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Dublin: 16 °C Sunday 21 September, 2014

Today’s News

Young boy saves 12-year-old classmate from becoming a child bride

Sumit also saved himself – and countless others.

The 9 at 9: Sunday

Welcome to Sunday! Here’s everything you need to know as you kick off your day…

From Business ETC This Dublin business is plotting to take over the Middle East’s airwaves Switched On

This Dublin business is plotting to take over the Middle East’s airwaves

Free WiFi entrepreneurs MyPlace Connect looking at next phase of expansion plans.

Column: How does colour affect our way of seeing the world?

Language affects worldview in minuscule ways, as a study of colour perception has shown.

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Dublin footballer Jonny Cooper thanks supporters after being stabbed in Dublin

The 24-year-old said he was ‘humbled’ by the support he had received after the assault.

‘You could have lung disease, but won’t notice if your only exercise is shopping’

Most people are unable to spot the warning signs of the disease.

Wife of British taxi driver captured by Islamic State pleads with captors to release him

“I cannot see how it could assist any State’s allow the world to see a man like Alan dying,” she said.

From The Score 6 questions: TheScore.ie’s writers preview the All-Ireland football final GAA

6 questions: TheScore.ie’s writers preview the All-Ireland football final

McGuinness or Fitzmaurice, who are the key men and who will be taking Sam home tonight.

Gerry Adams is off to New York to see the Clintons tomorrow – but he’s flying economy class

Mary Lou McDonald caused controversy when it emerged she flew business class to Australia last month.

How much does it cost to train up a garda recruit?

And how long does all the training take anyway?

Legendary singer-songwriter Leonard Cohen turns 80 today

The Canadian musician has for a long time held a special place among his Irish audience.

Yesterday’s News

Science Changes Lives: From glass syringes and insulin bottles to a handy pen

Liz Murphy is one of tens of thousands of Irish people benefiting from huge research into treating diabetes.

From The Daily Edge 11 words and phrases that have a totally different meaning in the West of Ireland Weshtlife

Here’s What Happened Today: Saturday

Everybody’s talking about Jonny Cooper, water charges and a carjacking.

From The Score The long road home: one fan’s 10,000-mile pilgrimage from Australia to Croke Park Donegal V Kerry

The long road home: one fan’s 10,000-mile pilgrimage from Australia to Croke Park

Conor Quinn emigrated to Australia in 2010 – but there was no way he was missing tomorrow’s All-Ireland football final.

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Man shot in broad daylight in his front garden at Dublin estate

The shooting occurred at about 3.45pm in Belcamp Grove.

Eamon Dunphy, Trinity College, and Auschwitz: The week in numbers

Plus: What percentage of people think the Irish economy will get better in the coming year?

Minister: ‘GSOC should publish report, but members shouldn’t resign’

Frances Fitzgerald says she has confidence in the commissioners.

Opinion: ‘The anger and pain get hold of me too quickly – I feel trapped and afraid’

A young person experiencing mental health problems gives an honest and unflinching account of what it’s like to have suicidal thoughts, and the challenges to finding help.

PHOTOS: 11 people arrested during an ‘unofficial protest’ over water charges

The rogue protesters refused to move after O’Connell Street was reopened today.

‘Better the devil you know’: Winners, losers – and one for you to decide – from the political week House Of Cards This post contains a poll

‘Better the devil you know’: Winners, losers – and one for you to decide – from the political week

Scotland said No, Gordon Brown re-emerged, as did Alan Shatter, and Micheál Martin tied himself in knots.

From The Daily Edge 16 times the internet perfectly summed up your life This Is Life

Jon Hamm, Connie Britton and other celebrities star in White House anti-rape video

One in five women in America are victims of sexual assault during college years.

These 11 beautiful New York buildings no longer exist

New York had a poor record of protecting old buildings until 1966.

Taxi driver injured as his car is stolen by man armed with knife

A 31-year-old man has been arrested.

From Business ETC We now pronounce you Lego man and wife Brick By Brick

We now pronounce you Lego man and wife

From €1000 investment to 10,000 students – how couple’s startup Learn it built something from Lego.

From The Score As it happened: West Ham vs Liverpool, Premier League

As it happened: West Ham vs Liverpool, Premier League

Two early goals put West Ham on the way to a 3-1 win.

Bosco’s ancestor: Puppeteering that goes beyond children’s entertainment

The most recent production from the puppet theatre company responsible for Bosco and Wanderly Wagon focuses on the struggle faced by older people.

Irish Water protesters leave their estates for protest in Dublin city centre

The new water charges are set to begin in just under two weeks time.

Police in Scotland warn rioters: ‘Don’t think you will not be caught. We will identify you’

Six people have been arrested so far after ugly scenes at George Square last night.

From The Daily Edge Bono hits back at the “haters” after Apple criticism Songs Of Innocence

Bono hits back at the “haters” after Apple criticism

He’s sat down with Dave Fanning to dissect the reaction.

Like these designer pylons? It doesn’t look like they’ll be seen in Ireland any time soon Electrifying Design This post contains a poll

Like these designer pylons? It doesn’t look like they’ll be seen in Ireland any time soon

These designers are thinking outside when it comes to power lines.

Joan Burton heckled at trade union meeting on homelessness

The meeting today also heard from Fr Peter McVerry and focused on practical solutions to the homelessness crisis.

Long week ahead: €87 million Euromillions winner has to wait until Thursday to claim prize

Someone in the country is probably having the best day of their lives today.

New laws will see asylum seekers spend less time in Direct Provision

The heads of the new legislation will be brought to Cabinet within a matter of weeks.

From The Score Toye and McBrearty in to start for Donegal in the All-Ireland SFC final Double Switch

Toye and McBrearty in to start for Donegal in the All-Ireland SFC final

McGuinness has made two changes from the side who started the win over Dublin.

Why Richard Branson prank-called his own company to speak with Richard Branson

Here’s some smart advice for your company from the billionaire.