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Thursday 27 August, 2015

New images emerge of missing Japanese couple

Gardaí released the CCTV images today.

A warning to Europe: Up to 50 people found suffocated in a truck in Austria

An investigation is underway which includes police from Hungary.

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Stop the lights – are we in for an Indian summer?

Fingers, toes, everything crossed… but to be honest it sounds like it depends upon your definition of ‘Indian Summer’.

The Greens have a radical plan to feed every schoolchild in the country

The party wants to provide every schoolchild in the country with at least one hot meal a day.

From The42 Fitzgerald at 13 as Schmidt brings back Ireland frontliners for Wales Team News

Fitzgerald at 13 as Schmidt brings back Ireland frontliners for Wales

Paul O’Connell, Johnny Sexton, Conor Murray, Peter O’Mahony and Rob Kearney all return.

From Business ETC This startup founded by Irish guys is about to be HUGE… and they found a pretty unique way to tell people Future's Bright

This startup founded by Irish guys is about to be HUGE… and they found a pretty unique way to tell people

Intercom, the “Whatsapp of customer service”, have announced a huge funding and jobs coup… with a cartoon.

From Business ETC Here’s why you might willingly tell Facebook everything about you Digital Assistant

Here’s why you might willingly tell Facebook everything about you

It’s testing a new service for a virtual assistant.

From The42 Massive blow for Irish boxing with Billy Walsh poised to take up US coaching post Excellence In Exile

Massive blow for Irish boxing with Billy Walsh poised to take up US coaching post

The man who helps Ireland punch above their weight set to leave less than a year before the Olympic Games.

Mary Lou: Sinn Féin ain’t going away, you know

The party’s deputy leader has hit out at attempts to “smear this proud Republican Party and our leader”.

From The42 ‘I don’t care what place Gatlin came, everything is not okay and athletics needs to accept that’ Doping

‘I don’t care what place Gatlin came, everything is not okay and athletics needs to accept that’

We spoke to The Sports Gene author David Epstein about doping in sport.

Planning a trip to Dollymount Strand? You’re not allowed to swim there today

Dublin City Council has issued a bathing ban until its water tests are back tomorrow.

“The IRA have gone away. The war is over, they’re not coming back”

‘We differ from the view of the Chief Constable’

Poll: Should we still crown a Miss Ireland? Poll This post contains a poll

Poll: Should we still crown a Miss Ireland?

Is it just good-natured competition? Or is it out of step with modern times?

Contoversy in Australia over new film about kids with gay parents

“During school hours we expect them to be doing maths and English and curriculum matters.”

‘The finest young man’: Tributes paid to teen who died in tragic farming accident

Donal English-Hayden, aged 14, was killed when a tractor and trailer being driven by a local farmer collapsed and overturned into a ditch.

Elephant kills keeper and runs into the jungle with three tourists

The animal and tourists have since been recovered.

The 9 at 9: Thursday

Everything you need to know as you kick off your Thursday.

‘I fear the lack of confidence I possessed as a girl will hold back my little girl in our masculine culture’

Mother Ethna Quirke describes her worries for her daughter’s future.

This mum donated her womb to her daughter so she could have a child

“It’s everything I wanted and more”.

From The42 Good news for Galway with attacker Cooney back fit for All-Ireland after injury hell Raring To Go

Good news for Galway with attacker Cooney back fit for All-Ireland after injury hell

Conor Cooney has been struck down with injuries this year.

‘Abandoned, remote and neglected’: This is the school Educate Together don’t want to use

Educate Together says the school is not suitable as it is too far from the town.

Irish Water says it’s not trying to trick people into paying their bills

A Cork councillor said that they had been “devious”.

Everything we know about Virginia shooter Vester Lee Flanagan

“This gentleman was disturbed at the way things had turned out at some point in his life. Things were spiralling out of control.”

Man loses case against TGI Friday’s after being asked to wear a woman’s t-shirt

The Equality Tribunal found the man hadn’t established a case.

Irish Water: “People are getting used to the water bill coming in the door”

The utility says it expects more people will pay the second round of bills.

Wednesday 26 August, 2015

Here’s What Happened Today: Wednesday

Journalists shot and killed in Virginia, crisis in the Northern Assembly – and, what’s it like to work in an Irish Water call centre?

‘We are heartbroken’: Tributes pour in for journalists killed live on air

The alleged shooter Vester Lee Flanagan II, who died from a self-inflicted gunshot wound, said the Charleston shooting in June led him to buy a gun.

Merkel vows zero tolerance for migrant hate – as 55 bodies found on boats

Meanwhile the Defence Forces have rescued hundreds of people – including 71 children – in an operation tonight.

Young man arrested after 89-year-old woman is assaulted and mugged

Another man was released without charge in relation to the incident.

The Garda Commissioner has weighed in on the existence of the IRA

Noirin O’Sullivan tonight took the unusual step of intervening in an ongoing row.

Bodies of seven prisoners found stuffed into rubbish bins

Their remains showed signs of torture, authorities in Guatemala said.

A craft beer walking tour of Dublin

One route. Several stops… You’re welcome.

PHOTOS: 20,000 people pelt each other with tomatoes Food Fight This post contains images
From The42 What drought? Rooney treble seals Champions League return Hat-trick Hero

What drought? Rooney treble seals Champions League return

The England international ended a 10-game scoring drought in style with a hat-trick tonight.

House prices went up again last month and they’re not stopping

But the rate of property price increases is slowing.