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# joe-oâÄôreilly - Friday 28 August, 2015

What were we expecting? For all IRA members to lay down their rifles and work a 9 to 5?

The political establishment hopes connecting Sinn Fein with IRA criminality will help spoil Gerry Adams and Co’s chances in the upcoming election, but they should be careful what they wish for, writes Paul Allen.

From The42 Nutrition myth of the week: Sugar is bad for your health* Mythbusting

Nutrition myth of the week: Sugar is bad for your health*

Dr. Richelle Flanagan explains why not all sugar is bad for your health.

The 9 at 9: Friday

It’s finally Friday, and here are all the big stories you need to know as you start your day.

From The Daily Edge 6 questions we have after watching Louis Walsh’s new Cadbury ad I'm Back
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Donald Trump invites woman on stage to check his hair is real

The billionaire’s hair is one of his more notable features.

From The42 Man City will offer Kevin de Bruyne a staggering salary to return to the Premier League Astonishing

Man City will offer Kevin de Bruyne a staggering salary to return to the Premier League

A fee has reportedly been agreed between the Premier League side and Wolfsburg.

Epilepsy unit at Beaumont Hospital closed because of staff shortages

Vacant positions have been filled but the unit will not reopen until 21 September.

From The42 ‘It‚Äôs about staying in the moment’ – Ireland’s Sexton on place-kicking success Off The Tee

‘It‚Äôs about staying in the moment’ – Ireland’s Sexton on place-kicking success

This extract from the new book ‘Rugby Revealed’ sees the Leinster out-half offer his advice.

Goth kids could be more at risk of depression and self-harm

But not necessarily because they are goths.

Woman told company were looking for “Irish nationals only” awarded ‚ā¨2,000

The Equality Tribunal found that the company had discriminated against her.

Sinn F√©in accused of “cowardice” over the building of social houses

South Dublin County Council has proposed to build 48 homes on Letts Field in the Neilstown area.

From The42 Schmidt: ‘How do you tell someone that’s worked incredibly hard?’ World Cup Squad

Schmidt: ‘How do you tell someone that’s worked incredibly hard?’

Ireland’s players will know their World Cup fate by Monday morning at the latest.

There’ll be an NFL agent scouting talent at the Rugby World Cup

Jack Bechta is on the lookout for the next Jarryd Hayne.

From The42 Brilliant new Tipperary club hurling jersey to raise awareness for suicide prevention Mind Our Men

Brilliant new Tipperary club hurling jersey to raise awareness for suicide prevention

Portroe have teamed up with Pieta House to help raise awareness for mental health through the ‘Mind our Men’ campaign.

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From The42 More rain pain for Ireland but positives to take after running world champions close Positive Signs

More rain pain for Ireland but positives to take after running world champions close

The result may not have gone their way but Ireland once again showed why they belong at the top level.

# joe-oâÄôreilly - Thursday 27 August, 2015

Here’s What Happened Today: Thursday

Home intruders, an on-the-run sex offender and the first day at school…

What exactly is going on in the North right now?

The Northern Ireland Executive could be on the verge of collapsing. How and why did we get here?

From The42 Alarm bells ring out as Southampton’s early season troubles worsen after Europe exit Sinners

Alarm bells ring out as Southampton’s early season troubles worsen after Europe exit

Ronald Koeman’s side suffered defeat to Danish side FC Midtjylland as their poor form continues.

# joe-oâÄôreilly - Thursday 27 August, 2015

Rail services delayed as man runs onto tracks to evade gardaí

There was a warrant out for the man’s arrest and he took to the tracks when garda√≠ were chasing him.

Man found dead after discovering intruders in his home

Two men were arrested and are being questioned by gardaí.

Church paints rainbow over ‘Fags Are Pedos’ graffiti We Forgive You This post contains images

Church paints rainbow over ‘Fags Are Pedos’ graffiti

“My heart goes out to my LGBT friends … This is just one day in a long journey.”

From The Daily Edge Some absolute chancer is selling ‘Ireland’s coolest mobile number’ for ‚ā¨400 Chancer
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Here’s why massive spiders are invading Irish homes right now

Is it on me? I think it’s on me.

WATCH: Massive sinkhole swallows five people at bus stop in China China This post contains videos

WATCH: Massive sinkhole swallows five people at bus stop in China

No one was killed in the incident but four people sustained minor injuries.

From The42 A magnificent seven for Dortmund as their scintillating start to the season continued tonight Seventh Heaven

A magnificent seven for Dortmund as their scintillating start to the season continued tonight

An incredible 64,000 turned up to watch the German side in a Europa League qualifier.

From The42 Jason Ryan has resigned as Kildare’s senior football manager Bidding Farewell

Jason Ryan has resigned as Kildare’s senior football manager

The Lilywhites are beginning the search for a new boss.

‘Batman’ cinema killer James Holmes jeered and slammed with 3,318-year sentence

“Sheriff, get the defendant out of my courtroom.”

Price of Cecil the Lion ‘killer dentist’ costume increased due to demand

It features a severed lion’s head mask and bloody smock and gloves “for a gruesome, complete look”.

Do you think the people revealed on Ashley Madison got what they deserve?

The debacle has given the ‚Äėmoral majority‚Äô the perfect opportunity to express their disapproval, writes Tony Moore.

From The Daily Edge Do You Have A Filthy Mind? In The Gutter

Do You Have A Filthy Mind?

Allow us to tell you.

From The42 ‘McGregor owes me a rematch, let’s see if he’s man enough’ – Chad Mendes Call Out

‘McGregor owes me a rematch, let’s see if he’s man enough’ – Chad Mendes

The short training camp was 110% responsible for last month’s loss at UFC 189, Mendes says.

Government in Australia considers compulsory chemical castration for child sex abusers Prevention This post contains a poll

Government in Australia considers compulsory chemical castration for child sex abusers

The New South Wales justice minister pointed to the number of paedophiles likely to re-offend soon after their release.

Fans dressed up and queued at midnight for Terry Pratchett’s final book

He died in March after a battle with Alzheimer’s disease.

From The Daily Edge Here’s what went viral today: Thursday Internet Fix

Here’s what went viral today: Thursday

We read the internet so you don’t have to.

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