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# urban - Monday 6 November, 2017

'The gap in household income in Dublin versus rural Ireland is widening'

The government’s objective of delivering growth in rural areas still remains a challenge that remains to be overcome.

# urban - Monday 13 February, 2017

From The Daily Edge Beyoncé only won an 'urban' Grammy last night - here's why that's a problem Ima Let You Finish But

# urban - Thursday 9 April, 2015

Don't get enough sleep? Try getting rich

It seems wealth has its privileges.

# urban - Wednesday 21 January, 2015

Minister: 'Seriously, we haven't forgotten about rural Ireland'

Ann Phelan is travelling to Brussels today to meet with Phil Hogan.

# urban - Monday 1 September, 2014

One third of Irish population forced to go without basic necessities

A report this morning also warns that we will need to serious investment in healthcare facilities as the number of over 85s in Ireland will double by 2025.

# urban - Saturday 28 June, 2014

Foxes are in our cities but are they dangerous?

Here’s some advice on what to do and who to call if you see one in your area.

# urban - Saturday 27 April, 2013

New York city has trees that smell like bad sex

What else can you call an odour that recalls a mixture of ‘rotting fish and semen’? Introducing the Bradford Pear tree.

# urban - Sunday 24 March, 2013

Meet some of the people helping to transform city streets Urban Art This post contains images

Meet some of the people helping to transform city streets

Can we change the streets of our city, wherever we are? These artists and business people say yes.

# urban - Thursday 17 January, 2013

Heart disease risk in children as young as 10 - study

The study of children from a Dublin primary school showed that 16 had risk factors for cardiovascular disease, while six had high cholesterol.

# urban - Monday 16 July, 2012

“Disappointing” start to summer tourism season

Hotels have seen a disappointing start to the holiday season, with 50 per cent of hoteliers saying they are optimistic – less than last year.

# urban - Saturday 12 May, 2012

From The Daily Edge Video: Watch (if you can) a man embed magnets into skin to hold iPod INauseous This post contains videos

# urban - Sunday 22 April, 2012

The hidden gems of Dublin architecture Built Dublin This post contains images

The hidden gems of Dublin architecture

Photographer and architecture graduate Lisa Cassidy spots the “beautiful, interesting, important or strange” in Dublin’s buildings and public spaces.

# urban - Thursday 19 April, 2012

Most people recommend Dublin for visit - but only a third feel safe there at night

Findings from Your Dublin, Your Voice survey shows the capital is considered a very vibrant place – but the public have some interesting suggestions to make it even better…

# urban - Monday 16 April, 2012

The 9 worst councils in Ireland's planning system

An Taisce has rated planning systems in 34 city and county councils. Nine of them got an ‘F’ grade.

# urban - Thursday 29 March, 2012

All the single ladies: those in urban areas more likely to be unmarried

Altogether, there are 1.5 million single people living in Ireland.

# urban - Monday 21 November, 2011

From The Daily Edge The burning question*: Is this a 'press' or a 'cupboard'? Work Can Wait This post contains a poll

The burning question*: Is this a 'press' or a 'cupboard'?

This and every Monday, let distract you from the ‘serious’ news with one of life’s REAL dilemmas. (*not really)

# urban - Thursday 25 August, 2011

Cyclists want cycle lane scheme halted

Lobby group explains why Government’s plan to spend €4m on cycle and walking paths outside Dublin is “a poor use of public money”…