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# difficulty - This year 2022

'I feel a fraud now' - Chris Kamara opens up on condition affecting speech
# Difficulty
From The42
# Difficulty

'I feel a fraud now' - Chris Kamara opens up on condition affecting speech

Sep 12th 2022, 2:50 PM 61,641 Views 15 Comments

The broadcaster revealed earlier this year that he had developed apraxia of speech.

# difficulty - Last year 2021

Eir set to cease sports broadcasting after major loss of revenue
# Difficulty
From The42
# Difficulty

Eir set to cease sports broadcasting after major loss of revenue

Mar 19th 2021, 6:15 AM 51,120 Views 53 Comments

The company specified that the pandemic and the accompanying closure of pubs have rendered the eir Sport business model no longer viable.

# difficulty - All time

Older patients sedated to help them adjust to incontinence pads
# Anti-psychotics
# Anti-psychotics

Older patients sedated to help them adjust to incontinence pads

Aug 1st 2016, 8:00 PM 18,831 Views 16 Comments

Dr Shaun O’Keefe has been talking to TheJournal.ie about the misuse of drugs in the treatment of older patients.

Now two more radio stations are taking legal action against the operators of the Port Tunnel
# Trouble Ahead
# Trouble Ahead

Now two more radio stations are taking legal action against the operators of the Port Tunnel

Jan 18th 2016, 8:35 AM 34,863 Views 0 Comments

Classic Hits 4FM and Sunshine 106.8 have joined the action being taken by Radio NOVA.

Plane delayed for four hours due to bee on board
# Indonesia
# Indonesia

Plane delayed for four hours due to bee on board

Jan 7th 2016, 1:45 PM 18,851 Views 27 Comments

The flight was delayed after the pilot noticed a problem related to the controls.

Father of sick child travels to Northern Ireland on Christmas Day for medical supplies
# Noah
# Noah

Father of sick child travels to Northern Ireland on Christmas Day for medical supplies

Jan 1st 2016, 1:12 PM 36,724 Views 75 Comments

A Facebook post about Adam Doyle’s child Noah has been shared more than 14,000 times.

It isn't the fog that China is having difficulty seeing through
# Smog
# Smog

It isn't the fog that China is having difficulty seeing through

Dec 1st 2015, 3:29 PM 14,256 Views 29 Comments

In some parts of the city smog has reached levels 17 times the recommended limit from the World Health Organisation.

Traffic lights are changing too quickly for a lot of old people
# Stuck In The Middle
# Stuck In The Middle

Traffic lights are changing too quickly for a lot of old people

Nov 11th 2015, 6:58 PM 12,696 Views 40 Comments

The average Irish person walks at around 1.33 metres per second.

Is this the worst time of year for burglaries? Here is how your area fares
# Care Needed
# Care Needed

Is this the worst time of year for burglaries? Here is how your area fares

Nov 8th 2015, 8:15 AM 42,224 Views 36 Comments

Crime rates around the country do not fall evenly.

Perez Hilton sparked an online debate after posting this shower selfie with his son
# Controversy
# Controversy

Perez Hilton sparked an online debate after posting this shower selfie with his son

Oct 6th 2015, 11:16 PM 40,844 Views 90 Comments

The celebrity blogger has drawn a fierce reaction from people both defending and criticising him.

A transgender woman made to miss flight after penis appears on body scanner
# Security Checks
# Security Checks

A transgender woman made to miss flight after penis appears on body scanner

Sep 23rd 2015, 9:54 AM 50,865 Views 241 Comments

Shadi Petosky was on her way from Florida to Minneapolis.

Spanish police getting stoned from having too much weed in their stations
# Police Problems
# Police Problems

Spanish police getting stoned from having too much weed in their stations

Sep 4th 2015, 7:31 AM 15,558 Views 27 Comments

The problem is arising at rural stations that are responsible for stretches of farmland where marijuana is seized.

This week’s vital property news: House prices on the rise and hard times for students
# Shovel Ready
# Shovel Ready

This week’s vital property news: House prices on the rise and hard times for students

Aug 27th 2015, 11:25 AM 4,427 Views 1 Comment

Everything you need to know in one quick guided tour.

Why have we not heard anything about Greece for a while?

Why have we not heard anything about Greece for a while?

Aug 8th 2015, 9:30 PM 44,528 Views 59 Comments

The has been plenty going on behind closed doors.

Man dismissed after an altercation with his old boss awarded €7,500 compensation
# Result
# Result

Man dismissed after an altercation with his old boss awarded €7,500 compensation

Jun 13th 2015, 9:30 AM 18,746 Views 4 Comments

The man was suspended after the incident in a car park.

How much has Joan Burton's department spent on consultants?
# Social Protection
# Social Protection

How much has Joan Burton's department spent on consultants?

May 24th 2015, 9:30 AM 14,451 Views 46 Comments

It’s a bit tricky to arrive at an exact figure.

Dunnes Stores workers in Gorey are planning on going to work this weekend
# Dispute
# Dispute

Dunnes Stores workers in Gorey are planning on going to work this weekend

May 23rd 2015, 12:24 PM 11,531 Views 20 Comments

Staff were told on Thursday evening that the store would be closed until further notice.

Pregnant woman and partner who have had to spend 12 hours a day on the streets
# Homeless
# Homeless

Pregnant woman and partner who have had to spend 12 hours a day on the streets

May 9th 2015, 9:00 PM 33,380 Views 90 Comments

Christine and Paul became homeless while getting ready for the birth of their child.

The Army has stopped a bomb going off in Offaly
# Ballincurra
# Ballincurra

The Army has stopped a bomb going off in Offaly

Apr 30th 2015, 6:07 PM 17,298 Views 35 Comments

The Bomb Disposal Unit rendered safe an Improvised Explosive Device (IED).

Five rescued from sinking Irish trawler off Scottish coast
# Iuda Naofa
# Iuda Naofa

Five rescued from sinking Irish trawler off Scottish coast

Jan 20th 2015, 9:42 PM 15,820 Views 13 Comments

The trawler began taking on water, and soon listed and began sinking.

Many symphysiotomy survivors still don't know what happened to them
# Redress Scheme
# Redress Scheme

Many symphysiotomy survivors still don't know what happened to them

Jan 18th 2015, 10:00 AM 9,768 Views 4 Comments

There has been some difficulty in those who underwent the procedure accessing their medical records.

Bus Éireann faces criticism over new online payment system
# Bus Eireann
# Bus Eireann

Bus Éireann faces criticism over new online payment system

Jul 22nd 2014, 3:00 PM 12,017 Views 32 Comments

Concerns are mounting about rural users facing difficulties with the service.

Definitively power ranking the World Cup groups based on their deathliness*
# Looking Ahead
From The42
# Looking Ahead

Definitively power ranking the World Cup groups based on their deathliness*

Dec 6th 2013, 5:53 PM 16,799 Views 40 Comments

*According to science/the FIFA rankings.

Post-mortem due on man who died after swimming in lake
# Cavan
# Cavan

Post-mortem due on man who died after swimming in lake

Jun 25th 2013, 3:52 PM 8,967 Views 2 Comments

The 26-year-old was taken from the water by his friends but was pronounced dead in hospital.