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Living - Yesterday’s News

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Living - Thursday 4 February, 2016

From Business ETC The owners of Whelan’s and the George just came together to form a pub empire Boozy Merger

The owners of Whelan’s and the George just came together to form a pub empire

The new Mercantile Group will control 12 of Dublin’s most well-known venues in the city centre.

The only wild jaguar in the United States has been caught on camera Big Cat This post contains videos

The only wild jaguar in the United States has been caught on camera

He’s called ‘El Jefe’, ‘The Boss’.

Living - Wednesday 3 February, 2016

The jury’s out on whether a cereal café is actually coming to Dublin…

Will you be able to buy an expensive bowl of Frosties in Dublin soon? Well…

Living - Tuesday 2 February, 2016

Spring is on the way according to this world-renowned weather forecaster

Punxsutawney Phil, the inspiration for the Bill Murray comedy Groundhog Day, appeared this morning and (for once) didn’t see his shadow.

Mattress Mick shared the most heartbreaking story on the Humans of Dublin Facebook page

“She’ll always be in that very special place in my heart.”

Testing women for virus spread by skin-to-skin contact during sex might help detect cervical cancer

Most people will have HPV at some point in their lives. Certain types can lead to cervical cancer.

Living - Monday 1 February, 2016

The little boy with the plastic jersey has been found, and now he’s set to meet his hero

The internet has well and truly delivered in this case.

Living - Sunday 31 January, 2016

In this day and age, how do small bands make money?

“We found a few years ago that the Credit Union funded more Irish releases than all the major labels.”

15 things you should accomplish in your work life before turning 30

Over 30? There’s still some inspiration here.

An LA cafe is selling a Full Irish in a burrito as a hangover cure

A breakfast roll with a difference.

Living - Saturday 30 January, 2016

A food poisoning expert on the six foods he never eats

Having spent over 20 years working on food poisoning lawsuits, lawyer Bill Marler simply doesn’t eat certain foods any more.

Living - Friday 29 January, 2016

‘What if he says a new word? What if he forgets me? The back-to-work guilts are the worst’

The fear of missing out is something every mother experiences returning to work after maternity leave, writes Jennifer Ryan Moran.

Living - Tuesday 26 January, 2016

Tesco is looking to cut long-term staff’s wages in a big way…

The supermarket giant is seeking to place all staff of greater than 20 years service on new, vastly-reduced, contracts.

Living - Monday 25 January, 2016

A team of Australian vets have skipped a bushfire evacuation to care for the local wildlife

The western Australian town of Yarloop has been devastated by bushfires throughout January.

Teacher awarded €65,000 after school hires man who sexually harassed her

The school in the south of the country was found to have discriminated against its teacher on gender grounds.

The average pension payout for Irish people is just €6,000 per year at present

25% more Irish people are covered by a pension plan now however, compared with 2010, according to a new survey.

Living - Saturday 23 January, 2016

Wife of local councillor receives 20 stitches to face and body after being mauled by fox

Josie Hillis was attacked while trying to save a peahen from the marauding fox.

Living - Friday 22 January, 2016

Good news – Ireland is set for a lovely warm weekend

Current temperatures are about six degrees higher than the Irish January average.

Living - Thursday 21 January, 2016

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 20 January, 2016

This cancer survivor just climbed Ireland’s snowiest mountain – on crutches

Nikki Bradley has been battling a rare form of bone cancer since she was 16. Facing a possible amputation, she’s determined to fit as much into her life as she can.

Living - Tuesday 19 January, 2016

From The42 7 exercises for 7 minutes – the workout you can do in your own living room Fitness

Living - Tuesday 12 January, 2016

From Business ETC The top five highest-paying business jobs in Ireland are… Salaries

The top five highest-paying business jobs in Ireland are…

The positive employment stats seen in Ireland in recent times are set to continue according to a new jobs guide for 2016.

Living - Sunday 10 January, 2016

Busting the myths of who exactly was inside Dublin’s GPO during the Easter Rising…

The GPO Garrison Easter Week, a 30-year labour of love for author Jimmy Wren, aims to say definitively who was present in the landmark building during the seismic events of late April 1916.

“It’s like the tide has come in”: 2016 could be a big Hollywood year for Irish film

Tonight’s Golden Globes could see a number of Irish winners.

Poll: Are you joining a gym this year? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Are you joining a gym this year?

Or does the very thought of it send shivers down your spine?

Living - Saturday 9 January, 2016

“We want a realness and rawness to it”: Ireland’s first post-watershed teen drama is here

We speak to its writer, former Misfits writer Mike O’Leary.

From Business ETC What to say when the interviewer asks, ‘Why should we hire you?’ Seal The Deal

What to say when the interviewer asks, ‘Why should we hire you?’

Make sure it doesn’t throw you.

Already failing at your ‘go to the gym’ resolution? Here’s some tips that might make you go

We’re just over a week into the new year. Are you already finding yourself failing at your get fit resolution. This might help.

Living - Friday 8 January, 2016

There’s a killer robot patrolling the Great Barrier Reef

And starfish are quaking. The brilliantly-titled Crown of Thorns Starfish robot is systematically killing starfish that are upsetting the eco-system

Watch: Northern Irish teenager with Tourette’s Syndrome shouts “bomb” compulsively on a plane What Not To Say This post contains videos

Watch: Northern Irish teenager with Tourette’s Syndrome shouts “bomb” compulsively on a plane

17-year-old Lewis Nickell was only recently diagnosed with the syndrome, now he deals with it by posting videos of his condition online.

Insurance Ireland say that building flood defences is the government’s problem, not theirs

The body representing the insurance industry in Ireland has rejected suggestions that insurers are not doing enough to help protect those affected by flooding.

Living - Thursday 7 January, 2016

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 6 January, 2016

These are the best bands in Ireland this year

One is going to win a massive 10k prize.

Pregnancy is meant to be an exciting, happy time. So, what happens if you don’t feel that way?

Pregnant women who find themselves depressed often feel a lot of guilt, writes Catriona Spellman.

Living - Tuesday 5 January, 2016

Here’s why The Hateful Eight won’t be shown in some of Ireland’s biggest cinemas

It has emerged that one chain will now show the films.

“You don’t do it down the supermarket”: An Irish lawyer on taking up contemporary dance classes

Professional dancer Sibéal Davitt (pictured) also tells us how dance classes helped her follow her dreams.

“That felt like Christmas day” – blind woman sees for first time in five years thanks to ‘bionic eye’ Vision On This post contains videos

“That felt like Christmas day” – blind woman sees for first time in five years thanks to ‘bionic eye’

Rhian Lewis has suffered from a degenerative eye disease since she was a young girl.

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