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# campaign - Sunday 12 January, 2014

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

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

Jan 12th 2014, 8:30 PM 34,925 Views 146 Comments

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'
# No Lost Generation
# No Lost Generation

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

Jan 7th 2014, 3:38 PM 4,383 Views 30 Comments

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
# Transplant
# Transplant

Opt for Life campaign welcome organ donation reforms

Dec 18th 2013, 5:11 PM 5,837 Views 11 Comments

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
# Threats Not Treats
# Threats Not Treats

Small glasses of cordial have up to five cubes of sugar

Dec 2nd 2013, 10:31 AM 20,810 Views 57 Comments

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
# Not Just For Christmas
# Not Just For Christmas

Charity warns public about ‘illicit puppy traders’ selling online

Nov 27th 2013, 1:37 PM 11,490 Views 41 Comments

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
# Health And Safety
# Health And Safety

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

Nov 3rd 2013, 7:30 AM 6,925 Views 17 Comments

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
# Medical Cards
# Medical Cards

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

Oct 30th 2013, 12:32 PM 4,967 Views 18 Comments

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?
# Opinion
# Opinion

Extract: Remember the Lisbon Treaty referenda poster campaigns?

Oct 28th 2013, 8:30 AM 582 Views 29 Comments

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
# Missing Persons
# Missing Persons

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

Oct 22nd 2013, 1:25 PM 8,585 Views 15 Comments

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
# Election
# Election

Merkel strong favorite to win a third term

Sep 21st 2013, 9:48 AM 4,200 Views 26 Comments

The German election will take place tomorrow.

# campaign - Sunday 15 September, 2013

Hundreds protest against Ballinasloe psychiatric unit closure
# Mental Health
# Mental Health

Hundreds protest against Ballinasloe psychiatric unit closure

Sep 15th 2013, 3:19 PM 6,812 Views 33 Comments

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
# Advertising
# Advertising

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

Sep 11th 2013, 8:32 AM 8,054 Views 41 Comments

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
# Mind Our Men
# Mind Our Men

New campaign aims to curb suicides amongst farmers

Sep 10th 2013, 2:27 PM 3,966 Views 4 Comments

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?
# Jobfairy
# Jobfairy

Who wants to be Lucinda Creighton’s parliamentary assistant?

Sep 6th 2013, 7:00 AM 9,954 Views 47 Comments

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

Surfing GAA fan backs the Mayo4Sam campaign
# Tribute
From The42
# Tribute

Surfing GAA fan backs the Mayo4Sam campaign

Aug 30th 2013, 3:10 PM 11,630 Views 33 Comments

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

# campaign - Monday 19 August, 2013

# campaign - Thursday 8 August, 2013

Website that helps people leave the Catholic Church to cease operations
# Religion
# Religion

Website that helps people leave the Catholic Church to cease operations

Aug 8th 2013, 4:07 PM 34,905 Views 196 Comments

Over 12,000 people downloaded a Declaration of Defection from CountMeOut.ie, 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
# Foot In Mouth

Australian political hopeful stumped during disastrous interview

Aug 6th 2013, 6:24 PM 17,005 Views 50 Comments

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

Chris O'Dowd wants to build the world's largest flying scrotum
# Skyballs
From The Daily Edge
# Skyballs

Chris O'Dowd wants to build the world's largest flying scrotum

Aug 2nd 2013, 9:34 AM 10,360 Views 56 Comments

No, really.

# campaign - Tuesday 16 July, 2013

Doherty: Norris comments gave Seanad abolition campaign a boost
# Seanad
# Seanad

Doherty: Norris comments gave Seanad abolition campaign a boost

Jul 16th 2013, 10:09 AM 5,781 Views 49 Comments

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

# campaign - Monday 15 July, 2013

Doctors to be balloted on industrial action over "dangerous" working hours
# Doctors
# Doctors

Doctors to be balloted on industrial action over "dangerous" working hours

Jul 15th 2013, 12:06 PM 5,743 Views 41 Comments

The Irish Medical Organisation says that non-consultant hospital doctors are “routinely forced” to work “dangerously long” hours in Ireland.

# campaign - Sunday 14 July, 2013

Campaign to repeal the Eighth Amendment planned for the autumn
# Abortion
# Abortion

Campaign to repeal the Eighth Amendment planned for the autumn

Jul 14th 2013, 7:45 AM 9,884 Views 165 Comments

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
# Racism
# Racism

50 racist incidents reported in 10 weeks to Immigrant Council

Jul 1st 2013, 7:05 AM 5,694 Views 113 Comments

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
# Equality
# Equality

Today marks the 20th anniversary of the decriminalisation of homosexuality

Jun 24th 2013, 9:46 AM 20,438 Views 86 Comments

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

# campaign - Sunday 2 June, 2013

Concern over backlog for cochlear implants
# Happy New Ear
# Happy New Ear

Concern over backlog for cochlear implants

Jun 2nd 2013, 9:15 AM 5,792 Views 16 Comments

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?
# Kickstarter
# Kickstarter

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

May 26th 2013, 8:05 AM 12,023 Views 30 Comments

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

# campaign - Thursday 23 May, 2013

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

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

May 23rd 2013, 4:13 PM 10,171 Views 24 Comments

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
# Magdalenes
# Magdalenes

Justice for Magdalenes group ends its campaign

May 17th 2013, 10:32 AM 4,821 Views 10 Comments

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

Your Desperate Plea For Ronaldo To Come Back To Manchester United Video Of The Day
# You What?
From The42
# You What?

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

May 15th 2013, 8:56 AM 2,830 Views 12 Comments

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
# Bedwetting
# Bedwetting

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

May 13th 2013, 2:15 PM 9,373 Views 42 Comments

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
# Philippines
# Philippines

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

May 13th 2013, 1:05 PM 4,019 Views 0 Comments

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
# Racism
# Racism

5 'serious incidents' of racism a week in Ireland

Apr 29th 2013, 6:30 AM 12,322 Views 173 Comments

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
# Level Crossings
# Level Crossings

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

Apr 8th 2013, 11:32 AM 6,620 Views 14 Comments

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
# Suicide
# Suicide

Campaign to reduce male suicides to be launched

Mar 21st 2013, 6:45 AM 7,773 Views 82 Comments

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
# Croke Park 2
# Croke Park 2

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

Mar 13th 2013, 7:05 AM 4,894 Views 10 Comments

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
# Croke Park 2
# Croke Park 2

Secondary teachers' union to recommend No vote on pay proposals

Mar 7th 2013, 7:11 PM 7,458 Views 82 Comments

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
# Croke Park 2
# Croke Park 2

Croke Park 2: Four unions to launch joint No campaign

Mar 6th 2013, 8:32 PM 10,533 Views 132 Comments

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'
# Crumlin
# Crumlin

Fix Crumlin hospital campaign 'gives sick children dignity'

Mar 2nd 2013, 8:40 AM 4,350 Views 6 Comments

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
# Croke Park II
# Croke Park II

Frontline Alliance announces nationwide campaign against Croke Park II proposals

Feb 28th 2013, 8:39 PM 10,198 Views 154 Comments

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