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From TheJournal.ie 'I’ll always remember holding my results in my hand and seeing the look of pride on my parents' faces' Opinion

'I’ll always remember holding my results in my hand and seeing the look of pride on my parents' faces'

Ryan Lynch hadn’t been sure if he would ever attend college due to his long-term illness – until he was given the support that he needed.

From TheJournal.ie 'No-one else has to do this' - Irish Rail criticised over new travel plans for wheelchair users Access

'No-one else has to do this' - Irish Rail criticised over new travel plans for wheelchair users

Today Irish Rail invited people with disabilities to take a train ride from Connolly to Howth to talk about changes to the service.

From TheJournal.ie 'DCU had to be a university that could take in young people from the local areas' Access

'DCU had to be a university that could take in young people from the local areas'

Students tell their tales of how Access programme helped them get to college across Ireland.

From TheJournal.ie Turkey has blocked access to Wikipedia Clamp Down

Turkey has blocked access to Wikipedia

No reason was given for the order to block the online encyclopedia, but the politically unstable state has temporarily blocked access to Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube in the past.

From TheJournal.ie Gambian people are using the Irish Credit Union system to get themselves out of poverty Access

Gambian people are using the Irish Credit Union system to get themselves out of poverty

‘I didn’t have to go to the US for a job, I’m now self-employed thanks to the Credit Union’.

From TheJournal.ie Drug company wants Simon Harris to intervene in row on life-changing drug Orkambi Cystic Fibrosis

Drug company wants Simon Harris to intervene in row on life-changing drug Orkambi

The health minister said he wants “further engagement” between Vertex and the HSE.

From TheJournal.ie Think you know how many devices access your accounts? This is how you can check Forgotten

Think you know how many devices access your accounts? This is how you can check

Chances are there are more logged in than you think.

From TheJournal.ie Now you have two ways to access WhatsApp on your computer Alternatives

Now you have two ways to access WhatsApp on your computer

You did realise you could load it up on your browser in the first place, right?

From TheJournal.ie How the government took 10 years to bring in a new law Opinion

How the government took 10 years to bring in a new law

The government’s attitude towards disability rights seems to be ‘no rush, we’ll get there in the end’, writes Professor Robbie Gilligan.

From TheJournal.ie Having access to the internet makes us doubt how smart we are Smartphones

Having access to the internet makes us doubt how smart we are

And you thought they just made you ignore people.

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Should gardaí be able to access your browsing history without a warrant? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should gardaí be able to access your browsing history without a warrant?

UK authorities could be getting powers like this next year.

From TheJournal.ie Accommodation for Carrickmines survivors found - but NOT in Rockville Drive Temporary

Accommodation for Carrickmines survivors found - but NOT in Rockville Drive

They will be housed in a car park adjacent to Ballyogan Works Depot.

From TheJournal.ie It looks like gardaí have started handing out tickets on one of Dublin's busiest junctions College Green

It looks like gardaí have started handing out tickets on one of Dublin's busiest junctions

Motorists were witnessed being issued with fines earlier today.

From TheJournal.ie The French Riviera is in lockdown because of a special visitor King Salman

The French Riviera is in lockdown because of a special visitor

And locals are not one bit happy.

Chris Brown was denied entry into Canada and the internet exploded with praise

Rejection has never felt so public.

From TheJournal.ie Ireland has the seventh fastest broadband speeds in the world Zoom Zoom

Ireland has the seventh fastest broadband speeds in the world

According to a new report from Akamai, speeds in the country are now at an average of 13.9 Mbps, faster than speeds in the UK and Germany.

From TheJournal.ie 'My children felt my sadness' - Christmas is a gloomy time for separated Irish dads ALONE

'My children felt my sadness' - Christmas is a gloomy time for separated Irish dads

Many fathers in Ireland will not see their children at all today.

From TheJournal.ie One teenager's 'terrifying journey' through Ireland's health system after brain injury Services

One teenager's 'terrifying journey' through Ireland's health system after brain injury

Teenager Conor Devlin has told his story of experiencing an acquired brain injury.

From TheJournal.ie A Week in the Family Court: Judge warns parents that he wants no 'point scoring' Family Courts Series

A Week in the Family Court: Judge warns parents that he wants no 'point scoring'

TheJournal.ie spent a week observing cases in the Family Court. Here’s a selection of some of the common cases linked to relationship breakdowns.

