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# stories - Saturday 4 December, 2021

The Irishman working with Ronan O'Gara and La Rochelle on 'themeing'
# CONNECTION
From The42
# CONNECTION

The Irishman working with Ronan O'Gara and La Rochelle on 'themeing'

Dec 4th 2021, 10:00 AM 33,689 Views 4 Comments

Mullingar man David Sharkey has been consulting behind the scenes with the French club.

# stories - Thursday 23 September, 2021

Your lunchtime read: Check out the final shortlist for the RTÉ Short Story Competition 2021
# Francis Mcmanus
# Francis Mcmanus

Your lunchtime read: Check out the final shortlist for the RTÉ Short Story Competition 2021

Sep 23rd 2021, 1:00 PM 5,902 Views 2 Comments

The top three winners will have their stories featured on TheJournal.ie.

# stories - Tuesday 18 September, 2018

'Growing up, my gay pals and I were groped, harassed, screamed at and bothered at every second turn'
# Opinion
# Opinion

'Growing up, my gay pals and I were groped, harassed, screamed at and bothered at every second turn'

Sep 18th 2018, 8:30 PM 32,116 Views 42 Comments

Karen Cogan has written a play about a fictional young lesbian in Cork for this year’s Dublin Fringe Festival.

# stories - Sunday 16 September, 2018

'People are telling very vulnerable, raw stories': Documentary series looks at dark moments in Ireland's past
# Finné
# Finné

'People are telling very vulnerable, raw stories': Documentary series looks at dark moments in Ireland's past

Sep 16th 2018, 10:00 AM 18,257 Views 11 Comments

The series, which is on TG4, will look at the Tuam Mother and Baby Home in its next episode.

# stories - Sunday 27 August, 2017

Got questions or stories about looking for student accommodation? We want to hear from you
# Facebook Live
# Facebook Live

Got questions or stories about looking for student accommodation? We want to hear from you

Aug 27th 2017, 7:00 PM 13,496 Views 14 Comments

We’re holding a Facebook Live on Tuesday evening and we want to hear your stories and your questions.

# stories - Wednesday 2 August, 2017

A bunny on the bus, a seagull on the head and a saucy surprise: 30 years of Dublin Bus
# Bus Tales
# Bus Tales

A bunny on the bus, a seagull on the head and a saucy surprise: 30 years of Dublin Bus

Aug 2nd 2017, 6:30 PM 13,755 Views 26 Comments

The company is celebrating 30 years in existence today.

# stories - Saturday 29 July, 2017

'The weight of the black secret that I have carried around': Women share anonymous abortion stories
# Not At Home
# Not At Home

'The weight of the black secret that I have carried around': Women share anonymous abortion stories

Jul 29th 2017, 9:00 AM 16,666 Views 111 Comments

A new project, called Not At Home, is gathering their stories.

# stories - Saturday 24 December, 2016

9 DailyEdge headlines that got you going in 2016
# Best Of De
From The Daily Edge
# Best Of De

9 DailyEdge headlines that got you going in 2016

Dec 24th 2016, 7:00 AM 3,894 Views 0 Comments

What a year.

# stories - Monday 6 June, 2016

Palliative care patient 'was left groaning in pain before death'
# End Of Life
# End Of Life

Palliative care patient 'was left groaning in pain before death'

Jun 6th 2016, 12:00 PM 31,430 Views 31 Comments

According to new research, one family member said trying to get help for a loved one was like “dealing with the mafia”.

# stories - Sunday 7 February, 2016

This couple shared their lovely Humans of Dublin proposal story on the Ray D'Arcy Show
# Stories To Tell
From The Daily Edge
# Stories To Tell

This couple shared their lovely Humans of Dublin proposal story on the Ray D'Arcy Show

Feb 7th 2016, 9:19 AM 32,598 Views 15 Comments

And other heroes of the popular Facebook page were there too.

# stories - Saturday 31 October, 2015

QUIZ: Which of these Enda Kenny stories is true?
# Storyteller
# Storyteller

QUIZ: Which of these Enda Kenny stories is true?

Oct 31st 2015, 8:30 PM 26,305 Views 74 Comments

The Taoiseach loves a good story.

