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New child protection agency to be officially launched today
# Child Welfare
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# Child Welfare

New child protection agency to be officially launched today

Jan 30th 2014, 7:38 AM 4,803 Views 14 Comments

The Child and Family Agency will take over from the HSE in relation to child welfare.

‘Boxty’ could be the latest Irish term to get EU protection
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# NEW BLAAS

‘Boxty’ could be the latest Irish term to get EU protection

Jan 27th 2014, 7:30 AM 12,595 Views 27 Comments

A public meeting is being held tonight to discuss the possibility of getting the potato pancake EU Protected Geographical Indication status.

Rugby goggles given green light by IRB
# Eyewear
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# Eyewear

Rugby goggles given green light by IRB

Jan 22nd 2014, 1:16 PM 7,120 Views 7 Comments

One brand of protective eyewear has been approved for cases when players are unable to wear contact lenses.

'123456' tops list of worst passwords of 2013
# Security
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# Security

'123456' tops list of worst passwords of 2013

Jan 20th 2014, 7:00 PM 25,741 Views 22 Comments

Other gems included “abc123,” “qwerty,” “iloveyou,” and “password.”

Where to hide if a nuclear bomb is dropped on your city…
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# Terrifying

Where to hide if a nuclear bomb is dropped on your city…

Jan 18th 2014, 4:00 PM 32,844 Views 95 Comments

Bunker down.

How to keep your smartphone info safe and secure
# Precautions
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# Precautions

How to keep your smartphone info safe and secure

Dec 29th 2013, 11:00 AM 35,235 Views 29 Comments

Nobody wants their phone to be stolen, or lose it, but if it does happen, make sure all your info on it is backed up.

It would be deemed an “unfortunate event” if Mugabe was harmed on state visit to Ireland
# State Papers 1983
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# State Papers 1983

It would be deemed an “unfortunate event” if Mugabe was harmed on state visit to Ireland

Dec 27th 2013, 8:45 AM 13,287 Views 17 Comments

A 1980s state paper advised the Department of Justice to increase security as it would not look good for the country if he was harmed while visiting Ireland.

Incredible couch ad promises to protect your family from 'floor lava'
# Lava-ing Room
# Lava-ing Room

Incredible couch ad promises to protect your family from 'floor lava'

Nov 21st 2013, 9:41 AM 1,607 Views 0 Comments

THE FLOOR IS LAVA!

Shatter: I have no plans to end direct provision
# Alan Shatter
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# Alan Shatter

Shatter: I have no plans to end direct provision

Oct 23rd 2013, 10:09 PM 7,594 Views 30 Comments

The Justice Minister said he wants to ensure that applications are speeded up.

Hogan reports email threat to burn his family home to gardaí
# Threat
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# Threat

Hogan reports email threat to burn his family home to gardaí

Oct 19th 2013, 12:58 PM 18,440 Views 215 Comments

A spokesperson for the minister said he had previously received threats in relation to the household charge but they were “not like this”.

Immigrant Council call for clear procedures for stateless people in Europe
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# Human Rights

Immigrant Council call for clear procedures for stateless people in Europe

Oct 14th 2013, 7:30 AM 3,093 Views 27 Comments

There are 600,000 stateless people across Europe.

Under-13s most vulnerable to sex assault by male family member
# Children
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# Children

Under-13s most vulnerable to sex assault by male family member

Oct 9th 2013, 6:05 AM 9,192 Views 56 Comments

A report from the RCNI is published this morning and shows that the average age of perpetrators was 26.

This group is digitally preserving the world’s heritage sites for future generations
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# Conservation

This group is digitally preserving the world’s heritage sites for future generations

Oct 5th 2013, 10:00 AM 6,346 Views 2 Comments

War and natural disasters are causing destruction so a non-profit organisation plans to digitally scan 500 heritage sites over the next five years.

More than 81% of farmers support gun ownership rights
# Rural Ireland
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# Rural Ireland

More than 81% of farmers support gun ownership rights

Sep 24th 2013, 10:51 AM 6,230 Views 130 Comments

Eight out of ten farmers say they should have the right to own a gun to protect themselves and their property.

HPV vaccine given to 44,000 girls - exceeding its target
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# Cervical Cancer

HPV vaccine given to 44,000 girls - exceeding its target

Aug 26th 2013, 11:46 AM 6,501 Views 47 Comments

The HSE has released details on the uptake rates for its 2011/2012 nationwide HPV vaccination campaign.

Column: Burning our bogs is like setting fire to our future
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# Opinion

Column: Burning our bogs is like setting fire to our future

Jul 18th 2013, 7:30 PM 1,312 Views 233 Comments

There is an economic and social value in preserving our bogs. We need to forget our romantic ideas turf fires and preserve our heritage, writes Kieran McNally.

HSE: Older people, children and manual workers risk 'serious harm' in heatwave
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# Heatwave

HSE: Older people, children and manual workers risk 'serious harm' in heatwave

Jul 9th 2013, 5:09 PM 8,632 Views 18 Comments

Along with the Department of Health, they have issued a number of tips to keep people cool and safe during the good weather.

