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Dublin: 15 °C Monday 1 September, 2014

Irish - Today’s News

From The Score ‘I think it will be a big mistake if Brian Cody starts Henry Shefflin’ Cats Call

‘I think it will be a big mistake if Brian Cody starts Henry Shefflin’

Should Kilkenny start King Henry against Tipperary?

From Business ETC ‘Largest ever’ fundraising campaign planned for Mayo craft distillery Penny In The Jar

‘Largest ever’ fundraising campaign planned for Mayo craft distillery

Nephin Distillery is hoping to raise €114,000 over the next 35 days.

From Business ETC Greyhound accepts LRC invite, says ball is now in workers’ court Your Move

Greyhound accepts LRC invite, says ball is now in workers’ court

The invitation comes after the two sides met last week but workers have not yet committed to entering formal talks.

From The Score Jonny Sexton fractures jaw and is ruled out for four to six weeks Setback

Jonny Sexton fractures jaw and is ruled out for four to six weeks

The Irish international suffered the injury while playing for Racing Metro on Saturday night.

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From The Score Dublin footballer Alan Brogan denies reports that he has retired GAA

Dublin footballer Alan Brogan denies reports that he has retired

Brogan was part of the Dublin team defeated yesterday by Donegal.

From Business ETC Good news: the manufacturing sector just hit 15 year highs Growth Spurt

Good news: the manufacturing sector just hit 15 year highs

Ireland is bucking the wider European trend with overwhelmingly positive figures for last month.

Poll: Should the Irish UN peacekeepers be pulled out of Golan Heights? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should the Irish UN peacekeepers be pulled out of Golan Heights?

The Defence Minister has called for a UN review of the mission.

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

Suncream at the ready. (Umbrellas on standby).

READ: Former US President Jimmy Carter’s appeal to TDs over prostitution

Short version: “Get a move on, guys.”

The 9 at 9: Monday

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

20% of GPs who graduated in 2010 now live abroad

And current trainees may be following suit…

Tributes paid as RTÉ musician and partner die in Crete drowning tragedy

John Lynch and his partner, Kevin Devine, died on Friday off a beach in the town of Kissamos.

One third of Irish population forced to go without basic necessities

A report this morning also warns that we will need to serious investment in healthcare facilities as the number of over 85s in Ireland will double by 2025.

Opinion: Reducing harm to sentient beings should be central to abortion laws

If Irish society is serious about reducing harm to pregnant women, including the harms of disrespecting their autonomy and bodily integrity, the state needs to change how it thinks about pregnancy and abortion.

Remarkable journey of Irish-based Holocaust survivor to face traumas of past

RTÉ to screen story tonight of how Tomi Reichental, survivor of Bergen-Belsen concentration camp, reached out to former jailor.

Your television may be running on turf. Really

Around 6% of the nations power is still drawn from peat burning power stations.

From Business ETC Almost 1,000 new companies were formed in Ireland last month Mixed Fortunes

Almost 1,000 new companies were formed in Ireland last month

New figures for August out today contain some mixed news. Start-ups were up significantly – but there was also an increase in insolvencies last month.

From The Score Your GAA weekend review GAA

Your GAA weekend review

It’ll be Kerry and Donegal in a battle for Sam. Here’s how they got there.

Irish - Yesterday’s News

What is like to be an atheist in Ireland?

Is it different from any other faith? We found out.

Two Irishmen die in Crete drowning tragedy

The tragedy happened on Friday. The Department of Foreign Affairs is assisting the families of the two men.

Here’s What Happened Today: Sunday

Everyone’s been talking about a drowning tragedy in Crete, Irish troops in the Middle East, peace, and EP.

From The Score 5 talking points after Donegal stunned the Dubs in Croke Park Analysis

5 talking points after Donegal stunned the Dubs in Croke Park

Few gave Donegal a chance this afternoon – but they stunned All-Ireland champions Dublin in a remarkable Croke Park semi-final.

Shooting at Dublin pub leaves two men injured

The incident occurred after 10pm last night.

Opinion: When is the right time to tell a child that you’re gay?

Should adults be open with children, as much as is age appropriate, or should they try to avoid questions about sexuality?

Man shot in legs in alleyway in punishment-style attack

The incident happened off Shaw’s Road in Belfast at around 8pm last night.

From The Score Donegal shock Dublin to set up All-Ireland final with Kerry Upset

Donegal shock Dublin to set up All-Ireland final with Kerry

Ryan McHugh’s goals were crucial for Jim McGuinness’ men today.

From The Daily Edge Electric Picnic was looking lovely in the sunshine today: photos EP2014
From The Score As it happened: Dublin v Donegal, All-Ireland SFC semi-final Minute-by-Minute

As it happened: Dublin v Donegal, All-Ireland SFC semi-final

What happens when the immovable object meets the unstoppable force? Join us for minute-by-minute updates of this year’s second semi-final.

‘There’s a little boy or girl in your community who’s going to bed cold or going to school hungry’

Barnardos says that ‘without the generosity of volunteers we would not be able to reach the children who need our support’.

Seamus Heaney honoured with ‘Poetry House’ in hometown of Bellaghy RIP

Seamus Heaney honoured with ‘Poetry House’ in hometown of Bellaghy

The event was supported by his family.

VIDEO: Here’s what it’s like to parachute into Croke Park Vertigo This post contains videos

Bystanders detain robber who pushed over elderly woman to steal her bag

Police say that a man has been arrested in connection with the incident.

Opinion: Next year there will be no ‘family holiday’ – there will be a ‘staycation’

The only way to have a proper break is to leave the kids at home.

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.

From The Daily Edge Electric Picnic Day Two, as told in tweets from Stradbally EP2014

Electric Picnic Day Two, as told in tweets from Stradbally

The toilets are beginning to creak.

Sign language videos target deaf women at risk of domestic violence

Women’s Aid said it can be more difficult for deaf women to seek support.

Poll: Should supervised injecting centres be introduced in Ireland? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should supervised injecting centres be introduced in Ireland?

The call has been made by people involved in providing services for drug users.

Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads

The very best of the week’s writing from around the web.

From The Daily Edge Total eclipse of the gig: Bonnie Tyler suffers power outage at Electric Picnic Every Now + Then I Fall Apart

Total eclipse of the gig: Bonnie Tyler suffers power outage at Electric Picnic

She was playing in the Electric Ireland Power House tent. Morto.

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