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Dublin: 20 °C Wednesday 30 July, 2014

Today’s News

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

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 Timeline: What’s happened so far in the SIPTU vs Greyhound ‘lockout’ Dispute

Timeline: What’s happened so far in the SIPTU vs Greyhound ‘lockout’

The dispute has been ongoing for over a month.

From TheJournal.ie How did industrial action affect Aer Lingus’ revenue? On The Up

How did industrial action affect Aer Lingus’ revenue?

The airline said that even though the first half of the year is traditionally loss-making, this year they saw an improvement.

From TheJournal.ie Here’s Wikileaks’ latest revelation – about an “unprecedented” gagging order Superinjunction

Here’s Wikileaks’ latest revelation – about an “unprecedented” gagging order

The orgnaisation promised a big announcement last night. Here’s what it’s about.

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Yesterday’s News

From TheJournal.ie Is this what the inside of a Hamas tunnel looks like? Operation Protective Edge

Is this what the inside of a Hamas tunnel looks like?

New footage from the Israel Defence Forces shows a tunnel that was blown up.

From TheJournal.ie Yes, photos ARE important when it comes to online dating… Love Is Blind

Yes, photos ARE important when it comes to online dating…

OK Cupid put the ‘love is blind’ theory to the test.

From TheJournal.ie Customers in ‘a no-win situation’ with electricity levy PSO

Customers in ‘a no-win situation’ with electricity levy

The CER has announced an increase in the Public Service Obligation levy.

From TheJournal.ie Man to spend second day on raft protesting against Kilkenny bridge River Nore

Man to spend second day on raft protesting against Kilkenny bridge

The protester has put the raft in the path of works to build a bridge over the River Nore.

From TheJournal.ie This is the Hamas Prime Minister’s office after an Israeli air strike Operation Protective Edge

This is the Hamas Prime Minister’s office after an Israeli air strike

Also hit was a Hamas-run television and radio station.

Monday 28 July, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Thousands of Irish could have this ‘hidden’ disease and not know it World Hepatitis Day

Thousands of Irish could have this ‘hidden’ disease and not know it

Hepatitis C is passed through blood-to-blood contact. Here’s more on this disease:

From TheJournal.ie One more bonus to being a teen? Cheaper Luas and bus travel Teen Age Riot

One more bonus to being a teen? Cheaper Luas and bus travel

Leap cards are now a few euro cheaper for young ‘uns.

From TheJournal.ie This is the Jon Snow video on Gaza that everyone’s talking about Operation Protective Edge

This is the Jon Snow video on Gaza that everyone’s talking about

An emotional recounting of what he saw.

From TheJournal.ie Human remains disturbed as missile strike hits Gaza cemetery Last Respects

Human remains disturbed as missile strike hits Gaza cemetery

Palestinians had to re-bury human remains that were found by the graves.

From TheJournal.ie Protester builds ‘raft’ to stop building of controversial Kilkenny bridge On The Nore

Protester builds ‘raft’ to stop building of controversial Kilkenny bridge

The council was told that it has no power to halt the building of the disputed bridge.

From Business ETC Soaring profits for Ryanair – but it’s not getting carried away with excitement Up And Away

Soaring profits for Ryanair – but it’s not getting carried away with excitement

The Irish airline said its new customer service focus has been great for people travelling with it.

From TheJournal.ie Cyclist (50) dies after being struck by car on motorway Cyclist

Cyclist (50) dies after being struck by car on motorway

Gardaí are appealing for witnesses to the incident, which occurred yesterday evening.

Sunday 27 July, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Do Irish radio stations play enough homegrown music? Radio Ga Ga

Do Irish radio stations play enough homegrown music?

The people who work at Irish radio stations and the bands who send in their music talked to us.

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.

Saturday 26 July, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Here’s how this bus could change homeless people’s lives Lava Mae

Here’s how this bus could change homeless people’s lives

There are over 3,500 people living on the streets in San Francisco.

Friday 25 July, 2014

On this night 1999 you were listening to… 9pm (Till I Come)

A Friday flashback to get your weekend started…

From TheJournal.ie Open thread: What are you doing instead of going to the Garth Brooks concerts? Open Thread

Open thread: What are you doing instead of going to the Garth Brooks concerts?

Had tickets for the ill-fated gigs? Tell us what you’re up to instead of going to them.

Thursday 24 July, 2014

VIDEO: Your weekend movies… The Purge: Anarchy

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

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Should the US suspend lethal injections? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should the US suspend lethal injections?

Concern has been raised by a number of incidents in which the injections did not go to plan.

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

The 9 at 9: Thursday

It’s nearing the weekend – and here’s all that you need to know as you start your day.

Wednesday 23 July, 2014

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: Do you support Mick Wallace and Clare Daly’s actions at Shannon Airport? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you support Mick Wallace and Clare Daly’s actions at Shannon Airport?

The duo attempted to board a US military aircraft yesterday but were arrested.

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

The 9 at 9: Wednesday

It’s midway through the week – and here’s all that you need to know as you start your day.

Tuesday 22 July, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Lunchtime Fix: 7 things you need to know News Wrap

Lunchtime Fix: 7 things you need to know

Catch up as you refuel.

From TheJournal.ie Hundreds march to garda station in Roscrea over drugs fears Tipperary

Hundreds march to garda station in Roscrea over drugs fears

The residents were attending a meeting about the issue of drug use in the town.

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Do you shop around for services to save money? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you shop around for services to save money?

Shopping around can save you money – but do you tend to go for the first option available?

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

The 9 at 9: Tuesday

It’s Tuesday – and here’s all that you need to know as you start your day.

Monday 21 July, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Bereaved dad writes heartbreaking letter to “murderers of my loved and only child” Mh17

Bereaved dad writes heartbreaking letter to “murderers of my loved and only child”

Hans de Boort lost his daughter Elsemiek (17) in the Malaysia Airlines incident.

From TheJournal.ie Tyrone mum-of-four dies after being struck by car in Bulgaria RIP

Tyrone mum-of-four dies after being struck by car in Bulgaria

Rosaleen Donaghy’s family have been in touch with a local politician asking for help in repatriating her body.

From TheJournal.ie Could the plans for this €150k site help Ireland’s housing woes? Housing Co-op

Could the plans for this €150k site help Ireland’s housing woes?

The Dublin House project will see the owners of the site form a co-op and design their own home.

From TheJournal.ie HSE accepts that hiring staff internally without interview isn’t “desirable” Staffing

HSE accepts that hiring staff internally without interview isn’t “desirable”

A senator had called for a review of how the HSE hires internally.

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Would you support the expelling of the Israeli Ambassador to Ireland? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Would you support the expelling of the Israeli Ambassador to Ireland?

More than 5,000 people have signed a petition on the issue so far.

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

The 9 at 9: Monday

It’s the start of a new week – and here’s all that you need to know as you start your day.

Sunday 20 July, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Why are some foreigners being “ridiculed” for learning Irish? Foreign Teanga

Why are some foreigners being “ridiculed” for learning Irish?

Students at Conradh na Gaeilge told one documentary maker about the attitudes their Irish friends had towards them learning the language.

From TheJournal.ie Tired of how women are represented in films? You’re not alone Girls On Film

Tired of how women are represented in films? You’re not alone

A Feminist Film Festival will be held in Dublin next month – the profits will benefit victims of sex trafficking.

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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