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From TheJournal.ie Catch-up Wednesday: 3 midweek longreads Up To Speed

Catch-up Wednesday: 3 midweek longreads

Get up to speed with the latest news, opinions and insights with our hand-picked in-depth reads.

From TheJournal.ie Whoops: Fianna Fáil candidate’s poster blocks traffic lights Election 2014

Whoops: Fianna Fáil candidate’s poster blocks traffic lights

The poster for MEP hopeful Mary Fitzpatrick was inadvertently put up blocking the lights at Custom House Quay.

From TheJournal.ie New initiative aims to get more Irish bands (no, not Boyzone) in the charts Tune In

New initiative aims to get more Irish bands (no, not Boyzone) in the charts

First Music Contact has teamed up with HMV to give Irish bands the chance to play live in the HMV stores every week.

From TheJournal.ie 418 applications for Pyrite repair funds for damaged houses Pyrite

418 applications for Pyrite repair funds for damaged houses

The Pyrite Remediation Board said that some people are slow to say if they’ve taken action to seek redress for pyrite damage.

From TheJournal.ie No evidence of consent for use of restraints at Enable Ireland residential home Disability

No evidence of consent for use of restraints at Enable Ireland residential home

A HIQA inspection found the home was non-compliant across 18 different outcomes that it examined.

Tuesday 22 April, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Irish-supported films to get world premiere screenings at Cannes Stars On Screen

Irish-supported films to get world premiere screenings at Cannes

John Boorman’s latest join Jimmy’s Hall for the prestigious film festival next month.

From TheJournal.ie ‘Operation Bambi’ finds deer head in Tallaght house On The Hoof

‘Operation Bambi’ finds deer head in Tallaght house

The operation is aimed at cracking down on the pursuit of deer by “unscrupulous” hunters.

From TheJournal.ie 50 bomb disposal call-outs this year – 34 fewer than last year Defence Forces

50 bomb disposal call-outs this year – 34 fewer than last year

The most recent call-out was at the weekend, when a device was found in Tallaght.

From TheJournal.ie We’re vaccinating more children in Ireland than ever before Booster

We’re vaccinating more children in Ireland than ever before

Vaccination rates are at their highest ever levels, the HSE said today.

From TheJournal.ie Institute of Technology lecturers ‘far from convinced’ about university move Education

Institute of Technology lecturers ‘far from convinced’ about university move

More than half of lecturers believe their institute should not merge.

From TheJournal.ie Gardaí search for pair who attacked a woman as they stole her car in broad daylight Ballsbridge

Gardaí search for pair who attacked a woman as they stole her car in broad daylight

The hijacking pair assaulted the woman outside her apartment in Dublin 4. Her car has since been found by gardaí.

From TheJournal.ie Police dog bites two people during Belfast train station incident Disorder

Police dog bites two people during Belfast train station incident

The PSNI made a number of arrests over disorder in two parts of Belfast and at its Central Train Station.

Sunday 20 April, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads Sitdown Sunday

Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads

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

From TheJournal.ie Buns, bonnets and chocolate – what have they got to do with Easter? Tasty Traditions

Saturday 19 April, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Here’s why you definitely shouldn’t let your dogs eat chocolate this Easter Chocs Away
From TheJournal.ie The fascinating Easter traditions you’ll want to take part in Egg Roll

The fascinating Easter traditions you’ll want to take part in

Morris dancing, Easter bonnets and egg rolls.

Friday 18 April, 2014

On this night in 1997 you were listening to… R Kelly

A Friday Flashback to get your weekend started…

From TheJournal.ie Not just monsters and Adrian Bayleys: Tom Meagher on normal men’s violence against women Jill Meagher

Not just monsters and Adrian Bayleys: Tom Meagher on normal men’s violence against women

Jill Meagher was murdered in 2012 – now her husband has written a searingly honest and powerful blogpost about violence against women.

From TheJournal.ie Irish Times to explain why controversial cartoon was removed from website Martyn Turner

Irish Times to explain why controversial cartoon was removed from website

Archbishop Diarmuid Martin had said last week that priests were “hurt” by the cartoon’s publication.

