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#Society

# society - Tuesday 6 April, 2021

Opinion: In praise of Ireland's social entrepreneurs, making waves in a pandemic
# Business Matters
From TheJournal.ie
# Business Matters

Opinion: In praise of Ireland's social entrepreneurs, making waves in a pandemic

Apr 6th 2021, 10:43 AM 9,849 Views 2 Comments

Siobhán O’Keeffe of Social Entrepreneurs Ireland outlines the important work many entrepreneurs with a social conscience have been doing in the last year.

# society - Friday 2 October, 2020

Opinion: 'The pandemic isn't down to one reckless group - it's because of the contagiousness of Covid-19'
# Opinion
From TheJournal.ie
# Opinion

Opinion: 'The pandemic isn't down to one reckless group - it's because of the contagiousness of Covid-19'

Oct 2nd 2020, 7:00 AM 60,943 Views 32 Comments

Behavioural expert Dr Shane Timmons says that disapproval from the right sources is the key to fighting non-compliance.

# society - Friday 14 August, 2020

Dr Anthony O'Connor: 'The rhetoric of “all being in it together” is dead'
# Opinion
From TheJournal.ie
# Opinion

Dr Anthony O'Connor: 'The rhetoric of “all being in it together” is dead'

Aug 14th 2020, 7:00 AM 54,304 Views 52 Comments

What we now reap is the harvest of decades of inaction on what voters just six short months ago told us were the major issues affecting our society, writes Dr Anthony O’Connor.

# society - Wednesday 10 April, 2019

Brides and grooms are still getting older (but only in opposite sex marriages)
# Love And Marriage
From TheJournal.ie
# Love And Marriage

Brides and grooms are still getting older (but only in opposite sex marriages)

Apr 10th 2019, 2:01 PM 16,275 Views 18 Comments

Same sex marriages still happen at a later age, but this is changing.

# society - Saturday 23 February, 2019

'I'm like: I just got a medal for my country, so why am I being scrutinised over the colour of my skin?'
# Racism
# Racism

'I'm like: I just got a medal for my country, so why am I being scrutinised over the colour of my skin?'

Feb 23rd 2019, 10:00 AM 74,616 Views 72 Comments

Rianna Jarrett and Gina Akpe-Moses discuss race, Irish society and sport.

# society - Tuesday 25 December, 2018

The Sick and Indigent Roomkeepers Society: Dublin's oldest charity and its plan to make it to 2040
# Helping Hand
From TheJournal.ie
# Helping Hand

The Sick and Indigent Roomkeepers Society: Dublin's oldest charity and its plan to make it to 2040

Dec 25th 2018, 10:00 PM 25,172 Views 7 Comments

The former headquarters is a landmark in Dublin City Centre.

# society - Thursday 12 July, 2018

Taoiseach says gardaí will have to work 'anti-social' hours for the good of society
# Working Hours
From TheJournal.ie
# Working Hours

Taoiseach says gardaí will have to work 'anti-social' hours for the good of society

Jul 12th 2018, 7:31 AM 30,794 Views 106 Comments

Leo Varadkar said there are 600 more gardaí now than two years ago.

# society - Thursday 28 June, 2018

Panda conservation is worth billions of dollars a year
# Conservation
From TheJournal.ie
# Conservation

Panda conservation is worth billions of dollars a year

Jun 28th 2018, 11:01 AM 15,575 Views 9 Comments

A new study looked at pandas and their reserves, and compared them in 1980 to today.

# society - Sunday 18 March, 2018

German minister criticised for saying Islam is 'not part of Germany'
# Integration
From TheJournal.ie
# Integration

German minister criticised for saying Islam is 'not part of Germany'

Mar 18th 2018, 7:30 AM 11,081 Views 70 Comments

Germany’s Muslim community is estimated to be about 4.5 million.

# society - Friday 16 March, 2018

How many people in Ireland are aged over 100? The CSO published a load of stats about society
# Census
From TheJournal.ie
# Census

How many people in Ireland are aged over 100? The CSO published a load of stats about society

Mar 16th 2018, 3:56 PM 45,378 Views 36 Comments

Ireland, in numbers.

# society - Tuesday 23 May, 2017

Hindu chef unfairly dismissed after going on prayer leave after his dad died
# Work Relations Commission
From TheJournal.ie
# Work Relations Commission

Hindu chef unfairly dismissed after going on prayer leave after his dad died

May 23rd 2017, 4:31 PM 19,108 Views 44 Comments

The chef was required to mourn for 40 days.

# society - Thursday 11 May, 2017

Census 2016: Donegal people are loyal to their home and there are plenty of blow-ins in Meath
# Snapshot Of Ireland
From TheJournal.ie
# Snapshot Of Ireland

Census 2016: Donegal people are loyal to their home and there are plenty of blow-ins in Meath

May 11th 2017, 1:00 PM 15,774 Views 32 Comments

The latest batch of Census results have been released.