# stories - Monday 26 October, 2015

These are some of the oddest true Irish tales you'll ever read
# Weird History
# Weird History

These are some of the oddest true Irish tales you'll ever read

Oct 26th 2015, 5:30 PM 33,673 Views 13 Comments

Very strange indeed.

# stories - Monday 21 September, 2015

8 Humans of Dublin stories that will melt your heart
# Street Life
# Street Life

8 Humans of Dublin stories that will melt your heart

Sep 21st 2015, 8:44 PM 24,521 Views 20 Comments

We all have a story to tell.

# stories - Sunday 2 August, 2015

'He's my best friend, my right-hand man' - Look out for these lovely photo stories around Dublin
# Humans Of Dublin
# Humans Of Dublin

'He's my best friend, my right-hand man' - Look out for these lovely photo stories around Dublin

Aug 2nd 2015, 10:15 AM 18,399 Views 8 Comments

If you’re as soft as us they might make you a little emotional.

# stories - Monday 27 July, 2015

35 Bill Cosby accusers speak out to New York Magazine
# Stories
# Stories

35 Bill Cosby accusers speak out to New York Magazine

Jul 27th 2015, 9:09 AM 23,958 Views 37 Comments

The women range in age from their early 20s to 80.

# stories - Sunday 17 May, 2015

8 important thoughts and feelings about Daniel O'Donnell
# Wee Daniel
From The Daily Edge
# Wee Daniel

8 important thoughts and feelings about Daniel O'Donnell

May 17th 2015, 11:44 AM 7,984 Views 2 Comments

He is bae.

# stories - Sunday 10 May, 2015

Homeless tour guides show tourists what Drogheda has to offer
# Storytellers
# Storytellers

Homeless tour guides show tourists what Drogheda has to offer

May 10th 2015, 8:30 AM 12,969 Views 23 Comments

The walking tours programme has trained people are are homeless or previously lived on the streets to help give them more independence.

# stories - Monday 27 April, 2015

Dublin got an official Snapchat story. It made everyone cringe.
# Story Bud
From The Daily Edge
# Story Bud

Dublin got an official Snapchat story. It made everyone cringe.

Apr 27th 2015, 9:13 AM 11,182 Views 1 Comment

Jig, anyone?

# stories - Monday 3 November, 2014

Heirs of Sherlock Holmes author had their petition refused by US Supreme Court today
# Copyright
# Copyright

Heirs of Sherlock Holmes author had their petition refused by US Supreme Court today

Nov 3rd 2014, 10:13 PM 9,595 Views 4 Comments

A court ruling stands that some of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s stories are no longer in copyright.

# stories - Friday 31 October, 2014

#ScaryStoriesIn5Words is the best trend on Halloween Twitter
# Terror
From The Daily Edge
# Terror

#ScaryStoriesIn5Words is the best trend on Halloween Twitter

Oct 31st 2014, 7:51 AM 3,555 Views 4 Comments

*shiver*

# stories - Thursday 28 August, 2014

# stories - Saturday 26 July, 2014

This crowdsourcing project wants to animate Irish people's memories
# Tell Your Story
# Tell Your Story

This crowdsourcing project wants to animate Irish people's memories

Jul 26th 2014, 2:03 PM 6,457 Views 2 Comments

“Some will make you laugh, others might make you cry – but they are all genuine Irish stories told from the heart,” the project co-ordinator said.

# stories - Sunday 13 July, 2014

Did you live along the border during the Troubles? This project is seeking your voice...
# Border Counties
# Border Counties

Did you live along the border during the Troubles? This project is seeking your voice...

Jul 13th 2014, 10:15 AM 10,231 Views 51 Comments

The Border Lives storytelling project is collecting comments and stories from people who used to lived in the border counties during the Northern Ireland conflict.

# stories - Thursday 16 January, 2014

# stories - Saturday 14 December, 2013

7 weird things that happened this week
# Mad World
From The Daily Edge
# Mad World

7 weird things that happened this week

Dec 14th 2013, 10:15 AM 17,187 Views 7 Comments

An Instagram account leads to 142 felony charges, the Queen’s nuts, and a penis-biting snake – the bizarre news stories you might have missed.

# stories - Sunday 23 June, 2013

23 glorious items from local newspapers
# In Other News
From The Daily Edge
# In Other News

23 glorious items from local newspapers

Jun 23rd 2013, 8:15 PM 27,858 Views 21 Comments

Community reporting at its finest.

