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Commissioner 'not aware' of McGuinness, Callinan meeting

RTE.ie - ‎14 hours ago‎
Garda Commissioner Nóirín O'Sullivan has said that she was "not aware" of any private meeting between former garda commissioner Martin Callinan and former Public Accounts Committee chairman John McGuinness.
Clarification sought on Garda whistle-blower stories
McGuinness negligent as chairman of Dáil PAC
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Cabinet to examine ways of tackling gangland crime

Irish Examiner - ‎7 hours ago‎
The Cabinet will today discuss ways to address increasing concerns around gangland crime following the recent killing in the spiralling Hutch-Kinahan feud.
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Staff at Oberstown youth detention centre begin industrial action this morning

Irish Independent - ‎1 hour ago‎
Staff at the Oberstown youth detention centre are on strike this morning in a dispute over the safety of clients and employees. Share.
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PREVIEW: Martin O'Neill must mix loyalty with pragmatism with Ireland selection

RTE.ie - ‎6 minutes ago‎
Decision day has arrived for Martin O'Neill, who will have approximately one hour and minutes from the final whistle at Turner's Cross to submit a squad of 23 players to represent Ireland at Euro 2016.
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Probe underway following deaths of two babies in Cavan Hospital

Irish Independent - ‎50 minutes ago‎
The deaths of two babies in Cavan General Hospital which happened just days apart are under investigation. Share. Facebook · Twitter · Google · Email.
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World No Tobacco Day 2016: WHO Appeals For Plain Packaging Of Tobacco Products

International Business Times - ‎33 minutes ago‎
The World No Tobacco Day is observed on May 31 every year, and this year, the World Health Organization (WHO) is calling for governments across the world to enact policies for plain packaging of tobacco products.

Rio unveils Paralympic torch relay route

Xinhua - ‎2 hours ago‎
RIO DE JANEIRO, May 30 (Xinhua) -- Brazil's Paralympic torch relay route will include one city in each of Brazil's five geographical regions before ending at the Maracana stadium for the opening ceremony on September 7, organizers said on Monday.
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Courts Service warns about bogus jury duty email

Irish Examiner - ‎7 hours ago‎
The Courts Service has warned people not to engage with an email scam in which a bogus message claims the recipient has failed to turn up for jury duty.
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Senator Billy Lawless can net nearly €30000 in expenses

Irish Times - ‎7 hours ago‎
Chicago-based Billy Lawless will be entitled to a total of €29,565 in travel and accommodation expenses under current Oireachtas rules, despite the new Senator being based 5,000km from Dublin.
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Three apologises after asking Donegal customer to translate her name into English

Highland Radio - ‎47 minutes ago‎
Mobile company Three has apologised for asking a customer to translate her name into English. Donegal woman Caoimhe Ní Cathail complained via Twitter that she wasn't not able to register with the company's website, because it said her surname was “not ...
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500 new jobs for Ireland as Amazon expands in Europe

Irish Examiner - ‎7 hours ago‎
Amazon's European expansion gathered steam with the announcement yesterday that it was to add a further 500 employees to its Irish workforce.
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Revenues fall by 2.4% at food group Aryzta

Irish Times - ‎1 hour ago‎
Revenues at Swiss-Irish food group Aryzta fell by 2.4 per cent to € 949.8 million in the three months to end April 30th 2016, as the group reiterated its full-year EPS targets.
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Half of workers have no pension plan

Irish Examiner - ‎7 hours ago‎
Official figures showing that well under half of workers are making plans for any sort of retirement pension highlights again the challenges facing the Government and the pensions industry as the State's population ages.
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Apple sets sights on bigger target in India

Financial Times - ‎21 hours ago‎
As the Gujarat Lions cruised to an easy win over the Kolkata Knight Riders, Tim Cook stood on the edge of the pitch expressing his newfound love for Indian cricket.
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How to Access the Windows 10 Startup Folder

TekRevue - ‎12 hours ago‎
In older versions of Microsoft Windows prior to Windows 8, the Startup Folder was a special folder accessible via the Start Menu that would automatically launch any program contained within it when the user logged into their PC.
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Download your Facebook archive: See every person you've ever unfriended and device used

Newstalk 106-108 fm - ‎17 hours ago‎
Have you ever wondered just how much information Facebook has about you? Well, here's how you can find out. Everything you do on your Facebook profile, from any device, is stored in some way shape or form.
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Zelda delayed until new Nintendo console released in 2017

