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From TheJournal.ie Savings, shopping and J.Lo: The week in numbers Prime Numbers

Savings, shopping and J.Lo: The week in numbers

Did Irish people get any better at saving in 2012? And how much will the next batch of new TDs pay for a pension?

From TheJournal.ie Dublin Zoo records all time high for visitor numbers in 2012 Zoo This post contains images

Dublin Zoo records all time high for visitor numbers in 2012

Birthdays, babies, TV crews and a visit from J-Lo – it was certainly a busy year for the animals.

Photos: the cutest Dublin Zoo arrivals of 2012 Zoo Arrivals This post contains images

Photos: the cutest Dublin Zoo arrivals of 2012

New additions include the births of tapirs, red pandas, eastern bongos and meerkats – and the transfer of two lion cubs and a bull elephant. Phew, what a year!

From TheJournal.ie Louvre is world's most visited museum Museum

Louvre is world's most visited museum

Paris museum received 10 million visitors in 2012, 10 times as many as Ireland’s four national museums combined did in 2011.

From TheJournal.ie In pics: Marking the 350th anniversary of Phoenix Park Phoenix Park 350 This post contains images

In pics: Marking the 350th anniversary of Phoenix Park

The pen and ink drawings by the Irish artist Sheelagh Duff are part of a free exhibition in the Phoenix Park until the end of November.

Elephants love pumpkins, here's the evidence Elephantom This post contains images

Elephants love pumpkins, here's the evidence

Stuffing their faces at Dublin Zoo.

Meet Dublin Zoo's latest additions: Meerkat Pups New Arrivals This post contains images

Meet Dublin Zoo's latest additions: Meerkat Pups

Simples *squeak*

Dublin Zoo celebrates Betty and Wendy's golden years

As part of the celebrations, Dublin Zoo will be offering free entry to all those aged 50 or over on Wednesday.

From TheJournal.ie Texan snake discovered at St James's Gate #SSSSSSURPRISE! This post contains images

Texan snake discovered at St James's Gate

He’s been called JR, obviously.

From TheJournal.ie PHOTOS: What has Dublin Zoo named its new baby giraffe? Cuteness Alert

PHOTOS: What has Dublin Zoo named its new baby giraffe?

The seven-week-old giraffe is already 6 feet tall. Yowza.

From TheJournal.ie The Evening Fix: Thursday Need To Know

The Evening Fix: Thursday

Things we learned, loved and shared today.

GALLERY: Dublin Zoo welcomes a new baby giraffe Cuteness Warning This post contains images

GALLERY: Dublin Zoo welcomes a new baby giraffe

The female Rothschild calf was born three weeks ago – and is already taller than most people!

From TheJournal.ie PHOTOS: Dublin Zoo's new elephant is the largest animal in the zoo Awwww This post contains images

PHOTOS: Dublin Zoo's new elephant is the largest animal in the zoo

The new elephant is 3 metres tall and weights over 6,000 kgs. Yowza.

PHOTOS: the latest addition to Dublin Zoo...a newborn Tapir calf Spots And Stripes This post contains images

PHOTOS: the latest addition to Dublin Zoo...a newborn Tapir calf

The male Brazilian tapir calf was born to mum Rio and dad Marmaduke earlier this month.

From TheJournal.ie Photos: Ireland’s top 10 attractions revealed Hot Spots This post contains images

Photos: Ireland’s top 10 attractions revealed

Which places around the country drew the most visitors last year? And does this vintage photo give you a clue?

From TheJournal.ie The 9 at 9: Monday 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Monday

Nine things to know this morning…

From TheJournal.ie The Daily Fix: Tuesday Daily Fix This post contains videos

The Daily Fix: Tuesday

Your essential round-up of the day’s biggest news stories, as well as the bits and pieces you may have missed…

In photos: Californian sea lion pup born at Dublin Zoo Zoo Baby This post contains images

In photos: Californian sea lion pup born at Dublin Zoo

The young pup was born on land without the ability to swim – but has been taking lessons from his mother.

More new arrivals at Dublin Zoo...this time it's two Asian lion cubs Cuteness This post contains images
VIDEO: Dublin Zoo's newborn baby giraffe takes its first steps The Zoo This post contains videos

VIDEO: Dublin Zoo's newborn baby giraffe takes its first steps

Also, have you ever seen a pygmy marmoset – the world’s smallest monkey – so small that it’ll fit in the palm of your hand?

