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# competition - Tuesday 21 April, 2015

The EU and Russia are on a major collision course...
# Huge Fines
# Huge Fines

The EU and Russia are on a major collision course...

Apr 21st 2015, 11:03 AM 13,087 Views 56 Comments

Over gas this time. The EU could end up fining Russian energy giant Gazprom up to €10 billion for abuse of competition…

# competition - Wednesday 25 March, 2015

'There are places up for grabs. It's not chess we're playing' - Keane
# IrePol
From The42
# IrePol

'There are places up for grabs. It's not chess we're playing' - Keane

Mar 25th 2015, 3:12 PM 12,620 Views 25 Comments

Ireland’s No2 believes it is up to the players to get the Aviva Stadium going when Poland come to town on Sunday.

# competition - Wednesday 18 March, 2015

Germany has banned Uber... again
# Controversy
# Controversy

Germany has banned Uber... again

Mar 18th 2015, 4:39 PM 12,507 Views 12 Comments

Its offices in Paris were also raided this week as part of an investigation into UberPop.

# competition - Sunday 8 March, 2015

Two Trinity students win Jailbreak challenge by making it to Slovenia with no money
# Charity
# Charity

Two Trinity students win Jailbreak challenge by making it to Slovenia with no money

Mar 8th 2015, 6:35 PM 34,416 Views 17 Comments

Over €58,000 has been raised for charity.

# competition - Monday 23 February, 2015

Samsung may be ditching the plastic for good for its next big phone
# So Metal
# So Metal

Samsung may be ditching the plastic for good for its next big phone

Feb 23rd 2015, 10:01 AM 13,875 Views 31 Comments

And it’s going to have a curved screen and all.

# competition - Friday 20 February, 2015

11-year-old Irish boy wins SPFL Goal of the Month competition
# Reward
From The42
# Reward

11-year-old Irish boy wins SPFL Goal of the Month competition

Feb 20th 2015, 2:19 PM 27,148 Views 20 Comments

Armagh native Jay Beatty is already an internet sensation.

# competition - Thursday 12 February, 2015

Ryanair cites 'human rights' as it fights to hold onto its piece of Aer Lingus
# Plane Insanity
# Plane Insanity

Ryanair cites 'human rights' as it fights to hold onto its piece of Aer Lingus

Feb 12th 2015, 12:40 PM 11,637 Views 26 Comments

The budget airline wants to take the decision to the UK Supreme Court.

# competition - Tuesday 3 February, 2015

Schmidt with tight selection calls to make ahead of Six Nations opener
# Competition
From The42
# Competition

Schmidt with tight selection calls to make ahead of Six Nations opener

Feb 3rd 2015, 5:16 PM 8,117 Views 33 Comments

There is uncertainty over the back row, out-half, left wing, centres and tighthead prop.

# competition - Monday 12 January, 2015

Messi, Ronaldo or Neuer? Who deserves to win tonight's Ballon d'Or prize?
# Poll
From The42
# Poll

Messi, Ronaldo or Neuer? Who deserves to win tonight's Ballon d'Or prize?

Jan 12th 2015, 6:00 AM 5,050 Views 7 Comments

Have your say ahead of tonight’s gala event.

# competition - Thursday 8 January, 2015

Samsung has chips to thank for cushioning its mobile revenue slump*
# Hard Times
# Hard Times

Samsung has chips to thank for cushioning its mobile revenue slump*

Jan 8th 2015, 9:46 AM 6,098 Views 3 Comments

*Not the tasty kind, mind you.

# competition - Wednesday 7 January, 2015

Man United adding competition for De Gea as Victor Valdes set to sign
# Back Up
From The42
# Back Up

Man United adding competition for De Gea as Victor Valdes set to sign

Jan 7th 2015, 3:15 PM 6,643 Views 19 Comments

The 32-year-old will provide back-up for his fellow Spaniard after agreeing an 18-month deal.

# competition - Monday 5 January, 2015

Mortgage rates drop: First Permanent TSB, now BoI ring in the changes
# Gaffs
# Gaffs

Mortgage rates drop: First Permanent TSB, now BoI ring in the changes

Jan 5th 2015, 2:47 PM 25,383 Views 51 Comments

But only new customers will reap the full rewards.

# competition - Monday 29 December, 2014

Samsung plans to scrap its metal Galaxy Alpha in favour of cheaper phones
# Restructuring
# Restructuring

Samsung plans to scrap its metal Galaxy Alpha in favour of cheaper phones

Dec 29th 2014, 12:11 PM 10,783 Views 18 Comments

Although it’s being replaced by two newer (and cheaper) mid-range devices.

# competition - Friday 12 December, 2014

The contentious Dublin Christmas Market has a 100 per cent approval rate
# Hitting Back
# Hitting Back

The contentious Dublin Christmas Market has a 100 per cent approval rate

Dec 12th 2014, 10:00 PM 35,176 Views 62 Comments

According to a survey from the group that set it up … The Restaurants Association of Ireland have criticised it for an over-reliance on fast food operators.

