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# focus - Friday 5 September, 2014

SME Focus: Everything you need to know about innovation and SMEs
# Bootstraps
# Bootstraps

SME Focus: Everything you need to know about innovation and SMEs

Sep 5th 2014, 5:20 PM 7,474 Views 1 Comment

For our in-depth coverage of Irish SMEs last month, we focused on the opportunities in the tourism sector.

# focus - Monday 11 August, 2014

Have you and your fittest friends got what it takes for the No Limits Gym Challenge?
# Go The Distance
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# Go The Distance

Have you and your fittest friends got what it takes for the No Limits Gym Challenge?

Aug 11th 2014, 6:45 PM 5,841 Views 1 Comment

Go on, for charity.

# focus - Thursday 7 August, 2014

Race For Liam: The 4 teams bidding for All-Ireland hurling glory
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From The42
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Race For Liam: The 4 teams bidding for All-Ireland hurling glory

Aug 7th 2014, 9:30 PM 19,434 Views 23 Comments

Kilkenny, Limerick, Cork and Tipperary are the four teams left in the running.

# focus - Monday 4 August, 2014

SME focus: Everything you need to know about trading on tourism
# July
# July

SME focus: Everything you need to know about trading on tourism

Aug 4th 2014, 10:00 AM 5,577 Views 5 Comments

For our third month of in-depth coverage of Irish SMEs, we focused on the opportunities in the tourism sector.

# focus - Friday 27 June, 2014

Does focusing on exam results have a negative impact on education?
# Change Of Tack
# Change Of Tack

Does focusing on exam results have a negative impact on education?

Jun 27th 2014, 4:23 PM 6,133 Views 9 Comments

That’s what an Australian expert told Irish education professionals at a lecture today.

# focus - Thursday 19 June, 2014

SME focus: Everything you need to know about starting a business
# Bootstraps
# Bootstraps

SME focus: Everything you need to know about starting a business

Jun 19th 2014, 8:55 AM 5,355 Views 8 Comments

For our first month of in-depth coverage of Irish small businesses, we looked at everything you need to know about getting up and running.

# focus - Sunday 15 June, 2014

Heads up! 19 of our favourite images from the past week in sports
# Focus
From The42
# Focus

Heads up! 19 of our favourite images from the past week in sports

Jun 15th 2014, 10:00 AM 5,920 Views 2 Comments

It wasn’t all about Brazil this week.

# focus - Friday 21 March, 2014

Leinster looking for fringe players to press their claims against Zebre
# Focus
From The42
# Focus

Leinster looking for fringe players to press their claims against Zebre

Mar 21st 2014, 8:30 AM 3,150 Views 3 Comments

Head coach Matt O’Connor has been enthused by the form of some of the province’s less-heralded names.

# focus - Sunday 16 March, 2014

How to turn your smartphone photos from good to great
# Sharpshooter
# Sharpshooter

How to turn your smartphone photos from good to great

Mar 16th 2014, 8:30 PM 55,605 Views 32 Comments

Anyone can use a smartphone camera, but what do you need to keep in mind if you want to take a great photo?

# focus - Wednesday 12 March, 2014

Champions League preview: Concentration the key for PSG as they prepare for Leverkusen showdown
# Focus
From The42
# Focus

Champions League preview: Concentration the key for PSG as they prepare for Leverkusen showdown

Mar 12th 2014, 7:10 AM 1,229 Views 0 Comments

The French champions stormed to a 4-0 success in Germany, leaving the tie as good as over ahead of the Parc des Princes clash.

# focus - Wednesday 5 February, 2014

'I haven’t got bogged down thinking about getting back onto the Dublin team'
# Focus
From The42
# Focus

'I haven’t got bogged down thinking about getting back onto the Dublin team'

Feb 5th 2014, 8:30 AM 5,579 Views 3 Comments

Éamon Fennell is fully focused on his club challenge as St Vincent’s prepare for an All-Ireland football semi-final.

# focus - Sunday 8 December, 2013

Number of families becoming homeless in Dublin has doubled - charity
# Homelessness
# Homelessness

Number of families becoming homeless in Dublin has doubled - charity

Dec 8th 2013, 3:02 PM 7,989 Views 51 Comments

Sixteen families are now losing their homes in the capital every month, according to Focus Ireland.

# focus - Wednesday 27 November, 2013

Munster looking for momentum as Perpignan tests loom
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From The42
# Focus

Munster looking for momentum as Perpignan tests loom

Nov 27th 2013, 3:40 PM 3,100 Views 2 Comments

International prop Stephen Archer says the southern province are focusing on the Dragons on Friday night.

# focus - Saturday 21 September, 2013

Scrums, grubbers and spirals: Slo-mo cameras hone in on rugby impacts
# Collision Course
From The42
# Collision Course

Scrums, grubbers and spirals: Slo-mo cameras hone in on rugby impacts

Sep 21st 2013, 8:15 AM 1,940 Views 3 Comments

Warning: This may also include crocodiles and musk oxen.

# focus - Tuesday 10 September, 2013

Number of new homeless people rises by at least 7 a day
# Budget
# Budget

Number of new homeless people rises by at least 7 a day

Sep 10th 2013, 10:40 AM 2,978 Views 26 Comments

Focus Ireland launches its 2014 pre-Budget submission today and said that the government needs to avoid forcing more households into homelessness.

