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Monday 29 May 2023 Dublin: 13°C

# sweets

This year
# Product Recall
Jelly sweets recalled from Irish shops due to choking risk caused by additives
The FSAI has requested that retailers remove the sweets from sale immediately.
All time
# sweets and cakes
Quiz: How well do you know Christmas treats?
‘Tis the season.
# Lent
Quiz: Can you name these retro treats?
Test your knowledge.
# Your Say
Poll: Should there be a ban on selling sweets beside shop checkouts?
The Irish Heart Foundation has launched a plan to cut childhood obesity rates by half in the next decade.
# sweets
Injured Earls 'a big loss' but Munster back Darren Sweetnam to deliver
The 25-year-old has started nine games in a row for Johann van Graan’s side.
# sweet tooth
Poll: Should sweets and crisps be removed from supermarket checkout counters?
New research has suggested it could lead to less unhealthy snacking “on the go”.
# Research
Removing sweets from supermarket checkouts linked to fall in unhealthy snack purchases
That’s according to a study published in the Plos Medicine journal this week.
# Cork Class
'Sweets is one of the most gifted ballers that I've ever coached'
The 25-year-old Munster wing started his season in fine form.
# building and property
A well-known Dublin sweet shop is about to make way for a new city centre hotel
Mr Simms Olde Sweet Shoppe has closed its Dame Street store.
# Wonkandy
Bags of sweets withdrawn by FSAI due to sharp plastic sticks in packs
The Food Safety Authority is warning that the sharp parts may cause injury to consumers.
# sweets for my sweet
Which Irish Penny Sweet Are You?
Fizzy cola bottle or *shudder* clove rock?
# lunch crunch
Poll: Do you buy sweets when you're at the supermarket checkout?
Your daily bite-sized ballot break.
# dual dilemma
'It was a very difficult decision but playing professional sport, that's the dream'
Darren Sweetnam spoke to Rugbaí BEO TG4 about his sporting background and Munster’s year.
# sweets
'There were times where I was thinking, 'Have I made the right decision?''
Munster wing Darren Sweetnam excelled as a hurler with Cork but opted for rugby in the end.
# A Rose by any other name
What Rose Are You?
Are you a Caramel Barrel or a *shudder* Coffee Escape? Find out now.
# mother of god
People are making gigantic Twix bars and they look absolutely divine
Insane, but divine.
# sponsored by lidl
5 sweet treats you can make now and store for Christmas
If you have the willpower to wait that long.
# smell my feet
8 of the absolute worst things you could find in your trick or treat bag
Oh yay. More monkey nuts.
# milky bar kids
9 things you'll understand if you believe white chocolate is the best chocolate
Still mourning that Cadbury Dream.
# c'mere to me
People are going wild for these delicious-looking new Kit Kat Cookie Dough bars
Cos I’m so into you, into you, into you~
# sweets
'You can see his footwork is exceptional' - Munster excited by Sweetnam
The 23-year-old was superb against Cardiff last weekend.
# sweets
Superb Sweetnam helps Munster to get Erasmus era off to winning start
The Cork man scored a brace of tries in Waterford.
# caramac
All Caramac lovers need these cakes and desserts in their lives
Caramac: The most underrated yet most delicious chocolate bar.
# let's get fizzical
6 reasons why sherbet Dip Dabs were the best childhood treat of all
Gimme dat fizzy, sugary goodness.
# percy pigs
An important and definitive ranking of all the Percy Pig sweets
Our decision, yet again, final.
# Pakistan
33 people including 5 children die after eating poisoned sweets
The poisoning is thought to have been an accident.
# War of the Roses
Cadbury is planning wholesale changes to Roses... expect public outrage
# cadburys
Cadbury's are messing with the treasured Purple Rose
Some people won’t be happy.
# irish potato
The 'Irish potato' is an actual dessert in the States
They look deeelicious.
# retro sweets
Postman Pats were the greatest penny sweet and we need them back NOW
Bring Pat back.
# natural born feeder
These healthy Roz Purcell 'sweets' would nearly make you go paleo
Put down the Snickers.
# Chocolate
11 Christmas chocolates that need to get in the bin immediately
Get in the bin, you sick and twisted sweets.
# milk teeth
A Definitive Ranking Of Penny Sweets, From Worst To Best
Not all penny sweets are created equal.
# the malones
Everyone is obsessed with The Malones' ever-changing bowl of sweets on Gogglebox
# sweet deposition
Lindt has beaten Haribo in a bitter court battle over gummy bears
Haribo argued that Lindt’s bear-shaped chocolates infringed on their gummy bear.
# treat yo self
This new Dublin café is every chocoholic's dream come true
Design your own chocolate bar. Because you’re worth it.
# cold hard cash
Fancy owning your own ice-cream shop? A world giant is coming to Ireland
Baskin Robbins wants to set up eight shops across Ireland.
# twinkies
Here's where you can find 10 glorious American snacks in Dublin
Now all you need is ALL the money.
# Philippines
Hundreds hospitalised after 'poisoned' sweets handed out in schools
Seven youths have been arrested.
# gda
Here's why nutritional information on children's sweets is actually for adults
And it’s going to stay that way.