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# ireland - Today’s News

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# ireland - Saturday 6 September, 2014

This is your last chance to see the SuperMoon in 2014

Get your smartphones ready.

# ireland - Friday 5 September, 2014

New study says Ireland has the second highest per capita jihadist rate

However only around 25 to 30 individuals have flown out from Ireland to join the conflict in Syria.

# ireland - Thursday 4 September, 2014

From The Score Sexton’s return to Ireland a ‘logical decision,’ says Ronan O’Gara Blessings

Sexton’s return to Ireland a ‘logical decision,’ says Ronan O’Gara

The former Ireland out-half is now part of the coaching set-up at Racing Métro.

From The Score Sexton move the latest success in IRFU’s battle against French wealth Homecoming

Sexton move the latest success in IRFU’s battle against French wealth

The return of the Ireland out-half follows up on last season’s new deals for Sean O’Brien and Jamie Heaslip.

From The Score Jonny’s coming home! Sexton to re-join Leinster on IRFU contract Done Deal

Jonny’s coming home! Sexton to re-join Leinster on IRFU contract

The 29-year-old out-half will re-join his home province on a contract that lasts until 2019.

From Business ETC Here’s why people are worried about a US warrant for emails on Irish servers Privacy

Here’s why people are worried about a US warrant for emails on Irish servers

A US court has said Microsoft has to hand over the data but European governments (ours included, of course) and other US companies think this would be a disaster.

# ireland - Wednesday 3 September, 2014

From The Score Stander eager to nail down Munster spot as Ireland ambition lingers Cj

Stander eager to nail down Munster spot as Ireland ambition lingers

The 24-year-old South Africa native says Limerick feels like ‘home’ now.

# ireland - Tuesday 2 September, 2014

Number of complaints made to the Ombudsman for Children up 16%

Child protection continues to be a problem in Ireland said Emily Logan.

Irish people have no idea how much we spend on foreign aid

A new Ipsos MRBI poll also found that Irish people are mostly in favour of overseas aid, even in an economic downturn.

Keeping children in Direct Provision for 10 years is not right, says Logan

The issue of direct provision is “unresolved” for the Ombudsman for Children.

Retailers might stop selling cigarettes if tobacco licence fee goes up

That’s according to the National Federation of Retail Newsagents.

# ireland - Monday 1 September, 2014

From The Score Given’s Ireland retirement was ‘eating away’ at him for two years Second Debut

Given’s Ireland retirement was ‘eating away’ at him for two years

The 38-year-old denied stories that he has demanded a first-team place.

From The Score Ireland international Shane Duffy leaves Everton to join Blackburn Fresh Start

Ireland international Shane Duffy leaves Everton to join Blackburn

The 22-year-old has penned a three-year deal at Ewood Park.

Summer isn’t over, folks… It’s set to hit 20 degrees this week

Suncream at the ready. (Umbrellas on standby).

The 9 at 9: Monday

It’s Monday – here’s everything you need to know as you start your week.

# ireland - Sunday 31 August, 2014

From The Score Mark Noble to make Ireland decision in ‘next couple of weeks’ Allegiance

Mark Noble to make Ireland decision in ‘next couple of weeks’

The West Ham midfielder admitted it would be strange to pull on a green jersey.

# ireland - Thursday 28 August, 2014

Poll: Should a special scheme to help first-time buyers be introduced? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should a special scheme to help first-time buyers be introduced?

The aim of the possible scheme is to help out new house buyers’ “creditworthiness”.

# ireland - Wednesday 27 August, 2014

A new challenge for charities – how to replicate the Ice Bucket Challenge

The Make-A -Wish Foundation says that the face of charity donation has changed hugely in the past 12 months.

Search for Disappeared Brendan Megraw to begin in Meath bog today

This will be the fourth search for his remains.

# ireland - Tuesday 26 August, 2014

Fr Jack tells the Irish public to… not drink (too much)

It’s part of a campaign by the Irish Heart Foundation asking people to cut back on their alcohol intake.

Tourists urged to take care swimming after boy dies from box jellyfish sting in Thailand

Hotels have been told to prepare emergency kits for jellyfish stings.

# ireland - Monday 25 August, 2014

From The Daily Edge Shops around Ireland are literally running out of ice for the Ice Bucket Challenge Icepocalypse

Shops around Ireland are literally running out of ice for the Ice Bucket Challenge

The freezer compartments are bare. No, really.

There’s plenty of Humpbacks out there, but this year’s Whale Watch day was a bit of a washout…

Around 1,500 people turned out all over Ireland’s coasts yesterday to squint through the mist and try and spot some elusive cetaceans.

Opinion: Our water infrastructure is a mess but there is a better way

Promising projects worldwide are successfully demonstrating the union of ecology, flood prevention and recreation.

# ireland - Sunday 24 August, 2014

Concerns expressed over reports UK hospitals are to cap Irish abortions

Liverpool’s Women’s Hospital said there is no cap on the number of Irish women they will treat.

From The Daily Edge 10 facts that put into perspective just how small Ireland is Best Small Country

Iceland lowers aviation risk from volcano to orange alert

Iceland’s Meteorological Office said there is no sign of an eruption.

Can you help identify these pioneering 1920s Irish science students?

They were students at UCD in 1920. Was one of them a relation of yours?

Poll: Do you think community service should be given for less serious crimes? Crime And Punishment This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you think community service should be given for less serious crimes?

Rather than blocking up the prisons with less serious offenders would community service be a more viable option?

# ireland - Saturday 23 August, 2014

Two Derry lorry drivers remanded in custody in connection with container death at Essex dock

An Afghan migrant, Meet Singh Kapoor, was found dead inside the container.

# ireland - Wednesday 20 August, 2014

Hundreds of protesters turn out in Dublin over Ireland’s abortion laws

“The government… has landed us in a mess yet again”.

Got fined in Ireland? Now it can be collected across the EU

New legislation means you can get hit for fines you receive in Ireland across the EU.

# ireland - Tuesday 19 August, 2014

Students to be put up in hotels due to building delays at Montrose site

A classic room is priced at €180 per week, while the penthouse costs €265 per week.

# ireland - Monday 18 August, 2014

Points hike for science, tech and construction courses

UCD architecture saw one of the biggest points increase, rising by 25 points to 490.

From The Score Fitzpatrick feels underage structures are key to ensuring Irish progress Growth

Fitzpatrick feels underage structures are key to ensuring Irish progress

The St. Mary’s back row was a standout performer for Ireland at the World Cup.

63 hours chatting: Irish DJs break world record for the longest ever radio talk show

The talk show beat a US Christian station who previously held the record.

Ibrahim Halawa beaten with metal chain in Egyptian prison, says sister

The charity Reprieve has urged Tony Blair to intervene in the case.

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It’ll feel a bit nippy this week as temperatures fall back

Gone are the days of the high twenties…

Bishop: Caesarean a “better outcome than abortion” but creates risks

It emerged this weekend that a woman had been refused an abortion under the Protection of Life During Pregnancy Act.

From The Score Murphy a key part of the future as Ireland look for new leaders Central Role

Murphy a key part of the future as Ireland look for new leaders

The 25-year-old inside centre is likely to be an important part of the Ireland team for years to come.

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