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Ex-Dundalk winger Dylan Connolly snapped up by League Two side
# Connolly's Station
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# Connolly's Station

Ex-Dundalk winger Dylan Connolly snapped up by League Two side

11 minutes ago 239 Views 0 Comments

The 26-year-old Dubliner has rejected a new deal at St Mirren to move to Northampton Town.

Thousands protest in Dublin calling for 100% redress for homeowners hit by Mica scandal
# Large Scale Protest
# Large Scale Protest

Thousands protest in Dublin calling for 100% redress for homeowners hit by Mica scandal

Updated 17 minutes ago 18,475 Views 29 Comments
  • The mica mineral present in concrete has caused cracks and fissures to form in 5,000-6,000 homes in primarily Donegal and Mayo.
  • The Mica Action Group (MAG) have called government action so far "disappointing and insulting".
  • Thousands of protestors marched to Leinster House this afternoon, where campaign groups are set to meet with Housing Minister Daragh O'Brien.
Car, €19k in cash, Rolex watch and designer handbags seized during CAB raids
# Seized
# Seized

Car, €19k in cash, Rolex watch and designer handbags seized during CAB raids

21 minutes ago 2,089 Views 0 Comments

The searches were carried out in Dublin, Louth, Meath and Wexford this morning.

Tusla apologises for 'hurt' felt by adoptees seeking access to personal information
# Identity
# Identity

Tusla apologises for 'hurt' felt by adoptees seeking access to personal information

Updated 32 minutes ago 5,577 Views 5 Comments

An adoptee rights group said that Tusla’s apology is a “long overdue acknowledgement” of adoptees’ pain.

'I knew straight away it was the cruciate again' - Deise star on his second serious knee injury in 15 months
# ACL Victim
From The42
# ACL Victim

'I knew straight away it was the cruciate again' - Deise star on his second serious knee injury in 15 months

34 minutes ago 1,334 Views 0 Comments

Tadhg de Burca’s 2020 All-Ireland final against Limerick ended after just 20 minutes.

Simon Harris says the pandemic has been particularly hard for college students - but next year will be different
# Higher Education
# Higher Education

Simon Harris says the pandemic has been particularly hard for college students - but next year will be different

40 minutes ago 1,698 Views 1 Comment

CMO Dr Tony Holohan has endorsed the return to college campuses in the coming academic year.

Greece fumes at North Macedonia over initials on Euro 2020 shirt
# The Name Game
From The42
# The Name Game

Greece fumes at North Macedonia over initials on Euro 2020 shirt

47 minutes ago 2,135 Views 0 Comments

The initials ‘cannot be accepted’ by Greece, according to Nikos Dendias, the country’s Foreign Minister.

Committee 'disappointed' by commissioners' refusal to attend meeting but 'accepts it'
# Kathleen Funchion
# Kathleen Funchion

Committee 'disappointed' by commissioners' refusal to attend meeting but 'accepts it'

48 minutes ago 1,915 Views 3 Comments

The Oireachtas Children’s Committee will work “very closely with the minister and the department regarding the next steps”.

The Mica controversy explained: Here's why thousands of people took to the streets of Dublin to protest today
# Explainer
# Explainer

The Mica controversy explained: Here's why thousands of people took to the streets of Dublin to protest today

54 minutes ago 3,341 Views 10 Comments

Homeowners are protesting in Dublin’s city centre today.

# no-thanks - Friday 12 March, 2021

Large asteroid to pass by Earth next week
# Now What
# Now What

Large asteroid to pass by Earth next week

Mar 12th 2021, 10:11 PM 42,665 Views 49 Comments

There is no threat of a collision with our planet now or for centuries to come, Nasa said.

# no-thanks - Tuesday 12 January, 2021

Patriots coach Belichick refuses to accept Medal of Freedom from Trump
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Patriots coach Belichick refuses to accept Medal of Freedom from Trump

Updated Jan 12th 2021, 3:00 PM 31,914 Views 17 Comments

The 68-year-old says the ‘tragic’ riots at the US Capitol persuaded him to turn down the honour.

