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Dublin: 9 °C Tuesday 21 October, 2014

#Ireland

# ireland - Yesterday’s News

Here’s What Happened Today: Monday

Everybody’s talking about Maíria Cahill, Ebola and Irish Water bonuses…

From Business ETC Five new research centres on the way following €245m investment Cutting-edge

Five new research centres on the way following €245m investment

The centres will be located at Trinity College Dublin, UCD, NUI Galway and UL.

One millionth visitor to Cliffs of Moher wins €5k holiday

Rita Shaw from Florida is on holiday to Ireland with her husband.

From The Score QUIZ: Which Irish manager is Eamon Dunphy talking about? Showbiz Baby

QUIZ: Which Irish manager is Eamon Dunphy talking about?

The RTE pundit has a long history of criticising Irish managers – but can you guess who he’s talking about?

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Primary school pupils are being prepared to work in the 21st century

A survey of 300 Irish primary schools said access to high speed broadband is an obstacle.

From The Score Opinion: Ireland’s need for Payne at 13 is holding back Ulster’s attack Position

Opinion: Ireland’s need for Payne at 13 is holding back Ulster’s attack

Neil Doak again used Payne at outside centre for Saturday’s Champions Cup defeat to Leicester.

# ireland - Sunday 19 October, 2014

From The Daily Edge 12 words and phrases that have a totally different meaning in the Midlands Feek

# ireland - Saturday 18 October, 2014

# ireland - Friday 17 October, 2014

$125-a-ticket Famine Commemoration Gala dinner will be a “sombre, respectful” affair

The event is taking place in New Orleans in November.

# ireland - Thursday 16 October, 2014

From The Score IRFU admit private money is ‘helpful’ but deny seeking out investors Cash

IRFU admit private money is ‘helpful’ but deny seeking out investors

‘There’s probably not a lot of guys out there who can drive that sort of external financial interest,’ says David Nucifora.

From The Score Ireland men’s sevens team re-launched as development tool for 15s game New Dawn

Ireland men’s sevens team re-launched as development tool for 15s game

A group of academy, sub-academy and club players will represent Ireland at the European Championships in 2015.

# ireland - Wednesday 15 October, 2014

From The Score ‘Ian Madigan has a decision to make’ – O’Gara on Sexton’s Leinster return ROG

‘Ian Madigan has a decision to make’ – O’Gara on Sexton’s Leinster return

The Racing Métro coach reports that Sexton is ‘an awful lot happier’ having made his decision to move back to Ireland.

From The Score 18 reasons why John O’Shea is Ireland’s greatest national treasure Big John

18 reasons why John O’Shea is Ireland’s greatest national treasure

Who put the ball in the German’s net?

From The Daily Edge Ireland’s recession is basically over because we embarrassed Germany* COYBIG

Here are the countries where Ebola is most likely to show up next

Researchers calculated which countries are most at risk for imported cases of Ebola.

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‘Excise relief is the shot in the arm needed to get the Irish craft beer industry going’

The Wicklow Wolf Brewing Company says yesterday’s Budget announcement was unexpected, but welcome.

# ireland - Tuesday 14 October, 2014

Will we be welcoming more celebrities to Ireland next year?

More films? More film stars?

From The Score Open thread: What are your memories of THAT Robbie Keane goal in 2002 Magic Moments

Open thread: What are your memories of THAT Robbie Keane goal in 2002

The Irish side earned a famous draw at the Korea & Japan World Cup.

From The Daily Edge Shelbourne Hotel and Castle Leslie are apparently some of Ireland’s ‘most haunted’ spots Are You Afraid Of The Dark

€10m budget boost to end ‘scourge of homelessness’

But rent supplement levels have not been touched.

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Poll: Should we scrap ‘Budget day’? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should we scrap ‘Budget day’?

We’d still have to pay tax if it existed or not.

Ebola: Is it contagious and how does it spread? Here are the facts

With the Ebola virus breaking borders, people have been urged not to panic and read up on the facts.

Enhanced Ebola screening begins at Heathrow Airport

It will be expanded into Gatwick and the Eurostar by the end of next week.

Reducing speed limits to 30 km/h in built-up areas – would you be in favour? Slow Down This post contains a poll

Reducing speed limits to 30 km/h in built-up areas – would you be in favour?

The Institute of Public Health said lowering the speed limit will benefit public health.

From Business ETC Finance and tech workers getting picky about jobs as vacancies exceed candidates In Demand

Finance and tech workers getting picky about jobs as vacancies exceed candidates

Professional job seekers are becoming savvier when it comes to potential employers.

Ireland’s child obesity rate has plateaued and it may begin to fall

Researchers say the plateau in childhood obesity is still unacceptably high.

# ireland - Monday 13 October, 2014

Row brews over Terry Prone Tuam babies email

“If you come here, you’ll find no mass grave, no evidence that children were ever so buried”

From The Score Shoulder injury rules Martin Moore out of Ireland’s November internationals Baby Calf Down

Shoulder injury rules Martin Moore out of Ireland’s November internationals

Leinster coach Leo Cullen today said the tighthead prop would miss 12 weeks through injury.

Poll: Are you worried about Ebola spreading to Ireland? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Are you worried about Ebola spreading to Ireland?

The Health Protection Surveillance Centre has confidence in Ireland’s plans.

# ireland - Sunday 12 October, 2014

From The Daily Edge 21 things Ireland does better than anywhere else in the world Great Little Country

21 things Ireland does better than anywhere else in the world

Best small country in the world.

More people at risk of losing their family home are seeking advice

3,588 people had sought advice from Focus Ireland in the first eight months of this year.

1916 Rising relatives are not happy with the Government’s commemoration plans

The association said they are eager to have a meeting with the new Arts Minister.

‘If we want sustainable public services like water, we need mechanisms to pay for it’

Aodhán Ó Ríordáin said we can’t go back to the old ways of narrow taxation.

# ireland - Saturday 11 October, 2014

From Business ETC US firm snaps up exclusive Lough Erne resort Sold

US firm snaps up exclusive Lough Erne resort

The exclusive resort hosted the G8 meeting last year.

Have you seen this 16-year-old girl? She has been missing since yesterday

Harmanjot Kaur is missing from the Palmerstown area.

‘We had to face facts that maybe our little girl was not going to make it’

LauraLynn palliative carers are looking after 40 families, who say the HSE respite could be organised a lot quicker.

# ireland - Friday 10 October, 2014

Nurses demand details of HSE’s Ebola plan

Nurses want to know what contingency plans and alert systems are in place.

Staff in six of Dublin’s major hospitals vote for strike action

The pay and roster dispute involves hospital porters, catering operatives, laboratory assistants and CSSD Technicians.

People queued up to burn their Irish Water packs in a bath tub last night

The gardaí said there were no arrests at the demonstration in Clondalkin last night.

Irish judges are among the best paid in Europe

A judge at the beginning of their career can expect to take home €122,512.

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