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From The42 The42′s Virtually Impossible Premier League Table Quiz Let's Get Quizzical

The42′s Virtually Impossible Premier League Table Quiz

Just how well do you remember these Premier League seasons.

From The42 Fast and Furious: We spent an afternoon drifting with top 400m runner Thomas Barr Need For Speed This post contains videos

Fast and Furious: We spent an afternoon drifting with top 400m runner Thomas Barr

“It’s an adrenaline buzz. It’s something completely different.”

WATCH: US cop charged with murder after ‘senselessly’ shooting black man in the head

“He should never have been a police officer,” says the prosecutor.

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Here’s Liam Gallagher having a session with some auld lads in a Mayo pub

Charlestown, Co Mayo = rock’n'roll haunt. Seriously.

911 caller told to “deal with it yourself” after teenage friend shot New Mexico This post contains videos

911 caller told to “deal with it yourself” after teenage friend shot

The victim later died and the dispatcher has resigned.

From Business ETC Why Richard Branson isn’t a good role model for would-be startup founders Idol Thoughts

Why Richard Branson isn’t a good role model for would-be startup founders

Budding entrepreneurs need to have more realistic goals.

From The42 We’ll Leave It There So: Camogie controversy calms, Tyrrell ruled out and all today’s sport Wednesday

We’ll Leave It There So: Camogie controversy calms, Tyrrell ruled out and all today’s sport

Plus this positive image of Cian Healy being put through his paces at Ireland training.

People from the north-west and farmers are Ireland’s worst tax offenders

A new report by the RTÉ Investigations Unit digs into the tax misdemeanours of the Irish public.

For the last two years, the Taliban have hidden that their supreme leader is dead

Mullah Omar died in 2013 but the Taliban have recently released quotes in his name.

From Business ETC Don’t want to wait for Windows 10 to arrive? Here’s how to speed up the process Fast Track

Don’t want to wait for Windows 10 to arrive? Here’s how to speed up the process

If you’re getting impatient, you can get it sooner rather than later.

Councillor leaves Renua just two months after joining

James Charity says the party lacks policies in a number of areas.

If you eat soup from SuperValu or Centra you’ll want to read this

Some of the soup may have plastic in it.

Elderly woman blows kisses to media as she is arrested on suspicion of murdering two men

Police found a sack containing the body without a head or limbs next to a pond.

Prison worker helped inmates escape after getting “caught up in the fantasy”

Joyce Mitchell says she also had sexual relations with one of the men.

Dozens of prison drivers ‘forgot’ to bring their licences to work today

The staff reported for duty – but said they couldn’t work because they had forgotten their driving licences.

Tired performances all round as David Drumm controversy casts shadow over Banking Inquiry

Mary Harney and John Gormley were the latest former politicians to brave the banking inquiry gauntlet this afternoon.

From Business ETC Three graphs that sum up Ireland’s broken property system Squeezed Out

Three graphs that sum up Ireland’s broken property system

The country’s population has hit a 150-year high – but there aren’t enough homes being built.

Mrs Doyle is keeping the roads of Mayo safe

The county council has called on the Craggy Island parochial house keeper for support in keeping drivers awake.

Should restaurants ban kids? Maybe not, but it’s time for a line to be drawn

Let’s face it: the current politically correct, free-for-all approach isn’t working.

The 5 at 5: Wednesday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

Elderly woman (92) wakes up in funeral home after being declared dead

Her doctor has been charged with negligent bodily harm.

One of the worst traffic black spots in Dublin could be getting overhauled

But another part of Dublin could be getting smaller for cars.

Dentist who shot Cecil didn’t know the lion was a “known, local favourite”

Two men are due in court on poaching charges related to the lion’s death.

LÉ Niamh disembarks 14 bodies found on overcrowded barge

453 migrants rescued by the crew in recent days have also arrived in port in Sicily.

From The42 Clare and Dublin offered play-off after withdrawing from controversial coin toss Camogie

Clare and Dublin offered play-off after withdrawing from controversial coin toss

The teams are due to meet in Thurles this Saturday, with the winner playing Wexford 48 hours later.

From Business ETC You can be really lazy now when wishing someone a happy birthday on Facebook

You can be really lazy now when wishing someone a happy birthday on Facebook

It only requires you to reply with a single number.

New film studio set to bring some Hollywood glamour to Limerick

The studio aims to cater for major international projects.

Photos: This Cork hotel is on the market for €30 million

The Clarion Hotel opened in Cork 10 years ago.

British Airways flight makes emergency landing after ‘bomb threat’

The plane was bound for London, but was forced to land in Canada.

This simple thing is helping men open up about suicide

It’s being hailed a breakthrough.

Irish Muslim assaulted at Dublin mosque by extremist sympathiser

The man was attacked by another Muslim when trying to post anti-extremist flyers at the mosque.

This 23-year-old student is challenging Ireland’s gay blood donation ban

But why is the ban still in place and on what grounds is it being challenged?

Topshop ditching super skinny mannequins after shopper’s Facebook complaint Shapes This post contains a poll
From The42 ‘We players are emotionally drained and devastated about this decision’

‘We players are emotionally drained and devastated about this decision’

Clare and Dublin camogie squads have issued a joint-statement.

‘If pubs are selling c**k rings, how are they going to regulate sex shops?’

Suggestions to regulate sex shops in the same way as casinos has been mooted.

This is how men react to seeing their girlfriend get catcalled Take A Break This post contains videos