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Poolbeg incinerator contract extended
DCC announces review of contract.
Bord na Móna workers end strike
Galway co-op destroyed in blaze
BoI refused to take over Anglo on same day of guarantee
Anglo asked Bank of Ireland to take it over on the same day the government announced the bank guarantee.
Prospective Blackburn buyer left debt trail in UK
Indian businessman has outstanding debts including rent and court judgements left following earlier UK stay.
Taking a walk from McDonald’s Ha’penny Bridge to St Coca-Cola’s Green?
Labour Party councillors plan proposals to allow companies buy naming rights to Dublin landmarks.
Back to Dublin? U2′s 360° could come full circle
“Advanced discussions” are being held about having U2′s world tour return to Dublin in two months.
€200m bill for Dublin City Council if it pulls the Poolbeg plug
The city council tells John Gormley that whoever triggers the contract’s break clause will be hit heavily.
US unemployment continues to rise
The good news is that it wasn’t as bad as predicted.
Mark Noble confirmed as Jim-Jim partner on FM104
Is Facebook going to help you stalk your friends?
No – we mean, even more than it already does. They’re testing a somewhat creepy new ‘Subscribe’ button.
Shatter leaves Ahern’s ‘ATM tax’ idea in smithereens
Fine Gael’s justice spokesman ridicules the justice minister’s idea of a “kidnapper’s tax” for ATM withdrawals.
HSE payroll system costs state €6m a year
One of the costliest inventions of the Celtic Tiger continues to haunt Ireland.
Connacht name starting XV to play Dragons
Westerners are paddy-last when it comes to naming squads.
Wheat price spike sparks Mozambican riots
Protests over rising food prices continue in capital Maputo.
Iberian World Cup bid to receive Fifa boost
Bid has “many possibilities of being chosen” apparently.
NTA to decide on future of Waterford-Rosslare rail line
Local opposition to planned closure mounts.
Burger King is officially worth 1,086,666,666 Whoppers
The burger chain is taken over for $3.26bn. What’s that worth in Irish Whopper Meals?
What’s a Double Dip recession? Your 60-second guide
The services sector is slowing down. Is a second recession on the way? And what does that mean?
Poolbeg contract has negotiation clause
The contract for the controversial Poolbeg incinerator might expire this week – opening the possibility of renegotiation.
Another oil rig explodes in the Gulf of Mexico
Coastguard says 13 employees were blown into the water, and the rig is now leaking oil.
AOL creates 20 news jobs in Dublin
ECB maintains 1% interest rate, extends emergency bank loans
The European Central Bank remains in crisis mode.
21 year-old in attempt to buy Portsmouth FC
He’d be younger than most of the players.
Illness rules Fallon out again
Second duvet day in a row for Co. Clare jockey.
Italian teen sets early pace at European Masters
Teen prodigy shows fogeys how it’s done.
FAI Finance Director steps down
Finance Director Mark O’Leary resigns after five year stint.
Homeowners in arrears up by almost a third
The number of households now in mortgage arrears has risen by almost 40% in the past year.
Canada Life to add jobs
Huge jump in mortgage arrears
Almost 400 homes repossessed in the second quarter of this year.
Miami Dolphins search for $50k earring
Maybe take the earrings off before training next time, Kendall.
Leinster announce squad for Glasgow match
New signing also announced as Leinster look to address front row problems.
Cup final set for Sligo
Rovers look to put last year’s FAI Cup misery behind them. Surely they can’t possibly lose this one too…
Burger King in sale talks
Burger King is reportedly in talks about possible sale of its €1.8bn fast-food chain.
Connacht name strong squad for Dragons clash
Quest for the glory of ninth place begins.
New Dublin radio station launches
Classic rock station launches after two year wait.
Deadline-day roundup
All the big moves digested into one page, like some sort of Snack bar. Probably a yellow one.
Kieran Fallon out of two races
Even jockeys get the man flu sometimes.
Uefa ban vuvuzelas from European matches
The last post is sounded for annoying “HUMMMM” sound in Europe.
Wins all round for favourites at Flushing Meadows
Wozniacki lives up to the hype, while Nadal endures a minor hiccup against Gabashvili.