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Yesterday’s News

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Sunday 2 September, 2012

Open thread: What high-tech functions would you like in your home?

What kind of tech developments would make it easier to run your home? Add your thoughts to this open thread.

High tech homes: the smart technology that helps you run your home

Fridges that recommend recipes, robot vacuums and moving the walls at the touch of a button…

From The Daily Edge In pics: Fierce (and fluffy) competition at pet beauty pageant China This post contains images

In pics: Fierce (and fluffy) competition at pet beauty pageant

(Yes, that’s a dog in the photo.)

From The Daily Edge In pics, videos: the 12 most awkward greetings of world leaders Totes Awks This post contains images

In pics, videos: the 12 most awkward greetings of world leaders

It’s going to take a lot of diplomacy to smooth these over…

Saturday 1 September, 2012

From The Daily Edge In pics, video: septuplet Cheetah cubs make public debut Zoo Babies This post contains videos This post contains images

In pics, video: septuplet Cheetah cubs make public debut

All together now: awwww!

Friday 31 August, 2012

Paralympic gold winner Bethany Firth congratulated by ministers

Team Ireland’s youngest member claims its first medal of the London Paralympic Games.

From The Daily Edge In pics: the first night of the Electric Picnic EP2012 This post contains images

In pics: the first night of the Electric Picnic

The tents are up and the festival is underway…

Up to 16 jobs at risk as Clerys branch closes

Clerys Home Furnishings store set to close in a fortnight.

Man killed in collision of camper van and lorry in Co Longford

Collision occurred this evening on the N4 near Edgeworthstown.

The Evening Fix: Friday Need To Know This post contains videos This post contains images

The Evening Fix: Friday

Things we learned, loved and shared today.

Target Express sale announced by liquidators

Masterlink Logistics, headquarterd in Blanchardstown, is to buy the company which only recently ceased trading.

Two Irish nationals arrested over Spanish navy drug seizure

Around 500kgs of cannabis resin were discovered on a yacht yesterday afternoon by Spanish authorities.

Unstable chemical made safe at Cork school

The army’s Explosive Ordnance Disposal team carried out a controlled explosion on the substance.

In pics: check out the US Navy's Fort McHenry docked in Dublin In The Navy This post contains images

In pics: check out the US Navy's Fort McHenry docked in Dublin

The US Marines are in town…

Thursday 30 August, 2012

Bafflingly Futuristic Gadget Launch of the Day

This is a mouse, but not as you know it…

HSE's €130m spending cut 'will be vigorously opposed'

Health service says cuts have to be made before the end of this year if it is to meet budget targets set down by the government and Troika.

Target Express workers end sit-in after meeting liquidator, department

Junior minister Seán Sherlock has pledged funds from the state insolvency fund to support the workers’ redundancy payments.

In photos: Greencore workers travel from Hull with petition for Irish govt Greencore This post contains images

In photos: Greencore workers travel from Hull with petition for Irish govt

Workers are calling for previous pay and conditions to be reinstated.

The Evening Fix: Thursday Need To Know This post contains videos

The Evening Fix: Thursday

Things we learned, loved and shared today.

Man arrested over woman's death in Dundalk

The 34-year-old was found dead at her home in Co Louth early yesterday morning.

Wednesday 29 August, 2012

The first song played on another planet is... Oh The Humanity This post contains videos

The first song played on another planet is...

(Mars, we’re sorry.) What would you have picked to be the first song from space?

Missing teenager Nicola Doyle located

A public appeal was issued yesterday for information about the 16-year-old’s whereabouts.

Video: WWII bomb detonated in Munich by disposal experts Germany This post contains videos

Video: WWII bomb detonated in Munich by disposal experts

Explosion damaged nearby properties, but none are in danger of collapse, according to local media reports.

Tuesday 28 August, 2012

Target Express workers call for 'clarity' in sit-in protest over job losses

Cork depot workers say they first heard about their jobs being lost on the news.

Appeal for missing teenager Nicola Doyle

Gardaí are seeking assistance in locating the 16-year-old Dubliner.

Hurricane Isaac strengthens while approaching US coast Isaac This post contains videos

Hurricane Isaac strengthens while approaching US coast

President Obama has called on residents in the storm’s projected path to heed the warnings, saying: “Now’s not the time to tempt fate.”

Renewed appeal for missing woman Elaine O'Hara

The 36-year-old was last seen in Stepaside on Wednesday 22 August.

The Evening Fix: Tuesday Need To Know This post contains videos

The Evening Fix: Tuesday

Things we learned, loved and shared today.

15,000 US fans expected into Dublin Airport ahead of Notre Dame, Navy game

The sold-out game kicks off on Saturday at the Aviva.

In pics: A first look at Electric Picnic 2012 EP2012 This post contains images

In pics: A first look at Electric Picnic 2012

Take a sneak peek at the festival site…

In photos, video: Venezuela refinery fire finally extinguished Venezuela This post contains images

In photos, video: Venezuela refinery fire finally extinguished

Fatal fires raged at refinery tanks for three days before being put out.

Monday 27 August, 2012

Leslie Buckley appointed chairman of INM INM

Leslie Buckley appointed chairman of INM

Independent News and Media confirmed the election of Buckley as chairman and three others as company directors at today’s EGM.

Caption competition: What is Michael Noonan writing?

The Finance Minister officially opened a new Eason store in Limerick today – but what is he writing?

Eason creates new jobs with franchise openings

Book and stationery retailer is creating 50 jobs across four new stores.

New Orleans braces for Isaac, seven years after Hurricane Katrina Isaac This post contains videos

New Orleans braces for Isaac, seven years after Hurricane Katrina

The tropical storms is expected to build strength as it approaches America’s Gulf Coast.

The Evening Fix: Monday Need To Know This post contains videos

The Evening Fix: Monday

Things we learned, loved and shared today.

Medieval church deterioration accelerated by ivy - and Ireland's bad weather

Survey of Co Clare’s medieval churches finds differences in building materials and techniques across the county.

Baltimore student injured in shooting on first day of school

Perry Hall High School is being evacuated, according to police.

Essex lion search called off

Police say that despite extensive searches, no trace of the reported loose large cat have been found.

In photos: Tall Ship 'Cuauhtemoc' leaves Dublin Harbour Tall Ships This post contains images

In photos: Tall Ship 'Cuauhtemoc' leaves Dublin Harbour

Press Association photographer Julien Behal had a unique vantage point for recording this ship’s departure from Dublin yesterday.