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Ireland has highest rate of homeless women in Europe

By Neha Katoch / July 11, 2017

Research conducted by Trinity College Dublin shows that 42% of the homeless people in Ireland are women, rising to 47% in Dublin. In Europe, the rate is much lower where women typically account for between 20% and 33% of the homeless population. The research also mentioned a number of causes and results of the increasing […]

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Ireland ranked 4th in highest teen suicide rate

By Neha Katoch / June 19, 2017

As per the findings of a new research by UNICEF, Ireland has the fourth highest teen suicide rate in the EU/OECD region. The organisation’s latest Report – “Building the Future: Children and the Sustainable Development Goals in Rich Countries”, that analyses the status of children in 41 high-income countries in relation to the Sustainable Development […]

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Migrant children lag behind in English reading: Survey

By Neha Katoch / June 16, 2017

According to the findings based on the evidence of the performance of nine-year-old students from Growing Up in Ireland survey, migrant students in Ireland fall behind in English reading as compared to Irish peers and this gap is largest for East European children. In other subjects such as Maths, the differences in achievement between Irish […]

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Four hurt in Munich shooting incident

By Neha Katoch / June 13, 2017

A german police woman and 3 others were injured in a shooting incident early Tuesday morning at a Munich subway station. Munich police tweeted that the policewoman’s injuries were serious and several other people had been injured. Also the suspect was taken into custody. The incident took place on Tuesday morning during a police check […]

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Ukrainians now have visa-free access to EU

By Neha Katoch / June 12, 2017

Ukrainians can now travel to Europe without a visa. The visa-free access for Ukraine started on Sunday, June 11 after Ukraine President Petro Poroshenko opened a symbolic visa-free door to Europe, and met Slovak President Andrej Kiska, at the Uzhgorod border checkpoint. Ukrainians celebrated the first day of visa-free access to the European Union, with […]

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Cruinniú na Cásca at the National Library this Easter Monday

By admin / April 12, 2017

The National Library of Ireland provides Cruinniú na Cásca talks, which is a public event to promote Irish culture and heritage. The event takes place on 17th April between 11am and 5.30pm.On this day, The National Library gives you free access to exhibitions. Enjoy  your time in a reading room and take part in talks. […]

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Free Entrance to OPW Heritage Sites

By admin / April 4, 2017

On the first Wednesday of every month, OPW Heritage in Ireland gives you the chance to visit amazing places in Dublin for free. During the tour, you will visit Phoenix Park, for instance, which is the largest public park in Europe. It was originally formed in 1660 for royal hunting and opened for the public […]

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Irish medieval town – Kilkenny

By admin / March 31, 2017

Kilkenny is a small town in southern Ireland. It is considered the medieval capital of Ireland. Firstly, what you will definitely see is the castle. The huge majestic castle is raising up on a hill. In front of the castle there is a huge park, where you can relax with your friends or family. The […]

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Franco-Irish Literature Festival

By admin / March 28, 2017

Both English and French literature and artists are known all around the world. On 31th March, the 18th Franco-Irish Festival takes place in Dublin. It celebrates the friendship between France, French-speaking countries and Ireland. The Franco-Irish Committee carefully chose artists and writers, who had a huge influence on literature. On Friday there will be a […]

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