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# finland - Sunday 23 March, 2014

'Dogs confused by magic trick' is the funniest thing you'll see today
# What The...
From The Daily Edge
# What The...

'Dogs confused by magic trick' is the funniest thing you'll see today

Mar 23rd 2014, 12:07 PM 7,994 Views 5 Comments

Almost unbearably adorable.

# finland - Thursday 13 February, 2014

10 things you need to know about the men's Olympic hockey tournament
# Sochi 2014
From The42
# Sochi 2014

10 things you need to know about the men's Olympic hockey tournament

Feb 13th 2014, 7:30 AM 3,375 Views 6 Comments

From the battle between Crosby and Ovechkin to much less fighting than you might expect.

# finland - Sunday 1 December, 2013

Bored? You could spend €11k to drive a Bentley on a frozen Finnish lake
# Ice Try
# Ice Try

Bored? You could spend €11k to drive a Bentley on a frozen Finnish lake

Dec 1st 2013, 11:30 AM 9,849 Views 16 Comments

If you’re looking for Christmas gift ideas, this might not be one.

# finland - Friday 11 October, 2013

Car bomb explodes outside Swedish and Finnish consulates in Libya
# Libya
# Libya

Car bomb explodes outside Swedish and Finnish consulates in Libya

Oct 11th 2013, 4:26 PM 3,133 Views 33 Comments

Nobody was killed in the blasts, officials confirmed.

# finland - Sunday 6 October, 2013

In pics: GAA game takes place near Arctic Circle in Finland
# Unique
From The42
# Unique

In pics: GAA game takes place near Arctic Circle in Finland

Oct 6th 2013, 8:00 PM 13,983 Views 26 Comments

Raati Stadium in Oulu was the venue as the Irish Elks and the Helsinki Harps met in the second leg of the All-Finland Gaelic football finals.

# finland - Sunday 14 July, 2013

How 'maternity box' gift helped lower infant mortality rates in Finland
# Infant Care
# Infant Care

How 'maternity box' gift helped lower infant mortality rates in Finland

Jul 14th 2013, 5:30 PM 18,396 Views 17 Comments

Many Finnish babies spend their first nights nestled inside a cardboard box – and here’s why.

Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads
# Sitdown Sunday
# Sitdown Sunday

Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads

Jul 14th 2013, 10:00 AM 9,595 Views 0 Comments

The very best of the week’s writing from around the web.

# finland - Friday 7 June, 2013

Enda tells government parties: You must support Seanad abolition
# Euro Trip
# Euro Trip

Enda tells government parties: You must support Seanad abolition

Jun 7th 2013, 8:17 AM 4,543 Views 119 Comments

The Taoiseach was speaking while on EU business in Latvia and Lithuania yesterday. He is in Finland today and London tomorrow.

# finland - Tuesday 30 April, 2013

Ireland abstained from vote to ban bee-harming pesticides
# Bees
# Bees

Ireland abstained from vote to ban bee-harming pesticides

Apr 30th 2013, 9:55 AM 7,247 Views 76 Comments

A ban on three pesticides, which some argue are threatening bees, will come into effect from December following a European Commission vote yesterday.

# finland - Monday 22 April, 2013

Missing hikers found after 10 days in New Zealand wilderness
# Lost And Found
# Lost And Found

Missing hikers found after 10 days in New Zealand wilderness

Apr 22nd 2013, 1:44 PM 13,349 Views 25 Comments

The three hikers had set out on what was supposed to be a three-day walk but went missing amid severe weather conditions.

# finland - Friday 19 April, 2013

Somebody call the cops: Irish teens rough-housed by Finnish upstarts
# Teenage Screams
From The42
# Teenage Screams

Somebody call the cops: Irish teens rough-housed by Finnish upstarts

Apr 19th 2013, 2:40 PM 3,816 Views 4 Comments

There were a lot of ‘agricultural’ challenges in the 3-0 home loss.

# finland - Wednesday 27 March, 2013

Column: Should we increase school inspections?
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Should we increase school inspections?

Mar 27th 2013, 7:00 PM 586 Views 58 Comments

The reality is that inspections only offer a momentary window into a teacher’s classroom as an educator. I would challenge the very notion that increasing inspections and appraisals is necessary to help develop better education standards, writes Aodhán Ó Ríordáin.

# finland - Friday 22 March, 2013

Finland to cut corporate tax rate from 24.5pc to 20pc
# Corporate Tax
# Corporate Tax

Finland to cut corporate tax rate from 24.5pc to 20pc

Mar 22nd 2013, 8:55 AM 6,537 Views 31 Comments

The move follows recent cuts by Sweden and Denmark.

