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# Your Say
Poll: Will you listen to Newstalk more because of Pat Kenny's move?
Let us know…
# Your Say
Poll: Is Bradley Manning a whistleblower or a traitor?
What do you think?
# Your Say
Poll: Should a ‘lid levy’ replace losses from alcohol sports sponsorship ban?
What do you think?
# Your Say
Poll: Should religious references be removed from constitutional oaths?
What to you think?
# Lifeboat
Three men recovered from homemade raft off Waterford coast
Tramore RNLI recovered three men who travelled from the Waterford coast, without jackets, on a homemade raft.
# Attack
Armagh man arrested on suspicion of attempted murder
Two men in Lurgan were take to hospital with stab wounds last night.
# Your Say
Poll: Should sports sponsorship by alcohol companies be banned?
We’d like to know what you think…
# Shooting
Man hospitalised after shooting in north Dublin
A man in his late 20s was shot in Kinsealy last night.
# News Fix
Here’s What Happened Today: Saturday
Everybody’s talking about the upcoming Budget, a controversial JobBridge advertisement, and dozens of protesters dying in Cairo.
# Week in Photos
The Week in Photos: Stretch
This is the week that was, in photos…
# Cow Dipping
Mooove over: cattle catch some rays on an Antrim beach
It’s a cow’s life.
# Racism
Bananas thrown at black Italian minister
Kyenge, who was born in Democratic Republic of Congo but has lived in Italy for 30 years, has faced several incidents of racism since taking her post.
# Suspicious
Updated: security alert in Antrim neighbourhood called off
Several houses were evacuated in the Donegore Drive area of Antrim this afternoon.
# Missing
Gardaí appeal for Kildare man missing for five days
William Ivers, 36, has been missing from his home at Beechgrove, Rathangan Co Kildare since Tuesday 23rd July.
# majella o'donnell
Daniel O'Donnell asks for prayers as wife Majella diagnosed with cancer
The singer confirmed his wife Majella has been diagnosed breast cancer, but that it had been “found in the early stages”.
# Sexual Assault
Appeal over serious sexual assault on teenage girl
A 19-year-old woman suffered a serious sexual assault in the early hours of Saturday 20 July in Newcastle, Co Down.
# Man Booker Prize
Three Irish authors make Man Booker Prize longlist
This year’s exciting longlist features 13 authors from across the world – including three Irish writers.
# Weather
Warm weather likely to cool this week (sorry)
The weather is expected to gradually become cooler and more unsettled through the rest of the week.
# Week in Photos
The Week in Photos: Splash
This is the week that was, in photos…
# Your Say
Poll: How will you vote on gay marriage?
Ireland will most likely hold a referendum on gay marriage next year. How will you vote?
# Magdalene
Explainer: How can religious orders refuse to pay compensation to Magdalenes?
Why are the religious orders responsible for running the Magdalene Laundries not obliged to pay financial compensation to survivors?
# Evacuation
Passengers return to Shannon Airport after evacuation this morning
The airport was evacuated briefly this morning but the public and passengers have now been allowed to return to the building.
# Zetas Drug Cartel
Mexico captures boss of vicious Zetas drug cartel
Miguel Angel Trevino has been described as a brutal killer who liked to “stew” his enemies by plunging them in containers of oil and fuel that he would then set alight.
# Bankers
21 bankers in Ireland earned more than €1 million in 2011
Another EU state had 2,436 individuals earning over €1 million in the same year.
# China
China rape victim's mother wins damages over labour camp
The mother of a child who was kidnapped, raped and forced into prostitution had been sent to labour camp because of her demands that her daughter’s attackers be punished.
# legal advice
Rise in 'accidental landlords' as homeowners rent out properties to cover mortgage costs
FLAC noted a “striking” rise in queries about housing such matters, which were up almost 70 per cent since 2011.
# Abortion
Healy Eames using rarely-used mechanism to make Seanad vote on opposing abortion bill
Six days have been set aside for the passage of the Bill though the Seanad.
# infant care
How 'maternity box' gift helped lower infant mortality rates in Finland
Many Finnish babies spend their first nights nestled inside a cardboard box – and here’s why.
# Week in Photos
The Week in Photos: Elemental
This is the week that was, in photos…
# Mental Health
The Comeback Kid: car crash survivor spreads word about drink driving
17-year-old Shane Mullins drove drunk and crashed his car, sustaining a horrific brain injury: now he is touring the country as a motivational speaker on mental health.
# UN
Malala Yousafzai marks her 16th birthday by addressing the UN
The Pakistani schoolgirl, who was shot in the head by Taliban last year, will address the United Nations of the importance of raising levels of education among girls across the world.
# Space
Finglas student bids to become first Irish man in space
Seán Corcoran, a second year Software Engineering student from Finglas, will battle it out against 200 other potential astronauts from across Ireland and Britain for the chance to board a space flight next year.
# Children
Mental health needs of vulnerable children in Ireland 'not being met'
The need for stability and continuity of care for children going through the state’s care and justice systems has been highlighted in a new report.
# naked protest
The naked truth? Anti-fluoride protesters strip off to demand 'safe' water
The naked demonstration will “symbolise how we in Ireland have been stripped of our rights to clean safe water”, according to organisers.