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Wednesday 25 March, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Dublin people think they’re really sexy Sexy And They Know It

Dublin people think they’re really sexy

A study found Dublin people are most likely on dating profiles to say they are sexy.

From TheJournal.ie It’s World Pothole Day – are your local roads in sh**e? Open Thread

It’s World Pothole Day – are your local roads in sh**e?

We’ve seen some pretty big potholes in our time…

From TheJournal.ie ‘Crippled with sadness’: Tributes as Germanwings crash victims are named Flight 4U9525

‘Crippled with sadness’: Tributes as Germanwings crash victims are named

There were 150 people on board the plane when it crashed in the French Alps yesterday.

From TheJournal.ie Today’s top stories in 6 seconds News Wrap

Today’s top stories in 6 seconds

Don’t have time to mull over the news? Here’s everything you need to know.

From TheJournal.ie ‘Squatting makes sense’: Take a look inside the Grangegorman complex Housing Crisis

‘Squatting makes sense’: Take a look inside the Grangegorman complex

Squatters have defended their occupation of the site, saying it provides a home for many young people and services for the community.

Tuesday 24 March, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Children put at ‘significant risk’ in Cork by State services Child Protection

Children put at ‘significant risk’ in Cork by State services

Some children had been waiting four years for a social worker.

From TheJournal.ie Today’s top stories in 6 seconds News Wrap

Today’s top stories in 6 seconds

Don’t have time to mull over the news? Here’s everything you need to know.

Tech firm DocuSign to create 100 jobs in Dublin

The company helps organisations by automating their paper-based processes.

From TheJournal.ie These scans show the harmful effects of smoking on unborn babies Development

These scans show the harmful effects of smoking on unborn babies

Researchers say the effects may be seen in the facial movements of unborn babies.

From TheJournal.ie 51-year-old man killed in Cork road crash Road Death

51-year-old man killed in Cork road crash

The man’s vehicle left the road and crashed into another car parked beside the road.

From TheJournal.ie It would be ‘astounding’ to expect TDs to pay damages to Angela Kerins – barrister Public Accounts Committee

It would be ‘astounding’ to expect TDs to pay damages to Angela Kerins – barrister

Kerins claims she was treated unfairly by TDs serving on the committee at the time in their questioning on Rehab accounts.

Monday 23 March, 2015

From TheJournal.ie ‘Disgraceful and dishonourable’ doctor found to have over-prescribed sleeping tablets to addict Prescription

‘Disgraceful and dishonourable’ doctor found to have over-prescribed sleeping tablets to addict

A fitness to practice committee found 11 allegations against De Mohammed Khan resulted in professional misconduct.

From TheJournal.ie Ashya King ‘free of cancer’ after specialist treatment that was refused in the UK Brain Tumour

Ashya King ‘free of cancer’ after specialist treatment that was refused in the UK

His parents were previously arrested for taking him out of the country.

From TheJournal.ie Strokes kill twice as many women in Ireland as breast cancer Heart Health

Strokes kill twice as many women in Ireland as breast cancer

Figures show 42% more women in Ireland than men die from stroke, though men have a greater chance of having a stroke.

Sunday 22 March, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Here’s why Ireland doesn’t need a ban on ‘too thin’ models Fashion

Here’s why Ireland doesn’t need a ban on ‘too thin’ models

Agencies in Ireland say models smaller than a size 8 can’t get work here.

Friday 20 March, 2015

From TheJournal.ie John Perry explains why he hired his wife A BRIDGE TOO FAR

John Perry explains why he hired his wife

The Fine Gael TD said his wife worked on a voluntary basis for six months before he hired her full time.

From TheJournal.ie Bring these Irish animation stamps to life with your smartphone Special Delivery

Bring these Irish animation stamps to life with your smartphone

The stamps feature well-known Irish animations like ‘Roy’ and ‘Give Up Yer Aul Sins’.

From TheJournal.ie The 9 at 9: Friday 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Friday

It’s FRIDAY. Here’s everything you need to know as you start your morning.

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Do you think Ireland is a racist country? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you think Ireland is a racist country?

A report today detailed an attack on a pregnant woman and a case of arson against a Traveller child.

