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# One-sided stories
One of Enda's right-hand men had a pop at Fintan O'Toole in the Irish Times today
The government press secretary Feargal Purcell has accused O’Toole of leaving out facts that don’t suit his narrative
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Alberto Salazar denies allegations: ‘I will never permit doping’
Mo Farah’s coach has vehemently denied what he describes as “false statements”.
# smugglers
Taoiseach: 'The equivalent of three jumbo jets were lost in the Mediterranean'
Once it has been approved by the UN security council, however.
# Gorse Fires
Michael Healy Rae wants to rethink how we do fires in this country
The Kerry TD has called for a task force of interested parties to come together to deal with upland areas.
# one hour special
The Irish Film Board gives backing to the revived IFTAs
It will be funding the ceremony at a reduced level due to the show’s changed format.
# response
'Rising rents are forcing families to squat and sleep in cars'
Many families who were renting are becoming homeless on a daily basis.
# response
Tottenham conjure a magnificent comeback to push past Burnley
Mauricio Pochettino’s side were 2-nil down after just eight minutes.
# restrictions
Shock as Russia bans transsexual people and transvestites from driving
The controversial law has been sharply criticised.
# response
Charlie Hebdo will publish 1,000,000 copies of its magazine next week
The publication will be supported by other French media outlets.
# not going away
Ireland to fund ambulances and burials for Sierra Leone's 7,000+ Ebola victims
The Government is set to give an additional €778,000 towards combating the Ebola outbreak.
# response
'I would never insult a Jewish person' - Wigan owner apologises for comments
A statement from anti-racism campaigners Kick It Out questioned whether the 77-year-old was a “fit and proper person”.
# response
Kick It Out say FA must act after Dave Whelan's comments about jewish people
They want to see Whelan punished for his outburst in The Guardian.
# low rank
There are 300 slaves in Ireland (and the Government's response is ranked pretty well)
We rank second last on a global index of the prevalence of modern slavery.
# Equality Tribunal
Polish Tesco worker awarded €12,000 for racial discrimination after taking a day off work
Polish man Tomasz Jankowski’s case before the Equality Tribunal related to a number of incidents of unfair treatment.
# stemi
St Vincent's hospital can't accept some heart attack patients until next week
This applies to ambulance transfers, and a spokesperson stressed that anyone who presents at the hospital will still be treated.
# Cyberbullying
New CEO of commits to making the site safer for users
Speaking this morning, Doug Leeds specified a number of areas the site will be focusing on improving security in.
# statement
Renee Zellweger's perfect response to all the chat about her appearance
“People don’t know me in my 40s”.
# response
John Giles defends the RTÉ panel in the wake of criticism
The pundits were critical of Martin O’Neill despite his side ultimately achieving a positive result.
# response
Malky Mackay apologises for 'text message banter'
The LMA statement was issued following Iain Moody’s resignation as sporting director of Crystal Palace.
# West Africa
Emergency talks look for ways to halt worst outbreak of Ebola in history
A suggestion that untested vaccines should be used has attracted controversy.
# response
Ghana FA president denies match-fixing claims
The Ghanaians also confirmed they had reported the matter to FIFA.
# I'm Ira glass
The most perfect This American Life tweet response ever
Act One: Perfect Tweeting.
# response
Task force set up to protect students affected by closure of private colleges
The group will try to place students in other language schools and accommodate them where possible.
# Love
Biscuit company hits out at homophobic comments with amazing comeback
Honey Maid has something to say to its critics (and supporters).
# response
VIDEO: Suarez goals help high-flying Liverpool overcome Cardiff
The Reds ultimately beat the Welsh side 6-3 in an entertaining game.
# response
Shinji Kagawa scores his first goal in 6 months as Japan beat New Zealand
The midfielder has only played in nine of United’s 27 Premier League matches this season under Moyes without scoring or assisting a goal.
# response
Woody Allen says allegations he sexually abused his daughter are ludicrous
However Dylan Farrow has said Allen’s comments are filled with distortions and outright lies.
# The Aftermath
Pics: Limerick residents return home to assess flood devastation
Junior Minister Jan O’Sullivan said the flooding was of such magnitude that it requires a national response.
# Central African Republic
Costello calls for "urgent" international response to CAR crisis
A high-level meeting on the crisis will take place in Brussels tomorrow morning.
# Water
Restaurants, hotels and pubs wait to find out effects of water restrictions
Dublin City Council shut off water supplies at 8pm tonight, and will shut them off every night until at least Monday.
# response
Lionel Messi answers tax charges in court
Testimony by the four-time winner of the FIFA World Player of the Year award revealed his desire to resolve the matter.
# nodisrespecttobenaffleck
VIDEO: Jimmy Kimmel responds to Kanye's angry tweets
He doesn’t appear to be taking them all that seriously, it has to be said.
# Comment
Can the champions Donegal recover from last Sunday's shock defeat to Monaghan?
The reigning All-Ireland champions take on Laois tomorrow.
Column: Solidarity is vital to show Turkish protesters the world is watching
Socialist Party MEP Paul Murphy travelled to Istanbul to see the protests first-hand – and in his diary from the visit he tells us that the response from the country’s Prime Minister has been “brutal”.
# response
Obama 'proud' after NBA star comes out as gay
The president told a White House news conference he spoke with Collins on Monday.
# Midleton
HSE clarifies ambulance response time after death of boy (7)
Bishop William Crean has also called for prayers for the family of James Casey Butler, who died after falling into a river in Co Cork on Saturday night.
# Garda
GRA: No option but to register Garda anger through protest
The Garda Representative Association said that it is “disingenuous” of Minister Shatter to mention them re-entering talks when they “have always been excluded” from the main pay talks.
# response
Everton to appeal over Darron Gibson red card
Carlton Cole was also sent off during the club’s Premier League match with West Ham.
# Gay Marriage
Labour TD calls Pope's gay marriage comments "deeply insulting"
John Lyons claims this is second time in a week that Vatican has “targeted the international LGBT community”.
# response
UEFA charge Serbia and England over 'racism' match
Both teams have been punished following the angry scenes at the end of the game.