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'I feel constant shame at our situation': Your stories of Ireland's housing crisis
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'I feel constant shame at our situation': Your stories of Ireland's housing crisis

May 9th 2021, 12:05 AM 112,752 Views 90 Comments
  • Readers share their stories of renting and buying, as reported by Aoife Barry
  • Stories include rising rents, out-of-reach house prices and difficulties securing HAP accommodation
  • Calls for government to do more to help people own their own homes
Champagne Football was the biggest-selling Irish-published book in 2020
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Champagne Football was the biggest-selling Irish-published book in 2020

Jan 5th 2021, 5:11 PM 20,259 Views 25 Comments

Mark Tighe and Paul Rowan’s book sold over 49,300 copies.

'Our online orders went up overnight - we sold a lot of classics': How Covid-19 affected Irish book shops
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'Our online orders went up overnight - we sold a lot of classics': How Covid-19 affected Irish book shops

Dec 25th 2020, 8:00 PM 22,907 Views 5 Comments

Booksellers say that people turned to fiction in lockdown – and book sales are up 4% on last year.

A Page From My Life: Three stories of love, parenthood and revelation from Irish people
# EXTRACT
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# EXTRACT

A Page From My Life: Three stories of love, parenthood and revelation from Irish people

Nov 14th 2020, 9:00 PM 23,767 Views 3 Comments

Read three people’s personal stories taken from A Page From My Life, which is nominated in the An Post Irish Book Awards.

Storm Lorenzo, a shock court ruling, and microplastics: The most read articles on TheJournal.ie this year
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Storm Lorenzo, a shock court ruling, and microplastics: The most read articles on TheJournal.ie this year

Dec 31st 2019, 3:00 PM 12,589 Views 0 Comments

Thank you for reading.

Looking to buy books for Christmas gifts? Here's how to please every adult with Irish writing
# Christmas 2018
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# Christmas 2018

Looking to buy books for Christmas gifts? Here's how to please every adult with Irish writing

Dec 22nd 2018, 8:00 AM 18,030 Views 18 Comments

Whether they’re an avid reader or an occasional reader, we’ve got you sorted.

Success for Lynn Ruane, Sally Rooney and Aislings everywhere at Irish Book Awards
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# Winners

Success for Lynn Ruane, Sally Rooney and Aislings everywhere at Irish Book Awards

Nov 27th 2018, 10:45 PM 23,393 Views 15 Comments

Here are this year’s winners.

9 striking photos from this morning's sunrise
# Sky Fire
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# Sky Fire

9 striking photos from this morning's sunrise

Dec 27th 2016, 9:29 AM 16,211 Views 7 Comments

Readers sent in their photos capturing the brief, beautiful moment.

10 of the weirdest and most brilliant pictures sent in by our readers
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10 of the weirdest and most brilliant pictures sent in by our readers

May 15th 2016, 12:00 PM 61,538 Views 27 Comments

Sometimes we are sent really useful news tips and pictures, other times we are sent really weird crap like this.

They can make thousands from an Instagram post - but how transparent are Irish bloggers?
# Meet The Influencers
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# Meet The Influencers

They can make thousands from an Instagram post - but how transparent are Irish bloggers?

May 15th 2016, 7:45 AM 41,439 Views 14 Comments

We asked bloggers about trust, money and advertising – and they answered.

10 of the weirdest and most brilliant pictures sent in by our readers
# Eh Thanks
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# Eh Thanks

10 of the weirdest and most brilliant pictures sent in by our readers

Apr 24th 2016, 12:00 PM 34,187 Views 9 Comments

Sometimes we are sent really useful news tips and pictures, other times we are sent really weird crap like this.

10 of the weirdest pictures sent by our readers
# EH Thanks Guys
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# EH Thanks Guys

10 of the weirdest pictures sent by our readers

Apr 2nd 2016, 10:30 AM 38,757 Views 14 Comments

Sometimes we are sent really useful news tips and pictures, other times we are sent really weird crap like this.

Shopping for books for Christmas presents? Here's some help...
# Turn The Page
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# Turn The Page

Shopping for books for Christmas presents? Here's some help...

Dec 12th 2015, 12:30 PM 32,223 Views 25 Comments

Here are some of the top literary picks from 2015.

Students with special needs being denied supports "days before exams"
# Leaving Cert
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# Leaving Cert

Students with special needs being denied supports "days before exams"

Jun 2nd 2015, 1:25 PM 11,374 Views 30 Comments

The number of students having applications for readers turned down has been increasing since 2012.

Could you write a book? These 11 and 12-year-olds have
# A Novel Idea
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# A Novel Idea

Could you write a book? These 11 and 12-year-olds have

Jun 1st 2015, 10:00 AM 7,241 Views 7 Comments

It’s for sale on Amazon and all the money will go to charity.

One single library card will soon give you access to all the libraries in Ireland
# Get Reading
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# Get Reading

One single library card will soon give you access to all the libraries in Ireland

Oct 31st 2014, 4:56 PM 12,138 Views 25 Comments

The single library management system is the first of its kind in Europe.

How was it for you? Our Readers’ Panel react, Part One
# Reaction
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# Reaction

How was it for you? Our Readers’ Panel react, Part One

Oct 15th 2014, 12:01 AM 5,416 Views 5 Comments

We spoke to some readers about their hopes and fears ahead of today’s budget. Here’s how they were affected, in their own words.

Do you prefer buying books in bookshops or online?
# Books Are My Bag
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# Books Are My Bag

Do you prefer buying books in bookshops or online?

Oct 9th 2014, 7:45 AM 9,692 Views 36 Comments

If you like browsing your local bookstore, or want to get back into that, then this campaign is for you.

