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Litter rankings: Kilkenny cleanest in Ireland while Dublin's north inner city 'seriously littered'
# Clean
# Clean

Litter rankings: Kilkenny cleanest in Ireland while Dublin's north inner city 'seriously littered'

Jan 6th 2020, 7:58 AM 20,439 Views 35 Comments

27 of the 40 towns and cities surveyed were deemed clean.

This initiative is calling for people to clean up marine litter from Irish coasts this weekend
# Big Beach Clean
# Big Beach Clean

This initiative is calling for people to clean up marine litter from Irish coasts this weekend

Sep 21st 2019, 6:00 AM 7,697 Views 10 Comments

Events for the Big Beach Clean 2019 are happening around the country this weekend.

Oklahoma window cleaners rescued from lift 'swinging violently' above 50-floor skyscraper
# Oklahoma City
# Oklahoma City

Oklahoma window cleaners rescued from lift 'swinging violently' above 50-floor skyscraper

May 16th 2019, 9:13 AM 26,392 Views 23 Comments

The basket smashed several windows before being stabilised by firefighters.

We tracked the progress of these Young Scientist projects - here's how they got on
# BTYSTE
# BTYSTE

We tracked the progress of these Young Scientist projects - here's how they got on

Jan 12th 2019, 7:30 AM 12,908 Views 6 Comments

More than 4,200 students entered the competition this year.

This is Ireland's tidiest town
# Kerry Gold
# Kerry Gold

This is Ireland's tidiest town

Sep 24th 2018, 1:08 PM 38,338 Views 11 Comments

Listowel picked up the prestigious award this afternoon.

This is Ireland's tidiest town
# Premier League
# Premier League

This is Ireland's tidiest town

Sep 25th 2017, 1:33 PM 47,929 Views 37 Comments

The town in the west of Tipperary picked up the prestigious award this afternoon.

Three Irish beaches lose Blue Flag status while two get them for first time
# Win Some Lose Some
# Win Some Lose Some

Three Irish beaches lose Blue Flag status while two get them for first time

May 22nd 2017, 1:24 PM 37,688 Views 21 Comments

Bray South Promenade got its flag back after 17 years.

Sewage, animal faeces and bacteria among the reasons these 6 Irish beaches failed a quality test
# Water
# Water

Sewage, animal faeces and bacteria among the reasons these 6 Irish beaches failed a quality test

May 18th 2017, 7:31 AM 34,035 Views 53 Comments

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) report on Ireland’s bathing waters found that 93% met minimum EU standards.

Survey reveals cleanest, and most littered, areas in Ireland
# Load Of Rubbish
# Load Of Rubbish

Survey reveals cleanest, and most littered, areas in Ireland

Sep 5th 2016, 12:01 PM 40,341 Views 67 Comments

Sweet papers were the most common form of litter on our streets, followed by fast food wrappers, cigarette butts and chewing gum.

This smartphone's big selling point is you can clean it with soap
# Squeaky Clean
# Squeaky Clean

This smartphone's big selling point is you can clean it with soap

Dec 4th 2015, 9:22 AM 13,916 Views 18 Comments

The Japanese firm say it’s the first phone that can withstand a soapy bath.

Sticky residue and stains found on equipment at Limerick hospital
# Unclean
# Unclean

Sticky residue and stains found on equipment at Limerick hospital

Feb 23rd 2015, 3:00 PM 10,599 Views 21 Comments

Serious hand hygiene and equipment cleanliness issues were also identified at Cork University Hospital.

More than half of septic tanks inspected in Cork found to be non-compliant
# Wasting Away
# Wasting Away

More than half of septic tanks inspected in Cork found to be non-compliant

Sep 18th 2014, 7:50 PM 9,770 Views 34 Comments

A major issue is tanks not being emptied and cleaned regularly enough.

Noisy flights are about to get a lot less noisy
# Come Fly With Me
# Come Fly With Me

Noisy flights are about to get a lot less noisy

Aug 29th 2014, 7:32 AM 15,652 Views 15 Comments

Irish researchers are leading the way on this one.

