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Saturday 24 January, 2015

From The Daily Edge 10 signs that you are devoted to shopping at Tiger Tiger Tiger

10 signs that you are devoted to shopping at Tiger

The posh Danish €2 shop that will slowly take over your life.

From Business ETC From dial-up to The Devil Wears Prada: How the internet helped this writer’s career Evolution

From dial-up to The Devil Wears Prada: How the internet helped this writer’s career

Sophia Stuart’s career began when the internet was taking its first steps, and her fascination with it took her all over the world.

From The42 As it happened: Wasps v Leinster, Champions Cup Make Or Break

As it happened: Wasps v Leinster, Champions Cup

We went minute-by-minute through Leinster’s season-defining tussle in Coventry.

Column: Why am I working purely to keep my foot in the door?

Ladies and Gentlemen, welcome to the land of working parents – there’s not much of the pay cheque left after crèche fees, commute and (caffeine) subsistence.

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From Business ETC 5 apps worth downloading this week Pick Me

5 apps worth downloading this week

Featuring a relaxing ski down the slopes, instant messaging based around drawings, and new motivation to get all those tasks done.

One Irish TD is travelling to Greece for a possible Syriza victory party

Paul Murphy says a Syriza win could provoke a ‘further radicalisation in Ireland’.

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What toilet tissue do you use and 5 other questions we had for this Fianna Fáil TD The High Table Interview This post contains videos

What toilet tissue do you use and 5 other questions we had for this Fianna Fáil TD

John McGuinness came in for a chat this week and everything from toilet paper to walking dogs came up…

We thought we had it bad… these lads only got ONE hour of sun last month
From The Daily Edge How Well Do You Remember Kids TV From the 90s? TCC

How Well Do You Remember Kids TV From the 90s?

90s kid? Step right in.

Just who was Terry Keane, Charlie Haughey’s mistress?

Keane and the former Taoiseach had a 27-year affair.

The 9 at 9: Saturday

It’s Saturday, so here’s what you should know before you hit the weekend.

Poll: Should protests be banned from our city centres? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should protests be banned from our city centres?

Taxi drivers brought Dublin traffic to a near standstill this week. Do you think such protests should be kept away from the centre of town?

Sure, it’s 1990s technology. But the Gardaí have no plans to replace “PULSE”

PULSE is 16 years old this year. A number of upgrades have taken place, but the force has been advised to ‘retire’ it in favour of an entirely new system.

Do Sinn Féin’s numbers add up? We could soon know for sure…

The government is considering a special Oireachtas committee to cost pre-budget submissions.

From The42 Madigan: ‘There have been times when I’ve thought I’m better than I actually was’ Confidence

Madigan: ‘There have been times when I’ve thought I’m better than I actually was’

The Leinster man sat down with The42 to talk about his work with sports psychologist Enda McNulty.

Opinion: Advice for overweight people to slim down is valid – it’s about health, not body image

We don’t need a nation of size 8s and Disney-proportioned cartoon characters, but we do need to admit that being overweight is not healthy.

Judge describes ISIS-bound US teen as “a bit of a mess”, jails her for four years

A US judge described Shannon Conley as “a bit of a mess”.

Ireland now has its first (official) Steiner National School

Now, the next step for Mol an Óige is to get out of the prefabs…

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Friday 23 January, 2015

Here’s What Happened Today: Friday

Elaine O’Hara’s father, penalty points cancellations and babies at a maternity hospital in Galway had everyone talking today.

Scientists in Scotland managed to SLOW DOWN the speed of light

The team applied a mask to an optical beam, giving photons a spatial structure that reduced their speed.

Elaine O’Hara told her father she was seeing a married man from Foxrock who tied her up, court hears

At the Graham Dwyer murder trial, a pathologist tells the court that the skull of Elaine O’Hara was never recovered.

Firefighters tackle blaze at Ireland’s tallest residential building

The fire broke out at the top of the building.

‘There’s nothing to be afraid of’: Peter Mathews wanted to liberate politicians today…

The independent TD proposed a referendum to give politicians freedom of conscience during votes.

From The42 Money’s men force unlikely FA Cup replay with Manchester United David 0 Goliath 0
From The Daily Edge Will You Make it Through the Weekend before January Payday? Januworry

Will You Make it Through the Weekend before January Payday?

The last weekend before January pay day is the WORST.

Someone in Florida keeps slashing pelicans’ pouches so they starve

“They have a slow and agonising death until they starve to death.”

Dramatic video shows fishermen saved moments before their boat sank

The Irish vessel went down off the Isle of Lewis.

Guards in Finglas have found a cat … and they’re not delighted about it

Think of all the cute videos they could make together.

Which politician made €2,000 worth of calls to Kenya from Leinster House?

The identity of the TD or Senator cannot be revealed unless they come forward.

‘There is no hiding place for anyone who cancelled penalty points’

A new report claims points are still being unfairly cancelled.

Ireland’s top press photographers won awards for these amazing pics tonight

This woman was accused of bribing Titanic crew not to go back for survivors

A letter she wrote after surviving the tragedy sold at auction today for almost $12,000.

Man arrived from Barcelona with €200k of cannabis in luggage

In a separate operation, Revenue officers seized 7,400 cigarettes.

From The42 We’ll Leave It There So: Fed’s a shadow of himself, tragedy in Derry and all today’s sport Friday

We’ll Leave It There So: Fed’s a shadow of himself, tragedy in Derry and all today’s sport

Other stories include Jamie Heaslip starting for Leinster this weekend and ITV ‘parting ways’ with Adrian Chiles.

Column: The people making a new life in the desert after civil war

The Mbera refugee camp is home to 50,000 people – most of them from northern Mali, a country torn apart by civil war.

Person struck by train between Portarlington and Portlaoise

There are significant delays as a result.