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# ireland - Today’s News

From TheJournal.ie You’re better off being old in the US, Norway or France than you are in Ireland Getting Older

You’re better off being old in the US, Norway or France than you are in Ireland

By 2050, the over 60s will account for 29.7% of the population.

From TheJournal.ie This is the moment Mount Ontake erupted Japan This post contains videos

This is the moment Mount Ontake erupted

The death toll has reached 48 people.

From TheJournal.ie More people with intellectual disabilities are using the internet, but it’s still very low Online

More people with intellectual disabilities are using the internet, but it’s still very low

The research also found that less than one in twenty could send a text message.

# ireland - Yesterday’s News

From The Daily Edge 8 arguments for and against postcodes in Ireland Postcodes
From TheJournal.ie UPC broadband back up after technical difficulties across parts of Dublin Computer Says No

UPC broadband back up after technical difficulties across parts of Dublin

Engineers worked to fix the problem, said the broadband provider.

From TheJournal.ie Want a church wedding? There might not be enough priests to do them in the future Think Outside The Box

Want a church wedding? There might not be enough priests to do them in the future

The Association of Catholic Priests says married men should be allowed to become priests.

From TheJournal.ie Dementia in those with Down syndrome now twice as likely Ageing Population

Dementia in those with Down syndrome now twice as likely

A first of its kind report in the world shows that those with an intellectual disability are less likely to suffer from a heart attack

Here’s what we know about the EU’s claim that Ireland gave illegal State aid to Apple

They say that Apple was given an advantage over competitors.

From TheJournal.ie Irish donations to charity are up, but we’re less generous than the UK Show Me The Money

Irish donations to charity are up, but we’re less generous than the UK

Irish people donated over €800 million to charitable organisations in 2012.

From TheJournal.ie Homeless offenders: ‘Yes, there are bad choices – but a lot have been victimised’ Homeless Ireland

Homeless offenders: ‘Yes, there are bad choices – but a lot have been victimised’

David Williamson is a probation officer in Dublin. He told us about his work with homeless offenders.

# ireland - Monday 29 September, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Homeless shelter crisis: “It’s not nice saying ‘there are no beds’” Homeless Ireland

Homeless shelter crisis: “It’s not nice saying ‘there are no beds’”

We visit Cork Simon’s emergency shelter to find out about life inside there.

# ireland - Saturday 27 September, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Five continents, one year, 365 strangers Funsize Films

Five continents, one year, 365 strangers

One Australian couple’s ‘pursuit of humanity’.

From TheJournal.ie Here’s What Happened Today: Friday News Fix

Here’s What Happened Today: Friday

Everybody’s talking about Enda Kenny’s ‘McNulty-gate’ apology, Helen O’Driscoll, and new bank bailout developments.

# ireland - Friday 26 September, 2014

From The Score Cian Healy set for up to five months out after hamstring surgery Bad News

Cian Healy set for up to five months out after hamstring surgery

The Leinster and Ireland prop underwent hamstring surgery today.

# ireland - Thursday 25 September, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Here’s What Happened Today: Thursday News Fix

Here’s What Happened Today: Thursday

Everybody’s talking about John McNulty, a tonne of cocaine, and a tiger kidnapping.

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From TheJournal.ie Nine Irish restaurants keep their Michelin stars but no new names on the list No Change

Nine Irish restaurants keep their Michelin stars but no new names on the list

We also have 12 restaurants listed for the Michelin Bib Gourmand Awards.

From TheJournal.ie GSOC chairman says he won’t be resigning Leak Report

GSOC chairman says he won’t be resigning

The GSOC report was unable to confirm the source of the ‘bugging’ leak.

From TheJournal.ie Direct provision protest in Cork ends after ten days Residents

Direct provision protest in Cork ends after ten days

An agreement between residents and management on living conditions has been made.

# ireland - Wednesday 24 September, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Man accused of sexual assault on UCD grounds remanded in custody Court

Man accused of sexual assault on UCD grounds remanded in custody

The accused was ordered to stay off internet dating sites at his last court appearance.

# ireland - Tuesday 23 September, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Building of new Central Mental Hospital in Portrane may begin next year National Facility

Building of new Central Mental Hospital in Portrane may begin next year

Planning permission for the project could be decided upon in the first half of next year.

From TheJournal.ie Leonardo DiCaprio and Al Gore are at the UN Climate Summit but China and India are no shows Climate Change

Leonardo DiCaprio and Al Gore are at the UN Climate Summit but China and India are no shows

Leaders from China and India, two of the world’s largest polluters, are not attending.

