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NEWS ROUNDUP

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Each week the Daily Update will be bringing you a round-up of all the news of the week. Erica Mills reports on the stories that featured heavily in the headlines this week. Gardaí In Irish news, An Garda Síochána dominated the headlines in two separate stories. An interim report released this week found that the five Gardaí involved in the Corrib protest “rape remark” allegations … [Read more...]

WEEKEND REFLECTION

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TheDailyUpdate.ie's first week is coming to an end, and what a week it's been. As the saying goes; every day's a school day and, on refection, this is what we learnt this week: He of the Golden Under-Carriage has signed a mega-bucks deal that will see high street retailer H&M exclusively sell the David Beckham bodywear range when it is launched on February 2nd 2012. Declan learnt … [Read more...]

A TASTE OF MEXICO

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Here at the The Daily Update, we are firm believers in the old adage, a little of what you fancy does you good. Try to eat a healthy balance of 'good foods' during the week and then treat yourself at the weekend. As a very clever philosopher once said; "For five days a week my body is a temple, for the other two it's an amusement park!" Weekend foodie treats don't come much better than a good … [Read more...]

FLASH! AH AH! SAVIOUR OF THE UNIVERSE

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The long weekend is upon us and the last one of the summer at that (what summer i hear you protest), so I am keeping this simple and facing up to facts. The wonderful mask is a product most of us girls (and boys) will indulge in over the weekend; simply apply, kick back and relax while you await glowing skin. It is a treatment that can be used both before a night out, and after, as a cure for … [Read more...]

JAIL FOR MURPHY REPORT PRIEST

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A priest named in the Murphy Report has today been jailed for the sexual abuse of a young girl 30 years ago. Paul McGennis, 81, of Holy Cross Diocesan Centre, Clonliffe Road, was sentenced to two years imprisonment. The priest had pleaded guilty to eight sample counts of indecent assault, all of which were carried out between 1980 and 1984. The girl had been abused from the time she was 11 … [Read more...]

TAX INSPECTORS AT PRINCE

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                      A dozen extra people will be attending the Prince concert this weekend – but they won’t be there for the music. Tax inspectors will be conducting searches at a Prince concert this weekend with the aim of targeting those working on the black economy. A group of twelve inspectors will … [Read more...]

THE BUZZ WITH MICHELLE STOREY

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WHO’S HAVING A GOOD WEEK?   Ah Rihanna; she can sing, dance, act and to top it all off, she’s beyond hot! And it seems that we’re not the only ones who have noticed. Italian Vogue has named RiRi Woman of the Year 2011. The 23-year-old Rude Boy singer has been recognised for her charity work in the fight against breast cancer and world famine, as well as the ‘fighting … [Read more...]

FOODIE FRIDAY

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Crab Dressing Classes at Matt the Thresher Our summers may not promise sunshine, but they do deliver a decent season of shellfish as crab, particularly Brown Crab, is especially plentiful in July and August. But while many of us enjoy eating crab, most of us wouldn't know where to start when it comes to buying, cooking and dressing one of our country's finest foods. Matt the Thresher on … [Read more...]

LAUGHS FOR CHARITY

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  The Chernobyl Children’s Charity has been doing excellent work with the kids affected by the fallout from the infamous nuclear disaster for 25 years now. Like most charities they are constantly in need of funds to continue their work and while the charity itself is quite serious, there is nothing to say you can’t have a laugh while helping them out. With this in mind an intrepid group … [Read more...]

DISCOUNT THREADS

Claire colour block top, €85, Coralie maxi skirt, €148, from Coast

    If you’ve got a wedding or special occasion coming up, chances are your first stop for that all-important dress is Coast. Until the end of August, if you spend over €195 on their gorgeous threads, the good people at Coast will reward you with €20 off your next purchase from the fab autumn collection. For your nearest store, check out the website; www.coast-stores.com … [Read more...]