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# ireland's ancient east
New €3m viewing platform and museum on the way for Dublin Castle's record tower
It’s one of a number of locations to receive funding thanks to Fáilte Ireland.
# projects
Nucifora insists Ireland are simply playing by the three-year residency rule
The IRFU performance director says there is more good news to come on the contracting front.
# positive charge
Ireland's researchers are punching above their weight despite 'below-average investment'
Science Foundation Ireland is training people for industry – not to be “the next professors”.
# Shoulder to Shoulder
"We look out for each other": This Men's Shed meant an end to loneliness for these men
“A lot of men we have would have suffered from depression but the change in people after a few weeks here is unbelievable.”
# WORKING TOGETHER
This non-profit wants to start up 100 projects across the country in 100 days
ChangeX aims to help communities start up their own projects to help improve their lives.
# Happy Days
Irish football receives €1.2million boost in funding
The money will go towards six projects selected by the Football Association of Ireland.
# Tourism
It's been Ireland's City of Culture, now Limerick is bidding to be Europe's
They are not the only Irish city interested though…
# the rising
There's been a surge in new building projects since January
Project commencements are up 40 per cent, compared to the first 8 months of 2013.
Facebook plans to start testing its WiFi drones next year
The drone aircraft are expected to fly at an altitude of at least 60,000 feet, without a human operator
# hackathon
Interested in space and science? Cork to hold NASA hackathon next week
The NASA Space Apps Challenge is aimed at secondary school and third-level students and will tackle themes such as human space flight, asteroids and robotics.
# one billion dollars
Kickstarter reaches milestone by raising $1 billion in pledges
In its five year history, the crowdfunding site saw more than half of the $1 billion pledged in the last twelve months.
Watch: The waterproof t-shirt that's impossible to stain
The shirt can repel any water-based liquid, ensuring that it stays both dry and stain-free.
# skyballs
Chris O'Dowd wants to build the world's largest flying scrotum
No, really.
# Irish
Rith races ahead to give €15,000 funding to Irish language projects
The funding comes from money raised during the Rith relay event last year.
# Peace
Fund delivers €5m for peace building and integration in NI
The first tranche of funding will go towards communities in Northern Ireland for projects such as working towards the removal of peace walls.