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# economy - Wednesday 26 January, 2011

McConville daughter opts not to contest Louth election
# GE11
# GE11

McConville daughter opts not to contest Louth election

Jan 26th 2011, 9:57 AM 1,095 Views 0 Comments

Helen McKendry, the eldest child of IRA victim Jean McConville, says she won’t be challenging Gerry Adams in Louth.

And the winner is… five sports films for your consideration
# Movie Magic
From The42
# Movie Magic

And the winner is… five sports films for your consideration

Jan 26th 2011, 9:48 AM 419 Views 0 Comments

It’s Oscar season and Paul Ring has turned his phone off, bought the popcorn and is sitting comfortably. Here’s his favourite sport movies.

Three people die in crashes in one day
# Road Deaths
# Road Deaths

Three people die in crashes in one day

Jan 26th 2011, 9:35 AM 712 Views 0 Comments

Meanwhile, a man who was injured in a crash on Monday has died in hospital.

The Morning Score: Wednesday
# Early Doors
From The42
# Early Doors

The Morning Score: Wednesday

Jan 26th 2011, 9:21 AM 271 Views 0 Comments

United and Arsenal get the job done, Galvin set for college competition and the Sky scandal rumbles on.

Independents could kill Finance Bill over banker tax
# Dying Dáil
# Dying Dáil

Independents could kill Finance Bill over banker tax

Jan 26th 2011, 8:53 AM 464 Views 0 Comments

Lowry, McGrath and Healy-Rae want the 90% tax to be included in the Finance Bill – in a race against time for FF.

Michaela McAreavey suspects in court today
# Michaela
# Michaela

Michaela McAreavey suspects in court today

Jan 26th 2011, 8:29 AM 981 Views 0 Comments

Five men charged in connection with the murder of Michaela McAreavey will appear in court in Mauritius today.

Fianna Fáil leadership ballot: Who supports whom?
# FF Leadership
# FF Leadership

Fianna Fáil leadership ballot: Who supports whom?

Jan 26th 2011, 7:59 AM 3,176 Views 0 Comments

Our full list of the Fianna Fáil TDs, and who they’ve said they’re backing in this afternoon’s FF leadership ballot.

Extra TD to vote in FF leadership ballot after Jimmy Devins rejoins party
# FF Leadership
# FF Leadership

Extra TD to vote in FF leadership ballot after Jimmy Devins rejoins party

Jan 26th 2011, 7:57 AM 494 Views 0 Comments

With Devins being re-admitted to the Fianna Fáil parliamentary party, the total number of TDs eligible to vote now stands at 72.

Michael Jackson's doctor pleads not guilty to involuntary manslaughter
# Michael Jackson
# Michael Jackson

Michael Jackson's doctor pleads not guilty to involuntary manslaughter

Jan 26th 2011, 7:30 AM 182 Views 0 Comments

Dr Conrad Murray told pretrial judge that he is an “innocent man” and pleaded not guilty to the star’s death.

# economy - Tuesday 25 January, 2011

Another leaked tape sees pressure mount on Richard Keys
# Vendetta?
From The42
# Vendetta?

Another leaked tape sees pressure mount on Richard Keys

Jan 25th 2011, 10:29 PM 2,678 Views 0 Comments

I know it’s exhausting but here’s the latest leaked tape from Sky Sports. Richard Keys doesn’t do himself any favours at all.

Man in court over fatal Monaghan crash at Christmas
# Monaghan
# Monaghan

Man in court over fatal Monaghan crash at Christmas

Jan 25th 2011, 9:51 PM 899 Views 0 Comments

Three people, including a pregnant woman, were killed in the crash near Carrickmacross, Co Monaghan, on 27 December 2010.

Protesters flood the streets in Tunisia, Egypt and Lebanon
# Middle East
# Middle East

Protesters flood the streets in Tunisia, Egypt and Lebanon

Jan 25th 2011, 9:00 PM 1,363 Views 0 Comments

The fallout out from Tunisia’s Jasmine revolution continues: protesters have taken to the streets across Tunisia, Egypt and Lebanon in calls for political reform.

