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#Campaign

# campaign - Thursday 28 December, 2017

'I won't be running a similar campaign' - Minister drops 'Welfare Cheats' approach, but says €500m fraud figure 'absolutely accurate'
# Changing Tack
# Changing Tack

'I won't be running a similar campaign' - Minister drops 'Welfare Cheats' approach, but says €500m fraud figure 'absolutely accurate'

Dec 28th 2017, 6:15 AM 19,815 Views 94 Comments

“It’s difficult to say in hindsight whether I would have run such a campaign or not,” says Minister Regina Doherty.

# campaign - Wednesday 22 November, 2017

Living alone in old age: 'When my wife died, I discovered I didn't have close friends. It's lonely'
# ALONE
# ALONE

Living alone in old age: 'When my wife died, I discovered I didn't have close friends. It's lonely'

Nov 22nd 2017, 6:20 AM 26,539 Views 15 Comments

Alone, a charity for older people, has launched its Christmas campaign – No one should be alone this Christmas.

# campaign - Thursday 26 October, 2017

Living with dementia: 'Do I hide it or be straight? I went with straight. You have to live your life.'
# Carrying On
# Carrying On

Living with dementia: 'Do I hide it or be straight? I went with straight. You have to live your life.'

Oct 26th 2017, 5:37 PM 17,231 Views 19 Comments

Two dementia sufferers are telling their stories as part of a new HSE awareness campaign.

# campaign - Monday 2 October, 2017

Patients 'have a right to ask doctors and nurses if they have received the flu vaccine'
# Winter Flu
# Winter Flu

Patients 'have a right to ask doctors and nurses if they have received the flu vaccine'

Oct 2nd 2017, 4:32 PM 12,102 Views 69 Comments

Health Minister Simon Harris said just one third of all health workers got the vaccine last year.

# campaign - Wednesday 23 August, 2017

'Back up you creep' - Hillary Clinton speaks about Donald Trump looming behind her during debate
# What Happened
# What Happened

'Back up you creep' - Hillary Clinton speaks about Donald Trump looming behind her during debate

Aug 23rd 2017, 3:05 PM 35,545 Views 123 Comments

It’s in an extract from her new book called What Happened.

# campaign - Saturday 19 August, 2017

16-year-old boy running for Kansas governor seat
# Voting
# Voting

16-year-old boy running for Kansas governor seat

Aug 19th 2017, 1:00 PM 14,754 Views 26 Comments

The teenager said he would support legalising marijuana for medical purposes but he is conservative on gun rights.

# campaign - Thursday 13 July, 2017

Trump says Russia wanted Hillary Clinton to win the Presidential election
# Campaign
# Campaign

Trump says Russia wanted Hillary Clinton to win the Presidential election

Jul 13th 2017, 7:47 AM 13,629 Views 72 Comments

The US President will arrive in Paris shortly for a two-day visit.

# campaign - Sunday 9 July, 2017

Locals angered by 'lack of consultation' by government over mass harvesting of seaweed
# Bantry
# Bantry

Locals angered by 'lack of consultation' by government over mass harvesting of seaweed

Jul 9th 2017, 10:00 PM 26,878 Views 45 Comments

Tralee-based company BioAtlantis wants to harvest Bantry’s kelp for bioengineering purposes. It says it has complied with all State demands concerning the application for a licence.

# campaign - Tuesday 27 June, 2017

'There’s been a significant campaign against me personally' - Gatland
# Victim
From The42
# Victim

'There’s been a significant campaign against me personally' - Gatland

Jun 27th 2017, 2:22 PM 6,022 Views 12 Comments

The Lions coach has felt targeted by the New Zealand Herald.

# campaign - Friday 19 May, 2017

'People's hearts are broken by the thought of this': Cork locals launch their own flood defence plans
# Love The Lee
# Love The Lee

'People's hearts are broken by the thought of this': Cork locals launch their own flood defence plans

May 19th 2017, 6:34 PM 27,321 Views 11 Comments

The group Save Cork City is launching the plans this evening.

# campaign - Saturday 6 May, 2017

Macron says hacked documents have been mixed with false ones to 'sow doubt and disinformation'
# French Election
# French Election

Macron says hacked documents have been mixed with false ones to 'sow doubt and disinformation'

May 6th 2017, 10:01 AM 12,865 Views 134 Comments

A flood of internal documents were released online last night, barely 24 hours before the election.

# campaign - Friday 5 May, 2017

Reports of suspected social welfare fraud double after launch of advertising campaign
# Welfare Cheats
# Welfare Cheats

Reports of suspected social welfare fraud double after launch of advertising campaign

May 5th 2017, 6:05 AM 14,787 Views 81 Comments

Leo Varadkar’s department made €41 million in overpayments due to customer fraud in 2016.

# campaign - Tuesday 2 May, 2017

Three year campaign results in 33,000 children with disabilities getting full medical cards
# Children's Health
# Children's Health

Three year campaign results in 33,000 children with disabilities getting full medical cards

May 2nd 2017, 7:57 PM 10,835 Views 13 Comments

Children who receive the Domiciliary Care Allowance are now eligible for a full medical card.

