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Family - Tuesday 9 October, 2018

Here's what Budget 2019 means for someone earning €40,000
# Wage Packet
# Wage Packet

Here's what Budget 2019 means for someone earning €40,000

Oct 9th 2018, 4:38 PM 45,375 Views 16 Comments

This is what your savings will be.

Parents to get an extra two weeks' paid parental leave from next year
# Budget 2019
# Budget 2019

Parents to get an extra two weeks' paid parental leave from next year

Oct 9th 2018, 1:53 PM 41,368 Views 22 Comments

The measure will be introduced from November 2019.

Family - Monday 1 October, 2018

In many cases, students no longer think they need to accept their very first job offer
# Read Me
# Read Me

In many cases, students no longer think they need to accept their very first job offer

Oct 1st 2018, 7:00 AM 13,711 Views 17 Comments

Students are growing in confidence about their immediate job prospects, writes Ruairi Kavanagh, editor of Gradireland.

Family - Thursday 27 September, 2018

'The stress makes me sick': New report highlights stark financial burden faced by Irish families
# Struggling Families
# Struggling Families

'The stress makes me sick': New report highlights stark financial burden faced by Irish families

Sep 27th 2018, 11:16 AM 22,635 Views 78 Comments

St Vincent de Paul says parents are struggling to eat, while prioritising their children’s education.

Family - Wednesday 26 September, 2018

Opinion: In the digital era, how do you raise your child to be a reader?
# Opinion
# Opinion

Opinion: In the digital era, how do you raise your child to be a reader?

Sep 26th 2018, 7:00 PM 14,093 Views 28 Comments

Bookseller Lorraine Levis advises parents on how to raise a book-loving child in a screen-loving era.

Family - Tuesday 18 September, 2018

'When a sick baby with partial facial paralysis smiles, it’s golden. Especially if it’s my baby'
# Rob Delaney
# Rob Delaney

'When a sick baby with partial facial paralysis smiles, it’s golden. Especially if it’s my baby'

Sep 18th 2018, 2:17 PM 21,350 Views 9 Comments

Actor Rob Delaney has written a powerful essay about the death of his two-year-old son.

'Food terrorism': Australian strawberry scare continues as more needles found in fruit in copycat attacks
# Pins And Needles
# Pins And Needles

'Food terrorism': Australian strawberry scare continues as more needles found in fruit in copycat attacks

Sep 18th 2018, 9:12 AM 20,527 Views 15 Comments

There have been 20 cases in the state of New South Wales alone.

Family - Friday 14 September, 2018

Irish pharmacists want condoms to be made VAT-free
# Rollback
# Rollback

Irish pharmacists want condoms to be made VAT-free

Sep 14th 2018, 1:25 PM 12,160 Views 43 Comments

Currently they have a VAT rate of 13.5%.

Family - Wednesday 12 September, 2018

Opinion: 'Can money buy you happiness? Not if you're spending it the wrong way'
# Opinion
# Opinion

Opinion: 'Can money buy you happiness? Not if you're spending it the wrong way'

Sep 12th 2018, 7:00 AM 17,156 Views 30 Comments

Gill Hasson says that you should spend your money on experiences, not things.

Family - Wednesday 5 September, 2018

End of an era for iconic children's characters as Lambert Puppet Theatre to close
# Monkstown
# Monkstown

End of an era for iconic children's characters as Lambert Puppet Theatre to close

Sep 5th 2018, 8:39 AM 38,449 Views 55 Comments

The theatre was founded by puppeteer Eugene Lambert in 1972.

Family - Thursday 30 August, 2018

Trailer Watch: Which movie should you go see this weekend?
# Cinema
# Cinema

Trailer Watch: Which movie should you go see this weekend?

Aug 30th 2018, 8:30 PM 22,298 Views 23 Comments

What’s a must-watch, and what’s a miss? We tell you.

Roddy Doyle has written a new film about the homeless crisis
# Rosie
# Rosie

Roddy Doyle has written a new film about the homeless crisis

Aug 30th 2018, 6:42 PM 22,175 Views 72 Comments

Rosie is about a young family who are homeless and living in hotels.

Family - Monday 20 August, 2018

Students will struggle to find somewhere to live - but here is a starting point
# What To Do Next
# What To Do Next

Students will struggle to find somewhere to live - but here is a starting point

Aug 20th 2018, 8:00 AM 28,550 Views 36 Comments

We’ve been speaking to accommodation experts to gauge the supply and demand and the best moves this morning for CAO applicants.

Family - Sunday 19 August, 2018

Your summer in Ireland: 5 must-see sites in Cork City
# Heritage Hotspots
# Heritage Hotspots

Your summer in Ireland: 5 must-see sites in Cork City

Aug 19th 2018, 8:30 PM 24,220 Views 22 Comments

Take our challenge and tick off as many glorious sites this summer as recommended by heritage officers around Ireland.

