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# event - Tuesday 25 November, 2014

Gerry Adams says sorry for calling some unionists 'b******s'
# Mea Culpa
# Mea Culpa

Gerry Adams says sorry for calling some unionists 'b******s'

Nov 25th 2014, 12:00 PM 21,545 Views 209 Comments

He made the comment at a meeting in Enniskillen.

# event - Sunday 23 November, 2014

Getting ‘sh*t-faced’ and watching over-18s wrestling is the new thing to do on a Saturday night
# Feature
From The42
# Feature

Getting ‘sh*t-faced’ and watching over-18s wrestling is the new thing to do on a Saturday night

Nov 23rd 2014, 10:02 AM 7,551 Views 1 Comment

Over the Top Wrestling’s second event took place in the Tivoli Theatre in Dublin last weekend.

# event - Saturday 18 October, 2014

Anti-water charge protests take place around the country
# Demonstration
# Demonstration

Anti-water charge protests take place around the country

Oct 18th 2014, 7:20 PM 26,814 Views 216 Comments

Large crowds were reported at some of the demonstrations.

# event - Thursday 16 October, 2014

Meet the people making poetry cool again in Ireland
# Wordsmiths
# Wordsmiths

Meet the people making poetry cool again in Ireland

Oct 16th 2014, 7:45 AM 11,010 Views 32 Comments

Lingo Festival takes place in Dublin this weekend.

# event - Wednesday 15 October, 2014

Dublin youth conference set to hear from the stars of politics, sports and business
# Youngsters
# Youngsters

Dublin youth conference set to hear from the stars of politics, sports and business

Oct 15th 2014, 6:30 AM 2,751 Views 2 Comments

Speakers at the One Young World Dublin 2014 summit will include Kofi Annan, Dame Ellen MacArthur and creator of Wikipedia Jimmy Wales.

# event - Sunday 21 September, 2014

Here's how the world is calling for action on Climate Change today
# People's Climate March
# People's Climate March

Here's how the world is calling for action on Climate Change today

Sep 21st 2014, 8:00 PM 9,531 Views 103 Comments

There is a picnic taking place in Dublin, in advance of a UN meeting next week.

Legendary singer-songwriter Leonard Cohen turns 80 today
# A Golden Oldie
# A Golden Oldie

Legendary singer-songwriter Leonard Cohen turns 80 today

Sep 21st 2014, 7:30 AM 7,653 Views 16 Comments

The Canadian musician has for a long time held a special place among his Irish audience.

# event - Friday 19 September, 2014

"Smile!" How's your Culture Night going?
# Culture Night 2014
# Culture Night 2014

"Smile!" How's your Culture Night going?

Sep 19th 2014, 10:28 PM 8,363 Views 18 Comments

These young ladies have been snapping selfies in Cork.

# event - Saturday 13 September, 2014

Could you manage to eat your dinner while wearing a blindfold?
# Dine In The Dark
# Dine In The Dark

Could you manage to eat your dinner while wearing a blindfold?

Sep 13th 2014, 10:15 AM 7,494 Views 7 Comments

An event doing just that will be held in Dublin, Limerick and Cork on World Sight Day, October 9.

Here's how you can make Dublin a City of Sanctuary
# Place To Call Home
# Place To Call Home

Here's how you can make Dublin a City of Sanctuary

Sep 13th 2014, 9:45 AM 6,534 Views 13 Comments

You can get involved – it’s simple, say the organisers, who hope it will spread throughout the country.

# event - Sunday 31 August, 2014

Seamus Heaney honoured with 'Poetry House' in hometown of Bellaghy
# RIP
# RIP

Seamus Heaney honoured with 'Poetry House' in hometown of Bellaghy

Aug 31st 2014, 4:15 PM 5,157 Views 3 Comments

The event was supported by his family.

# event - Saturday 23 August, 2014

A human chain is taking place in Temple Bar to mark the 25th anniversary of the Baltic chain

A human chain is taking place in Temple Bar to mark the 25th anniversary of the Baltic chain

Aug 23rd 2014, 7:45 AM 15,304 Views 20 Comments

Three Baltic countries – Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania – demonstrated their solidarity in their quest for independence by forming the human chain.

