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# easter - Wednesday 16 April, 2014

Minister warns recent good weather means high risk of wildfires
# Careful Now
# Careful Now

Minister warns recent good weather means high risk of wildfires

Apr 16th 2014, 11:05 AM 6,097 Views 15 Comments

Tom Hayes urged the public to be careful if out and about over the Easter weekend and to report any unattended fires or illegal burning.

# easter - Wednesday 5 March, 2014

All of these people have already failed at Lent
# I Give Up
From The Daily Edge
# I Give Up

All of these people have already failed at Lent

Mar 5th 2014, 2:17 PM 4,021 Views 0 Comments

They just couldn’t make it through those 40 days and 40 nights.

Poll: How long on average do you last in your Lenten vows?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: How long on average do you last in your Lenten vows?

Mar 5th 2014, 9:31 AM 9,379 Views 130 Comments

Will you make it to Palm Sunday?

# easter - Tuesday 4 March, 2014

The 9 rules of Lent every Irish person knows
# The Rules
From The Daily Edge
# The Rules

The 9 rules of Lent every Irish person knows

Mar 4th 2014, 9:30 PM 84,515 Views 81 Comments

This is official.

# easter - Monday 27 January, 2014

An Post plan two-storey extension of GPO ahead of 1916 anniversary
# Up For The Rising
# Up For The Rising

An Post plan two-storey extension of GPO ahead of 1916 anniversary

Jan 27th 2014, 4:54 PM 13,025 Views 32 Comments

Planning permission has been sought for a new exhibition, a gallery space and a landscaped outdoor area.

# easter - Friday 17 January, 2014

Shatter: Charity regulatory board will be set up by Easter
# Charities
# Charities

Shatter: Charity regulatory board will be set up by Easter

Jan 17th 2014, 6:20 PM 5,780 Views 51 Comments

All registered charities will have to provide reports to the authority each year on their activities.

# easter - Wednesday 18 December, 2013

Forget Christmas, Easter has arrived in Swords
# Delivery
From The Daily Edge
# Delivery

Forget Christmas, Easter has arrived in Swords

Dec 18th 2013, 8:13 AM 5,026 Views 5 Comments

Better start stocking up.

# easter - Saturday 6 April, 2013

Top readers' comments of the week
# You Told Us
# You Told Us

Top readers' comments of the week

Apr 6th 2013, 11:00 AM 11,515 Views 34 Comments

Here’s our round-up of the best, the most interesting and the most commented-on pieces from the past week. Did you make it in?

# easter - Tuesday 2 April, 2013

Easter egg hunt sparks bloody fight between mums
# Cracked
From The Daily Edge
# Cracked

Easter egg hunt sparks bloody fight between mums

Apr 2nd 2013, 10:05 AM 22,332 Views 29 Comments

This is not an April fool. One got a nosebleed.

# easter - Monday 1 April, 2013

The burning question: Eat your Easter eggs now or hoard them?
# Burning Question
From The Daily Edge
# Burning Question

The burning question: Eat your Easter eggs now or hoard them?

Apr 1st 2013, 12:00 PM 8,268 Views 29 Comments

It’s almost the end of the bumper holiday weekend, so let TheJournal.ie distract you from the ‘serious’ news with one of life’s REAL dilemmas. (*not really)

# easter - Sunday 31 March, 2013

Blessed Sacrament stolen from Kildare church
# Theft
# Theft

Blessed Sacrament stolen from Kildare church

Mar 31st 2013, 6:42 PM 18,652 Views 131 Comments

The priest in Sallins said the theft brought darkness to a place of worship.

Thank your lucky stars you're not in these family photos
# Things Could Be Worse
From The Daily Edge
# Things Could Be Worse

Thank your lucky stars you're not in these family photos

Mar 31st 2013, 6:30 PM 25,706 Views 36 Comments

Things could be worse this Easter weekend.

Commemorations mark 97th anniversary of the Easter Rising (PHOTOS)
# Easter Rising
# Easter Rising

Commemorations mark 97th anniversary of the Easter Rising (PHOTOS)

Mar 31st 2013, 3:50 PM 11,383 Views 100 Comments

More than 350 Defence Force personnel took part in a State ceremony in O’Connell Street, led by President Michael D Higgins, Taoiseach Enda Kenny, and Justice Minister Alan Shatter.

