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16 Airtricity League clubs awarded licences for 2015, while three left to wait
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16 Airtricity League clubs awarded licences for 2015, while three left to wait

Feb 17th 2015, 7:03 PM 5,811 Views 4 Comments

Clubs have five working days to lodge an appeal on the decision.

Column: Can one person make a difference in the world?
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Column: Can one person make a difference in the world?

Feb 8th 2015, 12:00 PM 633 Views 31 Comments

Sometimes it’s hard to believe that you can challenge inequality, but the truth is that our choices will either help or hurt others – so which will it be?

Situation with quad bikes said to be at 'crisis point'
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Situation with quad bikes said to be at 'crisis point'

Jan 30th 2015, 10:44 PM 33,676 Views 51 Comments

A Dublin councillor has called for tougher restrictions to be placed on the vehicles.

Portuguese legend Luis Figo set to run for FIFA presidency
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Portuguese legend Luis Figo set to run for FIFA presidency

Jan 28th 2015, 1:45 PM 10,040 Views 16 Comments

The former Real Madrid star joins other candidates including David Ginola and Jerome Champagne.

'Winning is not our primary focus' - Carolan drives development with Ireland U20s
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'Winning is not our primary focus' - Carolan drives development with Ireland U20s

Jan 25th 2015, 9:00 AM 4,794 Views 5 Comments

The Connacht academy manager outlines the philosophy that will shape his Ireland U20s team.

One of the best smartphone games of 2014 made almost €5 million
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One of the best smartphone games of 2014 made almost €5 million

Jan 16th 2015, 8:21 AM 18,084 Views 7 Comments

Not bad for a game that initially cost €732,000 to make.

Column: Meet the Irish man managing global change on behalf of everyone on the planet
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Column: Meet the Irish man managing global change on behalf of everyone on the planet

Jan 15th 2015, 8:00 AM 177 Views 14 Comments

Ireland’s ambassador to the UN, David Donoghue, could be one of the most important people of 2015.

Munster's Hanrahan will head for Saints looking to fulfill rich promise
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Munster's Hanrahan will head for Saints looking to fulfill rich promise

Jan 7th 2015, 6:40 PM 8,281 Views 39 Comments

The Kerry native appears well suited to the style of rugby Northampton play.

Nama's scorecard for 2014 is in, so how did they do?
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Nama's scorecard for 2014 is in, so how did they do?

Jan 2nd 2015, 3:24 PM 12,139 Views 20 Comments

They’re ahead of schedule, but how much have they made?

What else could I get for the €765,000 pricetag on this 18th century mill in Galway?
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What else could I get for the €765,000 pricetag on this 18th century mill in Galway?

Dec 4th 2014, 4:03 PM 2,186 Views 0 Comments

We take a look at what that amount of moolah could get you around the rest of the country.

'He used to give me daggers from the bench' - Cheika on Sexton's rise from sub to star
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'He used to give me daggers from the bench' - Cheika on Sexton's rise from sub to star

Nov 20th 2014, 5:21 PM 13,156 Views 6 Comments

Sexton broke into the Leinster team while Michael Cheika was in charge.

FIFA ethics chief to make 2018, 2022 World Cup statement
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FIFA ethics chief to make 2018, 2022 World Cup statement

Nov 12th 2014, 9:09 PM 10,775 Views 21 Comments

The author of the report, former US federal prosecutor Michael Garcia has long campaigned for the details to be made public.

Why the founder of Hailo is betting on drones and robotics
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Why the founder of Hailo is betting on drones and robotics

Nov 10th 2014, 10:39 AM 7,449 Views 10 Comments

Jay Bregman left his role as co-CEO of Hailo to start focusing on robotics and drones

Academy-inspired Connacht looking to keep up their side of the IRFU bargain
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Academy-inspired Connacht looking to keep up their side of the IRFU bargain

Oct 10th 2014, 7:30 AM 5,738 Views 13 Comments

‘The strength of our academy is that they actually get game time at the top level,’ says manager Tim Allnutt

Ten more CoderDojo clubs are to be set up over next twelve months
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Ten more CoderDojo clubs are to be set up over next twelve months

Oct 9th 2014, 7:15 AM 10,758 Views 15 Comments

The exact locations has yet to be set in stone, but it’s expected that some of them will be set up in Dublin, Kildare and Limerick.

