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

Pope Francis presides over his first Good Friday ceremony

Mar 29th 2013, 5:09 PM 11,326 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.

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

Calls for Good Friday alcohol ban to be lifted

Mar 29th 2013, 3:22 PM 32,027 Views 295 Comments

Restaurants say the “outdated and archaic law” is bad for business.

Because it's Good Friday, here's a celebration of our favourite fishy sports stars
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From The42
# Fishy Fishy

Because it's Good Friday, here's a celebration of our favourite fishy sports stars

Mar 29th 2013, 2:28 PM 2,011 Views 0 Comments

Remember this lad?

So, what's everyone up to this evening then?
# Holy Thursday
From The Daily Edge
# Holy Thursday

So, what's everyone up to this evening then?

Mar 28th 2013, 3:54 PM 1,363 Views 0 Comments

“Happy Off Licence Thursday”.

Supermarket chain expects fish sales to double this week
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# Good Friday

Supermarket chain expects fish sales to double this week

Mar 28th 2013, 3:25 PM 9,999 Views 46 Comments

SuperValu says its supermarkets will sell about €1 million in fish this week – more than double the usual – ahead of Good Friday.

Poll: Are you abstaining from meat this Good Friday?
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# Your Say

Poll: Are you abstaining from meat this Good Friday?

Mar 28th 2013, 9:51 AM 25,035 Views 259 Comments

Under Catholic tradition, many people abstain from alcohol and eating meat on Good Friday. Will you be among them?

GRA rejects proposed cuts to garda pay and allowances
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# Croke Park

GRA rejects proposed cuts to garda pay and allowances

Feb 1st 2013, 12:15 PM 12,711 Views 173 Comments

Briefing documents show that the government is seeking to extend the working day and cut overtime and payments for working on public holidays.

VIDEO: A 1970s guide to selling Guinness to the British
# Guinness Friday
From The Daily Edge
# Guinness Friday

VIDEO: A 1970s guide to selling Guinness to the British

Apr 8th 2012, 7:30 PM 7,220 Views 20 Comments

Vintage TV ads show the stout wasn’t just aimed at an ex-pat audience in the UK…

In pictures: Easter ceremonies begin around the world
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# Easter

In pictures: Easter ceremonies begin around the world

Apr 6th 2012, 2:45 PM 4,819 Views 56 Comments

Masks, processions, and real-life crucifixions…

No drinking but punching is A-ok: Memorable Good Friday clashes over the years
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From The42
# Good Grief

No drinking but punching is A-ok: Memorable Good Friday clashes over the years

Apr 6th 2012, 11:20 AM 705 Views 0 Comments

One can only imagine what the sober supporters made of such wanton behaviour unfolding before their God-fearing eyes.

US' Middle East peace envoy George Mitchell set to resign
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# Resigning

US' Middle East peace envoy George Mitchell set to resign

May 13th 2011, 4:59 PM 493 Views 0 Comments

The former special envoy to Northern Ireland, who was key player in the Good Friday Agreement, is said to be stepping down for personal reasons.

Poll: Did the Good Friday ban on alcohol sales impact on you?
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# Your Say

Poll: Did the Good Friday ban on alcohol sales impact on you?

Apr 23rd 2011, 10:57 AM 4,983 Views 0 Comments

Pubs and off-licences were shut yesterday – but while the closure has become controversial, did it really matter to you?

The Daily Fix: Friday
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# Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Friday

Apr 22nd 2011, 8:02 PM 3,468 Views 0 Comments

Deadly protests in Syria; arrests in Northern Ireland; riots in Bristol; the Pope in space (not really); and men being nailed to a cross (really). It’s all the Daily Fix…

Column: Cardinal Rules (Part 21) A guide to Christian relics
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# Satire

Column: Cardinal Rules (Part 21) A guide to Christian relics

Apr 22nd 2011, 7:39 PM 36 Views 1 Comment

This week, the (not) Primate of All Ireland presents his guide to the lesser-known Christian relics, such as the Holy Mallet and Saint Paul’s Hanky.

24 Filipinos crucified on wooden crosses
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# Crucifixion

24 Filipinos crucified on wooden crosses

Apr 22nd 2011, 1:00 PM 2,394 Views 0 Comments

Nails are hammered into the palms of devotees and they are hoisted into the air on crosses, watched by tourists.

Hot cross fun: all about the traditional Good Friday cake
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From The Daily Edge
# Easter

Hot cross fun: all about the traditional Good Friday cake

Apr 22nd 2011, 11:05 AM 1,084 Views 1 Comment

Everything you always wanted to know about hot cross buns, but were afraid to ask.

Last Supper actually took place on Wednesday, new book claims From The Daily Edge
Live Apr 18th 2011, 9:26 AM

Last Supper actually took place on Wednesday, new book claims