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# community - Friday 13 December, 2013

Column: Atheist gatherings take the positive aspects of church like the sense of community and self-reflection
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Atheist gatherings take the positive aspects of church like the sense of community and self-reflection

Dec 13th 2013, 7:30 PM 194 Views 352 Comments

The Sunday Assembly, which takes place this Sunday is a gathering of a godless congregation of over 100 people, with ages ranging from 7 to 70.

# community - Monday 11 November, 2013

US students come together to transform Dublin youth centre
# Community
# Community

US students come together to transform Dublin youth centre

Nov 11th 2013, 3:30 PM 10,685 Views 37 Comments

Notre Dame students gave a facelift to a youth centre on Dublin’s Cork Street.

# community - Monday 4 November, 2013

Dublin Community TV to shut down
# Community
# Community

Dublin Community TV to shut down

Nov 4th 2013, 2:29 PM 7,851 Views 26 Comments

Five jobs will be lost at the station, which says that funding shortfalls are to blame for the closure.

# community - Tuesday 29 October, 2013

Greystones Harbour ‘building site’ remains in limbo as developer dismisses community plan
# Community Fights Back
# Community Fights Back

Greystones Harbour ‘building site’ remains in limbo as developer dismisses community plan

Oct 29th 2013, 5:30 PM 19,360 Views 36 Comments

A pivotal town council meeting is taking place this evening, where town council members will decide whether to accept the Sisk or community plan.

# community - Tuesday 15 October, 2013

Ballymun photo exhibit honours proud community of 'Ballymunners'
# Regeneration
# Regeneration

Ballymun photo exhibit honours proud community of 'Ballymunners'

Oct 15th 2013, 4:31 PM 7,674 Views 29 Comments

A photography exhibit marks the end of the Ballymun Regeneration Project, with the last remaining residents moving into their new homes soon.

# community - Monday 7 October, 2013

New bishop asks Athlone community to pray for sex attack victims
# Prayers
# Prayers

New bishop asks Athlone community to pray for sex attack victims

Oct 7th 2013, 8:04 AM 6,368 Views 90 Comments

Bishop Francis Duffy said a prayer at his ordination for the two young girls who were allegedly attacked in Athlone.

# community - Sunday 29 September, 2013

Column: RTÉ's future plans are missing one vital ingredient: you.
# Column
# Column

Column: RTÉ's future plans are missing one vital ingredient: you.

Sep 29th 2013, 8:30 AM 67 Views 51 Comments

The public service broadcaster’s just-published five-year strategy is not short on ambition, but it may point towards an organisation more ready to forge commercial partnerships than embrace its public, writes Mark Cullinane.

# community - Saturday 14 September, 2013

Pop-up community festival brings organic food to Dublin city today
# Community
# Community

Pop-up community festival brings organic food to Dublin city today

Sep 14th 2013, 8:45 AM 5,836 Views 5 Comments

The Dublin Community Growers are holding their Harvest Festival today.

# community - Sunday 11 August, 2013

Recession pushes Laois communities into action on sustainability
# Sustainbility
# Sustainbility

Recession pushes Laois communities into action on sustainability

Aug 11th 2013, 7:45 AM 7,387 Views 11 Comments

The Leaf project has been working for the last three years to get communities in the county working together on all aspects of sustainable development.

# community - Friday 26 July, 2013

A comprehensive rundown of the most annoying neighbours in existence
# Keep On Movin'
From The Daily Edge
# Keep On Movin'

A comprehensive rundown of the most annoying neighbours in existence

Jul 26th 2013, 9:00 PM 19,065 Views 73 Comments

Are you on there?

# community - Tuesday 9 July, 2013

The 9 at 9: Tuesday
# 9 At 9
# 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Tuesday

Jul 9th 2013, 8:47 AM 8,700 Views 16 Comments

Here are the nine stories you need to know this morning.

# community - Tuesday 25 June, 2013

Column: The recession has brought my community together – and guess what we created?
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: The recession has brought my community together – and guess what we created?

Jun 25th 2013, 1:00 PM 300 Views 18 Comments

Necessity is the mother of invention, a fact the small community of Kilfinane in Co Limerick knows well. With young people leaving in search of work, townspeople have come together to create a special event in the shadow of the Ballyhoura mountains.

# community - Monday 20 May, 2013

New road maintenance scheme asks local communities to contribute funding
# Roads
# Roads

New road maintenance scheme asks local communities to contribute funding

May 20th 2013, 10:39 AM 12,068 Views 163 Comments

The government is investing €10.6 million in the scheme but communities will have to come up with the rest of the €14 million to repair the roads.