# no-thanks - Monday 15 June, 2020

Facebook rejects Australian calls to share advertising revenues with the media
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Facebook rejects Australian calls to share advertising revenues with the media

Jun 15th 2020, 7:23 AM 9,987 Views 16 Comments

Australia is set to unveil plans to force Facebook and Google to share advertising revenue they earn from news featured in their services.

# no-thanks - Wednesday 19 February, 2020

'I'm out' - McIlroy opposed to joining breakaway Premier Golf League
# Potentially Fatal Blow
From The42
# Potentially Fatal Blow

'I'm out' - McIlroy opposed to joining breakaway Premier Golf League

Feb 19th 2020, 5:48 PM 30,919 Views 19 Comments

The world number one is not interested in competing in the proposed new tour.

# no-thanks - Saturday 17 February, 2018

66% of parents don't want children under 14 to have smartphones
# Hanging Up
# Hanging Up

66% of parents don't want children under 14 to have smartphones

Feb 17th 2018, 7:00 AM 9,345 Views 40 Comments

Just 22% think that this is OK, according to a poll carried out by Claire Byrne Live.

# no-thanks - Tuesday 23 January, 2018

NFL rejects veterans' 'Please Stand' Super Bowl ad
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NFL rejects veterans' 'Please Stand' Super Bowl ad

Jan 23rd 2018, 9:35 PM 7,428 Views 4 Comments

AMVETS national commander Marion Polk hit out at the decision.

# no-thanks - Thursday 30 November, 2017

Just 3 teams left in McGrath Cup as Limerick join Kerry and Tipperary in withdrawing
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Just 3 teams left in McGrath Cup as Limerick join Kerry and Tipperary in withdrawing

Nov 30th 2017, 4:01 PM 6,315 Views 1 Comment

The first game takes place on 30 December.

# no-thanks - Wednesday 4 October, 2017

Tyson Fury says he won't re-apply for British boxing licence
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Tyson Fury says he won't re-apply for British boxing licence

Oct 4th 2017, 7:45 PM 4,319 Views 3 Comments

Fury does not intend to apply for a new licence from the British Boxing Board of Control.

# no-thanks - Monday 11 September, 2017

Big Sam contacted by Crystal Palace chairman after De Boer sacking
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Big Sam contacted by Crystal Palace chairman after De Boer sacking

Sep 11th 2017, 11:10 PM 7,845 Views 12 Comments

The ex-England boss says he has no interest in returning to management right now, however.

# no-thanks - Monday 14 August, 2017

Low-rise jeans are back in fashion and absolutely nobody is here for it
# Low-rise Jeans
From The Daily Edge
# Low-rise Jeans

Low-rise jeans are back in fashion and absolutely nobody is here for it

Aug 14th 2017, 7:00 PM 14,521 Views 9 Comments

This can’t be happening.

# no-thanks - Thursday 15 June, 2017

Steph Curry makes his feelings clear on a Golden State Warriors visit to the White House
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From The42
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Steph Curry makes his feelings clear on a Golden State Warriors visit to the White House

Jun 15th 2017, 9:52 AM 9,407 Views 8 Comments

It is tradition for the NBA champions to be invited to the home of the US president.

# no-thanks - Sunday 11 June, 2017

That ridiculously awkward exchange between Kesha and Jerry Seinfeld has been turned into an excellent mural
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From The Daily Edge
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That ridiculously awkward exchange between Kesha and Jerry Seinfeld has been turned into an excellent mural

Jun 11th 2017, 1:50 PM 4,855 Views 1 Comment

The saga rumbles on.

# no-thanks - Sunday 5 March, 2017

Blair denies report that he's taking a job with Donald Trump
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Blair denies report that he's taking a job with Donald Trump

Mar 5th 2017, 12:44 PM 13,998 Views 22 Comments

A statement on his website later said: “The story in The Mail on Sunday is an invention.”

# no-thanks - Tuesday 14 February, 2017

Justin Trudeau’s shady look at Trump’s hand has become THE moment of his White House visit
# Shake It Off
From The Daily Edge
# Shake It Off

Justin Trudeau’s shady look at Trump’s hand has become THE moment of his White House visit

Feb 14th 2017, 9:22 AM 7,770 Views 2 Comments

“I dare you to smell it”

# no-thanks - Tuesday 7 February, 2017

Super Bowl winners to boycott visit to the White House in Trump protest
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From The42
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Super Bowl winners to boycott visit to the White House in Trump protest

Feb 7th 2017, 11:30 AM 31,152 Views 57 Comments

New England Patriots tight end Martellus Bennett and defensive back Devin McCourty have promised to turn down the invitation.

