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Irish - Today’s News

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From The42 ‘We players are emotionally drained and devastated about this decision’

‘We players are emotionally drained and devastated about this decision’

Clare and Dublin camogie squads have issued a joint-statement.

‘If pubs are selling c**k rings, how are they going to regulate sex shops?’

Suggestions to regulate sex shops in the same way as casinos has been mooted.

Locals pledge to keep marching and protesting until homeless shelter closes

The centre provides Dublin’s only supported temporary accommodation service for homeless women.

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8-year-old who lost his limbs to infection gets a double hand transplant

Zion Harvey told doctors that he wanted to swing on monkey bars.

From The42 Duffy versus Poirier announced as the headline bout for UFC Dublin Main Event

Duffy versus Poirier announced as the headline bout for UFC Dublin

A huge fight for the Donegal lightweight at the 3Arena.

From Business ETC Take a look at a note the under-pressure PTSB boss made for himself Mortgages

Take a look at a note the under-pressure PTSB boss made for himself

Jeremy Masding faced a grilling yesterday.

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Have you ever been tested for an STI?

Sexual health specialist Dr Aisling Loy says Irish people still have a very unevolved attitude towards sexual health maintenance.

From Business ETC Permanent TSB boss: ‘I’m sorry, but we inherited these problems’ Mortgages

Permanent TSB boss: ‘I’m sorry, but we inherited these problems’

Jeremy Masding said the bank’s problems stem to before he took the reins.

Ukraine has blacklisted French actor Gerard Depardieu

The 66-year-old actor has described Russia as a “great democracy”.

One man’s prison hell is another’s holiday park: Murderers like Graham Dwyer should not get perks

What privileges are there for the dead, asks criminologist John O’Keefe, who says Ireland must become a society that places equal respect on both offender and victim.

The 9 at 9: Wednesday

Everything you need to know as you get stuck into your day.

Petrol station staff threatened at knifepoint by masked man

A man was arrested and later released.

From The42 Dublin & Clare both withdraw from Camogie Championship before ‘farcical coin toss’ Heads You Lose

Dublin & Clare both withdraw from Camogie Championship before ‘farcical coin toss’

The farce surrounding the final quarter-final place appears to be at an end.

One dead as 1,500 migrants try to storm Eurotunnel

France and Britain said they would work together to tackle the issue.

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Incredible photographs show devastating impact of the Rising

Trinity College Dublin is giving the public a glimpse at rare photographs and items from the 1916 Rising.

Dublin is ‘completely unprepared’ for another boom, apparently…

The government has hit back at Fianna Fáil’s criticism over ‘lack of investment’.

Irish - Tuesday 28 July, 2015

Sex with an ex: ‘It was forbidden so maybe that’s what made it so hot. I wanted him to want me again’

“It was incredible, very passionate but the next morning I felt weird.”

Here’s What Happened Today: Tuesday

Irish Water, a lion named Cecil and jobs for Limerick had people talking today.

The Diaries: The single Irish man using Tinder in a foreign city

“I’m single so some of the time, it means not waking up to morning sex…”

A day in an STI clinic: Peter never got tested because ‘he only sleeps with pretty girls’

Dr Aisling Loy tells us about a day in her Dublin clinic.

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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.

Eurostat’s released its finding … but the government’s sticking to its guns on Irish Water

The European statistics agency says Irish Water has to remain part of the Exchequer’s accounts.

From The42 The rain came to Galway today for Day 2 of the festival Four Seasons

The rain came to Galway today for Day 2 of the festival

Our 9/1 tip returned some nice each-way money.

The government will fund life-prolonging treatment for a terminal cancer patient

The drug is believed to cost between €65,000 and €85,000 per patient.

Gerry Adams: The IRA was never defeated

The Sinn Féin leader was speaking on the 10th anniversary of the formal end to the IRA’s armed campaign.

From The42 We’ll leave it there so: Camogie coin toss farce, and the rest of Tuesday’s sport Billo

We’ll leave it there so: Camogie coin toss farce, and the rest of Tuesday’s sport

Plus an injury scare for Ireland, and Roy Keane targets a return to management.

The bomb squad was called to an Ennis school to blow up some unstable lab chemicals

They were taking no risks with the hazardous chemicals.

Afghan man found at side of Irish motorway with no knowledge of what country he was in

The man claims to have travelled as a stowaway for three months before ending up at the side of the M7 motorway near Naas, Co Kildare.

From The42 ‘In the name of maintaining the rule book, they will break all promises made to treasure the game’ Camogie

‘In the name of maintaining the rule book, they will break all promises made to treasure the game’

This latest fiasco underlines the need for change in camogie, writes Sinead O’Carroll.

Man left bloodied after “freak accident” at Luas stop

A marble caused safety glass to shatter.

Looking for something different? This 15-mins of operatic agony might be it…

Its director Sophie Hunter, recently married to Benedict Cumberbatch, spoke to us about the production.

Council takes court action against group occupying homeless hostel

Numbers 38 and 39 Bolton Street have been empty since 2011.

A man cleaning rubbish from his land found three stolen classic paintings

The paintings, which are all by Irish artists, were taken in October last year.

The Beit paintings should not have been allowed to leave Ireland

An Taisce’s case against The National Gallery of Ireland and the State has been settled.

From The42 The ‘ludicrous’ camogie coin toss will go ahead after all tomorrow Heads Or Tails

The ‘ludicrous’ camogie coin toss will go ahead after all tomorrow

Dublin and Clare’s fates will be decided by lots as Camogie Association rules appeals cannot be heard.

Elderly woman dies after her car collides with truck

She was pronounced dead at the scene.

Man violently killed dog in park because he couldn’t pay vet bills

He was seen putting his foot on the dog’s head.

Some Irish hospitals could stand to be a lot cleaner…

Health watchdog HIQA has released details of six unannounced inspections at hospitals around the country.