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#Toys

# toys - Tuesday 24 November, 2020

Safety watchdog releases nightmarish photos of toys being destroyed as warning to parents
# Toy Safety
# Toy Safety

Safety watchdog releases nightmarish photos of toys being destroyed as warning to parents

Nov 24th 2020, 10:14 AM 34,226 Views 23 Comments

Over 51,000 toys have been destroyed by the CCPC in the last few years.

# toys - Thursday 14 November, 2019

McDonald's to trial recycling unwanted plastic toys into new products such as coffee cups
# Recycling
# Recycling

McDonald's to trial recycling unwanted plastic toys into new products such as coffee cups

Nov 14th 2019, 9:17 AM 15,057 Views 64 Comments

The initial trial will run for four weeks in seven restaurants in the UK and Ireland.

# toys - Tuesday 24 September, 2019

French toymakers sign pact to rid games and toys of gender stereotypes
# Stereotypes
# Stereotypes

French toymakers sign pact to rid games and toys of gender stereotypes

Sep 24th 2019, 10:21 PM 17,306 Views 81 Comments

The charter also envisages that manufacturers will adapt the way their products are advertised.

# toys - Thursday 21 December, 2017

Irish building apprentices deliver handmade toys to children's charities
# Santa's Workshop
# Santa's Workshop

Irish building apprentices deliver handmade toys to children's charities

Dec 21st 2017, 1:08 PM 14,895 Views 8 Comments

The Sisk & Son construction company has been making toys for charities at Christmas for the last 40 years.

# toys - Tuesday 19 December, 2017

Almost 2,000 teddy bears left as tributes to Manchester bomb victims to be given to charities
# A New Home
# A New Home

Almost 2,000 teddy bears left as tributes to Manchester bomb victims to be given to charities

Dec 19th 2017, 10:54 PM 9,786 Views 29 Comments

The attack on 22 May saw 22 people killed and hundreds more injured.

# toys - Thursday 14 December, 2017

Chiropractor in Donegal accepting toys instead of payment
# Christmas Appeal
# Christmas Appeal

Chiropractor in Donegal accepting toys instead of payment

Dec 14th 2017, 8:30 PM 21,229 Views 22 Comments

The toys will be distributed by St Vincent de Paul to families in the area.

# toys - Friday 1 December, 2017

Open Thread: What was your favourite sporting Christmas toy?
# Late Late Toy Show
From The42
# Late Late Toy Show

Open Thread: What was your favourite sporting Christmas toy?

Dec 1st 2017, 10:08 AM 3,619 Views 17 Comments

The Late Late Toy Show is tonight, and we want to hear your favourites?

# toys - Tuesday 14 November, 2017

Warning to Irish parents as investigation finds some toys can allow children to talk to strangers
# Connected Toys
# Connected Toys

Warning to Irish parents as investigation finds some toys can allow children to talk to strangers

Nov 14th 2017, 2:26 PM 14,325 Views 11 Comments

The warning comes after UK watchdog Which? investigated a number of toys on the market.

# toys - Tuesday 19 September, 2017

Nerf guns can cause serious eye injuries and internal bleeding, doctors warn
# Beware
# Beware

Nerf guns can cause serious eye injuries and internal bleeding, doctors warn

Sep 19th 2017, 1:00 PM 14,518 Views 31 Comments

The warning comes after three people were hospitalised with serious eye injuries caused by the guns.

# toys - Friday 8 September, 2017

9 memories everyone has of flipping through the Argos catalogue as a kid
# Toy Section
From The Daily Edge
# Toy Section

9 memories everyone has of flipping through the Argos catalogue as a kid

Sep 8th 2017, 7:49 PM 6,495 Views 2 Comments

Sadly, the catalogue could be on the way out.

# toys - Tuesday 5 September, 2017

Lego announces 1,400 job losses following drop in revenue
# Knocked Down
# Knocked Down

Lego announces 1,400 job losses following drop in revenue

Sep 5th 2017, 9:30 PM 19,091 Views 33 Comments

The toy company announced it will cut 8% of its staff.

# toys - Thursday 10 August, 2017

Lego boss (61) replaced 'because of his age'
# Denmark
# Denmark

Lego boss (61) replaced 'because of his age'

Aug 10th 2017, 3:12 PM 35,667 Views 17 Comments

Briton Bali Padda held the job for just eight months.

# toys - Wednesday 26 July, 2017

Poll: Do you worry about gendered toy advertisements?
# Family Poll
# Family Poll

Poll: Do you worry about gendered toy advertisements?

