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# home - Monday 14 April, 2014

Expert says disabled child's home needs overhaul - council says there's no money
# Inaccessible
# Inaccessible

Expert says disabled child's home needs overhaul - council says there's no money

Apr 14th 2014, 6:00 PM 16,107 Views 39 Comments

Seven-year-old Kady Weakley has had a number of falls in her house as the walls and doors are too narrow for either her wheelchair or her walker.

# home - Wednesday 2 April, 2014

Column: My life as an ex-pat and the joy of finally coming home
# Homeward Bound
# Homeward Bound

Column: My life as an ex-pat and the joy of finally coming home

Apr 2nd 2014, 8:00 AM 123 Views 33 Comments

At the height of the recession, thousands of Irish people found employment and new lives abroad. Now, many are returning to Ireland, especially as the economy starts to get back on its feet, Matthew Jones writes.

# home - Tuesday 25 March, 2014

Living with your parents? Over 40% of young people do, but it's getting less common
# The Folks
# The Folks

Living with your parents? Over 40% of young people do, but it's getting less common

Mar 25th 2014, 1:06 PM 11,920 Views 45 Comments

42 per cent of young people live with their parents, down four per cent over four years.

# home - Friday 14 March, 2014

Sinn Féin: ‘Undocumented Irish in US just want to live a full life paying their taxes’
# Capitol Hill
# Capitol Hill

Sinn Féin: ‘Undocumented Irish in US just want to live a full life paying their taxes’

Mar 14th 2014, 10:15 PM 9,294 Views 63 Comments

Gerry Adams and Mary Lou McDonald held meetings with US politicians at Capitol Hill in Washington DC on the issue.

# home - Tuesday 11 March, 2014

Memorial to 222 children who died at Bethany Home to be unveiled
# Survivors
# Survivors

Memorial to 222 children who died at Bethany Home to be unveiled

Mar 11th 2014, 9:31 AM 7,882 Views 5 Comments

The memorial is dedicated to the young babies and children who died while in the care of the home between 1922 and 1949.

# home - Wednesday 5 March, 2014

Ireland Women make four changes ahead of Aviva showdown with Italy
# Historic
From The42
# Historic

Ireland Women make four changes ahead of Aviva showdown with Italy

Mar 5th 2014, 10:47 AM 1,750 Views 5 Comments

Grace Davitt, Stacey-Lea Kennedy and Amy Davis all come in for the historic Dublin clash.

# home - Friday 21 February, 2014

Column: Our economic crisis, and the misery is has caused, is rooted in the property market
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Our economic crisis, and the misery is has caused, is rooted in the property market

Feb 21st 2014, 1:00 PM 23 Views 61 Comments

The denial of the right to a home leads to homelessness – but is also leads to a society with massive mortgage arrears, rocketing rents, and families living in fear of eviction, writes Sr Stanislaus Kennedy.

# home - Thursday 20 February, 2014

Little girl has no idea Dad is home from Afghanistan and hiding in a box
# Happy Birthday
From The Daily Edge
# Happy Birthday

Little girl has no idea Dad is home from Afghanistan and hiding in a box

Feb 20th 2014, 9:22 AM 4,145 Views 2 Comments

So many feels.

Column: It's time to demand the right to a home be included in our Constitution
# National Housing Policy
# National Housing Policy

Column: It's time to demand the right to a home be included in our Constitution

Feb 20th 2014, 7:00 AM 74 Views 84 Comments

This weekend the Constitutional Convention will consider the issue of Economic, Social and Cultural Rights. Peter McVerry Trust believes this is the perfect opportunity for the right to a home to be included in the Constitution.

# home - Sunday 16 February, 2014

These two special scaredy-cats are looking for a home
# Forever Home
# Forever Home

These two special scaredy-cats are looking for a home

Feb 16th 2014, 4:00 PM 17,452 Views 22 Comments

They need an owner who understands how unique they are.

# home - Sunday 9 February, 2014

Column: Ireland's residential rental market needs a massive shake-up
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Ireland's residential rental market needs a massive shake-up

Feb 9th 2014, 12:00 PM 93 Views 86 Comments

Pension funds investing in residential property could make a significant contribution to supplying a constrained market with much needed accommodation, write Lorcan Sirr and Tom Dunne.

# home - Sunday 2 February, 2014

9 telltale signs you've been putting off the cleaning for too long
# Spring Clean
From The Daily Edge
# Spring Clean

9 telltale signs you've been putting off the cleaning for too long

Feb 2nd 2014, 1:00 PM 30,883 Views 23 Comments

Someone’s got to do it.

