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Garda warning after reports of bogus tradesmen targeting householders with 'rat's nest' scam
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# Dublin

Garda warning after reports of bogus tradesmen targeting householders with 'rat's nest' scam

3 hours ago 5,360 Views 8 Comments
  • An attempted scam took place over two days last week at an estate in north Dublin, Stephen McDermott writes.
  • Officers are urging householders in the area to be on the alert for suspicious callers.
  • One charity has described the attempted scam as 'despicable'.

# no-thanks - Yesterday’s News

Lowry inspired by memories of Harrington at 2006 Ryder Cup in K Club
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From The42
# Down Memory Lane

Lowry inspired by memories of Harrington at 2006 Ryder Cup in K Club

3 hours ago 811 Views 1 Comment

Fifteen years on from that experience, Lowry will be part of the European team attempting to retain the trophy at Whistling Straits.

Dancing with the Stars producer resigns from RTÉ board after two-month stint
# Larry Bass
# Larry Bass

Dancing with the Stars producer resigns from RTÉ board after two-month stint

4 hours ago 13,555 Views 12 Comments

Larry Bass said he issued his resignation after attending his first RTÉ board meeting last Thursday.

'Threatening email' sees security raised around one-day international between England and New Zealand
# Cricket
From The42
# Cricket

'Threatening email' sees security raised around one-day international between England and New Zealand

4 hours ago 803 Views 0 Comments

The game is due to go ahead despite the development after the threat was investigated and judged not to be credible.

Koeman coming under pressure as Barcelona held to draw by Granada in La Liga
# Uncertain Times
From The42
# Uncertain Times

Koeman coming under pressure as Barcelona held to draw by Granada in La Liga

4 hours ago 1,844 Views 2 Comments

Barca have won just two of their opening five games so far this season.

Conor O'Shea aims for pathway to drive England to World Cup trophies
# Pipeline
From The42
# Pipeline

Conor O'Shea aims for pathway to drive England to World Cup trophies

4 hours ago 6,139 Views 1 Comment

The Irishman is now in a wide-ranging role as the RFU’s director of performance rugby.

€235m north Dublin build-to-rent apartment scheme given green light by An Bord Pleanála
# Charlestown
# Charlestown

€235m north Dublin build-to-rent apartment scheme given green light by An Bord Pleanála

4 hours ago 15,147 Views 29 Comments

In a separate case, ABP also granted planning for 114 build-to-rent apartments in Dublin 16.

Late Kelly equaliser sees Bohs and Derry share spoils after six-goal thriller
# All Square
From The42
# All Square

Late Kelly equaliser sees Bohs and Derry share spoils after six-goal thriller

5 hours ago 4,228 Views 2 Comments

Kelly’s 95th minute goal came shortly after the visitors thought they had secured victory through James Akintunde.

Murder accused told wife: 'When someone loves so much, it is the worst thing in the world'
# Anne Colomines
# Anne Colomines

Murder accused told wife: 'When someone loves so much, it is the worst thing in the world'

5 hours ago 10,440 Views 0 Comments

Renato Gehlen (39) has pleaded not guilty to murdering his 37-year-old wife in Dublin in 2017.

'From the squad last week we have 11 injuries' - Pauw's Ireland decimated, but opportunity within
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From The42
# Coygig

'From the squad last week we have 11 injuries' - Pauw's Ireland decimated, but opportunity within

Updated 5 hours ago 6,328 Views 1 Comment

The Girls In Green face Australia in an international friendly tomorrow night.

# no-thanks - Monday 12 July, 2021

Gatland dashes Erasmus' suggestion of a second Lions-South Africa ‘A’ game
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Gatland dashes Erasmus' suggestion of a second Lions-South Africa ‘A’ game

Jul 12th 2021, 8:19 PM 2,979 Views 0 Comments

The Springboks have picked seven starters from the XV that crushed England in the 2019 World Cup final for Wednesday’s fixture.

# no-thanks - Thursday 29 April, 2021

Brendan Rodgers rules out Spurs move
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Brendan Rodgers rules out Spurs move

Apr 29th 2021, 9:26 PM 6,187 Views 3 Comments

The former Liverpool and Celtic manager had been touted as a leading candidate for the job.

