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# home - Friday 8 March, 2013

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

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

Mar 8th 2013, 7:00 AM 80 Views 123 Comments

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
# Opinion
# Opinion

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

Mar 7th 2013, 7:00 PM 168 Views 21 Comments

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
# Domestic Bliss
# Domestic Bliss

7 inventions that put a stop to domestic rows

Feb 26th 2013, 5:37 PM 29,560 Views 36 Comments

“Did you turn off the immersion?”

# home - Thursday 7 February, 2013

Fear of burglaries has risen over past year
# Home Security
# Home Security

Fear of burglaries has risen over past year

Feb 7th 2013, 9:45 PM 9,477 Views 56 Comments

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.

# home - Monday 4 February, 2013

The burning question*: Do you let dishes air dry... or use tea towel?
# Dilemma
From The Daily Edge
# Dilemma

The burning question*: Do you let dishes air dry... or use tea towel?

Feb 4th 2013, 12:58 PM 24,691 Views 57 Comments

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

# home - Monday 21 January, 2013

Algeria: Irish hostage Stephen McFaul returns home to family
# Algeria
# Algeria

Algeria: Irish hostage Stephen McFaul returns home to family

Jan 21st 2013, 6:12 PM 4,439 Views 15 Comments

In a statement, McFaul said he wanted time to reflect on what had happened to him and his colleagues in Algeria.

Algeria hostage 'arrives home to Ireland'
# Hostage
# Hostage

Algeria hostage 'arrives home to Ireland'

Jan 21st 2013, 11:17 AM 3,976 Views 1 Comment

Stephen McFaul arrived back home to Northern Ireland yesterday evening, latest reports say.

# home - Sunday 13 January, 2013

Column: ‘Island? Which island?’ – life as an Irish person in Japan
# Read Me
# Read Me

Column: ‘Island? Which island?’ – life as an Irish person in Japan

Jan 13th 2013, 7:30 PM 1,950 Views 77 Comments

James Joyce? U2? Guinness? No – Halloween is the only thing that earns Ireland any kudos, writes Hannah Quinn.

# home - Monday 7 January, 2013

Investigation continues into attack on 96-year-old woman during burglary
# Burglary
# Burglary

Investigation continues into attack on 96-year-old woman during burglary

Jan 7th 2013, 11:16 AM 3,270 Views 12 Comments

It is believed the woman had money stolen from her that she had been saving up to buy new windows for her home with.

# home - Friday 4 January, 2013

'We haven't won anything or done anything yet' - Ulster's Chris Henry
# Pro12
From The42
# Pro12

'We haven't won anything or done anything yet' - Ulster's Chris Henry

Jan 4th 2013, 3:43 PM 735 Views 0 Comments

The back-row will captain the Pro12 leaders against Scarlets this evening.

# home - Thursday 3 January, 2013

Benitez blames tiredness, not tinkering, for Chelsea loss
# Pensioners
From The42
# Pensioners

Benitez blames tiredness, not tinkering, for Chelsea loss

Jan 3rd 2013, 9:20 AM 624 Views 0 Comments

The Spaniard also revealed that the Demba Ba transfer has yet to be officially confirmed.

# home - Tuesday 1 January, 2013

Column: Why Irish ‘chick lit’ is the true barometer of our time
# Read Me
# Read Me

Column: Why Irish ‘chick lit’ is the true barometer of our time

Jan 1st 2013, 7:30 PM 583 Views 21 Comments

Following in the footsteps of Maeve Binchy, Irish female authors are capturing what really matters to people today, writes novelist Michelle Jackson.

Pro12: Connacht desperate to slay Dragons and revive their season
# Stutters
From The42
# Stutters

Pro12: Connacht desperate to slay Dragons and revive their season

Jan 1st 2013, 4:19 PM 898 Views 0 Comments

With home games coming up against Welsh and Italian opposition, Eoin Griffin is hoping to climb the tab

# home - Sunday 23 December, 2012

Column: Christmas is different here in Ireland… but I love it
# Read Me
# Read Me

Column: Christmas is different here in Ireland… but I love it

Dec 23rd 2012, 7:30 PM 203 Views 18 Comments

Larry Donnelly spent his life celebrating Christmas in the US. After marrying in Ireland, he’s encountered a different set of traditions.

Preview: Benetiz feels 6-point swing could revive Chelsea's title hopes
# Super Sunday
From The42
# Super Sunday

Preview: Benetiz feels 6-point swing could revive Chelsea's title hopes

Dec 23rd 2012, 8:30 AM 554 Views 0 Comments

The Blues take on Aston Villa at Stamford Bridge and currently lie in seventh.

