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#Paddy Power

# paddy-power - Thursday 6 March, 2014

Paddy Power withdraws Pistorius ad after it becomes most complained about ever
# Badvertising
# Badvertising

Paddy Power withdraws Pistorius ad after it becomes most complained about ever

Mar 6th 2014, 7:34 AM 24,123 Views 48 Comments

The bookmakers have been ordered to take down the controversial ad offering odds on the outcome of the Pistorius murder trial.

# paddy-power - Monday 20 January, 2014

'In case of emergency, break glass' -- Paddy Power trolls United fans with Ferguson model
# Fergie Time
From The42
# Fergie Time

'In case of emergency, break glass' -- Paddy Power trolls United fans with Ferguson model

Jan 20th 2014, 11:47 AM 9,809 Views 25 Comments

Even United fans will admit, this is pretty funny.

# paddy-power - Sunday 12 January, 2014

Here are the winning accumulators that netted two Paddy Power customers almost £40,000
# Winning
From The42
# Winning

Here are the winning accumulators that netted two Paddy Power customers almost £40,000

Jan 12th 2014, 2:24 PM 9,767 Views 8 Comments

A last-minute goal helped two customers scoop the big prize.

# paddy-power - Saturday 11 January, 2014

Kim Jong-Un may be sipping some Irish whiskey right now
# Whiskey
From The Daily Edge
# Whiskey

Kim Jong-Un may be sipping some Irish whiskey right now

Jan 11th 2014, 2:29 PM 24,649 Views 63 Comments

The North Korean premier received whiskey as a gift from Paddy Power. The company said it was confident it had not broken UN sanctions.

# paddy-power - Thursday 9 January, 2014

Who is most likely to support the legalisation of marijuana in Ireland?
# Marijuana
# Marijuana

Who is most likely to support the legalisation of marijuana in Ireland?

Jan 9th 2014, 11:00 PM 41,912 Views 256 Comments

A poll today shows 38 per cent of people in Ireland now support legalisation.

Fine Gael tops latest poll as Taoiseach sees jump in satisfaction levels
# Popular
# Popular

Fine Gael tops latest poll as Taoiseach sees jump in satisfaction levels

Jan 9th 2014, 2:53 PM 8,938 Views 106 Comments

Tánaiste Eamon Gilmore also saw an increase in satisfaction levels though his party received just ten per cent of the first preference vote.

# paddy-power - Tuesday 7 January, 2014

Bad news: Rubberbandits turned down the Limerick City of Culture job*
# Rubberneckers
From The Daily Edge
# Rubberneckers

Bad news: Rubberbandits turned down the Limerick City of Culture job*

Jan 7th 2014, 3:38 PM 2,830 Views 4 Comments

*OK, not really. But they were too busy to take it anyway.

# paddy-power - Monday 6 January, 2014

Today FM’s Matt Cooper is in North Korea with Dennis Rodman
# Shootin' Some Hoops
# Shootin' Some Hoops

Today FM’s Matt Cooper is in North Korea with Dennis Rodman

Jan 6th 2014, 3:40 PM 53,294 Views 103 Comments

The journalist and broadcaster is writing a book about the Paddy Power-funded basketball game involving former NBA stars that will take place in Pyongyang on Wednesday.

# paddy-power - Tuesday 31 December, 2013

Haughey government decided ministers should get a safe and shredder in their homes
# State Papers
# State Papers

Haughey government decided ministers should get a safe and shredder in their homes

Dec 31st 2013, 5:00 PM 9,220 Views 32 Comments

If they required them, that is. The Fine Gael-led coalition tried to get them back in 1983 after they came to power.

# paddy-power - Tuesday 24 December, 2013

Paddy Power has a go at social media commenters via the Final Boss Media lads
# Do Read The Comments
From The Daily Edge
# Do Read The Comments

Paddy Power has a go at social media commenters via the Final Boss Media lads

Dec 24th 2013, 12:29 PM 3,026 Views 4 Comments

Two Irish lads… take on the comments section.

# paddy-power - Sunday 15 December, 2013

Liverpool and Suarez net one lucky punter a massive £30,000
# Pay Day
From The42
# Pay Day

Liverpool and Suarez net one lucky punter a massive £30,000

Dec 15th 2013, 7:45 PM 12,056 Views 11 Comments

This NEVER happens to us.

# paddy-power - Wednesday 4 December, 2013

Paddy Power are sending Dennis Rodman back to North Korea
# Basketball Friends
From The42
# Basketball Friends

Paddy Power are sending Dennis Rodman back to North Korea

Dec 4th 2013, 12:50 PM 5,823 Views 2 Comments

And it’s not just because he misses ‘friend for life’ Kim Jong-un…

# paddy-power - Tuesday 19 November, 2013

Paddy Power says lower-than-expected profits because of 'unfavourable' sports results
# Unpredictable
# Unpredictable

Paddy Power says lower-than-expected profits because of 'unfavourable' sports results

Nov 19th 2013, 7:39 AM 8,270 Views 27 Comments

The bookmaker said profit is about €11 million lower than predicted because of “adverse sports results”.

