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Sunday 16 December, 2018

Susan Wood's snapshots of Ireland: 'I love photographing the clutter of people’s real lives'

US photographer Susan Wood has been capturing Irish life for the last 50 years.

Saturday 17 November, 2018

What we learned from reading Becoming by Michelle Obama

We read the former First Lady’s biography to discover what it taught us about her life.

Thursday 15 November, 2018

Students at Ireland's first drama school for people with intellectual disabilities to graduate today

The students have already launched their own theatre company, and will unveil a play in the new year.

'This would not happen in more affluent areas': Cabra community in protest over school pitch

Parents and children of Naomh Fionnbarra GAA Club are calling for the restoration of their all-weather pitch.

Saturday 10 November, 2018

From Metallica to Leonard Cohen: Renowned Irish music photographer Ruth Medjber on a decade of gigs

Ahead of launching her first solo exhibition Medjber talks about life in a ‘boys club’.

The 'forgotten' conflict of South Sudan: 'People often walk two days to get to the hospital'

The medical charity said its treating critically ill children for diseases that can be vaccinated against.

Friday 9 November, 2018

Baby Bust: New report finds we're having fewer and fewer babies

Published by the Lancet, the report has found several countries are not delivering enough babies to maintain their population numbers.

Poll: Are you getting the recommended 2.5 hours of exercise each week? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Are you getting the recommended 2.5 hours of exercise each week?

Adults between the age of 18 to 64 are supposed to get 150 minutes of physical activity each week.

The 9 at 9: Friday

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Wednesday 7 November, 2018

'Single-use': Term used to refer to throw away plastic named Collins word of the year 2018

‘Single-use’describes items whose unchecked proliferation are blamed for damaging the environment.

Poll: Would you consider going vegan? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Would you consider going vegan?

As more people cut down on their meat consumption we’re asking would you consider cutting out all animal products?

The 9 at 9: Wednesday

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Friday 2 November, 2018

'My education allowed me challenge the medical profession': Vicky Phelan receives honorary fellowship at WIT

Phelan’s bravery in making public her missed CervicalCheck results led to national outcry and an investigation.

Here's What Happened Today: Friday

Review into policing of Eoin Berkley, 3 convicted for Gareth Hutch murder and 5,000 people still waiting on Illness Benefit.

'I’m very concerned at reports regarding the bail situation': Garda review into Eoin Berkley case announced

A Garda review into policing matters around the case of Eoin Berkley is to take place.

Rescue 116 called to assist Norwegian plane land at Dublin Airport

The aircraft’s crew reported a technical issue on its approach to Dublin this afternoon.

Wednesday 31 October, 2018

'I just asked for two slices of bread': Investigation after Direct Provision resident claims centre refused food for sick child Exclusive

The Direct Provision resident said her sick son was denied food and milk overnight.

'Worst October ever': Over 9,000 patients forced to wait on trolleys this month

The INMO has said the health service “simply does not have capacity to cope” with demand.

'Unprecedented' stabbing on Irish Rail train leads to renewed calls for transport police

The NBRU has said the incident “may serve to be a watershed moment in the ongoing debate on the issue of anti-social behaviour”.

Primary schools braced for strike action as INTO to ballot on next move

The union will meet next Wednesday to agree on a ballot for industrial action, up to and including a strike.

Tuesday 30 October, 2018

SIPO renews call for rethink on political party funding rules

The Standards in Public Office Commission is tasked with ensuring all parties are in compliance with funding rules.

'95% stay in their own homes': Number of insolvency cases has risen by 60%

The Insolvency Service of Ireland has welcomed the rise in people seeking help.

'We're doomed': British Treasury lambasted over plans for commemorative Brexit coin 50p

'We're doomed': British Treasury lambasted over plans for commemorative Brexit coin

Social media users have been quick to deride plans for a 50p Brexit coin

'Pushing nature to the brink': WWF warns world's animal population declines by over 60%

WWF’s Living Planet Report has said the population of vertebrates has more than halved since 1970.

'Tropical Trump': Who is Brazil's new President Jair Bolsonaro?

Bolsonaro garnered just over 55% in Sunday’s election.

Brrrrrr a cold and wet week ahead for Halloween

Temperatures are set to remain below 11 degrees for the remainder of the week.

Monday 29 October, 2018

Tipperary farmer gives away 120,000 apples to local schools in a bid to promote healthy eating

Cornelius Traas said he wants to encourage healthy eating among children.

Sunday 28 October, 2018

People on the Pier: Dún Laoghaire landmark remembered in new book

New book on Dún Laoghaire pier takes the reader down memory lane.

Saturday 27 October, 2018

Blasphemy vote 'a significant milestone for Ireland becoming a more modern society' Yes

Blasphemy vote 'a significant milestone for Ireland becoming a more modern society'

A final result on the blasphemy referendum may not be announced until tomorrow.

Gavin Duffy: 'I am disappointed, but no regrets'

Duffy has said he doesn’t think his media training business will suffer as a result of his performance in the election.

Agency nurses 'paid over €10,000 more a year than public staff'

The INMO said “the public sector simply isn’t offering the going rate for the job”.

'I brought to the fore something that was there already': Presidential Candidate Peter Casey stands by his comments on Travellers

Casey has said he’ll take a long time “probably until lunchtime” to decide what to do next.

Wednesday 24 October, 2018

An airport in Tubber? There's 5,200 jobs promised for the midlands if the plan goes ahead Exclusive

Midlands Airport development has now signed a memorandum of understanding with InSite Bavaria.

Revenue warns of new tax refund scam targeting people's bank details

Revenue said it’s become aware of a new email and text messaging scam.

Structural issues could affect 40 schools as Taoiseach says it will be difficult to find alternative classrooms

Leo Varadkar has promised to “pursue the builder in the courts” in order to get the issues resolved.

Tuesday 23 October, 2018

Two cases of Irish children with polio-like disease reported this year AFP

Two cases of Irish children with polio-like disease reported this year

The HPSC has issued a warning to doctors over a global increase in incidents of the disease.

Turkish President says Khashoggi killing planned 'days in advance'

Erdogan has said the murder was premeditated and those behind it must be held to account.

Poll: Would you wear a poppy on Armistice day? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Would you wear a poppy on Armistice day?

Presidential candidate Liadh Ní Riada surprised many when she said if elected she would wear the poppy.

9 at 9: Tuesday

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New figures show 134 children have been deported from Ireland since 2013

The Department of Justice has revealed 134 minors have been deported in the past five years.

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