# society - Thursday 13 April, 2017

The average age for Irish brides and grooms is getting older and older
# Settling Down
From TheJournal.ie
# Settling Down

The average age for Irish brides and grooms is getting older and older

Apr 13th 2017, 1:26 PM 45,821 Views 49 Comments

For men it’s nearly 36 and for women it’s nearly 34.

# society - Friday 3 March, 2017

Abortion as an option in Ireland? Just 28% are in favour of it
# Appetite For Repeal
From TheJournal.ie
# Appetite For Repeal

Abortion as an option in Ireland? Just 28% are in favour of it

Mar 3rd 2017, 7:52 AM 22,102 Views 236 Comments

Most people are opposed to a choice in all circumstances.

# society - Wednesday 1 March, 2017

Here's how many multi-millionaires Ireland gained last year
# The Super Rich
From TheJournal.ie
# The Super Rich

Here's how many multi-millionaires Ireland gained last year

Mar 1st 2017, 8:12 AM 28,700 Views 48 Comments

Some people are doing very well.

# society - Tuesday 17 January, 2017

Only 8% of working-age Travellers have completed the Leaving Cert
# Education
From TheJournal.ie
# Education

Only 8% of working-age Travellers have completed the Leaving Cert

Jan 17th 2017, 6:01 AM 13,132 Views 66 Comments

The level of educational disadvantage has been laid out in a new report.

# society - Friday 11 November, 2016

Anxious and full of self-doubt? It might be the quarterlife crisis
# Under Pressure
From TheJournal.ie
# Under Pressure

Anxious and full of self-doubt? It might be the quarterlife crisis

Nov 11th 2016, 11:00 AM 17,353 Views 27 Comments

…And why this crisis is not actually a bad thing.

# society - Wednesday 9 November, 2016

What made Trump's 'Make America Great Again' slogan so powerful?
# Winner
From TheJournal.ie
# Winner

What made Trump's 'Make America Great Again' slogan so powerful?

Nov 9th 2016, 1:30 PM 30,967 Views 98 Comments

It was the slogan that he built a campaign on.

# society - Thursday 3 November, 2016

Do the 44% of Irish people who are single in their 30s suffer stigma?
# Flying Solo
From TheJournal.ie
# Flying Solo

Do the 44% of Irish people who are single in their 30s suffer stigma?

Nov 3rd 2016, 12:41 PM 34,088 Views 45 Comments

Times have moved on from research in the 1990s which found society less understanding.

# society - Sunday 23 October, 2016

Could these 9 ideas change Ireland for the better?
# Good News
From TheJournal.ie
# Good News

Could these 9 ideas change Ireland for the better?

Oct 23rd 2016, 11:00 AM 846 Views 18 Comments

We often think that we have to wait for the system to change things – but we don’t, argues SEI’s Darren Ryan.

# society - Monday 17 October, 2016

'Don't share so much on social media' - advice for your 20s from those who have been there
# Word From The Wise
From TheJournal.ie
# Word From The Wise

'Don't share so much on social media' - advice for your 20s from those who have been there

Oct 17th 2016, 10:30 AM 26,755 Views 12 Comments

Retired people on why you shouldn’t worry ‘until worry worries you’.

# society - Saturday 15 October, 2016

'Don't scrap the USC - it's one of the fairest and most progressive taxes in Ireland'
# Opinion
From TheJournal.ie
# Opinion

'Don't scrap the USC - it's one of the fairest and most progressive taxes in Ireland'

Oct 15th 2016, 9:30 AM 1,447 Views 186 Comments

David Gibney writes that if you scrap the USC, the revenue must be found elsewhere or we will face deteriorated public services.

# society - Sunday 29 May, 2016

New documentary asks what turned these teenagers into killers
# Murder
From TheJournal.ie
# Murder

New documentary asks what turned these teenagers into killers

May 29th 2016, 9:30 PM 57,180 Views 79 Comments

Some of the most brutal murders in this country were carried out by teens who showed little remorse afterwards.

# society - Sunday 24 April, 2016

9 questions you've probably had about filling out Census 2016
# Start Making Census
From TheJournal.ie
# Start Making Census

9 questions you've probably had about filling out Census 2016

Apr 24th 2016, 7:31 AM 40,420 Views 48 Comments

Pen at the ready.

# society - Tuesday 2 February, 2016

15 people who don't give a damn about your 'rules'
# Dgaff
From The Daily Edge
# Dgaff

15 people who don't give a damn about your 'rules'

Feb 2nd 2016, 1:00 PM 10,508 Views 1 Comment

Break the system.

# society - Saturday 30 January, 2016

Pictures: Inside the surreal world of the migrant 'Jungle' at Calais
# Welcome To The Jungle
From TheJournal.ie
# Welcome To The Jungle

Pictures: Inside the surreal world of the migrant 'Jungle' at Calais

Jan 30th 2016, 8:45 AM 19,264 Views 63 Comments

An entire society has sprung up on the outskirts of the French town, with the refugees living there making the most of the little that they have.

# society - Friday 15 January, 2016

The head of the Irish Cancer Society is taking a €10k pay cut
# Massive Controversy
From TheJournal.ie
# Massive Controversy

The head of the Irish Cancer Society is taking a €10k pay cut

Jan 15th 2016, 10:01 AM 24,598 Views 124 Comments

It follows the controversial decision to cut the hardship fund for families of children with cancer – which was later reversed.