# paddy-power - Thursday 7 November, 2013

First poll finds large majority in favour of same sex marriage
# Marriage Referendum
# Marriage Referendum

First poll finds large majority in favour of same sex marriage

Nov 7th 2013, 11:53 AM 10,052 Views 274 Comments

More than three quarters of voters support the introduction of same-sex marriage in Ireland with 18 per cent saying they oppose it.

# paddy-power - Tuesday 1 October, 2013

Belfast punter scoops £100k with this Lucky 15
# Happy Mondays
From The42
# Happy Mondays

Belfast punter scoops £100k with this Lucky 15

Oct 1st 2013, 7:17 PM 4,446 Views 3 Comments

Paddy Power’s coffers took a dent yesterday…

# paddy-power - Monday 16 September, 2013

Paddy Power begins campaign in support of gay footballers
# #RBGF
From The42
# #RBGF

Paddy Power begins campaign in support of gay footballers

Sep 16th 2013, 2:51 PM 3,595 Views 7 Comments

The bookmaker is looking to address homophobia in the sport and has sent players from 134 clubs their ‘rainbow’ laces.

# paddy-power - Wednesday 28 August, 2013

Paddy Power profits up 12 per cent in first half of 2013
# Quids In
# Quids In

Paddy Power profits up 12 per cent in first half of 2013

Aug 28th 2013, 9:05 AM 3,656 Views 44 Comments

A battering at Cheltenham hit betting shops, but betting firm Paddy Power has still made €77 million in profit so far this year.

# paddy-power - Saturday 17 August, 2013

Your Luis Suarez Tribute Pic of the Day
# Controversial
From The42
# Controversial

Your Luis Suarez Tribute Pic of the Day

Aug 17th 2013, 4:05 PM 3,660 Views 0 Comments

It is not the first time someone has made light of the Liverpool striker’s behaviour.

# paddy-power - Tuesday 13 August, 2013

Pelé, Cryuff and Maradona to play for non-league Farnborough FC
# All-Star XI
From The42
# All-Star XI

Pelé, Cryuff and Maradona to play for non-league Farnborough FC

Aug 13th 2013, 2:00 PM 4,820 Views 5 Comments

If it walks like a Paddy Power marketing stunt and talks like a Paddy Power marketing stunt…

# paddy-power - Friday 9 August, 2013

Support for Seanad abolition is down 3 per cent but still ahead in latest poll
# Seanad
# Seanad

Support for Seanad abolition is down 3 per cent but still ahead in latest poll

Aug 9th 2013, 12:08 PM 4,082 Views 27 Comments

Support for the plan to get rid of the Seanad is down, but is still 13 points ahead in the poll.

# paddy-power - Friday 12 July, 2013

9 corporate Twitter accounts that aren't afraid of the craic
# Havin' The Twaic
From The Daily Edge
# Havin' The Twaic

9 corporate Twitter accounts that aren't afraid of the craic

Jul 12th 2013, 1:00 PM 25,625 Views 20 Comments

Two of them have even engaged in a rap battle. On Twitter. A Twattle, if you will.

# paddy-power - Tuesday 18 June, 2013

You have to hand it to them: Paddy Power are good at this
# O'Bama Power
# O'Bama Power

You have to hand it to them: Paddy Power are good at this

Jun 18th 2013, 10:27 AM 3,955 Views 1 Comment

“Free €100 bet in this shop if your name is Obama – birth certificate required as proof of identity.”

# paddy-power - Sunday 19 May, 2013

Bookie to refund bets on Ryan Dolan: 'He didn't deserve to finish last'
# Eurovision 2013
# Eurovision 2013

Bookie to refund bets on Ryan Dolan: 'He didn't deserve to finish last'

May 19th 2013, 3:18 PM 33,501 Views 103 Comments

Denmark’s Emmelie de Forest won this year’s Eurovision Song Contest with ‘Only Teardrops’.

# paddy-power - Tuesday 14 May, 2013

Cashing in: Paddy Power revenue jumps
# Paddy Power
# Paddy Power

Cashing in: Paddy Power revenue jumps

May 14th 2013, 6:48 PM 5,473 Views 14 Comments

The success of the Irish owned bookmaker continues to grow thanks to online gambling.

# paddy-power - Monday 15 April, 2013

9 things we learned from Paddy Power's annual report
# Gambling
From The42
# Gambling

9 things we learned from Paddy Power's annual report

Apr 15th 2013, 3:27 PM 18,051 Views 16 Comments

How much did their early pay-out on Obama cost? And how successful were Nicklas Bendtner’s “Paddy Pants”?

# paddy-power - Tuesday 5 March, 2013

Online customers for Paddy Power double as profits grow
# Gambling
# Gambling

Online customers for Paddy Power double as profits grow

Mar 5th 2013, 9:38 AM 3,906 Views 30 Comments

The bookmaker announced record profits of almost €140 million today.

