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Tuesday 7 February 2023 Dublin: 9°C

# diy

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# Jobswatch
Cork bakery’s DIY pizza rollout has the dough for 32 new jobs
The first in a planned range of DIY products will see the total number of staff in O’Keeffe’s bakery, Ballincollig, rise to 107.
# Homes
New date of home renovation scheme 'will boost construction'
The tax incentive is for homeowners to carry out home improvements and it is hoped it will decrease black market activity.
# whoa there
Want to learn how to speed read?
It can be done… but it takes a bit of discipline.
# dire DIY
When creativity goes terribly, terribly wrong
Top marks for effort, zero for execution.
# sure why not?
Is this the most Irish tax disc of all?
Seems legit.
# fries with that
What in tarnation is a french fry burger?
And where can we get one?
# how to
Getting a broken key out of a lock and other DIY annoyances
Video ‘how to’ guides that you might find helpful…
# Homebase
Over 500 jobs at risk as Homebase Ireland enters examinership
Retail Excellence said earlier today that a number of other retail operators will follow suit in the coming weeks.
# don't do it yourself
The 12 types of DIY disaster to avoid this weekend
Careful with those power tools now.
# Examiner
Examiner appointed to B&Q Ireland
The company said they have been impacted by the recession and in particular by the decline in consumer spending in the housing sector.
# Longford
Eye-witnesses did 'all they could' for victims of Longford DIY store accident
Two men died and four others were injured when the nine metre high internal wall collapsed and fell on them.
# Longford
HSA launches investigation in two deaths at Longford DIY store
The two men were killed and four others were injured when a wall collapsed at the store.
# Have your say
Open Thread: what are your coolest (or weirdest) Christmas tree decorations?
The Wright Brothers knew how to deck out this tree to the max – but what have been your most memorable decorations?
# Dilemma
The burning question*: DIY shops on bank holidays - heaven or hell?
This and every Monday, let distract you from the ‘serious’ news with one of life’s REAL dilemmas. (*not really)
# diy
90 per cent of people think DIY skills should be taught in schools - poll
Basic DIY skills are a dying art amongst younger generations, according to a new poll by the AA.