# home - Wednesday 19 December, 2012

Pro12: Ulster and Connacht look to overcome home woes
# Home Banker
From The42
# Home Banker

Pro12: Ulster and Connacht look to overcome home woes

Dec 19th 2012, 4:25 PM 661 Views 0 Comments

Leinster and Munster have enjoyed a swathe of away day successes in Belfast and Galway respectively.

# home - Sunday 9 December, 2012

Leinster lose the battle of the unbeatables in France
# Heineken Cup
From The42
# Heineken Cup

Leinster lose the battle of the unbeatables in France

Dec 9th 2012, 5:36 PM 15,134 Views 11 Comments

‘We let it slip’ admitted Jamie Heaslip as the Heineken Cup champions were edged out by Clermont.

# home - Saturday 8 December, 2012

As it happened: Munster v Saracens, Heineken Cup From The42
Live Dec 8th 2012, 5:33 PM

As it happened: Munster v Saracens, Heineken Cup

# home - Monday 15 October, 2012

Campaign highlights dangers of hair straighteners to children
# Campaign
# Campaign

Campaign highlights dangers of hair straighteners to children

Oct 15th 2012, 4:09 PM 11,955 Views 14 Comments

The campaign was launched following a rise in the number of children attending A&E at the Royal Belfast Hospital for Sick Children with hair straightener burns.

The burning question*: Do you have a 'side' in the bed?
# Dilemma
From The Daily Edge
# Dilemma

The burning question*: Do you have a 'side' in the bed?

Oct 15th 2012, 1:45 PM 15,877 Views 54 Comments

It’s Monday, so let TheJournal.ie distract you from the ‘serious’ news with one of life’s REAL dilemmas.

# home - Sunday 7 October, 2012

10 tips for working effectively at home
# Top Tips
# Top Tips

10 tips for working effectively at home

Oct 7th 2012, 10:45 AM 13,896 Views 13 Comments

Clear the clutter, stay in touch – and take off those pyjamas.

# home - Sunday 30 September, 2012

Man due in court over Eugene Gillespie death
# Sligo
# Sligo

Man due in court over Eugene Gillespie death

Sep 30th 2012, 12:04 PM 5,681 Views 19 Comments

67-year-old Eugene Gillespie was found in his home in Sligo after what Gardaí believe was an aggravated burglary.

# home - Monday 17 September, 2012

Stream movies via Facebook with new Volta app
# Volta
# Volta

Stream movies via Facebook with new Volta app

Sep 17th 2012, 7:15 AM 5,416 Views 25 Comments

You can even choose a film for a friend over Facebook as a present – now isn’t that nice?

# home - Tuesday 11 September, 2012

Big guns return for Munster ahead of Ulster clash in Ravenhill
# Bolstered
From The42
# Bolstered

Big guns return for Munster ahead of Ulster clash in Ravenhill

Sep 11th 2012, 10:57 AM 940 Views 0 Comments

Rob Penney welcomes back Ronan O’Gara, Keith Earls and Conor Murray ahead of his side’s RaboDirect Pro12 encounter on Friday.

# home - Sunday 2 September, 2012

Open thread: What high-tech functions would you like in your home?
# You Tell Us
# You Tell Us

Open thread: What high-tech functions would you like in your home?

Sep 2nd 2012, 2:01 PM 5,339 Views 34 Comments

What kind of tech developments would make it easier to run your home? Add your thoughts to this open thread.

# home - Tuesday 14 August, 2012

Seven videos of kids singing that might make you cry
# Squee
From The Daily Edge
# Squee

Seven videos of kids singing that might make you cry

Aug 14th 2012, 3:44 PM 8,026 Views 4 Comments

Oh, what’s that? You’re chopping onions? Grand.

# home - Sunday 12 August, 2012

How to... nab a bargain holiday
# Holidays
From The Daily Edge
# Holidays

How to... nab a bargain holiday

Aug 12th 2012, 12:00 PM 6,535 Views 3 Comments

Summer isn’t over just yet. Here are some novel bargain holiday ideas if you are strapped for cash.

# home - Wednesday 1 August, 2012

Call for review of tax on second homes
# Homeowners
# Homeowners

Call for review of tax on second homes

Aug 1st 2012, 6:15 AM 4,955 Views 7 Comments

Deputy Aodhán Ó Riordáin has called for a review of the tax for people who have had to rent out their house due to a change of circumstances.

