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Hitting the road in the unpredictable urban/rural battleground of Cork North-Central
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# Pounding The Pavement

Hitting the road in the unpredictable urban/rural battleground of Cork North-Central

Feb 6th 2020, 12:02 AM 18,648 Views 23 Comments

The constituency sees just two TDs seeking re-election, one of whom was elected only months ago.

'The gap in household income in Dublin versus rural Ireland is widening'
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'The gap in household income in Dublin versus rural Ireland is widening'

Nov 6th 2017, 6:30 AM 26,585 Views 26 Comments

The government’s objective of delivering growth in rural areas still remains a challenge that remains to be overcome.

Beyoncé only won an 'urban' Grammy last night - here's why that's a problem
# Ima Let You Finish But
# Ima Let You Finish But

Beyoncé only won an 'urban' Grammy last night - here's why that's a problem

Feb 13th 2017, 6:18 PM 12,645 Views 15 Comments

I’mma let you finish but…

Don't get enough sleep? Try getting rich
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Don't get enough sleep? Try getting rich

Apr 9th 2015, 4:10 PM 15,406 Views 22 Comments

It seems wealth has its privileges.

Minister: 'Seriously, we haven't forgotten about rural Ireland'
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Minister: 'Seriously, we haven't forgotten about rural Ireland'

Jan 21st 2015, 4:45 PM 11,487 Views 51 Comments

Ann Phelan is travelling to Brussels today to meet with Phil Hogan.

One third of Irish population forced to go without basic necessities
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One third of Irish population forced to go without basic necessities

Sep 1st 2014, 7:55 AM 14,206 Views 41 Comments

A report this morning also warns that we will need to serious investment in healthcare facilities as the number of over 85s in Ireland will double by 2025.

Foxes are in our cities but are they dangerous?
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Foxes are in our cities but are they dangerous?

Jun 28th 2014, 4:15 PM 38,360 Views 77 Comments

Here’s some advice on what to do and who to call if you see one in your area.

New York city has trees that smell like bad sex
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# Nose Pegs Please

New York city has trees that smell like bad sex

Apr 27th 2013, 11:30 AM 17,959 Views 26 Comments

What else can you call an odour that recalls a mixture of ‘rotting fish and semen’? Introducing the Bradford Pear tree.

Meet some of the people helping to transform city streets
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# Urban Art

Meet some of the people helping to transform city streets

Mar 24th 2013, 8:30 AM 9,492 Views 29 Comments

Can we change the streets of our city, wherever we are? These artists and business people say yes.

Heart disease risk in children as young as 10 - study
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# Heart Disease

Heart disease risk in children as young as 10 - study

Jan 17th 2013, 8:11 AM 4,282 Views 13 Comments

The study of children from a Dublin primary school showed that 16 had risk factors for cardiovascular disease, while six had high cholesterol.

“Disappointing” start to summer tourism season
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“Disappointing” start to summer tourism season

Jul 16th 2012, 9:22 AM 4,106 Views 28 Comments

Hotels have seen a disappointing start to the holiday season, with 50 per cent of hoteliers saying they are optimistic – less than last year.

Video: Watch (if you can) a man embed magnets into skin to hold iPod
# INauseous
# INauseous

Video: Watch (if you can) a man embed magnets into skin to hold iPod

May 12th 2012, 2:48 PM 4,893 Views 24 Comments

Not for the squeamish…

The hidden gems of Dublin architecture
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The hidden gems of Dublin architecture

Apr 22nd 2012, 6:30 PM 34,746 Views 34 Comments

Photographer and architecture graduate Lisa Cassidy spots the “beautiful, interesting, important or strange” in Dublin’s buildings and public spaces.

Most people recommend Dublin for visit - but only a third feel safe there at night
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Most people recommend Dublin for visit - but only a third feel safe there at night

Apr 19th 2012, 6:30 AM 10,011 Views 37 Comments

Findings from Your Dublin, Your Voice survey shows the capital is considered a very vibrant place – but the public have some interesting suggestions to make it even better…

The 9 worst councils in Ireland's planning system
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# Bad Planning

The 9 worst councils in Ireland's planning system

Apr 16th 2012, 10:46 AM 29,373 Views 70 Comments

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

All the single ladies: those in urban areas more likely to be unmarried
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# Census 2011

All the single ladies: those in urban areas more likely to be unmarried

Mar 29th 2012, 7:51 PM 16,241 Views 54 Comments

Altogether, there are 1.5 million single people living in Ireland.

The burning question*: Is this a 'press' or a 'cupboard'?
# Work Can Wait
# Work Can Wait

The burning question*: Is this a 'press' or a 'cupboard'?

Nov 21st 2011, 12:30 PM 38,207 Views 66 Comments

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

Cyclists want cycle lane scheme halted
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Cyclists want cycle lane scheme halted

Aug 25th 2011, 7:53 AM 1,138 Views 18 Comments

Lobby group explains why Government’s plan to spend €4m on cycle and walking paths outside Dublin is “a poor use of public money”…