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# community - Sunday 11 August, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Recession pushes Laois communities into action on sustainability Sustainbility This post contains images

Recession pushes Laois communities into action on sustainability

The Leaf project has been working for the last three years to get communities in the county working together on all aspects of sustainable development.

# community - Friday 26 July, 2013

From The Daily Edge A comprehensive rundown of the most annoying neighbours in existence Keep On Movin'

# community - Tuesday 9 July, 2013

From TheJournal.ie The 9 at 9: Tuesday 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Tuesday

Here are the nine stories you need to know this morning.

# community - Tuesday 25 June, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Column: The recession has brought my community together – and guess what we created? Opinion

Column: The recession has brought my community together – and guess what we created?

Necessity is the mother of invention, a fact the small community of Kilfinane in Co Limerick knows well. With young people leaving in search of work, townspeople have come together to create a special event in the shadow of the Ballyhoura mountains.

# community - Monday 20 May, 2013

From TheJournal.ie New road maintenance scheme asks local communities to contribute funding Roads

New road maintenance scheme asks local communities to contribute funding

The government is investing €10.6 million in the scheme but communities will have to come up with the rest of the €14 million to repair the roads.

# community - Thursday 16 May, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Local authorities to be quizzed on Traveller housing allocations Community

Local authorities to be quizzed on Traveller housing allocations

In 2010, less than half the money allocated for Traveller housing was drawn down by councils.

# community - Friday 10 May, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Column: The Ohio kidnappings bring the issue of ‘missing persons’ into sharp focus Opinion

Column: The Ohio kidnappings bring the issue of ‘missing persons’ into sharp focus

About 4,000 people go missing for a time in Ireland each year – and the emotional impact on their loved ones, who live with ongoing uncertainty and questions, is immense. They must be given proper support, writes, Dermot Browne.

# community - Friday 19 April, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Council of Europe report finds continuing difficulties for Irish Travellers Travellers

Council of Europe report finds continuing difficulties for Irish Travellers

The Council of Europe report expresses concern about discrimination against Travellers in accessing the labour market.

# community - Tuesday 16 April, 2013

From TheJournal.ie New information booklet launched to help those bereaved through suicide Cork

New information booklet launched to help those bereaved through suicide

The booklet, ‘Lighting the way’, contains a listing of national supports such as websites, helpline contact details along with other supports offered locally.

# community - Saturday 13 April, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Column: Should there be alcohol advertising in sport? Read Me

Column: Should there be alcohol advertising in sport?

As a recovering alcoholic I should say that alcohol advertising and sponsorship has no place in sport, but I can’t: I know there are few options for sports clubs and I need my GAA club to stay open, writes an anonymous contributor.

# community - Thursday 28 March, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Column: It's time to tackle decline in rural Ireland Opinion

Column: It's time to tackle decline in rural Ireland

Rural Ireland is experiencing a demise, with empty shop buildings, damaged roads and a lack of essential services. Action needs to be taken now or we could see whole parts of the country uninhabited, writes John Verling.

# community - Thursday 21 March, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Community pulls together to get local woman back in her home after fire Dalkey This post contains videos This post contains images

Community pulls together to get local woman back in her home after fire

Grainne Nelligan’s home and business were both destroyed in the fire two months ago.

# community - Wednesday 27 February, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Charity launches Ireland's first Alcohol Awareness Week Alcohol

Charity launches Ireland's first Alcohol Awareness Week

The Alcohol Forum said there is evidence that communities have a major role to play in starting a process of mindset and culture change.

# community - Friday 25 January, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Callinan: Gardaí will not lose contact with community due to cutbacks Garda

Callinan: Gardaí will not lose contact with community due to cutbacks

Commissioner Callinan said that he is committed to “policing through people and not through buildings or bricks and mortar”.

# community - Wednesday 9 January, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Dutch priest to display photos of Church quitters Religion

Dutch priest to display photos of Church quitters

Many Catholics in the country were shocked by the Pope’s recent call to “fight” gay marriage.

# community - Thursday 27 December, 2012

From TheJournal.ie Over 1.1 million have now paid the Household Charge - Hogan Community

Over 1.1 million have now paid the Household Charge - Hogan

Hogan thanked all those who had registered their properties and paid the charge, saying €113.35 million has been collected and reallocated to local authorities.

# community - Saturday 8 December, 2012

From TheJournal.ie Column: Why I joined Dublin’s first Irish-speaking GAA club Opinion

Column: Why I joined Dublin’s first Irish-speaking GAA club

There were no social situations where Irish speakers could use the language. Na Gaeil Óga – an all-Irish GAA club – could change that, writes Ciarán Mac Fhearghusa.

# community - Monday 19 November, 2012

From TheJournal.ie Calls made for end to cuts at Navan Hospital Navan

Calls made for end to cuts at Navan Hospital

Sinn Féin’s Peadar Toibín told TheJournal.ie that they are calling for services to be retained and cuts to be stopped

# community - Tuesday 6 November, 2012

From TheJournal.ie Column: Most would jump at the chance to work at home, but it has its downsides Opinion

Column: Most would jump at the chance to work at home, but it has its downsides

Working at home is not as relaxing as one might think, writes Ann-Marie Scully who says she even misses the morning commute.

# community - Monday 22 October, 2012

From TheJournal.ie Wisconsin man opens fire at salon, killing three Shooting

Wisconsin man opens fire at salon, killing three

Radcliffe Franklin Haughton’s wife worked at the salon. Four people were injured during the rampage.

