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#Toys

# toys - Thursday 21 December, 2017

Irish building apprentices deliver handmade toys to children's charities

The Sisk & Son construction company has been making toys for charities at Christmas for the last 40 years.

# toys - Tuesday 19 December, 2017

Almost 2,000 teddy bears left as tributes to Manchester bomb victims to be given to charities

The attack on 22 May saw 22 people killed and hundreds more injured.

# toys - Thursday 14 December, 2017

Chiropractor in Donegal accepting toys instead of payment Christmas Appeal This post contains videos

Chiropractor in Donegal accepting toys instead of payment

The toys will be distributed by St Vincent de Paul to families in the area.

# toys - Friday 1 December, 2017

From The42 Open Thread: What was your favourite sporting Christmas toy? Late Late Toy Show

Open Thread: What was your favourite sporting Christmas toy?

The Late Late Toy Show is tonight, and we want to hear your favourites?

# toys - Tuesday 14 November, 2017

Warning to Irish parents as investigation finds some toys can allow children to talk to strangers

The warning comes after UK watchdog Which? investigated a number of toys on the market.

# toys - Tuesday 19 September, 2017

Nerf guns can cause serious eye injuries and internal bleeding, doctors warn

The warning comes after three people were hospitalised with serious eye injuries caused by the guns.

# toys - Friday 8 September, 2017

From The Daily Edge 9 memories everyone has of flipping through the Argos catalogue as a kid Toy Section

9 memories everyone has of flipping through the Argos catalogue as a kid

Sadly, the catalogue could be on the way out.

# toys - Tuesday 5 September, 2017

Lego announces 1,400 job losses following drop in revenue

The toy company announced it will cut 8% of its staff.

# toys - Thursday 10 August, 2017

Lego boss (61) replaced 'because of his age'

Briton Bali Padda held the job for just eight months.

# toys - Wednesday 26 July, 2017

Poll: Do you worry about gendered toy advertisements? Family Poll This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you worry about gendered toy advertisements?

Are dolls for girls and cars for boys a thing of the past?

# toys - Wednesday 21 June, 2017

Barbie's boyfriend Ken is now multiracial, has several body types and may even have a man bun New Fella This post contains videos

Barbie's boyfriend Ken is now multiracial, has several body types and may even have a man bun

It’s part of Mattel’s drive to make its iconic dolls more diverse.

# toys - Saturday 17 June, 2017

Japanese monk gives 'funerals' for old dolls' souls

It’s a common belief in Japan that all things have a soul – including unwanted dolls.

# toys - Friday 19 May, 2017

Poll: Do you have a fidget spinner in your home? Lunch Crunch This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you have a fidget spinner in your home?

What’s your take? Be honest.

# toys - Sunday 5 March, 2017

From The Daily Edge 14 items I desperately wanted as a child that I still think of to this day Forbidden Love

14 items I desperately wanted as a child that I still think of to this day

Imagine what my life would be like if I’d been let have a phone in my room?

# toys - Sunday 29 January, 2017

It seems that sex toys are less dangerous than regular children's toys...

… as regards the chemicals they’re made with, according to new Swedish research.

# toys - Saturday 24 December, 2016

From The Daily Edge 22 Toys To Fill You Full Of Christmas Nostalgia

22 Toys To Fill You Full Of Christmas Nostalgia

One more sleep.

# toys - Sunday 11 December, 2016

Concern over new smart toys that can 'spy' on children

Consumer watchdogs in the EU and US claim the toys break data protection laws.

# toys - Friday 9 December, 2016

Irish scientists mix silly putty with graphene to create ultra-sensitive health sensors

‘G-putty’ is said to be 100 times more receptive than a normal sensor and is able to detect the footsteps of small spiders.

# toys - Friday 2 December, 2016

From The Daily Edge 21 toys all Irish girls who grew up in the 90s dreamed of getting Toy Show

# toys - Monday 27 June, 2016

"Mum, why isn't Wonder Woman wearing any clothes?"

