The news we want you to read

It begs the question why a technology entrepreneur like Jeff Bezos, founder and CEO of, would be interested in gripping the controls of the flailing pages of the Washington Post. Bezos is a techie, graduating in 1986 with a degree in computer science and electrical engineering, and working in Wall Street before establishing

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Wallis Ltd Closing on Grafton St with 45% Cut in Redundancy

It was a sad day on Grafton Street today as former employees of Wallis Retail (Ireland) Ltd picketed outside its doors in objection to the closure of the chain store. Tomorrow, 19th October, Wallis, which is a part of the Arcadia multiples Ireland Group, is closing its Grafton Street store and making its staff redundant as

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How Dublin won the treble

Dublin claimed the treble in 2013, the National league, Another Leinster crown and the coveted Sam Ma Guire. How and why did the Dubs have such a fine season, after Mayo exposed them in last summer’s All-Ireland semi-final? Jim Gavin took over from Pat Gilroy and introduced lots of youth into the metropolitan’s side.  Jack

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World Cup Qualifing round Up

As the dust settles on another world cup qualifying campaign, nine of Europe’s 13 teams are getting their bags ready for Brazil 2014. Belgium, Germany, Italy, Spain, England, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Russia, Switzerland and the Netherlands will all be jetting off next may for the biggest world cup ever. Despite drawing at home to Wales, in their

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Painting October Pink for cancer awareness

‘Real men wear pink’. This is the slogan of one of the biggest cancer awareness events in America, organised by the National Football League. ‘A Crucial Catch’ is the NFL’s annual event aimed to raise awareness throughout the country – and the globe- based on their campaign to increase their international audience. The campaign involves players, coaches and

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What Peter Jackson could have bought with €415 million!

The Hobbit trilogy have to date cost a whopping £561 million – which is approximately €415 million. Peter Jackson will undoubtedly see this as money well spent, but here is are a few alternative ways he could have spent that pocket change.