Jul 26th 2017, 5:04 PM 482 Views 0 Comments

Are dolls for girls and cars for boys a thing of the past?

# toys - Wednesday 21 June, 2017

Barbie's boyfriend Ken is now multiracial, has several body types and may even have a man bun
# New Fella
# New Fella

Barbie's boyfriend Ken is now multiracial, has several body types and may even have a man bun

Jun 21st 2017, 10:24 AM 13,581 Views 62 Comments

It’s part of Mattel’s drive to make its iconic dolls more diverse.

# toys - Saturday 17 June, 2017

Japanese monk gives 'funerals' for old dolls' souls
# All Dolls Go To Heaven
# All Dolls Go To Heaven

Japanese monk gives 'funerals' for old dolls' souls

Jun 17th 2017, 4:01 PM 8,639 Views 4 Comments

It’s a common belief in Japan that all things have a soul – including unwanted dolls.

# toys - Friday 19 May, 2017

Poll: Do you have a fidget spinner in your home?
# Lunch Crunch
# Lunch Crunch

Poll: Do you have a fidget spinner in your home?

May 19th 2017, 12:45 PM 35,034 Views 54 Comments

What’s your take? Be honest.

# toys - Sunday 5 March, 2017

14 items I desperately wanted as a child that I still think of to this day
# Forbidden Love
From The Daily Edge
# Forbidden Love

14 items I desperately wanted as a child that I still think of to this day

Mar 5th 2017, 6:00 PM 12,338 Views 5 Comments

Imagine what my life would be like if I’d been let have a phone in my room?

# toys - Sunday 29 January, 2017

It seems that sex toys are less dangerous than regular children's toys...
# Chemical Imbalance
# Chemical Imbalance

It seems that sex toys are less dangerous than regular children's toys...

Jan 29th 2017, 9:30 AM 18,305 Views 13 Comments

… as regards the chemicals they’re made with, according to new Swedish research.

# toys - Saturday 24 December, 2016

22 Toys To Fill You Full Of Christmas Nostalgia From The Daily Edge

22 Toys To Fill You Full Of Christmas Nostalgia

Dec 24th 2016, 7:30 AM 5,863 Views 2 Comments

One more sleep.

# toys - Sunday 11 December, 2016

Concern over new smart toys that can 'spy' on children
# Data Protection
# Data Protection

Concern over new smart toys that can 'spy' on children

Dec 11th 2016, 9:10 AM 22,309 Views 25 Comments

Consumer watchdogs in the EU and US claim the toys break data protection laws.

# toys - Friday 9 December, 2016

Irish scientists mix silly putty with graphene to create ultra-sensitive health sensors
# G-putty
# G-putty

Irish scientists mix silly putty with graphene to create ultra-sensitive health sensors

Dec 9th 2016, 12:52 PM 13,214 Views 11 Comments

‘G-putty’ is said to be 100 times more receptive than a normal sensor and is able to detect the footsteps of small spiders.

# toys - Friday 2 December, 2016

21 toys all Irish girls who grew up in the 90s dreamed of getting
# Toy Show
From The Daily Edge
# Toy Show

21 toys all Irish girls who grew up in the 90s dreamed of getting

Dec 2nd 2016, 9:30 PM 15,233 Views 0 Comments

Oh those were the days.

# toys - Monday 27 June, 2016

"Mum, why isn't Wonder Woman wearing any clothes?"
# Opinion
# Opinion

"Mum, why isn't Wonder Woman wearing any clothes?"

Jun 27th 2016, 8:00 AM 1,964 Views 139 Comments

Louise Phillips looks at the role models for young women and finds them lacking.

# toys - Wednesday 10 February, 2016

Parents are highly amused by these phallic Star Wars toys
# The Force Awakens
From The Daily Edge
# The Force Awakens

Parents are highly amused by these phallic Star Wars toys

Feb 10th 2016, 2:07 PM 4,159 Views 3 Comments

May the Force be with you, indeed.

# toys - Friday 22 January, 2016

11 toys all 90s kids have loved and lost
# Nostalgia
From The Daily Edge
# Nostalgia

11 toys all 90s kids have loved and lost

Jan 22nd 2016, 6:00 PM 12,003 Views 8 Comments

Not again…

# toys - Wednesday 20 January, 2016

Three-year-old girl dies after allegedly choking on Kinder Surprise toy
# France
# France

Three-year-old girl dies after allegedly choking on Kinder Surprise toy

Jan 20th 2016, 7:51 PM 25,603 Views 21 Comments

The death is being investigated by a prosecutor in Toulouse.

