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# campaign - Sunday 14 July, 2013

Campaign to repeal the Eighth Amendment planned for the autumn

The constitutional ban on abortion will come under scrutiny in the new Dáil term.

# campaign - Monday 1 July, 2013

50 racist incidents reported in 10 weeks to Immigrant Council

The Immigrant Council of Ireland said that the incidents have all been reported to it since the launch of a major awareness campaign.

# campaign - Monday 24 June, 2013

Today marks the 20th anniversary of the decriminalisation of homosexuality

It took a 16-year legal battle to remove the Victorian laws from Ireland’s statutebook which criminalised sexual acts between men.

# campaign - Thursday 6 June, 2013

The 5 at 5: Thursday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

# campaign - Sunday 2 June, 2013

Concern over backlog for cochlear implants

Parents campaigning on the issue still hope to meet the Health Minister over the issue of bilateral cochlear implants for children.

# campaign - Sunday 26 May, 2013

Is thorium the answer to the world’s energy woes?

An Irish duo have set up an ambitious kickstarter campaign for a documentary on the issue, they told

# campaign - Thursday 23 May, 2013

Reilly knew about Taoiseach's tobacco meeting, but "would not" go

The Health Minister said that he has “declared war” on the tobacco industry, and pointed out that the meeting at government buildings focused on smuggling.

# campaign - Friday 17 May, 2013

Justice for Magdalenes group ends its campaign

The group said that it has ended its political campaign now that the objectives of an apology and a redress scheme for Magdalene survivors have been achieved.

# campaign - Wednesday 15 May, 2013

From The42 Your Desperate Plea For Ronaldo To Come Back To Manchester United Video Of The Day You What? This post contains videos

Your Desperate Plea For Ronaldo To Come Back To Manchester United Video Of The Day

If the club won’t bring him back, supporters are going to take matters into their own hands.

# campaign - Monday 13 May, 2013

Just one in ten parents seek GP help about child's bedwetting

New research has also shown that children are missing out on summer activities because they wet the bed.

Pics: Filipino voters hit the polls in vital elections of over 18,000 politicians

The country’s president is hoping to secure a majority in both houses of parliament so he can push through reforms in the country’s corruption-ridden system.

# campaign - Monday 29 April, 2013

5 'serious incidents' of racism a week in Ireland

On public transport, in offices, on the street and in neighbourhoods: The Immigrant Council of Ireland says the reported incidents of racism has grown significantly.

# campaign - Monday 8 April, 2013

Campaign launched after four deaths and 96 'near misses' at level crossings

The campaign aims to make road users aware of the correct behaviour at railway crossings and the dangers posed by their misuse.

# campaign - Thursday 21 March, 2013

Campaign to reduce male suicides to be launched

Pieta House is to launch the Mind Our Men campaign next week, which will “equip the public with the skills needed to reach out to the men in their lives during times of crisis”.

# campaign - Wednesday 13 March, 2013

Unions to address "major public meeting" against Croke Park 2 proposals

A nationwide campaign against the proposals will include a major public meeting in Cork City Hall.

# campaign - Thursday 7 March, 2013

Secondary teachers' union to recommend No vote on pay proposals

The ASTI says public sector workers have already contributed enough, and savings should be made through the tax system.

# campaign - Wednesday 6 March, 2013

Croke Park 2: Four unions to launch joint No campaign

The INMO, IMO, CPSU and Unite are to launch their joint campaign against the Croke Park proposals tomorrow.

# campaign - Saturday 2 March, 2013

Fix Crumlin hospital campaign 'gives sick children dignity'

The campaign has led to opening of 12 beds for children at a new ward constructed with funds donated to the hospital.

# campaign - Thursday 28 February, 2013

Frontline Alliance announces nationwide campaign against Croke Park II proposals

Its campaign is in opposition to the Croke Park Agreement extension proposals.

# campaign - Thursday 21 February, 2013

Parties set to choose Meath East by-election candidates

The position became vacant following the death of Fine Gael TD Shane McEntee in December.

# campaign - Tuesday 19 February, 2013

Clare Daly: Property tax is going to be a 'game changer'

The Dublin North TD said the property tax will put increasing pressure on the Government. “Labour, they’re nearly dropping like flies,” she said.

