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As Culture Night kicks off in 900 venues around the country, Alan O’Riordan selects some of the best free offerings in Dublin, Cork and other parts of Munster

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Models wear creations for Emporio Armani women's Spring Summer 2015 collection, part of the Milan Fashion Week, unveiled in Milan, Italy, Thursday, Sept. 18, 2014. (AP Photo/Antonio Calanni)

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TODAY'S NEWS

Hospital IT crash a mystery, says boss of CUH

The boss of one of the country’s busiest hospitals has admitted he has no idea what is behind the ongoing computer difficulties that paralysed its laboratory IT system leading to concerns about the quality of patient tests and lost files.

TODAY'S SPORT

Special branch cracks to reveal spy in Kerry camp

GAA espionage reached a new level in Fitzgerald Stadium on Tuesday evening when a man scarpered having been spotted attempting to watch Kerry’s behind-closed-doors training session — from a tree!

TODAY'S COLUMNIST

Dangerous game to categorise different circumstances of rape

THERE is much that we tip toe around when discussing the issue of rape; much that’s left unsaid because it risks offending those who have already been so gravely offended by a rapist.

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Features

A history of child abuse in Irelandby Aileen Lee

Fashion & Beauty

Find out what beauty products really matter this seasonBy Claire Droney

Food & Drink

Weekend food: Walnut meringueBy Darina Allen

Diet & Fitness

Obesity link to artificial sweetenersBy John von Radowitz

Home & Interiors

Avoid the pitfalls when weaving your way through wallpaper mazeBy Kya deLongchamps

Travel

Alpe d’Huez, for the best skiing funBy Eoin O’Sullivan

Arts, Books, Films & TV

Culture Night 2014 - what to expect and whereby Alan O’Riordan

Outdoors

Hazy days of autumnBy Peter Dowdall