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Dublin: -2 °C Monday 11 December, 2017

Living - Yesterday’s News

At 100 years old, this French woman drinks, dances, and has run the same bar for half a century

Marie-Louise Wirth wouldn’t dream of giving up her bar in northern France.

Living - Thursday 7 December, 2017

Trailer Watch: Which movie should you go see this weekend?

What’s a must-watch, and what’s a miss? We tell you.

'There's no evidence of a banking cartel in Ireland', says watchdog

But the CCPC hasn’t ruled out the possibility banks colluded over the tracker mortgage scandal.

Living - Wednesday 6 December, 2017

Warning after arsenic and lead found in counterfeit Kylie Jenner beauty products

During the busy Christmas shopping period, people are being warned to look out for fake, and potentially dangerous, products.

Traffic fumes could cancel out benefits of walking for older people - study

The EPA said that around 1,500 premature deaths in Ireland in 2014 were directly attributable to air pollution.

Living - Tuesday 5 December, 2017

Woman has request to see changes made to her own data refused as database 'is blanked every two weeks'

The woman had requested access to her own citizen’s data file under freedom of information.

Living - Monday 4 December, 2017

Poll: Do you use your smartphone while walking? Lunch Crunch This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you use your smartphone while walking?

Give it to us straight. Be honest.

The supermoon had people staring wide-eyed at the heavens last night

Some cloud hampered things for Irish stargazers.

Irish households to spend an average of €2,654 in the run up to Christmas

Retail Ireland said that cross-border shopping and online shopping from foreign retailers is a big worry for Irish outlets this year.

Living - Saturday 2 December, 2017

'So many venues' wheelchair bathrooms won’t have sanitary bins, soap, or mirrors - they barely have a working lock'

Going to gigs or performances when you have a disability shouldn’t be a stressful experience. We find out more at the launch of Arts and Disability Ireland’s latest strategy.

The overdue Metro North is holding back plans for a 'civic space' at Stephen's Green

Dublin council still wants to finish the café-friendly plan – but it’s waiting for clarity on the long-delayed rail line.

Living - Thursday 30 November, 2017

'Real change': Breakthrough drug could halve length of migraine attacks

Half of those who took part in the trial saw the length of their migraine reduce when they took the drug erenumab.

Trailer Watch: Which movie should you go see this weekend? Cinema This post contains a poll

Trailer Watch: Which movie should you go see this weekend?

What’s a must-watch, and what’s a miss? We tell you.

Living - Wednesday 29 November, 2017

What can be recycled? Government publishes first national list to help you out

The list includes plastic bottles and egg cartons – and excludes coffee cups and tissues.

Living - Tuesday 28 November, 2017

Tesco Mobile says network is back for 'majority of customers'

But it warned that a “small number of customers” might still be blocked from using calls, texts and internet services.

Living - Monday 27 November, 2017

Pictures: Prince Harry and Meghan Markle greet the public for the first time as an engaged couple

The prince got engaged to long-term girlfriend Meghan Markle earlier this month.

Living - Sunday 26 November, 2017

Move by French company to cancel wind farm on site of Australian war dead welcomed as 'very touching'

10,000 Australians were killed or wounded at Bullecourt in northern France in 1917, towards the end of World War I.

Instagram selfie between Miss Iraq and Miss Israel causes ructions

Sarah Idan and Adar Gandelsman were in competition with each other at the Miss Universe pageant in Las Vegas. Their two countries are still technically at war.

Living - Saturday 25 November, 2017

LGBT people in China pursuing marriages of convenience in order to disguise their real relationships

When Xiaoxiong and her lesbian lover wanted to hide their relationship from their parents, they decided to find men willing to marry them. Gay men.

Living - Friday 24 November, 2017

Poll: Would you welcome a general election in the next two months? On The Brink This post contains a poll

Poll: Would you welcome a general election in the next two months?

A return to the polls is looking increasingly likely with neither Fine Gael nor Fianna Fáil apparently willing to cede ground over the Frances Fitzgerald email controversy.

Living - Thursday 23 November, 2017

Objections by Department of Justice to Magdalen redress investigation 'disingenuous' - Ombudsman

The Ombudsman has been harshly critical of the Department of Justice in his report published this morning.

Poll: Should a person's rental history help them to get a larger mortgage? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should a person's rental history help them to get a larger mortgage?

At present, the amount a person can borrow is governed by the Central Bank’s mortgage rules, first introduced in 2015.

Living - Wednesday 22 November, 2017

Opinion: I want to stop women feeling like frauds in a corporate culture designed for our grandfathers

A co-founder of the Sunday Business Post, Aileen O’Toole learned some valuable lessons about operating in a male-dominated sector.

Want to get married in a cattle mart? You could be in muck

Kenmare livestock mart hopes to let you put a ring on it … in their ring.

'I don't want to jump queues': Thousands waiting up to 4 years for cataract surgery

The eye condition causes a person’s vision to become impaired, and is the leading cause of blindness in the world.

Poll: Should Frances Fitzgerald resign over the 'forgotten' McCabe email? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should Frances Fitzgerald resign over the 'forgotten' McCabe email?

It has been the 24 hours from hell for the former Minister for Justice.

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70s heartthrob David Cassidy dies aged 67

Cassidy had been diagnosed with dementia earlier this year.

Living - Tuesday 21 November, 2017

Poll: Do you get your chimney swept for winter? Lunch Crunch This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you get your chimney swept for winter?

Give it to us straight. Be honest.

Living - Monday 20 November, 2017

Lena Dunham apologises for defending friend accused of rape

Separately, Emmy-winning actor Jeffrey Tambor announced yesterday he is leaving the Amazon series Transparent.

Some Leap Card users travelling on Bus Éireann for free due to lack of correct ticket machines

Privately contracted vehicles driving for the State company in particular are often driven with no machine capable of recognising Leap Cards.

Living - Sunday 19 November, 2017

Controversial Cork seaweed harvesting project close to getting final green light

Tralee-based company BioAtlantis wants to harvest Bantry’s kelp for bioengineering purposes.

The truth about being a musician: 'They see you on the Late Late and think you're making a fortune'

Being an Irish headline band doesn’t mean that you’re rolling in it – and you might be facing serious financial challenges. We talked to three musicians.

Young mothers queuing for handouts of nappies is the new normal for a Dublin charity

The Capuchin Day Centre in Dublin is a busy place every morning.

Living - Saturday 18 November, 2017

'I looked down and my leg simply wasn't there' - for farming families, the consequences of a workplace accident are devastating

Support and bereavement group Embrace Farm are soon to hold their first national conference on the multitude of problems presented by farming tragedies.

Living - Thursday 16 November, 2017

Twitter strips verified status from Richard Spencer and others after new rules against hate

The company has said that it should have acted earlier.

'There's nothing normal about living by the side of the road with your children'

Volunteers at the Capuchin Day Centre say that relative levels of homelessness are not the point.

Living - Tuesday 14 November, 2017

One of Britain's top Scrabble players gets three-year ban for cheating

Allan Simmons was accused of putting his hand back in the bag after already drawing tiles.

'Prove to us it's safe': The Irish row over a controversial weedkiller is rumbling on

“The rule is prove to us that it’s safe – and that hasn’t been done.”

Living - Monday 13 November, 2017

Bus Éireann staff say problems with northeast services 'have nothing to do with absenteeism'

They’re to do with a lack of buses and too many impractical services, say drivers. And they’re not one bit impressed with the situation.

Living - Sunday 12 November, 2017

Some western counties have nearly twice as many gardaí on the streets as those in Leinster - but why?

The spread of gardaí around the country displays a clear imbalance according to new figures.

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