Pope prays for peace in Syria, Korea on first Easter
# Pope Francis
# Pope Francis

Pope prays for peace in Syria, Korea on first Easter

Mar 31st 2013, 2:35 PM 4,788 Views 52 Comments

In his first Easter Sunday message in front of a crowd in St Peter’s Square, Pope Francis prayed for Syria, the Korean peninsula and issued an appeal for hostages held by militants in Nigeria.

Poll: Will you mark Easter with a religious tradition?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Will you mark Easter with a religious tradition?

Mar 31st 2013, 12:23 PM 11,287 Views 215 Comments

As the Christian world marks the most important date in its calendar, we’d like to know if you plan to do anything religious for Easter.

Column: This Easter, think of those who made your chocolate eggs and bunnies
# Read Me
# Read Me

Column: This Easter, think of those who made your chocolate eggs and bunnies

Mar 31st 2013, 12:00 PM 66 Views 30 Comments

Irish people are now spending more on chocolate per head of population than any other country in the world, but what do we know about where the chocolate we eat comes from, asks Jim Clarken.

The story of your Easter chocolate binge in pictures
# Too Much Chocolate
From The Daily Edge
# Too Much Chocolate

The story of your Easter chocolate binge in pictures

Mar 31st 2013, 9:15 AM 7,554 Views 6 Comments

So. Much. Chocolate.

# easter - Saturday 30 March, 2013

Photos: Factory dyes hundreds of thousands of cooked eggs for Easter
# Almost Easter
# Almost Easter

Photos: Factory dyes hundreds of thousands of cooked eggs for Easter

Mar 30th 2013, 5:00 PM 8,905 Views 10 Comments

OMNOMNOM.

Archbishop Martin says the Church should not be 'gagged'
# Catholic Church
# Catholic Church

Archbishop Martin says the Church should not be 'gagged'

Mar 30th 2013, 3:19 PM 7,663 Views 142 Comments

But he added the Catholic Church in Ireland needs to learn that it cannot expect people to do as they are told.

How to make the giant-size Creme Egg you've always wanted
# Eggciting
From The Daily Edge
# Eggciting

How to make the giant-size Creme Egg you've always wanted

Mar 30th 2013, 9:30 AM 59,377 Views 42 Comments

…and how you can make your very own.

# easter - Friday 29 March, 2013

Cardinal Brady uses Easter message to rally support for pro-life cause
# Abortion
# Abortion

Cardinal Brady uses Easter message to rally support for pro-life cause

Mar 29th 2013, 7:08 PM 5,976 Views 45 Comments

He also referenced Twitter and heaped praise on Pope Francis.

Pope Francis presides over his first Good Friday ceremony
# New Job
# New Job

Pope Francis presides over his first Good Friday ceremony

Mar 29th 2013, 5:09 PM 11,293 Views 55 Comments

The pope has attended the Passion of Christ in St Peter’s Basilica ahead of a torch-lit procession at the Colosseum later tonight.

Chimp Enjoying an Easter Egg Pic of the Day
# Pic Of The Day
From The Daily Edge
# Pic Of The Day

Chimp Enjoying an Easter Egg Pic of the Day

Mar 29th 2013, 4:50 PM 8,041 Views 6 Comments

No comment.

Calls for Good Friday alcohol ban to be lifted
# Good Friday
# Good Friday

Calls for Good Friday alcohol ban to be lifted

Mar 29th 2013, 3:22 PM 31,998 Views 295 Comments

Restaurants say the “outdated and archaic law” is bad for business.

11 animals who are VERY disappointed in their owners right now
# Easter Madness
From The Daily Edge
# Easter Madness

11 animals who are VERY disappointed in their owners right now

Mar 29th 2013, 10:30 AM 2,363 Views 0 Comments

The animals themselves do not look impressed.

VIDEO: Men crucified in Philippines' annual Easter rituals
# Holy Hell
# Holy Hell

VIDEO: Men crucified in Philippines' annual Easter rituals

Mar 29th 2013, 7:37 AM 18,807 Views 86 Comments

Filipino Catholics have whipped their backs and nailed themselves to crosses in an annual commemoration of Christ’s death.

