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# global - Tuesday 16 June, 2020

Final decision on Test windows in 2020 to be confirmed by World Rugby on 30 June
# Calendar
From The42
# Calendar

Final decision on Test windows in 2020 to be confirmed by World Rugby on 30 June

Jun 16th 2020, 9:10 AM 3,316 Views 5 Comments

A World Rugby meeting yesterday failed to find consensus on the long-term global calendar.

# global - Monday 8 June, 2020

SA Rugby confirm Lions tour shifting to autumn 2021 is being considered
# Calendar
From The42
# Calendar

SA Rugby confirm Lions tour shifting to autumn 2021 is being considered

Jun 8th 2020, 6:31 PM 6,697 Views 4 Comments

South Africa hope to have their professional teams back in action by August.

# global - Thursday 2 April, 2020

UK coronavirus figures show 569 more people have died bringing total deaths to 2,921
# Covid19
# Covid19

UK coronavirus figures show 569 more people have died bringing total deaths to 2,921

Apr 2nd 2020, 2:51 PM 31,007 Views 28 Comments

Six more people have died in Northern Ireland.

# global - Monday 17 February, 2020

Rugby players announce minimum conditions for future global competition
# Player Power
From The42
# Player Power

Rugby players announce minimum conditions for future global competition

Feb 17th 2020, 10:17 AM 10,453 Views 5 Comments

‘Players are actually in favour of a proper global season that works for everyone’

# global - Sunday 6 October, 2019

Paris climate activists barricade themselves into shopping centre ahead of Extinction Rebellion protests
# Protests
# Protests

Paris climate activists barricade themselves into shopping centre ahead of Extinction Rebellion protests

Oct 6th 2019, 7:44 AM 11,103 Views 33 Comments

Meanwhile in London, police raiding a storage warehouse used by protesters.

# global - Wednesday 6 March, 2019

Leo says he supports school students going on strike next week as part of global action on climate change
# Day Of Action
# Day Of Action

Leo says he supports school students going on strike next week as part of global action on climate change

Mar 6th 2019, 7:17 AM 30,456 Views 117 Comments

Friday, 15 March has been named as an international day of action on climate change.

# global - Thursday 23 November, 2017

Losing darkness at night: LED lights are boosting light pollution worldwide
# Goodnight To Night
# Goodnight To Night

Losing darkness at night: LED lights are boosting light pollution worldwide

Nov 23rd 2017, 11:11 AM 21,460 Views 25 Comments

Nighttime lights disrupt our body clocks and raise the risks of cancer, diabetes and depression.

# global - Friday 20 October, 2017

Pollution linked to nine million deaths around the world in 2015 (and close to 1,800 of those were in Ireland)
# The Lancet
# The Lancet

Pollution linked to nine million deaths around the world in 2015 (and close to 1,800 of those were in Ireland)

Oct 20th 2017, 6:25 AM 9,728 Views 17 Comments

A major study in The Lancet looked at the effect pollution has on countries around the world.

# global - Wednesday 23 November, 2016

Muff is Ireland’s only representative on this world map of 'magnificently rude place names'
# Representing
From The Daily Edge
# Representing

Muff is Ireland’s only representative on this world map of 'magnificently rude place names'

Nov 23rd 2016, 9:31 AM 6,078 Views 5 Comments

Well deserved.

# global - Friday 1 January, 2016

Happy New Year! This is how the world celebrated 2016's arrival
# Celebrations
# Celebrations

Happy New Year! This is how the world celebrated 2016's arrival

Jan 1st 2016, 10:37 AM 19,143 Views 15 Comments

Cities and countries across the world took part in the celebrations.

# global - Tuesday 18 August, 2015

These six Irish destinations have been listed on Lonely Planet’s must-see sights of all time
# Top 500
# Top 500

These six Irish destinations have been listed on Lonely Planet’s must-see sights of all time

Aug 18th 2015, 10:09 AM 36,368 Views 54 Comments

Sites in Meath, Clare, Tipperary and Antrim all got on the list.

# global - Saturday 11 July, 2015

10 reasons why Conor McGregor is an Irish sporting phenomenon
# Legend
From The42
# Legend

10 reasons why Conor McGregor is an Irish sporting phenomenon

Jul 11th 2015, 8:30 AM 11,008 Views 24 Comments

The Dublin-born fighter takes on Chad Mendes at UFC 189 tonight.

