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Friday 23 September, 2016

Bored and broke? Here are some free things to do this weekend

Bored and out of money? We’ve got some suggestions for free things to do.

Sunday 18 September, 2016

'The ugly truth about prostitution is that without various forms of force it would collapse'

Former sex workers are calling on the government to pass the Sexual Offences Bill which would make buying sex illegal.

Saturday 17 September, 2016

The search for a cure for migraine - one of the most disabling illnesses in the world

More than half a million people in Ireland suffer from migraine, and this can have a serious impact on their ability to reach their potential.

Despite incomes increasing, Americans still believe the country is heading in the wrong direction

All the signs suggest the US economy is improving steadily. So why do the majority of Americans think the country is on the wrong track?

Tuesday 13 September, 2016

'We need more XX chromosomes around Newstalk, so obviously that's the only reason I'm here'

Colette Fitzpatrick was quick to reply when Newstalk co-host Shane Coleman asked her how she managed to “juggle it all”.

Wednesday 7 September, 2016

Five-day-old baby 'punched in the head' at UK supermarket

A man in his 60s has been arrested, according to police.

Bertie Ahern-brokered peace deal ends long-running handball dispute

The GAA and the Irish Handball Council Sport Centre have finally reached an agreement after years of bitter rivalry.

A motion requiring all new units in O'Devaney Gardens to be public housing has been overturned

In the new deal, only 30% of the 1,353 units will be social housing.

Wednesday 31 August, 2016

'Utter balderdash': Nobel-winning economist slams government's decision to appeal Apple windfall

Joseph Stiglitz said it was ‘utterly mystifying’ that the government didn’t just take the €13 billion awarded in the European Commission’s decision.

Boy who spent 3 years of his life in hospital is enjoying his first day at school

Liam Mac an tSaoi, who requires 24-hour care, wasn’t expected to live when he was born at 23 weeks.

Tuesday 30 August, 2016

'I don't think we can solve the crisis without interfering with private property'

The Peter McVerry Trust are calling on the government to buy up empty private properties.

All grown up: Ireland's kids head to their first day of school In Pictures This post contains images

All grown up: Ireland's kids head to their first day of school

It’s a big – and emotional – day.

Sailing hero Annalise Murphy has airplane named after her

Annalise is the first modern-day person to have an aircraft named after her by an Irish airline.

Sunday 28 August, 2016

There's a real life School of Rock in Dublin city centre

“It’s just like any job – you need to be working on your instrument eight hours a day.”

Friday 26 August, 2016

Here's your chance to set a world record by visiting these events

Sumo suits, haunted houses, Charlie Chaplins and much more.

Wednesday 24 August, 2016

Stanford University has decided to ban spirits at student parties

The policy has been criticised as a tone-deaf response to the Stanford rape case.

Mechanic who left job after employer implied he was a thief awarded €22k

An Employment Appeals Tribunal said it was reasonable for him to quit his job given the circumstances.

Tuesday 23 August, 2016

Hair salon to pay former worker €10,000 for dismissing her while pregnant

The salon told the claimant she could come back after she’d had the baby and ‘they’d see what they could do’.

Mrs Brown's Boys voted best British sitcom of the century

The show beat off contenders such The IT Crowd and the Office.

Sunday 21 August, 2016

Want to be the Rose of Tralee? Here are some ways of improving your odds*

*Advice here is not to be taken as a guarantee. Terms and conditions apply, see inside for details.

Saturday 20 August, 2016

What does it take to become a Rose of Tralee escort?

Shane Kenny, last year’s Escort of the Year, tells us about his experiences.

Ireland is the 20th most touristy country in the world

Four in every hundred people in Ireland are tourists.

Friday 19 August, 2016

Head on down to the hooley this weekend - here are our pick of the best events

Ukuleles, burlesque, jousting and much more.

Tuesday 16 August, 2016

Teenagers seriously injure man and attack bus with machete in Glasgow

Two males have been arrested in connection with the attack.

Gardaí call in bomb disposal team after improvised explosive device found in Leixlip

56 suspicious devices have been found in Ireland so far this year.

Islamic State is the biggest threat facing continent, Europeans say

However, many believe that spending more on defence is not the answer.

Saturday 13 August, 2016

Is sex after alcohol different to sex after cannabis? According to a study, yes

Researchers from NYU studied how alcohol and marijuana affected sexual experiences.

Friday 12 August, 2016

There are some tasty events taking place this weekend - here are our picks

Hot wings, Shakespeare, bonny babies and much more.

Saturday 6 August, 2016

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Friday 5 August, 2016

From comic books to seafood and sean-nós: Here's what going on around Ireland this weekend

Superheroes, sheep-shearing, sandcastles and much more.

Tuesday 2 August, 2016

21 people died on Irish roads last month

165 people were caught drink-driving in July – up 18% compared to the same period last year.

Pregnant women travelling to Florida may wish to reconsider journey, says expert

Tropical disease specialist Siobhan Grehan advises that only pregnant women and those planning to conceive should be concerned.

It's going to be warm again next weekend, with temperatures in the mid-20s

A rain warning was issued on Sunday night, but luckily things are beginning to improve.

Sunday 31 July, 2016

Community rallies around to help man (26) seriously injured in hit-and-run

Jones Justino had to undergo numerous painful surgeries after he was run down earlier this month.

Pilgrims are advised not to climb Croagh Patrick barefoot

Around 25,000 people are expected to make the pilgrimage up Croagh Patrick today.

Saturday 30 July, 2016

Children 'are accessing porn at sleepovers' and viewing explicit content on phones Sexualisation Of Children This post contains a poll

Children 'are accessing porn at sleepovers' and viewing explicit content on phones

Exposure to sexual imagery and language at a young age can lead to mental health problems.

Friday 29 July, 2016

Have a rockin' weekend: Here's a list of the big events you should check out

Artistic robots, vintage dress-up, scarecrows and much more.

Tuesday 26 July, 2016

The FBI think Russia is behind the hacking of Democrat emails

Clinton’s campaign say Russia wanted to help Trump’s campaign because of their bromance.

'Stripped, tear-gassed and strapped to a chair': Shock at treatment of children in Australian detention centre

A royal commission is being established after a TV investigation aired last night.

Monday 25 July, 2016

You could win a tropical island resort for €45

But good luck getting a ticket.

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