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Friday 10 June, 2011

“He never faltered in the eye of the storm” – statement from Michéal Martin on the passing of Brian Lenihan RIP

“He never faltered in the eye of the storm” – statement from Michéal Martin on the passing of Brian Lenihan

The Fianna Fáil party leader reacts to the death of his colleague, Brian Lenihan.

Thursday 9 June, 2011

Poll: Who would get your vote for President of Ireland now? Poll This post contains a poll

Poll: Who would get your vote for President of Ireland now?

It’s still early days, and the field has changed again. So in the second of our polls on the presidency, we’re wondering how you’d vote now.

The 9 at 9: Thursday

Nine things you need to know by 9am: Gaddafi ordered campaign of mass rape, ICC claims; horrific allegations of abuse emerge at Rostrevor – and the most breathtaking picture from space you’ll see all day.

Wednesday 8 June, 2011

From The Daily Edge Royal newlyweds grapple with must and asbestos in their new home Royal Starter Homes

Royal newlyweds grapple with must and asbestos in their new home

Duchess of Cambridge is thwarted in her plans to move into Princess Margaret’s old apartment.

Poll: Should a statutory inquiry into the Magdalene Laundries be established? Poll This post contains a poll

Poll: Should a statutory inquiry into the Magdalene Laundries be established?

What the survivors of the Magdalene Laundries want first is an apology, and then redress. But do we owe it to ourselves to hold a full inquiry into the State’s role as well?

The 9 at 9: Wednesday 9 At 9 This post contains videos

The 9 at 9: Wednesday

Nine things you need to know by 9am: Irish people’s €2 million flatpack habit; what NOT to say to a Leaving Cert student and the royal newlyweds’ starter home hell.

Friday 3 June, 2011

From The Daily Edge Cheryl and Ashley: Could it be back on? On Again?

Cheryl and Ashley: Could it be back on?

Ashley Cole has been photographed wearing his diamond encrusted wedding ring, leading newspapers to ask: Could she? Would she?

Poll: Now Mladic has been brought to justice, should Serbia be allowed to join the EU? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Now Mladic has been brought to justice, should Serbia be allowed to join the EU?

The delivery to the Hague of Ratko Mladic is being welcome by EU leaders. But it is enough to ensure his country’s membership of the EU?

Eight things you need to know about the new, deadly E.coli outbreak

Why is this strain more deadly than any we’ve seen before? And what can you do to make sure you don’t get it?

The 9 at 9: Friday

Nine things you need to know by 9am: Fears over the spread of new forms of deadly MRSA and E.coli bugs; checkout worker takes Tesco to court over lottery row; and Stephen Fry’s suicide fears.

Thursday 2 June, 2011

From The Daily Edge Britain prepares for a heatwave…as Ireland gets its woollies on Not Fair

Britain prepares for a heatwave…as Ireland gets its woollies on

Temperatures in Britain will be warmer than Casablanca – while in Ireland the outlook is “well below normal”.

The 9 at 9: Thursday

Nine things you need to know by 9am: Consumers warned to wash their salads as ecoli outbreak spreads; Britain prepares for a heatwave as Ireland gets its woollies out; and why one Booker prize winner believes he’s better than any woman writer.

Wednesday 1 June, 2011

From Business ETC Australia’s economy “hits a pothole” Australia

Australia’s economy “hits a pothole”

Floods and cyclones hit exports hard, causing the Australian economy to shrink at its sharpest rate since 1991.

Poll: What’s your view of the proposed new taxes? Poll This post contains a poll

Poll: What’s your view of the proposed new taxes?

How do you feel about being asked to pay not one, not two but THREE new potential taxes next year?

TCD scientists make crucial breakthrough in breast cancer research

Researchers discovered that taking beta blockers, which stop stress responses, reduced the chance of the cancer spreading, and improved survival rates.

Stoned to death after taking part in a beauty contest

However, police insist the Ukrainian teenager was killed by a “troubled classmate.”

The 9 at 9: Wednesday

Nine things you need to know by 9am: Aer Lingus heads to LRC to avert flight cancellations; what US diplomats really thought of Ireland’s politicians and the girl stoned to the death because of a beauty contest.

Tuesday 31 May, 2011

Poll: Do you think Norris’ comments about sexuality will damage his presidential bid? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you think Norris’ comments about sexuality will damage his presidential bid?

Senator David Norris is under fire for comments he made in a 2002 interview about sexuality and paedophilia. Do you think the controversy will derail his bid for the Aras?

From The Daily Edge The next Oprah? Pippa Middleton to be offered her own US TV show Good News

The next Oprah? Pippa Middleton to be offered her own US TV show

Meet P-Middy, tipped to be the next queen …. of daytime TV, that is.

