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Plans for 25% of Poolbeg Glass Bottle site to be mix of social and affordable housing welcomed
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Plans for 25% of Poolbeg Glass Bottle site to be mix of social and affordable housing welcomed

Updated Apr 11th 2019, 5:52 PM 21,426 Views 59 Comments

The planning permission will see that close to 900 social and affordable homes will be built on the site.

'I'm not his father': Guardiola trying to coax rather than control much-loved Mendy
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'I'm not his father': Guardiola trying to coax rather than control much-loved Mendy

Jan 23rd 2019, 9:21 AM 7,321 Views 1 Comment

The Frenchman is set to play a role during tonight’s Carabao Cup second leg against Burton.

This Irish teen quit school at 17 to launch a talent agency for online influencers
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This Irish teen quit school at 17 to launch a talent agency for online influencers

Sep 10th 2017, 6:00 PM 22,040 Views 25 Comments

Conor O’Flaherty says he plans to hire up to 15 people in Galway over the next year.

This Irish teen quit school at 17 to launch a talent agency for online 'influencers'
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This Irish teen quit school at 17 to launch a talent agency for online 'influencers'

Sep 7th 2017, 3:14 PM 874 Views 0 Comments

Conor O’Flaherty says he plans to hire up to 15 people in Galway over the next year.

This Irish teen quit school at 17 to launch a talent agency for online 'influencers'
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This Irish teen quit school at 17 to launch a talent agency for online 'influencers'

Sep 3rd 2017, 6:01 PM 5,031 Views 0 Comments

Conor O’Flaherty says he plans to hire up to 15 people in Galway over the next year.

In need of a good party game? These smartphone apps will help liven things up
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In need of a good party game? These smartphone apps will help liven things up

Dec 24th 2016, 8:15 PM 235,286 Views 5 Comments

Who would have thought your smartphone could be useful for party games.

The Rock in rugby, GoT fan demands and more of your sporting Tweets of the Week
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The Rock in rugby, GoT fan demands and more of your sporting Tweets of the Week

May 1st 2016, 10:30 AM 8,002 Views 0 Comments

Here’s what we could see in the flames this week.

Mark Zuckerberg had a dig at Trump for his talk of "building walls"
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Mark Zuckerberg had a dig at Trump for his talk of "building walls"

Apr 12th 2016, 7:09 PM 17,453 Views 22 Comments

“It takes courage to choose hope over fear,” he said in a keynote speech.

Dublin used to have a pretty amazing public transport system
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Dublin used to have a pretty amazing public transport system

Aug 29th 2015, 9:45 AM 34,405 Views 58 Comments

But we had to go and rip the whole thing up.

Gangs of teenage girls are causing major trouble at Belfast's 'peace lines'
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Gangs of teenage girls are causing major trouble at Belfast's 'peace lines'

Jun 3rd 2015, 9:39 AM 16,424 Views 13 Comments

‘Know where your kids are,’ police are telling parents.

What exactly is Meow Chat and why is it all over your Facebook?
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# Right Meow

What exactly is Meow Chat and why is it all over your Facebook?

Jul 29th 2014, 5:30 PM 18,060 Views 1 Comment

And when will it go away?

Why we smile...and why we fake it
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Why we smile...and why we fake it

Jul 10th 2014, 7:14 AM 14,024 Views 13 Comments

Studies indicate smiling plays a key role in our social dynamics, but can you tell a fake from the real thing?

Facebook carried out hundreds of tests on users with few limits
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Facebook carried out hundreds of tests on users with few limits

Jul 3rd 2014, 11:11 AM 5,609 Views 6 Comments

The experiments, carried out by Facebook’s Data Science team, covered topics like the causes of loneliness, how social behaviours spread through networks, and ‘political mobilisation messages.’

He's right, Joe: It's the Sporting Tweets of the Week
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He's right, Joe: It's the Sporting Tweets of the Week

Apr 13th 2014, 9:55 AM 4,824 Views 0 Comments

From tactics to tuxes and even a suit of armour, Twitter didn’t disappoint us this week.

Meet the Kerry author chosen to take part in Twitter's literary festival
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Meet the Kerry author chosen to take part in Twitter's literary festival

Mar 8th 2014, 8:45 AM 5,228 Views 2 Comments

The Twitter Fiction Festival has 52 authors telling their own original stories within the restrictions of 140 characters.

Convention votes to strengthen economic, social, and cultural rights
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Convention votes to strengthen economic, social, and cultural rights

Feb 23rd 2014, 2:26 PM 7,112 Views 64 Comments

The ninth and final meeting of the Constitutional Convention also voted to emphasis rights to housing, social security, and essential health care.

Facebook moves beyond male and female with new gender identity options
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Facebook moves beyond male and female with new gender identity options

Feb 14th 2014, 10:04 AM 11,947 Views 66 Comments

Users in the US can now use 50 different custom gender terms – such as bi-gender and androgynous – to describe themselves.

Gmail change will soon allow anyone on Google+ to email you
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Gmail change will soon allow anyone on Google+ to email you

Jan 10th 2014, 11:08 AM 14,786 Views 25 Comments

Thankfully, you can opt-out of it.

7 important features an Irish social media site would need
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# Gtuít

7 important features an Irish social media site would need

Nov 9th 2013, 1:00 PM 41,471 Views 20 Comments

A face blurring feature is a must.

