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# difficulty - Monday 1 August, 2016

Older patients sedated to help them adjust to incontinence pads

Dr Shaun O’Keefe has been talking to about the misuse of drugs in the treatment of older patients.

# difficulty - Monday 18 January, 2016

Now two more radio stations are taking legal action against the operators of the Port Tunnel

Classic Hits 4FM and Sunshine 106.8 have joined the action being taken by Radio NOVA.

# difficulty - Thursday 7 January, 2016

Plane delayed for four hours due to bee on board

The flight was delayed after the pilot noticed a problem related to the controls.

# difficulty - Friday 1 January, 2016

Father of sick child travels to Northern Ireland on Christmas Day for medical supplies

A Facebook post about Adam Doyle’s child Noah has been shared more than 14,000 times.

# difficulty - Tuesday 1 December, 2015

It isn't the fog that China is having difficulty seeing through

In some parts of the city smog has reached levels 17 times the recommended limit from the World Health Organisation.

# difficulty - Wednesday 11 November, 2015

Traffic lights are changing too quickly for a lot of old people

The average Irish person walks at around 1.33 metres per second.

# difficulty - Sunday 8 November, 2015

Is this the worst time of year for burglaries? Here is how your area fares

Crime rates around the country do not fall evenly.

# difficulty - Tuesday 6 October, 2015

Perez Hilton sparked an online debate after posting this shower selfie with his son Controversy This post contains a poll

Perez Hilton sparked an online debate after posting this shower selfie with his son

The celebrity blogger has drawn a fierce reaction from people both defending and criticising him.

# difficulty - Wednesday 23 September, 2015

A transgender woman made to miss flight after penis appears on body scanner

Shadi Petosky was on her way from Florida to Minneapolis.

# difficulty - Friday 4 September, 2015

Spanish police getting stoned from having too much weed in their stations

The problem is arising at rural stations that are responsible for stretches of farmland where marijuana is seized.

# difficulty - Thursday 27 August, 2015

This week’s vital property news: House prices on the rise and hard times for students Shovel Ready This post contains images

This week’s vital property news: House prices on the rise and hard times for students

Everything you need to know in one quick guided tour.

# difficulty - Saturday 8 August, 2015

Why have we not heard anything about Greece for a while?

The has been plenty going on behind closed doors.

# difficulty - Saturday 13 June, 2015

Man dismissed after an altercation with his old boss awarded €7,500 compensation

The man was suspended after the incident in a car park.

# difficulty - Sunday 24 May, 2015

How much has Joan Burton's department spent on consultants?

It’s a bit tricky to arrive at an exact figure.

# difficulty - Saturday 23 May, 2015

Dunnes Stores workers in Gorey are planning on going to work this weekend

Staff were told on Thursday evening that the store would be closed until further notice.

# difficulty - Saturday 9 May, 2015

Pregnant woman and partner who have had to spend 12 hours a day on the streets

Christine and Paul became homeless while getting ready for the birth of their child.

# difficulty - Thursday 30 April, 2015

The Army has stopped a bomb going off in Offaly

The Bomb Disposal Unit rendered safe an Improvised Explosive Device (IED).

# difficulty - Tuesday 20 January, 2015

Five rescued from sinking Irish trawler off Scottish coast

The trawler began taking on water, and soon listed and began sinking.

# difficulty - Sunday 18 January, 2015

Many symphysiotomy survivors still don't know what happened to them

There has been some difficulty in those who underwent the procedure accessing their medical records.

# difficulty - Tuesday 22 July, 2014

Bus Éireann faces criticism over new online payment system

Concerns are mounting about rural users facing difficulties with the service.

# difficulty - Friday 6 December, 2013

Definitively power ranking the World Cup groups based on their deathliness*

*According to science/the FIFA rankings.

# difficulty - Tuesday 25 June, 2013

Post-mortem due on man who died after swimming in lake

The 26-year-old was taken from the water by his friends but was pronounced dead in hospital.