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Dublin: 10 °C Monday 21 April, 2014

Irish - Yesterday’s News

Here’s What Happened Today: Sunday

Everyone’s been talking about Easter commemorations, the death of Rubin Carter and a lack of Oxegen for Irish festival-goers.

Du Plantier investigators sourced equipment and recorded conversations ‘on purpose’

The equipment was placed on a specific phone in Bandon Garda Station according to documents seen by RTÉ.

78-year-old man dies after being crushed in Donegal farming accident

Gardaí say there are no suspicious circumstances in the man’s death.

Pics: President Higgins and Taoiseach among thousands who gather to remember Easter Rising Ireland Remembers This post contains images

Pics: President Higgins and Taoiseach among thousands who gather to remember Easter Rising

A wreath was laid outside the steps of the GPO with the Proclamation of the Republic also read out.

A homemade bomb was found outside a house in Tallaght this evening

The device was found in the Glenshane of Jobstown.

What is it like to have a child with autism?

One in 100 children have some form of autism, but what is it like for their parents?

Column: Can metaphors make better laws?

It’s very possible that metaphors can help make better laws … But we can only hope that our lawyers and judges, like our metaphors, are chosen wisely.

Man robs Dublin petrol station. Leaves store. Is arrested by routine garda patrol.

The man entered the store in Artane armed with a bladed implement.

Man being held by police after the suspicious death of a woman in Belfast

The woman’s body was discovered at a house at about 6.25 am this morning.

From The Score As it happened: Kilkenny v Galway, Division 1 hurling league semi-final Super Sunday

As it happened: Kilkenny v Galway, Division 1 hurling league semi-final

It’s the first of an Easter Sunday hurling double-header in the Gaelic Grounds

TUI: Wide variations in availability of Post Leaving Certificate courses needs to be addressed

The TUI found that while Cavan has one place for every 58 people, Offaly has one for every 1096.

From The Score Ken Doherty reaches second round after stunning Crucible comeback Marching On

Ken Doherty reaches second round after stunning Crucible comeback

The Irishman got off to a flying start in the morning session of his first round encounter.

Video column: The story of No.16 Moore Street and the rebels of the 1916 Rising

As part of a series of interviews with Dubliners, journalist Eoin Lynch and photographer Deirdre Brennan speak to the great grandson James Connolly about No.16 Moore Street and the 1916 Rising.

Drink-driving clampdown results in almost 1500 tests and nine arrests

Mandatory Alcohol Testing checkpoints have been set up around the country

Weird Wide Web: Bare bottoms, emails from space and a selfie search engine

All of your essential tech and social media news for the week in one byte-sized portion.

Everything you ever wanted to know about sheep-shearing… A city-dweller’s guide

There are special shoes, for instance… Hands up who knew there were special shoes?

Video: Watch Michael Collins address a crowd before it gets broken up by gunshots

Collins gives an impassioned speech before shots are fired and some fights break out.

Our worst fears and a lack of editorial judgement: The week in quotes

“This has, unsurprisingly, caused considerable offence.”

Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads

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

Two arrests and €115k of cannabis seized in Carlow raid

Two men, a 33-year-old and 37-year-old, were arrested at the scene.

Poll: Should the Royal Family attend Easter Rising centenary commemorations? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should the Royal Family attend Easter Rising centenary commemorations?

Queen Elizabeth II hinted at the possibility in a speech during the recent State visit to the UK by President Michael D Higgins.

The 9 at 9: Easter Sunday

Good morning! Here’s what you need to know as you kick off your Easter Sunday.

No royal family this year, but here’s what’s happening at today’s Easter Rising commemorations…

The President will lead this morning’s 98th anniversary event, which concludes with an Air Corps fly past.

From The Daily Edge Oxegen music festival will not take place this year MCD

Oxegen music festival will not take place this year

Organisers MCD are citing financial reasons as well as a lack of headline artists.

From Business ETC Damien Kiberd: United States of Europe? Then show us the benefits Opinion

Damien Kiberd: United States of Europe? Then show us the benefits

With the EU forcing us into a ‘devaluation for slow learners’, isn’t it time we look closer at what exactly the euro has done for us?

Restrictive, badly marketed and poorly explained: Government finance scheme for SMEs is not working

The EIIS programme is poorly explained and flawed, trade bodies say.

Arrest made after 63-year-old woman dies in single car collision

A 53-year-old male was also injured in the incident.

Irish - Saturday 19 April, 2014

Rough sleeper numbers up as Dublin’s inner city hits ‘crisis point’

The council’s homeless executive admitted it’s spending more than it would like placing families in hotels because of the demand on services but said that’s better than leaving them on the streets.

Here’s What Happened Today: Saturday

Everyone’s been talking about opinion polls, posters on poles and the murder of a man in Belfast.

From The Score Ugly scenes as Garda escort referee off field after Dublin v Cavan U21

Ugly scenes as Garda escort referee off field after Dublin v Cavan

A late free gave Dublin a one-point victory in the All-Ireland under-21 semi-final.

Killing of dissident republican was ‘brutal and ruthless’ – PSNI

Police investigating the murder of Tommy Crossan are particularly interested in a red BMW found burnt out near the scene.

Monorail, al-Qaeda, and Easter eggs: The week in numbers

Plus: How many Easter eggs are people planning to give tomorrow?

Column: Remember those who fought in WWI – they were as diverse, and Irish, as any of us

The 140,000 Irishmen who enlisted during WWI marched under a British flag, but their reasons for enlisting to fight against Germany were varied and many.

From The Score McHugh helps Dublin squeak past resolute Cavan and into All-Ireland final Match Report

McHugh helps Dublin squeak past resolute Cavan and into All-Ireland final

Dessie Farrell’s under-21 side needed a late pointed free to take their place alongside Roscommon in the final.

Missing man found safe and well

The 88-year-old had been missing since this afternoon.

Over 20,000 turn out for Battle of Clontarf festival Battle Lines This post contains images

Over 20,000 turn out for Battle of Clontarf festival

Sun, swords and a bloody battle. What’s not to love?

Drugs gang accused appear in court

The men were arrested as part of a major operation yesterday.

Almost 2,000 drivers arrested for drink driving so far this year

A number of Mandatory Alcohol Testing checkpoints will be set up around the country this weekend.

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