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# development - Monday 4 August, 2014

Turns out videogames can benefit children (but only in short bursts)

Researchers from Oxford University found that playing videogames for up to an hour a day had a small but positive impact on children.

# development - Wednesday 16 July, 2014

A 400-acre 'suburb' in Cherrywood is now on the market for €220 million

The land is “bigger than Hyde Park” and could hold nearly 4,000 homes.

# development - Tuesday 8 July, 2014

Blood, guts and green energy: Scientists get €23m in research funding

They have four years to spend it all (sorry – complete their studies)

Opinion: Is imagination more important than knowledge?

Day dreaming is routinely dismissed as a waste of time but there is profound power in make-believe.

# development - Monday 7 July, 2014

200 jobs up for grabs as Ryanair launches digital lab

The 200 roles will cover areas like software development, marketing and innovation hackers, which will aim to develop the next generation of apps and services.

Opinion: An opportunity to rid the world of poverty is on the horizon

A concerted push for global development, the Millennium Development Goals, will wrap up next year. The UN is meeting today to discuss what comes next – inequality and climate change must be on the agenda this time.

# development - Tuesday 24 June, 2014

From The42 Reigning champions Leinster make plans for restructured British & Irish Cup Development

Reigning champions Leinster make plans for restructured British & Irish Cup

Girvan Dempsey’s side have been drawn alongside Plymouth, Jersey and a Welsh qualifier.

# development - Monday 16 June, 2014

From The42 Hanrahan and McGrath start as Emerging Ireland ring the changes Development

Hanrahan and McGrath start as Emerging Ireland ring the changes

Head coach Dan McFarland has included 20-year-old hooker Bryan Byrne in his starting team to face Uruguay.

# development - Wednesday 4 June, 2014

NAMA to sell major site next to half-built former Anglo headquarters

It is envisaged that the completed development will be similar in size to the commercial footprint of the Spencer Dock development.

# development - Tuesday 3 June, 2014

Sewer work will not delay children's hospital project

The development board for the hospital said the project is on target and transition of services will start before the end of 2018.

# development - Monday 2 June, 2014

How does your local council spend its money?

A new website gives a breakdown of how much each local authority in Ireland gets and where the money goes.

# development - Friday 23 May, 2014

Now Samsung is working on its own Oculus Rift-style VR headset

On top of that, the company is also working on a smartwatch that can work without being tehered to a smartphone and wearable smartglasses designed to compete against Google’s own version.

# development - Tuesday 6 May, 2014

Students get chance to show off digital skills with launch of Future 8 Awards

The competition, which is open to children and teenagers aged 7 – 17, features eight categories and promises that each main prize will be a “money-can’t-buy experience.”

# development - Monday 14 April, 2014

Suas is back: Dublin cable car 'a creative idea that needs to be debated' Suas This post contains a poll

Suas is back: Dublin cable car 'a creative idea that needs to be debated'

The plan is back on the agenda after being shelved in 2006.

Column: What is the psychological impact of spending so much time in 'cyberspace'?

There are serious legal, ethical and philosophical challenges to protecting children in this technological age, writes Mary Aiken.

# development - Monday 17 March, 2014

Column: Autism – moving beyond labels and limits

It is vitally important that we look beyond the labels and limits we place on children with developmental challenges, writes Karen O’Connor.

# development - Saturday 22 February, 2014

A coding textbook for Irish secondary schools could be written in one day

The attempt is under way today at Facebook’s European HQ in Dublin as part of International Open Data Day.

# development - Friday 21 February, 2014

From The42 'There's got to come a time where it's about now' - Martin Corry on England End Product

'There's got to come a time where it's about now' - Martin Corry on England

The former English captain has belief in Stuart Lancaster and his coaches, but says it’s time for results rather than development.

# development - Friday 31 January, 2014

Beer 'tasting' robot in Spain drinks lager and pilsner

Probably the best robot job in the world.

# development - Tuesday 21 January, 2014

Sochi: The 'dark side' of the 2014 Winter Games

Locals living in the area undergoing development for the Games say that their living conditions only got worse and that authorities are not listening to their grievances.

