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Dublin: 14 °C Sunday 21 September, 2014

Today’s News

From The Daily Edge 12 deeply satisfying GIFs of things working out perfectly Just Right

12 deeply satisfying GIFs of things working out perfectly

Things that make you go ‘mmm’.

Here’s how the world is calling for action on Climate Change today

There is a picnic taking place in Dublin, in advance of a UN meeting next week.

Ireland’s EU ombudsman decribes the “art” of dealing with EU bureaucracy

This comes on the first anniversary of Emily O’Reilly’s time in the position.

From The Score LIVE: Leicester v Man United, Premier League Liveblog

LIVE: Leicester v Man United, Premier League

Leicester take on Man United, as Louis van Gaal’s side look to build on last week’s win over QPR.

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From The Score LIVE: Kerry v Donegal, All-Ireland MFC final Minute-by-Minute

LIVE: Kerry v Donegal, All-Ireland MFC final

Join us for the Croke Park curtain-raiser as the youngsters of Kerry and Donegal bid to draw first blood.

Stranded cow rescued from the bottom of a cliff by Waterford lifeboat

The steaks were high in this one. (Sorry).

From The Score Caffeine, chaos and effortless power: The science behind Chris Bryan’s swimming success Long Distance

Caffeine, chaos and effortless power: The science behind Chris Bryan’s swimming success

You don’t need to have a degree in sports science to excel in endurance sport, but it helps.

Video: Living with dementia – two families talk honestly about this heartbreaking disease

Two people affected by dementia talk candidly about how it has changed their lives.

Greyhound dispute could be set to end after 14-week lockout

Greyhound dispute could be set to end after 14-week lockout

A new deal has been agreed between representatives on both sides and now awaits a vote from workers.

Weird Wide Web: Smartphone lanes, cat music remixes and robot snake arms

All of your essential tech and social media news for the week in one byte-sized portion.

What’s being done about historic gravestones at the ‘Cabbage Gardens’ being vandalised?

The burial site is located in a park, but even CCTV hasn’t deterred people from vandalising them.

From Business ETC How to change the password for your WiFi modem TechKnowHow

How to change the password for your WiFi modem

Default passwords may seem long, but they’re not that secure so you should change it when you get the chance.

White House intruder was carrying a knife

The Secret Service is stepping up security at the White House after the incident.

Executioners, Vikings and women at war… Dublin’s history unlocked

The festival will take place later this month – and we have tickets to give away.

Poll: Who do you think is going to win the All-Ireland today? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Who do you think is going to win the All-Ireland today?

The much anticipated final will see Donegal face off with Kerry in the battle to bring home Sam.

Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads

The very best of the week’s writing from around the web.

DECLASSIFIED: CIA intelligence official describes spending 9/11 with the US President

A fascinating account of 9/11 with the US President.

Washing teeth and vainglorious traitors: The week in quotes

A few years ago, users of Internet services began to realize that when an online service is free, you’re not the customer. You’re the product.

From The Daily Edge 7 unsolved mysteries and phenomena that may spook you out Mysterious

7 unsolved mysteries and phenomena that may spook you out

Prepare to have your mind boggled.

The majority of people want a referendum on the 8th Amendment

… but one quarter of people don’t know.

Young boy saves 12-year-old classmate from becoming a child bride

Sumit also saved himself – and countless others.

The 9 at 9: Sunday

Welcome to Sunday! Here’s everything you need to know as you kick off your day…

From Business ETC This Dublin business is plotting to take over the Middle East’s airwaves Switched On

This Dublin business is plotting to take over the Middle East’s airwaves

Free WiFi entrepreneurs MyPlace Connect looking at next phase of expansion plans.

Column: How does colour affect our way of seeing the world?

Language affects worldview in minuscule ways, as a study of colour perception has shown.

Dublin footballer Jonny Cooper thanks supporters after being stabbed in Dublin

The 24-year-old said he was ‘humbled’ by the support he had received after the assault.

‘You could have lung disease, but won’t notice if your only exercise is shopping’

Most people are unable to spot the warning signs of the disease.

Wife of British taxi driver captured by Islamic State pleads with captors to release him

“I cannot see how it could assist any State’s allow the world to see a man like Alan dying,” she said.

From The Score 6 questions: TheScore.ie’s writers preview the All-Ireland football final GAA

6 questions: TheScore.ie’s writers preview the All-Ireland football final

McGuinness or Fitzmaurice, who are the key men and who will be taking Sam home tonight.

Gerry Adams is off to New York to see the Clintons tomorrow – but he’s flying economy class

Mary Lou McDonald caused controversy when it emerged she flew business class to Australia last month.

How much does it cost to train up a garda recruit?

And how long does all the training take anyway?

Legendary singer-songwriter Leonard Cohen turns 80 today

The Canadian musician has for a long time held a special place among his Irish audience.

Yesterday’s News

Science Changes Lives: From glass syringes and insulin bottles to a handy pen

Liz Murphy is one of tens of thousands of Irish people benefiting from huge research into treating diabetes.

From The Daily Edge 11 words and phrases that have a totally different meaning in the West of Ireland Weshtlife

Here’s What Happened Today: Saturday

Everybody’s talking about Jonny Cooper, water charges and a carjacking.

From The Score The long road home: one fan’s 10,000-mile pilgrimage from Australia to Croke Park Donegal V Kerry

The long road home: one fan’s 10,000-mile pilgrimage from Australia to Croke Park

Conor Quinn emigrated to Australia in 2010 – but there was no way he was missing tomorrow’s All-Ireland football final.

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Man shot in broad daylight in his front garden at Dublin estate

The shooting occurred at about 3.45pm in Belcamp Grove.

Eamon Dunphy, Trinity College, and Auschwitz: The week in numbers

Plus: What percentage of people think the Irish economy will get better in the coming year?

Minister: ‘GSOC should publish report, but members shouldn’t resign’

Frances Fitzgerald says she has confidence in the commissioners.

Opinion: ‘The anger and pain get hold of me too quickly – I feel trapped and afraid’

A young person experiencing mental health problems gives an honest and unflinching account of what it’s like to have suicidal thoughts, and the challenges to finding help.

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