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Saturday 17 January, 2015

Lucinda: Party will have free vote on ‘life’ issues like euthanasia, abortion

Creighton has defined more clearly what she considers to be ‘matters of conscience’ to which the whip of new party will not apply.

Friday 16 January, 2015

Lucinda Creighton says she will have a candidate in every constituency

The leader of yet-to-be-named party says almost 600 people want to represent it in the next general election.

French ambassador thanks the Irish people “with all his heart”

Jean-Pierre Thébault touched by letters, cards and children’s drawings sent in solidarity to grieving nation.

Saturday 3 January, 2015

How to… make emergency supplies

Our favourite Youtube expert Dave Hax has some top tips.

Friday 2 January, 2015

Let’s get physical – it will get you mentally fit this year too

All over the festive season, TheJournal.ie is bringing you tried and tested ways to help you keep your mental health in fine fettle.

How to… pack as quickly as possible

Our favourite Youtube expert Dave Hax has some top tips.

Thursday 1 January, 2015

Why you need a ‘mindfulness minute’ in your life

All over the festive season, TheJournal.ie is bringing you tried and tested ways to help you keep your mental health in fine fettle.

How to… prep fruit and veg quickly

Our favourite Youtube expert Dave Hax has some top tips.

Wednesday 31 December, 2014

Express yourself: How you can find your passion this year

All over the festive season, TheJournal.ie is bringing you tried and tested ways to help you keep your mental health in fine fettle.

Tuesday 30 December, 2014

How to reach out to someone who is feeling down: a guide

All over the festive season, TheJournal.ie is bringing you tried and tested ways to help you keep your mental health in fine fettle.

Friday 26 December, 2014

Top tips on staying connected for good mental wellbeing

All over the festive season, TheJournal.ie is bringing you tried and tested ways to help you keep your mental health in fine fettle.

No shuffling to the bar: cheers to a sober night out

The Sober Sessions are part of a movement to give Irish people an alternative to the pub and club scene.

Thursday 25 December, 2014

From Business ETC Ireland ‘could be top of the class in digital toy market’ Toy Glory

Ireland ‘could be top of the class in digital toy market’

Irish MEP Sean Kelly moots Ireland as a prime manufacturing location for niche – but lucrative – business.

Wednesday 24 December, 2014

Thank you for the 40 pairs of socks: the Irish care packages of WWI

An Irishwoman and her friends sent comfort and hope to soldiers in the bleakest midwinters of the Great War.

Woman in her 40s stabbed in Cavan

Man in his 50s has been arrested by gardai.

Something very shiny in the sky tonight at 5.22pm and 6.58pm

It could be the International Space Station or it could be…

The 5 at 5: Christmas Eve

5 stories, 5 minutes, 5 o’clock.

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49 TDs and senators in eleventh-hour appeal to Michael D over Water Bill

The President had a swift response for some of them (and it wasn’t a complete ‘no’.)

Your Christmas dinner is in the bin (well, the leftovers)

We’re second in the EU28 for recycling – but here’s how we could do a hell of a lot better.

Tuesday 23 December, 2014

Nice buildings put up in Dublin in the past 25 years? Why, yes, there are

Giant undertaking charts over 150 buildings that showcase excellent architecture in the capital since 1990.

The 5 at 5: Tuesday

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Áras Attracta residents sent 500 Christmas cards by Irish wellwishers

The three residents of Bungalow Three whose ill-treatment was highlighted on RTÉ exposé sent flowers and gifts.

Cork woman brings Elsa Frozen dolls home from Oz for charity auction

Kind-hearted Aisling Walsh brought a special bit of Christmas spirit back in her suitcase.

Experimental Ebola vaccines may be lifeline for African countries

Hopes raised that the trial will “form the basis of a more potent vaccine” – there is currently no effective vaccine against the Ebola or Marburg virus.

Monday 22 December, 2014

From Business ETC The EU wants to help 171 redundant Irish jewellery factory workers Repair And Retrain?

The EU wants to help 171 redundant Irish jewellery factory workers

The collapse of the Andersen Ireland plant shut down in Limerick last year left a major hole in the local economy.

36-year-old man missing from Limerick found safe and well

Jason Carroll was last seen on Tuesday of last week.

Homeless pregnant woman and six children to be hosted at chef’s home for Christmas

Generous unemployed chef had made the offer on TheJournal.ie last week to cook Christmas dinner for a homeless family.

The 5 at 5: Monday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock.

Failed ATM robbers make a right mess and one sets himself on fire

They smashed a wall with a stolen digger, set it alight – and possibly burned themselves.

Revenue has ‘no competence’ to collect water charges – and that’s from Revenue boss

The outgoing chairperson Josephine Feehily also says she’s looking forward to holding the Garda Commissioner to scrutiny in her new role.

Monday 17 November, 2014

What drugs are in your life? Global Drugs Survey 2015 wants to know

TheJournal.ie is a media partner with an international project to gather judgement-free and confidential information on drug use.

Sunday 16 November, 2014

This is a really lovely science experiment you can do with your kids

A little food dye, a little water, a little patience – a rainbow-coloured surprise.

Tuesday 11 November, 2014

Silly Willie: A gentle poke at Yeats’s lifelong crush on Maud Gonne

Artist Annie West’s book of illustrations might make you feel a little sorry for WB. But only a little.

‘Does This TD Need Help’ Tweet of the Day

Would someone give Andrew Doyle a hand? It IS for a good cause.

Thursday 6 November, 2014

6 fast dinners you can make tonight

Neven Maguire has come up with time-efficient recipes for some of the nation’s favourite dishes.

Wednesday 5 November, 2014

RTE’s Morning Edition is axed due to “financial pressure”

Presenter Keelin Shanley to front RTÉ Radio 1′s Late Debate from January.

Tuesday 4 November, 2014

Ancient Waterford site reveals Vikings moved from raiding to trading

New publication and guide uncover the 9th century power of a settlement at Woodstown on the River Suir.

Thursday 30 October, 2014

What’s been your favourite Irish book this year?

The shortlist for Bord Gáis Energy Irish Book Awards 2014 is in – and you get to vote on it.

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