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Tuesday 19 April, 2011

Poll: Do you use your mobile while driving?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Do you use your mobile while driving?

Apr 19th 2011, 11:14 AM 3,818 Views 0 Comments

We want to uncover the truth about your bad habits behind the wheel.

Monday 18 April, 2011

Transgender worker awarded €35,000 over workplace discrimination
# Discrimination
# Discrimination

Transgender worker awarded €35,000 over workplace discrimination

Apr 18th 2011, 6:38 PM 4,005 Views 0 Comments

Louise Hannon waived her anonymity to publicise the case.

Kenny and Cameron did not discuss loan rate
# Shy
# Shy

Kenny and Cameron did not discuss loan rate

Apr 18th 2011, 6:02 PM 666 Views 0 Comments

Taoiseach stopped shy of asking for a reduction in the rate on Britain’s €3 billion contribution to Ireland’s bailout.

Revealed (yet again): Kate Middleton's wedding dress designer
# The Dress
From The Daily Edge
# The Dress

Revealed (yet again): Kate Middleton's wedding dress designer

Apr 18th 2011, 5:28 PM 706 Views 0 Comments

And guess what? It’s not Bruce Oldfield, Alice Temperley, Alexander McQueen’s Sarah Burton, Jasper Conran or Victoria Beckham…

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Mother "shocked" to learn sons had been kept caged by their father
# Sad
# Sad

Mother "shocked" to learn sons had been kept caged by their father

Apr 18th 2011, 3:51 PM 2,532 Views 0 Comments

US woman says she had no idea the sons she hadn’t seen in a year were being kept caged in a darkened room by their dad.

Friday 15 April, 2011

Poll: Do you believe there's a future for you in Ireland?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Do you believe there's a future for you in Ireland?

Apr 15th 2011, 8:49 AM 11,838 Views 0 Comments

Over 400,000 people say there’s no future in Ireland for their family. How do you feel?

The 9 at 9: Friday
# 9 At 9
# 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Friday

Apr 15th 2011, 8:31 AM 2,573 Views 0 Comments

Nine things you need to know by 9am: Bailout terms to be renegotiated – but it’s not enough for Moody’s; your chance to buy a site in Wicklow for €20,000; and a UN inspector caught in an underage sex sting.

Thursday 14 April, 2011

Poll: Should banks write off unpaid mortgage debt?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should banks write off unpaid mortgage debt?

Apr 14th 2011, 9:46 AM 5,438 Views 12 Comments

AIB has said debt forgiveness may be an option for troubled mortgage holders; but Bank of Ireland says it’s not. What do you think?

Catherine Zeta Jones checked into clinic for bipolar II depression treatment
# Depression
From The Daily Edge
# Depression

Catherine Zeta Jones checked into clinic for bipolar II depression treatment

Apr 14th 2011, 9:02 AM 1,072 Views 0 Comments

The actress has issued a statement confirming she has been treated for ‘Bipolar II’ – but what does this mean?

The 9 at 9: Thursday
# 9 At 9
# 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Thursday

Apr 14th 2011, 8:30 AM 3,515 Views 0 Comments

Nine things you need to know by 9am: The public sector under fire; Japanese suffer ‘earthquake sickness’ and is Ryan Tubridy off to the BBC?

Wednesday 13 April, 2011

Poll: How much housework do you do?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: How much housework do you do?

Apr 13th 2011, 10:20 AM 4,931 Views 0 Comments

Are you a Monica, or a Vicki Pollard?

Irish people kind but slovenly - survey
# Survey
# Survey

Irish people kind but slovenly - survey

Apr 13th 2011, 9:51 AM 1,765 Views 0 Comments

A new survey of 26 countries finds we spend lots of time volunteering and caring for others – but not nearly enough on housework.

Ireland's taxpayers should not complain - ECB board member
# ECB
# ECB

Ireland's taxpayers should not complain - ECB board member

Apr 13th 2011, 9:00 AM 3,334 Views 0 Comments

A board member of the European Central Bank explains why the Irish people should stop whingeing about having to foot the bill for the banking collapse.

The 9 at 9: Wednesday
# 9 At 9
# 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Wednesday

Apr 13th 2011, 8:25 AM 3,279 Views 0 Comments

Nine things you need to know by 9am: Good news at last for struggling mortgage holders; and the Dalai Lama warms up the crowd ahead of Obama’s free speech to Ireland.

Thursday 7 April, 2011

Poll: Are rape jokes 'just part of the lingo'?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Are rape jokes 'just part of the lingo'?