# development - Friday 3 January, 2014

NAMA has raised €16.5 billion since 2010

The bad bank raised €5.8 billion of that figure in 2013.

# development - Thursday 2 January, 2014

Ireland to send 40 tonnes of aid to South Sudan

The emergency aid includes jerry cans, mosquito nets and kitchen sets.

# development - Saturday 21 December, 2013

Aaron McKenna: A functioning charity sector needs to pay well

People working in charities have mortgages and kids and wants and desires. The sector can’t hope to recruit and retain top class people, capable of running very complex operations, if they offer significantly less than the private sector.

# development - Wednesday 11 December, 2013

Women are fighting the vicious cycle of poverty in India with one simple idea

“We used to depend entirely on our husbands for money… now we make our own decisions.”

# development - Thursday 28 November, 2013

Over 550 unfinished estates have been resolved in the last year, but 1,200 remain

The Minister for Housing says that progress is being made on unfinished housing estates.

# development - Friday 15 November, 2013

€10m R&D innovation centre officially opened in Limerick

The €10million also includes expansion of facilities at Cook Medical’s Limerick plant.

# development - Saturday 2 November, 2013

Gaming has become more mainstream - Football Manager chief

Miles Jacobson also told that his popular series is seen as the “Boyzone of the industry”

# development - Friday 11 October, 2013

ESB to develop energy efficient headquarters on Fitzwilliam Street ESB

ESB to develop energy efficient headquarters on Fitzwilliam Street

The company said the new building will showcase innovative technologies that will reduce the running costs by 50 per cent.

# development - Thursday 10 October, 2013

"We can finally put Priory Hall behind us" - deal is reached on apartment complex

Residents will be offered new mortgages, as well as being given 12 months to find a new house.

# development - Wednesday 2 October, 2013

From The42 Ruud Dokter gives his first impressions of Irish football Development

Ruud Dokter gives his first impressions of Irish football

The FAI’S new High Performance Director and one of the men tasked with finding a new senior manager is asked for his early thoughts.

# development - Monday 23 September, 2013

Government announces aid funding for women and children

The foreign aid minister says the money will protect the youngest and neediest in Irish society.

# development - Sunday 8 September, 2013

From The42 Tokyo's Olympic win impacts Germany's Euro bid Development

Tokyo's Olympic win impacts Germany's Euro bid

The Germans are set to miss out on their chance to host the final of the competition.

# development - Wednesday 4 September, 2013

Bank of Ireland and Ulster Bank accused of having no solutions on Priory Hall

CEOs Richie Boucher and Jim Brown came under pressure from TDs today to explain what they were doing to help former residents of the abandoned Donaghmede apartment complex.

# development - Thursday 29 August, 2013

Ireland's largest mosque gets planning permission

The mosque will be built in Clongriffin, County Dublin and will cater for up to 3,000 people.

# development - Tuesday 20 August, 2013

From The42 Grimley confirmed to stay on as Armagh manager, McDonnell appointed U21 boss Development

Grimley confirmed to stay on as Armagh manager, McDonnell appointed U21 boss

The former player expressed his delight at the news.

From The42 Swiss federation withdraws nomination for McQuaid Development

Swiss federation withdraws nomination for McQuaid

Jamie Fuller told Newstalk’s Off the Ball that the organisation had “seen the light”.

# development - Thursday 1 August, 2013

Column: Living with the legacy of corruption

Young Dublin Fianna Fáil councillor Paul McAuliffe says the corruption revealed in the Mahon report makes it difficult to repair public’s trust in politics.

# development - Wednesday 31 July, 2013

Rezoning, holidaying with Redmond and a secret map: Mahon's verdict on developer Jim Kennedy

The businessman was at the centre of the recent corruption trial which collapsed when witness Frank Dunlop fell ill. Today, Mahon has had its say on his involvement with lands in Carrickmines.

Why did we have to wait so long for the final Mahon chapter?

The final chapter of the report was delayed due to a trial that ultimately collapsed.