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Here’s What Happened Today: Thursday

Everyone’s been talking about water meters, John Waters and a councillor getting evicted.

From The Score Tony Browne’s career secret: ‘I’d have a 5k or 8k run done before I’d even head in to squad training’ Staying At The Top

Tony Browne’s career secret: ‘I’d have a 5k or 8k run done before I’d even head in to squad training’

The legendary Waterford hurler brought the curtain down on his career last week.

Gardaí are searching for two Dublin men missing in Cavan

Eoin O’Connor and Anthony Keegan have both been missing since Tuesday night.

From The Score Planning permission granted for Cork GAA’s €70m redevelopment of Páirc Uí Chaoimh Time For A Makeover

Planning permission granted for Cork GAA’s €70m redevelopment of Páirc Uí Chaoimh

A centre of excellence is also set to be developed at the venue in the Ballintemple area of Cork.

From Business ETC Marker to market for €40 million Making A Mark This post contains images

Marker to market for €40 million

Investor plans to sink any dividends back into Irish commercial property.

The 5 at 5: Thursday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

From The Daily Edge Trinity students put their studies on “paws” to pet adorable puppies today Puppy Room

Trinity students put their studies on “paws” to pet adorable puppies today

The TCD Students’ Union organised a “canine therapy” room in the college today.

From Business ETC Stamping your book: People are saving more and more with An Post For A Rainy Day

Stamping your book: People are saving more and more with An Post

An Post say that they now hold 16 per cent of all personal savings in the country.

Two arrested but one on the run after armed bank robbery and two car hijackings in Wexford

A member of the gardaí has received minor injuries during the incident.

Group says HSE should pay for chemo patients to have eggs frozen

Those on lower incomes are selling life insurance policies and taking out considerable loans to cover costs.

‘Looking for a miracle’: Kildare Animal Foundation launches urgent funding appeal Abandoned This post contains images

‘Looking for a miracle’: Kildare Animal Foundation launches urgent funding appeal

The centre hasn’t been able to pay any bills in several weeks.

Losing brother and sister put business problems into perspective for Bill Cullen

The businessman became upset when discussing the deaths of his family.

Friends rally to help family of Seamie Mulhern bring his remains back to Ireland

The 25-year-old was killed in an accident in Melbourne over the Easter holiday weekend.

From Business ETC Column: The digital world can support journalism – but who is supporting journalists? Opinion

Column: The digital world can support journalism – but who is supporting journalists?

A code and compass is needed to guide journalism through the challenges of going online, writes an NUJ Ethics Council member.

Debilitating impact of migraine on sufferers is ‘not recognised’ by people

New drug trials announced in America could bring hope to migraine sufferers.

Bus Éireann ‘expects to be able’ to replace school bus services after company goes bust

Lough Swilly Bus Company, Ireland’s oldest bus company, entered receivership earlier this month.

From Business ETC High spirits: Jameson sales up 13 per cent Steep Drop

High spirits: Jameson sales up 13 per cent

Irish whiskey brand outperforms Pernod Ricard stable mates.

From Business ETC Factory gate prices fall by 3.1 per cent in March Manufacturing

Factory gate prices fall by 3.1 per cent in March

However, the price paid for dairy products rose by 12.6 per cent.

Family of child with cerebral palsy get new wheelchair accessible car after theirs was stolen

The car was stolen in Dublin last month and was found burnt out in Wexford last week.

Column: I’ve entered the Church of Burton … Yes, I am now a JobBridge intern

After two years of being unemployed, I’ve just started a JobBridge internship. The experience has been a mixed one so far.

Lunchtime Fix: 5 things you need to know

Catch up as you refuel.

From Business ETC IDA targets jobs growth beyond the Pale with new regional campuses If You Build It...

IDA targets jobs growth beyond the Pale with new regional campuses

The inward investment agency returns to property construction for the first time since the 1980s.

From The Score Limerick players will get over management row and get on with the hurling, says Nash No Peace Treaty

Limerick players will get over management row and get on with the hurling, says Nash

Cork stopper Anthony Nash expects Limerick to be fully firing when they set out to defend their Munster hurling title.

10 things we learned during John Waters’ RTÉ interview

The author and columnist covered a range of topics, including why he left the Irish Times, what he thinks of Twitter, depression and his dislike for Dublin.

Poster encourages community to ‘clobber’ burglars with hurls and golf clubs

A local councillor said he does not condone the violence encouraged by the notice posted in a Dublin housing estate but said there has been a lot of petty crime in the area – particularly targeting the elderly.

From Business ETC Too much debt and not enough houses: Ireland’s creditless recovery is here to stay Credit Crunch

Too much debt and not enough houses: Ireland’s creditless recovery is here to stay

We’re too focused on paying down our existing debt burden to consider new lending, says a new report.

‘We will negotiate in the High Court’: Residents not backing down over Garth Brooks gigs

Residents in the Croke Park area believe Dublin City Council will approve an event licence application for five concerts this summer.

Gardaí search for blue BMW involved in fatal hit-and-run in Loughrea

A cyclist in his 60s was taken to hospital where he died later from his injuries.

Go raibh míle maith agaibh: Poland thanks Irish people for 10 years of kindness

The Polish community in Ireland has created this amazing video to thank you.

We’re all going on a summer holiday… Hitting The Beach This post contains a poll

We’re all going on a summer holiday…

Insurance expert says improving economy will encourage to Irish people flock abroad this year.

Poll: Should people living in areas with more businesses pay less property tax? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should people living in areas with more businesses pay less property tax?

Reports today suggest that Fine Gael could be committing to this as part of their local elections manifesto.

The 9 at 9: Thursday

Good morning! Start your day here by catching up with all of today’s big stories.

Adams refutes allegations he ordered IRA member to transport explosives

The allegations were made by former IRA member Peter Rogers.

E-cigarettes will be banned from hospital campuses in seven days

The HSE has announced the ban on e-cigarettes on its smoke-free campuses.

Photos: This man’s been documenting life on Ireland’s Wild Western Islands for over 50 years…

Loading turf, digging potatoes, herding sheep… trying to fit a bewildered cow into a currach — all human life is here…

Column: I know from experience – it’s not pleasant being stranded using a wheelchair

For many people, taxis are their only door-to-door public transport service. While we’ve made a good first step in making them wheelchair-friendly, more must be done.

Can’t make it to Rome? You can watch John Paul II’s canonisation live in 3D in Drumcondra

Around 5 million people are expected in Rome ahead of the ceremony to make John Paul II and John XXIII saints. If you’re not a fan of the crowds, here are the options…

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