# no-thanks - Tuesday 24 January, 2017

Ewan McGregor refused to appear on Good Morning Britain after realising Piers Morgan hosts it
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From The Daily Edge
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Ewan McGregor refused to appear on Good Morning Britain after realising Piers Morgan hosts it

Jan 24th 2017, 10:23 AM 37,606 Views 27 Comments

As you might guess, Piers was not pleased.

# no-thanks - Saturday 21 January, 2017

11 essential facts of life for Irish people who don’t drink tea
# Water Is Fine
From The Daily Edge
# Water Is Fine

11 essential facts of life for Irish people who don’t drink tea

Jan 21st 2017, 11:00 AM 4,015 Views 1 Comment

Every day.

# no-thanks - Friday 6 January, 2017

Nama has identified nearly 7,000 homes for social housing - but only 2,748 have been taken
# Housing
# Housing

Nama has identified nearly 7,000 homes for social housing - but only 2,748 have been taken

Jan 6th 2017, 12:01 AM 20,947 Views 49 Comments

That is according to the agency’s annual report, published yesterday.

# no-thanks - Monday 7 November, 2016

Almost half of Irish people don't want either US presidential candidate to win
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Almost half of Irish people don't want either US presidential candidate to win

Nov 7th 2016, 11:43 PM 9,569 Views 70 Comments

Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump campaigned across America today to try to win that crucial undecided vote.

# no-thanks - Sunday 31 July, 2016

Mario Balotelli unwanted by Besiktas coach
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From The42
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Mario Balotelli unwanted by Besiktas coach

Jul 31st 2016, 12:05 PM 8,379 Views 14 Comments

It remains unclear where the Italy international will play his football this season after the Süper Lig side ruled out a move.

# no-thanks - Sunday 10 July, 2016

Someone threw a bra at Beyoncé in Croke Park and her reaction was brilliant
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From The Daily Edge
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Someone threw a bra at Beyoncé in Croke Park and her reaction was brilliant

Jul 10th 2016, 10:40 AM 14,168 Views 6 Comments

She handled it like a pro.

# no-thanks - Friday 17 June, 2016

This girl is going viral for her responses to strangers friending her on Facebook
# Do Not Want
From The Daily Edge
# Do Not Want

This girl is going viral for her responses to strangers friending her on Facebook

Jun 17th 2016, 9:29 AM 7,315 Views 2 Comments

Excellent.

# no-thanks - Friday 10 June, 2016

Middle-ranking gardaí say they won't implement the commissioner's new plan
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Middle-ranking gardaí say they won't implement the commissioner's new plan

Jun 10th 2016, 6:05 AM 20,389 Views 76 Comments

The AGSI says members won’t engage with any other productivity measures until their pay issues are addressed.

# no-thanks - Saturday 6 February, 2016

14 essential facts of life for Irish people who are picky eaters
# No Sauce Please
From The Daily Edge
# No Sauce Please

14 essential facts of life for Irish people who are picky eaters

Feb 6th 2016, 4:29 PM 12,771 Views 5 Comments

“Ah sure just have a bit.”

# no-thanks - Friday 4 December, 2015

A man found this 5ft lizard hanging out on the side of his house
# Australia
# Australia

A man found this 5ft lizard hanging out on the side of his house

Dec 4th 2015, 9:14 PM 36,873 Views 36 Comments

Yikes.

A man found this 5ft lizard casually hanging out on the side of his house
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From The Daily Edge
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A man found this 5ft lizard casually hanging out on the side of his house

Dec 4th 2015, 7:02 PM 6,424 Views 1 Comment

That’s a big ass lizard.

# no-thanks - Monday 23 November, 2015

Only one in four people want Enda Kenny to keep his job
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Only one in four people want Enda Kenny to keep his job

Nov 23rd 2015, 11:15 PM 16,528 Views 156 Comments

And a Fine Gael-Fianna Fáil coalition doesn’t fare much better.

