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#August

From The42 Blistering start to life in the Premier League earns Pukki Player of the Month award Goalscorer This post contains videos

Blistering start to life in the Premier League earns Pukki Player of the Month award

The Finnish striker bagged five goals in his first four matches for Norwich City on their return to the top flight.

From TheJournal.ie Much of the country is soaked with rain and there's a pretty unsettled weekend ahead too August
From TheJournal.ie The Irish For: Bank holidays and Lú, the god of August Column

The Irish For: Bank holidays and Lú, the god of August

In Irish, August is Lúnasa, named in honour of the ancient god Lú, writes Darach Ó Séaghdha.

From TheJournal.ie Temperatures could hit 25 degrees today, but it'll be a mixed bag over the weekend August

Temperatures could hit 25 degrees today, but it'll be a mixed bag over the weekend

Sunshine, rain and spot flooding could all be on the cards this bank holiday weekend.

From TheJournal.ie 'Chance of hail' this week as the weather takes a turn Turn Turn Turn

'Chance of hail' this week as the weather takes a turn

Expect widespread showers in the coming days.

From The42 After considering retirement, Bubba Watson out of 'dark place' ahead of the Masters Back In Form

After considering retirement, Bubba Watson out of 'dark place' ahead of the Masters

The two-time winner is in good shape on his return to Augusta after overcoming personal struggles.

From TheJournal.ie Taoiseach says it would be appropriate for Pope to visit survivors of Catholic Church abuse in Ireland World Meeting Of Families

Taoiseach says it would be appropriate for Pope to visit survivors of Catholic Church abuse in Ireland

The government will tell the Vatican that families ‘of all shapes and forms’ should be celebrated during Pope’s Irish visit

From TheJournal.ie Investigation into Mayo murder continues after men released without charge Swinford

Investigation into Mayo murder continues after men released without charge

Joseph Deacy of St Albans in England was discovered outside a house at Gortnasillagh, Swinford on Saturday 12 August 2017.

From TheJournal.ie Brown Thomas opened its Christmas Shop today and here are the photos to prove it For Real

Brown Thomas opened its Christmas Shop today and here are the photos to prove it

With 130 days to go until Christmas Day, is it time to start the shop?

From TheJournal.ie Body of man found in ditch with stab wounds identified Ballyboughal

Body of man found in ditch with stab wounds identified

A murder investigation was launched after the man’s body was found in north Dublin on Friday morning.

From TheJournal.ie Dodgy technology and dead people voting - Kenya has a job on its hands preventing fraud in its coming election The Fix

Dodgy technology and dead people voting - Kenya has a job on its hands preventing fraud in its coming election

Recent elections in the African nation have been beset by claims of vote-rigging and intimidation.

From TheJournal.ie Vatican confirms Pope Francis to visit Ireland, almost 40 years after John Paul II It's A Date

Vatican confirms Pope Francis to visit Ireland, almost 40 years after John Paul II

The Taoiseach announced the trip in November.

From TheJournal.ie Gardaí are concerned for the welfare of a man missing since August Tralee

Gardaí are concerned for the welfare of a man missing since August

The man, who was a native of Ballybunion, was last seen in the Tralee bypass area on the 22 August 2016.

From TheJournal.ie Rio drug dealers have been using the Olympics logo on products Rio

Rio drug dealers have been using the Olympics logo on products

Police say they seized marjijuana labelled with the logo of the Rio 2016 organising committee.

From TheJournal.ie Oscar Pistorius parole review postponed for two weeks Reeva Steenkamp

Oscar Pistorius parole review postponed for two weeks

The athlete had been due to leave prison in August to serve the rest of his sentence under house arrest.

From TheJournal.ie How has your Irish summer been? 90 Days Of Summer

How has your Irish summer been?

Tomorrow is the final day of a wet and windy summer that has never quite lived up to its name.

From TheJournal.ie The summer has been pretty rubbish, and that isn't about to change Jacket Weather

The summer has been pretty rubbish, and that isn't about to change

Speaking this morning Met Eireann’s Siobhan Ryan said there is a small chance of improvement in August.

From TheJournal.ie These two men may have witnessed a serious sexual assault and police want to speak to them Investigation

These two men may have witnessed a serious sexual assault and police want to speak to them

It happened in the Portrush area of Antrim last August.

