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Dublin: 6 °C Wednesday 13 December, 2017

Sunday 3 December, 2017

Trolleys like this can help shoppers with autism. They're being introduced by SuperValu Visual Guide This post contains videos

Trolleys like this can help shoppers with autism. They're being introduced by SuperValu

They’re being brought in as part of a wider initiative to support shoppers with autism and their families.

Friday 1 December, 2017

Ryan Tubridy gave us a preview tour of tonight's Toy Show set Sneak Peak This post contains videos

Ryan Tubridy gave us a preview tour of tonight's Toy Show set

There’s an undersea theme this year – the set is inspired by The Little Mermaid.

Monday 20 November, 2017

Irish Book Award nominee Deirdre Sullivan talks fairy tales and fighting procrastination Nominated This post contains videos

Irish Book Award nominee Deirdre Sullivan talks fairy tales and fighting procrastination

Her book Tanglewood and Brine is nominated in the TheJournal.ie Best Irish Published Book of the Year 2017 category.

Sunday 19 November, 2017

Dublin's Christmas light were switched on tonight - but they were a little different this year Procession Of Light This post contains videos

Dublin's Christmas light were switched on tonight - but they were a little different this year

Organisers decided to space the event out through a ‘procession of light.’

Saturday 18 November, 2017

How Minecraft has made this Irish couple into a YouTube sensation Minecraft This post contains videos

How Minecraft has made this Irish couple into a YouTube sensation

They have amassed millions of subscribers that tune into the daily adventures of their characters Little Kelly and Sharky,

Monday 13 November, 2017

How playing with bubbles can teach kids to be scientists Science Week This post contains videos

How playing with bubbles can teach kids to be scientists

The Science of Bubbles is part of Science Week, which is promoting science and discovery across Ireland.

Sunday 12 November, 2017

This horse was rescued from the Grand Canal before Storm Ophelia... See how Polly's doing now Horse Rescue This post contains videos

This horse was rescued from the Grand Canal before Storm Ophelia... See how Polly's doing now

Polly is recovering from her ordeal at the My Lovely Horse Rescue Farm in Co Kildare.

Can flying kites teach you about science? These guys think so

Go Fly A Kite workshops will aim to teach young people about science and creativity over Science Week Ireland.

Beginning to look a lot like Christmas - watch the Christmas lights go up on Henry Street Christmas Is Coming This post contains videos

Beginning to look a lot like Christmas - watch the Christmas lights go up on Henry Street

Crews have been fitting the lights around Dublin since mid-October with the lighting ceremony happening 19 November.

Saturday 11 November, 2017

Kilmainham Mills a step closer to being preserved after council issues endangerment notice

The mills are one of the last standing structures of water driven industrial heritage in Dublin City.

Friday 10 November, 2017

Nuclear accident in Russia sent a radioactive cloud over Europe

The cloud was detected in late September and was recorded as being of ‘no consequence’ to human health or the environment.

Wednesday 8 November, 2017

Much-loved Italian chef Antonio Carluccio has died aged 80 RIP

Much-loved Italian chef Antonio Carluccio has died aged 80

The Commendatore and OBE chef was considered the Godfather of Italian cooking.

Tuesday 7 November, 2017

The man behind Arnotts' Christmas Windows tells us how he did it Christmas Time This post contains videos

The man behind Arnotts' Christmas Windows tells us how he did it

The windows will be showing the journey letters take to reach Santa in the North Pole.

Monday 6 November, 2017

2017 will be one of the hottest years on record

The World Meteorological Organisation (WMO) suggests human intervention might have a hand to play in the rising temperatures.

Sunday 5 November, 2017

Take a look at these beautiful photos of Kerry and Dublin Bay

The stunning shots are being published in two new books.

Friday 3 November, 2017

RSA says people may have been killed or injured because of falsified breath tests

Around 400,000 more tests were falsified than earlier reported, according to a new report this week.

Thursday 2 November, 2017

Meet Dublin Zoo's latest arrivals ... giant festive Chinese lanterns inspired by animals Light It Up This post contains videos

Meet Dublin Zoo's latest arrivals ... giant festive Chinese lanterns inspired by animals

The zoo will light up every evening till the beginning of January.

Wednesday 1 November, 2017

Bewley's Grafton Street opened its doors again today (just in time for elevenses) Back In Business This post contains videos

Bewley's Grafton Street opened its doors again today (just in time for elevenses)

It’s been closed for almost three years during a massive refurbishment.

Tuesday 24 October, 2017

The Stella Theatre's new look is unveiled for its grand opening Reopening This post contains videos

The Stella Theatre's new look is unveiled for its grand opening

Built in 1923, the theatre has been closed since 2004.

Sunday 22 October, 2017

'They can make mistakes and there's no consequence': How Ireland's medical students train for surgery

Robots and virtual reality tools are being used to train aspiring medics at the new RCSI building.

Thursday 19 October, 2017

'I thought this could be it,' says 18-year-old student who was assaulted in Letterkenny

The 18-year-old student has been speaking about what happened on the night of the attack.

Wednesday 18 October, 2017

This robotic birthing 'mother' is being used to teach Irish medical students

The new RCSI building has installed robotic mannequins that can simulate the birthing process.

Thursday 12 October, 2017

Recognise any of these faces from the Late Late Toy Show? The Billie Barry kids are playing the Gaiety

The show will see all 800 students perform alongside special guests.

Monday 9 October, 2017

Irish and mixed heritage: 'I'm a proud Irish woman and that identity is part of who I am'

Irish and mixed heritage: 'I'm a proud Irish woman and that identity is part of who I am'

#IamIrish exhibition opens this month to explore issues around identity and culture with Irish people of mixed heritage.

Sunday 13 August, 2017

'Yes, I'm Irish': Mixed-race Irish people tell their stories of growing up in Ireland

The attitudes encountered have changed starkly over recent decades.

Thursday 13 July, 2017

"We're not looking for something extra or more than - we're looking for same as others" Equal Rights This post contains videos

"We're not looking for something extra or more than - we're looking for same as others"

Ireland is the only EU country yet to ratify the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD).

Wednesday 12 July, 2017

Half a million books to be moved and €10m spent to preserve National Library collections National Refurb This post contains videos

Half a million books to be moved and €10m spent to preserve National Library collections

Current storage conditions put some collections at fire risk.

Saturday 8 July, 2017

The Forty Foot swimmers: 'Our oldest is now 91... he has his cake and cigarette before he gets in'

We talk to members of the die-hard community of swimmers who come to the Dublin spot every day.

Thursday 6 July, 2017

Dublin Zoo's latest attraction is...dinosaurs

The new exhibit features ‘Stan’ a life-sized replica fossil skeleton of a male adult tyrannosaurus rex.

Wednesday 28 June, 2017

What is it like living as a Muslim in Ireland?

Muslims from the Blanchardstown mosque in Dublin had their say.

Tuesday 20 June, 2017

"This young lad, I know this young lad": Do you know who's who in Leo's Cabinet?

Would you know a Minister for State if they were crossed the road in front of you?

Friday 16 June, 2017

Red tape and stigma are barriers to homeless seeking mental health services

Many get turned away if they have substance abuse difficulties – or even because they just don’t have an address.

Thursday 15 June, 2017

A third of motorists caught without seatbelts didn't pay their fine last year

Some of the offences related to under-17s passengers.

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