Apr 7th 2011, 9:14 AM 8,482 Views 0 Comments

Broadcaster Vincent Browne has claimed that it’s “not unusual” for Irish men to make jokes about raping women they find attractive. Is he right?

The 9 at 9: Thursday
# 9 At 9
# 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Thursday

Apr 7th 2011, 8:16 AM 3,244 Views 0 Comments

Nine things you need to know by 9am: Anger over suggestions that Rachel Peavoy’s flat wasn’t freezing; another Gardagate tape emerges in Mayo; and is Keano heading down under?

Wednesday 6 April, 2011

Goverment may axe TV licence...and replace it with a new household charge
# TV Licence
# TV Licence

Goverment may axe TV licence...and replace it with a new household charge

Apr 6th 2011, 9:34 AM 1,815 Views 0 Comments

Even if you don’t have a TV, you may soon have to start contributing to RTE’s output.

The 9 at 9: Wednesday
# 9 At 9
# 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Wednesday

Apr 6th 2011, 8:40 AM 4,250 Views 0 Comments

Nine things you need to know by 9am: Funeral of Ronan Kerr takes place at midday; checkout girl who issued winning €9 Euromillions quickpick sues Tesco and why having two daughters are the key to domestic harmony – but four is twice the pain.

Tuesday 5 April, 2011

Did Clarkson brag about his affair with Phillipa in his newspaper column?
# Classy
From The Daily Edge
# Classy

Did Clarkson brag about his affair with Phillipa in his newspaper column?

Apr 5th 2011, 11:38 AM 5,629 Views 3 Comments

Clarkson wrote a column in May 2010 under the headline “Lie back, leggy Philippa, while I have some fun”. Tasteful.

Poll: Would you buy a house in the current climate?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Would you buy a house in the current climate?

Apr 5th 2011, 10:11 AM 5,840 Views 0 Comments

What’s putting buyers off – are they worried about the economy; unable to get a mortgage, or simply holding out for a better bargain? Or have the experiences of the last few years put first-time buyers off for good?

Eight bodies found on New York beach raising fears of a Craigslist serial killer
# Serial Killer
# Serial Killer

Eight bodies found on New York beach raising fears of a Craigslist serial killer

Apr 5th 2011, 9:04 AM 3,591 Views 0 Comments

Three more bodies discovered yesterday close to where the corpses of four prostitutes were dumped last year.

The 9 at 9: Tuesday
# 9 At 9
# 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Tuesday

Apr 5th 2011, 8:16 AM 3,760 Views 0 Comments

Nine things you need to know by 9am: Investigation underway after some gardaí allegedly joked about ‘raping’ and ‘deporting’ Corrib protesters; fears of a serial killer on the loose in New York and why Ireland’s not the only country worried about banking stress tests.

Monday 4 April, 2011

Five things you didn't know about Monaco's royal family (Slideshow)
# Royal Visit
From The Daily Edge
# Royal Visit

Five things you didn't know about Monaco's royal family (Slideshow)

Apr 4th 2011, 12:42 PM 49,322 Views 5 Comments

Car crashes, Olympic medals, love children, tragedy, speedboat accidents and Portuguese trapeze artists…everything you ever wanted to know about Monaco’s colourful royal family (and a few things you probably didn’t).

Poll: Would you welcome the Queen's visit to Croke Park?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Would you welcome the Queen's visit to Croke Park?

Apr 4th 2011, 8:55 AM 8,958 Views 0 Comments

Reports at the weekend suggest that the Queen plans to visit Croke Pk in May. What do you think?

The 9 at 9: Monday
# 9 At 9
# 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Monday

Apr 4th 2011, 8:21 AM 3,347 Views 0 Comments

Nine things you need to know by 9am: How to save €190 on your electricity bill; wreckage of crashed Air France plane turns up after 2 years, and Al Fayed’s wacko gift for Fulham fans.

Friday 1 April, 2011

Poll: Is banning photography in playgrounds a good idea?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Is banning photography in playgrounds a good idea?

Apr 1st 2011, 10:49 AM 3,979 Views 0 Comments

Or do you think it’s another example of the nanny state gone mad?

The 9 at 9: April Fool's Day
# 9 At 9
# 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: April Fool's Day

Apr 1st 2011, 8:25 AM 3,336 Views 0 Comments

Nine things you need to know by 9am: Anger over the government’s failure to make the bondholders share the pain; Financial Regulator Matthew Elderfield says criminal charges will come, and red faces for Royal aides as they invite the wrong Mary to the the wedding of William and Kate.

