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Dublin: 13 °C Wednesday 1 October, 2014

Yesterday’s News

In your own words: Homeless people answer questions on their biggest fears

Our journalists travelled around the country and asked homeless people to answer some questions. The results were unexpected.

Poll: Was this Tory MP right to resign after a ‘sexting’ sting? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Was this Tory MP right to resign after a ‘sexting’ sting?

He stepped down after sending explicit photos to a journalist – but other MPs claim it was entrapment.

The 9 at 9: Tuesday

Good morning! Here are the stories you need to know as you start your day.

Monday 29 September, 2014

Homeless people answer the questions they’re asked the most frequently

Our journalists travelled around the country and asked homeless people to answer some questions. The results were unexpected.

Saturday 27 September, 2014

Twink, McNulty, and the iPhone 6: The week in numbers

Plus: How many pigs are there in Ireland?

IFPA says the State is to blame for cases like Miss Y

The head of the IFPA says the recent abortion law needs to be repealed.

Wednesday 24 September, 2014

Lunchtime Fix: 6 things you need to know

Catch up as you refuel.

Sunday 21 September, 2014

The majority of people want a referendum on the 8th Amendment

… but one quarter of people don’t know.

VIDEO: Stranded cow rescued from the bottom of a cliff by Waterford lifeboat Moo-ving On Up This post contains videos

VIDEO: Stranded cow rescued from the bottom of a cliff by Waterford lifeboat

The steaks were high in this one. (Sorry).

Man seriously injured in late night hit-and-run

Gardaí are appealing for witnesses to the incident which happened at Johnstown in Kildare.

Police ask parents to intervene after officer hit in the face with brick

Gangs of youths were throwing stones at each other when the officer was caught in the crossfire.

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White House intruder was carrying a knife

The Secret Service is stepping up security at the White House after the incident.

Wife of British taxi driver captured by Islamic State pleads with captors to release him

“I cannot see how it could assist any State’s allow the world to see a man like Alan dying,” she said.

Saturday 20 September, 2014

Eamon Dunphy, Trinity College, and Auschwitz: The week in numbers

Plus: What percentage of people think the Irish economy will get better in the coming year?

Long week ahead: €87 million Euromillions winner has to wait until Thursday to claim prize

Someone in the country is probably having the best day of their lives today.

Police search for missing London teenager is ‘biggest investigation since 7/7′

14-year-old Alice Gross has been missing for 24 days.

Investigation into ‘menacing’ phone calls made from RTE

RTE says it will cooperate fully with the garda investigation into the calls.

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Two men stabbed in Dublin early this morning

The separate incidents took place in Blanchardstown and Dorset Street within fifteen minutes of each other.

Homes evacuated after viable homemade bomb found in Bray house

A bomb disposal team dismantled the device and confirmed it was viable.

Man jumps White House fence and makes it through the doors before being caught

US President Barack Obama was not in the building at the time.

Wednesday 17 September, 2014

“Overcrowded and understaffed”: Nurses hold protest at Galway hospital

There were 13 patients on trolleys at University Hospital Galway yesterday.

Tuesday 16 September, 2014

“His future has probably changed forever” – 17-year-old shot in both legs in Derry

The teenager was shot in the left thigh and the right calf by two men.

Goldfish recovering after undergoing high risk brain surgery

The vet said he had to be careful that the goldfish didn’t lose more than half a millilitre of blood.

New calls for the release of Dublin teenager Ibrahim Halawa in Egypt

The 18-year-old has been held without trial for 13 months.

Sunday 14 September, 2014

“He was a hero” – Condemnation after Islamic State beheads British hostage

David Cameron has described the killing as “an act of pure evil”.

Gardaí investigate alleged sexual assault at Millennium Plaza in Waterford

The assault is alleged to have taken place at 4am in the city centre.

Guns found at two Dublin houses in organised crime raid

Two women and one man were arrested in connection with the raid.

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Poll: Should the prescription charge be abolished? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should the prescription charge be abolished?

The charge will bring in €120 million this year – but critics say it hits seriously ill people the hardest.

Mother and two children rescued from Dublin fire

The three were taken to hospital for smoke inhalation after the blaze broke out in their apartment.

Cocaine worth half a million euro seized after van searched in Kilkenny

A 38-year-old man has been arrested over the case.

The 9 at 9: Sunday

Good morning. Here are the nine stories you need to know as you kick off your Sunday.

Met Eireann issues yellow alert as heavy fog hits the country

Take care on the roads this morning.

Saturday 13 September, 2014

Ryanair, Tidy Towns, and directory inquiries: The week in numbers

Plus: How many badger body bags does the government need?

Body found in Meath bog identified as Gerard Daly, missing since 2011

The shell of a burnt out car was also found at the scene.

From adversaries to friends: Martin McGuinness signs book of condolences for Ian Paisley

They were once bitter enemies, but the two went on to forge one of the most unlikely friendships in Northern Ireland.

Mission Accomplished: Michael Noonan confirms the deal that will save Ireland €1.5 billion

The Minister for Finance is having a pretty good Saturday.

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Family of British man kidnapped by ISIS ask his captors to make contact

Islamic State has threatened to kill David Haines, who was kidnapped in March last year.

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