From The Score ‘Joe doesn’t sleep at night thinking about how we can get better’ – Bowe Cult Of The Coach

‘Joe doesn’t sleep at night thinking about how we can get better’ – Bowe

The Ulster wing outlines what work Ireland carried out during their two-day camp at Carton House.

# ireland - Monday 22 September, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Here’s What Happened Today: Monday News Fix

Here’s What Happened Today: Monday

Everybody’s talking about the Greyhound strike agreement, Joan Burton’s car being blocked, and Kurds fleeing from Islamic State.

From The Score ‘I enjoy playing 13′ – Tommy Bowe raring to get back in Ireland colours T-Bowe

‘I enjoy playing 13′ – Tommy Bowe raring to get back in Ireland colours

The 30-year-old has prioritised first-team selection in November, but would be happy to start at outside centre.

From TheJournal.ie ‘I’m lucky they didn’t kill me’ says taxi driver after vicious attack in Cork Assault

‘I’m lucky they didn’t kill me’ says taxi driver after vicious attack in Cork

Gardaí are searching for the two men who beat taxi man John Ford.

From The Score Ireland’s new Canterbury home kit features a retro white collar New Stash

Ireland’s new Canterbury home kit features a retro white collar

The IRFU and Canterbury have unveiled the playing kit, including the ‘bosphorus’ green home jersey.

From TheJournal.ie Woman arrested over 1994 Belfast shooting Murder

Woman arrested over 1994 Belfast shooting

Sean McParland was shot in Skegoniel Avenue in north Belfast while babysitting.

From TheJournal.ie Almost 3,000 children are waiting over a year for speech and language therapy Waiting Lists

Almost 3,000 children are waiting over a year for speech and language therapy

On average, there are 162 children for each speech and language therapist in Ireland.

# ireland - Sunday 21 September, 2014

From The Daily Edge 16 awe-inspiring views of Ireland everybody should see once The Wow Factor

16 awe-inspiring views of Ireland everybody should see once

It’s not a bad little country.

From TheJournal.ie Here’s how the world is calling for action on Climate Change today People's Climate March

Here’s how the world is calling for action on Climate Change today

There is a picnic taking place in Dublin, in advance of a UN meeting next week.

From TheJournal.ie Surge in asylum applications? That’s ‘ridiculous’ says Ó Riordáin Direct Provision

Surge in asylum applications? That’s ‘ridiculous’ says Ó Riordáin

The Minister of State talked about the working group that’s tasked with suggesting how to reform the current system.

From TheJournal.ie Ireland’s EU ombudsman decribes the “art” of dealing with EU bureaucracy Emily O'Reilly

Ireland’s EU ombudsman decribes the “art” of dealing with EU bureaucracy

This comes on the first anniversary of Emily O’Reilly’s time in the position.

# ireland - Saturday 20 September, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Check your tickets – the €87m EuroMillions winner is in Ireland Could Be You

Check your tickets – the €87m EuroMillions winner is in Ireland

You could be richer right now. You lucky thing.

# ireland - Friday 19 September, 2014

From The Score Explainer: Here’s everything you need to know about Ireland’s successful Euro 2020 bid Fyi

Explainer: Here’s everything you need to know about Ireland’s successful Euro 2020 bid

It was announced earlier today that the Aviva Stadium in Dublin would host four matches.

From TheJournal.ie “Smile!” How’s your Culture Night going? Culture Night 2014

“Smile!” How’s your Culture Night going?

These young ladies have been snapping selfies in Cork.

From TheJournal.ie What to see in THE NORTH on Culture Night Culture Night

What to see in THE NORTH on Culture Night

It’s Culture Night tomorrow– and here’s our guide to what’s happening around the country.

From TheJournal.ie The situation in the Golan Heights is going from bad to worse Peacekeepers

The situation in the Golan Heights is going from bad to worse

The Phillippines has pulled all of its peacekeepers out of the region.

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From TheJournal.ie Culture Night is TONIGHT – here’s what to go see Culture Night

Culture Night is TONIGHT – here’s what to go see

Tonight’s the night. We help you choose where to go.

From TheJournal.ie Direct provision protests gain momentum as residents of another Cork centre say no more Asylum Seekers

Direct provision protests gain momentum as residents of another Cork centre say no more

Nasc said that public support to end direct provision is growing.

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