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From TheJournal.ie 10,000-year-old skeleton of woolly mammoth sells for over €500,000 at auction Sold

10,000-year-old skeleton of woolly mammoth sells for over €500,000 at auction

The giant skeleton was bought by the chief executive of a French waterproofing company whose logo is of the prehistoric mammal.

From TheJournal.ie Celtic FC won't be dragged into "tit for tat spat" after hanging effigies spotted at Rangers clash Hanging Sex Dolls

Celtic FC won't be dragged into "tit for tat spat" after hanging effigies spotted at Rangers clash

Pictures of the dolls at Celtic Park caused shock on World Suicide Prevention Day.

From TheJournal.ie A 400-year-old Greenland shark has been found to be the world's oldest vertebrate 400 Years Under The Sea

A 400-year-old Greenland shark has been found to be the world's oldest vertebrate

The shark was probably born sometime between 1500 and 1740 with the most likely birth year 1620.

From TheJournal.ie "A vote for selfishness": The battle of millennials and Brexit-voting boomers Battle Of Brexit

"A vote for selfishness": The battle of millennials and Brexit-voting boomers

As the dust settles on the UK decision to exit the EU, younger people fear their fate has been sealed by their elders.

This story about two kids chatting on a Dublin bus will make you feel super old

Phones with buttons. Why hasn’t anyone thought about that before?

From TheJournal.ie 15 movies you love that will suddenly make you feel old — because they came out 20 years ago
From TheJournal.ie Nurse who didn't want to get older ends her life through euthanasia Gill Pharaoh

Nurse who didn't want to get older ends her life through euthanasia

75-year-old Gill Pharaoh spent her life as a palliative care nurse.

From TheJournal.ie Misao Okawa lived through man's first flight, two world wars and the moon landing RIP

Misao Okawa lived through man's first flight, two world wars and the moon landing

Misao Okawa celebrated her 117th birthday just last month.

From TheJournal.ie From old to new: My childhood teddy Lamby pays a visit to the Doll and Teddy Bear Hospital Casualty

From old to new: My childhood teddy Lamby pays a visit to the Doll and Teddy Bear Hospital

Are your furry friends in need of some TLC?

From TheJournal.ie What else could I get for... the €3.5 million pricetag on this Georgian mansion in Wicklow Home Exchange

What else could I get for... the €3.5 million pricetag on this Georgian mansion in Wicklow

We take a look at what €3.5 million could get you around the country.

From TheJournal.ie Our ageing population 'risks a poor quality of life' unless action is taken now Health Reform

Our ageing population 'risks a poor quality of life' unless action is taken now

A major new study has warned that urgent reform is needed.

From TheJournal.ie Study finds old men's sperm is just as good as young men's Fast Swimmers

Study finds old men's sperm is just as good as young men's

It’s sperm quality that matters, lads.

25 things that will make every Irish person feel ancient

These things will make you realise how fast the years have flown by.

You know you've hit your 30s when... Old

You know you've hit your 30s when...

…you’re experiencing all of these things.

From TheJournal.ie Column: We need to make our society and cities age-friendly Opinion

Column: We need to make our society and cities age-friendly

Let’s move on from the twentieth century, where older people were thought of as dependents. Older people can – and must — contribute to economic growth, writes Michael Hodin.

From TheJournal.ie New EU-funded device detects when a pensioner has a bad fall Bad Hip

New EU-funded device detects when a pensioner has a bad fall

Around 20 per cent of elderly people receive hospital care every year after a fall.

From TheJournal.ie Call into elderly during cold snap, says ALONE ALONE

Call into elderly during cold snap, says ALONE

The charity has urged people to check in with their older neighbours, especially leading up to the weekend, as the cold weather is set to continue.

WARNING: These things are likely to make you feel old Old Old Wooden Ship This post contains videos

WARNING: These things are likely to make you feel old

Eminem is 40 day. That made us feel old. Also, Sabrina the Teenage Witch is 35.

From TheJournal.ie Report: Government needs to regulate home care services Care In The Home

Report: Government needs to regulate home care services

A new report by the Law Reform Commission recommends that a register of professional home carers should be set up.