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Living - Today’s News

Poll: Would you support the introduction of women-only train carriages? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Would you support the introduction of women-only train carriages?

The idea is in place elsewhere and is being floated in the UK.

Waiting lists for occupational therapy shoot up a massive 50% in just two years

The huge lists may be just the tip of the iceberg – figures for those already undergoing treatment are not available according to the HSE.

Bartender awarded €20,000 after discrimination by employer over her 'extremely painful' condition

The woman found her hours greatly reduced after she underwent a surgical procedure aimed at alleviating her condition.

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Living - Yesterday’s News

Irish students are super-confident of landing a job. Finding somewhere to live is another matter

Irish third level students are far more confident of finding a job than during the recession, but the pressure to find accommodation is giving many sleepless nights.

Bullock with serious injuries left unaided and alone at Mayo cattle mart for 10 hours

The animal was euthanised after being left in distress from morning until evening after sustaining a broken leg.

The number of rental properties in Ireland is at its lowest in recorded history

The latest Daft.ie quarterly rental report makes for grim reading for renters around the country.

Living - Monday 21 August, 2017

The deeds to Eleanor Rigby's grave could be yours for €22,000

According to the grave, Eleanor Rigby died in 1939 at the age of 44.

Watch: We answered all your CAO questions live

Here’s what guidance counsellor Beatrice Dooley and DCU’s Cody Byrne had to say.

Breitbart apologises for using picture of German footballer on story about migrant gang

“There is no evidence Mr Podolski is either a migrant gang member, nor being human trafficked.”

Living - Sunday 20 August, 2017

How weddings, festivals and Hennessy are helping Irish art after 'devastating' funding cuts

We spoke to the director of the Irish Museum of Modern Art (IMMA) about how it thought outside the box to bring in more money.

Sitdown Sunday: 'She's 98. He's 95. They met at the gym'

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

Want to check the CAO points? We'll have them right here from 6am CAO

Want to check the CAO points? We'll have them right here from 6am

Whatever the college, whatever the course, we have you covered.

Silent bids and avocados: Are house prices really out of the reach of Irish millennials?

New research shows that house prices in Ireland are much less affordable than they were 30 years ago.

Living - Saturday 19 August, 2017

Al Gore: 'Trump’s antics distract the US from the big challenges we face - like the climate crisis'

The former US Vice President speaks to TheJournal.ie about his new documentary, An Inconvenient Sequel.

Living - Wednesday 16 August, 2017

Al Gore warns Irish government to "move more quickly" on climate change Exclusive

The former US Vice President and Nobel Peace Prize recipient has just released his latest documentary on climate change.

Living - Tuesday 15 August, 2017

Stuntwoman killed in motorbike accident on set of Deadpool 2

Ryan Reynolds posted to Instagram, saying that the cast and crew were “heartbroken, shocked and devastated”.

Living - Sunday 13 August, 2017

Donald Trump's childhood home is up on Airbnb for €636-a-night

There’s a cardboard cutout of the US President in one of the rooms.

Ireland's restricted dog-breed list looks like it's here to stay

The government says it has no plans to change the laws.

Living - Saturday 12 August, 2017

'For people with disabilities this is a crisis within a crisis'

This is the reality for a growing number of people.

Living - Friday 11 August, 2017

The Holocaust survivor who became the world's oldest man has died aged 113

Yisrael Kristal survived Auschwitz and lived out his life in Israel.

Living - Thursday 10 August, 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.

Living - Tuesday 8 August, 2017

'You cannot trust these people' - Woman who had disclosure of abuse lost by Tusla slams report on its failings

The woman, whose records were lost by the HSE/Tusla for over three years, says she feels the latest ombudsman report into Tusla’s complaints procedures won’t change anything.

Living - Sunday 6 August, 2017

Sitdown Sunday: Wrongly prosecuted over her mother's murder

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

Left to die at the side of a road - south east Asian country's ageing population leads to humanitarian crisis Myanmar This post contains videos

Left to die at the side of a road - south east Asian country's ageing population leads to humanitarian crisis

Years of domestic turmoil and a health system in tatters has seen Myanmar abandoning its elderly to their fate.

Study suggests it's time to get rid of Ireland's restricted dog-breed list

The study, published in the Irish Veterinary Journal, suggests there is no correlation between a dog’s breed and the likelihood it will behave violently.

Living - Saturday 5 August, 2017

Less than 5% of Irish people know what their weekly alcohol limit is

But over two-thirds of people said they were more aware of the harmful effects alcohol can have.

Women with history of gum disease at higher risk of cancer, study says

Women who have a history of gum disease face a higher risk of several types of cancer, particularly tumours in the oesophagus and breasts.

Living - Friday 4 August, 2017

There's a lot of patchy rain expected for the long weekend...

Tuesday’s weather will be dry across most of the country with sunny spells, according to Met Éireann.

Major Dublin city diversions have just come into effect

Have a look at what route is closed so you don’t spend too much of the Bank Holiday weekend stuck in traffic.

Poll: Do you use up all of your holiday days every year? Lunch Crunch This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you use up all of your holiday days every year?

Give it to us straight. Be honest.

Living - Thursday 3 August, 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.

From The42 Diseased, broken and fatter than ever: How the health and fitness industry is failing us Column

Diseased, broken and fatter than ever: How the health and fitness industry is failing us

‘At its core, the health and fitness industry exists to help others, but we’re doing a pretty poor job of it,’ writes personal trainer Sarah Cremen.

Social welfare recipients to earn extra cash filling dairy farm worker shortage

A new pilot programme will see recipients able to apply for four weeks of training as dairy operatives.

Should Charlie Gard's name have been made public?

In life or death cases involving children, should they be kept anonymous?

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Farmers warned to 'stamp' their farm equipment or risk losing it to thieves

Thefts can be traumatic for farmers and their families. Communities are advised to work with local gardaí and watch out for suspicious activity.

Living - Wednesday 2 August, 2017

Parents pay €275 per child on secondary school books

“August will be extremely stressful for me… I will lose sleep and I will worry,” one parent said.

Living - Tuesday 1 August, 2017

This stunning moment won the top prize for the National Geographic Travel Photographer of the Year

It captured the erupting Volcán de Colima in Mexico.

Poll: Have you ever not paid your bar tab? Lunch Crunch This post contains a poll

Poll: Have you ever not paid your bar tab?

Give it to us straight. Be honest.

Poll: Should Irish children be taught about breastfeeding in school? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should Irish children be taught about breastfeeding in school?

At the start of World Breastfeeding Week, British child experts have called for such education to be introduced in Britain.

Fire services fight to bring massive water main breach under control in Clare

It’s the second such breach in the region in just two weeks.

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