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From The42 Jury retires in Adam Johnson under-age sex trial Break

Jury retires in Adam Johnson under-age sex trial

The former Sunderland footballer denies two more serious counts of sexual activity with a child.

From The42 'I don’t know where they go, Dubai maybe?' Ranieri rewards Leicester despite loss Break

'I don’t know where they go, Dubai maybe?' Ranieri rewards Leicester despite loss

The Foxes fell to a 2-1 defeat to their title rivals at the weekend.

From TheJournal.ie QUIZ: Where Should Your Next Weekend Break Be? Sponsored By Irish Rail

QUIZ: Where Should Your Next Weekend Break Be?

Let’s find out.

From TheJournal.ie QUIZ: Do You Need A Holiday? Sponsored By Ebs

QUIZ: Do You Need A Holiday?

Is it reaching desperate levels yet?

From TheJournal.ie Would you break into a locked car if you saw this baby inside? England

Would you break into a locked car if you saw this baby inside?

Looks like an abandoned baby, right?

From TheJournal.ie Need a lift on this rainy Friday morning? Here's A THOUSAND people playing a Foo Fighters song Take A Break
From TheJournal.ie That's a grand break, isn't it? Bank Holi-dáil

That's a grand break, isn't it?

TDs will, of course, be up to HERE in constituency work over the next 11 days or so.

From TheJournal.ie Take a break and look at the ad for this $10 million home Break Time

Take a break and look at the ad for this $10 million home

Five bedrooms, eight bathrooms and its own elevator.

From The42 'My play is not acceptable' - Tiger Woods takes indefinite break from golf Break

'My play is not acceptable' - Tiger Woods takes indefinite break from golf

The former world number one will not be back until his game improves.

From TheJournal.ie Need a 10 minute break? Step into the Reading Room... Take A Break

Need a 10 minute break? Step into the Reading Room...

Miles Davis, soups, and age-gaps.

From The42 McIlroy taking time away from golf to prepare for legal battle Break

McIlroy taking time away from golf to prepare for legal battle

The world number one won’t play in the BMW Masters or the WGC – HSBC Champions after ‘an extraordinarily demanding year’.

From TheJournal.ie How to make sure your phone doesn't get a scratch on it TechGuide

How to make sure your phone doesn't get a scratch on it

If your phone has far too many scrapes and bumps, then it might be worth reassessing how you use it.

From TheJournal.ie New treatment could drop recurrence by half for some lung cancer sufferers Breakthrough

New treatment could drop recurrence by half for some lung cancer sufferers

A new radiation treatment could lengthen the lives of those suffering from small-cell lung cancer.

From TheJournal.ie Need a 10-minute break? Step into the Reading Room… Time Out

Need a 10-minute break? Step into the Reading Room…

Buffy, 90s pop music, and an inspirational teacher.

From TheJournal.ie Need a 10-minute break? Step into the Reading Room... Midweek Reads

Need a 10-minute break? Step into the Reading Room...

Want to take a few minutes out to catch up with some interesting reads? We promise you’ll be out in 10 minutes or so…

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Will you be holidaying in Ireland this year? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Will you be holidaying in Ireland this year?

Tourists love us, and want to keep coming back – but will you be staying here for your 2014 holidays?

From TheJournal.ie Part of glass roof falls in at RTÉ Chicken Licken

Part of glass roof falls in at RTÉ

No one was injured but people are said to have been shaken by the incident.

These kitchen fails will make you gasp in horror

Can’t cook? At least you’re not one of these guys.

8 reasons we can't wait for the Dáil to return

Absence makes the heart grow… fonder?

From TheJournal.ie Warning over 'greasy' roads due to change in weather Road Safety

Warning over 'greasy' roads due to change in weather

The Road Safety Authority has advised people to take care as the rain showers will make roads slippery.

How to completely wreck your summer holidays

Looking forward to a trip away this summer? Know what to avoid like the plague.

The burning question*: Do you go to the beach or a barbecue on a sunny day? Dilemma This post contains a poll

The burning question*: Do you go to the beach or a barbecue on a sunny day?

It’s a bank holiday Monday, so let TheJournal.ie distract you from the ‘serious’ news with one of life’s REAL dilemmas. (*not really)

From The42 Masterful Ronnie O'Sullivan wins 5th World Championship, not retiring... yet Gimme Five

Masterful Ronnie O'Sullivan wins 5th World Championship, not retiring... yet

Underdog Barry Hawkins mounted a comeback late in the piece but O’Sullivan held his nerve to claim victory.

From TheJournal.ie January sucks: here's 8 tips on finding cheap holidays to escape the blues Get Away

January sucks: here's 8 tips on finding cheap holidays to escape the blues

Ugh, January. Stop fantasising about being somewhere warm – here’s how to actually do it (cheaply).

