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Dublin: 1 °C Friday 12 February, 2016

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From The Daily Edge This lad throws eggs to his unsuspecting mam every day, and it’s weirdly hilarious I Am The Egg Mam

This lad throws eggs to his unsuspecting mam every day, and it’s weirdly hilarious

Lesser women would have cracked by now. (Sorry.)

It’s going to be a cold, frosty weekend

Heavy rain is coming our way too.

Echoes of Argentina week, but Schmidt confident in Ireland’s work ethic

‘You are always confident that you are going to get the work ethic from an Irish team.’

Luas strike: Another stressful day for commuters, as Hailo demand surges

Regular Luas commuters are taking to buses, taxis, bicycles and cars to make it to work

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After five years and 250,000 dead, a ceasefire has been agreed in Syria

The International Syria Support Group also agreed “to accelerate and expand the delivery of humanitarian aid beginning immediately”.

Commuting liveblog: All the traffic, transport and weather news this morning

Here’s all the traffic, transport and weather news you need.

From The42 No time to lick their wounds as U20s prepare for bruising France encounter Daunting

No time to lick their wounds as U20s prepare for bruising France encounter

Forwards coach calls for major improvement tonight after opening defeat to Wales.

FactCheck: The truth and the lies from last night’s Leaders’ Debate

TheJournal.ie’s GE16 FactCheck went into overdrive last night, testing the level of truth and lies in last night’s battle.

From The42 Trying to plan a wedding in Crossmaglen seems like an absolute nightmare The Toughest

Trying to plan a wedding in Crossmaglen seems like an absolute nightmare

Serial Ulster champion Tony Kernan is eyeing up another All-Ireland medal for his mantelpiece with Crossmaglen.

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Tenor John McCormack's former Booterstown home is going for a song... (not really)
From The42 Sean O’Brien looking forward to linking up with new Ireland star Stander Back Row Ballast

Sean O’Brien looking forward to linking up with new Ireland star Stander

Joe Schmidt has named a rounded, imposing back row for the clash with France.

From The42 8 top stars looking to bounce back during the Allianz Hurling League Points To Prove

8 top stars looking to bounce back during the Allianz Hurling League

These top stars have varying reasons for wanting 2016 to be a good year on the intercounty front.

A judge who sentenced a man to 55 years in prison is pleading for his release

Weldon Angelos was convicted in Utah in 2004 for dealing small amounts of marijuana and possession of firearms.

Thomas ‘Slab’ Murphy to be sentenced today

The sentencing is due to take place at 11am.

From The42 Liverpool fans protest is part of a bigger struggle against ‘Big Football’ Column

Liverpool fans protest is part of a bigger struggle against ‘Big Football’

Tommy Martin says supporters are fighting a losing battle as clubs look to make big profits by charging big prices.

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Here’s What Happened Today: Thursday

First leaders debate, journalists threatened by criminal gangs and Luas strike – it’s the Evening Fix.

Watch this Jimmy Kimmel audience’s reaction to a movie clip that was too graphic for TV

The scene caused laughter, screams, even some tears from the audience.

9 things you need to know about the TV3/Newstalk leaders’ debate

It was an eventful night in Ballymount.

Wicklow widow appeals to public after losing her late husband’s wedding ring in Dublin

“It’s something that I’ve carried with me ever since, I’ve never taken it off since the moment I put it on.”

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From The42 Connacht go top of Pro12 table after bonus-point victory over Dragons Riding High

Connacht go top of Pro12 table after bonus-point victory over Dragons

An excellent second half display earned Pat Lam’s man the win tonight.

From The Daily Edge Dublin taxi drivers explain what love means to them Cab Of Love
AS IT HAPPENED: The first Leaders’ Debate of the 2016 general election TV3

David Drumm is to return to Ireland to face charges relating to Anglo

The former banker has waived his right to battle his extradition from the US.

From The42 Lynne Cantwell: Sexton shines, French offloads and a Perpignan test Column

Lynne Cantwell: Sexton shines, French offloads and a Perpignan test

Our Six Nations columnist looks at how Ireland can deal with the French offload threat.

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Man assaulted pregnant girlfriend and killed their unborn son as he didn’t want to be a father

The 22-year-old woman was attacked by two men wearing motorbike helmets when she was walking home after buying supplies for a baby shower.

Ciaran Carey hands debut to All-Ireland minor football winner in league opener as Kerry boss

Kerry travel to O’Moore Park on Sunday to face Laois.

From The Daily Edge 19 times Irish dogs were the coolest Irish Pets

Production company in hot water over Star Wars incident that broke Harrison Ford’s leg

Foodles Production (UK) Limited is being taken to court by the UK’s health and safety executive.

Sinn Féin candidate welcomes apology from former councillor over ‘fake syringes’ allegation

General election candidate John Brady had taken a defamation case against former Bray Fine Gael councillor Mick Glynn.

From The Daily Edge Here’s what went viral today: Thursday Internet Fix

Here’s what went viral today: Thursday

We read the internet so you don’t have to.

From The42 Reigning champions DCU claim victory to set up Sigerson semi-final against Jordanstown Kingpins

Family of Caoilte O’Broin hold ‘Anyone’s Brother’ candlelit vigil

The family say they want to stop families having no one to turn to.

From The Daily Edge This massive billboard proposal has just gone up in Dublin Dublove
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.

From The42 Tipperary hurlers hand debuts to Quinn and McCormack for Dublin clash Premier XV

Tipperary hurlers hand debuts to Quinn and McCormack for Dublin clash

Throw-in is 7pm for Saturday night’s Division 1A opener in Semple Stadium.

From The42 We’ll Leave It There So: Ireland Six Nations changes, Euros tickets and all today’s sport Thursday

We’ll Leave It There So: Ireland Six Nations changes, Euros tickets and all today’s sport

Guy Noves, Conor McGregor and Jamie Carragher all make the news as well.

‘This is a big week for me. I’ve finally hit the 19 stone mark’ Opinion This post contains images

‘This is a big week for me. I’ve finally hit the 19 stone mark’

Last year’s Operation Transformation leader, Alan Mullen, explains why this week was a milestone for him.

The TrailFix: After five years, Enda is finally coming out to play

The best and worst bits from today’s #ge16 campaign trail.

From The42 Adam Johnson sacked by Sunderland after admitting sexual activity with underage girl Terminated

Adam Johnson sacked by Sunderland after admitting sexual activity with underage girl

The Premier League club has released a statement this evening.

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