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# family - Saturday 6 August, 2016

'Imagine doing a day’s work for free and enjoying it'
# Opinion
# Opinion

'Imagine doing a day’s work for free and enjoying it'

Aug 6th 2016, 6:00 PM 149 Views 13 Comments

Glen Murphy talks about his work for the Stradbally Woodland Railway in Laois.

Everything you wanted to know about tomatoes but were too afraid to ask
# Make Me Blush
# Make Me Blush

Everything you wanted to know about tomatoes but were too afraid to ask

Aug 6th 2016, 1:30 PM 11,848 Views 26 Comments

Michael Kelly continues his Grow It Yourself series with tomatoes, a family favourite for soups, salads, sauces and snacks.

# family - Friday 5 August, 2016

From comic books to seafood and sean-nós: Here's what going on around Ireland this weekend
# Event Guide
# Event Guide

From comic books to seafood and sean-nós: Here's what going on around Ireland this weekend

Aug 5th 2016, 8:00 PM 11,515 Views 3 Comments

Superheroes, sheep-shearing, sandcastles and much more.

# family - Saturday 30 July, 2016

Magic beans: Make your own hummus with broad beans
# Grow It Yourself
# Grow It Yourself

Magic beans: Make your own hummus with broad beans

Jul 30th 2016, 1:30 PM 558 Views 7 Comments

Michael Kelly continues his Grow It Yourself series with broad beans, a prolific and easy to grow veg.

# family - Friday 29 July, 2016

Have a rockin' weekend: Here's a list of the big events you should check out
# Event Guide
# Event Guide

Have a rockin' weekend: Here's a list of the big events you should check out

Jul 29th 2016, 8:00 PM 20,091 Views 32 Comments

Artistic robots, vintage dress-up, scarecrows and much more.

# family - Saturday 23 July, 2016

For the love of cauliflower: A difficult veg to grow but it's worth it
# Grow It Yourself
# Grow It Yourself

For the love of cauliflower: A difficult veg to grow but it's worth it

Jul 23rd 2016, 1:30 PM 3,134 Views 26 Comments

Michael Kelly continues his Grow It Yourself series with cauliflower, a good alternative for rice and pizzas.

# family - Friday 22 July, 2016

These are the events you have been looking for: A look at what's going on this weekend
# Event Guide
# Event Guide

These are the events you have been looking for: A look at what's going on this weekend

Jul 22nd 2016, 8:00 PM 16,491 Views 2 Comments

Planes, acrobats, stormtroopers and much more…

# family - Tuesday 19 July, 2016

It might be great weather outside, but there are a few things to worry about
# Getting Hot In Here
# Getting Hot In Here

It might be great weather outside, but there are a few things to worry about

Jul 19th 2016, 4:14 PM 29,455 Views 27 Comments

Watch out for your pets, and don’t forget the suncream, these experts say.

# family - Saturday 16 July, 2016

Eat stalks and leaves: Fennel is the veg that keeps on giving
# Grow It Yourself
# Grow It Yourself

Eat stalks and leaves: Fennel is the veg that keeps on giving

Jul 16th 2016, 1:30 PM 1,806 Views 10 Comments

Michael Kelly continues his Grow It Yourself series with fennel, a great summer vegetable.

# family - Friday 15 July, 2016

Go on, go on, go on: A Father Ted festival is just one of the big events on this weekend
# Event Guide
# Event Guide

Go on, go on, go on: A Father Ted festival is just one of the big events on this weekend

Jul 15th 2016, 8:00 PM 19,264 Views 14 Comments

There’ll be horse racing, garden parties, sessions and much more.

# family - Tuesday 12 July, 2016

There has been a jump in divorce cases, with more women than men applying
# Courts Service
# Courts Service

There has been a jump in divorce cases, with more women than men applying

Jul 12th 2016, 3:50 PM 14,873 Views 103 Comments

Meanwhile, the District Court dealt with 12,000 drugs offences and 30,000 public order offences in 2015.

# family - Saturday 9 July, 2016

Squeeze some squash into your life
# Grow It Yourself
# Grow It Yourself

Squeeze some squash into your life

Jul 9th 2016, 1:30 PM 1,230 Views 5 Comments

Michael Kelly continues his Grow It Yourself series with the ideal veg for soup, stews and roasts.

Make the most of the summer festivals this weekend
# Event Guide
# Event Guide

Make the most of the summer festivals this weekend

Jul 9th 2016, 7:45 AM 16,581 Views 21 Comments

Festivals, fairies, face-painting and more much.

