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Here’s What Happened Today: Thursday

Brian Cowen before the Banking Inquiry, a Leaving Cert paper and the death of Val Doonican had people talking.

9 things we’ve learned from Brian Cowen at the banking inquiry (so far)

The former Taoiseach came out swinging at a lengthy hearing in Leinster House today. §

Woman in her twenties arrested over shooting in Limerick car park

A man in his thirties had earlier been arrested in connection with the incident and remains in custody.

“I am very pleased that RTE was able to believe me” – woman at centre of defamation action

Former archbishop Richard Burke, who said RTÉ wrongly called him a paedophile, has settled his case

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Two men charged over stabbing incidents in the centre of Dublin

The two men are due to appear in court.

Watch a bullish Brian Cowen clash with this Fine Gael TD… loads The Life Of Brian This post contains videos
Alton Towers breakdown leaves visitors hanging upside down

Alton Towers breakdown leaves visitors hanging upside down

The group were left hanging for 20 minutes on the hottest day of the year

From The42 No room for Colm Cooper as Kerry make 5 changes for Munster football final Kingdom XV

No room for Colm Cooper as Kerry make 5 changes for Munster football final

Kerry are bidding for a third successive Munster title.

Looking for a weekend plan? Here’s what happening around the country

These are just some of the big events on this weekend.

Four prison officers injured in attack at reception of Cloverhill

A prisoner was being moved between facilities when the incident occurred.

Gardaí raided drug dealer’s house while her family was staging an intervention

Debbie O’Reilly’s family had become concerned about her behaviour. She escaped jail time today due to her efforts at rehabilitation.

Trailer Watch: Which movie should you go see this weekend? Cinema This post contains a poll

Trailer Watch: Which movie should you go see this weekend?

What’s a must-watch, and what’s a miss? We tell you.

French woman jailed for suffocating eight of her children

Dominique Cottrez had previously said she feared the children were born of incest with her father before changing her story this week.

From The42 We’ll Leave it There So: Keane nominated, Nadal shocked and all of today’s sport Thursday

We’ll Leave it There So: Keane nominated, Nadal shocked and all of today’s sport

If you missed today’s sport, here’s the place to catch up.

‘Using Greece as an argument not to vote Sinn Féin is a political smear’

At best, linking events in Greece with a vote for Sinn Féin reflects a lack of understanding of the causes, consequences and solutions of the Greek situation, writes Mary Lou McDonald.

Eight arrested in Tunisia with ‘direct links’ to beach massacre

The Islamic State group has claimed responsibility for the massacre.

Have you seen this horse? She’s heavily pregnant and was stolen last night

River, the mare in question who was only recently rescued, was taken during the night from a sanctuary near Ballynoe, Co Antrim.

Tullamore Dew and Bulmers are cutting jobs in Clonmel

The news was described as “genuinely shocking” for workers.

What’s the issue with Greece’s pension system?

The main bone of contention in negotiations between Greece and its creditors has been how to resolve the pension system. But why is it such a huge issue?

From The42 Aldo: Interim belt is a toy for McGregor to show his drunk Irish friends Ouch

Aldo: Interim belt is a toy for McGregor to show his drunk Irish friends

The UFC champion has finally broken his silence.

The 5 at 5: Thursday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

From Business ETC Reserved a copy of Windows 10? You might not get it on the release date Slow And Steady

Reserved a copy of Windows 10? You might not get it on the release date

Microsoft is releasing the update in phases, starting off with those involved with its Windows Insider programme.

Family of Berkeley survivor Clodagh Cogley post photos of her progress

The Trinity College student plans to return to Dublin after her treatment in San Francisco.

Alexis Tspiras throws feta cheese and Greek yoghurt at Michael Noonan outside Leinster House* Payback This post contains videos

Suicidal woman allegedly told to ‘go home and overdose’ if she wanted to be seen

The incident apparently happened at University Hospital Galway.

From The42 Stop what you’re doing and watch this brilliant hurling trick shot Off The Bar This post contains videos

Ex-husband gets 30 years for murder of Irish mother found dead in car park

The couple had three children aged 5, 7 and 11.

As it happened: Brian Cowen comes out swinging at the banking inquiry Fianna Fáil Days This post contains videos

As it happened: Brian Cowen comes out swinging at the banking inquiry

The former Taoiseach discussed his time as finance minister.

Girls jump from window to escape fire in their home

Nobody was injured in the incident.

From Business ETC Here’s what your kitchen could look like in 10 years On The Boil
From The42 The incredible story of the tsunami survivor who has followed in Ronaldo’s footsteps Inspirational

The incredible story of the tsunami survivor who has followed in Ronaldo’s footsteps

17-year-old Martunis, who was discovered alive after the natural disaster in 2004, has been signed by Sporting Lisbon’s academy.

Joan Burton compared to Margaret Thatcher (again)

But the lady is not for turning on the cut to the one-parent family payment.

Today’s top stories in 6 seconds

All the day’s news? You’ll find it here.

‘Beaumont Hospital chiefs are playing Russian roulette with my life’

I’m 38, a mother to two boys, and I have just been handed a death sentence.

“Enough is enough”: Stardust campaigners holding sit-in over tragic deaths

They are looking for a new investigation into the nightclub blaze.

Was Brian Cowen a good finance minister?

Here’s everything you need to know about what’s happening in Irish politics right now…

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