From TheJournal.ie Your handy one-stop Irish gig guide for August Live And Kicking

Your handy one-stop Irish gig guide for August

All the gigs going on around the country this month.

From TheJournal.ie 200,000 penalty points will now NOT be cancelled Loopholes

200,000 penalty points will now NOT be cancelled

It was thought that errors in updating the Road Traffic Act could have meant large numbers of points being written off.

From TheJournal.ie Emergency legislation may be needed to close penalty points loophole Stop The Lights

Emergency legislation may be needed to close penalty points loophole

Thousands of points could be cancelled.

From TheJournal.ie We're 20% more popular with Americans (and Canadians) than this time last year CSO
From TheJournal.ie Hunt for 15 suspects over beheading of French tourist Algeria

Hunt for 15 suspects over beheading of French tourist

Herve Gourdel was kidnapped and beheaded by fugitives last week.

From The42 Moran and Hickey scoop Player of the Month awards for August Gongs

Moran and Hickey scoop Player of the Month awards for August

The pair were in superb form for their counties over the past month.

From TheJournal.ie Flying high: August was Knock Airport's busiest month in history Come Fly With Me

Flying high: August was Knock Airport's busiest month in history

Traffic to and from the UK is still strong – up 21% on last August.

The story of the city that stands still for a minute every year

One minute every August.

From TheJournal.ie Welcome to your first weekend of FIVE in August It's The Weekend Baby

Welcome to your first weekend of FIVE in August

Yes, that does mean five weekends on one pay cheque.

From TheJournal.ie Drivers caught speeding today will get more penalty points under new rules Shake Up

Drivers caught speeding today will get more penalty points under new rules

There is a new category of driver on the roads from today – the novice driver.

From TheJournal.ie One more bonus to being a teen? Cheaper Luas and bus travel Teen Age Riot

One more bonus to being a teen? Cheaper Luas and bus travel

Leap cards are now a few euro cheaper for young ‘uns.

From TheJournal.ie Slight rise in EU unemployment rate Jobless Numbers

Slight rise in EU unemployment rate

The biggest increases in unemployment were in Greece and Cyprus. Ireland is seventh worst out of the 28 EU members.

From TheJournal.ie Aer Lingus passenger numbers increase by 0.9 per cent Airline

Aer Lingus passenger numbers increase by 0.9 per cent

The company did say, however, that good weather in July affected its forward booking profile.

From TheJournal.ie Man due in court over garda assault in Offaly Assault

Man due in court over garda assault in Offaly

The garda required stitches after sustaining injuries to his ears.

From TheJournal.ie New '132' reg system drives huge increase in August car sales Shifting Plates

New '132' reg system drives huge increase in August car sales

There was a 20 per cent increase in new car sales in August compared to the same month last year. However, looking at the year as a whole, sales are down 8 per cent.

From The42 Liverpool-Celtic pre-season friendly confirmed to take place at the Aviva Glamour Tie

Liverpool-Celtic pre-season friendly confirmed to take place at the Aviva

Neil Lennon flew into Dublin to confirm the match, which has been arranged for August 10.

From TheJournal.ie Barnardos to close in August 2013 to reduce costs Barnardos

Barnardos to close in August 2013 to reduce costs

The children’s charity said that it has chosen to close for a week that month as it is the time of the year with the least impact.

From TheJournal.ie Residential property prices down in Dublin but up across the country Property Prices

Residential property prices down in Dublin but up across the country

The CSO’s The Residential Property Price Index recorded an overall rise in August.

From TheJournal.ie Aer Lingus announces increase in August passenger numbers Aer Lingus

Aer Lingus announces increase in August passenger numbers

The total number of people travelling with Aer Lingus increased by 2.2 per cent overall in August of this year, although the number of short haul passengers was down by 1.2 per cent.

8 important lessons from Twitter on how to go back to school

The Daily Edge distils the wisdom of the crowd.

From TheJournal.ie Teenager appears before court over Tuam assault Attack

Teenager appears before court over Tuam assault

A 22-year-old man was seriously injured when a rock was thrown at his head in the incident.

From TheJournal.ie August one of highest months for insolvencies Insolvencies

August one of highest months for insolvencies

An average of 10 companies a day became insolvent in August, with one-third of insolvent companies leaving unpaid mortgages behind.

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