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A man, woman or child dies from heart disease and stroke every hour in Ireland
# Happy Hearts Appeal
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# Happy Hearts Appeal

A man, woman or child dies from heart disease and stroke every hour in Ireland

May 9th 2013, 6:45 AM 6,963 Views 22 Comments

Today marks the first day of the Irish Heart Foundation’s Happy Hearts Appeal, which it hopes will raise €500,000 over the next three days.

CSO farming figures show sheep numbers up 7pc, potatoes down 13.1pc
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CSO farming figures show sheep numbers up 7pc, potatoes down 13.1pc

May 8th 2013, 2:34 PM 4,271 Views 15 Comments

The survey results, for the 12-month period from June 2011 to June 2012, showed an overall increase of 6pc in cereals.

Irish lab develops sensor to improve air and water quality testing
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# Crann

Irish lab develops sensor to improve air and water quality testing

May 8th 2013, 7:30 AM 4,395 Views 3 Comments

Trinity-based science laboratory CRANN has developed a new graphene sensor that can detect even the slightest change in signal.

Banks should disclose how ECB rate changes impact its products - Fianna Fáil
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Banks should disclose how ECB rate changes impact its products - Fianna Fáil

May 8th 2013, 7:15 AM 4,095 Views 34 Comments

Deputy McGrath has called on the Central Bank to force banks to issue a statement following each change to the ECB’s interest rate.

Ireland's undocumented to be discussed during meeting of Foreign Affairs Committee
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# Undocumented Irish

Ireland's undocumented to be discussed during meeting of Foreign Affairs Committee

May 8th 2013, 6:45 AM 3,596 Views 16 Comments

The enlargement of the EU, as well as developments in the OSCE will also be discussed today.

Shatter says State failed to acknowledge 'courage and sacrifice' of World War II veterans
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# World War II

Shatter says State failed to acknowledge 'courage and sacrifice' of World War II veterans

May 7th 2013, 7:38 PM 6,498 Views 163 Comments

The Minister for Justice said that the Irish who fought with the Allies during WWII had “fought against Nazi tyranny”.

Up to 54 jobs lost as nine Xtra-vision stores to close in Republic
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# Xtra-vision

Up to 54 jobs lost as nine Xtra-vision stores to close in Republic

May 7th 2013, 7:01 PM 30,025 Views 66 Comments

There will also be 11 store closures in Northern Ireland, with a further 58 job losses.

Personal Insolvency service will be available to gardaí
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# Personal Insolvency Bill

Personal Insolvency service will be available to gardaí

May 7th 2013, 6:27 PM 12,002 Views 45 Comments

The Minister for Defence Alan Shatter said that there was nothing in the Garda Code, the Discipline Regulations or the Personal Insolvency Act 2012 which would prevent gardaí from availing of the service.

40 new jobs to be created in newly-formed E-drive Group
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# Jobswatch

40 new jobs to be created in newly-formed E-drive Group

May 7th 2013, 5:48 PM 11,878 Views 6 Comments

The company already employs 62 people in its offices in Waterford, Monaghan and London.

Missing sex offender back in custody after handing himself in
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Missing sex offender back in custody after handing himself in

May 7th 2013, 5:12 PM 13,533 Views 11 Comments

Joseph McCabe had been missing since early April after he breached the conditions that had been attached to his release on licence.

Have you seen this Indian sculpture park in… Wicklow?
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# Hidden Ireland

Have you seen this Indian sculpture park in… Wicklow?

May 6th 2013, 10:00 AM 34,497 Views 39 Comments

Victoria’s Way is an intriguing outdoor gallery featuring, among others, Mahatma Gandhi “on his farewell tour”.

Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads
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# Sitdown Sunday

Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads

May 5th 2013, 10:00 AM 13,475 Views 2 Comments

The very best of the week’s writing from around the web.

You think it rains a lot in Ireland now. Wait till you hear about 2345BC...
# What The Fliuch?
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# What The Fliuch?

You think it rains a lot in Ireland now. Wait till you hear about 2345BC...

