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This handy new tool could stop a government from spying on you
Amnesty International said Governments are increasingly using technology to access activists and journalists’ private emails and computers.
Rugby player under fire after spitting blood at opponent during game*
*It may have been unintentional.
Member of public brings viable artillery shell to garda station
The device was made safe by the Defence Forces late last night.
Here’s how fighting in Ukraine is holding up the MH17 investigation
Again, fighting in the towns around the crash site made it impossible for Dutch and Australian authorities to get to the wreckage today.
Unregistered Carlow plumber prosecuted for installing gas boilers
This is the third successful prosecution by CER this year.
Gardaí are looking for the driver who crashed this car into a house
The incident occurred in Finglas early this morning.
Man jumps into River Liffey to save his blind dog
Stevie is safe and recovering at home.
This is a very very stupid thing to do ... obviously
Teenagers have been jumping from four-storey high scaffolding into Grand Canal Dock. It’s not a very bright thing to do.
15-year-old in court as drivers warned about spate of carjackings
A teenager will appear in court today after a taxi driver had his car hijacked in the early hours of Sunday morning.
Army conducts 'painstaking' search for explosives at derelict building
A “volatile” War of Independence grenade has already been found at the Dublin location and it is believed there may be a number of dangerous devices there.
VIDEO: Man rescued from top of Sydney Opera House after climbing onto the roof
The man who scaled the iconic building showed signs of intoxication.
Gardaí to begin nationwide crackdown on drivers using mobile phones
The national mobile phone operation will take place over the next two days, beginning tomorrow.
'If Russia wants to be a G8 country it needs to act like one' says US Secretary of State
John Kerry today raised the possibility of boycotting the G-8 summit in Russia.
19,000 homes still without power after last week's storm
ESB said they are working on connecting homes by today or tomorrow, but some customers in isolated areas will not be connected until towards the end of the week.
One in three would still put something in mouth of person having seizure
A new campaign to raise awareness about epilepsy is supported by Ireland’s rugby coach Joe Schmidt, whose son has the condition.
One-year-olds are most at risk of getting burns or scalds
Burns and scalds are the fourth leading cause of death for children in the EU.
"Very dangerous" early-20th century grenade found in Co Cork
The item was made safe by the army bomb disposal squad.
A car crash caused by texting while driving caught on camera
A warning video.
'Extremely dangerous' radioactive material stolen in Mexico
The material could not be used in a conventional nuclear weapon.
Poll: Should pet owners need licences for exotic animals?
Dog owners do need a licence for their pet – but you can buy a snake or alligator without a licence.
Video: French player sees red for this clothes line
Grenoble’s Vincent Campo floored his Montpellier opponent with this dangerous stiff arm.
Stockpiling for Halloween bonfire causes city centre flat blaze
Children lined the stairwell of the flats with more than 40 wooden pallets they collected for a bonfire.
Laws against sex buyers need to be introduced now, says Immigrant Council
340 people are living in slavery in Ireland which is why action is needed now says ICI.
French court upholds ban on fracking
France banned the practice in 2011 over the objections of the oil industry.
Boy in hospital following 'choking game' incident
The boy was taken to hospital after he was found unconscious.
What's it like to face an Anthony Nash 21-yard free?
Clare goalkeeper Patrick Kelly explains how they prepared to face the Cork ‘keepers power.
Wingsuit flier dies in Swiss Alps after jumping from 10,000 feet
Wingsuit flying is done in a special jumpsuit, called a wingsuit, which adds surface area to the human body to enable a significant increase in lift.
The most dangerous spear tackle you'll see today
Ma’a Nonu received a three-week ban following the incident, which fortunately did not result in a serious injury.
‘Personal location transmitters for fishermen should be mandatory’ says Doherty
Sinn Fein’s Pearse Doherty wants location devices to be worn by all fishermen who are out at sea.
Trampolines and bouncy castles can be a danger to children, warn doctors
In one month alone, 45 patients turned up with injuries from bouncing – most of whom were under 10 years of ago.
UPDATED: Massive manhunt underway for ‘dangerous’ second Boston bomber
‘Suspect one’ who has been identified as 26-year-old Tamerlan Tsarnaev, was shot dead by police during a shootout on Thursday night.
Column: Women can't keep up with men when it comes to alcohol and they shouldn't try
Women should be aware that they are more at risk from the effects of alcohol than men, writes Anne Timony Meehan.
VIDEO: Rally driver's car goes out of control
It’s a dangerous sport, as the following clip will concisely illustrate.
VIDEO: England fly-half could miss 6 Nations opener after spear tackle
Toby Flood has been cited and faces a disciplinary hearing following the challenge on Worcester’s Andy Goode.
VIDEO: Insane made-up 'sport'... jumping off other people's cars
You’ve heard of parkour. This is ‘carkour’.
2012 deadliest year for journalists as 88 killed worldwide
Reporters Without Borders has named the deadliest countries for journalists across the world this year.
Poll: Does Ireland need a new alcohol policy?
The new Minister of State for Health Alex White has said he will bring proposals on the policy to the Government soon.
Fail! Over 50 per cent of vehicles did not pass the NCT this year
More than 2,300 vehicles were deemed to be dangerous and failed the test.
One in five children exposed to dangerous content on Internet
Children have unknowingly come across information which promotes anorexia and suicide techniques.
Watch: Kermit responds to Fox News claim that Muppets push liberal agenda
Kermit gave a fair and balanced answer when asked about the Fox News comments – leaving Miss Piggy to deliver the killer blow.