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#Lights out

# lights-out - Wednesday 25 September, 2019

Hourihane bags goal as Villa progress while 28 minutes of stoppage-time played in Burton's victory
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Hourihane bags goal as Villa progress while 28 minutes of stoppage-time played in Burton's victory

Sep 25th 2019, 10:29 PM 7,971 Views 5 Comments

Three floodlight failures caused lengthy delays in the Burton-Bournemouth clash.

# lights-out - Wednesday 3 July, 2019

PHOTOS: Thousands turn out to watch rare total solar eclipse in South America
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PHOTOS: Thousands turn out to watch rare total solar eclipse in South America

Jul 3rd 2019, 7:41 AM 10,183 Views 10 Comments

Solar eclipses happen when the Sun, Moon and Earth line up, allowing the Moon to cast its shadow on Earth.

# lights-out - Friday 30 November, 2018

Iconic Dublin nightclub Lillie's Bordello to close in January
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Iconic Dublin nightclub Lillie's Bordello to close in January

Nov 30th 2018, 11:16 AM 79,619 Views 34 Comments

The Porterhouse Group says ‘exciting plans’ are afoot for the venue.

# lights-out - Saturday 1 September, 2018

Lights out for halogen lamps as Europe-wide phasing-out of bulbs begins today
# Lightbulb Moment
# Lightbulb Moment

Lights out for halogen lamps as Europe-wide phasing-out of bulbs begins today

Sep 1st 2018, 6:30 AM 27,273 Views 61 Comments

EU member states agreed to withdrawing the inefficient bulbs from the market in 2009.

# lights-out - Sunday 15 October, 2017

Jermell Charlo lit up Brooklyn with a KO of the Year contender last night
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From The42
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Jermell Charlo lit up Brooklyn with a KO of the Year contender last night

Oct 15th 2017, 11:18 AM 10,499 Views 3 Comments

The WBC super-welterweight champ handed Erickson Lubin the first defeat of his pro career.

# lights-out - Monday 21 August, 2017

WATCH: Check out this livestream of the solar eclipse
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# Lights Out

WATCH: Check out this livestream of the solar eclipse

Aug 21st 2017, 5:57 PM 29,119 Views 15 Comments

The solar eclipse will plunge parts of the US into darkness this afternoon.

The United States is about to experience the best eclipse in a lifetime... but how long does Ireland have to wait?
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# Lights Out

The United States is about to experience the best eclipse in a lifetime... but how long does Ireland have to wait?

Aug 21st 2017, 8:10 AM 61,390 Views 51 Comments

Ages, is the answer.

# lights-out - Friday 28 April, 2017

Lights out for Glasgow as Carbery secures Leinster's 10th consecutive Pro12 win
# Electric Shock
From The42
# Electric Shock

Lights out for Glasgow as Carbery secures Leinster's 10th consecutive Pro12 win

Apr 28th 2017, 9:44 PM 29,214 Views 26 Comments

Leo Cullen’s men were made to work hard late on at the RDS against the Warriors.

# lights-out - Sunday 29 January, 2017

"It's the future": Restaurants and cafés are cracking down on smoking outside
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# Lights Out

"It's the future": Restaurants and cafés are cracking down on smoking outside

Jan 29th 2017, 7:45 AM 31,423 Views 30 Comments

Two business owners told us why they’ve done it.

# lights-out - Tuesday 15 November, 2016

Huge crowds not expected at Henry St lights ceremony after Grafton St event described as 'mayhem'
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Huge crowds not expected at Henry St lights ceremony after Grafton St event described as 'mayhem'

Nov 15th 2016, 6:15 AM 31,181 Views 21 Comments

One woman who was at the Grafton St ceremony with her family said, “you couldn’t walk, you couldn’t move”.

# lights-out - Monday 14 November, 2016

Organisers end Dublin Christmas lights ceremony early due to overcrowding
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Organisers end Dublin Christmas lights ceremony early due to overcrowding

Nov 14th 2016, 7:47 AM 26,471 Views 21 Comments

A statement from Dublin Town says the event was cut short due to concerns over safety and comfort.

# lights-out - Monday 5 September, 2016

Power restored to thousands of Dublin homes and businesses after outage
# In The Dark
# In The Dark

Power restored to thousands of Dublin homes and businesses after outage

Sep 5th 2016, 9:35 PM 38,719 Views 39 Comments

10,000 homes and businesses were affected by the outage at its peak.

# lights-out - Sunday 8 May, 2016

Khan suffers brutal KO as Alvarez retains middleweight title
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From The42
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Khan suffers brutal KO as Alvarez retains middleweight title

May 8th 2016, 8:59 AM 16,718 Views 21 Comments

The fireworks came in round six.

