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Monday 7 March, 2011

Seen from space: the Christchurch earthquake
# Earthquake
# Earthquake

Seen from space: the Christchurch earthquake

Mar 7th 2011, 5:07 PM 1,773 Views 0 Comments

A shocking new satellite image shows the power of the earthquake that rocked New Zealand last month.

A Queen in the making? New childhood photos of Kate Middleton
# Kate Middleton
# Kate Middleton

A Queen in the making? New childhood photos of Kate Middleton

Mar 7th 2011, 4:44 PM 1,686 Views 0 Comments

The internet-savvy palace releases a handful of childhood photos of Kate Middleton. Now what on earth could they be trying to detract attention from?

Business Insider comes clean about its business model
# Business Insider
# Business Insider

Business Insider comes clean about its business model

Mar 7th 2011, 3:22 PM 1,247 Views 0 Comments

More hand-wringing is devoted to the future of news than just about any other problem in the world – including real ones. Business Insider’s Henry Blodget tries a bold and potentially dangerous experiment: he comes clean about the model behind his business.

Thursday 3 March, 2011

Poll: How many books do you read a month?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: How many books do you read a month?

Mar 3rd 2011, 11:48 AM 1,410 Views 0 Comments

Our daily poll is dedicated to World Book Day – we want to know how often you read a book.

Revealed: the bestselling books of all time
# World Book Day
# World Book Day

Revealed: the bestselling books of all time

Mar 3rd 2011, 11:16 AM 3,900 Views 1 Comment

…question isn’t have you read all of them, it’s have you read ANY of them?

At least 15 cars crash in heavy fog on M7 Dublin/Limerick road
# Breaking
# Breaking

At least 15 cars crash in heavy fog on M7 Dublin/Limerick road

Mar 3rd 2011, 9:18 AM 468 Views 0 Comments

The 9 at 9: Thursday
# 9 At 9
# 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Thursday

Mar 3rd 2011, 8:44 AM 1,942 Views 0 Comments

Nine things you need to know by 9am: The news from the Department of Finance is even worse than we thought; an artist’s fingers cut off during a savage attack and everything you need to know to bluff your way through the day’s cricket chat.

Wednesday 2 March, 2011

Poll: Do you agree with the European ruling that ends cheaper car insurance for women?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Do you agree with the European ruling that ends cheaper car insurance for women?

Mar 2nd 2011, 9:20 AM 1,236 Views 4 Comments

Insurance companies can no longer offer women a discount for safer driving. Let us know what you think.

The 9 at 9: Wednesday
# 9 At 9
# 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Wednesday

Mar 2nd 2011, 8:35 AM 1,423 Views 0 Comments

Nine things you need to know by 9am: Garda Ombudsman to investigate circumstances of man’s suspected suicide in Kerry after negotiations with gardaí; Galway West count finishes 73 hours after it begun, and the future of Slane is under threat.

Tuesday 1 March, 2011

Era of cheaper insurance for women comes to an end
# Women Drivers
# Women Drivers

Era of cheaper insurance for women comes to an end

Mar 1st 2011, 9:11 AM 1,585 Views 0 Comments

The European Court of Justice has ruled in favour of a Belgian challenge to the practice of giving young women a discount on their car insurance.

Poll: Would you support a scheme to help struggling homeowners?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Would you support a scheme to help struggling homeowners?

Mar 1st 2011, 8:54 AM 1,613 Views 0 Comments

As new figures reveal that mortgage holders owe a total of €8.6 billion in arrears, what do you think should be done? Do you support plans to help them?

The 9 at 9: Tuesday
# 9 At 9
# 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Tuesday

Mar 1st 2011, 8:09 AM 1,382 Views 0 Comments

Nine things you need to know by 9am: Full recount ordered in Galway West; Irish banks tap the EU for more emergency funding, and the €288 million yacht being built by an African dictator’s son.

Final results in from Laois-Offaly and Wicklow
# GE11
# GE11

Final results in from Laois-Offaly and Wicklow

Mar 1st 2011, 6:37 AM 601 Views 0 Comments

Monday 28 February, 2011

"Bax you are forever in our hearts" - five month old baby first quake victim to be buried
# Earthquake
# Earthquake

"Bax you are forever in our hearts" - five month old baby first quake victim to be buried

Feb 28th 2011, 9:57 AM 1,183 Views 0 Comments

The search for victims is continuing with the aid of sniffer dogs and sensitive listening devices, but rescue teams are now finding only the dead in the rubble.

