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Yesterday’s News

Sitdown Sunday: His dad injected him with HIV - but he survived

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

"We don’t want that to be normal for our kids - to see guards in balaclavas with machine guns"

In the aftermath of the gangland shootings, the community in Dublin’s inner city is looking for change.

Saturday 30 April, 2016

Why Beyoncé is a business genius

She’s making money, and here’s how she’s doing it.

Friday 29 April, 2016

Catherine Murphy says she won't give up on pursuing Siteserv truth

The Siteserv inquiry is having problems, but Catherine Murphy “is not giving up”.

Irish musician wins international songwriting award

The competition was judged by the likes of Tom Waits.

Here's What Happened Today: Friday

A government deal, Norwegian helicopter crash and a tragic death in Stephen’s Green had people talking today.

Woman dies and two men injured in road collision

The incident occurred this afternoon.

Thursday 28 April, 2016

566 new resource teachers are on their way for children with special needs

Resource teachers are in addition to the mainstream class teacher.

Here's What Happened Today: Thursday

Mick Wallace in tears, Alan Kelly’s ambition and Ken Livingstone being suspended had people talking today.

Trailer Watch: Which movie should you go see this weekend? Cinema This post contains a poll

Trailer Watch: Which movie should you go see this weekend?

What’s a must-watch, and what’s a miss? We tell you.

Wednesday 27 April, 2016

The Pope has agreed this Irish priest performed a miracle

Pope Francis approved the beatification of John Sullivan SJ.

Here's What Happened Today: Wednesday

Dean Fitzpatrick murder trial, water charges and the JNLRs had everyone talking today.

RTÉ Radio One remains top dog in the radio wars

Today FM remains top for market share for 25 – 41 year olds.

Tuesday 26 April, 2016

Man dies after 'accidental shooting' in Cork house

The shooting took place in the Ballyphehane area.

Monday 25 April, 2016

Majority of Irish people support suspension of water charges

Just 6% don’t know what they think on the issue.

Here's What Happened Today: Monday

Luas talks breaking down, government talks, and the David Mahon trial had everyone talking today.

'I think they thought it was an easy target': Paralympian has adapted car stolen from his driveway

He is supposed to be going to the UK for a race this weekend.

Sunday 24 April, 2016

When pain has no physical cause: The real world of imaginary illness

We talked to Irish consultant neurologist Suzanne O’Sullivan about the issue.

Sitdown Sunday: The secret history of Tiger Woods

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

There's going to be an alternative census in Ireland this weekend

It’s all happening online, and it’s all about how people feel.

Friday 22 April, 2016

Here's What Happened Today: Friday

Funeral of Martin O’Rourke, Prince’s autopsy and shootings in Ohio had everybody talking today.

Remainder of Ireland's Fittest Family winner's cattle herd to be sold on Monday

He had described the mood after the news broke earlier this month as “like the day after a funeral”.

Woman gave birth at Dublin social welfare office

Paramedics and staff helped the woman with the birth.

Thursday 21 April, 2016

Here's What Happened Today: Thursday

The death of Prince, a statement from Conor McGregor and the ongoing government talks all had people talking today.

Tyndall Institute in Cork evacuated after 'toxic alarm' went off UCC

Tyndall Institute in Cork evacuated after 'toxic alarm' went off

There were no injuries.

Trailer Watch: Which movie should you go see this weekend? Cinema This post contains a poll

Trailer Watch: Which movie should you go see this weekend?

What’s a must-watch, and what’s a miss? We tell you.

One of a kind: How Prince broke all of pop's rules and became an icon RIP

One of a kind: How Prince broke all of pop's rules and became an icon

He died today, aged just 57.

Wednesday 20 April, 2016

Here's What Happened Today: Wednesday

Anders Behring Breivik, the death of Victoria Wood and the ongoing government talks had people talking today.

Three workers injured in explosion at oil facility in Mexico

The evacuation of hundreds of people has taken place.

Dublin was looking very nice from space today

The blue skies made it easy to see from the International Space Station.

Nine executives at dairy giant paid over €9 million

The payment was criticised by TD Martin Ferris.

Tuesday 19 April, 2016

Irish musician nominated for prestigious Ivor Novello award

Chief songwriter in Villagers, Conor O’Brien, was there for the announcement today.

Hoax device discovered in garden causes bomb scare in Dublin

The incident unfolded late last night.

Man still being questioned over shooting of Hutch associate

A man in his 40s was arrested yesterday afternoon.

Monday 18 April, 2016

More people would prefer a fresh election to a Fine Gael minority-led government

That’s according to a new poll carried out today.

Here's What Happened Today: Monday

Killer of Veronica Guerin has application against conviction rejected, Sir John Leslie dies aged 99, hundreds dead after Ecuador earthquake.

Reporter helps save man from drowning during live TV broadcast

The man escaped from his car unharmed.

Sunday 17 April, 2016

Creche owner starts campaign to make Irish schools 'sweets free zones'

Kate Guerin said she is concerned that children are given too many treats in school.

Sitdown Sunday: He warned that sugar was bad for us - so why did nobody listen?

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

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