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Friday 23 September, 2016

Bored and broke? Here are some free things to do this weekend
# Change Generation
# Change Generation

Bored and broke? Here are some free things to do this weekend

Sep 23rd 2016, 11:00 AM 22,027 Views 21 Comments

Bored and out of money? We’ve got some suggestions for free things to do.

Sunday 18 September, 2016

'The ugly truth about prostitution is that without various forms of force it would collapse'
# Turn Off The Red Light
# Turn Off The Red Light

'The ugly truth about prostitution is that without various forms of force it would collapse'

Sep 18th 2016, 11:55 AM 25,214 Views 132 Comments

Former sex workers are calling on the government to pass the Sexual Offences Bill which would make buying sex illegal.

Saturday 17 September, 2016

The search for a cure for migraine - one of the most disabling illnesses in the world
# Migraine
# Migraine

The search for a cure for migraine - one of the most disabling illnesses in the world

Sep 17th 2016, 6:00 PM 23,498 Views 45 Comments

More than half a million people in Ireland suffer from migraine, and this can have a serious impact on their ability to reach their potential.

Despite incomes increasing, Americans still believe the country is heading in the wrong direction
# Keep The Recovery Going
# Keep The Recovery Going

Despite incomes increasing, Americans still believe the country is heading in the wrong direction

Sep 17th 2016, 9:15 AM 8,838 Views 27 Comments

All the signs suggest the US economy is improving steadily. So why do the majority of Americans think the country is on the wrong track?

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Tuesday 13 September, 2016

'We need more XX chromosomes around Newstalk, so obviously that's the only reason I'm here'
# Diversity
# Diversity

'We need more XX chromosomes around Newstalk, so obviously that's the only reason I'm here'

Sep 13th 2016, 1:21 PM 38,114 Views 59 Comments

Colette Fitzpatrick was quick to reply when Newstalk co-host Shane Coleman asked her how she managed to “juggle it all”.

Wednesday 7 September, 2016

Five-day-old baby 'punched in the head' at UK supermarket
# Manchester
# Manchester

Five-day-old baby 'punched in the head' at UK supermarket

Sep 7th 2016, 3:47 PM 49,856 Views 48 Comments

A man in his 60s has been arrested, according to police.

Bertie Ahern-brokered peace deal ends long-running handball dispute
# Croke Park
# Croke Park

Bertie Ahern-brokered peace deal ends long-running handball dispute

Sep 7th 2016, 1:45 PM 20,587 Views 33 Comments

The GAA and the Irish Handball Council Sport Centre have finally reached an agreement after years of bitter rivalry.

A motion requiring all new units in O'Devaney Gardens to be public housing has been overturned
# Social Housing
# Social Housing

A motion requiring all new units in O'Devaney Gardens to be public housing has been overturned

Sep 7th 2016, 10:03 AM 17,201 Views 90 Comments

In the new deal, only 30% of the 1,353 units will be social housing.

Wednesday 31 August, 2016

'Utter balderdash': Nobel-winning economist slams government's decision to appeal Apple windfall
# Don't Hold Back
# Don't Hold Back

'Utter balderdash': Nobel-winning economist slams government's decision to appeal Apple windfall

Aug 31st 2016, 1:29 PM 28,869 Views 91 Comments

Joseph Stiglitz said it was ‘utterly mystifying’ that the government didn’t just take the €13 billion awarded in the European Commission’s decision.

Boy who spent 3 years of his life in hospital is enjoying his first day at school
# First Day Of School
# First Day Of School

Boy who spent 3 years of his life in hospital is enjoying his first day at school

Aug 31st 2016, 10:46 AM 21,345 Views 14 Comments

Liam Mac an tSaoi, who requires 24-hour care, wasn’t expected to live when he was born at 23 weeks.

Tuesday 30 August, 2016

'I don't think we can solve the crisis without interfering with private property'
# Homelessness
# Homelessness

'I don't think we can solve the crisis without interfering with private property'

Aug 30th 2016, 4:44 PM 18,669 Views 93 Comments

The Peter McVerry Trust are calling on the government to buy up empty private properties.

All grown up: Ireland's kids head to their first day of school
# In Pictures
# In Pictures

All grown up: Ireland's kids head to their first day of school

Aug 30th 2016, 11:42 AM 18,556 Views 34 Comments

It’s a big – and emotional – day.

