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Monday 26 January, 2015

Singer Demis Roussos has died RIP

Singer Demis Roussos has died

Roussos sold more than 60 million albums worldwide.

Teenager arrested over fatal hit-and-run released without charge

81-year-old Wexford man James Brennan died in the Wexford crash.

Irish man found dead in Thailand RIP

Irish man found dead in Thailand

The man was found dead on Sunday.

Greece’s new prime minister reckons Sinn Féin will win the election next year

Alexis Tsipras’s victory speech last night included a reference to Ireland.

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Parents prevented from naming their child ‘Nutella’ France This post contains a poll

Parents prevented from naming their child ‘Nutella’

Another couple were prevented from naming their child ‘fraise’ (strawberry).

Hackers claiming to support Islamic State have done this to Malaysia Airlines

It is the latest attack linked to a group calling itself the Lizard Squad.

Poll: Would you support the sale of Aer Lingus? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Would you support the sale of Aer Lingus?

Should the State have a stake in the national carrier?

Celtic punk band to Republican Governor: “Stop using our music … we literally hate you”

Scott Walker’s use of their song is a “like a white supremacist coming out to gangsta rap” according to the Dropkick Murphys.

Cork is getting a brand new €3 million fertility clinic IVF

Cork is getting a brand new €3 million fertility clinic

Ireland has the highest infertility rate in Europe.

The 9 at 9: Monday

Here’s everything you need to know as you start the last week in January.

Trains from Cork, Galway and Limerick direct to Dublin Airport? It could happen…

A lot of plans have to be made a reality first, however.

Enjoy the mildness… Plunging temperatures to bring snow by Wednesday

Don’t put the electric blankets away just yet.

From The42 Bray Wanderers issue an official response to fraud allegations Claim

Bray Wanderers issue an official response to fraud allegations

The League of Ireland club say they’re unaware of any Garda investigation.

Opinion: Not being open about my health nearly cost me my colon

Don’t ever find yourself in the position I did – don’t put off getting health problems checked out.

Northeast US braces for “crippling and potentially historic” snow storm

“This could be a storm the likes of which we have never seen before,” New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio warned residents.

Video: Coast Guard chopper airlifts “confused” walker from Howth Head

The tourist, aged in his 30s, ended up trapped and unable to move on his way back up from the beach below.

From The Daily Edge Leo Varadkar inspires ‘gay in Ireland’ joke on Saturday Night Live SNL

Grenade found during building work could have been there for 100 years

The alarm was raised after the device was found at a home in Aghada, Cork, last evening. It was blown-up at a nearby green area.

Who are Syriza?

Are they as radical as is claimed?

15 years on… The search for Gussie Shanahan continues

A fresh appeal will be made tonight.

Sunday 25 January, 2015

Here’s What Happened Today: Sunday

Far-left victory in Greece, the sale of Aer Lingus, and an escaped prisoner had everyone talking today.

From The42 How long would you last in the Royal Rumble? Quiz

How long would you last in the Royal Rumble?

The Royal Rumble is on tonight so here’s your chance to finally find out how you’d get on.

From The Daily Edge Which Irish City Should You Really Live In? Quiz

Which Irish City Should You Really Live In?

Time to find out if you’re in the wrong place.

From The42 5 talking points after Anthony Foley’s Munster hammer Sale Nine Tries

5 talking points after Anthony Foley’s Munster hammer Sale

Keith Earls, Ireland hopefuls, Dineen’s display and a happy ending in Europe.

The Government is willing to consider offers for Aer Lingus

Paschal Donohoe says Ireland’s connectivity is just as important as the price though.

Gardaí chase and arrest escaped prisoner armed with a knife

Lee McDonnell had escaped from a prison van last month.

Greece’s far-left Syriza party race ahead in exit polls as government concedes defeat

Exit polls have placed support for the party at between 35.5% and 39.5%.

How to pick the right therapist for you

People are reaching out more for counselling and psychotherapy, write Dil Wickremasinghe and Anne Marie Toole, but it’s important to know how to find the right help.

The Week in Photos: Light Up Week In Photos This post contains images

The Week in Photos: Light Up

This is the week that was, in photos…

Islamic State confirms execution of Japanese hostage

A video featuring the second hostage calls for the release of Sajida al-Rishawi, sentenced to death in Jordan.

From The Daily Edge 11 of the most surprising celebrity cameos on The Simpsons Hank Scorpio

11 of the most surprising celebrity cameos on The Simpsons

Including THAT Johnny Cash cameo.

Adams offers to act as go-between for anyone with info on Adrian Donohoe shooting

The Sinn Féin leader was speaking after the anniversary mass for the garda detective.

From Business ETC The Big Idea: How to build happier (and more productive) workplaces Reach Out

The Big Idea: How to build happier (and more productive) workplaces

Many companies offer workplace perks, but looking after staff mental health can pay even bigger dividends.