# community - Thursday 16 May, 2013

Local authorities to be quizzed on Traveller housing allocations
# Community
# Community

Local authorities to be quizzed on Traveller housing allocations

May 16th 2013, 7:22 PM 8,428 Views 27 Comments

In 2010, less than half the money allocated for Traveller housing was drawn down by councils.

# community - Friday 10 May, 2013

Column: The Ohio kidnappings bring the issue of ‘missing persons’ into sharp focus
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: The Ohio kidnappings bring the issue of ‘missing persons’ into sharp focus

May 10th 2013, 7:00 AM 140 Views 2 Comments

About 4,000 people go missing for a time in Ireland each year – and the emotional impact on their loved ones, who live with ongoing uncertainty and questions, is immense. They must be given proper support, writes, Dermot Browne.

# community - Friday 19 April, 2013

Council of Europe report finds continuing difficulties for Irish Travellers
# Travellers
# Travellers

Council of Europe report finds continuing difficulties for Irish Travellers

Apr 19th 2013, 4:11 PM 7,597 Views 79 Comments

The Council of Europe report expresses concern about discrimination against Travellers in accessing the labour market.

# community - Tuesday 16 April, 2013

New information booklet launched to help those bereaved through suicide
# Cork
# Cork

New information booklet launched to help those bereaved through suicide

Apr 16th 2013, 7:30 AM 3,836 Views 1 Comment

The booklet, ‘Lighting the way’, contains a listing of national supports such as websites, helpline contact details along with other supports offered locally.

# community - Saturday 13 April, 2013

Column: Should there be alcohol advertising in sport?
# Read Me
# Read Me

Column: Should there be alcohol advertising in sport?

Apr 13th 2013, 7:00 PM 55 Views 44 Comments

As a recovering alcoholic I should say that alcohol advertising and sponsorship has no place in sport, but I can’t: I know there are few options for sports clubs and I need my GAA club to stay open, writes an anonymous contributor.

# community - Thursday 28 March, 2013

Column: It's time to tackle decline in rural Ireland
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: It's time to tackle decline in rural Ireland

Mar 28th 2013, 7:00 AM 1,111 Views 86 Comments

Rural Ireland is experiencing a demise, with empty shop buildings, damaged roads and a lack of essential services. Action needs to be taken now or we could see whole parts of the country uninhabited, writes John Verling.

# community - Thursday 21 March, 2013

Community pulls together to get local woman back in her home after fire
# Dalkey
# Dalkey

Community pulls together to get local woman back in her home after fire

Mar 21st 2013, 7:40 AM 13,401 Views 13 Comments

Grainne Nelligan’s home and business were both destroyed in the fire two months ago.

# community - Wednesday 27 February, 2013

Charity launches Ireland's first Alcohol Awareness Week
# Alcohol
# Alcohol

Charity launches Ireland's first Alcohol Awareness Week

Feb 27th 2013, 6:30 AM 4,013 Views 20 Comments

The Alcohol Forum said there is evidence that communities have a major role to play in starting a process of mindset and culture change.

# community - Friday 25 January, 2013

Callinan: Gardaí will not lose contact with community due to cutbacks
# Garda
# Garda

Callinan: Gardaí will not lose contact with community due to cutbacks

Jan 25th 2013, 6:30 AM 3,510 Views 32 Comments

Commissioner Callinan said that he is committed to “policing through people and not through buildings or bricks and mortar”.

# community - Wednesday 9 January, 2013

Dutch priest to display photos of Church quitters
# Religion
# Religion

Dutch priest to display photos of Church quitters

Jan 9th 2013, 3:42 PM 12,359 Views 60 Comments

Many Catholics in the country were shocked by the Pope’s recent call to “fight” gay marriage.

# community - Thursday 27 December, 2012

Over 1.1 million have now paid the Household Charge - Hogan
# Community
# Community

Over 1.1 million have now paid the Household Charge - Hogan

Dec 27th 2012, 10:35 AM 8,221 Views 107 Comments

Hogan thanked all those who had registered their properties and paid the charge, saying €113.35 million has been collected and reallocated to local authorities.

# community - Saturday 8 December, 2012

Column: Why I joined Dublin’s first Irish-speaking GAA club
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Why I joined Dublin’s first Irish-speaking GAA club

Dec 8th 2012, 7:00 PM 735 Views 47 Comments

There were no social situations where Irish speakers could use the language. Na Gaeil Óga – an all-Irish GAA club – could change that, writes Ciarán Mac Fhearghusa.

