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Highs of 24 degrees as Leaving Cert exams start this week
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# Typical

Highs of 24 degrees as Leaving Cert exams start this week

Jun 5th 2018, 7:24 AM 11,516 Views 8 Comments

There will be heavy and possibly thundery showers in places.

'We called him the King': Tributes as country singer Big Tom McBride dies aged 81
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'We called him the King': Tributes as country singer Big Tom McBride dies aged 81

Apr 17th 2018, 10:45 AM 87,547 Views 60 Comments

His family have confirmed funeral details for this Friday morning.

Country singer Troy Gentry killed in New Jersey helicopter crash
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# Montgomery Gentry

Country singer Troy Gentry killed in New Jersey helicopter crash

Sep 9th 2017, 12:08 PM 18,697 Views 3 Comments

The singer, part of the award-winning country music duo Montgomery Gentry, was 50 years old.

National food shortage sends thousands of starving Venezuelans to root through bins
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# Economic Crisis

National food shortage sends thousands of starving Venezuelans to root through bins

Mar 11th 2017, 7:30 AM 12,098 Views 61 Comments

Inflation and food shortages have been getting worse and worse in the country.

'Time for Dublin to grow up' - Irish rents are now rising at their fastest rate EVER
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'Time for Dublin to grow up' - Irish rents are now rising at their fastest rate EVER

Feb 14th 2017, 6:01 AM 29,112 Views 59 Comments

Daft.ie’s Ronan Lyons says height limits on Dublin buildings need to be loosened to prevent higher rents.

Ireland's Airbnb figures: 650,000 guests and €27 million income for hosts
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# Spendy

Ireland's Airbnb figures: 650,000 guests and €27 million income for hosts

Nov 4th 2016, 8:37 PM 14,897 Views 31 Comments

In the last year, 6,000 hosts in regional and rural Ireland have earned an average additional income of €2,700 per household.

Australia softens its tax on backpackers after outcry from farmers
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# Phew

Australia softens its tax on backpackers after outcry from farmers

Sep 27th 2016, 9:11 AM 20,428 Views 18 Comments

A campaign by farmers and the tourism industry had an impact.

Call it - which country will win Euro 2016?
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# Poll

Call it - which country will win Euro 2016?

Jun 10th 2016, 7:00 AM 9,664 Views 19 Comments

France, Spain and Germany are among the favourites to lift the trophy.

It still isn't too late to hand back your census form, but you'll have to post it
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# Stragglers

It still isn't too late to hand back your census form, but you'll have to post it

May 25th 2016, 10:37 AM 9,956 Views 36 Comments

The CSO is issuing one last appeal for public to turn in the forms.

Dublin needs to invest more in itself, not the rest of the country
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# Opinion

Dublin needs to invest more in itself, not the rest of the country

Apr 9th 2016, 8:00 AM 514 Views 135 Comments

The reality is that Dublin accounts for 40% of the nations economy and so it attracts an outsized proportion of its investment, writes Aaron McKenna.

This Donegal singer has gone viral after a chance encounter got him on a huge US radio show
# Making It Big
# Making It Big

This Donegal singer has gone viral after a chance encounter got him on a huge US radio show

Mar 31st 2016, 7:39 AM 7,738 Views 1 Comment

It pays to have the chats.

17 things that could only happen in the Irish countryside

17 things that could only happen in the Irish countryside

Jan 15th 2016, 9:34 PM 17,005 Views 4 Comments

Some place.

Luxury travel website names Ireland as one of its 'top 10 destinations to watch'
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# Visitors

Luxury travel website names Ireland as one of its 'top 10 destinations to watch'

Dec 22nd 2015, 10:30 PM 27,175 Views 32 Comments

New figures from the CSO look at visits in the last three months.

Weather warnings in place across the country as Storm Desmond rages on
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# Not A Great Drying Day

Weather warnings in place across the country as Storm Desmond rages on

Dec 5th 2015, 3:00 PM 66,273 Views 45 Comments

Here is what you need to know as the bad weather enters day two.

Trial of man accused of killing two Irish peacekeepers begins, but is immediately delayed
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# Mahmoud Bazzi

Trial of man accused of killing two Irish peacekeepers begins, but is immediately delayed

Nov 25th 2015, 5:15 PM 15,505 Views 0 Comments

The military tribunal heard from former Private John O’Mahony.

The Late Late is venturing out of Dublin 4 to find future Toy Show stars
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# To The Country

The Late Late is venturing out of Dublin 4 to find future Toy Show stars

Sep 30th 2015, 9:30 AM 16,056 Views 23 Comments

The programme will be holding auditions around the country ahead of the Late Late Toy Show.

Photographer back in court over monkey selfie
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# Hail To The Chimp

Photographer back in court over monkey selfie

Sep 24th 2015, 8:55 AM 27,834 Views 54 Comments

US animal rights activists PETA have taken the nature photographer involved to court over the snap.

What else could I get for... the €375,000 pricetag on this country cottage in Cork
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# Around The Country

What else could I get for... the €375,000 pricetag on this country cottage in Cork

Sep 17th 2015, 5:53 PM 5,020 Views 0 Comments

We take a look at what €375,000 would get you in the rest of the country.

Take 4: Homes for every budget
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# Cutting Your Cloth

Take 4: Homes for every budget

Sep 3rd 2015, 5:23 PM 4,651 Views 0 Comments

Here is our pick of properties from €250k up to €1 million.

This man avoids work to allow him to travel the world on a bicycle
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# Not A Bad Life

This man avoids work to allow him to travel the world on a bicycle

Aug 3rd 2015, 5:30 PM 22,949 Views 24 Comments

Ultra Romance has become an Instagram sensation by documenting his travels.

