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Irish Water chief warned to go out and 'face the public'

Irish Independent - ‎2 hours ago‎
Environment Minister Alan Kelly has revealed he will urge Irish Water chief John Tierney to have more of a public persona. Share. Facebook · Twitter · Google · Email.
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For Pistorius, Five-Year Term May Mean Move to House Arrest

New York Times - ‎11 minutes ago‎
Family members spoke after a South African judge sentenced Oscar Pistorius, the Paralympic athlete, to five years in prison for the negligent killing of his girlfriend, Reeva Steenkamp.
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Action over Irish Water protests adjourned

Irish Times - ‎2 hours ago‎
Supporters of the Irish Water protesters at the Four Courts in Dublin today after the High Court action taken by GMC. Photograph: Collins Courts.
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Gold up on ECB stimulus prospects

Xinhua - ‎1 hour ago‎
CHICAGO, Oct. 21 (Xinhua) -- Gold futures on the COMEX division of the New York Mercantile Exchange rose Tuesday as a report suggested that the European Central Bank (ECB) might buy corporate bonds to support growth.
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'Children put at risk' by HSE decision to shut dental clinic

Irish Independent - ‎6 hours ago‎
Young children who need dental treatment are being “put at risk” due to the HSE's decision to shut down a dental clinic in the heart of Dublin.

Australian teen Abdullah Elmir is new public face of Islamic State

The Australian - ‎22 hours ago‎
A TEENAGE boy from western Sydney has been used as a new public face of Islamic State, starring in a propaganda video “especially” targeted at Australia and claiming that Tony Abbott should know the terror group will never surrender.
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No Russia-Ukraine gas deal at EU talks; Moscow queries finances

Reuters - ‎1 hour ago‎
BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Russia and Ukraine failed to reach an accord on gas supplies for the coming winter in EU-brokered talks on Tuesday but agreed to meet again in Brussels in a week in the hope of ironing out problems over Kiev's ability to pay.
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Nurse who killed mother on Christmas Eve 'too intoxicated' to have intent for ...

Irish Independent - ‎4 hours ago‎
The barrister for a nurse who killed her mother on Christmas Eve has said she did not have the intent necessary for murder because she was so intoxicated.
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Joy as fourth distressed puppy rescued from 100ft mine shaft in Cork

Irish Mirror - ‎3 hours ago‎
A rescue operation for a fourth puppy stuck down a 100ft mine shaft ended in joy yesterday as he was reunited with his owner. After a two-and-a-half hour operation the Coast Guard retrieved Taylor by lowering Graham into the depths so the dog could hear a ...
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Cllrs' frustration with draft budget

Wicklow People - ‎50 minutes ago‎
Published 22/10/2014 | 00:00. 0 Comments; Share. Facebook · Twitter · Google · Email. Wicklow Municipal District councillors were far from happy at having to adopt a draft budget for 2015 before Wicklow County Council had decided upon its budget for next ...
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Grave of the first head of an independent Irish government desecrated

Irish Independent - ‎4 hours ago‎
Ed Carty. Published 21/10/2014 | 20:12. 0 Comments; Share. Facebook · Twitter · Google · Email. A Crimes Scene Investigator photographs the grave of William T Cosgrave.
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It's 'Philadelphia, here I come' for Penneys with major US deal

Irish Times - ‎1 hour ago‎
Primark, the Dublin-headquartered retailer that trades in Ireland as Penneys, has struck a deal with the department store giant Sears to open seven new outlets in the northeastern US, including at the largest shopping mall on the east coast and another in ...
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United States Still Dominates Global Personal Wealth

teleSUR English - ‎4 hours ago‎
World's millionaires have 44 percent of global wealth, but make up less than one percent of the population. (Photo: AFP). Published 21 October 2014.
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Study examines how mobile devices impact travel

PurchasingB2B - ‎4 hours ago‎
TORONTO–Online travel provider and Egencia®, the organization's business travel brand, have released the results of the 2014 Expedia.
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How to Use Apple Pay

PC Magazine - ‎2 hours ago‎
Apple Pay turns your iPhone into a virtual credit card. We tried it out and have the details on how to get started. 0shares. Apple Pay · VIEW ALL PHOTOS IN GALLERY.
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Former GAA President reveals fear of opening Croke Park to foreign games

Irish Mirror - ‎6 hours ago‎
Sean Kelly is interviewed on the amendment of rule 42 in a new series of The Insiders on RTE One tonight. Share; Share; Tweet; +1; Email.
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Newstalk's Chris Donoghue to join UTV Ireland as news anchor

Irish Independent - ‎6 hours ago‎ Newsdesk and Agencies · Email. Published 21/10/2014 | 14:37. 0 Comments; Share. Facebook · Twitter · Google · Email.
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Justin Timberlake and Jessica Biel settle Heat magazine legal action

BBC News - ‎2 hours ago‎
Singer Justin Timberlake and his wife Jessica Biel have settled legal action against Heat magazine after it published a "false and unfounded story" questioning their two-year marriage.
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Lonely Planet's No 1 spot for 2015: Singapore

TODAYonline - ‎1 hour ago‎
That Singapore will be celebrating its 50th birthday next year also helped the nation clinch the top spot - ahead of countries such as Namibia, Lithuania and Nicaragua - in Lonely Planet's Best In Travel 2015 guide, which was published yesterday.
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Terry and Viler own goal put hosts in command

BBC Sport - ‎1 hour ago‎
Didier Drogba scored his first goal since rejoining Chelsea as they recorded their biggest Champions League win with a dominant victory against Maribor at Stamford Bridge.
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Brian O'Driscoll: Munster flags flew from pubs in our city but Croker clash ...

Irish Independent - ‎2 hours ago‎
Joe South. Published 21/10/2014 | 08:47. 0 Comments; Share. Facebook · Twitter · Google · Email. Leinster's Brian O'Driscoll on his way to scoring his side's third try in the 25-6 win over Munster in the Heineken Cup semi-final at Croke Park in 2009.
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Brazilian Wandering spider delivered in Waitrose online shopping - ‎Oct 19, 2014‎
A family were forced to flee their home after finding an aggressive Brazilian Wanderer spider in their online Waitrose delivery. Tim, a father of two young sons from South London, was cooking breakfast when the family's Waitrose grocery delivery arrived.

Imagine: Researchers Name New Tarantula Species After John Lennon - ‎Oct 20, 2014‎
Researchers who discovered a new species of tarantula in Western Amazonia, Brazil, named it after one of their musical heroes: John Lennon.
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Ebola Fears Spark China Pullback in West Africa

Wall Street Journal - ‎4 hours ago‎
FREETOWN, Sierra Leone—The crane, the earthmover and several heavy trucks sit idle in the closed compound of China Civil Engineering Construction Co.
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