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Thinking of buying? Here’s 11 of the cheapest homes on the market right now €75000 Or Less This post contains images

Thinking of buying? Here’s 11 of the cheapest homes on the market right now

Asking prices are up around 3.5 per cent on this time last year, and the lack of supply’s been pushing up prices in Dublin. But what’s on offer for less than €75,000?

Review: Hands on with the Samsung Galaxy S5

Does the latest addition to Samsung’s flagship range do enough to separate itself from previous versions?

How much do you want this see-through toaster?

You can cook pretty much any food in between the two glass panes. Perfect toast for all, forever.

From TheJournal.ie Everything you ever wanted to know about sheep-shearing… A city-dweller’s guide Lambo II

Everything you ever wanted to know about sheep-shearing… A city-dweller’s guide

There are special shoes, for instance… Hands up who knew there were special shoes?

Damien Kiberd: United States of Europe? Then show us the benefits

With the EU forcing us into a ‘devaluation for slow learners’, isn’t it time we look closer at what exactly the euro has done for us?

Saturday 19 April, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Teleportation will be available within 50 years* Beam Us Up

Teleportation will be available within 50 years*

*That is what 40% of Americans believe, anyway.

Will this year be the turning point for Google Glass and co?

After being closely followed for the past year, Google Glass has seen criticism and negative views, but a turning point could soon be on the cards.

5 apps worth downloading this week

Featuring Google’s entry into the camera app market, the ability to create customised font notes, and a soothing and relaxing experience.

Want to start learning something new? Here’s where you should start

With so much information at our fingertips, where’s the best place to go if you want to learn a new language or brush up on your knowledge of the world?

From TheJournal.ie Why women love Sheryl Sandberg: ‘She just makes sense’ Cult Status

Why women love Sheryl Sandberg: ‘She just makes sense’

The billionaire was in town this week and the crowd loved her. But what makes Sheryl Sandberg the rock star of the business world.

Friday 18 April, 2014

From TheJournal.ie RTE is refusing to run an ad for Newstalk, says Newstalk… Broadcast Wars

RTE is refusing to run an ad for Newstalk, says Newstalk…

…but RTE says that’s not exactly what’s happening.

From TheJournal.ie Increase in number of passengers going through Irish airports this Easter Lets Fly Away

Increase in number of passengers going through Irish airports this Easter

More than 250,000 people are expected to pass through Dublin airport this weekend.

From TheJournal.ie Landlords evicting tenants for putting their homes on Airbnb San Francisco

Landlords evicting tenants for putting their homes on Airbnb

A petition has been set up calling on lawmakers in San Francisco to stop the evictions.

Jobs watch: 30 new posts on the way at Trilogy Technologies in Dublin 8

Some of the jobs are already being advertised on the company’s website.

From The Score Sky Sports land five-year deal to show Top 14 rugby from next season French Rugby

Sky Sports land five-year deal to show Top 14 rugby from next season

The British broadcaster previously tied up a deal to show the Pro12 from September onwards.

From TheJournal.ie Hairdressers, shearers and librarians are in demand in South Australia We Want You

Hairdressers, shearers and librarians are in demand in South Australia

South Australian Immigration Department has added these occupations to their newly published list.

From TheJournal.ie The Anglo verdicts are in…but what next for the banking inquiry, David Drumm and Seán Fitz? Anglo Trial

The Anglo verdicts are in…but what next for the banking inquiry, David Drumm and Seán Fitz?

A parliamentary inquiry into the banking crisis could kick off by the end of this year.

Thursday 17 April, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Ireland sees first bankers convicted of giving illegal loans Anglo Trial

Ireland sees first bankers convicted of giving illegal loans

Pat Whelan and Willie McAteer found guilty of giving loans to the Maple 10 but not guilty in relation to dealings with the Quinn family.

Twitter takes more inspiration from Facebook by pushing mobile app ads

The new ads will allow users to download apps through promoted tweets and outside the app itself.

