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The Evening with added break-up cleavage

The things we learned, loved and shared today…

Visitors enjoy a ride in a merry go round on a sunny day at the famous Bavarian “Oktoberfest” beer festival in Munich, southern Germany. Image: Matthias Schrader/AP/Press Association Images

HERE ARE THE things you need to know as we round off the day in three easy steps.


#HARDLINE: Following two so-called gangland murders yesterday, Justice Minister Alan Shatter has said that Gardaí are “absolutely determined to do everything possible” to bring those responsible to justice. Both victims were shot dead in front of their children.

#TRAGIC: Gardaí in Sligo investigating the brutal murder of 67-year-old Eugene Gillespie in his home have confirmed that they received a call last Thursday about a man who was tied up in a house with a brown gate.

#STRIKE STOPPED: DAA is to ask the High Court to grant an injunction against a planned strike by airport workers next Monday because such action would cause “unnecessary worry and inconvenience” for passengers.

#GETAWAY CAR: A Post Office on Merrion Row in Dublin’s city centre was raided earlier today by a man with a firearm. He escaped the scene…in a taxi.

#SCIENCE BOYS: Two students from Synge Street CBS have been named joint winners of the European Union Contest for Young Scientists for their impressive simulation of a complex gravitational problem. Well played, lads.

#IT CONTINUED TO RAIN: But there’s some good news from the weather folk at Met Éireann as they predict the rain will die out tomorrow afternoon and we may even see some sunny breaks. That will make a nice change.


One of the many challenges to be overcome at the opening day of the National Ploughing Championships in Wexford. Image: Laura Hutton


  • This is a website dedicated to Reality TV and gifs. Need we say…are you there? Have you gone? Did you click already? Hello…?
  • No matter if it was at one of many, many school dances and proms, at The Max or at one of those luxury country houses the kids all managed to ‘work’ in during the summer holidays, Mr Belding was never quite sure what was going on. This video, which also doubles as a look back on everything mental about the 1990s, includes EVERY SINGLE instance the Bayside principal uttered his catchphrase. That means someone watched EVERY SINGLE episode of Saved by the Bell. Oh, children of the ’90s.

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