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# ireland - Today’s News

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# ireland - Wednesday 2 July, 2014

From The Score ‘Do I want to be a pro? Hell yeah!’ Devin Toner reaping benefits of seeds sewn long ago Interview

‘Do I want to be a pro? Hell yeah!’ Devin Toner reaping benefits of seeds sewn long ago

The Meathman helps us chart his rise and rise from hurling in Castleknock to World Cup 2015.

From The Score What would Simon Easterby bring to the Ireland coaching set-up? Grit

What would Simon Easterby bring to the Ireland coaching set-up?

The Scarlets head coach has been linked with a move to join Joe Schmidt’s backroom staff.

What’s the most popular foreign destination for the Irish?

Hint: It’s not that far from home.

# ireland - Tuesday 1 July, 2014

Here’s What Happened Today: Tuesday

Everyone’s talking about the Roma children report, the incident on Dame Street and the Garth Brooks gigs…

From The Score Roy Keane looking forward to ‘exciting challenge’ as Aston Villa confirm Corkman as assistant manager Moonlighting

Roy Keane looking forward to ‘exciting challenge’ as Aston Villa confirm Corkman as assistant manager

The 42-year-old will continue as Martin O’Neill’s right-hand man in the Ireland set-up.

Manufacturing orders rising at fastest pace in three years

Gains in the sector are being attributed to strong export performances.

# ireland - Monday 30 June, 2014

Summer Sun: The sunset was pretty amazing tonight

You’ve been out snapping that lovely sky this evening….

Expert panel on discretionary medical cards need to be ‘generous and inclusive’

The closing date for submissions to the expert panel is today.

From Business ETC Majority of indigenous tech companies expect revenue to grow Bright Future

Majority of indigenous tech companies expect revenue to grow

Over 81 per cent of companies said they were more confident about their business than they were three months ago.

# ireland - Sunday 29 June, 2014

Ireland to send supplies to people of Iraq displaced by violence Aid

Ireland to send supplies to people of Iraq displaced by violence

Supplies such as blankets, kitchen sets, jerry cans and shelter supplies are being sent to those most in need.

Reminder That Ireland Is Beautiful Pic of the Day

Reader Billy Horan took this shot at 5.30am from the highest peak in Ireland.

# ireland - Saturday 28 June, 2014

Game of Thrones has people flocking to Northern Ireland

Recognise the King’s Road and the Iron Isles?

Man and woman to appear in court in connection with €4m heroin seizure

The 27 kilos of heroin was discovered in a truck that was searched by gardaí on the M1.

Viable explosive device made safe in Carrickmines

A number of nearby houses were evacuated in the area.

Expansion of Leixlip Water Treatment Plant means more water for Dublin

The reservoir supplies water for over 130,000 customers in the Greater Dublin area.

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Heritage Ireland: A magnificent doorway into Laois’s sacred past

Archaeologist Neil Jackman guides us to an ancient monastery with breathtaking sculpture, a medieval fortress built by an Irish lord – and a manor house fit for a queen…

Beaten, robbed and left to die: One march that paved the way for the Dublin Pride parade

The parade is expected to attract huge crowds today but where did it all begin?

HSE doubles amount of admission officers for mental health patients

Despite the increase, the number of admission orders made by authorised officers has fallen.

# ireland - Friday 27 June, 2014

Eirgrid identifying underground cable route from Cork to Kildare

Earlier this week, Eirgrid announced the underground route option for the Grid West project.

Over 200 refugees will resettle in Ireland in 2015 and 2016

Many of the refugees are expected to come from war-torn Syria.

Inspections on children’s disability services finds majority provide good quality care

Non compliance was found in some areas relating to hazard identification and risk assessment.

# ireland - Thursday 26 June, 2014

From The Score Ireland’s Jeremy Bray on scoring a World Cup century and the week-long party that followed The Slog Sweep

Ireland’s Jeremy Bray on scoring a World Cup century and the week-long party that followed

The now-retired batsman recalls his One Day heroics in the Caribbean and the greatest St Patrick’s Day party of all time.

More than a dozen children admitted as involuntary patients in 2013

There were 1,591 adult involuntary admissions last year and 541 regrades of patients.

# ireland - Wednesday 25 June, 2014

Banking inquiry committee to meet again today (in private)

They said they will be discussing the scope of the inquiry, the risks associated with it and the time scale.

No bank staff hit with higher USC charge on bonuses since 2011 Pay

No bank staff hit with higher USC charge on bonuses since 2011

The charge was brought in to discourage ‘inappropriate’ bonus payments being made to staff in bailed out banks.

# ireland - Tuesday 24 June, 2014

# ireland - Monday 23 June, 2014

From The Score Southern Hemisphere sides prove their dominance in June Test whitewashes The Big Three

Southern Hemisphere sides prove their dominance in June Test whitewashes

South Africa, New Zealand and Australia all wrapped up series successes last weekend.

# ireland - Sunday 22 June, 2014

Are TheJournal.ie writers smart enough for Mensa?

The high IQ society sets the membership bar high – time to see if we’re up to the task.

It’s easier than you think to turn an empty building into a creative space

That’s according to the creators of a new ‘one-stop-shop’ DIY guide to creating live/work units in empty spaces.

From The Score Ireland’s Nicolas Roche wins Route du Sud title Success

Ireland’s Nicolas Roche wins Route du Sud title

The star has followed in the footsteps of his cycling legend father.

From The Score ‘They wouldn’t let girls like me box when I was younger,’ says new Irish world champion Interview

‘They wouldn’t let girls like me box when I was younger,’ says new Irish world champion

Sinead Beasley recently returned home from the Wako World Championships with a gold medal.

Here’s a list of maternity homes in Ireland in 1947

Under the Maternity Homes Act 1934 every local authority in Ireland had to register the maternity homes in the county with the Department of Health.

# ireland - Saturday 21 June, 2014

Longest day of the year: Your summer solstice in pics

Wasn’t it a beautiful day?

Alex White says it’s time to tell the IMF that ‘enough is enough’

White says if he is elected the next leader of the Labour party there will be no more “adjustment” of €2 billion or anything close to it.

Ó Cuív defends asking for a man convicted of manslaughter to be moved to an open prison

The man he made representations on behalf of was a drug dealer who killed an associate and stored the body in a freezer.

Here are the state files recalled from the National Archives by the Department of Health

Two of the files requisitioned by the department as part of the investigation into mother and baby homes relate to the Bon Secours home in Tuam.

# ireland - Friday 20 June, 2014

Most people in Ireland think hospitals are dangerous places

In a massive Europe-wide study, more than half of Irish people said it was likely that patients could be harmed by hospital care in Ireland.

# ireland - Thursday 19 June, 2014

From The Daily Edge We’ve found out what Ireland’s favourite ice cream is! Chilly Willy

# ireland - Wednesday 18 June, 2014

From Business ETC Coastal tourism could be worth €2bn and sustain 80,000 jobs… but only if we think big Making A Splash

Coastal tourism could be worth €2bn and sustain 80,000 jobs… but only if we think big

The head of Fáilte Ireland believes more projects like the Wild Atlantic Way could achieve this.