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Living - Monday 25 April, 2016

You've filled out your census - now it's time to hand it in

Enumerators for the national population check will be collecting the filled-in forms starting today.

Living - Sunday 24 April, 2016

Ireland's super wealthy battle it out in the latest Sunday Times Rich List

Familiar names are near the top but there are some young pretenders nipping at their heels.

Living - Saturday 23 April, 2016

Heartbreaking photo essay of boy who was almost beaten to death aged two wins Pulitzer Prize

Six-year-old Strider Wolf was beaten so badly by his mother’s boyfriend when he was two that he has been left with permanent scars, both visual and unseen.

Living - Thursday 21 April, 2016

Living - Wednesday 20 April, 2016

Donald Trump's Atlantic wall in Co Clare has just hit a snag

An Bord Pleanála has found against the plan.

Living - Monday 18 April, 2016

Watch this unsettling recreation of the Titanic sinking in real-time

Turns out it took a long, long time for it to happen.

Living - Saturday 16 April, 2016

Here are the 19 cheapest holiday destinations on Earth

Thinking about your summer holidays?

Living - Friday 15 April, 2016

"Like being in a train station in downtown Beijing" - what it's like to live life with autism

21-year-old Adam Harris was diagnosed with autism when he was just five. He says it’s time Ireland learned to understand and engage with the condition.

Living - Wednesday 13 April, 2016

Donal Skehan "looking forward to the challenge" of presenting episode of popular BBC cooking show

He recently decamped to the US with his wife Sofie.

What about this idea? - Caring for older people to pay for your own future care

An Irish student has won an international award for a version of the proposal.

Living - Saturday 9 April, 2016

How heartbreak inspired Annabel Karmel to write the baby food 'bible'

‘I felt very vulnerable, having lost a child, with a child who then wouldn’t eat.’

You can buy this entire village - including pub, petrol station and 43 houses - for €25 million

West Heslerton was owned by the same family for 150 years. But now the last owner is gone, and she had no heir…

"She saved three people - there is peace in that" - the man who donated his wife's organs

Ray’s wife suffered a fatal brain haemorrhage before his eyes late last year. The following day her organs were transplanted into three people.

Living - Tuesday 5 April, 2016

'Michaella McCollum should not get attention and I hope she will be ignored from now on'

RTÉ received dozens of complaints over the Michaella interview this week, deservedly so, writes Lorraine Courtney.

Living - Monday 4 April, 2016

Poll: Would you be willing to commute for more than two hours to get to work? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Would you be willing to commute for more than two hours to get to work?

With house prices on the march ever upwards in Ireland, would you be willing to submit to a lengthy each-way commute in return for an affordable home?

Living - Saturday 2 April, 2016

“Your organs are no use to anyone in the ground” – a donor’s kindness has given this girl her life back

Laura Dolan had been suffering from a series of liver ailments for six years prior to her transplant in September 2015.

Living - Wednesday 30 March, 2016

Some locals are very unhappy about Longford’s bumper new water park

Center Parcs Longford was officially announced last summer.

Living - Tuesday 29 March, 2016

Can’t resist the deals at the supermarket? Here’s why we should be buying local

The state can no longer justify paying large subsidies to farmers whose produce goes directly overseas while refusing to support small scale local production, writes Fergal Anderson.

Living - Sunday 27 March, 2016

This is what Europe’s top chefs keep in their fridge

Pickled herring, hand-churned butter and foie gras – just some of things some of the world’s top chefs like to cook with.

Living - Saturday 26 March, 2016

President Michael D Higgins kicks off 1916 celebrations with wreath-laying ceremony

The ceremony took place in Dublin’s Garden of Remembrance.

Pictures: This London town house is going for €14 million – and apparently it’s a bargain…

Ormonde House is being marketed as one of the UK’s most expensive “fixer-uppers”.

“This could have happened to anybody” – Locals raise €90,000 for bereaved family of slipway tragedy

Michelle Black and Martin McGranaghan have raised a huge sum between them in an effort to help in any way they can.

