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From The Score 5 talking points after Donegal stunned the Dubs in Croke Park Analysis

5 talking points after Donegal stunned the Dubs in Croke Park

Few gave Donegal a chance this afternoon – but they stunned All-Ireland champions Dublin in a remarkable Croke Park semi-final.

Shooting at Dublin pub leaves two men injured

The incident occurred after 10pm last night.

Opinion: When is the right time to tell a child that you’re gay?

Should adults be open with children, as much as is age appropriate, or should they try to avoid questions about sexuality?

Man shot in legs in alleyway in punishment-style attack

The incident happened off Shaw’s Road in Belfast at around 8pm last night.

From The Score Donegal shock Dublin to set up All-Ireland final with Kerry Upset

Donegal shock Dublin to set up All-Ireland final with Kerry

Ryan McHugh’s goals were crucial for Jim McGuinness’ men today.

From The Daily Edge Electric Picnic was looking lovely in the sunshine today: photos EP2014
From The Score As it happened: Dublin v Donegal, All-Ireland SFC semi-final Minute-by-Minute

As it happened: Dublin v Donegal, All-Ireland SFC semi-final

What happens when the immovable object meets the unstoppable force? Join us for minute-by-minute updates of this year’s second semi-final.

‘There’s a little boy or girl in your community who’s going to bed cold or going to school hungry’

Barnardos says that ‘without the generosity of volunteers we would not be able to reach the children who need our support’.

Seamus Heaney honoured with ‘Poetry House’ in hometown of Bellaghy RIP
VIDEO: Here’s what it’s like to parachute into Croke Park Vertigo This post contains videos

Bystanders detain robber who pushed over elderly woman to steal her bag

Police say that a man has been arrested in connection with the incident.

Opinion: Next year there will be no ‘family holiday’ – there will be a ‘staycation’

The only way to have a proper break is to leave the kids at home.

From The Score Mark Noble to make Ireland decision in ‘next couple of weeks’ Allegiance

Mark Noble to make Ireland decision in ‘next couple of weeks’

The West Ham midfielder admitted it would be strange to pull on a green jersey.

From The Daily Edge Electric Picnic Day Two, as told in tweets from Stradbally EP2014

Electric Picnic Day Two, as told in tweets from Stradbally

The toilets are beginning to creak.

Sign language videos target deaf women at risk of domestic violence

Women’s Aid said it can be more difficult for deaf women to seek support.

Poll: Should supervised injecting centres be introduced in Ireland? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should supervised injecting centres be introduced in Ireland?

The call has been made by people involved in providing services for drug users.

Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads

The very best of the week’s writing from around the web.

From The Daily Edge Total eclipse of the gig: Bonnie Tyler suffers power outage at Electric Picnic Every Now + Then I Fall Apart

Total eclipse of the gig: Bonnie Tyler suffers power outage at Electric Picnic

She was playing in the Electric Ireland Power House tent. Morto.

A tan suit in a White House and dreams of home: The week in quotes

“I remember going to the mall with Dad, a very long bike ride with Mom. I remember so many great family times that take me away from this prison.”

The 9 at 9: Sunday

It’s Sunday – time to catch up on the morning’s top stories.

Opinion: Addiction is often boiled down to sound bites – but the truth is complex

We need to reflect on how addiction affects an individual, their experience of seeking help, and what the throes of addiction are like.

After years of waiting, Billy gets his second cochlear implant

His mum was part of the Happy New Ear campaign, which called for a changed to the existing implant system.

Calls for supervised injecting centres as ‘far more people die from overdose than on Irish roads’

“Each death is just as devastating to the children, families and friends of those who die.”

From The Score 5 Talking points ahead of Dublin v Donegal today Tactical Battle

5 Talking points ahead of Dublin v Donegal today

The Dubs take on Donegal in a repeat of the 2011 semi-final today at 3.30pm.

Irish - Saturday 30 August, 2014

From The Score James Horan steps down after Mayo’s championship exit End Of The Road

James Horan steps down after Mayo’s championship exit

The decision comes after defeat to Kerry.

Here’s What Happened Today: Saturday

Everyone’s been talking about the Irish operation in the Golan Heights, a tragic road crash in Cork, rail talks… and VERY LOUD NOISES.

Two American fighter jets flew over Dublin today — and it was very VERY LOUD

No, it wasn’t the start of World War III. But it sure startled a few people…

Woman in her 60s killed in three-vehicle crash

Two cars and a mini-bus crashed in Schull, Co Cork, this afternoon.

Meet the new bosses: Poland’s Tusk and Italy’s Mogherini chosen for EU top jobs

The nomination of Polish Prime Minister Donald Tusk to take over as Council President will send a strong message to Moscow, amid the continuing Ukraine crisis.

Apartments, fake apps and Mary Poppins: The week in numbers

Plus, how much would the birthplace of the GAA set you back?

From The Score As it happened: Kerry v Mayo, All-Ireland SFC semi-final replay GAA

As it happened: Kerry v Mayo, All-Ireland SFC semi-final replay

It’s Limerick. It’s Mayo v Kerry again. And it was epic.

Opinion: Grief can be unpredictable, so a good send-off for a departed loved one is essential

A funeral provides mourners a space to accept death and to safely explore their grief and loss.

From The Score Shay Given has returned to the Republic of Ireland squad this evening He's Back

Shay Given has returned to the Republic of Ireland squad this evening

The Donegal keeper is included for the first time since Euro 2012.

From The Score Penn State win the Croke Park Classic in thrilling fashion Croke Park Classic

Penn State win the Croke Park Classic in thrilling fashion

A last-gasp field goal gave Penn State a 26-24 win over UCF.

Two men ‘in their 50s’ snatch bag of cash from woman in daylight attack

It happened in the Rathcoole area of Newtownabbey at around midday.

From The Daily Edge In photos: Electric Picnic day two as sunshine hits Stradbally EP2014
“No progress” today, but talks to avoid another train strike will continue LRC

“No progress” today, but talks to avoid another train strike will continue

SIPTU says there’s been no progress as yet, as unions and management meet to try and resolve their dispute before the next scheduled strike action.

From The Score 11 Americans who can’t believe that hurling is a thing Reaction

11 Americans who can’t believe that hurling is a thing

The sport has plenty of new fans after the crowd caught a glimpse of it