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#Ireland

# ireland - Monday 19 January, 2015

Has the Government “pared back” what was promised to Magdalene survivors?

A number of organisations have called on the government to implement all of the recommendations in the Quirke report.

Opinion: Are we being overly sensitive about C4′s Famine sitcom?

The Famine itself wasn’t funny, but a comedy based in that era might be.

From The42 Blow for England as explosive Lawes set to miss start of Six Nations Breaking The Lawes

Blow for England as explosive Lawes set to miss start of Six Nations

The 25-year-old lock will undergo ankle surgery today but may be back in time to face Ireland.

Security guard at direct provision centre awarded €6,500 for race discrimination

Laimonas Maciukas was unsuccessful in reapplying for his job.

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# ireland - Sunday 18 January, 2015

Uncovering another Ireland… by cycling 1000kms along an old railway line

Artist Pamela de Brí found lots of interesting people and places during her trip.

# ireland - Friday 16 January, 2015

From The42 Roux buying into Connacht’s culture but has great memories of Leinster Enforcer

Roux buying into Connacht’s culture but has great memories of Leinster

The 24-year-old lock qualifies to play for Ireland later this year.

# ireland - Thursday 15 January, 2015

Good mews: from laneway garage to a gorgeous city pad

Mews properties are a typical feature of city living – and this clever design makes the absolute best of their limited floor area.

From The Daily Edge Oscar nominations are out today… Here’s when the big films will hit Irish cinemas Showtime

Charlie Hebdo issue offered on eBay for thousands of euros

It has announced that any sales commissions will be handed over.

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He doesn’t miss the football, but Billo misses his old pals Eamon and Johnny

He said he thinks his replacement is doing a good job too.

# ireland - Wednesday 14 January, 2015

US lawmakers vote to torpedo Obama’s immigration reform plan

The bill has virtually no chance of passing the Senate, however.

Thinking of going bankrupt? It’s a lot cheaper than it used to be…

The cost is now less than a fifth what it was two years ago.

From Business ETC Ireland has the seventh fastest broadband speeds in the world Zoom Zoom

Ireland has the seventh fastest broadband speeds in the world

According to a new report from Akamai, speeds in the country are now at an average of 13.9 Mbps, faster than speeds in the UK and Germany.

From Business ETC Tax breaks are here to stay… but only for companies with BIG ideas Corporation Tax

Tax breaks are here to stay… but only for companies with BIG ideas

With the closing of the ‘Double Irish’ tax loophole, the government want to introduce a ‘Knowledge Development Box’.

‘A number of young Irish people have left Ireland to fight alongside ISIS’

Irish MEP Brian Hayes says more needs to be done to make sure these people feel part and parcel of Ireland.

# ireland - Tuesday 13 January, 2015

Put down that glass of raw milk, say Ireland’s food safety experts

(You can boil it before drinking it though)

Horse rescue shelter appeals for missing ponies Bam Bam and Tyson to be returned

The two ponies were lent out to a foster home, but have since gone missing.

HSE says achieving ambulance response times in rural areas is ‘always a difficult task’

Denis Naughten TD has reacted to a HSE report that finds Ireland is too rural for the service to meet its targets.

From The Daily Edge Here’s how Ireland reacted to the Golden Globes on RTÉ last night Reaction

Here’s how Ireland reacted to the Golden Globes on RTÉ last night

We all got round to actually watching it.

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From The42 Competition for Ireland wings heats up as Kearney finds feet with Leinster Wide Men

Competition for Ireland wings heats up as Kearney finds feet with Leinster

Having not played for Ireland since last year’s Six Nations, Kearney is overdue an international cap.

# ireland - Monday 12 January, 2015

Ukraine’s former president is now on Interpol’s most wanted list

The former president is believed to be living in Russia.

From Business ETC Oil prices tumbled AGAIN today – its lowest level in six years Going Down

Oil prices tumbled AGAIN today – its lowest level in six years

Are you seeing the benefit at the petrol stations?

Nurses at Galway University Hospital are going on a work-to-rule

Minister for Health Leo Varadkar said significant progress had been made in tackling the country’s overcrowding issues.

# ireland - Sunday 11 January, 2015

18 libraries every book-lover should visit in their lifetime

From Baroque masterpieces to stark timber and glass structures — these incredible buildings are certain to distract you from whatever you’re reading.

From The42 Ireland back row Fitzpatrick striving to bring sports science to life High Performance

Ireland back row Fitzpatrick striving to bring sports science to life

The 29-year-old’s company is based out of DCU and focuses on driving athletic performance.

# ireland - Saturday 10 January, 2015

Seek muscular male with quality rump? Irish bulls could soon be online dating

Unfortunately love will remain virtual, with no long walks or passionate moments in a field.

# ireland - Friday 9 January, 2015

Mother and baby home survivor: My son is in his 42nd year – I might never get to hug him

Survivors of mother and baby homes were given clarity today on the powers that will be given to the commission of inquiry.

From The Daily Edge 8 times the Irish weather was determined to humiliate you Whether The Weather

8 times the Irish weather was determined to humiliate you

Irish weather = Regina George.

# ireland - Thursday 8 January, 2015

The Guarantee: A movie we know ends in tears, but compellingly captures an important part of Irish history

On September 29, 2008, one decision changed Ireland’s path.

The new Canadian Ambassador to Ireland is a genuine hero

Kevin Vickers killed the gunman who stormed the Canadian parliament.

# ireland - Wednesday 7 January, 2015

From The42 Who’s in prime position to wear Ireland’s 10 shirt in Sexton’s absence? 10s

Who’s in prime position to wear Ireland’s 10 shirt in Sexton’s absence?

We take a look at the trio of candidates to start at out-half in the Six Nations opener against Italy.

From Business ETC Explainer: Oil prices have dipped below $50 a barrel. But Ireland could be a winner… Fill It Up
From The42 ‘The intensity is at ridiculous levels under Schmidt and it’s 24/7′ Psychology

‘The intensity is at ridiculous levels under Schmidt and it’s 24/7′

32-times capped Ireland prop Tom Court continues to march to his own unique beat at London Irish.

# ireland - Tuesday 6 January, 2015

From The Daily Edge What does Ireland look like? And which bit do you live in? Bear With Us

What does Ireland look like? And which bit do you live in?

A koala bear? A man driving a car?

‘Welfare Wednesday’ pub: ‘We are in a high unemployment area and didn’t want to exclude locals’

The pub issued a statement saying they did not mean to offend anyone.

Oil is cheaper today than it has been for nearly 6 years

The price of a barrel of oil is now below $50 by some benchmarks.

From Business ETC UPC launches the fastest fibre broadband in the country Zooooooom

UPC launches the fastest fibre broadband in the country

The new service offers unlimited 240 Mbps broadband from today.

From The Daily Edge George Clooney is coming to Ireland, so here are 6 places he should definitely visit Cloons
From Business ETC Irish people in debt are still looking to the UK to fix their money problems Bankruptcy

Irish people in debt are still looking to the UK to fix their money problems

Only 311 insolvency applications have been approved to date in Ireland.