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#Campaign

# campaign - Thursday 18 February, 2016

This Donegal woman has a unique way of keeping politicians from her door
# Your Move
# Your Move

This Donegal woman has a unique way of keeping politicians from her door

Feb 18th 2016, 10:58 PM 44,877 Views 30 Comments

Legend.

This Donegal woman has a unique way of keeping politicians from her door
# Your Move
From The Daily Edge
# Your Move

This Donegal woman has a unique way of keeping politicians from her door

Feb 18th 2016, 4:35 PM 8,823 Views 0 Comments

Legend.

# campaign - Monday 15 February, 2016

These homeless 'shelter pods' popped up overnight in Dublin
# Homelessness
# Homelessness

These homeless 'shelter pods' popped up overnight in Dublin

Feb 15th 2016, 10:53 AM 98,804 Views 88 Comments

A group of “friends and concerned citizens” constructed the boxes to highlight the homeless crisis ahead of the election.

# campaign - Sunday 7 February, 2016

11 of the most Irish things that have already happened in the election campaign
# Booby Sands
From The Daily Edge
# Booby Sands

11 of the most Irish things that have already happened in the election campaign

Feb 7th 2016, 4:30 PM 9,556 Views 2 Comments

Sure isn’t it great craic.

# campaign - Friday 15 January, 2016

Ladyball creators come clean after controversial ad campaign goes viral
# Game Is Up
From The42
# Game Is Up

Ladyball creators come clean after controversial ad campaign goes viral

Jan 15th 2016, 6:34 PM 33,325 Views 14 Comments

Lidl and the Ladies Gaelic Football Association teamed up to promote issues in women’s game.

# campaign - Saturday 19 December, 2015

Could Norway be about to give Finland a mountain as a Christmas present?
# Literally Moving Mountains
# Literally Moving Mountains

Could Norway be about to give Finland a mountain as a Christmas present?

Dec 19th 2015, 7:50 AM 17,342 Views 13 Comments

Better than socks anyway.

# campaign - Sunday 13 December, 2015

Condoms, tampons and cigarettes: things Irish people are flushing down the toilet
# Unsanitary Behaviour
# Unsanitary Behaviour

Condoms, tampons and cigarettes: things Irish people are flushing down the toilet

Dec 13th 2015, 3:00 PM 29,766 Views 42 Comments

A campaign is trying to raise awareness of the damage flushing the wrong things down the toilet can cause.

# campaign - Monday 2 November, 2015

Die Hard actor and former Senator Fred Thompson dies aged 73
# RIP
# RIP

Die Hard actor and former Senator Fred Thompson dies aged 73

Nov 2nd 2015, 8:07 AM 19,277 Views 17 Comments

The 6ft 6in former lawyer also starred in Cape Fear and In The Line of Fire.

# campaign - Wednesday 28 October, 2015

Video compares sexual consent to making tea: "If they don't drink tea...don't make them drink it"
# ConsentisEverything
# ConsentisEverything

Video compares sexual consent to making tea: "If they don't drink tea...don't make them drink it"

Oct 28th 2015, 7:30 PM 21,948 Views 42 Comments

‘Just because you made it, doesn’t mean you’re entitled to watch them drink it.’

# campaign - Thursday 8 October, 2015

Lidl staff to get a bump in their wages with supermarket to pay €11.50 an hour
# Living Wage
# Living Wage

Lidl staff to get a bump in their wages with supermarket to pay €11.50 an hour

Oct 8th 2015, 9:31 AM 19,829 Views 74 Comments

The pay increase will be introduced from 1 November.

# campaign - Friday 2 October, 2015

Clampdown on drivers, cyclists and pedestrians running red lights with over 2,500 caught so far
# Safer Roads
# Safer Roads

Clampdown on drivers, cyclists and pedestrians running red lights with over 2,500 caught so far

Oct 2nd 2015, 12:48 PM 19,440 Views 68 Comments

One red light camera has caught over 150 cars breaking a red light since June.

# campaign - Wednesday 23 September, 2015

Do you view a night of heavy drinking as a way to bond with friends?
# Out Of Control
# Out Of Control

Do you view a night of heavy drinking as a way to bond with friends?

Sep 23rd 2015, 6:02 AM 18,528 Views 40 Comments

A report into Ireland’s binge drinking culture found Irish people don’t recognise the problem in themselves.

# campaign - Tuesday 15 September, 2015

Irish stars are calling for the 8th Amendment to be repealed
# Abortion
# Abortion

Irish stars are calling for the 8th Amendment to be repealed

Sep 15th 2015, 12:47 PM 27,323 Views 153 Comments

More than 240 artists have already joined the campaign.

