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Sunday 2 September, 2012

Open thread: What high-tech functions would you like in your home?
# You Tell Us
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# You Tell Us

Open thread: What high-tech functions would you like in your home?

Sep 2nd 2012, 2:01 PM 5,338 Views 34 Comments

What kind of tech developments would make it easier to run your home? Add your thoughts to this open thread.

High tech homes: the smart technology that helps you run your home
# Home Sweet Home
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# Home Sweet Home

High tech homes: the smart technology that helps you run your home

Sep 2nd 2012, 2:00 PM 7,757 Views 9 Comments

Fridges that recommend recipes, robot vacuums and moving the walls at the touch of a button…

In pics: Fierce (and fluffy) competition at pet beauty pageant
# China
From The Daily Edge
# China

In pics: Fierce (and fluffy) competition at pet beauty pageant

Sep 2nd 2012, 1:00 PM 5,374 Views 9 Comments

(Yes, that’s a dog in the photo.)

In pics, videos: the 12 most awkward greetings of world leaders
# Totes Awks
From The Daily Edge
# Totes Awks

In pics, videos: the 12 most awkward greetings of world leaders

Sep 2nd 2012, 8:45 AM 17,355 Views 10 Comments

It’s going to take a lot of diplomacy to smooth these over…

Saturday 1 September, 2012

In pics, video: septuplet Cheetah cubs make public debut
# Zoo Babies
From The Daily Edge
# Zoo Babies

In pics, video: septuplet Cheetah cubs make public debut

Sep 1st 2012, 1:00 PM 746 Views 0 Comments

All together now: awwww!

Friday 31 August, 2012

Paralympic gold winner Bethany Firth congratulated by ministers
# Winning
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# Winning

Paralympic gold winner Bethany Firth congratulated by ministers

Aug 31st 2012, 9:57 PM 11,782 Views 31 Comments

Team Ireland’s youngest member claims its first medal of the London Paralympic Games.

In pics: the first night of the Electric Picnic
# EP2012
From The Daily Edge
# EP2012

In pics: the first night of the Electric Picnic

Aug 31st 2012, 9:24 PM 25,657 Views 32 Comments

The tents are up and the festival is underway…

Up to 16 jobs at risk as Clerys branch closes
# Clerys
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# Clerys

Up to 16 jobs at risk as Clerys branch closes

Aug 31st 2012, 8:29 PM 11,135 Views 11 Comments

Clerys Home Furnishings store set to close in a fortnight.

Man killed in collision of camper van and lorry in Co Longford
# Roads
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# Roads

Man killed in collision of camper van and lorry in Co Longford

Aug 31st 2012, 8:10 PM 7,415 Views 1 Comment

Collision occurred this evening on the N4 near Edgeworthstown.

The Evening Fix: Friday
# Need To Know
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# Need To Know

The Evening Fix: Friday

Aug 31st 2012, 7:58 PM 6,262 Views 0 Comments

Things we learned, loved and shared today.

Target Express sale announced by liquidators
# Target Express
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# Target Express

Target Express sale announced by liquidators

Aug 31st 2012, 7:15 PM 6,404 Views 8 Comments

Masterlink Logistics, headquarterd in Blanchardstown, is to buy the company which only recently ceased trading.

Two Irish nationals arrested over Spanish navy drug seizure
# Drugs
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# Drugs

Two Irish nationals arrested over Spanish navy drug seizure

Aug 31st 2012, 6:15 PM 5,469 Views 12 Comments

Around 500kgs of cannabis resin were discovered on a yacht yesterday afternoon by Spanish authorities.

Unstable chemical made safe at Cork school
# Chemical
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# Chemical

Unstable chemical made safe at Cork school

Aug 31st 2012, 5:19 PM 5,810 Views 14 Comments

The army’s Explosive Ordnance Disposal team carried out a controlled explosion on the substance.

