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Dublin: 5 °C Sunday 29 March, 2015

Irish - Today’s News

I regularly vote in US elections from abroad. Why can’t Irish emigrants do the same?

No matter where in the world I am, I will always be an American. As such, I am grateful that my right to vote there is legally enshrined.

From The42 Player ratings: How the Boys in Green fared against Poland Opinion

Player ratings: How the Boys in Green fared against Poland

We assess how Martin O’Neill’s men got on in this evening’s Euro 2016 qualifier at the Aviva Stadium.

Remember those 250 dead frogs in Kildare? They were probably murdered

It was thought at first that pollution or disease could be to blame but experts now believe a predator was responsible.

Product placement is here to stay, so we’d better get used to it

Product placement can be annoying but advertising is a necessary evil of our favourite shows.

Here’s What Happened Today: Sunday

Ibrahim Halawa trial postponed, BBC boss receives death threats over Jeremy Clarkson sacking and GOAL workers injured in Syria.

‘I’m not a nutcase’: Dublin man burps his way to international competition

Martin Wilde was invited to take part in professional burping competition Ruttosound in Italy after he uploaded his 20 second burp.

Hundreds of horses are rounded up and killed every year in Dublin – here’s how to change that

Last year in South Dublin alone, 467 horses were seized and 422 euthanised. Just 12 were rehomed and 22 were retrained.

We can’t back down over equality – we must demand more

Voting on marriage rights should be just one part of a national effort to address the serious social and material inequalities that plague Ireland.

‘Sexual depravity and necrophilia were stuff of fiction – until Graham Dwyer’

A criminal psychologist analyses why people were so fascinated by the Elaine O’Hara murder trial.

From The42 As it happened: Ireland v Poland, Euro 2016 qualifier Minute-by-Minute

As it happened: Ireland v Poland, Euro 2016 qualifier

It was over to the Aviva Stadium where Martin O’Neill’s men played their first competitive game of 2015.

Two GOAL workers seriously injured in Syria, one critical

The CEO of GOAL said, “This incident once again underlines the acute dangers that humanitarian aid workers face by working inside Syria.”

From The42 Davy Fitzgerald’s Clare relegated by Kilkenny in dramatic Nowlan Park finish Trap Door

Davy Fitzgerald’s Clare relegated by Kilkenny in dramatic Nowlan Park finish

Cillian Buckley’s late winner secured the Cats’ top-flight status for another season.

Trial postponed for fifth time as Ibrahim pleads ‘They’re killing me here, they’re torturing me’

The 19-year-old from Tallaght has been held in Egypt since August 2013.

From Business ETC An Athlone company is helping solve a big problem for the world’s growing population Dirty Water

An Athlone company is helping solve a big problem for the world’s growing population

Oxymem has overhauled waste-treatment processes which have barely changed in a century.

Tea light candles set bed on fire in Dublin house

Dublin Fire Brigade warned people to take extra care with candles in bedrooms.

WATCH: Sheepdogs could be joining the dole queue if herding drones take off

A sheep farmer in Carlow has tried out a very modern type of farming…

Support for Government up as Fianna Fáil TD says his party is ‘facing demise’

Support for Sinn Féin fell by four points to 17%.

From The42 As it happened: Cork v Mayo, Kerry v Monaghan, Donegal v Tyrone – Allianz football league Super Sunday

As it happened: Cork v Mayo, Kerry v Monaghan, Donegal v Tyrone – Allianz football league

The second last round of games take place in the Allianz football league today.

The Six Nations could soon be free to air for Irish TV stations

Communications Minister Alex White said, “I think there is a strong case for it but there is no decision yet.”

From The42 How well do you remember Ireland’s footballing foes? Quiz

How well do you remember Ireland’s footballing foes?

Ahead of Martin O’Neill’s side’s key clash with Poland tonight, we recall some of their past challenges.

Imagine how terrifying it is for a child to become homeless

Too many families are facing homelessness. Why are we allowing this to continue?

WATCH: Gardaí probe cause of barge fire at Grand Canal Dock Up In Flames This post contains videos

WATCH: Gardaí probe cause of barge fire at Grand Canal Dock

Dublinc Fire Brigade put out the fire in the early hours of this morning.

From The42 How Rory McIlroy is using his fame and fortune to restore the Irish Open’s glory days Driving Force

How Rory McIlroy is using his fame and fortune to restore the Irish Open’s glory days

We spoke to the tournament’s director about its revival ahead the event’s return to Royal County Down.

Sitdown Sunday: Meet the most talented snooker player in the world

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

63-year-old pedestrian hospitalised after being struck by car in Louth

The incident occurred yesterday evening and the woman has been transferred to Beaumont Hospital.

Poll: Should the government give financial support to Irish bands? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should the government give financial support to Irish bands?

TD Mick Wallace says they need more support so they’re not relying on the dole.

From Business ETC Here’s everything you need to know about business this week The Briefcase

Here’s everything you need to know about business this week

Everyone was talking about falling house prices, a big payday and how to make it rich.

The 9 at 9: Sunday

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

Did you remember? Clocks went forward overnight

It may be later than you think.

Irish Water had to destroy 859,099 PPS numbers and it’s still not finished doing it…

The company said it could not yet reveal the cost of deleting the PPSN.

From The42 ‘Wes Hoolahan is a player who’s always divided fans — a lot of them see him as messianic’ Interview

‘Wes Hoolahan is a player who’s always divided fans — a lot of them see him as messianic’

Two regular Norwich watchers tell The42 about the Ireland player’s new lease of life at club level.

Mick Wallace: Irish bands need more support so they don’t rely on the dole

“Most of those starting their careers in the cultural industries recognise the dole as a necessary fact of life.”

Woman who attached ‘unhealthy relationship’ to Graham Dwyer trial was banned from court

It is believed that Graham Dwyer has received many letters from women in his 18 months at Cloverhill Prison.

Planning to get your bike out for the bright evenings? You should probably read this

Cyclists are most likely to be injured from May to September.

Irish - Yesterday’s News

Keep me a seat: People tell us why they sat through 45 days of Graham Dwyer trial

Every day crowds of people queued outside the court in order to get a seat, but why? We asked people who attended “from day one”.

Don’t be late! The clocks go forward tonight

A handy public service reminder from TheJournal.ie

A rural town has a racism problem, but is fighting it

A taxi driver was robbed and attacked in Letterkenny.

Here’s What Happened Today: Saturday

Children hospitalised after bus overturns, explosives found outside Dundalk and couple tie the knot in a supermarket.

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