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Poll: Would you use a sleep pod in work or college?

ONLY THREE IN 10 people get seven to eight hours sleep a night, according to research.

A bad night’s sleep can cause memory issues, trouble with concentration, and daytime fatigue.

Poor sleep habits, which are explored in the latest episode of Ireland 2029, also have an ...

2019-07-18 11:25 open_in_new
Bord na Móna to lay off 150 workers in Longford

BORD NA MÓNA is to lay off 150 workers from next week as a result of the ESB suspending operations of its peat-fired power plant in Lough Ree, Co Longford. 

Bord na Móna confirmed this morning that 70 permanent employees will be put on temporary unpaid leave from next Thursday, and ...

2019-07-11 15:13 open_in_new
Poll: Have the recent bathing water issues put you off swimming at Irish beaches?

WITH TEMPERATURES SET to soar across the country today, there’s no doubt that plenty of people will be looking to cool off at popular bathing spots around the country. 

But with swimming bans put in place twice in the last month at several locations in Dublin following an overflow from ...

2019-06-28 12:10 open_in_new
Poll: Should the government stop funding greyhound racing?

ALMOST 6,000 GREYHOUNDS were killed for not racing fast enough in 2017, a new RTÉ investigation claimed yesterday.

The RTÉ documentary, which was broadcast last night, claims that in 2017 a consultancy firm was paid €115,000 to carry out a review of the industry on behalf of the Irish ...

2019-06-27 09:55 open_in_new
Poll: Would you support a legal age-verification system for social media websites?

THE BROADCASTING AUTHORITY of Ireland (BAI) is set to introduce new rules aimed at regulating video content on social media websites.

The Sunday Independent reports that the BAI will bring in the new rules to clamp down on harmful videos on Facebook, YouTube and Twitter.

Among ...

2019-06-23 13:31 open_in_new