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6 of the worst Christmas tree decorations

The 8 worst and weirdest Christmas decorations hauled from online craft store Etsy.

From TheJournal.ie Fatal Road Traffic Collision in Bishopstown, Cork Road Crash

Fatal Road Traffic Collision in Bishopstown, Cork

70-year-old man died on the South City Ring Road this evening.

From TheJournal.ie IMF calls for full EU banking union to counter crisis Euro Crisis

IMF calls for full EU banking union to counter crisis

Dealing with problems on a country by country basis not working, says IMF.

From TheJournal.ie Fighting might have led to evolution of fists Fists Of Fury

Fighting might have led to evolution of fists

Humans are the “poster children for violence” say researchers.

From TheJournal.ie Dublin to get annual science festival Festival Of Curiosity

Dublin to get annual science festival

‘Festival of Curiosity’ will take place in July 2013.

From TheJournal.ie Louvre is world's most visited museum Museum

Louvre is world's most visited museum

Paris museum received 10 million visitors in 2012, 10 times as many as Ireland’s four national museums combined did in 2011.

From TheJournal.ie Advertising authority to monitor ads by companies on social media Advertising

Advertising authority to monitor ads by companies on social media

Posts by companies on social media websites that advertise products now under the remit of the Advertising Authority of Ireland.

From TheJournal.ie Oireachtas Committee to meet Minister for Health James Reilly today Health

Oireachtas Committee to meet Minister for Health James Reilly today

Minister Reilly slammed by committee member for not setting up a fullyindependent inquiry into Savita Halappanavar’s death.

From TheJournal.ie 600 year old meteors to rain on earth Meteors

600 year old meteors to rain on earth

Observers may see almost twice as many meteors per hour compared to last Saturday’s meteor shower.

From TheJournal.ie McFeely house goes up for sale as he loses repossession appeal NAMA

McFeely house goes up for sale as he loses repossession appeal

Bankrupt property developer must give up the keys to number two Ailesbury Road in Dublin 4, which goes on sale for €3m.

From TheJournal.ie The 5 at 5: Monday Take 5

The 5 at 5: Monday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

From TheJournal.ie More breastfeeding needed to tackle obesity in children and adults Breastfeeding

More breastfeeding needed to tackle obesity in children and adults

Scientific report says Ireland has lowest breast feeding rates in Europe.

From TheJournal.ie One in 20 patients has hospital acquired infection INFECTIONS

One in 20 patients has hospital acquired infection

5.2 per cent of patients get infection within two days of admission, after a medical device was inserted or after surgery.

From TheJournal.ie Irish people saving less Savings

Irish people saving less

Four in ten not saving money at end of month, but more people expect to be better off next year.

From TheJournal.ie Texas petition to leave the United States gets 60,000 signatures Lone Star

Texas petition to leave the United States gets 60,000 signatures

Texas is the only state of the union that can secede voluntarily, some supporters of independence believe.

From TheJournal.ie Tánaiste calls for referendum on same-sex marriage Gay Marriage

Tánaiste calls for referendum on same-sex marriage

Eamon Gilmore says he does not believe “we should postpone what is a human right.”

From TheJournal.ie Spotify launches in Ireland Spotify

Spotify launches in Ireland

Music streaming site gives users access to over 18 million music tracks for free

From TheJournal.ie Vodafone makes €2.4bn loss on southern European woes Vodafone

Vodafone makes €2.4bn loss on southern European woes

Mobile giant blames tough trading conditions in southern Europe for losses.

From TheJournal.ie First military census shows pressures faced by 1922 army Michael Collins

First military census shows pressures faced by 1922 army

Head of the new National Army Michael Collins faced serious administrative challenges as new force took over British barracks.

From TheJournal.ie Almost 25 per cent of children agonise over the economy says report Children

Almost 25 per cent of children agonise over the economy says report

20 per cent said that the education they receive is the best thing about being a child in Ireland, followed by sport.

From TheJournal.ie Super-levy needed for high pensions, says Labour Party Chairman Pensions

Super-levy needed for high pensions, says Labour Party Chairman

All pensions over €100,000 a year should be subject to a levy of 10 per cent, rising to 25 per cent on pensions over €500,000, says Colm Keaveney TD.

