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

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

Jan 6th 2012, 7:30 AM 677 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.

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

Top 10 readers' comments of the week

Dec 17th 2011, 10:30 AM 3,765 Views 9 Comments

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

Planned 'superdump' in North Dublin cancelled
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# Superdump

Planned 'superdump' in North Dublin cancelled

Dec 13th 2011, 3:18 PM 2,633 Views 20 Comments

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

Top 10 readers' comments this week
# Readers' Comments
# Readers' Comments

Top 10 readers' comments this week

Dec 10th 2011, 3:28 PM 3,902 Views 5 Comments

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

In pictures: march against cuts to youth and community projects
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# Protest

In pictures: march against cuts to youth and community projects

Dec 3rd 2011, 6:48 PM 2,293 Views 4 Comments

A colourful march of community groups and others took place in the capital today.

Immigrants in Ireland are 'under siege', say black community leaders
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# Racism

Immigrants in Ireland are 'under siege', say black community leaders

Nov 25th 2011, 10:16 PM 17,363 Views 234 Comments

Community leaders said that there is evidence of widespread attacks against immigrants in Ireland.

Fine Gael investigating Mayor's race comments
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# Controversy

Fine Gael investigating Mayor's race comments

Nov 22nd 2011, 11:52 AM 11,048 Views 214 Comments

The party has distanced itself from comments made by the Mayor of Naas, Fine Gael councillor Darren Scully, who said he will no longer be dealing with ‘black Africans’ in his constituency.

Fireworks display under investigation following UK crash
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# Crash

Fireworks display under investigation following UK crash

Nov 7th 2011, 10:53 AM 652 Views 0 Comments

Police are investigating the possibility that black smoke seen on the M5 may have been connected to a fireworks display at a nearby rugby club.

Seven confirmed dead after M5 crash, as search for bodies concludes
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# M5

Seven confirmed dead after M5 crash, as search for bodies concludes

Nov 6th 2011, 10:58 AM 708 Views 0 Comments

Police have finished sifting through the wreckage and have confirmed that no further bodies have been found.

Thousands expected at Macra's Rally in Cork
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# Macra

Thousands expected at Macra's Rally in Cork

Oct 28th 2011, 10:01 AM 459 Views 0 Comments

Minister for Agriculture is due to open this year’s annual conference this evening.

Call for creation of official sex offenders register
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# Sex Offenders

Call for creation of official sex offenders register

Oct 10th 2011, 11:06 AM 676 Views 4 Comments

Independent TD Denis Naughten says address notification breaches by offenders shows system is not protecting children.

Column: ‘We train indoors, unless it clashes with a kids’ birthday party’
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# Emigration

Column: ‘We train indoors, unless it clashes with a kids’ birthday party’

Aug 20th 2011, 5:53 PM 58 Views 2 Comments

As Ireland’s young people emigrate, GAA clubs are springing up in unlikely locations – and becoming centres for a unique community, writes Philip O’Connor from Sweden.

Column: Riots show the worst in us, but also the best
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# Opinion

Column: Riots show the worst in us, but also the best

Aug 12th 2011, 7:51 AM 21 Views 6 Comments

As English cities struggle to recover from several nights of rioting, London councillor Mike Harris looks at the aftermath.

Why do people riot?
# Why Riot
# Why Riot

Why do people riot?

Aug 10th 2011, 10:12 AM 2,185 Views 21 Comments

Various experts and journalists have been giving their verdict on why the UK riots started. And we take a look at how the rioters are communicating.

Column: What can you do when you're trapped on a council estate?
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# Opinion

Column: What can you do when you're trapped on a council estate?

Jun 9th 2011, 9:57 AM 7,360 Views 21 Comments

Drugs, violence, no sense of community and nowhere to turn – social housing can be a heartbreaking place for a mother bringing up kids, writes Lisa McInerney.

Three generations of families gripped by drug abuse
# Drug Abuse
# Drug Abuse

Three generations of families gripped by drug abuse

Mar 24th 2011, 11:22 AM 1,683 Views 10 Comments

Ballymun drugs project is now treating the grandchildren of people who used their services 30 years ago.