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The 9 at 9: Friday

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Here is everything you need to know as you start your Friday.

Islamic State releases another beheading video

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The video shows a Kurdish man being killed and follows the release of a number of videos which militants claim show the mass killing of Syrian soldiers.

Opinion: Friend or foe? What you need to know about jellyfish

1 hour ago

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Yes, some jellyfish can pose danger to us – but they have also inspired engineering, scientific and medical advances.

Eruption next to Icelandic volcano shuts down part of airspace

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There was a “fissure eruption” on the glacier surrounding Bardarbunga

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White bread, butter and chips? Hospital food is not good enough, says TD

1 hour ago

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Ciara Conway TD has called for response to hospital food, after a constituents child was served chips in a pediatric ward.

Noisy flights are about to get a lot less noisy

1 hour ago

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Irish researchers are leading the way on this one.

It’s all about love as the first day of the Lisdoonvarna matchmaking festival begins

2 hours ago

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The final weekend of the festival is dedicated to the LGBT market.

Here’s when by-elections for two empty Dáil seats are set to take place

2 hours ago

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The two votes are likely to take place before the Budget in October.

Urbanisation and increasing affluence are causing dire health consequences for China

2 hours ago

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The number of people living with dementia has more than doubled from about 3.68 million in 1990 to 9.2 million in 2010.

Australia’s plain cigarette packaging has not given a boost to the illicit tobacco trade

2 hours ago

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Research also found that plain tobacco packs don’t hurt small retailers or flood the market with very cheap cigarettes,

‘To discover you can’t have children because of an STI you got when younger is just heart-breaking’

2 hours ago

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Chlamydia is the number one disease affecting a woman’s chance to conceive and it’s on the increase.

Yesterday’s News

Here’s What Happened Today: Thursday

10 hours ago

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Everyone’s talking about a woman killed by a Garda car, troops in the Golan Heights and Enda on ice.

No Irish troops among dozens of peacekeepers captured in the Golan Heights

10 hours ago

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The UN has confirmed that 43 peacekeepers were detained in the area by an armed group.

Gardai are investigating suspected petrol bomb attack on a Clare courthouse

10 hours ago

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The attack took place in the early hours of this morning.

Elderly woman dies after being struck by garda car

10 hours ago

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The incident occurred on the Fonthill Road this morning.

Man hospitalised after suspected shooting in Bray

10 hours ago

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The man was found injured in People’s Park this afternoon.

NUJ staff at Independent News and Media say there is an ‘oppressive management culture’

10 hours ago

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The NUJ chapel at the media company has also expressed disappointment at Irish Independent editor Claire Grady’s sudden departure yesterday.

Mayo’s Lee Keegan has been cleared to play against Kerry this Saturday

10 hours ago

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Keegan will be back for the semi-final replay in Limerick.

Obama: ‘It’s plain to see Russia is arming rebels in Ukraine’

10 hours ago

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However the President’s suit made more waves on Twitter.

The Irish author of Uncle Silas was honoured with a Google Doodle today

11 hours ago

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Sheridan Le Fanu was born in Dominick Street in Dublin 200 years ago today.

Two goals from Robbie Brady couldn’t keep Hull in the Europa League tonight

11 hours ago

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Spurs advanced but Hull went out on away goals.

VIDEO: Your weekend movies… Obvious Child

12 hours ago

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

Column: What exactly is an ‘outbreak’?

13 hours ago

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The current Ebola outbreak in West Africa raises some important questions about the treatment of infectious disease and the so-called developed world.

This motion tracker will allow you to use your hands in virtual reality

13 hours ago

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Leap Motion is working on an attachment for Oculus Rift which allows you to interact with a VR experience using your hands.

Gardaí issue warning to thieves who stole “dangerous” machine

13 hours ago

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The stolen machine emits radiation, gardaí say.

These letters between Irish Rail and the NBRU show why more strikes look inevitable

14 hours ago

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Irish Rail asked the NBRU to halt the stoppages, the union refused.

CEO put on probation after video of him kicking a dog goes viral

14 hours ago

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Des Hague is the CEO of food and drink company Centerplate.

The new owner of these Dublin apartments is paying €25 million just to finish them off

15 hours ago

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Hibernia bought the apartments from Ulster Bank as part of a €67 million deal earlier this year.

Family honour their beloved grandad with a beautiful message in a bottle

15 hours ago

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They’re hoping everyone who finds it will send it on its journey again. :’(

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