Category: feature

Exotic animals on the rise in Ireland, says DSPCA

The Dublin Society for Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (DSPCA) has recorded an increase in the number of exotic or dangerous animals rescued in Dublin over recent years. Micro pigs, pygmy goats, scorpions and snakes are but some of the non-native animals recovered by the DSPCA who then must care for the animals until they

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Over-priced, under-funded: the numbers behind Dublin’s transport system

The year is 2011, a jubilant Enda Kenny has been elected as Taoiseach for the first time, Labour are still a credible political party, the Arab Spring is in full swing and Donald Trump has just finished the eleventh season of the Apprentice. More importantly at the end of 2011 the price of a one way

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Consistency is key for Cúltech

The Synthetic Hurley made by Cúltech has increased the consistency of striking, according to recent data obtained from a novel experiment conducted by journalists of thecity.ie. In a test conducted on the 10th April 2017 the results found the synthetic variant to be 20.83% more consistent than ash-made hurls. The standard deviation (which measures how

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Ireland continues to fuel ‘Heavy Drinkers’ stereotype

“The number of new cases of alcohol-related cancers in Ireland is expected to double by 2020.” This is the stark statement by the Irish Cancer Society’s Cancer Prevention Manager Kevin O’Hagan on the Central Statistics Office (CSO) report released on October 18th 2017. A grim picture was painted, which showed that in 2014, Irish people

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