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Irish farmers go topless for a good cause

By admin / October 8, 2015

The popular Irish Farmers Calendar is back with 12 new farmers who, together with their beloved livestock, have decided to (partially) take their clothes off to raise funds for Bóthar, a charity organisation with the aim of “sending livestock to the developing world”. The latest release will feature men from Kilkenny, Dublin, Kerry, Mayo and […]

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Computing company plans to offer 200 jobs in Dublin

By admin / October 7, 2015

Software development and cloud computing company Workday has just opened its new European headquarters in Dublin and its looking for employees. The American company is expecting to create 200 jobs over the next 3 years. The new Dublin office will focus on product and technology development, customer support, services, data centre operations and sales. You […]

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Houses outside of Dublin are getting more expensive

By admin / October 6, 2015

Bad news if you’re looking to buy a house in Ireland. The last house price report by Daft.ie, one of the most important property websites in the country, shows homes outside the capital have increased in price by 13% over the past year. On the other hand, it shows that inflation in Dublin house prices has fallen […]

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Mira Rai, from child soldier to international athlete

By admin / October 6, 2015

From a tiny hilltop village in Eastern Nepal, like most girls in Nepal, Mira’s young life was very active: walking to school, doing farm work, hauling water from the bottom of the hill, walking days to the market and returning with a heavy load. That’s how the story of Mira Rai, the Nepalese trail runner […]

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50,000 low-pay workers to receive higher salaries

By admin / October 1, 2015

The cleaning and security sectors are amongst the ones with a higher number of foreign employees and also with lower salaries. Today, this situation has improved a little, after new wage agreements for these sectors were signed into law. The Minister for Employment, Ged Nash, stated that the reform will involve 30,000 cleaning and 20,000 […]

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Titanic’s last lunch menu sold for 78.000€

By admin / October 1, 2015

A wide selection of meats, fish, vegetables and cheeses, many prepared in luxurious ways. That was the menu that the passengers of the Titanic enjoyed on the 14th of April, 1912, just one day before the opulent transatlantic tragically sinked in the Atlantic Ocean, taking the lives of more than 1.500 passengers and the crew. […]

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Accenture to offer 200 jobs in Dublin

By admin / September 30, 2015

Looking for a job in the technology sector? Then we have good news for you! Accenture, an international consulting firm, has announced that it will be opening a new research facility in Dublin as part of a plan to expand its “expertise in cognitive computing, Internet of Things, advanced analytics, security and digital marketing”. Over […]

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Star Wars characters become stamps

By admin / September 25, 2015

The British postal service released a pack of stamps to celebrate the return of the series. If you have a friend who is a Star Wars fan, you can now send a letter to theirm with a seal Darth Vader. Sure it will never be thrown away. The Royal Mail , United Kingdom mail service, […]

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Selfies kill more humans than shark attacks

By admin / September 24, 2015

A survey shows that taking a picture of yourself can be more dangerous than swimming with sharks. A study conducted by Mashable technology site shows that the number of deaths caused by selfies in 2015 is higher than deaths caused by shark attacks . There were 12 fatal accidents caused by the act of taking […]

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Festival remembers Ireland\’s fight for independence

By admin / September 22, 2015

The Dublin Festival of History starts this Friday with discussions, historical walks of the city, writing workshops and films. What can we learn by visiting a cemetery? According to the organizers of Dublin History Festival, a walking tour of Grangegorman Military Cemetery can teach us about one of the most important chapters of Ireland’s history: […]

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