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Watch the refurbished No 11 Liffey Ferry motor back into action after 35 years Relaunch This post contains videos

Watch the refurbished No 11 Liffey Ferry motor back into action after 35 years

The new service is phrase one of a maritime training programme that looks at handing down previous generations’ skills.

Monday 21 January, 2019

'All our electricity comes from the River Boyne': Irish companies get honest about their eco-journeys Sustainability This post contains videos

'All our electricity comes from the River Boyne': Irish companies get honest about their eco-journeys

The companies were presenting at the Showcase international trade fair that looks at products made and designed in Ireland.

Sunday 20 January, 2019

Neil Fox's sister Donna was killed while cycling. He's calling for action from Shane Ross on an overtaking law Not Good Enough This post contains videos

Saturday 19 January, 2019

A place to grow old where you're 'never short of company' McAuley Place This post contains videos

A place to grow old where you're 'never short of company'

McAuley Place is situated in Naas, Co Kildare and sees 53 apartments available to residents over 65 years of age.

Saturday 12 January, 2019

Meet the Young Scientists tackling microplastic pollution on Irish farms

Their projects were part of the BT Young Scientist and Technology Exhibition.

'I tried those quick solutions...they tend not to work': Ex-Cavan footballer Alan O'Mara on taking care of your mental health First Fortnight This post contains videos

'I tried those quick solutions...they tend not to work': Ex-Cavan footballer Alan O'Mara on taking care of your mental health

Alan O’Mara is hosting a Real Talks discussion with members of the female Dublin All Ireland football as part of the First Fortnight mental health and arts festival.

Thursday 10 January, 2019

Inspired by the Coast Guard, this young scientist from Clare hopes to develop an improved life jacket BT Young Scientists This post contains videos

Inspired by the Coast Guard, this young scientist from Clare hopes to develop an improved life jacket

The 16-year-old wants to redesign life jackets to improve them for volunteers.

Saturday 5 January, 2019

'It brought out that voice and helped connect me to others': This Cork radio station is helping asylum seekers tell their stories

The two-part series titled ‘Life on Standby’ will explore the stories of those living in Direct Provision and local Irish advocates.

Friday 4 January, 2019

HIV diagnoses reached a record high last year in Ireland

531 cases were diagnosed last year – an 8% increase from 2017.

Death of woman being investigated by gardaí in Co Donegal

A man in his 20s has been arrested and detained by gardaí.

Guide suggests not enough evidence that screen time is harmful to children's health

Published by the RCPCH the guide consulted 109 children and young people across the UK.

Thursday 3 January, 2019

More than 55 Brexit-related investments were won by Ireland in 2018

The investments added more than 4,500 Irish jobs as employment numbers rose.

'Because of her I was never a victim': Saoirse Ronan says her mother protected her from abuse in Hollywood

The three-time Oscar nominee credits her mother’s presence with keeping her away from abusive behaviour in the industry.

'I'm going to fish all over the world - that's my dream': Darndale kids on learning angling skills at the Cavan lakes Lough Ramor This post contains videos

'I'm going to fish all over the world - that's my dream': Darndale kids on learning angling skills at the Cavan lakes

We went along with a youth group and some members of Inland Fisheries Ireland to see why these trips are important.

Wednesday 2 January, 2019

Pro-Life Campaign has 'no plans' to protest outside hospitals or GP services over abortion services

The campaign said it will instead focus on details of the bill and assist women in vulnerable situations by offering alternatives to abortion.

Worst year on record: Almost 110,000 patients went without hospital beds last year

The INMO says its a 9% increase on 2017 – itself a record high – and nearly double the number in 2006 when records began.

Man dies after New Year's Day apartment fire in Dublin

Residents of the apartment complex off Benburb Street alerted fire crews just before 9pm and the fire was quickly extinguished.

Tuesday 1 January, 2019

Ireland's Church leaders speak about 'glimmers of hope' admit the many uncertainties of the new year

A statement sees the leaders of Ireland’s different churches discussing topics like Brexit and the lack of a functioning government in Northern Ireland as causes for concern in 2019.

'It's not unusual to make six or more attempts': Dr Patrick Doorley on how to quit smoking in 2019 Resolution This post contains videos

'It's not unusual to make six or more attempts': Dr Patrick Doorley on how to quit smoking in 2019

Quitting smoking can be difficult, but having clear goals and support networks to help with motivation can help chances for success.

Saturday 29 December, 2018

'He showed people how to be a human being': His Blood Bikes East colleagues pay tribute to Brian O’Callaghan-Westropp Greek Wildfires This post contains videos

'He showed people how to be a human being': His Blood Bikes East colleagues pay tribute to Brian O’Callaghan-Westropp

O’Callaghan-Westropp died after being caught up in the Greek wildfires this summer.

Wednesday 26 December, 2018

'I'm beginning to find my voice again': how this theatre project is giving local people the confidence to sing Citizen's Chorus This post contains videos

'I'm beginning to find my voice again': how this theatre project is giving local people the confidence to sing

Clamour and Roar – A Citizens Chorus is set to explore the landscape and stories of the people from South County Dublin using the area’s own community members.

Meet the family who turned the Christmas panto into their business Show Time This post contains videos

Meet the family who turned the Christmas panto into their business

Claire Tighe started TheatreworX Productions at the beginning of the recession – 10 years on and the Helix Panto shows by her company have become an annual highlight.

'Sometimes they're just lonely and want a chat': What it means to volunteer at Childline Mental Health This post contains videos

'Sometimes they're just lonely and want a chat': What it means to volunteer at Childline

Childline saw it’s seventh millionth phone call earlier this year – we sat down with some volunteers to see what Childline means to them.

