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#Benefit

What's in my makeup bag? Doireann Ni Ruairc

Having a rummage through our favourite faces’ wares.

I went through my makeup bag to see how much of it was cruelty free

How much have I turned a blind eye for the sake of a smokey one?

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Should paternity leave be mandatory? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should paternity leave be mandatory?

The Irish Times reports today that the government is planning on introducing both two weeks’ paid parental leave and mandatory paternity leave.

From TheJournal.ie More than 27,000 fathers have taken paternity leave so far Newborns

More than 27,000 fathers have taken paternity leave so far

“We have to take a wider societal view and not think of rearing children as something best done in one’s spare time, preferably by women,” Deirdre Clune said.

From TheJournal.ie Homeless families will now receive free childcare during the summer months Easing The Burden

Homeless families will now receive free childcare during the summer months

Minister for Children Katherine Zappone also announced expanded free childcare for refugees today.

From TheJournal.ie More than 300,000 set to lose mortgage interest relief in next two years Difficult

More than 300,000 set to lose mortgage interest relief in next two years

The average benefit to a family is around €850.

Benefit upset a lot of people by joining in on a 'fat-shaming' Twitter hashtag

The company made some contributions to #MakeAMovieAFatty .

From TheJournal.ie Southwest region performing strongly as unemployment rate falls again Jobseekers

Southwest region performing strongly as unemployment rate falls again

The unemployment rate now stands at 11.5%.

From TheJournal.ie 'No evidence' that disproportionately high number of migrants receive social welfare Jobseekers

'No evidence' that disproportionately high number of migrants receive social welfare

A new study has found that the number in receipt of these payments are just a little or below the number in the work force.

From TheJournal.ie Jobseeker payments expenditure to fall by as much as 20 per cent Social Protection

Jobseeker payments expenditure to fall by as much as 20 per cent

The spend in 2014 is expected to be close to half of what it was in 2011.

From TheJournal.ie Burton: Maternity benefit cuts aren't a disincentive to women working Maternity

Burton: Maternity benefit cuts aren't a disincentive to women working

Deputy Lucinda Creighton asked Minister Burton about the new maternity benefit rate being brought in under Budget 2014.

Worst make-up ad ever shows men shoving mascara down pants

There are no words for how weird this is.

From TheJournal.ie Department of Health 'illegally' put age limit on disability allowance Equality

Department of Health 'illegally' put age limit on disability allowance

The Ombudsman found that the 66-year age limit on Mobililty Allowance Scheme for people with a severe disability has been illegal – and the department has known this for the past four years.

Damien Rice pays almost $500k for Bono's guitar

The singer-songwriter bid on the customised guitar at a fundraising auction for Haiti in Beverly Hills at the weekend.

From The42 Irish sports stars unite to highlight suicide awareness Benefit

Irish sports stars unite to highlight suicide awareness

Fraggie Murphy, Donal Og Cusack and Graham Canty will be among the stars taking part in a charity soccer match.