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Dublin: 17 °C Tuesday 2 September, 2014

Irish - Today’s News

At-risk youth may be ‘unemployable’ after recession

‘Meaningful’ action needed so vulnerable young people share in recovery.

Electric Picnic sees 150 drug busts and 10 held for theft

Oh, and one couple had to be rescued after their tent caught fire when candles were lit there.

From Business ETC Mobile company Three announces 160 job losses Restructuring

Mobile company Three announces 160 job losses

The company said the changes are being made because of duplication in roles after its acquisition of O2.

From Business ETC Ireland has a €12.5 billion problem mortgage mountain to climb Debt Problem

Ireland has a €12.5 billion problem mortgage mountain to climb

The headline number of arrears has fallen, but ultra long term problem loans continue to climb.

Calls for Ireland to legislate against online hate crime

A new report from the University of Limerick finds Ireland to be out of step with international legislation on hate crime.

“They picked the wrong drag queen”: The power of Panti’s call

New trailer from The Queen of Ireland doc shows how Rory O’Neill as Panti “spoke the truth above the heads of the political classes, straight to the people of Ireland”.

Poll: Should fizzy drinks be banned from school vending machines? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should fizzy drinks be banned from school vending machines?

Is this why our obesity levels are climbing?

Elderly woman killed, four people injured in Roscommon crash

Six other people involved in the multi-car crash were uninjured.

The 9 at 9: Tuesday

Here’s everything you need to know as you start your day.

Man in his 90s killed in overnight house fire

The fire broke out early this morning, according to authorities. Police don’t believe the death is suspicious.

Retailers might stop selling cigarettes if tobacco licence fee goes up

That’s according to the National Federation of Retail Newsagents.

From The Score Here’s every transfer involving a Premier League club that took place this summer Excess

Here’s every transfer involving a Premier League club that took place this summer

A comprehensive look at who’s in and who’s out for all the upper-tier English sides.

From Business ETC Planning a weekend away in Ireland? Now it could cost 10% more Tourism

Planning a weekend away in Ireland? Now it could cost 10% more

The average hotel price is up in the first half of this year with Killarney, Dublin and Galway at the top of the scale.

From Business ETC SME book club: lies, damned lies and blogging Ryan Holiday

SME book club: lies, damned lies and blogging

Each month, as part of TheJournal.ie’s SME coverage, we’ll be reviewing a business book that makes a difference.

More talks at LRC today — but train strike threat remains in place for weekend

It’s the third day of talks between management and unions. Strikes are planned for this Sunday and Monday, and later in September.

Emergency services staff reach out to people at risk of suicide

The Limerick members of the Fire and Rescue Service, gardaí and ambulance staff will all take part in the training.

‘The day my son was born was the longest, loneliest day of my life’

Catherine’s story started with devastating news but she now has an 11-year-old full of hopes, aspirations and a dream to be a professional footballer with Chelsea.

From Business ETC More jobs coming as Irish firms get ‘back on feet’ Jobs

More jobs coming as Irish firms get ‘back on feet’

Small businesses are expecting to hire extra staff this year… and to have to pay more for them.

Ballymun market ‘in limbo’ as shopping centre due to be demolished

Traders were “shocked and upset” when they heard the centre was to close.

From The Score Man United confirm Falcao loan swoop, Welbeck joins Arsenal It's Official

Man United confirm Falcao loan swoop, Welbeck joins Arsenal

Louis van Gaal described the Colombian striker as “one of the most prolific goalscorers in the game”.

Irish - Yesterday’s News

Here’s What Happened Today: Monday

Everyone’s talking about talks at Irish Rail, tea being good for us and the photos of Jennifer Lawrence.

Irish and UK authorities to launch new terrorist flight watchlist

Irish and UK intelligence sharing is “at an all time high.”

The Ice Bucket Challenge has ‘touched the lives of people with MND and made them smile’

The Ice Bucket Challenge has surpassed the no make-up selfie craze.

From The Score Anthony Daly steps down as Dublin manager Wave Goodbye

Anthony Daly steps down as Dublin manager

The county confirmed this evening that the former Clare hurler was leaving his position.

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From The Daily Edge This print ad for Today FM’s Dermot & Dave is picking up a lot of flak Double D

This print ad for Today FM’s Dermot & Dave is picking up a lot of flak

The station stated that the ad shouldn’t be “taken so seriously”.

Gallery: Greyhound workers march in Dublin as LRC invite them to talks Week 12 This post contains images

Gallery: Greyhound workers march in Dublin as LRC invite them to talks

The marcher held a rally outside city hall.

From The Daily Edge 8 signs that you’re still not ready to let summer go In Denial

8 signs that you’re still not ready to let summer go

We’re WELL into autumn now.

Fire brigade at the scene of blaze in inner-city Dublin

The fire is at a commercial building on the North Strand.

Hot Topic: Dealing with Twitter abuse and trolling

We asked two high-profile Twitter users to share their experiences of online harassment…

From The Score We’ll leave it there so: United woo Falcao, Jonny breaks his jaw and all today’s sport Monday

We’ll leave it there so: United woo Falcao, Jonny breaks his jaw and all today’s sport

Will also have news from the Ireland football camp and reaction to the weekend’s GAA.

Sideline cut: Michael Lowry pitched in for suits for the Tipperary hurlers

The Independent TD was charged with three counts of filing false tax returns earlier this year.

From The Daily Edge These Dublin nuns have just done the holiest ice bucket challenge yet Sister Act
From Business ETC This Galway husband and wife team found a new purpose for drones – saving lives Disaster Zones

This Galway husband and wife team found a new purpose for drones – saving lives

Disaster Tech Lab uses drone mounted sensors to search for survivors using WiFi signals.

Sons and daughters are the biggest perpetrators of elder abuse

Over 2,400 cases of elder abuse were reported to the HSE last year.

From The Score Johnny Doyle column: The bookies don’t normally get it so wrong Upset

Johnny Doyle column: The bookies don’t normally get it so wrong

Our columnist holds his hands up and admits he never saw a Donegal win coming and heaps praise on a resurgent Kieran Donaghy.

The 5 at 5: Monday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

Edinburgh Zoo says its giant panda may have had a miscarriage

Tian Tian is now past her due date and the zoo has warned that it may be “bad news”.

From The Score Strong form the best way for Munster to put report furore to bed Error

Strong form the best way for Munster to put report furore to bed

Anthony Foley will be keen for an emphatic win over Edinburgh on Friday to quash doubts over squad morale.

The HSE’s campaign to protect girls from cervical cancer is working

Uptake levels for the HPC vaccine have exceeded targets and more than 42,000 girls have received the full course.

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