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Saturday 1 April 2023 Dublin: 8°C

# Secret

All time
# hidden history
This Irish woman fought as a man in the USA's Civil War
Albert Cashier was born Jennie Hodgers in Clogherhead.
# mary and secret
This dog has absolutely nailed Irish dancing and people are in love
Women shouldn't have to sell household items or take out short-term loans to afford an abortion
While over 90% of abortions in England are performed in the first trimester of pregnancy, fatal foetal abnormalities and pregnancies resulting from sexual violence are often the exception.
# not what you'd think
Incredible pictures give unexpected perspective into how the most wealthy live
The highest paid CEOs in the United States make around 350 times what the average worker does.
# Sneaky
US politicians may be unknowingly using paper with the names of dead Iraqi civilians on it
Matt Kenyon has been smuggling the special micro-printed paper into their stationery supplies…
# prinking out loud
We chanced our arm at getting into Ed Sheeran's secret gig... Here's how we got on
The singer is playing an intimate gig for a small number of fans in Whelan’s tonight.
# land sea and air
The McDonald's 'Secret Menu' is real, and here's how you order from it
One secret burger is called the ‘McGangBang’. We kid you not.
# TechGuide
Here are the uses for private browsing that you might not have thought of
Its uses extend beyond visiting sites you don’t want saved.
# Pseudonym
Facebook is preparing to release an anonymous chat app soon
And if you’re thinking this sounds similar to apps like Secret or Whisper, you would be correct.
# the mcnulty saga
Tánaiste won't say who she's voting for in the Seanad election
Meanwhile, the Taoiseach said he “won’t speculate” on the outcome of the ballot. Many TDs have already voted for the Donegal man.
# State Papers
NI Secretary of State referred to Ian Paisley as a 'schizophrenic'
James Prior said the remark during a meeting with Minister for Foreign Affairs Peter Barry in October 1983
# private viewing
Netflix realises you don't want to share everything you watch on Facebook
Connecting your Netflix account to Facebook will no longer result in shows being posted or shared on your friends’ news feeds.
# Week in Web
Weird Wide Web: Secret dinner parties, speeding Google cars and a test of your sanity
All of your essential tech and social media news for the week in one byte-sized portion.
# TechKnowHow
Wondering what messaging apps teens are using? Here's what you should look out for
If you’re struggling to keep up with the different messaging apps out there, you’ve come to the right place.
# pssst
17 secrets Irish people are sharing on Whisper app
Innermost thoughts? You got em.
# Week in Web
Weird Wide Web: Turing tests, app imitation and critical robots
All of your essential tech and social media news for the week in one byte-sized portion.
# open court
This UK terror trial could have been held entirely in secret
The two men are accused of terrorism charges – and their names have finally be released. The verdicts will now be held in open court.
# Off-the-radar
Dublin pub and a Kerry peninsula make Lonely Planet's best hidden gems list
The Cromane Peninsula in County Kerry and Kavanagh’s pub in Glasnevin have both made the cut.
# stepping out
Former Pope Benedict makes second secret trip outside Vatican
The former pope, who promised on retirement to “live hidden from the world”, made excursion to visit brother in hospital.
# close the curtains
Imagine if someone was taking secret photos of you in your house?
That’s what one photographer in New York has been doing.
# bedwetting
Just one in ten parents seek GP help about child's bedwetting
New research has also shown that children are missing out on summer activities because they wet the bed.
# sacred heart
Vatican admits Pope had secret heart operation three months ago
The Vatican said the operation had nothing to do with the Pope’s decision to resign.
# Vatican
Pope's butler arrested over Vatican leaks - report
Vatican says man arrested today was caught in possession of secret documents.
# Bradley Manning
WikiLeaks suspect forced to sleep naked
The US army private suspected of passing classified documents to Wikileaks has been forced to sleep naked in military jail.