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# names - Sunday 17 November, 2019

The Irish For: Are Irish names really that difficult to pronounce?
# The Irish For
# The Irish For

The Irish For: Are Irish names really that difficult to pronounce?

Nov 17th 2019, 8:30 AM 58,614 Views 46 Comments

We should look at names we don’t understand as something exciting to be figured out, writes Darach Ó Séaghdha.

# names - Friday 8 November, 2019

Here are the names of the 39 victims of the Essex lorry tragedy
# RIP
# RIP

Here are the names of the 39 victims of the Essex lorry tragedy

Nov 8th 2019, 6:17 PM 15,072 Views 0 Comments

Two 15-year-old boys are among the dead.

# names - Friday 6 September, 2019

Ciara, Hugh, Liam, Maura: Met Éireann has released this year's list of winter storm names
# Storm's A Comin'
# Storm's A Comin'

Ciara, Hugh, Liam, Maura: Met Éireann has released this year's list of winter storm names

Sep 6th 2019, 12:12 AM 35,655 Views 34 Comments

It’s the fifth year that the forecaster will take part in the ‘Name Our Storms’ scheme.

# names - Thursday 28 February, 2019

These are the most popular baby names for boys and girls in 2018
# Is Ainm Dom
# Is Ainm Dom

These are the most popular baby names for boys and girls in 2018

Feb 28th 2019, 6:38 PM 77,369 Views 45 Comments

Jack and Emily remain the most popular names for Irish babies.

# names - Sunday 11 November, 2018

The Irish For... Seal snot: The literal translations of sea creatures are brilliant
# Column
# Column

The Irish For... Seal snot: The literal translations of sea creatures are brilliant

Nov 11th 2018, 8:45 AM 31,946 Views 16 Comments

The Irish term for a jellyfish translates literally as seal snot. If this floats your boat you might also enjoy mathair shúigh – suckmother – for squid.

# names - Sunday 30 September, 2018

The Irish For... Why do feelings run so high around the letter V?
# Column
# Column

The Irish For... Why do feelings run so high around the letter V?

Sep 30th 2018, 8:45 AM 37,618 Views 46 Comments

Is V a cheeky stowaway in the Irish language? Darach Ó Séaghdha takes a look.

# names - Tuesday 18 September, 2018

Anyone with an Irish name will understand Chrissy Teigen's silence while the world butchered her surname
# The Struggle Is Real
From The Daily Edge
# The Struggle Is Real

Anyone with an Irish name will understand Chrissy Teigen's silence while the world butchered her surname

Sep 18th 2018, 8:00 AM 9,656 Views 1 Comment

Hey, people, learn to pronounce non-English names.

# names - Wednesday 12 September, 2018

Kevin, Hannah, Idris, Saoirse: Here's Met Éireann's list of storm names for the winter
# Met Éireann
# Met Éireann

Kevin, Hannah, Idris, Saoirse: Here's Met Éireann's list of storm names for the winter

Sep 12th 2018, 12:10 AM 24,777 Views 32 Comments

Is your name on the list?

# names - Saturday 30 December, 2017

These are some of the most popular Irish baby names outside of Ireland
# Represent
# Represent

These are some of the most popular Irish baby names outside of Ireland

Dec 30th 2017, 9:31 PM 82,491 Views 45 Comments

Well, we do like to travel.

# names - Saturday 26 August, 2017

'Where is my name?': Afghan women want husbands to call them by their own names in public
# Say My Name
# Say My Name

'Where is my name?': Afghan women want husbands to call them by their own names in public

Aug 26th 2017, 10:05 AM 24,694 Views 41 Comments

It is common for women to be referred to as the “wife of” or “daughter of” a man, rather than by their names.

# names - Wednesday 31 May, 2017

Muhammad, Willow and Matilda are the highest-climbing baby names in Ireland
# What's In A Name
# What's In A Name

Muhammad, Willow and Matilda are the highest-climbing baby names in Ireland

May 31st 2017, 12:30 PM 27,429 Views 76 Comments

The surname Murphy accounted for over 1.1% (697 births) while Kelly accounts for 0.9% or 598 births.

# names - Monday 2 January, 2017

James and Emily are the most popular baby names in Ireland
# What's In A Name
# What's In A Name

James and Emily are the most popular baby names in Ireland

Jan 2nd 2017, 8:38 AM 21,484 Views 11 Comments

The 2016 figures also show that Freya and Muhammad are the highest new entries.