Thursday 19 March, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Hoax package with white powder sent to staff at psychiatric hospital Mullingar

Hoax package with white powder sent to staff at psychiatric hospital

The building had to be sealed off for a number of hours while an army bomb disposal unit examined the substance in the package.

From TheJournal.ie Senator told her head would be ripped off and shoved ‘where the sun don’t shine’ Threats

Senator told her head would be ripped off and shoved ‘where the sun don’t shine’

Lorraine Higgins said she believes the threat was a direct result of comments she made about jailed water protesters on Prime Time.

From TheJournal.ie The 9 at 9: Thursday 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Thursday

Everything you need to know as you start your morning.

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Should Ireland cut welfare benefits for obese people? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should Ireland cut welfare benefits for obese people?

David Cameron wants to do it – should we do it here?

Wednesday 18 March, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Male nurse struck off register for sexual contact with psychiatric patient Not Fit To Practice

Male nurse struck off register for sexual contact with psychiatric patient

Graham Browne was also found to have had an inappropriate relationship with a young girl in a service for victims of trauma.

From TheJournal.ie Gardaí seize €500,000 worth of heroin in St Patrick’s Day raid Drug Crime

Gardaí seize €500,000 worth of heroin in St Patrick’s Day raid

Two people were arrested yesterday in connection with the seizure.

From TheJournal.ie WATCH: Obama denied Enda’s handshake and it was mortifying Awkward

WATCH: Obama denied Enda’s handshake and it was mortifying

It’s fine, just look at your hand Taoiseach.

From TheJournal.ie The 9 at 9: Wednesday 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Wednesday

Everything you need to know as you start your morning.

Monday 16 March, 2015

From TheJournal.ie When are gardaí supposed to use pepper-spray? Use Of Force

When are gardaí supposed to use pepper-spray?

There has been criticism of an incident involving the alleged use of pepper-spray on a homeless man who was arrested.

From TheJournal.ie Suicides of more than 470 men in Ireland linked to recession Downturn

Suicides of more than 470 men in Ireland linked to recession

In 2008, the trend of falling suicide rates started to reverse and self-harm among both men and women has also been rising.

From TheJournal.ie BBC begins investigation into Jeremy Clarkson punching incident Fracas

BBC begins investigation into Jeremy Clarkson punching incident

The Top Gear presenter is alleged to have punched his producer and called him a ‘lazy c**t’.

British people are now going to be able to enjoy Ballymaloe Country Relish

It will be sold across 900 UK Tesco stores.

From TheJournal.ie The 9 at 9: Monday 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Monday

Everything you need to know as you start your morning – and your week.

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Are ministers’ St Patrick’s Day trips worth the money they cost? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Are ministers’ St Patrick’s Day trips worth the money they cost?

More than €700,000 was spent between 2011 and 2014 sending ministers on trips for the national holiday. How do you feel about it?

Sunday 15 March, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Want to help your kids survive in today’s world? Teach them to cop on Get It Together

Want to help your kids survive in today’s world? Teach them to cop on

The fake Internet world our children are growing up in is making them more vulnerable in the real world – but you can help.

Saturday 14 March, 2015

From TheJournal.ie PHOTOS: Peek inside the most expensive Airbnb listings in Ireland Nice Gaffs

PHOTOS: Peek inside the most expensive Airbnb listings in Ireland

Fancy having a castle built in the 1480s all to yourself? It’ll cost you…

Friday 13 March, 2015

From TheJournal.ie TV weatherman Fred Talbot sentenced to five years in prison for sexually abusing boys Jailed

TV weatherman Fred Talbot sentenced to five years in prison for sexually abusing boys

Police said he plied the boys with alcohol on school trips when he was a teacher.

From TheJournal.ie Australian Prime Minister chomps down on raw onion with the skin still on No

Australian Prime Minister chomps down on raw onion with the skin still on

He said it was better than any other onions he tasted for a long time…

From TheJournal.ie Dublin store worker injured in tussle with armed thief Clondalkin

Dublin store worker injured in tussle with armed thief

A 32-year-old man is in court this morning charged in connection with the attempted robbery.

From TheJournal.ie Marvin Gaye’s family thinks Pharell’s ‘Happy’ is another rip-off Ain't That Peculiar This post contains videos

Marvin Gaye’s family thinks Pharell’s ‘Happy’ is another rip-off

They have no immediate plans for further legal action, however.

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