Take 4: Homes for every budget
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# Cutting Your Cloth

Take 4: Homes for every budget

Jul 23rd 2015, 5:33 PM 2,847 Views 0 Comments

Here is our pick of properties from €250k up to €1 million.

If it rains today, it might rain for 40 days... or so they say
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# Nonsense

If it rains today, it might rain for 40 days... or so they say

Jul 15th 2015, 6:00 AM 20,640 Views 11 Comments

Met Eireann is predicting dry weather in most of the country today.

What else could I get for the... €1.4 million pricetag on this luxury property in Howth?
# Around The Country
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# Around The Country

What else could I get for the... €1.4 million pricetag on this luxury property in Howth?

Jun 18th 2015, 5:08 PM 4,161 Views 1 Comment

We take a look at what €1.4 million would get you around the rest of the country.

A man who ran over his girlfriend's father is campaigning for more high-vis jackets
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# Tragedy

A man who ran over his girlfriend's father is campaigning for more high-vis jackets

Jun 11th 2015, 5:19 PM 24,670 Views 26 Comments

Michael Jackson appeared alongside his girlfriend Maggie on Tv3′s Ireland AM to tell their harrowing story.

Would we have saved any money if rent control existed here 10 years ago?
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# Rent Certainty

Would we have saved any money if rent control existed here 10 years ago?

Jun 11th 2015, 5:19 PM 1,201 Views 0 Comments

TheJournal.ie took a look at what impact linking rents to inflation would have.

The United States won't be able to listen in on phone calls after tonight
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# Privacy

The United States won't be able to listen in on phone calls after tonight

May 31st 2015, 1:32 PM 11,625 Views 48 Comments

The USA Patriot Act which underpins the domestic activities of the National Security Agency is set to expire.

430 people have died in a 50-degree heatwave in India
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# Searing Heat

430 people have died in a 50-degree heatwave in India

May 25th 2015, 3:20 PM 19,216 Views 12 Comments

Drivers have been warned to stay off the roads in some areas between 11am and 4pm.

How much has Joan Burton's department spent on consultants?
# Social Protection
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# Social Protection

How much has Joan Burton's department spent on consultants?

May 24th 2015, 9:30 AM 14,419 Views 46 Comments

It’s a bit tricky to arrive at an exact figure.

Here is what your mortgage would cost you in Europe
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# How Much??

Here is what your mortgage would cost you in Europe

Apr 30th 2015, 3:38 PM 11,938 Views 4 Comments

As has been pointed out in recent weeks, we don’t exactly get the best deal over here.

Runaway ship with 900 refugees on board stopped from striking Italian coast
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# Disaster Averted

Runaway ship with 900 refugees on board stopped from striking Italian coast

Dec 31st 2014, 11:55 AM 11,093 Views 6 Comments

There were 900 Syrian refugees on board the ship.

Most Irish people think they could have more money in six months' time ...
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# Optimism

Most Irish people think they could have more money in six months' time ...

Dec 9th 2014, 11:28 AM 5,812 Views 26 Comments

… and at the very least think they won’t have any less money.

Temple Bar gets an almighty slagging in this brilliant new Irish folk song
# Billy Treacy
# Billy Treacy

Temple Bar gets an almighty slagging in this brilliant new Irish folk song

Oct 12th 2014, 5:00 PM 4,676 Views 4 Comments

Dublin singer Billy Treacy is telling it like it is.

Here's what the Taoiseach has to say about Irish Water and your PPS number
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# Leaders' Questions

Here's what the Taoiseach has to say about Irish Water and your PPS number

Sep 17th 2014, 6:32 PM 67,433 Views 310 Comments

Enda Kenny made the comment in the Dáil as it met after the summer break.

British govt to Scotland: We'll give you more powers... if you vote no to independence
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# Question Time

British govt to Scotland: We'll give you more powers... if you vote no to independence

Sep 7th 2014, 6:20 PM 12,964 Views 67 Comments

This came after a poll out the pro-independence camp ahead for the first time.

8 most important images and GIFs from the Garth Brooks press conference
# Blame Andy
# Blame Andy

8 most important images and GIFs from the Garth Brooks press conference

Jul 10th 2014, 6:26 PM 36,785 Views 43 Comments

We just have a lot of feelings.

How did your county do when it comes to not wearing seatbelts?
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# Buckle Up

How did your county do when it comes to not wearing seatbelts?

Mar 14th 2014, 9:22 AM 17,224 Views 49 Comments

The Road Safety Authority have released figures showing the number of drivers per county who were given penalty points for seatbelt offences.

13 things anyone who's moved 'up to Dublin' will understand
# Dublin Life
# Dublin Life

13 things anyone who's moved 'up to Dublin' will understand

Jan 18th 2014, 8:15 PM 108,081 Views 92 Comments

How often does YOUR mother ask if you’re coming home?

Mayo's Aidan O'Shea facing club v country fixture dilemma
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# Hectic Times

Mayo's Aidan O'Shea facing club v country fixture dilemma

Oct 22nd 2013, 7:00 AM 3,856 Views 3 Comments

The International Rules second test and a county final await the Mayo midfielder next weekend.

10 signs you grew up near a farm
# Slurry Smell
# Slurry Smell

10 signs you grew up near a farm

Sep 24th 2013, 1:04 PM 21,244 Views 59 Comments

Where’s that bull?

'The world set a red line on Syria, not me' - Obama
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# Syria

'The world set a red line on Syria, not me' - Obama

Sep 4th 2013, 3:02 PM 6,386 Views 113 Comments

The US president said that he believed he would get Congressional backing for strikes on Syria.

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