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Friday 23 September, 2016

Investigation launched after woman in her 80s dies on hospital trolley

The woman presented at University Hospital Galway on 14 September, but died on a trolley in the emergency department several hours later.

Teen caught carrying Taser stun gun spared jail

It was recommended that she be placed on supervised probation for six months.

"Change your password now" - What to do if you have a Yahoo account

Experts say beefing up your security is the only way to protect yourself from a potential attack.

Noonan: Appeal of €13bn Apple tax ruling will likely take four years 'or more'

The Finance Minister said the government has “very strong” legal advice that it will win the appeal.

From The42 Know Your Sport? Take our weekly quiz Let's Get Quizzical

Know Your Sport? Take our weekly quiz

How closely were you paying attention to the sports headlines this week?

The 5 at 5: Friday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

Staff member at Oberstown threatened with screwdriver in latest disturbance

The High Court heard today there was another ‘serious disturbance’ at the youth detention centre this week.

Google reportedly wants to buy out social media giant Twitter

Shares were up 15% at the social media giant when trading started today.

"I wanted to dispose of myself" - victim impact statement of son who was raped and imprisoned in a box by father

The now 13-year-old boy’s father was convicted of nine counts of rape and one count of child cruelty.

'Alarming results': Unfit Dublin teens show risk of heart disease similar to 55 or 60-year-olds

The DCU research concentrated on the health of moderately fit and unfit transition-year students in the greater Dublin area.

Family of four to be evicted from €3 million home next Friday

John and Dolores Quinn and their two children will see their Co Kildare home repossessed next week in the absence of further legal intervention.

Free 'baby boxes' to be given to new mothers at Limerick hospital

The use of these boxes has been credited with helping reduce infant mortality rates in Finland.

These Cavan twins (and their couch) were the stars of Gogglebox Ireland last night

There’s something quite special about standing for the National Anthem in your own living room.

Man appeals for contact with woman who saved wife and baby from drowning in the Liffey

John Butler’s wife and eight-week-old daughter slipped into the river near Newbridge last Monday evening.

From The42 3 months after it was 'agreed', Martin O'Neill has finally signed his new Ireland contract About Time

3 months after it was 'agreed', Martin O'Neill has finally signed his new Ireland contract

Roy Keane and the rest of the backroom staff have also agreed to extend their stay.

"The crew are absolutely devastated": Tributes to paramedics injured in Naas ambulance fire

The two men risked their lives to save the life of a man trapped in their burning ambulance.

"Someone must be held accountable" - two Indian men cleared of rape and murder of British teenager

15-year-old Briton Scarlett Keeling was drugged, raped, and murdered on a beach in Goa in February 2008.

From The42 Conor Hourihane gets first senior Ireland call - but no place for Dundalk's Horgan COYBIG

Conor Hourihane gets first senior Ireland call - but no place for Dundalk's Horgan

Martin O’Neill names 33-man squad for next month’s World Cup qualifiers.

Bored and broke? Here are some free things to do this weekend

Bored and out of money? We’ve got some suggestions for free things to do.

'Michelin star restaurants will up and leave Ireland if calorie counts on menus are introduced'

The Restaurant Association of Ireland said restaurateurs will not want to operate in such a “draconian regime”.

Data Protection Commissioner seeking answers after massive Yahoo privacy breach

Yahoo said names, email addresses, birth dates, and scrambled passwords were stolen.

FBI confirms it has opened investigation of Brad Pitt

The agency says it has opened an investigation regarding “an aircraft carrying Mr Brad Pitt and his children”.

Poll: Will you watch the new-look Bake Off? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Will you watch the new-look Bake Off?

The show’s moving to another channel without three of its stars – will you tune in?

The 9 at 9: Friday

It’s Friday. Here’s everything you need to know as you start your day.

From The42 The day the Dublin Ladies turned the screw Final Countdown

The day the Dublin Ladies turned the screw

Gerry McGill’s Dublin side found a way to banish their All-Ireland ghosts in 2010. Now they need to do it again on Sunday afternoon.

British fighter jets scrambled to intercept Russian bombers

The Russian bombers flew close to the Shetland Islands yesterday.

Pope Francis condemns gossipy journalism as a form of terrorism

The pontiff also urged journalists not to stoke fear over migration forced by war or hunger.

"I really regret doing this": Hillary shows off comedy skills on Between Two Ferns

“Do you think to yourself, oh, well, maybe I should be more racist?” the Democrat was asked.

Flight forced to shut down engine after cabin fills with smoke

The plane had been travelling between Sydney to Cairns.

'Building up instead of out will prepare Dublin for 21st century city living'

Business groups are calling on councillors to scrap changes that would limit the height of some city centre buildings.

From The42 Teams vs the silver screen: Is your League of Ireland ticket value for money? Friday Night Lights

Teams vs the silver screen: Is your League of Ireland ticket value for money?

Columnist John O’Sullivan assesses the arguments against splashing out €15 to see Irish football.

Three-year-old 'Mowgli' found after surviving three days in a Siberian forest

Tserin was wearing shoes – but no coat – when he wandered into the taiga, the snow forest which covers much of Russia and circles the globe.

Local flooding expected as rainfall warning issued for Galway, Cork and Kerry

The weather warning kicks in at midnight, lasting until tomorrow afternoon.

Armed gardaí called after man carries axe into grounds of a hospital

Local Gardaí and members of the Regional Support Unit attended the scene at the Cork facility.

Seven sex abuse victims dropped cases against the State after it sent them letters

Earlier this year, it was reported that people abused while in Irish national schools had received the letters.

'Not the first fire in an ambulance': Calls for review of whole fleet after tragedy

There have been a number of high profile incidents with ambulances in recent years and paramedics are worried for their safety.

One third of Irish secondary schools don't have a book rental scheme

The average cost of sending a child back to school is over €1,000.

Convicted drug dealer denies calling prison officer "a dog"

Patrick Irwin is serving at 10-year term at Mountjoy Prison.

Dublin Bus says strikes "will have a catastrophic impact" on company's finances

The company said the current stoppage will cost €2m.

Thursday 22 September, 2016

US moves in massive crackdown on alleged global mail fraud group with Irish connections

Officials say the group cheats millions of people out of tens of millions of dollars annually.