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# gaa - Thursday 27 January, 2011

HSE says flu rates have peaked
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HSE says flu rates have peaked

Jan 27th 2011, 8:19 PM 471 Views 0 Comments

Over 749 people hospitalised with flu this season and 6 more flu-related deaths last week, according to the latest HSE figures.

Gardaí appeal for woman's next of kin
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Gardaí appeal for woman's next of kin

Jan 27th 2011, 8:12 PM 1,005 Views 0 Comments

Officers in Dublin are trying to locate the next of kin of 78-year-old Rita Keppell, who died in the Mater Hospital recently.

Payday a black day for many Irish workers
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Payday a black day for many Irish workers

Jan 27th 2011, 7:41 PM 1,356 Views 0 Comments

Enquiries to make contact with financial institutions and counselling services saw a hike as workers find a hole in their January pay packet.

Aer Lingus meeting may see breakthrough in dispute
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Aer Lingus meeting may see breakthrough in dispute

Jan 27th 2011, 7:13 PM 517 Views 0 Comments

Tomorrow’s meeting mediated by IBEC and ICTU could help resolve the ongoing dispute between management and cabin crew.

53 killed in Baghdad bomb attacks
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# Iraq

53 killed in Baghdad bomb attacks

Jan 27th 2011, 6:38 PM 228 Views 0 Comments

In one attack, a car bomb exploded during a funeral ceremony today, killing 48 people and injuring 121 others.

Explosives and guns found in Galway outhouse
# Guns
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Explosives and guns found in Galway outhouse

Jan 27th 2011, 5:52 PM 984 Views 0 Comments

Three people arrested in relation to that find and the discovery of a gun in a house in Tuam.

Neil Prendeville heading back to Cork's 96fm: reports
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# Neil Prendeville

Neil Prendeville heading back to Cork's 96fm: reports

Jan 27th 2011, 5:46 PM 3,003 Views 0 Comments

Reports suggest presenter – accused of exposing himself and masturbating on a plane – could be heading back to the station in coming weeks.

Investigation launched after frozen dog left on lawn
# Canada
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# Canada

Investigation launched after frozen dog left on lawn

Jan 27th 2011, 5:33 PM 1,637 Views 0 Comments

Animal cruelty prevention activists in Canada are investigating after discovery of dog encased in ice.

Leaders' debates: where do they stand?
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# Leaders' Debate

Leaders' debates: where do they stand?

Jan 27th 2011, 5:02 PM 654 Views 0 Comments

Party leaders are lining up for a series of televised debates ahead of polling day, but who wants which kind of debate?

I was incensed by Bertie's smug face: Councillor tackles Ahern on his last day
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# Bertie

I was incensed by Bertie's smug face: Councillor tackles Ahern on his last day

Jan 27th 2011, 3:48 PM 5,695 Views 33 Comments

Former Taoiseach Ahern gets an earful as he exits the Dail.

Ireland under siege: Enda Kenny's battle cry
# GE11
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# GE11

Ireland under siege: Enda Kenny's battle cry

Jan 27th 2011, 3:01 PM 948 Views 2 Comments

Fine Gael leader fires shot across bow of government with ‘Siege of Leningrad’ reference at launch of trust survey.

Five arrested over Anonymous attacks
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# Anonymous

Five arrested over Anonymous attacks

Jan 27th 2011, 2:23 PM 1,258 Views 0 Comments

UK police say they have arrested five men, aged between 15 and 26, in connection with the online activist group supporting WikiLeaks. Anonymous has also attacked Fine Gael’s site.

Trust in Irish Government hits an all-time low
# Trust
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# Trust

Trust in Irish Government hits an all-time low

Jan 27th 2011, 2:18 PM 832 Views 0 Comments

Government and banking are least trusted institutions in Ireland according to new global survey – but trust in Irish business is thankfully on the up.

Garda Commissioner announces review of ministers' drivers
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# Garda Escourt

Garda Commissioner announces review of ministers' drivers

Jan 27th 2011, 1:42 PM 743 Views 0 Comments

The Garda Commissioner has confirmed that a reduction in the number of gardaí driving ministers is being considered.

Poll: Should Andy Gray have been sacked?
# Your Say
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# Your Say

Poll: Should Andy Gray have been sacked?

Jan 27th 2011, 1:11 PM 3,510 Views 20 Comments

The sacked Sky Sports football pundit is reportedly planning to sue for ‘unfair dismissal’. Should he have been fired in the first place?

Security alert in north Belfast continues after device found
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# Dissidents

Security alert in north Belfast continues after device found

Jan 27th 2011, 1:02 PM 372 Views 0 Comments

PSNI officers in north Belfast are examining a suspicious device after a viable pipe bomb was discovered in the area.

More violence feared as Egyptian protests enter third day
# Egypt
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# Egypt

More violence feared as Egyptian protests enter third day

Jan 27th 2011, 12:39 PM 594 Views 0 Comments

At least four people have been killed during waves of violent demonstrations in Egypt; as the protests enter a third day, authorities have threatened widespread arrests.

Kenny rejects three-way debate suggestion
# GE11
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# GE11

Kenny rejects three-way debate suggestion

Jan 27th 2011, 11:21 AM 843 Views 0 Comments

Enda Kenny has rejected the invitation of a debate between Fine Gael, Fianna Fáil and Labour, saying that other political parties must also be included.

Colm Tóibín takes over from Martin Amis as professor of creative writing
# Culture
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# Culture

Colm Tóibín takes over from Martin Amis as professor of creative writing

Jan 27th 2011, 11:02 AM 529 Views 0 Comments

Multi-award winning novelist Colm Tóibín will leave his post in Princeton to begin teaching to students in the University of Manchester.

