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Wednesday 4 October, 2017

Former Taoiseach Liam Cosgrave dies aged 97
# RIP
# RIP

Former Taoiseach Liam Cosgrave dies aged 97

Oct 4th 2017, 10:45 PM 55,440 Views 147 Comments

Cosgrave was Taoiseach between 1973 and 1977.

Sunday 16 April, 2017

"Well, in our factory, if a woman is good looking she gets treated differently"
# Nicaragua
# Nicaragua

"Well, in our factory, if a woman is good looking she gets treated differently"

Apr 16th 2017, 7:00 PM 24,618 Views 12 Comments

A generation of women in Nicaragua are working to improve their lives in a society that isn’t always friendly to women.

Saturday 15 April, 2017

'Even going to the gynaecologist might be seen as cheating': Changing how one country views its women
# Gender
# Gender

'Even going to the gynaecologist might be seen as cheating': Changing how one country views its women

Apr 15th 2017, 10:00 PM 46,654 Views 27 Comments

“Did he control his wife in the past? Soza pauses for a second. “Yes,” he says.”

Monday 3 October, 2016

Colombia's rejection of peace deal has echoes of UK's shock Brexit
# Insight
# Insight

Colombia's rejection of peace deal has echoes of UK's shock Brexit

Oct 3rd 2016, 9:30 PM 101 Views 25 Comments

There was a lot to stomach in a Yes vote for a people caused so much pain over the past five decades, writes Michael Sheils McNamee from Medellin.

Sunday 7 August, 2016

Two years after it was set up, what's happening with the mother and baby home inquiry?
# Investigation
# Investigation

Two years after it was set up, what's happening with the mother and baby home inquiry?

Aug 7th 2016, 8:30 AM 8,999 Views 29 Comments

This week Minister for Children and Youth Affairs Katherine Zappone announced it will be two more years before the report is published.

Saturday 6 August, 2016

Two dolphins die after becoming stranded off the coast of Mayo
# Washed Up
# Washed Up

Two dolphins die after becoming stranded off the coast of Mayo

Aug 6th 2016, 8:30 AM 15,907 Views 13 Comments

Rescuers were able to save three of the animals and return them to the sea.

Could Ireland ever look at Bobby Sands in the same way as the heroes of the 1916 Rising?
# 66 Days
# 66 Days

Could Ireland ever look at Bobby Sands in the same way as the heroes of the 1916 Rising?

Aug 6th 2016, 7:45 AM 22,915 Views 182 Comments

TheJournal.ie has been speaking to Brendan J Byrne about his new film Bobby Sands: 66 Days

Friday 5 August, 2016

Pioneers' group calls for return of Confirmation pledge
# No Booze
# No Booze

Pioneers' group calls for return of Confirmation pledge

Aug 5th 2016, 6:07 AM 19,190 Views 103 Comments

The practice has become less universal in recent years, but is still in use in many parishes.

Number of gardaí in place to tackle drug dealers still falling, new figures show
# Dealing With Dealers
# Dealing With Dealers

Number of gardaí in place to tackle drug dealers still falling, new figures show

Aug 5th 2016, 6:01 AM 8,269 Views 17 Comments

There are nine garda divisions around the country with five or less guards committed to tackling drugs.

Thursday 4 August, 2016

Heroin the number one drug for hospital admissions as 'legal high' use grows
# Emergency Departments
# Emergency Departments

Heroin the number one drug for hospital admissions as 'legal high' use grows

Aug 4th 2016, 7:44 PM 12,940 Views 37 Comments

A new psychoactive substance has also been shown to be on the rise.

The 5 at 5: Thursday
# Take Five
# Take Five

The 5 at 5: Thursday

Aug 4th 2016, 4:56 PM 8,544 Views 0 Comments

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

Lidl's plans to boost operation will create 600 jobs
# Lidl
# Lidl

Lidl's plans to boost operation will create 600 jobs

Aug 4th 2016, 6:04 AM 18,485 Views 36 Comments

A number of these will be at a major warehouse in Newbridge, Co Kildare that is in the planning process.

Transgender woman speaks about wanting to rejoin Orange Order
# MAKING CHANGES
# MAKING CHANGES

Transgender woman speaks about wanting to rejoin Orange Order

Aug 4th 2016, 6:03 AM 20,807 Views 0 Comments

Adrianne Elson has said that she would like to join the women’s section of the order.

