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# development - Saturday 4 May, 2013

Great Barrier Reef status as 'natural wonder of the world' under threat
# Slap On The Wrist
# Slap On The Wrist

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

May 4th 2013, 2:22 PM 12,638 Views 11 Comments

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
# Oireachtas
# Oireachtas

Fitzpatrick called to be questioned on Dublin docklands development

May 2nd 2013, 2:04 PM 7,664 Views 20 Comments

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

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

Cycling Ireland to hold EGM on McQuaid's nomination

Apr 27th 2013, 12:42 PM 5,803 Views 10 Comments

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
# Jobswatch
# Jobswatch

95 new jobs to be created in Limerick and Dublin

Apr 19th 2013, 7:26 AM 6,499 Views 22 Comments

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?
# Humanity
# Humanity

Can sport save mankind?

Apr 1st 2013, 11:00 AM 7,095 Views 18 Comments

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
# Aid

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

Mar 29th 2013, 7:11 PM 19,580 Views 25 Comments

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?
# Economic Pains
# Economic Pains

What is the world's most pressing problem?

Mar 29th 2013, 2:13 PM 12,630 Views 60 Comments

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
# Children
# Children

Indian malnutrition fund used to fix buses

Mar 8th 2013, 11:39 AM 6,235 Views 20 Comments

‘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
# Valentine's Day
# Valentine's Day

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

Feb 14th 2013, 6:30 AM 8,683 Views 5 Comments

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
# Development
# Development

New group to oversee the Children's Hospital

Feb 13th 2013, 2:54 PM 7,594 Views 26 Comments

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

# development - Monday 11 February, 2013

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

Ivan Basso testifies in 'Operation Puerto' trial

Feb 11th 2013, 9:18 PM 1,323 Views 0 Comments

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
# Battersea
# Battersea

Treasury holding company for Battersea purchase set to be wound up

Jan 5th 2013, 8:00 AM 5,998 Views 0 Comments

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?
# Apple
# Apple

Next big thing: Is Apple working on the iWatch?

Jan 2nd 2013, 2:58 PM 22,562 Views 53 Comments

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
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Online bullying is fuelled by changes in our culture

Dec 12th 2012, 7:30 PM 60 Views 42 Comments

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
# Jobswatch
# Jobswatch

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

Dec 12th 2012, 7:32 AM 4,924 Views 16 Comments

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

# development - Tuesday 27 November, 2012

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

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

Nov 27th 2012, 3:21 PM 1,719 Views 0 Comments

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
# Literacy
# Literacy

Speech and language therapy recommended for kids in disadvantaged areas

Nov 15th 2012, 3:02 PM 6,296 Views 51 Comments

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?
# Opinion
# Opinion

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

Nov 3rd 2012, 8:15 AM 514 Views 77 Comments

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

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

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

Oct 26th 2012, 4:34 PM 9,321 Views 26 Comments

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

# development - Wednesday 17 October, 2012

Update: FAI give Trapattoni vote of confidence
# Development
From The42
# Development

Update: FAI give Trapattoni vote of confidence

Oct 17th 2012, 8:34 PM 10,332 Views 70 Comments

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

# development - Friday 14 September, 2012

Man City start work on new state-of-the-art academy
# Development
From The42
# Development

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

Sep 14th 2012, 10:21 AM 801 Views 0 Comments

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
# Syria

Syrian refugees tell of "indiscriminate violence"

Aug 31st 2012, 7:15 AM 1,896 Views 14 Comments

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
# Kenya

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

Aug 26th 2012, 8:15 AM 6,320 Views 4 Comments

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

Products from U21 grade boost Donegal and Cork
# Development
From The42
# Development

Products from U21 grade boost Donegal and Cork

Aug 23rd 2012, 4:12 PM 1,000 Views 0 Comments

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
# Ikeatown
# Ikeatown

Ikea to build a new district in German city

Aug 22nd 2012, 11:01 AM 6,490 Views 6 Comments

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?
# Final Frontier
# Final Frontier

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

Aug 4th 2012, 8:30 AM 4,982 Views 4 Comments

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...
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Population growth an obstacle to development...

