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From TheJournal.ie Poll: Do you leave appliances running when you are not at home? Lunch Crunch This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you leave appliances running when you are not at home?

Give it to us straight. Be honest.

From TheJournal.ie 'Who is going to pick it up?': Donohoe hits back at those trying to block new bin charges scheme What A Waste

'Who is going to pick it up?': Donohoe hits back at those trying to block new bin charges scheme

Both Sinn Féin and Fianna Fáil have tabled motions on the issue.

19 thoughts every Irish person has had about The F**king Dishwasher

The single most stressful item in any home or office.

From TheJournal.ie Struggling with debt? You could be insolvent - but not realise it Finances

Struggling with debt? You could be insolvent - but not realise it

The Insolvency Services said that it has met many people who don’t realise they are insolvent.

The Burning Question*: Should you heat up plates before dinner? Dilemma This post contains a poll

The Burning Question*: Should you heat up plates before dinner?

Let TheJournal.ie distract you from the ‘serious’ news with one of life’s REAL dilemmas. (*not really)

From TheJournal.ie Dyson's first ever robotic vacuum cleaner is probably smarter than you are* Want Want Want

Dyson's first ever robotic vacuum cleaner is probably smarter than you are*

*Maybe not but it does see more than you do.

From TheJournal.ie Households in just four counties have more disposable income than average POCKET MONEY

Households in just four counties have more disposable income than average

CSO figures also found that the gap between the highest and lowest disposable incomes has widened.

9 of the worst smells found in every Irish household

And, no, we don’t mean the ones that occasionally come from your beloved partner.

From TheJournal.ie 'Furniture Inferno' mattress sold on Irish market, investigation finds Safety Warning

'Furniture Inferno' mattress sold on Irish market, investigation finds

A BBC investigation revealed products sold on the UK market that did not conform to safety specifications.

The Burning Question*: Do you put the spoon back in the sugar after stirring? Dilemma This post contains a poll

The Burning Question*: Do you put the spoon back in the sugar after stirring?

Let TheJournal.ie distract you from the ‘serious’ news with one of life’s REAL dilemmas. (*not really)

7 creative ways to involve your kids around the house

Looking for clever ways to get your kids helping out? Look no further.

From TheJournal.ie Hundreds of mini-robot cleaners could clean your house in a jiffy Hive Of Activity

Hundreds of mini-robot cleaners could clean your house in a jiffy

Award-winning idea came after designer observed the movements of swarms of bees pollinating flowers.

The Burning Question*: Do you preheat the oven? Dilemma This post contains a poll

The Burning Question*: Do you preheat the oven?

It’s Monday, so let TheJournal.ie distract you from the ‘serious’ news with one of life’s REAL dilemmas. (*not really)

7 life hacks to use around the house

Household chores just got A LOT simpler.

From TheJournal.ie Getting a broken key out of a lock and other DIY annoyances How To This post contains videos

Getting a broken key out of a lock and other DIY annoyances

Video ‘how to’ guides that you might find helpful…

From TheJournal.ie Column: Tenants shouldn't pay the price for landlords struggling with mortgage repayments Opinion

Column: Tenants shouldn't pay the price for landlords struggling with mortgage repayments

There’s a crisis in the buy-to-let sector due to landlords falling into mortgage arrears and innocent tenants are getting caught in the chaos. Receivers have to realise people renting properties are not commodities, writes Bod Jordan.

From TheJournal.ie Young people 'bear burden of financial crisis' Crash

Young people 'bear burden of financial crisis'

A new ESRI publication says that young households were more likely to become unemployed and many purchased a home prior to the crash.

From TheJournal.ie Column: How spring cleaning can improve your happiness and productivity Opinion

Column: How spring cleaning can improve your happiness and productivity

The spring clean tradition gives us an opportunity to start afresh, get organised, and reassess things. Here’s how to do it, writes Ciara Conlon.

From TheJournal.ie Benedict's closest confidant to hold dual role under new pope New Boss

Benedict's closest confidant to hold dual role under new pope

Monsignor Georg Gaenswein, the pope’s personal secretary, will keep his old job but will also oversee the new pope’s household.

