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Dublin: 7 °C Tuesday 27 January, 2015

Today’s News

From The42 Ivanovic’s extra time header sees Chelsea past Liverpool in riveting semi-final

Ivanovic’s extra time header sees Chelsea past Liverpool in riveting semi-final

Fans were treated to 120 minutes of exciting action at Stamford Bridge.

Here’s What Happened Today: Tuesday

Fire at a TD’s office, a homophobic bullying workshop, and snow in New York had everyone talking.

From Business ETC First-time buyers will be able to borrow 90% of property value up to €220k Relief

First-time buyers will be able to borrow 90% of property value up to €220k

New mortgage regulations announced today will mean all other primary dwelling buyers will have to pay 20% of the value themselves.

Gardaí investigate fire at Michelle Mulherin’s constituency office

Gardaí said there was minimal damage to the office.

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Students to protest over school’s cancellation of homophobic bullying workshop

Transition year students at Coláiste Eoin in Dublin are planning to wear rainbow flags on their school crests.

Second historic grenade in three days made safe by bomb disposal team

A controlled explosion of the device was carried out on a beach in Wexford.

Graham Dwyer trial: Heavy metal chains and document about being a slave found in Elaine O’Hara’s apartment

The court also heard today from the woman who discovered Elaine O’Hara’s remains in the Dublin Mountains.

Russian ex-spy may have been poisoned TWICE

The man was allegedly poisoned by a cup of tea laced with polonium-210 in 2006 and publicly accused Vladamir Putin of ordering his killing before he died three weeks later.

Lowry: Labour leaked note with ‘malicious intent’

The Independent TD said the party had brought politics to “a new low”.

From The Daily Edge 10 signs that you were once a teenage grunger All The Small Things

10 signs that you were once a teenage grunger

Wallet chains and skate shoes. \m/

From Business ETC What do farmers want? Green Shoots

What do farmers want?

To be like Scotland, for starters.

Investigation launched after thousands of personal documents found on side of road

Confidential documents were scattered on the Tuam to Athenry road.

The baby seal in Dublin Bay has made its way back to sea

A local photographer found the pup lying on a pipeline near Sutton.

From The42 We’ll Leave it There So: GAA gets tough on racism, Sexton set to face France and all today’s sport Tuesday

We’ll Leave it There So: GAA gets tough on racism, Sexton set to face France and all today’s sport

Also featuring drama in the Leinster Schools Cup and another Irish international potentially moving to the MLS.

From Business ETC SME book club: What you can learn from one of the world’s greatest football managers Sir Alex Ferguson

SME book club: What you can learn from one of the world’s greatest football managers

Step inside the mind of Manchester United’s all-conquering chief.

From Business ETC Here we go again? Microsoft Windows is starting to slide Earnings

Here we go again? Microsoft Windows is starting to slide

For one, its biggest source of revenue will likely take a hit later this year when Windows 10 is released.

From Business ETC Here’s what you need to know about sending private group messages on Twitter Appealing To The Masses

Here’s what you need to know about sending private group messages on Twitter

Twitter has introduced both group messaging and the ability to upload 30-second videos as it looks for ways to increase its user base.

‘We want to make sure that the public can have confidence in us’

A report found 114 penalty point cancellations required further investigation.

From The Daily Edge Belfast citizens warned not to eat mackerel found on the street after fish spill Fishy Behaviour

Belfast citizens warned not to eat mackerel found on the street after fish spill

A fish truck spilled its cargo all over the Ravenhill Road on Saturday, and the locals want to feast on their ‘catch’.

From Business ETC ‘We want Bose to reconsider, closing this plant is going to hit the county hard’ Job Losses

‘We want Bose to reconsider, closing this plant is going to hit the county hard’

Siptu is meeting with senior management at the audio company to appeal for them to reconsider the closure of a Monaghan facility.

From Business ETC Waiting game: Government still tossing up sale of Aer Lingus stake Boeing Boeing...

Waiting game: Government still tossing up sale of Aer Lingus stake

The airline’s proposed buyer has said it will keep Aer Lingus as a separate business.

The 5 at 5: Tuesday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

Should two hours of PE a week be made compulsory for students? Primary School This post contains a poll

Should two hours of PE a week be made compulsory for students?

That’s what these principals think.

From The42 Super Bowl XLIX: Where are the best places to watch the game in Ireland? SB49

Super Bowl XLIX: Where are the best places to watch the game in Ireland?

We’ve found 20 parties around the country to attend this Sunday night.

People from which country got the most PPS numbers in Ireland last year?

That doesn’t include Ireland, of course.

Galway the latest council to call for fluoride ban – despite what the science says

Dentists don’t agree with a ban, neither do public health boards.

NFL to run unsettling domestic violence ad based on real 911 call during Super Bowl

It’s part of the NFL’s ‘No More’ campaign.

The number of people applying for asylum in Ireland last year more than doubled

The Department of Justice said this was a reversal of recent trends.

From The42 GAA President – ‘We abhor any form of abuse of our players, whether it be racial or sectarian’ In The Dock

GAA President – ‘We abhor any form of abuse of our players, whether it be racial or sectarian’

‘We abhor any form of abuse of our players,’ says GAA President Liam O’Neill.

Opinion: I thought my eating disorder gave me control, but it was really controlling me

Talking to people is so important – keeping everything bottled up inside only leads to disaster.

“We’re at the end of our tether” – Labour can’t make this Senator leave his office

James Heffernan had his belongings packed up by former Labour colleague John Gilroy recently. But he’s not budging.

From The Daily Edge 12 of the most smartass graffiti responses to signs around Ireland Heh Heh

12 of the most smartass graffiti responses to signs around Ireland

We are a nation of sarcastic bollixes.

From The Daily Edge Are these the 10 best Irish songs of 2014? Meteor Choice

Are these the 10 best Irish songs of 2014?

The Meteor Choice Irish Song of the Year nominations are out.

‘I think about the different family I might have had – if only she had been given sanctuary’

My grandfather pleaded with the authorities for permission to bring his niece to Ireland in 1938. He was refused – and then the Nazis invaded Poland.

Today’s top stories in 7 seconds

Don’t have time to mull over the news? Here’s everything you need to know.

Is there a ban on Irish broadcasters showing this cover? In short, no

The BAI has revised its programming code.

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