# toys - Friday 25 December, 2015

How much do you really know about these classic Christmas toys?
# Memory Lane
# Memory Lane

How much do you really know about these classic Christmas toys?

Dec 25th 2015, 4:00 PM 22,795 Views 5 Comments

You wanted to take a trip down memory lane anyway, didn’t you?

# toys - Tuesday 22 December, 2015

22 toys every Irish kid begged for for Christmas

22 toys every Irish kid begged for for Christmas

Dec 22nd 2015, 6:00 PM 39,597 Views 86 Comments

Nostalgia fest.

# toys - Monday 21 December, 2015

Here's where you can buy Rey toys in Ireland, after online outcry over 'sexist' Star Wars playsets
# Where's Rey?
From The Daily Edge
# Where's Rey?

Here's where you can buy Rey toys in Ireland, after online outcry over 'sexist' Star Wars playsets

Dec 21st 2015, 12:16 PM 5,005 Views 12 Comments

Rey’s the main character in The Force Awakens, so why has she been left out?

# toys - Sunday 13 December, 2015

Finally, an honest Star Wars toy advert
# The Force Awakens
From The Daily Edge
# The Force Awakens

Finally, an honest Star Wars toy advert

Dec 13th 2015, 4:47 PM 4,869 Views 0 Comments

We could play with them… or we could keep them in the box!

# toys - Friday 27 November, 2015

22 toys every Irish kid begged for for Christmas
# Toy Show
From The Daily Edge
# Toy Show

22 toys every Irish kid begged for for Christmas

Nov 27th 2015, 1:03 PM 11,082 Views 21 Comments

Nostalgia fest.

# toys - Wednesday 21 October, 2015

This dad had the best response to people trolling him about his son's toy kitchen
# Diy
From The Daily Edge
# Diy

This dad had the best response to people trolling him about his son's toy kitchen

Oct 21st 2015, 4:49 PM 9,027 Views 6 Comments

What a guy.

Lego will probably run out of bricks for Europe by Christmas
# Panic Stations
# Panic Stations

Lego will probably run out of bricks for Europe by Christmas

Oct 21st 2015, 4:34 PM 22,044 Views 26 Comments

Won’t somebody think of the children?

# toys - Monday 5 October, 2015

Here are the 13 toys that kids will be clamouring for this Christmas
# On The List
# On The List

Here are the 13 toys that kids will be clamouring for this Christmas

Oct 5th 2015, 7:30 PM 46,927 Views 52 Comments

According to Smyths Toys anyway.

# toys - Tuesday 25 August, 2015

This dad's sweet reaction to his son buying an Ariel doll is going viral
# Top Dad
From The Daily Edge
# Top Dad

This dad's sweet reaction to his son buying an Ariel doll is going viral

Aug 25th 2015, 7:40 AM 6,400 Views 4 Comments

“How do you think a dad feels when his son wants to get this? YEAH!”

# toys - Friday 10 July, 2015

McDonald's: Those Minions in our Happy Meals are NOT saying "What the f**k"
# You Heard Me
# You Heard Me

McDonald's: Those Minions in our Happy Meals are NOT saying "What the f**k"

Jul 10th 2015, 8:06 PM 27,225 Views 15 Comments

What do you think?

# toys - Sunday 21 June, 2015

These incredible high-tech toys turn children into Iron Man
# Wearable Toys
# Wearable Toys

These incredible high-tech toys turn children into Iron Man

Jun 21st 2015, 5:00 PM 13,468 Views 4 Comments

You might want one for yourself.

# toys - Friday 22 May, 2015

Google files a patent for robot toys that will listen and talk to you
# We're Watching You
# We're Watching You

Google files a patent for robot toys that will listen and talk to you

May 22nd 2015, 4:05 PM 4,826 Views 16 Comments

The patent says these toys will be used to help control other connected devices.

# toys - Friday 10 April, 2015

Big Hero 6 merchandise doesn't feature the girl characters and parents aren't happy
# Everyday Sexism
From The Daily Edge
# Everyday Sexism

Big Hero 6 merchandise doesn't feature the girl characters and parents aren't happy

Apr 10th 2015, 6:12 PM 3,715 Views 2 Comments

Because boys think girls are “yuck” apparently.

# toys - Wednesday 18 March, 2015

Lego published beauty tips for girls and parents are not one bit happy
# Everyday Sexism
From The Daily Edge
# Everyday Sexism

Lego published beauty tips for girls and parents are not one bit happy

Mar 18th 2015, 6:03 PM 5,053 Views 3 Comments

*sighs*

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