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Dublin: 0 °C Saturday 19 April, 2014

Today’s News

From TheJournal.ie Tesco buys Cabra site from the State for €1.7 million Sold

Tesco buys Cabra site from the State for €1.7 million

The 0.69 acre site on the Navan Road was no longer required by the Department of Social Protection.

From TheJournal.ie Just 49 gardaí have applied for the €36,000 career break Cash Offer

Just 49 gardaí have applied for the €36,000 career break

Last month, senior officers complained that the scheme could impact manpower.

Yesterday’s News

From TheJournal.ie VIDEO: Do you recognise this ‘Irish town’? Irish Revolution

VIDEO: Do you recognise this ‘Irish town’?

A puzzle from the 1920s.

From TheJournal.ie Tom Clonan and Glenna Lynch named as substitutes in European election campaign European Elections

Tom Clonan and Glenna Lynch named as substitutes in European election campaign

If for any reason, Nessa Childers is elected and has to resign her seat, one of her subs would take over.

From TheJournal.ie Assault victim kidnapped by group of men, taken to town’s outskirts for beating Police Appeal

Assault victim kidnapped by group of men, taken to town’s outskirts for beating

The 28-year-old man was injured during an assault that took place in fields on the outskirts of Coleraine.

From TheJournal.ie Two men stamp on head of victim outside shoe shop Violence

Two men stamp on head of victim outside shoe shop

The 46-year-old male victim sustained serious face and head injuries.

From TheJournal.ie The Anglo verdicts are in…but what next for the banking inquiry, David Drumm and Seán Fitz? Anglo Trial

The Anglo verdicts are in…but what next for the banking inquiry, David Drumm and Seán Fitz?

A parliamentary inquiry into the banking crisis could kick off by the end of this year.

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Will you take an alcoholic drink today? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Will you take an alcoholic drink today?

Let us know your plans for the day.

From TheJournal.ie Funeral for Peaches Geldof to be held on Monday Tragedy

Funeral for Peaches Geldof to be held on Monday

It is thought that her father, Bob Geldof, will deliver a eulogy.

Thursday 17 April, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Ireland sees first bankers convicted of giving illegal loans Anglo Trial

Ireland sees first bankers convicted of giving illegal loans

Pat Whelan and Willie McAteer found guilty of giving loans to the Maple 10 but not guilty in relation to dealings with the Quinn family.

From TheJournal.ie Two women arrested this morning over the Jean McConville case have been released The Troubles

Two women arrested this morning over the Jean McConville case have been released

The women, aged 57 and 60, were questioned at Antrim police station.

From TheJournal.ie This ad should stop you from texting and driving Stay Safe

This ad should stop you from texting and driving

Honda tells its drivers about the devastating effects of driving and texting.

From TheJournal.ie There are at least 2,022 fake FIFA World Cups floating around China Mad For Them

There are at least 2,022 fake FIFA World Cups floating around China

China has started a major crackdown on football products that infringe on trademarks.

From TheJournal.ie Lunchtime Fix: 6 things you need to know News Wrap

Lunchtime Fix: 6 things you need to know

Catch up as you refuel.

From TheJournal.ie VIDEO: Shocking CCTV footage of rush-hour ambulance crash in Dublin city centre Heartstopping

VIDEO: Shocking CCTV footage of rush-hour ambulance crash in Dublin city centre

The video also shows there were near misses for a number of pedestrians at the crossroads at the time of the incident.

From TheJournal.ie ‘Mom, I love you’: The heartwrenching text messages sent from South Korea’s sinking ferry Tragedy

Wednesday 16 April, 2014

From TheJournal.ie 85,200 young people in Ireland are ‘neither earning nor learning’ Unemployment Levels

85,200 young people in Ireland are ‘neither earning nor learning’

There was a bit of argy-bargy between Willie O’Dea and Minister Joan Burton this morning.

Tuesday 15 April, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Lunchtime Fix: 6 things you need to know News Wrap

Lunchtime Fix: 6 things you need to know

Catch up as you refuel.

From TheJournal.ie Banksy has painted a new mural – but nobody knows where it is Art
From TheJournal.ie ‘I think today is a good day to tell you that I love you’ – Reeva’s message to Pistorius on day of shooting Oscar Pistorius

‘I think today is a good day to tell you that I love you’ – Reeva’s message to Pistorius on day of shooting

The athlete read out the Valentine’s Day card that his model girlfriend left for him on 14 February last year – the day she was shot and killed at his house.

Monday 14 April, 2014

From TheJournal.ie The Burning Question*: Is the chocolate on the top or bottom of these biscuits? Biscuit Wars This post contains a poll

The Burning Question*: Is the chocolate on the top or bottom of these biscuits?

