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Dublin: 14 °C Thursday 28 August, 2014

Yesterday’s News

From TheJournal.ie Irish peacekeeping troops experiencing ‘some harassment’ in Syria Golan Heights

Irish peacekeeping troops experiencing ‘some harassment’ in Syria

Another 130 troops will deploy to the area next month.

From TheJournal.ie Louise McSharry on cancer diagnosis: ‘They are brilliant odds’ Get Well Soon

Louise McSharry on cancer diagnosis: ‘They are brilliant odds’

The 2fm presenter revealed she is to start treatment for Hodgkin’s lymphoma.

From TheJournal.ie Lucan is very excited about getting its own Avoca store Notions

Lucan is very excited about getting its own Avoca store

The company expects to create 50 new jobs in the area.

From TheJournal.ie Bailiffs evict Castleknock pensioners ahead of court hearing Crisis

Bailiffs evict Castleknock pensioners ahead of court hearing

The Coynes have never failed to pay rent – but are facing eviction today.

From TheJournal.ie A leopard took on this 56-year-old woman and it was a bad move. Really bad. Woman Versus Beast

A leopard took on this 56-year-old woman and it was a bad move. Really bad.

India’s news channels reported that the hero battled the beast with ‘almost her bare hands’.

From TheJournal.ie Rotherham victim: ‘I was a child and they should have stepped in…I will never forget’ Child Abuse

Rotherham victim: ‘I was a child and they should have stepped in…I will never forget’

Victims of the Rotherham gangs have said that the current investigations are “too late”.

From TheJournal.ie The Ice Bucket Challenge: Where does the money go? IMNDA

The Ice Bucket Challenge: Where does the money go?

The Motor Neurone Disease charity lets us know…

Mary Poppins is 50 today

We mark the day looking back at some of the stories from the set.

Tuesday 26 August, 2014

From TheJournal.ie More than 1,400 children sexually exploited in UK town over 16 years Child Abuse

More than 1,400 children sexually exploited in UK town over 16 years

Girls as young as 11 were raped multiple times and trafficked to other English cities.

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.

Monday 25 August, 2014

From TheJournal.ie LIVE: Watch the State funeral of former Taoiseach Albert Reynolds RIP

LIVE: Watch the State funeral of former Taoiseach Albert Reynolds

The former taoiseach will be laid to rest with full military honours.

From TheJournal.ie How the British and Irish governments are looking for the Disappeared… The Troubles

How the British and Irish governments are looking for the Disappeared…

There’s a new search this week for Brendan Megraw. Who is in charge?

Saturday 23 August, 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 Ireland and abortion: the facts in 2014 Behind The News

Ireland and abortion: the facts in 2014

TheJournal.ie takes a look at the current laws, constitutional rights, past legal challenges and the situation in other jurisdictions.

From TheJournal.ie Dublin City Council is looking for its Chr**tmas trees already The C Word

Dublin City Council is looking for its Chr**tmas trees already

It’s the most wonderful time of the … oh.

From TheJournal.ie New owner of Rockhill wants people to tell him what to do with former army barracks Rockhill House

New owner of Rockhill wants people to tell him what to do with former army barracks

John Molloy wants to make the manor house the new Lissadell.

Friday 22 August, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Search for Disappeared newlywed Brendan Megraw to begin in Meath bog The Troubles

Search for Disappeared newlywed Brendan Megraw to begin in Meath bog

The 23-year-old was abducted from his Belfast home in April 1978.

From TheJournal.ie Garda deliberately knocked down in Waterford car chase Endangerment

Garda deliberately knocked down in Waterford car chase

A man was arrested shortly after the incident.

Thursday 21 August, 2014

From TheJournal.ie A risk taker, a dealer and a peacemaker: Remembering Albert Reynolds (1932-2014) RIP

A risk taker, a dealer and a peacemaker: Remembering Albert Reynolds (1932-2014)

The 81-year-old former taoiseach passed away in the early hours of this morning.

