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#Housework

Ireland has third highest weekly hours of 'unpaid work' across EU
# Report
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# Report

Ireland has third highest weekly hours of 'unpaid work' across EU

Jul 9th 2019, 1:16 PM 19,458 Views 38 Comments

A new report found Irish adults spend an average of 16 hours per week caring and 14.5 hours on housework.

Floor-mopping robots and a kitchen that cleans itself: The future of your household chores
# Future Focus
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# Future Focus

Floor-mopping robots and a kitchen that cleans itself: The future of your household chores

Jun 19th 2018, 7:30 PM 10,299 Views 25 Comments

Hey Alexa, can you fold the laundry?

Girls spend 40% more time doing chores than boys, according to a new UN report
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# Housework

Girls spend 40% more time doing chores than boys, according to a new UN report

Oct 7th 2016, 8:36 AM 10,980 Views 89 Comments

The UN children’s agency said the difference between the genders amounts to 160 million extra hours a day worldwide.

Hundreds of mini-robot cleaners could clean your house in a jiffy
# Hive Of Activity
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# Hive Of Activity

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

Oct 19th 2013, 9:15 AM 11,338 Views 23 Comments

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

Man offers free room in Dublin... in exchange for housework
# For Rent
# For Rent

Man offers free room in Dublin... in exchange for housework

Aug 7th 2013, 7:00 PM 4,556 Views 5 Comments

He’s just looking for company.

Dishwasher loading, now with added Michael Jackson dance
# Smooth Criminal
# Smooth Criminal

Dishwasher loading, now with added Michael Jackson dance

Aug 1st 2013, 10:30 AM 471 Views 0 Comments

This is the only way to do housework.

How many of these household jobs are you putting off right now?
# What A Chore
# What A Chore

How many of these household jobs are you putting off right now?

Jul 25th 2013, 6:00 PM 23,016 Views 71 Comments

If you’re not procrastinating in relation to at least one of these tasks you are a superhuman.

Pictures: Mother goes on cleaning strike, doesn't tell kids
# On Strike
# On Strike

Pictures: Mother goes on cleaning strike, doesn't tell kids

Oct 11th 2012, 4:00 PM 36,282 Views 43 Comments

The kids took their lunch to school in dog poo bags before they finally cracked.

These are the surprising things that can help you live longer
# Longevity
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# Longevity

These are the surprising things that can help you live longer

Jul 15th 2012, 8:00 AM 11,797 Views 45 Comments

Here’s what the scientists say…

The burning question*: Should you make the bed every day?
# Dilemma
# Dilemma

The burning question*: Should you make the bed every day?

Jun 11th 2012, 2:12 PM 6,438 Views 40 Comments

It’s Monday, so let TheJournal.ie distract you from the ‘serious’ news with one of life’s REAL dilemmas. (*no really)

The burning question*: Cutlery up or down in the dishwasher?
# Dilemma
# Dilemma

The burning question*: Cutlery up or down in the dishwasher?

Jun 4th 2012, 12:00 PM 11,328 Views 52 Comments

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

In pics: The early gadgets of the housework revolution
# Retro
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# Retro

In pics: The early gadgets of the housework revolution

Jun 3rd 2012, 9:15 AM 5,916 Views 11 Comments

Electric coffee dispenser in your car? Dish AND clothes washing machine? These was the early (domestic) appliances of science…

The burning question*: liquid handwash or bar of soap?
# Work Can Wait
# Work Can Wait

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

Apr 23rd 2012, 11:45 AM 5,893 Views 46 Comments

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

Boy calls cops on his mother after he was 'forced' to do housework
# It's A Hard Life
# It's A Hard Life

Boy calls cops on his mother after he was 'forced' to do housework

Aug 16th 2011, 9:40 AM 1,132 Views 23 Comments

The boy complained of “forced labour” at his home in Germany.

Take 5: Wednesday From TheJournal.ie
Live Apr 13th 2011, 4:53 PM

Take 5: Wednesday

Poll: How much housework do you do? From TheJournal.ie
Live Apr 13th 2011, 10:20 AM

Poll: How much housework do you do?

Irish people kind but slovenly - survey From TheJournal.ie
Live Apr 13th 2011, 9:51 AM

Irish people kind but slovenly - survey

Poll: How would you value the work of a stay at home parent?
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# Your Say

Poll: How would you value the work of a stay at home parent?

Mar 28th 2011, 10:32 AM 2,071 Views 0 Comments

A new study puts the work done by a stay at home parent at €39,182. Do you think that’s a fair rate?

Men do pull their weight at home
# Gender Debate
# Gender Debate

Men do pull their weight at home

Aug 6th 2010, 4:19 PM 235 Views 0 Comments

Research has shown that men do a fair share of housework and childcare duties.