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# clean - Monday 6 January, 2020

Litter rankings: Kilkenny cleanest in Ireland while Dublin's north inner city 'seriously littered'
# Clean
# Clean

Litter rankings: Kilkenny cleanest in Ireland while Dublin's north inner city 'seriously littered'

Jan 6th 2020, 7:58 AM 20,314 Views 35 Comments

27 of the 40 towns and cities surveyed were deemed clean.

# clean - Saturday 21 September, 2019

This initiative is calling for people to clean up marine litter from Irish coasts this weekend
# Big Beach Clean
# Big Beach Clean

This initiative is calling for people to clean up marine litter from Irish coasts this weekend

Sep 21st 2019, 6:00 AM 7,655 Views 10 Comments

Events for the Big Beach Clean 2019 are happening around the country this weekend.

# clean - Thursday 16 May, 2019

Oklahoma window cleaners rescued from lift 'swinging violently' above 50-floor skyscraper
# Oklahoma City
# Oklahoma City

Oklahoma window cleaners rescued from lift 'swinging violently' above 50-floor skyscraper

May 16th 2019, 9:13 AM 26,366 Views 23 Comments

The basket smashed several windows before being stabilised by firefighters.

# clean - Saturday 12 January, 2019

We tracked the progress of these Young Scientist projects - here's how they got on
# BTYSTE
# BTYSTE

We tracked the progress of these Young Scientist projects - here's how they got on

Jan 12th 2019, 7:30 AM 12,864 Views 6 Comments

More than 4,200 students entered the competition this year.

# clean - Monday 24 September, 2018

This is Ireland's tidiest town
# Kerry Gold
# Kerry Gold

This is Ireland's tidiest town

Sep 24th 2018, 1:08 PM 38,260 Views 11 Comments

Listowel picked up the prestigious award this afternoon.

# clean - Monday 25 September, 2017

This is Ireland's tidiest town
# Premier League
# Premier League

This is Ireland's tidiest town

Sep 25th 2017, 1:33 PM 47,880 Views 37 Comments

The town in the west of Tipperary picked up the prestigious award this afternoon.

# clean - Monday 22 May, 2017

Three Irish beaches lose Blue Flag status while two get them for first time
# Win Some Lose Some
# Win Some Lose Some

Three Irish beaches lose Blue Flag status while two get them for first time

May 22nd 2017, 1:24 PM 37,631 Views 21 Comments

Bray South Promenade got its flag back after 17 years.

# clean - Thursday 18 May, 2017

Sewage, animal faeces and bacteria among the reasons these 6 Irish beaches failed a quality test
# Water
# Water

Sewage, animal faeces and bacteria among the reasons these 6 Irish beaches failed a quality test

May 18th 2017, 7:31 AM 34,005 Views 51 Comments

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) report on Ireland’s bathing waters found that 93% met minimum EU standards.

# clean - Monday 5 September, 2016

Survey reveals cleanest, and most littered, areas in Ireland
# Load Of Rubbish
# Load Of Rubbish

Survey reveals cleanest, and most littered, areas in Ireland

Sep 5th 2016, 12:01 PM 40,265 Views 67 Comments

Sweet papers were the most common form of litter on our streets, followed by fast food wrappers, cigarette butts and chewing gum.

# clean - Friday 4 December, 2015

This smartphone's big selling point is you can clean it with soap
# Squeaky Clean
# Squeaky Clean

This smartphone's big selling point is you can clean it with soap

Dec 4th 2015, 9:22 AM 13,896 Views 18 Comments

The Japanese firm say it’s the first phone that can withstand a soapy bath.

# clean - Monday 23 February, 2015

Sticky residue and stains found on equipment at Limerick hospital
# Unclean
# Unclean

Sticky residue and stains found on equipment at Limerick hospital

Feb 23rd 2015, 3:00 PM 10,574 Views 21 Comments

Serious hand hygiene and equipment cleanliness issues were also identified at Cork University Hospital.

# clean - Thursday 18 September, 2014

More than half of septic tanks inspected in Cork found to be non-compliant
# Wasting Away
# Wasting Away

More than half of septic tanks inspected in Cork found to be non-compliant

Sep 18th 2014, 7:50 PM 9,735 Views 34 Comments

A major issue is tanks not being emptied and cleaned regularly enough.