Louise Phillips looks at the role models for young women and finds them lacking.

# toys - Wednesday 10 February, 2016

From The Daily Edge Parents are highly amused by these phallic Star Wars toys The Force Awakens

Parents are highly amused by these phallic Star Wars toys

May the Force be with you, indeed.

# toys - Friday 22 January, 2016

From The Daily Edge 11 toys all 90s kids have loved and lost Nostalgia

11 toys all 90s kids have loved and lost

Not again…

# toys - Wednesday 20 January, 2016

Three-year-old girl dies after allegedly choking on Kinder Surprise toy

The death is being investigated by a prosecutor in Toulouse.

# toys - Friday 25 December, 2015

How much do you really know about these classic Christmas toys?

You wanted to take a trip down memory lane anyway, didn’t you?

# toys - Tuesday 22 December, 2015

22 toys every Irish kid begged for for Christmas

22 toys every Irish kid begged for for Christmas

Nostalgia fest.

# toys - Monday 21 December, 2015

From The Daily Edge Here’s where you can buy Rey toys in Ireland, after online outcry over ‘sexist’ Star Wars playsets Where's Rey?

Here’s where you can buy Rey toys in Ireland, after online outcry over ‘sexist’ Star Wars playsets

Rey’s the main character in The Force Awakens, so why has she been left out?

# toys - Sunday 13 December, 2015

From The Daily Edge Finally, an honest Star Wars toy advert The Force Awakens

Finally, an honest Star Wars toy advert

We could play with them… or we could keep them in the box!

# toys - Friday 27 November, 2015

From The Daily Edge 22 toys every Irish kid begged for for Christmas Toy Show

22 toys every Irish kid begged for for Christmas

Nostalgia fest.

# toys - Wednesday 21 October, 2015

From The Daily Edge This dad had the best response to people trolling him about his son's toy kitchen Diy

Lego will probably run out of bricks for Europe by Christmas

Won’t somebody think of the children?

# toys - Monday 5 October, 2015

Here are the 13 toys that kids will be clamouring for this Christmas On The List This post contains videos

Here are the 13 toys that kids will be clamouring for this Christmas

According to Smyths Toys anyway.

# toys - Tuesday 25 August, 2015

From The Daily Edge This dad's sweet reaction to his son buying an Ariel doll is going viral Top Dad

This dad's sweet reaction to his son buying an Ariel doll is going viral

“How do you think a dad feels when his son wants to get this? YEAH!”

# toys - Friday 10 July, 2015

# toys - Sunday 21 June, 2015

These incredible high-tech toys turn children into Iron Man

You might want one for yourself.

# toys - Friday 22 May, 2015

Google files a patent for robot toys that will listen and talk to you

The patent says these toys will be used to help control other connected devices.

# toys - Friday 10 April, 2015

From The Daily Edge Big Hero 6 merchandise doesn’t feature the girl characters and parents aren’t happy Everyday Sexism

Big Hero 6 merchandise doesn’t feature the girl characters and parents aren’t happy

Because boys think girls are “yuck” apparently.

# toys - Wednesday 18 March, 2015

From The Daily Edge Lego published beauty tips for girls and parents are not one bit happy Everyday Sexism

# toys - Tuesday 30 December, 2014

From The Daily Edge Play-Doh made a toy that looks like a willy, and they're absolutely mortified about it

Play-Doh made a toy that looks like a willy, and they're absolutely mortified about it

So mortified, they’re deleting every post about it from their Facebook page.

# toys - Sunday 28 December, 2014

Ads for Transformer toys and Barbie’s Star Traveller were a big worry in the 1980s….

The country was in the midst of a recession with unemployment up to 16.1%.

# toys - Thursday 25 December, 2014

Open Thread: What was the best Christmas present you ever got?

Your first bike, GI Joe and Sindy’s Dreamhouse… what was yours?

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