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No bites yet, but dog walking is anything but easy
As part of our Odd Jobs series TheJournal.ie spoke to Stephen Robinson from Dog Walkers Dublin.
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"Some people keep me as their little secret..." - What's life like for a personal shopper?
Natalie Svikle has built up a booming business catering to others’ retail needs. “Personal shopping is no longer the prerogative of the wealthy,” she tells TheJournal.ie.
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"Diving for dead bodies is an experience unlike anything else in this world" - a lifetime in the Garda sub-aqua unit
“Not everyone can do this job, to put it mildly” – Tosh Lavery spent 30 years working as a Garda diver.
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A handy number: Life as a hand model pays up to €135 an hour
As part of our odd jobs series TheJournal.ie spoke to Emily Grimson, a professional hand model.
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Dread being a bridesmaid? This woman does it for a living...
26-year-old New Yorker Jen Glantz has been working as a bridesmaid for hire for over a year.
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What's it like to eat sandwiches for a living? We asked an expert to find out...
As part of our odd jobs series, Ian Mullin told us what it’s like to work as head of innovation for Freshways Food Co.
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Chimney sweep? It's a dirty job, but someone's got to do it...
For the latest in our Odd Jobs series we talked to chimney sweep Karl Walsh of DublinChimneySweep.com.
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What does it take to become a children's entertainer? We asked one to find out
It is not an industry for the faint hearted.
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Is the food in those perfectly sculpted ads fake? We asked an expert
For the first in our Odd Jobs series, we spoke to food stylist Johan van der Merwe.
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7 things you never knew you wanted to know how to do
Why haven’t you been scrambling eggs in their shells the whole time?