Siliconrepublic.com - ‎19 hours ago‎
Nintendo's flagship game Zelda was expected out this year, but it has been announced that its release will be delayed until the new NX console comes out next March.
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Saoirse Ronan losing her voice on Broadway

TV3.ie - ‎6 hours ago‎
Irish actress Saoirse Ronan is battling a sore throat on Broadway as she stars in a revival of The Crucible. 88th Annual Academy Awards Nominee Luncheon.
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Mobo Awards to celebrate 21st birthday in Glasgow

Irish Examiner - ‎22 minutes ago‎
The awards, which honour urban music talent, will celebrate their 21st anniversary at the SSE Hydro on Friday November 4 with “spectacular musical performances from a host of world-famous artists”.
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Paul Grimley condemns Joe Brolly's criticism of Kieran McGeeney

RTE.ie - ‎1 hour ago‎
Former Armagh manager Paul Grimley has slammed Joe Brolly's “poisonous” criticism of his former selector and current Orchard County supremo Kieran McGeeney.
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“My Aim Is To Make Sure The Team Gets Better” - Andy Farrell

98FM - ‎13 hours ago‎
New Ireland defense coach Andy Farrell says it's a privilege to be a part of the backroom staff. Farrell was part of the England coaching team at the 2015 Rugby World Cup.
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Andy Farrell relishing baptism of fire in South Africa

Irish Times - ‎7 hours ago‎
One of the reasons for a degree of optimism about Ireland's forthcoming tour to South Africa, even though it will end with a record 17th Test in a 52nd week of a World Cup season, is the sheer presence of Andy Farrell as the new defence coach.
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Joe Schmidt defends South Africa tour selection calls amid criticism

Irish Independent - ‎1 hour ago‎
Joe Schmidt has defended accusations that he is picking the Ireland squad on reputation rather than form, but stressed that past performance in an Ireland shirt is a major factor in his selections.

Watch this space: Four Co Clare students win Nasa prize

Irish Times - ‎10 hours ago‎
Four secondary school students from Ennis, Co Clare, have boldly gone where no Irish pupils have gone before and won an international Nasa competition for designing a major space settlement.
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Juno spacecraft finally in Jupiter's gravitational grip

Siliconrepublic.com - ‎35 minutes ago‎
NASA's Juno spacecraft has finally escaped the Sun's grasp - having ditched Earth years ago - with Jupiter's gravity now controlling its mission.
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Bees use vibrating hair to find pollen

Irish Examiner - ‎7 hours ago‎
Bumblebees use tiny vibrating hairs to sense electric fields transmitted by flowers, a study has shown. Static electricity causes the hairs to move and helps the bees find sources of pollen, scientists have discovered.
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Mars astronauts 'will drink water filtered using wonder material based on bacteria found in TEA'

Irish Mirror - ‎12 hours ago‎
Certain bacteria found in tea is used in a range of products including materials for headphones, ingredients in cosmetics and occasionally as a leather substitute in clothes.
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Crucial Medicines - 'Compassion' plea to cancer drug companies

Irish Examiner - ‎7 hours ago‎
Minister for Health Simon Harris yesterday appealed to the manufacturers of two cancer drugs to show “compassion” by continuing to provide the medicines, while they are under review, to patients who need them.

'Mental health fund cuts disgust me, minister'- Student pens moving letter to Health Minister

Irish Examiner - ‎7 hours ago‎
A secondary school student left devastated by two suicides in her locality within a week has written to the Minister for Health to express her “disgust” at cuts to mental health funding.
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Dr Ciara Kelly: The huff and puff of the Minister for Fags

Irish Independent - ‎May 29, 2016‎
If ever there was something that illustrated the argument that health should be taken out of the hands of politicians, it was last week's incredible gaff by junior minister for health - or as Vincent Browne put it, Minister for Fags - Finian McGrath ...
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Too Fat to Fight: Is the Obesity Crisis a National Security Risk?

NBCNews.com - ‎16 hours ago‎
Marcus Williams is unemployed but says he really wants to join the U.S. Army. Right now though, it is just a dream. "I can't pass the physicals because the recruiters say I am too fat," says the 18-year-old resident of Detroit.
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