From TheJournal.ie “I thought someone was using a massive drill”: Two small earthquakes hit England in two days I Feel The Earth Move
From TheJournal.ie Landlords evicting tenants for putting their homes on Airbnb San Francisco

Landlords evicting tenants for putting their homes on Airbnb

A petition has been set up calling on lawmakers in San Francisco to stop the evictions.

From TheJournal.ie Garda hospitalised after motorcycle rammed by stolen van Cork

Garda hospitalised after motorcycle rammed by stolen van

A number of other vehicles were rammed into by the van during the incident today.

From TheJournal.ie Workers at donkey sanctuary ballot for industrial action Donkey Sanctuary

Workers at donkey sanctuary ballot for industrial action

The workers have been told they will be made redundant on 31 May.

From TheJournal.ie Boy (4) dies after collision in which three others injured Portarlington

Boy (4) dies after collision in which three others injured

A man in a second car was arrested after the incident and has been released without charge.

From TheJournal.ie Houses to be knocked – because they’re not medieval Archaeology

Houses to be knocked – because they’re not medieval

Experts found that the front and rear walls of the two houses date mostly from 1881 and 1908, with no evidence they date to medieval times.

From TheJournal.ie It’ll be a sunny Easter, with temps of up to 16 degrees Eggshellent News

It’ll be a sunny Easter, with temps of up to 16 degrees

Keep the sandals close by, just in case.

From TheJournal.ie Blood, swords and Iceland: A new way of looking at the Battle of Clontarf Battle Cries

Thursday 17 April, 2014

VIDEO: Your weekend movies… the Amazing Spider-Man 2

Cinema trip this weekend? DailyEdge.ie brings you snippets from new releases to help you decide where to put your money…

From TheJournal.ie The average number of Easter eggs we’re giving this year is… three Feeling Generous
From TheJournal.ie Majority of teachers say schools won’t be able to cope with new Junior Cycle Survey

Majority of teachers say schools won’t be able to cope with new Junior Cycle

Schools don’t have the capacity to deal with the changes due to be brought in this September, teachers said in a new survey.

From TheJournal.ie “Ambitious” and “powerful” new children’s policy welcomed Brighter Futures

“Ambitious” and “powerful” new children’s policy welcomed

The framework sets out a number of commitments for making life better in Ireland for children.

Wednesday 16 April, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Catch-up Wednesday: 3 midweek longreads Up To Speed

Catch-up Wednesday: 3 midweek longreads

Get up to speed with the latest news, opinions and insights with our hand-picked in-depth reads.

From TheJournal.ie ‘New future’ for Shannon a step closer with signing of bill Shannon

‘New future’ for Shannon a step closer with signing of bill

The bill sets up a new Shannon Group plc on a statutory basis.

From TheJournal.ie Go-ahead given to free GP care for under sixes Doctor Doctor

Go-ahead given to free GP care for under sixes

The ICGP says that if Cabinet agrees to bring in free GP care, it will be a premature decision.

From TheJournal.ie Almost 27 per cent of us have experienced two or more types of deprivation Living Conditions

Almost 27 per cent of us have experienced two or more types of deprivation

Disposable income, poverty rates and income drops were all looked at in the survey.

From TheJournal.ie Pics: Meet the three new foreign ambassadors to Ireland Warm Welcome

Pics: Meet the three new foreign ambassadors to Ireland

The ambassadors are from Iran, China and Senegal.

From TheJournal.ie It could be the beginning of the end for brick-shaped lorry cabs… On The Road
From TheJournal.ie Post-mortem due on unidentified body found on Dublin beach Ringsend

Post-mortem due on unidentified body found on Dublin beach

The male in his 30s was discovered yesterday.

Tuesday 15 April, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Man arrested in connection with murder of man found in lake Kevin Kearney

Man arrested in connection with murder of man found in lake

Kevin Kearney’s body was found in a lake at Alexandra Park a day after he was shot dead.

From TheJournal.ie Irish breast cancer research team reveal ‘exciting’ new research Treatment

Irish breast cancer research team reveal ‘exciting’ new research

Breast Predict was founded six months ago, and has already revealed some exciting findings.

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