From TheJournal.ie Lunchtime Fix: 5 things you need to know News Wrap

Lunchtime Fix: 5 things you need to know

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Wednesday 20 August, 2014

From TheJournal.ie The co-founder of the ice bucket challenge has died in a diving accident Corey Griffin

The co-founder of the ice bucket challenge has died in a diving accident

The 27-year-old drowned in the early hours of Saturday morning.

From TheJournal.ie Lorry hijacked and driver ordered to take suspicious object to police station Bomb Scare

Lorry hijacked and driver ordered to take suspicious object to police station

The incident happened in Derry early this afternoon.

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

Lunchtime Fix: 6 things you need to know

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From TheJournal.ie Minister believes there is no appetite for a referendum on abortion Abortion

Minister believes there is no appetite for a referendum on abortion

Charlie Flanagan said he wants all the facts ascertained about the case now in the media spotlight.

Tuesday 19 August, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Grey’s Anatomy’s Jesse Williams on Ferguson: ‘I’ve never seen a white body left in the street for 4 hours’ A Matter Of Race
From TheJournal.ie Ireland in the international headlines again after rape victim is denied abortion Ireland And Women

Ireland in the international headlines again after rape victim is denied abortion

The issue has also started gathering much attention across the world.

Monday 18 August, 2014

From TheJournal.ie HSE orders a report into care given to rape victim denied an abortion Women And Ireland

HSE orders a report into care given to rape victim denied an abortion

The agency says it hopes the report will “end any inaccurate commentary surrounding this matter currently”.

From TheJournal.ie Lunchtime Fix: 5 things you need to know News Wrap

Lunchtime Fix: 5 things you need to know

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From TheJournal.ie Julian Assange says he will be leaving the Ecuadorian embassy ‘soon’ Wikileaks

Julian Assange says he will be leaving the Ecuadorian embassy ‘soon’

The WikiLeaks founder would not tell reporters why he is leaving though.

Saturday 16 August, 2014

From The Score Katie Taylor on coverage of women’s sport: What more do we have to do? Legend

Katie Taylor on coverage of women’s sport: What more do we have to do?

How useful are role models if we never get to see them?

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 Take a ride through a lovely Irish village… Discover Ireland

Take a ride through a lovely Irish village…

Glanworth has a lot to offer, according to this accountant.

From TheJournal.ie Hearing of Robin Williams suicide ‘pressed little buttons inside’ families all over Ireland Cause Of Death

Hearing of Robin Williams suicide ‘pressed little buttons inside’ families all over Ireland

TheJournal.ie talks to a mother bereaved by suicide about the short death cert and Robin Williams.

From TheJournal.ie 18 teens started treatment for substance misuse this year Drugs And Alcohol

18 teens started treatment for substance misuse this year

The young girls and boys are aged between 16 and 19.

Wednesday 13 August, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Backpacker charged with concealing birth of her baby is allowed to come back to Ireland Australia

Backpacker charged with concealing birth of her baby is allowed to come back to Ireland

The 25-year-old had her passport returned to her today but she must go back to Australia for a hearing in October.

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

Lunchtime Fix: 6 things you need to know

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From TheJournal.ie A history of capital punishment: 50 years since last hanging took place in the UK In Pictures

A history of capital punishment: 50 years since last hanging took place in the UK

The final executions – two men in separate gallows at 8am on 13 August 1964.

Tuesday 12 August, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Remembering Robin Williams (1951 – 2014) RIP

Remembering Robin Williams (1951 – 2014)

Genie, you’re free.

From TheJournal.ie ‘Proper procedures’ at Castlebar District Court in Celyn Eadon murder case Reilly Report

‘Proper procedures’ at Castlebar District Court in Celyn Eadon murder case

Celyn Eadon was mistakenly released from custody in February 2011 and killed his mother less than one month later.

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

Lunchtime Fix: 7 things you need to know

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