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# community - Saturday 10 December, 2011

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

Top 10 readers' comments this week

Dec 10th 2011, 3:28 PM 3,891 Views 5 Comments

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

# community - Saturday 3 December, 2011

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

In pictures: march against cuts to youth and community projects

Dec 3rd 2011, 6:48 PM 2,287 Views 4 Comments

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

# community - Friday 25 November, 2011

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

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

Nov 25th 2011, 10:16 PM 17,142 Views 235 Comments

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

# community - Tuesday 22 November, 2011

Fine Gael investigating Mayor's race comments
# Controversy
# Controversy

Fine Gael investigating Mayor's race comments

Nov 22nd 2011, 11:52 AM 10,985 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.

# community - Monday 7 November, 2011

Fireworks display under investigation following UK crash
# Crash
# Crash

Fireworks display under investigation following UK crash

Nov 7th 2011, 10:53 AM 628 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.

# community - Sunday 6 November, 2011

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

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

Nov 6th 2011, 10:58 AM 698 Views 0 Comments

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

# community - Friday 28 October, 2011

Thousands expected at Macra's Rally in Cork
# Macra
# Macra

Thousands expected at Macra's Rally in Cork

Oct 28th 2011, 10:01 AM 442 Views 0 Comments

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

# community - Monday 10 October, 2011

Call for creation of official sex offenders register
# Sex Offenders
# Sex Offenders

Call for creation of official sex offenders register

Oct 10th 2011, 11:06 AM 643 Views 4 Comments

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

# community - Saturday 20 August, 2011

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

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

Aug 20th 2011, 5:53 PM 32 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.

# community - Friday 12 August, 2011

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

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

Aug 12th 2011, 7:51 AM 11 Views 6 Comments

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

# community - Wednesday 10 August, 2011

Why do people riot?
# Why Riot
# Why Riot

Why do people riot?

Aug 10th 2011, 10:12 AM 2,164 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.

# community - Thursday 9 June, 2011

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

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

Jun 9th 2011, 9:57 AM 6,219 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.

# community - Thursday 24 March, 2011

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 1,652 Views 10 Comments

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