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Want timely healthcare? Just get three medical cards…
# Healthcare
From The Daily Edge
# Healthcare

Want timely healthcare? Just get three medical cards…

Mar 14th 2012, 4:03 PM 4,077 Views 12 Comments

Amnesty International’s new campaign for equal access to healthcare in Ireland features Karl Spain, Eric Lalor, Colin Murphy, Peter Coonan, Eleanor Tiernan and Brían Gleeson.

Column: Cardinal Rules - On gay rights
# Humour
From The Daily Edge
# Humour

Column: Cardinal Rules - On gay rights

Mar 9th 2012, 7:30 PM 28 Views 21 Comments

This week, the (not) Primate of All Ireland worries about the support of the Tories and Fianna Fáil for gay marriage but finds a new champion in a Scottish colleague – and relief in Winning Streak.

Column: Cardinal Rules - On how Inkgate goes all the way to the top
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From The Daily Edge
# Humour

Column: Cardinal Rules - On how Inkgate goes all the way to the top

Mar 2nd 2012, 7:30 PM 15 Views 11 Comments

This week, the (not) Primate of All Ireland investigates the full extent of Inkgate – and finds out about Richard Bruton’s addiction to novelty erasers…

Column: Cardinal Rules - What NOT to do on your Lenten fast
# Humour
# Humour

Column: Cardinal Rules - What NOT to do on your Lenten fast

Feb 24th 2012, 7:30 PM 54 Views 14 Comments

This week, the (not) Primate of All Ireland tracks his colleague’s ‘progress’ with his sponsored fast – including an awkward incident with a chocolate Swiss roll…

Column: Cardinal Rules - On priests versus geeks
# Cardinal Brady
From The Daily Edge
# Cardinal Brady

Column: Cardinal Rules - On priests versus geeks

Feb 17th 2012, 7:30 PM 21 Views 16 Comments

This week, the (not) Primate of All Ireland went to a Reclaim the Faith Conference. It was all going to be suitably pious – until the hotel was double-booked with a sci-fi convention…

Column: Cardinal Rules – On cross-cultural exchange
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From The Daily Edge
# Humour

Column: Cardinal Rules – On cross-cultural exchange

Feb 3rd 2012, 8:30 PM 43 Views 0 Comments

This week, the (not) Primate of All Ireland and his colleagues ruminate on multicultural Ireland and embrace the “great big melting pot our little island has become”.

Column: Cardinal Rules - On playing the blame game at Davos
# Humour
From The Daily Edge
# Humour

Column: Cardinal Rules - On playing the blame game at Davos

Jan 27th 2012, 8:30 PM 17 Views 29 Comments

This week, the (not) Primate of All Ireland brings us all the gossip from behind the scenes at the World Economic Forum where he was on the “non-tokenistic spiritual sub-committee”.

Column: Cardinal Rules - On the Undercover Bishop
# Fun
From The Daily Edge
# Fun

Column: Cardinal Rules - On the Undercover Bishop

Jan 20th 2012, 8:30 PM 19 Views 1 Comment

This week, the (not) Primate of All Ireland is disappointed that RTÉ’s new show does not have “a vigilante bishop roaming the streets of LA dispensing ‘God’s justice’.”

VIDEO: How to... calm down a newborn
# Fatherhood
From The Daily Edge
# Fatherhood

VIDEO: How to... calm down a newborn

Jan 20th 2012, 2:44 PM 1,543 Views 6 Comments

Apparently making a sound like a motorboat does the trick.

The burning question*: Shower morning or evening?
# Dilemma
From The Daily Edge
# Dilemma

The burning question*: Shower morning or evening?

Jan 16th 2012, 11:57 AM 10,319 Views 68 Comments

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Column: Cardinal Rules - On January boot camp for the boys
# Fun
From The Daily Edge
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Column: Cardinal Rules - On January boot camp for the boys

Jan 6th 2012, 8:30 PM 24 Views 18 Comments

This week, the (not) Primate of All Ireland observes a morale-building exercise, complete with assault course and Dr James Reilly’s speech-giving techniques.

Column: Cardinal Rules remembers 2011
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From The Daily Edge
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Column: Cardinal Rules remembers 2011

Dec 31st 2011, 5:00 PM 30 Views 16 Comments

The Pope’s stunt double, liveblogging the British royal wedding, a politican and an inflatable penis – good times, my flock, good times.