# easter - Thursday 28 March, 2013

Gardaí urge caution as 48 lives already lost on Irish roads
# Roads
# Roads

Gardaí urge caution as 48 lives already lost on Irish roads

Mar 28th 2013, 6:32 PM 5,563 Views 18 Comments

If you will be driving anywhere in Ireland this bank holiday weekend, gardaí are urging you to stay safe on the roads.

# easter - Tuesday 26 March, 2013

The Evening Fix… now with added citizen's arrest and kids dishing out relationship advice
# Need To Know
# Need To Know

The Evening Fix… now with added citizen's arrest and kids dishing out relationship advice

Mar 26th 2013, 7:53 PM 7,149 Views 2 Comments

Things we learned, loved and shared today…

Belgium introduces chocolate-flavoured postage stamps for Easter
# Omnomnom
# Omnomnom

Belgium introduces chocolate-flavoured postage stamps for Easter

Mar 26th 2013, 8:11 AM 5,948 Views 9 Comments

“Tastes like chocolate never tasted before…”

# easter - Sunday 10 February, 2013

1916 Rising conference to take place in Dublin
# Object Matters
# Object Matters

1916 Rising conference to take place in Dublin

Feb 10th 2013, 8:45 AM 8,151 Views 36 Comments

The conference will examine the visual elements of the Easter Rising – from flags to national symbols – and examine identity and memory.

# easter - Tuesday 18 September, 2012

Sad Justin Bieber Easter Egg (yes, EASTER EGG) Pic Of The Day
# Pic Of The Day
From The Daily Edge
# Pic Of The Day

Sad Justin Bieber Easter Egg (yes, EASTER EGG) Pic Of The Day

Sep 18th 2012, 1:52 PM 2,082 Views 0 Comments

We have so many feelings about this…

# easter - Tuesday 17 April, 2012

Child, 2, survives on Easter eggs for days after mother dies
# Tragic
# Tragic

Child, 2, survives on Easter eggs for days after mother dies

Apr 17th 2012, 2:15 PM 11,256 Views 19 Comments

The girl may have been alone in the house for up to five days.

# easter - Tuesday 10 April, 2012

US President Singing the National Anthem with the Easter Bunny of the Day
# Pic Of The Day
From The Daily Edge
# Pic Of The Day

US President Singing the National Anthem with the Easter Bunny of the Day

Apr 10th 2012, 9:18 AM 1,757 Views 10 Comments

No comment.

# easter - Monday 9 April, 2012

Toddler on Easter egg hunt finds hand grenade
# Eggs-plosive
# Eggs-plosive

Toddler on Easter egg hunt finds hand grenade

Apr 9th 2012, 4:00 PM 10,969 Views 24 Comments

The three-year-old boy stood on the WW2-era grenade while searching for chocolate in Somerset.

# easter - Sunday 8 April, 2012

Anthem composer and tricolour creator honoured at Glasnevin
# Easter Rising
# Easter Rising

Anthem composer and tricolour creator honoured at Glasnevin

Apr 8th 2012, 7:27 PM 5,568 Views 28 Comments

Peadar Kearney, who wrote Amhrán na bhFiann, and Edward Hollywood who created the national flag, were remembered.

6-year-old dies in French floor collapse
# France
# France

6-year-old dies in French floor collapse

Apr 8th 2012, 6:28 PM 5,632 Views 4 Comments

Between 100 and 150 people, mostly from the Haitian community, were attending a Mass outside Paris when the floor collapsed.

Column: Cardinal Rules - The Easter epic
# Humour
From The Daily Edge
# Humour

Column: Cardinal Rules - The Easter epic

Apr 8th 2012, 6:00 PM 6 Views 3 Comments

What happens when two rival live Passion Plays collide? This and the other Easter Weekend happenings from the (not) Primate of All Ireland.

In pictures: Crowds gather to remember the 1916 Easter Rising
# 1916
# 1916

In pictures: Crowds gather to remember the 1916 Easter Rising

Apr 8th 2012, 3:52 PM 7,159 Views 43 Comments

The Taoiseach and the President were amongst those at the event outside the GPO in Dublin’s O’Connell Street.

9 examples of incredible Easter eggs
# Easter
From The Daily Edge
# Easter

9 examples of incredible Easter eggs

Apr 8th 2012, 1:00 PM 7,925 Views 2 Comments

From large chocolate eggs to hand-painted works of art, our slideshow features some of the most incredible Easter eggs you’re likely to see this year. How did your Easter treats measure up?