# lights-out - Saturday 19 March, 2016

All square between Sligo and Harps as floodlight failure ends fixture early
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From The42
# Lights Out

All square between Sligo and Harps as floodlight failure ends fixture early

Mar 19th 2016, 10:04 PM 5,128 Views 6 Comments

The FAI will decide in due course if the result will stand after Padraigh Sutton ended the game prematurely following a 15-minute stoppage.

Are you observing Earth Hour? Landmarks like the Áras are
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# Lights Out

Are you observing Earth Hour? Landmarks like the Áras are

Mar 19th 2016, 9:30 PM 25,093 Views 43 Comments

Many countries have already done their bit.

# lights-out - Friday 4 March, 2016

Mr Screen has been ushered away - but where is the iconic Dublin sculpture?
# Screen Hero
# Screen Hero

Mr Screen has been ushered away - but where is the iconic Dublin sculpture?

Mar 4th 2016, 3:34 PM 31,341 Views 37 Comments

Is he being retired? Relocated? We asked the people who ought to know.

# lights-out - Sunday 20 December, 2015

You can do this one thing tomorrow to show solidarity with the homeless
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# Lights Out

You can do this one thing tomorrow to show solidarity with the homeless

Dec 20th 2015, 6:30 PM 17,278 Views 56 Comments

The Darkest Hour initiative is being run by the Simon Community.

# lights-out - Tuesday 15 December, 2015

A Dublin shop hit by a power cut came up with a very Christmassy solution
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From The Daily Edge
# Lights Out

A Dublin shop hit by a power cut came up with a very Christmassy solution

Dec 15th 2015, 1:55 PM 6,188 Views 1 Comment

Jam Art Factory has been in the dark for two days.

# lights-out - Wednesday 18 November, 2015

The job is nearly done, but some 5,000 homes are still without power thanks to Barney
# Lights Nearly On
# Lights Nearly On

The job is nearly done, but some 5,000 homes are still without power thanks to Barney

Nov 18th 2015, 7:55 PM 29,466 Views 19 Comments

Things have calmed down a little but Storm Barney hasn’t gone away just yet.

# lights-out - Sunday 23 August, 2015

What would happen if the sun disappeared right now?
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What would happen if the sun disappeared right now?

Aug 23rd 2015, 2:00 PM 37,991 Views 87 Comments

It wouldn’t be the best thing that could happen.

# lights-out - Wednesday 17 June, 2015

Pics: Power outage in Dublin city leaves shoppers (and politicians) in the dark
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Pics: Power outage in Dublin city leaves shoppers (and politicians) in the dark

Jun 17th 2015, 4:25 PM 23,553 Views 19 Comments

The power has now been restored in shops and other affected businesses.

# lights-out - Saturday 23 May, 2015

Cork-based heavyweight suffers devastating first-round KO in world title eliminator
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From The42
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Cork-based heavyweight suffers devastating first-round KO in world title eliminator

May 23rd 2015, 1:47 PM 8,053 Views 3 Comments

Alexander Povetkin is flying since his loss to Wladimir Klitschko.

# lights-out - Saturday 21 February, 2015

Chris Fields' UFC hopes knocked back as he suffers devastating TKO after 23 seconds
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From The42
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Chris Fields' UFC hopes knocked back as he suffers devastating TKO after 23 seconds

Feb 21st 2015, 10:55 PM 12,226 Views 7 Comments

Frenchman Cheick Kone proved too powerful for the Irish middleweight in Wolverhampton tonight.

# lights-out - Wednesday 28 January, 2015

We can't get enough of this video of the Top 10 Knockouts of 2014 from Cage Warriors
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From The42
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We can't get enough of this video of the Top 10 Knockouts of 2014 from Cage Warriors

Jan 28th 2015, 5:56 PM 4,404 Views 2 Comments

Irish duo Joseph Duffy and Tommy McCafferty have made the list.

# lights-out - Thursday 13 November, 2014

Brown Thomas on Grafton Street forced to close after power outage
# Brown Out
# Brown Out

Brown Thomas on Grafton Street forced to close after power outage

Nov 13th 2014, 12:02 PM 16,393 Views 17 Comments

It wasn’t the Christmas lights causing a short.

# lights-out - Wednesday 27 August, 2014

Shelbourne apologise to fans after floodlight failure at Tolka Park
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From The42
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Shelbourne apologise to fans after floodlight failure at Tolka Park

Aug 27th 2014, 11:47 AM 2,777 Views 8 Comments

The FAI Cup third round replay with St Pat’s has been rescheduled for next Monday.

