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# joe-o’reilly - Friday 25 July, 2014

Here’s What Happened Today: Friday

Everyone’s talking about the escalating situation in Gaza, a one-day train strike, a manhole explosion in Dublin… and the hottest day this year.

Gaza: Israel and Hamas ‘agree 12-hour ceasefire’

The US and UN are pushing for a seven-day halt in the violence, which has now killed more than 850 people.

From The Score Cork defender Lenihan taken to hospital after awkward fall Speedy Recovery

Cork defender Lenihan taken to hospital after awkward fall

Rebels manager John Caulfield confirmed that he has regained consciousness after incident tonight.

From The Score Vinny Faherty blazes in 18-minute hat-trick as Galway rout Ramblers First Division Wrap

Vinny Faherty blazes in 18-minute hat-trick as Galway rout Ramblers

Shelbourne gained a point on league-leading Longford and Wexford ran rings around Hoops’ reserves.

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Baby delivered from dead mother in Gaza

Medics carried out an emergency C-section to save the baby’s life after her mother died on the operating table.

From The Score Bohs end winless run at home after getting the better of Cork Gypsies

Bohs end winless run at home after getting the better of Cork

Steven Beattie and Eoin Wearen got on the scoresheet to hand the Gypsies a first league victory at Dalymount Park this season.

From The Daily Edge On this night 1999 you were listening to… 9pm (Till I Come) Friday Flashback

On this night 1999 you were listening to… 9pm (Till I Come)

A Friday flashback to get your weekend started…

From The Score Wexford make one change to team for quarter final date with Limerick Tried And Trusted

Wexford make one change to team for quarter final date with Limerick

Liam Dunne has placed faith in the same 15 that started the recent win over Waterford.

From The Score Holohan helps Drogheda to victory over Hoops Drogs

Holohan helps Drogheda to victory over Hoops

A 1-0 win at Tallaght Stadium means Darius Kierans’ men move up to eighth in the table.

A ‘build-up of gas’ caused this morning’s manhole explosion in Dublin

Dublin Fire Brigade think they know what happened in the dramatic incident.

It’s official…. Hottest day of the year so far

It hit 27.2 degrees in Shannon today.

From The Score Crusaders hunt eighth Super Rugby title but Sharks sniff an upset Final Four This post contains videos

Crusaders hunt eighth Super Rugby title but Sharks sniff an upset

The weekend’s other semi-final pits Australia’s Waratahs and Brumbies against each other.

From The Score Deco scores two crackers for Barca and Porto in his own testimonial Legend

Deco scores two crackers for Barca and Porto in his own testimonial

Star such as Lionel Messi, Samuel Eto’o, Edgar David and Eidur Gudjohnsen turned out this evening.

Over 226 prisoners in Cork still forced to ‘slop out’

The Department of Justice said there is a plan in place to end ‘slopping out’ in prisons by 2015.

From The Daily Edge 13 couples who are just doing relationships right Must Be Love
From The Daily Edge Forget Grey, here’s the trailer for 50 Shades of Tay Steamy

Sheep rescued from rising waters is reunited with its owner

The Wicklow lifeboat rescue crew had an unusual rescue mission this week.

From The Score One change for Dublin as they gear up for clash with free-scoring Tipp Last Eight

One change for Dublin as they gear up for clash with free-scoring Tipp

Niall Corcoran comes into the Dubs defence for Sunday’s All-Ireland quarter final.

From The Daily Edge Niall Horan’s brother leaves Twitter after cryptic tweets about ‘destructive’ fame Twitter Thrashing

Tom Curran: Miracle drug being withdrawn is like “kicking the crutches from underneath MS sufferers”

The drug fampridine which has a brand name Frampyra has been proven to increase the mobility of sufferers.

From Business ETC 13 browser plug-ins that will improve your web experience Plug In Baby

13 browser plug-ins that will improve your web experience

With so many plugins to choose from, these are the ones you should look at first.

From The Score We’ll leave it there so: Didi’s classic kit, the old Drog for the hard road and all today’s sport Friday

We’ll leave it there so: Didi’s classic kit, the old Drog for the hard road and all today’s sport

Featuring more Wolf of Wall Street references than you’d expect.

Advice for Irish travelers updated, as Ebola spreads to Nigeria

A Liberian national who traveled to Africa’s most populous nation has died in quarantine in Lagos.

From The Daily Edge Woman belts out Beyoncé classic on subway platform and absolutely kills it Sing It

Can you help? Emma Rafferty has been missing for the last two days…

The 33-year-old has close connections to Newry and Carlingford in Co Louth, according to police

From The Score Gone Bebe Gone: Man United’s £7m flop joins Benfica on permanent deal So Long

Gone Bebe Gone: Man United’s £7m flop joins Benfica on permanent deal

The much-maligned winger has been signed by the Portuguese champions.

From The Daily Edge Toddler crashes jeep then runs home to watch cartoons Dinky And Driving

Dutch government sending military police to protect MH17 crash site

Dutch and Australian investigators were at the site today.

From The Daily Edge This 6-year-old skating under 39 SUVs has to be seen to be believed
From The Score Angry surfer tackles another dude who drops in on his wave Splashed 'em Bro This post contains videos

US soldiers charged with raping pregnant woman to stand trial in Italy

The two soldiers, aged 21 and 22, were arrested on Wednesday for the alleged attack in Vicenza, northern Italy.

From The Daily Edge Grandmother chases off purse thief with mop and bucket Fighting Clean

Grandmother chases off purse thief with mop and bucket

Wiping the floor with her enemies.

From The Score Navardauskas makes history with Lithuania’s first stage win at TDF Baltic

Navardauskas makes history with Lithuania’s first stage win at TDF

Nibali is still cruising to victory in the general classification.

From The Score Want a legitimate reason to peg it around Ireland dressed as Rocky Balboa? Rocky Run This post contains videos

Want a legitimate reason to peg it around Ireland dressed as Rocky Balboa?

The Great Rocky Run is taking place in September and is seeking underdogs from all over the country to take part.

From The Score Life in the old Drog yet: Veteran striker rejoins Chelsea on one-year deal CONFIRMED

Life in the old Drog yet: Veteran striker rejoins Chelsea on one-year deal

At 36, the Ivorian has returned to the Premier League for a second stint.

British economy grows to above pre-crisis level

The economy is now 0.2% bigger than before its pre-crisis peak in early 2008.

From The Daily Edge What to watch on TV tonight: Friday Tv Picks

What to watch on TV tonight: Friday

Here are the shows that’ll be on your Twitter timeline later.

Houses evacuated after viable bomb discovered by gardaí

The device was found during a garda search of a building in Edgeworthstown, Co Longford.

From Business ETC A flip-flop company crowdfunded $10,000 in ONE hour No More Blow-outs

A flip-flop company crowdfunded $10,000 in ONE hour

Willi Footwear wants to make sure your thongs never break on you again.

From The Daily Edge This 220ft water slide in West Cork looks like fantastic fun Slide To The Left
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