This site uses cookies to improve your experience and to provide services and advertising. By continuing to browse, you agree to the use of cookies described in our Cookies Policy. You may change your settings at any time but this may impact on the functionality of the site. To learn more see our Cookies Policy.
#Open journalism No news is bad news

Your contributions will help us continue to deliver the stories that are important to you

Support The Journal
Dublin: 16 °C Monday 13 July, 2020


# control - Tuesday 28 January, 2020

Irish pharmacies running out of face masks after news of coronavirus outbreak in China

There have not been any confirmed cases of the virus in Ireland, or in the UK.

# control - Wednesday 16 January, 2019

From The42 'It's a small bit unfair... I would probably like to see the rule changed' JGP

'It's a small bit unfair... I would probably like to see the rule changed'

Leinster scrum-half Jamison Gibson-Park is set to take over from Luke McGrath in the nine shirt.

# control - Friday 2 March, 2018

May moots 'associate membership' of EU agencies, concedes neither side can have 'exactly what we want'

The British PM said that she was not cherry-picking but just negotiating in the same way as any trade deal is put together.

# control - Friday 14 July, 2017

Riot squads were used at least once a day in Portlaoise Prison last year

A team typically would be made up of five or six wearing riot gear including a helmet and shield.

# control - Tuesday 30 August, 2016

Minister says Oberstown is 'fit for purpose' after fire and violence at youth detention centre

A member of staff was injured during the disturbance.

# control - Wednesday 29 June, 2016

Google wants to expand how it tracks you for ads - and it's giving you a choice

And yes, Google still knows quite a lot about you.

# control - Thursday 24 March, 2016

# control - Wednesday 4 November, 2015

Prison officers admit they don't know what to do with prison gangs

“This is the problem – the kind of control these people have over the general population.”

# control - Friday 2 October, 2015

Russia warned 'indiscriminate bombing' of non-Isis targets will fuel extremism

Russia said its air strikes hit Isis targets outside of Isis-controlled territory.

# control - Tuesday 2 June, 2015

Google is trying to make users feel better about their privacy

The simplified controls will make it easier for users to decide what data Google’s services has access to.

# control - Tuesday 11 November, 2014

Here's how you can remove the clutter in your Facebook News Feed

The site recently announced some changes that will make unfollowing friends and pages easier, but there are other methods that you should take into consideration.

# control - Tuesday 15 July, 2014

So what happens when you leave an intern in charge of a busy airport runway?

You might end up with two planes almost colliding, which is what happened last month in Vietnam.

# control - Sunday 15 June, 2014

Whips will not be imposed on Fine Gael and Labour members of banking inquiry

Taoiseach Enda Kenny and Tánaiste Eamon Gilmore met earlier this afternoon.

# control - Wednesday 21 May, 2014

Varadkar: 'Transport Department is no longer the downtown office for Aer Lingus'

The Minister for Transport said the airline staff and the public need to understand that they don’t control the company.

# control - Saturday 19 April, 2014

From The Daily Edge 23 photos that will torture your inner control freak Why God Why

23 photos that will torture your inner control freak


# control - Wednesday 19 March, 2014

Column: 'I was in a secret, emotionally abusive relationship with myself'

For years, my eating disorder controlled my life; no matter how thin I got, I wouldn’t be satisfied. It’s this symptom of anorexia that makes it so dangerous, writes Vicky Kavanagh.

# control - Thursday 6 February, 2014

Turkish government heavily criticised after passing "Orwellian" internet laws

The new law will allow the Turkish government to block access to websites and request users’ communications and traffic information from providers without a court order.

# control - Tuesday 28 January, 2014

It's Data Protection day - are you up to speed on your data privacy rights?

European data protection reform could be introduced before the end of this year.

# control - Saturday 23 November, 2013

Fire at Cork recycling plant under investigation

The fire at Greenstar recycling plant was brought under control at around 3am today.

# control - Friday 22 November, 2013

From The42 Poyet will quit Sunderland if he doesn't get transfer control Power Struggle

Poyet will quit Sunderland if he doesn't get transfer control

The Uruguayan manager is unhappy at the prospect of having director of football Roberto De Fanti in charge of bringing in players.

# control - Sunday 26 May, 2013

Column: I can’t pinpoint the moment I decided I wasn’t going to eat anymore

Suffering from anorexia as a teenager, Jenny Conlon’s weight dropped to just 6 stone before. While speaking about her experience for the first time is difficult, she says if it helps one person, it will be worth it.

# control - Wednesday 6 March, 2013

Safety app for women to be launched tomorrow

The app is from SAFE Ireland for android phones and contains information on services available to keep women and children safe from abuse.

# control - Monday 26 November, 2012

DR Congo threatens to attack rebels as deadline looms

Rebels have refused to withdraw before holding direct talks with the government, which has in turn refused to negotiate without a withdrawal.

# control - Monday 19 November, 2012

Legislation to address street trading of benzodiazepines 'due in early 2013'

Deputy Roisín Shorthall had approved the move to amend the Misuse of Drugs Regulations earlier this year. It has been confirmed that it will be 2013 before it is introduced.

# control - Monday 10 October, 2011

Belgium to take control of part of Dexia bank

The Belgian state will buy the national subsidiary of Dexia for €4 billion. Dexia is the first banking victim of a new squeeze in European credit markets.