The 12 burning questions* of Xmas/New Year: Staying in or going out tonight?
# New Year's Eve
From The Daily Edge
# New Year's Eve

The 12 burning questions* of Xmas/New Year: Staying in or going out tonight?

Dec 31st 2011, 12:00 PM 3,187 Views 21 Comments

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Video: Did you hear about the Irish seminarian who didn't make it into Priests' Calendar...
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From The Daily Edge
# Fun

Video: Did you hear about the Irish seminarian who didn't make it into Priests' Calendar...

Dec 31st 2011, 10:00 AM 639 Views 1 Comment

This little Irish funny might brighten up your day…

The 12 burning questions* of Xmas: Classic or new Christmas movies?
# Christmas
From The Daily Edge
# Christmas

The 12 burning questions* of Xmas: Classic or new Christmas movies?

Dec 29th 2011, 12:00 PM 2,291 Views 12 Comments

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Mrs Brown's Boys was most-watched tv show in Ireland over Christmas
# Ratings
# Ratings

Mrs Brown's Boys was most-watched tv show in Ireland over Christmas

Dec 28th 2011, 9:06 PM 13,966 Views 72 Comments

880,000 viewers tuned in to the Mrs Brown’s Boys Christmas Special on Christmas Day, ahead of Eastenders, Fair City, and Anne Doyle’s last ever appearance reading the news.

The 12 burning questions* of Xmas: Trivial Pursuit or Monopoly?
# Christmas
From The Daily Edge
# Christmas

The 12 burning questions* of Xmas: Trivial Pursuit or Monopoly?

Dec 28th 2011, 12:00 PM 2,400 Views 7 Comments

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The 12 burning questions* of Xmas: Angel or star at top of tree?
# Christmas
# Christmas

The 12 burning questions* of Xmas: Angel or star at top of tree?

Dec 27th 2011, 12:00 PM 2,453 Views 19 Comments

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The 12 burning questions* of Xmas: Stephen's Day or New Year's sales?
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From The Daily Edge
# Christmas

The 12 burning questions* of Xmas: Stephen's Day or New Year's sales?

Dec 26th 2011, 12:00 PM 3,188 Views 9 Comments

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VIDEO: The '90s Angelus
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From The Daily Edge
# Fun

VIDEO: The '90s Angelus

Dec 26th 2011, 9:15 AM 2,179 Views 2 Comments

Also: The ultimate Fair City/Friends mash-up…

The 12 burning questions* of Xmas: Christmas lunch or dinner?
# Christmas
From The Daily Edge
# Christmas

The 12 burning questions* of Xmas: Christmas lunch or dinner?

Dec 25th 2011, 12:00 PM 4,010 Views 12 Comments

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Column: Cardinal Rules - The Three Wise(ish) Men
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From The Daily Edge
# Humour

Column: Cardinal Rules - The Three Wise(ish) Men

Dec 24th 2011, 4:00 PM 41 Views 8 Comments

This Christmas Eve, the (not) Primate of All Ireland brings his specially-extended version of the tale of The Three Wise Men… and an aubergine.

The words that most annoyed YOU in 2011
# AMAZEBALLS
From The Daily Edge
# AMAZEBALLS

The words that most annoyed YOU in 2011

Dec 24th 2011, 3:00 PM 10,258 Views 63 Comments

We asked our readers what words or phrases, like, literally absolutely drove them nuts at the end of the day. They certainly told us.

The 12 burning questions* of Xmas: When do you open your presents?
# Christmas
From The Daily Edge
# Christmas

The 12 burning questions* of Xmas: When do you open your presents?

Dec 24th 2011, 12:00 PM 4,616 Views 21 Comments

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The 12 burning questions* of Xmas: Take part in religious service or not?
# Christmas
From The Daily Edge
# Christmas

The 12 burning questions* of Xmas: Take part in religious service or not?

Dec 23rd 2011, 12:00 PM 3,066 Views 30 Comments

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The 12 burning questions* of Xmas: Turkey or not?
# Christmas
From The Daily Edge
# Christmas

The 12 burning questions* of Xmas: Turkey or not?

Dec 22nd 2011, 12:00 PM 2,443 Views 19 Comments

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The 12 burning questions* of Xmas: Roses or Quality Street?
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From The Daily Edge
# Christmas

The 12 burning questions* of Xmas: Roses or Quality Street?