Sailing hero Annalise Murphy has airplane named after her
# She's Flyin'
# She's Flyin'

Sailing hero Annalise Murphy has airplane named after her

Aug 30th 2016, 9:23 AM 29,167 Views 23 Comments

Annalise is the first modern-day person to have an aircraft named after her by an Irish airline.

Sunday 28 August, 2016

There's a real life School of Rock in Dublin city centre
# We Got The Beat
# We Got The Beat

There's a real life School of Rock in Dublin city centre

Aug 28th 2016, 9:00 PM 20,988 Views 12 Comments

“It’s just like any job – you need to be working on your instrument eight hours a day.”

Friday 26 August, 2016

Here's your chance to set a world record by visiting these events
# Event Guide
# Event Guide

Here's your chance to set a world record by visiting these events

Aug 26th 2016, 8:30 PM 12,668 Views 6 Comments

Sumo suits, haunted houses, Charlie Chaplins and much more.

Wednesday 24 August, 2016

Stanford University has decided to ban spirits at student parties
# Party Culture
# Party Culture

Stanford University has decided to ban spirits at student parties

Aug 24th 2016, 9:20 AM 12,532 Views 37 Comments

The policy has been criticised as a tone-deaf response to the Stanford rape case.

Mechanic who left job after employer implied he was a thief awarded €22k
# Unfair Dismissal
# Unfair Dismissal

Mechanic who left job after employer implied he was a thief awarded €22k

Aug 24th 2016, 6:03 AM 31,071 Views 18 Comments

An Employment Appeals Tribunal said it was reasonable for him to quit his job given the circumstances.

Tuesday 23 August, 2016

Hair salon to pay former worker €10,000 for dismissing her while pregnant
# Discriminatory Dismissal
# Discriminatory Dismissal

Hair salon to pay former worker €10,000 for dismissing her while pregnant

Aug 23rd 2016, 10:40 AM 35,198 Views 40 Comments

The salon told the claimant she could come back after she’d had the baby and ‘they’d see what they could do’.

Mrs Brown's Boys voted best British sitcom of the century
# D'lightful
# D'lightful

Mrs Brown's Boys voted best British sitcom of the century

Aug 23rd 2016, 8:52 AM 26,229 Views 101 Comments

The show beat off contenders such The IT Crowd and the Office.

Sunday 21 August, 2016

Want to be the Rose of Tralee? Here are some ways of improving your odds*
# Lovely Girls
# Lovely Girls

Want to be the Rose of Tralee? Here are some ways of improving your odds*

Aug 21st 2016, 10:00 PM 29,851 Views 45 Comments

*Advice here is not to be taken as a guarantee. Terms and conditions apply, see inside for details.

Saturday 20 August, 2016

What does it take to become a Rose of Tralee escort?
# Skills
# Skills

What does it take to become a Rose of Tralee escort?

Aug 20th 2016, 9:15 PM 31,791 Views 30 Comments

Shane Kenny, last year’s Escort of the Year, tells us about his experiences.

Ireland is the 20th most touristy country in the world
# Tourism
# Tourism

Ireland is the 20th most touristy country in the world

Aug 20th 2016, 9:45 AM 18,558 Views 22 Comments

Four in every hundred people in Ireland are tourists.

Friday 19 August, 2016

Head on down to the hooley this weekend - here are our pick of the best events
# Event Guide
# Event Guide

Head on down to the hooley this weekend - here are our pick of the best events

Aug 19th 2016, 8:00 PM 14,521 Views 12 Comments

Ukuleles, burlesque, jousting and much more.

Tuesday 16 August, 2016

Teenagers seriously injure man and attack bus with machete in Glasgow
# Glasgow
# Glasgow

Teenagers seriously injure man and attack bus with machete in Glasgow

Aug 16th 2016, 2:20 PM 12,614 Views 45 Comments

Two males have been arrested in connection with the attack.

Gardaí call in bomb disposal team after improvised explosive device found in Leixlip
# Suspicious Device
# Suspicious Device

Gardaí call in bomb disposal team after improvised explosive device found in Leixlip

Aug 16th 2016, 10:25 AM 14,951 Views 12 Comments

56 suspicious devices have been found in Ireland so far this year.

Islamic State is the biggest threat facing continent, Europeans say
# Terror
# Terror

Islamic State is the biggest threat facing continent, Europeans say

Aug 16th 2016, 6:05 AM 12,911 Views 91 Comments

However, many believe that spending more on defence is not the answer.

