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Wednesday 13 May, 2015

This is not a glass of water

No, really.

Tuesday 12 May, 2015

Friday 8 May, 2015

Woman killed and second woman injured after car and lorry collide

The serious crash happened this morning in Offaly.

Man who had his penis cut off in savage attack has been found dead

Police found the body of the 40-year-old at his home.

Thursday 7 May, 2015

Today's top stories in 7 seconds

Don’t have time to mull over the news? Here’s everything you need to know.

Wednesday 6 May, 2015

Investigation finds garda use of pepper spray against homeless man was justified

The investigation was launched after a video went viral showing the garda arresting the man on Dublin’s Henry Street.

Friday 1 May, 2015

From The Daily Edge Ben E King, singer of Stand By Me, has died RIP

Ben E King, singer of Stand By Me, has died

The singer was 76.

Ben E King, singer of Stand By Me, has died. RIP

Ben E King, singer of Stand By Me, has died.

The singer was 76.

Thursday 30 April, 2015

Two people pulled alive from rubble five days after Nepal earthquake

One, a 15-year-old boy, was dazed and covered in dust when he was brought out from the wreckage of a building.

Wednesday 29 April, 2015

Woman who hit her son during the Baltimore riot explains why she did it

Don’t ever mess with a mam.

Charlie versus Love/Hate: The nominations for the IFTAS are out

Let’s forget about last year’s ceremony and move on…

Monday 27 April, 2015

The 5 at 5: Monday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

Sunday 26 April, 2015

Saturday 25 April, 2015

What percentage of men in Ireland have paid for sex? It's the week in numbers

Plus: How many abortion pills bound for Ireland were seized last year?

5 apps worth downloading this week

Get quick fit, learn to DJ, and/or finally get your photos organised.

Wednesday 22 April, 2015

Ben Affleck apologises after asking programme not to mention his slave-owner ancestor

Affleck asked the programme not to mention his dodgy ancestor – but now an investigation into the programme is under way.

Saturday 28 March, 2015

How many school flags will mark 2016? It's the week in numbers

Plus: How long did Clarkson’s attack on his producer last?

Tuesday 24 March, 2015

Angelina Jolie has had her ovaries removed after a cancer scare

The actress had the surgery last week.

Monday 23 March, 2015

The Burning Question*: Do you press the button to close the doors on a lift? Dilemma This post contains a poll

The Burning Question*: Do you press the button to close the doors on a lift?

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

Saturday 21 March, 2015

How many cars are clamped in Dublin? That, and more, in the week in numbers

Plus: How many children have eaten liquid detergent tablets after mistaking them for sweets?

Wednesday 18 March, 2015

5 things to expect when George Osborne announces today's Budget in the UK

With 49 days to go before the general election, this will be an important Budget for the coalition government.

The longer kids are breastfed for, the more they earn when they start working

A major new study of almost 3,500 children has found some interesting results about breastfeeding.

Tuesday 17 March, 2015

34 great photos from St Patrick's Day parades around the country

Tens of thousands of people turned out on the streets around Ireland today.

The 5 at 5: St Patrick's Day

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

Jeremy Clarkson cleared over the use of the word 'pikey' on Top Gear

The decision has been criticised by a Traveller group which accused the BBC of ‘legitimising a racist word’.

The body of Don Quixote writer Cervantes has been found, 399 years after his death

Cervantes died in 1616, one week after William Shakespeare.

Three judges have been sacked for watching porn in their offices

Not a great idea, to be fair.

Saturday 14 March, 2015

Brendan O'Connor just announced the end of The Saturday Night Show

Ray D’Arcy will host a new Saturday night show on RTÉ One from the autumn.

How many people want to bring Jeremy Clarkson back? It's the week in numbers

Plus: How many hours were drugs legal for in Ireland this week?

Thursday 12 March, 2015

Author Terry Pratchett has died at the age of 66 RIP

Author Terry Pratchett has died at the age of 66

The author was best known for his Discworld series of novels.

Missing 15-year-olds found safe and well

A missing persons appeal was put out, earlier today.

DJ Tony Fenton has died at the age of 53 RIP

DJ Tony Fenton has died at the age of 53

The veteran presenter had been battling cancer for four years.

Wednesday 11 March, 2015

This striking newspaper cover won front page of the year last night

The Independent on Sunday picked up the top gong in Britain for this front page on the killing of a hostage by Islamic State.

Tuesday 10 March, 2015

Jeremy Clarkson has been suspended by the BBC

Top Gear will not be broadcast this weekend and an investigation is underway.

Saturday 7 March, 2015

How big is the average penis? That, and more, in the week in numbers

Plus: How much did Willie Walsh earn last year?

Friday 6 March, 2015

Four more people charged over murder of teenager Becky Watts

It comes one day after the teenager’s stepbrother appeared in court charged in connection with her murder.

Good news on the jobs front: 300 new jobs are heading to Limerick

“This is great news for Limerick and the mid-west region,” said Taoiseach Enda Kenny.

Saturday 28 February, 2015

TV licences, Tayto sandwiches and Operation Transformation: The week in numbers

Plus: How many staff work at Eircom now?

Friday 27 February, 2015

Leonard Nimoy, who played Spock in Star Trek, dies at 83 RIP

Leonard Nimoy, who played Spock in Star Trek, dies at 83

The actor died at his home in Los Angeles this morning.

Sunday 22 February, 2015