# home - Friday 31 January, 2014

Column: The private rented sector is heating up dramatically – yet fails to meet basic needs
# Hang Your Hat
# Hang Your Hat

Column: The private rented sector is heating up dramatically – yet fails to meet basic needs

Jan 31st 2014, 7:00 AM 41 Views 75 Comments

Rent are rising but our pay packets aren’t. Why? Because our housing strategy is based almost exclusively on debt-fuelled private home ownership, writes Mick Byrne.

# home - Monday 13 January, 2014

Dog named Fionn who was left to die under a pile of rubbish to be rehomed
# Warrior Dog
# Warrior Dog

Dog named Fionn who was left to die under a pile of rubbish to be rehomed

Jan 13th 2014, 8:00 AM 14,166 Views 50 Comments

Fionn was sent to Dublin to have an operation on his skull over Christmas.

# home - Thursday 26 December, 2013

6 people who've returned to their childhood bedrooms this Christmas
# Parent's House
From The Daily Edge
# Parent's House

6 people who've returned to their childhood bedrooms this Christmas

Dec 26th 2013, 10:00 PM 5,614 Views 1 Comment

Home for the holidays.

# home - Tuesday 24 December, 2013

After the exodus: Eerie Christmas Day photos of empty Dublin streets
# Ghost Town
# Ghost Town

After the exodus: Eerie Christmas Day photos of empty Dublin streets

Dec 24th 2013, 3:47 PM 38,015 Views 57 Comments

Ever wondered what goes on in the capital when everyone’s ‘home for the holidays’? Not much, it turns out…

# home - Monday 23 December, 2013

Travel warnings issued, ferries cancelled as ‘vigorous’ storm set to pass overnight
# Orange Alert
# Orange Alert

Travel warnings issued, ferries cancelled as ‘vigorous’ storm set to pass overnight

Dec 23rd 2013, 10:46 PM 59,469 Views 64 Comments

Gusts of up to 130km are forecast, as the severe weather system passes to the northwest of the country.

# home - Saturday 21 December, 2013

Column: Let's look at the full story around social housing in Ireland...
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Let's look at the full story around social housing in Ireland...

Dec 21st 2013, 7:00 PM 262 Views 37 Comments

There is real and personal housing need in Ireland, which affects individuals and families opportunities to develop their lives and contribution to society, writes Dr Padraic Kenna.

# home - Tuesday 17 December, 2013

Watch families reunite for Christmas at Dublin Airport
# Home At Last
From The Daily Edge
# Home At Last

Watch families reunite for Christmas at Dublin Airport

Dec 17th 2013, 2:54 PM 28,756 Views 72 Comments

Welcome home, weary travellers.

# home - Saturday 7 December, 2013

Racist incidents up by 85 per cent in 2013 --- Immigrant Council
# Racism
# Racism

Racist incidents up by 85 per cent in 2013 --- Immigrant Council

Dec 7th 2013, 7:08 AM 6,998 Views 206 Comments

142 incidents have been reported to the organisation since January, compared to 77 in the same period last year.

# home - Tuesday 26 November, 2013

Watch a group of friends help a homeless man get back home
# Right In The Feels
From The Daily Edge
# Right In The Feels

Watch a group of friends help a homeless man get back home

Nov 26th 2013, 9:50 AM 2,373 Views 0 Comments

Warning: This may cause you to feel feelings.

# home - Monday 25 November, 2013

Dad captures the first year of his premature baby's life in heartwarming video
# Feelings
From The Daily Edge
# Feelings

Dad captures the first year of his premature baby's life in heartwarming video

Nov 25th 2013, 10:30 PM 3,765 Views 4 Comments

Baby Ward was born three and a half months premature.

# home - Thursday 21 November, 2013

Family's joy as heart transplant dad could be home for Christmas
# Organ Donation
# Organ Donation

Family's joy as heart transplant dad could be home for Christmas

Nov 21st 2013, 7:45 AM 8,876 Views 9 Comments

Shane O’Connell is currently in intensive care, and it is hoped he will get to be back in Kerry for Christmas Day.

# home - Thursday 14 November, 2013

Half of Irish living abroad don't make it home for Christmas
# Home
# Home

Half of Irish living abroad don't make it home for Christmas

Nov 14th 2013, 12:35 PM 9,452 Views 45 Comments

Skype, Viber and What’s App most popular forms of communication for keeping in touch with home.

# home - Tuesday 5 November, 2013

Column: We hope to ease the enormous pressure placed on mortgage holders
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: We hope to ease the enormous pressure placed on mortgage holders

Nov 5th 2013, 12:45 PM 26 Views 76 Comments

A new initiative spearheaded by the Irish Mortgage Holders Organisation aims to help these borrowers and others who are reluctant to engage with the banks, writes Dr Constantin Gurdgiev.

# home - Thursday 24 October, 2013

New date of home renovation scheme 'will boost construction'
# Homes
# Homes

New date of home renovation scheme 'will boost construction'

Oct 24th 2013, 10:01 PM 7,913 Views 12 Comments

The tax incentive is for homeowners to carry out home improvements and it is hoped it will decrease black market activity.