# clean - Friday 29 August, 2014

Noisy flights are about to get a lot less noisy
# Come Fly With Me
# Come Fly With Me

Noisy flights are about to get a lot less noisy

Aug 29th 2014, 7:32 AM 15,635 Views 15 Comments

Irish researchers are leading the way on this one.

# clean - Monday 18 August, 2014

Dublin, Cork and Limerick are the dirtiest cities in Ireland
# Litterbugs
# Litterbugs

Dublin, Cork and Limerick are the dirtiest cities in Ireland

Aug 18th 2014, 9:00 AM 16,714 Views 86 Comments

The good news is that 75% of towns and cities were found to be as clean or cleaner than European counterparts.

# clean - Saturday 26 July, 2014

Here's how this bus could change homeless people's lives
# Lava Mae
# Lava Mae

Here's how this bus could change homeless people's lives

Jul 26th 2014, 10:15 AM 13,552 Views 15 Comments

There are over 3,500 people living on the streets in San Francisco.

# clean - Thursday 3 July, 2014

Lance Armstrong 'honoured' to write the foreword to Emma O'Reilly's book
# Soigneur
From The42
# Soigneur

Lance Armstrong 'honoured' to write the foreword to Emma O'Reilly's book

Jul 3rd 2014, 7:44 PM 10,695 Views 12 Comments

The Dublin woman reveals her side of the story in ‘The Race to Truth’.

# clean - Sunday 8 June, 2014

Gardaí clean up in raid on counterfeit washing powder operation
# Not So Squeaky Clean
# Not So Squeaky Clean

Gardaí clean up in raid on counterfeit washing powder operation

Jun 8th 2014, 7:37 PM 33,172 Views 0 Comments

€40,000 worth of powder was also seized.

# clean - Monday 6 January, 2014

Dublin city centre achieves clean rating for the first time in 18 years
# Rubbish
# Rubbish

Dublin city centre achieves clean rating for the first time in 18 years

Jan 6th 2014, 10:03 AM 9,177 Views 54 Comments

A national litter survey has found that many Irish towns and cities are cleaner than our European counterparts.

# clean - Thursday 17 October, 2013

Ennis Hospital the shining light in poor HIQA hygiene reports
# Clean
# Clean

Ennis Hospital the shining light in poor HIQA hygiene reports

Oct 17th 2013, 1:36 PM 6,171 Views 11 Comments

Four other hospitals, including the Mater and St. Vincent’s in Dublin, were found to have unclean environments that posed risks to patients.

# clean - Monday 2 September, 2013

Cavan is the cleanest town in Ireland - where does your town rank?
# Ibal Litter League
# Ibal Litter League

Cavan is the cleanest town in Ireland - where does your town rank?

Sep 2nd 2013, 8:08 AM 8,081 Views 21 Comments

The results of the IBAL Anti-Litter League are out today – here are the results.

Dirty Dublin no more, as capital declared 'clean'
# Capital
# Capital

Dirty Dublin no more, as capital declared 'clean'

Sep 2nd 2013, 7:41 AM 5,612 Views 44 Comments

The Irish Business Against Litter Anti-Litter League 2013 results are out today.

# clean - Thursday 25 July, 2013

How many of these household jobs are you putting off right now?
# What A Chore
From The Daily Edge
# What A Chore

How many of these household jobs are you putting off right now?

Jul 25th 2013, 6:00 PM 23,013 Views 71 Comments

If you’re not procrastinating in relation to at least one of these tasks you are a superhuman.

# clean - Monday 30 July, 2012

The burning question*: Do you brush your teeth in the shower?
# Work Can Wait
From The Daily Edge
# Work Can Wait

The burning question*: Do you brush your teeth in the shower?

Jul 30th 2012, 12:00 PM 8,442 Views 30 Comments

It’s Monday, so let TheJournal.ie distract you from the ‘serious’ news with one of life’s REAL dilemmas. (*not really)

# clean - Monday 28 May, 2012

No flies on them: Chinese city bans flies from public toilets
# Swat
From The Daily Edge
# Swat

No flies on them: Chinese city bans flies from public toilets

May 28th 2012, 3:18 PM 7,128 Views 18 Comments

Meanwhile Beijing authorities have said two flies are allowed in the lavatories at any one time…

# clean - Saturday 12 May, 2012

Wash your hands: Irish start-up aims to beat hospital superbugs worldwide
# Hand Hygiene
# Hand Hygiene

Wash your hands: Irish start-up aims to beat hospital superbugs worldwide

May 12th 2012, 7:45 AM 2,928 Views 8 Comments

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.