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#Home

# home - Thursday 20 February, 2014

Column: It's time to demand the right to a home be included in our Constitution

This weekend the Constitutional Convention will consider the issue of Economic, Social and Cultural Rights. Peter McVerry Trust believes this is the perfect opportunity for the right to a home to be included in the Constitution.

# home - Sunday 16 February, 2014

These two special scaredy-cats are looking for a home

They need an owner who understands how unique they are.

# home - Sunday 9 February, 2014

Column: Ireland's residential rental market needs a massive shake-up

Pension funds investing in residential property could make a significant contribution to supplying a constrained market with much needed accommodation, write Lorcan Sirr and Tom Dunne.

# home - Sunday 2 February, 2014

From The Daily Edge 9 telltale signs you've been putting off the cleaning for too long Spring Clean

# home - Friday 31 January, 2014

Column: The private rented sector is heating up dramatically – yet fails to meet basic needs

Rent are rising but our pay packets aren’t. Why? Because our housing strategy is based almost exclusively on debt-fuelled private home ownership, writes Mick Byrne.

# home - Monday 13 January, 2014

Dog named Fionn who was left to die under a pile of rubbish to be rehomed

Fionn was sent to Dublin to have an operation on his skull over Christmas.

# home - Thursday 26 December, 2013

From The Daily Edge 6 people who've returned to their childhood bedrooms this Christmas Parent's House

# home - Tuesday 24 December, 2013

After the exodus: Eerie Christmas Day photos of empty Dublin streets Ghost Town This post contains images

After the exodus: Eerie Christmas Day photos of empty Dublin streets

Ever wondered what goes on in the capital when everyone’s ‘home for the holidays’? Not much, it turns out…

# home - Monday 23 December, 2013

Travel warnings issued, ferries cancelled as ‘vigorous’ storm set to pass overnight

Gusts of up to 130km are forecast, as the severe weather system passes to the northwest of the country.

# home - Saturday 21 December, 2013

Column: Let's look at the full story around social housing in Ireland...

There is real and personal housing need in Ireland, which affects individuals and families opportunities to develop their lives and contribution to society, writes Dr Padraic Kenna.

# home - Tuesday 17 December, 2013

From The Daily Edge Watch families reunite for Christmas at Dublin Airport Home At Last

Watch families reunite for Christmas at Dublin Airport

Welcome home, weary travellers.

# home - Saturday 7 December, 2013

Racist incidents up by 85 per cent in 2013 --- Immigrant Council

142 incidents have been reported to the organisation since January, compared to 77 in the same period last year.

# home - Tuesday 26 November, 2013

From The Daily Edge Watch a group of friends help a homeless man get back home Right In The Feels

Watch a group of friends help a homeless man get back home

Warning: This may cause you to feel feelings.

# home - Monday 25 November, 2013

From The Daily Edge Dad captures the first year of his premature baby's life in heartwarming video Feelings

Dad captures the first year of his premature baby's life in heartwarming video

Baby Ward was born three and a half months premature.

# home - Thursday 21 November, 2013

Family's joy as heart transplant dad could be home for Christmas

Shane O’Connell is currently in intensive care, and it is hoped he will get to be back in Kerry for Christmas Day.

# home - Thursday 14 November, 2013

Half of Irish living abroad don't make it home for Christmas

Skype, Viber and What’s App most popular forms of communication for keeping in touch with home.

# home - Tuesday 5 November, 2013

Column: We hope to ease the enormous pressure placed on mortgage holders

A new initiative spearheaded by the Irish Mortgage Holders Organisation aims to help these borrowers and others who are reluctant to engage with the banks, writes Dr Constantin Gurdgiev.

# home - Thursday 24 October, 2013

New date of home renovation scheme 'will boost construction'

The tax incentive is for homeowners to carry out home improvements and it is hoped it will decrease black market activity.

From The Daily Edge 7 creative ways to involve your kids around the house Sponsored By IKEA

7 creative ways to involve your kids around the house

Looking for clever ways to get your kids helping out? Look no further.

# home - Sunday 20 October, 2013

PICS: One of last Ballymun tower block residents prepares to move Ballymun This post contains images

PICS: One of last Ballymun tower block residents prepares to move

The fifteen storey Joeseph Plunkett tower was cleared for demolition last month.