Saturday 13 August, 2016

Is sex after alcohol different to sex after cannabis? According to a study, yes
# Talk About Sex
# Talk About Sex

Is sex after alcohol different to sex after cannabis? According to a study, yes

Aug 13th 2016, 11:15 AM 39,492 Views 52 Comments

Researchers from NYU studied how alcohol and marijuana affected sexual experiences.

Friday 12 August, 2016

There are some tasty events taking place this weekend - here are our picks
# Event Guide
# Event Guide

There are some tasty events taking place this weekend - here are our picks

Aug 12th 2016, 8:00 PM 19,933 Views 9 Comments

Hot wings, Shakespeare, bonny babies and much more.

Saturday 6 August, 2016

Top comments of the week
# You Told Us
# You Told Us

Top comments of the week

Aug 6th 2016, 10:30 AM 13,480 Views 15 Comments

Did you make the cut?

Friday 5 August, 2016

From comic books to seafood and sean-nós: Here's what going on around Ireland this weekend
# Event Guide
# Event Guide

From comic books to seafood and sean-nós: Here's what going on around Ireland this weekend

Aug 5th 2016, 8:00 PM 11,495 Views 3 Comments

Superheroes, sheep-shearing, sandcastles and much more.

Tuesday 2 August, 2016

21 people died on Irish roads last month
# Checkpoints
# Checkpoints

21 people died on Irish roads last month

Aug 2nd 2016, 4:58 PM 9,530 Views 28 Comments

165 people were caught drink-driving in July – up 18% compared to the same period last year.

Pregnant women travelling to Florida may wish to reconsider journey, says expert
# Zika Virus
# Zika Virus

Pregnant women travelling to Florida may wish to reconsider journey, says expert

Aug 2nd 2016, 11:23 AM 10,399 Views 17 Comments

Tropical disease specialist Siobhan Grehan advises that only pregnant women and those planning to conceive should be concerned.

It's going to be warm again next weekend, with temperatures in the mid-20s
# How's The Weather?
# How's The Weather?

It's going to be warm again next weekend, with temperatures in the mid-20s

Aug 2nd 2016, 8:32 AM 32,438 Views 22 Comments

A rain warning was issued on Sunday night, but luckily things are beginning to improve.

Sunday 31 July, 2016

Community rallies around to help man (26) seriously injured in hit-and-run
# Baldoyle
# Baldoyle

Community rallies around to help man (26) seriously injured in hit-and-run

Jul 31st 2016, 10:45 AM 25,894 Views 10 Comments

Jones Justino had to undergo numerous painful surgeries after he was run down earlier this month.

Pilgrims are advised not to climb Croagh Patrick barefoot
# Pilgrimage
# Pilgrimage

Pilgrims are advised not to climb Croagh Patrick barefoot

Jul 31st 2016, 7:15 AM 38,567 Views 47 Comments

Around 25,000 people are expected to make the pilgrimage up Croagh Patrick today.

Saturday 30 July, 2016

Children 'are accessing porn at sleepovers' and viewing explicit content on phones
# Sexualisation Of Children
# Sexualisation Of Children

Children 'are accessing porn at sleepovers' and viewing explicit content on phones

Jul 30th 2016, 10:00 PM 34,098 Views 122 Comments

Exposure to sexual imagery and language at a young age can lead to mental health problems.

Friday 29 July, 2016

Have a rockin' weekend: Here's a list of the big events you should check out
# Event Guide
# Event Guide

Have a rockin' weekend: Here's a list of the big events you should check out

Jul 29th 2016, 8:00 PM 20,080 Views 32 Comments

Artistic robots, vintage dress-up, scarecrows and much more.

Tuesday 26 July, 2016

The FBI think Russia is behind the hacking of Democrat emails
# Hack
# Hack

The FBI think Russia is behind the hacking of Democrat emails

Jul 26th 2016, 2:14 PM 10,583 Views 66 Comments

Clinton’s campaign say Russia wanted to help Trump’s campaign because of their bromance.

'Stripped, tear-gassed and strapped to a chair': Shock at treatment of children in Australian detention centre
# Australia's Shame
# Australia's Shame

'Stripped, tear-gassed and strapped to a chair': Shock at treatment of children in Australian detention centre

Jul 26th 2016, 9:37 AM 22,742 Views 42 Comments

A royal commission is being established after a TV investigation aired last night.

Monday 25 July, 2016

You could win a tropical island resort for €45
# Paradise
# Paradise

You could win a tropical island resort for €45

Jul 25th 2016, 2:45 PM 21,912 Views 8 Comments

But good luck getting a ticket.

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