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# development - Monday 15 July, 2013

Column: Today's countries in need are tomorrow's trading partners

Ending global poverty means changing the way we view overseas aid and development – which is why the public have been invited to share ideas about Ireland’s contribution to the world stage, writes Joe Costello TD.

# development - Monday 1 July, 2013

The 9 at 9: Monday

Good morning. Here are the nine things to know before you start your day.

# development - Saturday 29 June, 2013

George Orwell warned us about more than just Big Brother

Countryside overrun by housing developments, commercialism and greed – the 1984 author is one to re-read.

# development - Friday 14 June, 2013

Major Limerick rejuvenation plan to create 5,000 jobs Limerick This post contains images

Major Limerick rejuvenation plan to create 5,000 jobs

Don’t get too excited though, the new plan for Limerick is spread over the next 17 years.

# development - Monday 10 June, 2013

Proposal to place petrol station next to school rejected by Dublin City Council

Parents and children from Gaelscoil Cholmcille protested outside Dublin City Council over the plan, which was proposed as part of the extension of Dublin’s Luas line.

Column: Proposed road through Kilkenny shows the lack of value placed on heritage

Building a central access road in the heart of historic Kilkenny while simultaneously trying to encourage tourism based on the city’s architectural heritage makes no sense, writes Geni Murphy.

# development - Thursday 6 June, 2013

More than 200 groups tell G8: Here's how to fight world hunger G8

More than 200 groups tell G8: Here's how to fight world hunger

It is the largest coalition of NGOs and charities since Make Poverty History in 2005.

# development - Wednesday 22 May, 2013

Iodine deficiency during pregnancy could adversely affect children’s mental development

Even mild or moderate iodine deficiency during pregnancy could have a “significant” affect on the cognitive development of a child, according to new research.

# development - Monday 20 May, 2013

Minister pledges clampdown on councils over bad planning decisions

Jan O’Sullivan says she will invoke ministerial powers to veto any planning decision which doesn’t conform to policy.

# development - Saturday 4 May, 2013

Great Barrier Reef status as 'natural wonder of the world' under threat

The UN says Australia hasn’t done enough to tackle concerns about rampant coastal development and water quality at the world heritage site.

# development - Thursday 2 May, 2013

Fitzpatrick called to be questioned on Dublin docklands development

Fine Gael TD Paschal Donohoe has called for Seán Fitzpatrick and a number of other people to appear before Dáil’s Public Accounts Committee.

# development - Saturday 27 April, 2013

From The42 Cycling Ireland to hold EGM on McQuaid's nomination Under Pressure

Cycling Ireland to hold EGM on McQuaid's nomination

McQuaid has since responded, claiming the meeting is being held as a result of a “technicality”.

# development - Friday 19 April, 2013

95 new jobs to be created in Limerick and Dublin

Both of the companies are involved in the software sector with recruitment for some of the positions already underway.

# development - Monday 1 April, 2013

Can sport save mankind?

The United Nations says yes. Well, kind of.

# development - Friday 29 March, 2013

9 striking photos from some of the worst crises of the past 40 years Aid

9 striking photos from some of the worst crises of the past 40 years

From famine in North Korea to the genocide in Rwanda, these photographs offer an insight into global crises – and how the world has dealt with them.

What is the world's most pressing problem?

A global poll has found the biggest worry for wealth nations is ‘economic pains’.

# development - Friday 8 March, 2013

Indian malnutrition fund used to fix buses

‘Child Nutrition Surcharge’ was set up in Maharashtra state 16 years ago where thousands of children die from malnutrition every year.

# development - Thursday 14 February, 2013

Unconventional love story of the day: How one woman met her partner volunteering

Most people end up meeting their partners somewhere fairly ordinary. Not so for some of the Irish people who have found love while volunteering abroad…

# development - Wednesday 13 February, 2013

New group to oversee the Children's Hospital

The group will be chaired by the president of NUI Galway Dr James Browne.

# development - Monday 11 February, 2013

From The42 Ivan Basso testifies in 'Operation Puerto' trial Development

Ivan Basso testifies in 'Operation Puerto' trial

Eufemaniano Fuentes is currently on trial in one of the most high-profile cases in sport.

# development - Saturday 5 January, 2013

Treasury holding company for Battersea purchase set to be wound up

A creditors’ meeting has been called for January 14, looking to wind up the company which bought the iconic London plant.

