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# Campaign

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# Campaign
Ireland open Hong Kong 7s with win over Kenya
Ireland face Canada and Argentina tomorrow.
# physical activity
Sport Ireland to spend €300,000 on campaign to engage 'inactive teenage girls' in sport
A 2018 report outlined that only 7% of teenage girls meet the recommended guidelines for daily activity.
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# Donegal
Mica campaigners in discussions to form new political party
Activist Paddy Diver said he wants the people of Donegal to look out for the county “the way the Healy-Raes look after Kerry”.
# sick waiting
'We're sick waiting': Oliver Bond residents call for fast-tracking of regeneration works
Residents of Oliver Bond House say they been told it will be ‘at least 15 years’ before they can expect completion of the long-promised regeneration programme.
# warning
Business groups say members should steer clear of online campaigners calling for 'great re-opening'
A campaign to re-open essential business began earlier this year.
# Campaign
'He needed help, not bullets': George Nkencho's family call for public inquiry ahead of GSOC meeting
George Nkencho was shot dead by gardaí on 30 December.
# Campaign
'I only started reading at 17, and it completely changed my outlook' - Rashford
The Manchester United star is encouraging kids to read.
# US Elections
Trump and Biden hit the trail in a charged election week
Trump and Biden have targeted swing states in the final weeks before the election.
# Immunity
'I'm immune': Donald Trump prepares to return to the campaign trail
Yesterday, Trump made his first public appearance since returning to the White House.
# Campaign
Dubliners urged to 'make a day of it' and sample the attractions of the city centre again
Dublin City Council has begun a campaign aimed at supporting hospitality and retail sectors in the city.
# Campaign
'America needs action': Kamala Harris releases first campaign video as Biden's VP nominee
Kamala Harris was announced as Joe Biden’s pick for the Democratic vice-president nominee last night.
# Campaign
Russia pushes forward with Putin-supported bid to host the 2027 Rugby World Cup
Australia are the current favourites to host the tournament.
# Campaign
Children's Minister accepts apology from John Connors who says he was 'politically naive'
Connors was part of a campaign that sought to have Roderic O’Gorman resign.
# repeal the eighth
'There's 35 years of history there': Documentary takes behind-the-scenes look at Together For Yes campaign
Anna Rodgers, the director of When Women Won, discusses the importance of history when it comes to the ‘repeal’ campaign.
# presidential
Bernie Sanders formally endorses Joe Biden for president
“We’ve got to make Trump a one-term president,” Sanders said.
# US politics
Bernie Sanders suspends US presidential campaign
He said that “while the campaign ends, the struggle for justice continues on”.
# brand new
'We want a new government': Martin rules out grand coalition floated by Taoiseach during debate
The Fianna Fáil leader said people in Ireland “want Fine Gael out of office”.
# Unimpressed
Serie A clubs condemn league's controversial anti-racism campaign
Roma and AC Milan have both responded to the initiative via social media.
# head to head
US Democratic debate focuses on healthcare, gun control and taking on billionaires
There was one thing they all agreed on – President Donald Trump should be impeached.
# FOI
'It is just pure anti-whiteism': NTA hit by complaints over anti-racism campaign
In August, the NTA launched a week-long public campaign to highlight experiences of racism.
# Royal Fight
Prince Harry takes on British tabloids as he admits he fears 'history repeating itself'
The Duchess of Sussex is launching legal action against the Mail on Sunday.
# IAA
Every three hours a flight within the EU is threatened by 'unruly' passengers
The Irish Aviation Authority has launched a new campaign to tackle disruptive behaviour on flights.
# Campaign
'What an idiot' - FA release video urging England fans to behave
‘You’re part of our team,’ England manager Gareth Southgate tells supporters. ‘Make the country proud.’
# risk warning
Drug users in Dublin consuming entire trays of prescription tablets
“People might not associate their intake of pills with increasing their overdose risk,” says Ana Liffey Drug Project CEO Tony Duffin.
# Campaign
Tourists banned from Mount Everest base camp in bid to reduce rubbish piling up
The growing popularity of the mountain has lead to mounting levels of trash – and corpses.
# Housing
Local residents 'fed up' at delays in building 640 homes on Oscar Traynor Road
The land has been earmarked for development for the past number of years.
# Campaign
Baby who died from cold sore infection contracted virus in hospital, inquest finds
Eibhlín Wills’ parents have been campaigning for policy changes and greater awareness of the virus.
# Caitlin Moran
'Ireland is the champion of progress at the moment, it's beating everyone else hands down'
Columnist and author Caitlin Moran gives her view on Ireland post-Eighth referendum, and on what it means to be famous.
# blood cancer awareness
29% of those who care for a loved one with cancer do so for at least 39 hours a week
More than 2,000 people a year across Ireland are diagnosed with a form of blood cancer.
# Palestine
"The resonances are huge": Carrie Crowley on why she's supporting a boycott of the Eurovision in Israel next year
She was speaking as part of a group of Irish artists and public figures like Eurovision commentator Mike Murphy, music legend Christy Moore and Senator David Norris who launched the boycott campaign today in Dublin.
# Campaign
Rugby star fronts bid to ban homophobic abuse in English football
Former Wales player Gareth Thomas has joined forces with Conservative MP Damian Collins.
# Bantry Bay
'We're delighted': Controversial Cork seaweed harvesting project delayed as judicial review granted
The Protect Our Native Kelp Forest protest group has been campaigning against plans to harvest kelp in the waters of Bantry Bay.
# eighth referendum
FactCheck: Are 1 in 5 babies in England aborted?
We look at the facts behind a Save the 8th campaign poster.
# eighth
'We still wrong women in Ireland today': Fine Gael launch referendum campaign
Meanwhile, an event organised by Doctors for Life heard the Eighth Amendment hasn’t impinged on how doctors and nurses deliver healthcare.
# Campaign
'It's shameful': Focus Ireland calls for urgent action to support elderly homeless people
There were 119 people over the age of 65 homeless in Ireland in February.
# Referendum
Harris takes his message to Moore Street: 'Men need to talk to the women in their lives about the Eighth Amendment'
Health Minister Simon Harris stopped by Moore Street today to launch the ‘It’s Time to Talk’ referendum campaign.
# make your pitich
Leo has borrowed an idea or two from Dragon's Den for this new video
Fancy making a ‘pitch’ on how to improve the country to a panel of Fine Gael ministers?
# cart before horse
Barely a year in, Trump has set the ball rolling on his re-election bid - and this guy will run it
42-year-old digital marketeer Brad Parscale has been named as the man to lay the tracks for the re-election campaign.
# Politics
Launching political comeback, Romney says Utah 'welcomes legal immigrants around the world'
The 70-year-old will be the heavy favorite for the Utah Senate seat.
# drivers for change
Workshops being rolled out to taxi drivers to help deal with passengers in distress
Aware and Mytaxi have launched a campaign encouraging drivers to promote positive mental health.