# no-thanks - Friday 12 March, 2021

Large asteroid to pass by Earth next week
# Now What
# Now What

Large asteroid to pass by Earth next week

Mar 12th 2021, 10:11 PM 42,693 Views 49 Comments

There is no threat of a collision with our planet now or for centuries to come, Nasa said.

# no-thanks - Tuesday 12 January, 2021

Patriots coach Belichick refuses to accept Medal of Freedom from Trump
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Patriots coach Belichick refuses to accept Medal of Freedom from Trump

Updated Jan 12th 2021, 3:00 PM 31,920 Views 17 Comments

The 68-year-old says the ‘tragic’ riots at the US Capitol persuaded him to turn down the honour.

# no-thanks - Monday 15 June, 2020

Facebook rejects Australian calls to share advertising revenues with the media
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Facebook rejects Australian calls to share advertising revenues with the media

Jun 15th 2020, 7:23 AM 9,989 Views 16 Comments

Australia is set to unveil plans to force Facebook and Google to share advertising revenue they earn from news featured in their services.

# no-thanks - Wednesday 19 February, 2020

'I'm out' - McIlroy opposed to joining breakaway Premier Golf League
# Potentially Fatal Blow
From The42
# Potentially Fatal Blow

'I'm out' - McIlroy opposed to joining breakaway Premier Golf League

Feb 19th 2020, 5:48 PM 30,923 Views 19 Comments

The world number one is not interested in competing in the proposed new tour.

# no-thanks - Saturday 17 February, 2018

66% of parents don't want children under 14 to have smartphones
# Hanging Up
# Hanging Up

66% of parents don't want children under 14 to have smartphones

Feb 17th 2018, 7:00 AM 9,351 Views 40 Comments

Just 22% think that this is OK, according to a poll carried out by Claire Byrne Live.

# no-thanks - Tuesday 23 January, 2018

NFL rejects veterans' 'Please Stand' Super Bowl ad
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NFL rejects veterans' 'Please Stand' Super Bowl ad

Jan 23rd 2018, 9:35 PM 7,429 Views 4 Comments

AMVETS national commander Marion Polk hit out at the decision.

# no-thanks - Thursday 30 November, 2017

Just 3 teams left in McGrath Cup as Limerick join Kerry and Tipperary in withdrawing
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Just 3 teams left in McGrath Cup as Limerick join Kerry and Tipperary in withdrawing

Nov 30th 2017, 4:01 PM 6,316 Views 1 Comment

The first game takes place on 30 December.

# no-thanks - Wednesday 4 October, 2017

Tyson Fury says he won't re-apply for British boxing licence
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Tyson Fury says he won't re-apply for British boxing licence

Oct 4th 2017, 7:45 PM 4,320 Views 3 Comments

Fury does not intend to apply for a new licence from the British Boxing Board of Control.

# no-thanks - Monday 11 September, 2017

Big Sam contacted by Crystal Palace chairman after De Boer sacking
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Big Sam contacted by Crystal Palace chairman after De Boer sacking

Sep 11th 2017, 11:10 PM 7,849 Views 12 Comments

The ex-England boss says he has no interest in returning to management right now, however.

# no-thanks - Monday 14 August, 2017

Low-rise jeans are back in fashion and absolutely nobody is here for it
# Low-rise Jeans
From The Daily Edge
# Low-rise Jeans

Low-rise jeans are back in fashion and absolutely nobody is here for it

Aug 14th 2017, 7:00 PM 14,537 Views 9 Comments

This can’t be happening.

# no-thanks - Thursday 15 June, 2017

Steph Curry makes his feelings clear on a Golden State Warriors visit to the White House
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From The42
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Steph Curry makes his feelings clear on a Golden State Warriors visit to the White House

Jun 15th 2017, 9:52 AM 9,407 Views 8 Comments

It is tradition for the NBA champions to be invited to the home of the US president.

# no-thanks - Sunday 11 June, 2017

That ridiculously awkward exchange between Kesha and Jerry Seinfeld has been turned into an excellent mural
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From The Daily Edge
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That ridiculously awkward exchange between Kesha and Jerry Seinfeld has been turned into an excellent mural

Jun 11th 2017, 1:50 PM 4,861 Views 1 Comment

The saga rumbles on.

