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Dublin: 21 °C Tuesday 22 July, 2014

Today’s News

Ecstasy, cocaine and €300,000 in cash found in garda raid

A 55-year-old was arrested in Kinsealy.

Saturday 19 July, 2014

On the Wild Side: 10 of the very best images from this year’s wildlife photography awards

The National History Museum is looking for the People’s choice winner this year.

A bicycle, a wheelchair and Maxwell House coffee – snapshots of the last years in the Big House Veronica's House This post contains images

A bicycle, a wheelchair and Maxwell House coffee – snapshots of the last years in the Big House

The latest instalment from Donal Moloney’s ‘frozen in time’ photo collection.

Suitcase or coffin? The choice thousands of people faced in CAR Catastrophe This post contains images

Suitcase or coffin? The choice thousands of people faced in CAR

A total of 2,599 people died by gunshot, machete attacks or grenades in a six-month period.

Thursday 17 July, 2014

One-year-old died in tragic accident in her home, just months after being reunited with mother

Susan had spent some time in the care of the State before her death at the age of 15 months.

Wednesday 16 July, 2014

Anniversary of a massacre: what happened in Srebrenica? Genocide This post contains videos

Anniversary of a massacre: what happened in Srebrenica?

Timeline in pictures and video: on the third day of Ratko Mladic’s trial and the anniversary of the massacre, TheJournal.ie takes a look back at the events of July 1995 – the UN and Europe’s darkest hour.

Lunchtime Fix: 6 things you need to know

Catch up as you refuel.

Are we STILL talking about Garth Brooks?

Yes, the GAA and Aiken Promotions will appear before the Transport Oireachtas Committee today.

Tuesday 15 July, 2014

Lunchtime Fix: 8 things you need to know

Catch up as you refuel.

Monday 14 July, 2014

The Burning Question*: Is it ever OK to use somebody else’s toothbrush? Dilemma This post contains a poll

The Burning Question*: Is it ever OK to use somebody else’s toothbrush?

Let TheJournal.ie distract you from the ‘serious’ news with one of life’s REAL dilemmas. (*not really)

Lunchtime Fix: 6 things you need to know

Catch up as you refuel.

Ireland will be defending its record on human rights at the UN today

Justice Minister Frances Fitzgerald will make her debut in front of the committee.

Sunday 13 July, 2014

TED TALKS: What is the human cost of war?

Why is our interest in current conflicts so limited?

Saturday 12 July, 2014

VIDEO: A firefighter’s view as he tackles a terrifying house blaze

See the fire as if you were the person tasked with putting it out.

How much does it cost to send your kid to school?

Barnardos wants to know about the price of socks, PE clothes and tablets.

Top comments of the week

Here’s our round-up of the most interesting and most popular comments from the past seven days. Did you make it in?

VIDEO: The 7 deadly sins of speaking you need to avoid

Did you know there was such a thing as a voice sound expert. Julian Treasure is the best in the business…

‘You are never alone’: Ireland’s radio and TV stars want you to open up

Some well-known faces share their experiences to show how important it is to be honest and talkative.

Thursday 10 July, 2014

Lunchtime Fix: 5 things you need to know

Catch up as you refuel.

Wednesday 9 July, 2014

Lunchtime Fix: 6 things you need to know

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Say What? Some of the mad things public figures are saying about Garth

“Like a funeral without a corpse.”

Woman in intensive care bringing case against hospital over ‘unwarranted’ symphysiotomy

Noreen Burns, 83, was subjected to a symphysiotomy after her child was born by Caesarean Section in 1959.

Tuesday 8 July, 2014

Housing Crisis: 1,008 vacant properties to be ‘transformed into family homes’

Dublin City Council received €3.96 million to work on 236 local authority units.

Monday 7 July, 2014

Medicinal cannabis will soon be legal and available for MS patients

The regulator said the product will be available after an imminent change to current drugs laws.

Lunchtime Fix: 7 things you need to know

Catch up as you refuel.

Sunday 6 July, 2014

Saturday 5 July, 2014

Top comments of the week

Here’s our round-up of the most interesting and most popular comments from the past seven days. Did you make it in?

Real Lives: Traveller men want to show you a side you ‘rarely get to see’

A new booklet detailing the lives of Traveller men hopes to dispel some myths and stereotypes.

Friday 4 July, 2014

Rolf Harris sentenced to 5 years and 9 months in prison

The veteran broadcaster was sentenced at a London court this morning.

Lunchtime Fix: 6 things you need to know

Catch up as you refuel.

Thursday 3 July, 2014

The 5 at 5: Thursday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

Lunchtime Fix: 5 things you need to know

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Wednesday 2 July, 2014

Taoiseach insists water for children will be free

Enda Kenny also confirmed that the water charges will not exceed €240 per year.

Lunchtime Fix: 6 things you need to know

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Symphysiotomy couple want to find their child’s burial place

There will be no closure with money – only with finding out where their child’s remains are.

Tuesday 1 July, 2014

‘I was just 27 and I was butchered’: Symphysiotomy survivors in their own words

The government has announced a redress scheme today. Here are the victims’ stories.

Same-sex marriage vote will take place in spring next year

Enda Kenny confirmed the vote will be early next year in the Dáil today.

€34 million redress scheme for Irish women whose pelvises were broken during childbirth

The Government has said that the payments will be ex-gratia – in other words, no blame admitted.

Lunchtime Fix: 6 things you need to know

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