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For the first time, a Maeve Binchy novel will be performed on the stage
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For the first time, a Maeve Binchy novel will be performed on the stage

Feb 24th 2017, 11:27 AM 10,508 Views 7 Comments

Minding Frankie is coming to the Gaiety Theatre this June for two weeks only.

'Drive-thru' ashes coming to Galway for the start of Lent
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'Drive-thru' ashes coming to Galway for the start of Lent

Feb 24th 2017, 6:15 AM 15,224 Views 29 Comments

People will be able to drive in one church gate, get their ashes, and exit out another gate at Glenamady Church.

'It's a vote of confidence': A major Wicklow film studio plans to grow five times in size
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'It's a vote of confidence': A major Wicklow film studio plans to grow five times in size

Feb 24th 2017, 6:10 AM 11,416 Views 6 Comments

Work at Ashford Studios, which has hosted shows like Vikings, could create hundreds of jobs.

Four identical calves have been born in Co Clare. The farmer couldn't be happier
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Four identical calves have been born in Co Clare. The farmer couldn't be happier

Feb 23rd 2017, 4:44 PM 33,592 Views 47 Comments

The odds of four identical calves born are estimated at around a billion to one.

Next in line: Children's self-portraits take professionals' place in Merrion Square
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Next in line: Children's self-portraits take professionals' place in Merrion Square

Feb 23rd 2017, 11:09 AM 7,002 Views 8 Comments

The organisers had hoped to display 100 submissions, but due to the number of responses have decided to increase that over 250.

Starving teenage boy rescued 'by chance' after nearly two weeks at sea without food
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Starving teenage boy rescued 'by chance' after nearly two weeks at sea without food

Feb 23rd 2017, 9:02 AM 32,420 Views 16 Comments

The boy was found along with three fishermen in the middle of the Pacific Ocean.

David Bowie's son paid an emotional tribute as his iconic father cleaned up at the Brit Awards
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David Bowie's son paid an emotional tribute as his iconic father cleaned up at the Brit Awards

Feb 23rd 2017, 7:59 AM 16,953 Views 16 Comments

Duncan Jones dedicated Bowie’s two awards late night to “all the kooks”.

Over 100 new tech jobs announced in Dublin after €6.5 million investment
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Over 100 new tech jobs announced in Dublin after €6.5 million investment

Feb 23rd 2017, 7:21 AM 11,011 Views 27 Comments

The positions will be filled over a three-year period.

The five Operation Transformation leaders have lost a lot of weight in eight weeks
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The five Operation Transformation leaders have lost a lot of weight in eight weeks

Feb 23rd 2017, 6:01 AM 28,549 Views 17 Comments

And plenty of us tuned in to watch them do it.

Pictures: New online archive gives public access to Dublin's visual history
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Pictures: New online archive gives public access to Dublin's visual history

Feb 22nd 2017, 8:30 PM 26,444 Views 20 Comments

Dublin City Council have published their archives online, in the hope it would help members of the public access records they need.

Tech and media companies have announced 153 new jobs for Dublin
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Tech and media companies have announced 153 new jobs for Dublin

Feb 22nd 2017, 6:55 PM 12,816 Views 26 Comments

Four technology companies have announced jobs for the capital.

In major announcement, Nasa confirms seven Earth-like planets have been discovered
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In major announcement, Nasa confirms seven Earth-like planets have been discovered

Feb 22nd 2017, 6:32 PM 30,679 Views 78 Comments

“We will never be completely sure” if there’s life there without going to these planets, researchers said.

Leo Varadkar hails 'results of government policies' as unemployment rate dips below 7%
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Leo Varadkar hails 'results of government policies' as unemployment rate dips below 7%

Feb 21st 2017, 4:30 PM 13,032 Views 161 Comments

The number of unemployed is down to 147,400, people a drop of 21.4% over the last 12 months.

Over 200 jobs to be created at two new motorway service stations
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Over 200 jobs to be created at two new motorway service stations

Feb 20th 2017, 2:02 PM 41,134 Views 66 Comments

Both will be open 24 hours a day.

