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Dublin: 12 °C Thursday 18 December, 2014

Yesterday’s News

From The Daily Edge Hackers threaten attacks on US cinemas showing James Franco’s new film Threats

Hackers threaten attacks on US cinemas showing James Franco’s new film

The New York premiere of The Interview has been cancelled as a result.

How would you feel about having a 21-year-old President of Ireland?

A referendum on changing the age of eligibility will be held next year.

From The Score Alan Brogan’s Dublin future – ‘It is a difficult decision and one that I am struggling to make’ To Stay Or To Go

Alan Brogan’s Dublin future – ‘It is a difficult decision and one that I am struggling to make’

The Dublin forward is still undecided about his plans for 2015.

Opinion: The Banking Inquiry will help put the final pieces of the jigsaw together

The banking inquiry’s first public hearings get under way today and questions remain about what happened six years ago.

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FULL SPEECH: Minister for Health on what is wrong with Ireland’s abortion laws

Leo Varadkar rules out ‘rushed referendum’.

This special sensory event is for children who thought they’d never see a panto

It’s being held at the Helix Theatre in Dublin.

Fears that survivors will die before mother-and-baby home probe even begins

The founder of one survivors’ group said they don’t want any more p

Pakistan begins 3 days of mourning after 132 children killed in Taliban school carnage

There has been worldwide condemnation of the attack, that killed 141 people in total.

13-year-old boy charged with stabbing Irish man to death

Four other boys arrested on suspicion of murder have been bailed to return to a police station in late January.

Australian PM: ‘I will not rest until the public is as safe as possible’

An inquiry will also take place into action by police prior to the siege.

30 Days in September: An Oral History of the Bank Guarantee

What happened in the days and weeks leading up to the bank guarantee of 30 September 2008? TheJournal.ie presents an in-depth account from the people who were in the thick of it.

Masked sex workers to hold candlelit vigil outside Leinster House

They will remember the deaths of seven women in Ireland who were sex workers.

People are really going to miss the staff who hand out the Metro Herald

The newspaper is to cease publication on Friday.

From The Score Dublin County Board chairman Andy Kettle dies aged 68 RIP

Dublin County Board chairman Andy Kettle dies aged 68

Kettle remembered for his “infectious enthusiasm” in presiding over the capital’s recent success.

The budget will take a big hit next year because of Irish Water: ESRI

But at least things are looking good for jobs and the economy.

Tuesday 16 December, 2014

Here’s What Happened Today: Tuesday

Terror attack at a Pakistani school, the Russian Rouble and the same sex marriage referendum had everyone talking today.

Leo Varadkar thinks our abortion laws are ‘too restrictive’ Repeal The 8th This post contains videos

Leo Varadkar thinks our abortion laws are ‘too restrictive’

The Health Minister had made a landmark speech in the Dáil tonight.

Three arrested in searches as part of operation to tackle burglaries

Two men will appear in court tomorrow while a woman appear in court today.

Fugitive former solicitor Michael Lynn to be extradited from Brazil over €80m debts

Lynn faces charges in Ireland relating to property debts.

Three arrested after explosives found in cars in Meath

The men were arrested for membership of an unlawful organisation and possession of explosives.

“Discrimination of the highest order” – Louise O’Keeffe shocked by State offer to abuse victims

The offers are being linked to whether or not a complaint was made against an abuser.

From The Daily Edge The Irish absolutely cleaned up at tonight’s British Comedy Awards COYBIG

The Irish absolutely cleaned up at tonight’s British Comedy Awards

Aisling Bea, Graham Norton, Moone Boy and Brendan O’Carroll were among the winners.

Mother calls American TV show to yell at her arguing pundit sons

The brothers may be divided by politics but they were brought together by mortification.

From The Daily Edge 8 spectacularly bad Christmas films you won’t believe exist Christmas Flicks

Four more legal highs have now been made illegal

GHB is also going to be controlled even tighter.

From The Daily Edge US state rules that ‘leggings are not pants’ Leggings This post contains a poll

Christmas has been cancelled in Guinea’s capital and Sierra Leone

It’s in a bid to combat the spread of the Ebola virus.

From The Score We’ll Leave It There So: Au revoir, Thierry and all today’s sport Tuesday

We’ll Leave It There So: Au revoir, Thierry and all today’s sport

Plus you can find out what you Googled this year, Ireland’s greatest sporting achievement in 2014 and much more.

A L’Oreal executive really hates the smelly chip shop below his Alpine retreat

The smell is an “abnormal disturbance to the neighbourhood”, apparently.

‘I was sent home three days before my baby died and told I just had a kidney infection’

A mother has come forward about her experience at Portlaoise Regional Hospital in 2007.

From The Daily Edge Watch London commuters break out into a spontaneous Erasure singalong on the Tube A Little Respect
From The Score Katie Taylor’s Jeju triumph ranked as greatest Irish sporting achievement of 2014 The Survey Says

Katie Taylor’s Jeju triumph ranked as greatest Irish sporting achievement of 2014

The Bray boxer’s popularity continues to soar as she’s also voted Ireland’s most admired sports star.

132 students and 9 staff slaughtered in terror assault on Pakistan school

The Irish National Teachers’ Organisation has described it as an “outrage that beggars belief”.

The same-sex marriage referendum will take place next May

Cabinet has agreed on a proposal to hold a number of other referenda on the same day.

From Business ETC How to: Kickstart business by stepping back from social media… and picking up the phone Face Facts

Enda Kenny withdraws claims that bank guarantee documents were shredded

The Taoiseach first made the claims in the summer of 2012.

The 5 at 5: Tuesday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…