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# old - Saturday 16 December, 2017

10,000-year-old skeleton of woolly mammoth sells for over €500,000 at auction
# Sold
# Sold

10,000-year-old skeleton of woolly mammoth sells for over €500,000 at auction

Dec 16th 2017, 6:50 PM 11,095 Views 11 Comments

The giant skeleton was bought by the chief executive of a French waterproofing company whose logo is of the prehistoric mammal.

# old - Tuesday 13 September, 2016

Celtic FC won't be dragged into "tit for tat spat" after hanging effigies spotted at Rangers clash
# Hanging Sex Dolls
# Hanging Sex Dolls

Celtic FC won't be dragged into "tit for tat spat" after hanging effigies spotted at Rangers clash

Sep 13th 2016, 9:25 AM 32,572 Views 137 Comments

Pictures of the dolls at Celtic Park caused shock on World Suicide Prevention Day.

# old - Friday 12 August, 2016

A 400-year-old Greenland shark has been found to be the world's oldest vertebrate
# 400 Years Under The Sea
# 400 Years Under The Sea

A 400-year-old Greenland shark has been found to be the world's oldest vertebrate

Aug 12th 2016, 8:02 AM 35,433 Views 31 Comments

The shark was probably born sometime between 1500 and 1740 with the most likely birth year 1620.

# old - Saturday 25 June, 2016

"A vote for selfishness": The battle of millennials and Brexit-voting boomers
# Battle Of Brexit
# Battle Of Brexit

"A vote for selfishness": The battle of millennials and Brexit-voting boomers

Jun 25th 2016, 7:00 AM 28,147 Views 160 Comments

As the dust settles on the UK decision to exit the EU, younger people fear their fate has been sealed by their elders.

# old - Monday 1 February, 2016

This story about two kids chatting on a Dublin bus will make you feel super old
# They Say The Darndest Things
From The Daily Edge
# They Say The Darndest Things

This story about two kids chatting on a Dublin bus will make you feel super old

Feb 1st 2016, 7:55 PM 14,876 Views 3 Comments

Phones with buttons. Why hasn’t anyone thought about that before?

# old - Sunday 8 November, 2015

15 movies you love that will suddenly make you feel old — because they came out 20 years ago

15 movies you love that will suddenly make you feel old — because they came out 20 years ago

Nov 8th 2015, 5:30 PM 34,083 Views 34 Comments

Cher Horowitz would be pushing 40 by now.

# old - Tuesday 4 August, 2015

Nurse who didn't want to get older ends her life through euthanasia
# Gill Pharaoh
# Gill Pharaoh

Nurse who didn't want to get older ends her life through euthanasia

Aug 4th 2015, 10:25 AM 21,112 Views 63 Comments

75-year-old Gill Pharaoh spent her life as a palliative care nurse.

# old - Wednesday 1 April, 2015

Misao Okawa lived through man's first flight, two world wars and the moon landing
# RIP
# RIP

Misao Okawa lived through man's first flight, two world wars and the moon landing

Apr 1st 2015, 8:05 AM 15,385 Views 14 Comments

Misao Okawa celebrated her 117th birthday just last month.

# old - Saturday 27 December, 2014

From old to new: My childhood teddy Lamby pays a visit to the Doll and Teddy Bear Hospital
# Casualty
# Casualty

From old to new: My childhood teddy Lamby pays a visit to the Doll and Teddy Bear Hospital

Dec 27th 2014, 5:30 PM 11,105 Views 9 Comments

Are your furry friends in need of some TLC?

# old - Thursday 13 November, 2014

What else could I get for... the €3.5 million pricetag on this Georgian mansion in Wicklow
# Home Exchange
# Home Exchange

What else could I get for... the €3.5 million pricetag on this Georgian mansion in Wicklow

Nov 13th 2014, 3:40 PM 3,876 Views 0 Comments

We take a look at what €3.5 million could get you around the country.

# old - Thursday 6 November, 2014

Our ageing population 'risks a poor quality of life' unless action is taken now
# Health Reform
# Health Reform

Our ageing population 'risks a poor quality of life' unless action is taken now

Nov 6th 2014, 7:15 AM 6,987 Views 5 Comments

A major new study has warned that urgent reform is needed.

# old - Wednesday 2 July, 2014

Study finds old men's sperm is just as good as young men's
# Fast Swimmers
# Fast Swimmers

Study finds old men's sperm is just as good as young men's

Jul 2nd 2014, 9:48 PM 14,988 Views 23 Comments

It’s sperm quality that matters, lads.

# old - Sunday 13 October, 2013

25 things that will make every Irish person feel ancient
# Oh Dear Lord
From The Daily Edge
# Oh Dear Lord

25 things that will make every Irish person feel ancient

Oct 13th 2013, 8:15 PM 88,629 Views 91 Comments

These things will make you realise how fast the years have flown by.

# old - Sunday 11 August, 2013

You know you've hit your 30s when...
# Old
From The Daily Edge
# Old

You know you've hit your 30s when...

Aug 11th 2013, 8:15 PM 61,370 Views 136 Comments

…you’re experiencing all of these things.

# old - Friday 28 June, 2013

Column: We need to make our society and cities age-friendly
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: We need to make our society and cities age-friendly

Jun 28th 2013, 7:00 AM 62 Views 5 Comments

Let’s move on from the twentieth century, where older people were thought of as dependents. Older people can – and must — contribute to economic growth, writes Michael Hodin.

# old - Friday 14 June, 2013

New EU-funded device detects when a pensioner has a bad fall
# Bad Hip
# Bad Hip

New EU-funded device detects when a pensioner has a bad fall

Jun 14th 2013, 6:15 AM 7,127 Views 14 Comments

Around 20 per cent of elderly people receive hospital care every year after a fall.

# old - Tuesday 26 March, 2013

Call into elderly during cold snap, says ALONE
# ALONE
# ALONE

Call into elderly during cold snap, says ALONE

Mar 26th 2013, 5:11 PM 4,161 Views 6 Comments

The charity has urged people to check in with their older neighbours, especially leading up to the weekend, as the cold weather is set to continue.

# old - Wednesday 17 October, 2012

WARNING: These things are likely to make you feel old
# Old Old Wooden Ship
From The Daily Edge
# Old Old Wooden Ship

WARNING: These things are likely to make you feel old

Oct 17th 2012, 2:52 PM 5,666 Views 4 Comments

Eminem is 40 day. That made us feel old. Also, Sabrina the Teenage Witch is 35.

# old - Monday 30 January, 2012

Report: Government needs to regulate home care services
# Care In The Home
# Care In The Home

Report: Government needs to regulate home care services

Jan 30th 2012, 9:51 AM 815 Views 2 Comments

A new report by the Law Reform Commission recommends that a register of professional home carers should be set up.