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# access - Monday 6 April, 2020

Court-ordered access to children for separated parents advised to continue during pandemic
# Law Society
# Law Society

Court-ordered access to children for separated parents advised to continue during pandemic

Apr 6th 2020, 5:16 PM 36,936 Views 23 Comments

The pandemic can’t be used as an “excuse to prevent separated parents having contact with their children”, the Law Society says.

# access - Tuesday 31 December, 2019

Tours of Glasnevin cemetery museum to be made free to children studying in DEIS schools
# Glasnevin Cemetery
# Glasnevin Cemetery

Tours of Glasnevin cemetery museum to be made free to children studying in DEIS schools

Dec 31st 2019, 2:45 PM 14,990 Views 28 Comments

€60,000 was awarded from the Dormant Accounts Fund to give hundreds of students from these schools access to the cemetery.

# access - Sunday 16 September, 2018

'I’ll always remember holding my results in my hand and seeing the look of pride on my parents' faces'
# Opinion
# Opinion

'I’ll always remember holding my results in my hand and seeing the look of pride on my parents' faces'

Sep 16th 2018, 7:30 PM 23,031 Views 8 Comments

Ryan Lynch hadn’t been sure if he would ever attend college due to his long-term illness – until he was given the support that he needed.

# access - Monday 29 January, 2018

'No-one else has to do this' - Irish Rail criticised over new travel plans for wheelchair users
# Access
# Access

'No-one else has to do this' - Irish Rail criticised over new travel plans for wheelchair users

Jan 29th 2018, 3:26 PM 20,651 Views 40 Comments

Today Irish Rail invited people with disabilities to take a train ride from Connolly to Howth to talk about changes to the service.

# access - Sunday 21 May, 2017

'DCU had to be a university that could take in young people from the local areas'
# Access
# Access

'DCU had to be a university that could take in young people from the local areas'

May 21st 2017, 8:45 AM 13,908 Views 10 Comments

Students tell their tales of how Access programme helped them get to college across Ireland.

# access - Saturday 29 April, 2017

Turkey has blocked access to Wikipedia
# Clamp Down
# Clamp Down

Turkey has blocked access to Wikipedia

Apr 29th 2017, 1:16 PM 16,918 Views 32 Comments

No reason was given for the order to block the online encyclopedia, but the politically unstable state has temporarily blocked access to Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube in the past.

# access - Sunday 12 February, 2017

Gambian people are using the Irish Credit Union system to get themselves out of poverty
# Access
# Access

Gambian people are using the Irish Credit Union system to get themselves out of poverty

Feb 12th 2017, 9:15 AM 30,104 Views 10 Comments

‘I didn’t have to go to the US for a job, I’m now self-employed thanks to the Credit Union’.

# access - Thursday 1 December, 2016

Drug company wants Simon Harris to intervene in row on life-changing drug Orkambi
# Cystic Fibrosis
# Cystic Fibrosis

Drug company wants Simon Harris to intervene in row on life-changing drug Orkambi

Dec 1st 2016, 9:50 PM 20,216 Views 37 Comments

The health minister said he wants “further engagement” between Vertex and the HSE.

# access - Tuesday 2 August, 2016

Think you know how many devices access your accounts? This is how you can check
# Forgotten
# Forgotten

Think you know how many devices access your accounts? This is how you can check

Aug 2nd 2016, 3:00 PM 19,528 Views 0 Comments

Chances are there are more logged in than you think.

# access - Wednesday 11 May, 2016

Now you have two ways to access WhatsApp on your computer
# Alternatives
# Alternatives

Now you have two ways to access WhatsApp on your computer

May 11th 2016, 9:51 AM 121,429 Views 13 Comments

You did realise you could load it up on your browser in the first place, right?

# access - Tuesday 5 January, 2016

How the government took 10 years to bring in a new law
# Opinion
# Opinion

How the government took 10 years to bring in a new law

Jan 5th 2016, 8:00 AM 1,383 Views 29 Comments

The government’s attitude towards disability rights seems to be ‘no rush, we’ll get there in the end’, writes Professor Robbie Gilligan.

# access - Saturday 2 January, 2016

Having access to the internet makes us doubt how smart we are
# Smartphones
# Smartphones

Having access to the internet makes us doubt how smart we are

Jan 2nd 2016, 8:15 AM 8,388 Views 17 Comments

And you thought they just made you ignore people.

# access - Wednesday 4 November, 2015

Poll: Should gardaí be able to access your browsing history without a warrant?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should gardaí be able to access your browsing history without a warrant?

Nov 4th 2015, 9:23 AM 29,040 Views 111 Comments

UK authorities could be getting powers like this next year.