Calls for changes to school uniforms to ease sting on parents' pockets
# A Big Hit
# A Big Hit

Calls for changes to school uniforms to ease sting on parents' pockets

Aug 4th 2016, 6:02 AM 11,505 Views 33 Comments

A new survey by Barnardo’s has shown parents of first year secondary students paying almost €800 to send their child to school.

Wednesday 3 August, 2016

Nine children wounded after inflatable slide breaks free in the UK
# Breaking Free
# Breaking Free

Nine children wounded after inflatable slide breaks free in the UK

Aug 3rd 2016, 6:13 PM 16,519 Views 30 Comments

None of the children’s injuries have been described as serious.

The 5 at 5: Wednesday
# Take Five
# Take Five

The 5 at 5: Wednesday

Aug 3rd 2016, 4:54 PM 7,355 Views 0 Comments

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

Tuesday 2 August, 2016

School children tell us what they think about how they learn about religion
# Lived Experience
# Lived Experience

School children tell us what they think about how they learn about religion

Aug 2nd 2016, 9:04 PM 16,781 Views 32 Comments

Here is what they had to say…

'She's coming home singing Ave Maria': Religion from the back of the classroom
# A Fine Balance
# A Fine Balance

'She's coming home singing Ave Maria': Religion from the back of the classroom

Aug 2nd 2016, 9:00 PM 23,600 Views 56 Comments

Ireland’s non-religious parents face some tough choices about how their children participate.

Why have you been hearing about "strange goings-on" at the national seminary?
# St Patrick's College
# St Patrick's College

Why have you been hearing about "strange goings-on" at the national seminary?

Aug 2nd 2016, 4:06 PM 28,594 Views 0 Comments

Archbishop Diarmuid Martin has decided not to send trainee priests from Dublin to St Patrick’s College.

Monday 1 August, 2016

Here is how Ireland's bishops responded to being asked to hand over their schools
# MAKING CHANGES
# MAKING CHANGES

Here is how Ireland's bishops responded to being asked to hand over their schools

Aug 1st 2016, 9:06 PM 76,274 Views 189 Comments

Then education minister Ruairí Quinn had high hopes when he wrote to bishops around the country back in 2013.

'It tends not to be prime property that's handed over': 8 schools opened in 3 years under divestment
# What Next?
# What Next?

'It tends not to be prime property that's handed over': 8 schools opened in 3 years under divestment

Aug 1st 2016, 9:05 PM 15,311 Views 32 Comments

TheJournal.ie has spoken to the schools supposed to be offering choice to the parents of Ireland’s primary school pupils.

Older patients sedated to help them adjust to incontinence pads
# Anti-psychotics
# Anti-psychotics

Older patients sedated to help them adjust to incontinence pads

Aug 1st 2016, 8:00 PM 18,741 Views 16 Comments

Dr Shaun O’Keefe has been talking to TheJournal.ie about the misuse of drugs in the treatment of older patients.

Sunday 31 July, 2016

Who are the people riding Dublin's rickshaws?
# Sitting Up Front
# Sitting Up Front

Who are the people riding Dublin's rickshaws?

Jul 31st 2016, 8:00 PM 47,983 Views 83 Comments

The pedal-powered cabs have faced calls for increased regulation.

Friday 29 July, 2016

Gardaí appeal for information about 29-year-old missing from Cavan
# Cavan Town
# Cavan Town

Gardaí appeal for information about 29-year-old missing from Cavan

Jul 29th 2016, 6:40 PM 14,675 Views 1 Comment

Stephen Murphy was last seen on Wednesday.

Group rescued from rough seas in the UK after paddling out in search of Pokémon
# Sussex
# Sussex

Group rescued from rough seas in the UK after paddling out in search of Pokémon

Jul 29th 2016, 2:26 PM 16,810 Views 42 Comments

“Catching a pocket fictional creature is not worth losing your life over.”

Two-thirds would back a united Ireland if a referendum was held tomorrow, poll finds
# Guess Who's Coming To Dinner?
# Guess Who's Coming To Dinner?

Two-thirds would back a united Ireland if a referendum was held tomorrow, poll finds

Jul 29th 2016, 11:53 AM 27,595 Views 171 Comments

The new Red C/Paddy Power has also found Fianna Fáil is Ireland’s most popular party.

