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Dublin: 9 °C Sunday 26 April, 2015

Irish - Yesterday’s News

From The42 ‘A true gentleman taken before his time’ – Tributes paid after inter-county hurler dies RIP

‘A true gentleman taken before his time’ – Tributes paid after inter-county hurler dies

27-year-old Shane Mulholland was killed in a road accident last night.

Fancy growing your own food? Check out these tips (and irresistible recipe)

It’s time to put food-growing back at the centre of Irish communities.

From Business ETC 5 apps worth downloading this week Pick Me

5 apps worth downloading this week

Get quick fit, learn to DJ, and/or finally get your photos organised.

Top comments of the week

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From Business ETC ‘If I hadn’t taken this chance I wouldn’t be able to sleep at night’ Taking The Plunge

‘If I hadn’t taken this chance I wouldn’t be able to sleep at night’

Rory O’Farrell’s Melosity is looking to redefine how Irish musicians record their sounds. A product ‘with the wow factor’ is the first priority.

Poll: Would you sign a pre-nuptial agreement? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Would you sign a pre-nuptial agreement?

Holla we want pre-nup?

Lewis Hamilton remains richest sportsman in Britain but Rory McIlroy enjoys lucrative year

The Sunday Times’ annual list sees the Formula 1 driver well ahead of the rest of the field.

Other families’ bravery made me talk about my daughter Ella – Boyd Barrett Fatal Foetal Abnormality This post contains videos

Other families’ bravery made me talk about my daughter Ella – Boyd Barrett

The People Before Profit TD recounted his own personal tragedy in a Dáil debate in February.

‘It was worth it’: Woman who could lose millions for taking Supreme Court case

Joanna Jordan petition to overturn the result of the 2012 referendum was rejected yesterday.

The 9 at 9: Saturday

Whether you’re up and at them or lying in, here’s what you need to know.

The obsessive TD behind Siteserv revelations was asking the same questions last December Dogged Determination This post contains videos

The obsessive TD behind Siteserv revelations was asking the same questions last December

Catherine Murphy has been investigating the latest political controversy for sometime.

A Fianna Fáil candidate has staunchly defended the infamous Galway Tent

Gerry O’Connor said Fianna Fáil’s association with the building industry has been “demonised by those who believe they know ‘where it all went wrong’”

To stop drownings, Europe should ferry across migrants itself

I am a believer in tight border security, but I cannot turn a blind eye wanton waste of life in the Mediterranean.

Over 1,000 staff at AIB are on over €100,000 a year

That means they make up 1% of Ireland’s high earners.

Karen Buckley to be buried on Tuesday

The Cork woman’s body is to be returned to Ireland this weekend.

From Business ETC Consumers ordered to pay €52 million back to banks so far this year Bad Debt

Consumers ordered to pay €52 million back to banks so far this year

The average amount awarded to banks was €600,000.

Bruce Jenner: “To all intents and purposes, I am a woman”

“I’m not this bad person, I’m just doing what I have to do.”

Three men tell High Court they should be let out of jail because of the ecstasy loophole

Three men went to court to argue that they shouldn’t be in jail because the drugs weren’t illegal when they were arrested and imprisoned.

Irish - Friday 24 April, 2015

Here’s What Happened Today: Friday

Siteserv, assisted suicide and Karen Buckley had people talking today.

A woman found an extremely rare bug in a packet of raspberries

The firebug has only been seen once in Ireland.

81-year-old former school principal appeals his sentence for abusing primary school girls

A judge said “this is obviously a difficult case” which raised important issues for all involved.

From The42 Henderson helps Ulster inflict painful defeat on Leinster Match Report

Henderson helps Ulster inflict painful defeat on Leinster

Ulster scored 26 unanswered points after trailing 10 -0 early on.

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Alan Dukes has A LOT to say about the ‘odd ideas’ at the Department of Finance

The former finance minister explained why IBRC and the department didn’t always get along.

Micheál Martin has a pop at Leo, who is having none of it

The Fianna Fáil leader said UHI could cost families €6,000 a year.

The 6 types of people you’ll meet at your school reunion ( …which one are you?)

As I prepare for the surreal experience of my 20 year school reunion, I can’t help but wonder what surprises will meet me…

A swingers sex club has turned into a ‘church’ so it can keep its building

And as a ‘church’ can’t be defined under the US Constitution….

Council won’t fine man who wrote “love” thousands of times in chalk on footpaths of Belfast

Christoff Gillen had been issued a Fixed Penalty Notice for his art performance “A Thousand and One Kisses”.

From The42 We’ll Leave It There So: Irish Rugby rubbish criticisms, Pep’s going home & all today’s sport Friday

We’ll Leave It There So: Irish Rugby rubbish criticisms, Pep’s going home & all today’s sport

Also, AP McCoy prepares to say farewell and one Irish pundit wants Jack Grealish to feature against Scotland.

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‘It just never goes away’: Parents of Deirdre Jacob still hoping for answers

The 18-year-old went missing in 1998 and no trace of her has ever been found.

From The42 As it happened: Ulster v Leinster, Pro12 Liveblog

As it happened: Ulster v Leinster, Pro12

We were in Ravenhill to bring you through this crucial inter-pro minute-by-minute.

‘Homeless Jesus’ is coming to Dublin

A cast of the well-known statue is being presented to the people of Dublin by an anonymous benefactor.

Gail O’Rorke cleared on two charges of assisting the suicide of her friend

The jury were ordered to acquit her due to a lack of evidence.

Dustin and Bosco have made a marriage equality video

In true Dustin fashion, he manages to have a go at RTÉ staff.

People without medical cards are avoiding doctors like the plague

Although hopefully most of them don’t actually have the plague.

Colin Farrell gives backing to Special Olympics

The actor has encouraged people to engage with today’s fundraising.

The Tipperary anthropologist nicknamed ‘grandmother’ by Indigenous Australians

Today considered quite a controversial figure in anthropology, Daisy May Bates dedicated her life’s work to observing the native people of Australia.

The 5 at 5: Friday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…