# access - Wednesday 21 October, 2015

Accommodation for Carrickmines survivors found - but NOT in Rockville Drive
# Temporary
# Temporary

Accommodation for Carrickmines survivors found - but NOT in Rockville Drive

Oct 21st 2015, 5:09 PM 25,962 Views 139 Comments

They will be housed in a car park adjacent to Ballyogan Works Depot.

# access - Monday 19 October, 2015

It looks like gardaí have started handing out tickets on one of Dublin's busiest junctions
# College Green
# College Green

It looks like gardaí have started handing out tickets on one of Dublin's busiest junctions

Oct 19th 2015, 6:53 PM 41,404 Views 51 Comments

Motorists were witnessed being issued with fines earlier today.

# access - Monday 27 July, 2015

The French Riviera is in lockdown because of a special visitor
# King Salman
# King Salman

The French Riviera is in lockdown because of a special visitor

Jul 27th 2015, 7:21 AM 32,558 Views 23 Comments

And locals are not one bit happy.

# access - Wednesday 25 February, 2015

Chris Brown was denied entry into Canada and the internet exploded with praise
# Denied
From The Daily Edge
# Denied

Chris Brown was denied entry into Canada and the internet exploded with praise

Feb 25th 2015, 10:24 AM 3,480 Views 0 Comments

Rejection has never felt so public.

# access - Wednesday 14 January, 2015

Ireland has the seventh fastest broadband speeds in the world
# Zoom Zoom
# Zoom Zoom

Ireland has the seventh fastest broadband speeds in the world

Jan 14th 2015, 11:14 AM 14,009 Views 79 Comments

According to a new report from Akamai, speeds in the country are now at an average of 13.9 Mbps, faster than speeds in the UK and Germany.

# access - Thursday 25 December, 2014

'My children felt my sadness' - Christmas is a gloomy time for separated Irish dads
# ALONE
# ALONE

'My children felt my sadness' - Christmas is a gloomy time for separated Irish dads

Dec 25th 2014, 7:45 AM 12,653 Views 37 Comments

Many fathers in Ireland will not see their children at all today.

# access - Friday 7 November, 2014

One teenager's 'terrifying journey' through Ireland's health system after brain injury
# Services
# Services

One teenager's 'terrifying journey' through Ireland's health system after brain injury

Nov 7th 2014, 7:45 AM 16,056 Views 14 Comments

Teenager Conor Devlin has told his story of experiencing an acquired brain injury.

# access - Thursday 18 September, 2014

A Week in the Family Court: Judge warns parents that he wants no 'point scoring'
# Family Courts Series
# Family Courts Series

A Week in the Family Court: Judge warns parents that he wants no 'point scoring'

Sep 18th 2014, 10:53 PM 28,702 Views 18 Comments

TheJournal.ie spent a week observing cases in the Family Court. Here’s a selection of some of the common cases linked to relationship breakdowns.

# access - Monday 28 July, 2014

Protester builds 'raft' to stop building of controversial Kilkenny bridge
# On The Nore
# On The Nore

Protester builds 'raft' to stop building of controversial Kilkenny bridge

Jul 28th 2014, 12:20 PM 9,022 Views 38 Comments

The council was told that it has no power to halt the building of the disputed bridge.

# access - Monday 26 May, 2014

Man in wheelchair carried off DART as no ramp available at Donaghmede station
# No Access
# No Access

Man in wheelchair carried off DART as no ramp available at Donaghmede station

May 26th 2014, 6:05 PM 21,752 Views 92 Comments

Irish Rail said they would like to apologise to the customer featured in the video clip for any distress that was caused to him.

# access - Thursday 22 May, 2014

Croke Park: Security in place to prevent One Directioners from queuing too early
# Tensions High
# Tensions High

Croke Park: Security in place to prevent One Directioners from queuing too early

May 22nd 2014, 11:06 AM 24,480 Views 74 Comments

The boys are back in town.

# access - Saturday 26 April, 2014

Poll: How good is your broadband connection?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: How good is your broadband connection?

Apr 26th 2014, 12:13 PM 26,804 Views 160 Comments

Rural Ireland’s dodgy broadband is going to get much better – but what is yours like now?

# access - Friday 4 April, 2014

Google's WiFi-carrying balloon circles the world in under a month
# Rings Around The World
# Rings Around The World

Google's WiFi-carrying balloon circles the world in under a month

Apr 4th 2014, 2:56 PM 13,508 Views 15 Comments

It was originally expected that Google’s balloon would complete a trip in 33 days, but the Ibis-167 managed to complete the journey with 11 days to spare.

# access - Saturday 29 March, 2014

250 Cork homes campaign to get proper internet, mobile and landline services
# No Reception
# No Reception

250 Cork homes campaign to get proper internet, mobile and landline services

Mar 29th 2014, 8:01 PM 20,129 Views 44 Comments

Residents from Courtbrack, Foxes Bridge and Mathey in Cork are now pushing to have a radio mast erected in the area to help solve the problem.

