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Meath man pleads guilty to dangerous driving killing two Irish in Perth
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Meath man pleads guilty to dangerous driving killing two Irish in Perth

Aug 28th 2013, 3:52 PM 17,698 Views 0 Comments

Irish backpackers Colm Reilly and Kiara Duncan, both aged 20, died in the accident.

The Pat Kenny Show on Newstalk just landed itself a sponsor...
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The Pat Kenny Show on Newstalk just landed itself a sponsor...

Aug 28th 2013, 1:42 PM 12,886 Views 42 Comments

Pat’s new show will be powered by Energia.

Driver escapes uninjured from large truck fire on M50
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Driver escapes uninjured from large truck fire on M50

Aug 28th 2013, 11:32 AM 21,548 Views 39 Comments

Gardaí told TheJournal.ie no one was injured in the incident.

New images of the bloodied Boston Marathon bombing suspect's capture
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New images of the bloodied Boston Marathon bombing suspect's capture

Aug 28th 2013, 11:09 AM 17,975 Views 29 Comments

A Boston police officer released the photos as he was angry about a Rolling Stone magazine cover he felt glamorised the suspect.

Good samaritan uses free time to train others to run and raise thousands for cancer charities
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Good samaritan uses free time to train others to run and raise thousands for cancer charities

Aug 24th 2013, 10:00 AM 6,798 Views 12 Comments

After Ken Campbell lost a “dear friend” to cancer he wanted to raise more awareness of the disease so set out training others for free to run and raise cancer awareness.

Here’s What Happened Today: Friday
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Here’s What Happened Today: Friday

Aug 23rd 2013, 9:11 PM 7,778 Views 2 Comments

Today everyone’s talking about a breach of patient confidentiality at Holles Street, a man’s body found in a waste truck, and National Potato Day.

PICS: Michaella and Melissa arrive in jail, and their wish list revealed
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PICS: Michaella and Melissa arrive in jail, and their wish list revealed

Aug 23rd 2013, 8:29 PM 59,204 Views 0 Comments

Toilet roll, Pringles, Oreos and a sports bra, were among some of the items requested as well as stamps and envelopes to write letters home.

PICS: Egyptian protesters join 'Free Manning' protest at US embassy in Dublin
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PICS: Egyptian protesters join 'Free Manning' protest at US embassy in Dublin

Aug 22nd 2013, 11:39 PM 8,239 Views 54 Comments

Chelsea Manning, formerly known as Bradley, was yesterday sentenced to 35 years in a military prison for leaking classified information.

Man arrested over guns find at Cork courier depot
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Man arrested over guns find at Cork courier depot

Aug 22nd 2013, 10:36 PM 11,796 Views 17 Comments

The weapons were imported from the US.

WTF is this horned 'sea monster' that washed up on a beach in Spain?
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WTF is this horned 'sea monster' that washed up on a beach in Spain?

Aug 22nd 2013, 10:16 PM 72,083 Views 169 Comments

Whatever it is, it washed up on a beach in Spain last week.

Here's What Happened Today: Thursday
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Here's What Happened Today: Thursday

Aug 22nd 2013, 9:11 PM 9,511 Views 3 Comments

Today everyone’s talking about Syria, Chelsea Manning and the Loch Ness Monster’s cousin.

His mother told him there'd be days like this: Freedom of Belfast for Van
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His mother told him there'd be days like this: Freedom of Belfast for Van

Aug 22nd 2013, 7:56 PM 8,116 Views 29 Comments

The 68-year-old, who was born in the east of the city, is likely to receive the accolade next year.

Gardaí search for teen last seen four days ago in north Dublin
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Gardaí search for teen last seen four days ago in north Dublin

Aug 22nd 2013, 6:18 PM 12,950 Views 14 Comments

The 15-year-old was last seen at her home in Balbriggan at 11.30pm on Sunday, August 18.