# global - Thursday 30 October, 2014

A 29-year-old woman has postponed her death to continue to fight against brain cancer
# Brittney Maynard
# Brittney Maynard

A 29-year-old woman has postponed her death to continue to fight against brain cancer

Oct 30th 2014, 7:27 PM 31,488 Views 47 Comments

Brittney Maynard had previously planned her death to take place on Saturday.

# global - Saturday 18 October, 2014

Ebola could be the 'humanitarian disaster of our generation'
# Risk
# Risk

Ebola could be the 'humanitarian disaster of our generation'

Oct 18th 2014, 7:17 PM 12,380 Views 37 Comments

That’s according to Oxfam, which works in Liberia and Sierra Leone.

# global - Friday 3 October, 2014

In from the cold: international ideas for dealing with homelessness
# Global
# Global

In from the cold: international ideas for dealing with homelessness

Oct 3rd 2014, 3:30 PM 11,787 Views 19 Comments

Utah has a very simple idea – give homeless people homes.

# global - Tuesday 16 September, 2014

Google wants to test drones that could bring internet access to remote areas
# Special Delivery
# Special Delivery

Google wants to test drones that could bring internet access to remote areas

Sep 16th 2014, 11:36 AM 4,280 Views 10 Comments

The company is looking for permission to test out drones in New Mexico for 180 days as it tries to bring internet access to the world.

# global - Saturday 6 September, 2014

Irish students' bacteria discovery could help feed the world
# San Francisco
# San Francisco

Irish students' bacteria discovery could help feed the world

Sep 6th 2014, 7:45 AM 13,329 Views 17 Comments

Now they’re on their way to San Francisco, where they will compete for a global award.

# global - Saturday 30 August, 2014

Missing boy latest: Police issue European arrest warrant for parents
# Ashya King
# Ashya King

Missing boy latest: Police issue European arrest warrant for parents

Aug 30th 2014, 4:56 PM 19,946 Views 66 Comments

Ashya King, who has a brain tumour, was taken from hospital by his father, Brett King. He is now believed to be with his family in Spain.

# global - Friday 27 June, 2014

Does focusing on exam results have a negative impact on education?
# Change Of Tack
# Change Of Tack

Does focusing on exam results have a negative impact on education?

Jun 27th 2014, 4:23 PM 6,123 Views 9 Comments

That’s what an Australian expert told Irish education professionals at a lecture today.

# global - 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 4,765 Views 14 Comments

Amnesty International launches its global anti-torture campaign today.

# global - Wednesday 26 March, 2014

Youth leaders to debate global problems with Geldof and Huffington in Dublin
# One World Youth
# One World Youth

Youth leaders to debate global problems with Geldof and Huffington in Dublin

Mar 26th 2014, 1:50 PM 5,255 Views 15 Comments

More than 1,200 delegates from 190 countries will attend the ‘One Young World’ conference.

# global - Wednesday 19 February, 2014

Hey Dubs, are you happy? You should be, you're in the 34th best city in the world
# We Built This City
# We Built This City

Hey Dubs, are you happy? You should be, you're in the 34th best city in the world

Feb 19th 2014, 4:22 PM 30,288 Views 161 Comments

According to business consultants Mercer anyway.

# global - Wednesday 18 December, 2013

Here's what the world searched for in 2013
# Zietgeist
# Zietgeist

Here's what the world searched for in 2013

Dec 18th 2013, 4:48 PM 11,260 Views 14 Comments

Google has put together a short video featuring the major news stories and events that dominated 2013.

Forbes names Irish business 'hot global startup'
# Business
# Business

Forbes names Irish business 'hot global startup'

Dec 18th 2013, 7:43 AM 12,289 Views 19 Comments

Trustev was set up in 2012 and helps to prevent online fraud.

# global - Monday 2 December, 2013

How can we make Ireland a global technology hub?
# Technology
# Technology

How can we make Ireland a global technology hub?

Dec 2nd 2013, 3:15 PM 8,348 Views 57 Comments

A new strategy aims to harness Ireland’s strengths when it comes to the technology sector.

# global - Thursday 10 October, 2013

Have you got what it takes to volunteer abroad?
# Sponsored By VSO
# Sponsored By VSO

Have you got what it takes to volunteer abroad?

Oct 10th 2013, 6:03 PM 10,184 Views 33 Comments

You could surprise yourself – and make a real difference.

