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# campaign - Monday 15 December, 2014

US state pulls innuendo-laden 'Don't Jerk and Drive' public safety campaign
# Don't Jerk And Drive
From The Daily Edge
# Don't Jerk And Drive

US state pulls innuendo-laden 'Don't Jerk and Drive' public safety campaign

Dec 15th 2014, 9:01 PM 2,132 Views 0 Comments

*immature giggles*

# campaign - Saturday 22 November, 2014

What will anti-water charges TDs do if boycotters are brought to court?
# Boycott
# Boycott

What will anti-water charges TDs do if boycotters are brought to court?

Nov 22nd 2014, 8:15 AM 15,217 Views 154 Comments

Irish Water says it does not envisage bringing people to court, but what would the likes of Paul Murphy do if the company did?

# campaign - Thursday 6 November, 2014

Clever campaign uses Tinder to tell men about Irish sex trafficking
# Tinder
From The Daily Edge
# Tinder

Clever campaign uses Tinder to tell men about Irish sex trafficking

Nov 6th 2014, 9:47 AM 25,321 Views 44 Comments

Have you swiped on this profile?

# campaign - Tuesday 14 October, 2014

"Historic day" as LGBT teachers' group meet President
# Visibility
# Visibility

"Historic day" as LGBT teachers' group meet President

Oct 14th 2014, 9:42 AM 7,249 Views 81 Comments

The group is part of the INTO union.

# campaign - Thursday 9 October, 2014

Do you prefer buying books in bookshops or online?
# Books Are My Bag
# Books Are My Bag

Do you prefer buying books in bookshops or online?

Oct 9th 2014, 7:45 AM 9,692 Views 36 Comments

If you like browsing your local bookstore, or want to get back into that, then this campaign is for you.

# campaign - Wednesday 1 October, 2014

MS sufferer and right-to-die campaigner: 'If I was an animal...I'd be put to sleep'
# Legislation
# Legislation

MS sufferer and right-to-die campaigner: 'If I was an animal...I'd be put to sleep'

Oct 1st 2014, 3:02 PM 13,692 Views 47 Comments

Kate Tobin was diagnosed with the condition two years ago and says “Nobody can know the pain I’m going through”.

# campaign - Sunday 28 September, 2014

Can you help this Irish team to compete against Cafu and co at the World Cup in Brazil?
# Campaign
From The42
# Campaign

Can you help this Irish team to compete against Cafu and co at the World Cup in Brazil?

Sep 28th 2014, 8:15 AM 4,510 Views 2 Comments

The Ireland 7s team are hoping to compete on world stage at the end of the year.

# campaign - Saturday 27 September, 2014

Explainer: What is happening with the Islamic State group?
# Islamic State
# Islamic State

Explainer: What is happening with the Islamic State group?

Sep 27th 2014, 7:56 AM 11,326 Views 42 Comments

Why has there been a spate of beheadings? What should the group be referred to as? Has the West just gone to war with them?

# campaign - Thursday 18 September, 2014

This former MEP is running for the Dáil on a single issue: water charges
# Irish Water
# Irish Water

This former MEP is running for the Dáil on a single issue: water charges

Sep 18th 2014, 2:58 PM 9,014 Views 96 Comments

But Paul Murphy’s Sinn Féin opposition in Dublin South West has hit back at criticism over his stance on water charges.

# campaign - Wednesday 17 September, 2014

Toronto Mayor Rob Ford diagnosed with rare and aggressive cancer
# Campaign
# Campaign

Toronto Mayor Rob Ford diagnosed with rare and aggressive cancer

Sep 17th 2014, 11:06 PM 15,652 Views 21 Comments

Ford had been admitted to hospital last week.

# campaign - Saturday 13 September, 2014

The best quotes from Scotland's independence referendum campaign
# Indyref
# Indyref

The best quotes from Scotland's independence referendum campaign

Sep 13th 2014, 2:05 PM 20,784 Views 50 Comments

Should they stay or should they go? Here’s what people have been saying.

# campaign - Friday 12 September, 2014

Mannion bound for Beijing and likely to miss Dublin's 2015 campaign
# China Calling
From The42
# China Calling

Mannion bound for Beijing and likely to miss Dublin's 2015 campaign

Sep 12th 2014, 12:00 PM 21,434 Views 9 Comments

The two-time All-Ireland U21 football winner is heading to the Chinese capital as part of his studies.

# campaign - Tuesday 19 August, 2014

What's your mental health life saver? This group wants to know
# 24/7 Supports
# 24/7 Supports

What's your mental health life saver? This group wants to know

Aug 19th 2014, 10:53 AM 12,272 Views 51 Comments

The Mental Health Reform are calling for community mental health services to be available around the clock, seven days a week.

# campaign - Friday 1 August, 2014

Dublin scientist awarded €250k grant for breast cancer research
# Science
# Science

Dublin scientist awarded €250k grant for breast cancer research

Aug 1st 2014, 7:00 AM 5,822 Views 5 Comments

Dr Alex von Kriegsheim based at UCD will investigate the role a small protein called ‘ISG15’ plays.

