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Opinion: 'The litter-picker was in the post. I was snookered' From TheJournal.ie

Opinion: 'The litter-picker was in the post. I was snookered'

Feb 27th 2021, 7:30 AM 39,646 Views 33 Comments

Rory McNab shares his newfound love of collecting litter along Dublin’s Grand Canal, which has provided an unexpected pick-me-up in lockdown.

Wales 'sent clips' to World Rugby over scrummaging errors ahead of Ireland showdown
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Wales 'sent clips' to World Rugby over scrummaging errors ahead of Ireland showdown

Feb 6th 2020, 10:00 PM 22,840 Views 11 Comments

Wayne Pivac’s side conceded three scrum penalties in their win over Italy.

'A blight on the countryside': Minister pledges money to clean up thousands of tyres dumped around Ireland
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# Illegal Dumping

'A blight on the countryside': Minister pledges money to clean up thousands of tyres dumped around Ireland

Aug 9th 2017, 6:10 AM 9,531 Views 26 Comments

Latest estimates from local authorities suggest there are more than 750,000 tyres dumped around the country.

Local councils are getting help to rid dog poo from our streets
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# Dog Mess

Local councils are getting help to rid dog poo from our streets

May 11th 2017, 6:03 AM 17,881 Views 29 Comments

Not picking up after your dog can land you with a fine of up to €150.

Photos: Litter-picking turf-war at Blessington Lakes leaves locals frustrated
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Photos: Litter-picking turf-war at Blessington Lakes leaves locals frustrated

May 1st 2017, 10:00 AM 28,349 Views 53 Comments

Wicklow County Council refuses to pick up rubbish collected by locals from ESB land around Blessington Lakes.

Church of Scientology cleaning up needles on Dublin's Sheriff Street
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Church of Scientology cleaning up needles on Dublin's Sheriff Street

Apr 24th 2017, 12:01 AM 29,919 Views 95 Comments

The church has said it was welcomed by locals when volunteers visited recently to plant flowers.

Anti-graffiti campaign tells kids not to 'damage their futures by damaging property'
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# Think Don't Tag

Anti-graffiti campaign tells kids not to 'damage their futures by damaging property'

Mar 2nd 2017, 12:35 PM 14,722 Views 61 Comments

Dublin City Council is launching a new campaign – aimed at school children – to highlight that tagging is not cool… and illegal.

The Irish fans didn't stop the party even when cleaning up after themselves
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# Clean Up

The Irish fans didn't stop the party even when cleaning up after themselves

Jun 16th 2016, 8:47 AM 6,838 Views 3 Comments

Clean up you boys in green.

The clear-out continues as Fifa sacks secretary general
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The clear-out continues as Fifa sacks secretary general

Jan 13th 2016, 9:58 AM 2,082 Views 5 Comments

Jerome Valcke has been dismissed with immediate effect following allegations of corruption.

This is how you can block those annoying Candy Crush invites on Facebook
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This is how you can block those annoying Candy Crush invites on Facebook

Aug 23rd 2015, 11:00 AM 14,525 Views 12 Comments

And anything else that happens to annoy you.

Smartphone getting a little dirty? Here's how to clean it the right way
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Smartphone getting a little dirty? Here's how to clean it the right way

Jun 14th 2015, 11:00 AM 30,948 Views 19 Comments

Without damaging it, of course.

Like swimming in Ireland? The bathing water is classified as 'poor' in these locations...
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# Beneath The Waves

Like swimming in Ireland? The bathing water is classified as 'poor' in these locations...

Apr 21st 2015, 8:09 AM 35,367 Views 65 Comments

Irish Water is pledging to clean up seven of our least tempting bathing areas.

Limerick has just given itself a deep clean
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# Minty Fresh

Limerick has just given itself a deep clean

Apr 3rd 2015, 2:47 PM 16,591 Views 19 Comments

Paul O’Connell led the charge as the county gave itself a Good Friday makeover.

