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# neknomination - Wednesday 24 December, 2014

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

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

2014: The year of the internet craze.

# neknomination - Friday 5 September, 2014

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

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

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

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

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

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"

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

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

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

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

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

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

The 9 at 9: Tuesday

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?’

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

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

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

Irish lad starts campaign for 'fitnominations' to replace neknominations

And he’s called out UFC fighter Conor McGregor…

Neknominations "will lead to more deaths"

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

The 5 at 5: Monday

Five minutes, five stories, five o’clock…

# neknomination - Sunday 2 February, 2014

Young people warned away from 'very dangerous' Neknominations

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

# neknomination - Wednesday 29 January, 2014

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

# neknomination - Tuesday 14 January, 2014

‘Neknomination’ is the new social media craze

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.