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Living - Yesterday’s News

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Living - Yesterday’s News

Bank holidays: Here's how Ireland measures up compared to other EU countries

We lag behind many of our neighbours when it comes to public holidays.

Have questions about your phone bill or contract? Let us put them to an expert

We’ll be holding a Facebook Live event on Wednesday where your questions will be put to the consumer expert.

Poll: Are you happy with your life at the moment? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Are you happy with your life at the moment?

How are you feeling about your lot?

Sitdown Sunday: What's really going on inside the Trump marriage

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

Living - Saturday 29 April, 2017

Quiz: How well do you remember Donald Trump's first 100 days?

It’s been an eventful few months to say the least.

Living - Friday 28 April, 2017

'I phoned my mother at 4.30am. I couldn't say a word. She brought me to hospital'

Treating depression isn’t as simple as putting on a brave face, writes our final Darkness Into Light contributor.

Body of woman missing from Wicklow home found

The woman had been missing from her home for almost two days.

€40 million luxury hotel gets green light on site of iconic Stephen's Green building

The new hotel is to be built on the site of a former ‘young ladies’ hostel.

Challenge 5: Fix something that's bothering you about your phone

A small change can mean a peaceful mind.

Living - Thursday 27 April, 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.

'I was going to end my life or I was going to get better. That was the choice I had'

Gary Seery turned to exercise to help him cope with anxiety and depression

These four plots of land will be used to build thousands of social and affordable homes

Simon Coveney denied that the plan represents a “sell-off” of state land.

Challenge 4: Make an app hard to get at

You need the app – but you don’t want to be instantly drawn to it. Here’s what to do.

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Complaint of 'derogatory' language used by Fianna Fáil leader against journalist rejected

Gemma O’Doherty had alleged that Micheál Martin had spoken about her in a ‘derogatory and unfair’ manner on Newstalk radio.

One in 10 Irish workers are earning the minimum wage or less

A release from the CSO suggests that just over 10% of Irish workers are earning €9.25 an hour or less.

Claim George Hook spoke about HPV vaccine in 'ill-informed and irresponsible' manner rejected

The BAI said that Hook’s approach to discussing the vaccine had satisfied its Code of Fairness, but “only in a barely minimal fashion”.

'Lethal', 'insane' - cyclists have their say on what it's like dealing with the Luas expansion works

Many people have complained to Transport Infrastructure Ireland regarding the sometimes-hazardous nature of cycling near Luas works.

Living - Wednesday 26 April, 2017

'The hallucinations were 100% real to me. But people were telling me there was nothing there'

At times it felt like there was no hope of recovery at all, writes Brian Scallan

Challenge 3: Drop the phone at dinner

Week two of Live A Better Life is all about challenging yourself.

Belief that saturated fat clogs arteries is 'just plain wrong'

An editorial in the British Medical Journal finds no link between saturated fat and issues like coronary heart disease.

AIB fined €2.3 million for breaches relating to terrorist financing and money laundering

The bank also failed to conduct required due diligence on accounts predating Ireland’s money-laundering laws.

Living - Tuesday 25 April, 2017

'In my head, I didn't deserve to be helped. I was broken and couldn't be fixed'

Ireland rugby international Hannah Tyrrell on the eating disorder that overshadowed her teenage years

10% of Irish households are using four times as much water as the rest of the country

New figures from the CSO show that usage of water in Ireland is heavily skewed by a small fraction of consumers.

Living - Monday 24 April, 2017

Frances Fitzgerald: Abortion referendum should be held next year

The Citizens’ Assembly has made recommended sweeping changes be implemented regarding Ireland’s abortion laws.

Irish parents routinely lie about being a car's main driver to lower their children's premiums

Over 13% of parents have ‘fronted’ for their children’s insurance according to a new survey.

Maternity benefit payments in Ireland are backlogged by 'a number of months'

A Department of Social Protection official has said “it is not possible to give an accurate date” for the process of backlogged maternity claims.

Living - Sunday 23 April, 2017

'I needed something to centre myself around': US woman learned Irish to improve memory loss

Shannon O’Neill is travelling to Ireland in the summer to visit Gaeltacht areas and advance her level of Irish.

'We don't have the money for this' - Dublin mother pleads for funding for daughter's cancer treatment

12-year-old Robyn Smyth has been battling a rare form of cancer known as neuroblastoma for the past nine years.

Sitdown Sunday: The white woman who says she is 'transracial'

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

Living - Saturday 22 April, 2017

A huge number of people hear voices in their head, but it doesn't have to be a bad thing

Associate professor of psychology Simon McCarthy-Jones estimates that as much as 2.5% of the world’s population will have extended voice-hearing experiences.

No Facebook, no WhatsApp: Three things we learned from a digital detox

Housemates Dermot and Darren decided to undertake a digital detox to try and spur them on to use their phone less. As part of our Live A Better Life series, they tell us what they learned.

Poll: How important is your home county to you? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: How important is your home county to you?

Let’s get provincial.

Ivanka Trump has been absolutely raking it in since her father became president

Despite no longer managing her brand, Trump’s businesses have been filing trademarks left, right, and centre, notably in China.

Living - Friday 21 April, 2017

Why your next TV binge should be... RuPaul's Drag Race

The show that launched a thousand catchphrases.

Family of woman shot at same time as Garda Tony Golden to sue Gardaí

An RTÉ Investigates programme broadcast last night called into question whether the man who shot Garda Golden and Siobhán Phillips was in fact a Garda informer.

These brown bears now live in the lap of luxury after a life of horrendous abuse

A specialised centre in northern Ukraine seeks to give such bears a better life. The abuse of brown bears in the country is a longstanding cultural problem.

Plans to build over 100 apartments in south Dublin have been shot down

The council said that the plan from a well-known developer would overshadow existing properties.

Most Irish people are definitely NOT in favour of a snap election here

59% of voters think it would be better if the current government remain in power.

Living - Thursday 20 April, 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.

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