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Prisoner charged with wife's murder found dead

RTE.ie - ‎12 hours ago‎
Three separate investigations are under way into the circumstances surrounding the death of a prisoner in Cloverhill Prison in Dublin last night.
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Devastating storms last winter were 'the worst in 143 years'

Irish Independent - ‎1 hour ago‎
A car lies under a fallen tree on Block Road in Portlaoise. Photo: Tim Keane. Large waves caused by high winds and spring tides batter the coastal town of Lahinch , Co Clare.
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Ebola mystery as disease kills third top doctor

Irish Independent - ‎1 hour ago‎
An employee of the World Health Organisation (WHO), who contracted Ebola in Sierra Leone arrives at the 'Universitaetsklinikum Hamburg-Eppendorf' (University Clinic Eppendorf- UKE) in an ambulance (L), in Hamburg, August 27, 2014.
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Louis van Gaal has already lost his saviour label at Manchester United. Now he ...

Telegraph.co.uk - ‎3 hours ago‎
The mantra was that taking over from Sir Alex Ferguson was a hospital pass. Taking over from David Moyes has been even grimmer, with Louis van Gaal's Messianic self-belief shaken by a dire start to Manchester United's league campaign and a 4-0 defeat ...
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Accidental Fatal Shooting of Gun Instructor by Girl Sparks New Debate

Wall Street Journal - ‎32 minutes ago‎
Shooting instructor Charles Vacca stands next to the 9-year-old girl. Mohave County Sheriff Office/Reuters. The death of a shooting instructor at an Arizona gun range when a 9-year-old girl lost control of a powerful automatic weapon has raised the issue of ...
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Maynooth on course for big changes

Irish Examiner - ‎1 hour ago‎
The chance to study subjects from different disciplines, and as few as 20 course choices for Leaving Certificate students, are among reforms planned by a rebranded Maynooth University.
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Motor neurone claims life of brave fundraiser

Irish Examiner - ‎1 hour ago‎
Last Thursday night Mary Harty organised hot whiskeys for a group who gathered at her home near Pallasgreen, Co Limerick, for an ice bucket fundraiser for motor neurone disease.
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Dublin house prices rise €8100 in just one month

Irish Independent - ‎1 hour ago‎
House prices in the capital are rising as fast as they did in the boom. Property prices in the capital are now rising as fast as they did at the height of the boom.
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Ryanair willing to alter planes for business passengers

Irish Independent - ‎1 hour ago‎
John Mulligan. Published 28/08/2014 | 02:30. 0 Comments; Share. Ryanair has a fleet of over 300 aircraft. Ryanair is willing to consider something that a year ago it would have thought heresy - changing the internal layout of its aircraft to accommodate ...
Ryanair: 30% of customers will be business class travellers
Ryanair to offer 'nominal sum' for Cyprus Airways
Toronto Star
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“Your boss will approve” Europe’s largest low-budget airline, Ryanair, has launched a flexible business-class ticket in its latest U-turn from a no-frills tradition. Do you find this an odd business choice? MORE: http://on.thestar.com/1qh3Ykw (Photo courtesy Getty Images)
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Tourism growth of 11% this year

Irish Examiner - ‎1 hour ago‎
Ireland continues to go from strength to strength as a tourist hotspot as new figures show the number of visitors here grew by more than 10% in the first six months of the year.
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Profits up at Grafton as home market enjoys growth

Irish Independent - ‎1 hour ago‎
John Mulligan. Published 28/08/2014 | 02:30. 0 Comments; Share. Gavin Slark, CEO of the Grafton Group. Profits at Irish merchanting firm Grafton Group surged 62pc to £50.6m (€63.6m) in the first six months of the year as its UK and Irish businesses notched ...
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One-third of children killed in collisions had no safety belt

Irish Independent - ‎1 hour ago‎
Roberta Connolly - who suffered brain damage when she was hit by a car at the age of 10 - with Clodagh Magee (5), Kady McKeown (6) and Bailey Wilson (5) at the launch of the Road Safety Association's 'Back to School' campaign in Dublin yesterday.
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Do a lap around the Top Gear track - or experience one with The Stig

Irish Examiner - ‎9 hours ago‎
Fans of the BBC's Top Gear can now experience spinning round the programme's test track with the mysterious Stig, as well as completing a lap themselves.
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Protect your devices with a $10 'USB Condom'

ZDNet
12 hours ago
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Adrian Kingsley-Hughes
(Source: Xipiter). When you connect your mobile devices to USB ports to get a much-needed recharge, do you worry about what else that USB port might be up to?
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Former TMZ star Peter O'Riordan is new Xpose presenter

Irish Independent - ‎8 hours ago‎
Published 27/08/2014 | 14:10. 0 Comments; Share. Former TMZ presenter Peter O'Riordan has just been announced as the new presenter of Xpose.
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Chris O'Dowd and Dawn O'Porter announce their baby news... in an Ice Bucket ...

