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Saturday 13 September, 2014

From The Score As it happened: Liverpool v Aston Villa, Premier League Minute-by-Minute

As it happened: Liverpool v Aston Villa, Premier League

We were at Anfield to see if Paul Lambert’s side could continue their impressive top-flight start.

Ireland spending €150 million a year on asylum system

One third of asylum seekers in Ireland are children and many people have been waiting more than a decade for a decision on their application.

From The Daily Edge Irish bakers celebrate Roald Dahl Day with these fantastic Dahl-themed cakes Pure Imagination

Irish bakers celebrate Roald Dahl Day with these fantastic Dahl-themed cakes

The Cake Dahls exhibition is on today and tomorrow in Dublin’s Temple Bar.

Older people driven to banks by criminals to ‘take out large sums of money’

Burglaries are still the most common crimes against older people.

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Progress at last in battle to save heritage ship from the scrapyard

Campaigners want to turn the former Aran Islands ferry into a plush floating hostel, but they’ve been beset with a series of obstacles.

Woman taken to hospital after car bursts in to flames on M50

The woman escaped with minor injuries.

From adversaries to friends: Martin McGuinness signs book of condolences for Ian Paisley

They were once bitter enemies, but the two went on to forge one of the most unlikely friendships in Northern Ireland.

Mission Accomplished: Michael Noonan confirms the deal that will save Ireland €1.5 billion

The Minister for Finance is having a pretty good Saturday.

The best quotes from Scotland’s independence referendum campaign

Should they stay or should they go? Here’s what people have been saying.

From The Daily Edge Here’s what Apple reportedly spent on the new U2 album Money Money Money
From The Daily Edge 12 beautiful maths-inspired GIFs that are dizzying to watch Spellbinding

12 beautiful maths-inspired GIFs that are dizzying to watch

A Dublin-based PhD student created these incredible works.

Opinion: ‘We Irish deal with things with a sense of humour – even cancer’

The reaction is sometimes to ignore a situation, or keep it private. An attitude which we all know affects the perceptions of depression and mental health, writes Neil Douglas.

These men will swim in the Irish sea for 24 hours to raise money for epilepsy

The swim is in memory of a family friend with epilepsy who died in 2010.

Family of British man kidnapped by ISIS ask his captors to make contact

Islamic State has threatened to kill David Haines, who was kidnapped in March last year.

From The Score As it happened: Arsenal v Manchester City, Premier League Minute-by-Minute

As it happened: Arsenal v Manchester City, Premier League

Today’s early kick-off sees champions Man City travel to the Emirates. Join us for live minute-by-minute updates on all the action.

Shots fired outside Westmeath pub

Gardaí said no one was injured in the incident but they are appealing for witnesses.

From The Score 6 things we learned from Brian O’Driscoll’s Off The Ball debut Mads At 12

6 things we learned from Brian O’Driscoll’s Off The Ball debut

BOD sees Madigan playing at 12 and thinks some second-tier players might go abroad.

Look up! The Northern Lights will be visible over Ireland tonight

The Aurora Borealis? At this time of year? At this time of day? In this part of the country?

More than £1 million floods in to support dog shelter destroyed by blaze

The fire claimed the lives of 53 animals and a 15-year-old boy has been arrested in connection with it.

From Business ETC 5 apps worth downloading this week Pick Me

5 apps worth downloading this week

Featuring a proper way to view tweets by location, a nice travel journal app and a way to ensure your children can only see appropriate videos on YouTube.

Oscar Pistorius verdict is not justice, says Reeva Steenkamp’s family

“This verdict is not justice for Reeva. I just want the truth”.

Watch 1,500 Irish soldiers groan with pain on the Braveheart battlefield

It was the largest scale movie production to come to Ireland and was the start of something big for the film industry…

Poll: If an election was held tomorrow, who would you vote for? Your Say This post contains a poll

Top comments of the week

Here’s our round-up of the most interesting and most popular comments from the past seven days. Did you make it in?

From The Daily Edge Woman finally finds owner of wedding photo found at Ground Zero, 13 years on 9/11

Woman finally finds owner of wedding photo found at Ground Zero, 13 years on

Elizabeth Stringer Keefe has searched for the people in the photo on the 11 September, every year since the attacks.

Could you manage to eat your dinner while wearing a blindfold?

An event doing just that will be held in Dublin, Limerick and Cork on World Sight Day, October 9.

Teenagers arrested after gardaí on routine patrol seize gun and iron bar

Gardaí patrolling the area made the discovery after a group of men fled the scene.

Australian radio station donates €350k to family of nurse who took her own life

The station apologised to the family of Jacintha Saldanha, whose inquest was held this week.

Here’s how you can make Dublin a City of Sanctuary

You can get involved – it’s simple, say the organisers, who hope it will spread throughout the country.

From The Daily Edge Here’s what your favourite 1990s TV characters look like now Then And Now

The 9 at 9: Saturday

Good morning! Here’s everything you need to know as the weekend starts…

Column: An era has truly come to an end in Northern Ireland with the death of Ian Paisley

Historically it is appropriate to remember that substantial figure has gone and it is worth just remembering his substantial contribution to our politics.

NI Secretary of State referred to Ian Paisley as a ‘schizophrenic’

James Prior said the remark during a meeting with Minister for Foreign Affairs Peter Barry in October 1983

Here’s how to tell if you’re addicted to Facebook

It might be time for a ‘digital detox’.

White House makes it official: The US is at war with Islamic State

“The United States is at war with ISIS in the same way that we are at war with Al-Qaeda”.

From The Score Free this weekend? The SARI Soccerfest is on in Dublin Cultural Diversity

Free this weekend? The SARI Soccerfest is on in Dublin

Sport Against Racism Ireland are putting on two days of fun and football in the Phoenix Park.

Aaron McKenna: ‘We don’t need national political castoffs to run an arbitrarily sized bureaucracy’

European Commissioners aren’t picked on any basis of merit or usefulness. It’s no different than most governments, but at least we elect the cabinet together at home.

Greyhound told waste facility permit application invalid for 20 reasons FOI

Greyhound told waste facility permit application invalid for 20 reasons

The company has not yet re-applied for the permit, the council confirmed.