May 4th 2013, 10:45 AM 22,799 Views 59 Comments

New evidence has shown that Ireland experienced 20 years of non-stop rain in 2345BC, around the same time as Noah’s great flood.

'Ralph' the dog sniffs out drugs worth €190,000 at Rosslare Europort
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# In Ralph We Trust

'Ralph' the dog sniffs out drugs worth €190,000 at Rosslare Europort

May 3rd 2013, 9:50 PM 12,361 Views 43 Comments

Two Lithuanian nationals have been arrested after heroin and amphetamines were found.

World Record Breaking 'Rock the Boat' Dance Pic of the Day
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# Pic Of The Day

World Record Breaking 'Rock the Boat' Dance Pic of the Day

May 3rd 2013, 9:30 PM 27,165 Views 28 Comments

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Luas crash at junction of Jervis Street and Abbey Street
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# Luas Crash

Luas crash at junction of Jervis Street and Abbey Street

May 3rd 2013, 8:29 PM 25,855 Views 56 Comments

No injuries have been reported. The Luas red line is currently stopped in both directions.

The Evening Fix… now with added Daft Punk on piano
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# Need To Know

The Evening Fix… now with added Daft Punk on piano

May 3rd 2013, 7:50 PM 8,810 Views 1 Comment

Here are the things we learned, loved and shared today.

Breast cancer rates in under 50s rise, but fewer than ever are dying - UK
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# Breast Cancer

Breast cancer rates in under 50s rise, but fewer than ever are dying - UK

May 3rd 2013, 6:40 PM 4,561 Views 13 Comments

The increase mirrors an overall rise of 18 per cent in those that have been diagnosed with the disease between 1995 and 2010.

World Press Freedom Day: Syria now most dangerous place for journalists
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# Press Freedom

World Press Freedom Day: Syria now most dangerous place for journalists

May 3rd 2013, 6:02 PM 3,896 Views 6 Comments

It’s believed that 36 journalists have been killed there since 2011.

Can you help identify a victim from the 1968 Aer Lingus plane crash?
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# Aer Lingus Flight 712

Can you help identify a victim from the 1968 Aer Lingus plane crash?

May 2nd 2013, 9:37 PM 39,148 Views 25 Comments

45 years after the crash, the 14th and final body to be recovered has finally had a DNA profile created for it.

The Evening Fix… now with added White House GIFS
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# Need To Know

The Evening Fix… now with added White House GIFS

May 2nd 2013, 7:50 PM 8,027 Views 4 Comments

Here are the things we learned, loved and shared today.

PSNI warn of mobile phone delivery scam
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# Bogus Delivery

PSNI warn of mobile phone delivery scam

May 2nd 2013, 6:03 PM 21,116 Views 41 Comments

The scam involves mobile phones being delivered to an incorrect address by a legitimate company, before a bogus delivery person attempts to collect them.

Varadkar urges unions to engage with Bus Éireann, says cuts can't be postponed
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Varadkar urges unions to engage with Bus Éireann, says cuts can't be postponed

May 2nd 2013, 4:51 PM 5,224 Views 59 Comments

The Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport Leo Varadkar said that Bus Éireann would have to implement the LRC measures on 12 May unless “alternative approaches” could be found.

Waterford programmer Jordan Casey, 13, to address Californian conference
# Bright Spark
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# Bright Spark

Waterford programmer Jordan Casey, 13, to address Californian conference

May 2nd 2013, 3:53 PM 12,513 Views 40 Comments

Casey is set to address over 4,000 delegates on the topic “Things I learned the hard way as a young CEO”.

Shatter calls for report on the activities of gangs targeting clothing banks
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# Clothing Banks

Shatter calls for report on the activities of gangs targeting clothing banks

May 1st 2013, 9:55 PM 18,265 Views 123 Comments

The minister said that he wanted to know what could be done to bring them to justice.

Murder investigation launched following post-mortem on body found in slurry tank
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# Murder Investigation

Murder investigation launched following post-mortem on body found in slurry tank

May 1st 2013, 9:10 PM 14,326 Views 8 Comments

The preliminary results of the post-mortem have not been released for operational reasons.

