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Poll: Have you kept up your New Year's resolutions?

YESTERDAY WAS QUITTER’S day, according to research by Strava, the social network for sports and fitness, as reported in USA Today.

The after-Christmas period generally leads many of us to take up health and fitness related resolutions, whether it’s a dry January, exercising more, or ...

2019-01-18 11:07 open_in_new
Hundreds gather for first anniversary mass of Cranberries singer Dolores O’Riordan

HUNDREDS OF FANS of the late Dolores O’Riordan were among those to pay homage at her graveside ahead of The Cranberries singer’s first anniversary.

O’Riordan, 46, and a mother of three, was found dead in a bath in her room at London’s Park Lane Hilton on 15 January, 2018.

An ...

2019-01-13 17:43 open_in_new
Evening Poll: Are you doing Dry January this year?

YOU MIGHT HAVE noticed but it’s January. 

It’s the time of year people give up things and take things up. Recently, Dry January has become a thing – abstaining from alcohol for the whole month of January to somehow cleanse you of that mountain of stout you drank in ...

2019-01-10 22:31 open_in_new
Poll: Do you plan to cut down on screen time in 2019?

THERE IS NOT enough evidence to confirm that spending time looking at screens is intrinsically bad for children’s health, leading doctors in the UK have said.

The British Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health has instead advised parents to focus on ensuring their children get ...

2019-01-04 11:07 open_in_new
Gardaí investigate after teenager stabbed in Limerick takeaway

GARDAÍ ARE INVESTIGATING after a teenager was allegedly stabbed at a fast food premises in Limerick.

The incident happened on 29 December in Annacotty.

It’s understood the victim was a customer at the takeaway, and received an apparent stab wound during an altercation at ...

2018-12-31 18:55 open_in_new
Poll: Who would you vote for if a general election was held today?

SO, THE YEAR is coming to an end and we haven’t seen a general election occur. 

As we enter 2019, February will mark two years since the last election, and we’re wondering how you’d cast your ballot if we had to do it all over again today. 

So, we want to know: Who would you ...

2018-12-30 21:55 open_in_new
Which kitchen surface stays clean the longest? A Young Scientist is trying to find out

YOU MIGHT THINK you’re good at keeping your kitchen surfaces spick and span, but are the surfaces themselves hampering your efforts?

That’s what a student from Limerick is investigating for this year’s BT Young Scientist and Technology Exhibition.

Ellie Cunnenn (14) from ...

2018-12-27 21:32 open_in_new
Poll: Will you make a visit to the St Stephen's Day sales?

WELL, THAT’S IT now. Christmas Day is almost done and dusted for another year. 

For some, though, St Stephen’s Day is the highlight of the year as tills start ringing with people taking advantage of the annual sales.

There’ll be plenty of bargains to be found across retail ...

2018-12-25 21:25 open_in_new
Farmer (74) sentenced after shooting another farmer and his dog over land feud

A FARMER HAS received a 12-month jail sentence after shooting another farmer and his dog, in a “feud” over a passageway linking their lands, last year.

Ted O’Donoghue (74) shot and injured John Hayes (66) on 16 June 2017, at lands at Ballycasey, Kildimo, Co Limerick.

The ...

2018-12-21 10:19 open_in_new