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#Groundhog Day

# groundhog-day - Wednesday 2 February, 2022

Punxsutawney Phil predicts six more weeks of winter in Groundhog Day ceremony
# Punxsutawney Phil
# Punxsutawney Phil

Punxsutawney Phil predicts six more weeks of winter in Groundhog Day ceremony

Updated Feb 2nd 2022, 1:14 PM 20,824 Views 18 Comments

The groundhog will be summoned from its tree stump at dawn to predict whether or not spring will arrive early.

# groundhog-day - Monday 20 December, 2021

Boris Johnson accused of ‘ducking difficult decisions’ over pulling back from Christmas lockdown
# Omicron Variant
# Omicron Variant

Boris Johnson accused of ‘ducking difficult decisions’ over pulling back from Christmas lockdown

Updated Dec 20th 2021, 8:42 PM 83,451 Views 20 Comments

Johnson said ministers are monitoring the data ‘hour by hour’ but indicated new measures are not expected before Christmas.

# groundhog-day - Wednesday 21 July, 2021

EU says there will be no renegotiation of the Protocol, after UK suggests 'significant change'
# Groundhog Day
# Groundhog Day

EU says there will be no renegotiation of the Protocol, after UK suggests 'significant change'

Updated Jul 21st 2021, 3:30 PM 44,112 Views 53 Comments

The UK government has said that current arrangements “cannot go on”, despite progress made last month on some big issues.

# groundhog-day - Tuesday 2 February, 2021

It’s Groundhog Day in a time of pandemic
# Punxsutawney Phil
# Punxsutawney Phil

It’s Groundhog Day in a time of pandemic

Feb 2nd 2021, 9:13 AM 21,913 Views 20 Comments

The annual ceremony foretelling the end of winter will be held in Pennsylvania, with no crowds allowed.

# groundhog-day - Friday 18 December, 2020

Brexit: Taoiseach says 'very significant difficulties' remain as time ticks away
# Groundhog Day
# Groundhog Day

Brexit: Taoiseach says 'very significant difficulties' remain as time ticks away

Updated Dec 18th 2020, 7:11 PM 21,636 Views 25 Comments

Michel Barnier said earlier: “There is a chance of getting an agreement but the path to such an agreement is very narrow.”

# groundhog-day - Sunday 2 February, 2020

Groundhog Day: Early spring a certainty, says Punxsutawney Phil
# Crystal Ball
# Crystal Ball

Groundhog Day: Early spring a certainty, says Punxsutawney Phil

Feb 2nd 2020, 1:33 PM 28,828 Views 26 Comments

The annual event has its origins in a German legend.

# groundhog-day - Sunday 20 October, 2019

Ireland football matches are like Groundhog Day
# Opinion
From The42
# Opinion

Ireland football matches are like Groundhog Day

Oct 20th 2019, 8:45 AM 8,562 Views 16 Comments

With Irish football, the more things change, the more they stay the same, writes Paul Fennessy.

# groundhog-day - Tuesday 21 May, 2019

New Brexit plan: May loses support as she gives MPs a shot at second referendum
# Groundhog Day
# Groundhog Day

New Brexit plan: May loses support as she gives MPs a shot at second referendum

Updated May 21st 2019, 10:35 PM 41,169 Views 49 Comments

“The biggest problem with Britain today is its politics,” May said today.

# groundhog-day - Saturday 9 February, 2019

A heightened sense of Brexit 'WTF' in Clones
# Border Town
# Border Town

A heightened sense of Brexit 'WTF' in Clones

Feb 9th 2019, 9:00 AM 31,575 Views 21 Comments

Locals in Clones, at the border with Co Fermanagh, say there’s huge concern at the possible disruption to daily life.

# groundhog-day - Saturday 2 February, 2019

QUIZ: How well do you remember Groundhog Day?
# It's A Doozie
# It's A Doozie

QUIZ: How well do you remember Groundhog Day?

Feb 2nd 2019, 9:00 PM 25,638 Views 15 Comments

It’s Punxsutawney Phil’s big day…

Early spring to relieve US after polar vortex, Groundhog Day's Punxsutawney Phil predicts
# Crystal Ball
# Crystal Ball

Early spring to relieve US after polar vortex, Groundhog Day's Punxsutawney Phil predicts

Feb 2nd 2019, 2:27 PM 16,607 Views 20 Comments

The annual event has heralded an early spring.

# groundhog-day - Thursday 3 May, 2018

Car gets impounded for no tax or insurance - it's picked up by tow truck, and two hours later it's impounded again
# Groundhog Day
# Groundhog Day

Car gets impounded for no tax or insurance - it's picked up by tow truck, and two hours later it's impounded again

May 3rd 2018, 12:04 PM 84,704 Views 110 Comments

You can’t be at that sort of nonsense.

# groundhog-day - Friday 2 February, 2018

Groundhog Day: Six more weeks of winter, says Punxsutawney Phil
# Hey Phil
# Hey Phil

Groundhog Day: Six more weeks of winter, says Punxsutawney Phil

Feb 2nd 2018, 5:17 PM 26,075 Views 21 Comments

America’s furriest – and, frankly, least productive – weatherman made his annual appearance today.