Let TheJournal.ie distract you from the ‘serious’ news with one of life’s REAL dilemmas. (*not really)

From Business ETC Good news: €80 million investment and 180 new jobs for Limerick Jobswatch

Good news: €80 million investment and 180 new jobs for Limerick

Both Richard Bruton and Michael Noonan announced the new positions this afternoon.

From TheJournal.ie Reduce the stigma to help children who hear voices Voice Collective

Reduce the stigma to help children who hear voices

“I am successful, I work full time and live a life that I love – but it wasn’t always this way.”

Sunday 13 April, 2014

From TheJournal.ie These 17 simple ads are pure genius The Real Don Drapers

These 17 simple ads are pure genius

Yes, they’re trying to sell us something – but at least they’re being creative about it.

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Should driving be taught in schools? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should driving be taught in schools?

Do we need to teach our kids how to drive?

Saturday 12 April, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Top comments of the week You Told Us

Top comments of the week

Here’s our round-up of the most interesting and most popular comments from the past seven days. Did you make it in?

From TheJournal.ie Friends, Shakespeare and an Irish Wolfhound: The historic State Visit in 22 photos State Visit
From TheJournal.ie RECAP: 7 things we heard at the Oscar Pistorius trial this week South Africa

RECAP: 7 things we heard at the Oscar Pistorius trial this week

Pistorius, himself, took the stand to give his version of events this week.

From TheJournal.ie More than half of the world’s cancer victims live in India, Russia or China Professor Goss

More than half of the world’s cancer victims live in India, Russia or China

How are the three countries dealing with the disease?

Thursday 10 April, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Oscar Pistorius Judge: This trial is not public entertainment Reeva Steenkamp

Oscar Pistorius Judge: This trial is not public entertainment

“For those of you who possibly think this is entertainment, it is not,” Judge Mapisa told the gallery today.

From TheJournal.ie Sickle Cell: Ireland’s new disease which affects 400 children and 100 adults New Disease

Sickle Cell: Ireland’s new disease which affects 400 children and 100 adults

Ireland has an opportunity now to “do something right and groundbreaking”, the Health Committee has heard this morning.

From TheJournal.ie State is failing to protect vulnerable Roma children, says Pavee Point Daily Struggle

State is failing to protect vulnerable Roma children, says Pavee Point

A new report says that last year’s removal by gardaí and the HSE of two children from their family has stopped mothers from getting their children vaccinated.

From TheJournal.ie The Obama ladies’ trip to Ireland cost $251,000 Obamas In Ireland

The Obama ladies’ trip to Ireland cost $251,000

Don’t worry though – the US paid for it.

From TheJournal.ie VIDEO: Oscar Pistorius shown graphic and disturbing photo of Reeva’s bloodied head Watch

VIDEO: Oscar Pistorius shown graphic and disturbing photo of Reeva’s bloodied head

Prosecution lawyer Gerrie Nel (known as The Pitbull) was brutal while cross-examining the athlete yesterday.

From Business ETC SurveyMonkey has moved to Dublin, employing 50 people Jobswatch

SurveyMonkey has moved to Dublin, employing 50 people

The company provides online survey services to global firms.

Wednesday 9 April, 2014

From TheJournal.ie ‘You shot and killed her’ – Oscar Pistorius told to take responsibility for Reeva’s death South Africa

‘You shot and killed her’ – Oscar Pistorius told to take responsibility for Reeva’s death

The athlete had a tough time today on the witness stand as he was cross-examined by State counsel Gerrie Nel.

From TheJournal.ie Some charges against Seán Fitzpatrick dropped in Anglo trial Anglo Trial

Some charges against Seán Fitzpatrick dropped in Anglo trial

The jury has been directed to find two of the former executives not guilty on a number of accounts.

From TheJournal.ie Taoiseach wants Flannery and Kerins at PAC – but won’t say if they should be compelled State Visit

Taoiseach wants Flannery and Kerins at PAC – but won’t say if they should be compelled

It is still not yet clear if the pair will turn up to the committee hearing tomorrow morning.

From TheJournal.ie ‘I did not intend to kill Reeva’  – Oscar Pistorius on the night he shot his girlfriend Trial

‘I did not intend to kill Reeva’ – Oscar Pistorius on the night he shot his girlfriend

The athlete gave more details about the aftermath of the Valentine’s Day shooting in his Pretoria home last year.

Tuesday 8 April, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Oscar Pistorius wails in witness box as he recalls night of shooting South Africa

Oscar Pistorius wails in witness box as he recalls night of shooting

A raft of text messages between Oscar Pistorius and Reeva Steenkamp were read out in court today.

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