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Saturday 1 April 2023 Dublin: 11°C

# lift

All time
# Circuit Civil Court
Boy (7) who was trapped in apartment complex lift for 40 minutes awarded €40k
The boy suffered from asthma and his father was told on the fourth alarm call that the fire brigade had not yet been alerted.
# green bins
Panda to charge customers for recycling in response to China's European plastic ban
The company said it will be charging 80 cents per lift and 4.5 cents per kilogramme.
# elevate
Shia LaBeouf slaps fan in face as part of art project
But he said he really didn’t want to.
# ding
A couple got stuck in a lift on their wedding day... and kept the party going
They even had their own hashtag.
# Elevating the debate
Enda Kenny and two ministers got stuck in a lift today
He got out pretty quickly, though,
# Dorset
Girl (5) dies after getting head stuck in lift
Tragic news.
# Divine Intervention
Irish nun rescued after three days stuck in a lift
The 58-year-old was with another nun from New Zealand in the Rome convent.
# Out of Order
This graffiti in a Dublin office is the perfect response to the lift being broken
They deserve a pay rise.
# Nightmare
Man gets stuck in lift with the one person you DON'T want to get stuck in a lift with
The most intense man alive.
# Ride On
This goat getting a backer on its owner's bike is the greatest thing you'll see today
They see us rollin’, they hatin’.
# Dilemma
The Burning Question*: When is it acceptable to take the lift and not the stairs?
Let distract you from the ‘serious’ news with one of life’s REAL dilemmas. (*not really)
# glass case of emotion
Jon Snow got stuck in the Channel 4 lift
And the photo was magical.
# Solomon Soremekun
Lift tragedy toddler laid to rest in Galway
Solomon Soremekun’s mother was too distraught to attend today’s prayer service.
# cat reflexes
Man saves dog from certain death in lift
Hero. Someone get that man a medal.
# Not the News
Here is the week's news... skewed
Breaking via The Mire wire: SIPTU president wins Oscar; hopes rise of a politicians’ strike; Pope quits over Croke Park II; Lift chaos leads to primary care centre.
# the fear
Warning: This hidden camera prank is genuinely terrifying
Worst. Elevator. Ride. EVER.
# lift lolz
VIDEO: People in lift react as the floor falls away
Don’t worry, it’s all a fake for a new ad. (May contain real terror.)
# Cops
This is Pat Rollins, the police officer who gave Rory McIlroy a lift and helped Europe win the Ryder Cup
“We did the right thing and we would have done it for either team,” says the man who rushed Rory to Medinah.
# access
Train station lifts closed for over three months
The disabled access lifts in Balbriggan train station in North County Dublin are finally due to reopen today, three months after being vandalised.
# Drogheda
Post mortem due on body of man found dead in a lift
The death is not being treated as suspicious.
# Don't Try This
VIDEO: Is it any wonder that Tendai Mtawarira is nicknamed 'The Beast'?
That man suspended above his head weighs 112kg, FYI.
# Horrific
Woman burned to death in horrific lift attack
CCTV videos showed a man dousing 64-year-old Doris Gillespie with accelerant in a New York lift, then setting her alight.
# Tragedy
Woman killed in freak lift accident in New York
The woman’s leg became caught in the closing doors of the lift, which then dragged her into the shaft.
# lift fall
Five injured as hotel lift plummets three floors
A group of wedding guests had to be hospitalised after the accident in Killarney, Co Kerry.