The 9 at 9: Tuesday

Nine things you need to know by 9am: Air Accident Unit investigates incident in which a Ryanair plane plunged into a nose-dive; David Norris says quotes on paedophilia are “misleading” and Pippa Middleton to get a US TV Show.

Friday 27 May, 2011

From Business ETC Wanted: College Dropouts. Reward: $100,000 Wanted This post contains a poll

Wanted: College Dropouts. Reward: $100,000

Meet the world’s most promising dropouts – the 24 handpicked by PayPal founder Peter Thiel for a $100,000 grant. But what do you make of his plan?

Poll: Who would get your vote as next President of Ireland? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Who would get your vote as next President of Ireland?

Up to ten names have now been mentioned in connection with the presidency. We want to know which of these ten – some who’ve already declared an interest and a few who’ve shown none at all – would be mostly likely to get your vote at this stage.

The 9 at 9: Friday

Nine things you need to know by 9am: Coalition at odds over Sunday pay; Brazil does away with rainforest protection laws and Carla’s staying mum on pregnancy rumours – but the pictures speak louder than words.

Thursday 26 May, 2011

Monastery closed following lap dancing nun performance Lap Dancing Nun This post contains videos

Monastery closed following lap dancing nun performance

The Vatican says the lifestyles of the Cistercians were not in keeping with Church doctrine. What – did it expect them to live like monks?

From Business ETC Sellafield to undergo EU stress tests Nuclear Stress Tests This post contains a poll

Sellafield to undergo EU stress tests

Would stress testing reassure you about the safety of Sellafield?

From The Daily Edge Cheryl Cole dropped from US X-Factor Too Thick? This post contains a poll

Cheryl Cole dropped from US X-Factor

She and Paula Abdul also “lacked chemistry”.

The 9 at 9: Thursday

Nine things you need to know by 9am: OECD calls for dole to be cut; Sellafield to be stress-tested by the EU; and why Cheryl Cole was dropped from the US X Factor.

Wednesday 25 May, 2011

First family home of the late Garret FitzGerald goes under the hammer Property This post contains images

First family home of the late Garret FitzGerald goes under the hammer

The FitzGeralds bought the house for £4,250 in 1959. It’s expected to fetch €1.3 million at auction tomorrow.

From The Daily Edge How to eat like a President: grilled chicken and brown rice Obama Diet

How to eat like a President: grilled chicken and brown rice

Details of the US President’s menu requirements during his stay at the five star Merrion Hotel have emerged.

Poll: Is death the only good excuse for not turning out for your country? Poll This post contains a poll

Poll: Is death the only good excuse for not turning out for your country?

Trapattoni says unless they are “in hospital or dead”, players have no excuse for not turning up. Is he right? Or should he be more understanding of players’ other commitments?

From The Daily Edge Jetlagged and windswept, the Obamas’ European tour battles on Jetlagged This post contains images

Jetlagged and windswept, the Obamas’ European tour battles on

On the second leg of their European tour, the US President temporarily loses three years, while his wife struggles to hold onto her hair…and her dress.

The 9 at 9: Wednesday

Nine things you need to know by 9am: Expert disputes Ryanair’s claims that it sent a plane through the ashcloud; the joy the Irish man who died on Everest never got to share; and Brian O’Driscoll snapped with his trophy wife.

Monday 23 May, 2011

#PotusIE: What Twitter is making of Obama’s visit Obama This post contains images

#PotusIE: What Twitter is making of Obama’s visit

Our selection of today’s top tweets on Barack and Michelle Obama’s historic visit.

Obama’s Irish visit: A timeline

The impromptu hurley jokes; the emotional speeches; the bad hair day. We’ve got it all in our minute-by-minute timeline of this historic day.

Poll: Should Irish airspace stay open if the ash cloud arrives? Poll This post contains a poll

Poll: Should Irish airspace stay open if the ash cloud arrives?

Do you think last year’s lockdown in the skies was an overreaction? Or would you prefer to see airspace close again if the ash cloud returns?

Friday 20 May, 2011

Insurance company rewards top sales staff…with an orgy

Twenty prostitutes were made available to 100 of the German company’s top perfoming salespeople at an “open-air brothel”, Handelsblatt reports.

Poll: Which historic event would you most like to witness? Poll This post contains a poll

Poll: Which historic event would you most like to witness?

Imagine you were given a golden ticket for any one of this month’s historic events. Which one would you choose?

Chaos returns to the passport office Passport Office This post contains a poll

Chaos returns to the passport office

Warning: don’t book your flight unless you’ve got an up-to-date passport.

“Brushing shoulders with history”: Ryan Tubridy to MC Obama gig

The RTE broadcaster says he plans to “get in there and have some fun”.

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