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7 sexy graphs and maps from Census 2011
Yes, we said sexy. And we said it about statistics.
Column: ‘People have thrown eggs at me, but Ireland is my home’
Timi Martins moved to Ireland from Nigeria as a teenager in 1996. He told about Irish attitudes and his experiences – both good and bad.
Top 10 readers' comments of the week
Here’s our round-up of the wittiest, most thought-provoking and original comments you made this week…
Planned 'superdump' in North Dublin cancelled
The controversial landfill in Lusk which was first proposed in 1997 had been opposed by the local community.
Top 10 readers' comments this week
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
A colourful march of community groups and others took place in the capital today.
Immigrants in Ireland are 'under siege', say black community leaders
Community leaders said that there is evidence of widespread attacks against immigrants in Ireland.
Fine Gael investigating Mayor's race 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
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
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
Minister for Agriculture is due to open this year’s annual conference this evening.
Call for creation of official sex offenders register
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’
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
As English cities struggle to recover from several nights of rioting, London councillor Mike Harris looks at the aftermath.
Why do people riot?
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?
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
Ballymun drugs project is now treating the grandchildren of people who used their services 30 years ago.