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'No Junkmail' signs posted on household letterboxes aren’t stemming the flow of stickers and bags from charity clothes collectors. Every day, these appear on doormats across Ireland asking for donations of clothes we no longer want.
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Around the world, minority groups are overrepresented in prisons. In New Zealand, indigenous Maori people make up 15% of the population but half of the prison population while, in the US, black people are over five times more likely than white people to go to prison.
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With almost 4,000 people in custody in Ireland, Noteworthy want to take a look inside the prison system and conduct an in-depth investigation to reveal the reality of incarceration.
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Although a relatively new phenomenon, almost 200,000 Irish people regularly vape with another 600,000 having tried an e-cigarette at some stage. Globally, the number of adults who vape is expected to reach almost 55 million by 2021.
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When a person is deemed incapable of making decisions for themselves, they can be made a ‘ward of court’.
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ACADEMIC UNCERTAINTY: How are universities and institutes of technology allowed to employ so many researchers and lecturers on precarious contracts?
In Ireland, we hold academics in high esteem but are they being treated properly by their employers and the Government?
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PARENT RIGHTS: Why are same-sex couples and other parents still in legal limbo with their own children?
Half a decade after Ireland’s historic marriage equality vote, many same-sex couples and so-called ‘non-traditional families’ still face discrimination when it comes to their rights as parents.
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The government minister responsible for the insurance industry has said there are 'clusters' for compensation claims in Ireland.
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