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This is who you should (and shouldn’t) accept on LinkedIn

It’s about quality, not quantity.

Inside the first whiskey distillery to open in Dublin in over 125 years

The Teeling Whiskey Distillery is keeping alive a family tradition that started more than two centuries ago.

From TheJournal.ie A website that helps people find affairs has been hacked – along with personal information Uh Oh
From TheJournal.ie Greece is going to miss a €1.6 billion loan repayment to the IMF Greece Frightening

This is how you can access sites you visited offline

And you can do it on either your laptop or phone.

Stuck for space? One man has built a floating office in Dublin’s Silicon Docks

Inside DoSpace – a co-working space with a few differences.

Here’s everything you need to know about business this week

Everyone was talking about Chinese beer, a Dunnes Stores shock and Stripe’s billions.

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Inside: Tips for renovating on a budget, the week's listings - and this stunning house with a view across Dublin Bay

Saturday 23 May, 2015

5 apps worth downloading this week

Gloomy filters, random photos and skiing down snowy slopes.

Want to start a childcare business with a difference? This man knows how

Ciaran Flynn’s Childpaths sprung from his experience as a parent. There’s plenty of room for original ideas in Ireland’s childcare industry…

From TheJournal.ie Journalists warned that reporting suicide details can lead to ‘copycat’ deaths Press Council

Journalists warned that reporting suicide details can lead to ‘copycat’ deaths

The Press Council of Ireland announce new code of practice relating to “excessive detail of the means of suicide”.

Friday 22 May, 2015

Personal info about millions of swingers has been leaked online

Email addresses, user names, dates of birth, postal codes…

Dunnes Stores closure may be linked to dispute over carpark door

Staff were told the shop was closing at the end of their shift yesterday.

Google files a patent for robot toys that will listen and talk to you

The patent says these toys will be used to help control other connected devices.

From TheJournal.ie Michael Noonan warns banks: Cut your interest rates or else… The Boss

Michael Noonan warns banks: Cut your interest rates or else…

“Happy customers make for profitable banks,” the finance minister said today.

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The world’s most-popular beer costs 43c and tastes like wet cardboard

It just goes to show, beauty is in the eye of the beer-holder.

From TheJournal.ie 1,080-calorie hotdog-burger (with crisps) will ‘appeal to US patriotic spirit’ Only In America

1,080-calorie hotdog-burger (with crisps) will ‘appeal to US patriotic spirit’

Jimmy Kimmel said the burger was “like eating a petting zoo”.

Want to feel old? This guy is 35 today

We’ve come a long way since Pac-Man first hit arcades back in 1980.

Most of Ireland’s biggest companies aren’t Irish at all

Microsoft is now the biggest company in Ireland in terms of turnover.

Thursday 21 May, 2015

Fears for 100 jobs after ‘shock closure’ of Dunnes Stores in Wexford

Staff were told of the move at 6pm this evening.

After more than two decades on ice, Colonel Sanders is back

In advertising form. Not the real one.

Bloxham partner who helped bring down the firm won’t pay a cent in fines

Tadhg Gunnell has been banned from similar roles for 10 years.

From TheJournal.ie ‘The bank guarantee was traumatic, it wasn’t pleasant for anyone in the room’ No Dissenter

‘The bank guarantee was traumatic, it wasn’t pleasant for anyone in the room’

John Hurley, the former governor of the Central Bank, is before the banking inquiry today .

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The company behind Grand Theft Auto is suing the BBC

Rockstar Games say it’s taking action against the BBC for trademark infringement.

From TheJournal.ie Pictures: A giant oil slick has hit the California coast California

Pictures: A giant oil slick has hit the California coast

The spill is the result of an onshore pipeline leak spewing oil into the ocean for several hours yesterday.

The Irish-owned company that’s shaking up payments could be worth €4.5 billion soon

If the talks are successful, Stripe’s valuation would have increased by €2.9 billion in the space of 15 months.

From TheJournal.ie First world problem alert: There’s a global Prosecco drought on the way… Say It Ain't So

First world problem alert: There’s a global Prosecco drought on the way…

The grape used to produce everyone’s favourite pre-drink has had a couple of particularly bad harvests in a row in Italy.

From The42 Hey joggers, your phone can now pick your music based on how fast you’re running Fitness

Hey joggers, your phone can now pick your music based on how fast you’re running

Irish Spotify users can expect the feature in the coming weeks.

Here’s what happens when you search for your own name on Google Maps

And the likely reason why it presents such results.

From TheJournal.ie For the first time in seven years, Ireland’s unemployment rate is under 10% Long Time Coming

For the first time in seven years, Ireland’s unemployment rate is under 10%

There are now 1.9 million people employed in Ireland and 212,000 who are unemployed.

From TheJournal.ie How the other half lived: Inside Seán Dunne’s €7 million Shrewsbury Road pile Pretty Sweet
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All the info, FAQs and opinion you need to decide on same-sex marriage and the age of Presidential candidates

Wednesday 20 May, 2015

Google’s new idea will let you send links by sound

Although it’s not *that* new an idea – it actually goes back as far as 2011.

From TheJournal.ie Greece’s Eurovision entry sounds like a cry for debt relief With Or Without Eu

Greece’s Eurovision entry sounds like a cry for debt relief

Sure it’s a bit far-fetched, but stay with us on this one.

Spotify just unveiled its latest plans and it sees a world beyond music

Original videos, podcasts and some new music features were some of the additions it announced today.

From TheJournal.ie Dreaming of this? Soon you can fly direct to Mexico and Jamaica* Life's A Beach

Dreaming of this? Soon you can fly direct to Mexico and Jamaica*

*But you’ll have to wait until next summer, soz.

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So where do Irish graduates want to work in 2015? And how much do they expect to make?

What Irish students REALLY want it seems is stability. That, and to work for Paddy Power…

Finding it difficult to look at your screen? Why not invert its colours

At the very least, it will give your eyes a bit of a rest.

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