The Evening Fix… now with added world's smallest movie
# Need To Know
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# Need To Know

The Evening Fix… now with added world's smallest movie

May 1st 2013, 7:50 PM 6,651 Views 1 Comment

Here are the things we learned, loved and shared today.

DAA made after tax profits of €19 million in 2012, down €11 million on 2011
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# Dublin Airport Authority

DAA made after tax profits of €19 million in 2012, down €11 million on 2011

May 1st 2013, 7:18 PM 4,714 Views 10 Comments

The Annual Report for the group shows that is also incurred exceptional losses of €24 million.

Duke of Kent makes history as first royal to lay wreath at 1916 memorial
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# 1916 Easter Rising

Duke of Kent makes history as first royal to lay wreath at 1916 memorial

May 1st 2013, 6:16 PM 16,100 Views 48 Comments

HRH Prince Edward, who is the President of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission, visited Glasnevin Cemetery.

What the Protection of Life during Pregnancy Bill 2013 contains
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# X Case

What the Protection of Life during Pregnancy Bill 2013 contains

May 1st 2013, 12:05 AM 31,039 Views 392 Comments

Government said that the bill would provide “legal clarity for the medical profession”.

Four teens arrested in operation targeting burglary gangs
# Operation Fiacla
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# Operation Fiacla

Four teens arrested in operation targeting burglary gangs

Apr 30th 2013, 11:19 PM 15,593 Views 43 Comments

The arrests were made in Tullamore, Co Offaly.

3 rifles, 2 sawn-off shotguns, and 1 revolver seized following house search
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# Tallaght

3 rifles, 2 sawn-off shotguns, and 1 revolver seized following house search

Apr 30th 2013, 9:43 PM 15,455 Views 30 Comments

A large amount of ammunition was also recovered from the house in the Kilclare area of Tallaght, Dublin 24, earlier today.

Opponents say Irish Stability Programme Update is further proof that austerity isn't working
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# Irish Stability Programme

Opponents say Irish Stability Programme Update is further proof that austerity isn't working

Apr 30th 2013, 8:46 PM 10,498 Views 67 Comments

Sinn Féin’s Pearse Doherty said that government’s reduced forecast had shown that its current policy of austerity was not working.

President Higgins speaks of a "new version of Irishness" at conservation of Starry Plough Flag
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# Starry Plough Flag

President Higgins speaks of a "new version of Irishness" at conservation of Starry Plough Flag

Apr 30th 2013, 8:15 PM 9,875 Views 38 Comments

Higgins was speaking at the National Museum of Ireland to mark the conservation of the original Starry Plough Flag, once used by the Irish Citizen Army.

The Evening Fix… now with added flirty (but ultimately disappointed) rhino
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The Evening Fix… now with added flirty (but ultimately disappointed) rhino

Apr 30th 2013, 7:50 PM 7,009 Views 0 Comments

Here are the things we learned, loved and shared today.

The Evening Fix… now with added Xtra-vision memories
# Need To Know
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# Need To Know

The Evening Fix… now with added Xtra-vision memories

Apr 29th 2013, 7:50 PM 10,127 Views 1 Comment

Here are the things we learned, loved and shared today.

Independent Welsh investigation receives 140 allegations of child abuse
# Operation Pallial
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# Operation Pallial

Independent Welsh investigation receives 140 allegations of child abuse

Apr 29th 2013, 5:50 PM 6,993 Views 2 Comments

Operation Pallial has now been handed over to the National Crime Agency.

Man charged after pepper spray discharged in Tivoli Theatre
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# Dublin 8

Man charged after pepper spray discharged in Tivoli Theatre

Apr 29th 2013, 5:07 PM 12,279 Views 0 Comments

Four theatre-goers were believed to be affected but none required hospital treatment.

'The Wind that Shakes the Barley' director Ken Loach to film in Ireland
# Jimmy's Hall
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# Jimmy's Hall

'The Wind that Shakes the Barley' director Ken Loach to film in Ireland

Apr 29th 2013, 4:38 PM 8,206 Views 21 Comments

The director of the 2006 Palme d’Or winner is to film “Jimmy’s Hall”.

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