Exhibition brings Irish emigration stories to life
# Huddled Masses
# Huddled Masses

Exhibition brings Irish emigration stories to life

Jun 23rd 2013, 10:30 AM 10,252 Views 14 Comments

Irish emigration to America is explored in a new exhibition in Dublin’s Little Museum.

# stories - Wednesday 19 June, 2013

Does Michelle Obama think Irish people are "ugly m*****f*****s"?
# Satire
# Satire

Does Michelle Obama think Irish people are "ugly m*****f*****s"?

Jun 19th 2013, 3:37 PM 52,474 Views 63 Comments

A satirical article managed to fool hundreds of Americans, who branded the First Lady a “disgrace”

# stories - Sunday 24 February, 2013

Here are 13 of our favourite sporting anecdotes
# Stories
From The42
# Stories

Here are 13 of our favourite sporting anecdotes

Feb 24th 2013, 8:00 PM 20,080 Views 9 Comments

Including Niall Quinn on Jack Charlton and various people on a young Jonah Lomu.

# stories - Wednesday 23 January, 2013

Two out of work filmmakers launch creative app for exploring Dublin
# Tell Us A Story
# Tell Us A Story

Two out of work filmmakers launch creative app for exploring Dublin

Jan 23rd 2013, 2:48 PM 9,117 Views 19 Comments

The app features audio clips and videos of people around the city telling stories about their lives and experiences in Dublin.

# stories - Tuesday 1 January, 2013

Column: Why Irish ‘chick lit’ is the true barometer of our time
# Read Me
# Read Me

Column: Why Irish ‘chick lit’ is the true barometer of our time

Jan 1st 2013, 7:30 PM 661 Views 21 Comments

Following in the footsteps of Maeve Binchy, Irish female authors are capturing what really matters to people today, writes novelist Michelle Jackson.

# stories - Wednesday 26 December, 2012

Here are our top 10 most tweeted articles in 2012
# Review 2012
# Review 2012

Here are our top 10 most tweeted articles in 2012

Dec 26th 2012, 7:00 PM 7,760 Views 3 Comments

From Maeve Binchy to the fatal Swedish House Mafia concert, these are TheJournal.ie stories which were shared the most on Twitter this year.

# stories - Saturday 27 October, 2012

6 ways Ireland is seriously spooky
# Halloween
From The Daily Edge
# Halloween

6 ways Ireland is seriously spooky

Oct 27th 2012, 6:00 PM 22,913 Views 34 Comments

Frightening placenames, cholera epidemics that inspired Bram Stoker, and featuring in episodes of Murder She wrote…

# stories - Tuesday 31 July, 2012

New Yorker journalist resigns after fabricating Bob Dylan quotes
# Oops
# Oops

New Yorker journalist resigns after fabricating Bob Dylan quotes

Jul 31st 2012, 9:04 AM 5,647 Views 10 Comments

Journalist and author Jonah Lehrer has had his latest book pulled from shelves over quotes that ‘didn’t exist’.

# stories - Sunday 29 July, 2012

Olympic Village: Day Two, wrap
# London 2012
From The42
# London 2012

Olympic Village: Day Two, wrap

Jul 29th 2012, 10:44 PM 8,528 Views 5 Comments

More shocks in the pool on a day when Team GB got their first medals and Team Ireland showed green shoots of promise.

# stories - Sunday 20 May, 2012

Read: Kidnappings and lost cousins - amazing real-life transport stories
# Travelogue
# Travelogue

Read: Kidnappings and lost cousins - amazing real-life transport stories

May 20th 2012, 5:00 PM 5,202 Views 6 Comments

From mistaken identities to mysterious mittens – artist Theresa Nanigian collected these incredible, touching tales from drivers and passengers.

# stories - Wednesday 25 April, 2012

# stories - Friday 25 November, 2011

Disappointment expressed over taxi driver's Travellers comment
# Taxi Driver
# Taxi Driver

Disappointment expressed over taxi driver's Travellers comment

Nov 25th 2011, 3:48 PM 7,443 Views 46 Comments

A Cork taxi driver has written a book about his work experiences – but has managed to offend some thanks to his very strong opinions.