The burning question*: Do you let dishes air dry... or use tea towel? Dilemma This post contains a poll

The burning question*: Do you let dishes air dry... or use tea towel?

It’s Monday, so let TheJournal.ie distract you from the ‘serious’ news with one of life’s REAL dilemmas. (*not really)

7 completely pointless* gadgets for the person who has everything That's Gift This post contains videos
The burning question*: Hot or cold milk on cereal? Dilemma This post contains a poll

The burning question*: Hot or cold milk on cereal?

It’s Monday, so let TheJournal.ie distract you from the ‘serious’ news with one of life’s REAL dilemmas. (*not really)

From TheJournal.ie Dún Laoghaire stays top of Household Charge compliance table Household Charge

Dún Laoghaire stays top of Household Charge compliance table

The latest figures for a county-by-county breakdown show just over a third of homes have still not registered.

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Have you paid the household charge yet? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Have you paid the household charge yet?

Some householders are receiving warning letters in error but have you paid the €100 tax yet?

From TheJournal.ie 'Tens of thousands' of household charge warning letters sent in error Household Charge

'Tens of thousands' of household charge warning letters sent in error

The agency responsible for administering and collecting the charge says that householders who have received a letter but have paid the charge should contact them.

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Do you try to shop in Irish-owned supermarkets? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you try to shop in Irish-owned supermarkets?

Study shows that chains like Tesco, Aldi and Lidl are experiencing more growth than homegrown Irish chains – do you make a conscious choice to shop in Irish supermarkets?

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Have you turned on your heating yet? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Have you turned on your heating yet?

With energy price hikes kicking in soon and temperatures falling, are you switching on the timer – or holding off as long as possible?

The burning question*: Do you keep the foil lids on butter? Work Can Wait This post contains a poll

The burning question*: Do you keep the foil lids on butter?

It’s Monday, so let TheJournal.ie distract you from the ‘serious’ news with one of life’s REAL dilemmas. (*not really)

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

The 5 at 5: Thursday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

From TheJournal.ie Marriage in Ireland rose by nearly 10 per cent in just 5 years - CSO Household And Family

Marriage in Ireland rose by nearly 10 per cent in just 5 years - CSO

The latest release from the Central Statistics Office delves into how Ireland’s households and families have changed since 2006.

From TheJournal.ie In numbers: Ireland's growing recycling trend Packaging

In numbers: Ireland's growing recycling trend

Some 208,000 tonnes of household packaged was recovered last year.

From TheJournal.ie Consumers turning to discount shops and own brands for groceries Own Brand

Consumers turning to discount shops and own brands for groceries

Latest Kantar figures show strong growth for Tesco in last quarter, while Aldi and Lidl are increasing their market share.

From TheJournal.ie Number of people having gas and electricity cut off has tripled Bills Bills Bills

Number of people having gas and electricity cut off has tripled

Almost 7,000 customers had their gas or electricity disconnected in the first three months of this year.

From TheJournal.ie Energy Index jumps in July with increases for oil, coal and electricity Energy Index

Energy Index jumps in July with increases for oil, coal and electricity

The latest Bord Gáis Energy Index cites supply issues and eurozone weakness as pushing fuel up.

From TheJournal.ie The EU's most expensive place for cigarettes and alcohol last year? Ireland Pricey

The EU's most expensive place for cigarettes and alcohol last year? Ireland

Ireland ranked overall as the fifth most expensive place for consumer goods and services last year.

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

The 9 at 9: Saturday

Nine things you need to know this morning.

From TheJournal.ie Household loans and mortgage lending down in April Lending

Household loans and mortgage lending down in April

Latest figures from the Central Bank show that the level of lending to Irish households continued to decline last month.

The burning question*: liquid handwash or bar of soap? Work Can Wait This post contains a poll

The burning question*: liquid handwash or bar of soap?

This and very Monday, let TheJournal.ie distract you from the ‘serious’ news with one of life’s REAL dilemmas. (*not really)

From TheJournal.ie Creighton: We need to send a 'strong signal of commitment' in referendum Referendum

Creighton: We need to send a 'strong signal of commitment' in referendum

Creighton says she doesn’t want to “dictate to any citizen” about how to voting in the upcoming fiscal compact referendum – but warns that future external funding may dry up if Ireland says No.

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