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# community - Thursday 12 July, 2018

From The42 Optimism abounds as Connacht reboot for the new Friend era Rugby Friend

Optimism abounds as Connacht reboot for the new Friend era

The western province have high hopes they can bounce back after a poor 2017/18 season.

# community - Sunday 1 July, 2018

How to win Tidy Towns: We speak to last year's winners as they prepare to defend their title Birdhill This post contains videos

How to win Tidy Towns: We speak to last year's winners as they prepare to defend their title

Birdhill became national winners last year as well as earning the tidiest village award for a consecutive year after 2016.

# community - Saturday 9 June, 2018

'It's a very long day and you do feel hungry occasionally': Muslims on fasting for Ramadan Ramadan This post contains videos

'It's a very long day and you do feel hungry occasionally': Muslims on fasting for Ramadan

Due to the long summer days in western Europe, fasting can last up to 19 hours in some countries.

# community - Friday 16 March, 2018

Gardaí investigate daylight sexual assault on grounds of Knock shrine

The incident happened on 9 February and gardaí are working to identify a suspect.

# community - Sunday 4 February, 2018

'I just need to keep the sea to my right' - Meet the 65-year-old Wicklow woman running the coast of Ireland

She’s raising money for the RNLI – keep an eye out for her, if you live by the sea!

# community - Thursday 11 January, 2018

Rick and Morty and Community creator publicly apologises for harassing former colleague

Writer and producer Dan Harmon issued the public apology after being called out on social media by his former colleague, the writer Megan Ganz.

# community - Sunday 24 December, 2017

'It can be a rough time': How comedian Sarah Millican is helping people who spend Christmas alone

This is the seventh year of her #joinin initiative which encourages those who are by themselves on Christmas Day to chat to join the online conversation for some company.

# community - Wednesday 15 November, 2017

Cork kingpins hope to honour late supporter by booking All-Ireland final spot

‘He was a fantastic supporter of the club,’ manager Shane Ronayne said of Ted Linehan.

# community - Friday 1 September, 2017

Donegal clubs, community groups and businesses to get humanitarian relief following flooding

The Irish Red Cross that that it was administering two temporary emergency support schemes at the request of the government.

# community - Sunday 13 August, 2017

From The Daily Edge Here's why the backlash against Rick And Morty's female writers is unfair Rick And Morty

Here's why the backlash against Rick And Morty's female writers is unfair

“I’m gonna need you to take your opinions …”

# community - Friday 28 July, 2017

'The priests are all old men now, and so are we': Heartbreak at Limerick's last male-only Mass

Members are disappointed that there was no vote before the decision was made to end the 150-year-old service.

# community - Saturday 15 July, 2017

Explainer: What is Bitcoin, and why is it making headlines again?

Mark Karpeles, former CEO of collapsed Bitcoin exchange MtGox, went on trial this week over the disappearance of hundreds of millions of dollars worth of the virtual currency.

# community - Thursday 13 July, 2017

'Arrest someone': Anger simmers as hundreds hold vigil for Grenfell victims

Authorities say that some of the victims may never be found due to the scale of destruction caused by the fire.

# community - Saturday 8 July, 2017

The Forty Foot swimmers: 'Our oldest is now 91... he has his cake and cigarette before he gets in'

We talk to members of the die-hard community of swimmers who come to the Dublin spot every day.

# community - Thursday 30 March, 2017

'Paralysed with grief, we have lost one of God's finest creatures' - funeral of Captain Mark Duffy takes place

The funeral service for the Coast Guard helicopter pilot took place this morning in his hometown of Blackrock, Co Louth.

# community - Thursday 12 January, 2017

'It made me the man I am today': New documentary highlights reality of living in Jobstown

The documentary focuses on some key characters in the community – and their struggles.

# community - Friday 9 December, 2016

More jobs, less crime: Limerick's regeneration is working

A plan was undertaken in 2014 to improve the city socially and economically.

# community - Sunday 6 November, 2016

Nuns, VIPs and GAA stars: Behind the scenes at Knock Airport

A new six-part series looks at what goes on in the airport during its 30th year.

