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Dublin: 2 °C Sunday 20 April, 2014

Yesterday’s News

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.

From TheJournal.ie Look up! The International Space Station is in our skies until 22 April I Spy

Look up! The International Space Station is in our skies until 22 April

The ISS will be visible in the skies every night for the next seven days.

From TheJournal.ie VIDEO: Watch the lunar eclipse live Blood Moon

VIDEO: Watch the lunar eclipse live

We can’t see it here in Ireland, but we can watch a stream online. Hurrah!

From TheJournal.ie Meet AIB’s new Chief Operating Officer Coming From Oz

Meet AIB’s new Chief Operating Officer

Stephen White has previously worked in British Telecom and NHS Direct.

From TheJournal.ie Pics: Before and after – Boston since the marathon bombings Then And Now

Pics: Before and after – Boston since the marathon bombings

A look at Boston on the day of the bombings, and today.

Monday 14 April, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Children First bill published, 15 years after it was first mooted Child Protection

Children First bill published, 15 years after it was first mooted

Minister Frances Fitzgerald had promised in early March that the bill would be published soon.

From TheJournal.ie Woman ‘badly shaken’ after being dragged out of car by hijackers Badly Shaken

Woman ‘badly shaken’ after being dragged out of car by hijackers

The car was found burned out a short time later.

From TheJournal.ie The Kerry Babies: Death, tragedy and scandal, 30 years on Joanne Hayes

The Kerry Babies: Death, tragedy and scandal, 30 years on

This day 30 years ago, the body of a baby was found on a Kerry beach. Its discovery led to a major moment in Irish social history.

From TheJournal.ie 50 friends raise €32,000 during swim challenge for friend in a coma Swim For Pádraig

50 friends raise €32,000 during swim challenge for friend in a coma

Pádraig Schaler has been in a coma since last summer, and is receiving treatment in Germany.

From TheJournal.ie Will Irish Water charge homeowners a €100 standing charge? Drip Feed

Will Irish Water charge homeowners a €100 standing charge?

One newspaper reports that the semi-state company will, but Minister Pat Rabbitte says no.

From TheJournal.ie Tazers and whistleblowers up for debate during AGSI conference Gardaí

Tazers and whistleblowers up for debate during AGSI conference

Members of the 31 AGSI branches will debate range of motions during this week’s conference.

From TheJournal.ie Five due in court over robberies and burglaries in the west Galway

Five due in court over robberies and burglaries in the west

The four men and one woman will appear before Galway District Court today.

Sunday 13 April, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Parents of kids with ‘hidden’ disability “fighting” for support since diagnosis Ssli

Parents of kids with ‘hidden’ disability “fighting” for support since diagnosis

One child was so distressed that he talked about killing himself – now he is in a specialist language unit and more confident, his mother said.

From TheJournal.ie 50 friends swim in 17 counties over 38 hours for “loyal and fun” friend in a coma Swim For Pádraig

50 friends swim in 17 counties over 38 hours for “loyal and fun” friend in a coma

Pádraig Schaler was injured when he was knocked off his bike at Cape Cod. His friends are raising money to help his parents pay for his treatment.

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.

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