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From The Daily Edge 9 struggles of bringing your phone to bed

9 struggles of bringing your phone to bed

Can’t live with it, can’t live without checking it every seven minutes.

“10% of all civil servants should be proficient in the Irish Language”

According to a report by a culture and Gaeltacht committee anyway…

Going up: Irish property prices rose by 16.3% in 2014

The rate of increase in Dublin is twice that of the rest of the country however…

From Business ETC Irish Five Guys burger franchise shows ‘the worm is turning’ Mmmmm... Burger

Irish Five Guys burger franchise shows ‘the worm is turning’

RAI chief Adrian Cummins believes our low minimum wage is the key to the Irish restaurant industry remaining competitive

Potholes could soon be but an unpleasant memory

New research has developed a system of detecting costly road damage before it occurs.

From Business ETC Here’s how you can quickly clean your device* TechGuide

Here’s how you can quickly clean your device*

*in software terms, that is.

Here’s what €220,000 will get you as a first-home buyer across the country

The Central Bank has announced a 10% minimum deposit for new buyers on properties under that price.

Opinion: Age-ing or Sage-ing? It’s time to focus on the positive aspects of getting older

Disempowering attitudes towards ageing are pervasive in our culture, leading to the more positive dimensions of ageing getting lost.

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Living - Tuesday 27 January, 2015

From Business ETC What you can learn from one of the world’s greatest football managers? Quite a lot, really Sme Book Club

What you can learn from one of the world’s greatest football managers? Quite a lot, really

This monthk, we take a look inside the mind of Manchester United’s all-conquering chief, Sir Alex Ferguson.

From Business ETC Here’s what you need to know about sending private group messages on Twitter Appealing To The Masses

Here’s what you need to know about sending private group messages on Twitter

Twitter has introduced both group messaging and the ability to upload 30-second videos as it looks for ways to increase its user base.

Opinion: I thought my eating disorder gave me control, but it was really controlling me

Talking to people is so important – keeping everything bottled up inside only leads to disaster.

From The Daily Edge 12 of the most smartass graffiti responses to signs around Ireland Heh Heh

12 of the most smartass graffiti responses to signs around Ireland

We are a nation of sarcastic bollixes.

Living - Monday 26 January, 2015

From The Daily Edge 9 tricks that will actually help you get up in the morning Wake Up Call

9 tricks that will actually help you get up in the morning

Give your snooze button a holiday. It deserves it.

From The Daily Edge 11 times brands desperately tried to get down with the kids, and failed Fellow Kids
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Opinion: Not being open about my health nearly cost me my colon

Don’t ever find yourself in the position I did – don’t put off getting health problems checked out.

Living - Sunday 25 January, 2015

How to pick the right therapist for you

People are reaching out more for counselling and psychotherapy, write Dil Wickremasinghe and Anne Marie Toole, but it’s important to know how to find the right help.

From The Daily Edge 11 of the most surprising celebrity cameos on The Simpsons Hank Scorpio

11 of the most surprising celebrity cameos on The Simpsons

Including THAT Johnny Cash cameo.

From Business ETC The Big Idea: How to build happier (and more productive) workplaces Reach Out

The Big Idea: How to build happier (and more productive) workplaces

Many companies offer workplace perks, but looking after staff mental health can pay even bigger dividends.

Detectives hunting the mysterious disappearance of Amelia Earhart have travelled to a remote Pacific island

Earhart disappeared in 1937 while attempting to circumnavigate the world.

From The Daily Edge 12 accidentally hilarious wedding photos that are just perfect Big Day Gone Wrong

12 accidentally hilarious wedding photos that are just perfect

These should never have been allowed to happen.

From Business ETC Weird Wide Web: Invisible boyfriends, reckless Snapchats and what it’s like to have your life stolen online Week In Web This post contains videos

Weird Wide Web: Invisible boyfriends, reckless Snapchats and what it’s like to have your life stolen online

All of your essential tech and social media news for the week in one byte-sized portion.

Living - Saturday 24 January, 2015

From The Daily Edge How Much of a Mammy’s Boy Are You? Mammy's Boy

Column: On marriage equality and the red herring of raising children

Whenever same-sex marriage is argued against – be it in print, radio or television – the issue of raising children is inevitably raised. But it’s a red herring.

From The Daily Edge 12 struggles anyone moving to a new flat understands The Hassle

12 struggles anyone moving to a new flat understands

Finding a place is only the start of it.

From Business ETC Review: Will the Nest Thermostat help reduce your heating bill? Learning

Review: Will the Nest Thermostat help reduce your heating bill?

A lot has been made out about the company Google bought last year, but does it really make things easier for you?

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From Business ETC From dial-up to The Devil Wears Prada: How the internet helped this writer’s career Evolution

From dial-up to The Devil Wears Prada: How the internet helped this writer’s career

Sophia Stuart’s career began when the internet was taking its first steps, and her fascination with it took her all over the world.

From Business ETC 5 apps worth downloading this week Pick Me

5 apps worth downloading this week

Featuring a relaxing ski down the slopes, instant messaging based around drawings, and new motivation to get all those tasks done.

From The Daily Edge How Well Do You Remember Kids TV From the 90s? TCC

How Well Do You Remember Kids TV From the 90s?

90s kid? Step right in.

Opinion: Advice for overweight people to slim down is valid – it’s about health, not body image

We don’t need a nation of size 8s and Disney-proportioned cartoon characters, but we do need to admit that being overweight is not healthy.

Living - Friday 23 January, 2015

From The Daily Edge Will You Make it Through the Weekend before January Payday? Januworry

Will You Make it Through the Weekend before January Payday?

The last weekend before January pay day is the WORST.

From The Daily Edge 8 reasons Instagram just isn’t as good as an old photo album Negatives

8 reasons Instagram just isn’t as good as an old photo album

Tagging was an undiscovered horror, for one.

From The Daily Edge 9 Dublin sandwiches that might change your life What A Batch

9 Dublin sandwiches that might change your life

Well, they might change your lunch at least.

Living - Thursday 22 January, 2015

Opinion: A person who suffers from anxiety can’t just ‘get over it’ – it’s not that simple

Being a little more accepting of somebody with anxiety problems could make it a little easier for them to deal with it themselves.

From Business ETC This eccentric entrepreneur wants to kill Skype Private Chat

This eccentric entrepreneur wants to kill Skype

MegaChat, his new video calling service, is said to offer end-to-end encryption to keep calls private.

From Business ETC Why are people getting so excited about Microsoft’s new headset? Holographic

Why are people getting so excited about Microsoft’s new headset?

Microsoft’s HoloLens promises to blend both the virtual and real-world, and it may just work.

Fly to Australia for €200? Not with Ryanair you won’t

The low-cost airline is looking to provide connections for long-haul carriers, but won’t be flying long distance itself anytime soon…

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Opinion: Hold hands or hide? I’m going to stop adjusting my life to suit everyone else

I am fed up with being worried about other people’s reactions. My new year’s resolution is to hold my boyfriend’s hand when we walk down the street.

From Business ETC Internet Explorer is finally, officially, definitely dead RIP

Internet Explorer is finally, officially, definitely dead

Microsoft’s Windows 10 keynote saw it touch on devices, holograms, mobile, Xbox One and a new web browser.

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