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There's a new version of Monopoly that actually encourages cheating
This sounds far too stressful.
7 excellent games to play with your mates down the pub
Portable craic!
You can now get Stranger Things Monopoly (with Upside Down tokens) in Easons
Put it on your Santy list.
One of Britain's top Scrabble players gets three-year ban for cheating
Allan Simmons was accused of putting his hand back in the bag after already drawing tiles.
Monopoly has set up a helpline to mediate board game-related fights this Christmas
What a relief.
QUIZ: How Competitive Are You?
Ready, set… Let’s find out.
Galway has its own Monopoly board - and here are the most expensive places...
Either way, bagsy we’re the dog. You can be the top hat.
The Irish website that looks like it hasn't changed in forever is finally getting a makeover
We asked the head of how the site was holding up in the social media era.
8 Dublin pubs where you can play a game with your pint
Game on.
5 arguments every family has while playing board games
A café dedicated to board games could be opening in Dublin soon
Jenga, anyone?
This intriguing 'board game café' is set to open in Dublin this year
Are board games cool again?
This woman just pulled off the ultimate Jenga move
Seriously impressive.
Here are Monopoly's new rules, as chosen by the public
These will put an end to at least one Monopoly-based argument, anyway.
Monopoly is going to let people choose their own rules
You’ll still argue about them though.
Is opening presents on Christmas Eve a scandalous notion?
Irish family Christmasses have changed quite a bit over the years.
13 board games that were guaranteed to start a row
It’ll all end in tears, mark my words.
Internet votes for cats in poll on new Monopoly token
In a surprise move, the people of the internet decided they like cats. A lot.
Which Monopoly token will get your 'Get Out of Jail Free' card?
Something is about to disappear forever…
Irish board games we've known and loved
Do you remember Sean Kelly’s cycling board game? Escape from Atlantis? Blackboard Jungle? They’re all here.
The 12 burning questions* of Xmas: Trivial Pursuit or Monopoly?
This and every festive day until New Year’s Eve, let distract you from the ‘serious’ news with one of life’s REAL dilemmas. (*not really)
Crumlin, Kimmage given boot from Monopoly board as shopping centres make the grade
The iconic board game has been updated with an electronic ‘debit card’ reader and a range of new properties – and price tags.
Bored of board games? Try your hand at these…
Monopoly is clearly too close the bone for most of us to play this Christmas. Never fear, Vanilla Ice is here – and he wants you to score ‘rap’ points, dude.