Dec 21st 2011, 12:00 PM 7,170 Views 48 Comments

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The 12 burning questions* of Xmas: Real tree or fake?
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From The Daily Edge
# Christmas

The 12 burning questions* of Xmas: Real tree or fake?

Dec 20th 2011, 12:00 PM 4,886 Views 34 Comments

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The burning question*: Leave electrical appliances on standby - or turn them off?
# Work Can Wait
From The Daily Edge
# Work Can Wait

The burning question*: Leave electrical appliances on standby - or turn them off?

Dec 19th 2011, 12:30 PM 11,165 Views 42 Comments

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Graham Norton wins British Comedy award
# So Graham Norton
From The Daily Edge
# So Graham Norton

Graham Norton wins British Comedy award

Dec 17th 2011, 12:23 PM 3,538 Views 27 Comments

Irish TV presenter ends dry spell at British Comedy awards with Best Comedy Entertainment Personality.

Column: Cardinal Rules - On the invasion of science
# Fun
From The Daily Edge
# Fun

Column: Cardinal Rules - On the invasion of science

Dec 16th 2011, 8:30 PM 23 Views 4 Comments

This week, the (not) Primate of All-Ireland reflects on a difficult few days in which the clerics lost a Brother and almost gained a God particle.

The burning question*: Do you store cups upside down or not?
# Work Can Wait
From The Daily Edge
# Work Can Wait

The burning question*: Do you store cups upside down or not?

Dec 12th 2011, 12:04 PM 7,604 Views 52 Comments

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Column: Cardinal Rules - On giving Brian Hayes a helping hand
# Opinion
From The Daily Edge
# Opinion

Column: Cardinal Rules - On giving Brian Hayes a helping hand

Dec 9th 2011, 8:30 PM 9 Views 5 Comments

This week, the (not) Primate of All Ireland reflects on the needy and vulnerable of Ireland, including members of Government who now have to subsist on only several thousand euro a week…

The burning question*: Do you brush your teeth before or after breakfast?
# Work Can Wait
From The Daily Edge
# Work Can Wait

The burning question*: Do you brush your teeth before or after breakfast?

Dec 5th 2011, 12:30 PM 5,156 Views 23 Comments

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Column: Cardinal Rules - on protecting yourself from financial catastrophe
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Cardinal Rules - on protecting yourself from financial catastrophe

Dec 2nd 2011, 8:20 PM 31 Views 3 Comments

This week, the (not) Primate of All Ireland discusses real money, imaginary money and potential money – with the aid of a chicken, a puppy and a goat.

The burning question*: Are Jaffa Cakes really biscuits or... cakes?
# Work Can Wait
From The Daily Edge
# Work Can Wait

The burning question*: Are Jaffa Cakes really biscuits or... cakes?

Nov 28th 2011, 12:30 PM 5,775 Views 52 Comments

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Column: Cardinal Rules - on hiring housekeepers
# Opinion
From The Daily Edge
# Opinion

Column: Cardinal Rules - on hiring housekeepers

Nov 25th 2011, 7:25 PM 25 Views 4 Comments

This week, the (not) Primate of All Ireland gets with the guidelines and indulges in a touch of “positive discrimination” when hiring for the clerical household.

The burning question*: Is this a 'press' or a 'cupboard'?
# Work Can Wait
From The Daily Edge
# Work Can Wait

The burning question*: Is this a 'press' or a 'cupboard'?

Nov 21st 2011, 12:30 PM 40,909 Views 66 Comments

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Column: Cardinal Rules - on Occupy Jim Sheridan's gaff
# Opinion
From The Daily Edge
# Opinion

Column: Cardinal Rules - on Occupy Jim Sheridan's gaff

Nov 18th 2011, 8:30 PM 30 Views 8 Comments

This week, the (not) Primate of All-Ireland is caught up in #Occupy fever – and decides to #Occupy Jim Sheridan’s €7,000-a-month rented house.

The burning question*: Do you put jam in the fridge or the cupboard?
# Work Can Wait
From The Daily Edge
# Work Can Wait

The burning question*: Do you put jam in the fridge or the cupboard?

Nov 14th 2011, 1:33 PM 19,333 Views 53 Comments

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