# home - Wednesday 11 July, 2012

In pics: Photographs of life in Dublin flats goes on show… in a Dublin flat
# Jeanette Lowe
# Jeanette Lowe

In pics: Photographs of life in Dublin flats goes on show… in a Dublin flat

Jul 11th 2012, 7:20 AM 19,000 Views 10 Comments

Acclaimed photographer Jeanette Lowe’s exhibition of scenes from Dublin’s Pearse House flats is being showcased in a flat in block where her grandparents reared their family.

# home - Monday 11 June, 2012

The burning question*: Should you make the bed every day?
# Dilemma
From The Daily Edge
# Dilemma

The burning question*: Should you make the bed every day?

Jun 11th 2012, 2:12 PM 6,437 Views 40 Comments

It’s Monday, so let TheJournal.ie distract you from the ‘serious’ news with one of life’s REAL dilemmas. (*no really)

# home - Friday 8 June, 2012

Carers using respite grant to pay bills, rather than for actual respite
# Carers
# Carers

Carers using respite grant to pay bills, rather than for actual respite

Jun 8th 2012, 9:55 AM 14,111 Views 10 Comments

This week 77,000 full-time carers are due to receive an annual respite grant of €1,700, but it’s unlikely to be used for holidays.

# home - Saturday 31 March, 2012

Hogan thanks 798,957 Household Charge registrants for ‘genuine patriotism’
# Household Charge
# Household Charge

Hogan thanks 798,957 Household Charge registrants for ‘genuine patriotism’

Mar 31st 2012, 11:30 PM 20,104 Views 326 Comments

The environment minister says the charge is a “legacy left behind” and wouldn’t be pursued if an alternative had been found.

Nearly 60,000 have paid household charge in past 24 hours
# Household Charge
# Household Charge

Nearly 60,000 have paid household charge in past 24 hours

Mar 31st 2012, 10:47 AM 5,720 Views 125 Comments

The Local Government Management Agency now estimates that just under 640,000 properties have registered or paid the controversial €100 tax.

# home - Saturday 14 January, 2012

This house could be yours for under €500
# Quids In
# Quids In

This house could be yours for under €500

Jan 14th 2012, 8:40 AM 31,950 Views 120 Comments

Property owner in Westmeath turns tables by asking people to pay €50 apiece to sumbit bid – the lowest unique bid wins.

# home - Friday 16 December, 2011

It's not Effin fair: Facebook 'allows other rude names in Limerick area'
# Effin
From The Daily Edge
# Effin

It's not Effin fair: Facebook 'allows other rude names in Limerick area'

Dec 16th 2011, 1:00 PM 5,872 Views 27 Comments

Local points out that villages near banned Effin are called Nicker and Meanus and are allowed on the site (although nearby Bottomstown is blocked).

# home - Sunday 11 December, 2011

Woman dies in Mayo house fire
# Mayo
# Mayo

Woman dies in Mayo house fire

Dec 11th 2011, 10:55 AM 2,100 Views 1 Comment

Gardaí are investigating the circumstances of the blaze in which a 62-year-old woman died.

# home - Wednesday 7 December, 2011

Bank of Ireland to make €1.5 billion available for mortgages
# Stimulus
# Stimulus

Bank of Ireland to make €1.5 billion available for mortgages

Dec 7th 2011, 4:02 PM 3,336 Views 27 Comments

The move comes one day after Finance Minister Michael Noonan announced a range of measures in the Budget encouraging people to buy homes.

# home - Monday 14 November, 2011

Rent director Jim Sheridan’s house for €7,000 a month
# Nice Gaff
From The Daily Edge
# Nice Gaff

Rent director Jim Sheridan’s house for €7,000 a month

Nov 14th 2011, 5:03 PM 8,537 Views 27 Comments

The four-bedroomed house overlooking Dalkey Sound includes tidal swimming pool, sauna and steam rooms, private jetty and private cinema – of course.

# home - Friday 11 November, 2011

Irish Gaza protestors return home
# Gaza
# Gaza

Irish Gaza protestors return home

Nov 11th 2011, 9:30 PM 1,144 Views 76 Comments

The remaining activists had been detained by Israeli authorities after attempting to break the blockade of Gaza.

# home - Monday 3 October, 2011

House prices down 3.2 per cent… or 3.5 per cent, depending on which report you read
# House Prices
# House Prices

House prices down 3.2 per cent… or 3.5 per cent, depending on which report you read

Oct 3rd 2011, 7:30 AM 490 Views 11 Comments

Daft.ie and MyHome.ie have released their latest figured for house prices in the third quarter of the year…