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Tuesday 29 April, 2014

From TheJournal.ie This Canary island is the first in world to become energy self-sufficient Green Isle

This Canary island is the first in world to become energy self-sufficient

And they did it all through wind and water power.

From TheJournal.ie This gorgeous film will move you to help abandoned children Anya

This gorgeous film will move you to help abandoned children

The Oscar-nominated Brown Bag Films were moved to spend 14 months creating this gem to support To Russia With Love.

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Monday 28 April, 2014

From TheJournal.ie How many bananas do the Irish eat in a week? Port Of Cork

How many bananas do the Irish eat in a week?

A fly-on-the-deck doc sees Cork, the world’s second largest natural deep water harbour, give up its secrets.

Friday 25 April, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Lunchtime Fix: 7 things you need to know News Wrap

Lunchtime Fix: 7 things you need to know

Catch up as you refuel.

Wednesday 23 April, 2014

From TheJournal.ie The sweetest lamppost art you’ll see in Dublin today Duck Tales

The sweetest lamppost art you’ll see in Dublin today

It tells the story of the groundskeeper who called a ceasefire during the Easter Rising in order to feed the ducks.

Tuesday 22 April, 2014

Meet the creative entrepreneurs who fought the slump – together

The Fumbally Exchange is due to spread to 13 new locations this year – and two-thirds of its member businesses plan to expand this year.

Monday 14 April, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Lunchtime Fix: 6 things to know Lunch Wrap

Lunchtime Fix: 6 things to know

Catch up as you refuel.

Friday 11 April, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Lunchtime Fix: 7 things to know News Wrap

Lunchtime Fix: 7 things to know

Catch up as you refuel.

From TheJournal.ie “Badly damaged”: 8 uneasy facts exposed by Rehab’s turn at PAC Tell Us More

“Badly damaged”: 8 uneasy facts exposed by Rehab’s turn at PAC

Missing policies, a tussle between public and private, nice earners and losing touch with the frontline: it’s not pretty.

Thursday 10 April, 2014

From TheJournal.ie The curious case of the CEO and the coffin business Wood You Believe

The curious case of the CEO and the coffin business

Angela Kerins, her family and Rehab’s relationship with Complete Eco Solutions is under scrutiny again. What is it all about?

From TheJournal.ie Frank Flannery was paid over €400k by Rehab since 2007 Top Fees

Frank Flannery was paid over €400k by Rehab since 2007

The former CEO was paid over €5,000 a month regularly between 2007 and 2013 for “lobbying and consulting”.

From TheJournal.ie Lunchtime Fix: 6 things you need to know News Wrap

Lunchtime Fix: 6 things you need to know

Catch up as you refuel.

From TheJournal.ie Kerins and Flannery legal threats to Rehab not to reveal finances Keep Mum

Kerins and Flannery legal threats to Rehab not to reveal finances

Solicitors’ letters were fired off to the charity group last night.

Wednesday 9 April, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Watch Frank Kelly tell a great short story over a pint Good Story This post contains videos

Watch Frank Kelly tell a great short story over a pint

‘Dog Pound’ has the Father Ted actor relate a real aul’ shaggy dog tale.

From TheJournal.ie Lunchtime Fix: 6 things you need to know News Wrap

Lunchtime Fix: 6 things you need to know

Catch up as you refuel.

Thursday 27 March, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Lunchtime Fix: 5 things you need to know News Wrap

Lunchtime Fix: 5 things you need to know

Catch up as you refuel.

From TheJournal.ie Timely Garda Review Magazine Cover of the Day Whistle For It

Wednesday 26 March, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Lunchtime Fix: 5 things you need to know News Wrap

Lunchtime Fix: 5 things you need to know

Catch up as you refuel.

Tuesday 25 March, 2014

From TheJournal.ie This isn’t the first time illegal recording of Garda station calls has been noted… On The Line

This isn’t the first time illegal recording of Garda station calls has been noted…

…AND strongly criticised. Read this GSOC report arising from a complaint made in 2010.

From TheJournal.ie Lunchtime Fix: 4 things you need to know News Wrap

Lunchtime Fix: 4 things you need to know

Catch up as you refuel.