# no-thanks - Sunday 5 March, 2017

Blair denies report that he's taking a job with Donald Trump
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Blair denies report that he's taking a job with Donald Trump

Mar 5th 2017, 12:44 PM 14,000 Views 22 Comments

A statement on his website later said: “The story in The Mail on Sunday is an invention.”

# no-thanks - Tuesday 14 February, 2017

Justin Trudeau’s shady look at Trump’s hand has become THE moment of his White House visit
# Shake It Off
From The Daily Edge
# Shake It Off

Justin Trudeau’s shady look at Trump’s hand has become THE moment of his White House visit

Feb 14th 2017, 9:22 AM 7,779 Views 2 Comments

“I dare you to smell it”

# no-thanks - Tuesday 7 February, 2017

Super Bowl winners to boycott visit to the White House in Trump protest
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From The42
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Super Bowl winners to boycott visit to the White House in Trump protest

Feb 7th 2017, 11:30 AM 31,156 Views 57 Comments

New England Patriots tight end Martellus Bennett and defensive back Devin McCourty have promised to turn down the invitation.

# no-thanks - Tuesday 24 January, 2017

Ewan McGregor refused to appear on Good Morning Britain after realising Piers Morgan hosts it
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From The Daily Edge
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Ewan McGregor refused to appear on Good Morning Britain after realising Piers Morgan hosts it

Jan 24th 2017, 10:23 AM 37,608 Views 27 Comments

As you might guess, Piers was not pleased.

# no-thanks - Saturday 21 January, 2017

11 essential facts of life for Irish people who don’t drink tea
# Water Is Fine
From The Daily Edge
# Water Is Fine

11 essential facts of life for Irish people who don’t drink tea

Jan 21st 2017, 11:00 AM 4,018 Views 1 Comment

Every day.

# no-thanks - Friday 6 January, 2017

Nama has identified nearly 7,000 homes for social housing - but only 2,748 have been taken
# Housing
# Housing

Nama has identified nearly 7,000 homes for social housing - but only 2,748 have been taken

Jan 6th 2017, 12:01 AM 20,957 Views 49 Comments

That is according to the agency’s annual report, published yesterday.

# no-thanks - Monday 7 November, 2016

Almost half of Irish people don't want either US presidential candidate to win
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Almost half of Irish people don't want either US presidential candidate to win

Nov 7th 2016, 11:43 PM 9,623 Views 70 Comments

Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump campaigned across America today to try to win that crucial undecided vote.

# no-thanks - Sunday 31 July, 2016

Mario Balotelli unwanted by Besiktas coach
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Mario Balotelli unwanted by Besiktas coach

Jul 31st 2016, 12:05 PM 8,379 Views 14 Comments

It remains unclear where the Italy international will play his football this season after the Süper Lig side ruled out a move.

# no-thanks - Sunday 10 July, 2016

Someone threw a bra at Beyoncé in Croke Park and her reaction was brilliant
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From The Daily Edge
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Someone threw a bra at Beyoncé in Croke Park and her reaction was brilliant

Jul 10th 2016, 10:40 AM 14,172 Views 6 Comments

She handled it like a pro.

# no-thanks - Friday 17 June, 2016

This girl is going viral for her responses to strangers friending her on Facebook
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From The Daily Edge
# Do Not Want

This girl is going viral for her responses to strangers friending her on Facebook

Jun 17th 2016, 9:29 AM 7,321 Views 2 Comments

Excellent.

# no-thanks - Friday 10 June, 2016

Middle-ranking gardaí say they won't implement the commissioner's new plan
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Middle-ranking gardaí say they won't implement the commissioner's new plan

Jun 10th 2016, 6:05 AM 20,390 Views 76 Comments

The AGSI says members won’t engage with any other productivity measures until their pay issues are addressed.

# no-thanks - Saturday 6 February, 2016

14 essential facts of life for Irish people who are picky eaters
# No Sauce Please
From The Daily Edge
# No Sauce Please

14 essential facts of life for Irish people who are picky eaters

Feb 6th 2016, 4:29 PM 12,785 Views 5 Comments

“Ah sure just have a bit.”