# campaign - Sunday 30 August, 2015

Police in Turkey say VICE journalists 'suspected of helping Isis'
# Bizarre Claims
# Bizarre Claims

Police in Turkey say VICE journalists 'suspected of helping Isis'

Aug 30th 2015, 8:03 PM 22,372 Views 35 Comments

Amnesty International has called the claim “unsubstantiated, outrageous and bizarre”.

# campaign - Monday 20 July, 2015

Couple stranded in Thailand with daughter as surrogate claims she didn't know they were gay
# Legal Battle
# Legal Battle

Couple stranded in Thailand with daughter as surrogate claims she didn't know they were gay

Jul 20th 2015, 12:59 PM 48,823 Views 389 Comments

The couple are now facing a lengthy court battle.

# campaign - Saturday 18 July, 2015

There's a campaign to have a US military ship named after an Irishman from Ballyhaunis
# On This Day
# On This Day

There's a campaign to have a US military ship named after an Irishman from Ballyhaunis

Jul 18th 2015, 2:53 PM 25,288 Views 48 Comments

On this day in 1966, Gallagher threw himself on top of a grenade in order to save his comrades.

# campaign - Wednesday 15 July, 2015

Donald Trump accidentally used Nazi soldiers to symbolise American greatness
# Ah Trump
# Ah Trump

Donald Trump accidentally used Nazi soldiers to symbolise American greatness

Jul 15th 2015, 3:42 PM 21,766 Views 36 Comments

He’s certainly grabbing more headlines than other presidential hopefuls.

# campaign - Thursday 2 July, 2015

Eric Cantona pledges to swim the English Channel if you say French beer is best
# Believe It When We See It
From The42
# Believe It When We See It

Eric Cantona pledges to swim the English Channel if you say French beer is best

Jul 2nd 2015, 8:45 PM 5,180 Views 7 Comments

Something tells us this won’t be happening anytime soon.

# campaign - Sunday 31 May, 2015

Did social media really turn 'No' votes to a 'Yes'?
# Opinion
# Opinion

Did social media really turn 'No' votes to a 'Yes'?

May 31st 2015, 6:30 PM 1,089 Views 82 Comments

Elections – like referendums – are determined by the undecided.

# campaign - Monday 25 May, 2015

Ireland already being promoted as tourist destination for same-sex couples to get hitched
# Ireland Says I Do
# Ireland Says I Do

Ireland already being promoted as tourist destination for same-sex couples to get hitched

May 25th 2015, 8:11 AM 22,708 Views 86 Comments

Is Ireland the best small country in the world to have a gay wedding?

# campaign - Thursday 21 May, 2015

What you need to know about the fierce battle for Phil Hogan's old seat
# By-election
# By-election

What you need to know about the fierce battle for Phil Hogan's old seat

May 21st 2015, 9:00 AM 11,755 Views 48 Comments

Big Phil is gone to Europe, so who’s in the running for his old Dáil seat in Friday’s by-election?

# campaign - Monday 4 May, 2015

Joan Burton says the No posters about surrogacy are 'sad and demeaning'
# Misleading
# Misleading

Joan Burton says the No posters about surrogacy are 'sad and demeaning'

May 4th 2015, 8:50 PM 21,443 Views 228 Comments

Ex-Justice Minister Alan Shatter said children are being used as weapons.

# campaign - Wednesday 29 April, 2015

The No campaign's posters keep getting defaced and ripped down
# Marriage Ref
# Marriage Ref

The No campaign's posters keep getting defaced and ripped down

Apr 29th 2015, 6:11 AM 26,659 Views 304 Comments

The Mother and Fathers Matter group is yet to report any incidents to the police.

# campaign - Sunday 26 April, 2015

Former sex worker says she saw 13-year-old girl work on Dublin streets
# Prostitution
# Prostitution

Former sex worker says she saw 13-year-old girl work on Dublin streets

Apr 26th 2015, 7:00 PM 64,174 Views 122 Comments

Moran also discussed the pressures young boys feel when prostitution is legal.

# campaign - Sunday 19 April, 2015

If Irish politicians are incompetent, can we really plead ignorance?
# Opinion
# Opinion

If Irish politicians are incompetent, can we really plead ignorance?

Apr 19th 2015, 7:30 PM 124 Views 42 Comments

In a country where few TDs would dare miss a funeral, do we really have a closer connection with our representatives… or do we just make them work harder at fooling us?

# campaign - Thursday 16 April, 2015

Column: Irish politicians are campaigning in the Dark Ages
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Irish politicians are campaigning in the Dark Ages

Apr 16th 2015, 9:30 PM 109 Views 45 Comments

While politics in Ireland are still centred around the parish pump, in the US and UK social media has transformed how politicos engage with the public, writes Paul Allen.