Monday 24 December, 2018

On chef duty this year? Here's everything you need to know to cook a perfect turkey (safely) Get Stuffed This post contains videos

On chef duty this year? Here's everything you need to know to cook a perfect turkey (safely)

Chef Adrian Martin has some top tips on how to cook a delicious Christmas roast.

Sunday 23 December, 2018

The life of an Irish Christmas tree: Fourteen years from planting to your living room Kavanagh Christmas Trees This post contains videos

The life of an Irish Christmas tree: Fourteen years from planting to your living room

Ever wonder where your Christmas tree came from?

Thursday 20 December, 2018

€144 million WB Yeats cruise ferry sails into Dublin Port Cruising This post contains videos

€144 million WB Yeats cruise ferry sails into Dublin Port

The new ferry can hold 1800 passengers and will see passages to Holyhead in Wales and Cherbourg in France.

Saturday 8 December, 2018

'They are doing their very best to build a future': Filmmaker Greg Byrne on working with undocumented teenagers in Ireland Opinion This post contains videos

'They are doing their very best to build a future': Filmmaker Greg Byrne on working with undocumented teenagers in Ireland

The filmmaker collaborated with undocumented youth who had grown up in Ireland to help tell their story.

Friday 30 November, 2018

The Christmas window displays are back at the Clerys building - take a look Switched On This post contains videos

The Christmas window displays are back at the Clerys building - take a look

The windows look back at various decades throughout the history of Clerys, from the 1850s to the 1980s.

'An antidote to the Kardashianisation of this generation': A sneak peek of tonight's Toy Show Sneak Peek This post contains videos

'An antidote to the Kardashianisation of this generation': A sneak peek of tonight's Toy Show

This year’s theme is inspired by the 2017 Hugh Jackman musical The Greatest Showman.

Wednesday 28 November, 2018

'People thought we were mad': We went behind the scenes as Christmas FM prepares to launch for its 11th year Non-stop Christmas This post contains videos

'People thought we were mad': We went behind the scenes as Christmas FM prepares to launch for its 11th year

The station has a year-round permanent set-up at Dublin 4′s Ballsbridge Hotel.

Sunday 25 November, 2018

OPINION: Ruth Coppinger TD on why she believes her 'thong stunt' can kickstart a movement around sexism and consent This Is Not Consent This post contains videos

OPINION: Ruth Coppinger TD on why she believes her 'thong stunt' can kickstart a movement around sexism and consent

The Dublin West TD says the reaction to the ‘stunt’ showed how people are wanting to create a change in society in regards sexism and consent.

Saturday 24 November, 2018

'It's been absolutely overwhelming': After being forced to close its doors, the Lambert Puppet Theatre heads on tour On The Road This post contains videos

'It's been absolutely overwhelming': After being forced to close its doors, the Lambert Puppet Theatre heads on tour

It was confirmed earlier this year that the iconic venue was to close – but Liam Lambert says the show will go on.

Tuesday 20 November, 2018

'I got one lung, the girl got the other lung and the boy got the heart - but I'm the only survivor' Vera Dwyer This post contains videos

'I got one lung, the girl got the other lung and the boy got the heart - but I'm the only survivor'

Vera Dwyer (77) had her transplant operation in 1988 in the UK after being diagnosed with Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis (IPF).

Sunday 18 November, 2018

"It was easier to deal with people by WhatsApp ... you don't have that word 'cancer' hanging between you" Opinion This post contains videos

"It was easier to deal with people by WhatsApp ... you don't have that word 'cancer' hanging between you"

Dublin artist Monika Crowley on how she became aware of the power of the word ‘cancer’.

Tuesday 13 November, 2018

'The beating heart of Dublin is here': Returned Heart of St Laurence to go on public display tomorrow Christ Church Cathedral This post contains videos

'The beating heart of Dublin is here': Returned Heart of St Laurence to go on public display tomorrow

After going missing in 2012 the relic of the Patron Saint of Dublin will finally be going back on display in Christ Church Cathedral.

Sunday 11 November, 2018

'We care about Ireland...we want to be part of the future': how migrants are trying to encourage their communities to vote and run in next year's local elections Local Elections 2019 This post contains videos

'We care about Ireland...we want to be part of the future': how migrants are trying to encourage their communities to vote and run in next year's local elections

There are hundreds of thousands of migrants living in Ireland and their votes could make an impact on next year’s local elections.

OPINION: 'Use the bit of Irish that you have...that keeps the language alive' This post contains videos

OPINION: 'Use the bit of Irish that you have...that keeps the language alive'

Filmmaker Caitriona Ní Chadhain explores the fear Irish people have with speaking their native language in her documentary Grá & Eagla (Love & Fear).

Friday 9 November, 2018

David Norris: The Hirschfeld Centre revolutionised Temple Bar in 1979 - it deserves a commemorative plaque LGBT CENTRE This post contains videos

David Norris: The Hirschfeld Centre revolutionised Temple Bar in 1979 - it deserves a commemorative plaque

Senator David Norris on the legacy of the Hirschfeld Centre, which burned down.

Wednesday 7 November, 2018

'There was a riot...gardaí had to push people back': plaque unveiled to commemorate Beatles playing the Adelphi Cinema Beatlemania This post contains videos

'There was a riot...gardaí had to push people back': plaque unveiled to commemorate Beatles playing the Adelphi Cinema

The Fab Four played in 7 November 1963 for two Dublin concerts at the old Delphi Cinema.

Sunday 4 November, 2018

OPINION: 'I had to start transitioning... living with people who weren't going to agree with me or who didn't want to share a bathroom with me' Opinion This post contains videos

OPINION: 'I had to start transitioning... living with people who weren't going to agree with me or who didn't want to share a bathroom with me'

Ambassador for the Better Out Than In campaign for LGBTI+ youth tells us about her experiences dealing with her mental health.

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