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'Growing up, my gay pals and I were groped, harassed, screamed at and bothered at every second turn'
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'Growing up, my gay pals and I were groped, harassed, screamed at and bothered at every second turn'

Sep 18th 2018, 8:30 PM 32,049 Views 39 Comments

Karen Cogan has written a play about a fictional young lesbian in Cork for this year’s Dublin Fringe Festival.

'People are telling very vulnerable, raw stories': Documentary series looks at dark moments in Ireland's past
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'People are telling very vulnerable, raw stories': Documentary series looks at dark moments in Ireland's past

Sep 16th 2018, 10:00 AM 18,218 Views 11 Comments

The series, which is on TG4, will look at the Tuam Mother and Baby Home in its next episode.

Got questions or stories about looking for student accommodation? We want to hear from you
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Got questions or stories about looking for student accommodation? We want to hear from you

Aug 27th 2017, 7:00 PM 13,465 Views 14 Comments

We’re holding a Facebook Live on Tuesday evening and we want to hear your stories and your questions.

A bunny on the bus, a seagull on the head and a saucy surprise: 30 years of Dublin Bus
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# Bus Tales

A bunny on the bus, a seagull on the head and a saucy surprise: 30 years of Dublin Bus

Aug 2nd 2017, 6:30 PM 13,650 Views 26 Comments

The company is celebrating 30 years in existence today.

'The weight of the black secret that I have carried around': Women share anonymous abortion stories
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# Not At Home

'The weight of the black secret that I have carried around': Women share anonymous abortion stories

Jul 29th 2017, 9:00 AM 16,625 Views 111 Comments

A new project, called Not At Home, is gathering their stories.

9 DailyEdge headlines that got you going in 2016
# Best Of De
# Best Of De

9 DailyEdge headlines that got you going in 2016

Dec 24th 2016, 7:00 AM 3,796 Views 0 Comments

What a year.

Palliative care patient 'was left groaning in pain before death'
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# End Of Life

Palliative care patient 'was left groaning in pain before death'

Jun 6th 2016, 12:00 PM 31,118 Views 31 Comments

According to new research, one family member said trying to get help for a loved one was like “dealing with the mafia”.

This couple shared their lovely Humans of Dublin proposal story on the Ray D'Arcy Show
# Stories To Tell
# Stories To Tell

This couple shared their lovely Humans of Dublin proposal story on the Ray D'Arcy Show

Feb 7th 2016, 9:19 AM 32,580 Views 15 Comments

And other heroes of the popular Facebook page were there too.

QUIZ: Which of these Enda Kenny stories is true?
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QUIZ: Which of these Enda Kenny stories is true?

Oct 31st 2015, 8:30 PM 26,285 Views 74 Comments

The Taoiseach loves a good story.

These are some of the oddest true Irish tales you'll ever read
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These are some of the oddest true Irish tales you'll ever read

Oct 26th 2015, 5:30 PM 33,355 Views 13 Comments

Very strange indeed.

8 Humans of Dublin stories that will melt your heart
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# Street Life

8 Humans of Dublin stories that will melt your heart

Sep 21st 2015, 8:44 PM 24,476 Views 20 Comments

We all have a story to tell.

'He's my best friend, my right-hand man' - Look out for these lovely photo stories around Dublin
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# Humans Of Dublin

'He's my best friend, my right-hand man' - Look out for these lovely photo stories around Dublin

Aug 2nd 2015, 10:15 AM 18,369 Views 8 Comments

If you’re as soft as us they might make you a little emotional.

35 Bill Cosby accusers speak out to New York Magazine
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35 Bill Cosby accusers speak out to New York Magazine

Jul 27th 2015, 9:09 AM 23,942 Views 37 Comments

The women range in age from their early 20s to 80.

8 important thoughts and feelings about Daniel O'Donnell
# Wee Daniel
# Wee Daniel

8 important thoughts and feelings about Daniel O'Donnell

May 17th 2015, 11:44 AM 7,941 Views 2 Comments

He is bae.

Homeless tour guides show tourists what Drogheda has to offer
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Homeless tour guides show tourists what Drogheda has to offer

May 10th 2015, 8:30 AM 12,954 Views 23 Comments

The walking tours programme has trained people are are homeless or previously lived on the streets to help give them more independence.

Dublin got an official Snapchat story. It made everyone cringe.
# Story Bud
# Story Bud

Dublin got an official Snapchat story. It made everyone cringe.

Apr 27th 2015, 9:13 AM 11,158 Views 1 Comment

Jig, anyone?

Heirs of Sherlock Holmes author had their petition refused by US Supreme Court today
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Heirs of Sherlock Holmes author had their petition refused by US Supreme Court today

Nov 3rd 2014, 10:13 PM 9,575 Views 4 Comments

A court ruling stands that some of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s stories are no longer in copyright.