# community - Monday 19 November, 2012

Calls made for end to cuts at Navan Hospital
# Navan
# Navan

Calls made for end to cuts at Navan Hospital

Nov 19th 2012, 5:02 PM 3,110 Views 15 Comments

Sinn Féin’s Peadar Toibín told TheJournal.ie that they are calling for services to be retained and cuts to be stopped

# community - Tuesday 6 November, 2012

Column: Most would jump at the chance to work at home, but it has its downsides
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Most would jump at the chance to work at home, but it has its downsides

Nov 6th 2012, 7:00 AM 114 Views 17 Comments

Working at home is not as relaxing as one might think, writes Ann-Marie Scully who says she even misses the morning commute.

# community - Monday 22 October, 2012

Wisconsin man opens fire at salon, killing three
# Shooting
# Shooting

Wisconsin man opens fire at salon, killing three

Oct 22nd 2012, 8:45 AM 4,814 Views 7 Comments

Radcliffe Franklin Haughton’s wife worked at the salon. Four people were injured during the rampage.

# community - Thursday 18 October, 2012

€5 million funding planned for local The Gathering events - and more to come
# The Gathering
# The Gathering

€5 million funding planned for local The Gathering events - and more to come

Oct 18th 2012, 6:45 AM 4,297 Views 18 Comments

Fine Gael Mayo Deputy Michelle Mulherin said the funding is great news which will help people in planning community activities during the event.

# community - Thursday 20 September, 2012

Column: Young people do care about more than drinking, smoking & fighting
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Young people do care about more than drinking, smoking & fighting

Sep 20th 2012, 7:00 AM 504 Views 25 Comments

Today’s youth want to be involved in building Ireland’s future, writes Daithí de Buitléir.

# community - Sunday 16 September, 2012

How Neighbourhood Watch schemes have boomed since the recession
# Crime
# Crime

How Neighbourhood Watch schemes have boomed since the recession

Sep 16th 2012, 8:00 AM 7,465 Views 25 Comments

There has been a 30 per cent increase in Neighbourhood Watch schemes around the country in recent years.

# community - Thursday 5 July, 2012

Column: We don’t know our neighbours anymore. Let’s change that.
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: We don’t know our neighbours anymore. Let’s change that.

Jul 5th 2012, 7:30 PM 411 Views 30 Comments

Changes in Irish society have meant people lost touch with the communities around them, writes Alan Jagoe.

# community - Sunday 1 July, 2012

Have you checked on your elderly neighbour lately?
# Community
# Community

Have you checked on your elderly neighbour lately?

Jul 1st 2012, 1:06 PM 2,784 Views 10 Comments

Friends of the Elderly is asking people to keep an eye on any elderly neighbours during the summer months.

# community - Monday 18 June, 2012

How to get to Know Your Neighbour
# Come Together
From The Daily Edge
# Come Together

How to get to Know Your Neighbour

Jun 18th 2012, 2:00 PM 6,395 Views 23 Comments

Community get-together weekend is coming up in July – here are some inventive ideas to get your event started…

# community - Thursday 17 May, 2012

Column: How helping others makes you happier AND healthier
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: How helping others makes you happier AND healthier

May 17th 2012, 7:00 AM 30 Views 2 Comments

Volunteering has increased dramatically in the recession. Anna Lee describes how anybody can be a volunteer – and it might even do you good.

# community - Friday 30 March, 2012

7 sexy graphs and maps from Census 2011
# Census 2011
# Census 2011

7 sexy graphs and maps from Census 2011

Mar 30th 2012, 7:00 AM 12,314 Views 20 Comments

Yes, we said sexy. And we said it about statistics.

# community - Thursday 29 March, 2012

Poll: Do you think there should be 'open prisons'?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Do you think there should be 'open prisons'?

Mar 29th 2012, 12:05 PM 4,512 Views 55 Comments

There are 19 inmates on the run from open prisons in Ireland. Only 6 per cent of our total prison population is in an open centre. Do we need them at all? You decide…

# community - Friday 6 January, 2012

Column: ‘People have thrown eggs at me, but Ireland is my home’
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: ‘People have thrown eggs at me, but Ireland is my home’

Jan 6th 2012, 7:30 AM 625 Views 86 Comments

Timi Martins moved to Ireland from Nigeria as a teenager in 1996. He told TheJournal.ie about Irish attitudes and his experiences – both good and bad.

# community - Saturday 17 December, 2011

Top 10 readers' comments of the week
# Readers' Comments
# Readers' Comments

Top 10 readers' comments of the week

Dec 17th 2011, 10:30 AM 3,745 Views 9 Comments

Here’s our round-up of the wittiest, most thought-provoking and original comments you made this week…

# community - Tuesday 13 December, 2011

Planned 'superdump' in North Dublin cancelled
# Superdump
# Superdump

Planned 'superdump' in North Dublin cancelled

Dec 13th 2011, 3:18 PM 2,554 Views 20 Comments

The controversial landfill in Lusk which was first proposed in 1997 had been opposed by the local community.