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From TheJournal.ie Argentina's "cowboy priest" to become country's first saint after performing two "miracles" Canonisation

Argentina's "cowboy priest" to become country's first saint after performing two "miracles"

Jose Gabriel Brochero is revered in Argentina for his supposedly miraculous healing powers.

From TheJournal.ie Fighting cancer with funny moustaches: "We were not the norm. Cancer is very serious and we were not serious" Hair Raising

Fighting cancer with funny moustaches: "We were not the norm. Cancer is very serious and we were not serious"

We talked to one of the founders of the charity, Justin Coghlan.

From TheJournal.ie The world's tallest tower has broken ground The Tower

The world's tallest tower has broken ground

It will have balconies capable of rotating out of the building.

From TheJournal.ie Independent distillers and brewers are funding themselves by offering 'bragging rights' to fans Food And Drink

Independent distillers and brewers are funding themselves by offering 'bragging rights' to fans

These small-scale drinks producers covered their set-up costs through private membership schemes.

From TheJournal.ie This Irish doll-maker has signed a book deal with famed children's publisher Penguin Good News

This Irish doll-maker has signed a book deal with famed children's publisher Penguin

A book about Lottie Dolls, created by Donegal-based toy maker Arklu, is due to be on shelves next May.

From TheJournal.ie This is how you can quickly remove your embarrassing browser history Q-tips

This is how you can quickly remove your embarrassing browser history

Quick, someone’s coming…

From TheJournal.ie Globe artichokes - embrace this weird but delicious vegetable Grow It Yourself

Globe artichokes - embrace this weird but delicious vegetable

Don’t worry, you don’t have to prepare yourself for a windy day after eating this vegetable.

From The42 McGregor's team-mate Charlie Ward becomes the latest Irishman to be signed by the UFC MMA

McGregor's team-mate Charlie Ward becomes the latest Irishman to be signed by the UFC

Ward has been handed a contract after just four professional fights.

From TheJournal.ie The maths gene? It all adds up to a myth Opinion

The maths gene? It all adds up to a myth

The founder of Maths Week on how everyone can get to grips with the basics – and how we need to for everyday life.

From TheJournal.ie Ulster Bank customers can donate to Haiti at bank's ATMs Appeal

Ulster Bank customers can donate to Haiti at bank's ATMs

It’s feared the death toll for Hurricane Matthew could exceed 1,000 people.

From TheJournal.ie Pope Francis has opened up his summer holiday home to tourists because he's not using it much Cribs
From TheJournal.ie All aboard! A train is set to reach the Sligo glamping site this weekend Choo Choo

All aboard! A train is set to reach the Sligo glamping site this weekend

David McGowan recently brought a Boeing 767 to the small village of Enniscrone.

From TheJournal.ie Boil water notice lifted in Roscommon after 2.5 years Irish Water

Boil water notice lifted in Roscommon after 2.5 years

The notice was put in place in March 2014 after cryptosporidium was detected in the water supply.

From TheJournal.ie Irish women are being given the chance to star in a movie with Mel Gibson Talent Spotting

Irish women are being given the chance to star in a movie with Mel Gibson

The actor is in Dublin and is looking for Irish female extras to join him on set.

From TheJournal.ie There's a new online tool to help house buyers compare prices Price Is Right

There's a new online tool to help house buyers compare prices

And it’s pretty easy to use. The Central Statistics Office has released the online tool to aid buyers in their quest to land a home.

From TheJournal.ie Why Bob Dylan won the Nobel Prize for Literature No Direction Home

Why Bob Dylan won the Nobel Prize for Literature

For fans of lyrics, or of lyrical music, Dylan’s output rewards thorough exploration like no other artist of the last 100 years

From TheJournal.ie Locals hopeful Ballymun site will sell and rejuvenate town Regeneration

Locals hopeful Ballymun site will sell and rejuvenate town

The land is beside the old Ballymun shopping centre.

From TheJournal.ie Newborn baby revived by Dublin Fire Brigade after "unexpected" home birth Tallaght

Newborn baby revived by Dublin Fire Brigade after "unexpected" home birth

The dramatic situation unfolded near Tallaght at the weekend.

From TheJournal.ie Blocking, unfriending and privacy - new guide launched to help women protect themselves on Facebook Safety Guide

Blocking, unfriending and privacy - new guide launched to help women protect themselves on Facebook

The guide was launched by Women’s Aid and Facebook.

From TheJournal.ie 8-week-old puppies seized being exported to Scotland Rescue

8-week-old puppies seized being exported to Scotland

The dogs were not microchipped and didn’t have pet passports, which are required to travel to the UK.

