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350 new jobs announced for Cork and Dublin
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350 new jobs announced for Cork and Dublin

Mar 20th 2017, 10:45 AM 23,485 Views 36 Comments

eShop officially opened its global headquarters in Swords today.

EU teens one step closer to being handed free interrailing ticket on their 18th birthdays
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EU teens one step closer to being handed free interrailing ticket on their 18th birthdays

Mar 20th 2017, 10:29 AM 35,689 Views 69 Comments

The initiative was agreed to be a priority in the EU’s 2018 budget.

The first sign of summer? Loop Head Lighthouse is open to the public again
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The first sign of summer? Loop Head Lighthouse is open to the public again

Mar 18th 2017, 5:00 PM 16,006 Views 12 Comments

The building is steeped in history, with its origins dating back to the 1670s.

A half-skull that is 400,000 years old was found on last day of excavation project
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A half-skull that is 400,000 years old was found on last day of excavation project

Mar 18th 2017, 12:01 PM 28,397 Views 28 Comments

Researchers don’t know if it was from a male or female, how the person died, or even what form of early human it was.

As it happened: St Patrick's Day at home and abroad
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As it happened: St Patrick's Day at home and abroad

Mar 17th 2017, 4:28 PM 26,898 Views 18 Comments

The main parades are all under way – we’ll be bringing you all the colour and spectacle!

Dublin Zoo celebrates a very adorable new arrival
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Dublin Zoo celebrates a very adorable new arrival

Mar 16th 2017, 5:37 PM 18,080 Views 17 Comments

Just look at her.

This portrait of Graham Norton was unveiled in the National Gallery today
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This portrait of Graham Norton was unveiled in the National Gallery today

Mar 15th 2017, 10:00 PM 67,479 Views 30 Comments

And, in a very Irish coincidence, the artist turned out to be Norton’s cousin.

It will be 17 degrees today
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It will be 17 degrees today

Mar 13th 2017, 8:35 AM 16,973 Views 12 Comments

Nice.

People hadn't set foot in this ancient 'lost city' in the Honduran jungle for 500 years - until now
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People hadn't set foot in this ancient 'lost city' in the Honduran jungle for 500 years - until now

Mar 12th 2017, 10:00 AM 41,354 Views 25 Comments

The 1,000-year-old ruins were buried in the rainforest, in a round valley ringed by steep cliffs.

WATCH: This is the song that will represent us at the Eurovision
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WATCH: This is the song that will represent us at the Eurovision

Mar 10th 2017, 5:10 PM 44,696 Views 90 Comments

The song contest will take place in Ukraine in May.

This hip hop trio made the best album in Ireland last year
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This hip hop trio made the best album in Ireland last year

Mar 10th 2017, 8:31 AM 16,256 Views 42 Comments

The group scooped the prestigious Choice Music Prize.

Good news for pensioners: The State pension is going up by €5 a week from today
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Good news for pensioners: The State pension is going up by €5 a week from today

Mar 9th 2017, 5:25 PM 23,841 Views 92 Comments

Fianna Fáil’s Willie O’Dea said promoting the pension increase through a Facebook video was “cynical”.

'The rescue effort was enormous': Irishman rescued after yacht capsized off Australian coast
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'The rescue effort was enormous': Irishman rescued after yacht capsized off Australian coast

Mar 9th 2017, 3:45 PM 20,357 Views 13 Comments

It took over 13 hours for rescuers to reach them after the emergency vessel was launched.

Not bad for March: Sunny spells and temperatures in the mid-teens
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Not bad for March: Sunny spells and temperatures in the mid-teens

Mar 9th 2017, 8:23 AM 13,165 Views 15 Comments

Mild weather is set to continue for the rest of the week.

Ireland's biggest movie stars all nominated for this year's IFTAs
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Ireland's biggest movie stars all nominated for this year's IFTAs

Mar 8th 2017, 4:07 PM 8,615 Views 6 Comments

Actress Ruth Negga was nominated for best actress in two categories.

Fair City is having an all-female episode... and they're all heading to the pub
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Fair City is having an all-female episode... and they're all heading to the pub

Mar 8th 2017, 9:48 AM 18,626 Views 46 Comments

The show is celebrating International Women’s Day.

Grammy winner Chance the Rapper donates $1 million to public schools in Chicago
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Grammy winner Chance the Rapper donates $1 million to public schools in Chicago

Mar 7th 2017, 9:22 PM 10,890 Views 14 Comments

The artist – who won three Grammys last month – used the proceeds of concert tickets to make the donation.

'Dr Seuss or a librarian in Cashel?': Council workers are having the craic on Twitter today
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'Dr Seuss or a librarian in Cashel?': Council workers are having the craic on Twitter today

Mar 7th 2017, 5:11 PM 9,782 Views 6 Comments

‘Our Council Day’ has been showcasing the work of firefighters, librarians and other behind-the-scenes employees.

Apple Pay is now available in Ireland
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Apple Pay is now available in Ireland

Mar 7th 2017, 7:41 AM 27,293 Views 35 Comments

You can now tap your iPhone like a contactless card.

A five-star resort owned by JP McManus is creating 300 new jobs in Limerick
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A five-star resort owned by JP McManus is creating 300 new jobs in Limerick

Mar 6th 2017, 2:37 PM 23,230 Views 24 Comments

Limerick’s Adare Manor will recruit 300 new staff over the coming months.

