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# change - Wednesday 4 November, 2015

This stunning Irish trail has just received a major international award

The Loop Head Peninsula in Co Clare has taken home a prize at the World Responsible Tourism Awards.

# change - Monday 2 November, 2015

Almost as many migrants arrived in the EU last month as in all of 2014

So far 3,440 people have been reported either drowned or missing.

# change - Wednesday 28 October, 2015

The 9 at 9: Wednesday

Here’s everything you need to know this morning.

Today's the day you'll start saying goodbye to those tiny copper coins

They’re going to be rounded up and down to the nearest 5c.

# change - Tuesday 27 October, 2015

British women lose bid to have tampons taxed at the same rate they are in Ireland

The vote was an attempt to compel the UK government to bring the issue to Europe.

# change - Thursday 22 October, 2015

Detention centre puts children in isolation for smoking and bad language

The unannounced inspection of Oberstown also found issues with care planning, mediation management and training.

Merkel tells Netanyahu: Germany was responsible for the Holocaust

The Israeli leader stirred controversy by claiming a Palestinian leader gave Hitler the idea of exterminating Jews.

# change - Tuesday 20 October, 2015

Huge new office development set for Dublin's Docklands

Nama is involved in the new development with it expected to be finished by 2017.

# change - Monday 19 October, 2015

Here’s What Happened Today: Monday

An arrest on an Aer Lingus flight, talks on the rail strike and a €60,000 payment to the parents of a Roma child… all in the news fix.

Government-funded museum removes art installation after Spanish Embassy complaint

The action was carried out as a matter of security rather than censorship.

Here is what the new 'People's Angelus' will look like

Alongside new professional films members of the public have made a contribution.

Shops will start rounding off your change next week

It means that one and two cent coins are on their way out.

# change - Sunday 18 October, 2015

Amazon set to take legal action against more than 1,000 'fake reviewers'

The fake reviews were being offered for sale for as little as $5 (€4.40).

# change - Friday 2 October, 2015

The family behind one of the country's most famous brands is selling some off its heirlooms

Some of the items on sale are said to be part of European history.

# change - Wednesday 23 September, 2015

Celtic Tiger Elmpark campus on sale for €185 million

The development was the largest urban campus in Dublin before being taken in by Nama.

# change - Tuesday 22 September, 2015

This poster is being introduced to classrooms to teach children about same-sex families

The ‘Different Families, Same Love’ campaign aims to celebrate different family structures.

# change - Monday 21 September, 2015

Watch Viola Davis' moving speech after becoming the first black woman to win Best Actress Emmy

“The only thing that separates women of colour from everyone else is opportunity.”

Irish Water wants the public to tell it what to do

If you’ve wanted to have your say here is your chance.

# change - Friday 11 September, 2015

Ireland backs vote as Palestinian flag set to fly over United Nations

Palestine and the Vatican are the only two observer states in the UN.

# change - Monday 7 September, 2015

How's this for a Monday morning... Ireland's getting 200+ new jobs

Eishtec has created more than 1,000 positions in the south-east over the past four years.

# change - Friday 4 September, 2015

Poll: Would you take a refugee family into your home? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Would you take a refugee family into your home?

An EU plan for migrant resettlement is set to be announced next week.

You can't be a godparent if you're transsexual, says Vatican

This comes as Joan Burton signs a commencement order the Gender Recognition Bill.

# change - Thursday 3 September, 2015

Take 4: Homes for every budget

Here is our pick of properties from €250k up to €1 million.

# change - Monday 31 August, 2015

Martin King gives a 'homeless broadcast' for Ireland

The broadcaster was appearing in a video for the Simon Community to accompany their pre-budget submission.

# change - Saturday 29 August, 2015

Dublin used to have a pretty amazing public transport system

But we had to go and rip the whole thing up.

# change - Monday 24 August, 2015

Do you know which age group is most likely to become obese?

A new study by the Irish Society of Chartered Phsiotherapists found that most people are unaware that children aged 0 to 5 years are most at risk .

Woman awarded €17,500 after being dismissed while on maternity leave

The company Samantha Murphy worked for went into receivership while she was off work.

# change - Sunday 23 August, 2015

Former Fianna Fáil senator Averil Power to stand in next general election

She has said the success of the Adoption Bill has been the instigator for her participation.

# change - Tuesday 18 August, 2015

Here are the new options train commuters into Dublin will have from next year

The Phoenix Park Tunnel will be open to commuter trains for the first time.

# change - Monday 17 August, 2015

Revenue taking money from people who have undervalued their homes

The number of individuals who have mandatory reductions on pensions or wages has doubled since 2013.

Students face battle for places as number of 500 point CAO courses jumps up

More than 75,000 offers have been made to applicants today.

# change - Sunday 16 August, 2015

French police set to return to Cork to question Du Plantier witnesses

The Department of Justice has said that it remains “fully committed to meeting its international obligations to mutual assistance.”

Huge factory explosion contained hundred of tonnes of cyanide

Nearly 100 men remain missing after the blast, with 88 bodies unidentified.

# change - Saturday 15 August, 2015

Group of as many as 30 youths fight with knives and sticks

One police officer received minor injuries in the altercation.

Even the IMF thinks that Greek debt is too high

Christine Lagarde has said that the country cannot restore debt sustainability “solely through its own actions”.

Japan's PM criticised for not apologising for forcing women into sex trade

South Korea’s President said that he felt the speech left “much to be desired”.

# change - Friday 14 August, 2015

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This week’s vital property news: Caravans in gardens and building a new children's hospital

Everything you need to know in one quick guided tour.

# change - Wednesday 12 August, 2015

New Zealand could have chosen itself a pretty crazy flag design

The people picking the short list were clearly no craic at all.

# change - Tuesday 11 August, 2015

Girl, 14, has change stolen by gang at ticket machine

Police are urging commuters to be vigilant about a scam involving Blu Tack that is being used.

Irish workers face same tipping admin fee causing protests in the UK

The Tronc system allows tips to be distributed between front- and back-of-house staff.