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Online Courses You Can Do at Home

With each passing day of the Irish version of a lockdown, and once all the other chores you have been putting off are all ticked off the checklist – what…

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Switching on cancer gene could treat heart disease

Researchers trying to turn off a gene that allows cancers to spread have made a surprising U-turn. By making the gene overactive and functional in the hearts of mice, they…

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Work from Home: The G2 Guide

Expect more! G2 is giving tips to work from home. https://learn.g2.com/hub/wfh-week

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22 Books That Expand Your Mind and Change The Way You Live

1. Man’s Search For Meaning by Victor Frankl I still think about this book almost daily, years after I first read it. What happened to millions of Jews 70 years ago,…

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5 Books Anyone Over 60 Should Read

Mark Twain once said, “Age is an issue of mind over matter. If you don’t mind, it doesn’t matter.” So, while we don’t have a choice when it comes to…

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MOST BORROWED BOOKS OF 2019 REVEALED IN LEAD UP TO NATIONAL LIBRARY OPEN DAY, FEBRUARY 29TH

Details of the 20 books and authors borrowed most often from Irish public libraries in 2019 have been published by the Local Government Management Agency (LGMA), which compiles the information…

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Donegal Garda Youth Awards celebrates Outstanding Young People at ceremony

The Donegal Joint Policing Committee were pleased to host the Donegal Garda Youth Awards on Friday 14 February 2020 in the County House in Lifford. The Awards celebrated outstanding by…

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A new design for Howth Old Courthouse as refurbishment works begins

The Old Courthouse of Howth is set to have a new look as refurbishments on the historic structure on Harbour Road are underway and set to continue over the next…

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What to do in your garden in January

Cold January days are the perfect opportunity for planning your garden for the following year. The snowdrops are beginning to emerge from the ground, scented shrubs are beginning to flourish…

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A broken engagement and murderous revenge on Eyre Square

Thomas Parry had one thing on his mind when he visited Galway on July 29th, 1884. On a Monday evening in late July, Thomas Parry boarded a train to Galway….

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Age Friendly Learning Opportunities at DCU

DCU is committed to widening access to higher education, this includes enhancing the lives of older members of the community through innovative educational,  health and wellness programmes, arts and cultural…

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Life above Everything: Lucian Freud and Jack B. Yeats

Life above Everything is a major exhibition that brings together the work of two acknowledged masters, Lucian Freud and Jack B. Yeats. Exploring the affinities and interconnections between these two…

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Christmas 2019

Adults’ Eco Christmas Crafts – Sunday 1st December

Adults’ Eco Christmas Crafts – Are you dreaming of a green Christmas? Make your own unique eco-conscious gifts with biodegradable, seed infused paper and reduce your waste this holiday season….

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Why Our Ancestors Drilled Holes in Each Other’s Skulls

For a large part of human prehistory, people around the world practised trepanation: a crude surgical procedure that involves forming a hole in the skull of a living person by…

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Joe Veselsky – Trinity’s Oldest Student

Joe Veselsky is Trinity’s oldest student and is an inspiring example of lifelong learning. Joe (as he is known) has taken extra-mural courses in the School of Histories and Humanities…

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Bram Stoker – Author (1847–1912)

Irish writer Bram Stoker is best known for authoring the classic 19th century horror novel ‘Dracula.’ Who Was Bram Stoker? Born in Ireland in 1847, Bram Stoker studied mathematics at…

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8 Facts you never knew about Croke Park

In 1913, the GAA came into exclusive ownership of the Jones’ Road sports ground when they purchased it for £3,500 from Frank Dineen. The ground was then renamed Croke Park…

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Under The Cover of ‘The Making of a Detective’

‘The Making of a Detective’ is a new book by retired Detective Garda Pat Marry from Mullingar that reveals the inside stories of a number of high profile investigations he…

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10 things to do in your garden in Autumn

1. Mulch vegetable beds and herbaceous borders; this will benefit the texture and structure of the soil, so your plants will be stronger the following season. 2. Now is the…

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The Indefatigable Explorer: Why Bill Bryson is Still Travelling the World

Bill Bryson is 67. His books have sold to millions of people around the world. He’s been happily married for 44 years and has enough children and grandchildren to field…

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Road Safety Review at Store Street Garda Station

Ahead of the August Bank Holiday weekend, An Garda Síochána and the Road Safety Authority (RSA) will publish a road safety progress review, covering the period January 1 – July…

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Young Drivers Experience Serious Road Accidents

Cork County Council has launched a new road safety awareness programme called ‘Your Life – Your Choice’, using Virtual Reality (VR) Technology to stimulate a serious road accident. The programme…

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A Huge Lake Of Liquid Water Has Been Found On Mars

For decades we have searched for water on Mars, and we’ve found very little, either in the form of trickles on the surface or frozen as ice. But an incredible…

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Staying Hydrated In The Fantastic Weather

With the fantastic weather set to continue through this weekend and beyond, as is traditional here in Ireland for the State Exam season, staying hydrated is something to keep at…

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