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Dublin: 12 °C Saturday 29 August, 2015

Irish - Today’s News

As you were, Ireland… That ‘Indian summer’ isn’t happening.

That’s it for summer. Roll on Halloween.

From Business ETC Why this tech CEO says low tax deals were the ‘best thing in the history of the Irish economy’ Tell It Like It Is

Why this tech CEO says low tax deals were the ‘best thing in the history of the Irish economy’

This week we chatted with the head of US software company Nitro – and he didn’t hold back.

Dublin won’t save rural Ireland, it need to grow up and be allowed to save itself

We need to decentralise control of the purse strings, rather than government departments, writes Aaron McKenna.

Public warned to avoid ‘unsafe area’ as teams search for missing couple

A multi-agency search for the Japanese couple was launched after they failed to return to their car.

Students are using prescription medicines to get high

The use of ‘fat burning’ drugs is also on the rise.

Traffic restrictions in Dublin ahead of fifth major anti-water charges rally

Protesting today? Need to know the arrangements?

Residents in this Dublin complex are currently on their EIGHTH day with next to no water

The residents of Dublin’s Bertram Court, near Christchurch, have been struggling with their water supply since last week.

Irish - Yesterday’s News

Here’s What Happened Today: Friday

Featuring a serious threat aimed at the environment minister and a Garda anti-speeding campaign – it’s your evening fix.

Bomb squad called after suspicious package delivered to Alan Kelly’s office

The Environment Minister said it was a “highly deplorable incident”.

Drivers take note… Gardaí are launching a major speed clamp-down

Gardaí have announced a 24-hour enforcement campaign.

Two in court after garda was injured in patrol car ramming

Two men in their 20s were arrested and are being held at Ashbourne Garda Station.

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Why did the BBC show people skinning and eating squirrels in studio?

Newsnight took a step into slightly more left-field territory last night.

Man charged in relation to Jason Doogue’s murder

The 22-year-old was shot dead last week.

Gardaí “seriously concerned” for welfare of missing Dublin teen.

Keeley Murphy was last seen on Thursday in Dublin city centre.

Have you seen this 15-year-old girl? She’s been missing all week

Leigh Arundel was last seen leaving her home in Cork on Monday.

From The42 Munster’s Saili stretchered off in win on mixed night for Irish provinces Injury Worry

Munster’s Saili stretchered off in win on mixed night for Irish provinces

Munster’s win is overshadowed by Saili’s injury, while Trimble and Bowe both score for Ulster.

What party will change this country’s absurd inequalities? We already know who won’t

Brendan Ogle of Right2Water writes that by 2016 the movement wants to have changed the conversation in Irish politics.

Man ‘trapped in piece of furniture’ in Co Cork

The incident happened earlier this afternoon.

From The42 We’ll Leave It There So: Irish Sports Council take a dig at IABA over Walsh and today’s sport Friday

We’ll Leave It There So: Irish Sports Council take a dig at IABA over Walsh and today’s sport

There was also the Captain’s Run ahead of tomorrow’s World Cup warm-up and an incredible performance in the women’s 200m final in Beijing.

Man with Irish accent wanted over “callous” assault on 80-year-old woman in London

The elderly victim had told a group of people to stop making noise in her flat complex.

Man wanted in connection to landlord’s murder spotted in Belfast Disappearance This post contains videos

Man wanted in connection to landlord’s murder spotted in Belfast

“He may have looked for a lift, for accommodation or for work.”

HSE seeks court order to arrest pregnant woman who failed to show at hospital

The case was described as a “genuine human emergency” by the judge.

From The42 Know your sport? Prove it in our weekly quiz Test Your Knowledge

Know your sport? Prove it in our weekly quiz

How closely were you paying attention to the sports headlines this week?

Paul Murphy: It’s quite shocking gardaí are ‘spying’ on water protesters

He and his AAA colleagues have written to the Justice Minister.

The 5 at 5: Friday

minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

The appeals against the marriage referendum result are in the last chance saloon

Both parties involved have lodged an application to appeal with the Supreme Court.

Keep your wits about you – there are a LOT of counterfeit tickets to big events doing the rounds

Ticketmaster have warned music and sporting fans to be on the lookout.

From The42 O’Connell’s greatest days were the ones his son shared the taste of victory The Daddy

O’Connell’s greatest days were the ones his son shared the taste of victory

The fresh memories are the sweetest for Ireland’s captain fantastic.

Rick O’Shea’s 2FM radio show is moving to the weekend

The presenter has just made the announcement.

From Business ETC ‘I gave 45 years to the store’: After 11 weeks, former Clerys staff aren’t going away Fallout

‘I gave 45 years to the store’: After 11 weeks, former Clerys staff aren’t going away

400 people lost their jobs overnight when the store closed suddenly.

The unknown story of the Irish who risked their lives to build the New York underground

“Without the men risking their lives, there would be no New York City. It wouldn’t even be close.”

Goodbye UPC, hello Virgin Media

Changes are on the way.

WIN: A seat for you and a friend on the Culture Night preview bus

Get to see some of the top sites before everyone else.

Gardaí clock driver doing 123km per hour in 80km zone

They’ve checked more than 18,000 cars for speed today.

Bruton: We’ve done exactly what voters asked us to do

The Jobs Minister is confident the government parties will increase their popularity ahead of the general election.

A toddler and three young boys were among the dead in Austrian truck

Police believe the people inside were already dead when the truck crossed into Austria.

From Business ETC 400 jobs on the way as Deloitte says it’s hiring You're Hired

400 jobs on the way as Deloitte says it’s hiring

The company is immediately recruiting to fill 100 jobs.

Is it a bird? Is it a plane? No, it’s actually a Superman drone

Take a break and watch Superman flying over London.

Colm Meaney set to play Martin McGuinness in new ‘Chuckle Brothers’ film

The Dublin actor expressed his support for the Derry politician during the 2011 presidential election.

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