# finland - Friday 1 February, 2013

Marriage is good for the heart: study
# Heart Health
# Heart Health

Marriage is good for the heart: study

Feb 1st 2013, 6:35 AM 5,745 Views 14 Comments

Research in Finland warns that conditions related to being married – combined income, healthier habits, mental support – give your heart a better chance later in life.

# finland - Sunday 27 January, 2013

Failure on debt deal would have 'catastrophic effect on Ireland' - Tánaiste
# Promissory Notes
# Promissory Notes

Failure on debt deal would have 'catastrophic effect on Ireland' - Tánaiste

Jan 27th 2013, 9:12 AM 7,197 Views 99 Comments

Tánaiste Eamon Gilmore will address world leaders – including Angela Merkel – in Chile today as hopes for a deal on Ireland’s bank debt took a blow last night and the opposition criticised the government’s lack of openness.

# finland - Sunday 20 January, 2013

Poll: Should Ireland have compulsory military service?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should Ireland have compulsory military service?

Jan 20th 2013, 10:29 AM 21,148 Views 184 Comments

Though it’s unlikely to happen, some Nordic countries and Austria are among those to operate a compulsory draft. Should Ireland have one too?

# finland - Tuesday 8 January, 2013

Finnish teen gunman on trial after being declared sane
# Finland
# Finland

Finnish teen gunman on trial after being declared sane

Jan 8th 2013, 2:34 PM 3,773 Views 2 Comments

An 18-year-old who killed two people and injured seven others in a random shooting spree went on trial today in a Finnish district court.

# finland - Monday 22 October, 2012

Finnish PM unharmed after attack by knife-wielding man
# Attack
# Attack

Finnish PM unharmed after attack by knife-wielding man

Oct 22nd 2012, 6:18 PM 5,674 Views 14 Comments

The man approached prime minister Jyrki Katainen to shake his hand but was apprehended by security guards.

# finland - Tuesday 16 October, 2012

Kenny did not call leaders following bank debt deal statement
# Leaders' Questions
# Leaders' Questions

Kenny did not call leaders following bank debt deal statement

Oct 16th 2012, 5:13 PM 6,452 Views 37 Comments

The Taoiseach conceded that he did not contact the leaders of Finland, the Netherlands and Germany after their finance ministers issued a statement on the bank debt deal.

# finland - Thursday 4 October, 2012

Property market could need decades to recover from bust, says Central Bank
# Property Crash
# Property Crash

Property market could need decades to recover from bust, says Central Bank

Oct 4th 2012, 10:03 AM 959 Views 3 Comments

A working paper shows Ireland’s property crash is among the most drastic in the world – and it may take years to recover.

# finland - Saturday 29 September, 2012

Aaron McKenna: How we all missed the week’s biggest story
# Opinion
# Opinion

Aaron McKenna: How we all missed the week’s biggest story

Sep 29th 2012, 8:05 AM 12 Views 57 Comments

Roisin Shortall’s resignation dominated the news this week – which may be a relief for some in Government.

# finland - Wednesday 26 September, 2012

Kenny shrugs off impact of trilateral statement on banking deal
# Leaders' Questions
# Leaders' Questions

Kenny shrugs off impact of trilateral statement on banking deal

Sep 26th 2012, 11:44 AM 3,307 Views 50 Comments

Enda Kenny says last night’s statement from the ministers of Finland, Germany and the Netherlands does not change EU policy.

Germany, Finland and the Netherlands deliver blow to Ireland's hopes for bank debt deal
# Debt Deal
# Debt Deal

Germany, Finland and the Netherlands deliver blow to Ireland's hopes for bank debt deal

Sep 26th 2012, 7:04 AM 10,062 Views 116 Comments

The country’s three finance ministers issued a statement last night stating that the EU rescue fund would only deal with future problems.

# finland - Sunday 19 August, 2012

VIDEO: New world record set at... mobile phone throwing championships
# Phone Throwing
# Phone Throwing

VIDEO: New world record set at... mobile phone throwing championships

Aug 19th 2012, 6:13 PM 5,870 Views 18 Comments

Finnish teen has really raised the bar for future mobile throwers.

# finland - Wednesday 15 August, 2012

Here's all you need to know about tonight's international action
# Preview
From The42
# Preview

Here's all you need to know about tonight's international action

Aug 15th 2012, 8:00 AM 735 Views 0 Comments

The Irish team’s group rivals, Germany, are in action, as they take on Argentina.

# finland - Friday 6 July, 2012

Finland flags Euro exit
# Euro Exit
# Euro Exit

Finland flags Euro exit

Jul 6th 2012, 2:19 PM 13,187 Views 86 Comments

Finance Minister says that it would consider leaving euro rather than paying for the debts of another country.

