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Dublin: 12 °C Sunday 25 September, 2016

Living - Today’s News

Column: The US football players kneeling for the national anthem are doing something important

There is a long history of athletes taking a stand for justice, writes Julien Mercille.

Ladies football and camogie finals to be added to free-to-air list

Communications Minister Denis Naughten says the two finals are “events of major importance to Irish society”.

Living - Yesterday’s News

Fianna Fáil dips in support in latest opinion poll

The Red C poll for the Sunday Business Post indicates Fianna Fáil remains the most popular party with a reduced approval numbers of 27%.

Opinion: Staffless libraries are a terrible idea for Ireland

Staffless libraries are the first step towards the dismantling of the public library system as it is known and cherished.

Body recovered from sea by Doolin Coast Guard

The body was recovered by the Doolin Coast Guard unit at about 5.30pm.

Pictures: Thousands throng Dublin city centre for pro choice rally

Demonstrations took place in major cities across Europe in solidarity with the Dublin march.

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Living - Friday 23 September, 2016

"I can't understand how a family watches its members being knocked off and doesn't say 'we've got to stop this'"

Archbishop of Dublin Diarmuid Martin has described his distaste at the ongoing Hutch-Kinahan feud being seen in Dublin’s gangland.

'Alarming results': Unfit Dublin teens show risk of heart disease similar to 55 or 60-year-olds

The DCU research concentrated on the health of moderately fit and unfit transition-year students in the greater Dublin area.

Family of four to be evicted from €3 million home next Friday

John and Dolores Quinn and their two children will see their Co Kildare home repossessed next week in the absence of further legal intervention.

These Cavan twins (and their couch) were the stars of Gogglebox Ireland last night

There’s something quite special about standing for the National Anthem in your own living room.

Man appeals for contact with woman who saved wife and baby from drowning in the Liffey

John Butler’s wife and eight-week-old daughter slipped into the river near Newbridge last Monday evening.

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.

'Michelin star restaurants will up and leave Ireland if calorie counts on menus are introduced'

The Restaurant Association of Ireland said restaurateurs will not want to operate in such a “draconian regime”.

Data Protection Commissioner seeking answers after massive Yahoo privacy breach

Yahoo said names, email addresses, birth dates, and scrambled passwords were stolen.

'Building up instead of out will prepare Dublin for 21st century city living'

Business groups are calling on councillors to scrap changes that would limit the height of some city centre buildings.

Living - Thursday 22 September, 2016

Trailer Watch: Which movie should you go see this weekend? Cinema This post contains a poll

Trailer Watch: Which movie should you go see this weekend?

What’s a must-watch, and what’s a miss? We tell you.

Column: The people of O'Devaney Gardens deserve better than the prejudice they have faced

I grew up in O’Devaney Gardens and it was a great place to live – it would be sad to see it fall into a private developer’s hands, writes Rose Fleming

Here's what we can expect from Gogglebox Ireland tonight

The hugely popular UK version saw between three and four million viewers per series.

Farewell To Soggy Bottoms: Mary Berry is refusing to follow the Bake-Off to Channel 4

Berry said she was staying with the BBC out of “loyalty”, but her fellow judge Paul Hollywood is following the dough to Channel 4.

Poll: Would you be happy to pay a sugar tax to help fight obesity? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Would you be happy to pay a sugar tax to help fight obesity?

The government is announcing its ten-year plan to battle obesity today.

Living - Wednesday 21 September, 2016

Poll: Should Ireland ban plastic cups and plates? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should Ireland ban plastic cups and plates?

France recently passed a similar law.

The Citizens' Assembly will take place on Saturday 15 October in Dublin Castle

The Government press office confirmed to TheJournal.ie that Red C polling will conduct the poll to decide the makeup of the assembly.

The EU has scrapped the 90-day limit on free roaming charges

The commission announced the original ‘free roaming’ plans with huge fanfare last year, but when it unveiled the details earlier this month consumer groups were outraged by a limit of 90 days of free roaming per year.

Sky Sports presenter Clare Tomlinson 'mortified' over Dublin-Mayo All-England Final gaffe GAA

Sky Sports presenter Clare Tomlinson 'mortified' over Dublin-Mayo All-England Final gaffe

“In 18 years of live TV, it’s up there with my worst moments.”

The psychology of house sharing: how to get on with the people you're living with

Can’t we all just get along? Former Olympic team psychologist Niamh Fitzpatrick helps us understand why housemates fight.

"Operation Transformation is not the end of my journey - it's just the start"

This week, Celebrity Operation Transformation participant Gerald Kean talks about how the show has helped him to deal with his diabetes.

Ireland's teenagers may not be as bad as all that

A new European survey shows that Ireland’s 15 and 16-year-olds are smoking and drinking a good deal less than their European counterparts.

Gardaí want today to become a lot like EDWARD...

That’s European Day without a Road Death to you.

Retired woman sues insurer for refusing to pay disability because she wouldn't take a test

48-year-old Tipperary mother of three Bridget Daly has taken the case against Zurich Life Assurance.

Living - Tuesday 20 September, 2016

Multimillion euro children's science centre to be built alongside Ireland's only Real Tennis court

The proposals mean 200 exhibits in the the old north wing of the NCH will connect to the Real Tennis building by a tunnel.

If you have a Leap card you can now ditch your DublinBikes card

The initiative won’t allow people to pay for their DublinBikes trips from their Leap Card account, but will allow them to use the same card for the bikeshare as for the bus, Luas or Dart.

Here's how much your tax goes up as your wages increase

Workers here often pay more in tax than those in other European countries.

"It should never have happened": Irish soldiers' forgotten battle told in Siege of Jadotville

The film got a standing ovation when it premiered in Dublin last night.

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Housebuyers pay €5,600 more on average to live close to a secondary school

Homeowners pay a 2.6% premium to live near a secondary school, according to the latest Daft.ie Research Report.

Living - Monday 19 September, 2016

Things got pretty darn loud in Croker yesterday...

The noise levels at GAA HQ were greater than that of a 747 taking off when Dublin’s first goal went in.

What one tip would you give students to make the most of college?

Getting the balance right in college can be tough. We asked students how to manage being happy AND productive.

Living - Sunday 18 September, 2016

National Ploughing Championships boss: 'I feel as passionate today as when I was 17'

After four decades at the helm of Europe’s largest outdoor festival, Anna May McHugh shows no signs of slowing down.

Ireland's biggest cocaine seizure has inspired one of the year's funniest films

We met the director and the film’s stars.

Sitdown Sunday: 'They say my son's Sandy Hook death was a hoax'

Grab a comfy chair and sit back with some of the week’s best longreads.

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