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Dublin: 11 °C Thursday 17 April, 2014

Today’s News

Large-scale fake cash operation busted on Dublin’s northside

A man in his fifties has been arrested.

From The Daily Edge VIDEO: Your weekend movies… the Amazing Spider-Man 2 Trailers

VIDEO: Your weekend movies… the Amazing Spider-Man 2

Cinema trip this weekend? DailyEdge.ie brings you snippets from new releases to help you decide where to put your money…

Agreed … Ukraine, Russia, the US and EU have reached a surprise deal in Geneva

The four parties have agreed on a way forward following half a day of talks, including a call to disband armed groups that have taken over buildings.

Two women arrested this morning over the Jean McConville case have been released

The women, aged 57 and 60, were questioned at Antrim police station.

Misquoted: Sinn Féin apologises to Bishop over abortion letter

The party’s apologised after election literature written by local members misrepresented the views of Bishop of Dromore, John McAreavey.

Column: Is there really a glass ceiling for women in the workplace – or is it just for mothers?

The ‘glass ceiling’ is less to do with being a woman and more to do with having to care for small children.

From The Daily Edge Well, isn’t it well for some? Holidail

Well, isn’t it well for some?

That’s a grand break.

Pope Francis has been washing people’s feet … again

The Pope washed the feet of a dozen elderly and disabled people during a ceremony in Rome.

This ad should stop you from texting and driving

Honda tells its drivers about the devastating effects of driving and texting.

From The Score Waterford hurling legend Tony Browne has retired A Legend Departs

Waterford hurling legend Tony Browne has retired

“I have loved and embraced every moment wearing the Waterford jersey from my earliest days.”

Anglo pair could each face five years in prison for each offence

The charges carry a penalty of up to five years in prison and/or a fine of up to €30,000 per offence.

From The Daily Edge Dog gets hit by car, spends 6 months slashing tyres in local village Revenge
From The Score AFL clubs chasing Red Hand starlet McKenna as he catches the eye in trials Men At Work

AFL clubs chasing Red Hand starlet McKenna as he catches the eye in trials

“I do definitely want to come over. It’d be an unbelievable experience if I get a chance to go,” the Tyrone prospect says.

The 5 at 5: Thursday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

Am I bothered? Micheál Martin says Bertie’s comments about him are ‘not a big deal’

Bertie Ahern is reported to have said he doesn’t “think much” of the current Fianna Fáil leader at a recent party event in his former stronghold.

From Business ETC Twitter takes more inspiration from Facebook by pushing mobile app ads Mobile Ads

Twitter takes more inspiration from Facebook by pushing mobile app ads

The new ads will allow users to download apps through promoted tweets and outside the app itself.

There are at least 2,022 fake FIFA World Cups floating around China

China has started a major crackdown on football products that infringe on trademarks.

From The Daily Edge Stressed Trinity students studying for their exams can now get “canine therapy” Puppy Power

Roads in Mayo get prayers and blessings in a bid to reduce road deaths

The ceremonies will take place at all Catholic and Church of Ireland churches in the county on Sunday.

Battle of Clontarf comes to life (Game of Thrones style) on Twitter

This week marks the 1,000th anniversary of the famous battle.

Ireland sees first bankers convicted of giving illegal loans

Pat Whelan and Willie McAteer found guilty of giving loans to the Maple 10 but not guilty in relation to dealings with the Quinn family.

Senators pass law banning smoking in cars with children – and the government’s backing it

The bill now moves to the Dáil where it will have government support.

Justice Committee says Ireland should recognise Travellers as ethnic group

A report from the committee said the Taoiseach and Justice Minister should confirm this recognition and commence dialogue with representative groups about new legislation.

Cannabis plants seized at Wicklow house

A man in his 50s was arrested at the scene.

From Business ETC Setanta Insurance wind up leaves policyholders ‘stranded without cover’ In Limbo

Setanta Insurance wind up leaves policyholders ‘stranded without cover’

The Central Bank said today that Setanta is not in a position to confirm that claims will be met in full.

Lunchtime Fix: 6 things you need to know

Catch up as you refuel.

Column: ‘The doctors didn’t think it could be bowel cancer – I was 22, fit, and didn’t smoke’

When I look back I really can’t believe how stupid I was. It took me six months to go see a doctor – I was studying for a masters and didn’t have time to be sick.

From The Daily Edge 10 frustrating things that ONLY happen when you’re in a hurry Why Me

10 frustrating things that ONLY happen when you’re in a hurry

You wouldn’t know whether to laugh or cry.

From The Score ‘Winning World Cups is achievable’ – Nucifora says Ireland cannot limit ambition Next Step

‘Winning World Cups is achievable’ – Nucifora says Ireland cannot limit ambition

The IRFU’s newly-appointed Performance Director wants to see more young Irish players in first-team action.

Fine Gael and Labour are ‘austerity junkies’ failing to attract investment – Pearse Doherty

Sinn Féín has called on the government to access more funding from the European Investment Bank to stimulate job creation.

Tánaiste: If there’s one thing I can’t be accused of, it’s making decisions that court popularity

Eamon Gilmore acknowledged he’s not exactly Mr Popular in the Dáil this afternoon as the water charges row rumbled on.

From The Score IRFU: ‘Absolutely no point’ in forcing Henshaw to switch provinces Western Boy

IRFU: ‘Absolutely no point’ in forcing Henshaw to switch provinces

IRFU focused on players’ “best interests in terms of getting to progress to with the national team.”

From Business ETC 19-year-old arrested for using Heartbleed to steal taxpayers’ data Canada

19-year-old arrested for using Heartbleed to steal taxpayers’ data

The Canada Revenue Agency said 900 social insurance numbers were stolen from its website.

VIDEO: Shocking CCTV footage of rush-hour ambulance crash in Dublin city centre

The video also shows there were near misses for a number of pedestrians at the crossroads at the time of the incident.

Diarmuid Martin says priests feel hurt over yesterday’s Irish Times cartoon

The Archbishop said he is a strong believer in freedom of speech and of the vital role of satire in social criticism.

From Business ETC Apple said to integrate Shazam’s song-recognition software into iOS update Name That Song

Apple said to integrate Shazam’s song-recognition software into iOS update

The company is partnering with Shazam, whose music-recognition software will be built into Apple’s upcoming mobile software update iOS 8.

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