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From The Daily Edge Weather reporter terrified by ‘giant bee’ live on air

Big prop makes great break, then things get a little hairy

Tighthead props rarely practice what to do after they make an electric break.

From TheJournal.ie MS sufferer and right-to-die campaigner: ‘If I was an animal…I’d be put to sleep’ Legislation

MS sufferer and right-to-die campaigner: ‘If I was an animal…I’d be put to sleep’

Kate Tobin was diagnosed with the condition two years ago and says “Nobody can know the pain I’m going through”.

Ander Herrera’s rib injury seemed to be caused by a brush with the referee

Ander Herrera’s rib injury seemed to be caused by a brush with the referee

The hurling boys will have a filed day with this.

Scholes criticises City’s fans lack of support

“At quarter-past seven, there’s empty seats everywhere. When you come here it just doesn’t have a European night feel to it.”

From Business ETC There are 400 new jobs coming to Dundrum Jobswatch

There are 400 new jobs coming to Dundrum

Car rental marketplace company, CarTrawler, has announced the new jobs at its headquarters in south Dublin today.

No surprise – Rory McIlroy is the PGA Tour Player of the Year

Chesson Hadley named PGA Tour Rookie of the Year as McIlroy collects the top prize.

Ulster’s Declan Fitzpatrick banned for one game after red card punch

The prop was given time off for good behaviour today.

Stuart Byrne column: Home advantage should prove key in FAI Cup semi-finals

The semi-finals of the country’s premier cup competition are this Sunday with St Patrick’s Athletic facing Finn Harps and Shamrock Rovers taking on Derry City.

From The Daily Edge Twilight to return… in new series of short films on Facebook Twilight

Here’s the tweet that inspired Francesco Totti against Man City last night

Despite an illustrious career, the striker had never scored on English soil in the Champions League.

From TheJournal.ie Ministers WILL have to pay water charges for their second homes, afterall Not So Fast

Ministers WILL have to pay water charges for their second homes, afterall

The Department of Finance confirmed that a loophole allowing ministers to claim the charges as an expense was set to be closed.

From Business ETC NAMA is selling €600m in properties – although it won’t tell us exactly what Nama Knows

NAMA is selling €600m in properties – although it won’t tell us exactly what

At least we know Facebook’s European HQ is one of the buildings on the market.

From TheJournal.ie Susie Long Hospice Fund set to open six palliative care beds in Kilkenny Cancer

Susie Long Hospice Fund set to open six palliative care beds in Kilkenny

The SLHF eventually wants to open a 12-bed hospice in St Luke’s Hospital.

From The Daily Edge Channel 4 News accidentally called David Cameron ‘evil’ in a tweet

GAA season ticket prices to increase by 13% for 2015 season

Ticket prices have risen from €75 to €85 for next season.

From TheJournal.ie Disability groups demand an end to ‘draconian’ cuts Don't Leave Us Behind

Out injured for a month, here’s 37-year-old Kevin Davies’ nutritional plan

He’s already made one pretty obvious slip-up though.

From TheJournal.ie Could depression soon be diagnosed through a blood test? Breakthrough

Could depression soon be diagnosed through a blood test?

A breakthrough in research in the US suggests that depression could soon by diagnosed via a blood test.

From TheJournal.ie Opinion: The threat of Ebola and the ‘Responsibility to Protect’ United Nations

Opinion: The threat of Ebola and the ‘Responsibility to Protect’

The international community is pouring its efforts into containing the criminal militancy of Isis, but we should turn our attention to funding Ebola emergency relief.

From TheJournal.ie Need a 10-minute break? Step into the Reading Room… Take A Break

Need a 10-minute break? Step into the Reading Room…

This week, we have a homeless special.

From TheJournal.ie US to be involved in upcoming Northern Ireland peace talks Peace

US to be involved in upcoming Northern Ireland peace talks

The Foreign Affairs minister called for the continued strong US support for the Peace Process in Northern Ireland.

Footballing talent Carty committed to furthering Connacht cause

The 22-year-old has pedigree in soccer and GAA, but the westerners have benefited from his choice to focus on rugby.

From The Daily Edge 9 desk accessories you need in your life right now Desk Accessories

9 desk accessories you need in your life right now

Two words: desk microwave.

From TheJournal.ie ‘This story is unravelling as it gets made up’: Yep, they’re still talking ‘McNulty-gate’ in the Dáil THE NEVERENDING STORY

‘This story is unravelling as it gets made up’: Yep, they’re still talking ‘McNulty-gate’ in the Dáil

Enda Kenny faced more questions today on the circumstances surrounding John McNulty’s appointment to a state board.

Two-year ban proposed for club official who struck Paul Galvin with hurley

The incident occurred last Sunday at Austin Stack Park in Tralee.

From The Daily Edge What to watch on TV tonight: Wednesday Tv Picks

What to watch on TV tonight: Wednesday

Here are the shows that’ll be on your Twitter timeline later.

From TheJournal.ie Gardaí search for Dublin teenager missing for nine days Missing

Gardaí search for Dublin teenager missing for nine days

Esther Bussy has been missing from Rathfarnham since 22 September.

From TheJournal.ie Ten civilians killed after playground and minibus are shelled in Ukraine Conflict
From TheJournal.ie ‘We should be worried about Ebola – but for Africa, not ourselves’ Help Wanted

‘We should be worried about Ebola – but for Africa, not ourselves’

Darren Hanniffy just came home from Liberia, where Ebola infections are DOUBLING every two weeks.

From TheJournal.ie Lunchtime Fix: 6 things you need to know News Wrap

Lunchtime Fix: 6 things you need to know

Catch up as you refuel.

From TheJournal.ie Body found in search of Meath bog for ‘Disappeared’ Brendan Megraw The Disappeared

Body found in search of Meath bog for ‘Disappeared’ Brendan Megraw

Megraw was kidnapped and killed by the IRA in 1978.

From TheJournal.ie ‘A grubby incident’: Enda Kenny faces further criticism over McNulty affair Seanad

‘A grubby incident’: Enda Kenny faces further criticism over McNulty affair

McNulty withdrew from the Seanad by-election yesterday.

From Business ETC How to make sure your phone doesn’t get a scratch on it TechGuide

How to make sure your phone doesn’t get a scratch on it

If your phone has far too many scrapes and bumps, then it might be worth reassessing how you use it.

The Irish gender gap in sport and exercise is getting smaller

Almost 1.7 million Irish adults take part in sport on a weekly basis, according to the latest Sports Council study.

‘Sturridge fit for Liverpool but not for England’ – Brendan Rodgers

Is there a club v country row brewing at Anfield?

From The Daily Edge Ben Affleck says his penis looks better in 3D… it’s The Dredge The Dredge

Ben Affleck says his penis looks better in 3D… it’s The Dredge

All the best of the day’s celebrity dirt.

From TheJournal.ie Dublin set for Hong Kong pro-democracy protest this evening Democracy

Dublin set for Hong Kong pro-democracy protest this evening

The protest will take place at 17.30 today outside the GPO on O’Connell Street.

From Business ETC The big chair at the Sunday Business Post has finally been filled Newspapers

The big chair at the Sunday Business Post has finally been filled

And the winner is… Ex-Post, RTÉ then Post-again journalist Ian Kehoe.

From TheJournal.ie €200,000 worth of drugs found in Cavan last night Cannabis

€200,000 worth of drugs found in Cavan last night

No arrests have yet been made.

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