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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.

Fancy being the new head of RTÉ One?

Now’s your chance as broadcaster looks for replacement for George Dixon. (Terms and conditions may apply).

Canadian-owned group to run the Lotto for next 20 years

A payout of €405 million will go to the State in coming days for lottery licence.

Wednesday 19 February, 2014

American Apparel marketing guru coming to Dublin

Ryan Holiday came to prominence as a prankster “media manipulator” and now leads inventive campaigns for the US clothing brand (and yes, sickeningly, he’s only 26).

Friday 14 February, 2014

Want to know the secrets of digital marketing for SMEs?

Smart smaller businesses will give top tips at major digital marketing event, DMX Dublin.

Tuesday 4 February, 2014

From TheJournal.ie David Norris and Paul Murphy raise homophobia in Irish and EU parliaments Debate

David Norris and Paul Murphy raise homophobia in Irish and EU parliaments

Senator David Norris calls for debate on the issue in the Seanad while MEP Paul Murphy brings up the Irish row in Strasbourg.

Sunday 2 February, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Watch Panti’s powerful speech about oppression of gay people Protest

Watch Panti’s powerful speech about oppression of gay people

Rory O’Neill took to the Abbey stage last night to deliver oration on how homosexuality is still stigmatised in Ireland.

Monday 27 January, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Ireland to ban e-cigarettes for under-18s Out Of Puff

Ireland to ban e-cigarettes for under-18s Exclusive

Health Minister James Reilly likely to bring in wider legislation to regulate use of device which cuts out tobacco – but still delivers nicotine.

From The Daily Edge The Burning Question*: Hard-boiled or soft-boiled eggs? Dilemma This post contains a poll

The Burning Question*: Hard-boiled or soft-boiled eggs?

Let TheJournal.ie distract you from the ‘serious’ news with one of life’s REAL dilemmas. (*not really)

Saturday 25 January, 2014

From TheJournal.ie How could you not adopt one of these dogs? Dog Day Afternoon This post contains images

How could you not adopt one of these dogs?

Warning: Candidates in today’s Galway adoption day making puppy dog eyes at you.

Saturday 11 January, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Technology saving major works in National Gallery Preserve Us This post contains images

Technology saving major works in National Gallery

Priceless art collection preserved for future through latest conservation methods.

Wednesday 8 January, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Intervention to change unhealthy behaviour could save Irish lives Research

Intervention to change unhealthy behaviour could save Irish lives

The research into behavioural intervention is one of six major projects given a total of €9 million today.

Clothes and shoe sales up in November; books and newspapers down

Retail sector says it is still under pressure.

Sunday 5 January, 2014

From TheJournal.ie How to make getting up tomorrow a little easier Snooze Button

How to make getting up tomorrow a little easier

It’s mostly about the prep.

Saturday 4 January, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Irish researcher tells why lack of sleep is bad for the heart Sleep Tight

Irish researcher tells why lack of sleep is bad for the heart

It’s not so much your blood pressure, as it is how sleep deprivation affects how blood pumps around your body. Yes, science.

From TheJournal.ie Two more men charged in relation to death of Dale Creighton Courts

Two more men charged in relation to death of Dale Creighton

The 20-year-old man died on Thursday of injuries he received in a New Year’s Day attack.

From TheJournal.ie Facebook page of Limerick City of Culture is hacked Culture Clash

Facebook page of Limerick City of Culture is hacked

Protest ‘takeover’ of official social media page echoes calls for resignations from board.

From TheJournal.ie See you soon: Post-Christmas farewells at Dublin airport In Pics This post contains images

See you soon: Post-Christmas farewells at Dublin airport

Sorry isn’t the hardest word… goodbye is.

From TheJournal.ie Over 3,000 horses seized over welfare concerns last year Crackdown

Over 3,000 horses seized over welfare concerns last year

At least 500 more horses had to be rescued in 2013 compared to 2012 figures.