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From The42 Annalise Murphy finishes fourth after medal race to miss out on Olympic glory London 2012

Annalise Murphy finishes fourth after medal race to miss out on Olympic glory

The Rathfarnham woman finish fifth in her final outing of the Laser Radial sailing class at Weymouth.

From The42 Sailing wrap: Top ten finish for Star duo as Ireland prepares for Murphy race London2012

Sailing wrap: Top ten finish for Star duo as Ireland prepares for Murphy race

Peter O’Leary and David Burrows bowed out of the games with the country’s best ever ‘Star’ class finish.

From The42 Missy Franklin ready to continue the medal-winning legacy of Michael Phelps London2012

Missy Franklin ready to continue the medal-winning legacy of Michael Phelps

The American swimmer won five medals in the pool during this summer’s games.

From The42 Olympic Breakfast: Team Ireland dream of a medal by midday Aileen Morrison

Olympic Breakfast: Team Ireland dream of a medal by midday

Aileen Morrison is the first Irish hopeful up before track and field action at Olympic Park takes centre stage.

From The42 Interview: Morrison promising to give her all, nothing more Iron Lady

Interview: Morrison promising to give her all, nothing more

Aileen Morrison does not like setting targets for this morning’s Olympic triathlon, but that hasn’t prevented others doing it for her.

From The42 As it happened: London 2012 Olympics, day seven Minute-by-Minute

As it happened: London 2012 Olympics, day seven

On your marks… get set… GO!

From The42 Olympic Village: Day Six, wrap London 2012

Olympic Village: Day Six, wrap

“Wind yer neck in Kate, it’s only five golds for Team GB, not 10.”

From The42 As it happened: London 2012 Olympics, day five Liveblog

As it happened: London 2012 Olympics, day five

We followed Ireland’s hopes in the boxing and in the K1 slalom finals, and there was plenty more to keep us occupied.

From The42 Adlington: Winning gold is not as easy as picking up a drink London 2012

Adlington: Winning gold is not as easy as picking up a drink

The swimmer, who won bronze in the pool on Sunday, has tempered the gold medal ambitions of Team GB supporters.

From TheJournal.ie Gold diggers: Positive results for gold in Wicklow and Wexford Goldmine

Gold diggers: Positive results for gold in Wicklow and Wexford

A survey in the region revealed we may soon be rolling in it…

From The42 Doubts raised over Derval O'Rourke's Olympic participation after finals withdrawal Injury

Doubts raised over Derval O'Rourke's Olympic participation after finals withdrawal

The Irish champion missed out on the 100m hurdles at Santry on Sunday sparking worries over her fitness.

From TheJournal.ie Cash for Gold shops should ask for proof of identity, says TD Regulation

Cash for Gold shops should ask for proof of identity, says TD

A TD has suggested that Cash for Gold shops should be licensed, meaning that all gold is photographed and sent to the police before being accepted.

Axl Rose jewellery stolen in Paris after gig

Gold and diamond necklaces stolen from Guns N’ Roses frontman.

From TheJournal.ie Column: ‘Women are digging up anthills for the tiny grains inside’ Read Me This post contains images

Column: ‘Women are digging up anthills for the tiny grains inside’

Children mine for gold in home-made pits, while parents risk their lives for food – Jim Clarken describes the harrowing scenes as a crisis unfolds in west Africa.

From TheJournal.ie The Daily Fix: Wednesday Daily Fix This post contains videos

The Daily Fix: Wednesday

Your essential roundup of the day’s big stories – plus any bits and pieces you may have missed…

From TheJournal.ie Gold diggers: Gold discovered in Wicklow hills (possibly) We're Rich

Gold diggers: Gold discovered in Wicklow hills (possibly)

Connemara Mining carried out a survey from the air of Wexford and Wicklow – and says it thinks there could be gold deposits in the area.

From The42 Joe Duffy backs 'great little runners' Jedward for Olympic torchbearer mission Double Trouble

Joe Duffy backs 'great little runners' Jedward for Olympic torchbearer mission

Disgruntled callers to Liveline want Bernard Dunne to carry the flame in June rather than the marathon-running pop twins.

Want to see what a solid gold Winnie the Pooh looks like? Extravagent This post contains images

Want to see what a solid gold Winnie the Pooh looks like?

Of course you have – and now a shop in Beijing has made the dream a reality.

