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Dublin: 5 °C Saturday 28 November, 2015

Living - Today’s News


Living - Yesterday’s News

Final appeal by man ejected from priesthood over abuse claims rejected

Bishop William Crean confirmed that the appeal by former priest Dan Duane has been rejected.

Homeless man to receive payout of €4,500 from €1.5 million trust fund

Declan Heffernan had asked the court to grant him the money to tide him through the “bitter winter months”.

From The42 Emotional scenes at Celtic Park last night as club hosted terminally ill ex-Rangers player Perspective

Emotional scenes at Celtic Park last night as club hosted terminally ill ex-Rangers player

Fernando Ricksen was diagnosed with motor neuron disease in 2013.


Living - Thursday 26 November, 2015

Yes, it’s that time of year again – Christmas FM is back and here’s where you can hear it

Your FM and digital listening options for the country’s festive HQ.

Living - Wednesday 25 November, 2015

Cork, Donegal and Galway are being very naughty when it comes to clean water

Those counties have failed to provide adequate sewage treatment facilities to meet EU standards, according to the EPA’s waste water report for 2014.

Living - Tuesday 24 November, 2015

Ireland’s Wild Atlantic Way has never looked more beautiful than in these photos

These stunning images show off how gorgeous our country really is.

The average Irish person will spend almost €600 this Christmas

According to a Christmas spending survey. And we all think we’re worse off than last year. Mind you, last year we felt the same way…

Here are the Irish products our expats miss most when living abroad

There are a lot of unique consumer disposables in this country that we take for granted…

Living - Saturday 21 November, 2015

City in the sky – check out these incredible photos of Manhattan from above

The number of skyscrapers in Manhattan has doubled to 56 in the last ten years, and another 19 are on the way.

Living - Friday 20 November, 2015

Gardaí appealing for information regarding 14-year-old Jason Collins

Jason has been missing from Swords, Co Dublin, since last Friday 13 November

This could be the most Irish cycle lane in existence

Whoever marked out this lane on Griffith Avenue in Dublin has a great regard for public litter bins.

There are 625 jobs on the way in the Rebel County (and another 50 in Dublin)

Business outsourcing group Voxpro lead the charge in Cork city, while the Bon Secours hospital group isn’t far behind.

Dublin is to unite for a Concert for Paris tonight

The orchestral production of all French music will take place in St Patrick’s Cathedral from 8pm.

Living - Thursday 19 November, 2015

Missing woman and her eight-year-old daughter may have been travelling to Dublin

Petia Fleming and her daughter Rhianna have not been seen since yesterday afternoon.

People have been honouring the police dog killed in yesterday’s Paris raid

French police said dogs like Diesel are indispensable in police raids.

Living - Wednesday 18 November, 2015

Check out this incredible image from one of Ireland’s first same-sex marriages

What a photo. Who says there’s too much rain in this country.

Poll: Do you know who your neighbours are? Familiar Faces This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you know who your neighbours are?

A new survey suggests that one in two urban dwellers don’t even know the name of the person living next door.

The Guinness brewery just opened this brand new ‘experimental’ bar

The Open Gate Brewery is open for business.

Living - Tuesday 17 November, 2015

Red tape prevented this gay couple from marrying today

Dolores Murphy and her partner Mabel Stoop-Murphy were due to be one of the first same-sex couples to officially wed today.

The Oxford Dictionary’s word of the year isn’t a word… it’s an emoji

And not just any emoji either. It’s the ‘crying laughing’ emoji…

Living - Monday 16 November, 2015

Irish Water have been sending a Wexford couple’s bills… to Vietnam

Could it be the fault of the new postcodes?

“If you get into a car with nine pints in you, I’m sorry but you do intend harm”

“If you get into a car with nine pints in you, I’m sorry but you do intend harm”

The parents of four-year-old Ciarán Treacy, who was killed by a drunk driver, have given their first televised interview this evening.

The Twisted Pepper is no more – long live Wigwam

Bodytonic’s update to one of Dublin’s most-loved nightspots is opening this Thursday.

44 new social housing units on the way in north Dublin

The houses are located in Waterville, near Blanchardstown, and apparently “embrace the latest energy efficient technologies”.


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This Irish hotel has an almost perfect score online – take a look around here

Harvey’s Point has been rated 96.44 out of 100, according to Trivago’s Top Hotel Awards in Ireland.

Living - Sunday 15 November, 2015

Sitdown Sunday: Lost at sea for 438 days

The very best of the week’s writing from around the web.

“There are worse things than dying” – how Irish medical workers deal with the final journey

Doctors, nurses and specialists told us what death means to them as an experience.

‘When my maternity leave was over I cried when I dropped my son at crèche for the first time’

It’s ok to not feel ok when you return to work after maternity leave, writes Tracey Gunn.

Living - Saturday 14 November, 2015

I can’t look at another salad. It’s winter and I need some warmth

Growing your own food and eating seasonally is a way of reconnecting with the nutrition cycle that nature intended for us, writes Michael Kelly.

Living - Friday 13 November, 2015

The search for Ireland’s top biscuit is at an end…

But is a Kit Kat really a biscuit we hear you cry…

Girl (11) who saved her mother’s life following attack by suckler cow honoured at Bravery Awards

42 people received awards from Ceann Comhairle Seán Barrett at today’s ceremony at Farmleigh House in Dublin.

‘We’ve got Vikings, comedy and opera. Here’s why Waterford, Wexford and Kilkenny are better than all the rest’

Santa Claus is buried here, it has loads of festivals and the landscape is pretty too, so will it take the prize?

Living - Thursday 12 November, 2015

Tis officially the season – Dublin’s Christmas lights have been switched on

The lights were switched on on Henry Street on the capital’s northside this evening.

Living - Sunday 8 November, 2015

Why Jose Mourinho deserves our compassion

Jose Mourinho’s father underwent surgery on a brain hemorrhage and has been seriously ill. It puts Chelsea’s current woes into perspective, writes Paul Allen.

Living - Saturday 7 November, 2015

‘K-Pop is very different to western music’ but it’s gaining a following in Ireland

Just look at how much these fans love the singer, Dabit.

14 jarring photos of Egypt’s famous landmarks devoid of people

Photographer Ben Terzza spent several months living in Egypt in 2014.

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