Builders are not happy with the government's new social housing plan
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Builders are not happy with the government's new social housing plan

Oct 3rd 2014, 6:15 AM 13,817 Views 64 Comments

But a housing charity thinks it’s not so bad.

Lam's infectious energy setting the tone for reinvigorated Connacht
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Lam's infectious energy setting the tone for reinvigorated Connacht

Sep 18th 2014, 7:40 AM 3,247 Views 3 Comments

The western province’s head coach explains the philosophy that drives his work in Galway.

'Is it time for us to think a little differently?' - Niall Quinn has a vision for Irish football
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# Blueprint

'Is it time for us to think a little differently?' - Niall Quinn has a vision for Irish football

Sep 13th 2014, 10:15 AM 7,743 Views 22 Comments

The ex-Ireland striker would love to get involved with the development of young players at grassroots level.

NAMA is set to build 4,500 new residential units in the nation's capital
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NAMA is set to build 4,500 new residential units in the nation's capital

Sep 12th 2014, 11:46 AM 7,226 Views 19 Comments

The action by the State owned bad bank could see a potential 25,000 units developed into residential properties.

Google working on quantum computing chip that will help develop artificial intelligence
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Google working on quantum computing chip that will help develop artificial intelligence

Sep 3rd 2014, 10:11 AM 5,157 Views 27 Comments

The aim is to develop a chip that will allow machines to one day think like humans.

Research conducted by Irish scientists could mean the end of organ donors
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Research conducted by Irish scientists could mean the end of organ donors

Aug 28th 2014, 11:12 AM 11,208 Views 15 Comments

New technology uses sound waves to target specific cells.

Munster in seventh as Daveta take inaugural Limerick World Club 7s crown
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Munster in seventh as Daveta take inaugural Limerick World Club 7s crown

Aug 11th 2014, 11:15 AM 6,642 Views 5 Comments

Colm McMahon’s men had a mixed afternoon on the second day of action in Thomond Park.

Poll: Should more action be taken to kick-start the property industry?
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Poll: Should more action be taken to kick-start the property industry?

Aug 10th 2014, 9:29 AM 10,326 Views 109 Comments

A top developer is calling for a “fast-track plan” so that demand can be met.

Ireland donates €1.5 million to South Sudan famine prevention fund
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Ireland donates €1.5 million to South Sudan famine prevention fund

Aug 7th 2014, 4:40 PM 6,142 Views 80 Comments

Seán Sherlock condemned the killing of aid personnel as they provided humanitarian relief to those impacted by the ongoing violence.

Turns out videogames can benefit children (but only in short bursts)
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# In Moderation

Turns out videogames can benefit children (but only in short bursts)

Aug 4th 2014, 10:50 AM 6,457 Views 30 Comments

Researchers from Oxford University found that playing videogames for up to an hour a day had a small but positive impact on children.

A 400-acre 'suburb' in Cherrywood is now on the market for €220 million
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A 400-acre 'suburb' in Cherrywood is now on the market for €220 million

Jul 16th 2014, 11:34 AM 17,187 Views 79 Comments

The land is “bigger than Hyde Park” and could hold nearly 4,000 homes.

Blood, guts and green energy: Scientists get €23m in research funding
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# Here You Go

Blood, guts and green energy: Scientists get €23m in research funding

Jul 8th 2014, 2:14 PM 4,655 Views 1 Comment

They have four years to spend it all (sorry – complete their studies)

Opinion: Is imagination more important than knowledge?
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# Make-believe

Opinion: Is imagination more important than knowledge?