PICS: The cutest one-year-old in Dublin today Dotey This post contains images

PICS: The cutest one-year-old in Dublin today

Kituba the baby gorilla is having a birthday party at Dublin Zoo this weekend.

Aw, it's baby (gorilla's) first birthday Happy Birthday This post contains images

Aw, it's baby (gorilla's) first birthday

One of Dublin Zoo’s youngest members is to have weekend long birthday celebrations.

In pictures: Dublin Zoo's baby white-crowned mangabey The Zoo This post contains videos This post contains images

In pictures: Dublin Zoo's baby white-crowned mangabey

The latest episode of The Zoo follows one Dublin zookeeper’s efforts to rear a very young and endangered monkey.

In photos: Dublin Zoo's new eastern bongo Zoo Babies This post contains images

In photos: Dublin Zoo's new eastern bongo

Prepare for a strong dose of cute…

Gallery: New Year's arrivals at Dublin Zoo Zoo Babies This post contains images

Gallery: New Year's arrivals at Dublin Zoo

Feast your eyes on these cute critters…

Face-To-Face Meeting Of The Day

Kepala the Sumatran tiger, this is Áine. Áine, Kepala.

From TheJournal.ie It wasn't all bad: 13 'good news' stories from 2011 Review 2011 This post contains videos

It wasn't all bad: 13 'good news' stories from 2011

The nicer side of the news…

From TheJournal.ie The 5 at 5: Thursday Take 5

The 5 at 5: Thursday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

Gallery: Halloween hijinx for elephants, tigers and chimps Boo At The Zoo This post contains images

Gallery: Halloween hijinx for elephants, tigers and chimps

Dublin Zoo kicked off the Halloween festivities with some tasty treats for the animals…

Baby gorilla born at Dublin Zoo Zoo Babies This post contains images

Baby gorilla born at Dublin Zoo

The public are being asked for their suggestions in naming Dublin Zoo’s newest resident – a healthy baby girl gorilla.

New arrivals at Dublin Zoo (Photos) Awwww This post contains images

New arrivals at Dublin Zoo (Photos)

Dublin Zoo has recently welcomed two new red panda cubs and a baby calf hippo. We have the (adorable) photos.

From TheJournal.ie The Daily Fix: Thursday The Daily Fix This post contains images

The Daily Fix: Thursday

In this evening’s wrap-up: All eyes on Brussels, a new plant at Sellafield, some classic tourist no-nos, and Dublin Zoo’s latest arrival…

From TheJournal.ie The Daily Fix: Saturday Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Saturday

In the Saturday news Fix: Nuns says they will participate in any Magdalene inquiry; Al Qaeda’s top man in East Africa is dead; the lowdown on The Palin Emails’; and meet Debbie, she really likes cats.

Reeling in the Years: Dublin Zoo celebrates 180 years Dublin Zoo This post contains images

Reeling in the Years: Dublin Zoo celebrates 180 years

The zoo first opened its gates in 1840 when entry cost just a penny on Sundays.

From TheJournal.ie The Daily Fix: Thursday Daily Fix This post contains a poll This post contains videos

The Daily Fix: Thursday

Today’s Fix: a round-up of the day’s main news, as well as the bits and pieces you may have missed.

Slideshow: Zoo babies! Dublin Zoo marks productive month with host of new arrivals Awww! This post contains images

Slideshow: Zoo babies! Dublin Zoo marks productive month with host of new arrivals

May saw almost a dozen new arrivals at the zoo in the Phoenix Park: a litter of piglets, a female blackbuck calf and a crested macaque.

World's oldest panda, Ming Ming, dies at 34 R.I.P. This post contains images

World's oldest panda, Ming Ming, dies at 34

Ming Ming, who lived in a zoo in Guangdong province having previously lived in Dublin, dies of suspected kidney failure.

From TheJournal.ie The week in photos Week In Photos This post contains images

The week in photos

This is the week that was, in pictures.

It's a.... boy (gorilla) It's A Boy This post contains images

It's a.... boy (gorilla)

Mum gorilla at Dublin Zoo finally lets zookeepers check the gender of her two-week-old baby.

From TheJournal.ie Ireland's top tourist destinations now on Google Street View Google This post contains images

Ireland's top tourist destinations now on Google Street View

Dublin Zoo and Fota Wildlife Park are just some of the tourist attractions that can now be explored in detail online.