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#Lent

# lent - Saturday 3 April, 2021

Quiz: Can you name these retro treats?
# Lent
# Lent

Quiz: Can you name these retro treats?

Apr 3rd 2021, 10:00 PM 60,083 Views 36 Comments

Test your knowledge.

# lent - Monday 29 March, 2021

Poll: Are you still doing Lent?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Are you still doing Lent?

Mar 29th 2021, 9:08 AM 34,280 Views 46 Comments

It’s less than a week until Easter Sunday.

# lent - Saturday 27 March, 2021

Quiz: Can you name these ice creams and ice pops?
# Lent
# Lent

Quiz: Can you name these ice creams and ice pops?

Mar 27th 2021, 10:00 PM 70,728 Views 56 Comments

Test your knowledge.

# lent - Saturday 20 March, 2021

Quiz: Can you name these chocolates?
# Quiz
# Quiz

Quiz: Can you name these chocolates?

Mar 20th 2021, 10:00 PM 93,732 Views 27 Comments

Time to put that sweet tooth to use.

# lent - Saturday 13 March, 2021

Quiz: Can you name these biscuits?
# Biccies
# Biccies

Quiz: Can you name these biscuits?

Mar 13th 2021, 10:00 PM 93,774 Views 54 Comments

Put your biscuit knowledge to the test.

# lent - Saturday 6 March, 2021

Quiz: Can you name these fizzy drinks?
# Quiz
# Quiz

Quiz: Can you name these fizzy drinks?

Mar 6th 2021, 10:00 PM 67,906 Views 42 Comments

Care for a Coke?

# lent - Saturday 27 February, 2021

Quiz: Can you name these crisps and corn snacks?
# Lent
# Lent

Quiz: Can you name these crisps and corn snacks?

Feb 27th 2021, 10:00 PM 65,458 Views 60 Comments

Test your temptation.

# lent - Saturday 20 February, 2021

Quiz: Can you name these sweet treats?
# Give Me A Sweet
# Give Me A Sweet

Quiz: Can you name these sweet treats?

Feb 20th 2021, 10:00 PM 105,816 Views 59 Comments

Put your Lenten vow to the test.

# lent - Wednesday 17 February, 2021

'Take cold ashes from the fire grate': Varying approaches to Ash Wednesday in dioceses and parishes around Ireland
# Lent Advice
# Lent Advice

'Take cold ashes from the fire grate': Varying approaches to Ash Wednesday in dioceses and parishes around Ireland

Feb 17th 2021, 8:30 AM 26,145 Views 26 Comments

Some dioceses are handing out little packets of ashes that can be used at home.

Poll: Are you giving something up for Lent?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Are you giving something up for Lent?

Feb 17th 2021, 8:09 AM 35,921 Views 65 Comments

You may tempted this year to forgo the annual tradition, it’s been tough enough.

# lent - Friday 10 April, 2020

Poll: Did you give up anything for Lent?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Did you give up anything for Lent?

Apr 10th 2020, 9:40 AM 37,412 Views 77 Comments

And, if so, did you stick to it?

# lent - Friday 13 March, 2020

Trócaire cancels all public outreach activities during its Lenten Appeal
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Trócaire cancels all public outreach activities during its Lenten Appeal

Mar 13th 2020, 2:13 PM 6,572 Views 5 Comments

The charity is still accepting donations online or by phone.

# lent - Saturday 29 February, 2020

Opinion: Why 'give up' for Lent? Better to set some solid goals
# Lent
# Lent

Opinion: Why 'give up' for Lent? Better to set some solid goals

Feb 29th 2020, 6:15 AM 13,194 Views 28 Comments

Lent may be the season of giving up, but a more positive approach would help you succeed, writes Barbara Edwards.

# lent - Thursday 27 February, 2020

Poll: Are you giving up anything for Lent?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Are you giving up anything for Lent?

Feb 27th 2020, 10:53 AM 24,356 Views 61 Comments

Pope Francis has suggested phones, what about you?

