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# impact - Tuesday 7 February, 2017

Watch: Oscar starts to repay €60 million fee with goal on competitive debut
# Impact
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# Impact

Watch: Oscar starts to repay €60 million fee with goal on competitive debut

Feb 7th 2017, 4:24 PM 6,693 Views 7 Comments

The former Chelsea playmaker opened the scoring against Sukhothai, with Shanghai SIPG running out 3-0 winners.

# impact - Tuesday 31 January, 2017

A year on from his Ireland debut, CJ Stander thriving by playing on instinct
# Impact
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# Impact

A year on from his Ireland debut, CJ Stander thriving by playing on instinct

Jan 31st 2017, 6:38 PM 7,213 Views 21 Comments

The Munster man has made himself an essential component of “the most competitive position in the whole team”.

# impact - Monday 9 January, 2017

'It was an outstanding 35 seconds': Haskell's long-awaited return short-lived after head collision
# Impact
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# Impact

'It was an outstanding 35 seconds': Haskell's long-awaited return short-lived after head collision

Jan 9th 2017, 12:01 AM 8,320 Views 3 Comments

The England flanker had been out for seven months after reconstructive surgery.

# impact - Monday 12 September, 2016

'I was a happy-go-lucky guy before the assault but now I'd describe my life as hell'
# On The Rise
# On The Rise

'I was a happy-go-lucky guy before the assault but now I'd describe my life as hell'

Sep 12th 2016, 10:32 AM 27,950 Views 37 Comments

Gardaí have launched a public awareness campaign to reduce assaults.

# impact - Saturday 30 July, 2016

Zlatan Ibrahimovic has just scored 4 minutes into his Man United debut
# Impact
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# Impact

Zlatan Ibrahimovic has just scored 4 minutes into his Man United debut

Jul 30th 2016, 6:50 PM 14,505 Views 33 Comments

The summer signing is making his first appearance for the club in his native Sweden this evening.

# impact - Wednesday 25 May, 2016

Strike planned at juvenile detention centre over safety concerns
# Oberstown
# Oberstown

Strike planned at juvenile detention centre over safety concerns

May 25th 2016, 9:59 PM 9,869 Views 43 Comments

Unions say care workers are at risk of assaults in their jobs every day.

# impact - Tuesday 24 May, 2016

"At the moment, court is a very frightening place for a child" - young victims in Ireland's legal system
# Victims' Rights
# Victims' Rights

"At the moment, court is a very frightening place for a child" - young victims in Ireland's legal system

May 24th 2016, 6:15 AM 7,754 Views 1 Comment

A case of severe child abuse that recently passed through the courts showed some of the provisions in place to help protect minors.

# impact - Sunday 22 May, 2016

JobBridge is officially to be scrapped, but what will replace it?
# Bridge Of Sighs
# Bridge Of Sighs

JobBridge is officially to be scrapped, but what will replace it?

May 22nd 2016, 4:34 PM 34,623 Views 93 Comments

The oft-controversial internship scheme is to be discontinued by new social protection minister Leo Varadkar.

# impact - Monday 16 May, 2016

Ireland's most dangerous homes: 'The wood of the balcony crumbled like Weetabix'
# Celtic Tiger
# Celtic Tiger

Ireland's most dangerous homes: 'The wood of the balcony crumbled like Weetabix'

May 16th 2016, 3:15 PM 35,192 Views 25 Comments

A new documentary questions the safety of homes built in the Celtic Tiger era.

# impact - Sunday 1 May, 2016

"We don’t want that to be normal for our kids - to see guards in balaclavas with machine guns"
# Gangland Shootings
# Gangland Shootings

"We don’t want that to be normal for our kids - to see guards in balaclavas with machine guns"

May 1st 2016, 7:00 AM 44,327 Views 72 Comments

In the aftermath of the gangland shootings, the community in Dublin’s inner city is looking for change.

# impact - Tuesday 22 September, 2015

Give money to charity? Here's what kind of aid actually works
# Impact
# Impact

Give money to charity? Here's what kind of aid actually works

Sep 22nd 2015, 7:02 PM 22,989 Views 26 Comments

A Dublin University is investigating further.

# impact - Saturday 19 September, 2015

Henderson coming of age to underline Schmidt's backing at World Cup
# Impact
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# Impact

Henderson coming of age to underline Schmidt's backing at World Cup

Sep 19th 2015, 5:05 PM 7,316 Views 25 Comments

The 23-year-old lock was superb for Ireland against a weak Canada team.