# competition - Wednesday 19 November, 2014

Explainer: Why is Uber in such hot water right now?
# Controversy
# Controversy

Explainer: Why is Uber in such hot water right now?

Nov 19th 2014, 8:00 PM 27,019 Views 18 Comments

The lift-sharing service has been strongly criticised after an exec said it should smear journalists who criticised it, but its problems run much deeper.

# competition - Sunday 9 November, 2014

This brilliant article from a UK newsletter is the epitome of local news
# Selby Leisure Centre
From The Daily Edge
# Selby Leisure Centre

This brilliant article from a UK newsletter is the epitome of local news

Nov 9th 2014, 10:15 AM 4,253 Views 2 Comments

The leisure centre winner is Steve. Well done Steve.

# competition - Tuesday 21 October, 2014

Is there any stopping Paul Murphy, JJ Delaney or Seamus Hickey for Allstars?
# Competition
From The42
# Competition

Is there any stopping Paul Murphy, JJ Delaney or Seamus Hickey for Allstars?

Oct 21st 2014, 7:30 AM 3,988 Views 7 Comments

Jackie Tyrell, Cathal Barrett, Richie McCarthy, Stephen McDonnell, Paddy Stapleton and Liam Ryan might have something to say about that.

# competition - Saturday 11 October, 2014

It's an important day for these 5 Leinster players against Zebre
# Competition
From The42
# Competition

It's an important day for these 5 Leinster players against Zebre

Oct 11th 2014, 8:15 AM 6,253 Views 14 Comments

With places still up for grabs ahead of the Champions Cup opener against Wasps, these men will be out to impress.

# competition - Tuesday 7 October, 2014

Almost half of Irish Water staff hired without public competition
# Uisce Business
# Uisce Business

Almost half of Irish Water staff hired without public competition

Oct 7th 2014, 6:30 AM 16,540 Views 41 Comments

Including five from within the Department of Environment.

# competition - Tuesday 23 September, 2014

Hate mucky fields? See this year's Ploughing Championships on Google Street View
# Stradbally
# Stradbally

Hate mucky fields? See this year's Ploughing Championships on Google Street View

Sep 23rd 2014, 6:30 AM 13,114 Views 14 Comments

As many as 200,000 people are expected at this year’s competition.

# competition - Friday 5 September, 2014

Are you an 'inspirational leader'? Like to earn €180k? The Garda Commissioner job is up for grabs
# JOB OPENING
# JOB OPENING

Are you an 'inspirational leader'? Like to earn €180k? The Garda Commissioner job is up for grabs

Sep 5th 2014, 10:44 AM 13,726 Views 77 Comments

Dust off that CV…

# competition - Wednesday 3 September, 2014

Malaysia Airlines face backlash over 'inappropriate' social media competition
# Malaysian Air
From The Daily Edge
# Malaysian Air

Malaysia Airlines face backlash over 'inappropriate' social media competition

Sep 3rd 2014, 7:33 PM 4,668 Views 0 Comments

The Bucket List competition was seen as distasteful after recent events.

# competition - Monday 11 August, 2014

Up to 97 people rescued as stormy weather hits Down sailing competition
# Overboard
# Overboard

Up to 97 people rescued as stormy weather hits Down sailing competition

Aug 11th 2014, 10:56 PM 22,246 Views 31 Comments

The Dublin Coast Guard rescue helicopter was tasked to assist in the operation.

# competition - Thursday 31 July, 2014

Samsung blames slow smartphone sales and increased competition for profit slump
# Competitiveness
# Competitiveness

Samsung blames slow smartphone sales and increased competition for profit slump

Jul 31st 2014, 5:56 PM 6,582 Views 26 Comments

Slow global sales of smartphones and tablets and rising marketing costs to shift stock were some of the factors Samsung cited as its net profit fell by nearly 20% in the second quarter.

# competition - Wednesday 30 July, 2014

People are hilariously unimpressed with Dundalk shop's 'stingy' competition prize
# Scrooge
From The Daily Edge
# Scrooge

People are hilariously unimpressed with Dundalk shop's 'stingy' competition prize

Jul 30th 2014, 8:14 AM 9,590 Views 14 Comments

Don’t insult us with a €25 gift card. Please.

# competition - Saturday 19 July, 2014

On the Wild Side: 10 of the very best images from this year's wildlife photography awards
# Competition
# Competition

On the Wild Side: 10 of the very best images from this year's wildlife photography awards

Jul 19th 2014, 4:30 PM 21,817 Views 21 Comments

The National History Museum is looking for the People’s choice winner this year.

