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# neknomination - Wednesday 24 December, 2014

9 terrible memes that were born and (thankfully) died in 2014
# Know Your Meme
From The Daily Edge
# Know Your Meme

9 terrible memes that were born and (thankfully) died in 2014

Dec 24th 2014, 9:30 AM 29,322 Views 14 Comments

2014: The year of the internet craze.

# neknomination - Friday 5 September, 2014

Idiot drinks entire bottle of whiskey in 15 seconds in potentially fatal stunt
# Dangerous Drinking
From The Daily Edge
# Dangerous Drinking

Idiot drinks entire bottle of whiskey in 15 seconds in potentially fatal stunt

Sep 5th 2014, 11:02 AM 7,286 Views 12 Comments

Doctors are warning people not to try and recreate the viral video. Please don’t.

# neknomination - Wednesday 23 April, 2014

Man fined for swallowing his goldfish in Neknomination video
# Prosecuted
# Prosecuted

Man fined for swallowing his goldfish in Neknomination video

Apr 23rd 2014, 1:10 PM 15,749 Views 78 Comments

The RSPCA said eating a live animal and posting a video of it online for entertainment is unacceptable.

# neknomination - Tuesday 1 April, 2014

Nine-year-old girl hospitalised in England after vodka-whiskey neknomination
# Harmful
# Harmful

Nine-year-old girl hospitalised in England after vodka-whiskey neknomination

Apr 1st 2014, 4:29 PM 30,938 Views 55 Comments

The girl took alcohol from the cupboard at a friend’s house without their parents’ knowledge.

# neknomination - Thursday 13 March, 2014

Alcohol Forum says alcohol is wreaking havoc on communities around Ireland
# Harmful
# Harmful

Alcohol Forum says alcohol is wreaking havoc on communities around Ireland

Mar 13th 2014, 11:25 AM 10,700 Views 87 Comments

Alcohol’s harm to others will be discussed at Alcohol Awareness Week at the end of the month.

# neknomination - Wednesday 12 February, 2014

TD: Watching neknominations clip was "one of the most disturbing experiences of my life"
# Dangerous Game
# Dangerous Game

TD: Watching neknominations clip was "one of the most disturbing experiences of my life"

Feb 12th 2014, 2:39 PM 10,678 Views 50 Comments

Derek Keating asked for an ‘emergency intervention’ to crack down on the social media craze. He was told that would be “simply impossible”.

# neknomination - Monday 10 February, 2014

Dublin company starts random acts of kindness...nominations
# RAKnomination
# RAKnomination

Dublin company starts random acts of kindness...nominations

Feb 10th 2014, 7:30 PM 30,401 Views 48 Comments

One Dublin company decided to give out food to the homeless and are asking others come up with other ways to help people.

Children's Minister rules out junk food ban in schools
# Childhood Obesity
# Childhood Obesity

Children's Minister rules out junk food ban in schools

Feb 10th 2014, 2:58 PM 11,585 Views 62 Comments

Frances Fitzgerald said that schools should “move in the direction” of health foods but admitted that some schools have vending machine contracts in place.

Column: Online mobs, crazes and trolls... welcome to the online disinhibition effect
# Virtual Reality
# Virtual Reality

Column: Online mobs, crazes and trolls... welcome to the online disinhibition effect

Feb 10th 2014, 1:33 PM 118 Views 24 Comments

Many people are ill-equipped to deal with what accompanies an online presence – like anonymity or the effect of the online mob. So blaming social media for crazes detracts from the root cause of the issue, writes Darragh Coakely.

# neknomination - Wednesday 5 February, 2014

Neknomination highlights need for stricter European control of sites like Facebook
# Moderation
# Moderation

Neknomination highlights need for stricter European control of sites like Facebook

Feb 5th 2014, 6:00 PM 13,017 Views 83 Comments

Fine Gael MEP Sean Kelly said sites should be obliged to remove content that will have a negative effect on people’s health and European legislation could be the way to do it.

# neknomination - Tuesday 4 February, 2014

Man who met Ross Cummins on night he died raises money for alcohol charity
# Tragedy
# Tragedy

Man who met Ross Cummins on night he died raises money for alcohol charity

Feb 4th 2014, 7:08 PM 25,553 Views 20 Comments

“I was just really upset that a young life like that could just be gone,” the 25-year-old told TheJournal.ie.

The 9 at 9: Tuesday
# 9 At 9
# 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Tuesday

Feb 4th 2014, 8:41 AM 7,631 Views 4 Comments

Good morning. Here are the nine things you need to know as we begin another stormy day…

# neknomination - Monday 3 February, 2014

‘Will it take my brother’s death for people to realise how stupid neknomination is?’
# Binge Drinking
# Binge Drinking

‘Will it take my brother’s death for people to realise how stupid neknomination is?’

Feb 3rd 2014, 11:00 PM 73,858 Views 164 Comments

There has been widespread condemnation of the drinking game that is popular on social media.

Turning a negative to a positive: Alternatives to neknominate gather pace
# Backlash
# Backlash

Turning a negative to a positive: Alternatives to neknominate gather pace

Feb 3rd 2014, 11:00 PM 35,935 Views 59 Comments

The hashtag #RAKnomination was trending on Twitter in Ireland this afternoon.

Irish lad starts campaign for 'fitnominations' to replace neknominations
# Neknomination
From The Daily Edge
# Neknomination

Irish lad starts campaign for 'fitnominations' to replace neknominations

Feb 3rd 2014, 8:30 PM 17,337 Views 15 Comments

And he’s called out UFC fighter Conor McGregor…

Neknominations "will lead to more deaths"
# Binge Drinking
# Binge Drinking

Neknominations "will lead to more deaths"

Feb 3rd 2014, 6:42 PM 15,430 Views 92 Comments

The Taoiseach, a judge and the Royal College of Physicians of Ireland all warned against the social media craze.

The 5 at 5: Monday
# Take 5
# Take 5

The 5 at 5: Monday

Feb 3rd 2014, 4:47 PM 7,347 Views 0 Comments

Five minutes, five stories, five o’clock…

# neknomination - Sunday 2 February, 2014

Young people warned away from 'very dangerous' Neknominations
# Dangerous Drinking
# Dangerous Drinking

Young people warned away from 'very dangerous' Neknominations

Feb 2nd 2014, 12:55 PM 43,130 Views 108 Comments

A group has warned that people are drinking large quantities of alcohol as part of the drinking game.

# neknomination - Wednesday 29 January, 2014

Irish farmer drinks can from his welly in the stupidest 'Neknominate' video yet
# Down In One
From The Daily Edge
# Down In One

Irish farmer drinks can from his welly in the stupidest 'Neknominate' video yet

Jan 29th 2014, 9:45 AM 4,815 Views 14 Comments

Inadvisable.

# neknomination - Tuesday 14 January, 2014

‘Neknomination’ is the new social media craze
# Binge Drinking
# Binge Drinking

‘Neknomination’ is the new social media craze

Jan 14th 2014, 5:30 PM 62,631 Views 68 Comments

The game which involves nominating friends to ‘down’ pints while videoing themselves has reached Irish social media. An alcohol awareness group says it promotes binge drinking.