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Dublin: 9 °C Friday 21 November, 2014

Irish - Yesterday’s News

Poll: Will you pay your water charges? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Will you pay your water charges?

Now we finally know how much it will cost, will you pay?

‘Ghoulish and distasteful’: Emergency services ask public to stop taking photos at crash scenes

An “astounding” number of people tried to photograph an incident yesterday in which a two-year-old girl was killed.

78 women murdered in Ireland by their partners since 1996

Women’s Aid is holding a minute’s silence for the women, and children, today.

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Young man in serious condition after being knocked down early this morning

The 25 year old has been taken to St James’s Hospital in Dublin.

Rejoice: The Newlands Cross flyover is open today

How early were you this morning?

From The Score Win over Australia can prove that Schmidt’s Ireland are a consistent force Backing Up

Win over Australia can prove that Schmidt’s Ireland are a consistent force

Ireland international wing Fergus McFadden is in no doubt that Schmidt has already achieved that goal.

Opinion: Is it any wonder protests turn nasty when they make fools out of those who believe?

Like many, events of last week and last weekend have shaken my certainty in Irish democracy. The wicked go unpunished and the good go unrewarded.

The 9 at 9: Thursday

Catch up as you wake up.

More and more men are receiving treatment for steroid abuse

They’re all men and many of them are more aggressive because of it.

Are JobBridge interns insured if they have an accident in the workplace?

Concerns have been raised about whether interns are being covered by their employers.

On this day in 1945, Hitler’s henchmen faced the Nuremberg trial Nazi Trial This post contains images

On this day in 1945, Hitler’s henchmen faced the Nuremberg trial

Under Nazi rule, more than 6 million Jews were killed.

‘Revenge porn’ may not be punishable through Irish law

The Law Reform Commission says there are gaps in the harassment laws that need to be addressed.

Foggy morning: Be really, really careful out there

Slow down, and make yourself visible.

From Business ETC This handy new tool could stop a government from spying on you 007

This handy new tool could stop a government from spying on you

Amnesty International said Governments are increasingly using technology to access activists and journalists’ private emails and computers.

Galway man denied squatters’ rights after living in house for 16 years

This case is significant for other property owners who wish to protect their properties against adverse possession.

There was a huge drop in ‘duvet days’ during the economic crisis

Workers across all industry sectors take an average of 5.5 days off per year.

Irish - Wednesday 19 November, 2014

Here’s What Happened Today: Wednesday

We all know who should be paying what — but opposition to water charges shows no sign of going away. Elsewhere, New York is suffering a big freeze, and Love/Hate’s going on a European holiday.

Confirmed: Here’s how much you’ll be paying for water – and what happens if you don’t

Environment Minister Alan Kelly has outlined changes to the water charges regime in the Dáil this afternoon.

Why last night’s Garda Station vigil was so startling … and why we can expect more like it

The grassroots event was organised at short-notice via social media. After ‘Jobstown’, it’s a massive PR win for the Right2Water campaign, even though top organisers had nothing to do with it…

Six ways you can help Irish families struggling in a “spirit of helplessness”

140,000 people will be helped by the Saint Vincent de Paul between now and Christmas. Demand on the charity has remained “consistently high” since the start of the downturn.

Hear the one about the bull who fell off a cliff and spent the night on a ledge?

Coast Guard and RNLI crews from Waterford were involved in an unusual rescue effort on Monday.

Meter installer ‘kneed in face’ at protest

A group of water meter protesters accused of breaching an exclusion zone at sites were before the courts again today.

Cork pensioner stabbed after confronting burglar in his home

The man found the intruder in his Cork home this afternoon and confronted him.

From The Score We’ll Leave It There So: Irish supporters’ group angry, Declan O’Sullivan retires and all today’s sport Wednesday

We’ll Leave It There So: Irish supporters’ group angry, Declan O’Sullivan retires and all today’s sport

Meanwhile, England boss Roy Hodgson has expressed his disapproval of the England fans’ IRA chants last night.

It will be September 2015 before you can apply for your €100 water grant

Households will have paid two water bills before they can even apply for their ‘water conservation payment’

NBC cancels new sitcom as ANOTHER Cosby sex-abuse claim emerges

TV celebrity Janice Dickenson claims she was assaulted by the star in 1982, after they met to talk about a job offer from Cosby.

From The Daily Edge Pick-up artist Julien Blanc could be also barred from Ireland after UK visa ban Barred

Pick-up artist Julien Blanc could be also barred from Ireland after UK visa ban

The Department of Justice declined to comment on Blanc’s case, but confirmed that the Minister would have the right to deny him entry.

From Business ETC Irish Water workers could go on strike if they don’t get their bonuses back Not Fair

Irish Water workers could go on strike if they don’t get their bonuses back

Staff were told yesterday they wouldn’t be getting their performance-pay. But SIPTU says that’s not on.

From The Score ‘I just hope people vote’ – Roche aiming for Fifa Puskas Award glory Flying The Flag

‘I just hope people vote’ – Roche aiming for Fifa Puskas Award glory

We spoke to the Ireland striker hoping to follow in the footsteps of Cristiano Ronaldo and Neymar.

Doctor’s corner: The biggest problem with a zero tolerance approach to drug use

Alcohol is a drug. We have guidelines on its use aimed at reducing the long-term risk of health harms. So why not have guidelines for drugs?

The 5 at 5: Wednesday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

Adoption group urges support for new law to stop adoptees ‘feeling like pariahs’

James Reilly has said that the Adoption Bill will benefit from further consultation.

From The Daily Edge Love/Hate to be dubbed into French and German Mais Oui Nidge

Love/Hate to be dubbed into French and German

It’s scored a European Netflix deal

Emily Logan: Give GSOC the power to investigate claims of excessive force by gardaí

The Irish Human Right and Equality Commission is calling for GSOC to be allowed to investigate a wider range of offences.

OK, so there ARE a few Irish brands out there that are still Irish. At least, mostly Irish…

But it gets more complicated when you look at where the raw product comes from.

Gerry Adams is not happy Bob Geldof is in the 1916 centenary video…

…while signatories of the Proclamation failed to make the cut.