From TheJournal.ie Protester builds 'raft' to stop building of controversial Kilkenny bridge On The Nore

Protester builds 'raft' to stop building of controversial Kilkenny bridge

The council was told that it has no power to halt the building of the disputed bridge.

From TheJournal.ie Man in wheelchair carried off DART as no ramp available at Donaghmede station No Access

Man in wheelchair carried off DART as no ramp available at Donaghmede station

Irish Rail said they would like to apologise to the customer featured in the video clip for any distress that was caused to him.

From TheJournal.ie Croke Park: Security in place to prevent One Directioners from queuing too early Tensions High
From TheJournal.ie Poll: How good is your broadband connection? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: How good is your broadband connection?

Rural Ireland’s dodgy broadband is going to get much better – but what is yours like now?

From TheJournal.ie Google's WiFi-carrying balloon circles the world in under a month Rings Around The World

Google's WiFi-carrying balloon circles the world in under a month

It was originally expected that Google’s balloon would complete a trip in 33 days, but the Ibis-167 managed to complete the journey with 11 days to spare.

From TheJournal.ie 250 Cork homes campaign to get proper internet, mobile and landline services No Reception

250 Cork homes campaign to get proper internet, mobile and landline services

Residents from Courtbrack, Foxes Bridge and Mathey in Cork are now pushing to have a radio mast erected in the area to help solve the problem.

From TheJournal.ie Irish pro-choice activists to protest against Spanish abortion plans Popular Party

Irish pro-choice activists to protest against Spanish abortion plans

Spain’s government is currently planning to restrict access to abortion services.

From TheJournal.ie The town that proves accessibility IS for all (even with no budget) Cashel

The town that proves accessibility IS for all (even with no budget)

Cashel is a heritage town that has seen the whole community come on board to improve accessibility.

From TheJournal.ie Is your town or city accessible to all? You might be surprised… Legless In Dublin

Is your town or city accessible to all? You might be surprised…

A new blog looks at what is accessible for wheelchair users and people with restricted mobility.

From TheJournal.ie Living in a remote part of the world? Google wants to get internet access to you with balloons Internet

Living in a remote part of the world? Google wants to get internet access to you with balloons

Google is launching balloons into near space to beam internet access to the world below.

From TheJournal.ie PHOTOS: Inside the vaults at Anglo Irish Bank Peek Inside This post contains images

PHOTOS: Inside the vaults at Anglo Irish Bank

A TV3 camera crew got access to the vaults at the old Anglo HQ on Stephen’s Green in Dublin. Here’s what they saw.

From TheJournal.ie Two more councils pass motions supporting same-sex marriage Equality

Two more councils pass motions supporting same-sex marriage

Fingal Couunty Council and Waterford City became the latest councils to support motions on the issue tonight.

From TheJournal.ie Train station lifts closed for over three months Access

Train station lifts closed for over three months

The disabled access lifts in Balbriggan train station in North County Dublin are finally due to reopen today, three months after being vandalised.

From TheJournal.ie Videos: RTÉ doc puts spotlight on Ruairí Quinn and his department Telly This post contains videos

Videos: RTÉ doc puts spotlight on Ruairí Quinn and his department

Documentary being aired tonight promises unprecedented access to Ruairí Quinn during a crucial period in his first months as Education Minister and we have a sneak peek…

From TheJournal.ie Tory treasurer resigns over £250k 'access to Cameron' video Peter Cruddas This post contains videos

Tory treasurer resigns over £250k 'access to Cameron' video

Peter Cruddas was secretly filmed saying a £250k donation would get donors a private audience with PM.

From TheJournal.ie Citizen advice now available through 'live chat' Citizens Advice

Citizen advice now available through 'live chat'

People with hearing or speech difficulties will now be able to access information as new instant-chat service launched.

From TheJournal.ie Grants to improve access for people with disabilities at swimming pools announced Access

Grants to improve access for people with disabilities at swimming pools announced

A total of 19 swimming pools across the country are due to receive grants to provide better access for people with disabilities and improve energy efficiency.

From TheJournal.ie Drugs are up, divorce is down - the Irish courts in numbers Courts

Drugs are up, divorce is down - the Irish courts in numbers

The Courts Service report for 2010 reveals that there has been an increase in drugs offences at the Circuit Criminal Court, an increase in child custody and access applications, and a decrease in separation and divorce.

From TheJournal.ie High Court refuses Cosgrave access to documents High Court

High Court refuses Cosgrave access to documents

Former TD Liam Cosgrave is charged with receiving corrupt payments.