Behind the doors of Ireland's hoarders: 'We had to take the door off to get in'
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# Lot Of Cleaning

Behind the doors of Ireland's hoarders: 'We had to take the door off to get in'

Mar 8th 2015, 5:30 PM 32,376 Views 20 Comments

‘There was one house where the man who lived there would collect the neighbours rubbish and bring it into his house.’

Complaining about your job? These guys clean up after murder scenes and drug dens
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# Forensic Cleaning

Complaining about your job? These guys clean up after murder scenes and drug dens

Feb 28th 2015, 8:30 PM 27,876 Views 21 Comments

‘Most people say thank you so much for a brilliant job – but we hope we never see you again.’

Rubbish dumping still a problem around the last remaining flats in Ballymun
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# Flytipping

Rubbish dumping still a problem around the last remaining flats in Ballymun

Jan 2nd 2015, 5:57 PM 13,062 Views 41 Comments

They are set for demolition in June of this year.

GoPro hoovering is surprisingly mesmerising
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# Vroom

GoPro hoovering is surprisingly mesmerising

Oct 9th 2014, 11:51 AM 2,127 Views 1 Comment

Bye bye crisps.

Need an easier way to free up space on your Mac? Give this a shot
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Need an easier way to free up space on your Mac? Give this a shot

Sep 30th 2014, 12:41 PM 8,674 Views 16 Comments

Should you find other similar tools for Mac a little too advanced, Disk App’s minimalist design could be better suited to your needs.

Microsoft begins cleaning up the Windows store by removing 1,500 fake apps from it
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Microsoft begins cleaning up the Windows store by removing 1,500 fake apps from it

Aug 28th 2014, 2:35 PM 7,301 Views 11 Comments

The company promises to remove more apps which mislead users and crack down on fake and scam apps.

How to speed up your computer without spending a cent
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How to speed up your computer without spending a cent

Jul 27th 2014, 5:00 PM 42,859 Views 53 Comments

Because we can’t all be spending hundreds on new hard drives and laptops.

Someone vandalised Molly Malone's cleavage...
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Someone vandalised Molly Malone's cleavage...

Jul 23rd 2014, 12:25 PM 30,151 Views 70 Comments

Molly had only made her comeback in Dublin’s city centre last Friday.

Toxic dump in Cork to be turned into park
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Toxic dump in Cork to be turned into park

Jun 22nd 2014, 10:45 AM 13,199 Views 23 Comments

The East Tip at Haulbowline will get a €40 million clean up.

Aaron McKenna: A citizen’s guide to fighting the scourge of cable ties left on lamp posts
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Aaron McKenna: A citizen’s guide to fighting the scourge of cable ties left on lamp posts

May 24th 2014, 8:10 AM 444 Views 27 Comments

Political hopefuls call for better public spaces, clean streets, motherhood and apple pie – but many are happy to leave their campaigning rubbish about.

9 telltale signs you've been putting off the cleaning for too long
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# Spring Clean

9 telltale signs you've been putting off the cleaning for too long

Feb 2nd 2014, 1:00 PM 30,877 Views 23 Comments

Someone’s got to do it.

Technology saving major works in National Gallery
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Technology saving major works in National Gallery

Jan 11th 2014, 10:15 AM 5,409 Views 3 Comments

Priceless art collection preserved for future through latest conservation methods.

Local authorities will outline priorities for storm repair funding
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Local authorities will outline priorities for storm repair funding

Jan 7th 2014, 7:31 PM 10,045 Views 12 Comments

The response to the storms will first be assessed by local authorities before a preliminary report is then brought to Government next week.

Just a handful of homes still offline after storm, but UK dealing with severe flooding and power cuts
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Just a handful of homes still offline after storm, but UK dealing with severe flooding and power cuts

Dec 25th 2013, 10:53 AM 7,244 Views 4 Comments

ESB crews have been out overnight reconnecting customers. In the UK — there’s tens of thousands without power, and three severe flood warnings remain in place.

