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Dogs can sniff out the scent of stress, new study from Belfast researchers suggests

Dogs can sniff out the scent of stress, new study from Belfast researchers suggests

1 hour ago 4,169 Views 4 Comments

Researchers say the skill could be useful when training service dogs and therapy dogs.

Sunday 4 September, 2022

Rory McIlroy transcending golf and LeBron's hopes to play NBA with his sons
# Good Reads
From The42
# Good Reads

Rory McIlroy transcending golf and LeBron's hopes to play NBA with his sons

Sep 4th 2022, 8:30 AM 8,610 Views 0 Comments

Get stuck into this lot from this week’s best sportswriting.

Friday 2 September, 2022

Leaving Cert 2022: Students urged not to 'obsess' over points as they open results
# Results Day
# Results Day

Leaving Cert 2022: Students urged not to 'obsess' over points as they open results

Updated Sep 2nd 2022, 2:00 PM 41,516 Views 20 Comments

Education Minister Norma Foley announced changes to next year’s Leaving Cert as over 60,000 students got their results today.

Sunday 21 August, 2022

Sitdown Sunday: How amateurs solved the Zodiac killer's 340 cipher
# 7 Great Reads
# 7 Great Reads

Sitdown Sunday: How amateurs solved the Zodiac killer's 340 cipher

Aug 21st 2022, 9:00 AM 17,526 Views 0 Comments

Settle back in a comfy chair and sit back with some of the week’s best longreads.

Tuesday 16 August, 2022

Jeremy Paxman stepping down as University Challenge host after 28 years
# Finish For Ten
# Finish For Ten

Jeremy Paxman stepping down as University Challenge host after 28 years

Aug 16th 2022, 4:53 PM 15,176 Views 9 Comments

He has fronted the show since 1994.

Wednesday 27 July, 2022

Ready for something new? 3 people share how accountancy transformed their careers
# Sponsored By Chartered Accountants Ireland
# Sponsored By Chartered Accountants Ireland

Ready for something new? 3 people share how accountancy transformed their careers

Jul 27th 2022, 4:00 PM 9,421 Views 1 Comment

‘Accountancy is a qualification that allows you to work in almost any industry or sector, and almost anywhere in the world.’

Wednesday 13 July, 2022

Why Wolves is a perfect choice for Nathan Collins
# Ideal Platform
From The42
# Ideal Platform

Why Wolves is a perfect choice for Nathan Collins

Updated Jul 13th 2022, 8:10 PM 16,875 Views 3 Comments

The Irish defender has picked Bruno Lage’s side as his next destination, and it could be the perfect springboard to even greater things.

Friday 17 June, 2022

Leaving Cert students won't lose marks because of error in Irish language Maths paper
# BOTÚN
# BOTÚN

Leaving Cert students won't lose marks because of error in Irish language Maths paper

Jun 17th 2022, 1:27 PM 16,301 Views 5 Comments

The State Examinations Commission said that the error will be taken into account during marking.

Sunday 12 June, 2022

What happens when a footballer leaves a club and more of the week's best sportswriting
# Read The Game
From The42
# Read The Game

What happens when a footballer leaves a club and more of the week's best sportswriting

Jun 12th 2022, 7:00 AM 5,877 Views 0 Comments

Boil that kettle…

Tuesday 31 May, 2022

Justin Trudeau proposes ban on the sale and importation of handguns in Canada
# Gun Control
# Gun Control

Justin Trudeau proposes ban on the sale and importation of handguns in Canada

May 31st 2022, 7:53 AM 14,491 Views 24 Comments

The move comes after the recent mass shootings in neighbour the United States.

Friday 27 May, 2022

Ukrainian president Volodymyr Zelenskyy accuses Russia of 'genocide' in Donbas onslaught
# Ukraine
# Ukraine

Ukrainian president Volodymyr Zelenskyy accuses Russia of 'genocide' in Donbas onslaught

Updated May 27th 2022, 12:38 PM 13,049 Views 13 Comments

Zelenskyy said that its bombardment in Donbas could leave the entire region “uninhabited”.

Saturday 21 May, 2022

FactCheck: Is 10% of Ireland's healthcare budget spent on diabetes?
# Healthcare
# Healthcare

FactCheck: Is 10% of Ireland's healthcare budget spent on diabetes?

May 21st 2022, 8:00 AM 18,136 Views 0 Comments

The claim has been made by government ministers and the HSE itself.

Wednesday 11 May, 2022

'It took time, but it finally worked out': Margaret and Denis share their home-buying journey
# Sponsored By Glenveagh Homes
# Sponsored By Glenveagh Homes

'It took time, but it finally worked out': Margaret and Denis share their home-buying journey

May 11th 2022, 2:12 PM 30,836 Views 0 Comments

The couple were house-hunting for over a year before finding their new build in Co Meath.