# family - Thursday 7 July, 2016

Family "overwhelmed" with support after boy fell from hotel balcony
# Limerick
# Limerick

Family "overwhelmed" with support after boy fell from hotel balcony

Jul 7th 2016, 2:32 PM 23,113 Views 18 Comments

The boy is now in stable condition.

# family - Sunday 3 July, 2016

"The joy music brings Karen inspired me to set it up": Williams Syndrome summer camp coming to Limerick
# Music Matters
# Music Matters

"The joy music brings Karen inspired me to set it up": Williams Syndrome summer camp coming to Limerick

Jul 3rd 2016, 11:00 AM 12,620 Views 6 Comments

The camp will bring together 80 young people from Ireland and other countries around Europe.

This Mayo man has walked over 1000km around Ireland barefoot - and he's not finished yet
# Sole Searching
# Sole Searching

This Mayo man has walked over 1000km around Ireland barefoot - and he's not finished yet

Jul 3rd 2016, 10:00 AM 27,096 Views 16 Comments

Eamonn Keaveney has been walking barefoot around Ireland’s coast to raise money for Pieta house.

Discussing tough guys, their moms and Irish mammies with director Ken Wardrop
# Mom And Me
# Mom And Me

Discussing tough guys, their moms and Irish mammies with director Ken Wardrop

Jul 3rd 2016, 9:15 AM 11,417 Views 1 Comment

TheJournal.ie spoke to director Ken Wardrop about Mom and Me, which will be in cinemas on 15 July.

# family - Saturday 2 July, 2016

Carve out a space in your garden for pumpkin
# Grow It Yourself
# Grow It Yourself

Carve out a space in your garden for pumpkin

Jul 2nd 2016, 1:30 PM 1,115 Views 10 Comments

Michael Kelly continues his Grow It Yourself series with this brightly coloured treat

Team Ireland are on their way to the Quidditch World Cup
# GREEN WHITE AND GOLDEN SNITCH
# GREEN WHITE AND GOLDEN SNITCH

Team Ireland are on their way to the Quidditch World Cup

Jul 2nd 2016, 12:30 PM 22,873 Views 27 Comments

It’s all about that golden snitch…

Stuck for weekend plans? Here are six things happening around Ireland to keep you busy
# Weekend Event Guide
# Weekend Event Guide

Stuck for weekend plans? Here are six things happening around Ireland to keep you busy

Jul 2nd 2016, 9:30 AM 16,015 Views 12 Comments

Something for the weekend…

# family - Tuesday 28 June, 2016

Airline bosses meet to try stop 'chaos' over air traffic control strikes

Airline bosses meet to try stop 'chaos' over air traffic control strikes

Jun 28th 2016, 9:48 AM 13,115 Views 10 Comments

Another eight strikes have been announced in Italy and Portugal.

# family - Monday 27 June, 2016

Irish cancer survivor breaks world record for fastest 5km on crutches
# Nikki Bradley
# Nikki Bradley

Irish cancer survivor breaks world record for fastest 5km on crutches

Jun 27th 2016, 3:10 PM 12,593 Views 14 Comments

Nikki Bradley beat the previous record by 5 minutes and 32 seconds.

Dublin Airport homecoming planned for Irish team today
# Welcome Home
# Welcome Home

Dublin Airport homecoming planned for Irish team today

Jun 27th 2016, 11:48 AM 22,676 Views 27 Comments

They are due to arrive at 3.20pm and will be welcomed home by Ministers Shane Ross and Patrick O’Donovan.

"Mum, why isn't Wonder Woman wearing any clothes?"
# Opinion
# Opinion

"Mum, why isn't Wonder Woman wearing any clothes?"

Jun 27th 2016, 8:00 AM 2,217 Views 139 Comments

Louise Phillips looks at the role models for young women and finds them lacking.

# family - Sunday 26 June, 2016

Here are the weirdest and most brilliant pictures sent in by our readers
# Eh Thanks
# Eh Thanks

Here are the weirdest and most brilliant pictures sent in by our readers

Jun 26th 2016, 12:00 PM 27,212 Views 19 Comments

Hats off guys.

# family - Saturday 25 June, 2016

Earthy, homely and tasty: how to grow parsnips for this winter
# Grow It Yourself
# Grow It Yourself

Earthy, homely and tasty: how to grow parsnips for this winter

Jun 25th 2016, 12:30 PM 229 Views 7 Comments

Michael Kelly continues his Grow It Yourself series with a plant that provides the quintessential taste of winter

Sick of Brexit talk? Here are 6 events happening around Ireland to take your mind off it
# Weekend Guide
# Weekend Guide

Sick of Brexit talk? Here are 6 events happening around Ireland to take your mind off it

Jun 25th 2016, 9:30 AM 13,073 Views 9 Comments

Something different…

# family - Friday 24 June, 2016

Fancy having your portrait drawn by three robots called Paul in Dublin?
# Seeing Is Believing
# Seeing Is Believing

Fancy having your portrait drawn by three robots called Paul in Dublin?

