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Four men die after separate collisions in Meath, Kildare and Donegal

Newstalk 106-108 fm - ‎2 hours ago‎
Two men died in Donegal after the car they were driving collided head-on with a van at around 4.45am. It happened on the inbound carriageway of the N13 dual carriageway at Trimragh in Letterkenny.
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Galway teenager dies in swimming accident in Germany - ‎1 hour ago‎
The 16-year-old from Corofin in Galway had been on holiday visiting a relative in Munich when the tragedy happened last week. He had been treated in hospital but passed away yesterday .
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10 things we know about Brexit (that we didn't a month ago)

Irish Independent - ‎5 hours ago‎
Here are the 10 things we now know about Brexit... that we didn't know a month ago. Share. Email. Go To. Comments. 1 Bookies and money markets also get things horribly wrong.
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Coast Guard rescues sailor from overturned yacht off Wexford coast - ‎43 minutes ago‎
A lone yachtsman has been rescued from an overturned sailing boat off the Wexford coast. The alarm was raised at around 8pm last night when the sailor's personal locator alarm was picked up by search and rescue.
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South Sudanese president cautioned over Machar replacement

Africanews - ‎2 hours ago‎
Hours after the swearing-in of a new first vice president to replace absent former rebel leader Riek Machar, the United Nations has cautioned South Sudanese president Salva Kiir to respect the peace deal.
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UN warns South Sudan president over replacement of rival

Al-Arabiya - ‎5 hours ago‎
South Sudan's President Salva Kiir (C) poses for a photograph with First Vice President Taban Deng Gai (L) and Second Vice President James Wani Igga (R) at the Presidential Palace in the capital of Juba, South Sudan, July 26, 2016.

Somalia: At Least 13 Killed in Double Suicide Bombing Near Mogadishu Airport

Newsweek - ‎21 hours ago‎
A twin car suicide bomb attack close to the international airport in Somalia's capital Mogadishu has killed at least 13 people, according to Somali police.
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Judge directs jury to clear welfare officer of coercion in sex act case

Irish Independent - ‎9 hours ago‎
Judge Keenan Johnson at Sligo Circuit Court directed the jury to return a verdict of not guilty of coercion after ruling that the prosecution had not established that the complainant had been intimidated.

Man gets eight years for manslaughter over Offaly death - ‎33 minutes ago‎
A criminal gang member who kept look out while another man was beaten and shot dead has been sentenced to ten years in prison with the final two suspended.
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Four men lose their lives in three separate road collisions on Irish roads

JOE - ‎23 minutes ago‎
The RSA recently released their review of 2016 to date and in that report, they discovered that there has been a 10% increase in collisions and an 8% increase in the number of deaths on Irish roads compared to the same period in 2015.
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Circuses that use wild animals are banned from city council lands - ‎9 hours ago‎
Circuses featuring wild animals have been banned from operating on land owned by Dublin City Council. Councillors passed a motion on Monday night that forbids circuses from operating on land owned by the council if they feature non-domestic animals ...
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Cliff Taylor: With 26% growth last year, how do you predict what happens next?

Irish Times - ‎9 minutes ago‎
You would have to have some sympathy with the economic forecasters in the Central Bank. No doubt a few weeks ago they were polishing their growth estimates for this year and next, when the extraordinary CSO data were published revising last year's GDP ...
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Permanent TSB back in profit for first time since 2007

Irish Times - ‎1 hour ago‎
Permanent TSB made an after-tax profit of €80 million in the first six months of 2016, a major turnaround on a year earlier when it recorded a loss of €410 million.
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What will Longford's Center Parcs be like when completed?

Irish Times - ‎1 hour ago‎
When it is full of families a few years from now Longford's Center Parcs will boost the population of the county by over 10 per cent and more people will “live” there than in towns such as Edgeworthstown and Ballymahon.
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Tullow Oil back in profit as revenue slides 34pc

Irish Independent - ‎4 hours ago‎
Oil and exploration firm Tullow Oil is back in the black after the company posted an after tax profit of $30m for the first six months of the year.
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'Internet of Things' company PTC to create 50 jobs in Dublin

Irish Times - ‎5 hours ago‎
PTC, a firm focused on Internet of Things (IoT) technologies, is to create 50 new jobs in Dublin by the end of 2018. The company is to establish a new research and development (R&D) office in Dublin in an investment that is supported by IDA Ireland.

