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Yesterday’s News

Miss Marple actress Geraldine McEwan dies aged 82 RIP

Miss Marple actress Geraldine McEwan dies aged 82

She also played Sister Bridget in the acclaimed movie The Magdalene Sisters.

QUIZ: How well do you remember the week in politics?

The week when Joan and Gerry went head-to-head, the government considered selling Aer Lingus, and protests were back in the news…

Guinness, Visa debit cards, and Michelle Mulherin: The week in numbers

Plus: How many people use Facebook every month?

The Irish weren’t the only ones protesting today, the Spanish were out too

Thousands were out in support of the new anti-austerity party Podemos.

Sexy rows, Belgian beer and 3 other questions we had for Brian Hayes The High Table Interview This post contains videos

Sexy rows, Belgian beer and 3 other questions we had for Brian Hayes

The Fine Gael MEP talked banking inquiry, beer and European politics with TheJournal.ie this week.

From The42 As it happened: Chelsea vs Manchester City, Premier League Minute-by-Minute

As it happened: Chelsea vs Manchester City, Premier League

A win for Jose’s men would give them an almost unassailable eight-point lead at the top of the table.

From The Daily Edge 10 ridiculously simple cocktails you can make at home Mix It Up

Here’s what America would be like if the Nazis And Japanese had won WWII

*According to this bonkers new show, anyway.

Tributes paid to journalist and economist Colm Rapple RIP

Tributes paid to journalist and economist Colm Rapple

Colm Rapple died after a short illness in hospital.

You might be related to one of these esteemed looking gentlemen

Refinement is easier to pull off in black and white.

Piece of history for sale as Aung San Suu Kyi’s house gate goes up for auction

The seller says he won’t accept bids lower than €177,000.

Should sports arenas have ‘no alcohol’ areas so kids aren’t sharing stands with drunks?

TD Róisín Shortall has questioned how appropriate is is for children to be in what can be heavy drinking atmospheres at matches.

From The42 As it happened: Manchester United v Leicester, Premier League Minute-by-Minute

As it happened: Manchester United v Leicester, Premier League

We were at Old Trafford to see if Louis van Gaal’s side could move into third place in the table.

New York to pay $5 million to family of man killed in “Mafia Cops” case

Nicholas Guido was mistaken for a man with the same name.

The government is looking in to blocking mobile phone signals in prisons

That’s after 728 were confiscated last year.

From The Daily Edge 8 reasons why vintage shopping is a highly stressful activity This Old Thing?

How much do you know about this week’s news? Take our quiz

How closely were you paying attention?

Column: So, you’ve made it into government? Here’s how to avoid a democratic revolution

Congratulations, you’ve been elected! Luckily you can avoid living up to any promises you’ve made – just follow this guide.

From The42 Serena Williams wins her sixth Australian Open after straight-sets victory over Maria Sharapova Relentless

Serena Williams wins her sixth Australian Open after straight-sets victory over Maria Sharapova

The 33 year-old’s 19th Grand Slam moves her above Martina Navratilova and Chris Evert on the honours list.

From Business ETC 5 apps worth downloading this week Pick Me

5 apps worth downloading this week

Featuring a crowdsourced map of WiFi hotspots, zombies on pogo sticks and a great iOS mail app from a surprising source.

From The Daily Edge Benedict Cumberbatch appeals for pardon for gay men convicted of ‘indecency’ Pardon

Benedict Cumberbatch appeals for pardon for gay men convicted of ‘indecency’

Stephen Fry is also one of the signatories of an open letter calling on the British government to pardon the men.

Top comments of the week

Did you make the cut?

61 killed in suicide bombing at mosque

Thousands protested in anger after the attack.

What happens if I don’t pay my bill, and other questions for Irish Water

John Tierney said he didn’t forsee a situation ”where we would have to be taking people to court”. But what will happen to those who don’t pay out?

From Business ETC Does the media spin the big stories because of ‘who pays the piper’? The Media Show

Does the media spin the big stories because of ‘who pays the piper’?

We asked the host of RTÉ’s new programme, The Media Show.

What happens when you fall out of love with Dublin?

These photographs investigate.

From The Daily Edge The 8 unique struggles of having an Irish accent abroad Hear Me Now

The 8 unique struggles of having an Irish accent abroad

You can talk the talk, but will anyone understand?

Poll: Should the minimum wage be increased? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should the minimum wage be increased?

Siptu says yes. What do you think?

“They tell Ryan stuff they won’t tell anybody else”: Behind the scenes at the Tubridy show 2fm

“They tell Ryan stuff they won’t tell anybody else”: Behind the scenes at the Tubridy show

What’s it like working with one of Irish radio’s biggest names?

From Business ETC Here are some really good ways to get staff to do what you want (without forcing them) SME Focus

Here are some really good ways to get staff to do what you want (without forcing them)

For January’s in-depth coverage of SMEs, we looked at the importance of setting goals and getting staff working together.

The 9 at 9: Saturday

Catch up wherever you are on this Saturday morning.

Community in fear as Waterford crime spree sees cars stolen, homes burgled and buildings set on fire

One TD said, ‘This is the work of a criminal gang and the gardaí have to step up to the plate or it’s a sorry state for Waterford’.

Opinion: Break up the eurozone and slim down the EU – or voters will do it for us

The refusal to deal with the core problems of the Union are driving people to fringe parties that take absolute positions against the EU.

Man critical after being shot at fast food restaurant

A separate shooting incident in the city saw a man shot in both kneecaps.

Two women arrested after robberies of off-licences and chemists

The women will appear in court today.