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From TheJournal.ie Open thread: What's the nicest thing anyone has ever done for you? Sponsored By Electric Ireland

Open thread: What's the nicest thing anyone has ever done for you?

It’s time for some Monday morning feelgood inspiration.

From TheJournal.ie And the Forbes world's most powerful person is... Power

And the Forbes world's most powerful person is...

It’s a man who is known to take his top off when hunting and fishing and has caused controversy this year with anti-gay laws.

From TheJournal.ie Meet the 'Minister with responsibility for Time'... Alan Shatter Clocks Go Back

Meet the 'Minister with responsibility for Time'... Alan Shatter

And he has a message for you…

From The42 VIDEO: Sean O'Brien inspires Leinster to victory in typically robust fashion Power

VIDEO: Sean O'Brien inspires Leinster to victory in typically robust fashion

A dominant display from the Carlow native helped his side gain an impressive win.

16 infuriating things about working in retail

It’s hard out there.

From TheJournal.ie Eirgrid propose routes for €500mn Leinster-Munster high-voltage power line Electricity

Eirgrid propose routes for €500mn Leinster-Munster high-voltage power line

The project is at an early stage and Eirgrid say they do not expect to submit an application to An Bord Pleanála for planning approval before 2015.

From TheJournal.ie In Pictures: Ten year anniversary of north America’s electricity blackout Turn On The Light This post contains images

In Pictures: Ten year anniversary of north America’s electricity blackout

Ten years ago today, an electricity power outage caused chaos in the northern American states and Canada.

From TheJournal.ie Pope: Resist 'idols' of money, power, pleasure Brazil

Pope: Resist 'idols' of money, power, pleasure

The Pope made the comment during a visit to one of the most important shrines in Latin America.

From TheJournal.ie Column: With public trust in the EU declining, we need to ensure people feel connected Opinion

Column: With public trust in the EU declining, we need to ensure people feel connected

A forward and outward looking European Union is what we need, writes Dominic Hannigan TD, who says national parliaments should have an enhanced role in shaping the future of the EU.

How To Recognise A World Leader: A Spotter's Guide

They’re all in Ireland. So how can you spot one?

From TheJournal.ie Ireland 9th in the EU for gender equality at work, but only 19th for power Gender Equality

Ireland 9th in the EU for gender equality at work, but only 19th for power

When it comes to health, Ireland took the top spot in the EU.

From TheJournal.ie Power surge: Ireland's electricity prices rise by more than EU average Energy

Power surge: Ireland's electricity prices rise by more than EU average

Ireland’s power prices rose 10 per cent last year – among the highest increases anywhere in the European Union.

From TheJournal.ie 'Beauty pageants do not sexualise children' says contest organiser Contest This post contains videos

'Beauty pageants do not sexualise children' says contest organiser

A child beauty pageant organiser who is bringing an American-style version to Ireland this year has hit back against criticism, stating these competitions have been in the US for over fifty years.

From TheJournal.ie Merkel, Obama, Clinton, Gates: here's who topped the list of most powerful women They Got The Power

Merkel, Obama, Clinton, Gates: here's who topped the list of most powerful women

The Forbes list of the world’s most powerful women ranks them by money, media presence and impact. Here’s who’s in.

From TheJournal.ie Building eight nuclear power plants in the UK poses little threat to Ireland Energy

Building eight nuclear power plants in the UK poses little threat to Ireland

A report by the Radiological Protection Institute of Ireland looked at the impact day-to-day operations would have on Ireland and what would happen in the event of a severe nuclear accident.

From TheJournal.ie Column: To bring about any change, we must redefine what we expect from our politicians Opinion

Column: To bring about any change, we must redefine what we expect from our politicians

If we want to reclaim the current political landscape we need to re-establish the ground rules for office holders and ensure their words turn into actions, writes Martin Critten.

From TheJournal.ie In pics: Margaret Thatcher and Ireland Margaret Thatcher This post contains images

In pics: Margaret Thatcher and Ireland

Britain’s first female prime minister died following a stroke this morning.

From TheJournal.ie Pope's election saw power demand fall... before rising as we put the kettle on I Got Da Powah

Pope's election saw power demand fall... before rising as we put the kettle on

As we all gathered around to find out who the new Pope was, electricity demand fell briefly on Wednesday before rising as we put the kettle on and got back to whatever it was we were doing, Eirgrid says.

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Have you tried to reduce your energy usage? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Have you tried to reduce your energy usage?

Are you energy conscious? If so, why?

From TheJournal.ie Thousands without power due to high winds Weather

Thousands without power due to high winds

Fallen trees are also blocking a number of roads. The wind will continue for much of today, so drivers are warned to take care.