# global - Monday 30 September, 2013

There's an incredible lack of inflation in eurozone... and the world right now
# Inflationistas
# Inflationistas

There's an incredible lack of inflation in eurozone... and the world right now

Sep 30th 2013, 1:42 PM 5,518 Views 15 Comments

Despite the perception that central banks are pumping money frantically, inflation rate debunks this.

# global - 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 26,917 Views 156 Comments

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

# global - Thursday 12 September, 2013

7 maps that will make you see the world in a new way
# Whole Wide World
From The Daily Edge
# Whole Wide World

7 maps that will make you see the world in a new way

Sep 12th 2013, 9:30 PM 39,622 Views 57 Comments

Skewed maps provide for some interesting insight.

# global - Tuesday 30 July, 2013

Is this the most capitalist board game ever?
# Monopoly
# Monopoly

Is this the most capitalist board game ever?

Jul 30th 2013, 2:04 PM 9,900 Views 19 Comments

Monopoly is no longer about buying properties – its latest version is all about the global brands.

# global - Tuesday 14 May, 2013

Watch the entire internet at work in the world
# All Of The Internetz
# All Of The Internetz

Watch the entire internet at work in the world

May 14th 2013, 7:30 PM 23,886 Views 19 Comments

A hacker broke into 420,000 computers to create this stunning GIF.

# global - Thursday 28 March, 2013

How an embarrassing photo of a Tallafornia star went global
# Going Viral
From The Daily Edge
# Going Viral

How an embarrassing photo of a Tallafornia star went global

Mar 28th 2013, 11:48 AM 13,338 Views 3 Comments

It’s the exact opposite of what Phil Penny wanted to happen.

# global - Saturday 16 February, 2013

Employment in US companies in Ireland up 15% in five years
# Employment
# Employment

Employment in US companies in Ireland up 15% in five years

Feb 16th 2013, 8:40 AM 6,525 Views 17 Comments

The American Chamber of Ireland said that Ireland “cannot be complacent” as other countries are improving their competitiveness all the time.

# global - Wednesday 13 February, 2013

Ireland to join global dance to end violence against women
# One Billion Rising
# One Billion Rising

Ireland to join global dance to end violence against women

Feb 13th 2013, 7:30 AM 7,709 Views 93 Comments

One Billion Rising was created by Eve Ensler of the Vagina Monologues. A number of events will take place around the country tomorrow to raise awareness around rape and violence against women.

# global - Thursday 13 December, 2012

People are living longer - but spending more time ill or injured
# Health
# Health

People are living longer - but spending more time ill or injured

Dec 13th 2012, 6:00 PM 4,460 Views 11 Comments

That is according to the largest ever study on global disease, which also shows that fewer children are dying every year from diseases such as malnutrition.

# global - Thursday 6 December, 2012

So, exactly how happy is Ireland?
# Happiness
# Happiness

So, exactly how happy is Ireland?

Dec 6th 2012, 6:00 PM 11,989 Views 33 Comments

The Happiness Experiment says it has found the answer…

# global - Wednesday 5 December, 2012

Ban Ki-Moon: Rich countries 'to blame' for climate change
# Climate Change
# Climate Change

Ban Ki-Moon: Rich countries 'to blame' for climate change

Dec 5th 2012, 3:43 PM 1,627 Views 4 Comments

The UN Secretary-General said that it was only fair that the developed world should bear most of the responsibility in fighting global warming.

Citigroup to cut 11,000 jobs and scale back global operations
# Jobs
# Jobs

Citigroup to cut 11,000 jobs and scale back global operations

Dec 5th 2012, 2:51 PM 3,057 Views 2 Comments

The jobs will be cut in a move to boost efficiency, as Citi focuses on 150 cities worldwide that have the highest growth potential in consumer banking.

Poll: How corrupt do you believe Ireland to be?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: How corrupt do you believe Ireland to be?

Dec 5th 2012, 10:12 AM 9,251 Views 115 Comments

A new international index has given us our lowest rating ever – and could hit our credit rating. What do you think?

Ireland gets worst ever global corruption ranking
# Corruption
# Corruption

Ireland gets worst ever global corruption ranking

Dec 5th 2012, 9:35 AM 26,114 Views 70 Comments

Ireland is 25 out of an index of 176 countries, which Transparency Ireland says could have a harmful effect on its economic recovery.

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