# lights-out - Friday 11 July, 2014

Power outage knocks out businesses in Dublin 8... including the Guinness Storehouse
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Power outage knocks out businesses in Dublin 8... including the Guinness Storehouse

Jul 11th 2014, 5:29 PM 11,274 Views 24 Comments

A cluster of faults have been recorded by the ESB in the Kilmainham area of Dublin.

# lights-out - Thursday 12 June, 2014

Donegal County Council may turn the lights off at night to save money
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Donegal County Council may turn the lights off at night to save money

Jun 12th 2014, 6:30 AM 9,833 Views 51 Comments

The council spends €1.9 million a year on their lights and wants to

# lights-out - Sunday 4 May, 2014

KO'ed kickboxer does the splits after roundhouse blow to the chest
# Splitsville
From The42
# Splitsville

KO'ed kickboxer does the splits after roundhouse blow to the chest

May 4th 2014, 2:56 PM 5,255 Views 8 Comments

Francois Ambang’s suffered 60 seconds of severe pain after his latest bout got away from him.

# lights-out - Sunday 27 April, 2014

In pictures: Thousands hit the streets for Night Run in Dublin
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From The42
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In pictures: Thousands hit the streets for Night Run in Dublin

Apr 27th 2014, 10:40 PM 52,235 Views 34 Comments

The city centre event provided some superb photos.

# lights-out - Sunday 30 March, 2014

Photos: This is how Times Square looked with the lights off last night
# New York City
# New York City

Photos: This is how Times Square looked with the lights off last night

Mar 30th 2014, 6:03 PM 29,763 Views 14 Comments

New York City looked very different with the lights out.

7 unfortunate people whose mammies heard about Earth Hour
# Put Out That Light
From The Daily Edge
# Put Out That Light

7 unfortunate people whose mammies heard about Earth Hour

Mar 30th 2014, 12:07 PM 3,782 Views 0 Comments

Their mams got some serious notions about saving the environment.

# lights-out - Monday 10 March, 2014

"It's going to take for someone to be hurt": Street lighting problems around Ireland
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# Lights Out

"It's going to take for someone to be hurt": Street lighting problems around Ireland

Mar 10th 2014, 7:00 AM 9,497 Views 29 Comments

Chambers Park in Kilcock isn’t the only estate to run into problems with public lighting. Here are your stories.

# lights-out - Monday 17 February, 2014

19,000 homes still without power after last week's storm
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19,000 homes still without power after last week's storm

Feb 17th 2014, 8:55 AM 5,637 Views 8 Comments

ESB said they are working on connecting homes by today or tomorrow, but some customers in isolated areas will not be connected until towards the end of the week.

# lights-out - Friday 14 February, 2014

ESB crews working to restore power to 75,000 homes this morning
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ESB crews working to restore power to 75,000 homes this morning

Feb 14th 2014, 7:56 AM 8,269 Views 26 Comments

Power has been restored to 185,000 customers since Wednesday afternoon.

# lights-out - Saturday 8 February, 2014

ESB restore power in Dublin city centre following outage
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# Lights Out

ESB restore power in Dublin city centre following outage

Feb 8th 2014, 8:27 PM 22,850 Views 23 Comments

Many post-match revelers were left in the dark when the power failed at around 7.30pm.

# lights-out - Saturday 4 January, 2014

The delicate politics of your childhood shared bedroom
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From The Daily Edge
# Lights Out

The delicate politics of your childhood shared bedroom

Jan 4th 2014, 6:00 PM 28,945 Views 66 Comments

BAGS TOP BUNK!

Snapshot: Lights go out at Southend, so fans use their phones as torches
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From The42
# Lights Out

Snapshot: Lights go out at Southend, so fans use their phones as torches

Jan 4th 2014, 4:01 PM 4,718 Views 2 Comments

Is there anything smartphones can’t do?

# lights-out - Monday 1 July, 2013

The things we miss most about childhood bedtimes
# Tuck Me In
From The Daily Edge
# Tuck Me In

The things we miss most about childhood bedtimes

Jul 1st 2013, 9:30 PM 23,427 Views 49 Comments

Just twenty more minutes PLEASE mam.

# lights-out - Sunday 28 April, 2013

In pictures: Thousands hit the streets for Night Run in Dublin
# Night Out
From The42
# Night Out

In pictures: Thousands hit the streets for Night Run in Dublin

Apr 28th 2013, 10:57 PM 32,685 Views 26 Comments

Dublin, you looked beautiful tonight.

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