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# background - Sunday 28 February, 2021

Gardaí were prepared for potential violence and drafted in specialist officers to help police Dublin protest
# Lockdown Protest
# Lockdown Protest

Gardaí were prepared for potential violence and drafted in specialist officers to help police Dublin protest

Updated Feb 28th 2021, 12:10 AM 84,834 Views 166 Comments
  • A major policing operation was in place from yesterday morning with senior officers, including the Commissioner, taking direct command.
  • Officers had been monitoring online chatter in recent weeks as groups planned a protest for Stephen's Green.

# background - Friday 19 February, 2021

Huge cocaine seizure in Cork highlights Ireland's fulcrum position in global drug gang investigations
# Background
# Background

Huge cocaine seizure in Cork highlights Ireland's fulcrum position in global drug gang investigations

Feb 19th 2021, 3:45 PM 18,123 Views 17 Comments

The Costa Rica to Cork cargo route has seen a number of successful drug interdictions.

# background - Friday 1 November, 2019

'They can inspire a whole country' - Jones asks England to play without fear
# Likeable
From The42
# Likeable

'They can inspire a whole country' - Jones asks England to play without fear

Nov 1st 2019, 1:50 AM 2,930 Views 0 Comments

The Australian head coach says his team have pride in their style of play.

# background - Friday 22 December, 2017

Name The Obscure Love Actually Character
# Names Actually
From The Daily Edge
# Names Actually

Name The Obscure Love Actually Character

Dec 22nd 2017, 8:00 AM 6,801 Views 2 Comments

The likes of David and Natalie aren’t included, so you won’t be sneaking points that way.

# background - Saturday 29 July, 2017

Can You Name These Minor Priests From Father Ted?
# Quiz
From The Daily Edge
# Quiz

Can You Name These Minor Priests From Father Ted?

Jul 29th 2017, 9:30 PM 11,086 Views 2 Comments

You’ll need to have studied in St. Colm’s seminary to pass this.

# background - Sunday 18 June, 2017

Can You Name These Ridiculously Minor Friends Characters?
# I'll Be There For You
From The Daily Edge
# I'll Be There For You

Can You Name These Ridiculously Minor Friends Characters?

Jun 18th 2017, 9:30 PM 11,302 Views 2 Comments

We’re not here to ask if you know who Gunther is.

# background - Friday 17 February, 2017

'He likes his dad to collect him from the airport' - WWE's heartwarming tribute to Ireland's Finn Balor
# Background
From The42
# Background

'He likes his dad to collect him from the airport' - WWE's heartwarming tribute to Ireland's Finn Balor

Feb 17th 2017, 9:49 AM 8,662 Views 9 Comments

The 35-year-old Wicklow native, whose real name is Fergal Devitt, has forged a successful career in wrestling.

# background - Monday 2 January, 2017

People spotted a morto little filming mistake on Sherlock last night
# Props
From The Daily Edge
# Props

People spotted a morto little filming mistake on Sherlock last night

Jan 2nd 2017, 10:40 AM 11,267 Views 2 Comments

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# background - Saturday 16 July, 2016

Why is there a coup happening in Turkey?
# Explainer
# Explainer

Why is there a coup happening in Turkey?

Jul 16th 2016, 12:52 AM 76,319 Views 55 Comments

Why is this happening? TheJournal.ie takes a look at the background.

# background - Sunday 8 May, 2016

Gillingham’s John Egan on his GAA roots and leaving Ireland as a teenager
# Background
From The42
# Background

Gillingham’s John Egan on his GAA roots and leaving Ireland as a teenager

May 8th 2016, 9:00 PM 26,313 Views 9 Comments

The former Irish underage international also discusses his friendship with Cork hurler Damien Cahalane.

# background - Wednesday 9 March, 2016

Here's how you can identify (and stop) annoying background apps
# TechGuide
# TechGuide

Here's how you can identify (and stop) annoying background apps

Mar 9th 2016, 12:38 PM 25,208 Views 7 Comments

You don’t need to have games running in the background and draining your battery life.

# background - Thursday 3 March, 2016

Ranking the 8 best current internationals with a League of Ireland background
# Looking Back
From The42
# Looking Back

Ranking the 8 best current internationals with a League of Ireland background

Mar 3rd 2016, 6:00 AM 8,603 Views 4 Comments

Seamus Coleman, Shane Long and a number of others began their footballing life in the domestic game.

# background - Tuesday 21 July, 2015

People are really annoyed at Twitter for deleting their background pics
# Hey What Happened
# Hey What Happened

People are really annoyed at Twitter for deleting their background pics

Jul 21st 2015, 6:30 PM 16,472 Views 10 Comments

It’s replaced them all with a completely white background and it’s hurting everyone’s eyes.

# background - Thursday 8 May, 2014

New Children's Minister is 'eminently qualified' and 'vastly experienced' - but who is he?
# Background
# Background

New Children's Minister is 'eminently qualified' and 'vastly experienced' - but who is he?

May 8th 2014, 12:01 PM 15,674 Views 67 Comments

He previously served as Fine Gael front bench spokesperson on Children and Justice.

Frances Fitzgerald: From social worker to Justice Minister
# Background
# Background

Frances Fitzgerald: From social worker to Justice Minister

May 8th 2014, 11:15 AM 21,625 Views 68 Comments

Here’s a profile of what you need to know about her background and political experience.