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Dublin: 13 °C Monday 25 July, 2016

Living - Yesterday’s News

'I thought people wouldn't take me seriously because I was a nurse starting a business'

This entrepreneur left the career she knew behind to set up a new line of clothing to empower young girls.

Two arrested following death of five-year-old boy at water park

The incident happened just before 4pm yesterday at Bosworth Water Park near Leicester.

Award-winning Irish film starring cast who have intellectual disabilities hopes to go global

Sanctuary was initially a theatre production – now it has made its way to the big screen.

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Sitdown Sunday: Inside the secret Russian nuclear city

Grab a comfy chair and sit back with some of the week’s best longreads.

Garda Commissioner's brother at centre of inquiry into drugs found in HSE ambulance

David O’Sullivan is a paramedic with the HSE. The incident came to light last week.

Living - Saturday 23 July, 2016

This Russian priest just broke the record for circling the globe in a balloon

Fedor Konyukhov has managed to circumnavigate the earth in just over 11 days.

Construction halted on Mayo power plant due to lack of funds

The biomass processing plant at Killala was only first given the greenlight in June 2015.

Living - Thursday 21 July, 2016

Trailer Watch: Which movie should you go see this weekend? Cinema This post contains a poll

Trailer Watch: Which movie should you go see this weekend?

What’s a must-watch, and what’s a miss? We tell you.

It's bonanza time for ice cream sellers, but can they make up for a wet June?

A wet and cold few weeks means most shops are playing catch-up.

Living - Wednesday 20 July, 2016

'We'll believe it when we see bulldozers' - locals give guarded welcome to Dolphin's Barn plan

Housing minister Simon Coveney has announced €25 million in funding for regeneration of the Dolphin House estate in south Dublin.

A flat in this London complex is about to hit the market for £150 MILLION

The luxury apartment at the city’s famed Admiralty Arch complex is set to be London’s most expensive-ever flat.

Garry Marshall, creator of Happy Days and Pretty Woman, dies aged 81 RIP

Garry Marshall, creator of Happy Days and Pretty Woman, dies aged 81

He was responsible for a string of sitcom successes.

Living - Tuesday 19 July, 2016

Banking account of Paul Kelly unfrozen to allow him claim social welfare

A second savings account remains frozen until the Kellys can prove the funds contained therein are theirs and not Console’s.

High Court: "Intense and unrelenting stress" led to hospitalisation of Angela Kerins

The former CEO of Rehab’s damages case against the Public Accounts Committee continues today.

Herd of cattle stampeded through a Clare golf course, destroying 10 of its greens

“There was a look of shock and horror on the members’ faces after they had seen what the cattle have done.”

Ghostbusters star wants Twitter to fight trolls after barrage of racist abuse

Trolls sent the actress images which compared her to a gorilla.

Heading to the beach? A new warning has been issued over this jellyfish

Meanwhile, new statistics show that 122 people died from drowning last year.

Living - Monday 18 July, 2016

Have you seen missing UK teenager David Mihai?

David hasn’t been seen for 11 days. He has connections with the Republic of Ireland.

Here's what to do if you booked a break with Low Cost Holidays

It’s far from an ideal situation, but there may be ways to get your money back.

Australian school investigating students' Instagram account featuring unsuspecting schoolgirls

Two boys have been suspended over the account.

Living - Sunday 17 July, 2016

I'm not JUST grumpy - I'm living with one of the most painful conditions in the world

Steve O’Rourke breaks down life with trigeminal neuralgia a condition that causes sudden and severe face pain that has been compared to being stabbed or struck by lightning.

A brand new town is being planned for south Dublin and this is what its park will look like

Planning permission has been granted for two of the three parks.

What do you mean by 'bird-brain'? Baby ducks can actually learn differences between objects

So ‘bird-brain’ is quite an unfair slur, really.

Living - Saturday 16 July, 2016

Eat stalks and leaves: Fennel is the veg that keeps on giving

Michael Kelly continues his Grow It Yourself series with fennel, a great summer vegetable.

Living - Thursday 14 July, 2016

Trailer Watch: Which movie should you go see this weekend? Cinema This post contains a poll

Trailer Watch: Which movie should you go see this weekend?

What’s a must-watch, and what’s a miss? We tell you.

California police release graphic footage of officers shooting unarmed 19-year-old dead

After Dylan Noble refused requests to show his hands, officers shot him twice. They then shot him a further two times while he lay prone.

Living - Wednesday 13 July, 2016

Jennifer Aniston slams tabloid media over pregnancy scrutiny

The Friends actress said that she is fed up of the body shaming that occurs “under the guise of journalism”.

Living - Tuesday 12 July, 2016

Dublin couple, who moved to Thailand to reclaim their son's child, to lose family home to repossession

Christopher and Elizabeth O’Brien’s daughter was supposed to pay their mortgage but had failed to do so, a court has heard.

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Gunman points gun at kebab shop owner, kebab shop owner ignores gunman, gunman leaves

Christchurch shop owner Said Ahmed is one incredibly cool customer.

A Black Lives Matter demonstration is taking place in Dublin this evening

The demonstration is to take place on O’Connell Street at 6.30pm.

Living - Monday 11 July, 2016

"This has been going on for years" - another driver has her window shattered by a rock on the N3 in Meath

Orla Skehill had a rock thrown through her rear window while taking the Clonee exit from the N3 yesterday – the third such incident in two days.

"Shocked and devastated" - Kodaline pay tribute to girl who died at Dublin gig

17-year-old Kilkenny girl Ciara Lawlor was suffering from underlying health issues.

Brexit: Recruiters and estate agents seeing spike in relocation queries to Ireland

Enquiries from the UK are up by around 300%, according to Sigmar recruitment

Living - Sunday 10 July, 2016

Here's how the Legend of Tarzan was made without a single live animal

Stunt actors, grey suits, green screens and a lot of watching animal documentaries…

Mother has rock thrown at windscreen while driving on main road

Rachel Murphy’s five-year-old daughter was with her in the car at the time.

Beyoncé turned Croke Park into a sea of purple last night

Croker was looking well.

Sitdown Sunday: Is America doomed to repeat its mistakes when it comes to racism?

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

Living - Saturday 9 July, 2016

Violent criminals can judge potential victims based on their walk

The worrying study found that the criminals can rate an individual’s vulnerability based on their gait. .

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