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Why Raising Money for Ebola Is an Issue We Must Address Now

One Young World | Posted 21.10.2014 | UK
One Young World

I am personally asking OYW delegates, Counsellors, community members, and the public to spread the word and support charities such as International Medical Corps and others fighting the deadly Ebola virus. Please share your support for the two causes I am driving...

Time to Level the Playing Field

One Young World | Posted 20.10.2014 | UK Sport
One Young World

Social change happens when individuals on a large scale change their attitude. The next time you see someone being discriminated against for being who they are, I urge you to stand up to that discrimination.

Sustaining Global Forestry

One Young World | Posted 18.10.2014 | UK
One Young World

Joseph Mwakima is a One Young World delegate from Kenya. He was a delegate speaker in the Sustainable Development Plenary Session at the Dublin Summ...

Five Tips for First Time Delegates

One Young World | Posted 18.10.2014 | UK
One Young World

This blog was written by Mícheál Gallagher. Mícheál was a first time One Young World Delegate in 2013 (Johannesburg, South Africa). T...

Tackling Food Poverty in Ireland

One Young World | Posted 18.10.2014 | UK
One Young World

This blog is written by Iseult Ward. Iseult is a One Young World Ambassador from Ireland and the co-founder and CEO of FoodCloud, a social...

Innovating Dublin

One Young World | Posted 17.10.2014 | UK Tech
One Young World

Whether you are involved in the tech scene, want to learn more about becoming an entrepreneur or even none of the above, we can't wait to welcome you to Dublin and show you the vibrant industry that's here.

Yes, That's A Man Dressed As Sonic Running Really Fast

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 11.09.2014 | UK Tech

A man dressed as Sonic The Hedgehog has been surprising the commuters of Dublin by racing trams, and winning. The super-fast cosplay fan was filmed...

Watch The Incredible Moment People Power Saved A Schoolgirl Trapped Under A Tram

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 28.08.2014 | UK

In a display of people power at its very finest, quick-thinking commuters freed a schoolgirl who had become trapped beneath a tram by rallying togethe...

Human Leg Found At Recycling Plant

Huffington Post UK/ PA | Posted 01.08.2014 | UK

A human leg has been found at a recycling plant. The alarm was raised late on Thursday night after the limb was discovered at the Thornton's plant ...

Watch: 'Souvenirs', the Gorgeous New Video From I Draw Slow

Peter McGuire | Posted 21.09.2014 | UK Entertainment
Peter McGuire

The restaurant receipt from your first date. The pictures from that trip away. That little moth you found on the window when you moved into your new...

48 Hours in Ireland

Noelle Reno | Posted 19.09.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Noelle Reno

I visited all the top TripAdvisor recommendations in Dublin before making a day trip to Maladhide and Holwith. I will say t is handy that majour tourist sites in Dublin are closely located so one could do my 48 hour itinerary (if you are ambitious enough!)

Five Irish Hotels Worthy of a Honeymoon

Trivago.co.uk | Posted 30.07.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Trivago.co.uk

Kim Kardashian and Kanye West's decision to spend a portion of their honeymoon in Ireland was met with some surprise. However, if their enthusiasm has tempted you to visit the Emerald Isle, you will most likely not be disappointed.

Northern Ireland Needs London and Dublin and Its Emigré

Brian John Spencer | Posted 16.06.2014 | UK Politics
Brian John Spencer

Northern Ireland needs to enter the British consciousness. We especially need the Irish diaspora, unionist and nationalist, to feed into the process. At present it's just a troublesome cousin. But we're more than that. We're not just a troublesome side issue.

Judge Apologises For Saying Muslims Beat Their Wives

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 31.03.2014 | UK

An Irish judge who said he believed "Muslims feel they can actually beat their wives", has retracted his comments and apologised after widespread ange...

We Need to Talk About Ireland

Colm OGorman | Posted 25.05.2014 | UK Politics
Colm OGorman

As I walked along another Dublin street last week, exactly three decades later, I remembered that younger me. And I reached out, back in time, to him: to remember him, and to bring him into my mind and my heart as I headed into the Mansion House.

What Makes a Homophobe? Ireland's Debate Goes Global

Peter McGuire | Posted 12.04.2014 | UK
Peter McGuire

Those who devote their energies to stopping same-sex marriage may very well be motivated by a genuine, albeit misplaced, fear over child welfare. If child welfare really is such a concern, perhaps they should review the evidence and direct just a fraction of their energy towards creating a more equal society...

Changing Lives By Changing Food Production

Gavin Megaw | Posted 09.04.2014 | UK
Gavin Megaw

The All Black rugby player had been locked in his room for days, shutting out all contact with friends, family and fellow players. It was 4am when he finally picked up the phone to call a helpline. The reply at the other end was simple, "hello friend". It started a process that led to therapy that has been helping to change the life of Brent Pope for many years.

Man 'Knifed To Death Over Chess Game'

Huffington Post UK | Posted 25.01.2014 | UK

UPDATE Chess Murder: Lodger 'Removed Landlord's Lung & Claimed To Have Eaten His Heart' A man was knifed to death in a frenzied attack over a late ...

Cheap Eats in Dublin: Pitt Bros vs Bison Bar

Peter McGuire | Posted 18.02.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Peter McGuire

Both Bison and Pitt Bros serve pulled pork, brisket, sausage, ribs and chicken. In both places, each main comes with two sides, but Pitt Bros has slightly more choice of sides. Prices are the same, although extra sides in Pitt Bros are €3.50 compared to €3.95 in Bison.

Ten Best Christmas Trees 2013

Andrew Matthews | Posted 02.02.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Andrew Matthews

'Tis the season to creep about the attic hunting down a box no-one bothered to write 'Xmas' on 12 months ago. Traditionally, this is followed by the much-loved 'it looks squint to me' debate; a long, sour silence over whose responsibility it was to check the lights BEFORE they went on the tree; and, my particular favourite, competitive bauble re-positioning.

First Woman Bishop In UK And Ireland Installed By Anglican Church

The Huffington Post/PA | Posted 30.11.2013 | UK

The Anglican Church has installed the first woman bishop in the UK and Ireland. The Rev Pat Storey, 53, former rector of St Augustine's in Derry, m...

Facing the Waters: Competitive Sailing in La Route Des Princes

David J Constable | Posted 25.01.2014 | UK Sport
David J Constable

History has shown that like oil, I do not mix well with water. I can take a bath solo, I'm referring to the blummin' great ocean; resting place of suffered shipwrecks and pirates, home to the 200-ton whale.

Am I Living in Ireland or Iran?

Brian John Spencer | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Politics
Brian John Spencer

Because I'm from Northern Ireland, support the Union with Great Britain and identify myself as a cultural Protestant, I can't be a proper Irish person. That my friend is racism, jingoism and xenophobia - defined.

Nine Haunted Castles for Halloween

Trivago.co.uk | Posted 31.12.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Trivago.co.uk

Has this Halloween inspired you to check in to some spooky accommodation? Europe is home to a number of historic castles converted to luxury hotels and gourmet restaurants. Autumn and Winter presents the perfect time of year to discover some local history and check in to these unique hotels.

Vamping It Up: The Bram Stoker Festival in Dublin

Lynn Shepherd | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Entertainment
Lynn Shepherd

Stoker was born in Dublin in 1847, and given how vast the vampire vibe has now become, you can't blame his home town for claiming him. And boy did they get their teeth into it, exploring every possible angle of the book's creation and legacy, from rave to grave.