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9/11 on the web - the virtual memorials
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9/11 on the web - the virtual memorials

Sep 6th 2011, 7:00 AM 648 Views 3 Comments

Celebrity pledges to do good, portraits of 9/11 rescuers and rescue dogs, flag tributes and a ‘living museum’ app – some of the ways the September tragedy is remembered online.

9/11 memorials: Who won’t be there and what they can’t say
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9/11 memorials: Who won’t be there and what they can’t say

Sep 4th 2011, 10:00 AM 1,854 Views 8 Comments

Remembering the dead ten years on – Ground Zero’s restricted guest list, and the talking points they’ve been requested to stick to.

Steven Seagal in a cock and... pup story
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# POOR PUPPY

Steven Seagal in a cock and... pup story

Sep 2nd 2011, 5:38 PM 641 Views 4 Comments

Acting action man Steven Seagal is in big trouble. He stands accused of shooting Jesus’s puppy dead… having arrived at the scene of a crime in a tank.

Aquatic Centre attracts synchronised swim and water polo Olympians
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Aquatic Centre attracts synchronised swim and water polo Olympians

Sep 2nd 2011, 12:39 PM 885 Views 4 Comments

Britain’s water polo team will train here ahead of the London Olympics, bringing to four the number of squads we’ve attracted here for training – so the games are not proving to be exactly the goldmine we hoped for.

Pilot dies when light airplane dives into ocean at Sydney beach
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Pilot dies when light airplane dives into ocean at Sydney beach

Sep 2nd 2011, 10:08 AM 1,157 Views 0 Comments

Passenger has been pulled alive from light aircraft which crashed into the sea – its outline can be clearly seen under the water.

Energy efficiency can create jobs
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Energy efficiency can create jobs

Sep 1st 2011, 5:43 PM 367 Views 13 Comments

A European Commission ban on 60 watt light bulbs came into effect today, as we’re told we must make ourselves 20 per cent more energy efficient by 2020.

New website catalogues transport totty
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# LUASCRUSH

New website catalogues transport totty

Aug 22nd 2011, 4:14 PM 545 Views 5 Comments

A new Irish website’s encouraging you to photograph your fellow commuters… but only if you fancy them.

Irish weddings - traditional is trendy
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Irish weddings - traditional is trendy

Aug 22nd 2011, 2:54 PM 618 Views 8 Comments

The vast majority of Irish people want to get married in a church, and at home – that’s according to a new survey.

One month on - Norway remembers its dead
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One month on - Norway remembers its dead

Aug 22nd 2011, 1:18 PM 230 Views 0 Comments

One month ago today Norwegian Anders Breivik has confessed he detonated a bomb in Oslo, before going on a killing rampage on Utoya Island – 77 people died.

Shots fired as gardaí seize firearm and cash in Co Wicklow
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Shots fired as gardaí seize firearm and cash in Co Wicklow

Aug 22nd 2011, 10:29 AM 800 Views 6 Comments

A man has been arrested by gardaí after his car was stopped on the Wicklow / Kildare border yesterday. Shots were fired by gardaí during the incident. A firearm and cash were seized.

Prostitution on the rise in Ireland
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Prostitution on the rise in Ireland

Aug 22nd 2011, 8:55 AM 3,364 Views 58 Comments

The number of women here working in the sex industry has increased by 4 per cent, according to an organisation that supports the victims of prostitution.

Injured fisherman airlifted from sea off Kerry coast
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Injured fisherman airlifted from sea off Kerry coast

Aug 18th 2011, 7:06 PM 237 Views 2 Comments

The Coast Guard has carried out its 4th medical evacuation of the week – airlifting a seriously injured fisherman from a UK-registered vessel 110 miles south west of the Blasket Islands.

Cigarettes seized at Dublin Airport
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Cigarettes seized at Dublin Airport

Aug 18th 2011, 6:27 PM 549 Views 5 Comments

Customs officers have seized 10,000 illegal cigarettes worth over €4,000 at Dublin Airport.

TD says lack of childcare and cash stops women entering politics
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TD says lack of childcare and cash stops women entering politics

Aug 18th 2011, 6:12 PM 949 Views 14 Comments

The Labour TD for Wicklow / East Carlow says women face five particular challenges they need met, before they can consider running for election, and we can achieve balance.

Channel 4 hires Rubberbandits
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Channel 4 hires Rubberbandits

Aug 18th 2011, 3:48 PM 2,749 Views 9 Comments

Britain’s Channel 4 has commissioned Irish company Sideline Productions to make three comedy shorts with The Rubberbandits for a new online talent series.

Japanese nuclear power plant reopens
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Japanese nuclear power plant reopens

Aug 18th 2011, 2:38 PM 148 Views 0 Comments

Japan has started producing nuclear energy again at a plant on its northern island. Meanwhile, workers in the south are still trying to cool reactors at Fukushima enough to shut the plant.

Ireland faces diabetes epidemic
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Ireland faces diabetes epidemic

Aug 18th 2011, 1:04 PM 931 Views 17 Comments

Thousands of Irish people are suffering from undiagnosed diabetes, according to the results of a VHI Healthcare screening project.

'Up for the Match' up for the ladies?
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'Up for the Match' up for the ladies?

Aug 18th 2011, 12:19 PM 605 Views 6 Comments

A Wexford councillor says RTÉ should ‘move with the times’ and provide pre-match coverage of the camogie and ladies’ football finals, as they do for the hurling and football finals.

