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# petition - Friday 5 June, 2020

Over 32,000 people sign petition calling for government to end Direct Provision
# Petition
# Petition

Over 32,000 people sign petition calling for government to end Direct Provision

Jun 5th 2020, 12:31 PM 30,588 Views 97 Comments

The system was set up as a temporary measure in 1999.

# petition - Wednesday 18 September, 2019

Mare, bird, biddy: Thousands demand Oxford dictionaries change 'sexist' definitions
# Woman
# Woman

Mare, bird, biddy: Thousands demand Oxford dictionaries change 'sexist' definitions

Sep 18th 2019, 10:54 AM 13,443 Views 41 Comments

Oxford University Press said it is investigating whether to update the definition of woman.

# petition - Monday 10 June, 2019

The BBC is scrapping free TV licences for over-75s
# Petition
# Petition

The BBC is scrapping free TV licences for over-75s

Jun 10th 2019, 3:27 PM 18,031 Views 55 Comments

The British broadcaster said “fairness” was the driving force behind the decision.

# petition - Sunday 14 April, 2019

NTA defends new MetroLink stop despite €12 million spend on nearby underground station site
# Metrolink
# Metrolink

NTA defends new MetroLink stop despite €12 million spend on nearby underground station site

Apr 14th 2019, 12:05 AM 32,070 Views 67 Comments

Phibsborough locals have called on the NTA to reverse its decision.

# petition - Friday 22 March, 2019

Petition to reverse Brexit swells to 3.7m signatures, as Commons states that 96% of supporters are British
# Article 50
# Article 50

Petition to reverse Brexit swells to 3.7m signatures, as Commons states that 96% of supporters are British

Mar 22nd 2019, 10:17 PM 69,859 Views 88 Comments

The Commons petitions committee said that “approximately 96% of signatures on the petition were from the UK”.

# petition - Thursday 21 March, 2019

Over 2 million people sign petition on Parliament website to revoke Article 50
# Brexit
# Brexit

Over 2 million people sign petition on Parliament website to revoke Article 50

Updated Mar 21st 2019, 10:45 PM 74,685 Views 82 Comments

The petition says a “second Brexit referendum may not happen – so vote now”.

# petition - Saturday 9 March, 2019

Petition accusing councils of cutting down too many trees reaches over 5,500 signatures
# Nature
# Nature

Petition accusing councils of cutting down too many trees reaches over 5,500 signatures

Mar 9th 2019, 7:30 AM 20,309 Views 57 Comments

The petition wants councils to stop cutting down trees in public spaces without informing the public.

# petition - Thursday 18 October, 2018

Harris makes representations to halt Bray pupil's deportation: 'Eric is Irish. This is his home'
# Petition
# Petition

Harris makes representations to halt Bray pupil's deportation: 'Eric is Irish. This is his home'

Oct 18th 2018, 6:31 PM 27,712 Views 160 Comments

The Wicklow TD said he hopes common sense prevails.

# petition - Wednesday 17 October, 2018

Bray school calls for halt in deportation of nine-year-old boy
# Petition
# Petition

Bray school calls for halt in deportation of nine-year-old boy

Oct 17th 2018, 1:22 PM 31,715 Views 133 Comments

More than 20,000 people have signed an online petition organised by St Cronan’s School to prevent the deportation of one of its pupils.

# petition - Monday 14 May, 2018

Plans for large-scale mosque in Blanchardstown given green light
# Fingal
# Fingal

Plans for large-scale mosque in Blanchardstown given green light

May 14th 2018, 8:19 PM 43,581 Views 150 Comments

There was local opposition to the proposed mosque.

# petition - Sunday 7 May, 2017

'Complete outrage': Protest against Sisters of Charity owning maternity hospital happening today
# Petition
# Petition

'Complete outrage': Protest against Sisters of Charity owning maternity hospital happening today

May 7th 2017, 7:15 AM 13,123 Views 114 Comments

A petition against the order owning the hospital has been signed by over 100,000 people.

# petition - Sunday 23 April, 2017

Bishop says new maternity hospital should obey rules of Catholic Church
# Sisters Of Charity
# Sisters Of Charity

Bishop says new maternity hospital should obey rules of Catholic Church

Apr 23rd 2017, 2:29 PM 40,410 Views 163 Comments

Health Minister Simon Harris has insisted the hospital will be independently run.

# petition - Wednesday 5 April, 2017

Costing the city over $100k a day, New Yorkers are desperate to get Melania Trump to move out
# Footing The Bill
# Footing The Bill

Costing the city over $100k a day, New Yorkers are desperate to get Melania Trump to move out

Apr 5th 2017, 9:33 AM 47,142 Views 84 Comments

More than half a million people have signed a petition urging Melania to move to Washington.

# petition - Friday 13 January, 2017

Sky has pulled the Michael Jackson programme after complaints
# Sky Arts
# Sky Arts

Sky has pulled the Michael Jackson programme after complaints

Jan 13th 2017, 12:56 PM 39,455 Views 69 Comments

A petition to boycott the episode had been signed by more than 20,000 people.

