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Irish - Yesterday’s News

From Business ETC First UPC, now Eircom’s unloved brand could be on the way out Say My Name

First UPC, now Eircom’s unloved brand could be on the way out

It’s all change in the phone and internet biz.

The man who raped and killed Jill Meagher is fighting to have his jail time cut

Adrian Bayley must spend at least 43 years in jail.

‘I am NEVER going back in the water’: News anchor left speechless during shark report

This news anchor was unable to keep his composure after seeing the ‘biggest thing he has ever seen’.

Poll: Is Ireland ready for non-alcoholic Guinness? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Is Ireland ready for non-alcoholic Guinness?

The company has launched alcohol-free Guinness Zero in Asia, but how would it go down in Ireland?

Man suffers head injuries after feud-linked attack in Mullingar

His injuries are not thought to be life-threatening.

Sisters create ‘bra chain’ in memory of their late mum

Their mother died of breast cancer six weeks after diagnosis, at the age of 44.

The 9 at 9: Tuesday

Here’s all you need to know on a grey Tuesday morning – it’s the 9 at 9.

From The42 Schmidt confirms 31-man Ireland squad with Cave and Furlong in CONFIRMED

Schmidt confirms 31-man Ireland squad with Cave and Furlong in

Andrew Trimble is the big name to miss out after a tough selection process.

Consultant turned tap and pregnant woman told, ‘That’s the volume of blood that will gush out of you’

Dil Wickremasinghe writes about how she was treated by doctors when she opted for a home birth.

UN satellite images prove Palmyra temple was blown up

The 2,000-year-old temple was part of the remains of the ancient caravan city in central Syria.

Gaiety Theatre to open as normal after fire brought under control

The theatre said there was no damage caused to the auditorium and the theatre will open as normal today.

Enjoy this snapshot of an ALMOST rain-free Ireland

The forecast isn’t too bad for the next few days. (And we mean ‘not too bad’. We’re not getting carried away).

Lawyers say Irish nanny’s life has been destroyed

“The way this prosecution was handled was a complete disgrace.”

QUIZ: How well do you know Ireland’s shopping habits?

The top 100 brands have been named today.

Irish - Monday 31 August, 2015

Funeral details confirmed for men who died in freak Limerick bridge accident

The men were named over the weekend as TJ O’Herlihy and Bryan Whelan.

Everything you need to know about the controversy that could end Enda

A report into the circumstances surrounding Garda Commissioner Martin Callinan’s departure last year is expected shortly…

Here’s What Happened Today: Monday

A twist in an Irish nanny’s murder case, a shocking report on a special care unit and violent protests in Ukraine…

Schizophrenia is not a split personality, there are four main symptoms

Such phrases mean people with mental illnesses are less likely to seek the help they need, writes Stephen McWilliams.

From The42 6 big talking points on the day Joe Schmidt submitted his Rugby World Cup squad Opinion

6 big talking points on the day Joe Schmidt submitted his Rugby World Cup squad

Bolters, no third nine and Ulster’s record try-scorer left out. Joe Schmidt made some controversial calls today.

Children detained in special care unit forced to urinate on floor

One young person who spoke to inspectors described not being allowed access to a toilet as ‘disgusting’.

From The42 We’ll Leave it There So: Trimble set to miss out, Man United players depart and all today’s sport Monday

We’ll Leave it There So: Trimble set to miss out, Man United players depart and all today’s sport

Meanwhile, public tickets for the All-Ireland semi-final replay have already sold out.

Poll: Will you tune in to watch Daniel O’Donnell on ‘Strictly’? Your Say This post contains a poll

Irish nanny won’t be prosecuted in Boston baby death case

Brady McCarthy had been released on bail while the finding was being reviewed.

Irish Water issues bill to woman for dead husband’s water usage

The woman was “devastated” by the experience.

Shoe found in search for missing Japanese couple

A man’s body was found yesterday.

Peter Robinson is back from his holidays and he’s taking aim at the UUP

The first minister’s back on the scene – and he’s had a thing or two to say about the raging IRA debate.

From The42 Trimble to miss out on World Cup as Schmidt includes Furlong and Cave Big Calls

Trimble to miss out on World Cup as Schmidt includes Furlong and Cave

The42 understands that Ireland have opted for three tighthead props and only two scrum-halves.

The 5 at 5: Monday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

‘Yeah but your skirt was really short and you were quite drunk’

Fiona Looney has opened up about being the victim of sexual assault.

Trouble for Shatter as Olivia Mitchell to declare she WON’T run again

The former justice minister faces an uphill battle to secure Fine Gael members’ support in his own constituency.

Martin King gives a ‘homeless broadcast’ for Ireland

The broadcaster was appearing in a video for the Simon Community to accompany their pre-budget submission.

‘Abandoned’ islanders slam scrapping of plane service

The decision has caused deep concern among residents of the three remote islands.