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Dublin: 14 °C Saturday 19 August, 2017

Living - Wednesday 16 August, 2017

Al Gore warns Irish government to "move more quickly" on climate change Exclusive

The former US Vice President and Nobel Peace Prize recipient has just released his latest documentary on climate change.

Living - Tuesday 15 August, 2017

Stuntwoman killed in motorbike accident on set of Deadpool 2

Ryan Reynolds posted to Instagram, saying that the cast and crew were “heartbroken, shocked and devastated”.

Living - Sunday 13 August, 2017

Donald Trump's childhood home is up on Airbnb for €636-a-night

There’s a cardboard cutout of the US President in one of the rooms.

Ireland's restricted dog-breed list looks like it's here to stay

The government says it has no plans to change the laws.

Living - Saturday 12 August, 2017

'For people with disabilities this is a crisis within a crisis'

This is the reality for a growing number of people.

Living - Friday 11 August, 2017

The Holocaust survivor who became the world's oldest man has died aged 113

Yisrael Kristal survived Auschwitz and lived out his life in Israel.

Living - Thursday 10 August, 2017

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 - Tuesday 8 August, 2017

'You cannot trust these people' - Woman who had disclosure of abuse lost by Tusla slams report on its failings

The woman, whose records were lost by the HSE/Tusla for over three years, says she feels the latest ombudsman report into Tusla’s complaints procedures won’t change anything.

Living - Sunday 6 August, 2017

Sitdown Sunday: Wrongly prosecuted over her mother's murder

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

Left to die at the side of a road - south east Asian country's ageing population leads to humanitarian crisis Myanmar This post contains videos

Left to die at the side of a road - south east Asian country's ageing population leads to humanitarian crisis

Years of domestic turmoil and a health system in tatters has seen Myanmar abandoning its elderly to their fate.

Study suggests it's time to get rid of Ireland's restricted dog-breed list

The study, published in the Irish Veterinary Journal, suggests there is no correlation between a dog’s breed and the likelihood it will behave violently.

Living - Saturday 5 August, 2017

Less than 5% of Irish people know what their weekly alcohol limit is

But over two-thirds of people said they were more aware of the harmful effects alcohol can have.

Women with history of gum disease at higher risk of cancer, study says

Women who have a history of gum disease face a higher risk of several types of cancer, particularly tumours in the oesophagus and breasts.

Living - Friday 4 August, 2017

There's a lot of patchy rain expected for the long weekend...

Tuesday’s weather will be dry across most of the country with sunny spells, according to Met Éireann.

Major Dublin city diversions have just come into effect

Have a look at what route is closed so you don’t spend too much of the Bank Holiday weekend stuck in traffic.

Poll: Do you use up all of your holiday days every year? Lunch Crunch This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you use up all of your holiday days every year?

Give it to us straight. Be honest.

Living - Thursday 3 August, 2017

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.

From The42 Diseased, broken and fatter than ever: How the health and fitness industry is failing us Column

Diseased, broken and fatter than ever: How the health and fitness industry is failing us

‘At its core, the health and fitness industry exists to help others, but we’re doing a pretty poor job of it,’ writes personal trainer Sarah Cremen.

Social welfare recipients to earn extra cash filling dairy farm worker shortage

A new pilot programme will see recipients able to apply for four weeks of training as dairy operatives.

Should Charlie Gard's name have been made public?

In life or death cases involving children, should they be kept anonymous?

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Farmers warned to 'stamp' their farm equipment or risk losing it to thieves

Thefts can be traumatic for farmers and their families. Communities are advised to work with local gardaí and watch out for suspicious activity.

Living - Wednesday 2 August, 2017

Parents pay €275 per child on secondary school books

“August will be extremely stressful for me… I will lose sleep and I will worry,” one parent said.

Living - Tuesday 1 August, 2017

This stunning moment won the top prize for the National Geographic Travel Photographer of the Year

It captured the erupting Volcán de Colima in Mexico.

Poll: Have you ever not paid your bar tab? Lunch Crunch This post contains a poll

Poll: Have you ever not paid your bar tab?

Give it to us straight. Be honest.

Poll: Should Irish children be taught about breastfeeding in school? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should Irish children be taught about breastfeeding in school?

At the start of World Breastfeeding Week, British child experts have called for such education to be introduced in Britain.

Fire services fight to bring massive water main breach under control in Clare

It’s the second such breach in the region in just two weeks.

The Mediterranean diet only has heart benefits for the well-off, says study

The researchers have concluded that the quality of the food may be as important as the frequency in which it’s eaten.

Living - Monday 31 July, 2017

Super Valu once again tops the podium in the supermarket derby, but Lidl and Aldi are on the march...

It’s been a good month for the German discount retailers.

From The42 Girls who play sport have significantly better body confidence and mental well-being Findings

Girls who play sport have significantly better body confidence and mental well-being

The new research conducted by Lidl shows that by the age of 13, one in two girls give up sport completely.

Poll: Is it finally time that Dublin went high-rise? Tall Tale This post contains a poll

Poll: Is it finally time that Dublin went high-rise?

Is it time for the Irish capital to finally bite the bullet and embrace high-rise structures?

'Austerity cost lives': Drink driving convictions in Ireland fell MASSIVELY in the last 10 years

The yearly rate has fallen by nearly 9,000 in fact. And counties with a lot of road deaths are not necessarily those with the most convictions.

Living - Sunday 30 July, 2017

This Northern Irish author's new novel could be the next Gone Girl

We talked to Stuart Neville, whose new book Here and Gone has been optioned for a movie.

The remains of the Nazis' 'Atlantic Wall' defences are being used to lure tourists to Holland Bunker Buster This post contains videos

The remains of the Nazis' 'Atlantic Wall' defences are being used to lure tourists to Holland

More than 870 bunkers of different shapes and sizes were constructed of reinforced concrete by the Nazis in 1942 to repel any Allied invasion of Europe.

Living - Saturday 29 July, 2017

Sleep or sex? The battle between the two could be wired into our brains

Research on the common fruit fly suggests they also have the same battle.

A woman going to Denmark fell asleep on her flight and woke up in Greece

The ticket mix-up at Charles de Gaulle airport was not noticed by airline staff.

Living - Friday 28 July, 2017

'No unnecessary journeys' - People urged to renew passports online rather than trekking to a Garda station

An online renewal facility for passports has been in place since March.

There's been a surge in complaints about Irish 'influencers' plugging products Exclusive

Three times the amount of complaints have been received so far in 2017 compared to all of last year.

Living - Thursday 27 July, 2017

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.

Water returns to Louth and Meath after a 'complex' repair - Irish Water

The water being produced by the fixed main may be discoloured but is still drinkable.

79-year-old woman who fractured spine in hospital awarded €59,000 in damages

Margaret Fitzpatrick had sued Dublin’s Mater Misericordiae Hospital following the incident in April 2015.

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