App that encourages children with autism to make eye contact wins at BT Young Scientist Business Bootcamp
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App that encourages children with autism to make eye contact wins at BT Young Scientist Business Bootcamp

Mar 4th 2017, 8:30 AM 15,331 Views 12 Comments

The winners were selected by a judging panel of business professionals following an intensive four day workshop at NovaUCD.

iTunes visionary praises Irish pledge to give all children access to arts and coding
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iTunes visionary praises Irish pledge to give all children access to arts and coding

Mar 3rd 2017, 6:38 PM 7,220 Views 2 Comments

Project to roll out free tuition in arts, drama, music and coding is attracting international attention.

Over €200 million invested by EU bank to build 1,400 new social houses here
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Over €200 million invested by EU bank to build 1,400 new social houses here

Mar 3rd 2017, 10:20 AM 16,219 Views 73 Comments

Over 700 houses are also to be renovated under the scheme.

7,000 fathers have taken paid paternity leave since it was introduced
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7,000 fathers have taken paid paternity leave since it was introduced

Mar 3rd 2017, 6:10 AM 14,879 Views 16 Comments

The initiative allows fathers to take two weeks off work to help care for their babies, if they have enough PRSI contributions.

Eir is looking for people who passed their Leaving Cert to become apprentices
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Eir is looking for people who passed their Leaving Cert to become apprentices

Mar 2nd 2017, 10:43 AM 33,459 Views 56 Comments

The telecommunications company has 50 positions.

Open thread: What's the most inspiring book you've ever read?
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Open thread: What's the most inspiring book you've ever read?

Mar 2nd 2017, 6:20 AM 14,757 Views 135 Comments

We’ll tell you ours…

Disney airs its first same-sex kiss
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Disney airs its first same-sex kiss

Mar 1st 2017, 5:33 PM 20,268 Views 167 Comments

An episode of Star vs the Forces of Evil features same-sex couples kissing at a concert.

Are you on a job hunt in Dublin or Louth? New jobs are on the way
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# Cvs At The Ready

Are you on a job hunt in Dublin or Louth? New jobs are on the way

Mar 1st 2017, 2:07 PM 15,559 Views 18 Comments

A mobile tech company and a courier company were behind the latest jobs announcements.

Prescriptions are going to be cheaper for over-70s with a medical card from tomorrow
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# Easing The Burden

Prescriptions are going to be cheaper for over-70s with a medical card from tomorrow

Feb 28th 2017, 5:44 PM 21,511 Views 56 Comments

Those eligible are advised to make themselves known to pharmacy staff so they can benefit from this reduction.

It's Pancake Tuesday tomorrow - get some inspiration from this master crêpier
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It's Pancake Tuesday tomorrow - get some inspiration from this master crêpier

Feb 27th 2017, 7:07 PM 13,462 Views 7 Comments

Ready to rush out for the pancake mix?

Mahershala Ali's Oscar win last night was a truly historic one
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# Breaking The Mould

Mahershala Ali's Oscar win last night was a truly historic one

Feb 27th 2017, 8:53 AM 23,353 Views 43 Comments

The actor became the first Muslim actor to win one.

Back from the dead: Nokia relaunches the iconic 3310
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Back from the dead: Nokia relaunches the iconic 3310

Feb 27th 2017, 7:36 AM 32,490 Views 45 Comments

The iconic phone was relaunched alongside three new smartphones from Nokia.

Double burials and dead parrots: Strange and unusual stories from Glasnevin Cemetery
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Double burials and dead parrots: Strange and unusual stories from Glasnevin Cemetery

Feb 26th 2017, 10:00 PM 18,361 Views 6 Comments

A range of untold, fascinating tales are told on the new Dead Interesting tour at Glasnevin Cemetery.

Landing a 737-800 is really hard - here's what happened when we tried
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Landing a 737-800 is really hard - here's what happened when we tried

Feb 26th 2017, 9:30 PM 35,933 Views 26 Comments

We just avoided the grass.

Ireland's first sneaker label launches this week
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Ireland's first sneaker label launches this week

Feb 26th 2017, 5:00 PM 36,866 Views 53 Comments

King of Soles is the brainchild of Glenn Heaslip.

There's a bid to let Swedish workers go home and have sex on their break
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There's a bid to let Swedish workers go home and have sex on their break

Feb 26th 2017, 8:15 AM 39,364 Views 58 Comments

A councillor is proposing a paid sex break for workers to spend with their partners.

260-year-old map shows plans for avenue to Dublin Castle
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260-year-old map shows plans for avenue to Dublin Castle

Feb 25th 2017, 8:30 PM 23,285 Views 14 Comments

Dublin City Council published archived photos and pictures of old documents – this map is the oldest of them.

Our President on a BMX? Here's the story behind that famous photo
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Our President on a BMX? Here's the story behind that famous photo

Feb 25th 2017, 11:00 AM 20,007 Views 21 Comments

One of the all-time great Irish photos.

Ireland's Heritage Hero spent 10 years selling lottery tickets to raise funds
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Ireland's Heritage Hero spent 10 years selling lottery tickets to raise funds

Feb 25th 2017, 8:30 AM 10,228 Views 2 Comments

Matt Farrell from Co Longford was named Ireland’s Heritage Hero at an awards ceremony this week.

'Retirement should be an option' - plan to abolish retirement age welcomed
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'Retirement should be an option' - plan to abolish retirement age welcomed

Feb 25th 2017, 7:10 AM 15,757 Views 25 Comments

It has received widespread welcome from older people’s’ groups.