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Wednesday 12 October, 2016

There's been another massive hike in the price of cigarettes - but how much should a pack cost?
# Budget 2017
# Budget 2017

There's been another massive hike in the price of cigarettes - but how much should a pack cost?

Oct 12th 2016, 2:12 PM 23,132 Views 108 Comments

We asked the people of Dublin how much a pack of cigarettes should cost.

Thursday 29 September, 2016

Video: ESB pole flattened as hay bales tumble from truck in Ardee
# Haaaaaaay Ya
# Haaaaaaay Ya

Video: ESB pole flattened as hay bales tumble from truck in Ardee

Sep 29th 2016, 6:07 PM 19,374 Views 26 Comments

A truck shed its load of hay bales causing damage to Bridge Street in Ardee yesterday morning.

Saturday 9 July, 2016

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

Top comments of the week

Jul 9th 2016, 10:30 AM 17,139 Views 15 Comments

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Thursday 7 July, 2016

Healy-Rae says the people who gave the order to shoot cattle are 'a disgrace'
# Army
# Army

Healy-Rae says the people who gave the order to shoot cattle are 'a disgrace'

Jul 7th 2016, 2:41 PM 50,249 Views 193 Comments

Kerry TD Michael Healy Rae spoke in the Dáil today about about the shooting dead of five cattle in Monaghan.

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Saturday 25 June, 2016

"The battle globally is only just beginning" - David Norris on what Pride means to him
# A Matter Of Pride
# A Matter Of Pride

"The battle globally is only just beginning" - David Norris on what Pride means to him

Jun 25th 2016, 12:00 PM 8,035 Views 39 Comments

We visited the LGBTA campaigner on the eve of the Pride festival.

Top comments of the week
# Cotw
# Cotw

Top comments of the week

Jun 25th 2016, 10:30 AM 13,762 Views 15 Comments

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Tuesday 21 June, 2016

'A terrible idea' or 'completely understandable'? Here's what people think of Brexit in Ireland
# In Or Out
# In Or Out

'A terrible idea' or 'completely understandable'? Here's what people think of Brexit in Ireland

Jun 21st 2016, 7:23 PM 13,430 Views 69 Comments

Should they stay or should they go?

Sunday 19 June, 2016

Capturing the Republic: Why an acclaimed photographer came back to his roots to mark 2016
# Seamus Murphy
# Seamus Murphy

Capturing the Republic: Why an acclaimed photographer came back to his roots to mark 2016

Jun 19th 2016, 10:00 AM 25,885 Views 12 Comments

Seamus Murphy left Ireland in his 20s but came back to chronicle modern day Ireland for the centenary year.

Saturday 18 June, 2016

Top comments of the week
# Cotw
# Cotw

Top comments of the week

Jun 18th 2016, 10:30 AM 8,991 Views 34 Comments

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Thursday 16 June, 2016

Here's What Happened Today: Thursday
# Evening Fix
# Evening Fix

Here's What Happened Today: Thursday

Jun 16th 2016, 9:00 PM 14,705 Views 1 Comment

British Labour MP Jo Cox died, it is one year since the Berkeley tragedy and Bloomday began today – It’s the Fix

Saturday 11 June, 2016

Fancy having a 1916-themed 'Street Feast'? Thousands will be this weekend...
# Marking The Centenary
# Marking The Centenary

Fancy having a 1916-themed 'Street Feast'? Thousands will be this weekend...

Jun 11th 2016, 11:00 AM 12,669 Views 9 Comments

The 7th annual ‘Street Feast’ takes place tomorrow.

Top comments of the week
# Cotw
# Cotw

Top comments of the week

Jun 11th 2016, 10:30 AM 10,847 Views 1 Comment

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Friday 10 June, 2016

Here's What Happened Today: Friday
# News Fix
# News Fix

Here's What Happened Today: Friday

Jun 10th 2016, 9:09 PM 10,576 Views 0 Comments

Debris from missing aircraft found in Antrim, a homeless couple camped outside the Regency Hotel and separate appeals for two missing 17-year-olds.