Your summer in Ireland: 5 must-see sites in Galway city
# Heritage Hotspots
# Heritage Hotspots

Your summer in Ireland: 5 must-see sites in Galway city

Aug 19th 2018, 9:45 AM 23,907 Views 18 Comments

Take our challenge and tick off as many glorious sites this summer as recommended by heritage officers around Ireland.

Family - Saturday 18 August, 2018

Your summer in Ireland: 5 must-see sites in Dublin city
# Heritage Hotspots
# Heritage Hotspots

Your summer in Ireland: 5 must-see sites in Dublin city

Aug 18th 2018, 8:30 PM 26,128 Views 11 Comments

Take our challenge and tick off as many glorious sites this summer as recommended by heritage officers around Ireland.

Your summer in Ireland: 5 must-see sites in Limerick
# Heritage Hotspots
# Heritage Hotspots

Your summer in Ireland: 5 must-see sites in Limerick

Aug 18th 2018, 10:00 AM 20,308 Views 21 Comments

Take our challenge and tick off as many glorious sites this summer as recommended by heritage officers around Ireland.

Family - Friday 17 August, 2018

Your summer in Ireland: 5 must-see sites in Wicklow
# Heritage Hotspots
# Heritage Hotspots

Your summer in Ireland: 5 must-see sites in Wicklow

Aug 17th 2018, 8:30 PM 16,434 Views 23 Comments

Take our challenge and tick off as many glorious sites this summer as recommended by heritage officers around Ireland.

Your summer in Ireland: 5 must-see sites in Wexford
# Heritage Hotspots
# Heritage Hotspots

Your summer in Ireland: 5 must-see sites in Wexford

Aug 17th 2018, 10:30 AM 32,268 Views 32 Comments

Take our challenge and tick off as many glorious sites this summer as recommended by heritage officers around Ireland.

Family - Thursday 16 August, 2018

Your summer in Ireland: 5 must-see sites in Waterford
# Heritage Hotspots
# Heritage Hotspots

Your summer in Ireland: 5 must-see sites in Waterford

Aug 16th 2018, 8:30 PM 20,105 Views 7 Comments

Take our challenge and tick off as many glorious sites this summer as recommended by heritage officers around Ireland.

Cooking facilities and separate family bedrooms among Direct Provision recommendations
# Direct Provision
# Direct Provision

Cooking facilities and separate family bedrooms among Direct Provision recommendations

Aug 16th 2018, 5:20 PM 12,364 Views 37 Comments

The new guidelines are aimed at improving conditions for asylum seekers.

Your summer in Ireland: 5 must-see sites in Westmeath
# Heritage Hotspots
# Heritage Hotspots

Your summer in Ireland: 5 must-see sites in Westmeath

Aug 16th 2018, 10:30 AM 20,327 Views 9 Comments

Take our challenge and tick off as many glorious sites this summer as recommended by heritage officers around Ireland.

Family - Wednesday 15 August, 2018

Your summer in Ireland: 5 must-see sites in Tipperary
# Heritage Hotspots
# Heritage Hotspots

Your summer in Ireland: 5 must-see sites in Tipperary

Aug 15th 2018, 8:30 PM 24,068 Views 20 Comments

Take our challenge and tick off as many glorious sites this summer as recommended by heritage officers around Ireland.

Open thread: What did you REALLY need to bring with you to college?
# CAO 2018
# CAO 2018

Open thread: What did you REALLY need to bring with you to college?

Aug 15th 2018, 8:15 PM 12,738 Views 19 Comments

And what do you really wish you had remembered to pack?

Your summer in Ireland: 5 must-see sites in South Dublin
# Heritage Hotspots
# Heritage Hotspots

Your summer in Ireland: 5 must-see sites in South Dublin

Aug 15th 2018, 10:30 AM 22,131 Views 17 Comments

Take our challenge and tick off as many glorious sites this summer as recommended by heritage officers around Ireland.

Family - Tuesday 14 August, 2018

Your summer in Ireland: 5 must-see sites in Sligo
# Heritage Hotspots
# Heritage Hotspots

Your summer in Ireland: 5 must-see sites in Sligo

Aug 14th 2018, 8:30 PM 23,985 Views 13 Comments

Take our challenge and tick off as many glorious sites this summer as recommended by heritage officers around Ireland.

Your summer in Ireland: 5 must-see sites in Roscommon
# Heritage Hotspots
# Heritage Hotspots

Your summer in Ireland: 5 must-see sites in Roscommon

Aug 14th 2018, 10:30 AM 15,473 Views 10 Comments

Take our challenge and tick off as many glorious sites this summer as recommended by heritage officers around Ireland.