# names - Sunday 7 August, 2016

14 things you'll know if you grew up with an unusual name
# Spell It Out
From The Daily Edge
# Spell It Out

14 things you'll know if you grew up with an unusual name

Aug 7th 2016, 6:00 PM 10,042 Views 6 Comments

No souvenir keychains for you :(

Met Éireann complaint says calling storms after Christian names is 'very unfair'
# Storm Names
# Storm Names

Met Éireann complaint says calling storms after Christian names is 'very unfair'

Aug 7th 2016, 7:15 AM 28,175 Views 65 Comments

Over a 10 month period, Met Éireann received 112 complaints from members of the public.

# names - Friday 10 June, 2016

9 things all people with the surname O'Sullivan know to be true
# Sully
From The Daily Edge
# Sully

9 things all people with the surname O'Sullivan know to be true

Jun 10th 2016, 2:13 PM 6,176 Views 0 Comments

SULLY!

# names - Tuesday 31 May, 2016

15 of the fastest growing hipster baby names in Ireland
# Baby Names
From The Daily Edge
# Baby Names

15 of the fastest growing hipster baby names in Ireland

May 31st 2016, 6:19 PM 24,595 Views 7 Comments

Get them while they’re hot.

# names - Thursday 14 April, 2016

The Czech Republic doesn't want to be called the Czech Republic anymore
# Czech Please
# Czech Please

The Czech Republic doesn't want to be called the Czech Republic anymore

Apr 14th 2016, 10:13 PM 31,378 Views 79 Comments

It prefers Czechia.

Judge rules woman cannot name her daughter Cyanide
# Naming Rights
# Naming Rights

Judge rules woman cannot name her daughter Cyanide

Apr 14th 2016, 9:34 PM 25,862 Views 44 Comments

She had said the name had positive associations.

# names - Wednesday 6 April, 2016

16 old-fashioned baby names that need to make a comeback
# Baby Names
From The Daily Edge
# Baby Names

16 old-fashioned baby names that need to make a comeback

Apr 6th 2016, 9:42 PM 20,452 Views 7 Comments

Francis, Jacinta and Sharon — the hipster baby names of 2026.

# names - Tuesday 5 April, 2016

12 struggles only people called Áine will understand
# Getitright
From The Daily Edge
# Getitright

12 struggles only people called Áine will understand

Apr 5th 2016, 11:53 AM 31,845 Views 1 Comment

A constant ánnoyance.

# names - Tuesday 29 March, 2016

11 struggles only people called Róisín will understand
# Not Rosie
From The Daily Edge
# Not Rosie

11 struggles only people called Róisín will understand

Mar 29th 2016, 12:07 PM 25,726 Views 4 Comments

A constant disappointment.

# names - Thursday 17 March, 2016

What Is Your True Irish Name?
# What's In A Name
From The Daily Edge
# What's In A Name

What Is Your True Irish Name?

Mar 17th 2016, 6:00 PM 23,839 Views 8 Comments

From now on, you must demand to be known as such.

# names - Sunday 21 February, 2016

14 of the most hilariously posh birth announcements ever published
# Tarka
From The Daily Edge
# Tarka

14 of the most hilariously posh birth announcements ever published

Feb 21st 2016, 1:00 PM 22,317 Views 10 Comments

From the pages of the Daily Telegraph, obviously.

# names - Sunday 24 January, 2016

8 struggles everyone with a common name will relate to
# Anne Or Ann
From The Daily Edge
# Anne Or Ann

8 struggles everyone with a common name will relate to

Jan 24th 2016, 1:00 PM 9,581 Views 0 Comments

A constant struggle.

# names - Saturday 23 January, 2016

The 11 worst things about having an Irish name abroad
# Taxi For Roysin
From The Daily Edge
# Taxi For Roysin

The 11 worst things about having an Irish name abroad

Jan 23rd 2016, 1:00 PM 9,542 Views 1 Comment

Calling all Raisins, Osheens and Owfes.

# names - Thursday 14 January, 2016

Starbucks just can't stop butchering Irish names on their cups
# Dammit
From The Daily Edge
# Dammit

Starbucks just can't stop butchering Irish names on their cups

Jan 14th 2016, 6:53 PM 6,904 Views 5 Comments

Every damn time.