From TheJournal.ie 'This is life changing, a once in a lifetime win for my family': Carer wins €500,000 Sharing Is Caring

'This is life changing, a once in a lifetime win for my family': Carer wins €500,000

The Wexford man was one of two winners in Lotto HQ this afternoon with another man collecting €200,000.

From TheJournal.ie Thousands of nurses to see pay rise of at least €1,000 next year Nurses

Thousands of nurses to see pay rise of at least €1,000 next year

The Minister for Health has announced the restoration of their increments.

From TheJournal.ie Bob Dylan wins Nobel Prize for Literature Nobel Skyline

Bob Dylan wins Nobel Prize for Literature

The American singer was awarded the prize for “having created new poetic expressions within the great American song tradition”.

From The42 Horgan: Five or six LOI players good enough to play for Ireland Talent Pool

Horgan: Five or six LOI players good enough to play for Ireland

The winger has had a special few years at Oriel Park.

From TheJournal.ie What can Ireland's cities learn from the Night Mayor of Amsterdam? Night Mayor Scenarios

What can Ireland's cities learn from the Night Mayor of Amsterdam?

From 24 hour licences to late night ‘hosts’ – Mirik Milan dedicates his time to improving life in his city after dark.

From TheJournal.ie Michelin star-winning Dublin restaurant booked out until next Autumn Heron And Grey

Michelin star-winning Dublin restaurant booked out until next Autumn

There has been a massive surge in demand since they won the award.

From TheJournal.ie Stolen dog reunited with owner after being found on sale at a fair A Happy Tail

Stolen dog reunited with owner after being found on sale at a fair

Joey the dog is now back with his owner after a nine-day ordeal.

From The42 22-year-old Ryan Mullen produces performance of his life at World Championships Big Talent

22-year-old Ryan Mullen produces performance of his life at World Championships

The Irish rider finished fifth in today’s time trial.

From The42 One of the world's top MMA organisations set to bring some big bouts to Dublin Double Whammy

One of the world's top MMA organisations set to bring some big bouts to Dublin

Bellator and BAMMA will collaborate for a show at the 3Arena just before Christmas.

From TheJournal.ie Dublin manager Jim Gavin plays "groomsman" to 5,300 animals being airlifted to Africa Bóthar Ark

Dublin manager Jim Gavin plays "groomsman" to 5,300 animals being airlifted to Africa

The Bóthar Ark has flown with a cargo of Irish-donated animals which will be presented to farming families in Rwanda.

From TheJournal.ie Dubliners WILL be able to vote for a directly elected mayor if Fianna Fáil gets its way Total Mayor

Dubliners WILL be able to vote for a directly elected mayor if Fianna Fáil gets its way

A private members bill, seen by TheJournal.ie, would see a referendum in 19 months’ time – but the Greens say their Bill is better.

From TheJournal.ie A piece of Kim Kardashian's stolen jewellery has been recovered Paris

A piece of Kim Kardashian's stolen jewellery has been recovered

The diamond-studded cross necklace was reportedly dropped by the men who robbed the reality star in Paris on 3 October during their getaway.

From TheJournal.ie Dogs, sheep, goats and people gathered at Knock for the Blessing of Pets Ah Bless

Dogs, sheep, goats and people gathered at Knock for the Blessing of Pets

The blessing is to “acknowledge the important role that pets play in the lives of individuals and families as loyal companions who help to brighten our days”.

From TheJournal.ie Homeless choir to bring High Hopes to Sligo Choral Festival High Hopes

Homeless choir to bring High Hopes to Sligo Choral Festival

The High Hopes Choir is set to headline Sligo International Choral Festival next month.

From TheJournal.ie Dublin is home to Europe's fastest-growing major airport Growth Spurt

Dublin is home to Europe's fastest-growing major airport

Figures released today show that Dublin Airport is growing faster than London Gatwick, Barcelona and Amsterdam

From TheJournal.ie A burn victim who was told she'd never run again has completed the world's toughest triathlon Turia Pitt This post contains videos

A burn victim who was told she'd never run again has completed the world's toughest triathlon

Turia Pitt says the ironman race didn’t go to plan but she persevered.

From TheJournal.ie An Apple-affiliated company is bringing 134 jobs to Limerick Trusource Labs

An Apple-affiliated company is bringing 134 jobs to Limerick

Trusource Labs provides services to companies that use Apple products.

From TheJournal.ie Housing list families offered chance to build own homes in first-of-its-kind new project Homeless Crisis

Housing list families offered chance to build own homes in first-of-its-kind new project

Interested families must be willing to put in the hours on site, or nominate someone to do so.

From TheJournal.ie Meet the man who's helping Irish children embrace their artistic sides Improving Ireland

Meet the man who's helping Irish children embrace their artistic sides

PJ Lynch is the latest Children’s Laureate.