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Tuesday 5 December 2023 Dublin: 4°C

# Every Little Helps

Last year
A battle players 'shouldn't have to fight' but Waterford camogie thrilled with GoFundMe response
Waterford captain Lorraine Bray says the donations will be used to cover essential expenses for the team.
Eurovision winners auction trophy and hat to buy drones for Ukrainian army
The Kalush Orchestra won the Eurovision Song Contest for Ukraine earlier this month.
All time
People asked to host coffee mornings to help make hospitals more fun places for sick kids
Volunteers spend time with sick children in hospital, doing crafts, reading to them or playing games with them.
Open thread: What random acts of kindness did you see during the awful weather this week?
In this wintry weather, even the smallest helping hand could have made a difference.
Some much-needed respite for David Moyes as West Ham pick up a point against the Foxes
The hosts had to battle back after Marc Albrighton opened the scoring for Leicester.
Tesco wants a Santry supermarket blocked until the Metro North has been sorted out
The rail line has already been delayed for more than a decade.
Good news for families: Over 5,000 extra childcare places to be created
Taoiseach Leo Varadkar said he hopes to expand the subsidy scheme to more families in the future.
Fagan's first-half finish proves the difference in relegation six-pointer
St Patrick’s Athletic claimed a 1-0 win over Drogheda United on the road tonight.
This man is cycling around the Irish coast to try to stop a hard border in the North
William Hanbury-Tenison walked the full length of the border counties earlier in the year.
Four Tesco stores vote to join strike, six vote against
From Monday, 20 stores will be subject to industrial action.
Tesco workers at nine stores to strike 'indefinitely' from Valentine's Day
Up to 15 stores could be affected by the strike action next week, with more ballots due tonight.
FAI to dish out €100,000 in funding to League of Ireland clubs for strategic planning
The funding injection was announced at the association’s AGM.
Tesco sales in Ireland are turning positive for the first time since 2012
The supermarket giant had its first quarterly UK sales growth in three years.
Some messer in Tesco thought this would be a good Mother's Day 'gift idea'
Noooo thanks.
Tesco have truly lost the run of themselves coming up to Valentine's Day
Sorry Tesco, this supermarket is now more popular than you
It’s the second time this year the retailer has taken the crown from Tesco.
Tesco shoppers in UK and Northern Ireland get price match scheme, but no luck for the Republic
The retailer is promising to automatically reduce the price of branded goods against other leading supermarkets.
Supermarket wars: Is Tesco bouncing back?
Back to school was good for Tesco.
A Tesco manager's act of kindness towards a cancer patient is going super viral
Lovely people all round. :)
Tesco is still Ireland's supermarket top dog, but Supervalu is hot on its heels
Tesco was the only chain to see sales drop.
No, Tesco did not refuse a British soldier service to avoid offending Muslims
The store doesn’t even exist.
The shelves at this food bank are looking bare and they need your help
Crosscare are looking for food donations as demand increases ahead of Christmas.
Trócaire Lenten boxes raise over €6m this year
The Trócaire Lenten campaign is in its 41st year.
People on the dole will get a Christmas present from the government this year
The Christmas Bonus will be reintroduced this year – one of two increases in the area of social welfare announced in today’s Budget.
Tesco in redundancy discussions over "small number of roles"
Talks are over voluntary redundancy or redeployment of staff.
Twitter suspended a 'Sweary Tesco' parody account
The account hurled abuse at Tesco customers.
Tesco donates 60,000 meals to charity ... through an app
Foodcloud enables businesses to donate their excess food to charity.
'I take one less slice of bread for lunch' - how Irish children deal with recession
Last week Childline said its service deals not just with abuse children, but with children who are worried about the recession and how it’s impacted on their families.
Here's how your DNA could help breast cancer research
Researchers will take swabs from willing volunteers on Tuesday to help in a study looking at cell mutations.
Tesco is looking at introducing Irish-speaking self-service checkouts
Mír gan choinne sa cheantar mála.
Debt deals mean we're borrowing €20bn less in next decade - Noonan
The finance minister gives his formal tip-of-the-hat to the news that the two European bailout funds are delaying repayments.
Pic: Guess who dropped in to visit kids at Crumlin hospital yesterday?
The Irish actor Colin Farrell dropped in with presents to spend time with some of the young patients yesterday.
Bosnian mayoral candidate uses porn to gain web attention
Mirad Hadziahmetovic isn’t expected to win the election in Zenica, Bosnia – but wants people to vote for him based on his PR strategy.
EC takes back €141k in agriculture expenditure from Ireland
The recovery of the money relates to funding provided that was unduly spent and is part of a wider recouping of nearly €55m from many EU member states.
Tesco to exit Japan after eight years of trying
The giant retailer has conceded that it cannot build a “scalable business” in Japan and has announced it is selling up.
Every little helps: Tesco cuts 1.5 cent off litre of petrol
The cut was in response to a fall in global oil prices.
Tesco announces 522 new jobs over the next year
Tesco says more jobs will be created as a result of the construction of new stores.
Every little helps: Ten new tech jobs in Dublin
The announcement has come from data analytics firm Nathean Technologies
Tesco worker will bring supermarket giant to court over disputed half-million lotto ticket
Andrea O’Reilly is claiming the lotto ticket but Tesco wants to donate the money to charity and a High Court battle is now set to take place.