Top comments of the week
# You Told Us
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# You Told Us

Top comments of the week

Sep 6th 2014, 10:30 AM 11,028 Views 13 Comments

Here’s our round-up of the most interesting and most popular comments from the past seven days. Did you make it in?

Open thread: What kind of sex education did you get in school?
# Over To You
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# Over To You

Open thread: What kind of sex education did you get in school?

Apr 15th 2014, 10:59 PM 17,759 Views 100 Comments

Useful? Cringey? Non-existent?

Top readers' comments of the week
# You Told Us
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# You Told Us

Top readers' comments of the week

Mar 8th 2014, 11:00 AM 11,294 Views 9 Comments

Here’s our round-up of the most interesting and most popular comments from the past seven days. Did you make it in?

Woody's Gun and Sun in Dublin: 7 weird (and wonderful) pics our readers sent us
# Stranger Than Folk
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# Stranger Than Folk

Woody's Gun and Sun in Dublin: 7 weird (and wonderful) pics our readers sent us

Feb 22nd 2014, 10:00 AM 14,279 Views 7 Comments

Sometimes we are sent really useful news tips and pictures, other times we are sent really weird – but wonderful – things like this.

Top readers' comments of the week
# You Told Us
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Top readers' comments of the week

Jan 11th 2014, 11:00 AM 13,515 Views 45 Comments

Here’s our round-up of the most interesting and most popular comments from the past seven days. Did you make it in?

Top readers' comments of the week
# You Told Us
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Top readers' comments of the week

Dec 21st 2013, 11:00 AM 18,668 Views 23 Comments

Here’s our round-up of the most interesting and most popular comments from this week. Did you make it in?

Top readers' comments of the week
# You Told Us
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# You Told Us

Top readers' comments of the week

Dec 14th 2013, 11:00 AM 10,941 Views 16 Comments

Here’s our round-up of the most interesting and most popular comments from this week. Did you make it in?

Top readers' comments of the week
# You Told Us
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Top readers' comments of the week

Dec 7th 2013, 11:00 AM 9,915 Views 14 Comments

Here’s our round-up of the most interesting and most popular comments from this week. Did you make it in?

Top readers' comments of the week
# You Told Us
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Top readers' comments of the week

Nov 30th 2013, 11:00 AM 8,265 Views 2 Comments

Here’s our round-up of the most interesting and most popular comments from this week. Did you make it in?

TheScore.ie readers pick their cruellest moments in Irish sporting history
# Looking Back
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# Looking Back

TheScore.ie readers pick their cruellest moments in Irish sporting history

Nov 28th 2013, 7:00 AM 5,425 Views 22 Comments

Warning – this makes for tough reading for Irish fans.

Top readers' comments of the week
# You Told Us
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Top readers' comments of the week

Nov 16th 2013, 11:00 AM 8,742 Views 8 Comments

Here’s our round-up of the most interesting and most popular comments from this week. Did you make it in?

Top readers' comments of the week
# You Told Us
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Top readers' comments of the week

Nov 9th 2013, 11:00 AM 11,287 Views 11 Comments

Here’s our round-up of the most interesting and most popular comments from this week. Did you make it in?

The Definitive Countdown Of Your Best Halloween Costumes
# Over To You
# Over To You

The Definitive Countdown Of Your Best Halloween Costumes

Nov 1st 2013, 1:23 PM 7,113 Views 4 Comments

Check out the Top 21… if you dare.

22 of your best pumpkin carvings
# Carving It Up!
# Carving It Up!

22 of your best pumpkin carvings

Oct 31st 2013, 1:00 PM 20,823 Views 16 Comments

We asked you to send us in your pumpkin carvings, and boy did you oblige!

Top readers' comments of the week
# You Told Us
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# You Told Us

Top readers' comments of the week

Oct 26th 2013, 11:00 AM 7,408 Views 13 Comments

Here’s our round-up of the most interesting and most popular comments from this week. Did you make it in?

100 years of reading: Rathmines library
# Library
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# Library

100 years of reading: Rathmines library

Oct 13th 2013, 6:30 PM 9,029 Views 15 Comments

The library, built in 1913, has hosted the likes of Douglas Hyde, WB Yeats and Hannah Sheehy Skeffington. (And it was also an air raid shelter).

Literacy levels in Irish adults slightly below average
# Reading
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# Reading

Literacy levels in Irish adults slightly below average

Oct 8th 2013, 11:07 AM 5,004 Views 68 Comments

New international survey finds Ireland is one of only five countries to reduce the proportion of adults with lower literacy skills.

Top readers' comments of the week
# You Told Us
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Top readers' comments of the week

Sep 28th 2013, 11:00 AM 9,353 Views 15 Comments

Here’s our round-up of the most interesting and most popular comments from this week. Did you make it in?

Top readers' comments of the week
# You Told Us
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Top readers' comments of the week

Sep 21st 2013, 11:00 AM 8,557 Views 16 Comments

Here’s our round-up of the most interesting and most popular comments from this week. Did you make it in?

Top readers' comments of the week
# You Told Us
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Top readers' comments of the week

Sep 14th 2013, 11:00 AM 6,367 Views 9 Comments

Here’s our round-up of the most interesting and most popular comments from this week. Did you make it in?

Top readers' comments of the week
# You Told Us
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Top readers' comments of the week

Sep 7th 2013, 11:00 AM 7,936 Views 11 Comments

Here’s our round-up of the most interesting and most popular comments from this week. Did you make it in?

Literary history of Dublin brought to life with new Storymap app
# Capital
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# Capital

Literary history of Dublin brought to life with new Storymap app

Sep 6th 2013, 7:45 AM 5,336 Views 11 Comments

The map was officially launched yesterday evening, and includes poets and writers both new and well-known.

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