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#Campaign

# campaign - Wednesday 20 April, 2016

America is taking a former President off its $20 bill in favour of a woman born a slave

Harriet Tubman was a leading 19th-century abolitionist.

# campaign - Wednesday 13 April, 2016

Irish Defence Forces to recruit 1,450 new staff

The 2016 campaign will specifically target increased female recruitment.

# campaign - Tuesday 29 March, 2016

Donald Trump’s campaign manager charged with battery of female reporter

The incident happened at a Trump event earlier this month.

# campaign - Sunday 28 February, 2016

From The42 ‘Sadly, getting funding for women in sport isn’t as easy it is for men’ Interview

‘Sadly, getting funding for women in sport isn’t as easy it is for men’

Emily Smith of the Irish Dragon Boat team chats to The42 about their struggle for funding among other issues.

# campaign - Thursday 18 February, 2016

From The Daily Edge This Donegal woman has a unique way of keeping politicians from her door Your Move

# campaign - Monday 15 February, 2016

These homeless ‘shelter pods’ popped up overnight in Dublin

A group of “friends and concerned citizens” constructed the boxes to highlight the homeless crisis ahead of the election.

# campaign - Sunday 7 February, 2016

From The Daily Edge 11 of the most Irish things that have already happened in the election campaign Booby Sands

# campaign - Friday 15 January, 2016

From The42 Ladyball creators come clean after controversial ad campaign goes viral Game Is Up This post contains videos

Ladyball creators come clean after controversial ad campaign goes viral

Lidl and the Ladies Gaelic Football Association teamed up to promote issues in women’s game.

# campaign - Saturday 19 December, 2015

# campaign - Sunday 13 December, 2015

Condoms, tampons and cigarettes: things Irish people are flushing down the toilet

A campaign is trying to raise awareness of the damage flushing the wrong things down the toilet can cause.

# campaign - Monday 2 November, 2015

Die Hard actor and former Senator Fred Thompson dies aged 73 RIP

Die Hard actor and former Senator Fred Thompson dies aged 73

The 6ft 6in former lawyer also starred in Cape Fear and In The Line of Fire.

# campaign - Wednesday 28 October, 2015

Video compares sexual consent to making tea: “If they don’t drink tea…don’t make them drink it”

‘Just because you made it, doesn’t mean you’re entitled to watch them drink it.’

# campaign - Thursday 8 October, 2015

From Business ETC Lidl staff to get a bump in their wages with supermarket to pay €11.50 an hour Living Wage

Lidl staff to get a bump in their wages with supermarket to pay €11.50 an hour

The pay increase will be introduced from 1 November.

# campaign - Friday 2 October, 2015

Clampdown on drivers, cyclists and pedestrians running red lights with over 2,500 caught so far

One red light camera has caught over 150 cars breaking a red light since June.

# campaign - Wednesday 23 September, 2015

Do you view a night of heavy drinking as a way to bond with friends?

A report into Ireland’s binge drinking culture found Irish people don’t recognise the problem in themselves.

# campaign - Tuesday 15 September, 2015

Irish stars are calling for the 8th Amendment to be repealed

More than 240 artists have already joined the campaign.

# campaign - Sunday 30 August, 2015

Police in Turkey say VICE journalists ‘suspected of helping Isis’

Amnesty International has called the claim “unsubstantiated, outrageous and bizarre”.

# campaign - Monday 20 July, 2015

Couple stranded in Thailand with daughter as surrogate claims she didn’t know they were gay

The couple are now facing a lengthy court battle.

# campaign - Saturday 18 July, 2015

There’s a campaign to have a US military ship named after an Irishman from Ballyhaunis

On this day in 1966, Gallagher threw himself on top of a grenade in order to save his comrades.

# campaign - Wednesday 15 July, 2015

Donald Trump accidentally used Nazi soldiers to symbolise American greatness

He’s certainly grabbing more headlines than other presidential hopefuls.

# campaign - Thursday 2 July, 2015

From The42 Eric Cantona pledges to swim the English Channel if you say French beer is best Believe It When We See It This post contains videos

Eric Cantona pledges to swim the English Channel if you say French beer is best

Something tells us this won’t be happening anytime soon.

# campaign - Sunday 31 May, 2015

Did social media really turn ‘No’ votes to a ‘Yes’?

Elections – like referendums – are determined by the undecided.

# campaign - Monday 25 May, 2015

Ireland already being promoted as tourist destination for same-sex couples to get hitched

Is Ireland the best small country in the world to have a gay wedding?

# campaign - Thursday 21 May, 2015

What you need to know about the fierce battle for Phil Hogan’s old seat

Big Phil is gone to Europe, so who’s in the running for his old Dáil seat in Friday’s by-election?

# campaign - Monday 4 May, 2015

Joan Burton says the No posters about surrogacy are ‘sad and demeaning’

Ex-Justice Minister Alan Shatter said children are being used as weapons.

# campaign - Wednesday 29 April, 2015

The No campaign’s posters keep getting defaced and ripped down

The Mother and Fathers Matter group is yet to report any incidents to the police.

# campaign - Sunday 26 April, 2015

Former sex worker says she saw 13-year-old girl work on Dublin streets

Moran also discussed the pressures young boys feel when prostitution is legal.

# campaign - Sunday 19 April, 2015

If Irish politicians are incompetent, can we really plead ignorance?

In a country where few TDs would dare miss a funeral, do we really have a closer connection with our representatives… or do we just make them work harder at fooling us?

# campaign - Thursday 16 April, 2015

Column: Irish politicians are campaigning in the Dark Ages

While politics in Ireland are still centred around the parish pump, in the US and UK social media has transformed how politicos engage with the public, writes Paul Allen.

From Business ETC An Irish marketing agency has just been singled out as one of the world’s best Notorious

An Irish marketing agency has just been singled out as one of the world’s best

If you haven’t heard of them, you know their campaigns. Thinkhouse do things a little differently…

# campaign - Tuesday 7 April, 2015

Bulmers have a new ad and it’s all a bit… arty Cider House Rules This post contains videos

Bulmers have a new ad and it’s all a bit… arty

What do turtles and bubbles have to do with alcohol says you.

# campaign - Tuesday 24 March, 2015

Starbucks stops writing ‘race together’ on cups after ‘cascade of negativity’

They haven’t given up on the whole idea though.

# campaign - Wednesday 18 March, 2015

From The Daily Edge Is this awkward and elaborate kiss the new Ice Bucket Challenge? TwizzlerChallenge

# campaign - Thursday 12 March, 2015

From The Daily Edge You can no longer ‘feel fat’ on Facebook thanks to online petition Feeling Fine

You can no longer ‘feel fat’ on Facebook thanks to online petition

They argued that fat is not an emotion.

# campaign - Wednesday 4 March, 2015

Everyone is giving advice to their younger self, do you have any wise words?

The YouTube campaign is to mark International Women’s Day.

# campaign - Monday 2 March, 2015

From The42 Ireland has bid to host the 2017 Women’s Rugby World Cup Home Soil

Ireland has bid to host the 2017 Women’s Rugby World Cup

The campaign involves locations in both Dublin and Belfast.

# campaign - Saturday 28 February, 2015

From The42 Video showing couple ‘having sex’ on football pitch was a hoax Campaign

Video showing couple ‘having sex’ on football pitch was a hoax

Charlton admitted video footage that received over one million hits online was a publicity stunt.

‘All systems go’: Willie Frazer says several hundred will attend Dublin loyalist march

The campaigner insisted the march was being arranged to demand action on a single issue, and that it could yet be called off.

# campaign - Friday 27 February, 2015

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