# finland - Thursday 28 June, 2012

Jessie Barr through to final of 400m hurdles finals in Helsinki
# High Hopes
From The42
# High Hopes

Jessie Barr through to final of 400m hurdles finals in Helsinki

Jun 28th 2012, 1:18 PM 4,162 Views 7 Comments

The Waterford hurdler was happy with the performance but her brother Thomas did not have such luck this morning.

# finland - Saturday 9 June, 2012

Noonan welcomes Spanish request for banking bailout
# Spain
# Spain

Noonan welcomes Spanish request for banking bailout

Jun 9th 2012, 8:45 PM 9,026 Views 113 Comments

But will Ireland have to contribute to the bailout?

# finland - Saturday 26 May, 2012

Finland: Gunman kills 1, injures 8, in 'random' shooting
# Shooting
# Shooting

Finland: Gunman kills 1, injures 8, in 'random' shooting

May 26th 2012, 9:33 AM 1,889 Views 5 Comments

An 18-year-old man has been arrested over the fatal gun attack, which police say had no immediately discernible motive.

# finland - Tuesday 15 May, 2012

Eurozone GDP unchanged in the first quarter of 2012
# As You Were
# As You Were

Eurozone GDP unchanged in the first quarter of 2012

May 15th 2012, 11:17 AM 631 Views 2 Comments

Modest growth in the likes of Germany is offset by falls in other large countries like Italy; France is also perfectly flat.

# finland - Tuesday 24 April, 2012

GALLERY: Ireland's 20 most improved trading partners in 2011
# Trade
# Trade

GALLERY: Ireland's 20 most improved trading partners in 2011

Apr 24th 2012, 1:49 PM 5,493 Views 13 Comments

We’ve ranked the countries with which Ireland has the best surplus of exports – and seen where that’s grown in 2011.

# finland - Thursday 19 April, 2012

Uh-oh: Nokia posts €900m loss in just three months
# Remember Them?
# Remember Them?

Uh-oh: Nokia posts €900m loss in just three months

Apr 19th 2012, 5:41 PM 5,380 Views 25 Comments

The struggling mobile phone maker suffered one of its worst quarterly results ever in the first quarter of this year as sales plunged dramatically.

# finland - Wednesday 8 February, 2012

Nokia to end European phone assembly operation
# Nokia
# Nokia

Nokia to end European phone assembly operation

Feb 8th 2012, 2:05 PM 2,638 Views 17 Comments

Around 4,000 jobs are being lost in Finland, Hungary and Mexico as the mobile phone company shifts manufacturing operations into Asia.

# finland - Monday 6 February, 2012

Finland's conservatives win presidency for first time in 55 years
# Finland
# Finland

Finland's conservatives win presidency for first time in 55 years

Feb 6th 2012, 8:51 AM 1,176 Views 13 Comments

The pro-EU conservative and former finance minister Sauli Niinisto takes a clear majority in Finland’s run-off election.

# finland - Wednesday 25 January, 2012

Watch and relax: Fishing under ice in Finland
# Work Can Wait
From The Daily Edge
# Work Can Wait

Watch and relax: Fishing under ice in Finland

Jan 25th 2012, 11:46 AM 2,444 Views 7 Comments

The most relaxing video you will come across today.

# finland - Tuesday 24 January, 2012

Column: Here’s how to fix the education system – and spend less money
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Here’s how to fix the education system – and spend less money

Jan 24th 2012, 7:30 AM 869 Views 51 Comments

We’re slipping in international tables even as the Government trumpets our ‘smart economy’ – so we need to take some lessons from Finland, writes Aaron McKenna.

# finland - Friday 16 December, 2011

16 surprising facts about Finland's unorthodox education system
# Finland
# Finland

16 surprising facts about Finland's unorthodox education system

Dec 16th 2011, 8:00 AM 13,450 Views 39 Comments

Here’s what makes Finland’s system so different from other western states.

# finland - Friday 4 November, 2011

Coast Guard working to recover body of Finnish student after Achill cliff fall
# Tragic
# Tragic

Coast Guard working to recover body of Finnish student after Achill cliff fall

Nov 4th 2011, 4:25 PM 6,835 Views 19 Comments

The 22-year-old man plunged from a cliff at Achill yesterday afternoon and Coast Guard teams are still trying to recover his body. The search has been called off until 7am tomorrow.

# finland - Thursday 6 October, 2011

Watch: Sweet Child O'.... the Finnish Third Division.
# Uncanny
From The42
# Uncanny

Watch: Sweet Child O'.... the Finnish Third Division.

Oct 6th 2011, 1:59 PM 292 Views 0 Comments

Marcello Matrone made it a day of all round entertainment for those who went to see his side HIK take on Honka in Finland.