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Sochi: The 'dark side' of the 2014 Winter Games
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Sochi: The 'dark side' of the 2014 Winter Games

Jan 21st 2014, 6:50 AM 13,971 Views 23 Comments

Locals living in the area undergoing development for the Games say that their living conditions only got worse and that authorities are not listening to their grievances.

NAMA has raised €16.5 billion since 2010
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NAMA has raised €16.5 billion since 2010

Jan 3rd 2014, 3:36 PM 15,525 Views 57 Comments

The bad bank raised €5.8 billion of that figure in 2013.

Ireland to send 40 tonnes of aid to South Sudan
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Ireland to send 40 tonnes of aid to South Sudan

Jan 2nd 2014, 5:31 PM 8,153 Views 41 Comments

The emergency aid includes jerry cans, mosquito nets and kitchen sets.

Aaron McKenna: A functioning charity sector needs to pay well
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Aaron McKenna: A functioning charity sector needs to pay well

Dec 21st 2013, 8:00 AM 70 Views 63 Comments

People working in charities have mortgages and kids and wants and desires. The sector can’t hope to recruit and retain top class people, capable of running very complex operations, if they offer significantly less than the private sector.

Women are fighting the vicious cycle of poverty in India with one simple idea
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Women are fighting the vicious cycle of poverty in India with one simple idea

Dec 11th 2013, 8:00 AM 9,048 Views 9 Comments

“We used to depend entirely on our husbands for money… now we make our own decisions.”

Over 550 unfinished estates have been resolved in the last year, but 1,200 remain
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Over 550 unfinished estates have been resolved in the last year, but 1,200 remain

Nov 28th 2013, 2:32 PM 8,283 Views 28 Comments

The Minister for Housing says that progress is being made on unfinished housing estates.

€10m R&D innovation centre officially opened in Limerick
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€10m R&D innovation centre officially opened in Limerick

Nov 15th 2013, 7:16 AM 5,256 Views 2 Comments

The €10million also includes expansion of facilities at Cook Medical’s Limerick plant.

Gaming has become more mainstream - Football Manager chief
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Gaming has become more mainstream - Football Manager chief

Nov 2nd 2013, 9:00 AM 7,116 Views 28 Comments

Miles Jacobson also told TheJournal.ie that his popular series is seen as the “Boyzone of the industry”

ESB to develop energy efficient headquarters on Fitzwilliam Street
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ESB to develop energy efficient headquarters on Fitzwilliam Street

Oct 11th 2013, 6:43 PM 5,984 Views 18 Comments

The company said the new building will showcase innovative technologies that will reduce the running costs by 50 per cent.

"We can finally put Priory Hall behind us" - deal is reached on apartment complex
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"We can finally put Priory Hall behind us" - deal is reached on apartment complex

Oct 10th 2013, 7:41 PM 13,104 Views 65 Comments

Residents will be offered new mortgages, as well as being given 12 months to find a new house.

Ruud Dokter gives his first impressions of Irish football
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Ruud Dokter gives his first impressions of Irish football

Oct 2nd 2013, 3:44 PM 3,102 Views 6 Comments

The FAI’S new High Performance Director and one of the men tasked with finding a new senior manager is asked for his early thoughts.

Government announces aid funding for women and children
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Government announces aid funding for women and children

Sep 23rd 2013, 6:15 AM 3,340 Views 25 Comments

The foreign aid minister says the money will protect the youngest and neediest in Irish society.

Tokyo's Olympic win impacts Germany's Euro bid
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Tokyo's Olympic win impacts Germany's Euro bid

Sep 8th 2013, 12:52 PM 2,236 Views 0 Comments

The Germans are set to miss out on their chance to host the final of the competition.

Bank of Ireland and Ulster Bank accused of having no solutions on Priory Hall
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Bank of Ireland and Ulster Bank accused of having no solutions on Priory Hall

Sep 4th 2013, 6:08 PM 6,395 Views 35 Comments

CEOs Richie Boucher and Jim Brown came under pressure from TDs today to explain what they were doing to help former residents of the abandoned Donaghmede apartment complex.

Ireland's largest mosque gets planning permission
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Ireland's largest mosque gets planning permission

Aug 29th 2013, 5:50 PM 38,184 Views 564 Comments

The mosque will be built in Clongriffin, County Dublin and will cater for up to 3,000 people.

Grimley confirmed to stay on as Armagh manager, McDonnell appointed U21 boss
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Grimley confirmed to stay on as Armagh manager, McDonnell appointed U21 boss

Aug 20th 2013, 10:58 PM 1,480 Views 4 Comments

The former player expressed his delight at the news.

Swiss federation withdraws nomination for McQuaid
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Swiss federation withdraws nomination for McQuaid

Aug 20th 2013, 8:02 PM 1,995 Views 4 Comments

Jamie Fuller told Newstalk’s Off the Ball that the organisation had “seen the light”.

Column: Living with the legacy of corruption
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Column: Living with the legacy of corruption

Aug 1st 2013, 7:30 AM 150 Views 63 Comments

Young Dublin Fianna Fáil councillor Paul McAuliffe says the corruption revealed in the Mahon report makes it difficult to repair public’s trust in politics.

Rezoning, holidaying with Redmond and a secret map: Mahon's verdict on developer Jim Kennedy
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Rezoning, holidaying with Redmond and a secret map: Mahon's verdict on developer Jim Kennedy

Jul 31st 2013, 8:30 PM 7,112 Views 11 Comments

The businessman was at the centre of the recent corruption trial which collapsed when witness Frank Dunlop fell ill. Today, Mahon has had its say on his involvement with lands in Carrickmines.

