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Friday 19 July, 2013

Archaeologists find ancient fish trap at Dublin quays site
# Discovery
# Discovery

Archaeologists find ancient fish trap at Dublin quays site

Jul 19th 2013, 6:30 AM 15,543 Views 29 Comments

The item – found at Diageo construction site on Victoria Quay – is believed to date back to the mesolithic age.

Thursday 18 July, 2013

'Bin it your way' campaign stepping up efforts around country
# Bin It Your Way
# Bin It Your Way

'Bin it your way' campaign stepping up efforts around country

Jul 18th 2013, 5:40 PM 3,846 Views 14 Comments

This year ‘Bin it Your Way’ adds TV and on-pack advertising to its campaign.

Venture capital investment increases in 2012
# Venture Capital
# Venture Capital

Venture capital investment increases in 2012

Jul 18th 2013, 4:35 PM 2,365 Views 3 Comments

A new report shows an increase of 26 per cent on the amount invested in 2011.

Misuse of social media needs to be more carefully monitored, says Oireachtas committee
# Cyberbullying
# Cyberbullying

Misuse of social media needs to be more carefully monitored, says Oireachtas committee

Jul 18th 2013, 2:29 PM 5,571 Views 29 Comments

An Oireachtas report says that bullying on social media platforms is affecting self-esteem in Irish teens.

Justice Department staff not paid after processing error
# Glitch
# Glitch

Justice Department staff not paid after processing error

Jul 18th 2013, 11:59 AM 6,787 Views 22 Comments

A technical error delayed payment for 1,679 employees at the Department of Justice.

Wednesday 17 July, 2013

Gardaí issue appeal for missing Kerry girl, 18
# Missing
# Missing

Gardaí issue appeal for missing Kerry girl, 18

Jul 17th 2013, 5:37 PM 13,089 Views 14 Comments

Rachel McKenna was last seen boarding a bus on 29 June.

New bill would recognise Down Syndrome as 'low incidence' disorder
# Education
# Education

New bill would recognise Down Syndrome as 'low incidence' disorder

Jul 17th 2013, 4:10 PM 9,333 Views 23 Comments

Conditions recognised as ‘low incidence’ automatically qualify for resource teaching hours.

Land at South Docks to be developed for 'world-class' office facilities
# Bennett Group
# Bennett Group

Land at South Docks to be developed for 'world-class' office facilities

Jul 17th 2013, 2:57 PM 9,504 Views 26 Comments

Investors say the decision reflects continued confidence in Ireland as a business-friendly environment

Government print facility workers to begin strike action
# Strike
# Strike

Government print facility workers to begin strike action

Jul 17th 2013, 12:20 PM 4,289 Views 22 Comments

Workers claim their pay is being reduced without prior discussion and will begin strike action tonight at 8pm.

Wednesday 10 July, 2013

Fathers should be allowed to share in mother's maternity leave - Seanad
# Maternity Leave
# Maternity Leave

Fathers should be allowed to share in mother's maternity leave - Seanad

Jul 10th 2013, 4:55 PM 8,650 Views 71 Comments

The proposed bill would allow fathers to take a share in the 26 weeks maternity leave granted to Irish mothers.

Installation of new water meters to begin at the end of the month
# Water Charges
# Water Charges

Installation of new water meters to begin at the end of the month

Jul 10th 2013, 1:28 PM 10,933 Views 147 Comments

Homeowners will be contacted two weeks in advance of the installation of their meter.

Monday 8 July, 2013

Searches for Kilkenny hotels up 529 per cent in June
# Tourism
# Tourism

Searches for Kilkenny hotels up 529 per cent in June

Jul 8th 2013, 4:43 PM 9,306 Views 36 Comments

Latest Hotels.com hot list shows increases for Killkenny, Slane and Ballina

HSE to order review of all metal-on-metal hip replacement devices
# Alert
# Alert

HSE to order review of all metal-on-metal hip replacement devices

Jul 8th 2013, 1:46 PM 8,500 Views 13 Comments

HSE will inform affected patients by letter within the next few days.