# no-thanks - Friday 4 December, 2015

A man found this 5ft lizard hanging out on the side of his house
# Australia
# Australia

A man found this 5ft lizard hanging out on the side of his house

Dec 4th 2015, 9:14 PM 36,886 Views 36 Comments

Yikes.

A man found this 5ft lizard casually hanging out on the side of his house
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From The Daily Edge
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A man found this 5ft lizard casually hanging out on the side of his house

Dec 4th 2015, 7:02 PM 6,449 Views 1 Comment

That’s a big ass lizard.

# no-thanks - Monday 23 November, 2015

Only one in four people want Enda Kenny to keep his job
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Only one in four people want Enda Kenny to keep his job

Nov 23rd 2015, 11:15 PM 16,531 Views 156 Comments

And a Fine Gael-Fianna Fáil coalition doesn’t fare much better.

# no-thanks - Thursday 29 October, 2015

Rank and file gardaí overwhelmingly reject new public pay deal
# Lansdowne Road
# Lansdowne Road

Rank and file gardaí overwhelmingly reject new public pay deal

Oct 29th 2015, 2:55 PM 20,400 Views 84 Comments

10.9% voted Yes while 86.5% voted No.

# no-thanks - Wednesday 21 October, 2015

Why did Leo turn down Sinn Féin's debate challenge?
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Why did Leo turn down Sinn Féin's debate challenge?

Oct 21st 2015, 8:30 PM 17,536 Views 113 Comments

The Health Minister was challenged to a debate by a Sinn Féin constituency rival.

# no-thanks - Friday 14 August, 2015

12 things women who hardly ever wear makeup will understand
# Nomakeupselfie
From The Daily Edge
# Nomakeupselfie

12 things women who hardly ever wear makeup will understand

Aug 14th 2015, 2:05 PM 11,515 Views 8 Comments

You are blessed.

# no-thanks - Wednesday 5 August, 2015

How Much Of A Picky Eater Are You?
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From The Daily Edge
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How Much Of A Picky Eater Are You?

Aug 5th 2015, 1:15 PM 14,371 Views 11 Comments

It’s time to ‘fess up.

# no-thanks - Wednesday 3 June, 2015

Teachers' union set to reject new €2,000-increase pay agreement
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Teachers' union set to reject new €2,000-increase pay agreement

Jun 3rd 2015, 2:05 PM 19,093 Views 110 Comments

The Teachers’ Union of Ireland feel that the issue of ‘flex’ hour contracts has not been dealt with sufficiently.

# no-thanks - Saturday 28 March, 2015

Bank of Ireland wouldn't accept couple's Cuba holiday money
# Havana Laugh
# Havana Laugh

Bank of Ireland wouldn't accept couple's Cuba holiday money

Mar 28th 2015, 10:15 AM 46,123 Views 84 Comments

BoI has a relationship with a US bank – which makes things a little complicated. But this sounds ridiculous…

# no-thanks - Tuesday 24 February, 2015

Irish Cancer Society rejects money from Arthur Cox law firm over tobacco links
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Irish Cancer Society rejects money from Arthur Cox law firm over tobacco links

Feb 24th 2015, 2:00 PM 9,620 Views 21 Comments

Arthur Cox is believed to have donated €20,000 each of the last two years.

# no-thanks - Saturday 31 January, 2015

Greece doesn't want to talk to the Troika - and is rejecting €7.2 billion in loans
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Greece doesn't want to talk to the Troika - and is rejecting €7.2 billion in loans

Jan 31st 2015, 7:57 AM 17,971 Views 200 Comments

But Angela Merkel is against a deal.

# no-thanks - Thursday 15 January, 2015

We're out: Fine Gael confirms it won't take part in Vincent Browne debates
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We're out: Fine Gael confirms it won't take part in Vincent Browne debates

Jan 15th 2015, 7:07 PM 17,023 Views 79 Comments

Representatives from the party met with TV3 producers at Leinster House this afternoon.

# no-thanks - Monday 29 December, 2014

Grandmother has priceless reaction to getting iPhone for Christmas
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From The Daily Edge
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Grandmother has priceless reaction to getting iPhone for Christmas

Dec 29th 2014, 6:45 PM 6,610 Views 0 Comments

“I really am not equipped to handle one of these things.”

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