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Bored? Here's 8 websites perfect for a rainy day
# Procrastinate
# Procrastinate

Bored? Here's 8 websites perfect for a rainy day

Jul 30th 2011, 5:28 PM 1,600 Views 2 Comments

A collection of eight websites that will keep you entertained for hours. Go, procrastinate!

Celeb gossip and deaths get Irish people ‘googling’
# Chin Wag
# Chin Wag

Celeb gossip and deaths get Irish people ‘googling’

Jul 30th 2011, 2:52 PM 839 Views 0 Comments

The Irish show their love of all things juicy and sporty but the Eurovision gets a spot too (of course).

Govt to slash public spending, lower tax bands in December budget
# Budget 2012
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# Budget 2012

Govt to slash public spending, lower tax bands in December budget

Jul 30th 2011, 1:34 PM 870 Views 23 Comments

The Government has revealed some of the hard-hitting measures it will take in the December Budget and it makes tough reading for some.

Man arrested in Bobby Moffett murder inquiry
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# Arrest

Man arrested in Bobby Moffett murder inquiry

Jul 30th 2011, 12:12 PM 239 Views 0 Comments

Detectives investigating the murder of leading Northern Ireland loyalist Bobby Moffett arrested a man this morning.

Video: NATO takes down three Libyan TV satellite transmitters
# Takedown
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# Takedown

Video: NATO takes down three Libyan TV satellite transmitters

Jul 30th 2011, 11:55 AM 555 Views 13 Comments

Military group tries to limit impact of Muammar Gaddafi’s impassioned television broadcasts by bombing transmitters.

Default looms as US politicians fail to reach deal From TheJournal.ie

Default looms as US politicians fail to reach deal

Jul 30th 2011, 10:29 AM 377 Views 7 Comments

Obama calls for common ground as Republicans and Democrats again fail to reach an 11th hour deal on the US debt ceiling.

Joe Biden specials: 8 of the American VP's major gaffes
# Foot In Mouth
# Foot In Mouth

Joe Biden specials: 8 of the American VP's major gaffes

Jul 7th 2011, 1:17 PM 904 Views 0 Comments

Should we look forward to more Bidenisms on the VP’s Twitter account?

7 sex scandals that shocked the political world
# Sex Scandal
# Sex Scandal

7 sex scandals that shocked the political world

Jul 5th 2011, 6:22 PM 6,589 Views 5 Comments

DSK may be cleared of all sexual misconduct charges in relation to a New York chambermaid – but these politicians had their career ended by sex scandals…

Joe Biden joins Twitter...well, kind of
# @VP
# @VP

Joe Biden joins Twitter...well, kind of

Jul 5th 2011, 2:55 PM 323 Views 1 Comment

VP Joe Biden joins Twitter and tells the world he has nicknamed his wife “Dr. B”.

Syrian army moves into Hama after massive demonstrations
# Crackdown
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# Crackdown

Syrian army moves into Hama after massive demonstrations

Jul 5th 2011, 1:09 PM 290 Views 0 Comments

Day 112 of the Syrian Revolution and Assad’s crackdown on the anti-government movement continues as tanks move on the city of Hama.

Rogue protester disrupts trains by chaining himself to bridge
# One Man Protest
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# One Man Protest

Rogue protester disrupts trains by chaining himself to bridge

Jul 5th 2011, 1:01 PM 928 Views 12 Comments

Man chains himself to Athlone bridge in one-man protest over cuts at Roscommon Hospital.

Owners beware: Landlords turn to dog poop DNA tests
# Science Gone Mad
# Science Gone Mad

Owners beware: Landlords turn to dog poop DNA tests

Jul 5th 2011, 11:44 AM 363 Views 0 Comments

Who let the dog out? Owners who don’t scoop will now pay.

No humps for Fergie at Oxegen as band labels own song "rubbish"
# Oxegen
# Oxegen

No humps for Fergie at Oxegen as band labels own song "rubbish"

Jul 4th 2011, 6:19 PM 930 Views 2 Comments

Black Eyed Peas ditch “most annoying song of all time” from their Oxegen play list.

Man and woman arrested over Limerick tiger raid
# Arrests
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# Arrests

Man and woman arrested over Limerick tiger raid

Jul 4th 2011, 5:54 PM 927 Views 0 Comments

Gardaí have arrested a man and woman in relation to last week’s armed robbery in Limerick.