# home - Saturday 19 October, 2013

Hogan reports email threat to burn his family home to gardaí

A spokesperson for the minister said he had previously received threats in relation to the household charge but they were “not like this”.

# home - Saturday 28 September, 2013

From The Daily Edge 7 things that happen when you go 'back home' for the weekend Put On The Kettle

7 things that happen when you go 'back home' for the weekend

There’s no fireside like your own fireside. Most of the time.

# home - Tuesday 24 September, 2013

More than 81% of farmers support gun ownership rights

Eight out of ten farmers say they should have the right to own a gun to protect themselves and their property.

# home - Monday 16 September, 2013

From The Daily Edge The Burning Question*: Do you preheat the oven? Dilemma This post contains a poll

The Burning Question*: Do you preheat the oven?

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

# home - Saturday 24 August, 2013

From The Daily Edge The DOs and DON'Ts of writing nasty notes to neighbours The Wall

The DOs and DON'Ts of writing nasty notes to neighbours

It’s an unappreciated art form.

# home - Tuesday 30 July, 2013

6 creature comforts we look forward to when getting off the plane

Ah sure you’d nearly even miss the rain, all the same.

From The Daily Edge Stolen pesto? Microwave politics? It's time to play Lunchtime Bingo House

Stolen pesto? Microwave politics? It's time to play Lunchtime Bingo

How many boxes can you tick?

# home - Monday 17 June, 2013

Fathers' rights group protests outside Taoiseach's home

The protesters said they were calling for transparency in family law courts in Ireland.

# home - Thursday 30 May, 2013

Column: 'I'm living as an undocumented migrant in Ireland'

“Mary” has been living in Ireland since 2004 and says she can’t imagine her life anywhere else. Here, she explains what it’s like to live under the constant fear of deportation.

# home - Tuesday 21 May, 2013

Poll: Do you allow smoking in your home? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you allow smoking in your home?

A new study has found that air pollution in a smoker’s home can be 10 times the advisable level.

# home - Wednesday 15 May, 2013

From The Daily Edge Open thread: What's the strangest thing on your desk? Nosy

Open thread: What's the strangest thing on your desk?

We’ll show you ours if you show us yours….

# home - Sunday 12 May, 2013

Blind woman's eight year wait for a suitable home in Cork

Lisa O’Sullivan said the stress of the eight-year wait led to her eyesight and her 17 health conditions deteriorating further.

# home - Thursday 9 May, 2013

Cleveland kidnap escape: Man charged with rape and kidnapping

Ariel Castro is accused of kidnapping and raping three women who were rescued from his home earlier this week.

# home - Tuesday 7 May, 2013

Are you 'inviting' burglars into your home?

An AA survey shows that people still leave their keys where burglars can find them – like in a garage or even in the porch.

# home - Sunday 31 March, 2013

Column: It can be a crowded nest when you still live at home with your parents

Due to ongoing economic problems the option of leaving the family home to start your own independent life is increasingly being put on the long finger, writes Tony Moore.

# home - Wednesday 20 March, 2013

Investigators search home of IMF chief Christine Lagarde IMF

Investigators search home of IMF chief Christine Lagarde

The IMF chief’s lawyer said that the search is part of an inquiry into her role in a $400 million arbitration deal in favour of a tycoon.

# home - Friday 8 March, 2013

Column: The strides made in gender equality are good, but there's still a long way to go

Today marks International Womens’ Day, but how far have we really come when it comes to equal rights? Sandra McAvoy says there are plenty of issues that still need to be addressed.

# home - Thursday 7 March, 2013

Column: The majority of care givers are women, but it shouldn't be prescribed upon us

Traditional gender roles serve as prescriptive claims about how girls and women should act. There are greater choices for both men and women now, so we need to reconcile our competing demands, writes Margaret O’Keefe.

# home - Tuesday 26 February, 2013

7 inventions that put a stop to domestic rows

“Did you turn off the immersion?”

# home - Thursday 7 February, 2013

Fear of burglaries has risen over past year Home Security This post contains a poll

Fear of burglaries has risen over past year

Survey finds four out of ten Irish householders are “significantly concerned” that they might be robbed – and one in four men sleep with a hurley beneath the bed.