From TheJournal.ie Gold digger: Irish company to mine for gold in the south-east Gold

Gold digger: Irish company to mine for gold in the south-east

Connemara Mining has joined forces with a Canadian exploration company to mine for gold in areas around the Wicklow-Wexford border.

Stuck for a Valentine's gift? How about a gold bar designed by Gaultier?

Yes, Jean Paul Gaultier is now designing gold bullion – in handy 1oz bars for the spoilt other half in your life.

From TheJournal.ie Recessions, downgrades and Super Mario - 2011: the year in money Review 2011 This post contains images

Recessions, downgrades and Super Mario - 2011: the year in money

2011 may be remembered in future as the year we sorted out the financial crisis – or the year in which it grew beyond our control.

From TheJournal.ie Minister to receive recommendations on cash-for-gold regulation Cash For Gold This post contains a poll

Minister to receive recommendations on cash-for-gold regulation

A report is being prepared for justice minister Alan Shatter on whether the cash-for-gold trade should face further regulation.

From TheJournal.ie Gold falls below US$1,800 as rush ends Gold

Gold falls below US$1,800 as rush ends

It looks like gold’s bull run could be at an end with the yellow metal plunging in Wednesday’s trading.

From TheJournal.ie Price of gold at record high Gold

Price of gold at record high

Some have been purchasing gold to protect against losses in their other assets if the US goes into recession.

From TheJournal.ie Global stocks dive on poor economic data, recession fears Markets

Global stocks dive on poor economic data, recession fears

US, Asian and European markets suffered through another hard day as fears of US economic stagnation and concerns about European banks spooked investors.

From TheJournal.ie Barclays spent €35m poaching a trader... and now he's leaving Oww

Barclays spent €35m poaching a trader... and now he's leaving

What’s that saying about ‘what goes around comes around’?

From TheJournal.ie The 9 at 9: Thursday 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Thursday

Nine things to know this morning: A make-or-break day for the Euro, the end of the shuttle era, and a practical tip to avoid getting attacked by a lion…

From TheJournal.ie Gold prices continue surge as investors dump debt Precious Metals

Gold prices continue surge as investors dump debt

Precious metals always do well when all else seems risky – and it’s more than double its price of five years ago.

From TheJournal.ie New ATM dispenses gold for cash Gold

New ATM dispenses gold for cash

It was installed at a shopping centre in London and dispenses gold bars and coins. But do we need one in Ireland?

Diarmuid Gavin's flower show entry cost Irish taxpayer €2.5m - report

Fáilte Ireland and Cork City Council sponsored the award-winning project – but report in today’s Mail on Sunday says the council wasn’t happy with the breakdown of costs.

From TheJournal.ie Gold and silver touch all-time highs as currencies slip Commodities

Gold and silver touch all-time highs as currencies slip

The old reliable precious metals reach record high values, driven by concerns that the US debt could reach its legal limit.

From TheJournal.ie Tesco offers cash for gold in UK Cash For Gold

Tesco offers cash for gold in UK

No plans to extend scheme here yet, as Irish gold trader says the market flooded with similar companies.

From TheJournal.ie Gold price spikes over $1420/oz on commodity markets Gold

Gold price spikes over $1420/oz on commodity markets

And guess who’s taking the blame?

From TheJournal.ie Mr T pities the fool who don't invest in gold Nugget Of Wisdom? This post contains videos

Mr T pities the fool who don't invest in gold

A-Team star offers his financial advice for making money. Hint: it’s bright, shiny and he wears a lot of it.

From TheJournal.ie Commodity markets enjoy golden moment at $1300/oz Commodities

Commodity markets enjoy golden moment at $1300/oz

The price of gold hits another record high as investors get itchy about stocks and stick for old reliables.

From TheJournal.ie Federal Reserve leaves rates unchanged for 20th month Federal Reserve

Federal Reserve leaves rates unchanged for 20th month

The rate stays at between 0 and 0.25% – where it’s been since December 2008 – and will stay there for an “extended period”.

From TheJournal.ie Gold Prices Soar To New Record - $1,275 Gold

Gold Prices Soar To New Record - $1,275

What safe-haven hasn’t weakened? GOLD.

THE PRICE OF GOLD has reached a new all-time high, with trades on the London Bullion Market earlier today valuing the metal at a massive $1,277.90 (that’s €977.21) an ounce. Silver was also up to $20.68, up over 0.5%. The price of Irish government 10-year bonds, meanwhile, reached a weekly high of 6.030% earlier, the highest since last week’s spike.