'I wouldn't be surprised if the majority of special Dáil committee are anti-choice' - Smith
# Repeal The Eighth
# Repeal The Eighth

'I wouldn't be surprised if the majority of special Dáil committee are anti-choice' - Smith

May 2nd 2017, 1:44 PM 9,447 Views 51 Comments

Solidarity-PBP says a referendum on abortion should be held before the autumn.

# campaign - Monday 1 May, 2017

'Let them know you're there for them': Half of people under 35 would conceal mental health issue
# Stigma
# Stigma

'Let them know you're there for them': Half of people under 35 would conceal mental health issue

May 1st 2017, 7:30 AM 8,216 Views 8 Comments

Almost a fifth of people would delay seeking help for a mental health issue, due to the perceived stigma around them.

# campaign - Sunday 23 April, 2017

'It's an absolute nightmare': Dart driver on the fear of hitting people on the tracks
# Kilbarrack Station
# Kilbarrack Station

'It's an absolute nightmare': Dart driver on the fear of hitting people on the tracks

Apr 23rd 2017, 12:10 AM 34,946 Views 30 Comments

A new video shows how dangerous crossing the tracks can be.

# campaign - Monday 17 April, 2017

Latest poll has Le Pen and Macron head-to-head in French presidential race
# France
# France

Latest poll has Le Pen and Macron head-to-head in French presidential race

Apr 17th 2017, 2:45 PM 13,974 Views 128 Comments

The two frontrunners are staging rival rallies today in Paris.

# campaign - Saturday 8 April, 2017

He stopped paying his mortgage so he could sing at Trump rallies - and now he's feeling a little disillusioned
# Trump Troubadour
# Trump Troubadour

He stopped paying his mortgage so he could sing at Trump rallies - and now he's feeling a little disillusioned

Apr 8th 2017, 9:00 PM 40,147 Views 29 Comments

Just two months after the election, Kraig Moss, aka the Trump Troubadour, isn’t feeling quite so positive about Donald Trump as he did before.

# campaign - Saturday 11 March, 2017

50,000 French people want Barack Obama to run in their presidential race
# Obama17
# Obama17

50,000 French people want Barack Obama to run in their presidential race

Mar 11th 2017, 8:30 AM 10,195 Views 17 Comments

Posters have appeared across Paris with his iconic slogan translated into French.

# campaign - Monday 6 March, 2017

Threat of a far-right French presidency is real 'but France will not give in', says Hollande
# Standing Firm
# Standing Firm

Threat of a far-right French presidency is real 'but France will not give in', says Hollande

Mar 6th 2017, 12:16 PM 6,619 Views 29 Comments

Alain Juppe ruled himself out as a candidate today.

# campaign - Wednesday 4 January, 2017

'People were forced to live in the same house for years': Two decades of divorce in Ireland
# Breakdown
# Breakdown

'People were forced to live in the same house for years': Two decades of divorce in Ireland

Jan 4th 2017, 6:30 AM 25,233 Views 118 Comments

Divorce was legalised 20 years ago after a bitter campaign and a very tight results in a referendum – now there are calls for the law to be modernised.

# campaign - Saturday 17 December, 2016

Dragon's Den businessman sells home, raises €273,000 for homeless charities
# Home For Home
# Home For Home

Dragon's Den businessman sells home, raises €273,000 for homeless charities

Dec 17th 2016, 9:17 AM 18,363 Views 40 Comments

The money raised will go to COPE Galway and Focus Ireland to help house families in Galway.

# campaign - Saturday 10 December, 2016

What's your favourite childhood book? New campaign tries to get kids reading for Christmas
# Books
# Books

What's your favourite childhood book? New campaign tries to get kids reading for Christmas

Dec 10th 2016, 5:00 PM 12,176 Views 99 Comments

Research shows over half of Irish parents would like to read to their children more.

# campaign - Tuesday 29 November, 2016

Dragon’s Den businessman to sell Aran Islands home and donate funds to homeless charities
# Home From Home
# Home From Home

Dragon’s Den businessman to sell Aran Islands home and donate funds to homeless charities

Nov 29th 2016, 4:20 PM 50,222 Views 40 Comments

The €300,000 sale will provide deposits to purchase at least 15 homes for families who are homeless.

# campaign - Saturday 12 November, 2016

Lego stops advertising with the Daily Mail following 'Stop Funding Hate' campaign
# Campaign
# Campaign

Lego stops advertising with the Daily Mail following 'Stop Funding Hate' campaign

Nov 12th 2016, 2:18 PM 28,243 Views 48 Comments

The Stop Funding Hate campaign attempts to target advertisers in certain UK newspapers, agitating for them to withdraw their business.

# campaign - Sunday 6 November, 2016

Donald Trump: a timeline of the most bonkers events from a truly bonkers presidential campaign
# The Donald
# The Donald

Donald Trump: a timeline of the most bonkers events from a truly bonkers presidential campaign

Nov 6th 2016, 7:30 PM 35,822 Views 86 Comments

Love him or loathe him, the Donald has kept the world enthralled for the past 18 months.