# petition - Sunday 8 January, 2017

Students to hand petition of 10,000 signatures to Simon Coveney over homeless crisis
# Homeless Crisis
# Homeless Crisis

Students to hand petition of 10,000 signatures to Simon Coveney over homeless crisis

Jan 8th 2017, 3:45 PM 11,853 Views 54 Comments

Children from three schools gathered the names to urge the Minister to solve the problem.

# petition - Sunday 21 August, 2016

Calls for Chinese gate to mark Chinatown on Dublin's Parnell Street
# Petition
# Petition

Calls for Chinese gate to mark Chinatown on Dublin's Parnell Street

Aug 21st 2016, 11:00 AM 36,203 Views 109 Comments

There is no specific point designated for the gate yet but the aim is to have it for the Chinese New Year celebration in 2017.

# petition - Saturday 6 August, 2016

This doctor is taking a stand against those 'detox teas' celebrities advertise on Instagram
# Bootea
From The Daily Edge
# Bootea

This doctor is taking a stand against those 'detox teas' celebrities advertise on Instagram

Aug 6th 2016, 10:47 AM 6,045 Views 0 Comments

Dr Lauretta Ihonor says one particular brand, Bootea, uses a ‘dangerous laxative’ in their product.

# petition - Tuesday 19 July, 2016

Someone has actually started a petition to get Irish people off work during the good weather
# No Work Today
From The Daily Edge
# No Work Today

Someone has actually started a petition to get Irish people off work during the good weather

Jul 19th 2016, 8:00 PM 4,586 Views 1 Comment

See. STONE MAD.

# petition - Saturday 9 July, 2016

UK government dismisses four-million-signature petition calling for a second Brexit vote
# That's That Then
# That's That Then

UK government dismisses four-million-signature petition calling for a second Brexit vote

Jul 9th 2016, 1:43 PM 24,232 Views 114 Comments

The government says that the population “must now prepare for the process to exit the EU”.

# petition - Monday 30 May, 2016

Calls for parents of four-year-old boy who fell into gorilla enclosure to be prosecuted
# Justice For Harambe
# Justice For Harambe

Calls for parents of four-year-old boy who fell into gorilla enclosure to be prosecuted

May 30th 2016, 6:07 PM 59,451 Views 126 Comments

A male gorilla called Harambe was shot dead by zoo officials when they considered the boy’s life to be in danger.

# petition - Thursday 12 May, 2016

Woman wins right to not have to wear high heels to work
# London
# London

Woman wins right to not have to wear high heels to work

May 12th 2016, 9:36 AM 45,941 Views 136 Comments

27-year-old Nicola Thorp was sent home from a temp role with accountancy firm PwC after refusing to adhere to a high heel stipulation requested by the temp agency Portico.

# petition - Saturday 2 April, 2016

This hero has started a petition to bring Krispy Kreme doughnuts to Dublin
# Dublin Wants Krispy Kreme
From The Daily Edge
# Dublin Wants Krispy Kreme

This hero has started a petition to bring Krispy Kreme doughnuts to Dublin

Apr 2nd 2016, 4:06 PM 5,567 Views 3 Comments

Well played.

# petition - Monday 18 January, 2016

Trump branded 'an idiot, a dangerous fool, and a wazzock' by British MPs
# Ban On Entry
# Ban On Entry

Trump branded 'an idiot, a dangerous fool, and a wazzock' by British MPs

Jan 18th 2016, 9:59 PM 19,908 Views 156 Comments

The Westminster debate was triggered by a public petition which has attracted more than 575,000 signatures from people who want the Republican presidential hopeful kept out.

# petition - Wednesday 13 January, 2016

He's made a lot of cash, now Conor McGregor's face could feature on it
# Money Money Money
From The42
# Money Money Money

He's made a lot of cash, now Conor McGregor's face could feature on it

Jan 13th 2016, 11:20 AM 34,365 Views 77 Comments

The Oireachtas Public Petitions Committee will meet to discuss the matter.

# petition - Wednesday 9 December, 2015

UK Parliament could be set to consider a debate on banning Donald Trump
# Hate Speech
# Hate Speech

UK Parliament could be set to consider a debate on banning Donald Trump

Dec 9th 2015, 9:03 AM 12,272 Views 83 Comments

A petition needs to reach 100,000 signatures for the action to take place.

# petition - Friday 16 October, 2015

Petition to change Australian currency to 'Dollarydoos' gains momentum
# Crikey
# Crikey

Petition to change Australian currency to 'Dollarydoos' gains momentum

Oct 16th 2015, 10:00 PM 26,564 Views 35 Comments

The petition states, “If the leaders of this great nation have any common sense at all, they will introduce legislation to parliament to change the name of our currency as soon as possible.”

