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Opinion: In praise of Ireland's social entrepreneurs, making waves in a pandemic
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Opinion: In praise of Ireland's social entrepreneurs, making waves in a pandemic

Apr 6th 2021, 10:43 AM 9,946 Views 2 Comments

Siobhán O’Keeffe of Social Entrepreneurs Ireland outlines the important work many entrepreneurs with a social conscience have been doing in the last year.

Opinion: 'The pandemic isn't down to one reckless group - it's because of the contagiousness of Covid-19'
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Opinion: 'The pandemic isn't down to one reckless group - it's because of the contagiousness of Covid-19'

Oct 2nd 2020, 7:00 AM 60,978 Views 32 Comments

Behavioural expert Dr Shane Timmons says that disapproval from the right sources is the key to fighting non-compliance.

Dr Anthony O'Connor: 'The rhetoric of “all being in it together” is dead'
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Dr Anthony O'Connor: 'The rhetoric of “all being in it together” is dead'

Aug 14th 2020, 7:00 AM 54,455 Views 52 Comments

What we now reap is the harvest of decades of inaction on what voters just six short months ago told us were the major issues affecting our society, writes Dr Anthony O’Connor.

Brides and grooms are still getting older (but only in opposite sex marriages)
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Brides and grooms are still getting older (but only in opposite sex marriages)

Apr 10th 2019, 2:01 PM 16,282 Views 18 Comments

Same sex marriages still happen at a later age, but this is changing.

'I'm like: I just got a medal for my country, so why am I being scrutinised over the colour of my skin?'
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'I'm like: I just got a medal for my country, so why am I being scrutinised over the colour of my skin?'

Feb 23rd 2019, 10:00 AM 74,739 Views 72 Comments

Rianna Jarrett and Gina Akpe-Moses discuss race, Irish society and sport.

The Sick and Indigent Roomkeepers Society: Dublin's oldest charity and its plan to make it to 2040
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The Sick and Indigent Roomkeepers Society: Dublin's oldest charity and its plan to make it to 2040

Dec 25th 2018, 10:00 PM 25,259 Views 7 Comments

The former headquarters is a landmark in Dublin City Centre.

Taoiseach says gardaí will have to work 'anti-social' hours for the good of society
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Taoiseach says gardaí will have to work 'anti-social' hours for the good of society

Jul 12th 2018, 7:31 AM 30,804 Views 106 Comments

Leo Varadkar said there are 600 more gardaí now than two years ago.

Panda conservation is worth billions of dollars a year
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Panda conservation is worth billions of dollars a year

Jun 28th 2018, 11:01 AM 15,575 Views 9 Comments

A new study looked at pandas and their reserves, and compared them in 1980 to today.

German minister criticised for saying Islam is 'not part of Germany'
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German minister criticised for saying Islam is 'not part of Germany'

Mar 18th 2018, 7:30 AM 11,087 Views 70 Comments

Germany’s Muslim community is estimated to be about 4.5 million.

How many people in Ireland are aged over 100? The CSO published a load of stats about society
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How many people in Ireland are aged over 100? The CSO published a load of stats about society

Mar 16th 2018, 3:56 PM 45,606 Views 36 Comments

Ireland, in numbers.

Hindu chef unfairly dismissed after going on prayer leave after his dad died
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Hindu chef unfairly dismissed after going on prayer leave after his dad died

May 23rd 2017, 4:31 PM 19,118 Views 44 Comments

The chef was required to mourn for 40 days.

Census 2016: Donegal people are loyal to their home and there are plenty of blow-ins in Meath
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Census 2016: Donegal people are loyal to their home and there are plenty of blow-ins in Meath

May 11th 2017, 1:00 PM 15,779 Views 32 Comments

The latest batch of Census results have been released.

The average age for Irish brides and grooms is getting older and older
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The average age for Irish brides and grooms is getting older and older

Apr 13th 2017, 1:26 PM 45,829 Views 49 Comments

For men it’s nearly 36 and for women it’s nearly 34.

Abortion as an option in Ireland? Just 28% are in favour of it
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Abortion as an option in Ireland? Just 28% are in favour of it

Mar 3rd 2017, 7:52 AM 22,109 Views 236 Comments

Most people are opposed to a choice in all circumstances.

Here's how many multi-millionaires Ireland gained last year
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Here's how many multi-millionaires Ireland gained last year

Mar 1st 2017, 8:12 AM 28,813 Views 48 Comments

Some people are doing very well.

Only 8% of working-age Travellers have completed the Leaving Cert
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Only 8% of working-age Travellers have completed the Leaving Cert

Jan 17th 2017, 6:01 AM 13,161 Views 66 Comments

The level of educational disadvantage has been laid out in a new report.

Anxious and full of self-doubt? It might be the quarterlife crisis
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Anxious and full of self-doubt? It might be the quarterlife crisis

Nov 11th 2016, 11:00 AM 17,381 Views 26 Comments

…And why this crisis is not actually a bad thing.

What made Trump's 'Make America Great Again' slogan so powerful?
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What made Trump's 'Make America Great Again' slogan so powerful?

Nov 9th 2016, 1:30 PM 31,410 Views 97 Comments

It was the slogan that he built a campaign on.

Do the 44% of Irish people who are single in their 30s suffer stigma?
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# Flying Solo

Do the 44% of Irish people who are single in their 30s suffer stigma?

Nov 3rd 2016, 12:41 PM 34,305 Views 45 Comments

Times have moved on from research in the 1990s which found society less understanding.

Could these 9 ideas change Ireland for the better?
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Could these 9 ideas change Ireland for the better?