# no-thanks - Thursday 29 October, 2015

Rank and file gardaí overwhelmingly reject new public pay deal
# Lansdowne Road
# Lansdowne Road

Rank and file gardaí overwhelmingly reject new public pay deal

Oct 29th 2015, 2:55 PM 20,396 Views 84 Comments

10.9% voted Yes while 86.5% voted No.

# no-thanks - Wednesday 21 October, 2015

Why did Leo turn down Sinn Féin's debate challenge?
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Why did Leo turn down Sinn Féin's debate challenge?

Oct 21st 2015, 8:30 PM 17,536 Views 113 Comments

The Health Minister was challenged to a debate by a Sinn Féin constituency rival.

# no-thanks - Friday 14 August, 2015

12 things women who hardly ever wear makeup will understand
# Nomakeupselfie
From The Daily Edge
# Nomakeupselfie

12 things women who hardly ever wear makeup will understand

Aug 14th 2015, 2:05 PM 11,499 Views 8 Comments

You are blessed.

# no-thanks - Wednesday 5 August, 2015

How Much Of A Picky Eater Are You?
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From The Daily Edge
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How Much Of A Picky Eater Are You?

Aug 5th 2015, 1:15 PM 14,354 Views 11 Comments

It’s time to ‘fess up.

# no-thanks - Wednesday 3 June, 2015

Teachers' union set to reject new €2,000-increase pay agreement
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Teachers' union set to reject new €2,000-increase pay agreement

Jun 3rd 2015, 2:05 PM 19,089 Views 110 Comments

The Teachers’ Union of Ireland feel that the issue of ‘flex’ hour contracts has not been dealt with sufficiently.

# no-thanks - Saturday 28 March, 2015

Bank of Ireland wouldn't accept couple's Cuba holiday money
# Havana Laugh
# Havana Laugh

Bank of Ireland wouldn't accept couple's Cuba holiday money

Mar 28th 2015, 10:15 AM 46,104 Views 84 Comments

BoI has a relationship with a US bank – which makes things a little complicated. But this sounds ridiculous…

# no-thanks - Tuesday 24 February, 2015

Irish Cancer Society rejects money from Arthur Cox law firm over tobacco links
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Irish Cancer Society rejects money from Arthur Cox law firm over tobacco links

Feb 24th 2015, 2:00 PM 9,614 Views 21 Comments

Arthur Cox is believed to have donated €20,000 each of the last two years.

# no-thanks - Saturday 31 January, 2015

Greece doesn't want to talk to the Troika - and is rejecting €7.2 billion in loans
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Greece doesn't want to talk to the Troika - and is rejecting €7.2 billion in loans

Jan 31st 2015, 7:57 AM 17,969 Views 200 Comments

But Angela Merkel is against a deal.

# no-thanks - Thursday 15 January, 2015

We're out: Fine Gael confirms it won't take part in Vincent Browne debates
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We're out: Fine Gael confirms it won't take part in Vincent Browne debates

Jan 15th 2015, 7:07 PM 17,017 Views 79 Comments

Representatives from the party met with TV3 producers at Leinster House this afternoon.

# no-thanks - Monday 29 December, 2014

Grandmother has priceless reaction to getting iPhone for Christmas
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From The Daily Edge
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Grandmother has priceless reaction to getting iPhone for Christmas

Dec 29th 2014, 6:45 PM 6,608 Views 0 Comments

“I really am not equipped to handle one of these things.”

# no-thanks - Monday 22 December, 2014

Revenue has 'no competence' to collect water charges - and that's from Revenue boss
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Revenue has 'no competence' to collect water charges - and that's from Revenue boss

Dec 22nd 2014, 1:46 PM 16,760 Views 62 Comments

The outgoing chairperson Josephine Feehily also says she’s looking forward to holding the Garda Commissioner to scrutiny in her new role.

# no-thanks - Friday 19 December, 2014

10 bizarre festive foods that will put you off your Christmas dinner
# Chrimbo
From The Daily Edge
# Chrimbo

10 bizarre festive foods that will put you off your Christmas dinner

Dec 19th 2014, 9:30 PM 21,523 Views 15 Comments

Turkey doughnut, anyone?

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