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Irish - Today’s News

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100 new recruits will start in Templemore in the next few weeks. College staff spent yesterday giving journalists a taster of what the students will be facing.

From The Score ‘I wondered if I’d ever get back playing’ – Alan Brogan on injury and retirement Future Proof

‘I wondered if I’d ever get back playing’ – Alan Brogan on injury and retirement

The Dublin star in enjoying being back to full fitness.

From Business ETC Irish households pay just under 24% in tax, a new study says Taxing

Irish households pay just under 24% in tax, a new study says

If you’re at the bottom or the top of the income charts, you pay more than the average.

Fingers crossed: 3,300 Round Two CAO offers out today

For 761 students, it’s good news.

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Irish - Wednesday 27 August, 2014

Here’s What Happened Today: Wednesday

Everyone’s talking about a Castleknock eviction, a prisoner found dead and a nine-year-old with an uzi.

Man charged with murdering wife is found dead in prison cell

Marius Sarzynski was found by prison staff last night.

Irish peacekeeping troops experiencing ‘some harassment’ in Syria

Another 130 troops will deploy to the area next month.

Couple evicted from home before they could get dressed may have to ‘sleep in a van’

Martin and Violet Coyne are left homeless after being evicted from their residence in Castleknock.

Louise McSharry on cancer diagnosis: ‘They are brilliant odds’

The 2fm presenter revealed she is to start treatment for Hodgkin’s lymphoma.

From Business ETC 13.4% jump in prices means we have a ‘frothy’ property market – but is it a bubble? Toil And Trouble

13.4% jump in prices means we have a ‘frothy’ property market – but is it a bubble?

Latest data from the CSO shows that prices around the country are significantly higher than last year.

Inside Ireland’s Police Academy: Here’s what the new batch of Garda recruits will be facing…

The first new Garda recruits in five years are about to start in Templemore – and college top brass have high hopes for “the cream of the crop”.

From The Daily Edge 8 alternative things to see and do at Electric Picnic this year Electric Picnic

8 alternative things to see and do at Electric Picnic this year

It’s not all about the music, y’know.

SuperValu, Tesco, Spar and PC World branches all hit with notices by consumer agency

The Christmas Direct website was also hit with enforcement notices.

Opinion: Does your child have bed-wetting issues? Positive reinforcement is essential

Disrupted nights can damage children’s self-esteem and exhaust them before a day at school.

From The Score We’ll leave it there so: Offer made for Sexton, Geezer’s new gig and the rest of today’s sport Wednesday

We’ll leave it there so: Offer made for Sexton, Geezer’s new gig and the rest of today’s sport

We’ll also have news of a major coup for 3e and a big international retirement.

16-year-old Seamus Ronan-John found safe and well

He was last seen in the Greenlake, Fourth Mountain area of Wexford.

From Business ETC Irish Independent editor Claire Grady steps down after one year in the job INM

Irish Independent editor Claire Grady steps down after one year in the job

The former editor of The Herald is leaving INM with immediate effect.

The 5 at 5: Wednesday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

From Business ETC Apple’s iOS ads could become more annoying as fullscreen ads arrive No Escape

Apple’s iOS ads could become more annoying as fullscreen ads arrive

Two new ad formats for iPhone and iPad will allow fullscreen ads and pre-roll videos to be included in apps and games.

From The Daily Edge Tesco have sold 66,000 bags of ice over the last two weeks Ice Ice Baby
From The Daily Edge 8 of the most eye-catching shows in TV3′s new Autumn schedule TV3

8 of the most eye-catching shows in TV3′s new Autumn schedule

Including a new soap, a dating show, and TDs moving in.

From The Score Robert Hendrick has won Ireland’s latest medal at the Youth Olympics Youth Olympics

Robert Hendrick has won Ireland’s latest medal at the Youth Olympics

Kildare canoeist wins silver in a tight finish to the C1 Obstacle Slalom.

Schools told how to protect against Ebola

The HPSC says that the risk of the virus landing in Ireland is “very low”.

Limerick Gardaí to make history with rainbow flag at gay pride parade

Limerick Gardaí to LGBT community: “We’ve got your back.”

From Business ETC If Facebook’s auto-play videos are bothering you, here’s how you can switch them off Data Plan

If Facebook’s auto-play videos are bothering you, here’s how you can switch them off

If you’re worried about using up too much mobile data, this will come in handy.

From The Daily Edge Here is the cast of TV3′s new soap Red Rock Red Rock

Here is the cast of TV3′s new soap Red Rock

TV3 showed off the new faces at their schedule launch this afternoon.

Rescue in Waterford City for man in the river at Rice Bridge

The man was spotted entering the water shortly before 9am.

New governor appointed to Mountjoy Prison

Brian Murphy will take up his new role in September.

From The Daily Edge Xposé’s new presenter is THAT Irish guy from the TMZ Beyoncé video Xposé
From The Daily Edge Ice Bucket Challenge fund reaches €1 million mark in Ireland IMNDA

Need a 10-minute break? Step into the Reading Room…

The Emmys, women in sport, and recipes for lunch.

Number of children killed on Irish roads has already doubled from last year

Minister Paschal Donohoe called the rise “incredibly worrying.”

Lucan is very excited about getting its own Avoca store

The company expects to create 50 new jobs in the area.

From Business ETC An average Irish hotel room is used about 220 nights of the year Inn Business

An average Irish hotel room is used about 220 nights of the year

Many rural hotels are still treading water, while business perks up in Dublin

Lunchtime Fix: 5 things you need to know

Catch up as you refuel.

Bailiffs evict Castleknock pensioners ahead of court hearing

The Coynes have never failed to pay rent – but are facing eviction today.

Talks stall between IMO and HSE on consultant doctors

The sticking point is on how a consultant’s experience will be assessed in terms of where they land on the pay scale.

From Business ETC Ryanair has taken the wraps off its business class ‘goodies’ (but there’s no little blue curtain) Executive Treatment