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Wednesday 1 July, 2015

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Three arrests as 72,000 ecstasy pills are seized in Dublin

The tablets had an estimated street value of €720,000.

Judge says Denis O’Brien’s action against the Oireachtas is not urgent

The action, which relates to the statements made about O’Brien and his banking affairs with IBRC made under Dáil privilege recently, has been put back until October.

Greece will accept the troika’s bailout terms… but says it hasn’t capitulated

Germany is still demanding the country go through with its planned referendum.

Does the Greek crisis show the danger of electing Sinn Féin?

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

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Android phone having problems? Here’s how to activate safe mode

Handy for when your phone ends up becoming a little too slow for your liking.

#ThanksPaulie – Huge poster in Limerick bids farewell to a legend

A touch of class from Limerick’s council.

Violent hailstorm leaves plane with a hole in its nose

Nobody was injured, though.

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These online casino games are really paying off

Dublin-based KamaGames is working on “aggressive” global expansion.

Company that built Berkeley complex seeks restraining order against investigators

Segue Construction is concerned that evidence might be altered in the absence of a company representative.

‘Chance the dog has taught me there’s nothing anybody can’t do’

Take a break and look at this pup’s new life.

Man in his 70s dies after ambulance breaks down on the way to hospital

It is not known if the breakdown affected the man’s survival chances.

‘All bark and no bite’: No one will be brought to court over water charges until 2017

Legislation published yesterday would also abolish imprisonment of people who refuse to pay.

One of Enda’s right-hand men had a pop at Fintan O’Toole in the Irish Times today

The government press secretary Feargal Purcell has accused O’Toole of leaving out facts that don’t suit his narrative

The 9 at 9: Wednesday

It’s Wednesday and here’s all the news you need to know.

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Poll: Are you wearing suncream today?

You really should be…

Air force plane crashes into city killing at least 140

No survivors are expected from on board the plane.

This eight-year-old’s cancer fight has led to a big change for other children

Children and young adults under 18 will be automatically granted medical cards.

London 7/7 bomb survivor: ‘There was a thick blackness that was engulfing my whole world’

Gill Hicks lost both her legs in the London bombings 10 years ago.

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No way Jose! Conor McGregor has a new opponent as Aldo pulls out of UFC 189

‘The Notorious’ will now face Chad Mendes on 11 July.

As you tuck into breakfast, here’s what the rich and famous eat every morning

It’s not ALL healthy goodness, but most of it is.

If you’ve got 99 problems, your relationship is probably one*

*Statistically speaking, it’s pretty likely.

Tuesday 30 June, 2015

Here’s What Happened Today: Tuesday

Featuring Greece to miss debt payment deadline tonight, Dublin’s maternity hospitals to relocate, and Tunisian victims to finally return home.

The Naas house-repossession story has taken an interesting twist…

And it doesn’t sound like it’s good news for the bank. A High Court judge has given Leeds Building Society until 28 July to prove they are ‘genuinely interested’ in a resolution.

Man due in court after this was found in a house yesterday

A man in his early 20’s was arrested at the scene following the discovery.

Two dead after drowning in Cork, one person still missing

A search operation is still under way for the third person missing.

Woman seeks the public’s help to solve the mystery of who she is…

In that she literally has no idea. The woman, known only as ‘Sam’, was found in South California with amnesia and no clue as to her identity.

Prisoner spent two hours on roof of Cloverhill today after retrieving drugs

It comes after inmates formed a pyramid to help a prisoner get on the roof of Mountjoy prison earlier this month.

Prosecco flavoured crisps? Yep, they’re on the way

Sure why wouldn’t they be says you.

From The42 Two kayakers are almost halfway through an epic round-Ireland journey right now Fitness

The two strangers who got married live on radio have already split up

After three days, they both agreed that the spark just wasn’t there.

Mary Lou and Joan just had ANOTHER showdown in the Dáil

McDonald accused Burton of being “anti-women”, who in turn said Sinn Féin has no serious policies.

British actor explains why he left his Hollywood home to fight ISIS in Syria

The actor has no military or combat training.

Now formally identified, the three Irish victims of the Tunisia attack can come home

Lorna Carty, Larry Hayes and Martina Hayes all died in the terror attack.

From The42 We’ll Leave It There So: FAI debt, Kauto Star remembered and all of today’s sport Tuesday

We’ll Leave It There So: FAI debt, Kauto Star remembered and all of today’s sport

Catch up on all the important stories you might have missed.

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TD says State shouldn’t destroy Leaving Cert Art work

“Hey! Teachers! Leave them kids alone!”