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# EU Probe
Multinational companies are not here just for tax breaks — Burton
Minister Joan Burton said that while Ireland’s tax rates are favourable, the companies still employ large numbers of people.
# Egypt
"Stop arms shipments to Egypt," says Amnesty
The organisation has said that the arms are being used to kill protesters, so deliveries
# India
Indian train ploughs into a crowd of pilgrims, killing 35
An angry crowd went on a “rampage” after a crowd crossing a train track were killed.
# Earthquake
Earthquake sends New Zealand office workers scrambling
No tsunami warning has been issued after a 6.5 magnitude temblor hit the country’s South Island.
# Investigation
Irish international arrested over alleged Buck's nightclub assault
The 25-year-old was wanted in connection with an incident in Dublin in early June.
# News Fix
Here Is What Happened Today: Saturday
Everyone’s talking about an Irish woman missing in Ibiza who was found in Peru, 56 PSNI officers being injured in riots, and who is taking over Pat Kenny’s RTÉ Radio 1 slot.
# backroom team
Plumtree appointed forwards coach as Schmidt puts his mark on Ireland
The arrival of the former Natal Sharks coach means there will be no place for Anthony Foley.
# international
Everything you need to know about the Confederations Cup
Why wouldn’t you want to watch a tournament involving Spain, Brazil and Italy?
Is RTÉ to charge international viewers for watching online?
A spokesperson has said shows such as the Late Late Show and Saturday Night Show won’t incur a charge to view.
# Dublin
Tackling climate change and hunger on agenda at major conference
Former US Vice-President Al Gore is amongst those who will attend the event, which is being held by the Government and the Mary Robinson Foundation.
# Filming
Farrell among stars to film in Ireland this year
Colin Farrell will star in Miss Julie, while Vikings will begin filming its second season in Wicklow and Dublin.
# clever clogs
9 incredibly clever ads for real jobs
We’re kind of gutted we can’t apply for these.
# horse inside
"Oh Hell No!" Irish horse burgers: How the world reacted
What did the world think of our horse burger dilemma? We flipped and were furious, apparently.
# Tragedy
Former Czech Republic and Aston Villa footballer dies in sledding crash
Vaclav Drobny was capped two times for his country.
# big bash
Eoin Morgan rescues England win with last-ball bludgeon for 6
The former Irish international cricketer was captaining the tourists in India.
# Olympian
Wave goodbye: Melanie Nocher retires from international swimming
The two-time Olympian for Team Ireland is looking forward to ‘new challenges’ after taking the decision to step away from elite-level competitions.
# zzzebo
'You have to go to bed tonight and know you're going to wake up and put everything on the line' - Les Kiss
Ireland’s backs coach was relaxed enough to joke about the Andrew Trimble, David Skrela mix-up before tomorrow’s trench warfare.
Guinness Series: Leinster front-row ready to answer Ireland's call thanks to some insider trading
“Are you going to change your name to Richardt O’Strauss?” asked a South African reporter. We copyrighted that joke last month.
# Economy
Overseas students attending University of Limerick set to spend €15 million
The 2,200-plus international students who are set attend the university this year are expected to spend between €7,000-12,000 each.
# international
Tommy Walsh to feature for Irish squad in Hurling/Shinty International
Cork’s Shane O’Neill and Patrick Horgan, and Offaly’s Shane Dooley are other major names in line to feature in the two tests against Scotland.
# michelin star
Irish winners of Michelin Stars revealed
The selection includes two new restaurants: Galway’s Aniar and Dublin’s Locks Brasserie.
# Protests
Fears of protest grows after Mohammed cartoons published in France
The French magazine that published the cartoons sold out its usual print run of 75,000 copies in a few hours.
# Legends
Leinster and Ireland mourn the passing of rugby stalwarts
Gerry Culliton, who was capped 19 times for his country, and Seamus Kelly, Wexford’s first rugby international, featured in the Irish jersey in the 1950s.
# Totes Awks
In pics, videos: the 12 most awkward greetings of world leaders
It’s going to take a lot of diplomacy to smooth these over…
Eyes to the sky: See the International Space Station tonight
This will be one of the last chances to see it until later this year, Astronomy Ireland has said.
# there goes my hero
Tributes from football legends, teammates and Green Army flood in for retiring Given
Sean St Ledger was gutted to hear of the Donegal man’s retirement and called him ‘an unbelievable goalkeeper’.
# Week in Pics
The week in photos: Streaming
This is the week that was, in pictures.
# cyber crime
24 arrested worldwide after FBI undercover investigation into 'carding'
Investigation into theft of credit card and bank account info led to arrests and searches in a dozen countries yesterday.
# Aung San Suu Kyi
Video: Aung San Suu Kyi making speech in Dublin
See the video from within Bord Gáis Energy Theatre where she paid tribute to Ireland’s highlighting of her case.
New Zealand v Ireland, Second Test
Rugby League Park in Christchurch was the setting for what could be a punishing affair for the Irish unless they could up their game significantly.
# Cleaners
Explainer: It's International Justice Day for Cleaners, but what is it?
Over 23,000 people are employed in the contract cleaning industry in Ireland…
# Burma
Aung San Suu Kyi to leave Burma for the first time in 24 years today
The pro-democracy leader is due to visit Ireland in mid-June as part of her trip to Europe.
# Legend
For good this time: Murphy retires from international rugby
You may have thought he had done this months ago, but the Leicester fullback has made it official after being left out of the trip to New Zealand.
# Human Rights
Ireland signs protocol on violence against women
The Government signed the Council of Europe Convention on Violence Against Women, a move which was welcomed by Amnesty International at today’s Universal Periodic Review.
# Preview
Intensity and persistence are key, says Darling
The Irish hockey international has given his thoughts ahead of the team’s encounters with Russia and Ukraine.
# Local Heroes
From Russia with love: Moscow men join Limerick FC on trial
Czech midfielder Lubos Kalouda and Polish striker Dawid Janczyk have joined Limerick FC on trial from CSKA Moscow.
# Iran
Iran may have bluffed US navy – and the world press
Iran was apparently starting tests with long-range missiles… but propaganda sources are calling it a “media trick”…
# North Korea
Hermit Kingdom: 7 alarming tales from inside North Korea
Starvation, labour camps, kidnappings and repression are among the issues North Korean officials try to keep hidden – but over the years we have been afforded some rare and shocking glimpses…
# Daily Fix
Daily Fix: Friday
A round up of the day’s main news – plus any bits and pieces you may have missed.
# i do
I do! The top six most unusual proposals - on video
Get down on bended knee and ask your partner to marry you? That’s not enough for these folks, who went all out when it came to proposing. Luckily for us, they captured it on video too.