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Fears grow for missing Belfast woman last seen 12 days ago in Ibiza
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Fears grow for missing Belfast woman last seen 12 days ago in Ibiza

Aug 9th 2013, 2:39 PM 37,446 Views 54 Comments

Michaella McCollum Connolly was last seen in San Antonio, Ibiza where she was working for the summer.

Irish woman, 25, found dead in bed in Singapore
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Irish woman, 25, found dead in bed in Singapore

Aug 9th 2013, 11:26 AM 67,181 Views 46 Comments

Orla Daly originally from Clontarf, Dublin was living and working in Queenstown, Singapore.

'Handbag too expensive for you': Swiss shop clerk tells billionaire Oprah
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'Handbag too expensive for you': Swiss shop clerk tells billionaire Oprah

Aug 9th 2013, 10:30 AM 52,650 Views 275 Comments

Oprah said the racist remark came when she was visiting Switzerland for Tina Turner’s wedding last month.

Paint bombs, bottles and a sword: PSNI officers attacked in Belfast
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Paint bombs, bottles and a sword: PSNI officers attacked in Belfast

Aug 9th 2013, 9:11 AM 6,904 Views 45 Comments

Eight police officers were injured in the attacks, two attended hospital for head injuries.

'Call off' the Republican parade in Tyrone urges Villiers
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'Call off' the Republican parade in Tyrone urges Villiers

Aug 9th 2013, 8:45 AM 9,694 Views 174 Comments

She made the comments after a meeting with representatives of the Derg Valley Victims’ Voice opposed to the parade.

'One Night Stand Guide' told men to 'prey' on women and get them drunk
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'One Night Stand Guide' told men to 'prey' on women and get them drunk

Aug 8th 2013, 12:59 PM 37,824 Views 134 Comments

A ‘One Night Stand Guide – For Him’ on the CollegeTimes.ie compared the sexual act to “murder”.

'It's not too late to rally against the installation of water meters'
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'It's not too late to rally against the installation of water meters'

Aug 8th 2013, 10:39 AM 10,736 Views 189 Comments

Councillor for the Socialist Party Ruth Coppinger wants the €539 million to be used to fix the water leaks instead.

Record breaker: Woman gives birth to 13lb 6oz baby... naturally
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Record breaker: Woman gives birth to 13lb 6oz baby... naturally

Aug 8th 2013, 9:11 AM 28,602 Views 101 Comments

… without even an epidural.

Owner of derailed train firm that killed 47 in Quebec files for bankruptcy
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Owner of derailed train firm that killed 47 in Quebec files for bankruptcy

Aug 8th 2013, 8:31 AM 6,585 Views 10 Comments

The company says the “obligations of both companies now exceed the value of their assets”.

Elderly man dies after his car and a van collide in Kerry
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Elderly man dies after his car and a van collide in Kerry

Aug 7th 2013, 6:34 PM 8,996 Views 2 Comments

The driver and sole occupant of the car, a man in his 70s, was killed and pronounced dead at the scene.

Abandoned motorcycle may have been used in Dublin shooting
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Abandoned motorcycle may have been used in Dublin shooting

Aug 7th 2013, 5:57 PM 8,647 Views 4 Comments

Gardaí said the motorcycle was found abandoned in the area but could not reveal the type of bike or whether it was used in the drive-by shooting.

Man arrested for attempted murder during July 12th riots in Belfast
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Man arrested for attempted murder during July 12th riots in Belfast

Aug 7th 2013, 3:14 PM 5,725 Views 66 Comments

The charge was also linked to rioting and possession of an offensive weapon in Woodvale on July 12.

Donegal man, 20, killed in Florida road crash
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Donegal man, 20, killed in Florida road crash

Aug 7th 2013, 1:11 PM 11,454 Views 5 Comments

Patrick Lynch from Convoy was killed early on Monday, July 29, when the car he was driving hit a signpost in Florida.

Double the number of food safety enforcement orders in July is 'worrying'
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Double the number of food safety enforcement orders in July is 'worrying'

Aug 7th 2013, 12:03 PM 12,820 Views 21 Comments

The FSAI served 16 enforcement orders on food businesses in July, double the amount served in June.

Four 'unprofitable' M&S stores to close with the loss of 180 jobs
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Four 'unprofitable' M&S stores to close with the loss of 180 jobs

Aug 7th 2013, 10:27 AM 35,656 Views 111 Comments

The four stores set to close are in Mullingar, Tallaght, Dun Laoghaire, and Naas.

Just eight out of 20 beds in operation at successful HSE rehab unit
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Just eight out of 20 beds in operation at successful HSE rehab unit

Aug 5th 2013, 8:00 AM 6,662 Views 6 Comments

Brendan Kiernan manager of Keltoi House said “the completion rate makes it very cost-effective”.

New app spills the secrets and hidden stories of Dublin
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New app spills the secrets and hidden stories of Dublin

Aug 4th 2013, 10:30 AM 15,724 Views 42 Comments

Each story on the Dubline Storymap is told by a different local person.

State Pathologists could move from portacabins into vacant garda station
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State Pathologists could move from portacabins into vacant garda station

Jul 31st 2013, 7:31 AM 10,671 Views 35 Comments

The Department of Justice are looking into transforming Whitehall Garda Station into a space for state pathologists.

SVP concerned over moneylender issuing vouchers instead of cash
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SVP concerned over moneylender issuing vouchers instead of cash

Jul 31st 2013, 7:15 AM 12,890 Views 80 Comments

Provident Personal Credit, Ireland’s largest regulated moneylender, has started issuing One4all gift vouchers to some borrowers.