Sunday 1 May, 2022

The war on misinformation: What counts as a win?
# The Good Information Project
# The Good Information Project

The war on misinformation: What counts as a win?

May 1st 2022, 7:00 PM 9,025 Views 16 Comments

Will we ever be free of bad information or do we simply learn coping strategies to keep up the fight?

Thursday 28 April, 2022

'I go to bed tired but I go to bed satisfied': Verifying war through a screen
# TGIP Misinformation
# TGIP Misinformation

'I go to bed tired but I go to bed satisfied': Verifying war through a screen

Apr 28th 2022, 8:00 PM 9,878 Views 1 Comment

How the New York Times and a self confessed ‘nerd’ volunteer use openly-sourced information to investigate war and cut across disinformation.

Wednesday 27 April, 2022

'I’d say it’ll hit me in a few more weeks how amazing it was'
# Debut
From The42
# Debut

'I’d say it’ll hit me in a few more weeks how amazing it was'

Apr 27th 2022, 6:00 AM 4,513 Views 1 Comment

Ireland fullback Molly Scuffil-McCabe first took up the game at the encouragement of an Irish rugby legend.

Monday 25 April, 2022

World's oldest person dies in Japan aged 119
# Kane Tanaka
# Kane Tanaka

World's oldest person dies in Japan aged 119

Apr 25th 2022, 4:29 PM 30,584 Views 5 Comments

Kane Tanaka was born on 2 January 1903 in the southwestern Fukuoka region of Japan

Thursday 21 April, 2022

'I could have been resting for a month and still got the same injury' - Conroy's cruciate comeback
# Tommy Goals
From The42
# Tommy Goals

'I could have been resting for a month and still got the same injury' - Conroy's cruciate comeback

Apr 21st 2022, 12:05 AM 7,777 Views 1 Comment

Mayo star Tommy Conroy sustained the dreaded knee injury during a busy period in February.

Saturday 26 March, 2022

Could wage increases help to insulate workers against inflation?
# Cost Of Living
# Cost Of Living

Could wage increases help to insulate workers against inflation?

Mar 26th 2022, 7:30 AM 15,947 Views 31 Comments

Experts have warned against a ‘wage-price spiral’ if workers demand wage increases.

Sunday 13 March, 2022

On the road to Ballybofey: Salsa dancing, keeping the faith and loved ones in Ukraine
# Road Trip
From The42
# Road Trip

On the road to Ballybofey: Salsa dancing, keeping the faith and loved ones in Ukraine

Mar 13th 2022, 8:00 AM 19,275 Views 3 Comments

The42 joins Finn Harps teammates Dave Webster and Bastien Hery on their journey from Dublin to Donegal, as well as hearing from some on the coalface of the great League of Ireland survivors.

Friday 18 February, 2022

7 storylines to follow as this year's League of Ireland season kicks off From The42

7 storylines to follow as this year's League of Ireland season kicks off

Feb 18th 2022, 7:00 AM 4,295 Views 0 Comments

We look ahead to some of the many interesting dynamics of the new Premier Division season.

Thursday 10 February, 2022

'The wait was worth it': New homeowners Laura and Ciaran take us inside their Dublin home
# Sponsored By Sky
# Sponsored By Sky

'The wait was worth it': New homeowners Laura and Ciaran take us inside their Dublin home

Feb 10th 2022, 9:14 AM 24,269 Views 8 Comments

Laura and Ciaran had plenty of work to do when they moved into their new home.

Thursday 3 February, 2022

Leaving and Junior Cert fees waived by Education Minister
# Leaving Cert 2022
# Leaving Cert 2022

Leaving and Junior Cert fees waived by Education Minister

Feb 3rd 2022, 12:44 PM 16,485 Views 19 Comments

Fees of €116 and €109 for the Leaving Cert and Junior Cert respectively will not have to be paid.

Saturday 29 January, 2022

'Dismal' and 'inadequate' climate education must be tackled, students and teachers say
# Old School
# Old School

'Dismal' and 'inadequate' climate education must be tackled, students and teachers say

Jan 29th 2022, 8:00 PM 10,698 Views 32 Comments

A new strategy on eduation for sustainable development is due to be published by the end of March.

Friday 21 January, 2022

Kenneth Branagh's Belfast seeks to make history and tell it at the same time
# Summer Of 69
# Summer Of 69

Kenneth Branagh's Belfast seeks to make history and tell it at the same time

Jan 21st 2022, 6:00 AM 18,486 Views 6 Comments

The film’s editor Úna Ní Dhonghaile speaks about its long-awaited release.

Saturday 15 January, 2022

The winner takes it all: Lotto jackpot prize will be scooped tonight in 'must be won' draw
# Jackpot
# Jackpot

The winner takes it all: Lotto jackpot prize will be scooped tonight in 'must be won' draw

Jan 15th 2022, 7:59 AM 27,357 Views 40 Comments

Tonight’s draw guarantees that the jackpot will see its first winner since June.

