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Dublin: 13 °C Friday 24 June, 2016

Living - Today’s News

Talking Brexit: The best quotes from a day of shock and awe

Today’s referendum result is possibly the most seismic event in British history for 70 years.

Gardaí appeal for information on missing Tipperary woman Bridget Madigan

Bridget has been missing from Clonmel since 17 June.

If a united Ireland DID result from Brexit, what would it do to our economy?

Such a situation has just become an awful lot more plausible in the wake of this morning’s referendum result.

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Living - Yesterday’s News

CEO of suicide charity Console resigns as "history of deception" is revealed

The alleged bizarre financial practices of the charity were the subject of a RTÉ Investigations Unit special screened tonight.

"I honestly can't believe this is happening" - Robbie Brady's mum is one emotional lady today

Maria Brady sounds like she has been shouting for three days straight.

Living - Wednesday 22 June, 2016

Child left in isolation for 27 hours at controversial detention facility

The facility failed to meet nine out of 10 standards in a recent HIQA inspection.

Living - Tuesday 21 June, 2016

Beloved American grizzly bear cub killed in suspected hit-and-run

Snowy the bear’s mother was seen trying to heal the cub after the accident.

Penalty points loophole to be closed by government

The loophole has seen roughly 7,500 cases annually thrown out of court.

Married Dublin couple scoop ninth big lottery win

The couple only took home £100 the first time they matched five numbers.

Man convicted of killing housemate 'who failed to bring home ribs from the butcher'

Lithuanian Deivydas Zigelis stabbed his flatmate Alexander Karpovs when he returned from the butcher empty-handed.

Living - Monday 20 June, 2016

London changes its traffic lights in time for Pride

The little green man is now the little green men.

Mother avoids jail for harassment, including sending taxis and food deliveries to woman's home

The feud originated following the exchange of ‘very mild banter’ between the two women’s children at school.

Dog owner foils attempt to kill pet using sausage laced with rat poison

Lydia O’Byrne found her dog Freddie eating pieces of chorizo sausage in the garden of her south Dublin home at the weekend.

"We've lost one of our very best" - UK parliament reconvenes to honour Jo Cox

The House of Commons was recalled especially to honour the Labour MP, who was murdered in her constituency last week.

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Living - Saturday 18 June, 2016

Irish cancer survivor to attempt world record for fastest 5km - on crutches

Nikki Bradley has already climbed Mount Errigal in January and an Icelandic glacier in February.

Living - Friday 17 June, 2016

By a couple of cents: Postage costs set to rise next month

The price of sending letters domestically and internationally is set to increase.

Living - Saturday 11 June, 2016

Thanks shallot - these little members of the onion family are finicky, but worth it

Michael Kelly continues his Grow It Yourself series with a tasty flavouring for salads and sauces.

Your boss can't make your work meaningful to you, but they can make you care less

They should stay out of the way, a new research paper says.

Living - Monday 6 June, 2016

Living with 'one of the last major diseases we know nothing about'

Imagine your worst ever hangover combined with the flu. Now imagine feeling like that 24/7 for the rest of your life.

Living - Sunday 5 June, 2016

"It's a bear pit" - 100 days in, our newest TDs talk the hours, income, and oddities that come with Dáil life

There are a huge amount of first-time TDs in the 32nd Dáil. Here’s how they’ve been finding life in their new home.

Living - Friday 3 June, 2016

Ireland has tumbled down the list of 'good' countries

We’re not bad, just not as good anymore.

Living - Thursday 2 June, 2016

"Somebody knows something" - The families behind Ireland's 240 unsolved gangland murders

New figures have been compiled for an edition of RTÉ’s Prime Time, broadcast tonight.

Gardaí investigating alleged incident of newborn left in car in hot sun

The incident happened in the car park of the Market Green Shopping Centre in Midleton in Co Cork earlier this week.

Living - Wednesday 1 June, 2016

The Burning Question*: What's the best kind of milk, and the best container to drink it out of? Dilemma This post contains a poll

The Burning Question*: What's the best kind of milk, and the best container to drink it out of?

Let TheJournal.ie distract you from the ‘serious’ news with one of life’s REAL dilemmas. (*not really)

Living - Tuesday 31 May, 2016

This Irish man is set to fly to Africa with a lawnmower engine on his back

Oisín Creagh has been flying paramotors for the last ten years.

Living - Saturday 28 May, 2016

Bruce Springsteen dropped into his Dublin local this afternoon

He’s wetting the whistle before his final Croker gig tomorrow.

No Bruce tickets? Here are seven interesting things to do this weekend...

It’s summer. Let’s go out.

Living - Wednesday 25 May, 2016

Funding is needed 'before it's too late' - there's a surge in gambling addiction in Irish men (and women)

The numbers of people presenting with a gambling problem at Dublin’s Rutland Centre have trebled in just two years.

Travelling to Euro 2016? You might see some uniformed gardaí on the beat

A total of eight gardaí will be based in Lille and Bordeaux.

Living - Tuesday 24 May, 2016

Homeless children staying in adult hostels to 'avoid risk of sleeping rough'

Eight families have been using adult services to house their children in Dublin during May.

Living - Sunday 22 May, 2016

Huge rise in young people coming out as gay since marriage referendum

The figures are released in a new survey by LGBT youth organisation BeLonG To.

People living in the south but working in Northern Ireland CAN still get a mortgage after all

Some confusion had reigned regarding the new European Mortgage Credit Directive as to whether those paid in foreign currencies can apply for mortgages here.

Living - Saturday 21 May, 2016

Living with Chronic Pain Syndrome: 'But you don't look like you are sick'

Kelly McGill explains what it’s like to have your life quality diminished by an invisible illness.

A load of Luas stops will be out of commission for two months from tonight

Fear not – a replacement bus service will be in place near the Red Line stops that are to close.

There are now over 350 new speed enforcement zones on Irish roads nationwide... *

* Or there will be from next Friday. That’s an increase of almost 50% following a major Garda expansion programme.

Living - Sunday 15 May, 2016

Sitdown Sunday: 'The day I discovered my parents were Russian spies'

The very best of the week’s writing from around the web.

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