Gardaí appeal to public to never drink and drive coming into Bank Holiday weekend

Irish Examiner - ‎2 hours ago‎
The Gardaí have issued an appeal for people to take responsibility for their own behaviour with the Bank Holiday weekend coming up and have urged the public not to drink and drive.
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Apple Sells More iPhones Than Expected, Shares Jump After Hours - ‎1 hour ago‎
Apple sold more iPhones than Wall Street expected in the third quarter and estimated its revenue in the current period would top many analysts' targets, soothing fears that demand for the company's most important product had hit a wall.

Blind spots on lorries have huge differences

Irish Independent - ‎9 hours ago‎
A new study, by Loughborough Design School, has found huge differences in the extent of blind spots in lorries. Share. Email. Go To.

Rita Ora opens up about new music: 'I can't wait to tour'

Irish Examiner - ‎9 minutes ago‎
Rita Ora has teased that fans will hear an “older version of Rita” in her new music as she prepares to release a new album - and head out on tour.
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First Dates lovebirds Scott and Victoria 'call off engagement'

Irish Examiner - ‎40 minutes ago‎
Scott White and Victoria Wills made history by getting engaged after meeting on First Dates, but sadly it seems their fairy tale has come to an end.
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Andrew Smith: Astana striking headache to aid Celtic goal

Scotsman - ‎2 hours ago‎
It is natural to be pre-occupied by Celtic's defensive concerns ahead of today's Champions League qualifier. There are so many of them it would be remiss not to be.

Tipperary determined to claim elusive Munster U21 medal against Waterford

Irish Examiner - ‎2 hours ago‎
Tipperary's Ronan Maher leads the Premier County into this evening's (WEDS) Bord Gáis Energy Munster U21 hurling final against Waterford determined to claim an elusive provincial medal, writes Jackie Cahill.
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Here's why NASA is launching an asteroid sample return mission for the first time

TechCrunch - ‎13 hours ago‎
On September 8, NASA will launch the OSIRIS-REx spacecraft on a mission to an asteroid and return a sample of it back to Earth - NASA's first mission of this type.
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Where did all of the large craters on Ceres go? - ‎4 hours ago‎
A false-colour image of Ceres' Occator Crater. Image via NASA/JPL-Caltech/UCLA/MPS/DLR/IDA. Share on Facebook · Tweet about this on Twitter · Share on LinkedIn · Share on Google+ · Pin on Pinterest · Share on Reddit · Email this to someone.
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Goodbye Philae: Earth severs link with silent comet probe

Phys.Org - ‎25 minutes ago‎
Ground controllers bid a final farewell Wednesday to robot lab Philae, cutting communications after a year-long silence with the tiny probe hurtling through space on the surface of a comet.

Plan for new youth mental health taskforce - ‎2 hours ago‎
The Cabinet is expected to approve the establishment of a youth mental health taskforce when it meets later today. The new body will aim to enhance awareness among children and young people and reduce the stigma that often surrounds mental health.

How to protect holiday hair in the heat - ‎1 hour ago‎
It's not just your skin you need to protect from the sun; UV rays have the power to do plenty of damage to your locks - from dryness to fading your summer blonde.
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Netherlands men top height table at just under 6ft while Guatemalan women are shortest

Daily Mail - ‎Jul 25, 2016‎
Dutch men and Latvian women are the tallest on the planet, a new study has discovered. Men and women from Sweden were the giants of the planet when records began back in 1914 - but now they have since been knocked off the top spot.
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Think you're an oil painting? You need bread, meat, sausages and more bread

Irish Times - ‎17 hours ago‎
Our longing for foods that are not good for us is nothing new and goes back at least 500 years. New research has illustrated how people centuries ago sought after the same things we fancy today.