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Irish - Today’s News

Cork teens force boy with Down syndrome to expose himself and eat twigs

A video of the attack was posted on Facebook afterwards and local gardaí say they are aware of it.

Did Renua’s latest recruit try to join Sinn Féin? Switcheroo This post contains videos

Did Renua’s latest recruit try to join Sinn Féin?

Patrick McKee has confirmed his defection from Fianna Fáil to Ireland’s newest political party.

Will Tidal save music? Here’s the reaction to its launch so far

A group of glittering celebrity musicians launched the service last night.

The government is going to buy the historic Moore Street site

Numbers 14-17 Moore Street have been designated as a site for a Commemorative Centre.

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Enda confirms new proclamation to be drafted and Fianna Fáil is NOT happy

The new document won’t replace the current one.

Irish brides and grooms are older than they’ve ever been

Irish brides and grooms are older than they’ve ever been

The average age is now 33 for a bride and 35 for a groom.

A Spanish Armada cannonball just showed up on an Irish beach

A Spanish Armada cannonball just showed up on an Irish beach

Bit more interesting than crushed up cans of Dutch Gold anyway.

From Business ETC Why being sustainable makes for good business Lean And Green

Why being sustainable makes for good business

For March’s in-depth coverage of SMEs, we looked at business and the environment, and making enterprise more sustainable.

Maynooth Students’ Union receive ‘sick and disturbing’ postcard from ‘Vote No’ campaign

The union is voting today on whether or not a Pride flag should be raised on campus in support of equality.

Graham Dwyer and the true nature of violence against women in Ireland

This trial was about a misogynist’s criminal desire to control, dominate, harm and kill a woman – we must not exceptionalise this.

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From Business ETC Fears for local jobs as B&Q unveils plans to close or shrink its stores Hammered

Fears for local jobs as B&Q unveils plans to close or shrink its stores

It’s all part of parent company Kingfisher’s plan to be “unified” across Europe.

The Irish Prison Service asked for 166 armed escorts last year for people like Derek Brockwell…

… and the gardaí turned most of them down. And no one seems to know why.

From Business ETC The Irish Dairy Board is getting fierce fancy Notions

The Irish Dairy Board is getting fierce fancy

It comes on the eve of EU milk quotas being scrapped.

From The42 The UFC are close to confirming a show in Dublin for later this year Irish Invasion

The UFC are close to confirming a show in Dublin for later this year Exclusive

MMA’s largest organisation appears ready to return for its third event at the 3Arena.

Here’s what 10.3 million illegal cigarettes looks like

No word on whether ‘Don Corleone’ was the Godfather’s brand of choice.

Poll: Should off licences near to big events be temporarily closed? Alcohol This post contains a poll

Irish Water to start fixing leaks – even if they’re inside your gate

The company said it has identified leaks at Irish homes that are wasting enough water to fill 18 Olympic pools each day.

Robin Williams’ family fight over his Oscar – but don’t want to go to court

The dispute centres on objects related to the actor’s career, such as his 1998 Oscar.

From The42 ‘We can prevent the death of Gaelic Football but it won’t be easy’ – Jarlath Burns Lifeline

‘We can prevent the death of Gaelic Football but it won’t be easy’ – Jarlath Burns

The former Armagh player is in a position to make changes.

Did Enda Kenny sack the Garda Commissioner?

Here’s everything you need to know about what’s happening in Irish politics right now…

The 9 at 9: Tuesday

Everything you need to know as you start your week.

From Business ETC An Irish company is behind the ‘world’s largest, commercial wave farm’ Wave Hub
From Business ETC Politicians ‘don’t understand the stress of having to pay bills’ Cost Of Living

Politicians ‘don’t understand the stress of having to pay bills’

Customers want simpler bills and exit fee options.

‘A major distraction’: It looks like there’ll be no Royals at the 1916 centenary

A junior minister pretty much confirmed it won’t be happening last night.

Watch out for fallen trees on the roads this morning

Wind and rain will continue until this evening, so tie down those wheelie bins.

Ian Bailey could have millions in costs awarded against him

Legal sources say his bill will be “not low in the seven figures”.

‘Everyday I pray for that special person who saved my life’

Annetha Kieran Loughran received dialysis treatment for six years.

Irish - Yesterday’s News

Here’s What Happened Today: Monday

Ian Bailey loses court action, St Patrick’s Institution closes and more details on Andreas Lubitz.

Ian Bailey “very disappointed” after losing his case against the State

He alleged he was unfairly targeted as a suspect in the Sophie Toscan du Plantier case.

If your windows are shaking they’re going to stay that way overnight

A national weather warning is in place.

Ever heard of the Pole who helped Famine victims? He’s been honoured in Dublin

Paweł Edmund Strzelecki lived in Ireland during the Great Hunger.

Government will consider lifesaving meningitis jab for children – but only if the price is right

The UK is introducing a vaccine and Ireland will follow if “a cost effective agreement can be reached”.

From The42 Dunphy brands James McCarthy ‘a terrible flop’, ‘hyped’ and ‘overrated’ Pulling No Punches

Dunphy brands James McCarthy ‘a terrible flop’, ‘hyped’ and ‘overrated’

The RTÉ pundit also questioned Glenn Whelan’s place in the Ireland team.

Should food education be compulsory? Jamie Oliver thinks so You Are What You Eat This post contains a poll This post contains videos

Should food education be compulsory? Jamie Oliver thinks so

More than 42 million children under the age of five are either overweight or obese.

That broken government jet has FINALLY been sold off

The Gulfstream IV had been out of action since last summer.

Intimidation and forced stripping: St Patrick’s Institution will FINALLY close today

The facility began housing underage prisoners in the 1980s, in what was supposed to be a temporary measure.

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