# community - Wednesday 2 November, 2016

"Everyone is deeply upset" - Mayo village in shock after deaths of two pensioners in tragic circumstances

The bodies of Tom and Kitty Fitzgerald were discovered at their home in Knockadoon, near Irishtown, yesterday afternoon.

# community - Tuesday 1 November, 2016

Shock as couple who were 'pillars of the community' found dead in Mayo

Tom and Kitty Fitzgerald were found dead in their home in Knockadoon today – a community reacts to the tragic news.

# community - Wednesday 21 September, 2016

"A fabulous, happy day" - 100 reasons to get on board Journeys

We have partnered with Irish Rail to give almost 5,000 return trips away to worthy community groups like these…

WIN: Free trips for 100 groups with and Irish Rail

We are proud to support initiative to provide up to 5,000 individual free return trips to members of community and voluntary groups.

# community - Sunday 21 August, 2016

Waterford locals have started a movement to reclaim their city's streets

And they’re doing it with art.

# community - Sunday 14 August, 2016

Rioting in Milwaukee after man fatally shot by police

The local mayor appealed for calm.

# community - Saturday 13 August, 2016

Construction gets underway on Ireland's first village for people with dementia

The company behind the development said it will “change the face of dementia care in Ireland”.

# community - Monday 27 June, 2016

Wave of hate crime and racist incidents following Brexit result

Signs stating “Leave the EU, no more Polish vermin” have been posted through letter boxes.

# community - Tuesday 21 June, 2016

These are the 'best kept' towns in Ireland

The winners of the all-Ireland competition were announced today.

# community - Saturday 11 June, 2016

Fancy having a 1916-themed 'Street Feast'? Thousands will be this weekend...

The 7th annual ‘Street Feast’ takes place tomorrow.

# community - Thursday 9 June, 2016

People coming out of drug treatment programmes are relapsing because of the lack of housing

The chairman of a drug treatment programme said that the government needed to give more urgency to the housing crisis.

# community - Saturday 19 December, 2015

This is how eating out at Christmas can help the homeless

StreetSmart is working with restaurants to allow diners to add €2 onto the cost of their meal.

# community - Tuesday 22 September, 2015

'Some people wanted to stay in the Ballymun flats and would go back now if they could'

Joseph Plunkett Tower is the last of the seven Ballymun flats standing and today work began on its demolition.

# community - Sunday 20 September, 2015

'I used to feel like crying but to get a window you can see out properly, it's like winning the Lotto'

Age Action is looking for volunteers to help with its Care and Repair programme.

# community - Saturday 12 September, 2015

From The Daily Edge 13 of the best TV gags from the past 20 years Rural Juror

13 of the best TV gags from the past 20 years


# community - Friday 11 September, 2015

Woman in her 90s brutally assaulted during burglary at her Bray home

Locals are collecting donations for the elderly woman.

# community - Monday 27 July, 2015

How many sex offenders are under special supervision in your region?

Offenders are monitored by the probation officers but are also required to tell local gardaí they are living in the area.

# community - Monday 13 July, 2015

‘Any small community’s nightmare’: Shock over deaths in Laois car crash

Angela Kelly, Orla Curry and Martin Brophy were killed in the crash early yesterday morning.

# community - Saturday 27 June, 2015

Poll: Should gardaí charge for policing at community events? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should gardaí charge for policing at community events?

Sports matches and concerts are one thing, but the have been criticisms of payments requested from community groups.

# community - Thursday 21 May, 2015

The Grangegorman squatters have no intention of moving...

A High Court order has been passed for the arrest of those who remain, but they intend to appeal.

# community - Tuesday 5 May, 2015

Squatters have another week in the derelict Grangegorman complex

The group occupying the site say they have come to a loose agreement with receivers to let them stay another week while they try to come up with a solution.

# community - Wednesday 25 March, 2015

'Squatting makes sense': Take a look inside the Grangegorman complex

Squatters have defended their occupation of the site, saying it provides a home for many young people and services for the community.

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