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From TheJournal.ie Litter rankings: Kilkenny cleanest in Ireland while Dublin's north inner city 'seriously littered' Clean

Litter rankings: Kilkenny cleanest in Ireland while Dublin's north inner city 'seriously littered'

27 of the 40 towns and cities surveyed were deemed clean.

From TheJournal.ie This initiative is calling for people to clean up marine litter from Irish coasts this weekend Big Beach Clean

This initiative is calling for people to clean up marine litter from Irish coasts this weekend

Events for the Big Beach Clean 2019 are happening around the country this weekend.

From TheJournal.ie Oklahoma window cleaners rescued from lift 'swinging violently' above 50-floor skyscraper Oklahoma City This post contains videos

Oklahoma window cleaners rescued from lift 'swinging violently' above 50-floor skyscraper

The basket smashed several windows before being stabilised by firefighters.

From TheJournal.ie We tracked the progress of these Young Scientist projects - here's how they got on BTYSTE

We tracked the progress of these Young Scientist projects - here's how they got on

More than 4,200 students entered the competition this year.

From TheJournal.ie This is Ireland's tidiest town Kerry Gold

This is Ireland's tidiest town

Listowel picked up the prestigious award this afternoon.

From TheJournal.ie This is Ireland's tidiest town Premier League

This is Ireland's tidiest town

The town in the west of Tipperary picked up the prestigious award this afternoon.

From TheJournal.ie Three Irish beaches lose Blue Flag status while two get them for first time Win Some Lose Some

Three Irish beaches lose Blue Flag status while two get them for first time

Bray South Promenade got its flag back after 17 years.

From TheJournal.ie Sewage, animal faeces and bacteria among the reasons these 6 Irish beaches failed a quality test Water

Sewage, animal faeces and bacteria among the reasons these 6 Irish beaches failed a quality test

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) report on Ireland’s bathing waters found that 93% met minimum EU standards.

From TheJournal.ie Survey reveals cleanest, and most littered, areas in Ireland Load Of Rubbish

Survey reveals cleanest, and most littered, areas in Ireland

Sweet papers were the most common form of litter on our streets, followed by fast food wrappers, cigarette butts and chewing gum.

From TheJournal.ie This smartphone's big selling point is you can clean it with soap Squeaky Clean

This smartphone's big selling point is you can clean it with soap

The Japanese firm say it’s the first phone that can withstand a soapy bath.

From TheJournal.ie Sticky residue and stains found on equipment at Limerick hospital Unclean

Sticky residue and stains found on equipment at Limerick hospital

Serious hand hygiene and equipment cleanliness issues were also identified at Cork University Hospital.

From TheJournal.ie More than half of septic tanks inspected in Cork found to be non-compliant Wasting Away

More than half of septic tanks inspected in Cork found to be non-compliant

A major issue is tanks not being emptied and cleaned regularly enough.

From TheJournal.ie Noisy flights are about to get a lot less noisy Come Fly With Me

Noisy flights are about to get a lot less noisy

Irish researchers are leading the way on this one.

From TheJournal.ie Dublin, Cork and Limerick are the dirtiest cities in Ireland Litterbugs

Dublin, Cork and Limerick are the dirtiest cities in Ireland

The good news is that 75% of towns and cities were found to be as clean or cleaner than European counterparts.

From TheJournal.ie Here's how this bus could change homeless people's lives Lava Mae

Here's how this bus could change homeless people's lives

There are over 3,500 people living on the streets in San Francisco.

From The42 Lance Armstrong 'honoured' to write the foreword to Emma O'Reilly's book Soigneur

Lance Armstrong 'honoured' to write the foreword to Emma O'Reilly's book

The Dublin woman reveals her side of the story in ‘The Race to Truth’.

From TheJournal.ie Gardaí clean up in raid on counterfeit washing powder operation Not So Squeaky Clean

Gardaí clean up in raid on counterfeit washing powder operation

€40,000 worth of powder was also seized.

From TheJournal.ie Dublin city centre achieves clean rating for the first time in 18 years Rubbish

Dublin city centre achieves clean rating for the first time in 18 years

A national litter survey has found that many Irish towns and cities are cleaner than our European counterparts.

From TheJournal.ie Ennis Hospital the shining light in poor HIQA hygiene reports Clean

Ennis Hospital the shining light in poor HIQA hygiene reports

Four other hospitals, including the Mater and St. Vincent’s in Dublin, were found to have unclean environments that posed risks to patients.

From TheJournal.ie Cavan is the cleanest town in Ireland - where does your town rank? Ibal Litter League

Cavan is the cleanest town in Ireland - where does your town rank?

The results of the IBAL Anti-Litter League are out today – here are the results.

From TheJournal.ie Dirty Dublin no more, as capital declared 'clean' Capital

Dirty Dublin no more, as capital declared 'clean'

The Irish Business Against Litter Anti-Litter League 2013 results are out today.

How many of these household jobs are you putting off right now?

If you’re not procrastinating in relation to at least one of these tasks you are a superhuman.

The burning question*: Do you brush your teeth in the shower? Work Can Wait This post contains a poll

The burning question*: Do you brush your teeth in the shower?

It’s Monday, so let TheJournal.ie distract you from the ‘serious’ news with one of life’s REAL dilemmas. (*not really)

No flies on them: Chinese city bans flies from public toilets Swat This post contains images

No flies on them: Chinese city bans flies from public toilets

Meanwhile Beijing authorities have said two flies are allowed in the lavatories at any one time…

From TheJournal.ie Wash your hands: Irish start-up aims to beat hospital superbugs worldwide Hand Hygiene

Wash your hands: Irish start-up aims to beat hospital superbugs worldwide

The Irish company has been chosen by the WHO to promote hand hygiene globally. Thirty-five percent of healthcare facilities are at an inadequate or basic level.