'€6.3bn is too much to spend on booze for a small country'
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'€6.3bn is too much to spend on booze for a small country'

Aug 22nd 2013, 5:19 PM 13,457 Views 120 Comments

There was €6.3 billion spent on alcohol in 2012, up 1.2 per cent on 2011.

Here's What Happened Today: Wednesday
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Here's What Happened Today: Wednesday

Aug 21st 2013, 11:08 PM 16,843 Views 18 Comments

Today everyone’s talking about Bradley Manning, Michaella McCollum Connolly, the new French financial regulator and the calf with eight legs.

PICS: Michaella and Melissa refused bail and head to Peruvian jail
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PICS: Michaella and Melissa refused bail and head to Peruvian jail

Aug 21st 2013, 10:37 PM 33,451 Views 0 Comments

The pair were arrested two weeks ago at Lima’s international airport with 11 kilograms of cocaine.

Most medical students want abortion on demand, fewer would perform it
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Most medical students want abortion on demand, fewer would perform it

Aug 21st 2013, 8:38 PM 9,042 Views 188 Comments

Only seven per cent of the 169 respondents believe abortion should not be legally available.

A 'Free Bradley Manning' protest to be held at US Embassy, Dublin
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A 'Free Bradley Manning' protest to be held at US Embassy, Dublin

Aug 21st 2013, 6:32 PM 5,187 Views 78 Comments

The Irish Anti War Movement (IAWM) say they expect a crowd of between 10 and 100.

British fishing boat detained off Mizen Head for breaking fishing rules
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British fishing boat detained off Mizen Head for breaking fishing rules

Aug 21st 2013, 5:05 PM 9,425 Views 59 Comments

The boat is being escorted to Castletownbere.

PSNI granted more time to question man over deaths of three women
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PSNI granted more time to question man over deaths of three women

Aug 21st 2013, 4:31 PM 2,608 Views 0 Comments

The three women who died were, Michelle Bickerstaff in April last year, Margaret Weise in August 2007 and Elizabeth McKee in December 2002.

'It's a long way to Tipperary, it's a long way to peace': Malala accepts peace prize
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'It's a long way to Tipperary, it's a long way to peace': Malala accepts peace prize

Aug 20th 2013, 11:18 PM 9,997 Views 41 Comments

The 16-year-old has made a full recovery after being shot in the head by the Taliban.

Population of butterflies has halved since 1990
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Population of butterflies has halved since 1990

Aug 20th 2013, 10:38 PM 10,120 Views 59 Comments

Researchers say this a worrying trend as these butterflies are useful indicators of the general health of ecosystems.

Here’s What Happened Today: Tuesday
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Here’s What Happened Today: Tuesday

Aug 20th 2013, 9:13 PM 8,353 Views 3 Comments

Today everyone’s talking about the Seanad voting ‘no’, the Halawa siblings and the arrest in Dromore.

PSNI appeal to Dromore community for information on deaths of three women
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PSNI appeal to Dromore community for information on deaths of three women

Aug 20th 2013, 7:56 PM 8,578 Views 4 Comments

Michelle Bickerstaff died in April last year, while Margaret Weise passed away in August six years ago and Elizabeth McKee died in December 2002.

It's a shark-eat-shark kind of world out there guys...
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# Big Fish Small Fish

It's a shark-eat-shark kind of world out there guys...

Aug 20th 2013, 7:12 PM 29,474 Views 39 Comments

Big fish, little fish, cardboard box.

Most young doctors are female while most older doctors are male
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Most young doctors are female while most older doctors are male

Aug 20th 2013, 6:00 PM 11,928 Views 141 Comments

Over one in every three doctors working here qualified outside of Ireland.

PICS: Michaella and Melissa arrive in Peruvian court over drug trafficking charges
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PICS: Michaella and Melissa arrive in Peruvian court over drug trafficking charges

Aug 20th 2013, 4:37 PM 37,052 Views 38 Comments

Connolly’s lawyer Peter Madden said the Tyrone woman would be protesting her innocence.