Poll: What's your preferred option for the next Government?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: What's your preferred option for the next Government?

Feb 28th 2011, 9:08 AM 1,684 Views 0 Comments

Fine Gael’s Enda Kenny is reported to have last night popped the question in a voicemail to Labour leader Eamon Gilmore, and talks on a possible coalition are likely to get underway today – so long as Eamon picks up the phone to call him back.

The 9 at 9: Monday
# 9 At 9
# 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Monday

Feb 28th 2011, 8:32 AM 1,422 Views 0 Comments

Nine things you need to know by 9am: 154 down, 12 seats in the 31st Dail to go; the f-word provides the only intake of breath on a dull night at the Oscars, and has Enda popped the question yet?

Saturday 26 February, 2011

"Paddy likes to know what the story is" - Ireland's Taoiseach-in-waiting promises to tell the truth
# GE11
# GE11

"Paddy likes to know what the story is" - Ireland's Taoiseach-in-waiting promises to tell the truth

Feb 26th 2011, 10:11 PM 4,161 Views 0 Comments

Enda Kenny says once he has the full facts about the economic crisis, he’ll keep us informed.

The results of four more counts are in - Cavan Monaghan and Dun Laoghaire
# GE11
# GE11

The results of four more counts are in - Cavan Monaghan and Dun Laoghaire

Feb 26th 2011, 9:01 PM 1,321 Views 0 Comments

The Half Past Fix: 8.30pm
# GE11
# GE11

The Half Past Fix: 8.30pm

Feb 26th 2011, 8:23 PM 1,232 Views 0 Comments

Every hour – on the half hour – TheJournal.ie brings you your fix of election tallies, predictions and results. Here’s how the winners and losers of GE11 are playing out so far.

The Half Past Fix: 7.30pm
# GE11
# GE11

The Half Past Fix: 7.30pm

Feb 26th 2011, 7:30 PM 1,037 Views 0 Comments

Who’s winning, who’s losing, who’s laughing – and who’s retiring to spend more time with the grandchildren. It’s the Half Past Fix.

The Half Past Fix: 6.30pm
# GE11
# GE11

The Half Past Fix: 6.30pm

Feb 26th 2011, 6:25 PM 1,255 Views 0 Comments

At half past six, it’s your half past fix.

The Half Past Fix: 5.30pm
# GE11
# GE11

The Half Past Fix: 5.30pm

Feb 26th 2011, 5:30 PM 1,146 Views 0 Comments

Every hour – on the half hour – TheJournal.ie brings you your fix of election tallies, predictions and results. Here’s how the winners and losers of GE11 are playing out so far.

Poll: Has Election 2011 left you feeling better about your country?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Has Election 2011 left you feeling better about your country?

Feb 26th 2011, 4:51 PM 2,161 Views 0 Comments

As the results roll in, are you on a high, or experiencing Post Traumatic Election Disorder?

The Half Past Fix: 4.30pm
# GE11
# GE11

The Half Past Fix: 4.30pm

Feb 26th 2011, 4:27 PM 942 Views 0 Comments

Everything you need to know from the count so far: we keep you updated every hour, on the half hour. It’s all in the Half-Past Fix.

Leo Varakar elected in Dublin West
# GE11
# GE11

Leo Varakar elected in Dublin West

Feb 26th 2011, 3:55 PM 323 Views 0 Comments

Ciaran Cuffe insists Green Party has a future in Ireland
# Green Party
# Green Party

Ciaran Cuffe insists Green Party has a future in Ireland

Feb 26th 2011, 3:40 PM 939 Views 0 Comments

They’re down but not out, say the Greens.

The Half Past Fix: 3.30pm

The Half Past Fix: 3.30pm

Feb 26th 2011, 3:27 PM 1,162 Views 0 Comments

Everything you need to know from the count so far: we keep you updated every hour, on the half hour. It’s all in the Half-Past Fix.

Have you checked out our Facebook page?
# Facebook
# Facebook

Have you checked out our Facebook page?

