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# August

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Aer Lingus passenger numbers increase by 0.9 per cent
The company did say, however, that good weather in July affected its forward booking profile.
Man due in court over garda assault in Offaly
The garda required stitches after sustaining injuries to his ears.
New '132' reg system drives huge increase in August car sales
There was a 20 per cent increase in new car sales in August compared to the same month last year. However, looking at the year as a whole, sales are down 8 per cent.
Liverpool-Celtic pre-season friendly confirmed to take place at the Aviva
Neil Lennon flew into Dublin to confirm the match, which has been arranged for August 10.
Barnardos to close in August 2013 to reduce costs
The children’s charity said that it has chosen to close for a week that month as it is the time of the year with the least impact.
Residential property prices down in Dublin but up across the country
The CSO’s The Residential Property Price Index recorded an overall rise in August.
Aer Lingus announces increase in August passenger numbers
The total number of people travelling with Aer Lingus increased by 2.2 per cent overall in August of this year, although the number of short haul passengers was down by 1.2 per cent.
8 important lessons from Twitter on how to go back to school
The Daily Edge distils the wisdom of the crowd.
Teenager appears before court over Tuam assault
A 22-year-old man was seriously injured when a rock was thrown at his head in the incident.
August one of highest months for insolvencies
An average of 10 companies a day became insolvent in August, with one-third of insolvent companies leaving unpaid mortgages behind.
Summer, it's literally not what it used to be
Most of us learnt in school that summer was in May, June and July but that’s not what Met Éireann says…
2010 in Photos: August
In August, Russia was ravaged by wildfires while Pakistan was devastated by heavy rains – and Wyclef Jean announced his intention to run for president of Haiti.