An Irish marketing agency has just been singled out as one of the world's best
# Notorious
# Notorious

An Irish marketing agency has just been singled out as one of the world's best

Apr 16th 2015, 5:08 PM 46,292 Views 18 Comments

If you haven’t heard of them, you know their campaigns. Thinkhouse do things a little differently…

# campaign - Tuesday 7 April, 2015

Bulmers have a new ad and it's all a bit... arty
# Cider House Rules
# Cider House Rules

Bulmers have a new ad and it's all a bit... arty

Apr 7th 2015, 2:30 PM 12,310 Views 11 Comments

What do turtles and bubbles have to do with alcohol says you.

# campaign - Tuesday 24 March, 2015

Starbucks stops writing 'race together' on cups after 'cascade of negativity'
# Talking Shop
# Talking Shop

Starbucks stops writing 'race together' on cups after 'cascade of negativity'

Mar 24th 2015, 7:36 AM 15,169 Views 29 Comments

They haven’t given up on the whole idea though.

# campaign - Wednesday 18 March, 2015

Is this awkward and elaborate kiss the new Ice Bucket Challenge?
# TwizzlerChallenge
From The Daily Edge
# TwizzlerChallenge

Is this awkward and elaborate kiss the new Ice Bucket Challenge?

Mar 18th 2015, 1:45 PM 4,731 Views 2 Comments

Prepare yourselves.

# campaign - Thursday 12 March, 2015

You can no longer 'feel fat' on Facebook thanks to online petition
# Feeling Fine
From The Daily Edge
# Feeling Fine

You can no longer 'feel fat' on Facebook thanks to online petition

Mar 12th 2015, 8:05 AM 1,701 Views 0 Comments

They argued that fat is not an emotion.

# campaign - Wednesday 4 March, 2015

Everyone is giving advice to their younger self, do you have any wise words?
# Open Thread
# Open Thread

Everyone is giving advice to their younger self, do you have any wise words?

Mar 4th 2015, 10:07 PM 15,462 Views 90 Comments

The YouTube campaign is to mark International Women’s Day.

# campaign - Monday 2 March, 2015

Ireland has bid to host the 2017 Women's Rugby World Cup
# Home Soil
From The42
# Home Soil

Ireland has bid to host the 2017 Women's Rugby World Cup

Mar 2nd 2015, 12:43 PM 8,282 Views 14 Comments

The campaign involves locations in both Dublin and Belfast.

# campaign - Saturday 28 February, 2015

Video showing couple 'having sex' on football pitch was a hoax
# Campaign
From The42
# Campaign

Video showing couple 'having sex' on football pitch was a hoax

Feb 28th 2015, 1:23 PM 6,887 Views 3 Comments

Charlton admitted video footage that received over one million hits online was a publicity stunt.

'All systems go': Willie Frazer says several hundred will attend Dublin loyalist march
# Parade
# Parade

'All systems go': Willie Frazer says several hundred will attend Dublin loyalist march

Feb 28th 2015, 8:15 AM 21,943 Views 135 Comments

The campaigner insisted the march was being arranged to demand action on a single issue, and that it could yet be called off.

# campaign - Friday 27 February, 2015

One man is on a mission to save the Pink Snack, are you in?
# Save The Snack
# Save The Snack

One man is on a mission to save the Pink Snack, are you in?

Feb 27th 2015, 9:43 PM 23,693 Views 43 Comments

It’s on.

# campaign - Wednesday 28 January, 2015

Would you eat a wonky carrot?
# Misshapen Identity
# Misshapen Identity

Would you eat a wonky carrot?

Jan 28th 2015, 2:13 PM 9,336 Views 60 Comments

British-supermarket chain Asda is encouraging their customers to get beyond the appearance of fruit and veg.

# campaign - Friday 19 December, 2014

"The hurt is unbelievable": A family searches for missing Sandra. Can you help?
# Killala
# Killala

"The hurt is unbelievable": A family searches for missing Sandra. Can you help?

Dec 19th 2014, 5:17 PM 14,279 Views 3 Comments

Anyone with information about missing Sandra Collins is asked to pass it on to gardaí

# campaign - Monday 15 December, 2014

US state pulls innuendo-laden 'Don't Jerk and Drive' public safety campaign
# Don't Jerk And Drive
From The Daily Edge
# Don't Jerk And Drive

US state pulls innuendo-laden 'Don't Jerk and Drive' public safety campaign

Dec 15th 2014, 9:01 PM 2,131 Views 0 Comments

*immature giggles*

# campaign - Saturday 22 November, 2014

What will anti-water charges TDs do if boycotters are brought to court?
# Boycott
# Boycott

What will anti-water charges TDs do if boycotters are brought to court?

Nov 22nd 2014, 8:15 AM 15,216 Views 154 Comments

Irish Water says it does not envisage bringing people to court, but what would the likes of Paul Murphy do if the company did?