Family - Monday 13 August, 2018

Your summer in Ireland: 5 must-see sites in Offaly
# Heritage Hotspots
# Heritage Hotspots

Your summer in Ireland: 5 must-see sites in Offaly

Aug 13th 2018, 8:30 PM 17,419 Views 17 Comments

Take our challenge and tick off as many glorious sites this summer as recommended by heritage officers around Ireland.

Your summer in Ireland: 5 must-see sites in Meath
# Heritage Hotspots
# Heritage Hotspots

Your summer in Ireland: 5 must-see sites in Meath

Aug 13th 2018, 7:46 AM 16,921 Views 18 Comments

Take our challenge and tick off as many glorious sites this summer as recommended by heritage officers around Ireland.

Family - Sunday 12 August, 2018

Your summer in Ireland: 5 must-see sites in Mayo
# Heritage Hotspots
# Heritage Hotspots

Your summer in Ireland: 5 must-see sites in Mayo

Aug 12th 2018, 9:45 AM 21,443 Views 29 Comments

Take our challenge and tick off as many glorious sites as you can this summer.

Family - Saturday 11 August, 2018

Your summer in Ireland: 5 must-see sites in Louth
# Heritage Hotspots
# Heritage Hotspots

Your summer in Ireland: 5 must-see sites in Louth

Aug 11th 2018, 6:00 PM 21,218 Views 6 Comments

Take our challenge and tick off as many glorious sites this summer as you can.

Family - Friday 10 August, 2018

Your summer in Ireland: 5 must-see sites in Longford
# Heritage Hotspots
# Heritage Hotspots

Your summer in Ireland: 5 must-see sites in Longford

Aug 10th 2018, 8:30 PM 20,326 Views 19 Comments

Take our challenge and tick off as many glorious sites this summer as recommended by heritage officers around Ireland.

Your summer in Ireland: 5 must-see sites in Monaghan
# Heritage Hotspots
# Heritage Hotspots

Your summer in Ireland: 5 must-see sites in Monaghan

Aug 10th 2018, 12:00 PM 14,222 Views 32 Comments

Take our challenge and tick off as many glorious sites this summer as recommended by heritage officers around Ireland.

Your summer in Ireland: 5 must-see sites in Leitrim
# Heritage Hotspots
# Heritage Hotspots

Your summer in Ireland: 5 must-see sites in Leitrim

Aug 10th 2018, 10:30 AM 21,247 Views 29 Comments

Take our challenge and tick off as many glorious sites this summer as recommended by heritage officers around Ireland.

Family - Thursday 9 August, 2018

Your summer in Ireland: 5 must-see sites in Laois
# Heritage Hotspots
# Heritage Hotspots

Your summer in Ireland: 5 must-see sites in Laois

Aug 9th 2018, 8:30 PM 16,346 Views 9 Comments

Take our challenge and tick off as many glorious sites this summer as recommended by heritage officers around Ireland.

Warning issued after five more people contract measles in Dublin
# Temple Street
# Temple Street

Warning issued after five more people contract measles in Dublin

Aug 9th 2018, 6:58 PM 31,555 Views 89 Comments

The HSE is “particularly concerned” about the risk of measles in children who recently attended Temple Street Children’s University Hospital.

Your summer in Ireland: 5 must-see sites in Kilkenny
# Heritage Hotspots
# Heritage Hotspots

Your summer in Ireland: 5 must-see sites in Kilkenny

Aug 9th 2018, 1:20 PM 19,670 Views 21 Comments

Take our challenge and tick off as many glorious sites this summer as recommended by heritage officers around Ireland.

Family - Wednesday 8 August, 2018

Your summer in Ireland: 5 must-see sites in Kildare
# Heritage Hotspots
# Heritage Hotspots

Your summer in Ireland: 5 must-see sites in Kildare

Aug 8th 2018, 8:30 PM 22,529 Views 30 Comments

Take our challenge and tick off as many glorious sites this summer as recommended by heritage officers around Ireland.

Your summer in Ireland: 5 must-see sites in Kerry
# Heritage Hotspots
# Heritage Hotspots

Your summer in Ireland: 5 must-see sites in Kerry

Aug 8th 2018, 10:30 AM 23,006 Views 17 Comments

Take our challenge and tick off as many glorious sites this summer as recommended by heritage officers around Ireland.

Family - Tuesday 7 August, 2018

Your summer in Ireland: 5 must-see sites in Galway
# Heritage Hotspots
# Heritage Hotspots

Your summer in Ireland: 5 must-see sites in Galway

Aug 7th 2018, 8:30 PM 25,079 Views 15 Comments

Take our challenge and tick off as many glorious sites this summer as recommended by heritage officers around Ireland.