7 creative ways to involve your kids around the house
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From The Daily Edge
# Sponsored By IKEA

7 creative ways to involve your kids around the house

Oct 24th 2013, 12:38 PM 21,024 Views 7 Comments

Looking for clever ways to get your kids helping out? Look no further.

# home - Sunday 20 October, 2013

PICS: One of last Ballymun tower block residents prepares to move
# Ballymun
# Ballymun

PICS: One of last Ballymun tower block residents prepares to move

Oct 20th 2013, 5:44 PM 40,728 Views 63 Comments

The fifteen storey Joeseph Plunkett tower was cleared for demolition last month.

# home - Saturday 19 October, 2013

Hogan reports email threat to burn his family home to gardaí
# Threat
# Threat

Hogan reports email threat to burn his family home to gardaí

Oct 19th 2013, 12:58 PM 18,444 Views 215 Comments

A spokesperson for the minister said he had previously received threats in relation to the household charge but they were “not like this”.

# home - Saturday 28 September, 2013

7 things that happen when you go 'back home' for the weekend
# Put On The Kettle
From The Daily Edge
# Put On The Kettle

7 things that happen when you go 'back home' for the weekend

Sep 28th 2013, 9:30 AM 27,951 Views 18 Comments

There’s no fireside like your own fireside. Most of the time.

# home - Tuesday 24 September, 2013

More than 81% of farmers support gun ownership rights
# Rural Ireland
# Rural Ireland

More than 81% of farmers support gun ownership rights

Sep 24th 2013, 10:51 AM 6,386 Views 130 Comments

Eight out of ten farmers say they should have the right to own a gun to protect themselves and their property.

# home - Monday 16 September, 2013

The Burning Question*: Do you preheat the oven?
# Dilemma
From The Daily Edge
# Dilemma

The Burning Question*: Do you preheat the oven?

Sep 16th 2013, 2:45 PM 22,049 Views 54 Comments

It’s Monday, so let TheJournal.ie distract you from the ‘serious’ news with one of life’s REAL dilemmas. (*not really)

# home - Saturday 24 August, 2013

The DOs and DON'Ts of writing nasty notes to neighbours
# The Wall
From The Daily Edge
# The Wall

The DOs and DON'Ts of writing nasty notes to neighbours

Aug 24th 2013, 6:00 PM 48,889 Views 52 Comments

It’s an unappreciated art form.

# home - Tuesday 30 July, 2013

6 creature comforts we look forward to when getting off the plane
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# Sponsored By Avonmore

6 creature comforts we look forward to when getting off the plane

Jul 30th 2013, 2:13 PM 133 Views 0 Comments

Ah sure you’d nearly even miss the rain, all the same.

Stolen pesto? Microwave politics? It's time to play Lunchtime Bingo
# House
From The Daily Edge
# House

Stolen pesto? Microwave politics? It's time to play Lunchtime Bingo

Jul 30th 2013, 12:50 PM 10,025 Views 14 Comments

How many boxes can you tick?

# home - Monday 17 June, 2013

Fathers' rights group protests outside Taoiseach's home
# Courts
# Courts

Fathers' rights group protests outside Taoiseach's home

Jun 17th 2013, 8:21 PM 11,513 Views 141 Comments

The protesters said they were calling for transparency in family law courts in Ireland.

# home - Thursday 30 May, 2013

Column: 'I'm living as an undocumented migrant in Ireland'
# Read Me
# Read Me

Column: 'I'm living as an undocumented migrant in Ireland'

May 30th 2013, 7:30 PM 5,397 Views 117 Comments

“Mary” has been living in Ireland since 2004 and says she can’t imagine her life anywhere else. Here, she explains what it’s like to live under the constant fear of deportation.

# home - Tuesday 21 May, 2013

Poll: Do you allow smoking in your home?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Do you allow smoking in your home?

May 21st 2013, 10:31 AM 14,570 Views 82 Comments

A new study has found that air pollution in a smoker’s home can be 10 times the advisable level.

# home - Wednesday 15 May, 2013

Open thread: What's the strangest thing on your desk?
# Nosy
From The Daily Edge
# Nosy

Open thread: What's the strangest thing on your desk?

May 15th 2013, 1:00 PM 14,719 Views 44 Comments

We’ll show you ours if you show us yours….

# home - Sunday 12 May, 2013

Blind woman's eight year wait for a suitable home in Cork
# Housing
# Housing

Blind woman's eight year wait for a suitable home in Cork

May 12th 2013, 8:30 AM 9,909 Views 38 Comments

Lisa O’Sullivan said the stress of the eight-year wait led to her eyesight and her 17 health conditions deteriorating further.