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Dublin: 9 °C Friday 6 March, 2015

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Wednesday 4 March, 2015

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Poll: Is the customer always right? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Is the customer always right?

A restaurant called customers “cheap trash” after they gave a bad review.

‘The Viper’ Martin Foley is in hospital this evening

Martin Foley remains in garda custody while he receives care.

The world’s biggest porn site has told us what age its Irish users are XXX

The world’s biggest porn site has told us what age its Irish users are

The majority of people access the site on their mobile phone.

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Home of Joe Schmidt burgled day after win over England

A small amount of property was stolen.

Tuesday 3 March, 2015

It was the sunniest winter on record in some places in Ireland

The season’s highest maximum of 16.2°C was recorded in Carlow on 9 January.

From Business ETC Brand creates ‘unskippable’ ad viewers can’t help but watch AND FREEZE
From Business ETC Cadbury’s workers who lost their jobs to get help from government group Cuts

Cadbury’s workers who lost their jobs to get help from government group

The job losses are part of an overall restructuring of Mondelez’s operations in Ireland.

Doctors say reports of them getting €100 per child are ‘inaccurate and wide of the mark’

The Department of Health states that negotiations are ongoing.

Monday 2 March, 2015

Solicitor barricades himself inside Killiney mansion

The case has been put back in the High Court until tomorrow afternoon.

Poll: Is it okay for a woman to propose marriage? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Is it okay for a woman to propose marriage?

It’s 2015 and this is still something people are divided about.

One year on: ‘If even one person stops smoking, then it will all be worth it’

It’s one year since the death of Gerry Collins, but he continues to inspire people to quit smoking.

Irish Water wants to fill 350 temporary positions

The jobs are to be based in Cork.

Sunday 1 March, 2015

From Business ETC A household Irish name built from humble beginnings: The Penneys story Thanks Penneys

A household Irish name built from humble beginnings: The Penneys story

It all began in Dublin’s fair city in 1969.

Friday 27 February, 2015

Man dies after being hit by truck in Tipperary

Man dies after being hit by truck in Tipperary

The incident happened at 2.40pm today.

‘I shudder to think about a Sinn Féin foreign policy that would alienate allies’

The Minister for Health Leo Varadkar said voters should be worried about what kind of “coalition of extremes” .

From Business ETC Debt management firms criticised for giving people poor information Slap On The Wrist

Debt management firms criticised for giving people poor information

The Central Bank became responsible for regulating these firms in 2013.

Thursday 26 February, 2015

World stops for a moment to watch two llamas on the run Llamawatch

World stops for a moment to watch two llamas on the run

There’s nothing we like more than a live chase…

Bankers who held key roles during the crisis to face tough questioning

The banking inquiry is entering its Nexus phase…

Major changes for garda force with set up of new investigation units

New units include a merging of the Garda National Drugs and Organised Crime Unit.

“He smelt of cigars and body odour”: Savile abuse in the victims’ words

The latest report investigates abuse at the Stoke Mandeville Hospital.

Graham Dwyer’s wife describes routine life with her husband

Gemma Dwyer gave evidence in the trial of her husband, Graham Dwyer yesterday.

Wednesday 25 February, 2015

Doctors warn insurance companies off their turf

Doctors warn insurance companies off their turf

The Irish Medical Organisation has called on the government to call a halt to insurance companies introducing such services.

Graham Dwyer sent letter to wife saying: “Do not believe the gardaí”

The court heard evidence from Gemma Dwyer, the wife of Graham Dwyer.

New York building partially collapses on Manhattan’s west side

One person is reported to be injured.

Tuesday 24 February, 2015

Over £16k raised online for Derry woman who collapsed in Indonesia

Lisa Orsi plays for the local GAA team the Singapore Gaelic Lions.

Thanks to Sesame Street, now you can introduce your 3-year-old to House of Cards…

“Some people say there’s too much pork in this town. I could not agree more.”

Monday 23 February, 2015

Gardaí called to Cork City Council after water protesters storm meeting

The protesters entered the chamber, resulting in tonight’s meeting being suspended.

No one showed up to this little boy’s birthday party, but his local community had his back Feel Good Factor This post contains images

No one showed up to this little boy’s birthday party, but his local community had his back

His mother invited 16 of his classmates, but no one turned up.

Conjoined twins successfully separated after 24 hour surgery

Knatalye Hope and Adeline Faith Mata underwent the surgery in Texas Children’s Hospital.

Friday 20 February, 2015

Five arrested over armed robbery of Kerry post office

Men entered Tarbert Post Office armed with a hand gun and bat.

Poll: Should ‘unhealthy’ people be rejected as foster parents? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should ‘unhealthy’ people be rejected as foster parents?

The Children’s Minister said the obesity of an applicant would have to be considered.

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Date for same-sex marriage referendum set for 22 May

He said he hopes support for same sex marriage stands up come polling day.

Thursday 19 February, 2015

Here’s What Happened Today: Thursday

Irish water protesters, the latest from the Graham Dwyer trial and Gerry Adams talks politics…

Here’s what we learned from Enda Kenny’s Prime Time appearance

In a rare one-on-one interview live on TV the Taoiseach was asked about a range of issues.

Repossession order over €1.4m struck out, but unlikely to impact majority of cases

The Irish Mortgage Holders Organisation said the case was a unique and unusal one.

From Business ETC Couple secure €1.26m debt write down and keep their family home Banks

Couple secure €1.26m debt write down and keep their family home

The personal insolvency arrangement involved a number of banks.

Russian aircraft enters Irish-controlled airspace AGAIN

The government said incidents like this are “concerning”.

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