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# Glass

All time
# Clonsilla
Waitress who cut little finger while polishing glass awarded €50,000
A judge ruled that the waitress did not receive adequate training in how to polish glasses safely.
# Courts
Teenager who claimed glass was in Nutella awarded over €30,000 in damages
The student – through her mother – sued Ferrero UK Limited.
# Going Green
Almost 600,000 tonnes of packaging were recycled in Ireland last year
There was a significant increase in the level of plastic recycled.
# Nightclub
Man who threw glass bottle, injuring innocent bystander, avoids jail
The judge said Mario White behaved recklessly and carried out an act of gratuitous violence.
# build that wall
The Eiffel Tower is to get a glass security wall in response to France's terror threat
The wall, which will cover two sides of the tower, is to be made from bulletproof glass.
# Courts
Actor left permanently scarred after being slashed by teen in ecstasy row
The teenager was remanded in custody yesterday after the hearing.
# hunting rifle
Six injured as shots fired at tourist bus in France
The bus was carrying 75 Czech tourists from Spain to the Czech Republic when the incident occurred on a highway last night.
# Belfast
18-year-old woman pushed through glass window of kebab shop
Graphic images from the scene show blood on the young girl’s back and all over the floor of the takeaway.
# Glass
Man left bloodied after "freak accident" at Luas stop
A marble caused safety glass to shatter.
# shatters belief
The 1930s: When a naked, glass woman could upset the government
This piece by artist Harry Clarke was prevented from being sent to Europe.
# Glass
Hammer blow! Carroll's latest injury will keep him out for the rest of the season
The striker is set for yet another lengthy spell on the sidelines.
# Cat Fight
World's rudest cat defies owner, knocks glass off table
This cat isn’t interested in your stupid rules.
# appetising
'Razor blade in minced meat' and 'cigarette in brack' among food complaints
This might put you off your lunch.
# supermugs
Christmas is here... because the Supermacs mug says so
Tasty and tempting mugs…
# Ok Google
Are Irish cinemas going to ban Google Glass?
Bans have already been put in place in the US and UK.
# smashing
Dublin street closed to protect pedestrians from falling glass
The incident happened at lunchtime today on King Street South.
# light sensor
Your next smartphone could have security features built into the glass
Researchers from Polytechnique Montreal have developed transparent sensors that are embedded in smartphone screens, allowing it to react to its surroundings without the need for wiring.
# Development
Now Samsung is working on its own Oculus Rift-style VR headset
On top of that, the company is also working on a smartwatch that can work without being tehered to a smartphone and wearable smartglasses designed to compete against Google’s own version.
# work it
Google Glass is now setting its sights on the workplace
The company announced its Glass for Work program which will allow businesses in the US to develop Glass apps for their own industry.
# Blocking
Google tries to trademark the word 'Glass' but it's facing problems
The US Patent and Trademark office objected to the company’s bid saying the word glass was a “merely descriptive” term.
# just the one
Charming short film shows the life cycle of a glass in an Irish pub
Just lovely.
# recycling tips
Don't bottle your recycling this Christmas
We also have some tips to help you be a better recycler.
# white whine
Are you pouring yourself way too much wine?
New research has found that white wine drinkers are more generous with the pouring.
# Enda's specs
PIC: The Taoiseach tried on Google Glasses today
Enda Kenny looked delighted with his new specs today…
# Breakfast
Special K recalls cereal in US over broken glass fears
The company said the limited recall was a precautionary move.
# packaging
In numbers: Ireland's growing recycling trend
Some 208,000 tonnes of household packaged was recovered last year.
# Google
Google glasses take a dive
Google tested its new eye wear with a skydive, streaming live video during the jump.