Boy receives interim award of €1.3m for injuries at birth
# Damages
# Damages

Boy receives interim award of €1.3m for injuries at birth

Jan 25th 2011, 8:43 PM 249 Views 0 Comments

Four-year-old child suffers from cerebral palsy and will require 24-hour care for the rest of his life.

Female pedestrians killed in Cork and Waterford
# Roads
# Roads

Female pedestrians killed in Cork and Waterford

Jan 25th 2011, 7:55 PM 1,067 Views 0 Comments

Gardaí seek witnesses to separate incidents in which two women were struck by vehicles and killed this evening.

Rahm Emanuel back on Chicago mayor ballot
# US
# US

Rahm Emanuel back on Chicago mayor ballot

Jan 25th 2011, 6:24 PM 369 Views 0 Comments

Obama’s former chief of staff hasn’t been beaten yet…

Has Gerry Adams really resigned from Westminster?
# Gerry Adams
# Gerry Adams

Has Gerry Adams really resigned from Westminster?

Jan 25th 2011, 6:03 PM 982 Views 0 Comments

The Office of the Speaker of the House of Commons says ‘no’. Westminster rules state Adams must apply for a job with the Crown before resignation is recognised.

Three charged over Christmas Island boat disaster
# Australia
# Australia

Three charged over Christmas Island boat disaster

Jan 25th 2011, 4:39 PM 348 Views 0 Comments

Three men have been charged with smuggling a group of Iranian, Iraqi and Kurdish refugees to Australia aboard boat which capsized, drowning an estimated 50 people.

Michael Lowry and the Finance Bill: his statement in full
# Michael Lowry
# Michael Lowry

Michael Lowry and the Finance Bill: his statement in full

Jan 25th 2011, 4:01 PM 773 Views 0 Comments

The full text of Michael Lowry’s statement on his opposition to the Finance Bill, which may now fail to survive the Dáil.

Finance Bill may fall after Lowry refuses to support
# Finance Bill
# Finance Bill

Finance Bill may fall after Lowry refuses to support

Jan 25th 2011, 4:01 PM 677 Views 0 Comments

Michael Lowry says he can’t back the Finance Bill “in its current format” – meaning the Bill could fall tomorrow.

Two arrested in Derry murder inquiry
# Derry
# Derry

Two arrested in Derry murder inquiry

Jan 25th 2011, 3:27 PM 127 Views 0 Comments

The ugly side of the beautiful game
# Comeback
From The42
# Comeback

The ugly side of the beautiful game

Jan 25th 2011, 3:26 PM 821 Views 1 Comment

Lauren Murphy knows more about football than most men. And she says under-fire Sky duo Gray and Keys should be shown the door.

Oscar nomination for Irish director's debut film
# Oscars
From The Daily Edge
# Oscars

Oscar nomination for Irish director's debut film

Jan 25th 2011, 2:43 PM 1,115 Views 0 Comments

This year’s Oscar award nominations are dominated by The King’s Speech, True Grit and The Social Network.

Google Talk? Former chief executive Schmidt considers TV
# GChat
From The Daily Edge
# GChat

Google Talk? Former chief executive Schmidt considers TV

Jan 25th 2011, 2:32 PM 244 Views 0 Comments

Eric Schmidt – who only stepped down as Google’s CEO five days ago – is eyeing up a CNN talk show, say reports.

Kidney transplant: Irish players pitch up in Limerick for squad training
# The A-Team
From The42
# The A-Team

Kidney transplant: Irish players pitch up in Limerick for squad training

Jan 25th 2011, 2:20 PM 595 Views 0 Comments

In pictures: Ireland’s rugby stars are put through their paces in Limerick this morning.

TD, interrupting: Joan Burton gets trendy after Vincent Browne showdown
# Joan Burton
From The Daily Edge
# Joan Burton

TD, interrupting: Joan Burton gets trendy after Vincent Browne showdown

Jan 25th 2011, 2:16 PM 6,532 Views 3 Comments

Labour TD sets Twitter alight during last night’s testy performance on TV3 current affairs show.

