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# Clean

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Litter rankings: Kilkenny cleanest in Ireland while Dublin's north inner city 'seriously littered'
27 of the 40 towns and cities surveyed were deemed clean.
This initiative is calling for people to clean up marine litter from Irish coasts this weekend
Events for the Big Beach Clean 2019 are happening around the country this weekend.
Oklahoma window cleaners rescued from lift 'swinging violently' above 50-floor skyscraper
The basket smashed several windows before being stabilised by firefighters.
We tracked the progress of these Young Scientist projects - here's how they got on
More than 4,200 students entered the competition this year.
This is Ireland's tidiest town
Listowel picked up the prestigious award this afternoon.
This is Ireland's tidiest town
The town in the west of Tipperary picked up the prestigious award this afternoon.
Three Irish beaches lose Blue Flag status while two get them for first time
Bray South Promenade got its flag back after 17 years.
Sewage, animal faeces and bacteria among the reasons these 6 Irish beaches failed a quality test
The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) report on Ireland’s bathing waters found that 93% met minimum EU standards.
Survey reveals cleanest, and most littered, areas in Ireland
Sweet papers were the most common form of litter on our streets, followed by fast food wrappers, cigarette butts and chewing gum.
This smartphone's big selling point is you can clean it with soap
The Japanese firm say it’s the first phone that can withstand a soapy bath.
Sticky residue and stains found on equipment at Limerick hospital
Serious hand hygiene and equipment cleanliness issues were also identified at Cork University Hospital.
More than half of septic tanks inspected in Cork found to be non-compliant
A major issue is tanks not being emptied and cleaned regularly enough.
Noisy flights are about to get a lot less noisy
Irish researchers are leading the way on this one.
Dublin, Cork and Limerick are the dirtiest cities in Ireland
The good news is that 75% of towns and cities were found to be as clean or cleaner than European counterparts.
Here's how this bus could change homeless people's lives
There are over 3,500 people living on the streets in San Francisco.
Lance Armstrong 'honoured' to write the foreword to Emma O'Reilly's book
The Dublin woman reveals her side of the story in ‘The Race to Truth’.
Gardaí clean up in raid on counterfeit washing powder operation
€40,000 worth of powder was also seized.
Dublin city centre achieves clean rating for the first time in 18 years
A national litter survey has found that many Irish towns and cities are cleaner than our European counterparts.
Ennis Hospital the shining light in poor HIQA hygiene reports
Four other hospitals, including the Mater and St. Vincent’s in Dublin, were found to have unclean environments that posed risks to patients.
Cavan is the cleanest town in Ireland - where does your town rank?
The results of the IBAL Anti-Litter League are out today – here are the results.
Dirty Dublin no more, as capital declared 'clean'
The Irish Business Against Litter Anti-Litter League 2013 results are out today.
How many of these household jobs are you putting off right now?
If you’re not procrastinating in relation to at least one of these tasks you are a superhuman.
The burning question*: Do you brush your teeth in the shower?
It’s Monday, so let distract you from the ‘serious’ news with one of life’s REAL dilemmas. (*not really)
No flies on them: Chinese city bans flies from public toilets
Meanwhile Beijing authorities have said two flies are allowed in the lavatories at any one time…
Wash your hands: Irish start-up aims to beat hospital superbugs worldwide
The Irish company has been chosen by the WHO to promote hand hygiene globally. Thirty-five percent of healthcare facilities are at an inadequate or basic level.