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Dublin: 14 °C Thursday 29 September, 2016

Yesterday’s News

From TheJournal.ie Temperatures set to reach up to 23 degrees in some areas Let The Sun Shine

Temperatures set to reach up to 23 degrees in some areas

Dublin and surrounding counties are most likely to get the sun.

Tuesday 27 September, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Colombian rebel group "reborn" and apologises after decades of violence Peace Sign

Colombian rebel group "reborn" and apologises after decades of violence

Farc signed the peace accord with the country’s government.

From TheJournal.ie Children who grow up on farms less likely to suffer with allergies Breathe Easier

Children who grow up on farms less likely to suffer with allergies

A new study also found that women who lived on farms in early childhood are more likely to have better lung function.

From TheJournal.ie Australia softens its tax on backpackers after outcry from farmers Phew

Australia softens its tax on backpackers after outcry from farmers

A campaign by farmers and the tourism industry had an impact.

Monday 26 September, 2016

From TheJournal.ie 'I've had a lot of lucky escapes': This man has been going to matchmaking festivals for 70 years Still Got It

'I've had a lot of lucky escapes': This man has been going to matchmaking festivals for 70 years

“I used to go home with a pocketful of phone numbers – this was my fodder for the winter!”

From TheJournal.ie The Dublin Bus strike is OFF tomorrow and Wednesday Dublin Bus

The Dublin Bus strike is OFF tomorrow and Wednesday

A planned strike for this coming Saturday is still going ahead.

From The42 Cork and the Brendan Martin Cup paid a special visit to Crumlin Children's Hospital this morning Unexpected Guests This post contains images
From TheJournal.ie This is Ireland's tidiest town So Fresh And So Clean

This is Ireland's tidiest town

Minister for Regional Economic Development Michael Ring said Skerries was a “worthy winner”.

From TheJournal.ie 140 new jobs for Limerick and Mayo Jobswatch

140 new jobs for Limerick and Mayo

It comes after 300 jobs were announced for Limerick last week.

Saturday 24 September, 2016

From TheJournal.ie "It's not enough to just be a citizen" - the millionaire entrepreneur who's giving back Entrepreneurs

"It's not enough to just be a citizen" - the millionaire entrepreneur who's giving back

This year, 10,000 JEP students had combined sales of €250,000, with profits of €159,000.

Friday 23 September, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Free 'baby boxes' to be given to new mothers at Limerick hospital Cot Death

Free 'baby boxes' to be given to new mothers at Limerick hospital

The use of these boxes has been credited with helping reduce infant mortality rates in Finland.

From TheJournal.ie Three-year-old 'Mowgli' found after surviving three days in a Siberian forest Taiga

Three-year-old 'Mowgli' found after surviving three days in a Siberian forest

Tserin was wearing shoes – but no coat – when he wandered into the taiga, the snow forest which covers much of Russia and circles the globe.

Thursday 22 September, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Lucky syndicate claims €11 million Lotto jackpot Money Money Money

Lucky syndicate claims €11 million Lotto jackpot

The jackpot was won on the Saturday, 20 August draw.

From TheJournal.ie Here's what we can expect from Gogglebox Ireland tonight Good News

Here's what we can expect from Gogglebox Ireland tonight

The hugely popular UK version saw between three and four million viewers per series.

From TheJournal.ie Eir is hiring 100 new people to work on the rollout of rural broadband Rural Broadband

Eir is hiring 100 new people to work on the rollout of rural broadband

Separately, BioPharma Engineering is creating 70 new jobs at its Dublin and Cork offices over the next three years.

Wednesday 21 September, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Big winners: Family collects a cool €2.3 million from Lotto headquarters Chunk Of Change

Big winners: Family collects a cool €2.3 million from Lotto headquarters

The lucky family won the prize in the Lotto draw on Saturday 10 September 2016.

From TheJournal.ie Mel Gibson and Sean Penn are shooting a film 'all over Dublin' this month Professor And Madman

Mel Gibson and Sean Penn are shooting a film 'all over Dublin' this month

It’s like Braveheart all over again.

From TheJournal.ie It took a 22-month pregnancy but Dublin Zoo has a new elephant calf Trunk In Love

It took a 22-month pregnancy but Dublin Zoo has a new elephant calf

She is the first calf born to the first Asian elephant born in the zoo.

From TheJournal.ie The EU has scrapped the 90-day limit on free roaming charges U-turn

The EU has scrapped the 90-day limit on free roaming charges

The commission announced the original ‘free roaming’ plans with huge fanfare last year, but when it unveiled the details earlier this month consumer groups were outraged by a limit of 90 days of free roaming per year.

Tuesday 20 September, 2016

From TheJournal.ie If you have a Leap card you can now ditch your DublinBikes card Good News

If you have a Leap card you can now ditch your DublinBikes card

The initiative won’t allow people to pay for their DublinBikes trips from their Leap Card account, but will allow them to use the same card for the bikeshare as for the bus, Luas or Dart.