Thursday 9 June, 2016

Leaving Cert weather was great while it lasted, but it looks like fog and rain for the weekend
# Summer Is Gone
# Summer Is Gone

Leaving Cert weather was great while it lasted, but it looks like fog and rain for the weekend

Jun 9th 2016, 9:59 PM 25,014 Views 19 Comments

Not great weather this weekend – warm but foggy.

Here's What Happened Today: Thursday
# News Fix
# News Fix

Here's What Happened Today: Thursday

Jun 9th 2016, 9:01 PM 17,594 Views 0 Comments

Two deaths in Cork, fishermen were rescued and President Obama officially endorses Hillary Clinton – It’s the Fix.

Wednesday 8 June, 2016

Here's What Happened Today: Wednesday
# News Fix
# News Fix

Here's What Happened Today: Wednesday

Jun 8th 2016, 9:15 PM 20,961 Views 0 Comments

An arrest over a Tallaght shooting, government expenditure approved and Hillary Clinton clinches the Democratic nomination – It’s the Fix

4-year-old who was 'internally decapitated' in horrific crash to make a full recovery
# Idaho
# Idaho

4-year-old who was 'internally decapitated' in horrific crash to make a full recovery

Jun 8th 2016, 3:50 PM 34,504 Views 16 Comments

The quick thinking of a passerby may have saved the young boy’s life.

Tuesday 7 June, 2016

Parents believe a parrot witnessed their son's murder and should be used as evidence in the US
# Sing Like A Canary
# Sing Like A Canary

Parents believe a parrot witnessed their son's murder and should be used as evidence in the US

Jun 7th 2016, 9:12 PM 27,880 Views 63 Comments

Martin Duram’s pet parrot keeps repeating the phrase “don’t f***ing shoot”.

Passengers evacuated from train in Dublin after fire breaks out in engine
# North Dublin
# North Dublin

Passengers evacuated from train in Dublin after fire breaks out in engine

Jun 7th 2016, 3:27 PM 22,842 Views 12 Comments

Passengers were evacuated from a train at Clongriffin station this morning on the 9.40 Drogheda to Pearse train.

Sunday 5 June, 2016

Students will face accommodation nightmare again this September
# Repeat Of History
# Repeat Of History

Students will face accommodation nightmare again this September

Jun 5th 2016, 7:00 AM 14,984 Views 21 Comments

Student unions across the country are wondering how they will house students when the new term begins.

Saturday 4 June, 2016

Is your garden summer ready? Here are some top tips from Bloom's designers
# Green Shoots
# Green Shoots

Is your garden summer ready? Here are some top tips from Bloom's designers

Jun 4th 2016, 11:45 AM 17,879 Views 10 Comments

The designers at the 10th annual Bloom festival have some advice for budding gardeners.

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

Top comments of the week

Jun 4th 2016, 10:30 AM 16,606 Views 18 Comments

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Monday 30 May, 2016

The number of young people with pensions has fallen dramatically since the recession
# Futureshock
# Futureshock

The number of young people with pensions has fallen dramatically since the recession

May 30th 2016, 6:28 PM 16,250 Views 69 Comments

Figures released by the Central Statistics Office show decrease in pension for majority of workers.

Leaving Cert tales: 'I failed maths, dropped out of college and everything is OK'
# Column
# Column

Leaving Cert tales: 'I failed maths, dropped out of college and everything is OK'

May 30th 2016, 7:00 AM 9,084 Views 77 Comments

On results day, I held myself together among friends and teachers but as soon as I left the school, I broke down crying in the car home with my mam, writes Jordan Kavanagh.

Saturday 28 May, 2016

Top comments of the week
# Cotw
# Cotw

Top comments of the week

May 28th 2016, 5:30 PM 12,447 Views 11 Comments

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Thursday 26 May, 2016

Get the travel bug with these breathtaking images from around the world
# Breathtaking Views
# Breathtaking Views

Get the travel bug with these breathtaking images from around the world

May 26th 2016, 6:30 PM 23,431 Views 8 Comments

Here are 10 photographs in the running for the 2016 National Geographic Travel Photographer of the Year contest.

Ireland could win Britain's Got Talent for the first time ever this year
# 50 To 1 Odds
# 50 To 1 Odds

Ireland could win Britain's Got Talent for the first time ever this year

May 26th 2016, 12:01 PM 45,708 Views 64 Comments

The Presentation Kilkenny School choir must get through the semi-finals tonight first though.