# paddy-power - Monday 4 March, 2013

The next episode: Paddy Power open market on Team Off the Ball's next move
# Off The Ball
From The42
# Off The Ball

The next episode: Paddy Power open market on Team Off the Ball's next move

Mar 4th 2013, 6:53 PM 8,221 Views 12 Comments

Are they off to RTÉ? Or is a TV gig coming down the line for the famous five of Irish sports radio?

# paddy-power - Saturday 2 March, 2013

Paddy Power offer free bet to Torres, Arshavin and other 'benchwarmers'
# Jobs For Subs
From The42
# Jobs For Subs

Paddy Power offer free bet to Torres, Arshavin and other 'benchwarmers'

Mar 2nd 2013, 11:52 AM 9,839 Views 15 Comments

We don’t think they’re one bit sorry.

# paddy-power - Thursday 28 February, 2013

Arsenal and Chelsea up in arms over Paddy Power's latest ad campaign
# Ouch
From The42
# Ouch

Arsenal and Chelsea up in arms over Paddy Power's latest ad campaign

Feb 28th 2013, 3:09 PM 6,149 Views 3 Comments

Andrei Arshavin and Fernando Torres have both been mocked by the bookmaking giants.

# paddy-power - Monday 11 February, 2013

Another bookmaker pays out early on Manchester United winning title
# Coupon
From The42
# Coupon

Another bookmaker pays out early on Manchester United winning title

Feb 11th 2013, 1:03 PM 1,641 Views 2 Comments

Betfred have followed Paddy Power’s lead in cashing in those who backed Alex Ferguson’s men.

# paddy-power - Sunday 10 February, 2013

Paddy Power crown Manchester United Premier League champions
# PREDICTION
From The42
# PREDICTION

Paddy Power crown Manchester United Premier League champions

Feb 10th 2013, 3:26 PM 14,484 Views 29 Comments

The bookmaker are understood to be paying in the region of £500,000 to punters who backed Alex Ferguson’s side.

# paddy-power - Thursday 10 January, 2013

Poll shows drop in support for Sinn Féin, rise for Fianna Fáil
# Opinion Poll
# Opinion Poll

Poll shows drop in support for Sinn Féin, rise for Fianna Fáil

Jan 10th 2013, 1:45 PM 11,621 Views 292 Comments

Support for Fine Gael has dropped slightly while support for Labour remains steady in the latest Red C poll for Paddy Power released today.

Poll finds 64 per cent support at least legislating for X Case
# Abortion
# Abortion

Poll finds 64 per cent support at least legislating for X Case

Jan 10th 2013, 1:15 PM 4,759 Views 50 Comments

A Red C poll for Paddy Power also finds that one-in-four people want a constitutional amendment to remove the threat of suicide to the mothers life as a reason for abortion.

# paddy-power - Saturday 8 December, 2012

Ties, galleries and Angela Merkel: The week in numbers
# Prime Numbers
# Prime Numbers

Ties, galleries and Angela Merkel: The week in numbers

Dec 8th 2012, 7:30 PM 4,776 Views 10 Comments

How many houses will have to pay the ‘mansion tax’? And who could find that Budget 2013 has been generous to them?

# paddy-power - Saturday 1 December, 2012

VIDEO: Incroyable! Barton caught studying Schteve's pronunciation
# An Idiot Abroad
From The42
# An Idiot Abroad

VIDEO: Incroyable! Barton caught studying Schteve's pronunciation

Dec 1st 2012, 11:01 AM 1,349 Views 1 Comment

Marseille’s midfielder has been taking lessons from the former England boss, it seems.

# paddy-power - Monday 5 November, 2012

Paddy Power sticks to its guns after advertising watchdog complaint
# Advertising
# Advertising

Paddy Power sticks to its guns after advertising watchdog complaint

Nov 5th 2012, 5:29 PM 27,394 Views 73 Comments

At least one complaint has been lodged with the Advertising Standards Association of Ireland over this morning’s newspaper ad.

# paddy-power - Monday 15 October, 2012

Time up? Paddy Power suspend betting on Trapattoni exit
# Trap Door
From The42
# Trap Door

Time up? Paddy Power suspend betting on Trapattoni exit

Oct 15th 2012, 4:45 PM 1,986 Views 0 Comments

Punters piled on today following reports that Giovanni Trapattoni’s days as Ireland boss are numbered.

# paddy-power - Thursday 11 October, 2012

The Evening Fix... now with added Christopher Walken
# Need To Know
# Need To Know

The Evening Fix... now with added Christopher Walken

Oct 11th 2012, 7:52 PM 7,243 Views 3 Comments

Here’s the things we learned, shared and loved today.

Poll: Are you satisfied with the government's progress in job creation?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Are you satisfied with the government's progress in job creation?

Oct 11th 2012, 9:54 AM 7,878 Views 133 Comments

As news breaks of the second big job announcement this week we ask: Are you happy with the government’s progress in job creation?

Paddy Power to create 600 jobs in Dublin by 2015
# Jobswatch
# Jobswatch

Paddy Power to create 600 jobs in Dublin by 2015

Oct 11th 2012, 8:45 AM 4,598 Views 41 Comments

Hundreds of positions will be created as part of the bookmaker’s international online expansion.