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Dublin: 12 °C Sunday 26 October, 2014

#Ireland

# ireland - Tuesday 14 October, 2014

From The Score Open thread: What are your memories of THAT Robbie Keane goal in 2002 Magic Moments

Open thread: What are your memories of THAT Robbie Keane goal in 2002

The Irish side earned a famous draw at the Korea & Japan World Cup.

From The Daily Edge Shelbourne Hotel and Castle Leslie are apparently some of Ireland’s ‘most haunted’ spots Are You Afraid Of The Dark

€10m budget boost to end ‘scourge of homelessness’

But rent supplement levels have not been touched.

Poll: Should we scrap ‘Budget day’? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should we scrap ‘Budget day’?

We’d still have to pay tax if it existed or not.

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Ebola: Is it contagious and how does it spread? Here are the facts

With the Ebola virus breaking borders, people have been urged not to panic and read up on the facts.

Enhanced Ebola screening begins at Heathrow Airport

It will be expanded into Gatwick and the Eurostar by the end of next week.

Reducing speed limits to 30 km/h in built-up areas – would you be in favour? Slow Down This post contains a poll

Reducing speed limits to 30 km/h in built-up areas – would you be in favour?

The Institute of Public Health said lowering the speed limit will benefit public health.

From Business ETC Finance and tech workers getting picky about jobs as vacancies exceed candidates In Demand

Finance and tech workers getting picky about jobs as vacancies exceed candidates

Professional job seekers are becoming savvier when it comes to potential employers.

Ireland’s child obesity rate has plateaued and it may begin to fall

Researchers say the plateau in childhood obesity is still unacceptably high.

# ireland - Monday 13 October, 2014

Row brews over Terry Prone Tuam babies email

“If you come here, you’ll find no mass grave, no evidence that children were ever so buried”

From The Score Shoulder injury rules Martin Moore out of Ireland’s November internationals Baby Calf Down

Shoulder injury rules Martin Moore out of Ireland’s November internationals

Leinster coach Leo Cullen today said the tighthead prop would miss 12 weeks through injury.

Poll: Are you worried about Ebola spreading to Ireland? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Are you worried about Ebola spreading to Ireland?

The Health Protection Surveillance Centre has confidence in Ireland’s plans.

# ireland - Sunday 12 October, 2014

From The Daily Edge 21 things Ireland does better than anywhere else in the world Great Little Country

21 things Ireland does better than anywhere else in the world

Best small country in the world.

More people at risk of losing their family home are seeking advice

3,588 people had sought advice from Focus Ireland in the first eight months of this year.

1916 Rising relatives are not happy with the Government’s commemoration plans

The association said they are eager to have a meeting with the new Arts Minister.

‘If we want sustainable public services like water, we need mechanisms to pay for it’

Aodhán Ó Ríordáin said we can’t go back to the old ways of narrow taxation.

# ireland - Saturday 11 October, 2014

From Business ETC US firm snaps up exclusive Lough Erne resort Sold

US firm snaps up exclusive Lough Erne resort

The exclusive resort hosted the G8 meeting last year.

Have you seen this 16-year-old girl? She has been missing since yesterday

Harmanjot Kaur is missing from the Palmerstown area.

‘We had to face facts that maybe our little girl was not going to make it’

LauraLynn palliative carers are looking after 40 families, who say the HSE respite could be organised a lot quicker.

# ireland - Friday 10 October, 2014

Nurses demand details of HSE’s Ebola plan

Nurses want to know what contingency plans and alert systems are in place.

Staff in six of Dublin’s major hospitals vote for strike action

The pay and roster dispute involves hospital porters, catering operatives, laboratory assistants and CSSD Technicians.

People queued up to burn their Irish Water packs in a bath tub last night

The gardaí said there were no arrests at the demonstration in Clondalkin last night.

Irish judges are among the best paid in Europe

A judge at the beginning of their career can expect to take home €122,512.

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“We really need to ask ourselves as a society how are we failing young people”

Professor Brendan Kelly made the comment as a new report into mental health in Europe is released.

Dean of Christ Church Cathedral to ‘sleep rough’ next week

It’s to shine a light on homelessness in Ireland.

Ireland is not bringing in airport checks for Ebola, says Department of Health

Ireland is fully prepared to deal with any possible Ebola case, the Chief Medical Officer said.

Ireland has made the front page of the Financial Times again…

… and yes, it’s because of the Double Irish loophole.

# ireland - Thursday 9 October, 2014

Poll: Do you feel positive about the Irish economy? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you feel positive about the Irish economy?

The ESRI does, what about you?

H0w g00d i5 y0ur m4th5?

One plus two plus three plus four plus…

From The Score Springboks underline the task facing Schmidt’s Ireland in November Analysis

Springboks underline the task facing Schmidt’s Ireland in November

Heyneke Meyer’s men showed ambition with ball in hand against New Zealand in the Rugby Championship.

# ireland - Wednesday 8 October, 2014

From The Score Bonner and Horgan spearhead Irish senior shinty squad, Clare stars lead U21 setup Called Up

Bonner and Horgan spearhead Irish senior shinty squad, Clare stars lead U21 setup

Ireland play Scotland on October 18th and 25th.

Ireland’s new US Ambassador met the President today

The Irish Army band played the Star-Spangled Banner when Kevin O’Malley stopped by the Áras this afternoon.

Routine mental health screening in schools could help 1 in 10 children with issues

10-20% of children and young people would benefit from some sort of mental health intervention.

Dignity of elderly compromised after being transported down corridors on commodes

The latest HIQA inspection reports finds elderly residents sitting alone during meal times with food on their face and clothing.

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Europe is helping these Limerick women who were let go from a jewellery making company

Workers made redundant from Andersen Ireland Limited in 2013 have been approved for training and education supports.

# ireland - Tuesday 7 October, 2014

Galway community saves “Our Sean” from lonely burial in England

Sean was born in Ireland and moved to London at the age of 18. He died alone with no family. Now he is to be buried in Galway.

More women than men take on feedback to become better drivers

Black box technology gave feedback back to drivers on their driving habits.

Prisoner death report finds he had left drug treatment programme but Prison Service didn’t know

The prisoner was granted temporary release on the condition that he reside at Coolmine Treatment Centre.

Were your relatives involved in the 1916 Rising? This group wants to hear from you

The committee wants as many relatives as possible to be involved in the centenary plans.

# ireland - Monday 6 October, 2014

Ireland is ahead of the pack in terms of supporting developing countries

Ireland is the only donor country to allocate half of its total aid to the world’s least developed countries.