Storyful’s Irish Election Open Database.

The results of a NINE-hour ‘codeathon’ with journalism students from Dublin City University (DCU).

Donie writes:

Storyful has built an Irish Election Open Database to help citizens, news organisations, universities and others easily access and analyse information about candidates running in the 2016 general election…

Irish Election Database (Storyful)


Independent TD Peter Mathews

TD ejected from the Dail after raising plight of jailed Irish teen Ibrahim Halawa (

Laura Hutton/

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The Vitrine Project by Dublin based creative agency In the Company of Huskies for ID2015. To wit:

For one day only, we placed everyday items and street furniture in museum-style vitrines around Dublin city centre, encouraging people to rethink what design is, and what impact it has on everyday life.

The Liminal exhibition runs at the ID2015 Design Hub, Dublin Castle from November 20th to December 30th, 2015.

(Thanks Tara Walsh)


This morning.

Westin Hotel, Dublin.

Spectacularily-coiffed twins Jedward help launch of the Alone Christmas Campaign calling on the public to “share your presence with anyone who may be isolated or lonely this holiday season”. Alone is a charity that provides services for older people in need

From top: Jedward with Patricia Stanley and Donal Byrne; kissing Patricia


(Sam Boal/



Luggwoods is a “magical Christmas experience” on the crest of Lugg Mountain, Saggart, Co. Dublin (five minutes from Tallaght).

Daniel Halpin writes:

Luggwoods, named after the ancient Lugg Forest in Saggart will be transporting families by train through the Coillte-owned Lugg Forest to the purpose-built barn style event on top of Lugg Hill. There’s a train journey through the enchanted forest where you can take in amazing views of Dublin, you can also meet and greet the grinch before arriving at Santa’s grotto.

We’d like to offer two family tickets (2 adults and 2 kids) for Broadsheet readers. To enter, complete this sentence:

‘My least memorable Christmas was___________________________’

Lines MUST close at 5.40pm