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# people - Saturday 10 August, 2013

Pics: Plane crashes into houses, four found dead

The propeller-driven plane struck two small homes near Tweed New Haven Airport in Connecticut, USA. The victims have not yet been identified.

# people - Saturday 20 July, 2013

Here are your random acts of kindness

From returning a lost purse to giving an elderly neighbour a lift, our commenters tell us about their recent acts of kindness.

# people - Friday 19 July, 2013

What random acts of kindness have you carried out lately?

Tell us in the comments – and find out more about the Clonakilty Random Acts of Kindness festival.

Column: Internships can take you from clueless wannabe to landing that job

Internships are like extended job interviews – so adjust your attitude accordingly, writes Julia Purcell.

# people - Wednesday 3 July, 2013

Column: 'Life for an Afghan is random, ruthless and unforgiving'

After living in Afghanistan, I got to see first-hand what the people of that country go through, writes Noel Scanlon, who says he wishes he could be more optimistic about the country’s future.

# people - Tuesday 2 July, 2013

Tóibín: Abortion bill has not received sufficient debate

The Sinn Féin TD was the only member of his party to vote against the bill tonight in the Dáil.

# people - Thursday 27 June, 2013

From The Daily Edge 7 people who should just not have bothered coming to the party Party Poopers

7 people who should just not have bothered coming to the party

There are buzz wreckers and then there are buzz wreckerrs.

# people - Wednesday 19 June, 2013

Column: The party whip system is far too rigid – and it's offensive to democratic ideals

I have a lot of time for the Taoiseach, but his leadership has been autocratic and even authoritarian in a representative democracy and I find this unsettling, writes Larry Donnelly.

# people - Tuesday 11 June, 2013

Irish people don't walk enough - and it's affecting their health

A conference heard that towns and cities need to be improved to make it easier and more attractive to walk and cycle.

# people - Wednesday 15 May, 2013

Column: We have a president with an opinion, what's the big deal?

Michael D Higgins won the Irish presidential elections based on his vision of a ‘radically inclusive Republic’. So how could anyone be surprised about him elaborating on that vision, asks Maura Adshead.

# people - Friday 10 May, 2013

Two arrested in James Cahillane murder investigation

Cahillane was last seen on 18 April. His body was found the following day after a fire in his home.

# people - Friday 19 April, 2013

Column: To bring about any change, we must redefine what we expect from our politicians

If we want to reclaim the current political landscape we need to re-establish the ground rules for office holders and ensure their words turn into actions, writes Martin Critten.

# people - Thursday 28 March, 2013

Column: It's time to tackle decline in rural Ireland

Rural Ireland is experiencing a demise, with empty shop buildings, damaged roads and a lack of essential services. Action needs to be taken now or we could see whole parts of the country uninhabited, writes John Verling.

# people - Friday 8 March, 2013

24 breathtaking photos taken by Irish camera club members In The Frame This post contains images

24 breathtaking photos taken by Irish camera club members

Irish Photographic Federation competition shows off some of the best photos taken by Irish enthusiasts this past year.

# people - Saturday 16 February, 2013

VIDEO: What is happiness? Happiness This post contains videos

VIDEO: What is happiness?

Irish director Conor Horgan asked pensioners, children, homeless people, advertising executives, recovering addicts and more about their experiences of happiness.

# people - Tuesday 22 January, 2013

Over 1,000 people rescued by RNLI lifeboats last year

The busiest lifeboat station in Ireland last year was in Bangor, Co Down – which carried out half of its callouts during the hours of darkness.

# people - Thursday 27 December, 2012

19 absolutely stunning Sony World Photography contenders This post contains images

19 absolutely stunning Sony World Photography contenders

There is just one week left for entries in prestigious global contest – and the competition is fierce.

# people - Thursday 6 December, 2012

Report: Over half of nursing home staff have seen residents neglected

They said they had seen other staff members neglecting the residents, while a quarter said they had seen psychologically abusive acts take place.

# people - Saturday 1 December, 2012

# people - Wednesday 14 November, 2012

From The Daily Edge Who's the sexiest man in the world right now? Sexy Boy This post contains videos

Who's the sexiest man in the world right now?

Look at him there, the sexy beast.

# people - Monday 22 October, 2012

People living with psoriasis 'avoid social situations'

World Psoriasis Day is being marked on 29 October. A new survey says that some people find psoriasis reduced their confidence over time.

# people - Sunday 19 August, 2012

Column: How to stop crises becoming disasters

On World Humanitarian Day, Concern Director in Kenya Anne O’Mahony writes from Nairobi on tackling the underlying causes of vulnerability to the worst effects of manmade and natural shocks.

# people - Sunday 15 July, 2012

Cork Penny Dinners appeals for food donations

The charity feeds 1000 hungry people in need a week – and is looking for donations of food to help it continue its work.

# people - Friday 29 June, 2012

From The Daily Edge Tom Cruise and Katie Holmes to divorce Sail Away This post contains images

Tom Cruise and Katie Holmes to divorce

The Hollywood power couple have been married for five years.

# people - Monday 13 February, 2012

UN human rights chief urges international community to "act now" on Syria

High Commissioner for Human Rights, Navi Pillay, told the General Assembly that the Government of Syria has failed to protect its people.

# people - Monday 31 October, 2011

Seven billionth baby welcomed to the world

The world’s population is expected to reach 7 billion today – and the births of new babies is being celebrated worldwide. But some remind us that not all births are registered.

# people - Wednesday 28 September, 2011

From The Daily Edge WATCH: What would you do if you won the Lotto? Vox Pop This post contains videos

WATCH: What would you do if you won the Lotto?

How would you spend an unexpected windfall – charity donations, a house, a holiday, a woman? Or would you just take out a massive ad in the papers to make all your enemies jealous…