Friday 21 March, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Glasnevin historian Shane MacThomais dies RIP This post contains videos

Glasnevin historian Shane MacThomais dies

Colourful tour guide, passionate about preservation of cemetery’s legacy, passed away yesterday.

Friday 14 March, 2014

From TheJournal.ie “We have to hold out hope”: Student now missing one week Please Help

“We have to hold out hope”: Student now missing one week

The family and friends of Mark Casey, 19, travel to Limerick city every day to search for Offaly man who went missing on night out.

From TheJournal.ie Irish telephone boxes dial into White House and beyond Good Call

Irish telephone boxes dial into White House and beyond

A family joinery company were inspired by short film Bye Bye Now – about demise of phoneboxes – to reproduce replicas of the iconic piece of Irish street furniture. Barack Obama might be getting one today.

From TheJournal.ie The Rehab/CRC effect? 9 in 10 donors less trusting of charities Wary

The Rehab/CRC effect? 9 in 10 donors less trusting of charities

Online survey conducted over last month shows direct impact of recent high-profile charities scandals.

Thursday 13 March, 2014

From TheJournal.ie This Irish short animation took big prize at SXSW Ghostbuster

This Irish short animation took big prize at SXSW

Coda, a hand-animated film with a wry look at death, took two years to make.

Monday 10 March, 2014

From TheJournal.ie “Cathedrals of consumption”: A history of shopping in Ireland Running Errands

“Cathedrals of consumption”: A history of shopping in Ireland

A series of lectures and an exhibition will outline Ireland’s consumer cravings from Georgian Dublin to modern-day neon shopfronts.

Sunday 9 March, 2014

From TheJournal.ie These tips might help you to remember names Almost Had It

These tips might help you to remember names

Warning: it does take some concentration.

Saturday 8 March, 2014

From TheJournal.ie These are the sights Irish people would miss most Eyes Wide Open This post contains images

These are the sights Irish people would miss most

Sightsavers asks people to take snaps of things they would miss being able to see were they to lose their vision… this is the result.

Friday 7 March, 2014

From TheJournal.ie London Tube-style map shows how Dublin public transport will link up Dublin On Move

London Tube-style map shows how Dublin public transport will link up

It’ll be pretty if it works out, we’ll give them that.

From TheJournal.ie It’s been a beautiful day, hasn’t it? Pic Of The Day

It’s been a beautiful day, hasn’t it?

Reader Ross Mannion took this shot of a promising start to the day. And a promise fulfilled it was.

From TheJournal.ie Kids of Temple Street Hospital on why they love BoD FortheloveofBOD This post contains videos

Wednesday 5 March, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Norway’s memorial to Utoya island massacre is stunning Poignant

Norway’s memorial to Utoya island massacre is stunning

The winning entry from Jonas Dahlberg shows part of a nearby promontory cleaved in two.

Tuesday 4 March, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Shopfronts of Dublin: a very lovely photo project indeed Some Front This post contains images

Shopfronts of Dublin: a very lovely photo project indeed

Independent stores, and the way they make you feel.

Monday 3 March, 2014

Ryanair’s new marketing man: We want to make it better for customers

Kenny Jacobs will tell DMX Dublin conference next week about plans to make the company a ‘digital leader’.

From TheJournal.ie Heavy rains cause wall and arch collapse in Pompeii Ruined

Heavy rains cause wall and arch collapse in Pompeii

Deterioration in state of ancient Roman site described as “dramatic”.

Friday 28 February, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Storm funding: Who gets what for New Year devastation Cold Comfort

Storm funding: Who gets what for New Year devastation

Damage repair monies announced by Phil Hogan – but funding for new coastal protection works still being considered.

From TheJournal.ie Not again: Clare coast braced for weekend floods Battered

Not again: Clare coast braced for weekend floods

Just as €16.8m funding announced to fix recent storm damage, this happens.

From TheJournal.ie The world’s largest aircraft looks like… Nice Tail
From TheJournal.ie Emergency allergic reaction pens found to be defective Warning

Emergency allergic reaction pens found to be defective

Seven lots of Jext pens are being recalled by the Irish Medicines Board.

Thursday 27 February, 2014

BAI flicks the switch on for UTV Ireland

The station will begin broadcasting in January of next year.