From TheJournal.ie Average annual earnings fall by €212 CSO

Average annual earnings fall by €212

Average Irish worker earned €35,905 in 2011 before tax, down from €36,117 in 2010.

From TheJournal.ie Taoiseach welcomes cut to ex-AIB chief's pension AIB

Taoiseach welcomes cut to ex-AIB chief's pension

Kenny added that the taxation of pensions will be dealt with in the Budget for 2013.

From TheJournal.ie 125 jobs for Drogheda Jobswatch

125 jobs for Drogheda

US comparison website Nextag to open operations in Co Louth town.

From TheJournal.ie Decrease in Irish psychiatric admissions Psychiatric Admissions

Decrease in Irish psychiatric admissions

Depressive disorders accounted for almost one in three admissions, as unskilled workers remain the most likely group to be admitted.

From TheJournal.ie Sellafield nuclear waste warning Sellafield

Sellafield nuclear waste warning

Operators failed to dispose of radioactive waste properly, as cost of decommissioning site rises, says watchdog.

From TheJournal.ie Aer Lingus profit up 30 per cent Aer Lingus

Aer Lingus profit up 30 per cent

Profits for the year rise to €86.5m, 29.7 per cent up on last year.

From TheJournal.ie The App all men have been waiting for (and could probably do with) The Man App

The App all men have been waiting for (and could probably do with)

Ballina-based app developer launches Man App to remind you of the dates you tend to forget and the advice you tend to need.

From TheJournal.ie The Evening Fix...now with added lefty tossers Need To Know

The Evening Fix...now with added lefty tossers

Things we learned, loved and shared today.

From TheJournal.ie How did the Salmon cross the road? Salmon This post contains videos

How did the Salmon cross the road?

It swam of course. Fish cross road in Washington State in annual ritual.

From TheJournal.ie Some allowances should be subsumed into core pay, say Garda reps Watchdog

Some allowances should be subsumed into core pay, say Garda reps

Garda Commissioner Martin Callinan and representatives of garda bodies appearing before Public Accounts Committee.

From TheJournal.ie Safebook: How to stay safe online Cyberbullying

Safebook: How to stay safe online

Infographic says parents should join Facebook if cyber-bullying is to be tackled. What do you think?

From TheJournal.ie McDonald's to create 700 jobs in next three years Jobswatch

McDonald's to create 700 jobs in next three years

Fast food chain currently employs 4,054 people in Ireland and spent €283.7m in the Irish economy in 2011.

From TheJournal.ie Schmallenberg virus detected in Northern Ireland Schmallenberg Virus

Schmallenberg virus detected in Northern Ireland

Killer virus that causes fever in sheep and cattle was confirmed in Co Cork yesterday, the first time it has ever appeared in Ireland.

From TheJournal.ie The Evening Fix...now with added gangnam-style Noam Chomsky Need To Know This post contains videos

The Evening Fix...now with added gangnam-style Noam Chomsky

Things we learned, loved and shared today.

From TheJournal.ie 2,000 job cuts sought at Eircom Eircom

2,000 job cuts sought at Eircom

TheJournal.ie understand that one-third of jobs are set to go at the telecommunications company under a cost-saving plan drawn up by the company’s board of directors.

From TheJournal.ie JJB Sports to close with loss of 100 jobs Jobs

JJB Sports to close with loss of 100 jobs

Closure is indicative of failure by landlords to reduce Celtic Tiger era rents, says Retail association.

From TheJournal.ie Wine shortage nearing as grape harvest hits historical low Wine

Wine shortage nearing as grape harvest hits historical low

Poor weather and shrinking size of land under cultivation means global wine production will fall to its lowest level since records began in 1975.

From TheJournal.ie Lack of flights to Cork hampering business in region Cork Airport

Lack of flights to Cork hampering business in region

Cork Chamber of Commerce calls for an increase in flights to boost growth in the south of Ireland.

From TheJournal.ie Public asked to vote in Irish internet awards Eircom Spiders

Public asked to vote in Irish internet awards

The eircom Spider awards now have 18 categories, with TheJournal.ie and TheScore.ie nominated in four.

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