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Friday 2 June 2023 Dublin: 15°C

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# sounds of ireland
12 Sounds of Ireland That Will Remind You of Home
Music to our ears.
# the checklist
Buying your first home: Tips to keep you sane through the process
This checklist will save you a lot of hassle and stress.
# sponsored by GNI
6 simple ways to make your home feel warm and welcoming
Welcome to the world of hygge.
# Change generation
Essential home kit you should invest in when you're a grown-up
At some stage, the people who are happy to drink wine from a mug disappear from your life…
# Germany
Police investigate after man "held in isolation" at parents home for 30 years
The man has been taken to a psychiatric hospital and German police are investigating whether his parents did anything wrong.
# Court
Dubliners keep their house after Judge throws out vulture fund's repossession case
The two people at the centre of the case smiled as they left court this afternoon.
# sponsored by kbc
7 Instagram accounts you need to follow for home decor inspiration
They might not help your budget – but your home will look amazing.
# stand clear
16 experiences every Bus Eireann passenger will relate to
Home for the weekend.
# Homecoming
Photos: Boys in Green arrive home to a hero's welcome
Over a million people tuned in to see Ireland bow out of Euro 2016 in the quarter final.
# Your Say
Poll: Do you expect to buy your own home?
The average age of first-time home buyers is now 34.
# Housing Crisis
Most evictions in Ireland are from rented homes - and we don't pay enough attention to them
There are few records kept on illegal evictions across the European Union, despite the high levels in some countries.
# lifelong partner
Forget taking over your phone, Google wants to take over your home and life
You’re going to be hearing more about Google Assistant over time.
# Morgan's long journey
An elephant has set foot in war-torn Somalia for the first time in 20 years
The elephant’s journey suggests that the Kenya-Somalia border area is becoming less dangerous.
# sex crime
Indian girl dies after being raped and set on fire
She sustained more than 90% burns in the horrific attack.
# broken homes
Marriages are becoming the hidden victims of home repossession
Debt support charity Phoenix Project Ireland says 3 in 5 of their clients are women going through separation.
Ireland's crisis: I have never seen it so bad. These families are living under terrible stress
At least two families lost their home today – and the homeless crisis is deepening, writes Sr Stanislaus Kennedy.
# tiny house
A family of three have made this tiny space their home
Inside the property has just 160 sq. ft. of floor space.
# hidden away
There's a secret room built by a Star Trek superfan in this Texan house
Perfect for any trekkie with a million to burn.
# 190
Andrew Trimble will become Ulster's most capped player when the Pro12 returns tonight
The winger will surpass Paddy Wallace’s mark of 189 appearances for his province.
# rodney the giant
This three-foot swamp rat found in a Tipperary river needs a new home
Got space for this chap?
# Home
The final Irish survivor of the Berkeley tragedy has arrived home
Hannah Waters was the last of the Irish students injured in the tragedy to return home.
# midnight attack
Man taken from his house by masked gang and shot in leg
Two men have been arrested.
# Home
'We are truly very humbled by your kindness': Berkeley victim Clodagh Cogley settling in back in Dublin
Clodagh’s family shared a photo of her on the Golden Gate Bridge and thanked everyone for their generosity.
# Family Home
'Celine's law' proposals to prevent killers profiting don't go far enough, says family
A new report by the Law Reform Commission is aimed at closing a loophole highlighted by the Eamonn Lillis case.
# a fresh start
Six young homeless people are moving into these formerly dilapidated flats
The building in Dublin city was transformed by the Peter McVerry Trust.
# dream living
This incredible glass house will be built into a cliff above the Aegean sea
The living quarters are topped with a skylight that turns out to be, in fact, the swimming pool.
What do you think of Munster's new home and alternate kits?
The southern province have updated their adidas gear.
# new home
Ireland has given out citizenship to more people than anywhere else in the EU*
*Proportionally, that is.
# Housing
Former ghost estate turned into homes for people on housing list
The development in Dublin 13 was officially opened today.
State bureaucracy is helping drive up rents, and it needs to stop
It takes a project an average of 79 weeks from the date of planning application till the first builders start clearing the first square foot of the site for construction.
# Áras Attracta
Six Áras Attracta staff have been charged with assault
One woman, aged in her 60s, faces a total of five charges.
# Contamination
Replacing lead pipes could cost affected homeowners up to €5,000
The government has announced a grant scheme to help low-income families to replace their pipes.
# mindless
"What a waste of your time" - Yes campaigner to person who doused his family's cars with acid
Riyadh Khalaf was a prominent campaigner for the Yes side in the lead up to the recent referendum.
# lay my hat
Open Thread: What makes a place feel like home?
Is it security? People? Privacy?
Why can’t government ministers go cold turkey on home ownership?
The country, along with potential house buyers, is being held to ransom.
# Sally Gap
Wicklow gorse fires: 'We don't know if the house will be there when we get home'
Brendan Beirne’s family have been evacuated from their home four times in the last six weeks.
# this house rocks
This incredible Arizona boulder home is like something out of Star Trek
Yours for $4.2 million.
# rodrigo rato
Home of former IMF boss searched in new money-laundering probe
Rodrigo Rato has already been charged in two graft cases.
# Des Res
This mill house has a great history - and a pretty amazing interior
Dromore Mill has wet rooms and a bootroom. Say no more.
# Workforce
Open Thread: Is the cost of childcare preventing you from working?
More than 3,000 mothers are leaving the workforce annually due to the excessive costs of childcare.