Ugandan gay rights activist killed after name published in tabloid hitlist
# Gay Rights
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# Gay Rights

Ugandan gay rights activist killed after name published in tabloid hitlist

Jan 27th 2011, 10:11 AM 1,041 Views 0 Comments

David Kato had successfully sued the local newspaper which published his name, address and photograph beside a headline which read: ‘Hang Them’.

British soldier proposes in call from Afghanistan...to the wrong woman
# Oh No!
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# Oh No!

British soldier proposes in call from Afghanistan...to the wrong woman

Jan 27th 2011, 9:35 AM 1,061 Views 0 Comments

Now the whole world is desperately seeking Samantha and her lovestruck soldier boyfriend.

One in five Aer Lingus cabin crew taken off payroll
# Aer Lingus
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# Aer Lingus

One in five Aer Lingus cabin crew taken off payroll

Jan 27th 2011, 8:32 AM 808 Views 0 Comments

At least 215 members of Aer Lingus cabin crew have been taken off the payroll, as the dispute between the airline and trade union Impact shows no sign of cooling.

Martin challenges Opposition to televised debates
# GE11
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# GE11

Martin challenges Opposition to televised debates

Jan 27th 2011, 7:54 AM 567 Views 0 Comments

New leader of Fianna Fáil Micheál Martin says the focus of the upcoming election campaign must be on “substantial debate”

Bizarre Frankenstein-style reanimation effort caused apartment fire
# Bizarre
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# Bizarre

Bizarre Frankenstein-style reanimation effort caused apartment fire

Jan 27th 2011, 7:40 AM 1,062 Views 0 Comments

Russian woman’s attempts to bring her dead sister back to life backfired.

# gaa - Wednesday 26 January, 2011

Saudi Arabia stricken by heavy flooding
# Saudi Arabia
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# Saudi Arabia

Saudi Arabia stricken by heavy flooding

Jan 26th 2011, 9:32 PM 2,151 Views 0 Comments

Meterology expert says the city of Jeddah must be redeveloped if it is to cope with increasing rainfall.

First Irish political party iPhone app launched
# GE11
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# GE11

First Irish political party iPhone app launched

Jan 26th 2011, 9:17 PM 2,945 Views 19 Comments

Social media election campaigning getting seriously underway as Labour’s election app hits iTunes.

Is the dollar poised for a crash?
# Currency
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# Currency

Is the dollar poised for a crash?

Jan 26th 2011, 7:54 PM 1,004 Views 0 Comments

US stock analyst Richard Russell claims the dollar has lost all stability and is about to crash.

Richard Keys quits Sky Sports over sexism row
# Sexism Row
# Sexism Row

Richard Keys quits Sky Sports over sexism row

Jan 26th 2011, 7:23 PM 1,263 Views 0 Comments

Sky says presenter has quit his post on Sky Sports following recent controversy over off-air remarks.

I’m not the Crown Steward and Bailiff of the Manor of Northstead, says Adams
# Gerry Adams
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# Gerry Adams

I’m not the Crown Steward and Bailiff of the Manor of Northstead, says Adams

Jan 26th 2011, 6:22 PM 2,941 Views 10 Comments

David Cameron’s private secretary apologises to the Sinn Féin president after the PM says Adams has taken a job under the Crown.

Gilmore accepts Martin debate challenge "in principle"
# GE11
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# GE11

Gilmore accepts Martin debate challenge "in principle"

Jan 26th 2011, 6:18 PM 549 Views 0 Comments

Labour leader says he has already replied to Martin’s call for two election debates between the main party leaders.

Over 120 jobs cut from Donegal bakery
# Jobs
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# Jobs

Over 120 jobs cut from Donegal bakery

Jan 26th 2011, 5:58 PM 464 Views 0 Comments

Cuisine de France has announced that it is cutting 124 positions at Gallagher’s Bakery.

New FF leader Micheál Martin calls for "in-depth" election debates
# GE11
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# GE11

New FF leader Micheál Martin calls for "in-depth" election debates

Jan 26th 2011, 5:22 PM 661 Views 2 Comments

Martin wants to debate Enda Kenny and Eamon Gilmore at the start and end of the election campaign, and says it will be the toughest campaign his party ever faced.

UK Home Secretary announces new control order measures
# Britain
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# Britain

UK Home Secretary announces new control order measures

Jan 26th 2011, 4:29 PM 327 Views 0 Comments

After a review of counter-terrorist measures, Theresa May has announced her recommendations for restoring “British freedoms” – but civil rights group is not convinced.

Man in court over Navan manslaughter
# Courts
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# Courts

Man in court over Navan manslaughter

Jan 26th 2011, 4:12 PM 719 Views 0 Comments

An 18-year-old man has appeared in court in Navan to face a manslaughter charge in connection with a death in the town last year.

Trade surplus stays above €4bn for November
# Exports
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# Exports

Trade surplus stays above €4bn for November

Jan 26th 2011, 3:55 PM 373 Views 0 Comments

The value of Irish exports in November 2010 was €4bn more than the amount we imported – for the second straight month.

Police investigate house fire that killed four children
# UK
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# UK

Police investigate house fire that killed four children

Jan 26th 2011, 3:45 PM 272 Views 0 Comments

Police in England are investigating what started a house fire in Derbyshire, in which four children died on Monday.

Airlines confident for strong 2011, but not as confident as they used to be
# Up And Away
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# Up And Away

Airlines confident for strong 2011, but not as confident as they used to be

Jan 26th 2011, 3:28 PM 231 Views 0 Comments

Most airlines expecting higher passenger volumes, but higher oil prices are taking their toll.