Jun 24th 2016, 8:00 AM 8,294 Views 2 Comments

The opportunity is part of a new exhibition at Dublin’s Science Gallery.

Igor was abandoned in an orphanage as a baby - now he spends his summers in Ireland with a loving family
# Chernobyl Children
# Chernobyl Children

Igor was abandoned in an orphanage as a baby - now he spends his summers in Ireland with a loving family

Jun 24th 2016, 6:01 AM 19,478 Views 4 Comments

150 children will arrive in Ireland today to spend the summer with Irish families.

# family - Saturday 18 June, 2016

Give your garden a running start: here's how to tame runner beans
# Grow It Yourself
# Grow It Yourself

Give your garden a running start: here's how to tame runner beans

Jun 18th 2016, 12:30 PM 1,078 Views 3 Comments

Michael Kelly continues his Grow It Yourself series with a plant that gives the grower great returns

Simon Coveney to bring forward proposal on bin charge issue next week
# Bin Charges
# Bin Charges

Simon Coveney to bring forward proposal on bin charge issue next week

Jun 18th 2016, 11:57 AM 22,273 Views 150 Comments

The minister says he had a “frank and productive” discussion with operators.

Poll: Do you celebrate Father's Day?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Do you celebrate Father's Day?

Jun 18th 2016, 10:11 AM 15,191 Views 56 Comments

And if so, do you secretly wish you didn’t have to?

# family - Friday 17 June, 2016

By a couple of cents: Postage costs set to rise next month
# Price Of A Stamp
# Price Of A Stamp

By a couple of cents: Postage costs set to rise next month

Jun 17th 2016, 8:18 PM 19,449 Views 66 Comments

The price of sending letters domestically and internationally is set to increase.

Leaving Cert: seven years of hell in seven days
# Leaving Cert
# Leaving Cert

Leaving Cert: seven years of hell in seven days

Jun 17th 2016, 7:30 PM 1,351 Views 47 Comments

One reader tells us about her experiences of trying to overcome crippling anxiety during her Leaving Cert exams

# family - Saturday 11 June, 2016

Thanks shallot - these little members of the onion family are finicky, but worth it
# Grow It Yourself
# Grow It Yourself

Thanks shallot - these little members of the onion family are finicky, but worth it

Jun 11th 2016, 1:30 PM 541 Views 3 Comments

Michael Kelly continues his Grow It Yourself series with a tasty flavouring for salads and sauces.

# family - Friday 10 June, 2016

California mother reunited with abducted son 21 years after he went missing
# Together Again
# Together Again

California mother reunited with abducted son 21 years after he went missing

Jun 10th 2016, 8:28 AM 56,275 Views 9 Comments

Maria Mancia had been left with just a single photo of her son since his father took him in 1995.

# family - Tuesday 7 June, 2016

QUIZ: Are You A Morning Person?
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# Sponsored By Cheerios

QUIZ: Are You A Morning Person?

Jun 7th 2016, 4:33 PM 25,017 Views 15 Comments

Oh what a beautiful morning, oh what a beautiful – AAAARRRRRGGGGGHHHHHH

# family - Tuesday 31 May, 2016

Ireland's top baby names have been revealed and this little guy is making his mark
# Brits In
# Brits In

Ireland's top baby names have been revealed and this little guy is making his mark

May 31st 2016, 12:49 PM 63,174 Views 118 Comments

The top two still reign supreme, however.

# family - Friday 27 May, 2016

After yet another challenge, it's been decided Bus Éireann will stay on the school run
# Getting To School
# Getting To School

After yet another challenge, it's been decided Bus Éireann will stay on the school run

May 27th 2016, 2:38 PM 11,256 Views 12 Comments

The Court of Appeal has upheld a ruling that allows the semi-state to operate the service.

# family - Sunday 8 May, 2016

'They said next time they'll kill us': Thugs attack Afghan family in Dublin
# Ballinteer
# Ballinteer

'They said next time they'll kill us': Thugs attack Afghan family in Dublin

May 8th 2016, 3:24 PM 36,828 Views 231 Comments

The men are reported to have told the family: “Go back to your own country”.