# focus - Saturday 24 August, 2013

'The sport is suffering': Jaimie Fuller and the battle to change cycling
# Focus
From The42
# Focus

'The sport is suffering': Jaimie Fuller and the battle to change cycling

Aug 24th 2013, 12:00 PM 5,463 Views 4 Comments

SKINS chairman Jaimie Fuller meets TheScore.ie to talk about cycling’s sickness, the UCI Presidential race, and why he chose to get involved.

# focus - Sunday 21 July, 2013

Gloom to glory a short step for Mickelson
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From The42
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Gloom to glory a short step for Mickelson

Jul 21st 2013, 8:28 PM 3,776 Views 2 Comments

Just five weeks after yet another second-place at the US Open, Lefty has his first Claret Jug.

# focus - Sunday 14 July, 2013

Analysis: Gay's roller-coaster career runs into final barrier
# Focus
From The42
# Focus

Analysis: Gay's roller-coaster career runs into final barrier

Jul 14th 2013, 8:00 PM 3,102 Views 6 Comments

The 30-year-old American had run the fastest time in the world this year of 9.75 seconds.

# focus - Friday 17 May, 2013

Column: How practising mindfulness can help your work life
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: How practising mindfulness can help your work life

May 17th 2013, 7:00 PM 233 Views 32 Comments

Some of the world’s most successful companies are investing in mindfulness training for their employees to help them deal better with stress and workplace challenges, writes Joanne O’Malley

# focus - Friday 21 September, 2012

Column: With so many empty houses, why are people still homeless?
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: With so many empty houses, why are people still homeless?

Sep 21st 2012, 7:30 AM 519 Views 72 Comments

Almost 4,000 people are homeless in Ireland. Joyce Loughnan of Focus Ireland outlines what we need to do.

# focus - Sunday 16 September, 2012

Formula 1: Hamilton ignoring contract 'rubbish'
# Blinkers
From The42
# Blinkers

Formula 1: Hamilton ignoring contract 'rubbish'

Sep 16th 2012, 8:30 PM 545 Views 0 Comments

The McLaren driver insists he is only focused on winning the championship as speculation over his future rumbles on.

# focus - Saturday 4 August, 2012

In Pictures: Day eight of London 2012
# Focus
From The42
# Focus

In Pictures: Day eight of London 2012

Aug 4th 2012, 7:04 PM 6,561 Views 1 Comment

One day, 12 images, a dozen compelling stories.

# focus - Thursday 19 July, 2012

All eggs, one basket: Lemaitre may skip Olympic 100m
# Interview
From The42
# Interview

All eggs, one basket: Lemaitre may skip Olympic 100m

Jul 19th 2012, 10:25 AM 468 Views 0 Comments

The European Champion over the short distance may choose to focus his efforts solely on the 200m.

# focus - Saturday 7 April, 2012

The heat is on: Leinster under pressure to perform
# Focus
From The42
# Focus

The heat is on: Leinster under pressure to perform

Apr 7th 2012, 11:15 AM 364 Views 0 Comments

A nice trip across the Irish Sea can lift all the pressure off the Cardiff Blues. Leinster are heavy favourites and to keep focus they have had to protest against any talk of ‘no hope’ for their guests.

# focus - Sunday 11 March, 2012

Column: The danger of alternative therapies and why Steve Jobs was wrong
# Read Me
# Read Me

Column: The danger of alternative therapies and why Steve Jobs was wrong

Mar 11th 2012, 6:00 PM 2,623 Views 144 Comments

Medical journalist Sandra Ryan says ineffective alternative remedies, when used instead of mainstream medical treatment, can pose a massive risk to lives.

# focus - Tuesday 21 February, 2012

Hurdles: O'Rourke quietly confident in Olympic build-up
# Focus
From The42
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Hurdles: O'Rourke quietly confident in Olympic build-up

Feb 21st 2012, 2:04 PM 345 Views 1 Comment

London 2012 is ‘the one you wanna nail’ says Derval O’Rourke, but for the moment the Douglas athlete is concentrating on her next hurdle in Istanbul.

# focus - Tuesday 10 January, 2012

Room to improve: Sexton looks ahead to Warriors clash
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From The42
# Focus

Room to improve: Sexton looks ahead to Warriors clash

Jan 10th 2012, 12:31 PM 308 Views 0 Comments

The fly-half skived off training for a few minutes yesterday to have a chat about the trip to Glasgow, Joe Schmidt and the winter break.

# focus - Friday 12 August, 2011

Airtricity League preview: What to watch out for this weekend…
# Focus
From The42
# Focus

Airtricity League preview: What to watch out for this weekend…

Aug 12th 2011, 5:19 PM 195 Views 0 Comments

We take a look at the key battles going into this weekend’s action in the Airtricity League Premier Division…

# focus - Monday 22 November, 2010

Irish Eyes: Premier League
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Irish Eyes: Premier League

Nov 22nd 2010, 12:56 PM 300 Views 1 Comment

Michael Maher casts an eye over the performances from the Irish in the top flights of England and Scotland.

Irish Eyes: the Championship
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# Focus

Irish Eyes: the Championship

Nov 22nd 2010, 12:36 PM 141 Views 0 Comments

In the first of a new weekly column, Greenscene’s Ronan Hunt-Murphy, reflects on another Championship weekend for the Irish.