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# campaign - Wednesday 11 June, 2014

Mary O'Rourke wants you to know the truth about shingles

There are four main myths about shingles that a new campaign looks to dispel.

# campaign - Monday 9 June, 2014

'If only I could still dress myself': Hard hitting Motor Neurone Disease campaign launched

In the new adverts, Jan and Paul share their stories about their terminal disease in a hope to increase support for those living with this degenerative condition.

# campaign - Wednesday 4 June, 2014

STOP! Luas operators urge drivers to halt at red lights as tram collisions rise Close Calls This post contains videos

STOP! Luas operators urge drivers to halt at red lights as tram collisions rise

Over 90 per cent of road vehicle / tram collisions happened on the Luas Red Line, while ten per cent happened on the Luas Green Line.

# campaign - Sunday 25 May, 2014

Over 50,000 sign petition over discretionary medical cards as parents say 'no more'

The campaign wants the law changed so that any child diagnosed with a serious illness or congenital condition automatically gets a full medical card.

# campaign - Tuesday 20 May, 2014

Lorainne Higgins criticised after campaign van parked in a disabled space

The Labour MEP candidate in Midlands-North-West said the incident was “an honest mistake”.

# campaign - Tuesday 13 May, 2014

Torture is a 'global crisis' - but more than a third of people think it can be justified

Amnesty International launches its global anti-torture campaign today.

# campaign - Friday 9 May, 2014

Pics: Water charge protesters joined the Taoiseach's Limerick canvass Meet And Greet This post contains images

Pics: Water charge protesters joined the Taoiseach's Limerick canvass

Fine Gael said yesterday that Kenny was hoping to speak to as many people as possible in the run up to polling day and these guys were certainly ready to talk.

Partners or exes responsible for one quarter of sex attacks on women

Despite the prevalence of these attacks, there has been just one marital rape conviction in nearly a quarter of a century.

# campaign - Tuesday 29 April, 2014

Do you think Cork Airport should be renamed after Rory Gallagher?

A petition to do just that has over 10,000 signatures.

# campaign - Saturday 26 April, 2014

Obama will continue to be 'a strong ally' of Ireland - Jen O’Malley Dillon

President Obama’s former deputy campaign manager said politics was a difficult career regardless of your gender.

# campaign - Thursday 24 April, 2014

UK police enlisting Muslim women to help stop young people going to Syria

Police will hold meetings across Britain today with women from different community groups and government officials involved in preventing extremism.

# campaign - Wednesday 23 April, 2014

Cork residents halt meter installation as stand-off with Irish Water continues

Local Councillor Frank O’Flynn said Irish Water should be installing new pipes not water meters.

# campaign - Tuesday 15 April, 2014

Government accused of using 'spin' to take attention away from wind farm protests

Campaigners claim that nothing has changed after the weekend’s announcement that a deal couldn’t reached with the UK on wind energy export.

# campaign - Saturday 12 April, 2014

From The Daily Edge Laugh and cry as these Grannies take their first ever flight We Can Be Heroes

Laugh and cry as these Grannies take their first ever flight

An and Ria are in their seventies.

# campaign - Saturday 5 April, 2014

Afghan voters brave Taliban threats in historic election

Afghanistan’s third presidential election brings an end to 13 years of rule by Karzai, who has held power since the Taliban were ousted in 2001.

# campaign - Wednesday 2 April, 2014

Monument to 222 lost Bethany children to be unveiled at ceremony

The names of children who died while at the home are due to be released in the hope people will find their relations who lived there.

The Sun's breast check campaign could actually harm women, warns doctor

The Sun’s campaign has divided critics in the UK with its photographs of topless women examining their breasts.

# campaign - Monday 17 February, 2014

Tánaiste to meet with Stardust victims' families

The families want to raise a number of issues with the Tánaiste, including the tribunals into the blaze.

# campaign - Sunday 26 January, 2014

In 'unique event', Irish priest invites LGBT people to speak from the altar

Novena, directed by Anna Rodgers, is about a gay man and lesbian woman who are invited to speak at the altar of a Catholic church.

