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# games - Monday 30 July, 2012

UK legally enforces video game ratings
# Video Games
# Video Games

UK legally enforces video game ratings

Jul 30th 2012, 11:56 AM 2,100 Views 33 Comments

Retailers could be prosecuted if they sell videos to children below certain age limits under the Pegi system.

# games - Friday 27 July, 2012

Poll: How many medals will Ireland win at the Olympics?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: How many medals will Ireland win at the Olympics?

Jul 27th 2012, 10:06 AM 8,868 Views 30 Comments

Katie Taylor is tipped for the gold but how many medals in total do you think Ireland can win at the Olympics?

VIDEO: Ireland's American-born pole vaulter Tori Pena has high hopes
# London 2012
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# London 2012

VIDEO: Ireland's American-born pole vaulter Tori Pena has high hopes

Jul 27th 2012, 8:15 AM 1,166 Views 0 Comments

Born in California, she holds the Irish pole vault record at 4.52m and will be the first ever athlete to represent Ireland in the event.

# games - Tuesday 17 July, 2012

Go figure: here's London 2012.. in numbers
# Five Ring Circus
From The42
# Five Ring Circus

Go figure: here's London 2012.. in numbers

Jul 17th 2012, 8:11 AM 3,363 Views 1 Comment

From the thousands of athletes heading for London to the condoms handed out to them in the Village, the numbers are through the roof.

# games - Thursday 7 June, 2012

VIDEO: How does it feel to carry the Olympic torch? Let Mark Pollock tell you...
# Olympic Torch
# Olympic Torch

VIDEO: How does it feel to carry the Olympic torch? Let Mark Pollock tell you...

Jun 7th 2012, 12:09 AM 3,355 Views 7 Comments

Inspirational blind adventurer who broke his back in an accident in 2010 speaks of his proud moment carrying the flame through Dublin today.

# games - Wednesday 6 June, 2012

Poll: Does having the Olympic flame in Ireland cheer you up?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Does having the Olympic flame in Ireland cheer you up?

Jun 6th 2012, 11:03 AM 3,619 Views 49 Comments

The flame is here as part of the relay leading up to the opening ceremony of London 2012. Did having it here this morning affect your mood?

# games - Monday 28 May, 2012

Sycerika McMahon on the Olympic radar as she wins European silver
# Bling
From The42
# Bling

Sycerika McMahon on the Olympic radar as she wins European silver

May 28th 2012, 3:21 PM 3,581 Views 4 Comments

The 17-year-old swimmer was very impressive in securing second place in the 50m Breaststroke final at the Euro Championships.

# games - Monday 21 May, 2012

Smurf-tacular: Sales of Olympic torches heat up on eBay after £153,000 sale
# Hot Item
From The42
# Hot Item

Smurf-tacular: Sales of Olympic torches heat up on eBay after £153,000 sale

May 21st 2012, 6:10 PM 488 Views 0 Comments

A ‘soot marked’ torch used in the UK leg of the pre-Olympic relay has fetched a hefty price after it was advertised online.

# games - Monday 7 May, 2012

Angry Birds generates over €80 million for creators Rovio
# Feathered Friends
# Feathered Friends

Angry Birds generates over €80 million for creators Rovio

May 7th 2012, 3:06 PM 2,940 Views 1 Comment

Apps from the Angry Birds game series were downloaded 648 million times by the end of last year.

# games - Saturday 28 April, 2012

Missiles installed on London roof in advance of Olympics
# London 2012
# London 2012

Missiles installed on London roof in advance of Olympics

Apr 28th 2012, 8:51 PM 9,930 Views 132 Comments

Residents of a London apartment complex have been informed that missiles and soldiers will be stationed on their roof for the duration of the Games.

# games - Sunday 22 April, 2012

Eight is enough: Rafa Nadal blasts past Djokovic to capture Monte Carlo title
# After Eight
From The42
# After Eight

Eight is enough: Rafa Nadal blasts past Djokovic to capture Monte Carlo title

Apr 22nd 2012, 7:08 PM 313 Views 0 Comments

World number one Novak was no match for the irresistible Spaniard at the Rolex Masters.

