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Teachers worried over Junior Cert changes

Teachers worried over Junior Cert changes

Proposed changes to the Junior Cert system have raised concerns amongst the teachers' unions in Ireland.…

A change of tune for Eminem as star apologises to mom in latest album

A change of tune for Eminem as star apologises to mom in latest album

The Marshall Mathers LP2 is not only as a cunningly, crafted sequel to the first MMLP but introduces an interesting combination of new stories.…

Merchants holds ‘key’ to homelessness

Merchants holds ‘key’ to homelessness

Understaffing poses a huge issue for Merchants Quay Ireland (MQI) and current workers are finding it increasingly difficult to cope with the growing demand, reports Josephine Gallagher.…

Dublin Mayor sleeps rough for charity

Dublin Mayor sleeps rough for charity

On 18 October Dublin mayor Oisín Quinn will take part in Focus Ireland’s ‘Shine a Light’ campaign by sleeping rough in the Iveagh Gardens, along with a hundred other businessmen…

National Children’s Hospital to be built by 2018

National Children’s Hospital to be built by 2018

The Minister for health Dr. James Reilly has confirmed that the new National Children’s Hospital (NCH) is set to be built on the St James’s hospital site by 2018. Previous…

Launch of Magdalene Laundries history project

Launch of Magdalene Laundries history project

The launch of the The Magdalene Institutions: Recording an Oral and Archival History project took place in Liberty Hall on the 28 October.…

Liberties, égalité, fraternité

Liberties, égalité, fraternité

The Liberties Dublin 8 still holds highest share of couples in civil partnerships in the capital…

Liberties resident abandoned by City Council

Liberties resident abandoned by City Council

Unsuitable accommodation and anti-social behaviour is making home a hell for the longest remaining resident of St Teresa’s Gardens.…

Talks over funding for St Teresa’s Gardens

Talks over funding for St Teresa’s Gardens

Residents of St Teresa’s Gardens are still waiting on confirmation from the Government on whether funding will be made available for new housing, as part of the regeneration project.…

Demolition begins in Teresa’s Gardens

Demolition begins in Teresa’s Gardens

On 11 February, two building blocks in St Teresa’s Gardens were demolished - first step in over three years towards regenerating the flat complex. …

History of the stone underneath DIT Aungier Street

Josephine Gallagher reveals the interesting history behind DIT Aungier Street.…

Whitefriar Street Church priest’s take on pope resignation

Whitefriar Street Church priest’s take on pope resignation

Liberties priest Fr Bernard Murphy has said the Catholic community “will be taken aback” by Pope Benedict XVI’s announcement to step down...…

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