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Dublin: 18 °C Wednesday 23 July, 2014

Today’s News

Coast Guard warns people to stay away from sea fog

The alert comes after three girls were rescued from Sandymount beach.

Ex-rugby player Trevor Hogan to speak at ‘die-in’ Gaza protest in Dublin

The demonstrations will take place outside the Department of Foreign Affairs and Grafton Street this evening.

MH17 black boxes to be sent to UK lab

Former US President Bill Clinton says those responsible “want a divided world”.

Urgent need for bereavement training for chaplains in maternity hospitals

The UCC report states the care provided to families following the death of a baby influences their grief journey and plays a key part in their overall recovery.


Nearly 8,000 people were reported missing last year, 28 remain untraced

Out of 2,337 high risk missing person reports filed in the Dublin region, 6 people’s whereabouts remain unknown.

Dubliners: ‘Never mind the seagulls, come sort out our rat problem’

Clondalkin residents are concerned about rats seen near the local bus stop and in the field where children play.

Yesterday’s News

Here’s What Happened Today: Tuesday

Everyone’s talking about Ivor Callely, the bodies from the Malaysian airline crash being handed over and the fish kill at the Tolka River.

US intelligence say MH17 shootdown may have been a ‘mistake’

They added that it was still unclear “who pulled the trigger”.

PHOTOS: Mick Wallace and Clare Daly are arrested at Shannon Airport

See what went down in Shannon this afternoon.

23 people have been killed by a Baghdad suicide car bomb

At least five of the those killed were policemen, as were eight of those wounded.


Emergency response under way after “extensive fish kill” on the Tolka

Hundreds of dead fish have been spotted along the Dublin river, following what looks like a detergent dump.

Leo Varadkar and Micheál Martin rule out going into government with Sinn Féin

Earlier, Health Minister Varadkar said he doesn’t think anyone believes Gerry Adams when he denies past membership of the IRA.

From The Score Conor McGregor versus Dustin Poirier set for Las Vegas in September UFC
From Business ETC Apple profit climbs along with iPhone sales Demand

Apple profit climbs along with iPhone sales

However, iPad sales fell 9.2 percent from a year ago to 12.27 million.

The EU plans to impose sanctions on more Russians

The extent of the measures will be announced on Thursday.

From The Score Limerick’s minors make it back-to-back Munster titles with win over Waterford GAA

Limerick’s minors make it back-to-back Munster titles with win over Waterford

The Déise came up short in the replay at Semple Stadium.

From The Daily Edge 14 of the most unnecessary things that ever happened But Why

More research needed into possible link between infertility and mobile phones

An Irish support group has asked couples not to panic about a recent study.

Three teenage girls rescued from heavy fog on Sandymount beach

The girls called for help on a mobile phone after realising they were lost and surrounded by water on all sides.

Psychiatric nurses at UCHG vote for industrial action

The nurses voted 83% in favour and 17% against.

‘The waves didn’t seem huge… But we couldn’t paddle against it’

Friends of Stuart Butler describe getting into trouble before the Irish surfer disappeared.

From The Score We’ll leave it there so: McGregor moves up, Bojan moves down and all today’s sport Tuesday

We’ll leave it there so: McGregor moves up, Bojan moves down and all today’s sport

Plus, the big news in Brazilian football, concerns for Dublin hurlers and Croke Park’s Wex appeal.

From Business ETC Here’s how you can keep track of how much mobile data you use No Surprises

Here’s how you can keep track of how much mobile data you use

And stop yourself from receiving a nasty shock when you get your bill.

Man charged after ecstasy, cocaine and €300,000 in cash found in garda raid

The 55-year-old was arrested in Kinsealy yesterday.

Opinion: In the name of ‘defence’ we are attacking civilians already under Israeli control

The rocket fire from Gaza on Israeli civilians should not be justified. It threatens the lives of men, women and children.

No Education Welfare Officers in Dublin 3, 5 or 17

The Children’s Minister, James Reilly, says the system is being reorganised.

It has been 100 days since the Nigerian schoolgirls were abducted

A timeline of what has happened since 14 April.

Leo tells health lobby: Stop attacking me and weakening me

The Health Minister has said he will consider proposals from an expert panel on medical card eligibility.

US and European airlines suspend flights from flying in or out of Israel

The ban is in response to a rocket strike which landed approximately one mile from the international airport, said the FAA.

The fog is back, folks… But temperatures are set to soar again tomorrow

It’s set to hit 27 degrees tomorrow…. Almost puts you in mind of the great heatwave of 2013, doesn’t it? Ah, the memories.

Government needs to articulate Ireland’s “outrage” to Israeli ambassador— Martin

Micheál Martin, who served as Foreign Affairs Minsiter from 2008 to 2011, says the Israeli action is “completely disproportionate”.

From The Daily Edge Strangers are sending this little boy with brain cancer hundreds of cards for his birthday You've Got Mail

Commissioner: The guards are damaged and hurting – but we aren’t broken

Acting garda commissioner Noirín O’Sullivan has been speaking at the MacGill Summer school in Glenties this evening.

McNuggets in Japan and Starbucks dragged into out-of-date meat scandal KFC

McNuggets in Japan and Starbucks dragged into out-of-date meat scandal

An investigation is currently underway in Japan over the sale of out-of-date meat.

No decision yet: Sentencing of former minister Ivor Callely delayed

The ex-Senator has already pleaded guilty to making a false expenses claims.

From The Score Training Tech: Five steps to the perfect lunge Fitness

Training Tech: Five steps to the perfect lunge

Because you can never do enough leg work.

Luas back running with delays following city centre crash

The service was halted for a time due to a crash between a jeep and a motorcycle.

The 5 at 5: Tuesday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’ clock

Just released and Mick Wallace is tweeting pictures of US military craft at Shannon

The Wexford TD is continuing his campaign to stop Shannon from being used as a US military airbase.