Thursday 31 March, 2011

On stress test day, Ireland gets a little gift from space
# Space
From The Daily Edge
# Space

On stress test day, Ireland gets a little gift from space

Mar 31st 2011, 9:12 AM 2,236 Views 0 Comments

It may be Black Thursday down here – but from up there, it all looks blue, green, and enviably calm.

Poll: Are you confident that the full extent of the black hole in Irish banking will be exposed today?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Are you confident that the full extent of the black hole in Irish banking will be exposed today?

Mar 31st 2011, 8:54 AM 1,662 Views 0 Comments

Today’s stress tests are expected to draw a line under the banking crisis. But are you confident we’ll know the full story at last?

The 9 at 9: Thursday
# 9 At 9
# 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Thursday

Mar 31st 2011, 8:05 AM 1,634 Views 0 Comments

Nine things you need to know by 9am: Hang onto your wallets: it’s Stress Test Day; Anglo breaks the record for the worst losses in Irish corporate history; and the question of the day – do you ‘like’ or are you a ‘+1′?

Wednesday 30 March, 2011

Poll: Does it really matter if Obama only spends five hours in Ireland?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Does it really matter if Obama only spends five hours in Ireland?

Mar 30th 2011, 9:51 AM 1,681 Views 0 Comments

Initial reports suggest that Obama’s much vaunted Irish trip will in fact be the miniest of mini-breaks.

Now you see him... Obama may only stay in Ireland for five hours
# Obama Mini-break
# Obama Mini-break

Now you see him... Obama may only stay in Ireland for five hours

Mar 30th 2011, 9:23 AM 2,525 Views 0 Comments

Initial reports from the White House show that President Obama is planning a very, very short stay in Ireland

Dutch 12-year-old gives birth on a school trip
# Childbirth
# Childbirth

Dutch 12-year-old gives birth on a school trip

Mar 30th 2011, 9:01 AM 15,269 Views 0 Comments

The schoolgirl had no idea she was pregnant. She will be placed with a foster family when she is released from hospital.

The 9 at 9: Wednesday
# 9 At 9
# 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Wednesday

Mar 30th 2011, 8:21 AM 2,059 Views 0 Comments

Nine things you need to know by 9am: Trading in IL&P shares suspended; radiation levels in seawater at Japan 3,000 times normal as officials consider draping fabric over the stricken reactor; and 12-year-old gives birth on school trip.

Tuesday 29 March, 2011

Poll: Should Michael Lowry resign?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should Michael Lowry resign?

Mar 29th 2011, 12:56 PM 2,802 Views 0 Comments

Michael Lowry has insisted he’s not going anywhere – do you think he’s right?

Monday 28 March, 2011

Poll: How would you value the work of a stay at home parent?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: How would you value the work of a stay at home parent?

Mar 28th 2011, 10:32 AM 2,071 Views 0 Comments

A new study puts the work done by a stay at home parent at €39,182. Do you think that’s a fair rate?

"He didn't deserve a grilling": Ryan Tubridy defends Ronan Keating interview
# Late Late Show
From The Daily Edge
# Late Late Show

"He didn't deserve a grilling": Ryan Tubridy defends Ronan Keating interview

Mar 28th 2011, 10:18 AM 5,486 Views 23 Comments

The Late Late Show presenter says Ronan Keating is the father of young children, and doesn’t deserve a grilling.

Revealed: the real value of a stay-at-home parent
# SAHP
# SAHP

Revealed: the real value of a stay-at-home parent

Mar 28th 2011, 9:46 AM 1,907 Views 0 Comments

All that cooking, cleaning and chauffering adds up to a gross domestic output of €39,182.

Jamie Bulger's mother calls for inquiry into Jon Venables prison sex claims
# Inquiry Demand
# Inquiry Demand

Jamie Bulger's mother calls for inquiry into Jon Venables prison sex claims

Mar 28th 2011, 9:07 AM 2,234 Views 0 Comments

Reports suggest Venables had sex with a female guard while he was being held in a secure unit, right before his release on parole.

The 9 at 9: Monday
# 9 At 9
# 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Monday

Mar 28th 2011, 8:16 AM 2,042 Views 0 Comments

Nine things you need to know by 9am: Reports of dissident involvement in yesterday’s shooting in broad daylight in a Blanchardstown park; radiation levels in the sea at Fukushima soar to 1,150 times normal levels and the real cost of being a stay-at-home parent.