#ScaryStoriesIn5Words is the best trend on Halloween Twitter
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# Terror

#ScaryStoriesIn5Words is the best trend on Halloween Twitter

Oct 31st 2014, 7:51 AM 3,549 Views 4 Comments

*shiver*

This crowdsourcing project wants to animate Irish people's memories
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This crowdsourcing project wants to animate Irish people's memories

Jul 26th 2014, 2:03 PM 6,448 Views 2 Comments

“Some will make you laugh, others might make you cry – but they are all genuine Irish stories told from the heart,” the project co-ordinator said.

Did you live along the border during the Troubles? This project is seeking your voice...
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# Border Counties

Did you live along the border during the Troubles? This project is seeking your voice...

Jul 13th 2014, 10:15 AM 10,169 Views 51 Comments

The Border Lives storytelling project is collecting comments and stories from people who used to lived in the border counties during the Northern Ireland conflict.

7 weird things that happened this week
# Mad World
# Mad World

7 weird things that happened this week

Dec 14th 2013, 10:15 AM 17,179 Views 7 Comments

An Instagram account leads to 142 felony charges, the Queen’s nuts, and a penis-biting snake – the bizarre news stories you might have missed.

23 glorious items from local newspapers
# In Other News
# In Other News

23 glorious items from local newspapers

Jun 23rd 2013, 8:15 PM 27,797 Views 21 Comments

Community reporting at its finest.

Exhibition brings Irish emigration stories to life
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Exhibition brings Irish emigration stories to life

Jun 23rd 2013, 10:30 AM 10,149 Views 14 Comments

Irish emigration to America is explored in a new exhibition in Dublin’s Little Museum.

Does Michelle Obama think Irish people are "ugly m*****f*****s"?
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Does Michelle Obama think Irish people are "ugly m*****f*****s"?

Jun 19th 2013, 3:37 PM 52,368 Views 63 Comments

A satirical article managed to fool hundreds of Americans, who branded the First Lady a “disgrace”

Here are 13 of our favourite sporting anecdotes
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Here are 13 of our favourite sporting anecdotes

Feb 24th 2013, 8:00 PM 19,711 Views 9 Comments

Including Niall Quinn on Jack Charlton and various people on a young Jonah Lomu.

Two out of work filmmakers launch creative app for exploring Dublin
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Two out of work filmmakers launch creative app for exploring Dublin

Jan 23rd 2013, 2:48 PM 9,104 Views 19 Comments

The app features audio clips and videos of people around the city telling stories about their lives and experiences in Dublin.

Column: Why Irish ‘chick lit’ is the true barometer of our time
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Column: Why Irish ‘chick lit’ is the true barometer of our time

Jan 1st 2013, 7:30 PM 583 Views 21 Comments

Following in the footsteps of Maeve Binchy, Irish female authors are capturing what really matters to people today, writes novelist Michelle Jackson.

Here are our top 10 most tweeted articles in 2012
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Here are our top 10 most tweeted articles in 2012

Dec 26th 2012, 7:00 PM 7,730 Views 3 Comments

From Maeve Binchy to the fatal Swedish House Mafia concert, these are TheJournal.ie stories which were shared the most on Twitter this year.

6 ways Ireland is seriously spooky
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# Halloween

6 ways Ireland is seriously spooky

Oct 27th 2012, 6:00 PM 22,764 Views 34 Comments

Frightening placenames, cholera epidemics that inspired Bram Stoker, and featuring in episodes of Murder She wrote…

New Yorker journalist resigns after fabricating Bob Dylan quotes
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New Yorker journalist resigns after fabricating Bob Dylan quotes

Jul 31st 2012, 9:04 AM 5,588 Views 10 Comments

Journalist and author Jonah Lehrer has had his latest book pulled from shelves over quotes that ‘didn’t exist’.

Olympic Village: Day Two, wrap
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# London 2012

Olympic Village: Day Two, wrap

Jul 29th 2012, 10:44 PM 8,499 Views 5 Comments

More shocks in the pool on a day when Team GB got their first medals and Team Ireland showed green shoots of promise.

Read: Kidnappings and lost cousins - amazing real-life transport stories
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Read: Kidnappings and lost cousins - amazing real-life transport stories

May 20th 2012, 5:00 PM 5,195 Views 6 Comments

From mistaken identities to mysterious mittens – artist Theresa Nanigian collected these incredible, touching tales from drivers and passengers.

Disappointment expressed over taxi driver's Travellers comment
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Disappointment expressed over taxi driver's Travellers comment

Nov 25th 2011, 3:48 PM 7,369 Views 46 Comments

A Cork taxi driver has written a book about his work experiences – but has managed to offend some thanks to his very strong opinions.