# access - Saturday 8 February, 2014

Irish pro-choice activists to protest against Spanish abortion plans
# Popular Party
# Popular Party

Irish pro-choice activists to protest against Spanish abortion plans

Feb 8th 2014, 8:30 AM 13,234 Views 95 Comments

Spain’s government is currently planning to restrict access to abortion services.

# access - Sunday 25 August, 2013

The town that proves accessibility IS for all (even with no budget)
# Cashel
# Cashel

The town that proves accessibility IS for all (even with no budget)

Aug 25th 2013, 8:45 AM 15,473 Views 14 Comments

Cashel is a heritage town that has seen the whole community come on board to improve accessibility.

# access - Sunday 18 August, 2013

Is your town or city accessible to all? You might be surprised…
# Legless In Dublin
# Legless In Dublin

Is your town or city accessible to all? You might be surprised…

Aug 18th 2013, 9:45 AM 8,745 Views 44 Comments

A new blog looks at what is accessible for wheelchair users and people with restricted mobility.

# access - Thursday 4 July, 2013

Poll: Are you spending more time on social media?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Are you spending more time on social media?

Jul 4th 2013, 10:35 AM 6,310 Views 18 Comments

A new study has found the majority of Irish people use at least one social media site – but is social media fatigue setting in?

# access - Saturday 15 June, 2013

Living in a remote part of the world? Google wants to get internet access to you with balloons
# Internet
# Internet

Living in a remote part of the world? Google wants to get internet access to you with balloons

Jun 15th 2013, 6:15 PM 10,858 Views 22 Comments

Google is launching balloons into near space to beam internet access to the world below.

# access - Monday 22 October, 2012

PHOTOS: Inside the vaults at Anglo Irish Bank
# Peek Inside
# Peek Inside

PHOTOS: Inside the vaults at Anglo Irish Bank

Oct 22nd 2012, 5:32 PM 22,186 Views 35 Comments

A TV3 camera crew got access to the vaults at the old Anglo HQ on Stephen’s Green in Dublin. Here’s what they saw.

# access - Monday 8 October, 2012

Two more councils pass motions supporting same-sex marriage
# Equality
# Equality

Two more councils pass motions supporting same-sex marriage

Oct 8th 2012, 10:16 PM 9,820 Views 143 Comments

Fingal Couunty Council and Waterford City became the latest councils to support motions on the issue tonight.

# access - Friday 28 September, 2012

Train station lifts closed for over three months
# Access
# Access

Train station lifts closed for over three months

Sep 28th 2012, 12:58 PM 8,244 Views 15 Comments

The disabled access lifts in Balbriggan train station in North County Dublin are finally due to reopen today, three months after being vandalised.

# access - Monday 3 September, 2012

Videos: RTÉ doc puts spotlight on Ruairí Quinn and his department
# Telly
# Telly

Videos: RTÉ doc puts spotlight on Ruairí Quinn and his department

Sep 3rd 2012, 6:30 AM 4,905 Views 8 Comments

Documentary being aired tonight promises unprecedented access to Ruairí Quinn during a crucial period in his first months as Education Minister and we have a sneak peek…

# access - Sunday 25 March, 2012

Tory treasurer resigns over £250k 'access to Cameron' video
# Peter Cruddas
# Peter Cruddas

Tory treasurer resigns over £250k 'access to Cameron' video

Mar 25th 2012, 1:29 PM 1,980 Views 11 Comments

Peter Cruddas was secretly filmed saying a £250k donation would get donors a private audience with PM.

# access - Friday 30 September, 2011

Citizen advice now available through 'live chat'
# Citizens Advice
# Citizens Advice

Citizen advice now available through 'live chat'

Sep 30th 2011, 4:54 PM 3,779 Views 8 Comments

People with hearing or speech difficulties will now be able to access information as new instant-chat service launched.

# access - Saturday 27 August, 2011

Grants to improve access for people with disabilities at swimming pools announced
# Access
# Access

Grants to improve access for people with disabilities at swimming pools announced

Aug 27th 2011, 10:00 AM 927 Views 3 Comments

A total of 19 swimming pools across the country are due to receive grants to provide better access for people with disabilities and improve energy efficiency.

# access - Thursday 14 July, 2011

Drugs are up, divorce is down - the Irish courts in numbers
# Courts
# Courts

Drugs are up, divorce is down - the Irish courts in numbers

Jul 14th 2011, 11:41 AM 532 Views 12 Comments

The Courts Service report for 2010 reveals that there has been an increase in drugs offences at the Circuit Criminal Court, an increase in child custody and access applications, and a decrease in separation and divorce.

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