Irish Independent - ‎1 hour ago‎
Denise Calnan Twitter · Email. Published 28/08/2014 | 00:18. 0 Comments; Share. Dawn Porter with husband Chris O'Dowd. What a way to make an announcement... ! Share. Go To. Comments. Chris O'Dowd and Dawn O'Porter are expecting their first child ...
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Family key in Sexton's decision to come home, says O'Brien

Irish Independent - ‎1 hour ago‎
Leinster players, Rob Kearney, Sean O'Brien and Jamie Heaslip, run after kids from Clondalkin Rugby Club in Dublin yesterday. Photo: Damien Eagers.
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Coleman sets goals standard

Herald.ie - ‎11 hours ago‎
SEAMUS Coleman has set himself a target of even more goals for this season after he opened his account for the season on his first start of the new term.
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GAA launches war against All-Ireland final ticket touts

Irish Independent - ‎1 hour ago‎
Martin Breheny. Email. Published 28/08/2014 | 02:30. 0 Comments; Share. The GAA has said that any tickets for the All-Ireland hurling final between Kilkenny and Tipperary found to have been bought on the black market will be cancelled, leaving the ...
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O'Mahony demands Reds raise game

Irish Examiner - ‎1 hour ago‎
Munster captain Peter O'Mahony has urged his squad to play every game this season as if it was their last as the province aims to return to the winner's enclosure in both the Guinness Pro12 and Europe.
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Zoos help frog with no croak

Evening Telegraph - ‎14 hours ago‎
A frog with no croak and the world's biggest lizard are among the top 10 reptiles and amphibians avoiding extinction with the help of zoos, a report has said.
Fota helps three species avoid extinction
Durrell recognised for reptile work
Lincoln Park Zoo
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We’re proud to announce the hatchings of nine smooth green snakes! The little insect-eaters came to the zoo as eggs—part of a new conservation partnership aimed at restoring the species to the McHenry County Conservation District. The snakes will spend the next year growing behind the scenes before a potential release next summer.   This isn’t the zoo’s first partnership to restore smooth green snakes to northern Illinois; we’ve worked with the L...
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Stone-tipped spears may indicate early human cognitive, social skills

Arizona State University - ‎5 hours ago‎
The cross-bow was constructed so that each shot could be delivered with a consistent draw force that simulates thrusting spears. Photo by: Jayne Wilkins, Benjamin Schoville, Kyle Brown Download image.
Study Shows Advantage of Stone-Tipped Spears for Prehistoric Humans
Stone Age spears were as lethal as BULLETS
Stone spear points 'life-changing'
Ward Plunet
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Stone-tipped spears lethal, may indicate early cognitive and social skills Attaching a stone tip on to a wooden spear shaft was a significant innovation for early modern humans living around 500,000 years ago. However, it was also a costly behavior in terms of time and effort to collect, prepare and assemble the spear. Researchers conducted controlled experiments to learn if there was a 'wounding' advantage between using a wooden spear...
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HSE to woo new hospital doctors with starting salaries of up to €155000

Irish Independent - ‎1 hour ago‎
A MAJOR recruitment drive to hire around 150 hospital consultants on starting salaries ranging from €120,000 to €155,000 is to get under way in a bid to cut waiting lists.
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People urged to 'say when sooner'

Irish Health - ‎16 hours ago‎
The Irish Heart Foundation has launched a campaign urging people to know their alcohol intake limits. The charity is highlighting the averse effects on heart health of drinking more than the recommended alcohol intake.
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Physio 'bit client and growled to satisfy sexual urges', court told

Irish Independent - ‎4 hours ago‎
A physiotherapist bit a client's shoulder while she was lying on his table and growled "like a baby lion" to "satisfy his sexual urge", a tribunal has heard.
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