# community - Thursday 18 October, 2012

From TheJournal.ie €5 million funding planned for local The Gathering events - and more to come The Gathering

€5 million funding planned for local The Gathering events - and more to come

Fine Gael Mayo Deputy Michelle Mulherin said the funding is great news which will help people in planning community activities during the event.

# community - Thursday 20 September, 2012

From TheJournal.ie Column: Young people do care about more than drinking, smoking & fighting Opinion

Column: Young people do care about more than drinking, smoking & fighting

Today’s youth want to be involved in building Ireland’s future, writes Daithí de Buitléir.

# community - Sunday 16 September, 2012

From TheJournal.ie How Neighbourhood Watch schemes have boomed since the recession Crime

How Neighbourhood Watch schemes have boomed since the recession

There has been a 30 per cent increase in Neighbourhood Watch schemes around the country in recent years.

# community - Thursday 5 July, 2012

From TheJournal.ie Column: We don’t know our neighbours anymore. Let’s change that. Opinion

Column: We don’t know our neighbours anymore. Let’s change that.

Changes in Irish society have meant people lost touch with the communities around them, writes Alan Jagoe.

# community - Sunday 1 July, 2012

From TheJournal.ie Have you checked on your elderly neighbour lately? Community

Have you checked on your elderly neighbour lately?

Friends of the Elderly is asking people to keep an eye on any elderly neighbours during the summer months.

# community - Monday 18 June, 2012

From The Daily Edge How to get to Know Your Neighbour Come Together This post contains images

How to get to Know Your Neighbour

Community get-together weekend is coming up in July – here are some inventive ideas to get your event started…

# community - Thursday 17 May, 2012

From TheJournal.ie Column: How helping others makes you happier AND healthier Opinion

Column: How helping others makes you happier AND healthier

Volunteering has increased dramatically in the recession. Anna Lee describes how anybody can be a volunteer – and it might even do you good.

# community - Friday 30 March, 2012

From TheJournal.ie 7 sexy graphs and maps from Census 2011 Census 2011

7 sexy graphs and maps from Census 2011

Yes, we said sexy. And we said it about statistics.

# community - Thursday 29 March, 2012

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Do you think there should be 'open prisons'? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you think there should be 'open prisons'?

There are 19 inmates on the run from open prisons in Ireland. Only 6 per cent of our total prison population is in an open centre. Do we need them at all? You decide…

# community - Friday 6 January, 2012

From TheJournal.ie Column: ‘People have thrown eggs at me, but Ireland is my home’ Opinion

Column: ‘People have thrown eggs at me, but Ireland is my home’

Timi Martins moved to Ireland from Nigeria as a teenager in 1996. He told TheJournal.ie about Irish attitudes and his experiences – both good and bad.

# community - Saturday 17 December, 2011

From TheJournal.ie Top 10 readers' comments of the week Readers' Comments

Top 10 readers' comments of the week

Here’s our round-up of the wittiest, most thought-provoking and original comments you made this week…

# community - Tuesday 13 December, 2011

From TheJournal.ie Planned 'superdump' in North Dublin cancelled Superdump

Planned 'superdump' in North Dublin cancelled

The controversial landfill in Lusk which was first proposed in 1997 had been opposed by the local community.

# community - Saturday 10 December, 2011

From TheJournal.ie Top 10 readers' comments this week Readers' Comments

Top 10 readers' comments this week

Here’s our round-up of the wittiest, most thought-provoking, and original comments you made this week…

# community - Saturday 3 December, 2011

From TheJournal.ie In pictures: march against cuts to youth and community projects Protest This post contains images

In pictures: march against cuts to youth and community projects

A colourful march of community groups and others took place in the capital today.

# community - Friday 25 November, 2011

From TheJournal.ie Immigrants in Ireland are 'under siege', say black community leaders Racism

Immigrants in Ireland are 'under siege', say black community leaders

Community leaders said that there is evidence of widespread attacks against immigrants in Ireland.

# community - Tuesday 22 November, 2011

From TheJournal.ie Fine Gael investigating Mayor's race comments Controversy

Fine Gael investigating Mayor's race comments

The party has distanced itself from comments made by the Mayor of Naas, Fine Gael councillor Darren Scully, who said he will no longer be dealing with ‘black Africans’ in his constituency.

# community - Monday 7 November, 2011

From TheJournal.ie Fireworks display under investigation following UK crash Crash

Fireworks display under investigation following UK crash

Police are investigating the possibility that black smoke seen on the M5 may have been connected to a fireworks display at a nearby rugby club.

# community - Sunday 6 November, 2011

From TheJournal.ie Seven confirmed dead after M5 crash, as search for bodies concludes M5 This post contains images

Seven confirmed dead after M5 crash, as search for bodies concludes

Police have finished sifting through the wreckage and have confirmed that no further bodies have been found.

# community - Friday 28 October, 2011

From TheJournal.ie Thousands expected at Macra's Rally in Cork Macra

Thousands expected at Macra's Rally in Cork

Minister for Agriculture is due to open this year’s annual conference this evening.

# community - Monday 10 October, 2011

From TheJournal.ie Call for creation of official sex offenders register Sex Offenders

Call for creation of official sex offenders register

Independent TD Denis Naughten says address notification breaches by offenders shows system is not protecting children.