# campaign - Tuesday 21 January, 2014

President defends Sabina prison visit as “private and personal”

“Sabina is a person who can speak for herself and is a person of very good judgement.”

# campaign - Sunday 12 January, 2014

What ever happened to Fine Gael's Five Point Plan?

Jobs, political reform and an overhaul of the healthcare system were all promised in the run up to the campaign so let’s take a look at how much of that has been delivered…

# campaign - Tuesday 7 January, 2014

UNICEF calls for world to protect Syrian children from 'broken futures'

A new campaign being run by UNICEF, called No Lost Generation, aims to bring the world’s attention to Syria.

# campaign - Wednesday 18 December, 2013

Opt for Life campaign welcome organ donation reforms

Former Gaelic Football star Joe Brolly says the €3 million pledged for a state of the art organ donation system will save lives.

# campaign - Monday 2 December, 2013

Small glasses of cordial have up to five cubes of sugar

Safefood has launched a campaign to encourage parents to give their children water instead of juices and cordials.

# campaign - Wednesday 27 November, 2013

Charity warns public about ‘illicit puppy traders’ selling online

The charity estimates there are more than 10,000 dogs and puppies for sale online on any given day.

# campaign - Sunday 3 November, 2013

HSA warn against workplace accidents due to 48 people dying last year

The Health and Safety Authority said so far this year 38 people have lost their lives in accidents at work.

# campaign - Wednesday 30 October, 2013

Public information campaign launched to address 'confusion' over medical cards

The HSE has launched a public information campaign following recent controversies over medical card eligibility.

# campaign - Monday 28 October, 2013

Extract: Remember the Lisbon Treaty referenda poster campaigns?

Sometimes what happens in Irish politics is so odd, you have to ask yourself… did that really happen? Paddy Duffy remembers the Lisbon referenda debacles.

# campaign - Tuesday 22 October, 2013

Shatter confirms date for Missing Persons Day, following campaign by Mallow students

Kate McCann was one of the high-profile supporters of the Cork students’ inititiative, which included an intensive lobbying campaign and a petition signed by 12,000 people.

# campaign - Saturday 21 September, 2013

Merkel strong favorite to win a third term

The German election will take place tomorrow.

# campaign - Sunday 15 September, 2013

Hundreds protest against Ballinasloe psychiatric unit closure

The HSE West is to close the 22 acute psychiatric admission beds from St Bridget’s Hospital in Ballinasloe.

# campaign - Wednesday 11 September, 2013

Complaint over 'Limerick crime scene' Irish Examiner ad not upheld

The ASAI found that the ad did not cause grave or widespread offence.

# campaign - Tuesday 10 September, 2013

New campaign aims to curb suicides amongst farmers

The campaign is being launched by Pieta House as part of its Mind Our Men initiative.

# campaign - Friday 6 September, 2013

Who wants to be Lucinda Creighton’s parliamentary assistant?

Lucinda Creighton is on the look out for a new assistant. Do you have what it takes? Step on down.

# campaign - Friday 30 August, 2013

From The42 Surfing GAA fan backs the Mayo4Sam campaign Tribute

Surfing GAA fan backs the Mayo4Sam campaign

Can this musical tribute inspire James Horan’s men to victory this year?

# campaign - Monday 19 August, 2013

The 9 at 9: Monday

Good morning! Here are nine things you want to know as you start your day.

# campaign - Thursday 8 August, 2013

Website that helps people leave the Catholic Church to cease operations

Over 12,000 people downloaded a Declaration of Defection from, but changes to canon law have made it difficult for the site to operate, a founder says.

# campaign - Tuesday 6 August, 2013

Australian political hopeful stumped during disastrous interview Foot In Mouth This post contains videos

Australian political hopeful stumped during disastrous interview

Jaymes Diaz of the Liberal Party did not have a good time on the first day of the campaign trail.

# campaign - Friday 2 August, 2013

From The Daily Edge Chris O'Dowd wants to build the world's largest flying scrotum Skyballs This post contains videos

# campaign - Tuesday 16 July, 2013

Doherty: Norris comments gave Seanad abolition campaign a boost

The Fine Gael TD was referring to Norris saying she was “talking through her fanny” while in the Seanad yesterday.