# lent - Wednesday 26 February, 2020

Pope Francis says put down your phones and turn off the TV this Lent
# Ash Wednesday
# Ash Wednesday

Pope Francis says put down your phones and turn off the TV this Lent

Feb 26th 2020, 9:46 PM 34,909 Views 86 Comments

“It is the time to give up useless words, chatter, rumours, gossip, and talk and to speak directly to the Lord,” the pontiff said.

# lent - Saturday 23 March, 2019

Poll: Are you still doing Lent?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Are you still doing Lent?

Mar 23rd 2019, 9:30 AM 19,627 Views 56 Comments

Were they just so chocolatey?

# lent - Thursday 7 March, 2019

If you're struggling with the whole idea of giving up things for Lent, #40Days40Items is a good solution
# 40 Days 40 Items
From The Daily Edge
# 40 Days 40 Items

If you're struggling with the whole idea of giving up things for Lent, #40Days40Items is a good solution

Mar 7th 2019, 6:33 PM 3,395 Views 0 Comments

Stop giving up and start giving away.

# lent - Wednesday 6 March, 2019

Poll: Are you giving up anything for Lent?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Are you giving up anything for Lent?

Mar 6th 2019, 8:15 AM 36,225 Views 122 Comments

Cigarettes? Alcohol? Rollerblading?

# lent - Thursday 29 March, 2018

Poll: Did you manage to make it through Lent?
# Poll
From The Daily Edge
# Poll

Poll: Did you manage to make it through Lent?

Mar 29th 2018, 8:00 AM 2,956 Views 1 Comment

It’s ok. We won’t rat on you.

# lent - Wednesday 28 March, 2018

In 1987, a little girl hilariously complained that RTÉ were sabotaging her commitment to Lent by advertising sweets
# RTE Archives
From The Daily Edge
# RTE Archives

In 1987, a little girl hilariously complained that RTÉ were sabotaging her commitment to Lent by advertising sweets

Mar 28th 2018, 8:00 AM 30,103 Views 3 Comments

We can relate.

# lent - Wednesday 14 February, 2018

Poll: Will you give something up for Lent?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Will you give something up for Lent?

Feb 14th 2018, 9:43 AM 24,635 Views 138 Comments

Planning to give up cigarettes or alcohol? Or rollerblading?

# lent - Wednesday 15 March, 2017

Young girl who featured on 2004 Trócaire box visits Ireland to say thank you
# Where The Money Goes
# Where The Money Goes

Young girl who featured on 2004 Trócaire box visits Ireland to say thank you

Mar 15th 2017, 6:05 AM 22,646 Views 13 Comments

Josiane is now working for the charity in Rwanda.

# lent - Saturday 4 March, 2017

Forget your Lenten promise - a giant Nutella tap has just been set up in a Dublin supermarket
# Melty Goodness
From The Daily Edge
# Melty Goodness

Forget your Lenten promise - a giant Nutella tap has just been set up in a Dublin supermarket

Mar 4th 2017, 9:03 AM 7,319 Views 1 Comment

Direct it to our gobs please.

# lent - Monday 27 February, 2017

Poll: Are you giving anything up for Lent?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Are you giving anything up for Lent?

Feb 27th 2017, 9:01 PM 26,058 Views 90 Comments

But first we’ll have Pancake Tuesday.

# lent - Friday 24 February, 2017

'Drive-thru' ashes coming to Galway for the start of Lent
# Sign Of The Times
# Sign Of The Times

'Drive-thru' ashes coming to Galway for the start of Lent

Feb 24th 2017, 6:15 AM 15,229 Views 29 Comments

People will be able to drive in one church gate, get their ashes, and exit out another gate at Glenamady Church.

# lent - Wednesday 10 February, 2016

16 memories anyone who grew up Catholic will recognise
# Lent
From The Daily Edge
# Lent

16 memories anyone who grew up Catholic will recognise

Feb 10th 2016, 9:30 PM 61,316 Views 11 Comments

Ah memories.

This Irish mammy takes Ash Wednesday SUPER seriously
# Irish Mammies
From The Daily Edge
# Irish Mammies

This Irish mammy takes Ash Wednesday SUPER seriously

Feb 10th 2016, 4:30 PM 5,966 Views 3 Comments

Maaaaam.