# petition - Thursday 15 October, 2015

'I can't fulfil my livelihood' - Ian McKinley is petitioning the IRFU to allow protective goggles
# Demanding Change
From The42
# Demanding Change

'I can't fulfil my livelihood' - Ian McKinley is petitioning the IRFU to allow protective goggles

Oct 15th 2015, 2:30 PM 25,837 Views 37 Comments

Former Leinster player McKinley is prevented from playing in Zebre’s game against Connacht

# petition - Friday 25 September, 2015

American teacher suspended for using offensive word during class discussion of racist terms
# Virginia
# Virginia

American teacher suspended for using offensive word during class discussion of racist terms

Sep 25th 2015, 4:36 PM 18,721 Views 65 Comments

Lynne Pierce was teaching an advanced placement history class in which her students were discussing racist and derogatory terms.

# petition - Friday 28 August, 2015

Sisters to be raped as punishment for brother running away with married woman
# India
# India

Sisters to be raped as punishment for brother running away with married woman

Aug 28th 2015, 8:39 PM 63,733 Views 112 Comments

They are aged just 15 and 23 years old.

# petition - Thursday 30 July, 2015

The dog "sentenced to death for barking" was never ordered to be put down
# Mercy4Mia
# Mercy4Mia

The dog "sentenced to death for barking" was never ordered to be put down

Jul 30th 2015, 4:56 PM 28,221 Views 0 Comments

Of the two complainants who gave evidence, one said that she was a dog lover and asked that the dog not be put down.

# petition - Thursday 16 July, 2015

Obama weighs in on sexual assault allegations against Bill Cosby
# Petition
# Petition

Obama weighs in on sexual assault allegations against Bill Cosby

Jul 16th 2015, 7:38 AM 19,326 Views 15 Comments

A petition is calling for a presidential honour awarded to Cosby to be revoked.

# petition - Wednesday 1 July, 2015

Today, Ryanair have been mostly battling strikes in France, and suffering them in Denmark
# Striiiiiiiiiiike
# Striiiiiiiiiiike

Today, Ryanair have been mostly battling strikes in France, and suffering them in Denmark

Jul 1st 2015, 4:25 PM 11,656 Views 13 Comments

The airline has launched an online petition against French air traffic control strikes, while the Danish Labour Court has ruled that unions can now strike against them.

# petition - Thursday 11 June, 2015

Poll: Should there be an age limit on getting your ears pierced?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should there be an age limit on getting your ears pierced?

Jun 11th 2015, 8:00 PM 18,566 Views 40 Comments

A petition has gone viral on whether parents should be allowed to pierce their children’s ears.

# petition - Tuesday 9 June, 2015

Men press on with their legal challenges against the marriage referendum
# Court Of Appeal
# Court Of Appeal

Men press on with their legal challenges against the marriage referendum

Jun 9th 2015, 7:41 PM 15,750 Views 0 Comments

One man is to appeal last week’s rejection of his challenge.

# petition - Thursday 4 June, 2015

Crackdown on rough sleeping in London hipster hotspots sparks outrage
# Backlash
# Backlash

Crackdown on rough sleeping in London hipster hotspots sparks outrage

Jun 4th 2015, 4:07 PM 16,140 Views 27 Comments

Rough sleepers could be fined up to €1,360 in some of London’s most sought after boroughs.

# petition - Wednesday 3 June, 2015

Thousands have signed a petition to take Caitlyn Jenner's Olympic medal off her
# Sigh
From The Daily Edge
# Sigh

Thousands have signed a petition to take Caitlyn Jenner's Olympic medal off her

Jun 3rd 2015, 4:00 PM 7,469 Views 2 Comments

Some are saying that it’s all the work of 4chan trolling, though.

# petition - Monday 18 May, 2015

Council plans to build houses on recreational area - and some locals are not happy
# Clondalkin
# Clondalkin

Council plans to build houses on recreational area - and some locals are not happy

May 18th 2015, 6:15 AM 22,088 Views 30 Comments

Lett’s Field is a green area – but not an official playground – in Clondalkin.

# petition - Wednesday 22 April, 2015

19,000 sign petition calling for same-sex marriage mural NOT to be removed
# Same-Sex Marriage
# Same-Sex Marriage

19,000 sign petition calling for same-sex marriage mural NOT to be removed

Apr 22nd 2015, 6:43 PM 16,566 Views 220 Comments

The artist behind it has received a warning notice about its removal.

# petition - Monday 20 April, 2015

Over 200,000 people have signed a petition to get Katie Hopkins fired
# Katie Hopkins
From The Daily Edge
# Katie Hopkins

Over 200,000 people have signed a petition to get Katie Hopkins fired

Apr 20th 2015, 6:00 PM 6,157 Views 4 Comments

Criticism of the reality TV contestant turned columnist is coming to a head.

# petition - Tuesday 17 March, 2015

Thousands have signed a petition to ban Kanye from playing Glastonbury
# Ban Kanye
From The Daily Edge
# Ban Kanye

Thousands have signed a petition to ban Kanye from playing Glastonbury

Mar 17th 2015, 11:09 AM 6,027 Views 7 Comments

Because the Clarkson one worked so well.

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