# impact - Sunday 23 August, 2015

Pedro enjoys a dream start to life at Chelsea
# Impact
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# Impact

Pedro enjoys a dream start to life at Chelsea

Aug 23rd 2015, 2:03 PM 8,885 Views 35 Comments

However, it’s been far from plain sailing for Jose Mourinho’s men, who have endured a disappointing start to the season.

# impact - Sunday 16 August, 2015

Slammin' Sam Burgess produced a pair of huge hits on his England debut
# First Cap
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# First Cap

Slammin' Sam Burgess produced a pair of huge hits on his England debut

Aug 16th 2015, 12:44 PM 7,160 Views 9 Comments

The former rugby league star was also yellow carded at Twickenham.

# impact - Monday 3 August, 2015

Are you a hoarder? New study finds four different kinds of hoarder personalities
# So Many Things
# So Many Things

Are you a hoarder? New study finds four different kinds of hoarder personalities

Aug 3rd 2015, 2:00 PM 19,622 Views 26 Comments

Over one fifth of Irish adults considering their mum to be a hoarder.

# impact - Thursday 16 July, 2015

Astronauts had to hide from space junk that threatened to hit the ISS
# Gravity
# Gravity

Astronauts had to hide from space junk that threatened to hit the ISS

Jul 16th 2015, 7:54 PM 10,551 Views 15 Comments

It was a bit of an emergency situation.

# impact - Tuesday 12 May, 2015

Britain could leave the EU as early as next year
# Farewell Kiss
# Farewell Kiss

Britain could leave the EU as early as next year

May 12th 2015, 3:30 PM 16,933 Views 93 Comments

Prime Minister David Cameron is allegedly already putting plans in motion to bring forward an in/out referendum by a year.

# impact - Wednesday 15 April, 2015

A British exit from the EU could spell disaster for the Irish economy
# Don't Go
# Don't Go

A British exit from the EU could spell disaster for the Irish economy

Apr 15th 2015, 12:00 PM 18,650 Views 115 Comments

Could a ‘Brexit’ be even worse news for us than it is for them?

# impact - Wednesday 11 March, 2015

Snapshot: Paul O'Connell lined out for Ireland 'A' opposite the greatest bench of all time
# Impact
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# Impact

Snapshot: Paul O'Connell lined out for Ireland 'A' opposite the greatest bench of all time

Mar 11th 2015, 2:26 PM 13,756 Views 11 Comments

You’d be tempted to throw them on well before the 60 minute mark.

# impact - Friday 6 March, 2015

'Why is it so hard to see black and blue?: The Dress takes on domestic violence
# Overlooked
# Overlooked

'Why is it so hard to see black and blue?: The Dress takes on domestic violence

Mar 6th 2015, 3:22 PM 29,152 Views 28 Comments

Salvation Army is using the now iconic dress in an awareness campaign.

# impact - Thursday 29 January, 2015

IAG is a 'predator hovering over Aer Lingus'
# Job Losses
# Job Losses

IAG is a 'predator hovering over Aer Lingus'

Jan 29th 2015, 3:55 PM 12,285 Views 86 Comments

The Transport Committee has been told that selling Aer Lingus share would ‘devastate’ Ireland’s economy and connectivity

# impact - Friday 12 December, 2014

Budget 2015 made rich people richer and poor people poorer
# Income
# Income

Budget 2015 made rich people richer and poor people poorer

Dec 12th 2014, 7:00 AM 8,828 Views 73 Comments

An ESRI report also found that contrary to popular belief the ‘squeezed middle’ has not been hardest hit in recent years.

# impact - Sunday 30 November, 2014

Union insists no plans for Christmas strike as Aer Lingus cabin crew vote on action
# Christmas
# Christmas

Union insists no plans for Christmas strike as Aer Lingus cabin crew vote on action

Nov 30th 2014, 3:39 PM 8,262 Views 19 Comments

Impact has issued a new ballot on industrial action following legal advice.

# impact - Saturday 22 November, 2014

Is this the fastest ever red card? Substitute gets sent-off 17 seconds after coming on
# Impact
From The42
# Impact

Is this the fastest ever red card? Substitute gets sent-off 17 seconds after coming on

Nov 22nd 2014, 3:00 PM 6,689 Views 2 Comments

Perth Glory’s Ruben Zadkovich took having an early bath to an all new level.

# impact - Saturday 20 September, 2014

Joan Burton heckled at trade union meeting on homelessness
# Impact
# Impact

Joan Burton heckled at trade union meeting on homelessness

Sep 20th 2014, 4:00 PM 9,829 Views 33 Comments

The meeting today also heard from Fr Peter McVerry and focused on practical solutions to the homelessness crisis.