Whatever happened the Habsburgs...and three other fallen dynasties?
# Dynasty
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# Dynasty

Whatever happened the Habsburgs...and three other fallen dynasties?

Jul 4th 2011, 5:11 PM 26,020 Views 4 Comments

The story of the Habsburgs and other famous dynasties that are no more.

Fourth of July: Celebrations in Dublin, Limerick... and Moneygall
# Fourth Of July
# Fourth Of July

Fourth of July: Celebrations in Dublin, Limerick... and Moneygall

Jul 4th 2011, 2:31 PM 6,599 Views 3 Comments

Fireworks and barbeques are traditional Fourth of July celebrations in the US but what are we doing in Ireland?

Samsung v Apple: the battle continues
# Samsung V Apple
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# Samsung V Apple

Samsung v Apple: the battle continues

Jul 4th 2011, 11:28 AM 877 Views 19 Comments

Samsung has voluntarily dropped one of its lawsuits against Apple but the tit-for-tat legal battle rages on.

Seven-year-old killed in Wexford road crash
# Tragic
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# Tragic

Seven-year-old killed in Wexford road crash

Jul 1st 2011, 5:59 PM 1,111 Views 10 Comments

A young boy has died in Clonroche, Wexford after being struck by a Jeep.

Nine dead in Syria as biggest ever anti-Assad protests take place
# People Power
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# People Power

Nine dead in Syria as biggest ever anti-Assad protests take place

Jul 1st 2011, 5:21 PM 528 Views 3 Comments

Hundreds of thousands of people have taken to streets all across Syria to protest against President Bashar al-Assad’s current regime.

Watch: US Catholic TV preacher finds Irish Catholicism "in dire straits"
# Irish 'Catholics'
# Irish 'Catholics'

Watch: US Catholic TV preacher finds Irish Catholicism "in dire straits"

Jul 1st 2011, 3:12 PM 4,945 Views 62 Comments

Catholic preacher travels to make video in Dublin – and is shocked that people “deliberately miss Mass” and at finding stickers that “promote sodomy as a right”.

Healthcare company Alere to create new 100 jobs in Galway
# Jobswatch
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# Jobswatch

Healthcare company Alere to create new 100 jobs in Galway

Jul 1st 2011, 2:17 PM 1,465 Views 2 Comments

Some good news on the job front for Galway as healthcare company sets up business service centre.

US firms need 2,000 Irish workers but say the skills aren't there
# Skills Shortage
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# Skills Shortage

US firms need 2,000 Irish workers but say the skills aren't there

Jul 1st 2011, 1:51 PM 1,397 Views 21 Comments

American companies complain that they can’t find Irish workers with the right skills.

Father of "ill-mannered" email bride hits back at "Miss Fancy Pants"
# Monster-in-Law
# Monster-in-Law

Father of "ill-mannered" email bride hits back at "Miss Fancy Pants"

Jul 1st 2011, 1:07 PM 953 Views 0 Comments

Upset father launches counter-attack on “snotty” mother-in-law.

While Greece riots, Italy passes €47bn austerity plan
# Austerity
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# Austerity

While Greece riots, Italy passes €47bn austerity plan

Jul 1st 2011, 10:51 AM 558 Views 0 Comments

Europe’s financial worries deepen as Italy plans for more austerity measures to balance its budget.

Will you miss the 'Oxford comma'?
# Oxford Comma
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# Oxford Comma

Will you miss the 'Oxford comma'?

Jun 30th 2011, 8:31 PM 3,382 Views 31 Comments

Grammar fans react angrily to the scrapping of the Oxford comma – but what on earth is it?

Irish authorities asked Google to remove mystery content
# Google
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# Google

Irish authorities asked Google to remove mystery content

Jun 30th 2011, 5:48 PM 2,560 Views 9 Comments

Google launches its transparency report to highlight government removal requests: guess which country submitted most removal requests?

Irish among the most entrepreneurial in Europe
# Startups
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# Startups

Irish among the most entrepreneurial in Europe

Jun 30th 2011, 4:21 PM 1,046 Views 4 Comments

Report explains Ireland that economic necessity is driving entrepreneurship.

Bourne supreme? Mother-in-law's savage email goes viral
# Monster-in-Law
# Monster-in-Law

Bourne supreme? Mother-in-law's savage email goes viral

Jun 30th 2011, 2:39 PM 11,297 Views 27 Comments

Think you have a bad relationship with your in-laws? Then read what Carolyn Bourne sent her son’s bride…