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Dublin: 8 °C Monday 24 November, 2014

Yesterday’s News

From The Daily Edge Can You Match The Snapper Quote To The Character? The Snapper
Check out this clip of Bertie Ahern talking about tax cheats in 1993 Political Nostalgia This post contains videos

The same British Airways jet has made another unscheduled landing at Shannon

It is understood there was a technical issue with the engine and a replacement aircraft is required.

The world’s tallest roller-coaster will open in 2017 and is absolutely terrifying Vomit Comet This post contains a poll
From Business ETC Waterford ‘won’t recover’ unless it’s made the South East’s economic hub More To Do

Waterford ‘won’t recover’ unless it’s made the South East’s economic hub

Despite receiving more IDA visits than surrounding counties, it is not considered the area’s economic capital.

Suicide bomber on motorcycle kills 50 at volleyball game

WARNING: This article contains a graphic image of those killed in the blast.

From Business ETC Review: Is Lollipop the best version of Android yet? Upgrade

Review: Is Lollipop the best version of Android yet?

The new update sports a fresh look and a plethora of new features, but what is it like in practice?

Parish priest banned from visiting direct provision centre – but he’s going anyway

Equality Minister Aodháin Ó Ríordáin says only a “brave staff member” would stop him.

These amazing colour photos show what luxury air travel was like 80 years ago

Before the modern jumbo jet and its first class…

From The Score As It Happened: Leinster senior football semi-final, St Vincent’s v Garrycastle Club Action

As It Happened: Leinster senior football semi-final, St Vincent’s v Garrycastle

Who would win out today between the Dublin and Westmeath sides in Parnell Park?

Man charged with robbery of newsagents in Enniscorthy

Staff were allegedly threatened with a large knife during the incident.

Shane Ross is the current favourite to lead a new political party

That’s according to a poll that the Independent TD commissioned himself.

Dramatic fire at London’s Charing Cross station was not suspicious

British Transport Police say the fire was caused by an electrical fault.

Man rescued from Tolka after jumping in to save his dog

He is currently being treated in hospital.

We’ll be aiming to collect “over 90%” of Irish Water charges – John Tierney

TDs on The Week in Politics also debate the Government’s security.

From The Daily Edge 8 of the most wonderful mundane feelings in the world Satisfying
From The Score As it happened: Cratloe v Kilmallock, Munster SHC; Ballintubber v Corofin, Connacht SFC Minute-by-Minute

As it happened: Cratloe v Kilmallock, Munster SHC; Ballintubber v Corofin, Connacht SFC

Cratloe and Kilmallock served up one of the games of the year while Corofin were crowned Connacht champs. Relive the action here.

Opinion: We’ve seen an outburst in mental illness ads – but people still don’t talk.

I know I am too scared to tell people what’s really going on. I’m scared of what they will think.

A time to grieve? Why we should consider a statutory entitlement to compassionate leave

Here’s the thing about grief – you cannot outrun it.

From The Score As it happened: Crystal Palace v Liverpool, Premier League Minute-by-Minute

As it happened: Crystal Palace v Liverpool, Premier League

A vital win for Palace and yet more misery for Brendan Rodgers and Liverpool.

Window cleaner survives 11-story fall onto moving car

The man suffered critical injuries, but he was conscious, police said.

From Business ETC What smart items for the home are out there? TechKnowHow

What smart items for the home are out there?

The smart homes industry is beginning to grow, but what exactly is out there?

Weird Wide Web: A sexist Barbie book, a handy spy tool and Russians watching you right now

All of your essential tech and social media news for the week in one byte-sized portion.

‘An investigation into IRA abuse allegations is needed to realise the scale of it’

Maíria Cahill spoke last night to RTÉ’s Saturday Night Show.

From The Daily Edge Amazing cockpit video from a plane landing in thick fog at Dublin Airport The Fog

Amazing cockpit video from a plane landing in thick fog at Dublin Airport

Remember the fog last week? This is pretty incredible.

Talks on Iran’s nuclear programme could drag on for another year

Tomorrow is the deadline to reach agreement.

Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads

The very best of the week’s writing from around the web.

‘He saved my life because he pushed my head out of the way with his knee’: The week in quotes

“Why do people do this? It’s ghoulish, thoughtless and extremely distasteful.”

Poll: Should a general election be held before April 2016? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should a general election be held before April 2016?

Enda Kenny plans for the Coalition to stay in Government until April 2016.

From The Daily Edge 11 motivational quotes and posters that won’t make you puke You Can Do It

14-year-old shot in the head at Turkish border

The teenager was blinded in both eyes.

Opinion: The Irish handprints on the world’s most symbolic site – One World Trade Centre

Many Irish and Kerry men spent more than five years working at the resurrected World Trade Centre site.

The 9 at 9: Sunday

Catch up as you wake up.

What’s all this about water cut-offs and demonstrations in Detroit?

Heard of the Detroit Water Brigade? (No, they’re not a band). Here’s how the issue of water charges has been affecting the Motor City.

Never mind water, Big Phil’s having a ball in Brussels and here are the pics to prove it

Ireland’s European Commissioner is having a great time if his Twitter account is to be believed.

From The Score ‘We’ve been here before’: Ireland’s end to terrific 2014 just a reminder of a cautionary tale Mantra

‘We’ve been here before’: Ireland’s end to terrific 2014 just a reminder of a cautionary tale

Captain Paul O’Connell isn’t going to forget the nightmare that followed Ireland’s last November clean sweep.

Has YOUR county been overlooked for foreign investment?

IDA visits can have a big impact on the spread of investment across the country. How has your home county fared?

From Business ETC Remember those tax cuts most people scored in the Budget? Here’s how much they cost Doing The Sums

Remember those tax cuts most people scored in the Budget? Here’s how much they cost

And how tweaking those changes would have shifted the Budget picture.