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‘The Viper’ Martin Foley remains in hospital this evening

Martin Foley remains in garda custody while he receives care.

Senator: I was called a Nazi and threatened with rape for supporting Palestine Abuse This post contains videos

Senator: I was called a Nazi and threatened with rape for supporting Palestine

Fianna Fáil’s Averil Power also spoke to TheJournal.ie about Micheál Martin’s leadership.

Do you want to be successful? Good news: experts are made, not born

Are we genetically predisposed to inherit talent, or can we acquire same with practise?

From The42 We’ll Leave It There So: Early start for England visit, South Africa confirm rival bid and the rest of today’s sport Wednesday
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‘Luas security guards have better stab vests than prison officers’ Strike Looming This post contains videos

‘Luas security guards have better stab vests than prison officers’

A ballot on industrial action will take place next week.

From The42 LIVE: Newcastle v Man United, Liverpool v Burnley – Premier League match tracker Minute-by-Minute

LIVE: Newcastle v Man United, Liverpool v Burnley – Premier League match tracker

Updates as they happen from St James’ Park and Anfield.

Emails from annoyed viewers abroad led to RTÉ’s new international player

The RTÉ fans wanted to know why they couldn’t watch their favourite shows on the existing player.

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The world’s biggest porn site has told us what age its Irish users are

The majority of people access the site on their mobile phone.

Home of Joe Schmidt burgled day after win over England

A small amount of property was stolen.

“He gets emotional about the idea of him going home but not being able to”

“He gets emotional about the idea of him going home but not being able to”

Jack Lynam had his lower legs amputated after an illness.

“It was the total underdog”: The real story behind Maniac 2000

We spoke to Mark McCabe on the song’s 15th anniversary.

There are now 1,826 billionaires in the world (as the gap between rich and poor widens further)

181 new members joined billionaire club in the past year, while 1 in 9 people in the planet don’t have enough to eat.

‘An insult’: Jonathan Corrie plaque removed from doorway where he died Molesworth Street This post contains videos

No movement at Killiney mansion despite 4pm deadline

Receivers nailed a court order to the gates of his family home yesterday evening.

Derek Brockwell has been transferred to a prison in England

The escaped prisoner has time left to serve on his UK sentences.

From The42 Ireland’s friendly with England has been given a particularly early kick-off time COYBIG

Ireland’s friendly with England has been given a particularly early kick-off time

The Aviva Stadium will host the game at 1pm on 7 June.

‘It felt great at the time. People didn’t want to hear that something was wrong’ We All Partied This post contains videos

‘It felt great at the time. People didn’t want to hear that something was wrong’

The banking inquiry heard from a former financial advisor to Brian Lenihan this afternoon.

From The42 Analysis: Who did what for Ireland in the rucks against England? Stats

Analysis: Who did what for Ireland in the rucks against England?

We’ve detailed every single action by Irish players at the rucks and breakdown last weekend.

Senator warns of need to stop ‘Lotto junkies’

Will recent machine problems lead to a surge in online gambling?

The 5 at 5: Wednesday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

From The42 South Africa are now an official rival for Ireland in 2023 World Cup bid BOK OFF

South Africa are now an official rival for Ireland in 2023 World Cup bid

The SARU are hoping persistence pays off as they enter the bidding for the fourth straight tournament.

From Business ETC Michael O’Leary will be happy: There was a lot of good news for Ryanair today Flying High

Michael O’Leary will be happy: There was a lot of good news for Ryanair today

The good times keep on rolling for the budget carrier

Irish unemployment is THIS CLOSE to dropping below 10%

The live register hasn’t seen figures this low since February 2009

Mayo man collects €1m after leaving lotto ticket in his car

The man says he looked when he heard the winner was sold in his town.

From Business ETC This is everything that went wrong with Ballymun Urban Decay

This is everything that went wrong with Ballymun

Dublin’s chief architect talks about why the original high-rise housing project was such a failure.

Bomb scare after device brought to Garda station

The Defence Forces are on the scene.

From The42 Here’s who Katie Taylor thinks will win the Mayweather-Pacquiao superfight Katie's Choice

Here’s who Katie Taylor thinks will win the Mayweather-Pacquiao superfight

The Olympic champion says she can’t wait for the bout.

From Business ETC Enda Kenny enjoyed himself at a big jobs announcement in Dublin today Silicon Docks

Enda Kenny enjoyed himself at a big jobs announcement in Dublin today

Cloud firm LogMeIn are to hire 90 more people over the next three years.

Here’s what you missed when people took drugs on Channel 4 last night

The good, the bad and the ugly – it all came out in their ‘cannabis trial’ last night.

Joan Burton was (very briefly) blocked from leaving Clondalkin this morning

There were no public order incidents or arrests.

Today’s top stories in 6 seconds

Don’t have time to mull over the news? Get caught up, fast…

Minister: Speed vans aren’t about making money, honest

Dara Murphy denied the cameras are strategically located in areas where speed limits increase.

Here’s the lineup so far for Electric Picnic 2015 Electric Dreams This post contains a poll
From Business ETC Enda is promising tax cuts in the next budget. And the one after that and so on… Sweetening The Deal

Enda is promising tax cuts in the next budget. And the one after that and so on…

That’s as long as his government gets re-elected, mind.

From The42 ‘They get such a buzz out of it that they want more and more’ – The life of an Irish extreme athlete Preview

‘They get such a buzz out of it that they want more and more’ – The life of an Irish extreme athlete

Kipper Maguire, the show’s presenter, chats to The42 about these unique individuals.

Why aren’t Enda and Joan getting credit for seriously good economic numbers?

Here’s everything you need to know about what’s happening in Irish politics right now…

From Business ETC Ready, Set… Five start-ups A DAY are being created in Ireland Out Of The Blocks

Ready, Set… Five start-ups A DAY are being created in Ireland

It’s been the best January and February for start-ups since 2007.

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