Man rescued after being found clinging to his kayak off Cork coast today
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Man rescued after being found clinging to his kayak off Cork coast today

Feb 19th 2017, 6:58 PM 27,375 Views 17 Comments

The kayaker was in the water for 45 minutes before he was rescued.

Galway mathematicians have found a way of making Batman's cape
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# No Joke(r)

Galway mathematicians have found a way of making Batman's cape

Feb 19th 2017, 5:00 PM 21,609 Views 7 Comments

NUI Galway mathematicians’ research makes Batman that bit more real.

'The walls talk' - Dublin city is getting a new tenement museum this summer
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'The walls talk' - Dublin city is getting a new tenement museum this summer

Feb 18th 2017, 9:00 PM 25,610 Views 21 Comments

14 Henrietta Street will showcase the long and pockmarked history of Dublin’s tenements.

'Thanks to books, I feel free': The man with the most degrees in history
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'Thanks to books, I feel free': The man with the most degrees in history

Feb 18th 2017, 12:30 PM 27,262 Views 22 Comments

“Thanks to books, I feel free. After all, the words share the same root,” he says, referring to the Italian words libro (book) and libero (free).

GIY Guru: 'I’ve become interested in mindfulness, sitting quietly for ten minutes, in the morning'
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GIY Guru: 'I’ve become interested in mindfulness, sitting quietly for ten minutes, in the morning'

Feb 18th 2017, 12:00 PM 101 Views 5 Comments

From grown-up colouring books to Paul Martin’s award-winning garden at last year’s RHS Chelsea Flower Show, mindfulness is still very much having a moment, writes Michael Kelly.

Looking for a new job? Microsoft says it is hiring 600 people in Ireland
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Looking for a new job? Microsoft says it is hiring 600 people in Ireland

Feb 17th 2017, 7:00 AM 30,880 Views 62 Comments

The tech giant has big plans.

'My Ireland celebrates the underdog who pulled like a dog'
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'My Ireland celebrates the underdog who pulled like a dog'

Feb 16th 2017, 1:55 PM 15,538 Views 14 Comments

Poet Stephen James Smith has written a poem for the upcoming St Patrick’s Day Festival which is being widely praised online

One concrete benefit of Brexit: The Passport Office is hiring extra staff
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One concrete benefit of Brexit: The Passport Office is hiring extra staff

Feb 16th 2017, 12:43 PM 15,194 Views 76 Comments

230 temp staff are being hired to deal with the post-Brexit vote surge.

'First definitive evidence' that taking extra Vitamin D can prevent the flu
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'First definitive evidence' that taking extra Vitamin D can prevent the flu

Feb 16th 2017, 8:35 AM 15,301 Views 20 Comments

A new study has reopened a debate on the usefulness of over-the-counter supplements.

Thinking of heading the US this summer? There are loads more J-1s going around
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Thinking of heading the US this summer? There are loads more J-1s going around

Feb 15th 2017, 5:49 PM 16,762 Views 21 Comments

There are 7,000 slots available this year, and all applicants will need to provide proof of a pre-arranged job.

Recruitment website announce 500 new jobs in Dublin
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Recruitment website announce 500 new jobs in Dublin

Feb 15th 2017, 8:45 AM 12,190 Views 14 Comments

Indeed currently employs 530 people in its Dublin offices.

Carlow teen thanks public after raising €600,000 for cancer treatment following emotional video
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Carlow teen thanks public after raising €600,000 for cancer treatment following emotional video

Feb 14th 2017, 10:37 PM 28,425 Views 35 Comments

“On this Valentine’s Day, I didn’t just receive a teddy or a card, but the chance of life.”