From TheJournal.ie Enda Kenny and Michael Noonan to attend Davos World Economic Forum

Enda Kenny and Michael Noonan to attend Davos

The Taoiseach and Minister for Finance will join other world leaders at the influential meeting to discuss issues affecting the global economy.

From TheJournal.ie The 9 at 9: Sunday 9 At 9 This post contains videos

The 9 at 9: Sunday

Every morning, TheJournal.ie brings you the nine things you need to know as you kick off your day.

From TheJournal.ie Hundreds of homes without power after wicked winds Power

Hundreds of homes without power after wicked winds

Properties in Dublin, Galway, Longford, Waterford, Clare and Limerick have been affected.

From TheJournal.ie Column: Fossil fuels won’t last forever. Ireland should consider nuclear power. Opinion

Column: Fossil fuels won’t last forever. Ireland should consider nuclear power.

When an aeroplane crashes we don’t stop flying, we improve safety. Nuclear power should be the same, writes Philip Walton.

From TheJournal.ie Interview: ‘Ireland’s EU Presidency will make no difference’ – Shane Ross Read Me

Interview: ‘Ireland’s EU Presidency will make no difference’ – Shane Ross

The independent TD tells TheJournal.ie that Government ministers are in denial about the depth of our crisis.

From TheJournal.ie These islands are first to be powered by solar energy alone Got The Power

These islands are first to be powered by solar energy alone

Tokelau islands in the Pacific have population of 1,500 and were using 2,000 barrels of diesel a year to power generators.

From TheJournal.ie Interview: ‘We’re mourning a Republic we never had’ – Fintan O’Toole Read Me

Interview: ‘We’re mourning a Republic we never had’ – Fintan O’Toole

Our system has made Irish people feel ashamed, the author and journalist tells TheJournal.ie ahead of a series of ‘state of the nation’ debates.

From TheJournal.ie New York schools to reopen - but freezing weather brings new risks Sandy

New York schools to reopen - but freezing weather brings new risks

Tens of thousands of people whose homes were destroyed or damaged by superstorm Sandy now need to find somewhere to live – and temperatures are plunging dramatically.

From TheJournal.ie PHOTOS: Fuel shortages and traffic jams as New York tries to get back to normal Sandy This post contains images

PHOTOS: Fuel shortages and traffic jams as New York tries to get back to normal

The United States is facing a bill of tens of billions of dollars in the wake of ‘Superstorm’ Sandy.

From TheJournal.ie Two power outages in Dublin this morning Electricity

Two power outages in Dublin this morning

Plus, did you know you can check if there is a power outage in your area by using a new ESB app?

From TheJournal.ie Column: Europeans saying Obama has to win? It makes me want to scream Opinion

Column: Europeans saying Obama has to win? It makes me want to scream

It makes little difference to us who sits in the Oval Office – and we shouldn’t kid ourselves otherwise, says David Cronin.

From TheJournal.ie East West Interconnector causing phone line interference Power

East West Interconnector causing phone line interference

Eirgrid said the go-live date of the interconnector will now be temporarily deferred.

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

The 9 at 9: Thursday

Good morning! Here are nine things you should know as you start your day…

Technical issues reported at Noel Gallagher's Marlay Park gig

Kasabian and High Flying Birds are performing at the Dublin venue tonight – but there are reports that the sound was cut twice during the latter’s performance.

From TheJournal.ie Is Berlusconi planning a comeback? Italy

Is Berlusconi planning a comeback?

The former Italian Premier has suggested he will attempt a return to power, and said he is often asked to step back into the political ring.

From TheJournal.ie Column: The groupthink in decision-making positions in Ireland must end Column

Column: The groupthink in decision-making positions in Ireland must end

Groupthink, cronyism and lack of accountability are largely to blame for the disastrous mess Ireland is now in, writes Clara Fischer.

From TheJournal.ie Nuclear plant goes online for first time since Japan's tsunami Japan

Nuclear plant goes online for first time since Japan's tsunami

The Ohi plant’s reactor No 3 is returning to operation despite divided public opinion on the use of nuclear power.

Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads

The very best of the week’s writing from around the web…

From TheJournal.ie A butler, a cardinal and the Pope: Vatileaks scandal deepens Vatileaks

A butler, a cardinal and the Pope: Vatileaks scandal deepens

There may be jobs lost and careers ruined as Italian media implicates a cardinal in the ongoing investigation.

From TheJournal.ie Opposition TDs criticise govt for keeping people in the dark over water charges Water Charges

Opposition TDs criticise govt for keeping people in the dark over water charges

Fianna Fáil also raised concerns about job security for the thousands of people currently employed in water services.