# groundhog-day - Thursday 10 August, 2017

Bill Murray goes to see Groundhog Day then he goes to see it again the next day
# Same Old Same Old
# Same Old Same Old

Bill Murray goes to see Groundhog Day then he goes to see it again the next day

Aug 10th 2017, 10:31 PM 28,815 Views 21 Comments

But will he be seen at it again tonight is the question.

# groundhog-day - Thursday 2 February, 2017

'Groundhog Day' as month begins with 600 people on hospital trolleys
# Trolleywatch
# Trolleywatch

'Groundhog Day' as month begins with 600 people on hospital trolleys

Feb 2nd 2017, 7:29 AM 7,794 Views 29 Comments

The figure of 601 is just short of the high of 612 patients on trolleys at the beginning of January.

# groundhog-day - Friday 18 September, 2015

Gatland unleashes twin threat of Warburton and Tipuric on Uruguay
# Groundhog Day
From The42
# Groundhog Day

Gatland unleashes twin threat of Warburton and Tipuric on Uruguay

Sep 18th 2015, 12:34 PM 4,506 Views 8 Comments

Liam Williams and Samson Lee have made a timely return from injury.

# groundhog-day - Friday 13 February, 2015

Boxing and bear crawls behind him, Jake Heenan ready to put his shoulder to the wheel
# Groundhog Day
From The42
# Groundhog Day

Boxing and bear crawls behind him, Jake Heenan ready to put his shoulder to the wheel

Feb 13th 2015, 6:00 AM 3,981 Views 4 Comments

The Kiwi openside has come through two extensive runs to recovery, so knows plenty about shoulder rehab.

# groundhog-day - Tuesday 3 February, 2015

Five-year-old draws unintentionally rude photo of groundhog
# Groundhog Day
From The Daily Edge
# Groundhog Day

Five-year-old draws unintentionally rude photo of groundhog

Feb 3rd 2015, 10:05 PM 4,775 Views 0 Comments

*stifled laughter*

# groundhog-day - Monday 2 February, 2015

Six more weeks of winter? Groundhogs differ on forecasts
# Groundhog Day
# Groundhog Day

Six more weeks of winter? Groundhogs differ on forecasts

Feb 2nd 2015, 6:05 PM 16,590 Views 12 Comments

Punxsutawney Phil, generally considered the most reputable groundhog, is predicting more wintery conditions.

# groundhog-day - Monday 24 February, 2014

9 ways Harold Ramis was just so bloody brilliant
# RIP
From The Daily Edge
# RIP

9 ways Harold Ramis was just so bloody brilliant

Feb 24th 2014, 7:01 PM 6,199 Views 5 Comments

Who ya gonna call?

Ghostbusters actor and Groundhog Day director Harold Ramis dies
# RIP
From The Daily Edge
# RIP

Ghostbusters actor and Groundhog Day director Harold Ramis dies

Feb 24th 2014, 5:50 PM 19,532 Views 30 Comments

Ramis also wrote and directed Caddyshack.

# groundhog-day - Sunday 2 February, 2014

Punxatawney Phil saw his shadow - that means six more weeks of winter
# Groundhog Day
# Groundhog Day

Punxatawney Phil saw his shadow - that means six more weeks of winter

Feb 2nd 2014, 4:48 PM 15,210 Views 30 Comments

The famous groundhog greeted spectators early this morning at Gobblers Knob.

# groundhog-day - Friday 4 October, 2013

Breaking Bad's Hank gives an Irish interview... and 4 other weekend TV picks
# Tellywatch
From The Daily Edge
# Tellywatch

Breaking Bad's Hank gives an Irish interview... and 4 other weekend TV picks

Oct 4th 2013, 5:15 PM 1,615 Views 0 Comments

Whether you’re staying in or going wild, we’ve got the telly for you.

# groundhog-day - Sunday 24 March, 2013

# groundhog-day - Tuesday 20 November, 2012

Bill Murray will party with anyone... here's the evidence
# Ned Ryerson
From The Daily Edge
# Ned Ryerson

Bill Murray will party with anyone... here's the evidence

Nov 20th 2012, 1:35 PM 6,375 Views 3 Comments

Having a party? Invite Bill Murray… he might come.

# groundhog-day - Thursday 2 February, 2012

Happy Groundhog Day! But what's it all about?
# Groundhog Day
From The Daily Edge
# Groundhog Day

Happy Groundhog Day! But what's it all about?

Feb 2nd 2012, 1:34 PM 3,869 Views 8 Comments

A small animal, Gobbler’s Knob and Bill Murray are involved…

# groundhog-day - Friday 17 December, 2010

Moody's cuts Irish rating by FIVE notches
# Bond Markets
# Bond Markets

Moody's cuts Irish rating by FIVE notches

Dec 17th 2010, 12:05 PM 441 Views 0 Comments

Ireland goes from Aa2 to Baa1 in one swoop – and now lies just a few notches above being officially ‘junk’.