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Monday 4 May, 2015

Russell Brand backs Ed Miliband: ‘You gotta vote Labour’

Brand said he believed the UK was in a “dangerous position”.

Bono told Tony Fenton just how much he was loved in the DJ’s last ever interview

And people are feeling very emotional on Twitter.

From The42 Limerick and Offaly ladies footballers denied access to Parnell Park dressing rooms last Saturday Off Limits

Limerick and Offaly ladies footballers denied access to Parnell Park dressing rooms last Saturday Exclusive

Ladies Gaelic Football Association explains why Division 4 League finalists had to tog out at other venues

What lies ahead in the closing weeks of the marriage referendum campaign?

With the result still far from guaranteed, where are campaigners likely to focus their energies in the final days?

The oldest gay bar in Ireland is closing

Loafers will close after more than 30 years in business.

Prisoners using loophole to get out of jail early

Frances Fitzgerald is asking the Supreme Court to clarify the law.

The Burning Question: When is ‘next weekend’? Dilemma This post contains a poll

The Burning Question: When is ‘next weekend’?

Let TheJournal.ie distract you from the ‘serious’ news with one of life’s REAL dilemmas. (*not really)

From Business ETC This is what your living room would look like while wearing Microsoft’s HoloLens Trippy

Church still undecided if it will carry out civil ceremonies if referendum passes

Archbishop Eamon Martin says the referendum also raises issues about what it teaches children.

Man who killed nine puppies while high on meth jailed

The attack was described as “deplorable and distressing”.

Paint bombs were thrown at Martin McGuinness’s home last night

“The people behind these attacks have nothing to offer the community.”

Irish troops safe after mortar attack injures two UN peacekeepers in Golan Heights

The two soldiers were evacuated to Israel for medical care.

From The42 For all his success, there’s one fight Mayweather will never win People's Chump

For all his success, there’s one fight Mayweather will never win

The undefeated American will never be crowned the people’s champion.

101-year-old man pulled from rubble alive is surprised he survived second Nepal quake

Irish Aid has today delivered more than 63 tonnes of life-saving humanitarian supplies.

From Business ETC 4 things anyone can learn from the brains behind these little bottles Innocent Advice

4 things anyone can learn from the brains behind these little bottles

We talked to Innocent’s marketing guru about creating a great brand.

Would you buy €2 t-shirts if you knew the real cost of them?

Do you care about who makes your t-shirts?

Poll: Should fast food takeaways be banned from opening near schools? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should fast food takeaways be banned from opening near schools?

Councillors in Greystones have voted in favour of banning fast food restaurants opening within 400 metres of schools.

This ‘divine son-bearing seed’ drug has nothing to do with sex selection, apparently

“If the name is misleading, we will include a disclaimer from the next batch onwards.”

A man won an election to be mayor on the roll of a dice

An old state statute says certain elections can be determined by a high card draw or a roll of the dice.

From Business ETC Bored of seeing the same old thing when you start up a browser? Change it Start-up

Bored of seeing the same old thing when you start up a browser? Change it

If you want to make it a little more useful the next time you start up your browser.

State accused of covering up cost of nursing homes

Nursing Homes Ireland wants details released immediately.

‘I knew my rapists… I had to watch what they did to my daughter’

Victims in Croatia might soon get justice after war crimes.

The 9 at 9: Monday

Everything you need to know as you start your Bank Holiday Monday.

Borderline personality disorder is incredibly complex – it rarely affects two people in the same way

I felt like an amp turned up to eleven, while everyone around me was playing at a steady volume of six.

Pedestrian killed in Cork this morning

The 33-year-old died in hospital.

This ‘life-saving’ cancer drug is now available in Ireland

Regorafenib is used to treat a form of stomach cancer.

From The42 ‘We don’t have trophies hanging out of us, so we’re going to celebrate it tonight’ Deise

‘We don’t have trophies hanging out of us, so we’re going to celebrate it tonight’

Derek McGrath knows Cork will be waiting ‘in the long grass’ next month.

PICTURES: Survivors of the Lusitania remember ‘murder by savages’

In just 18 short minutes, the boat sank and 1,198 people lost their lives. We hear from two people who lived.

Appeal for witnesses after tourists targeted in violent robbery

A man and woman were both assaulted and a camera bag was stolen.

TD says garda helicopter causing ‘noise pollution’ in Dublin at night

Minister for Justice Frances Fitzgerald said gardaí operate a noise reduction policy during night hours.

Sunday 3 May, 2015

From Business ETC 5 charts that show why the “lost decade” is a long way from over Analysis

5 charts that show why the “lost decade” is a long way from over

There’s a good reason why a lot of people still aren’t feeling it.

Are taxi drivers at greater risk of being robbed? We asked some to find out

One Sinn Féin TD thinks taxi signs get attention from “undesirables”.

‘Our hearts are broken’: Tributes to biker killed during charity rally

The father-of-three was killed when his bike collided with a car.

Read the diary of an Irish priest in the World War I trenches

You can now read his diaries online.

Here’s What Happened Today: Sunday

The same-sex marriage debate, the tragic death of a biker and a Bank of Ireland glitch had people talking.

101-year-old man in Nepal pulled from rubble alive – eight days after quake

Separately, the death toll from last weekend’s disaster has now surpassed 7,000.

John Waters: Same-sex marriage is not a free gift to give to the gay community

Waters said he envisages situations where a gay step parent could be given a superior status to a biological parent.

‘This is out of control, we’re being murdered for no reason’

The mother of a black man shot dead by police speaks to TheJournal.ie from Philadelphia.