Kohlrabi is becoming a popular veg and it’s tasty either cooked or raw

As part of Michael Kelly’s 52 Veg – A Year of Growing, Cooking and Eating your own Food series – this week, we talk kohlrabi .

Poll: Will you be attending an event over the 1916 centenary weekend? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Will you be attending an event over the 1916 centenary weekend?

The next three days will see celebrations in Dublin and across the country in commemoration of the centenary of the Easter Rising.

Living - Wednesday 23 March, 2016

Food labels in Ireland need to be transparent and readable for consumers

Ross Golden-Bannon writes that food labels should say exactly what is contained in our food.

Living - Sunday 20 March, 2016

Poll: Were RTÉ wrong in banning this Budweiser ad featuring Conor McGregor? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Were RTÉ wrong in banning this Budweiser ad featuring Conor McGregor?

RTÉ has refused to air the ad as it is in breach of advertising standards.

Living - Saturday 19 March, 2016

“Of course I’m a victim – I’m not allowed to live according to the culture that I want” Late Late This post contains videos

“Of course I’m a victim – I’m not allowed to live according to the culture that I want”

Traveller actor John Connors gave an impassioned interview regarding the discrimination he experiences on the Late Late Show last night.

Living - Friday 18 March, 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.

Living - Wednesday 16 March, 2016

Almost 100,000 Irish homes are still in negative equity…

But at the rate property prices are increasing that won’t be the case for long says the ESRI…

Living - Tuesday 15 March, 2016

The Wild Atlantic Way just went all Virtual Reality, and it’s deadly Wild And Wonderful This post contains videos

The Wild Atlantic Way just went all Virtual Reality, and it’s deadly

A series of VR videos of various aspects of the Way have been produced so you can experience the Irish west from your seat. And they’re very, very cool.

Rents around the country are still rising, rising, rising…

Rents nationwide were up almost 10% last year, while in Dublin they now outstrip the peak levels of 2007.

Living - Monday 14 March, 2016

From The42 The 10-minute stretching routine all cyclists should do Fitness

The 10-minute stretching routine all cyclists should do

If it’s good enough for Irish professional Sam Bennett then you should be able to take something from it too.

Living - Thursday 10 March, 2016

This week’s vital property news: House buyers are being pushed out of Dublin Property News This post contains images

This week’s vital property news: House buyers are being pushed out of Dublin

Everything you need to know in one quick guided tour.

Living - Tuesday 8 March, 2016

There are exactly 7 different types of boobs in the world, apparently

And ladies need to consider that when buying a bra. Game changer! (NSFW pics inside.)

Living - Monday 7 March, 2016

A mam is going viral after she angrily gave out to her ‘bully’ son on Facebook 21st Century Mam This post contains a poll

A mam is going viral after she angrily gave out to her ‘bully’ son on Facebook

“If you so much as breathe in her or anyone’s direction in a bullying manner again…”

Living - Sunday 6 March, 2016

No family are like the Waltons. Some families are a nightmare

When family relationships break down it can be a shock for all involved because mostly they genuinely don’t know why.

Living - Saturday 5 March, 2016

Carrots are the classic stock pot vegetable and full of vitamin A GIY

Carrots are the classic stock pot vegetable and full of vitamin A

As part of Michael Kelly’s 52 Veg – A Year of Growing, Cooking and Eating your own Food series – this week, we talk carrots.

Living - Friday 4 March, 2016

Easter Monday in Dublin is set to be a family-friendly 1916 spectacular

RTÉ’s Reflecting the Rising on Monday 28 March will be the “biggest public history and cultural event ever staged in Ireland”.

Living - Thursday 3 March, 2016

COMPETITION: Here are the books you should be picking up this World Book Day

Plus: Win one of three €100 Easons.com eVouchers.

Giving women time off for periods would be unfair – but we need to talk about them more

A company in the UK has introduced a “period policy” that will allow women leave if they are suffering.

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