Calor Gas to give householders home energy grant
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Calor Gas to give householders home energy grant

Aug 11th 2011, 7:05 PM 1,209 Views 7 Comments

The homeowners grant, worth €1,000, will help rural dwellers access a gas network by having the fuel delivered to a bulk storage tank at their home.

Pound denies plan to put animals to rest
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Pound denies plan to put animals to rest

Aug 11th 2011, 5:22 PM 1,711 Views 6 Comments

Six dogs at Cavan’s county pound are to be handed over to SPCA, so that a staff member can take holidays. Efforts to permanently re-home all the dogs are being made.

Somali children reportedly recruited by extremists
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Somali children reportedly recruited by extremists

Aug 11th 2011, 4:19 PM 355 Views 1 Comment

The United Nations has warned that children are being targeted for recruitment by the Somali militant group who are working to overthrow the country’s unstable government.

Superdrug could cure all viral infections
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Superdrug could cure all viral infections

Aug 11th 2011, 2:07 PM 1,393 Views 11 Comments

US researchers say they’ve developed a drug that could cure the common cold, ‘flu and other ailments not affected by antibiotics.

Dirty doctors to lose parking privileges
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Dirty doctors to lose parking privileges

Aug 11th 2011, 12:38 PM 848 Views 11 Comments

Junior doctors at one Dublin hospital will lose their car parking spaces if they don’t attend hygiene classes.

Just Mobile to shut after just 10 months in operation
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Just Mobile to shut after just 10 months in operation

Aug 3rd 2011, 11:11 AM 2,384 Views 20 Comments

Ireland’s only Irish-owned prepaid mobile network provider is to wind down services over the next three weeks.

Dieting forces the brain to eat itself - report
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Dieting forces the brain to eat itself - report

Aug 2nd 2011, 9:01 PM 1,574 Views 14 Comments

It’s emerged that in order to conserve energy, the body’s starvation mode kicks in and brain cells eat themselves, like other parts of the body.

Missing sailor found off Isle of Man
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Missing sailor found off Isle of Man

Aug 2nd 2011, 7:28 PM 493 Views 3 Comments

After a air and sea search by four Coast Guards, a Liverpool sailor who was reported missing yesterday by his brother, has been found safe and well.

Norris's first interview: I will stay on as Senator
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Norris's first interview: I will stay on as Senator

Aug 2nd 2011, 7:06 PM 1,316 Views 17 Comments

In his first full interview since his withdrawal from the presidential campaign, Senator David Norris told Today FM of his future in the Seanad, of “love of his life” Ezra Nawi, his campaign staff and more…

Norris quits presidential race: his statement in full
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Norris quits presidential race: his statement in full

Aug 2nd 2011, 3:44 PM 2,789 Views 31 Comments

David Norris’ statement in full as he bows out of the race for the Áras…

Norwegian shooter demands top army post
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Norwegian shooter demands top army post

Aug 1st 2011, 6:30 PM 1,692 Views 10 Comments

Anders Breivik has offered authorities information about other terrorist cells he claims are operating in the region, in exchange for an army position.

EU imposes more sanctions on Syrian officials
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EU imposes more sanctions on Syrian officials

Aug 1st 2011, 5:53 PM 184 Views 2 Comments

As Ramadan begins, the EU freezes the assets of five more high-level Syrians and the army mounts another attack on Hama.

Recession putting Irish people off sex
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Recession putting Irish people off sex

Aug 1st 2011, 12:52 PM 4,972 Views 11 Comments

New research claims the recession is damaging our sex lives, and it’s men who are worst affected.

Bob Dylan’s grandson joins offspring raging against the machine
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# TIMES ARE A-CHANGIN

Bob Dylan’s grandson joins offspring raging against the machine

Jul 26th 2011, 8:30 PM 1,932 Views 4 Comments

Bob Dylan’s 15-year-old grandson has launched a bid to become a rapper. He’s just the latest in a long line of celebrity offspring to put themselves up for public scrutiny.

Just Who is to save Hitler?
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Just Who is to save Hitler?

Jul 26th 2011, 11:37 AM 515 Views 9 Comments

Doctor Who fans will be shocked by revelations that the Time Lord is to save the man behind the massacre of millions – but his own future isn’t at all certain.

Stalled US budget talks virtually stagnant
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Stalled US budget talks virtually stagnant

Jul 18th 2011, 5:39 PM 380 Views 3 Comments

The standoff on US debt continues between Barrack Obama’s Democratic party, and the majority seat holders in Congress, the Republican party.

Rebels to celebrate convicts on Australia Day
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Rebels to celebrate convicts on Australia Day

Jul 18th 2011, 3:51 PM 512 Views 1 Comment

Better late than never – Cobh in Co Cork celebrates Australia Day this Sunday, six months after the event.

Weather stalls search for Derry teen
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Weather stalls search for Derry teen

Jul 18th 2011, 1:21 PM 360 Views 0 Comments

The hunt for a 17-year-old missing in Co Donegal must today concentrate on lands near to Lough Swilly, because waters are too rough for boats to go out.

Euromillions winners forced to flee
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Euromillions winners forced to flee

Jul 18th 2011, 12:26 PM 7,330 Views 21 Comments

Europe’s biggest-ever lottery winners have escaped their home in Scotland after a deluge of begging letters.