# campaign - Monday 11 February, 2013

Murdoch "considering" getting rid of "so last century" Page 3

The newspaper king made the comment following an online campaign by the No More Page 3 activist group.

# campaign - Wednesday 30 January, 2013

Australia PM surprises with September polls announcement

The Labor party leader said the move would give “shape and order” to the year.

# campaign - Friday 4 January, 2013

From The Daily Edge Save the elephants or I'll move to Russia, Brigitte Bardot tells France. Au Revoir

Save the elephants or I'll move to Russia, Brigitte Bardot tells France.

The French actress says she will follow Gerard Depardieu’s lead and move to Russia unless two elephants under threat of being put down are granted a reprieve.

# campaign - Wednesday 12 December, 2012

Putin encourages Russian families to have an average of three children

Starting from next year financial benefits will be introduced for those who have a third child, the Russian President said.

Alan Shatter condemns 'obscene and insensitive' anti-abortion posters

The posters which specifically target the Minister for Justice were erected overnight in Alan Shatter’s constituency of Dublin South.

# campaign - Monday 3 December, 2012

From The42 LeMond ready to challenge for UCI top job New Dawn

LeMond ready to challenge for UCI top job

He is a figurehead of Change Cycling Now, which calls for a more robust drive to root out drug cheats from the sport.

# campaign - Thursday 29 November, 2012

Tourism Ireland wants to increase US visitors by one-fifth by 2015

The Gathering and takeover of website central to plans to get US visitors to ‘Jump Into Ireland’.

# campaign - Monday 26 November, 2012

Poll: Should Irish people living abroad be allowed to vote in Irish elections? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should Irish people living abroad be allowed to vote in Irish elections?

The dramatic surge in emigration from Ireland in recent years means that voting rights for Irish people living abroad has become a major issue. What do you think – should emigrants be allowed vote?

# campaign - Thursday 22 November, 2012

Women's Aid calls for review of laws around domestic abuse

The group is calling for a 24/7 on call system for emergency barring orders and for protection from cuts in the upcoming budget.

# campaign - Tuesday 20 November, 2012

From The42 VIDEO: Darren O'Neill donates his act of kindness to Special Olympics Ireland Campaign This post contains videos

VIDEO: Darren O'Neill donates his act of kindness to Special Olympics Ireland

The Irish boxer is the official ambassador for the organisation’s latest initiative.

# campaign - Tuesday 6 November, 2012

Parents urged to make window blinds safe

At least five children in Ireland have died as a result of accidents from window blinds since 2005.

# campaign - Friday 26 October, 2012

From The42 QPR's Ferdinand expected to continue racism snub Protest

QPR's Ferdinand expected to continue racism snub

The player’s manager, Mark Hughes, claimed he was unlikely to back down from his stance.

# campaign - Wednesday 24 October, 2012

New campaign calls for setting up of suicide prevention authority

The campaign has been launched by the suicide prevention charity 3Ts, and includes a new video about the reality of suicide in Ireland.

Both White House campaigns: We're winning

Is somebody in the White House race being economical with the truth? A look at how the US presidential race stands right now.

# campaign - Sunday 21 October, 2012

Documentary sheds light on Teresa Treacy's fight for her trees

The Co Offaly landowner is still fighting to stop her trees from being cut down so that an overground power line can be put in place.

# campaign - Monday 15 October, 2012

Kenny: As Taoiseach and as a father I’m asking people to vote yes

Fine Gael today launched their yes campaign for the children’s rights referendum in Dublin, which is set to take place on 10 November.

Campaign highlights dangers of hair straighteners to children

The campaign was launched following a rise in the number of children attending A&E at the Royal Belfast Hospital for Sick Children with hair straightener burns.

# campaign - Tuesday 9 October, 2012

Ad of the year? Haitians reading #FirstWorldProblems tweets Firstworldproblems This post contains a poll This post contains videos

Ad of the year? Haitians reading #FirstWorldProblems tweets

Charity turns Twitter hashtag on its head – what’s your reaction to it?

# campaign - Saturday 6 October, 2012

James Reilly must go: Labour grassroots meet to call for Reilly's resignation

The members say that Reilly’s approach to healthcare is “completely incompatible” with Labour values.

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