# society - Tuesday 14 July, 2015

Miss USA crowned amid controversy over Donald Trump's Mexican immigrant comments
# Presidential Candidate
From TheJournal.ie
# Presidential Candidate

Miss USA crowned amid controversy over Donald Trump's Mexican immigrant comments

Jul 14th 2015, 6:01 AM 17,926 Views 18 Comments

Questions over immigration or Trump’s comments did not come up at the competition.

# society - Saturday 14 February, 2015

'Members of Travelling community too young to drink, drive or smoke crossing border to get married'
# Society
From TheJournal.ie
# Society

'Members of Travelling community too young to drink, drive or smoke crossing border to get married'

Feb 14th 2015, 7:15 AM 19,481 Views 54 Comments

Labour Senator James Heffernan said he knew of girls aged as young as 12 who knew whom they would be marrying.

# society - Wednesday 4 February, 2015

"'There's no heroin here, it's only a Dublin thing' - it's complete lies"
# Drug Use
From TheJournal.ie
# Drug Use

"'There's no heroin here, it's only a Dublin thing' - it's complete lies"

Feb 4th 2015, 7:15 AM 19,287 Views 10 Comments

An Irish play tackles drug use head on.

# society - Saturday 31 January, 2015

You might be related to one of these esteemed looking gentlemen
# Look Familiar?
From TheJournal.ie
# Look Familiar?

You might be related to one of these esteemed looking gentlemen

Jan 31st 2015, 5:00 PM 15,049 Views 10 Comments

Refinement is easier to pull off in black and white.

# society - Thursday 1 January, 2015

The good, the bad and the ugly: Are selfies turning us all into narcissists?
# No Filter
From TheJournal.ie
# No Filter

The good, the bad and the ugly: Are selfies turning us all into narcissists?

Jan 1st 2015, 9:00 PM 30,941 Views 37 Comments

Or were we already halfway there?

# society - Friday 5 December, 2014

Opinion: There has been a shift in Ireland’s political climate... but why now?
# Vision For The Future
From TheJournal.ie
# Vision For The Future

Opinion: There has been a shift in Ireland’s political climate... but why now?

Dec 5th 2014, 8:00 PM 909 Views 106 Comments

Given the fact that we have been living through turbulent political times for the past six years, why are such profound shifts in political consciousness happening now?

# society - Monday 6 October, 2014

Open house: What we learned about homelessness this week
# Homeless Ireland
From TheJournal.ie
# Homeless Ireland

Open house: What we learned about homelessness this week

Oct 6th 2014, 1:10 PM 9,944 Views 8 Comments

#1: Some of the most eloquent voices in this crisis are those of homeless people themselves.

# society - Sunday 28 September, 2014

No Shelter: Our homelessness crisis is at boiling point - we want Ireland to talk about it
# Homeless Ireland
From TheJournal.ie
# Homeless Ireland

No Shelter: Our homelessness crisis is at boiling point - we want Ireland to talk about it

Sep 28th 2014, 8:45 PM 10,746 Views 80 Comments

TheJournal.ie has travelled the country to speak to people on the frontline of homelessness – and those people and organisations trying to find a solution.

# society - Friday 30 May, 2014

Jack and Emily remain top dogs but celebrity babies make their mark
# Baby Names
From TheJournal.ie
# Baby Names

Jack and Emily remain top dogs but celebrity babies make their mark

May 30th 2014, 5:39 PM 36,731 Views 59 Comments

Dia dhuit is mise…

# society - Friday 18 April, 2014

Does religion play a negative role in our society? 36% of Irish people think so
# Influence
From TheJournal.ie
# Influence

Does religion play a negative role in our society? 36% of Irish people think so

Apr 18th 2014, 10:37 AM 13,388 Views 208 Comments

Older people are far more positive towards the role of religion in society.

# society - Wednesday 2 April, 2014

Whistleblowers have been vital in undercovering secrets in Ireland, says Observer editor
# Secrets
From TheJournal.ie
# Secrets

Whistleblowers have been vital in undercovering secrets in Ireland, says Observer editor

Apr 2nd 2014, 6:40 AM 5,598 Views 6 Comments

John Mulholland, the Dublin-born editor of the Observer, said that the Edward Snowden story had opened people’s eyes to issues around journalistic security.

# society - Wednesday 19 March, 2014

Ireland's suicide rate is below EU average - OECD report
# OECD
From TheJournal.ie
# OECD

Ireland's suicide rate is below EU average - OECD report

Mar 19th 2014, 8:29 AM 7,411 Views 22 Comments

The study found that incomes and employment in Ireland remain far below their pre-crisis levels.

# society - Sunday 9 March, 2014

These tips might help you to remember names
# Almost Had It
From TheJournal.ie
# Almost Had It

These tips might help you to remember names

Mar 9th 2014, 5:30 PM 27,406 Views 21 Comments

Warning: it does take some concentration.

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