Why did we have to wait so long for the final Mahon chapter?
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Why did we have to wait so long for the final Mahon chapter?

Jul 31st 2013, 12:25 PM 4,764 Views 18 Comments

The final chapter of the report was delayed due to a trial that ultimately collapsed.

Carrickmines: Final chapter of Mahon Tribunal report is published
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Carrickmines: Final chapter of Mahon Tribunal report is published

Jul 31st 2013, 11:03 AM 5,256 Views 10 Comments

Read it here.

Column: Today's countries in need are tomorrow's trading partners
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Column: Today's countries in need are tomorrow's trading partners

Jul 15th 2013, 1:00 PM 16 Views 17 Comments

Ending global poverty means changing the way we view overseas aid and development – which is why the public have been invited to share ideas about Ireland’s contribution to the world stage, writes Joe Costello TD.

George Orwell warned us about more than just Big Brother
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George Orwell warned us about more than just Big Brother

Jun 29th 2013, 8:30 PM 35,843 Views 39 Comments

Countryside overrun by housing developments, commercialism and greed – the 1984 author is one to re-read.

Major Limerick rejuvenation plan to create 5,000 jobs
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Major Limerick rejuvenation plan to create 5,000 jobs

Jun 14th 2013, 9:00 PM 14,698 Views 79 Comments

Don’t get too excited though, the new plan for Limerick is spread over the next 17 years.

Proposal to place petrol station next to school rejected by Dublin City Council
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Proposal to place petrol station next to school rejected by Dublin City Council

Jun 10th 2013, 9:35 PM 15,437 Views 64 Comments

Parents and children from Gaelscoil Cholmcille protested outside Dublin City Council over the plan, which was proposed as part of the extension of Dublin’s Luas line.

Column: Proposed road through Kilkenny shows the lack of value placed on heritage
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Column: Proposed road through Kilkenny shows the lack of value placed on heritage

Jun 10th 2013, 7:30 PM 139 Views 61 Comments

Building a central access road in the heart of historic Kilkenny while simultaneously trying to encourage tourism based on the city’s architectural heritage makes no sense, writes Geni Murphy.

More than 200 groups tell G8: Here's how to fight world hunger
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More than 200 groups tell G8: Here's how to fight world hunger

Jun 6th 2013, 6:45 AM 4,058 Views 7 Comments

It is the largest coalition of NGOs and charities since Make Poverty History in 2005.

Iodine deficiency during pregnancy could adversely affect children’s mental development
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Iodine deficiency during pregnancy could adversely affect children’s mental development

May 22nd 2013, 6:45 AM 9,043 Views 11 Comments

Even mild or moderate iodine deficiency during pregnancy could have a “significant” affect on the cognitive development of a child, according to new research.

Minister pledges clampdown on councils over bad planning decisions
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Minister pledges clampdown on councils over bad planning decisions

May 20th 2013, 7:30 AM 5,072 Views 41 Comments

Jan O’Sullivan says she will invoke ministerial powers to veto any planning decision which doesn’t conform to policy.

Great Barrier Reef status as 'natural wonder of the world' under threat
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Great Barrier Reef status as 'natural wonder of the world' under threat

May 4th 2013, 2:22 PM 12,632 Views 11 Comments

The UN says Australia hasn’t done enough to tackle concerns about rampant coastal development and water quality at the world heritage site.

Fitzpatrick called to be questioned on Dublin docklands development
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Fitzpatrick called to be questioned on Dublin docklands development

May 2nd 2013, 2:04 PM 7,657 Views 20 Comments

Fine Gael TD Paschal Donohoe has called for Seán Fitzpatrick and a number of other people to appear before Dáil’s Public Accounts Committee.

Cycling Ireland to hold EGM on McQuaid's nomination
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Cycling Ireland to hold EGM on McQuaid's nomination

Apr 27th 2013, 12:42 PM 5,799 Views 10 Comments

McQuaid has since responded, claiming the meeting is being held as a result of a “technicality”.

95 new jobs to be created in Limerick and Dublin
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95 new jobs to be created in Limerick and Dublin

Apr 19th 2013, 7:26 AM 6,499 Views 22 Comments

Both of the companies are involved in the software sector with recruitment for some of the positions already underway.

Can sport save mankind?
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Can sport save mankind?

Apr 1st 2013, 11:00 AM 7,094 Views 18 Comments

The United Nations says yes. Well, kind of.

9 striking photos from some of the worst crises of the past 40 years
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9 striking photos from some of the worst crises of the past 40 years

Mar 29th 2013, 7:11 PM 19,551 Views 25 Comments

From famine in North Korea to the genocide in Rwanda, these photographs offer an insight into global crises – and how the world has dealt with them.

What is the world's most pressing problem?
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What is the world's most pressing problem?

Mar 29th 2013, 2:13 PM 12,629 Views 60 Comments

A global poll has found the biggest worry for wealth nations is ‘economic pains’.

Indian malnutrition fund used to fix buses
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Indian malnutrition fund used to fix buses

Mar 8th 2013, 11:39 AM 6,231 Views 20 Comments

‘Child Nutrition Surcharge’ was set up in Maharashtra state 16 years ago where thousands of children die from malnutrition every year.

Unconventional love story of the day: How one woman met her partner volunteering
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Unconventional love story of the day: How one woman met her partner volunteering

Feb 14th 2013, 6:30 AM 8,679 Views 5 Comments

Most people end up meeting their partners somewhere fairly ordinary. Not so for some of the Irish people who have found love while volunteering abroad…

New group to oversee the Children's Hospital
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New group to oversee the Children's Hospital

Feb 13th 2013, 2:54 PM 7,591 Views 26 Comments

The group will be chaired by the president of NUI Galway Dr James Browne.