From The42 The Pep Guardiola rumour roadshow stops off at Bayern Munich Pep Talk

The Pep Guardiola rumour roadshow stops off at Bayern Munich

The German club are keeping ‘ruhig’ about the whole deal but could be about to out-fox Chelsea and Man City.

From TheJournal.ie 7 unusual hotels we'd like to stay in this coming year Fantasy Trip This post contains videos

7 unusual hotels we'd like to stay in this coming year

If we had our way in 2013, we’d check out at least one of these…

From The42 VIDEO: 2012 rampage of Leo Messi ends at 91 goals Messi 91 This post contains videos

VIDEO: 2012 rampage of Leo Messi ends at 91 goals

You can relax now Godfrey Chitalu, your record is safe.

From The42 'It's a great Christmas present for us' - Penney reflects on Connacht's near miss Gift Wrapped

'It's a great Christmas present for us' - Penney reflects on Connacht's near miss

Munster climbed to third in the Pro12 table after their win in Galway.

From The42 Leicester jester Mark Selby captures UK Championship Big Break

Leicester jester Mark Selby captures UK Championship

The world’s number one snooker player upped the ante in the evening session to win 10-6.

From The42 Keith Fahey released by Birmingham on 'indefinite compassionate leave' Break

Keith Fahey released by Birmingham on 'indefinite compassionate leave'

The former St Pat’s man pulled out of Giovanni Trapattoni’s squad ahead of last night’s game with Greece, citing ‘flu.

From The42 Come back, Craig? Coleman to speak with Bellamy about Wales return Break

Come back, Craig? Coleman to speak with Bellamy about Wales return

The former Liverpool striker has recently revealed that he is struggling to come to terms with the death of his former manager and friend, Gary Speed.

From The42 Wimbledon Men’s Final: Federer wins title number seven after four set win Set By Set

Wimbledon Men’s Final: Federer wins title number seven after four set win

The win at SW19 sees the Swiss return to the top of the world rankings.

From The42 Wimbledon Mens' Final: Federer one set away from Wimbledon glory. Set By Set

Wimbledon Mens' Final: Federer one set away from Wimbledon glory.

The Fed Express is really starting to motor now although Andy Murray has shown tremendous fight.

From The42 Back to his best: O'Sullivan puts together stunning run to near quarter-final Hair Raising

Back to his best: O'Sullivan puts together stunning run to near quarter-final

‘Rocket’ Ronnie is two frames away from clinching a place in the last eight as he sports his haircut tribute to Jedward.

15 places you should discover this year… Holidays This post contains images

15 places you should discover this year…

Finances allowing, of course. From Antigua Guatemala to San Sebastian, we take a look at the most beautiful, historic and downright fascinating locations for you to discover this year.

Bloody Bank Holidays, if you’re not doing something, you always feel like you should be. So we’ve compiled a few ideas of things to do over the long weekend.

Go to Galway. If you haven’t heard, there’s a bit of shin dig going on out west called the Galway Races. Although the festival kicked off last weekend it concludes this weekend, and if you don’t make it to Ballybrit to see the horses you’ll find plenty to do in Galway city.

Waterford has the Spraoi Festival – described as “an annual riot” – riot you say? Not for me. Oh wait, it’s an “an annual riot of colour, energy and excitement” – ahh.

In Killarney they’re holding the annual Summerfest where you’re find everything from crazy golf and canoeing to Sharon Shannon, The High Kings and balloon modelling.

Also in Killarney is the Three Irish Open, where you’ll see some of the world’s top golfers battle it out.

There are still tickets for the Castlepalooza music festival in Tullamore. Mercury Rev, Fionn Regan and Norman Jay feature in the lineup.

There’s plenty more music in Cork. The Michelstown Independence music festival sees White Lies, Alabama 3, Jape and Cork band Fred play over the weekend. And closer to Cork City, you can check out a live performance of Mamma Mia in the marquee.

And if you’re in Dublin and very brave, you can take down the back seats in car and pack your measuring tape because IKEA is celebrating its first birthday. The Swedish furniture store has a number of offers to celebrate including 25% off certain items and a number of €1 offers. Don’t forget to check out the meatballs.

In sport, Croke Park is playing host to all four All-Ireland football quarter finals. Kerry v Down and Tyrone v Dublin on Saturday, Cork v Roscommon and Meath v Kildare on Sunday. Tickets are €35 from the GAA.

The Aviva stadium also plays host to an interest clash. A combined team of Munster and Connaught take on Leinster and Ulster. Conster vs Lulster if you will. Tickets for the clash are unfortunately sold out.

And if all else fails and you just want to kick back and relax why not go to lovely Leitrim… we hear its quiet down there!