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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 We’ll Leave it There So: Roy Keane summonsed, Warburton’s hi-tech icer and the rest of today’s sport Thursday

We’ll Leave it There So: Roy Keane summonsed, Warburton’s hi-tech icer and the rest of today’s sport

Meanwhile, Swansea’s Bafetimbi Gomis has taken to Twitter to allay concerns following his collapse on the pitch against Tottenham.

David McWilliams’ media company is doing very nicely, thanks

The economist’s Iconic Media Ltd. posted accumulated profits of €630,000 for 2014

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‘Someone will go to jail’: Judge in Graham Dwyer murder trial warns public about tweeting

‘Someone is going to spend some time in jail for contempt’ the next time it happens.

Has someone called you claiming to be from ESB? It could be a scam

People are being advised to communicate with their suppliers only using the phone numbers provided on their bills.

From Business ETC These babies helped Enda Kenny declare 2015 ‘the year of rural recovery’ Annus Milkus

These babies helped Enda Kenny declare 2015 ‘the year of rural recovery’

Wasn’t it the year of something else already?

Microsoft are set to build a spanking new €134 million campus in Dublin

The two-year project should create 150 construction jobs in the capital

From Business ETC Willie Walsh is earning a massive €7.9 million a year with IAG Expensive Willie

Willie Walsh is earning a massive €7.9 million a year with IAG

The airline group’s chief executive has seen his salary increase by 500% since 2012

Find out how high the rate of heart attack death is at your local hospital

A report from the Department of Health has published a report naming hospitals and showing their death rates.

Graham Dwyer trial: Graphic detail of woman being stabbed and raped found in document

Jurors were warned that what they would hear today would be difficult.

How Jean-Claude Trichet WILL speak to the banking inquiry (sort of) Let's Talk This post contains videos

How Jean-Claude Trichet WILL speak to the banking inquiry (sort of)

The former ECB president may take questions when he visits Dublin next month – but not in Leinster House.

From Business ETC These are the government departments with the highest rates of absenteeism Cough Cough

These are the government departments with the highest rates of absenteeism

The sector’s head said there were an ‘unacceptable’ number of sick days being taken in the public service.

Open Thread: What are your “desert island” books?

Today is World Book Day, what are your favourites?

Who is Jerry Beades and why is he involved with the Killiney mansion case?

A developer, businessman, Fianna Fáil activist and a close friend of Bertie Ahern – the New Land League leader has donned many hats.

The Dubliners’ balladeer Jim McCann has died RIP

The Dubliners’ balladeer Jim McCann has died

The folk singer was 70 years old

Arnotts apologises for ‘My First Pole Dance’ t-shirts

The clothing has been taken off the shelves after it sparked anger online.

Sinn Féin says the money it got from Martin Sheen and others ‘is not a secret’

The Irish Times has disclosed some $12 million in donations to its US fundraising arm over the last two decades

From The42 ‘Even the shortest Joe Schmidt camps are intense’: Ireland’s 24 hours in Belfast The Next Episode

‘Even the shortest Joe Schmidt camps are intense’: Ireland’s 24 hours in Belfast

Jamie Heaslip, Sean O’Brien and Jared Payne were all involved in this morning’s Kingspan Stadium session.

The 5 at 5: Thursday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

Printers refuse to design gay wedding invitations because of their Christian beliefs

Beulah Print said they are “not against homosexuals” but don’t support gay marriage – which printing the invites would do.

So we asked Enda Kenny if he’ll do a TV debate with Micheál Martin (or Gerry Adams) One-on-one This post contains videos

So we asked Enda Kenny if he’ll do a TV debate with Micheál Martin (or Gerry Adams)

The Taoiseach paid us a visit today and we had lots of questions.

Skunk is becoming more and more of a problem in Ireland  – it is not ‘simply cannabis’ THC

Skunk is becoming more and more of a problem in Ireland – it is not ‘simply cannabis’

Immediate action is needed to tackle the issue, drug campaigners say.

From The42 Roy Keane summonsed to court over alleged road-rage incident Problems

Roy Keane summonsed to court over alleged road-rage incident

The date has been set for 31 March — just two days after Ireland’s vital Euro 2016 qualifier against Poland.

London police are looking for a man with an Irish accent over sexual assault

Scotland Yard say the man was drunk at the time of the incident last summer.

The Troubles caused mental health issues for more than 100,000 people

The legacy of the 30-year conflict still hangs over Northern Ireland.

Hundreds of people are complaining about these smelly waste plants

A new report also found that more than half of legal actions taken by the EPA were against waste operators.

Ruth Coppinger asks Joan Burton: ‘Are you embarrassed?’

She also compared the Tánaiste to Margaret Thatcher.

Irish tourist hospitalised by his brother calls for prosecution to be dropped

The court heard that Patrick Lyttle will not have any long-term effects from the punch.

From The42 Galway’s No.1 fan is heading west for their return to the big leagues Tribesmen

Galway’s No.1 fan is heading west for their return to the big leagues

President Higgins will be in attendance when Tommy Dunne’s men face Derry City at Eamonn Deacy Park.

From Business ETC Lack of office space a real headache for companies looking to set up shop New Gaff

Lack of office space a real headache for companies looking to set up shop

And for the office space already there, the price is going keep going up and up.

My favourite female characters are warm, wilful and – above all – flawed

The push for strong female characters literature is great, but let’s remember that ‘strong’ doesn’t mean ‘perfect’.

Today’s top stories in 6 seconds

Don’t have time to mull over the news? Get caught up, fast…

Gerry and Mary Lou prepare to rally the troops

Here’s everything you need to know about what’s happening in Irish politics right now…

From Business ETC AIB is finally paying out some money to taxpayers Long Time Coming

AIB is finally paying out some money to taxpayers

And Michael Noonan is planning a sale.

Gardaí foil armed robbery on betting shop

A firearm was recovered near the scene.

Poll: Can you find the time to read? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Can you find the time to read?

Today is World Book Day – but how much do you read?

New Land League member describes Killiney mansion as “bog standard”

The case will be heard in the High Court today.

Australia makes last-ditch effort to save two drug-smugglers from firing squad

Tony Abbott is trying to arrange a prisoner swap with Indonesian authorities.

The 9 at 9: Thursday

It’s getting close to the weekend, and here are the top stories you need to know.