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Living - Today’s News

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Living - Yesterday’s News

With one day until the college grant deadline the SUSI website is back up and running

Head of communications with Student Universal Support Ireland (SUSI) Graham Doyle says that all applicants should now be able to access their website.

Pensioner wins battle with Ulster Bank over £1,000 lodged in 1975

89-year-old Galway woman Teresa Scahill has had her late husband’s deposit honoured by the bank after they initially refused to do so.

There’s a big-screen version of chilling Irish novel inspired by crimes of Josef Fritzl Moviewatch This post contains videos

There’s a big-screen version of chilling Irish novel inspired by crimes of Josef Fritzl

And it looks like it’s going to be pretty special.

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Living - Thursday 30 July, 2015

Playboy magazine – here’s what Ireland was really missing all those years

It’s 20 years since Playboy first hit Irish shelves. Take a step back in time and have a look at its 1960s heyday.

Ireland’s railways could be the next up for privatisation…

The government is reportedly coming under pressure from the Union’s competition branch to put our rail services out to international tender.

Tesco Ireland has ‘no plans’ to get rid of ‘unexpected item in bagging area’ She's Staying This post contains a poll

Living - Wednesday 29 July, 2015

Drunk badger steals seven beers, passes out for two days

Wandzia the badger is recuperating (drying out) at a Polish animal shelter.

People from the north-west and farmers are Ireland’s worst tax offenders

A new report by the RTÉ Investigations Unit digs into the tax misdemeanours of the Irish public.

Tired performances all round as David Drumm controversy casts shadow over Banking Inquiry

Mary Harney and John Gormley were the latest former politicians to brave the banking inquiry gauntlet this afternoon.

Irish Muslim assaulted at Dublin mosque by extremist sympathiser

The man was attacked by another Muslim when trying to post anti-extremist flyers at the mosque.

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This is how men react to seeing their girlfriend get catcalled Take A Break This post contains videos

Living - Tuesday 28 July, 2015

A day in an STI clinic: Peter never got tested because ‘he only sleeps with pretty girls’

Dr Aisling Loy tells us about a day in her Dublin clinic.

Afghan man found at side of Irish motorway with no knowledge of what country he was in

The man claims to have travelled as a stowaway for three months before ending up at the side of the M7 motorway near Naas, Co Kildare.

Some Irish hospitals could stand to be a lot cleaner…

Health watchdog HIQA has released details of six unannounced inspections at hospitals around the country.

Meet the Irish woman working as a stand-in for Kim Kardashian

23-year-old Galway model Shahira Barry says she was “over the moon” to be working with Kim, Kourtney, Khloe et al.

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A woman who claimed her baby was taken from her as she breastfed has been charged by police

28-year-old Caroline Starmer has been charged with perverting the course of justice.

From Business ETC These guys are crowdfunding the answer to the male contraceptive pill Man Pills

These guys are crowdfunding the answer to the male contraceptive pill

Does this mean we’ve reached peak crowdfunding?

Living - Monday 27 July, 2015

Gardaí investigating cyclist pushed off bike from moving car ask people to stop sharing the video

The original video swiftly went viral online where it was viewed more than 700,000 times before being removed.

Watch: Video of dog so traumatised by ill treatment she won’t look away from the wall What Cruelty Breeds This post contains videos

Watch: Video of dog so traumatised by ill treatment she won’t look away from the wall

The lurcher, named Angel, is being cared for by dog charity Paws.

High Court decision clears the UK Times to launch its Irish edition (finally)

Times Newspapers London today won a ruling in the High Court against the Irish Times which says they are entitled to launch an Irish edition of their UK brand.

Living - Sunday 26 July, 2015

Here’s 12 talks that could change your career Time For A Change This post contains videos

Here’s 12 talks that could change your career

Take yourself up to inspiration point.

Stop the world – fake milk is on the way

For a good reason though. Muufrii (pronounced ‘Moofree’) will provide all the goodness of real milk without any of that pesky cow nonsense.

Living - Saturday 25 July, 2015

Fancy being a millionaire hacker? It’s easier than you might think

Learn some code, pick up some Russian… and be ok with living a criminal life. Easy as 1,2,3…

A Dublin man has climbed Mount Kilimanjaro (with a bathtub on his back)

Robbie Dowling says the experience pushed him “to the abyss, and then some”. His next adventure sounds even more daunting…

Living - Friday 24 July, 2015

What are your best tips for having a great BBQ?

We asked, you answered – and you gave us some good ones.

Unfortunately, this Sky News reporter getting videobombed brilliantly is all a big fake Not A Kind Of Magic This post contains videos

Unfortunately, this Sky News reporter getting videobombed brilliantly is all a big fake

But seriously, if only all their reports were like this…

Living - Thursday 23 July, 2015

A bridge and a boat are set to get some famous Irish names

A bridge and a boat are set to get some famous Irish names

WB Yeats and a hero of 1916 are set to be immortalised in different ways.

A giant killer whale has been rescued after beaching itself

The Orca had become snagged on rocks as low tide set in in Hartley, Canada.

Poll: Have you ever cheated on a partner? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Have you ever cheated on a partner?

Don’t worry, the poll is anonymous.

Affairs website AshleyMadison.com is ‘one of the best companies I’ve ever worked for’

An ex-employee of Ashley Madison says it’s “one of the best companies I’ve ever worked for”.

Living - Wednesday 22 July, 2015

6 international recipe ideas for your next picnic

A picnic can be more than ham sandwiches, believe us.

Guess what? It’s OK to be single, feel sad or have a few pounds to lose

Social media keeps us connected to each another but disconnected from the truth.

Living - Tuesday 21 July, 2015

Should we fork out €3.8 million for a sail training ship? Here’s what’s being proposed…

The group planning a new €16 million sail training vessel has been doing its homework on what’s required.

So, who exactly should you be tipping in Ireland? A Customer's Guide This post contains a poll

So, who exactly should you be tipping in Ireland?

Your bartender? Your hairdresser? WHO?

This woman has said thanks for the Yes vote by leaving free pieces of art about the place

Keep your eyes peeled, there could be one for you.

Living - Monday 20 July, 2015

The McDonald’s ‘Secret Menu’ is real, and here’s how you order from it

One secret burger is called the ‘McGangBang’. We kid you not.

Ireland’s first ever female minister has a new job

An independent panel, chaired by former European Commissioner Maire Geoghegan-Quinn, is to investigate the issue.

6 summer fruit desserts to drool over

We’ve got your all your fruit cravings covered.

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