In pics: check out the US Navy's Fort McHenry docked in Dublin
# In The Navy
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# In The Navy

In pics: check out the US Navy's Fort McHenry docked in Dublin

Aug 31st 2012, 4:22 PM 19,212 Views 73 Comments

The US Marines are in town…

Thursday 30 August, 2012

Bafflingly Futuristic Gadget Launch of the Day
# High Spec
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# High Spec

Bafflingly Futuristic Gadget Launch of the Day

Aug 30th 2012, 9:45 PM 14,487 Views 33 Comments

This is a mouse, but not as you know it…

HSE's €130m spending cut 'will be vigorously opposed'
# Health Cuts
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# Health Cuts

HSE's €130m spending cut 'will be vigorously opposed'

Aug 30th 2012, 9:31 PM 5,927 Views 35 Comments

Health service says cuts have to be made before the end of this year if it is to meet budget targets set down by the government and Troika.

Target Express workers end sit-in after meeting liquidator, department
# Target Express
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# Target Express

Target Express workers end sit-in after meeting liquidator, department

Aug 30th 2012, 8:50 PM 3,901 Views 7 Comments

Junior minister Seán Sherlock has pledged funds from the state insolvency fund to support the workers’ redundancy payments.

In photos: Greencore workers travel from Hull with petition for Irish govt
# Greencore
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# Greencore

In photos: Greencore workers travel from Hull with petition for Irish govt

Aug 30th 2012, 8:15 PM 8,768 Views 24 Comments

Workers are calling for previous pay and conditions to be reinstated.

The Evening Fix: Thursday
# Need To Know
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# Need To Know

The Evening Fix: Thursday

Aug 30th 2012, 7:55 PM 5,723 Views 0 Comments

Things we learned, loved and shared today.

Man arrested over woman's death in Dundalk
# Dundalk
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# Dundalk

Man arrested over woman's death in Dundalk

Aug 30th 2012, 7:28 PM 11,507 Views 11 Comments

The 34-year-old was found dead at her home in Co Louth early yesterday morning.

Wednesday 29 August, 2012

The first song played on another planet is...
# Oh The Humanity
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# Oh The Humanity

The first song played on another planet is...

Aug 29th 2012, 7:12 PM 11,105 Views 64 Comments

(Mars, we’re sorry.) What would you have picked to be the first song from space?

Missing teenager Nicola Doyle located
# Located
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# Located

Missing teenager Nicola Doyle located

Aug 29th 2012, 7:02 PM 21,228 Views 20 Comments

A public appeal was issued yesterday for information about the 16-year-old’s whereabouts.

Video: WWII bomb detonated in Munich by disposal experts
# Germany
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# Germany

Video: WWII bomb detonated in Munich by disposal experts

Aug 29th 2012, 5:55 PM 7,663 Views 42 Comments

Explosion damaged nearby properties, but none are in danger of collapse, according to local media reports.

Tuesday 28 August, 2012

Target Express workers call for 'clarity' in sit-in protest over job losses
# Target Express
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# Target Express

Target Express workers call for 'clarity' in sit-in protest over job losses

Aug 28th 2012, 10:24 PM 6,322 Views 38 Comments

Cork depot workers say they first heard about their jobs being lost on the news.

Appeal for missing teenager Nicola Doyle
# Missing
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# Missing

Appeal for missing teenager Nicola Doyle

Aug 28th 2012, 9:24 PM 24,009 Views 11 Comments

Gardaí are seeking assistance in locating the 16-year-old Dubliner.

Hurricane Isaac strengthens while approaching US coast
# Isaac
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# Isaac

Hurricane Isaac strengthens while approaching US coast

Aug 28th 2012, 8:53 PM 6,536 Views 4 Comments

President Obama has called on residents in the storm’s projected path to heed the warnings, saying: “Now’s not the time to tempt fate.”

