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Dublin: 6 °C Tuesday 25 November, 2014

Today’s News

From The Score We’ll Leave It There So: John Delaney apologises, Katie Taylor’s homecoming and all today’s sport Tuesday

Being an insider helps, being a woman makes no difference whatsoever – Commissioner

“It’s very important that we don’t stereotype each other by gender or anything else. It’s down to human interaction…”

Ambassador who treated staff ‘like slaves’ ordered to pay them €240,000

But will Khalid Nasser Rashed Lootah invoke diplomatic immunity?

Missing in Cork: Appeal for help finding 84-year-old Denis Whyte

Gardaí believe the elderly man may appear confused.

KATs (Kill All Taigs) graffiti on children’s bus labelled a hate crime

The incident occurred in Belfast around two weeks ago.

Alan Kelly calls for reduced speed limits after tragic death of Jake Brennan

The six-year-old died after being hit by a car outside his family home in Kilkenny.

From The Daily Edge Woman swallowed by sinkhole while hanging out her washing Sinking Feeling

Have you seen 15-year-old Naomi Lopongo?

She went missing in Dublin last week.

Man wanted by US on terrorism charges brought before Dublin High Court

The Irish Human Rights and Equality Commission has been granted permission to appear as a friend to the court in the extradition proceedings.

From Business ETC Irish ‘food-to-go’ giant Greencore is making a billion-dollar play for US stomachs Lords Of The Sandwich

Irish ‘food-to-go’ giant Greencore is making a billion-dollar play for US stomachs

The world’s biggest sandwich maker is still growing fast despite last year’s horse-meat scandal.

Primary schools to get a lick of paint with €28 million funding

The Minor Works Grant will be distributed depending on a school’s size.

Terminally ill patients will no longer have their medical cards reviewed

An array of changes to the medical card system were announced today.

Three families homeless after “miracle” escape from house blaze

One family has been taken to hospital for smoke inhalation and injuries.

Facebook named as host of chat which described horrific murder plan for a soldier

After the solider’s death, an online discussion about killing a solider between one of the men and someone overseas was uncovered.

A Galway man is introducing Barack Obama in Chicago tonight

Obama is being introduced at a rally in Chicago by Galway man and restaurateur Billy Lawless.

The 5 at 5: Tuesday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

From The Score Roy Keane gives Irish amputee footballers rousing speech ahead of World Cup campaign COYBIG

France really isn’t keen on handing over a warship to Russia

It has delayed the delivery until ‘further notice’.

Minister, mother, and TD on why young women need to see more female leaders

The Minister for Justice said that women often feel they have more to prove.

Nurses ‘demoralised again’ as HSE gains 11% more senior managers in four years

The number of nurses fell in the same period by almost 3%.

‘No-one’s stepping up to fix our leaks’ say residents with ‘lake’ in the basement

Residents of a leaky apartment complex in Tallaght say Irish Water, the local council and the developer are all adopting a ‘Pontius Pilate’ approach to the problem.

From The Score Ulster Rugby optimistic after Chris Henry undergoes heart surgery Suftum

Ulster Rugby optimistic after Chris Henry undergoes heart surgery

The flanker suffered a blockage in a blood vessel in his brain before Ireland’s opening November international.

From Business ETC Ireland’s oldest trading hotel is going under the hammer in two weeks Old Hotel New Money

Ireland’s oldest trading hotel is going under the hammer in two weeks

Over 300 properties with a combined reserve of €56 million will go in two massive sales.

Enda Kenny tells Gerry Adams ‘a number of your people’ insulted women at Limerick protest

The Taoiseach has been greeted by protesters across the country including last night at a Fine Gael event in Limerick.

Glasnevin Trust is helping with the burial of Ebola victims in Sierre Leone

Proper burials of the dead is preserving the dignity of the deceased.

Astronauts on the space station can now enjoy caviar and espressos ISS

Astronauts on the space station can now enjoy caviar and espressos

A spacecraft arrived carrying three new astronauts and supplies yesterday.

Profile: Who is the new Commissioner of An Garda Síochána?

Meet Nóirín O’Sullivan, the first female head of An Garda Síochána.

Nóirín O’Sullivan is the new Garda Commissioner

The interim commissioner has now been made permanent following a government decision today.

George Hook gets his stolen credit cards back in mysterious package

The radio presenter’s briefcase had been taken from his car earlier this month.

Jan O’Sullivan is calling on teachers to call off next week’s strike action

She said that the strike serves no one’s interests.

The head of Ireland’s asset management agency is retiring

John Corrigan will leave the NTMA on 4 January.

From Business ETC Sony places its hopes in the PS4 as it undergoes major changes Restructure

Sony places its hopes in the PS4 as it undergoes major changes

The company will slash its TV and smartphone lineup, and place greater focus on its image sensor business as it tries to reverse losses.

This infographic shows which groups in Ireland are struggling most

The latest Red C poll found most people are feeling positive about the country’s finances – but not about their own.

From The Daily Edge Do you know these twin toy testers from the ’88 Toy Show? Toy Show

Do you know these twin toy testers from the ’88 Toy Show?

RTÉ Archives are looking to identify them, and they need the public’s help.

From The Daily Edge Gaming controller that drains your blood as you play suspended by Kickstarter Blood Sport

Opinion: Third level tuition fees should be reintroduced – here’s why

The reintroduction of undergraduate tuition fees – and a more generous and equitable system of grants – may be the only sustainable funding model for Irish third level education.

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