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Tuesday 21 October, 2014

From The Score Podge Collins: ‘
Davy felt it didn’t work last year and I don’t think I’ll be changing his mind’ Dual Debate

Podge Collins: ‘
Davy felt it didn’t work last year and I don’t think I’ll be changing his mind’

The decision has been made and the Cratloe man is focused on 2015.

Opinion: What happens when a pregnant woman or nursing mother gets sent to jail?

The question of women who are pregnant or parenting in prison is a complex one – and their number is rising.

These 3 beagle puppies were rescued from a mineshaft … but one is still missing

One of their siblings is still down the mineshaft this morning — but it’s hoped he’ll come out of his own accord.

The 9 at 9: Tuesday

Catch up as you wake up.

Careful out there, there are even rogue wheelie bins flying about*

*well, one rogue wheelie bin anyway.

‘Ireland’s crowded emergency departments are not ready for Ebola’

That is the opinion of emergency doctors.

The man who ‘made women look and feel beautiful’: Oscar de la Renta has died RIP

Stardust campaigners to hand new information to Minister over fatal fire

They say that they have “waited 33 years and 10 months” for the submission.

‘I’m scared I’ll be arrested and held somewhere – that’s why I almost never leave my house’

A national conference on Statelessness is being held in Dublin today.

Australian parliament decides NOT to make women in burqas sit in a glass enclosure

Australian parliament decides NOT to make women in burqas sit in a glass enclosure

The plan was put forward due to security concerns since the rise of the Islamic State organisation.

From The Score McIlroy taking time away from golf to prepare for legal battle Break

McIlroy taking time away from golf to prepare for legal battle

The world number one won’t play in the BMW Masters or the WGC – HSBC Champions after ‘an extraordinarily demanding year’.

10 years in jail or house arrest? Oscar Pistorius will be sentenced today for killing his girlfriend

Correctional services have denied reports that they were already preparing a cell for Pistorius in a high-security section of Pretoria Central Prison.

Without exit screenings, 3 people with Ebola would fly out of West Africa every month

New research has also found that screening people leaving West Africa is far more efficient than screening those arriving at other countries.

Monday 20 October, 2014

Here’s What Happened Today: Monday

Everybody’s talking about Maíria Cahill, Ebola and Irish Water bonuses…

Woman tests negative for Ebola at Mater Hospital

She was taken to the National Isolation Unit.

‘Despicable’ and ‘mischievous’: Taoiseach and Gerry Adams in war of words

The exchange surrounds the handling of Maíria Cahill’s claims that she was raped by a member of the IRA and then interrogated by the organisation.

From The Score Blind faith: Daley rescues a point for United after exciting draw at the Hawthorns Late Drama

Blind faith: Daley rescues a point for United after exciting draw at the Hawthorns

Marouane Fellaini comes off the bench to score his first goal for the club.

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Funeral of Hassan Khan takes place in Dublin RIP

Funeral of Hassan Khan takes place in Dublin

The two-year-old boy was found dead in an apartment in Ballybrack.

Opinion: US midterm elections – why they’re important to America and the world USA

Opinion: US midterm elections – why they’re important to America and the world

The midterms are equally worthy of your attention as the US presidential elections.

This year could be the hottest EVER recorded

Global land and sea temperatures for last month were the highest ever recorded.

Actress Lynda Bellingham dies aged 66 RIP

Actress Lynda Bellingham dies aged 66

She was best known to audiences through her appearances in Oxo television commercials and the panel show Loose Women.

Don’t like lamb? Over €7 million is being spent to convince you otherwise

Sheep meat consumption and production has been down 20% in the last 14 years.

From The Daily Edge 8 of your favourite childhood books and what they look like now Are You There God
From Business ETC Creative crowdfunding site Fund It has raised €3 million for projects like this Pick Me

Creative crowdfunding site Fund It has raised €3 million for projects like this

The money has gone to everything from a multimedia horror show to a heart-rate monitor for sheep.

From Business ETC Five new research centres on the way following €245m investment Cutting-edge

Five new research centres on the way following €245m investment

The centres will be located at Trinity College Dublin, UCD, NUI Galway and UL.

A puppy is stuck down a mine shaft in Cork

But three of its siblings were rescued earlier today.

From The Score We’ll Leave It There So: Wes gets injured, Cheika up for Aussie job and the rest of today’s sport Monday

We’ll Leave It There So: Wes gets injured, Cheika up for Aussie job and the rest of today’s sport

Also, Bale could miss Liverpool clash and Paddy McNair is in line for a new deal.

One millionth visitor to Cliffs of Moher wins €5k holiday

Rita Shaw from Florida is on holiday to Ireland with her husband.

Truck drivers plan further traffic chaos, and one Minister isn’t very happy about it

The Irish Road Haulage Association has called on the Government to address their concerns over road tax.

Charlie Flanagan has been in Europe to discuss how to fight Ebola

EU ministers have callled for ‘united, coordinated, and increased efforts’ to fight the virus.

Easy now – Farmers start breaking milk quotas before they’re supposed to

The EU’s milk quota regime will end next March – but it seems farmers may have jumped the gun in anticipation of the change.

Meet Ireland’s latest invader: The Asian Clam

A new report says that complete removal of the clam from our waterways is “not feasible”.

From The Daily Edge Nigel Farage backs UKIP ‘theme song’ performed in fake Caribbean accent Ukip Calypso

Nigel Farage backs UKIP ‘theme song’ performed in fake Caribbean accent

Former Radio One DJ Mike Read is behind the song.

Fancy a job as a public servant? Recruitment for 550 positions has started

The job will be filled over the next two years.

How will ‘unprecedented’ levels of oil and gas exploration affect wildlife?

The Government has announced a new plan to carry out surveys of areas of potential exploration.

Flights to Germany cancelled as 10,000 Lufthansa pilots strike

A small number of flights to and from Ireland have had to be cancelled due to the strike which is causing major disruption in Germany.

Monica Lewinsky joins Twitter and launches a mission to end cyberbullying

“I was the first person to have their reputation completely destroyed worldwide via the Internet.”

From The Score The Irish homeless football team get off to unbelievable start at the World Cup this weekend COYBIG

The Irish homeless football team get off to unbelievable start at the World Cup this weekend

You don’t see this kind of result too often from an Irish soccer side.