# event - Thursday 14 August, 2014

Heather Humphreys battles pirates to bring Culture Night news to the masses
# Ahoy Matey
# Ahoy Matey

Heather Humphreys battles pirates to bring Culture Night news to the masses

Aug 14th 2014, 12:04 PM 8,510 Views 13 Comments

The national event will take place on Friday 19 September.

# event - Monday 30 June, 2014

Croke Park residents could go to court to stop Garth Brooks gigs
# Garth Brooks
# Garth Brooks

Croke Park residents could go to court to stop Garth Brooks gigs

Jun 30th 2014, 8:17 AM 18,324 Views 106 Comments

They say that the promoters and the GAA are promoting the gigs without a license.

# event - Saturday 3 May, 2014

"The dark side fear him": McGuinness on Adams' arrest
# Jean McConville
# Jean McConville

"The dark side fear him": McGuinness on Adams' arrest

May 3rd 2014, 6:48 PM 28,740 Views 238 Comments

Martin McGuinness was speaking at the official launch of a mural of Gerry Adams on the Falls Road in Belfast.

# event - Tuesday 4 March, 2014

Tymoshenko and Ukraine's new prime minister to visit Ireland this weekend
# Epp Conference
# Epp Conference

Tymoshenko and Ukraine's new prime minister to visit Ireland this weekend

Mar 4th 2014, 3:00 PM 12,605 Views 106 Comments

The former Ukrainian Prime Minister was released from prison last week and will join two other political figures for the EPP conference.

# event - Monday 16 December, 2013

Can you help with this Irish carol-singing world record attempt?
# Charity
# Charity

Can you help with this Irish carol-singing world record attempt?

Dec 16th 2013, 3:30 PM 7,714 Views 3 Comments

The charity event is organised by Richard Mulcahy, who starred in Secret Millionaire and said it changed his life.

# event - Sunday 22 September, 2013

Why are people saying 'Down with Arthur's Day'?

Why are people saying 'Down with Arthur's Day'?

Sep 22nd 2013, 8:45 AM 26,979 Views 156 Comments

The event has gathered a lot of critics, as well as supporters – but why do people dislike it?

# event - Sunday 15 September, 2013

Flightfest is kicking off about now, here’s what will be flying over your head
# NECK CRAMP
# NECK CRAMP

Flightfest is kicking off about now, here’s what will be flying over your head

Sep 15th 2013, 1:40 PM 28,722 Views 79 Comments

More than 30 aircraft will be flying low over Dublin today.

# event - Wednesday 17 July, 2013

Promoters of Dublin student club night defend use of 'C***' stamp
# Controversy
# Controversy

Promoters of Dublin student club night defend use of 'C***' stamp

Jul 17th 2013, 6:01 PM 40,011 Views 134 Comments

The C U Next Tuesday night at Lost Society has been the subject of controversy on Twitter today.

# event - Saturday 22 June, 2013

“The Kennedys were more than emigrants” – 50 years on, Wexford remembers JFK
# JFK 50
# JFK 50

“The Kennedys were more than emigrants” – 50 years on, Wexford remembers JFK

Jun 22nd 2013, 9:20 PM 13,282 Views 87 Comments

Thousands of people are attending events in New Ross today to mark JFK’s visit to the town half a century ago.

Pics: Thousands rally in Brazil – but it’s not the first time a sporting event sparks protests
# Factfile
# Factfile

Pics: Thousands rally in Brazil – but it’s not the first time a sporting event sparks protests

Jun 22nd 2013, 8:45 AM 6,136 Views 10 Comments

The protests in Brazil this week against the huge costs of hosting the 2014 World Cup follows a tradition of major protests against the World Cup and Olympic Games.

# event - Saturday 23 February, 2013

Hundreds of young Fianna Fáil members converge on Sligo
# Fianna Fáil
# Fianna Fáil

Hundreds of young Fianna Fáil members converge on Sligo

Feb 23rd 2013, 1:41 PM 7,580 Views 133 Comments

In the region of 500 young Fianna Fáil members are expected to attend the event, which takes place in Sligo this weekend.

# event - Wednesday 13 February, 2013

Cork towns and homes asked to host... marching bands
# Rebel Week
# Rebel Week

Cork towns and homes asked to host... marching bands

Feb 13th 2013, 6:45 AM 5,554 Views 10 Comments

Towns and districts of Cork are being asked to host one marching band in their locality during Rebel Week.

