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Wednesday 7 June 2023 Dublin: 10°C

# NAme

All time
# 2021 vision
No decision made on rearranged Euro 2020 name as Uefa apologise for 'tweet sent by mistake'
The European football body said earlier that Euro 2020 would keep its name despite being played in 2021.
# NAme
Tier 2 football championship to be called the Tailteann Cup
President John Horan said the semi-finals and final will be played at Croke Park and televised live on RTÉ.
# A new dawn
Macedonia will today agree to change its name but tensions are high on the Greek border
Greece also has a northern province called Macedonia.
# Baby Names
How popular is your name? This handy app from the CSO will help you find out
With information from 1964 to 2016, users can follow the popularity of any name.
# Secular
The National Children's Hospital won't be named after a saint, but what should it be called?
The new name has come from a staff suggestion process, but hasn’t been revealed yet.
# name and age
Rebel Wilson wins defamation case against 'disgraceful' Australian publisher
Bauer Media claimed the actor lied about her name, age and background to advance her career.
# Shame
Starbucks kept getting this woman's name wrong so she took a picture each time
And they’re so wrong.
# Pennsylvania
Burglar caught after robbing office while wearing shirt with his name written on it
Not the smartest move.
# enda the terrible
'Storm Enda' won't be knocking over bins and upturning sheds this winter
We won’t be getting a ‘Storm Michael’ either.
# in need of names
What would you name these lion and cheetah cubs?
Dublin Zoo and Fota Island have some very cute new arrivals.
# Questions and Answers
Can an Eircode change your address? No - here's why
We put your questions to the Department of Communications.
# nutella
French couple try and fail to name their baby 'Nutella'
Nutella! Your dinner’s ready!
# kaboom
This Laois kebab shop just won the 'best pun' contest without even trying
*spontaneous applause*
# cad is ainm duit
What's in a name? Quite a lot...according to Irish people anyway
We’re the happiest when it comes to our names apparently.
# Name change
Communicorp planning to drop ‘Phantom’ as indie station rebrands
Several names are being considered by Communicorp bosses. A raft of job cuts were announced at the rock and indie station last week.
# nelson's column
Millennium Spire could be renamed in honour of Mandela
Councillors meet this afternoon to consider the proposal…
# Respect
Benfica paid tribute to Eusebio last night by putting his name on the back of all their players' jerseys
The Portuguese legend’s former club fittingly beat Porto 2-0 in the first game since his death.
# Branding
Mandela's name will live on - but will it be commercialised?
As South Africa settled into first week after Madiba’s funeral, fears grow that his legacy might be exploited.
# hello you
Google can now feature you (yes, you) in its ads
Don’t worry – you do get a say on whether your image or name will appear in ads.
# cork cub
Watch the newborn cheetah cub exploring at Fota Wildlife Park
Get your name suggestions in quickly!
Column: Why did JK Rowling feel the need to use a pseudonym?
It’s been revealed that the Harry Potter creator used a male pseudonym and is in fact the author of a new mystery crime novel – but Michelle Jackson writes that it is sad Rowling had to do that to achieve critical acclaim.
# Penn State
Son of abuser Jerry Sandusky seeks to have name changed
Former Penn State assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky was convicted of child sex abuse last year.
# Fada Fail
Irish name fail: No fadas accepted round here
An Aer Lingus customer was not one bit happy when he couldn’t register his daughter’s name in the correct way.
# Your Say
Poll: Should illegal rubbish dumpers be 'named and shamed'?
Dublin City Council hopes to be able to name and shame people who dump rubbish illegally – but it requires a change of law.
# Pluto
What would you call Pluto's two smallest moons?
The SETI Institute are giving the public the chance to choose the names of the moons referred to now as P4 and P5.
# luas cross city
Luas extension project changes name to "generate public awareness"
The project was known as BXD or Broombridge, but will now be known as the Luas Cross Line.
# funny irish names
Bastardstown, Muff, Crazy Corner... welcome to Ireland
Explore seven of Ireland’s most amusing place names. (Warning! May contain juvenile tendencies!)
# baby love
What did Andrea Corr call her new daughter?
Here’s a hint – she didn’t go down the unusual baby name route.
# sugawhat
Former member wins rights to Sugababes name
Mutya Buena, one of the original members of the band, won the rights to the name. But that doesn’t meant the band have to find a new one.