Kate and William release first official pictures of Prince George
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Kate and William release first official pictures of Prince George

Aug 20th 2013, 12:01 AM 35,789 Views 89 Comments

Breaking tradition, the new parents asked Kate’s father to take the images.

Man found shot dead at Olivia Newton-John's home in Florida
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Man found shot dead at Olivia Newton-John's home in Florida

Aug 19th 2013, 11:04 PM 39,195 Views 27 Comments

The 42-year-old man didn’t live there and wasn’t related to the residents.

Michaella's brother visits her in Peruvian police custody ahead of trial
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Michaella's brother visits her in Peruvian police custody ahead of trial

Aug 19th 2013, 10:46 PM 26,833 Views 0 Comments

He visited his sister at the national police anti-drug headquarters where Michaella and her companion Melissa Reid are being held.

Here’s What Happened Today: Monday
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Here’s What Happened Today: Monday

Aug 19th 2013, 9:03 PM 12,025 Views 6 Comments

Everyone’s talking about the four Irish citizens detained in Cairo, CAO, and the Oscar Pistorius murder trial.

Irish American NYC Mayor hopeful pledges support for Irish immigrants
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Irish American NYC Mayor hopeful pledges support for Irish immigrants

Aug 19th 2013, 6:25 PM 7,852 Views 37 Comments

Christine Quinn said she will “fight” to ensure New York is doing everything it can for the 50,000 undocumented Irish.

Gardaí speak to young girl involved in incident at Slane concert
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Gardaí speak to young girl involved in incident at Slane concert

Aug 19th 2013, 5:07 PM 159,566 Views 13 Comments

Hundreds of people have shared the images on social networking sites – gardaí are asking people to respect her privacy.

Limerick school posted five JobBridge ads, one looking for a cleaner
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Limerick school posted five JobBridge ads, one looking for a cleaner

Aug 17th 2013, 8:45 AM 17,754 Views 66 Comments

Willie O’Dea, TD for Limerick City and Fianna Fáil spokesperson on Social Protection, said “five seems pretty high alright”, but added “schools are struggling”.

Irish man turned down 10k to work as a drug mule in Ibiza
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Irish man turned down 10k to work as a drug mule in Ibiza

Aug 17th 2013, 7:30 AM 51,943 Views 112 Comments

“I was offered to do a trip and offered €10,000 for a flight over to Benalmadena with 1kg,” said Lee.

Patients at risk at 'unclean' Waterford Regional Hospital by lack of hand washing
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Patients at risk at 'unclean' Waterford Regional Hospital by lack of hand washing

Aug 16th 2013, 2:18 PM 6,679 Views 38 Comments

Waterford was not alone in criticism as HIQA also released reports for St Michael’s Hospital, Portiuncula Hospital, Louth County Hospital and Our Lady’s Hospital, Navan.

IKEA recalls two kids' beds due to 'sharp metal edges' that could wound
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IKEA recalls two kids' beds due to 'sharp metal edges' that could wound

Aug 16th 2013, 11:27 AM 9,154 Views 18 Comments

So far, IKEA has received seven reports of breakages that could injure children.

Irish priest in Lima: Michaella was 'conned' and prisons are 'violent'
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Irish priest in Lima: Michaella was 'conned' and prisons are 'violent'

Aug 16th 2013, 10:33 AM 33,435 Views 79 Comments

Michaella McCollum Connolly’s solicitor has flown to Peru ahead of today’s preliminary court hearing.

Teen charged over blinding female emigrant with glass bottle in Birr
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Teen charged over blinding female emigrant with glass bottle in Birr

Aug 16th 2013, 8:55 AM 18,488 Views 0 Comments

Marie Gauvin, a Birr native was visiting Ireland from Canada for The Gathering when she was hit by a glass, leaving her blind.

Moped driver in her 50s killed in collision with car in Navan
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Moped driver in her 50s killed in collision with car in Navan

Aug 16th 2013, 8:18 AM 7,464 Views 6 Comments

The incident happened at at Kilberry, Navan at around 9.30pm.