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Living - Today’s News

Living - Yesterday’s News

Scouting Ireland CEO pulls out of appearance before government committee as fallout from rape allegation continues

It emerged last weekend that a scout leader accused of a sexual assault remains under investigation by gardaí and the DPP.

Most Irish people would rather campaign posters were banned in the run up to the referendum

Things are getting tense in the build-up to the referendum on the Eighth Amendment, and many people would rather there were no campaign posters at all.

Living - Monday 23 April, 2018

Spike in tourists seeking help after being the victims of crime in Ireland

Young women are most regularly targeted according to the Irish Tourist Assistance Service.

UCD ordered to pay academic €30,000 after commission finds it denied her a job because of her age

The Workplace Relations Commission also ordered the university to promote Dr Anne Cleary (64) to the role of senior lecturer, having passed her over for the job in 2015.

Living - Sunday 22 April, 2018

'People with disabilities are represented as one-dimensional, that they're happy all the time'

A new podcast is giving people with disabilities a platform to share their stories.

Sitdown Sunday: Doctors told her she was 'just fat' - she actually had cancer

Grab a comfy chair and sit back with some of the week’s best longreads.

€32,000 payout to injured Tesco security guard, who was denied chair to sit on at work, overturned

The payout was overturned as the man, who had claimed victimisation at work due to not being given a chair to sit on after knee surgery, was employed by another company, not by Tesco itself.

Our payouts are three times that of the UK, so why wouldn't whiplash legislation work here?

Britain and Ireland are currently the outliers of Europe when it comes to soft tissue injury claims, and the UK has announced plans to cap whiplash payouts via legislation.

Living - Saturday 21 April, 2018

This wooden "vertical village" will be built in Paris

The mixed-use development will be built using a timber frame.

Living - Friday 20 April, 2018

Record decrease in number of rough sleepers in Dublin in past six months

The numbers of people sleeping rough on the city’s streets dropped by just over 40% in the past six months.

Living - Thursday 19 April, 2018

Nestle given thumbs down on Kit Kat finger shape by EU court

Nestle has been locked in a decade-long battle with US rival Mondelez.

Southwest Airlines engine explosion linked to similar accident in 2016

A Southwest Airlines plane was forced into an emergency landing on Tuesday after one of its engines exploded.

Support for Fine Gael has finally taken a dip... and Sinn Féin are the big winners

The news marks a long run of consistently higher polling for Leo Varadkar’s party.

Living - Wednesday 18 April, 2018

FAI official who refereed matches around the country while on sick leave has unfair dismissal claim refused

The man later said he had taken six weeks’ sick leave in order to be with his wife and daughter who were suffering from severe depression.

Living - Tuesday 17 April, 2018

Poll: Is a 'moderate' increase in local property tax justified? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Is a 'moderate' increase in local property tax justified?

Minister for Finance Paschal Donohoe has moved to allay fears over the tax by insisting any increase will be ‘affordable’ and ‘justified’.

Stormy Daniels hearing descends into chaos as Trump's lawyer outs Sean Hannity as his mysterious third client

Hannity has been one of Trump’s most ardent defenders throughout the ups and downs of his first year as president.

Living - Monday 16 April, 2018

INM in attempt to block appointment of inspectors to investigate itself, while Denis O'Brien blames ODCE for leaks

The ODCE was due to make its application to have inspectors appointed to Independent News and Media at the High Court this afternoon. Things didn’t go entirely to plan however.

Poll: Should civil servants be entitled to time off in order to deal with a marriage breakup? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should civil servants be entitled to time off in order to deal with a marriage breakup?

Currently, civil servants and teachers are entitled to 1.5 days paid leave at the time of a marital breakdown to help deal with legal issues.

Living - Sunday 15 April, 2018

A French cognac firm has pumped millions into an Anglo-Irish aristocrat's whiskey brand

The seventh Lord Revelstoke established Lambay Irish Whiskey in partnership with Camus Cognac.

These stunning far-flung photos are up for the National Geographic Travel Photographer of the Year Snaps This post contains images

Dublin is to turn into Musictown this month - here are the highlights

We’ve taken a look at the line-up.

Living - Saturday 14 April, 2018

The harder a male tries to woo a female, the more likely they are to render their species extinct - study

Research into certain extinct crustaceans shows the more energy put into creating larger sexual organs, the more likely the species might cease to exist.

Living - Friday 13 April, 2018

42 new primary and secondary schools to be built by 2022

17 of the new schools are to be built by September 2019. The vast majority of the new institutions will be located in the Dublin area.

Poll: Would you make use of an adults-only café? Pesky Kids This post contains a poll

Poll: Would you make use of an adults-only café?

Tipperary entrepreneur Alan Andrews is set to open Ireland’s first ‘adults only’ coffee shop, the Old Barracks Café.

Health study says Ireland's weekly drinking limit should be 5 pints, not 8.5

Consuming more than 10 standard drinks a week can increase the risk of heart disease.

Living - Thursday 12 April, 2018

Kevin Spacey sexual assault allegations being reviewed by prosecutors

A man alleges that Spacey sexually assaulted him in West Hollywood in October of 1992.

If you're a night owl, you're likely to die younger...

New research suggests that a person’s internal clock may be at odds with their external environment – and that they should be allowed start work later.

Like it's 2008 - Irish people set to break the €100 billion barrier in consumer spending this year

Spending will be at a greater level than the previous high-water mark in 2008, if the forecasts are to be believed.

Living - Wednesday 11 April, 2018

Fancy a bed in the cargo hold? Airbus is planning to transform lower-decks into sleeping quarters Cloud Nine This post contains videos

Living - Tuesday 10 April, 2018

'I don't think he's alive, he wouldn't do this to us' - Cork mother of missing backpacker on the year-long search for her son

David O’Sullivan disappeared while navigating the Pacific Crest Trail in California in April 2017.

13,000 Irish mortgages have been in arrears for more than five years

Nearly 30,000 home loans here have been in arrears for two years or more.

Dublin dad says family holiday in jeopardy due to 'misinformation' and delays getting baby's passport

Neil Curran says he was told different things by An Post and Passport Service.

Living - Sunday 8 April, 2018

Poll: Should GPs start charging for some medical card services? This post contains a poll

Poll: Should GPs start charging for some medical card services?

The annual meeting of the Irish Medical Organisation has heard that many general practices are struggling to survive.

Living - Saturday 7 April, 2018

What did Irish people do during Storm Emma? We watched RTÉ and logged onto Pornhub

Being stuck inside led to a spike in internet usage.

Living - Friday 6 April, 2018

Conor McGregor appears in court charged in connection with bus incident

McGregor was filmed allegedly storming a press event ahead of UFC 223 yesterday, which is due to take place this weekend.

Poll: Should paternity leave be mandatory? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should paternity leave be mandatory?

The Irish Times reports today that the government is planning on introducing both two weeks’ paid parental leave and mandatory paternity leave.

Living - Thursday 5 April, 2018

Data Commissioner 'actively supervising Facebook’s progress in cleaning up its act'

Up to 45,000 Irish Facebook profiles may have been affected by the Cambridge Analytica data breach.

Poll: Do you trust Facebook? Facebook This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you trust Facebook?

Up to 45,000 Irish profiles on the social media site may have been affected by the Cambridge Analytica data breach.

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