New scheme will see 793 people walk away from bankruptcy today
# Fresh Start
# Fresh Start

New scheme will see 793 people walk away from bankruptcy today

Jul 29th 2016, 9:58 AM 16,141 Views 47 Comments

A new scheme will also be offer free advice from personal insolvency practitioners.

Locking mental health patients into wards 'does not reduce suicide risk'
# Open Door
# Open Door

Locking mental health patients into wards 'does not reduce suicide risk'

Jul 29th 2016, 6:03 AM 9,192 Views 23 Comments

German research carried out over a 14-year period has cast doubts over the practice.

Thursday 28 July, 2016

The 5 at 5: Thursday
# Take Five
# Take Five

The 5 at 5: Thursday

Jul 28th 2016, 4:57 PM 7,985 Views 6 Comments

Five minutes, five stories, five o’clock…

These are the luckiest places in the country to buy a lottery ticket
# It's That Easy*
# It's That Easy*

These are the luckiest places in the country to buy a lottery ticket

Jul 28th 2016, 2:43 PM 35,933 Views 24 Comments

Irish people have won more than €258 million on the lottery since the start of the year.

Gardaí renew appeal for missing person Deirdre Jacob
# Kildare
# Kildare

Gardaí renew appeal for missing person Deirdre Jacob

Jul 28th 2016, 2:00 PM 23,745 Views 5 Comments

It has been 18 years since the 18-year-old was last seen.

Wednesday 27 July, 2016

The ice bucket challenge: It actually made a huge difference
# Breakthrough
# Breakthrough

The ice bucket challenge: It actually made a huge difference

Jul 27th 2016, 1:03 PM 28,510 Views 21 Comments

Around €104 million was raised through people dumping water over their heads.

Irish teenager dies after swimming accident in Germany
# Munich
# Munich

Irish teenager dies after swimming accident in Germany

Jul 27th 2016, 9:19 AM 30,161 Views 3 Comments

Jack McHugh had been in a serious condition since a swimming accident last week.

Irish Water proposes adding chemical to supply to help stop lead poisoning
# Old Pipes
# Old Pipes

Irish Water proposes adding chemical to supply to help stop lead poisoning

Jul 27th 2016, 8:12 AM 18,572 Views 109 Comments

Orthophosphate is used internationally to help prevent lead poisoning.

Tuesday 26 July, 2016

Dublin City Council backs ban on animal circuses
# Animal Rights
# Animal Rights

Dublin City Council backs ban on animal circuses

Jul 26th 2016, 6:08 PM 13,021 Views 47 Comments

Councillors voted in favour of the motion last night.

Final blocks of O'Devaney Gardens flats set to be torn down
# Housing Strategy
# Housing Strategy

Final blocks of O'Devaney Gardens flats set to be torn down

Jul 26th 2016, 2:10 PM 12,102 Views 38 Comments

New accommodation on the site will contain a mix of social housing and State-owned rental accommodation.

Irish legal firm makes breakthrough in push for VW emissions compensation
# Moving Forward
# Moving Forward

Irish legal firm makes breakthrough in push for VW emissions compensation

Jul 26th 2016, 12:31 PM 22,916 Views 0 Comments

The company is currently paying out a €13.9 billion settlement to customers in the United States.

Monday 25 July, 2016

Irish priest takes key investigative role in examining $9 million Argentinian political scandal
# Over The Wall
# Over The Wall

Irish priest takes key investigative role in examining $9 million Argentinian political scandal

Jul 25th 2016, 5:57 PM 12,701 Views 16 Comments

A former government minister was caught throwing bags of cash over the wall of a convent.

Sunday 24 July, 2016

The man who lived The Wire, and then turned it all around
# Kevin Shird
# Kevin Shird

The man who lived The Wire, and then turned it all around

Jul 24th 2016, 9:30 PM 23,634 Views 16 Comments

Kevin Shird spent almost 12 years in prison in Baltimore before becoming a leading community figure.

Friday 22 July, 2016

High Court rules to allow former judge to 'earn his crust' as a barrister
# Barry White
# Barry White

High Court rules to allow former judge to 'earn his crust' as a barrister

Jul 22nd 2016, 9:49 PM 28,313 Views 69 Comments

White had been prevented from doing by a Bar Council rule that restricts the type of work former judges can perform.

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