Renewed appeal for missing woman Elaine O'Hara
# Missing
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# Missing

Renewed appeal for missing woman Elaine O'Hara

Aug 28th 2012, 8:18 PM 11,282 Views 4 Comments

The 36-year-old was last seen in Stepaside on Wednesday 22 August.

The Evening Fix: Tuesday
# Need To Know
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# Need To Know

The Evening Fix: Tuesday

Aug 28th 2012, 7:47 PM 6,734 Views 3 Comments

Things we learned, loved and shared today.

15,000 US fans expected into Dublin Airport ahead of Notre Dame, Navy game
# Visitors
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# Visitors

15,000 US fans expected into Dublin Airport ahead of Notre Dame, Navy game

Aug 28th 2012, 5:37 PM 12,019 Views 53 Comments

The sold-out game kicks off on Saturday at the Aviva.

In pics: A first look at Electric Picnic 2012
# EP2012
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# EP2012

In pics: A first look at Electric Picnic 2012

Aug 28th 2012, 5:10 PM 15,701 Views 19 Comments

Take a sneak peek at the festival site…

In photos, video: Venezuela refinery fire finally extinguished
# Venezuela
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# Venezuela

In photos, video: Venezuela refinery fire finally extinguished

Aug 28th 2012, 4:13 PM 2,602 Views 0 Comments

Fatal fires raged at refinery tanks for three days before being put out.

Monday 27 August, 2012

Leslie Buckley appointed chairman of INM
# INM
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# INM

Leslie Buckley appointed chairman of INM

Aug 27th 2012, 9:56 PM 6,264 Views 29 Comments

Independent News and Media confirmed the election of Buckley as chairman and three others as company directors at today’s EGM.

Caption competition: What is Michael Noonan writing?
# The Pledge
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# The Pledge

Caption competition: What is Michael Noonan writing?

Aug 27th 2012, 9:07 PM 8,563 Views 125 Comments

The Finance Minister officially opened a new Eason store in Limerick today – but what is he writing?

Eason creates new jobs with franchise openings
# Jobs
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# Jobs

Eason creates new jobs with franchise openings

Aug 27th 2012, 8:58 PM 9,213 Views 15 Comments

Book and stationery retailer is creating 50 jobs across four new stores.

New Orleans braces for Isaac, seven years after Hurricane Katrina
# Isaac
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# Isaac

New Orleans braces for Isaac, seven years after Hurricane Katrina

Aug 27th 2012, 8:42 PM 4,871 Views 11 Comments

The tropical storms is expected to build strength as it approaches America’s Gulf Coast.

The Evening Fix: Monday
# Need To Know
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# Need To Know

The Evening Fix: Monday

Aug 27th 2012, 7:50 PM 11,186 Views 1 Comment

Things we learned, loved and shared today.

Medieval church deterioration accelerated by ivy - and Ireland's bad weather
# History
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# History

Medieval church deterioration accelerated by ivy - and Ireland's bad weather

Aug 27th 2012, 5:30 PM 8,111 Views 0 Comments

Survey of Co Clare’s medieval churches finds differences in building materials and techniques across the county.

Baltimore student injured in shooting on first day of school
# Baltimore
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# Baltimore

Baltimore student injured in shooting on first day of school

Aug 27th 2012, 4:55 PM 12,562 Views 52 Comments

Perry Hall High School is being evacuated, according to police.

Essex lion search called off
# Essex Lion
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# Essex Lion

Essex lion search called off

Aug 27th 2012, 3:47 PM 10,748 Views 43 Comments

Police say that despite extensive searches, no trace of the reported loose large cat have been found.

In photos: Tall Ship 'Cuauhtemoc' leaves Dublin Harbour
# Tall Ships
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# Tall Ships

In photos: Tall Ship 'Cuauhtemoc' leaves Dublin Harbour

Aug 27th 2012, 7:30 AM 12,071 Views 4 Comments

Press Association photographer Julien Behal had a unique vantage point for recording this ship’s departure from Dublin yesterday.