# event - Sunday 3 February, 2013

Animation giants due to speak in Ireland
# Creative
# Creative

Animation giants due to speak in Ireland

Feb 3rd 2013, 8:05 AM 7,318 Views 6 Comments

Creatives with credits on movies ranging from Life of Pi to The Iron Giant to Inception will give tips to those wanting to make it in booming sector.

# event - Friday 25 January, 2013

10 things we learned at Digital Biscuit today
# Inspiration
# Inspiration

10 things we learned at Digital Biscuit today

Jan 25th 2013, 7:30 PM 9,343 Views 3 Comments

The future of film, TV and video is being discussed at an event run by the Screen Directors Guild of Ireland: it has thrown up some interesting conclusions…

# event - Monday 26 November, 2012

First major event of Irish EU presidency announced
# EU
# EU

First major event of Irish EU presidency announced

Nov 26th 2012, 4:43 PM 6,819 Views 45 Comments

The Government will meet the president of the European Parliament, Martin Schulz, and chairpersons of the Parliament’s political groups, on Thursday.

# event - Saturday 10 November, 2012

Feeding the 5000: How food wastage inspired a movement
# Food Waste
# Food Waste

Feeding the 5000: How food wastage inspired a movement

Nov 10th 2012, 1:00 PM 8,335 Views 17 Comments

Feeding the 5000 will hold an event in Dublin on 24 November where 5000 people will be fed a free meal using food that wouldn’t reach supermarkets – despite being perfectly edible.

# event - Sunday 26 August, 2012

In pictures: Defence Forces' 21-gun salute to the Tall Ships
# Tall Ships
# Tall Ships

In pictures: Defence Forces' 21-gun salute to the Tall Ships

Aug 26th 2012, 6:14 PM 13,227 Views 33 Comments

The 40-strong international fleet has left Dublin.

# event - Saturday 25 August, 2012

In photos: the Tall Ships Festival in Dublin
# Tall Ships
# Tall Ships

In photos: the Tall Ships Festival in Dublin

Aug 25th 2012, 7:55 PM 15,935 Views 10 Comments

Ice-cream, piracy, and dramatic cloud cover…

# event - Thursday 23 August, 2012

2012 Tall Ships Races festival kicks off in Dublin (Pictures)
# Tall Ships
# Tall Ships

2012 Tall Ships Races festival kicks off in Dublin (Pictures)

Aug 23rd 2012, 9:50 PM 17,159 Views 35 Comments

The three-day 2012 Tall Ships Races festivities kicked off in Dublin today, with music, family fun and even wakeboarding.

# event - Sunday 8 July, 2012

MCD issues statement after stabbings at Phoenix Park concert
# Phoenix Park
# Phoenix Park

MCD issues statement after stabbings at Phoenix Park concert

Jul 8th 2012, 6:10 PM 38,501 Views 103 Comments

Nine people were stabbed at last night’s gig. MCD has expressed its disappointment at a ‘small number’ engaging in anti-social behaviour.

# event - Tuesday 29 May, 2012

Ticket sales "going great" for Eucharistic Congress
# Eucharistic Congress
# Eucharistic Congress

Ticket sales "going great" for Eucharistic Congress

May 29th 2012, 12:57 PM 3,405 Views 93 Comments

More than 20,000 people have already booked tickets for events during the Eucharistic Congress next month – but with 80,000 expected to attend the final mass, organisers expect last-minute ticket sales.

# event - Monday 17 October, 2011

Events add up to whole lot of fun for Maths Week
# Mathemagic
# Mathemagic

Events add up to whole lot of fun for Maths Week

Oct 17th 2011, 10:59 AM 652 Views 3 Comments

More than 100,000 people are taking part in Maths Week, which runs until 22 October and aims to show how beneficial maths is to all areas of life.

# event - Friday 2 September, 2011

Thousands descend on Laois for an electric weekend of music
# Electric Picnic
# Electric Picnic

Thousands descend on Laois for an electric weekend of music

Sep 2nd 2011, 10:58 AM 780 Views 0 Comments

With food, chat, debate, and music on offer, this weekend’s festival looks like the best yet.