Setanta Insurance wind up leaves policyholders ‘stranded without cover’

The Central Bank said today that Setanta is not in a position to confirm that claims will be met in full.

From TheJournal.ie Fine Gael and Labour are ‘austerity junkies’ failing to attract investment – Pearse Doherty Investment

Fine Gael and Labour are ‘austerity junkies’ failing to attract investment – Pearse Doherty

Sinn Féín has called on the government to access more funding from the European Investment Bank to stimulate job creation.

19-year-old arrested for using Heartbleed to steal taxpayers’ data

The Canada Revenue Agency said 900 social insurance numbers were stolen from its website.

Apple said to integrate Shazam’s song-recognition software into iOS update

The company is partnering with Shazam, whose music-recognition software will be built into Apple’s upcoming mobile software update iOS 8.

From TheJournal.ie Credit Union debit cards to be rolled out by January 2015 CHARGE IT

Credit Union debit cards to be rolled out by January 2015

The cards will be similar to the old Laser card as money can only be spent if there are funds in the account.

Google’s Q1 earnings disappoint investors as ad prices slip

While the shift away from desktop to smartphone and tablets has had a negative impact on its advertising revenue, Google still remains one of the world’s most profitable companies.

Sandberg: ‘If you want to do something nice for your wife, don’t buy flowers, do the laundry’

Sheryl Sandberg talks gender equality, women leaning in, asking for raises and not being afraid to be ambitious.

Wednesday 16 April, 2014

Google chooses TheJournal.ie app for global trial

The next time you search for an article on Google, you will now have the option of reading it on the app itself.

Project Ara’s first smartphone is expected to arrive in January 2015

The first model, the “grey phone”, will be sold for $50 and the frame used to design it is expected to last for five to six years.

Irish Examiner group is cutting more than 50 jobs

Landmark Media Investments informed staff of the news at the newspaper’s Cork office today.

From TheJournal.ie ‘New future’ for Shannon a step closer with signing of bill Shannon

‘New future’ for Shannon a step closer with signing of bill

The bill sets up a new Shannon Group plc on a statutory basis.

Revenue took in €3bn more tax last year and seized 700k litres of laundered fuel

The authority is now moving to peruse those with outstanding Household Charge payments.

Smartphone industry commit to new anti-theft measures for new devices

The pledge has been backed by the major smartphone makers and the five biggest carriers in the US, and will come into effect on July 2015.

From TheJournal.ie 85,200 young people in Ireland are ‘neither earning nor learning’ Unemployment Levels

85,200 young people in Ireland are ‘neither earning nor learning’

There was a bit of argy-bargy between Willie O’Dea and Minister Joan Burton this morning.

MtGox abandons its plans to rebuild and files for liquidation

If the Tokyo court approves of MtGox’s request, a trustee will be appointed, who will take over management of the company’s assets from its CEO, Mark Karpelés.

From TheJournal.ie More households borrowing money to pay “increasingly unaffordable” energy bills Uswitch.ie

More households borrowing money to pay “increasingly unaffordable” energy bills

Increasing numbers are turning to credit cards or dipping into savings.

We should be worried about low inflation, says NTMA chief

Moody’s ratings agency “delayed on the way down and on the way up” on Irish debt.

From TheJournal.ie Anglo jury to begin deliberations for a fourth day Anglo Trial

Anglo jury to begin deliberations for a fourth day

In total, the jury have been deliberating for eleven hours.

Tuesday 15 April, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Expiry of Viagra patent was huge blow to economy — Noonan Poor Performance

Expiry of Viagra patent was huge blow to economy — Noonan

Meanwhile, the Minister’s repeated his pledge to widen the income tax bands once the State can afford it.

Ireland’s bond yields are almost as good as Belgium’s, so we’re moving the right way – NTMA

NTMA CEO John Corrigan also says that over 70 per cent of Ireland’s funding for 2014 has already been raised.

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