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Dublin: 14 °C Sunday 30 August, 2015

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The mystery of Marsha Mehran: From Iran’s revolution to a lonely death on Mayo’s coast RIP

The mystery of Marsha Mehran: From Iran’s revolution to a lonely death on Mayo’s coast

The demise of a talented, beautiful young woman as she searched for a place to call home.

Students are using prescription medicines to get high

The use of ‘fat burning’ drugs is also on the rise.

Thursday 27 August, 2015

A warning to Europe: Up to 50 people found suffocated in a truck in Austria

An investigation is underway which includes police from Hungary.

Wednesday 26 August, 2015

Teenage boy dies after Carlow farm accident

Two boys were taken to hospital in a serious condition and one has since passed.

UUP to withdraw from Executive: ‘We will not stay while Sinn Féin ignores IRA murders’

Mike Nesbitt said a vote will be taken by the party executive on Saturday.

Saturday 22 August, 2015

These have been the top 10 most watched TV programmes on RTÉ so far this year

Can you guess what makes it to the top?

Thursday 20 August, 2015

Alexis Tsipras has resigned and a snap election has been called in Greece

Alexis Tsipras has announced the vote will take place in September.

Wednesday 19 August, 2015

Monday 17 August, 2015

Bangkok bombing: 19 confirmed dead, 120 injured

Police confirm a bomb exploded in the downtown Chidlom district at about 7pm local time.

The ‘Senior Salute’ at this posh prep school will be central to rape trial

St Paul’s has issued a statement to say allegations are not proven facts.

Sunday 16 August, 2015

Want to check the CAO points? We’ll have them right here from 6am

We’ll have all the points from every third-level institution, plus all the information you need to know.

Little Women author Louisa May Alcott was not a fan of ‘Irish incapables’

Here ‘No Irish need apply’ column has surfaced in recent days.

Saturday 15 August, 2015

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This is the longest, non-stop flight in the world that you can take

Can you guess what destinations?

Tuesday 11 August, 2015

Karen Buckley’s family: ‘The last face she saw was of that cold-blooded cowardly murderer’

Karen’s father John gave an emotional statement outside court this afternoon.

A chilling cover up: How police caught Karen Buckley’s killer

Alexander Pacteau pleaded guilty to killing the young Irish woman today.

A bedroom filled with grief and love: Karen’s parents grateful for prayers and sympathy RIP

A bedroom filled with grief and love: Karen’s parents grateful for prayers and sympathy

The Buckley family released this image of their daughter’s bedroom, filled with letters from well wishers after her death.

Alexander Pacteau pleads guilty to the murder of Irish nurse Karen Buckley

The 21-year-old man will appear before the High Court.

Sunday 9 August, 2015

Saturday 8 August, 2015

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Poll: Should Ireland introduce Revenge Porn laws? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should Ireland introduce Revenge Porn laws?

It’s proving a success across the water.

Man took intimate photos of his sleeping girlfriend and posted them to Facebook

11 people guilty of taking and sending pictures of exes under new UK Revenge Porn laws

An unsolved mystery: New video clue emerges 25 years after major Boston art heist

The FBI is confident it knows who the thieves are – but just can’t track them down.

Thursday 6 August, 2015

Denis O’Brien has asked Waterford Whispers News to remove an article

The billionaire asked his legal team to protect his good name and reputation.

Monday 3 August, 2015

Anthony and Katie: See how the cousins lived their days out in the West of Ireland A Dying Breed This post contains images

Anthony and Katie: See how the cousins lived their days out in the West of Ireland

A sad but beautiful gaze at their home.

The Burning Question*: When do you put milk in your tea? Dilemma This post contains a poll

The Burning Question*: When do you put milk in your tea?

On this Bank Holiday Monday, let TheJournal.ie distract you from the ‘serious’ news with one of life’s REAL dilemmas. (*not really)

Saturday 1 August, 2015

Elderly man killed by neighbour was ‘distressed and worried’ about his behaviour

The family of Ron Parsons have paid tribute to the deceased man.

Friday 31 July, 2015

From Business ETC 300 new jobs as Tipperary plant that lay vacant for 4 years to reopen Jobs Of Cashel

300 new jobs as Tipperary plant that lay vacant for 4 years to reopen

Amneal Pharmaceuticals has taken over the Johnson & Johnson facility.

Thursday 30 July, 2015

Tuesday 28 July, 2015

From Business ETC ‘We are truly sorry’: PTSB says 22 people lost homes because of its mistakes In Arrears

‘We are truly sorry’: PTSB says 22 people lost homes because of its mistakes

The admission comes as the company turned its first profit on its core business in eight years.

Thursday 23 July, 2015

What happens when there has to be an investigation into an inquiry?

An investigation into an inquiry.

Saturday 18 July, 2015

Prostitution gang’s victim was beaten, sold, raped and made sleep with 10 men a day

A gang of 7 men and 4 women have now been jailed for sexually exploited hundreds of women.

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Poll: Renua or the Social Democrats? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Renua or the Social Democrats?

Is this town big enough for both of them?

Man jailed for stealing a woman’s handbag as she lay dying on a roadside

The woman had fallen from a bridge.

Wednesday 15 July, 2015

1990s superstar Brandy sang on the subway and nobody noticed

Please watch this. For your childhood’s sake.

Monday 13 July, 2015

Lesson learned: Don’t mess with Irish people and their cups of tea

M&S have realised that the hard way.

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