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Dublin: 13 °C Tuesday 21 October, 2014

Irish - Yesterday’s News

Here’s What Happened Today: Monday

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

Woman tests negative for Ebola at Mater Hospital

She was taken to the National Isolation Unit.

‘Despicable’ and ‘mischievous’: Taoiseach and Gerry Adams in war of words

The exchange surrounds the handling of Maíria Cahill’s claims that she was raped by a member of the IRA and then interrogated by the organisation.

From The Score Blind faith: Daley rescues a point for United after exciting draw at the Hawthorns Late Drama

Blind faith: Daley rescues a point for United after exciting draw at the Hawthorns

Marouane Fellaini comes off the bench to score his first goal for the club.

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Funeral of Hassan Khan takes place in Dublin RIP

Funeral of Hassan Khan takes place in Dublin

The two-year-old boy was found dead in an apartment in Ballybrack.

Opinion: US midterm elections – why they’re important to America and the world USA

Opinion: US midterm elections – why they’re important to America and the world

The midterms are equally worthy of your attention as the US presidential elections.

This year could be the hottest EVER recorded

Global land and sea temperatures for last month were the highest ever recorded.

Don’t like lamb? Over €7 million is being spent to convince you otherwise

Sheep meat consumption and production has been down 20% in the last 14 years.

From Business ETC Creative crowdfunding site Fund It has raised €3 million for projects like this Pick Me

Creative crowdfunding site Fund It has raised €3 million for projects like this

The money has gone to everything from a multimedia horror show to a heart-rate monitor for sheep.

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.

A puppy is stuck down a mine shaft in Cork

But three of its siblings were rescued earlier today.

From The Score We’ll Leave It There So: Wes gets injured, Cheika up for Aussie job and the rest of today’s sport Monday

We’ll Leave It There So: Wes gets injured, Cheika up for Aussie job and the rest of today’s sport

Also, Bale could miss Liverpool clash and Paddy McNair is in line for a new deal.

From The Score McIlroy taking time away from golf to prepare for legal battle Break

McIlroy taking time away from golf to prepare for legal battle

The world number one won’t play in the BMW Masters or the WGC – HSBC Champions after ‘an extraordinarily demanding year’.

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

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

Charlie Flanagan has been in Europe to discuss how to fight Ebola

EU ministers have callled for ‘united, coordinated, and increased efforts’ to fight the virus.

Easy now – Farmers start breaking milk quotas before they’re supposed to

The EU’s milk quota regime will end next March – but it seems farmers may have jumped the gun in anticipation of the change.

Meet Ireland’s latest invader: The Asian Clam

A new report says that complete removal of the clam from our waterways is “not feasible”.

Fancy a job as a public servant? Recruitment for 550 positions has started

The job will be filled over the next two years.

Flights to Germany cancelled as 10,000 Lufthansa pilots strike

A small number of flights to and from Ireland have had to be cancelled due to the strike which is causing major disruption in Germany.

From The Score The Irish homeless football team get off to unbelievable start at the World Cup this weekend COYBIG

The Irish homeless football team get off to unbelievable start at the World Cup this weekend

You don’t see this kind of result too often from an Irish soccer side.

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.

The 5 at 5: Monday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

Cad é an Ghaeilge ar u-turn? Government to review bilingual signage plan Off Track This post contains a poll

Cad é an Ghaeilge ar u-turn? Government to review bilingual signage plan

The pilot scheme aimed to have Irish and English the same size on road signs.

From Business ETC Ireland’s first real estate trust is now making nearly €53m a year in rent Big Landlord

Ireland’s first real estate trust is now making nearly €53m a year in rent

Green REIT has finished a €375 million office and shopping-centre buyout as property trusts keep on spending big.

Kildare may have seen its last ever animal circus in the county

The motion, which goes before Kildare County Council, has the support of Mayor Fiona O’Loughlin.

From Business ETC Trump: ‘Sean O’Rourke is an a*****e. He took off my hair. This is my hair’ Ouch

Trump: ‘Sean O’Rourke is an a*****e. He took off my hair. This is my hair’

The billionaire businessman wasn’t best pleased with the RTÉ presenter’s line of questioning back in May.

Naming cats and dogs: New figures show we like giving our animals celebrity names

The research, based on 70,000 pets from clinics in Dublin, Meath and Kildare, also shows a decline for some of the more traditional monikers.

When should drinkers have their supply cut off?… A new course teaches bartenders how to decide

The 90 minute online course is being backed by vintners groups…

From The Score TheScore.ie’s Irish XV of the Champions Cup weekend Dream Team

TheScore.ie’s Irish XV of the Champions Cup weekend

Six Munster men, three Ulster players and six Leinster stars make our selection.

From Business ETC Irish lead the world for not tolerating bad mobile phone manners Would You Ever Cop On?

Arts Council announce nominees for new Irish fiction laureate award

The winner will receive €150,000 over three years and is set to be announced in January next year.

Lunchtime Fix: 6 things you need to know

Catch up as you refuel.

From Business ETC Almost 500 jobs on the way for Dungloe, Donegal Jobs Watch

Almost 500 jobs on the way for Dungloe, Donegal

Randox Teoranta is investing €25 million in its plant in the town.

Richard Bruton says the government doesn’t control Irish Water’s bonus structure

Meanwhile, the company’s insisting that bonuses of up to 19 per cent of an employee’s pay are only given “in exceptional cases”.

Teenager arrested over petrol bomb attack that injured children

The children were sitting on a sofa when the petrol bomb was thrown through their front window.

From The Score The first stop for these new Sligo county champions was a visit to an old friend Respect

The first stop for these new Sligo county champions was a visit to an old friend

31-year-old Gary Dillon passed away earlier this year.

Shell is to provide broadband along the Corrib gas pipeline

But some locals aren’t happy.

From Business ETC About 138 SMEs a day are asking Bank of Ireland for loans Deal

About 138 SMEs a day are asking Bank of Ireland for loans

And they say they are approving 87% of them.

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