Jul 11th 2012, 1:45 PM 4,718 Views 30 Comments

…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

# development - Saturday 30 June, 2012

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

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

Jun 30th 2012, 7:00 PM 942 Views 25 Comments

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
# Iran
# Iran

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

Jun 8th 2012, 6:52 PM 1,255 Views 14 Comments

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
# Battersea
# Battersea

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

Jun 7th 2012, 1:59 PM 4,585 Views 16 Comments

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

# development - Thursday 31 May, 2012

Dublin Docklands Development Authority to be wound up, says Hogan
# DDDA
# DDDA

Dublin Docklands Development Authority to be wound up, says Hogan

May 31st 2012, 9:00 PM 4,292 Views 22 Comments

Minister says C&AG’s “damning” report on the DDDA means a standalone authority is no longer “a viable vehicle”.

# development - Monday 21 May, 2012

The Daily Fix: Monday
# Daily Fix
# Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Monday

May 21st 2012, 7:59 PM 4,192 Views 6 Comments

Your nightly round-up of the day’s biggest news stores…

# development - Friday 27 April, 2012

Minister proposes to strengthen building control system
# Phil Hogan
# Phil Hogan

Minister proposes to strengthen building control system

Apr 27th 2012, 9:03 PM 4,355 Views 57 Comments

Phil Hogan has released new proposals to strengthen building controls – saying the failings in building quality “which have been a regular occurrence for homeowners and tenants in recent years” should not be repeated.

# development - Tuesday 3 April, 2012

Column: Did you hear the one about the developer, the banker and the politician?
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Did you hear the one about the developer, the banker and the politician?

Apr 3rd 2012, 7:30 AM 140 Views 48 Comments

Former trader Nick Leeson on bidding wars at boom-time black-tie balls… and how someone saw fit to flick the over-ride switch so the excess could continue.

# development - Wednesday 28 March, 2012

WATCH: Day 2 of the Dáil debate on the Mahon report
# Mahon
# Mahon

WATCH: Day 2 of the Dáil debate on the Mahon report

Mar 28th 2012, 10:46 AM 848 Views 11 Comments

The Dáil resumes its discussions of the findings of the inquiry into political corruption in the planning process.

Back to school: O'Dwyer wants to learn from Dublin's rising stars
# Young Guns
From The42
# Young Guns

Back to school: O'Dwyer wants to learn from Dublin's rising stars

Mar 28th 2012, 10:13 AM 788 Views 0 Comments

Ryan O’Dwyer can’t speak highly enough of wing-forward Danny Sutcliffe, even if the youngster is “an absolute headcase”.

# development - Sunday 25 March, 2012

Pee Flynn's Late Late interview was "underhand" says Gilmartin's son
# Mahon
# Mahon

Pee Flynn's Late Late interview was "underhand" says Gilmartin's son

Mar 25th 2012, 1:52 PM 9,282 Views 42 Comments

The developer’s son says his father was vindicated by Mahon and should get more credit for exposing corruption.

# development - Thursday 8 March, 2012

Cats have to take first step to address football fiasco, says Cooney
# Cat Laughs
From The42
# Cat Laughs

Cats have to take first step to address football fiasco, says Cooney

Mar 8th 2012, 10:45 AM 586 Views 3 Comments

Kilkenny have to take responsibility for the embarrassing defeats suffered by their footballers, Christy Cooney says.

# development - Wednesday 7 March, 2012

Slane bypass plans rejected by An Bord Pleanála
# Road To Nowhere
# Road To Nowhere

Slane bypass plans rejected by An Bord Pleanála

Mar 7th 2012, 2:20 PM 2,737 Views 30 Comments

An Bord Pleanála said that the bypass would have ben too close to the Brú na Bóinne UNESCO World Heritage Site in the Boyne Valley.