Turbine development: ‘It will ruin everything we’ve worked for and completely devalue our property.’ Photograph: Cyril Byrne

An €80m wind-turbine project got the go-ahead this week. But local campaigners say their fight is not over yet

Studying abroad:   Tilburg University  in the Netherlands

Growing numbers of Irish students are waiving their CAO offers and choosing colleges on the Continent

Kilkee: keeping itself clean. Photograph: Alan Betson

Clare County Council is playing messages to holidaymakers to get them to clean up after their dogs. Its environmental awareness of(...)

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Traditional skills festival in Offaly

Pressure point: stress is the main cause of absence after cancer and back pain. Photograph: Thinkstock

The holistic approach looks after the individual while also dealing with productivity issues in the workplace

Anne Le Marquand Hartigan, at home in Ranelagh, has had both hips and knees replaced since 2002. Photograph: Alan Betson

I decided to travel to Miami to try out stem cells as an alternative, but it didn’t have any effect

Musical Memories choir rehearses.

Daily interactions in the community can counteract much of the isolation associated with dementia

Cliona Kelly breastfeeding baby Aoife. Photograph: Dearbhla Kelly

If breastfeeding doesn’t work out at first, it is possible to relactate and try again at a later stage

Pauline Joyce of Dublin airport security staff: the biggest delay is caused by people not having their liquids in a separate bag. Photograph: Garrett White

Following the US call for extra security measures on electronic devices, a member of staff at Dublin airport describes what it’s l(...)

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