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Do you miss democracy when on holidays? You could soon be able to vote from abroad

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There’s nothing like missing a good vote to make you homesick.

What causes people to become homeless in Ireland?

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How well do we understand the reasons?

Teen death sparks calls for schools to start teaching children about their mental health

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The body of a 15-year-old girl was found in south Dublin yesterday.

More people with intellectual disabilities are using the internet, but it’s still very low

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The research also found that less than one in twenty could send a text message.

Children living in emergency accommodation: growing up in fear and isolation

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“I miss my old friends. I don’t like where I am. It’s scary. It’s not fun and I can’t play outside. I want to go home.”

“Prove you are homeless”: What rights and access to services do homeless people have?

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Can you vote? How do you get medical treatment? The user’s guide.

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Yesterday’s News

Here’s What Happened Today: Tuesday

8 hours ago

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Everyone’s talking about John McNulty, Irish Water and the death of Billy Barry.

Limerick councillors reject motion to cut property tax by 15%

8 hours ago

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A Fianna Fáil motion to reduce it by 3% was instead approved.

GONE: John McNulty has withdrawn from the Seanad by-election

8 hours ago

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The Fine Gael nominee for the upper house has said contesting the election would distract from the “critical work of government”.

Michael Kivlehan: ‘Hopefully Dhara is looking down proud’

8 hours ago

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The 35-year-old widower also said there was much to be done to protect pregnant women in Ireland.

8 arguments for and against postcodes in Ireland

9 hours ago

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Change is good. Or is it?

Can you help identify this man whose body was found in Galway?

10 hours ago

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The man’s death is not being treated as suspicious.

Homeless and hungry: “I’m a normal person – I just have problems right now”

10 hours ago

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Cork Simon has a soup run that doesn’t just feed the homeless. In fact, you’d be surprised who visits it.

12 arrested during Irish Water protest on Dublin estate

10 hours ago

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Meanwhile, a protest took place at Coolock Garda Station.

Opinion: The US should step back and let the Middle East tackle Isis

10 hours ago

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It is time to stop air strikes and let the people of the Middle East decide their own fate – together and without interference.

One in five older Irish people live in deprivation

11 hours ago

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74,520 Irish people over the age of 65 are suffering enforced deprivation.

McNulty met with FG officials before Seanad race withdrawal – but says he wasn’t pushed

11 hours ago

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The Minister for Arts also said that McNulty wasn’t a Seanad candidate when she appointed him to the board of IMMA.

In your own words: Homeless people answer questions on their biggest fears

11 hours ago

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Our journalists travelled around the country and asked homeless people to answer some questions. The results were unexpected.

Ministers ‘can claim water charges as expenses on their second homes’

11 hours ago

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However, the Taoiseach has said he intends to pay “whatever my water charge is” on his second home.

Microsoft decides to skip 9 and instead unveils Windows 10

11 hours ago

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The new version will work on all platforms including desktop, tablet, smartphone and Xbox, and combines elements from Windows 7 and 8.

As it happened: Manchester City v Roma, Champions League

11 hours ago

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City were aiming for a win after their opening night defeat to Bayern Munich.

Radio DJ Neil Fox arrested over alleged sexual assaults

12 hours ago

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Two separate allegations of historical sexual assault have been made by two women.

Homeless Dublin mother claims hotel evicted her for talking to journalist

12 hours ago

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Sinn Féin TD Dessie Ellis said “It’s just not good enough.”

‘How many people are going to die on the streets this winter?’

12 hours ago

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The Capuchin Day Centre’s Brother Kevin Crowley sees the reality of the homeless crisis every day and he thinks it’s getting worse.

UPC broadband back up after technical difficulties across parts of Dublin

12 hours ago

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Engineers worked to fix the problem, said the broadband provider.

SME book club: Can you really learn any skill in 20 hours?

12 hours ago

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Every month, as part of TheJournal.ie’s dedicated coverage of the SME sector, we’ll be reviewing a business book that makes a difference.

Missing teenager Dylan O’Doherty found safe and well

13 hours ago

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The 15-year-old went missing in Clare on 22 September.

Here’s why Enda Kenny now has a BIG problem in the Seanad

13 hours ago

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Analysis: The coalition does not have a majority in the upper house and won’t now that John McNulty has withdrawn from the by-election race.

Gardaí say taxi drivers could help in the case of a Dublin crèche worker stabbed last week

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Rose Kenny suffered serious injuries after she was stabbed a number of times.

The 5 at 5: Tuesday

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