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Dublin: 17 °C Saturday 26 July, 2014

Yesterday’s News

The 5 at 5: Friday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

Monday 21 July, 2014

No tan for you: Children are officially banned from using sunbeds from today

Up to 28,000 children and teenagers use sunbeds every year.

Sunday 20 July, 2014

Here’s What Happened Today: Sunday

Everyone’s talking about Rory McIlroy, Gaza, and the fate of MH17 victims.

“It’s a massacre” – This has been the deadliest day in Gaza so far

Mahmoud Abbas has described the deaths as a “massacre”.

Sky News apologises after reporter rifled through luggage of MH17 passenger

“We shouldn’t really be doing this,” reporter Colin Brazier said on air.

Three people airlifted from Croagh Patrick after sustaining injuries

One climber on the mountain warned that conditions were difficult.

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How Ireland has spent almost €100,000 on election monitoring in other countries this year

The vast majority was spent on sending people to Ukraine.

Homeless man jailed for 3 years for stealing bags from Heathrow

The 59-year-old targeted people who were travelling on their own, waited until they were distracted, and then took their bags.

Saturday 19 July, 2014

Here’s What Happened Today: Saturday

Everyone’s talking about MH17, Gaza, and selfies…

Appeal for witnesses after woman assaulted in Dublin city centre

The woman sustained minor injuries in the assault at Christchurch.

Man in court after dissident republican arrests in Dublin

The man in his 30s will be before the Special Criminal Court tonight.

Gardaí, Microsoft and Hello Kitty: The week in numbers

Plus: At what age do people begin to feel most confident about their looks?

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Photos: Thousands attend ‘die-in’ protest in Dublin over bombardment of Gaza

“What’s happening in Gaza is appalling,” said one of the organisers.

Flooding begins to subside after heavy rain burst hits Cork

The rain is going to continue this evening. Sorry, Corkonians.

President Higgins has written to Dutch king to express sympathies after MH17

President Higgins said he was “greatly saddened” by the loss of 298 lives.

Lest we forget: Ceremony remembers Defence Force members who died in service

Army, Air Corps, and Naval Service members participated in the military guard in Dublin this afternoon.

Pensioner jailed for raping 3-year-old while babysitting

The 66-year-old befriended the child’s family and gained their trust to the extent that he was allowed to babysit their son.

From Business ETC 5 apps worth downloading this week Pick Me

5 apps worth downloading this week

Featuring an app to help cut down on your alcohol intake, one to manage your passwords, and one to satisfy your inner weather nerd.

Friday 18 July, 2014

Suspects who stole baby dinosaur from a museum hand themselves in

Doyouthinktheysaurus? Yes. Yes they did.

Thursday 17 July, 2014

Lunchtime Fix: 5 things you need to know

Catch up as you refuel.

Wednesday 16 July, 2014

The internet is changing what we find attractive

Apparently the internet and the media push portrayals of certain types of attractiveness. Who knew?

Laura Dern to get award at Dingle International Film Festival tonight

The actress was praised for her “impeccable performances across a broad range of characters”.

How many people aren’t paying property tax because their homes have pyrite?

In order to avoid the property tax, a homeowner has to get a certificate confirming the presence of significant pyrite damage.

The UN says Ireland’s prisons are ‘inhuman’

“Chronic” overcrowding, “poor” cell conditions and the “inhuman” practice of slopping out – the UN says our prisons really need to step up.

Tuesday 15 July, 2014

The 5 at 5: Tuesday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock.

Saturday 12 July, 2014

Poolbeg chimneys, Game of Thrones, and spicy burgers: The week in numbers

Plus: Just how sad is Garth Brooks about the whole concert debacle?

Friday 11 July, 2014

In numbers: the Cabinet reshuffle

What’s the average age of a Cabinet member? And how many are from Dublin?

Gardaí search for 17-year-old missing for 10 days from Dublin

Rytis Dumbliauskas hasn’t been seen since 1 July.

Two men die after cars collide on Monaghan road

Both men were declared dead at the scene of the crash in Carrickmacross.

“Either they were lying or they’re lying now” – George Clooney rejects Mail apology

“So I thank the Mail for its apology. Not that I would ever accept it, but because in doing so they’ve exposed themselves as the worst kind of tabloid.”

Woman in her 70s dies after car crashes into ditch

Gardaí have appealed for any witnesses to come forward after the crash in Donegal last night.

Thursday 10 July, 2014

A man and his dog have been diagnosed with plague in the US

The man is still alive but the dog died after contracting pneumonic plague.

Nurse jailed for ill treatment of 92-year-old after family installed secret camera

The hidden camera captured the nurse poking the 92-year-old victim in the head and telling her to “shut up”.

Seriously ill 4-year-old Gavin undergoes lifesaving cancer surgery in Texas

Doctors removed two tumours from Gavin Glynn in the pioneering surgery yesterday.

Wednesday 9 July, 2014

Mail apologises to George Clooney over article about his fiancée

The actor said the Daily Mail story was “completely fabricated”.

Tuesday 8 July, 2014

What do you do now if you have a Garth Brooks ticket?

Ticketmaster said it is going to be “unprecedented” to sort out the ticket refunds, while Moran & Bewley’s Hotels plan to refund pre-paid rooms.

“We close the case for the defence.” – It’s down to closing arguments in the Pistorius trial

The trial will break until 7 August when both sides will make their last arguments.

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