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Living - Today’s News

The Bus Éireann strike begins today - here's how to get around

A nationwide indefinite strike begins from midnight tonight.

Living - Yesterday’s News

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.

All-out Bus Éireann strike to begin at midnight

School bus routes will not be included in the strike.

Living - Wednesday 22 March, 2017

These are the four richest counties in Ireland

Only four counties have a disposable income ahead of the national average.

Living - Tuesday 21 March, 2017

Pope tells young people to resist 'false' social media and reality TV

“Be the protagonists of your history; decide your own future.”

The sea turtle who swallowed almost 1,000 coins has died

The turtle’s nickname was… Piggy Bank.

Chinese man arrested for allegedly stealing 80 dinosaur eggs

The fossilized eggs were being held by a collector. .

Should airsoft guns like this be painted pink or orange to stop them being used for crime?

New proposals are seeking to tighten the rules surrounding replica weapons.

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'My daughter is seriously in need of this medication' - Vera Twomey is coming back to the Dáil

Twomey says nothing will happen until the law is changed.

Living - Monday 20 March, 2017

The cost of petrol and diesel is still marching ever upwards

The cost of a litre of petrol or diesel is now the highest its been in 18 months.

Living - Sunday 19 March, 2017

Pictures: The people who chose to revisit the ghost world they fled in the wake of Japan's 2011 nuclear disaster

Over 100,000 people were forced to evacuate their homes in the Fukushima Daiichi area in the wake of the March 2011 disaster at the Fukushima nuclear plant.

Living - Saturday 18 March, 2017

Flahavans fends off Dairy Milk and Tayto to claim top spot in vote for Ireland's favourite food brand

Love Irish Food favourites survey asked 2,150 people about their most-beloved foods.

The Late Late Show tested Michael Healy-Rae's DNA and found he's '100% Irish' Guaranteed Irish This post contains videos

Chaos at gaming event in Dublin as crowd queues for hours before being turned away

Gamercon has been accused of selling more tickets than Dublin’s Convention Centre can legally hold.

For exiled Nepali women, donated bicycles are a passport to a better life

Dozens of women were forced to flee their homes during the country’s decade-long civil war.

Rescue operation launched for hillwalker from Dublin who went missing overnight

The experienced walker was last heard from yesterday afternoon.

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.

Pictures: A new book explores how the 1950s and 1960s shaped the Dublin we know today

1950s saw the mass-introduction of cars in Dublin. The 1960s saw a people’s way of life change at a rate of knots.

Dublin was showing all the signs of an epic hangover first thing this morning...

But the city is cleaning up well. There’s little sign of the carnage normally associated with the post-Paddy’s Day cleanup this morning.

Living - Friday 17 March, 2017

Why your next TV binge should be... Broad City

Is this comedy as great as everyone says it is? YAS KWEEN.

Picture this: Looking back at Dublin's old St Patrick's Day Parades

From jesters to Wombles, from young to old, here’s a quick history of Dublin’s old St Patrick’s Day parades.

Living - Thursday 16 March, 2017

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.

Sandyford residents will have to pay €10,000 for apartment fixes

It follows from a vote last night that decided residents should pay for water and fire hazard problems with the building.

Living - Wednesday 15 March, 2017

A titanium ring stuck around a Dublin man's penis was removed using an angle grinder

One month on, the man reported no issues sexually.

'This is Ireland': Beautiful one-stop website really sells the country to the world

“An island on the edge… from here, everything looks different. We reach out to the world with optimism and belief in the power of creativity.”

This is the number of 'current smokers' in Ireland today

A new report differentiates between occasional and daily smokers.

Woman's face is burned after battery-operated headphones catch fire on airplane

She was listening to music as she dozed, about two hours into the trip from Beijing to Melbourne when it happened.

Living - Tuesday 14 March, 2017

The family at the centre of THAT viral interview are back for another one Happy Families This post contains videos

The family at the centre of THAT viral interview are back for another one

The kids steal the show once more.

Timeline: The seismic controversy over the Project Eagle sale as it unfolded from start to finish

The Public Accounts Committee published its report into the sale today.

Living - Monday 13 March, 2017

Spike in the importation of illegal anabolic steroids causes health fears

The seizure of such drugs almost tripled last year.

Cockroaches, raw sewage, and a live rodent - here's why Irish food businesses were shut down in 2016

62 Irish restaurants and takeaways were shut last year for an awful lot of different reasons.

Living - Sunday 12 March, 2017

"She prays her son dies before her" - elderly Kerry residents at wits' end over care for adult children

Following a recent HSE move there is now no full-time respite centre in the Munster county.

There are moments in our lives where the world changes and you go 'was I on the right road all the time?'

There are moments in our lives where the world changes and you go 'was I on the right road all the time?'

Irish artist and writer Christina Reihill explores alcoholism and addiction in her new work about the writer Dorothy Parker.

'There's no right and wrong now for work fashion. A tracksuit and hoodie may be perfect for you'

Fashion guru Brendan Courtney delivers a masterclass in dressing for business.

Elderly South Korean cheerleaders offer glimpse of world's longest-living women

“Because I come here, I don’t need to take any medicine,” said 82-year-old Oh Geum-Nyu.

Could horses be the way forward for women in Saudi Arabia?

“There is this very weird belief that a woman shouldn’t ride a horse,” Gosaibi says, especially if she is not yet married as “she might lose her virginity”.

Behind the St Patrick's Day parade: 'You walk in with tears in your eyes - they are so dedicated'

We spoke to the two women responsible for the St Patrick’s Festival pageants, which will make up part of the parade this year.

Ireland's dirtiest restaurants and takeaways: Here's where they are

Some counties have a far worse record than others.

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