Buenos Aires woman survives 23-storey suicide jump
# Argentina
# Argentina

Buenos Aires woman survives 23-storey suicide jump

Jan 25th 2011, 2:08 PM 2,455 Views 0 Comments

A young woman jumped from the 23rd floor of a Buenos Aires hotel landed on a taxi below – and survived the impact.

Terrace talk: best chants from football fans
# Sing When You're...
From The42
# Sing When You're...

Terrace talk: best chants from football fans

Jan 25th 2011, 1:04 PM 1,601 Views 0 Comments

Andy Gray was not forgotten by those at the Reebok last night. Though Bolton’s vocal support weren’t too optimistic about his job opportunities.

Warm pool with heat from crematorium, says council
# Eerie Energy
From The Daily Edge
# Eerie Energy

Warm pool with heat from crematorium, says council

Jan 25th 2011, 12:50 PM 318 Views 0 Comments

A Worcestershire council has hit on a novel way to warm swimmers, save money, and be kind to the environment… although the plan is leaving some local residents uneasy.

Europe auctions €5bn in Irish 'bailout bonds'
# Bailout
# Bailout

Europe auctions €5bn in Irish 'bailout bonds'

Jan 25th 2011, 12:39 PM 578 Views 0 Comments

A second batch of European bonds is being auctioned off today, with an average interest rate half of what we’ll pay.

Take a bow son: Andy Gray sacked by Sky Sports
# You Beauty!
From The42
# You Beauty!

Take a bow son: Andy Gray sacked by Sky Sports

Jan 25th 2011, 12:08 PM 2,895 Views 2 Comments

Keys hangs on after apology to female official while sideline reporter suspended.

Meeting between Aer Lingus staff and management cancelled
# Aer Lingus
# Aer Lingus

Meeting between Aer Lingus staff and management cancelled

Jan 25th 2011, 11:55 AM 687 Views 0 Comments

A disciplinary process was due to start today for airline staff refusing to work to new rosters but the first meeting has been cancelled – meanwhile Aer Lingus warns of possible disruptions to flights.

Friends reunited: GPA and GAA in 8.75m agreement
# Shake On It?
From The42
# Shake On It?

Friends reunited: GPA and GAA in 8.75m agreement

Jan 25th 2011, 11:19 AM 313 Views 0 Comments

GAA and GPA agree historic recognition deal as players’ group secure funding.

Poll: Does a mid-term election date bother you?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Does a mid-term election date bother you?

Jan 25th 2011, 11:08 AM 937 Views 0 Comments

Some think having an election during the school holidays is a hindrance, others think it makes sense. What do you think?

Aer Lingus cancels 78 flights
# Aer Lingus
# Aer Lingus

Aer Lingus cancels 78 flights

Jan 25th 2011, 11:06 AM 296 Views 0 Comments

Brother and sister die in Co Cork house fire
# Fire
# Fire

Brother and sister die in Co Cork house fire

Jan 25th 2011, 10:57 AM 580 Views 0 Comments

Two have died in a house fire which broke out in the early hours of this morning in Midleton, Co Cork.

The social network: you can own part of a horse as top trainer includes fans on Facebook
# Whip Hand
From The42
# Whip Hand

The social network: you can own part of a horse as top trainer includes fans on Facebook

Jan 25th 2011, 10:42 AM 1,512 Views 0 Comments

Henry de Bromhead tells Mark Hobbs about his innovative plan to use Facebook to include racing fans in horse ownership and training.

Leading charity calls for minimum price for alcohol to be set
# Alcohol
# Alcohol

Leading charity calls for minimum price for alcohol to be set

Jan 25th 2011, 10:41 AM 700 Views 0 Comments

The current government’s approach to the pricing and regulation of alcohol is leading to a “disjointed” message on a serious public health issue that is affecting thousands of children, according to a leading charity.

Noel Treacy to step down at next election
# GE11
# GE11

Noel Treacy to step down at next election

Jan 25th 2011, 10:15 AM 251 Views 0 Comments