Two leading charities, Oxfam Ireland and GOAL, enter into merger negotiations
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Two leading charities, Oxfam Ireland and GOAL, enter into merger negotiations

Feb 14th 2017, 7:04 PM 8,408 Views 14 Comments

If the merger goes ahead the new global development agency named Oxfam Goal will be based in Ireland

Dawn to dusk: This timelapse captures stunning views along Ireland's Ancient East
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Dawn to dusk: This timelapse captures stunning views along Ireland's Ancient East

Feb 14th 2017, 1:00 PM 8,865 Views 7 Comments

All the way from Newgrange to the Hook Head.

Company that 'powers half of the world's busiest websites' is bringing 100 jobs to Cork
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Company that 'powers half of the world's busiest websites' is bringing 100 jobs to Cork

Feb 13th 2017, 7:59 AM 12,361 Views 10 Comments

NGINX announced that it is expanding its services with a plan for rapid growth across EMEA.

Adele on her Grammy wins: 'My idol is Queen Bey and I adore you'
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# Hello It's Me

Adele on her Grammy wins: 'My idol is Queen Bey and I adore you'

Feb 13th 2017, 7:46 AM 25,427 Views 40 Comments

Grammy count 2017: Adele 5 Beyonce 2

You'll soon be able to access your Netflix account from every country in the EU
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You'll soon be able to access your Netflix account from every country in the EU

Feb 12th 2017, 9:15 AM 16,714 Views 28 Comments

The new measures will apply only to online fee-based services.

Accenture to create 300 new tech and design jobs in Dublin
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# Delira And Excira

Accenture to create 300 new tech and design jobs in Dublin

Feb 10th 2017, 7:59 AM 10,851 Views 44 Comments

Around 100 of these new roles will be in The Dock, the company’s new research and development hub.

Australian man miraculously escapes after holding his head barely above water... for five hours
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Australian man miraculously escapes after holding his head barely above water... for five hours

Feb 9th 2017, 5:52 PM 46,117 Views 34 Comments

45-year-old Daniel Miller escaped with his life after the excavator he was driving pinned him almost beneath the surface of a waterlogged dam for five hours.

Supermacs are hiring... someone to taste their chicken sandwiches
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Supermacs are hiring... someone to taste their chicken sandwiches

Feb 9th 2017, 3:04 PM 20,410 Views 27 Comments

Previous experience of “amazing food” is desirable, but not essential.

Driver thinks he's being stopped for speeding - has cat stuck in engine grille
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# Purring Engine

Driver thinks he's being stopped for speeding - has cat stuck in engine grille

Feb 6th 2017, 6:04 PM 55,395 Views 38 Comments

A real life super furry animal.

This Irish Oscar-nominated animation company is bringing 140 new jobs to Kilkenny
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# Cartoon Saloon

This Irish Oscar-nominated animation company is bringing 140 new jobs to Kilkenny

Feb 6th 2017, 7:58 AM 12,974 Views 5 Comments

Another 60 jobs were announced at tech company Red Hat in Waterford.

'We're over the moon' - Irish comedian successfully donates kidney to brother in US
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'We're over the moon' - Irish comedian successfully donates kidney to brother in US

Feb 4th 2017, 4:55 PM 29,791 Views 10 Comments

Jarlath Regan tweeted yesterday that the operation had been a success.

120 jobs on the way for Limerick at Virgin Media
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120 jobs on the way for Limerick at Virgin Media

Feb 3rd 2017, 1:24 PM 14,291 Views 33 Comments

The media giant is set to create the jobs at its National Customer Experience Centre just south of the city.

'It was such a shock, I no longer feel 61 but 22 again': Barry's delight at scooping major book award
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# Days Without End

'It was such a shock, I no longer feel 61 but 22 again': Barry's delight at scooping major book award

Feb 1st 2017, 12:59 PM 9,815 Views 8 Comments

Barry won the Costa Book of the Year award for Days Without End last night.

Sky and Discovery reach 11th hour deal for channels to remain on air
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Sky and Discovery reach 11th hour deal for channels to remain on air

Feb 1st 2017, 7:18 AM 25,737 Views 49 Comments

Eurosport, TLC and several other channels were scheduled to go off air from today.