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Dublin: 14 °C Monday 28 July, 2014

Yesterday’s News

Damaged, hurting, and eating lamb kebabs: The week in quotes

“Having health interest groups attack me and weaken me is not good for health or people who need to use our health services.”

From The Daily Edge ‘Irish grannies have a particular look’: Street style portraits of older women in Dublin Nana

‘Irish grannies have a particular look’: Street style portraits of older women in Dublin

Photographer Lorcan Finnegan says this is the “end of an era”.

What can we learn from race science?

Next week, University College Cork will play host to a conference on race science.

Irish hospitals to start giving away old equipment

The programme will help hospitals in Zambia and Uganda.

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The 9 at 9: Sunday

It’s the weekend – and here’s everything that you need to know as you start your day.

The ’100 millionth’ Filipino baby was born this morning

The little girl’s birth highlights the challenge of providing for the growing population of people in the country who are already living in poverty.

Opinion: The journey for acceptance for transgender people is ongoing – in all parts of society

An increase in documentaries, articles and stories detailing the lives of transgender people is helping to remove stigma, but there is still some way to go.

Reilly closely monitoring for allegations of Jimmy Savile abuse in Ireland Crc

Reilly closely monitoring for allegations of Jimmy Savile abuse in Ireland

James Reilly and Charlie Flanagan met previously to discuss the issue.

13 mountain rescue teams in Mayo for mass ‘Reek Sunday’ pilgrimage

Between 15,000 and 20,000 people are expected to climb ‘Ireland’s holiest mountain’ today.

From The Score ‘I was called disgusting and sadistic but lots of them are doing it again’ The Race This post contains videos

‘I was called disgusting and sadistic but lots of them are doing it again’

David Burns is hoping to help northwest Donegal rival Sahara and Death Valley as an endurance event destination

260 people died in the Mediterranean in the past two weeks

Tragedies at sea as people try to escape their war-torn native countries.

Atheists not hopeful of ‘blasphemy’ referendum, in spite of UN pressure

The UN Human Rights Committee has been strongly critical of Ireland’s position regarding blasphemy and religious freedom.

Man sentenced for voyeurism in London after using an iPod to record colleagues using the toilet

The iPod was discovered by a maintenance man who was carrying out repairs.

Saturday 26 July, 2014

From The Score Galway beat Tipp in 8-goal thriller to reach All-Ireland quarter finals Love Eight

Galway beat Tipp in 8-goal thriller to reach All-Ireland quarter finals

Goals flowed like banquet wine at O’Connor Park in Tullamore.

From The Daily Edge 7 of the most spine-chillingly creepy places in Ireland Spooky Scary

7 of the most spine-chillingly creepy places in Ireland

Would you like to hear a ghost story?

Here’s What Happened Today: Saturday

Everyone’s talking about Mountjoy prison, Gaza protests, and Cork beaches…

Mountjoy prisoner dies after being found unconscious in cell

The prisoner was found in his cell at around 4am this morning and was taken to hospital.

Baby girl dies after being left in hot car in 32 degree heat

The foster parent who was looking after the child said he’d forgotten about her until something on TV jogged his memory.

Explainer: What is happening in Gaza?

Lost in the media coverage of the ongoing conflict? Let us fill you in.

Gardaí search for man missing from Athlone for eight days

Anthony Carberry may been last seen walking alongside the N4 road in Westmeath.

Aldi, gardaí, and Clare Daly: The week in numbers

Plus: how much does the new baby elephant calf at Dublin Zoo weigh?

Opinion: DIY cocktails – how to grow your own mojito

Today there are many variations on the white rum cocktail, but the original recipe is still a classic summer beverage.

From The Score Cuthbert’s Cork overcome Sligo challenge to secure Mayo quarter-final Rebellion

Cuthbert’s Cork overcome Sligo challenge to secure Mayo quarter-final

The Rebels are into their 10th successive All-Ireland senior quarter-final after victory in Tullamore.

Thousands turn up at demonstrations around Ireland for Gaza

Some protesters held signs critical of Charlie Flanagan’s actions.

From The Daily Edge 9 Instagram trends that need to disappear Instagram

9 Instagram trends that need to disappear

Two words: gym selfies.

College students warned they may have to stay in hostels in accommodation scramble

“If a crisis is to be averted, it needs to be averted now”.

These are ten tricks restaurants use to make you spend more

Have you noticed the kind of music they play? Or that menus sometimes lack euro signs?

Israel extends temporary ceasefire to 9pm tonight as Gaza death toll passes 1,000

Today’s ceasefire allowed Palestinian’s to return to what was left of their homes to try to salvage belongings.

Family rescued by fishing trawler after their boat sank off Wicklow coast

The family of four, including two young children, ended up in the water after their boat sank.

From Business ETC Here’s how you can create your own ringtone Music To Your Ears

Here’s how you can create your own ringtone

For those who yearn for the days of having your favourite song play when their phone rings.

Ireland of 1964… seen through American eyes

O’Connell Street from Nelson’s Pillar, Merchant’s Quay before the shopping centre and kissing the Blarney Stone…

NI police seek help tracing ‘vulnerable’ 42-year-old man

Stephen Floyd has been missing from the Abbey Road area in Co Down since yesterday evening.

Police investigate possible hate crime after two Goth teenagers assaulted

One of the teenagers was kicked and punched 17 times in just over 60 seconds.

This crowdsourcing project wants to animate Irish people’s memories Tell Your Story This post contains videos

This crowdsourcing project wants to animate Irish people’s memories

“Some will make you laugh, others might make you cry – but they are all genuine Irish stories told from the heart,” the project co-ordinator said.

US shuts its embassy in Libya and evacuates staff amid violent clashes

A spokesperson said the decision to leave the embassy had not been taken lightly.

Meet the guy running the entire perimeter of Ireland

Brave guy. The distance is the equivalent of 33 marathons in 40 days.

From The Daily Edge 14 early Oscar contenders you should get excited about Movies

14 early Oscar contenders you should get excited about

What do you mean “it’s only July”?