.

Snow … and not just on the hills: Met Éireann’s issued a weather warning for the entire country

A Met Éireann snow-ice warning is in effect until tomorrow afternoon.

Mother-and-baby home survivors want fully inclusive inquiry into what happened to them

It is anticipated the terms of reference of the Commission of Inquiry will be discussed by Cabinet next week.

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1916 commemorations get another €2 million boost

The money is going to the Arts Council.

Do you buy Holle or Lebenswert baby food? It could make your child sick

Some Holle and Lebendswert branded baby foods have been recalled because of ‘undesirable plant constitutents’.

Irish bishops want “urgent action” on Direct Provision

They say people seeking asylum are left on the margins of our communities.

Russell Brand tells Nigel Farage: “You’re a pound shop Enoch Powell”

The pair debated UK immigration on BBC Question Time last night.

Thursday 11 December, 2014

Driver praised after children escape injury when tree hits bus

The incident occurred in Donegal yesterday.

Gardaí investigate tragic death of toddler at Wexford creche

The death is not believed to be suspicious.

It’s cold… but is the weather going to get any worse?

It’s cold… but is the weather going to get any worse?

Let’s see what the experts are saying.

Wednesday 10 December, 2014

Got 10 mins to spare? Step into the Reading Room…

Dictators and dinner, Zoella, and a different Love Actually trailer…

Did you miss the RTÉ care home exposé? Here’s what happened

The shocking footage was disturbing viewing.

#LoveHate, selfies, and @BrianODriscoll: This was 2014 on Twitter

We did a LOT of tweeting this year.

Tuesday 9 December, 2014

Emergency legislation may be needed to close penalty points loophole

Thousands of points could be cancelled.

No, the Metro North HASN’T been forgotten about

It’s still on the table, according to Transport Minister Paschal Donohoe.

Monday 8 December, 2014

Construction work was on the up again last month (and firms are hiring)

Some firms hired new staff to prepare for further growth in work.

Lots of people are expected at Jackie Healy-Rae’s funeral today RIP

Lots of people are expected at Jackie Healy-Rae’s funeral today

He will be laid to rest in Kilgarvan this afternoon.

Careful out there – there’s a weather warning for some counties this morning

It’s for Donegal, Leitrim, Mayo and Sligo. But the rest of the country won’t exactly be warm either…

Sunday 7 December, 2014

Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads

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

Empowering people with a disability – by handing them the purse strings

A new system of dealing with direct payments from the HSE is getting positive reviews from users.

Saturday 6 December, 2014

Here’s Ireland’s answer to the Band Aid single, in aid of the homeless

The song features members of Villagers and Fight Like Apes, amongst others.

“Sometimes we have people sleeping on the floor of the recreation room”

Will Minister Alan Kelly’s ‘beds for Christmas’ pledge be felt outside Dublin?

Friday 5 December, 2014

Is this the best Irish book of 2014?

It’s set in the US and tells the story of a woman’s life over four decades.

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