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# family - Yesterday’s News

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# family - Yesterday’s News

Floating down the Liffey on an inflatable is all fun and games... but it's not safe

A number of people were photographed sitting in inflatable flamingos and unicorns in the river this afternoon.

MS Paint isn't being scrapped - but you will have to download it

Paint has been part of the Windows operating system since Windows 1.0 was released in 1985.

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# family - Monday 24 July, 2017

Campaign to raise money for Orla Tinsley's lung transplant care hits target

A fundraiser has been set up to help Irish journalist Orla Tinsley raise money for a lung transplant aftercare.

# family - Friday 21 July, 2017

Maiden voyage of new Louth-Down ferry service cancelled due to 'severe weather'

The ferry, which will cross over Carlingford Lough, has rescheduled its maiden voyage for tomorrow.

'I've done a bad thing': 5-year-old girl fined £150 for selling lemonade outside her London home

Council officials filmed themselves reading the five-year-old a legal statement.

Dublin couple with three children both diagnosed with terminal cancer

The couple has three children under the age of 10.

'We're planning for the here-and-now, but we must future-proof our housing system too'

We need to plan for the next 10 to 20 years to make sure we get it right, writes John O’Connor.

# family - Sunday 16 July, 2017

'Someone to look up to and to talk to': This programme gives children in need an older sibling

Big Brother Big Sister, run by the charity Foróige, matches up children with older volunteers to mentor and support them.

# family - Wednesday 12 July, 2017

Poll: Should the waiting time for a divorce be reduced to two years? BRIDE AND DOOM This post contains a poll

Poll: Should the waiting time for a divorce be reduced to two years?

Currently, couples must wait four years before proceedings can begin.

Face-to-face bullying is still far more common than cyberbullying

Much of the focus in recent years has been on cyberbullying.

# family - Monday 10 July, 2017

Homeless families will now receive free childcare during the summer months

Minister for Children Katherine Zappone also announced expanded free childcare for refugees today.

# family - Sunday 9 July, 2017

Tesco is scoping out one-hour deliveries for Irish customers

The supermarket chain has rolled out the service in central London.

Poll: Are you watching Wimbledon this year? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Are you watching Wimbledon this year?

Anyone for tennis?

# family - 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.

# family - Thursday 6 July, 2017

Maintenance defaulters: 'We have no legal remedies for parents who refuse to pay'

If we are serious about tackling child poverty in Ireland, let’s start the debate around an enforced child maintenance system, writes Louise Bayliss.

# family - Wednesday 5 July, 2017

Explainer: Pay-by-weight bin charges are coming but what exactly does that mean for you?

Will it spark water charges-style protests?

Lidl gets green light for Castleknock development following local criticism

The development will cost an estimated €15 million.

# family - Tuesday 4 July, 2017

'I wasn't prepared to let her drown' - Woman who saved 10-year-old girl on beach

Michelle Cremin from Cork braved a dangerous rip current at Inch beach.

# family - Wednesday 28 June, 2017

A patch on the wrist could deliver flu vaccine instead of needle

First human trial of the ‘microneedle patch’ that ‘punctures skin painlessly’ can be self-administered.

# family - Sunday 18 June, 2017

Poll: Would you inform on your neighbours if you suspected they were welfare cheats? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Would you inform on your neighbours if you suspected they were welfare cheats?

Nearly 20,000 people reported suspicious behaviour last year.

# family - Friday 16 June, 2017

"This is a difficult case": Placement found for teenager left 'lying in hospital' for weeks

The case had been brought before the High Court by the teenager’s guardian ad litem.

# family - Saturday 10 June, 2017

A nasty divorce or separation harms a child's health for decades

A study shows that adults whose parents separated during childhood are at an increased risk for poorer health.

# family - Wednesday 31 May, 2017

Here are our 6 favourite gardens at Bloom

Flowers, vegetables and windmills… Here’s our top picks from this year’s festival.

# family - Monday 29 May, 2017

'I saw her car, my heart dropped. I knew' : Father describes arriving at daughter's murder scene

Sonia Blount was murdered by her ex-boyfriend Eric Locke who used a fake Facebook profile to lure the 31-year-old to a city hotel.

# family - Saturday 27 May, 2017

From The42 The Boston fireman running the Cork City Marathon, pushing his miracle daughter in a stroller Family First

The Boston fireman running the Cork City Marathon, pushing his miracle daughter in a stroller

Abby MacCurtain was diagnosed with Leigh’s Disease and given two years to live.

# family - Saturday 20 May, 2017

'We just want closure': Family of Irish baby burned in Qatar house fire

Elizabeth Soffe was badly burned in the fire.

# family - Friday 12 May, 2017

Reprieve for Drumcondra families as date for closure of crèche pushed back

Last night, the parents had three weeks to arrange alternative childcare. Tonight, they were told they’d have three months.

From mayflies to loop-the-loops: Here's seven things to do around Ireland

Stuck for ideas this sunny weekend? Check out our event guide.

# family - Thursday 11 May, 2017

HSE ordered to pay paramedic €52,000 after discrimination over care of daughter who has Down Syndrome

The WRC has ordered the HSE to pay the €52,000 in compensation to the man and provide him with a stable rostered position.

# family - Monday 24 April, 2017

Trial begins of South African man accused of murdering family

Henri van Breda has blamed the murders on a masked intruder.

# family - Friday 21 April, 2017

'You have come a long way': Court hears how mother turned life around to regain access to child

The judge adjourned the case until October, when the mother and child’s progress will be seen.

# family - Wednesday 19 April, 2017

'It's an extremely Draconian act': Judge denies Tusla bid to place children into care

“This court doesn’t operate on worries or concerns,” the judge said. “It operates on facts.”

# family - Tuesday 18 April, 2017

'I don't want waiting lists': Judge rules 'with a heavy heart' for kids to remain in foster care

The judge rejected an application to return the children home to their father.

# family - Sunday 16 April, 2017

County breakdown: 10,640 fathers have taken paternity leave since September

Dublin had the highest number of recipients, while Leitrim had the lowest.

# family - Saturday 8 April, 2017

'He was in hospital on Monday - by Friday, he was dead'

A son and mother have made a unique play where they discuss the death of the man closest to them.

# family - Thursday 6 April, 2017

One in 10 Irish people say they have no religion, the second largest group behind Roman Catholics

Births, deaths and everything in between: Here’s what you need to know about Census 2016.

Over €40k raised in one day for Kerryman in battle with Bank of Ireland to keep family home

More than 1,000 people have already donated to the fund, which will be used to help pay off his arrears.

# family - Sunday 26 March, 2017

'Some people think that every person with autism is like Rain Man, or a wizard at maths'

Representations of people with autism can be full of stereotypes.

# family - Wednesday 15 March, 2017

Dara Fitzpatrick's family pay tribute to her, saying 'We'll raise Fionn as she wanted' Coastguard Pilot This post contains videos

Dara Fitzpatrick's family pay tribute to her, saying 'We'll raise Fionn as she wanted'

“She loved her job because she loved helping people. That sounds trite but it was true.”

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