# games - Monday 19 March, 2012

Olympic Flame to burn bright in Ireland
# London2012
# London2012

Olympic Flame to burn bright in Ireland

Mar 19th 2012, 1:13 PM 3,351 Views 4 Comments

The torch will visit Dublin on day 19 of its 70-day relay journey, on Wednesday 6 June this year. 8,000 volunteers will help it travel 8,000 miles across the UK and Ireland.

# games - Thursday 1 March, 2012

Gaming company Blizzard to cut 200 jobs in Cork
# Jobs
# Jobs

Gaming company Blizzard to cut 200 jobs in Cork

Mar 1st 2012, 8:08 AM 3,808 Views 19 Comments

The company behind World of Warcraft is to seek redundancies from among the 880 people it employs at the customer support centre at Blackpool.

# games - Friday 27 January, 2012

London's unemployed strive to get Olympic jobs
# Games
From The42
# Games

London's unemployed strive to get Olympic jobs

Jan 27th 2012, 11:29 AM 312 Views 0 Comments

The recruitment effort is starting to pick up as plans turn to action in the East End.

# games - Monday 18 April, 2011

Chess-mad Armenia makes the game compulsory in schools
Live Apr 18th 2011, 5:47 PM

Chess-mad Armenia makes the game compulsory in schools

# games - Friday 12 November, 2010

Xbox Kinect already hacked
# Xbox
# Xbox

Xbox Kinect already hacked

Nov 12th 2010, 12:13 PM 323 Views 0 Comments

Hacker wins $3,000 prize after creating drivers for Microsoft’s motion detection device.

# games - Wednesday 13 October, 2010

Gold for Barnes and Gallagher in Delhi
# Boxing
From The42
# Boxing

Gold for Barnes and Gallagher in Delhi

Oct 13th 2010, 2:20 PM 123 Views 0 Comments

Northern boxers both win gold at Commonwealth Games.

Indian athlete fails a drug test at Commonwealth games
# Games
From The42
# Games

Indian athlete fails a drug test at Commonwealth games

Oct 13th 2010, 1:42 PM 814 Views 0 Comments

Walker Rani Yadav becomes the third athlete suspended over doping after testing positive for Nandrolene.

# games - Thursday 7 October, 2010

Games swimmers hit by outbreak of stomach bug
# Delhi Belly
From The42
# Delhi Belly

Games swimmers hit by outbreak of stomach bug

Oct 7th 2010, 2:55 PM 236 Views 0 Comments

The Commonwealth Games hit another snag: a fifth of English swimmers have an upset stomach and blame the pool.

# games - Wednesday 6 October, 2010

Track repairs continue as athletics events loom
# Games
From The42
# Games

Track repairs continue as athletics events loom

Oct 6th 2010, 12:24 PM 117 Views 0 Comments

Further woes for organisers of Games in Delhi as athletics track isn’t ready and hockey team made play in 80% humidity.

# games - Tuesday 28 September, 2010

England Games accommodation ‘not perfect, but acceptable’
# Commonwealth Games
From The42
# Commonwealth Games

England Games accommodation ‘not perfect, but acceptable’

Sep 28th 2010, 7:49 AM 236 Views 0 Comments

The first English athletes arrive at the Commonwealth Games accommodation having spent the weekend in hotels.

# games - Saturday 25 September, 2010

Commonwealth Games President says more work is needed
# Games
From The42
# Games

Commonwealth Games President says more work is needed

Sep 25th 2010, 10:36 AM 142 Views 0 Comments

Mike Fennell says he has been encouraged by recent improvements but more work is needed.

# games - Friday 24 September, 2010

Scotland and New Zealand to participate in Games
# Games
From The42
# Games

Scotland and New Zealand to participate in Games

Sep 24th 2010, 1:58 PM 102 Views 0 Comments

Two countries confirm they will attend troubled Games as athletes begin to arrive.

# games - Monday 19 July, 2010

Have a Wunder-ful time keeping your ears amused
# Appy Monday
From The Daily Edge
# Appy Monday

Have a Wunder-ful time keeping your ears amused

Jul 19th 2010, 12:40 PM 118 Views 0 Comments

Appy Monday: If your iPhone’s music collection isn’t doing it for you, how about 30,000 radio stations?

# games - Tuesday 13 July, 2010

Tubesday: Talk to Joe
# Tubesday
# Tubesday

Tubesday: Talk to Joe

Jul 13th 2010, 11:59 AM 304 Views 0 Comments

Fancy putting words in Joe Duffy’s mouth?