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Yesterday’s News

Your passion for music could win you an overnight stay at the iconic Abbey Road studios

The studio is where Amy Winehouse recorded her last ever song; and where Pink Floyd’s Dark Side of the Moon was born.

Family Fortunes: Lucky brothers and sisters share huge Lotto jackpot

A Caribbean holiday for the whole family is now on the cards.

An Irish chat show filmed in an attic and broadcast on Facebook is going up against the Late Late Late Night At Frank's This post contains videos

An Irish chat show filmed in an attic and broadcast on Facebook is going up against the Late Late

It’s early days, but GoLive creations have some lofty ambitions.

The pioneering Rosetta probe has crash-landed on Comet 67P

Wild cheering erupted in the mission control centre in Darmstadt, as spacecraft operations manager Sylvain Lodiot announced the official end of mission.

Italian police have found two priceless Van Gogh paintings stolen from a Dutch museum

The thieves broke into the museum through the roof and used sledgehammers to break a first-floor window.

Thursday 29 September, 2016

Calls to give free Interrail passes to all European 18-year-olds as birthday presents

The proposal is being put forward by Manfred Weber of the European People’s Party (EEP), the party in Europe aligned with Fine Gael.

All remaining Dublin Bus strikes CALLED OFF after marathon talks

The breakthrough follows marathon talks at the Workplace Relations Commission.

Wednesday 28 September, 2016

Temperatures set to reach up to 23 degrees in some areas

Dublin and surrounding counties are most likely to get the sun.

Tuesday 27 September, 2016

Colombian rebel group "reborn" and apologises after decades of violence

Farc signed the peace accord with the country’s government.

Children who grow up on farms less likely to suffer with allergies

A new study also found that women who lived on farms in early childhood are more likely to have better lung function.

Australia softens its tax on backpackers after outcry from farmers

A campaign by farmers and the tourism industry had an impact.

Monday 26 September, 2016

'I've had a lot of lucky escapes': This man has been going to matchmaking festivals for 70 years

“I used to go home with a pocketful of phone numbers – this was my fodder for the winter!”

The Dublin Bus strike is OFF tomorrow and Wednesday

A planned strike for this coming Saturday is still going ahead.

From The42 Cork and the Brendan Martin Cup paid a special visit to Crumlin Children's Hospital this morning Unexpected Guests This post contains images

This is Ireland's tidiest town

Minister for Regional Economic Development Michael Ring said Skerries was a “worthy winner”.

140 new jobs for Limerick and Mayo

It comes after 300 jobs were announced for Limerick last week.

Saturday 24 September, 2016

"It's not enough to just be a citizen" - the millionaire entrepreneur who's giving back

This year, 10,000 JEP students had combined sales of €250,000, with profits of €159,000.

Friday 23 September, 2016

Free 'baby boxes' to be given to new mothers at Limerick hospital

The use of these boxes has been credited with helping reduce infant mortality rates in Finland.

Three-year-old 'Mowgli' found after surviving three days in a Siberian forest

Tserin was wearing shoes – but no coat – when he wandered into the taiga, the snow forest which covers much of Russia and circles the globe.

Thursday 22 September, 2016

Lucky syndicate claims €11 million Lotto jackpot

The jackpot was won on the Saturday, 20 August draw.

Here's what we can expect from Gogglebox Ireland tonight

The hugely popular UK version saw between three and four million viewers per series.

Eir is hiring 100 new people to work on the rollout of rural broadband

Separately, BioPharma Engineering is creating 70 new jobs at its Dublin and Cork offices over the next three years.

Wednesday 21 September, 2016

Big winners: Family collects a cool €2.3 million from Lotto headquarters

The lucky family won the prize in the Lotto draw on Saturday 10 September 2016.

Mel Gibson and Sean Penn are shooting a film 'all over Dublin' this month

It’s like Braveheart all over again.

It took a 22-month pregnancy but Dublin Zoo has a new elephant calf

She is the first calf born to the first Asian elephant born in the zoo.

The EU has scrapped the 90-day limit on free roaming charges

The commission announced the original ‘free roaming’ plans with huge fanfare last year, but when it unveiled the details earlier this month consumer groups were outraged by a limit of 90 days of free roaming per year.

Tuesday 20 September, 2016

If you have a Leap card you can now ditch your DublinBikes card

The initiative won’t allow people to pay for their DublinBikes trips from their Leap Card account, but will allow them to use the same card for the bikeshare as for the bus, Luas or Dart.

Ireland's Young Scientist winners come third overall in Europe

Maria Louise Fufezan and Diana Bura received €3,500 for their efforts, and also won a trip to DuPont’s science and engineering plants in Denmark.

A €500m investment yesterday and 300 jobs today - it's been a good week so far for Limerick

Jobs Minister Mary Mitchell-O’Connor welcomed the ‘significant announcement’.

Monday 19 September, 2016

Pharmaceutical BioPark to create 500 full-time jobs and 800 construction jobs in Cork

The site will feature Europe’s first eco-friendly prefab ‘KUBio’ facility, which allow Co2 emissions to be reduced by 75%, and water and energy use by around 80%.

People who make craft beer might get a happy boost in the Budget

Agriculture Minister Michael Creed told TheJournal.ie that he has been consulting with people in the microbrewery industry on how to boost business even more.

Monday 5 September, 2016

The giant panda is no longer endangered in China

Experts warned, however, that the good news for pandas could be short-lived.

Thursday 25 August, 2016

Dog set to star in RTÉ show is found after public appeal

Sadie’s owners believe she was stolen.

Thursday 7 April, 2016

Irish-run company raises $50 million and announces 100 new jobs in Dublin

The company is based in San Francisco.

Friday 12 February, 2016

From The42 FAI obtain additional Euro 2016 tickets as fans begin to receive the good news Promising

FAI obtain additional Euro 2016 tickets as fans begin to receive the good news

Uefa’s process of taking payment and confirming successful applicants will run over the new few days.

Tuesday 26 January, 2016

From The42 FAI chief executive John Delaney secures extra Euro 2016 tickets for Ireland fans Good News

FAI chief executive John Delaney secures extra Euro 2016 tickets for Ireland fans

Good news if you hope to go to France this summer.

Friday 18 December, 2015

From The42 Great news for ex-Leinster man Ian McKinley as IRFU apply to goggles trial LetIanPlay

Great news for ex-Leinster man Ian McKinley as IRFU apply to goggles trial

The former Ireland U20 international may be able to play on Irish soil in 2016.

Wednesday 25 November, 2015

From The Daily Edge This woman surprised her girlfriend with the news that she’s a kidney donor match It's A Match
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