From TheJournal.ie Ireland's Young Scientist winners come third overall in Europe Soil Fertility

Ireland's Young Scientist winners come third overall in Europe

Maria Louise Fufezan and Diana Bura received €3,500 for their efforts, and also won a trip to DuPont’s science and engineering plants in Denmark.

From TheJournal.ie A €500m investment yesterday and 300 jobs today - it's been a good week so far for Limerick Good News

A €500m investment yesterday and 300 jobs today - it's been a good week so far for Limerick

Jobs Minister Mary Mitchell-O’Connor welcomed the ‘significant announcement’.

Monday 19 September, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Pharmaceutical BioPark to create 500 full-time jobs and 800 construction jobs in Cork Cork Harbour

Pharmaceutical BioPark to create 500 full-time jobs and 800 construction jobs in Cork

The site will feature Europe’s first eco-friendly prefab ‘KUBio’ facility, which allow Co2 emissions to be reduced by 75%, and water and energy use by around 80%.

From TheJournal.ie People who make craft beer might get a happy boost in the Budget Craft Beer

People who make craft beer might get a happy boost in the Budget

Agriculture Minister Michael Creed told TheJournal.ie that he has been consulting with people in the microbrewery industry on how to boost business even more.

Monday 5 September, 2016

From TheJournal.ie The giant panda is no longer endangered in China Conservation

The giant panda is no longer endangered in China

Experts warned, however, that the good news for pandas could be short-lived.

Thursday 25 August, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Dog set to star in RTÉ show is found after public appeal Good News

Dog set to star in RTÉ show is found after public appeal

Sadie’s owners believe she was stolen.

Thursday 7 April, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Irish-run company raises $50 million and announces 100 new jobs in Dublin Intercom

Irish-run company raises $50 million and announces 100 new jobs in Dublin

The company is based in San Francisco.

Friday 12 February, 2016

From The42 FAI obtain additional Euro 2016 tickets as fans begin to receive the good news Promising

FAI obtain additional Euro 2016 tickets as fans begin to receive the good news

Uefa’s process of taking payment and confirming successful applicants will run over the new few days.

Tuesday 26 January, 2016

From The42 FAI chief executive John Delaney secures extra Euro 2016 tickets for Ireland fans Good News

FAI chief executive John Delaney secures extra Euro 2016 tickets for Ireland fans

Good news if you hope to go to France this summer.

Friday 18 December, 2015

From The42 Great news for ex-Leinster man Ian McKinley as IRFU apply to goggles trial LetIanPlay

Great news for ex-Leinster man Ian McKinley as IRFU apply to goggles trial

The former Ireland U20 international may be able to play on Irish soil in 2016.

Wednesday 25 November, 2015

Tuesday 24 November, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Irish Rail are making some big changes to the Dart and want to hear from you Early And Often

Irish Rail are making some big changes to the Dart and want to hear from you

A public consultation is taking place on running six Darts an hour.

Wednesday 11 November, 2015

From TheJournal.ie It’s not just Apple… Another company made a big jobs announcement today Good News

It’s not just Apple… Another company made a big jobs announcement today

Indeed will recruit 300 new staff in Dublin.

Saturday 24 October, 2015

From The42 Boost for Ireland as Shane Long in line to return before Bosnia playoff Good News

Boost for Ireland as Shane Long in line to return before Bosnia playoff

The Southampton striker could feature in the Republic of Ireland’s Euro 2016 playoff with Bosnia.

Tuesday 20 October, 2015

From TheJournal.ie “Money was sent. I gave it to charity”: 90-year-old in court over satellite dish has case dismissed Good News

“Money was sent. I gave it to charity”: 90-year-old in court over satellite dish has case dismissed

A judge ruled today that Anne Rudd would not have to pay costs, and dismissed the case.

Saturday 19 September, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Trinity College research could lead to ‘novel treatment’ for Alzheimer’s Good News

Trinity College research could lead to ‘novel treatment’ for Alzheimer’s

The disease affects up to 40,000 people in Ireland today.

Monday 7 September, 2015

From Business ETC How’s this for a Monday morning… Ireland’s getting 200+ new jobs Good News

How’s this for a Monday morning… Ireland’s getting 200+ new jobs

Eishtec has created more than 1,000 positions in the south-east over the past four years.

Tuesday 1 September, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Lily-Mae starts first class after battling cancer Tiny Dancer

Lily-Mae starts first class after battling cancer

“It’s just unbelievable how far she has come.”

Friday 28 August, 2015

This little legend just found out he’s going to be a big brother

And so many people have watched it.

Wednesday 26 August, 2015

From TheJournal.ie The latest job numbers are pretty good news for these two Employment

The latest job numbers are pretty good news for these two

Employment is now increasing at a rate of over 1,000 jobs per week.

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