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# good-news - Monday 11 September, 2017

All 28 rescued Jack Russell terriers have found homes thanks to the ISPCA

The dogs are currently at the National Animal Centre in Longford pending housing.

# good-news - Tuesday 1 August, 2017

Good news for families: Over 5,000 extra childcare places to be created

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar said he hopes to expand the subsidy scheme to more families in the future.

# good-news - Thursday 20 July, 2017

For the first time, over half of people with HIV are taking AIDS drugs

The United Nations report’s authors claimed that the data proved the “scales have finally tipped”.

# good-news - Thursday 13 July, 2017

Award-winning fairy garden donated to children's ward at Portiuncula Hospital

The garden received a certificate of distinction in the postcard section at Bloom this year.

# good-news - Friday 30 June, 2017

From The42 Coyle and Lanigan O'Keeffe awarded World Championship bronze two years after event Good News

Coyle and Lanigan O'Keeffe awarded World Championship bronze two years after event

The Irish pair have been bumped after a failed drugs test.

# good-news - Thursday 22 June, 2017

From The42 Boost for Cork City as Delaney extends his stay with league leaders Good News

Boost for Cork City as Delaney extends his stay with league leaders

The Burton Albion defender’s loan spell will now run until the end of the current SSE Airtricity League season.

# good-news - Thursday 15 June, 2017

Sunshine on the way for the weekend with highs of 24 degrees

Cancel everything and get out the BBQ.

Going on holiday? Roaming charges are abolished from today

“Eliminating roaming charges is one of the greatest and most tangible successes of the EU,” EU leaders said.

# good-news - Monday 12 June, 2017

Temperatures to go back into the 20s as we're set for sunnier, warmer weather all this week

Showers will be few and far between this week, forecasts Met Éireann.

# good-news - Wednesday 31 May, 2017

You can leave the coat at home today as temperatures to soar back above 20°C

Today will be the best day of the week with the rain set to return tomorrow.

# good-news - Tuesday 25 April, 2017

Free 'Baby Box' to be given to all new mothers in Wexford Hospital

Wexford becomes only the second hospital in the country to provide the boxes for newborns.

# good-news - Friday 14 April, 2017

'She's a curious little thing': Meet the first tropical stingray to be born in Ireland

The Atlantic Cownose Ray is listed as a near threatened species and could face extinction in the future.

# good-news - Monday 10 April, 2017

From December, this is what the Luas map will look like

From December, you’ll be able to take the Luas to Cabra, Grangegorman, the GPO and Trinity College.

# good-news - Saturday 8 April, 2017

'Irish people have a hunger to make a difference in the world'

28 ‘global citizens’ are being honoured in Dublin today.

# good-news - Monday 3 April, 2017

Business group predicts 'exceptional job surge' with 50,000 new roles this year

A separate survey from EY said that income tax is the biggest burden for business owners.

# good-news - Thursday 30 March, 2017

Ever wanted to stay in a lighthouse? Now you can

Five new lighthouse properties are available for people to rent as short-term accommodation.

# good-news - Wednesday 22 March, 2017

Baby born with four legs and two spines recovering well after surgery

Dominique can now sit up, raise her hands and reach for things, which she couldn’t do before.

# good-news - Monday 20 March, 2017

350 new jobs announced for Cork and Dublin

eShop officially opened its global headquarters in Swords today.

EU teens one step closer to being handed free interrailing ticket on their 18th birthdays

The initiative was agreed to be a priority in the EU’s 2018 budget.

# good-news - Saturday 18 March, 2017

The first sign of summer? Loop Head Lighthouse is open to the public again

The building is steeped in history, with its origins dating back to the 1670s.

A half-skull that is 400,000 years old was found on last day of excavation project

Researchers don’t know if it was from a male or female, how the person died, or even what form of early human it was.

# good-news - Friday 17 March, 2017

As it happened: St Patrick's Day at home and abroad

The main parades are all under way – we’ll be bringing you all the colour and spectacle!

# good-news - Thursday 16 March, 2017

Dublin Zoo celebrates a very adorable new arrival

Just look at her.

# good-news - Wednesday 15 March, 2017

This portrait of Graham Norton was unveiled in the National Gallery today

And, in a very Irish coincidence, the artist turned out to be Norton’s cousin.

# good-news - Monday 13 March, 2017

It will be 17 degrees today

Nice.

# good-news - Sunday 12 March, 2017

People hadn't set foot in this ancient 'lost city' in the Honduran jungle for 500 years - until now

The 1,000-year-old ruins were buried in the rainforest, in a round valley ringed by steep cliffs.

# good-news - Friday 10 March, 2017

WATCH: This is the song that will represent us at the Eurovision Dying To Try This post contains videos

WATCH: This is the song that will represent us at the Eurovision

The song contest will take place in Ukraine in May.

This hip hop trio made the best album in Ireland last year

The group scooped the prestigious Choice Music Prize.

# good-news - Thursday 9 March, 2017

Good news for pensioners: The State pension is going up by €5 a week from today

Fianna Fáil’s Willie O’Dea said promoting the pension increase through a Facebook video was “cynical”.

'The rescue effort was enormous': Irishman rescued after yacht capsized off Australian coast

It took over 13 hours for rescuers to reach them after the emergency vessel was launched.

Not bad for March: Sunny spells and temperatures in the mid-teens

Mild weather is set to continue for the rest of the week.

# good-news - Wednesday 8 March, 2017

Ireland's biggest movie stars all nominated for this year's IFTAs

Actress Ruth Negga was nominated for best actress in two categories.

Fair City is having an all-female episode... and they're all heading to the pub Here Come The Girls This post contains videos

Fair City is having an all-female episode... and they're all heading to the pub

The show is celebrating International Women’s Day.

# good-news - Tuesday 7 March, 2017

Grammy winner Chance the Rapper donates $1 million to public schools in Chicago

The artist – who won three Grammys last month – used the proceeds of concert tickets to make the donation.

'Dr Seuss or a librarian in Cashel?': Council workers are having the craic on Twitter today

‘Our Council Day’ has been showcasing the work of firefighters, librarians and other behind-the-scenes employees.

Apple Pay is now available in Ireland Rockin' Cashless This post contains videos

Apple Pay is now available in Ireland

You can now tap your iPhone like a contactless card.

# good-news - Monday 6 March, 2017

A five-star resort owned by JP McManus is creating 300 new jobs in Limerick

Limerick’s Adare Manor will recruit 300 new staff over the coming months.

# good-news - Saturday 4 March, 2017

App that encourages children with autism to make eye contact wins at BT Young Scientist Business Bootcamp

The winners were selected by a judging panel of business professionals following an intensive four day workshop at NovaUCD.

# good-news - Friday 3 March, 2017

iTunes visionary praises Irish pledge to give all children access to arts and coding

Project to roll out free tuition in arts, drama, music and coding is attracting international attention.

Over €200 million invested by EU bank to build 1,400 new social houses here

Over 700 houses are also to be renovated under the scheme.

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