# campaign - Thursday 24 July, 2014

Protesters in canoe stop construction of Kilkenny bridge
# Bridge Over Troubled Water
# Bridge Over Troubled Water

Protesters in canoe stop construction of Kilkenny bridge

Jul 24th 2014, 8:55 PM 13,452 Views 54 Comments

An emergency council meeting on the controversial bridge is to be held this Saturday.

# campaign - Friday 11 July, 2014

Guy who set up Kickstarter campaign to make potato salad raises $46k
# Spud U Like
From The Daily Edge
# Spud U Like

Guy who set up Kickstarter campaign to make potato salad raises $46k

Jul 11th 2014, 3:55 PM 2,384 Views 0 Comments

And the campaign still has three weeks to go!

# campaign - Saturday 5 July, 2014

Ukraine claims rebels have been flushed from a main stronghold
# Insurgents
# Insurgents

Ukraine claims rebels have been flushed from a main stronghold

Jul 5th 2014, 10:32 AM 4,212 Views 89 Comments

This would be Kiev’s biggest success of the nearly three-month campaign.

Samaritans' volunteers will highlight their work at a location near you this summer
# Talk To Us
# Talk To Us

Samaritans' volunteers will highlight their work at a location near you this summer

Jul 5th 2014, 7:15 AM 4,088 Views 3 Comments

Calls increased by 20% in two months with the new free number 116 123.

# campaign - Tuesday 1 July, 2014

Ridiculously good-looking felon lands modelling contract
# Jeremy Meeks
From The Daily Edge
# Jeremy Meeks

Ridiculously good-looking felon lands modelling contract

Jul 1st 2014, 6:19 PM 7,529 Views 1 Comment

But can he turn left?

# campaign - Tuesday 17 June, 2014

New campaign launched to help families in danger of losing their homes
# Dublin
# Dublin

New campaign launched to help families in danger of losing their homes

Jun 17th 2014, 8:04 AM 5,483 Views 11 Comments

There’s been a recent increase in Dublin families presenting to homeless services for support and accommodation.

# campaign - Wednesday 11 June, 2014

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

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

Jun 11th 2014, 7:15 AM 31,225 Views 41 Comments

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
# Terminal Illness
# Terminal Illness

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

Jun 9th 2014, 3:00 PM 11,020 Views 8 Comments

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
# Close Calls

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

Jun 4th 2014, 9:13 AM 21,268 Views 80 Comments

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'
# Families Battle
# Families Battle

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

May 25th 2014, 8:30 PM 12,192 Views 36 Comments

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
# Oops
# Oops

Lorainne Higgins criticised after campaign van parked in a disabled space

May 20th 2014, 1:43 PM 28,152 Views 110 Comments

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
# Campaign
# Campaign

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

May 13th 2014, 6:45 AM 4,771 Views 14 Comments

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
# Meet And Greet

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

May 9th 2014, 12:11 PM 17,236 Views 105 Comments

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
# Rape
# Rape

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

May 9th 2014, 8:29 AM 9,386 Views 32 Comments

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?
# Petition
# Petition

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

Apr 29th 2014, 10:45 AM 8,932 Views 94 Comments

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
# Immigration Reform
# Immigration Reform

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

Apr 26th 2014, 8:30 PM 14,800 Views 84 Comments

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
# Conflict
# Conflict

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

Apr 24th 2014, 9:26 AM 5,847 Views 50 Comments

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
# Protest
# Protest

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

Apr 23rd 2014, 9:44 AM 18,872 Views 107 Comments

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
# Protest Goes On
# Protest Goes On

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

Apr 15th 2014, 7:30 AM 5,722 Views 63 Comments

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

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

Laugh and cry as these Grannies take their first ever flight

Apr 12th 2014, 9:05 AM 3,459 Views 4 Comments

An and Ria are in their seventies.

# campaign - Saturday 5 April, 2014

Afghan voters brave Taliban threats in historic election
# Democracy
# Democracy

Afghan voters brave Taliban threats in historic election

Apr 5th 2014, 8:11 AM 5,363 Views 52 Comments

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
# Resting Place
# Resting Place

Monument to 222 lost Bethany children to be unveiled at ceremony

Apr 2nd 2014, 11:29 AM 6,694 Views 7 Comments

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
# Breast Cancer
# Breast Cancer

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

Apr 2nd 2014, 7:00 AM 22,118 Views 27 Comments

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
# Campaign
# Campaign

Tánaiste to meet with Stardust victims' families

Feb 17th 2014, 10:01 PM 5,620 Views 7 Comments

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
# LGBT
# LGBT

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

Jan 26th 2014, 10:30 AM 15,434 Views 42 Comments

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”
# Margaretta D’Arcy
# Margaretta D’Arcy

President defends Sabina prison visit as “private and personal”

Jan 21st 2014, 1:11 PM 14,163 Views 72 Comments

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