Jul 8th 2014, 8:00 AM 57,629 Views 36 Comments

Day dreaming is routinely dismissed as a waste of time but there is profound power in make-believe.

200 jobs up for grabs as Ryanair launches digital lab
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200 jobs up for grabs as Ryanair launches digital lab

Jul 7th 2014, 3:59 PM 14,086 Views 32 Comments

The 200 roles will cover areas like software development, marketing and innovation hackers, which will aim to develop the next generation of apps and services.

Opinion: An opportunity to rid the world of poverty is on the horizon
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Opinion: An opportunity to rid the world of poverty is on the horizon

Jul 7th 2014, 1:00 PM 28 Views 36 Comments

A concerted push for global development, the Millennium Development Goals, will wrap up next year. The UN is meeting today to discuss what comes next – inequality and climate change must be on the agenda this time.

Reigning champions Leinster make plans for restructured British & Irish Cup
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Reigning champions Leinster make plans for restructured British & Irish Cup

Jun 24th 2014, 2:09 PM 5,813 Views 1 Comment

Girvan Dempsey’s side have been drawn alongside Plymouth, Jersey and a Welsh qualifier.

Hanrahan and McGrath start as Emerging Ireland ring the changes
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Hanrahan and McGrath start as Emerging Ireland ring the changes

Jun 16th 2014, 11:05 AM 7,605 Views 14 Comments

Head coach Dan McFarland has included 20-year-old hooker Bryan Byrne in his starting team to face Uruguay.

NAMA to sell major site next to half-built former Anglo headquarters
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NAMA to sell major site next to half-built former Anglo headquarters

Jun 4th 2014, 7:40 AM 9,240 Views 17 Comments

It is envisaged that the completed development will be similar in size to the commercial footprint of the Spencer Dock development.

Sewer work will not delay children's hospital project
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Sewer work will not delay children's hospital project

Jun 3rd 2014, 10:47 PM 8,039 Views 4 Comments

The development board for the hospital said the project is on target and transition of services will start before the end of 2018.

How does your local council spend its money?
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How does your local council spend its money?

Jun 2nd 2014, 8:00 AM 12,082 Views 31 Comments

A new website gives a breakdown of how much each local authority in Ireland gets and where the money goes.

Now Samsung is working on its own Oculus Rift-style VR headset
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Now Samsung is working on its own Oculus Rift-style VR headset

May 23rd 2014, 5:26 PM 6,347 Views 11 Comments

On top of that, the company is also working on a smartwatch that can work without being tehered to a smartphone and wearable smartglasses designed to compete against Google’s own version.

Students get chance to show off digital skills with launch of Future 8 Awards
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Students get chance to show off digital skills with launch of Future 8 Awards

May 6th 2014, 3:00 PM 4,356 Views 4 Comments

The competition, which is open to children and teenagers aged 7 – 17, features eight categories and promises that each main prize will be a “money-can’t-buy experience.”

Suas is back: Dublin cable car 'a creative idea that needs to be debated'
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Suas is back: Dublin cable car 'a creative idea that needs to be debated'

Apr 14th 2014, 2:40 PM 32,390 Views 117 Comments

The plan is back on the agenda after being shelved in 2006.

Column: What is the psychological impact of spending so much time in 'cyberspace'?
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Column: What is the psychological impact of spending so much time in 'cyberspace'?

Apr 14th 2014, 1:00 PM 920 Views 18 Comments

There are serious legal, ethical and philosophical challenges to protecting children in this technological age, writes Mary Aiken.

Column: Autism – moving beyond labels and limits
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Column: Autism – moving beyond labels and limits

Mar 17th 2014, 8:00 AM 803 Views 92 Comments

It is vitally important that we look beyond the labels and limits we place on children with developmental challenges, writes Karen O’Connor.