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Wednesday 4 May, 2016

Catholic priest visited girl's family home after she made abuse allegation
# Abuse
# Abuse

Catholic priest visited girl's family home after she made abuse allegation

May 4th 2016, 6:08 PM 26,183 Views 99 Comments

The latest tranche of child protection reviews found 288 allegations were made against the Catholic Church.

'I never want to go back there again': Journalist Olivia O'Leary on her struggle with depression
# Mental Health
# Mental Health

'I never want to go back there again': Journalist Olivia O'Leary on her struggle with depression

May 4th 2016, 2:34 PM 26,219 Views 36 Comments

At her lowest, O’Leary said she felt ‘helpless’.

Sunday 1 May, 2016

These five mega cruise ships are set to visit Ireland
# Get On Board
# Get On Board

These five mega cruise ships are set to visit Ireland

May 1st 2016, 9:45 AM 40,083 Views 45 Comments

Dublin Port is set to be upgraded within the next four years.

Friday 29 April, 2016

Children's Referendum opponents say their "worst fears" have been realised
# Abuse Allegations
# Abuse Allegations

Children's Referendum opponents say their "worst fears" have been realised

Apr 29th 2016, 6:20 AM 21,916 Views 0 Comments

First Families First, which opposed the Children’s Referendum and the Marriage Referendum, want another referendum.

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 11,053 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 12,198 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 71,914 Views 112 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 42,454 Views 247 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 27,250 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 37,028 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 16,802 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 19,959 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 10,435 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 16,762 Views 55 Comments

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

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