# lent - Tuesday 9 February, 2016

12 tweets about the Trócaire Box only Irish people will understand
# Trocaire Box
From The Daily Edge
# Trocaire Box

12 tweets about the Trócaire Box only Irish people will understand

Feb 9th 2016, 10:26 PM 12,414 Views 1 Comment

Stealing money from the Trocaire Box for curry chips *hangs head in shame*

# lent - Saturday 6 February, 2016

Poll: Are you giving anything up for Lent?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Are you giving anything up for Lent?

Feb 6th 2016, 9:55 AM 17,413 Views 48 Comments

Lent is on the way. But fortunately, so is Pancake Tuesday.

# lent - Friday 5 February, 2016

Poll: Are you giving up anything for Lent?
# Sponsored By Nicorette
# Sponsored By Nicorette

Poll: Are you giving up anything for Lent?

Feb 5th 2016, 2:48 PM 25,998 Views 87 Comments

Tis the season…

# lent - Sunday 5 April, 2015

8 awkward moments you'll always have at mass
# Let Us Pray
From The Daily Edge
# Let Us Pray

8 awkward moments you'll always have at mass

Apr 5th 2015, 1:00 PM 12,714 Views 7 Comments

So much potential.

# lent - Saturday 4 April, 2015

Poll: Did you manage to give anything up for Lent this year?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Did you manage to give anything up for Lent this year?

Apr 4th 2015, 9:24 AM 13,128 Views 47 Comments

Did you try?

# lent - Tuesday 24 March, 2015

You're nearly there! 5 thoughts that go through everyone's head during lent
# On Track
From The42
# On Track

You're nearly there! 5 thoughts that go through everyone's head during lent

Mar 24th 2015, 12:48 PM 9,037 Views 14 Comments

The finish line is in sight.

# lent - Tuesday 17 March, 2015

Open thread: Is it okay to break Lent on St Patrick's Day?
# Loophole
# Loophole

Open thread: Is it okay to break Lent on St Patrick's Day?

Mar 17th 2015, 4:30 PM 20,342 Views 42 Comments

Are you currently sitting in a sea of sweet wrappers?

It's official: most Irish people think it's grand to break Lent on Paddy's Day
# Rulebreaker
From The Daily Edge
# Rulebreaker

It's official: most Irish people think it's grand to break Lent on Paddy's Day

Mar 17th 2015, 9:08 AM 7,042 Views 5 Comments

Go wild, Ireland.

# lent - Monday 23 February, 2015

One killer tip to get you eating healthier throughout the working week
# Faster Better Cheaper
# Faster Better Cheaper

One killer tip to get you eating healthier throughout the working week

Feb 23rd 2015, 7:15 AM 35,131 Views 15 Comments

Try this, and you could be deleting those takeaway numbers by the Thursday.

# lent - Wednesday 18 February, 2015

The 11 greatest #prelfies (priest selfies) from Ash Wednesday
# Ashtag
# Ashtag

The 11 greatest #prelfies (priest selfies) from Ash Wednesday

Feb 18th 2015, 10:45 PM 24,446 Views 38 Comments

For thine is the kingdom, the power and the selfie.

11 people who need to give up social media for Lent
# Off The Grid
From The Daily Edge
# Off The Grid

11 people who need to give up social media for Lent

Feb 18th 2015, 9:30 PM 12,943 Views 3 Comments

It’s time.

The 11 greatest #prelfies (priest selfies) from Ash Wednesday
# Prelfies
From The Daily Edge
# Prelfies

The 11 greatest #prelfies (priest selfies) from Ash Wednesday

Feb 18th 2015, 3:11 PM 6,952 Views 4 Comments

For thine is the kingdom, the power and the selfie.

10 things every Irish person knows to be true about Lent
# Truths
From The Daily Edge
# Truths

10 things every Irish person knows to be true about Lent

Feb 18th 2015, 1:14 PM 13,772 Views 12 Comments

The smugness! The Trócaire Box! The cravings!

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