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Dublin: 12 °C Wednesday 22 October, 2014

Today’s News

Four Blackwater guards found guilty of 2007 Iraq killings

More than 30 Iraqis in Baghdad were shot and 14 were killed.

From The Score Ronaldo and Benzema both on the mark as Real blitz Liverpool at Anfield Comfortable

Ronaldo and Benzema both on the mark as Real blitz Liverpool at Anfield

The French striker grabs a brace as the Spaniards warm up for El Clasico with a straightforward victory.

Police appeal for Irishman missing in Wales

Matthew Wall is a lecturer in Swansea.

Soldier shot outside Canada’s parliament has died – and the gunman remains at large

A huge manhunt is underway on the streets of Ottawa.

‘The story that Maíria Cahill has to tell is not just powerful, it will have serious consequences’

The Belfast woman who claims she was raped by an IRA member met with Enda Kenny this morning.

From The Daily Edge 7 Songs From Your Youth That Might Make You Weep Nostalgia

7 Songs From Your Youth That Might Make You Weep

Mary Black, Johnny Logan, The Frog Chorus…

Close one: Ukrainian girl has lucky escape from explosive debris

She walked away, seemingly unharmed.

Here’s What Happened Today: Wednesday

Everyone’s talking about Mairia Cahill, Irish Water and the manhunt in Ottawa…

Three teen girls suspected of trying to join IS stopped at German airport

The three Colorado girls were heading for Turkey.

Man (64) arrested over disappearance of Mary Boyle released without charge

Pending further investigation, a file will be sent to the Director of Public Prosecutions.

From The Score We’ll Leave It There So: Keane lashes United, Schmidt on Irish squad and all of today’s sport Wednesday

We’ll Leave It There So: Keane lashes United, Schmidt on Irish squad and all of today’s sport

Dessie Farrell, John Caulfield, Chris Ashton, Ched Evans and Steven Gerrard are all in the news as well.

Have you seen 18-year-old Coleen Leigh? She has been missing since Tuesday

Gardaí have appealed for assistance in finding her.

Opinion: Are we continuing to avert our eyes to sexual abuse?

Despite our moral outage to reports of abuse, one in five women and one in six men still experience some level of sexual abuse during childhood.

From The Score As it happened: Liverpool v Real Madrid, Champions League Minute-by-Minute

As it happened: Liverpool v Real Madrid, Champions League

We had live coverage from Anfield as the Merseysiders hoped to cause a shock.

From Business ETC This 18th century house could have been yours for €765k Auction

This 18th century house could have been yours for €765k

Sure you’d find that down the back of the couch, right? If only…

American jailed over ‘Bible left in nightclub bathroom’ freed from North Korea

However, two Americans remain in hard labour camps in the country.

From Business ETC Review: Should the Sony Xperia Z3 Compact be your next phone? Pros And Cons This post contains images

Review: Should the Sony Xperia Z3 Compact be your next phone?

Compact in both name and nature, but does it have what it takes to outclass its rivals?

Missing 64-year-old found safe and well

Gardaí have thanked the public for their assistance.

From Business ETC With a little help from Ireland, Facebook paid no UK tax last year Like

With a little help from Ireland, Facebook paid no UK tax last year

It made an estimated £371 million in revenue in the region in 2013.

Irish man stopped while boarding ferry to Holyhead, €168,000 seized

A detention order for the man was granted today at the Criminal Courts of Justice.

Four accused by Mairia Cahill respond to allegations

A statement from solicitors representing Padraic Wilson, Seamus Finucane, Briege Wright and Maura McCrory has responded to the “unprecedented media onslaught”.

From The Daily Edge Café owner who banned rowdy kids from her premises defends her decision Australia

Clondalkin drugs haul: €270,000 of cocaine seized, man charged

Gardaí raided a house on St Marks Avenue, Clondalkin last night.

Nearly all the assets from Nama’s €17.5 billion in fire sales have gone to offshore buyers

And the bad bank’s boss says if overseas owners want to pull apart Irish businesses there’s not much he can do.

‘The abuse we suffered due to our skin colour is being airbrushed from Irish history’

Mixed Race Irish is asking for the Government to recognise the abuse they suffered in State-run institutions.

From The Score Ireland overcome Romania in second stage of Homeless World Cup Success

Ireland overcome Romania in second stage of Homeless World Cup

Following their opening 11-1 victory over Greece, Ireland have built on their excellent start to the event.

Senators have agreed to recognise Palestine as an independent state

The Seanad is now calling on the Dáil to do the same.

The 5 at 5: Wednesday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

Alan Kelly doesn’t think Irish Water should pay any bonuses to staff

Alan Kelly said the new board will address the bonus culture at Irish water as a matter of priority.

Irish Water needs to deal with customers ‘in a fantastic way’ Irish Water This post contains videos

Irish Water needs to deal with customers ‘in a fantastic way’

The Irish Water boss John Tierney has met with Environment Minister Alan Kelly this afternoon.

Three TDs have been suspended from the Dáil after a massive row

And the Dáil has now been suspended until tomorrow morning.

Convicted offenders in Donegal are not being monitored properly

A Hiqa inspection has found serious failings in child welfare services in the county.

There were loads more Brazilians in Ireland last year… And here’s why*

*We’re talking about the people, not the *ahem* beauty treatment.

From The Score UCC awarded first Munster Senior League as Avondale lose out after months of appeals Controversy

UCC awarded first Munster Senior League as Avondale lose out after months of appeals

A court of arbitration ruling on a match which took place 11 months ago has handed UCC two additional points.

Confirmed: Big Phil Hogan is now officially the EU Agriculture Commissioner

Sinn Féin’s Matt Carthy said he intends to hold the commissioner accountable at all times.

Here’s how you revamp a 400-year-old university

If you have €600 million handy.

“I remember looking at him and thinking – you’re not my idea of a terrorist”

Speaking on the Tubridy programme today, Jo Berry, daughter of a Conservative MP killed in the Brighton bombing, described how she came to find forgiveness and understanding.

From Business ETC Community service for bar director after employee crushed in lift shaft Blu Bar

Community service for bar director after employee crushed in lift shaft

A director and a shareholder of the company were sentenced in court today over the incident

Maíria Cahill considers suing Sinn Féin members who ‘called her a liar’

And Gerry Adams apologised to abuse victims “let down” by the IRA.

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