8 questions no one should ever ask anyone again
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# Pop The Question

8 questions no one should ever ask anyone again

Oct 4th 2013, 1:00 PM 37,915 Views 123 Comments

For everyone’s benefit.

The more you use Facebook, the more miserable you become
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# Dislike

The more you use Facebook, the more miserable you become

Aug 15th 2013, 11:21 AM 14,605 Views 52 Comments

It’s science.

11 of the world's most awkward social situations
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# Totes Awks

11 of the world's most awkward social situations

Jul 23rd 2013, 6:00 PM 61,747 Views 63 Comments

This is where uncomfortable lives.

Facebook unveils Android software suite
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Facebook unveils Android software suite

Apr 4th 2013, 9:30 PM 14,075 Views 43 Comments

The software will be available for download from 12 April.

Column: To end cancer, we must close the health gap between rich and poor
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Column: To end cancer, we must close the health gap between rich and poor

Jan 21st 2013, 12:00 PM 93 Views 26 Comments

It is only at the local level that we can close the “cancer gap” between the rich and poor, writes consultant medical oncologist Professor John Kennedy.

Snap: The top 10 Instagram locations in 2012
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Snap: The top 10 Instagram locations in 2012

Dec 30th 2012, 8:45 AM 11,897 Views 5 Comments

All is not as it seems, however.

The burning question*: Is it alright to take your phone to the toilet?
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# Dilemma

The burning question*: Is it alright to take your phone to the toilet?

Nov 26th 2012, 1:40 PM 12,242 Views 40 Comments

It’s Monday, so let TheJournal.ie distract you from the ‘serious’ news with one of life’s REAL dilemmas. (*not really)

Column: How to take your life back from technology
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Column: How to take your life back from technology

Nov 17th 2012, 7:00 PM 35 Views 14 Comments

Mobile phones, email, Facebook and Twitter can make us more anti-social, writes Ciara Conlon – but that doesn’t mean we should ditch them.

Column: Most would jump at the chance to work at home, but it has its downsides
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Column: Most would jump at the chance to work at home, but it has its downsides

Nov 6th 2012, 7:00 AM 113 Views 17 Comments

Working at home is not as relaxing as one might think, writes Ann-Marie Scully who says she even misses the morning commute.

Social entrepreneurs with big ideas win €775k prizes
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Social entrepreneurs with big ideas win €775k prizes

Oct 18th 2012, 8:12 PM 11,820 Views 8 Comments

Coder Dojo, Neuro Hero and Soar each won €200,000 each at the Social Entrepreneurs Ireland awards tonight.

Stream movies via Facebook with new Volta app
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Stream movies via Facebook with new Volta app

Sep 17th 2012, 7:15 AM 5,410 Views 25 Comments

You can even choose a film for a friend over Facebook as a present – now isn’t that nice?

Poll: Do you know your neighbours?
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Poll: Do you know your neighbours?

Jul 7th 2012, 9:15 AM 5,961 Views 28 Comments

You have a week left to organise an event for Know Your Neighbour weekend. But how well do you know them now – if at all?

Poll: Should teachers be on social media with students?
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Poll: Should teachers be on social media with students?

Jun 5th 2012, 9:13 AM 6,117 Views 41 Comments

Is it alright for teachers to interact with their students on Facebook in this digital age – or should they steer clear? You tell us…

The burning question*: Do you squeeze the toothpaste tube from the bottom?
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# Work Can Wait

The burning question*: Do you squeeze the toothpaste tube from the bottom?

May 14th 2012, 11:40 AM 6,573 Views 28 Comments

This and every Monday, let TheJournal.ie distract you from the ‘serious’ news with one of life’s REAL dilemmas. (*not really)

10 tips on overcoming fear
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10 tips on overcoming fear

May 13th 2012, 7:45 AM 4,922 Views 6 Comments

Author Robert Greene has written books on how to gain power and keep it – this is how he thinks you can overcome fear…

Volunteer depression service rolls out education programme
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Volunteer depression service rolls out education programme

Apr 30th 2012, 3:17 PM 2,717 Views 17 Comments

#DepressionHurts campaign asks schools to give over one lesson to educating children on spotting depression in others – and reaching out if they are suffering.

The 9 worst councils in Ireland's planning system
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The 9 worst councils in Ireland's planning system

Apr 16th 2012, 10:46 AM 28,033 Views 70 Comments

An Taisce has rated planning systems in 34 city and county councils. Nine of them got an ‘F’ grade.

Like! The most popular teams on Facebook
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Like! The most popular teams on Facebook

Jan 2nd 2012, 9:01 AM 1,075 Views 1 Comment

Who are the most liked sports teams in the world? Well here’s the top 20.

Reggae and Usain Bolt: How Arthur's Day translates abroad
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# Arthur's Day

Reggae and Usain Bolt: How Arthur's Day translates abroad

Sep 22nd 2011, 7:40 AM 1,757 Views 16 Comments

To Martha? To llamas? You might have your own opinion of the Guinness fest here – but is it really going round the world?…

Angry Birds CEO coming to Dublin for web summit
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Angry Birds CEO coming to Dublin for web summit

Sep 21st 2011, 9:29 PM 752 Views 21 Comments

Mikael Hed will join senior execs from LinkedIn, Facebook and YouTube at the second annual Dublin Web Summit.

The week in photos
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The week in photos

May 21st 2011, 7:59 AM 543 Views 0 Comments

This is the week that was, in pictures.