# names - Thursday 7 January, 2016

14 Irish baby names the world really needs to know about
# A Leanbh
From The Daily Edge
# A Leanbh

14 Irish baby names the world really needs to know about

Jan 7th 2016, 1:30 PM 25,195 Views 6 Comments

Calling all Sadhbhs, Iarlas and Naoises!

# names - Monday 24 August, 2015

These are the countries that care most and least about cheating
# Cheaters
# Cheaters

These are the countries that care most and least about cheating

Aug 24th 2015, 6:01 AM 61,957 Views 20 Comments

It’s really not that big a deal in France.

# names - Monday 17 August, 2015

How do England's most popular baby names compare to ours?
# THE George Effect
# THE George Effect

How do England's most popular baby names compare to ours?

Aug 17th 2015, 9:57 PM 45,819 Views 54 Comments

We have similar tastes, to a point.

# names - Sunday 28 June, 2015

These are the tech terms and names you are likely mispronouncing
# TechKnowHow
# TechKnowHow

These are the tech terms and names you are likely mispronouncing

Jun 28th 2015, 11:29 AM 26,231 Views 61 Comments

Mail… kimp?

# names - Saturday 30 May, 2015

Do you have one of Ireland's most common surnames? From The Daily Edge

Do you have one of Ireland's most common surnames?

May 30th 2015, 2:26 PM 22,721 Views 6 Comments

The CSO has released data on the most common surnames in the country – is yours in there?

# names - Friday 29 May, 2015

Ireland's most popular baby names: Miley and Angel, your time has come*
# Sorry Mary
# Sorry Mary

Ireland's most popular baby names: Miley and Angel, your time has come*

May 29th 2015, 12:14 PM 115,557 Views 68 Comments

*But you’re not in the top 100 just yet.

# names - Wednesday 13 May, 2015

15 Irish surnames that are now actually popular baby names in America From The Daily Edge

15 Irish surnames that are now actually popular baby names in America

May 13th 2015, 3:04 PM 31,046 Views 11 Comments

Finnegan, Delaney, Collins – ALL BABY NAMES.

# names - Sunday 5 April, 2015

A teenager called 'Beyoncé' has inspired the funniest Facebook comments of all time
# Say My Name
From The Daily Edge
# Say My Name

A teenager called 'Beyoncé' has inspired the funniest Facebook comments of all time

Apr 5th 2015, 2:30 PM 12,743 Views 9 Comments

Beyoncé, meet Shakira, Jennifer and Jim.

# names - Sunday 22 March, 2015

'Islamic State' calls for attacks on US soldiers as names and addresses published
# Leak
# Leak

'Islamic State' calls for attacks on US soldiers as names and addresses published

Mar 22nd 2015, 10:41 AM 18,472 Views 56 Comments

However, security sources believe the information was already in the public domain.

# names - Wednesday 25 February, 2015

Is your first name ridey? Survey reveals sexiest and least sexiest names
# Say My Name
From The Daily Edge
# Say My Name

Is your first name ridey? Survey reveals sexiest and least sexiest names

Feb 25th 2015, 9:08 PM 10,512 Views 7 Comments

Did your name make it?

# names - Friday 21 November, 2014

Millionairess 'black widow' suspected of killing husband
# Japan
# Japan

Millionairess 'black widow' suspected of killing husband

Nov 21st 2014, 9:19 AM 13,461 Views 9 Comments

The woman, Chisako Kakehi, denies any involvement in the deaths.

# names - Monday 20 October, 2014

Naming cats and dogs: New figures show we like giving our animals celebrity names
# Pet Names
# Pet Names

Naming cats and dogs: New figures show we like giving our animals celebrity names

Oct 20th 2014, 3:30 PM 10,739 Views 36 Comments

The research, based on 70,000 pets from clinics in Dublin, Meath and Kildare, also shows a decline for some of the more traditional monikers.

# names - Tuesday 5 August, 2014

HSE test website used 'Master Bator' and 'n*****r' as dummy patient names
# Unsecured
# Unsecured

HSE test website used 'Master Bator' and 'n*****r' as dummy patient names

Aug 5th 2014, 6:30 AM 33,101 Views 33 Comments

However, there is no evidence to suggest that the details were inputted by HSE employees, as the website was publicly accessible.

# names - Sunday 20 July, 2014

What to do if you forget someone's name immediately after meeting them
# The Name Of The Game
# The Name Of The Game

What to do if you forget someone's name immediately after meeting them

Jul 20th 2014, 4:00 PM 36,144 Views 60 Comments

What strategy do you have to deal with dreaded memory blank?

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