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Dublin: 7 °C Saturday 20 December, 2014

Today’s News

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Yesterday’s News

From TheJournal.ie Sex, drugs and spies: the Profumo Affair had it all Scandal

Sex, drugs and spies: the Profumo Affair had it all

This week marks the 50th anniversary of the lie that toppled Harold Macmillan’s government in 1963.

From TheJournal.ie Bernard Brogan doesn’t rule out a life in politics… (after football) Betting Tax

Bernard Brogan doesn’t rule out a life in politics… (after football)

The Dublin footballer is getting a taste of it as he tries to get government commitments on the betting tax.

From TheJournal.ie Outside ‘cage’ area of Roscommon psychiatry department “deeply stigmatising and unpleasant” Inspection Reports

Outside ‘cage’ area of Roscommon psychiatry department “deeply stigmatising and unpleasant”

The “unpleasant” area is described as being “very small and concreted” with a “rusting shed for shelter”.

Thursday 18 December, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Motorcyclist in his 70s dies in Templemore crash Road Deaths

Motorcyclist in his 70s dies in Templemore crash

He is the 188th person to die on Irish roads this year.

From TheJournal.ie Q&A with Pat Kenny: His new UTV Ireland show, Fair City and would he ever get into politics? Pat Kenny

Q&A with Pat Kenny: His new UTV Ireland show, Fair City and would he ever get into politics?

We also get into Ray D’arcy and his first time on a bus shelter…

Wednesday 17 December, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Police are looking for Santa Claus because he robbed a bank Bad Santa

Police are looking for Santa Claus because he robbed a bank

You’d think he’d stick out, right? Read on…

From TheJournal.ie Midwives ‘forced to leave profession because they refuse to partake in abortions’ Supreme Court

Midwives ‘forced to leave profession because they refuse to partake in abortions’

The UK’s highest court ruled on the matter this morning.

From TheJournal.ie Guess who’s been named Russia’s Man of the Year?

Guess who’s been named Russia’s Man of the Year?

What was that about the Rouble?

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Do you agree that our abortion laws are too restrictive? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you agree that our abortion laws are too restrictive?

The Health Minister made a significant speech last night.

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From TheJournal.ie FULL SPEECH: Minister for Health on what is wrong with Ireland’s abortion laws The 8th

FULL SPEECH: Minister for Health on what is wrong with Ireland’s abortion laws

Leo Varadkar rules out ‘rushed referendum’.

Tuesday 16 December, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Here’s just how bad the Russian crisis is… in three graphs Freefall

Here’s just how bad the Russian crisis is… in three graphs

The Russian Rouble has lost 20% of its value today.

From TheJournal.ie Campaigner and thalidomide survivor: Meet the woman who will listen to HSE whistleblowers Disability Services

Campaigner and thalidomide survivor: Meet the woman who will listen to HSE whistleblowers

Leigh Gath has been named the HSE’s Confidential Recipient.

Monday 15 December, 2014

From TheJournal.ie The Burning Question*: Angel or star on the top of tree? Dilemma This post contains a poll

The Burning Question*: Angel or star on the top of tree?

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

From TheJournal.ie Appeal for author of anonymous letter about Ciara Breen to come forward Crimecall

Appeal for author of anonymous letter about Ciara Breen to come forward

The 17 year old went missing from her Louth home in 1997.

From TheJournal.ie €24,000 for man forced to reduce hours and then retire at 66 Not Fair

€24,000 for man forced to reduce hours and then retire at 66

The Equality Tribunal awarded €123,000 last month.

Sunday 14 December, 2014

From TheJournal.ie ‘I’m still pinching myself’: Two weeks ago, Tony was homeless. Now he’s working So Far All Good

‘I’m still pinching myself’: Two weeks ago, Tony was homeless. Now he’s working

Listen to Tony’s incredible story, in his own words.

Saturday 13 December, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Mars Bluff: A bizarre story of a nuclear bomb, dead chickens and a wrecked Chevrolet Cold War

Mars Bluff: A bizarre story of a nuclear bomb, dead chickens and a wrecked Chevrolet

Have you heard about the time the US bombed itself by accident?