Oct 23rd 2016, 11:00 AM 857 Views 18 Comments

We often think that we have to wait for the system to change things – but we don’t, argues SEI’s Darren Ryan.

'Don't share so much on social media' - advice for your 20s from those who have been there
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'Don't share so much on social media' - advice for your 20s from those who have been there

Oct 17th 2016, 10:30 AM 26,769 Views 13 Comments

Retired people on why you shouldn’t worry ‘until worry worries you’.

'Don't scrap the USC - it's one of the fairest and most progressive taxes in Ireland'
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'Don't scrap the USC - it's one of the fairest and most progressive taxes in Ireland'

Oct 15th 2016, 9:30 AM 1,483 Views 158 Comments

David Gibney writes that if you scrap the USC, the revenue must be found elsewhere or we will face deteriorated public services.

New documentary asks what turned these teenagers into killers
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New documentary asks what turned these teenagers into killers

May 29th 2016, 9:30 PM 57,241 Views 78 Comments

Some of the most brutal murders in this country were carried out by teens who showed little remorse afterwards.

9 questions you've probably had about filling out Census 2016
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9 questions you've probably had about filling out Census 2016

Apr 24th 2016, 7:31 AM 40,458 Views 47 Comments

Pen at the ready.

15 people who don't give a damn about your 'rules'
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# Dgaff

15 people who don't give a damn about your 'rules'

Feb 2nd 2016, 1:00 PM 10,515 Views 1 Comment

Break the system.

Pictures: Inside the surreal world of the migrant 'Jungle' at Calais
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# Welcome To The Jungle

Pictures: Inside the surreal world of the migrant 'Jungle' at Calais

Jan 30th 2016, 8:45 AM 19,269 Views 63 Comments

An entire society has sprung up on the outskirts of the French town, with the refugees living there making the most of the little that they have.

The head of the Irish Cancer Society is taking a €10k pay cut
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The head of the Irish Cancer Society is taking a €10k pay cut

Jan 15th 2016, 10:01 AM 24,603 Views 124 Comments

It follows the controversial decision to cut the hardship fund for families of children with cancer – which was later reversed.

Miss USA crowned amid controversy over Donald Trump's Mexican immigrant comments
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Miss USA crowned amid controversy over Donald Trump's Mexican immigrant comments

Jul 14th 2015, 6:01 AM 17,927 Views 18 Comments

Questions over immigration or Trump’s comments did not come up at the competition.

'Members of Travelling community too young to drink, drive or smoke crossing border to get married'
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'Members of Travelling community too young to drink, drive or smoke crossing border to get married'

Feb 14th 2015, 7:15 AM 19,519 Views 54 Comments

Labour Senator James Heffernan said he knew of girls aged as young as 12 who knew whom they would be marrying.

"'There's no heroin here, it's only a Dublin thing' - it's complete lies"
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"'There's no heroin here, it's only a Dublin thing' - it's complete lies"

Feb 4th 2015, 7:15 AM 19,291 Views 10 Comments

An Irish play tackles drug use head on.

You might be related to one of these esteemed looking gentlemen
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You might be related to one of these esteemed looking gentlemen

Jan 31st 2015, 5:00 PM 15,051 Views 10 Comments

Refinement is easier to pull off in black and white.

The good, the bad and the ugly: Are selfies turning us all into narcissists?
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The good, the bad and the ugly: Are selfies turning us all into narcissists?

Jan 1st 2015, 9:00 PM 30,969 Views 36 Comments

Or were we already halfway there?

Opinion: There has been a shift in Ireland’s political climate... but why now?
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Opinion: There has been a shift in Ireland’s political climate... but why now?

Dec 5th 2014, 8:00 PM 919 Views 106 Comments

Given the fact that we have been living through turbulent political times for the past six years, why are such profound shifts in political consciousness happening now?

Open house: What we learned about homelessness this week
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Open house: What we learned about homelessness this week

Oct 6th 2014, 1:10 PM 9,947 Views 8 Comments

#1: Some of the most eloquent voices in this crisis are those of homeless people themselves.

No Shelter: Our homelessness crisis is at boiling point - we want Ireland to talk about it
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No Shelter: Our homelessness crisis is at boiling point - we want Ireland to talk about it

Sep 28th 2014, 8:45 PM 10,746 Views 80 Comments

TheJournal.ie has travelled the country to speak to people on the frontline of homelessness – and those people and organisations trying to find a solution.

Jack and Emily remain top dogs but celebrity babies make their mark
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Jack and Emily remain top dogs but celebrity babies make their mark

May 30th 2014, 5:39 PM 36,743 Views 59 Comments

Dia dhuit is mise…

Does religion play a negative role in our society? 36% of Irish people think so
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Does religion play a negative role in our society? 36% of Irish people think so

Apr 18th 2014, 10:37 AM 13,415 Views 208 Comments

Older people are far more positive towards the role of religion in society.

Whistleblowers have been vital in undercovering secrets in Ireland, says Observer editor
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Whistleblowers have been vital in undercovering secrets in Ireland, says Observer editor

Apr 2nd 2014, 6:40 AM 5,602 Views 6 Comments

John Mulholland, the Dublin-born editor of the Observer, said that the Edward Snowden story had opened people’s eyes to issues around journalistic security.

Ireland's suicide rate is below EU average - OECD report
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Ireland's suicide rate is below EU average - OECD report

Mar 19th 2014, 8:29 AM 7,412 Views 22 Comments

The study found that incomes and employment in Ireland remain far below their pre-crisis levels.

These tips might help you to remember names
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These tips might help you to remember names

Mar 9th 2014, 5:30 PM 27,409 Views 21 Comments

Warning: it does take some concentration.

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