Feb 26th 2011, 2:53 PM 297 Views 0 Comments

The Half-Past Fix: 2:30pm

The Half-Past Fix: 2:30pm

Feb 26th 2011, 2:31 PM 1,185 Views 0 Comments

Everything you need to know from the count so far: we keep you updated every hour, on the half hour. It’s all in the Half-Past Fix.

Friday 25 February, 2011

Designer John Galliano arrested after "anti-semitic rant" at couple in Paris cafe
# Rant
From The Daily Edge
# Rant

Designer John Galliano arrested after "anti-semitic rant" at couple in Paris cafe

Feb 25th 2011, 11:31 AM 1,383 Views 0 Comments

As Paris gets ready for Fashion Week, Dior head John Galliano goes off the rails “with stress”.

The 9 at 9: Election Friday
# 9 At 9
# 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Election Friday

Feb 25th 2011, 8:32 AM 2,157 Views 0 Comments

Nine things you need to know by 9am: It’s polling day – we tell you where to go and what to do when you get there; department of Foreign Affairs responds to criticism of its Libya rescue effort and how a Limerick dog pulled a Lassie.

Thursday 24 February, 2011

The groups of death: four constituencies to watch as the votes come in
# GE11
# GE11

The groups of death: four constituencies to watch as the votes come in

Feb 24th 2011, 11:56 AM 2,472 Views 0 Comments

TheJournal.ie’s pick of four constituencies worth keeping an eye on as the votes are counted.

Hopes of finding survivors fade, as NZ ambulanceman recounts his shocking experiences (Audio, Video)
# New Zealand
# New Zealand

Hopes of finding survivors fade, as NZ ambulanceman recounts his shocking experiences (Audio, Video)

Feb 24th 2011, 9:35 AM 1,260 Views 0 Comments

Police threaten to arrest “earthquake sightseers”, as an ambulance man recounts his shocking experiences to New Zealand radio.

Poll: How will you be voting?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: How will you be voting?

Feb 24th 2011, 8:53 AM 5,029 Views 0 Comments

It’s decision time: which party’s getting your number one?

The 9 at 9: Thursday
# 9 At 9
# 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Thursday

Feb 24th 2011, 8:24 AM 1,707 Views 0 Comments

Nine things you need to know by 9am: Dept of Foreign Affairs puts crisis management team in Libya; the last day of campaigning sees party leader return closer to home and the government rushes through ‘three strikes’ legislation on illegal file sharing.

Wednesday 23 February, 2011

Who won the battle of the hosts?
# Eimear Ní Chonaola
# Eimear Ní Chonaola

Who won the battle of the hosts?

Feb 23rd 2011, 9:44 AM 4,328 Views 0 Comments

Who was the best host of the four televised leaders’ debates – TV3′s Vincent Browne, TG4′s Eimear Ní Chonaola, RTE’s Pat Kenny or the host of the final debate, Miriam O’Callaghan?

The 9 at 9: Wednesday
# 9 At 9
# 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Wednesday

Feb 23rd 2011, 8:45 AM 2,200 Views 0 Comments

Nine things you need to know by 9am: Two Irish citizens amongst 75 people who died in New Zealand earthquake; first votes cast and – golly gosh! – new Enid Blyton novel is discovered.

Monday 21 February, 2011

Poll: Do you agree with Lucinda Creighton's comments on marriage?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Do you agree with Lucinda Creighton's comments on marriage?

Feb 21st 2011, 11:48 AM 31,235 Views 83 Comments

Lucinda Creighton says that while she supports the civil partnerhsip bill, marriage is primarily about procreation, and shouldn’t be open to same sex couples. Do you agree?

Estranged husband of New York State Lottery winner to sue for his share
# Lottery Winner
# Lottery Winner

Estranged husband of New York State Lottery winner to sue for his share

Feb 21st 2011, 11:20 AM 1,914 Views 0 Comments

Patricia Daley Eisel’s divorce from ex-husband Jamie was not finalised at the time of her win.

Energy drinks linked to seizures, cardiac abnormalities and mood swings: report
# Energy Drinks
# Energy Drinks

Energy drinks linked to seizures, cardiac abnormalities and mood swings: report

Feb 21st 2011, 10:42 AM 2,226 Views 0 Comments

A new study warns that energy drinks should be avoided by children with heart problems, diabetes and ADHD – as they could lead to palpitations, seizures, cardiac abnormalities and mood swings.