# competition - Wednesday 18 June, 2014

Ryanair is getting even cuddlier - now they'll heat your baby's bottle
# Aww Leary
# Aww Leary

Ryanair is getting even cuddlier - now they'll heat your baby's bottle

Jun 18th 2014, 10:28 AM 8,872 Views 67 Comments

As Aer Lingus struggles with industrial relations, Ryanair is stepping up the charm offensive – what does this mean for the Irish aviation industry?

# competition - Friday 30 May, 2014

From July, Bord Gáis will no longer have to apply to set their own prices
# Deregulated
# Deregulated

From July, Bord Gáis will no longer have to apply to set their own prices

May 30th 2014, 12:31 PM 7,528 Views 17 Comments

Price experts say it’s a good thing because it means better competition.

# competition - Wednesday 28 May, 2014

EU approves Three takeover of O2, but ComReg is concerned
# Three Into O2
# Three Into O2

EU approves Three takeover of O2, but ComReg is concerned

May 28th 2014, 5:00 PM 12,299 Views 69 Comments

The deal brings Three’s market share to 37%, but ComReg isn’t sure it’s a good deal for the industry.

# competition - Thursday 22 May, 2014

Carlow school choir wow audience with brilliant mash-up performance
# Borris Beats
From The Daily Edge
# Borris Beats

Carlow school choir wow audience with brilliant mash-up performance

May 22nd 2014, 8:25 AM 4,941 Views 3 Comments

Your move, Colaiste Lurgan.

# competition - Wednesday 21 May, 2014

Half of house hunters are willing to spend up to €350k on a home
# Bubble Bubble
# Bubble Bubble

Half of house hunters are willing to spend up to €350k on a home

May 21st 2014, 9:03 AM 10,845 Views 66 Comments

Three out of four property buyers want to buy within the next six months.

# competition - Tuesday 13 May, 2014

Microsoft to release cheaper Kinect-free Xbox One next month
# Dropped
# Dropped

Microsoft to release cheaper Kinect-free Xbox One next month

May 13th 2014, 4:53 PM 8,502 Views 39 Comments

The new Xbox One will be priced at €399 in all markets and will not include a built-in version of Kinect.

# competition - Sunday 11 May, 2014

Are these 9 amazing photos good enough for National Geographic?
# Snap Happy
From The Daily Edge
# Snap Happy

Are these 9 amazing photos good enough for National Geographic?

May 11th 2014, 11:00 AM 6,375 Views 0 Comments

See what you think.

# competition - Wednesday 7 May, 2014

Can you capture peace in Ireland on camera?
# Make Love Not War
# Make Love Not War

Can you capture peace in Ireland on camera?

May 7th 2014, 8:00 AM 6,604 Views 3 Comments

A new campaign is encouraging Irish people to snap what they think shows peace in Ireland.

# competition - Tuesday 6 May, 2014

Students get chance to show off digital skills with launch of Future 8 Awards
# Multimedia
# Multimedia

Students get chance to show off digital skills with launch of Future 8 Awards

May 6th 2014, 3:00 PM 4,355 Views 4 Comments

The competition, which is open to children and teenagers aged 7 – 17, features eight categories and promises that each main prize will be a “money-can’t-buy experience.”

# competition - Thursday 1 May, 2014

Leinster fullback Kearney lauds the quality of all-round Jared Payne
# Competition
From The42
# Competition

Leinster fullback Kearney lauds the quality of all-round Jared Payne

May 1st 2014, 7:35 AM 4,273 Views 7 Comments

The Louth man joked that his Ulster rival should target Ireland’s outside centre shirt, rather than the 15 slot.

# competition - Saturday 5 April, 2014

Column: Don't believe the hype – the Irish economy remains a high cost one
# Column
# Column

Column: Don't believe the hype – the Irish economy remains a high cost one

Apr 5th 2014, 8:00 AM 13 Views 8 Comments

As business costs begin to rise again, we need to remember that nobody owes us a living, writes Aaron McKenna.

# competition - Thursday 3 April, 2014

YOU DECIDE: Which student gets your vote to win 'The Speech'?
# Oration
# Oration

YOU DECIDE: Which student gets your vote to win 'The Speech'?

Apr 3rd 2014, 7:30 AM 8,179 Views 22 Comments

Six secondary school students battle it out to win The Speech competition.

# competition - Wednesday 2 April, 2014

Spotify rolls out dark redesign as the competition heats up
# Paint It Black
# Paint It Black

Spotify rolls out dark redesign as the competition heats up

Apr 2nd 2014, 12:53 PM 9,720 Views 19 Comments

The redesign comes after rumours the company will hold its IPO sometime in the Autumn.

# competition - Tuesday 11 March, 2014

Apple puts pressure on record labels for more iTunes exclusives
# Under Pressure
# Under Pressure

Apple puts pressure on record labels for more iTunes exclusives

Mar 11th 2014, 10:36 AM 5,847 Views 17 Comments

The company wants record labels to make albums and songs available on iTunes exclusively as it competes against Spotify and Pandora.