Victims of stalking and domestic violence to get EU-wide protection
# Stalking
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# Stalking

Victims of stalking and domestic violence to get EU-wide protection

May 24th 2013, 6:30 AM 5,101 Views 23 Comments

The new law will see restraining orders obtained in your home country having the same standing in law across all EU states.

Ofcom sets out proposals to tackle mid-contract price rises
# Consumers
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# Consumers

Ofcom sets out proposals to tackle mid-contract price rises

Jan 3rd 2013, 11:48 AM 3,920 Views 9 Comments

The regulator is considering introducing rules allowing customers to exit their contract without penalty if prices are raised in the middle of a contract term.

Immigration in Ireland: Approximately 88,000 visa applications received in 2012
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# Immigration

Immigration in Ireland: Approximately 88,000 visa applications received in 2012

Jan 2nd 2013, 3:30 PM 35,500 Views 236 Comments

In total, approximately 165,700 immigration related requests were made in 2012.

Widow calls for mental health changes to protect children
# Mental Health
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# Mental Health

Widow calls for mental health changes to protect children

Oct 31st 2012, 11:33 AM 6,763 Views 25 Comments

Una Butler’s husband took his own life in 2010 after killing their two young daughters.

Emergency services association call for stronger protection
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# Halloween

Emergency services association call for stronger protection

Oct 31st 2012, 9:35 AM 3,429 Views 13 Comments

The IFESA said workers are bracing themselves for another busy Halloween tonight when it is more than likely they will face injury and assault.

How would you like to see the environment protected?
# Environment
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# Environment

How would you like to see the environment protected?

Oct 19th 2012, 5:52 PM 4,380 Views 31 Comments

The EPA have invited members of the public to submit views on how protecting the environment.

Animal rights group to march in Dublin
# Animal Rights
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# Animal Rights

Animal rights group to march in Dublin

Aug 26th 2012, 7:30 AM 4,706 Views 29 Comments

ARAN is calling on the government to introduce tougher sentences and fines for animal abuse and cruelty.

State spent €70m on private and state accommodation for asylum seekers
# Asylum
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# Asylum

State spent €70m on private and state accommodation for asylum seekers

Jun 16th 2012, 8:30 AM 5,235 Views 90 Comments

Over 5,100 people are currently being housed in 37 accommodation centres around Ireland.

Bandon to get 100-year flood protection
# Flooding
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# Flooding

Bandon to get 100-year flood protection

Jun 12th 2012, 11:58 AM 4,411 Views 11 Comments

A €10 million scheme for the Cork town was revealed yesterday.

Google releases data on copyright infringement reports
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# Copyright

Google releases data on copyright infringement reports

May 24th 2012, 9:12 PM 2,927 Views 7 Comments

Data from the internet search company shows that Microsoft was the copyright owner with the most requests for link removals.

40 per cent of prisoners in St Patrick's are on protection
# Young Offenders
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# Young Offenders

40 per cent of prisoners in St Patrick's are on protection

Apr 28th 2012, 8:45 AM 3,153 Views 10 Comments

Prisoners at the institution, which houses offenders aged 16 to 21, are placed on protection when they are under threat from other inmates or pose a risk to the prison population.

Poll: Do you agree with the protesting turf cutters?
# Your Say
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# Your Say

Poll: Do you agree with the protesting turf cutters?

Apr 5th 2012, 10:44 AM 8,287 Views 120 Comments

The turf cutters are in a stand-off with the Government in a row which pitches assertions of a historic right to cut on their land against bog protection legislation. What do you think?

New standards for protection and welfare of children launched
# Children
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# Children

New standards for protection and welfare of children launched

Mar 22nd 2012, 3:48 PM 1,625 Views 0 Comments

Members of the public are being asked for their opinions on the proposed new national standards, which are for the protection and welfare of children in Ireland.

Poll: How often do you eat potatoes?
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# Your Say

Poll: How often do you eat potatoes?

Jan 26th 2012, 1:57 PM 10,357 Views 59 Comments

One type of humble Irish spud has been given special EU Protected Geographical Indication – but do potatoes form a regular part of your diet

Men "value themselves more than women", says survey
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# Gender

Men "value themselves more than women", says survey

Dec 6th 2011, 3:00 PM 1,382 Views 5 Comments

Figures released by a life assurance provider show that men spend more money on their life assurance than women do – raising the question if men value themselves more.

Bailout is “dispossessing poor and vulnerable people” of their money
# Social Justice Ireland
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# Social Justice Ireland

Bailout is “dispossessing poor and vulnerable people” of their money

Oct 17th 2011, 2:34 PM 859 Views 6 Comments

Social Justice Ireland met with the Troika today and spoke to them about changes needed to protect the poor and vulnerable in Ireland.

Call for creation of official sex offenders register
# Sex Offenders
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# Sex Offenders

Call for creation of official sex offenders register

Oct 10th 2011, 11:06 AM 643 Views 4 Comments

Independent TD Denis Naughten says address notification breaches by offenders shows system is not protecting children.