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Wednesday 28 August, 2013

Meath man pleads guilty to dangerous driving killing two Irish in Perth

Irish backpackers Colm Reilly and Kiara Duncan, both aged 20, died in the accident.

The Pat Kenny Show on Newstalk just landed itself a sponsor...

Pat’s new show will be powered by Energia.

Driver escapes uninjured from large truck fire on M50

Gardaí told TheJournal.ie no one was injured in the incident.

New images of the bloodied Boston Marathon bombing suspect's capture Tamerlan Tsarnaev This post contains images

New images of the bloodied Boston Marathon bombing suspect's capture

A Boston police officer released the photos as he was angry about a Rolling Stone magazine cover he felt glamorised the suspect.

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Saturday 24 August, 2013

Good samaritan uses free time to train others to run and raise thousands for cancer charities Running Against Cancer This post contains images

Good samaritan uses free time to train others to run and raise thousands for cancer charities

After Ken Campbell lost a “dear friend” to cancer he wanted to raise more awareness of the disease so set out training others for free to run and raise cancer awareness.

Friday 23 August, 2013

Here’s What Happened Today: Friday

Today everyone’s talking about a breach of patient confidentiality at Holles Street, a man’s body found in a waste truck, and National Potato Day.

PICS: Michaella and Melissa arrive in jail, and their wish list revealed Peru This post contains images

PICS: Michaella and Melissa arrive in jail, and their wish list revealed

Toilet roll, Pringles, Oreos and a sports bra, were among some of the items requested as well as stamps and envelopes to write letters home.

Thursday 22 August, 2013

PICS: Egyptian protesters join 'Free Manning' protest at US embassy in Dublin IAWM This post contains images

PICS: Egyptian protesters join 'Free Manning' protest at US embassy in Dublin

Chelsea Manning, formerly known as Bradley, was yesterday sentenced to 35 years in a military prison for leaking classified information.

Man arrested over guns find at Cork courier depot

The weapons were imported from the US.

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WTF is this horned 'sea monster' that washed up on a beach in Spain?

Whatever it is, it washed up on a beach in Spain last week.

Here's What Happened Today: Thursday

Today everyone’s talking about Syria, Chelsea Manning and the Loch Ness Monster’s cousin.

His mother told him there'd be days like this: Freedom of Belfast for Van

The 68-year-old, who was born in the east of the city, is likely to receive the accolade next year.

Gardaí search for teen last seen four days ago in north Dublin

The 15-year-old was last seen at her home in Balbriggan at 11.30pm on Sunday, August 18.

'€6.3bn is too much to spend on booze for a small country'

There was €6.3 billion spent on alcohol in 2012, up 1.2 per cent on 2011.

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Wednesday 21 August, 2013

Here's What Happened Today: Wednesday

Today everyone’s talking about Bradley Manning, Michaella McCollum Connolly, the new French financial regulator and the calf with eight legs.

PICS: Michaella and Melissa refused bail and head to Peruvian jail Drug Trafficking This post contains images

PICS: Michaella and Melissa refused bail and head to Peruvian jail

The pair were arrested two weeks ago at Lima’s international airport with 11 kilograms of cocaine.

Most medical students want abortion on demand, fewer would perform it

Only seven per cent of the 169 respondents believe abortion should not be legally available.

A 'Free Bradley Manning' protest to be held at US Embassy, Dublin

The Irish Anti War Movement (IAWM) say they expect a crowd of between 10 and 100.

British fishing boat detained off Mizen Head for breaking fishing rules

The boat is being escorted to Castletownbere.

PSNI granted more time to question man over deaths of three women

The three women who died were, Michelle Bickerstaff in April last year, Margaret Weise in August 2007 and Elizabeth McKee in December 2002.

Tuesday 20 August, 2013

'It's a long way to Tipperary, it's a long way to peace': Malala accepts peace prize

The 16-year-old has made a full recovery after being shot in the head by the Taliban.

Population of butterflies has halved since 1990

Researchers say this a worrying trend as these butterflies are useful indicators of the general health of ecosystems.

Here’s What Happened Today: Tuesday

Today everyone’s talking about the Seanad voting ‘no’, the Halawa siblings and the arrest in Dromore.

PSNI appeal to Dromore community for information on deaths of three women

Michelle Bickerstaff died in April last year, while Margaret Weise passed away in August six years ago and Elizabeth McKee died in December 2002.

It's a shark-eat-shark kind of world out there guys...

Big fish, little fish, cardboard box.

Most young doctors are female while most older doctors are male

Over one in every three doctors working here qualified outside of Ireland.

PICS: Michaella and Melissa arrive in Peruvian court over drug trafficking charges Drug Trafficking This post contains images

PICS: Michaella and Melissa arrive in Peruvian court over drug trafficking charges

Connolly’s lawyer Peter Madden said the Tyrone woman would be protesting her innocence.

Kate and William release first official pictures of Prince George

Breaking tradition, the new parents asked Kate’s father to take the images.

Monday 19 August, 2013

Man found shot dead at Olivia Newton-John's home in Florida

The 42-year-old man didn’t live there and wasn’t related to the residents.

Michaella's brother visits her in Peruvian police custody ahead of trial

He visited his sister at the national police anti-drug headquarters where Michaella and her companion Melissa Reid are being held.

Here’s What Happened Today: Monday

Everyone’s talking about the four Irish citizens detained in Cairo, CAO, and the Oscar Pistorius murder trial.

Irish American NYC Mayor hopeful pledges support for Irish immigrants

Christine Quinn said she will “fight” to ensure New York is doing everything it can for the 50,000 undocumented Irish.

Gardaí speak to young girl involved in incident at Slane concert

Hundreds of people have shared the images on social networking sites – gardaí are asking people to respect her privacy.

Saturday 17 August, 2013

Limerick school posted five JobBridge ads, one looking for a cleaner Ardscoil Rís This post contains images

Limerick school posted five JobBridge ads, one looking for a cleaner

Willie O’Dea, TD for Limerick City and Fianna Fáil spokesperson on Social Protection, said “five seems pretty high alright”, but added “schools are struggling”.

Irish man turned down 10k to work as a drug mule in Ibiza

“I was offered to do a trip and offered €10,000 for a flight over to Benalmadena with 1kg,” said Lee.

Friday 16 August, 2013

Patients at risk at 'unclean' Waterford Regional Hospital by lack of hand washing

Waterford was not alone in criticism as HIQA also released reports for St Michael’s Hospital, Portiuncula Hospital, Louth County Hospital and Our Lady’s Hospital, Navan.

IKEA recalls two kids' beds due to 'sharp metal edges' that could wound

So far, IKEA has received seven reports of breakages that could injure children.

Irish priest in Lima: Michaella was 'conned' and prisons are 'violent'

Michaella McCollum Connolly’s solicitor has flown to Peru ahead of today’s preliminary court hearing.

Teen charged over blinding female emigrant with glass bottle in Birr

Marie Gauvin, a Birr native was visiting Ireland from Canada for The Gathering when she was hit by a glass, leaving her blind.

Moped driver in her 50s killed in collision with car in Navan

The incident happened at at Kilberry, Navan at around 9.30pm.