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Dublin: 18 °C Thursday 31 July, 2014

Monday 28 July, 2014

The government wants to cut the red tape and get more people to set up cooperatives

Richard Bruton says Ireland needs more types of enterprises other than just companies.

Sunday 27 July, 2014

Here’s What Happened Today: Sunday

Everyone’s talking about RTE’s Gaza footage, Croagh Patrick, and the Hamas ceasefire.

Photos: 100 years on, President Higgins praises “determining moment” in Ireland’s history

Events were held in Dublin to mark the centenary of the landing of the Asgard at Howth with weapons for the Irish volunteers.

Five years since it closed, the fight for Waterford Crystal pensions takes new turn

Unite trade union said today the dispute will go to the Labour Relations Commission – and hopefully be resolved.

More male abuse survivors in rural Ireland are seeking help

Some counties – including Cavan, Westmeath and Offaly – have seen a ratio of 2:1 in male to female callers to a helpline.

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Permanent TSB says problem with debit cards should be fixed now

Customers have been unable to withdraw money from ATMS or use their cards to pay for things.

Two people rescued after boat ran aground at Lough Derg

The RNLI has urged people to take care on the water.

Man sentenced for voyeurism in London after using an iPod to record colleagues using the toilet

The iPod was discovered by a maintenance man who was carrying out repairs.

Saturday 26 July, 2014

Here’s What Happened Today: Saturday

Everyone’s talking about Mountjoy prison, Gaza protests, and Cork beaches…

Gardaí search for man missing from Athlone for eight days

Anthony Carberry may been last seen walking alongside the N4 road in Westmeath.

Aldi, gardaí, and Clare Daly: The week in numbers

Plus: how much does the new baby elephant calf at Dublin Zoo weigh?

Thousands turn up at demonstrations around Ireland for Gaza

Some protesters held signs critical of Charlie Flanagan’s actions.

College students warned they may have to stay in hostels in accommodation scramble

“If a crisis is to be averted, it needs to be averted now”.

Family rescued by fishing trawler after their boat sank off Wicklow coast

The family of four, including two young children, ended up in the water after their boat sank.

Police investigate possible hate crime after two Goth teenagers assaulted

One of the teenagers was kicked and punched 17 times in just over 60 seconds.

US shuts its embassy in Libya and evacuates staff amid violent clashes

A spokesperson said the decision to leave the embassy had not been taken lightly.

57-year-old man charged with attempted murder after early morning assault

A man in his 20s was stabbed in the chest in the early hours of Thursday morning.

From Business ETC 5 apps worth downloading this week Pick Me

5 apps worth downloading this week

Featuring a way to get your kids to do their chores, the nerdiest headphones you’ve ever seen and DIY emojis.

Friday 25 July, 2014

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.

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