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Thursday 28 April, 2016

91% of culpable drivers in car crashes caused by speed were men
# Slow Down
# Slow Down

91% of culpable drivers in car crashes caused by speed were men

Apr 28th 2016, 3:01 PM 11,036 Views 108 Comments

One third of fatal Irish road crashes were caused by speed.

People with red hair are more at risk of developing skin cancer
# Not Fair
# Not Fair

People with red hair are more at risk of developing skin cancer

Apr 28th 2016, 12:33 PM 12,159 Views 46 Comments

Being born with a red hair gene may double your chance of developing skin cancer.

Wednesday 27 April, 2016

Averil Power loses out to Lynn Ruane in battle for Seanad seat
# Upper House
# Upper House

Averil Power loses out to Lynn Ruane in battle for Seanad seat

Apr 27th 2016, 8:55 PM 71,890 Views 111 Comments

There’ll be plenty of familiar faces in the upper house.

Water charges might be scrapped - so should we pay our bills?
# The Unanswerable Question
# The Unanswerable Question

Water charges might be scrapped - so should we pay our bills?

Apr 27th 2016, 7:30 PM 42,443 Views 244 Comments

It remains unclear whether billpayers will be refunded or non-billpayers will be pursued.

"I cried": Cork mother on hearing her triplets had been diagnosed with autism
# Difficult Process
# Difficult Process

"I cried": Cork mother on hearing her triplets had been diagnosed with autism

Apr 27th 2016, 7:19 PM 27,117 Views 34 Comments

“It’s a grieving process and that’s what I stress to other parents,” Avlyn McKeown said.

Tuesday 26 April, 2016

'Two weeks ago my dad married me to a 70-year-old man who already has five wives'
# Child Marriage
# Child Marriage

'Two weeks ago my dad married me to a 70-year-old man who already has five wives'

Apr 26th 2016, 8:30 PM 36,812 Views 39 Comments

In Burkina Faso, children as young as nine are being forced into marriage.

Paralympian footballer has international caps stolen in home raid
# Heartless
# Heartless

Paralympian footballer has international caps stolen in home raid

Apr 26th 2016, 5:40 PM 16,792 Views 7 Comments

Alan O’Hara represented Ireland over forty times between 2002 and 2008.

Students still in a 'mad rush' to do J1s in America despite strict new rules
# That Time Of Year
# That Time Of Year

Students still in a 'mad rush' to do J1s in America despite strict new rules

Apr 26th 2016, 1:09 PM 19,926 Views 38 Comments

Demand is as high as ever, according to the US Embassy.

Thursday 21 April, 2016

Ancient cities have fallen in the same length of time the government has been talking
# 55 Days
# 55 Days

Ancient cities have fallen in the same length of time the government has been talking

Apr 21st 2016, 6:05 AM 10,415 Views 22 Comments

Political party talks are taking longer than the siege of Constantinople.

Wednesday 20 April, 2016

Toilet rolls are shrinking but prices are staying the same
# Bog Standard
# Bog Standard

Toilet rolls are shrinking but prices are staying the same

Apr 20th 2016, 2:53 PM 16,740 Views 55 Comments

A survey has found toilet rolls, chocolate biscuits and toothpaste have all shrunk in recent months.

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