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Yesterday’s News


Friday 17 August, 2012

Affording college the biggest worry for 40 per cent of students

Over a third drink at least once a week while Limerick offers the best value for money in accommodation, says survey of 1500 students.

Irish teenager dies in bull running fiesta

Diego Page (16), died from his wounds soon after entering hospital.

Change in prostitution laws sought

Over “1000 women for sale” in any given week in Ireland, is told as campaign seeks change in law to deter prostitution.

Mitt Romney says he paid 13 per cent tax rate

The average effective federal tax rate for American taxpayers is 11 per cent.

Galway company sells for €170m

Fintrax founder Gerard Barry and his family will make €119m in biggest business deal in Gaeltacht history.

Mortgage arrears could rise to 18 per cent, says report

Banks have still not recognised losses in full, says Davy Research, as it warns that mortgage arrears could rise from 13.5 per cent to as much as 18 per cent.

Thursday 16 August, 2012

Lazy Post of the Day: Where do politicians go on holiday? Pols On Hols This post contains images

Lazy Post of the Day: Where do politicians go on holiday?

And why doesn’t Bertie Ahern wear sun cream…

What happened to yesterday's 'storm'

Highest winds recorded just 93 km per hour, weather expert tells

6 Irish film and TV locations you have and haven't heard of Irish Films Locations This post contains images

6 Irish film and TV locations you have and haven't heard of

As new Irish film uses the surprising location of a pub to kick off its anti-monster fighting lark, we look at a couple of other Irish film locations used down through the years.

Etihad eyes Ryanair's Aer Lingus stake

Abu Dhabi based airline says it has also been in talks to buy Irish Government’s stake.

Legal action flagged over failure to pay household charge

Second round of warning letters to be sent out soon as campaigners say they will not be bullied into paying charge.

Sunday 12 August, 2012

From The Daily Edge 'Look at me! Look at me!' Webcam Madness

'Look at me! Look at me!'

The very best and worst live webcams from around the world.

Saturday 11 August, 2012

Companies with female board members outperform those with none

Companies with at least one female board member returned 26 per cent more than companies with none.

Friday 10 August, 2012

James Patterson is top-earning author

But Hunger Games writer Suzanne Collins makes appearance among established names.

GDP indicates where your country ends up on medal table

But there are big under, and overachievers. Way to go Jamaica and a few others.

National Gallery begins conservation work on damaged Monet

Conservation work could take up to a year, as man charged with punching hole in painting set to return to court.

The 5 at 5: Friday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

Katie Taylor fight changed electricity demand

Electricity demand fell by six per cent yesterday evening.

Newspapers still losing readers but tabloids buck trend

There is “no evidence” of people switching from print to online newspapers in the past year, says survey.

14 year old boy charged over 12th of July riots in Belfast

Young teenager will appear before Belfast Magistrates Court this morning.

Wednesday 8 August, 2012

Ireland's DCC to buy BP unit for €50m DCC

Ireland's DCC to buy BP unit for €50m

BP’s LPG business supplies 87,000 tonnes of fuel in UK.

Hard-line Catholic religious campaigner dies

Devout Catholic Mina Bean Uí Chroibín helped the parents in Roscommon ‘House of Horrors’ incest case to hold on to custody of their children.

Dublin hotel prices up 7.8 per cent

Occupancy levels also rising as hotel sector begins to recover from worst years of recession.

Naval Service detain Irish fishing boat

The Naval Service have carried out 946 boardings and detained 12 vessels so far this year.

1 per cent rise in professional job opportunities

However month on month opportunities have dropped 4 per cent.

Glenroe was "an embarrassment" to RTE, says Biddy

“Urban Dublin arts press never had much time for us” says actress Mary McEvoy

50 Shades of Grey becomes best-selling book of all time in UK

All the Harry Potter books combined have still sold more though.

Irishman seriously ill following stabbing in Spain

The 17 year old man was attacked in a bar in Benidorm on the Costa Blanca

Saturday 28 July, 2012

Growing number of 'iPRIESTS' now using ipads on altar

Priests tell that the iPad is “dead handy”, but opposition from some bishops to their use in mass.

Friday 27 July, 2012

Sean Quinn admits to making 'conscious' decision to move assets

Quinns are “the best thing that ever happened” to Anglo Irish Bank, says businessman.

New HSE chief appointed by Minister for Health HSE

New HSE chief appointed by Minister for Health

Department of Health’s Tony O’Brien appointed as the new Director General-designate.

'Achill-Henge' can be demolished says High Court

‘Anglo-avenger’ who built the structure must now demolish it.

Shift work increases the risk of heart problems

Shift work increases the risk of heart attack by 23 per cent and stroke by five per cent.

Permanent TSB names the 16 branches to close

Dublin and Cork to lose four branches each and three to go in Tipperary.

One third of smokers sabotage friends who want to quit

Jealousy, guilt about their own smoking and wanting a smoking “buddy” among the main reasons.

Cliff faller rescued on Howth head

Video of incident shows woman being rescued and winched by helicopter.

Wednesday 25 July, 2012

Judge slams Quinn family's dishonesty

Court extends freezing order on Quinn family assets in Dublin Commercial Court.

Multi-denominational Educate Together to run secondary schools

Educate Together will be the first new entrant to second level education since the 1930s.

Booming black economy killing small business

Dramatic increase in black economy is costing the State €5 billion, says the Irish Small & Medium Enterprises Association.

Europe sleepwalking to economic disaster, say experts

“Euro will disintegrate” unless there is “significant burden sharing” between member states, warn economic experts.