Dublin, Cork and Limerick are the dirtiest cities in Ireland
# Litterbugs
# Litterbugs

Dublin, Cork and Limerick are the dirtiest cities in Ireland

Aug 18th 2014, 9:00 AM 16,828 Views 86 Comments

The good news is that 75% of towns and cities were found to be as clean or cleaner than European counterparts.

Here's how this bus could change homeless people's lives
# Lava Mae
# Lava Mae

Here's how this bus could change homeless people's lives

Jul 26th 2014, 10:15 AM 13,588 Views 15 Comments

There are over 3,500 people living on the streets in San Francisco.

Lance Armstrong 'honoured' to write the foreword to Emma O'Reilly's book
# Soigneur
From The42
# Soigneur

Lance Armstrong 'honoured' to write the foreword to Emma O'Reilly's book

Jul 3rd 2014, 7:44 PM 10,743 Views 12 Comments

The Dublin woman reveals her side of the story in ‘The Race to Truth’.

Gardaí clean up in raid on counterfeit washing powder operation
# Not So Squeaky Clean
# Not So Squeaky Clean

Gardaí clean up in raid on counterfeit washing powder operation

Jun 8th 2014, 7:37 PM 33,218 Views 0 Comments

€40,000 worth of powder was also seized.

Dublin city centre achieves clean rating for the first time in 18 years
# Rubbish
# Rubbish

Dublin city centre achieves clean rating for the first time in 18 years

Jan 6th 2014, 10:03 AM 9,199 Views 54 Comments

A national litter survey has found that many Irish towns and cities are cleaner than our European counterparts.

Ennis Hospital the shining light in poor HIQA hygiene reports
# Clean
# Clean

Ennis Hospital the shining light in poor HIQA hygiene reports

Oct 17th 2013, 1:36 PM 6,197 Views 11 Comments

Four other hospitals, including the Mater and St. Vincent’s in Dublin, were found to have unclean environments that posed risks to patients.

Cavan is the cleanest town in Ireland - where does your town rank?
# Ibal Litter League
# Ibal Litter League

Cavan is the cleanest town in Ireland - where does your town rank?

Sep 2nd 2013, 8:08 AM 8,102 Views 21 Comments

The results of the IBAL Anti-Litter League are out today – here are the results.

Dirty Dublin no more, as capital declared 'clean'
# Capital
# Capital

Dirty Dublin no more, as capital declared 'clean'

Sep 2nd 2013, 7:41 AM 5,704 Views 44 Comments

The Irish Business Against Litter Anti-Litter League 2013 results are out today.

How many of these household jobs are you putting off right now?
# What A Chore
From The Daily Edge
# What A Chore

How many of these household jobs are you putting off right now?

Jul 25th 2013, 6:00 PM 23,039 Views 71 Comments

If you’re not procrastinating in relation to at least one of these tasks you are a superhuman.

The burning question*: Do you brush your teeth in the shower?
# Work Can Wait
From The Daily Edge
# Work Can Wait

The burning question*: Do you brush your teeth in the shower?

Jul 30th 2012, 12:00 PM 8,463 Views 30 Comments

It’s Monday, so let TheJournal.ie distract you from the ‘serious’ news with one of life’s REAL dilemmas. (*not really)

No flies on them: Chinese city bans flies from public toilets
# Swat
From The Daily Edge
# Swat

No flies on them: Chinese city bans flies from public toilets

May 28th 2012, 3:18 PM 7,293 Views 18 Comments

Meanwhile Beijing authorities have said two flies are allowed in the lavatories at any one time…

Wash your hands: Irish start-up aims to beat hospital superbugs worldwide
# Hand Hygiene
# Hand Hygiene

Wash your hands: Irish start-up aims to beat hospital superbugs worldwide

May 12th 2012, 7:45 AM 2,960 Views 8 Comments

The Irish company has been chosen by the WHO to promote hand hygiene globally. Thirty-five percent of healthcare facilities are at an inadequate or basic level.