# impact - Monday 25 August, 2014

Dunnes Stores workers' case set for the Labour Court
# Industrial Relations
# Industrial Relations

Dunnes Stores workers' case set for the Labour Court

Aug 25th 2014, 4:29 PM 17,507 Views 24 Comments

This comes after continued refusal from the retailer to engage with trade union representatives.

# impact - Saturday 9 August, 2014

Union welcomes Howlin's plans to slowly reverse public sector pay cuts
# FEMPI
# FEMPI

Union welcomes Howlin's plans to slowly reverse public sector pay cuts

Aug 9th 2014, 8:44 PM 27,418 Views 180 Comments

Impact said that the move is welcome, and agreed that it should be a gradual process.

# impact - Tuesday 22 July, 2014

Workers at five mid-west hospitals are refusing to cooperate with their manager
# Action
# Action

Workers at five mid-west hospitals are refusing to cooperate with their manager

Jul 22nd 2014, 10:18 AM 11,250 Views 28 Comments

It’s part of a dispute over the manager’s pay.

# impact - Wednesday 9 July, 2014

South Dublin County Council strike called off after LRC talks
# Impact
# Impact

South Dublin County Council strike called off after LRC talks

Jul 9th 2014, 6:34 PM 4,930 Views 7 Comments

Industrial action centred on staff pay cuts at the local authority.

# impact - Tuesday 8 July, 2014

LRC to present proposals in South Dublin County Council dispute
# Talks
# Talks

LRC to present proposals in South Dublin County Council dispute

Jul 8th 2014, 10:52 PM 7,103 Views 4 Comments

Ongoing industrial dispute centres on pay cuts to council staff.

Council workers in South Dublin say today's LRC talks are the 'last chance' before a strike
# Talks
# Talks

Council workers in South Dublin say today's LRC talks are the 'last chance' before a strike

Jul 8th 2014, 7:00 AM 4,649 Views 8 Comments

IMPACT says a work stoppage will be held on Thursday if no agreement is made.

# impact - 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 6,156 Views 9 Comments

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

# impact - Thursday 26 June, 2014

Over half of people believe health cuts have had the biggest impact
# Recession
# Recession

Over half of people believe health cuts have had the biggest impact

Jun 26th 2014, 9:21 AM 4,517 Views 13 Comments

The Pfizer survey also found that 31% of adults have neither private insurance nor a medical card.

# impact - Wednesday 25 June, 2014

Strike action at South Dublin County Council deferred after LRC intervention
# Pay Cuts
# Pay Cuts

Strike action at South Dublin County Council deferred after LRC intervention

Jun 25th 2014, 5:35 PM 6,173 Views 11 Comments

Further industrial action, which resulted in the closure of council offices, was planned for tomorrow.

Special needs assistants unsure if they will have work in September
# Impact
# Impact

Special needs assistants unsure if they will have work in September

Jun 25th 2014, 5:12 PM 14,403 Views 12 Comments

The overall number of SNAs are up, but some schools have lost out on hours.

# impact - Tuesday 24 June, 2014

South Dublin County Council offices close in strike over pay cuts
# Impact
# Impact

South Dublin County Council offices close in strike over pay cuts

Jun 24th 2014, 6:15 AM 8,698 Views 47 Comments

The offices will be closed today and on Thursday.

# impact - Friday 20 June, 2014

Hospital workers ballot in support of industrial ballot, but might not affect services
# Impact
# Impact

Hospital workers ballot in support of industrial ballot, but might not affect services

Jun 20th 2014, 7:41 PM 7,001 Views 7 Comments

The action involves five hospitals in the Limerick group.

# impact - Thursday 12 June, 2014

Winged: Aer Lingus profits could be down by 20% after strike
# Strike Impact
# Strike Impact

Winged: Aer Lingus profits could be down by 20% after strike

Jun 12th 2014, 10:10 AM 4,717 Views 33 Comments

The Airline said this morning that it expects operating profit to drop by as much as 20% because of the work stoppage

It's safe to book a flight with Aer Lingus this summer, says union
# Strike Is Off
# Strike Is Off

It's safe to book a flight with Aer Lingus this summer, says union

Jun 12th 2014, 9:03 AM 5,527 Views 32 Comments

Impact trade union said if today’s Labour Court recommendation is accepted, there will be “industrial peace”.

# impact - Wednesday 11 June, 2014

Aer Lingus cabin crew strikes called off
# Labour Court
# Labour Court

Aer Lingus cabin crew strikes called off

Jun 11th 2014, 10:40 PM 17,186 Views 94 Comments

One of the unions involved in Labour Court talks said today that progress had been made and so the two strike days have been deferred.