# development - Wednesday 2 January, 2013

Next big thing: Is Apple working on the iWatch?

A few of the familiar sources are reporting new developments out of Apple’s Asian supply chain which suggest that a ‘smartwatch’ could be next for Apple.

# development - Wednesday 12 December, 2012

Column: Online bullying is fuelled by changes in our culture

Some children may be missing out on a key stage of development, writes psychotherapist Joanna Fortune.

More than 30 jobs to be created by eReading company in Dublin

Kobo is to set up a software development centre in Dublin creating the highly-skilled jobs.

# development - Tuesday 27 November, 2012

From The42 Back to the day job: Craig Gilroy digs in for Ravenhill revamp Craig The Builder

Back to the day job: Craig Gilroy digs in for Ravenhill revamp

And there’s *fully qualified digger operator Rory Best in the background. (*Double-check with Ulster)

# development - Thursday 15 November, 2012

Speech and language therapy recommended for kids in disadvantaged areas

Access to these services gives children a better start in school by helping them read and learn.

# development - Saturday 3 November, 2012

Aaron McKenna: Should we turn off the tap of Irish aid to other countries?

So €4m in Irish aid may have been misappropriated in Uganda. Can we afford to keep giving – or can we afford to stop?

# development - Friday 26 October, 2012

From The42 UCI's Kimmage lawsuit suspended, Tour de France races to have no winner Development

UCI's Kimmage lawsuit suspended, Tour de France races to have no winner

Meanwhile, UCI also confirmed that Lance Armstrong will be forced to pay back all his race winnings.

# development - Wednesday 17 October, 2012

From The42 Update: FAI give Trapattoni vote of confidence Development

Update: FAI give Trapattoni vote of confidence

The Ireland manager has come under pressure since the team’s 6-1 loss to Germany at the weekend.

# development - Friday 14 September, 2012

From The42 Man City start work on new state-of-the-art academy Development This post contains videos

Man City start work on new state-of-the-art academy

The Etihad Campus is scheduled to be ready for the beginning of the 2014/15 campaign.

# development - Friday 31 August, 2012

Syrian refugees tell of "indiscriminate violence" Syria This post contains images

Syrian refugees tell of "indiscriminate violence"

Joe Costello, Minister of State for Trade and Development, relates the dire tales of massacre and suffering told to him by Syrian refugees when he visited them in Jordan this week.

# development - Sunday 26 August, 2012

Irish man teams up with Kenyans to give "trade without aid" Kenya This post contains images

Irish man teams up with Kenyans to give "trade without aid"

What is it like founding an organisation that offers trade without aid in Kenya? Corkonian James Hennessy, who founded Development Pamoja, tells us.

# development - Thursday 23 August, 2012

From The42 Products from U21 grade boost Donegal and Cork Development

Products from U21 grade boost Donegal and Cork

Both Jim McGuinness and Conor Counihan have drawn on their respective county’s successful U21 teams from recent years to shape their sides for next Sunday’s All-Ireland semi-final.

# development - Wednesday 22 August, 2012

Ikea to build a new district in German city

The mini-city will have shops, flats and office space for thousands of people.

# development - Saturday 4 August, 2012

Ireland's space programme: what Irish tech developments are heading out of this world?

From exercising in space to 3D animations, here’s how Ireland is contributing to global research for future space missions.

# development - Wednesday 11 July, 2012

Column: Population growth an obstacle to development...

…But let’s not fall back on reprehensible arguments that disease and food crises are “natural” methods of curbing it, writes Concern Worldwide’s Overseas Director.

# development - Thursday 5 July, 2012

The 9 at 9: Thursday

Nine things to know this morning…

# development - Saturday 30 June, 2012

Column: Taking kids to beauty salons? It’s far from child’s play

From junior manicures to baby clothes reading “I’m too sexy” – this sexualisation of children isn’t just a bit of fun, writes Joanna Fortune.

# development - Friday 8 June, 2012

UN nuclear watchdog 'disappointed' with lack of progress in Iran talks

The IAEA met with an Iranian delegation in Vienna today to discuss issues concerning Iran’s nuclear programme.

# development - Thursday 7 June, 2012

NAMA and Lloyds to sell iconic Battersea Power Station site for £400m

Chelsea FC has been beaten as preferred bidder for the iconic property and 15-hectare site.