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Here’s What Happened Today: Saturday

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Opinion polls, a Sony hack probe, and water charge protests had everyone talking today.

Support for Labour and Fine Gael drops in latest Red C poll

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But there’s another poll too…

Anti-water charge protests in Dublin and Donegal

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It’s reported the 300 attended the protest in Donegal while 200 came out for the Dublin demonstration.

“We won’t be moving,” say residents told to leave their homes a week before Christmas

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Their landlord has gone into receivership and the receiver says there are health and safety concerns.

Why headlines like this really, really annoy Gerald Fleming

17 minutes ago

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“There’s absolutely no sense in that particular story and there’s nothing scientifically to back it up whatsoever.”

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HSE issues tender for surveillance system following Áras Attracta expóse

22 minutes ago

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The director general of the HSE Tony O’Brien said, “We need to know whether and in what circumstances we can engage in covert filming”.

Twink, Superquinn sausages, Irish Water, and punts: Ireland by numbers in 2014

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How many pigs are in Ireland? How many people are paid minimum wage? So many questions…

These hairy cows are a rare butterfly’s best friend… here’s why:

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They’re also going to be helping snails. And all by eating grass.

‘He’s served his time and wants to play football’ – Hartlepool boss interested in Ched Evans

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Ronnie Moore says bringing the convicted rapist to the League Two club is ‘a possibility’.

11 Waterford Whispers headlines that sum up the year 2014

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Kim Kardashian Becomes Wedged In Ailwee Caves, and other classics from 2014.

No faking it: The art of growing a real Christmas tree

2 hours ago

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The Kavanagh family has been selling trees since the 1950s.

Have you seen missing girl Shannon Quaid (14)?

2 hours ago

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Shannon is known to frequent Dublin city centre, particularly Summerhill and Mountjoy.

Could our next Andy Lee or Katie Taylor be amongst this lot?

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Check out the talent in junior boxing…

Dangerous distress flare found on Tory Island

3 hours ago

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Thankfully, it was made safe by the Army Bomb Disposal Team.

This is the Irish course that has 200,000 people taking part

3 hours ago

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Duolingo launched the beta version of its Irish course during the summer, and its success has been down to five volunteers.

Man charged over robbery of armed cash-in-transit van

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A man was arrested and a van found burning nearby.

Munster sunk in Glasgow after letting a nine-point half time lead slip

3 hours ago

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The visitors were held scoreless in the second half.

Five Irish Christmas brews — reviewed by people who don’t normally do this sort of thing for a living

3 hours ago

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“I’m more of a wine snob… I’ve never tried being a beer snob before.”

QUIZ: How prepared for Christmas Day are you?

4 hours ago

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Is it time to start panicking yet?

31-year-old Shane Drennan missing from Kilkenny

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He was last spotted on Thursday night.

As it happened: Aston Villa v Manchester United, Premier League

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As United looked to make it seven wins in a row we took you through all of the action live.

Man armed with knife arrested after robbery at Dublin business this morning

5 hours ago

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The young man was arrested after a struggle.

Man due in court after almost €700k of cannabis found in house raid

5 hours ago

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The search was part of an ongoing investigation into drug dealing in Clare and Limerick.

Cruise liners are basically hauling the cash into Dublin

6 hours ago

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The cruise season has extended by two months this year, right into winter.

Opinion: 8 things I’ve learned about Christmas since having kids

7 hours ago

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Before kids, Christmas was about nights out as much as nights in – and about finding the perfect sparkly dress for the office party.

Despite fears, suspicious object found under soldier’s car wasn’t an explosive

7 hours ago

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A controlled explosion is said to have been carried out.

Saracens’ policy for extra tickets for their Munster match is basically ‘no Irish need apply’

8 hours ago

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Saracens are treating Irish requests for extra tickets with ‘suspicion’.

5 apps worth downloading this week

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Featuring the return of an old classic, a way to keep your photos safe from prying eyes and a critically acclaimed game making its way to iPad.

Fresh thinking for gifted children with no family history of college

8 hours ago

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A free programme which offers extra-curricular classes was a hit in Limerick.

Man in critical condition after being hit by car

8 hours ago

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It happened in the early hours of this morning.

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