# campaign - Sunday 30 October, 2016

Clinton says FBI actions 'deeply troubling' as Trump steps up his attacks
# Final Countdown
# Final Countdown

Clinton says FBI actions 'deeply troubling' as Trump steps up his attacks

Oct 30th 2016, 10:52 AM 17,014 Views 67 Comments

Clinton pressed FBI Director James Comey to put out the “full and complete facts” about the review into a cache of recently discovered emails.

# campaign - Saturday 15 October, 2016

'Let's get coffee, Friend' - The campaign begging emails clogging up America's inboxes
# On Till November
# On Till November

'Let's get coffee, Friend' - The campaign begging emails clogging up America's inboxes

Oct 15th 2016, 7:00 AM 23,364 Views 8 Comments

From Broadway tickets to coffee with Ivanka, the Clinton and Trump campaigns are trying every trick to hook donors.

# campaign - Saturday 27 August, 2016

Trump campaign chief denies anti-Semitic remarks about daughters' school
# Stephen Bannon
# Stephen Bannon

Trump campaign chief denies anti-Semitic remarks about daughters' school

Aug 27th 2016, 11:58 AM 19,323 Views 106 Comments

The revelation comes a day after reports emerged that domestic charges were filed against him 20 years ago.

# campaign - Wednesday 17 August, 2016

Trump hires head of a right-wing website in latest campaign reshuffle
# What Pivot?
# What Pivot?

Trump hires head of a right-wing website in latest campaign reshuffle

Aug 17th 2016, 3:58 PM 15,072 Views 72 Comments

Paul Manafort, the Trump campaign chairman, has come under scrutiny for his links to the pro-Russia former president of Ukraine.

# campaign - Monday 15 August, 2016

British-Iranian mum detained in Iran accused of trying to overthrow the regime
# Iran
# Iran

British-Iranian mum detained in Iran accused of trying to overthrow the regime

Aug 15th 2016, 8:49 AM 14,079 Views 27 Comments

The British Prime Minister Theresa May has raised concerns about the mother of one with the Iranian president.

# campaign - Thursday 4 August, 2016

Is it possible for Donald Trump to drop out of the presidential race? And what would happen if he did?
# Will He Stay Or Will Go?
# Will He Stay Or Will Go?

Is it possible for Donald Trump to drop out of the presidential race? And what would happen if he did?

Aug 4th 2016, 1:46 PM 43,366 Views 137 Comments

Trump has come under fire recently for a number of high-profile incidents.

# campaign - Wednesday 3 August, 2016

Trump tells Virginia mother to get crying baby 'out of here'
# Think Of The Children
# Think Of The Children

Trump tells Virginia mother to get crying baby 'out of here'

Aug 3rd 2016, 7:23 AM 53,533 Views 235 Comments

Meanwhile, France’s president has said the Republican nominee makes “you want to retch”.

# campaign - Wednesday 27 July, 2016

The ice bucket challenge: It actually made a huge difference
# Breakthrough
# Breakthrough

The ice bucket challenge: It actually made a huge difference

Jul 27th 2016, 1:03 PM 28,527 Views 21 Comments

Around €104 million was raised through people dumping water over their heads.

# campaign - Friday 8 July, 2016

Search begins for new officers with "tolerance and humanity" to work in Irish prisons
# Recruitment Drive
# Recruitment Drive

Search begins for new officers with "tolerance and humanity" to work in Irish prisons

Jul 8th 2016, 11:35 AM 30,316 Views 99 Comments

The first recruits are expected to enter prison service college in early 2017.

# campaign - Wednesday 15 June, 2016

New HIV cases in injecting drug users had a big rise in 2015
# Snowblow
# Snowblow

New HIV cases in injecting drug users had a big rise in 2015

Jun 15th 2016, 6:15 AM 7,931 Views 7 Comments

A new campaign is being launched this morning which aims to highlight the issue for Irish AIDS Day.

Vast majority of elderly abuse is carried out by a close friend or family member
# Financial Abuse
# Financial Abuse

Vast majority of elderly abuse is carried out by a close friend or family member

Jun 15th 2016, 6:05 AM 11,667 Views 8 Comments

A new campaign aims to highlight the financial abuse of the elderly.

# campaign - Wednesday 18 May, 2016

Fat Frogs were the best ice pops ever produced in Ireland and need to be brought back
# Live In A Swamp
From The Daily Edge
# Live In A Swamp

Fat Frogs were the best ice pops ever produced in Ireland and need to be brought back

May 18th 2016, 6:02 PM 14,504 Views 6 Comments

Now.

# campaign - Wednesday 20 April, 2016

America is taking a former President off its $20 bill in favour of a woman born a slave
# All About The Harriets
# All About The Harriets

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

Apr 20th 2016, 8:28 PM 19,828 Views 84 Comments

Harriet Tubman was a leading 19th-century abolitionist.

# campaign - Wednesday 13 April, 2016

Irish Defence Forces to recruit 1,450 new staff
# Jobs
# Jobs

Irish Defence Forces to recruit 1,450 new staff

Apr 13th 2016, 10:01 AM 30,535 Views 86 Comments

The 2016 campaign will specifically target increased female recruitment.