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Thursday 23 October, 2014

From Business ETC IMAGES: RIP Nokia mobile phones (1987-2014) We Hardly Knew Ye This post contains images

IMAGES: RIP Nokia mobile phones (1987-2014)

Why do the good die young?

Gardaí investigate support group’s spend on gifts, angel healing and dog kennels

Positive Action received €2.3 million in tax payer funding between 2009 and 2013.

Man guilty of ‘most heinous crime for a generation’ to be freed in UK

Roberts was jailed for life with a 30-year minimum after killing three policemen nearly 50 years ago.

From The Score Opinion: In defence of the much-maligned Glenn Whelan Underappreciated

Opinion: In defence of the much-maligned Glenn Whelan

It was announced today that the Stoke midfielder would likely miss Ireland’s upcoming qualifier against Scotland.

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From The Daily Edge 7 essential Penneys shopping tips for Americans, from us Irish experts

7 essential Penneys shopping tips for Americans, from us Irish experts

Primark have sealed a deal to expand into the US. They have a LOT to learn.

Israel warns of crackdown after ‘hit-and-run terror attack’ that killed baby

Police have flooded flashpoint neighbourhoods after yesterday’s attack.

A sunny, dry Thursday this month gave Dublin Bikes its busiest day ever

The service has also reached the milestone of 50,000 subscribers.

From The Daily Edge VIDEO: Your weekend movies… All Is By My Side Trailers

VIDEO: Your weekend movies… All Is By My Side

Cinema trip this weekend? DailyEdge.ie brings you snippets from new releases to help you decide where to put your money…

The sacked minister who helped set up Irish Water thinks John Tierney should go

Meanwhile, the Taoiseach said he wants to ensure that water charges are ‘affordable’.

From Business ETC This team is trying to create 3D audio for virtual reality Immersive

This team is trying to create 3D audio for virtual reality

THRIVE, which is based in TCD, has been working on creating immersive 3D audio for the good part of a decade and now they’re bringing it to virtual reality.

From The Score We’ll Leave It There So: Munster’s prop swap, Whelan injured and the rest of today’s sport Thursday

We’ll Leave It There So: Munster’s prop swap, Whelan injured and the rest of today’s sport

Plus, things get a little crazy as Cumann na mBunscol hits Croke Park.

‘Long and passionate’ gay kiss labelled breach of the peace

‘The charges would be laughable if they didn’t reflect exactly the anti-gay sentiment the activists are fighting.’

Water Charges relief on its way for those not on social welfare

The Finance Bill introduced today gives effect to measures introduced in Budget 2015.

Boy severely brain damaged before birth awarded €2.75m in High Court settlement

Linda McCarthy was expecting twins and was not admitted to St Joseph’s Hospital in Clonmel despite medical concerns.

From The Daily Edge Panti Bliss: “I’m going back on The Saturday Night Show” Panti Bliss

Panti Bliss: “I’m going back on The Saturday Night Show”

Drag performer Panti (AKA Rory O’Neill) will be speaking about her new book, Woman In The Making.

Sergeant-at-Arms who shot Canadian gunman gets standing ovation

Kevin Vickers was given a hero’s welcome in the Canadian Parliament today.

From The Daily Edge Could you handle the world’s scariest haunted house? Mckamey Manor

Could you handle the world’s scariest haunted house?

You have to sign a waiver to go in. (Warning: Some readers might find the images inside disturbing.)

Mairía Cahill blog allegations ‘shameful and cruel’

Cahill called on Sinn Féin to condemn the post.

From Business ETC Irish airports will get 1.8m more passengers this year, but regional hubs are missing out We Are Not Amused

Irish airports will get 1.8m more passengers this year, but regional hubs are missing out

It was good enough for the Queen, but Cork Airport hasn’t been getting any love from those extra punters.

Two lads are banging pots and pans outside Leinster House today. Here’s why… Racket This post contains videos

Two lads are banging pots and pans outside Leinster House today. Here’s why…

Yep, it’s something to do with Irish Water…

Why wasn’t Mary Lou quizzing Joan Burton in the Dáil today?

Mary Lou McDonald’s usual Thursday afternoon rumble with the Tánaiste didn’t go ahead today. Here’s why…

From The Score The 23 reactions when you win a GAA final with your club Celebrate

The 23 reactions when you win a GAA final with your club

You’ve done all the training, got the result you wanted so you might as well enjoy yourself.

The 5 at 5: Thursday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

Here’s how many members of the Defence Forces have failed drug tests

Compulsory random testing was introduced in 2003.

Would a ‘track my crime’ system help victims trust garda investigations?

The system is in place in the UK and could come here.

Fingal County Council considering installing lights in park where woman was assaulted

“All councillors are in unison of the importance that the green gets used by families and individuals.”

The Education Minister gave the head of Waterford IT a “tough” talking-to this morning

Waterford IT sent an email to college bosses in Carlow to tell them they were pulling out of a planned university bid.

Teenage girls lured by ISIS with promises of ‘Disney lives’ with good homes and husbands

Three girls were stopped in Germany yesterday as they tried to make their way from the US to Syria.

University students are not happy about a ban on kissing and other PDAs

Sex in public places will also not be tolerated at the University of Zimbabwe.

Thieves use stolen digger to steal ATM before setting it on fire

The digger, not the ATM – that would be foolish.

From Business ETC UTV jobs in the balance as Newstalk takes over radio news service Communicorp

UTV jobs in the balance as Newstalk takes over radio news service

Up to eight staff based at the media company’s radio news hub say they’ve been given no indication what will happen to their roles.

Good news for Waterford: 74 new jobs announced, 56 jobs retained

The jobs will be customer service positions.

Uber will NOT be hiring ‘incredibly hot chicks’ like this to drive customers around… any more

‘Who said women don’t know how to drive’… What could possibly go wrong with a slogan like that?

From The Daily Edge Irish lads use Times Square billboard to share anti-water charges message with Enda Kenny Billboard Stars

Today’s top stories in 6 seconds

Don’t have time to mull over the news? Here’s everything you need to know.

Opinion: How many hundreds, or thousands, would have been saved if he had lived?

The senseless death of Gordon Hamilton Fairley, a pioneering cancer specialist who was killed by an IRA bomb, remains a tragedy for us all.

From The Score Keane: I knew the All Blacks would go after ROG – when I met him for dinner, I warned him Behind Enemy Lines

Keane: I knew the All Blacks would go after ROG – when I met him for dinner, I warned him

Roy Keane was an unlikely double-agent when the Irish rugby team played New Zealand in 2008.

Joan Burton: I’m delighted people are filming Irish Water protests

The Tánaiste has again moved to clarify her comments about Irish Water protesters with expensive phones and cameras.

Catholic orders are “improving” in reporting abuse allegations

New reports from the Catholic Church’s watchdog notes improvement.