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Monday 28 August, 2017

Young people's welcoming attitude towards refugees 'shows governments are out of touch'
# Migrant Crisis
# Migrant Crisis

Young people's welcoming attitude towards refugees 'shows governments are out of touch'

Aug 28th 2017, 2:05 PM 13,743 Views 134 Comments

72.6% of people aged between 18 and 35 would welcome refugees into their countries, according to a World Economic Foundation survey.

'Most prostitution here is run by organised crime gangs': Irish service helped 92 victims of sex trafficking in 2016
# Ruhama
# Ruhama

'Most prostitution here is run by organised crime gangs': Irish service helped 92 victims of sex trafficking in 2016

Aug 28th 2017, 12:41 PM 19,450 Views 157 Comments

Ruhama worked with 304 women of 37 nationalities last year.

Sunday 27 August, 2017

'We are a market... If business recognises the value of a billion people then society will'
# Inclusion
# Inclusion

'We are a market... If business recognises the value of a billion people then society will'

Aug 27th 2017, 8:45 PM 19,275 Views 4 Comments

An Irish woman is leading the first global campaign for businesses to include those with disabilities – beginning with a 1,000km trek across Colombia.

Saturday 26 August, 2017

'The thing for Ireland is to be sure not to be left behind': Ireland should set up its own space agency, say scientists
# Out Of This World
# Out Of This World

'The thing for Ireland is to be sure not to be left behind': Ireland should set up its own space agency, say scientists

Aug 26th 2017, 5:00 PM 10,749 Views 67 Comments

A new report argues that investing in its space industry could have big economic returns for Ireland.

'We have members from 18 to 90': Locals dig in to help uncover three burials at Swords Castle
# Quite A Surprise
# Quite A Surprise

'We have members from 18 to 90': Locals dig in to help uncover three burials at Swords Castle

Aug 26th 2017, 1:00 PM 10,649 Views 6 Comments

Over 300 volunteers have helped out on community digs at the castle since 2015.

From blue whales to coral reefs - a new series will show the unexplored beauty of Ireland's Atlantic
# Deep Sea
# Deep Sea

From blue whales to coral reefs - a new series will show the unexplored beauty of Ireland's Atlantic

Aug 26th 2017, 10:30 AM 14,490 Views 11 Comments

The documentary series, which will air on RTÉ, will explore previously unseen sights off the Irish coast.

Wednesday 23 August, 2017

Proposal for floating student accommodation met with cautious optimism by USI
# Housing Crisis
# Housing Crisis

Proposal for floating student accommodation met with cautious optimism by USI

Aug 23rd 2017, 8:30 PM 35,204 Views 42 Comments

Two barges could house up to 400 students in Galway.

Pictures: Chaos on north-west roads after month's worth of rain falls in just a few hours
# Flood Damage
# Flood Damage

Pictures: Chaos on north-west roads after month's worth of rain falls in just a few hours

Aug 23rd 2017, 6:00 PM 51,236 Views 32 Comments

The region is dealing with the aftermath of last night’s flash flooding.

Tuesday 22 August, 2017

Ireland's school lollipop people are getting 'conflict management' training
# Tough Love
# Tough Love

Ireland's school lollipop people are getting 'conflict management' training

Aug 22nd 2017, 6:05 AM 11,895 Views 29 Comments

School traffic wardens have been undergoing new training originally designed to help pub and nightclub door staff.