Colm Murray raised 'enormous awareness' about devastating MND
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Colm Murray raised 'enormous awareness' about devastating MND

Jul 31st 2013, 6:45 AM 8,655 Views 11 Comments

There are over 300 people with MND in Ireland.

Breastfeeding and eating fish could make your children smarter
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Breastfeeding and eating fish could make your children smarter

Jul 31st 2013, 6:15 AM 9,960 Views 106 Comments

A study revealed that nursing is associated with three-year-olds having better language skills and seven-year-olds being more intelligent.

2,446 children on eye clinic waiting lists at Crumlin Hospital
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2,446 children on eye clinic waiting lists at Crumlin Hospital

Jul 30th 2013, 7:00 PM 5,487 Views 44 Comments

Around 1,444 are still waiting for an appointment at the Crumlin Children’s Hospital.

Some welcome President passing abortion bill, others not so much
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Some welcome President passing abortion bill, others not so much

Jul 30th 2013, 5:59 PM 8,843 Views 198 Comments

Tánaiste Eamon Gilmore described it as a “key milestone”, while the Pro Life Campaign said it was a “very sad day”.

Newborn baby boy found dead at house in Cork city
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Newborn baby boy found dead at house in Cork city

Jul 29th 2013, 10:24 PM 48,677 Views 45 Comments

The baby boy’s mother is receiving medical attention.

Three loaded rifles and one revolver found in Dublin flats search
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Three loaded rifles and one revolver found in Dublin flats search

Jul 29th 2013, 10:08 PM 17,876 Views 26 Comments

The firearms were found during a search of flats at the Marrowbone Lane complex in Dublin 8 on Saturday evening.

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

Jul 29th 2013, 10:00 PM 12,045 Views 5 Comments

Everybody’s talking about what the President’s decision will be on the abortion bill, two missing boys found dead and Pope Francis accepts gay people.

35 injured as two trains collide in Switzerland
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35 injured as two trains collide in Switzerland

Jul 29th 2013, 9:45 PM 18,356 Views 48 Comments

The crash happened late this evening on a regional line about 50 kilometers southwest of the capital, Bern.

Courts Service hands keys of Kilmainham Courthouse over to OPW
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Courts Service hands keys of Kilmainham Courthouse over to OPW

Jul 29th 2013, 8:22 PM 8,817 Views 10 Comments

The courthouse is expected to expand visitor numbers to Kilmainham Gaol.

In pics: President Michael D Higgins concludes meeting with the Council of State
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In pics: President Michael D Higgins concludes meeting with the Council of State

Jul 29th 2013, 7:00 PM 12,427 Views 89 Comments

The President has not yet made an announcement on whether he’ll sign the the Protection of Life During Pregnancy Bill into law or refer it to the Supreme Court.

Father stabbed to death, while daughter, 14, is critical in Manchester
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Father stabbed to death, while daughter, 14, is critical in Manchester

Jul 29th 2013, 6:49 PM 16,054 Views 5 Comments

The man who is understood to have started the knife attack also died a short time after the altercation.

Caption Competition*: What direction is this mini-photog giving Enda Kenny?
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Caption Competition*: What direction is this mini-photog giving Enda Kenny?

Jul 29th 2013, 4:45 PM 10,523 Views 63 Comments

“Smise Enda, smise,” we imagine Sakura Murray is saying to the Taoiseach, but what do you think?

Pair who make 'weird' bespoke costumes in demand for festival season
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Pair who make 'weird' bespoke costumes in demand for festival season

Jul 27th 2013, 11:30 AM 6,631 Views 0 Comments

‘Hook & Eye’ was started by fashion graduate Lauralee Guiney and artist Delphine Libelula – and reckon their costumes could brighten up a night out.

Man was out when two armed, masked men called to his home to find him
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Man was out when two armed, masked men called to his home to find him

Jul 26th 2013, 3:25 PM 11,443 Views 23 Comments

A woman in her 40s, who was in the house at the time, was left in complete shock by the armed men.

Carlton affair: Former IMF chief Strauss-Kahn to face pimping trial
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Carlton affair: Former IMF chief Strauss-Kahn to face pimping trial

Jul 26th 2013, 3:05 PM 5,758 Views 0 Comments

Prosecutors called for the charges to be dropped but investigating magistrates have decided he should face trial.

'We don’t look at other cases of missing women in relation to Deirdre'
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'We don’t look at other cases of missing women in relation to Deirdre'

Jul 26th 2013, 12:58 PM 9,996 Views 14 Comments

Fifteen years after she was last seen, her mother Bernadette Jacob appealed to the public for new information.

Coast Guard rescues man after bike fall in Dublin Mountains
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Coast Guard rescues man after bike fall in Dublin Mountains

Jul 26th 2013, 10:42 AM 12,431 Views 68 Comments

The 25-year-old was cycling when he fell and broke his leg near Ticknock

Most wanted Irish fast-food in the US? Curry chips and cheese please
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Most wanted Irish fast-food in the US? Curry chips and cheese please

Jul 26th 2013, 9:31 AM 25,641 Views 79 Comments

USA Today lists Supermacs in the “10 delicious and forbidden fast-food chains” they wish would move stateside.

LA park evacuated after squirrel found with deadly plague bacteria
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LA park evacuated after squirrel found with deadly plague bacteria

Jul 26th 2013, 8:18 AM 10,790 Views 56 Comments

The squirrel was trapped on 16 July and test results revealed on Tuesday that the plague bacteria was present.

Three days of mourning in Spain after deadly train crash
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Three days of mourning in Spain after deadly train crash

Jul 26th 2013, 7:09 AM 5,156 Views 5 Comments

The driver is being question by Spanish police.