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Dublin: 1 °C Sunday 20 April, 2014

Irish - Yesterday’s News

Rough sleeper numbers up as Dublin’s inner city hits ‘crisis point’

The council’s homeless executive admitted it’s spending more than it would like placing families in hotels because of the demand on services but said that’s better than leaving them on the streets.

Here’s What Happened Today: Saturday

Everyone’s been talking about opinion polls, posters on poles and the murder of a man in Belfast.

From The Score Ugly scenes as Garda escort referee off field after Dublin v Cavan U21

Ugly scenes as Garda escort referee off field after Dublin v Cavan

A late free gave Dublin a one-point victory in the All-Ireland under-21 semi-final.

Killing of dissident republican was ‘brutal and ruthless’ – PSNI

Police investigating the murder of Tommy Crossan are particularly interested in a red BMW found burnt out near the scene.

Monorail, al-Qaeda, and Easter eggs: The week in numbers

Plus: How many Easter eggs are people planning to give tomorrow?

Column: Remember those who fought in WWI – they were as diverse, and Irish, as any of us

The 140,000 Irishmen who enlisted during WWI marched under a British flag, but their reasons for enlisting to fight against Germany were varied and many.

From The Score McHugh helps Dublin squeak past resolute Cavan and into All-Ireland final Match Report

McHugh helps Dublin squeak past resolute Cavan and into All-Ireland final

Dessie Farrell’s under-21 side needed a late pointed free to take their place alongside Roscommon in the final.

Missing man found safe and well

The 88-year-old had been missing since this afternoon.

Over 20,000 turn out for Battle of Clontarf festival Battle Lines This post contains images

Over 20,000 turn out for Battle of Clontarf festival

Sun, swords and a bloody battle. What’s not to love?

Drugs gang accused appear in court

The men were arrested as part of a major operation yesterday.

Almost 2,000 drivers arrested for drink driving so far this year

A number of Mandatory Alcohol Testing checkpoints will be set up around the country this weekend.

From The Score Roscommon take place in All-Ireland final, staying cool to withstand late Cork comeback Match Report

Roscommon take place in All-Ireland final, staying cool to withstand late Cork comeback

Roscommon produced a mature display of attacking football to take their place in the under-21 All-Ireland final.

Ten houses built in 24 hours? All is possible with 3D printing Diy

Ten houses built in 24 hours? All is possible with 3D printing

A Chinese company printed the houses out of recycled material.

One man charged after €100k worth of drugs seized in armed raids

Another male was released without charge.

19-year-old arrested following post office robbery

The man will appear before the courts this afternoon in connection with the robbery.

Gardaí seize €300k worth of cannabis in raid on “sophisticated grow house” Galway This post contains images

Gardaí seize €300k worth of cannabis in raid on “sophisticated grow house”

Two firearms were also recovered in the search.

Elderly woman saved from burning house

The woman was in her bed in her home on Eglington Road in Donnybrook when the fire broke out.

Top comments of the week

Here’s our round-up of the most interesting and most popular comments from the past seven days. Did you make it in?

Detectives investigating murder of dissident republican arrest 26-year-old

Tommy Crossan, a former member of the Continuity IRA, was shot yesterday in West Belfast.

Four to appear before court in connection with massive drug seizure

Another five men are still being questioned,

Heritage Ireland: 3 amazing sites to see this Easter weekend

Lovely Doneraile Park, ancient Derrynaflan and iconic Clonmacnoise – archaeologist Neil Jackman guides you through these magical sites.

Two charged after garda rammed by stolen van

The garda remains in hospital, although his injuries are not thought to be life-threatening.

Poll: When did you last buy a music CD? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: When did you last buy a music CD?

Today marks Independent Record Store Day, but many have moved away from physical music mediums.

Why women love Sheryl Sandberg: ‘She just makes sense’

The billionaire was in town this week and the crowd loved her. But what makes Sheryl Sandberg the rock star of the business world.

‘Regrettable editorial lapse’: Irish Times apologises for controversial priest cartoon

The paper said that cartoonists Martyn Turner took a “unjustified side-swipe at all priests”.

The 9 at 9: Saturday

Good morning. Here’s everything you need to know this morning to start your Bank Holiday weekend.

Gardaí still carrying out “extensive investigations” over killing of white-tailed eagle

A post-mortem carried out on the male eagle confirmed it had been hit with around 50 shotgun pellets.

From The Score Ciaran Sheehan: ‘Living in Australia is an experience, being an AFL player is a challenge’ Life Down Under

Ciaran Sheehan: ‘Living in Australia is an experience, being an AFL player is a challenge’

The ex-Cork player writes for TheScore.ie about adjusting to a new sport, enduring pre-season training and making his debut.

Column: Why 14 year old Twitter ‘terrorists’ have nothing to worry about

There is such a thing as being too sensitive and overreacting when people do stupid things on social media, writes Aaron McKenna.

Tesco buys Cabra site from the State for €1.7 million

The 0.69 acre site on the Navan Road was no longer required by the Department of Social Protection.

Just 49 gardaí have applied for the €36,000 career break

Last month, senior officers complained that the scheme could impact manpower.

Irish - Friday 18 April, 2014

Here’s What Happened Today: Friday

Everyone’s talking about Jill Meagher, pubs being closed, and disaster at Mount Everest.

Not just monsters and Adrian Bayleys: Tom Meagher on normal men’s violence against women

Jill Meagher was murdered in 2012 – now her husband has written a searingly honest and powerful blogpost about violence against women.

Irish Times to explain why controversial cartoon was removed from website

Archbishop Diarmuid Martin had said last week that priests were “hurt” by the cartoon’s publication.

Major drug gang dismantled after gardaí seize machine gun and drugs in multi-million euro sting operation

Drugs worth an estimated €5 million were discovered in raids carried out across Dublin and Meath.

From The Score Dundalk share spoils with Shamrock Rovers after Oriel Park thriller Lively

Dundalk share spoils with Shamrock Rovers after Oriel Park thriller

Rovers’ skipper Conor Kenna received a straight red card in the second half of a feisty encounter.

Former senior member of the Continuity IRA shot dead on street in broad daylight

It happened in the Springfield Road area this afternoon.

VIDEO: Do you recognise this ‘Irish town’?

A puzzle from the 1920s.

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