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

Top comments of the week

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From TheJournal.ie Iona Institute in €10,000 Christmas fundraising drive Marriage Equality

Iona Institute in €10,000 Christmas fundraising drive

David Quinn has written to supporters ahead of next year’s marriage equality debate.

Friday 12 December, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Judge tells religious order to hand over priests’ files to abuse victim Abuse

Judge tells religious order to hand over priests’ files to abuse victim

Mark Vincent Healy is taking a legal case against the Holy Ghost Fathers.

Thursday 11 December, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Walking on Water: Hikers discover the clearest ice on a frozen lake Clear As Ice
From Business ETC A brand-new Supermacs means 100 jobs for Clare Another Obama Plaza

A brand-new Supermacs means 100 jobs for Clare

Supermacs wants to replicate the success of the Barack Obama Plaza in Clare.

From TheJournal.ie Aras Attracta family: “Our thoughts and prayers are with all of these people now on suspension” Swinford

Aras Attracta family: “Our thoughts and prayers are with all of these people now on suspension”

Mary Garvin’s family issue a statement following reports of death threats to carers.

From TheJournal.ie You could be waking up to a new Lidl near you Jobswatch
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From TheJournal.ie Mattie McGrath: ‘I could use the C-word about NAMA’ Watch

Mattie McGrath: ‘I could use the C-word about NAMA’

The Tipperary TD claimed the bad bank is “relentlessly terrorising a widow in his county”.

From Business ETC Fewer families are having their electricity and gas cut off Good Sign

Fewer families are having their electricity and gas cut off

In October, just under 700 households were disconnected.

Wednesday 10 December, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Pedestrian knocked down and killed in Clonard Meath

Pedestrian knocked down and killed in Clonard

He is the 39th pedestrian to be killed on Irish roads this year.

From TheJournal.ie Crisis pregnancy services will not face charges over abortion advice Abortion

Crisis pregnancy services will not face charges over abortion advice

The HSE has now clarified what advice should be given around abortion pills.

From TheJournal.ie The Ebola Fighters are TIME’s 2014 Person of the Year Hero's Heart

The Ebola Fighters are TIME’s 2014 Person of the Year

“They risked and persisted, sacrificed and saved.”

Tuesday 9 December, 2014

From TheJournal.ie The CIA misled the White House and used ineffective, brutal interrogations War On Terror

The CIA misled the White House and used ineffective, brutal interrogations

Note: Some readers may be upset by the graphic descriptions used in the report.

Monday 8 December, 2014

From TheJournal.ie MP says sorry for playing Candy Crush during committee meeting House Of Commons

MP says sorry for playing Candy Crush during committee meeting

And there will be an investigation – but not against Nigel Mills.

From TheJournal.ie Lucan woman reported missing from home is found safe and well Grace Massey

Lucan woman reported missing from home is found safe and well

Gardaí had earlier issued an appeal for help.

From TheJournal.ie Revenue dog sniffs out drugs at Portlaoise mail centre War On Drugs

Revenue dog sniffs out drugs at Portlaoise mail centre

Here’s a tip: Don’t mail your drugs!

From TheJournal.ie DJ Neil Fox arrested over three more alleged sexual assaults London

DJ Neil Fox arrested over three more alleged sexual assaults

One of the assaults was alleged to have occurred this year.

From TheJournal.ie During this week in 2013, thousands of people were caught drink-driving Clampdown

Sunday 7 December, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Light up your December with family time in Smithfield Dublin

Light up your December with family time in Smithfield

Put the credit card away and have some down time.

Saturday 6 December, 2014

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

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From TheJournal.ie The changing face of beauty: 100 years in just 1 minute Everything Changes This post contains a poll

The changing face of beauty: 100 years in just 1 minute

Hairstyles, makeup and attitude changes over the decades.

From TheJournal.ie Kids in Russia get absolutely no sex education in school From Russia With Love

Kids in Russia get absolutely no sex education in school

And that’s not about to change anytime soon…

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