Wednesday 25 May, 2016

Drivers told to be patient as good weather brings more tractors on roads
# Drive Carefully
# Drive Carefully

Drivers told to be patient as good weather brings more tractors on roads

May 25th 2016, 1:05 PM 13,393 Views 50 Comments

The RSA and the IFA are warning drivers due to an increase in farming vehicles on the roads.

Monday 23 May, 2016

Irishman part of winning teams at Cannes Film Festival
# Palme D’Or
# Palme D’Or

Irishman part of winning teams at Cannes Film Festival

May 23rd 2016, 10:23 AM 10,275 Views 10 Comments

Robbie Ryan filmed two award-winning films at this year’s awards

Saturday 21 May, 2016

Top comments of the week
# Cotw
# Cotw

Top comments of the week

May 21st 2016, 10:30 AM 29,424 Views 14 Comments

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This green ribbon is opening up talk about mental health in Ireland
# See Change
# See Change

This green ribbon is opening up talk about mental health in Ireland

May 21st 2016, 7:35 AM 9,238 Views 12 Comments

Several events are being held to break down the stigma surrounding mental health.

Thursday 19 May, 2016

'I put it off until I was at the stage where I couldn't walk properly or eat'
# Crohn's Disease
# Crohn's Disease

'I put it off until I was at the stage where I couldn't walk properly or eat'

May 19th 2016, 1:03 PM 32,911 Views 12 Comments

Over 20,000 people in Ireland suffer from either Crohn’s or ulcerative colitis. Clara Caslin shares her story.

Tuesday 17 May, 2016

30 years ago Ireland was rocking out for the unemployed
# Self Aid
# Self Aid

30 years ago Ireland was rocking out for the unemployed

May 17th 2016, 6:49 PM 17,555 Views 35 Comments

The benefit concert was to raise funds and create jobs for the unemployed in the country.

Saturday 14 May, 2016

Top comments of the week
# Cotw
# Cotw

Top comments of the week

May 14th 2016, 10:30 AM 13,465 Views 19 Comments

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Friday 13 May, 2016

Housing crisis is "inhumane" says concerned Moyross priest
# Moyross
# Moyross

Housing crisis is "inhumane" says concerned Moyross priest

May 13th 2016, 7:01 PM 11,156 Views 22 Comments

He spoke about having dealt with parishioners who were feeling suicidal while dealing with housing issues.

Thursday 12 May, 2016

Four swimmers rescued after getting caught in rip current off Dublin coast
# RNLI
# RNLI

Four swimmers rescued after getting caught in rip current off Dublin coast

May 12th 2016, 6:17 PM 19,538 Views 6 Comments

A RNLI volunteer entered the water to rescue the casualties over risk of hypothermia.

PE to become Leaving Cert subject under new plan to tackle obesity in Ireland
# War On Obesity
# War On Obesity

PE to become Leaving Cert subject under new plan to tackle obesity in Ireland

May 12th 2016, 5:27 PM 33,446 Views 83 Comments

One expert said the plan could “be one of the major tipping points in Ireland’s obesity problem.”

Wednesday 11 May, 2016

Apple restrictions mean there's still no Leap Card iPhone app
# Appy Days For Android
# Appy Days For Android

Apple restrictions mean there's still no Leap Card iPhone app

May 11th 2016, 4:59 PM 19,356 Views 18 Comments

However it’s good news for Android owners, who just got an update of the app.

Tuesday 10 May, 2016

'Big bang' solution needed to tackle homelessness, says Master of High Court
# Not Another Ballymun
# Not Another Ballymun

'Big bang' solution needed to tackle homelessness, says Master of High Court

May 10th 2016, 9:45 PM 19,775 Views 78 Comments

“I personally don’t want to see Ballymun again,” Edmund Honohan told TDs today.

American tourist "overwhelmed" by offers of help after being mugged in Dublin
# Irish Hospitality
# Irish Hospitality

American tourist "overwhelmed" by offers of help after being mugged in Dublin

May 10th 2016, 6:43 PM 50,636 Views 72 Comments

The American man was offered places to stay around the country.

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