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# poster wars
Explainer: The dos, don'ts and expected rows around candidate election posters
Love them or loathe them, there’ll be no avoiding them over the next three and a half weeks.
# eighth referendum
FactCheck: Are 1 in 5 babies in England aborted?
We look at the facts behind a Save the 8th campaign poster.
# the eighth
Dublin City Council has received 30 complaints about referendum posters
But councils, the Gardaí, and the advertising authority don’t have powers to take down inaccurate or offensive posters.
# factfind
FactCheck: Are 90% of babies with Down syndrome in Britain aborted?
We take a look at a claim in a poster used in a new campaign by Save the 8th.
# Otto Warmbier
North Korea says it is the 'biggest victim' in US student's death
Otto Warmbier had been in a coma since shortly after he was sentenced to 15 years of hard labour for allegedly stealing a poster.
# 15 year sentence
US student released from North Korea prison in a coma
Warmbier’s parents were told their son was given a sleeping pill soon after his trial in March last year but never woke up.
# The Great Escape
Two women make daring getaway after Steve McQueen poster is stolen from Belfast pub
One of the women was seen to use a cane or a walking aid.
# poster attack
Woman taken to hospital after being struck on head by election poster
The woman had to have a gash in her head glued back together and is now recovering at home.
# Thurles
People aren't happy about this Michael Lowry banner erected on a 15th Century landmark
The independent TD has hit back at the criticism, saying he has permission.
# too early
Renua TD's premature poster erection in north Dublin
Posters urging people to Vote No 1 for Terence Flanagan are appearing a little early in Dublin Bay North.
# driving hazard
Fianna Fáil candidate says trailer was stolen and left on road with continuous white line
“I or my team would never intentionally cause a hazard on the road in order to gain support.”
# express yourself
Referendum Commissioner says he wouldn't like to see posters regulated 'North Korean style'
The Commissioner is encouraging people to get out and vote tomorrow.
# country choice
Shop sent hate mail over Yes to same-sex marriage poster
There are now plans to put even more posters up.
# Killala
"The hurt is unbelievable": A family searches for missing Sandra. Can you help?
Anyone with information about missing Sandra Collins is asked to pass it on to gardaí
# Tribute
'Keane is Magic' -- Check out this class illustration of our Robbie
Sligo-based illustrator Dan Leydon was asked by LA Galaxy to create the poster.
# Blanchardstown
Candidate to replace poster vandalised by bacon with new 'diversity poster'
People Before Profit candidate Memet Uludag, who is originally from Turkey, noticed on Thursday that bacon had been stuck to his posters.
The Secret Candidate: Posters are a waste of time and money so here's how we could eliminate them
The erection of posters on lampposts around the country this week has sparked debate about their merits. The Secret Candidate has some solutions…
# poster wars
'Things got crazy': Row breaks out after local candidate removes another's poster
Sitting councillor Mel Mac Giobúin admitted removing the 27-year-old independent candidate’s poster and said he regrets the incident.
# Election 2014
Whoops: Fianna Fáil candidate's poster blocks traffic lights
The poster for MEP hopeful Mary Fitzpatrick was inadvertently put up blocking the lights at Custom House Quay.
# Ó Snow-daigh
Ó Snodaigh wishes you all an 'amazeyballs' Christmas
Deck the Dáil with boughs of holly…
# Spuds
Students win prize for study that found the potato is not the most Irish vegetable
The students from Dominican College, Taylor’s Hill in Galway placed second in the world in a competition, winning €500.
# quality signage
15 of the best lost and found signs on the internet
People just want their stuff back, yo.
# horny
Annoying Viral Campaign of the Day
No comment.
# pic of the day
Timely Budgetary Archive Public Warning of the Day
This one’s from World War II and England’s ‘war at home’ effort. The swastikas give it away somewhat.
# I heart chad
Le Clos encounter: School-dodging pupil earns a dance date with Gold Medallist swimmer
It took a lot of glitter, cardboard and sticky-back paper but Melanie Olhaus’ poster charmed the returning South African hero.
# pic of the day
Sad Election Poster Pic of the Day
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# Madonna
Madonna* gets burnt by angry religious group
*Well, not the actual pop icon herself, thankfully, but a poster.
# the craic
Poznan mayor organises Dublin billboards to thank Irish fans
The billboards, which have appeared in a few locations in Dublin city centre, call the Irish the ‘Kings of the Craic’.
# Work Can Wait
Watch: A short history of the iconic 'Keep Calm and Carry On' poster
A bookshop in England says it discovered the previously undistributed WWII posted in a box of books.