Wikipedia 'edit-a-thon' tries to increase representation of women there
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Wikipedia 'edit-a-thon' tries to increase representation of women there

Oct 19th 2013, 5:30 PM 5,653 Views 7 Comments

Many high-profile women from the science, tech, engineering and maths fields have little or no profile on the contributor-generated online encyclopaedia.

Creating culture amidst the rubbish in Temple Bar's lanes
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Creating culture amidst the rubbish in Temple Bar's lanes

Sep 7th 2013, 8:30 PM 22,723 Views 45 Comments

How the Icon Factory is battling waste. Also – can Temple Bar’s lanes be reclaimed? A new project aims to do just that.

Major clean-up underway at flooded Letterkenny hospital
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Major clean-up underway at flooded Letterkenny hospital

Jul 27th 2013, 11:38 AM 6,535 Views 10 Comments

The Emergency Department remains closed and patients are being diverted to two other hospitals.

Local authorities given €900k to clean up graffiti and litter
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Local authorities given €900k to clean up graffiti and litter

Jun 24th 2013, 7:34 PM 4,272 Views 32 Comments

Phil Hogan also published a report that showed the number of areas deemed to be litter-free in 2012 is at the highest levels ever achieved.

Shell confirms superstorm Sandy triggers oil spill
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# Sandy

Shell confirms superstorm Sandy triggers oil spill

Nov 1st 2012, 3:20 PM 9,159 Views 4 Comments

Company doesn’t specify amount of oil spilled but says it is located off New York City.

Cork councils to receive €700,000 for flood clean-up
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# Floods

Cork councils to receive €700,000 for flood clean-up

Jul 26th 2012, 11:49 AM 1,629 Views 2 Comments

Three councils will receive the funding to help clean up the city and county after last month’s flooding.

Mud and more mud: Flood clean-up begins (Pics)
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Mud and more mud: Flood clean-up begins (Pics)

Jun 28th 2012, 1:35 PM 14,546 Views 15 Comments

Water has been pumped from many of the areas affected by today’s flooding, leaving in its wake mud, debris and damaged businesses.

Threats of EU fine prompts clean-up of toxic Cork dump
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# Haulbowline

Threats of EU fine prompts clean-up of toxic Cork dump

Jan 3rd 2012, 5:43 PM 2,768 Views 8 Comments

The dump at the former Irish Steel plant at Haulbowline Island – featuring toxic waste – is to be cleaned up by 2014.

Police probe: No evidence that Mark Duggan fired at officers
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# London Riots

Police probe: No evidence that Mark Duggan fired at officers

Aug 9th 2011, 5:58 PM 2,239 Views 13 Comments

Ballistic tests indicate that a handgun found at the scene of Duggan’s death had NOT been fired.

BlackBerry website hacked by anti-police 'hacktivist' group
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# London Riots

BlackBerry website hacked by anti-police 'hacktivist' group

Aug 9th 2011, 5:34 PM 960 Views 2 Comments

BlackBerry’s manufacturer said it would allow police to access BlackBerry Messenger posts – and got hacked in return.

London mayor Johnson brandishes a broom on the streets of the city
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# London Riots

London mayor Johnson brandishes a broom on the streets of the city

Aug 9th 2011, 4:15 PM 2,228 Views 7 Comments

The mayor was heckled as he visited the Clapham Junction area. Meanwhile shops and businesses across London have stayed closed or shut early this afternoon.

Crude oil spills into Yellowstone River after pipe rupture
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Crude oil spills into Yellowstone River after pipe rupture

Jul 3rd 2011, 2:50 PM 814 Views 2 Comments

Hundreds of barrels worth of oil flood 25 miles downstream in Montana river as ExxonMobile pipeline springs leak beneath riverbed.