# Reports

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# Big Bucks
€46 million for Christian Benteke? Liverpool agree fee for Aston Villa striker
Brendan Rodgers has wasted little time in spending the Raheem Sterling money.
# In the market
Man United close to sealing Italian full-back's signature after agreeing €17m fee
Matteo Darmian is expected to become the Premier League club’s second signing of the summer.
# Allegation
$2.75 million of Phil Mickelson's money linked to illegal gambling operation - reports
ESPN’s Outside the Lines cited two unnamed sources close to the investigation.
# Reports
Man United's primary transfer target is 'in talks' with two other European heavyweights
Meanwhile, Newcastle could be lining up a former Premier League legend as their new manager.
# Reports
Paul O'Connell to sign two-year deal with European champions - reports
The move could be confirmed next week.
# Speculation
Liverpool set to stick with under-fire Brendan Rodgers - reports
The Liverpool boss saw his side suffer an embarrassing 6-1 loss to Stoke on the final day of the season.
# Tragedy
16 German schoolchildren on board crashed plane
150 people are understood to have died in the crash.
# Rehired
Rebekah Brooks 'to head up Storyful in News Corp return'
The former editor of the Sun and the News of the World was acquitted on hacking charges last year.
Bleedin' Rapids - Could Kevin Doyle be off to Colorado and the MLS?
The Ireland striker is mulling over a move to the MLS.
# Getting closer
Pacquiao has agreed terms to fight Mayweather on 2 May - promoter
The long-awaited bout could take place in Las Vegas later this year.
# high alert
France sees more than 50 anti-Muslim incidents after Charlie Hebdo shootings
Meanwhile, Germany’s anti-Islamic was set to march today.
# An Post
Taoiseach's office had to confirm that 'Éire' would NOT be removed from Irish stamps in 1982
Questions were asked whether An Post should be given an “entirely free hand” in the designing of stamps.
# Reports
Clarke Carlisle rushed to hospital after being hit by a lorry
The ex-Burnley defender was reportedly in a serious condition after the accident in Yorkshire.
# Water Protest
Nobody has complained to GSOC about the Gardaí bollard push video
No one present when the incident occurred has come forward to the Ombudsman.
Ireland really is the best small country in the world to do business*
*According to this report, which will make Enda Kenny happy.
# inspection
Dignity of elderly compromised after being transported down corridors on commodes
The latest HIQA inspection reports finds elderly residents sitting alone during meal times with food on their face and clothing.
# Investigation
Australian chef 'cooked' parts of girlfriend's body, according to media reports
The young man was found dead outside his apartment in a suspected suicide.
# Reports
Europa League wrap: Celtic joint top after downing Zagreb, Tottenham held
Holders Sevilla came from two goals down to draw 2-2 with Rijeka in Croatia.
# Changes
A FIFA executive claims Qatar will be stripped of the 2022 World Cup
However the organisation say Theo Zwanziger’s comments are ‘a personal opinion’.
# Suicide
554 people died by suicide in 2011
That is the highest number since 2001.
# statement
Quinn family vow legal action to overturn Anglo takeover of their companies
In a statement today, they said that any sale of their assets would result in them pursuing their return.
# Vote of Confidence
Forde, Walters and Quinn earn starting spots for Ireland's clash with Georgia
Meanwhile, Wes Hoolahan, Shane Long and Shay Given all have to be content with a place on the bench.
# apennines
Irish climber reported to have died in Italy
The climber is believed to be from Cork.
# dream team
Cristiano Ronaldo denies reports of link-up with US rapper Lil Wayne
Previous rumours had indicated that a deal between the two stars was set to happen.
Survivors of Symphysiotomy reject €34 million redress scheme
There are currently up to 300 survivors alive today.
# Care
Inspections on children's disability services finds majority provide good quality care
Non compliance was found in some areas relating to hazard identification and risk assessment.
# Family court
Care Order sought after father offered to abuse his own child over live webcam
Here are some of the reports featured in the latest Child Care Law Reporting Project which was published today.
# Sign Him Up
Frank Lampard is a free agent after being released by Chelsea - reports
However, it’s understood that the veteran midfielder could still be offered a new deal.
# Pastures new
Rio Ferdinand confirms he is leaving Manchester United
It is unclear as yet whether the defender will continue on playing for another club following this news.
# Child Protection
Killaloe diocese praised for "great effort" to minimise risks to children
National Board for Safeguarding Children in the Catholic Church in Ireland has released its latest tranches of reports on child safeguarding in Ireland.
# Child Safety
Dublin Archdiocese commended for 'exemplar' child abuse allegation reporting system
The latest review commends the roles of Priest Support Co-ordinator and Priest Delegate – both roles being unique to the Dublin Diocese.
# Concern
Drinking's role "airbrushed" out of reporting of Irish alcohol-related deaths
A study found that alcohol can be underplayed in media reports.
# Archaeology
Houses to be knocked - because they're not medieval
Experts found that the front and rear walls of the two houses date mostly from 1881 and 1908, with no evidence they date to medieval times.
# murrysville
Student arrested after stabbing 20 people at Pennsylvania school
The stabbings occurred at Franklin Regional High School. A suspect has been taken to hospital.
# Mullingar
Man arrested after Olympic medallist John Joe Nevin injured in Mullingar attack
The boxer is believed to have suffered a broken leg.
# six pointers
Fulham claim vital three points but so does (almost) everyone else
George Boyd returned from spitting ban to claim all three points for Hull, which West Brom and Crystal Palace also won.
# Audit
HIQA report finds internal doors in disability care unit locked
The audit report on the Stewarts centre is just one of 12 published today into designated centres providing care for children, dependent people and people with disabilities
# Care order
Drug and alcohol abuse leading to care proceedings for children
The latest report on child care law shows that the Child & Family Agency failed in its applications for care orders in three cases.
# Camogie
Cork and Tipperary play out thrilling draw while Limerick thrash Derry
Orla Cotter and Katrina Mackey had the Leesiders on top but the Premier County battled back.
# Division 3 Wrap
Sligo too good for Offaly, Roscommon annihilate Limerick and Longford pip Fermanagh
Longford edged out Fermanagh and Cavan had too much firepower for a disappointing Wexford side.