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Wednesday 22 October, 2014

From Business ETC More students than ever have applied for next year’s BT Young Scientist Yeah Science!

‘Lessons to be learned’ after inquest finds woman died on operating table

Nora Hyland waited 40 minutes for a blood transfusion, the inquest heard.

From Business ETC Here’s how you should rescue a soaking wet smartphone* TechGuide

Here’s how you should rescue a soaking wet smartphone*

*For those of us not lucky enough to own a waterproof or water-resistant device.

From The Score Roy Keane: ‘Being called a w**ker for two hours is a lot’ Problems

Roy Keane: ‘Being called a w**ker for two hours is a lot’

The United legend was speaking to a 650-strong crowd at Lancashire County Cricket Club in Manchester.

Irish pharmacists say epilepsy and pain relief drugs in short supply

The Department of Health said medicine shortages are a global issue but it works with health professionals to avoid and manage them when they arise.

Father of British Islamic State hostage dies not knowing the fate of his son No Answers This post contains videos

Father of British Islamic State hostage dies not knowing the fate of his son

Paul Cantlie had made an emotional appeal for the safe return of his son, John.

Mother charged with toddler’s murder admitted to Central Mental Hospital

Hazel Waters did not appear in court this morning and the case was pushed back until next month.

Watch: Paul Murphy tore up his Irish Water application form in the Dáil last night Protest This post contains videos

Watch: Paul Murphy tore up his Irish Water application form in the Dáil last night

The Anti-Austerity Alliance TD wasn’t having any of it in the Dáil last night.

From Business ETC One of Dublin’s two greyhound stadiums is to be closed and sold Race Is Run

One of Dublin’s two greyhound stadiums is to be closed and sold

Planning permission for Harold’s Cross will be sought before it’s put on the market.

Enda Kenny vows to crack down on cowboy developers

“Nobody wants to go back to the bad old days of the construction and property boom.”

‘My heart was absolutely broken, I had to believe Mary was still alive’

Mary’s mother Ann Boyle was speaking to Pat Kenny this morning.

From Business ETC It’s not just you – there were problems with Gmail everywhere this morning Breakdown
Poll: Is it ok for government departments to use JobBridge interns? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Is it ok for government departments to use JobBridge interns?

It’s their system, so why not use it?

From Business ETC Apple posts new security warning for iCloud users Careful Now

Apple posts new security warning for iCloud users

There are numerous reports of attacks on iClouds users in China.

Irish-born US judge suspended over porn emails scandal

McCaffery exchanged emails with a member of the Office of Attorney General that depicted sexual acts .

From Business ETC If all goes to plan, Nama will be no more in four years Full Circle

If all goes to plan, Nama will be no more in four years

The State’s bad bank is aiming to wind up ahead of schedule.

State of the Nation: Will water bills be delayed?

Here’s everything you need to know about what’s happening in Irish politics right now…

The 9 at 9: Wednesday

Catch up as you wake up.

Domestic violence: Over 2,000 children taken to emergency refuges last year

Services across Ireland answered 46,137 helpline calls in 2013 — or 126 calls each day.

From The Score Openside O’Donnell living the Munster tradition of breakdown competition Nuisance

Openside O’Donnell living the Munster tradition of breakdown competition

The 27-year-old Tipp native discusses competing for steals and CJ Stander’s impact with ball in hand.

Woman threatened and assaulted by man in park

The woman, in her mid-30s, managed to avoid serious injury.

There may be a cure for Ebola “within weeks”

The serum will use the blood of people who recovered from the disease.

Alan Kelly: ‘John Tierney should be out facing the public and I’ll tell him that’

He said he has 100% confidence in John Tierney as CEO of Irish Water.

Bodies of four babies found in Canada storage locker

Police say they are speaking with “a number of individuals”.

We’ll soon be hearing a lot more about US Senator Gary Hart

Northern Ireland talks are already underway.

One of the men who brought down Richard Nixon has died

Ben Bradlee, who edited the Washington Post for 23 years, has died.

There are 24 JobBridge interns in government departments

Eleven of them are in the Department of Communications, Energy and Natural Resources.

Enda Kenny meeting Maíria Cahill after war of words with Gerry Adams

Yesterday, the Taoiseach said no member of Sinn Féin could guarantee there was no cover-up of abuse.

Women need more contraception options to stop unintended pregnancies, HIV and STIs

Approximately 80 million unintended pregnancies occur every year as a result of contraceptive failure and not using any form of contraception.

“Superhero” four-year-old Gavin Glynn has passed away

Gavin’s family had raised €300,000 this summer to send him to the US for cancer treatment.

One Fianna Fáil TD is refusing to give Irish Water his PPS number

He also accused Irish Water representatives of speaking “incoherent gibberish”.

30 years on: A Dunnes Stores worker ‘changed the face of the anti-apartheid movement’

The eleven workers who went on strike attended the funeral of Nelson Mandela last year.

It took 15 months for this little boy to be diagnosed and he still isn’t getting the treatment he needs

A conference is being held in Dublin today to raise awareness of PANDAS syndrome.

New scandal: 10 Irish Water customers had their bank details sent to their landlords Exclusive

“It’s an absolute shambles,” one affected customer said, after waiting on the phone for an hour to speak to Irish Water’s customer care team.

Irish people boycott Greek fruit after 28 strawberry pickers are shot by farmers

There was outrage when a Greek court cleared farmers after 28 workers were shot.

Tuesday 21 October, 2014

Here’s What Happened Today: Tuesday

Everybody’s talking about Irish Water, the apology to Justin Timberlake and how Ireland is a top spot for visitors next year…

Oscar Pistorius jailed for 5 years for killing girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp

The 27-year-old athlete was found guilty of the culpable homicide of Reeva Steenkamp.

Grave of WT Cosgrave vandalised in Goldenbridge Cemetery

The Minister for Foreign Affairs Charlie Flanagan took to Twitter today to voice his disgust.

Water bills could be delayed as energy regulator looks at deadline

The Commission for Energy Regulation also stressed that call-out charges have not yet been finalised.