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Thursday 22 January, 2015

Here’s What Happened Today: Thursday

The teachers’ strike, the ECB’s money-creation programme and Graham Dwyer’s trial had everyone talking.

“It’s not a holiday for us … it will actually cause more work”

Who’ll blink first in the junior cycle row? Not the teachers, by the sounds of it… TheJournal.ie stopped by one city centre picket this morning to take the temperature.

Have you ever stayed in one of Ireland’s top ten hotels?

Tripadvisor released a list of the best hotels to stay in this year.

Iona Institute respond with their own chart of prominent words on their website

A chart showing that ‘gay and ‘same-sex’ are frequently used words on the site has been widely shared on social media today.

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From Business ETC Stand and deliver: Super Mario fires off a €1 TRILLION ECB spending spree The Big Guns

Stand and deliver: Super Mario fires off a €1 TRILLION ECB spending spree

The central bank has finally announced its long-awaited money-creation programme.

Body of man who fell into River Nore recovered by naval divers

The man fell into the river early Sunday morning when he was walking with friends.

From The Daily Edge 10 useful infographics that will help you be better in the kitchen Can't Cook Won't Cook

10 useful infographics that will help you be better in the kitchen

These will magically make you not suck at cooking, promise.

Alleged text: ‘You should help me inflict pain on you and help me with my fantasy. Blood turns me on.’

Graham Dwyer has pleaded not guilty to the murder of Elaine O’Hara.

From The42 The big guns are back: 5 talking points as Schmidt names extended 6 Nations squad Everybody Makes It

The big guns are back: 5 talking points as Schmidt names extended 6 Nations squad

Picking 46 men gave Schmidt a lot of flexibility to include guys recovering from long-term injury.

Man arrested over malicious and “threatening” email sent to primary school

The school is to close tomorrow as a precaution.

Someone ripped out their water meter and is offering it up online

Surprisingly, no one is interested in taking it off their hands.

‘Why have 16 children died in Direct Provision?’

A Sinn Féin Senator wants to know after new figures revealed 16 children died over 12 years.

This court says German men can pee standing up if they want to

A landlord whose tenant ‘missed his target’ took the man to court.

From The Daily Edge VIDEO: Your weekend movies… A Most Violent Year Trailers

VIDEO: Your weekend movies… A Most Violent Year

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

Man appears in court charged with the murder of his mother in their Dún Laoghaire home

Fionn Braidwood, 30, appeared before a sitting of Dún Laoghaire District Court this morning.

From The42 We’ll Leave It There So: Schmidt names 46-man Six Nations squad and today’s sport Thursday

We’ll Leave It There So: Schmidt names 46-man Six Nations squad and today’s sport

Real Madrid have also signed a Norwegian teenage prodigy while the NFL’s ‘deflategate’ rumbles on.

Anger and protests over shooting of black man by New Jersey police officer Jerame Reid This post contains videos

Anger and protests over shooting of black man by New Jersey police officer

A lawyer for Reid’s wife said footage of the shooting “raises serious questions” about its legality.

Opinion: A person who suffers from anxiety can’t just ‘get over it’ – it’s not that simple

Being a little more accepting of somebody with anxiety problems could make it a little easier for them to deal with it themselves.

From Business ETC It’s not the best time to order stuff from America… Quantitative Healing

It’s not the best time to order stuff from America…

Something big happened today…

Man hit with drill and hammer during aggravated burglary

The incident occurred yesterday.

From The42 ‘Conor will stop Jose Aldo inside three rounds’ – John Kavanagh writes exclusively for The42.ie Column

Prince Andrew speaks out publicly about sex abuse allegations in Davos

The prince reiterated denials that have been made on his behalf by Buckingham Palace, telling business leaders his focus is on his work.

From Business ETC This eccentric entrepreneur wants to kill Skype Private Chat

This eccentric entrepreneur wants to kill Skype

MegaChat, his new video calling service, is said to offer end-to-end encryption to keep calls private.

Families of Bloody Sunday dead want police to prioritise arresting soldiers

They will meet with the police tomorrow morning.

Shock in Monaghan as Bose closure sees 140 jobs axed

The company had been manufacturing audio systems in Monaghan since 1978, but will wind down and cease operations in April.

From The Daily Edge What’s Amazon’s impressive streaming service and why can’t you get it in Ireland? UPC

Who are the 30%ers?

A new movement is pushing for gender balance in the corporate world.

Buses stopped leaving depot as army makes bomb equipment safe

The incident occurred this afternoon in Dublin.

Enda believes young people who left Ireland will be able to come home in 3 years

Ireland has learnt a ‘difficult lesson’ from the financial crisis.

‘We just want to bury him with Mum and Dad’

A Bishop has called for information on Columba McVeigh at a mass in Monaghan.

The 5 at 5: Thursday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

This is how much a club sandwich costs at the world’s most exclusive schmoozefest

Don’t even start us on the champagne and caviar.

Protest outside Saudi Embassy for blogger sentenced to 1,000 lashes for insulting Islam

Raif Badawi criticised clerics and the kingdom’s notorious religious police.

Body of man recovered after car entered water at Courtown Harbour

No one else was injured in the incident this afternoon.

From The42 O’Brien and Fitzgerald return as Schmidt names 46-man Six Nations squad Title Defence

O’Brien and Fitzgerald return as Schmidt names 46-man Six Nations squad

Jonathan Sexton is also among the extended squad, despite being ruled out of at least the opening fixture.

Love your weekend lie-in? It could make you fat

‘Social jetlag’ is also linked to metabolic disorders, inflammation and diabetes.

Clare Daly: Clamping is an easy way to make money

The TD suggested we consider banning the practice.