Thursday 30 December, 2021

'They showed me I mattered': Women explain how inner city project helped transform their lives
# Saol
# Saol

'They showed me I mattered': Women explain how inner city project helped transform their lives

Dec 30th 2021, 11:06 AM 15,344 Views 3 Comments

The Saol service works to help women in Dublin recovering from addiction.

Saturday 18 December, 2021

A long road but a new destination for Clough/Ballacolla stalwart Michael McEvoy
# New Tricks
From The42
# New Tricks

A long road but a new destination for Clough/Ballacolla stalwart Michael McEvoy

Dec 18th 2021, 8:45 PM 6,238 Views 1 Comment

The Laois side head for Croke Park to take on the three-in-a-row chasing Ballyhale Shamrocks in the Leinster club final this weekend.

Wednesday 24 November, 2021

WHO says coronavirus cases jumped by 11% in Europe in the last week
# Bleak Forecast
# Bleak Forecast

WHO says coronavirus cases jumped by 11% in Europe in the last week

Updated Nov 24th 2021, 9:43 PM 32,925 Views 60 Comments

Austria is already back in lockdown.

Sunday 17 October, 2021

Maths Week: Sunday puzzle
# Maths
# Maths

Maths Week: Sunday puzzle

Oct 17th 2021, 6:00 PM 24,024 Views 5 Comments

Fancy another mathematics challenge? (And get the answer to yesterday’s puzzle.)

Monday 18 October, 2021

Maths Week: Monday puzzle
# Maths
# Maths

Maths Week: Monday puzzle

Oct 18th 2021, 7:57 PM 19,129 Views 19 Comments

Fancy another mathematics challenge? (And get the answer to yesterday’s puzzle.)

Monday 22 November, 2021

Antigen tests: How do they work, when do I use them, and how accurate are they?
# Coronavirus Newsletter
# Coronavirus Newsletter

Antigen tests: How do they work, when do I use them, and how accurate are they?

Nov 22nd 2021, 4:54 PM 32,497 Views 15 Comments

A debate is raging yet again on their usage.

Friday 22 October, 2021

Maths Week: Friday puzzles
# Maths
# Maths

Maths Week: Friday puzzles

Oct 22nd 2021, 6:00 PM 13,564 Views 0 Comments

Fancy another mathematics challenge? (And get the answer to yesterday’s puzzles.)

Saturday 16 October, 2021

Maths Week: Your Saturday puzzle
# Trial And Improve
# Trial And Improve

Maths Week: Your Saturday puzzle

Oct 16th 2021, 6:00 PM 30,865 Views 11 Comments

Fancy a mathematics challenge?

Saturday 23 October, 2021

Maths Week: Saturday puzzles
# Maths
# Maths

Maths Week: Saturday puzzles

Oct 23rd 2021, 6:00 PM 16,822 Views 1 Comment

Fancy another mathematics challenge? (And get the answer to yesterday’s puzzles.)

Thursday 21 October, 2021

Maths Week: Thursday puzzles
# Maths
# Maths

Maths Week: Thursday puzzles

Oct 21st 2021, 6:00 PM 18,728 Views 3 Comments

Fancy another mathematics challenge? (And get the answer to Tuesday’s puzzle.)

Tuesday 19 October, 2021

Maths Week: Tuesday puzzle
# Maths
# Maths

Maths Week: Tuesday puzzle

Oct 19th 2021, 6:00 PM 20,363 Views 10 Comments

Fancy another mathematics challenge? (And get the answer to yesterday’s puzzle.)

Monday 8 November, 2021

‘A sad day for football’: Dublin youth league fixtures cancelled following referee abuse
# Ref Justice
From The42
# Ref Justice

‘A sad day for football’: Dublin youth league fixtures cancelled following referee abuse

Nov 8th 2021, 4:08 PM 51,022 Views 50 Comments

550 Dublin schoolboy and schoolgirl games to be cancelled in response to ‘constant abuse and threatening behaviour’.

Saturday 13 November, 2021

'They said sit down or get off' - the Kerry goalkeeper and nervous flyer who studies aircrafts
# Sweaty Palms
From The42
# Sweaty Palms

'They said sit down or get off' - the Kerry goalkeeper and nervous flyer who studies aircrafts

Nov 13th 2021, 12:06 PM 4,099 Views 1 Comment

Laura Fitzgerald, who is an aeronautical engineer, has had a few nervy moments on airplanes.

Wednesday 20 October, 2021

Valbuena felt 'in danger' over sex tape, Benzema trial hears
# Update
From The42
# Update

Valbuena felt 'in danger' over sex tape, Benzema trial hears

Oct 20th 2021, 8:52 PM 6,870 Views 0 Comments

The affair rocked the French national team.

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