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#Name Game

# name-game - Tuesday 27 February, 2018

Who is to blame for the 'Beast from the East'?
# Name Game
# Name Game

Who is to blame for the 'Beast from the East'?

Feb 27th 2018, 6:30 PM 35,552 Views 39 Comments

The extreme weather is coming, but what of its scary name?

# name-game - Saturday 8 July, 2017

Culture department adds 'Gaeltacht' to title after pressure from Irish language groups
# Cad Is Ainm Duit
# Cad Is Ainm Duit

Culture department adds 'Gaeltacht' to title after pressure from Irish language groups

Jul 8th 2017, 2:17 PM 18,481 Views 53 Comments

The name of Heather Humphreys’ portfolio is now the Department of Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht.

# name-game - Monday 23 November, 2015

Asprilla lived up to his name & scored one of the best MLS goals of the season last night
# Name Game
From The42
# Name Game

Asprilla lived up to his name & scored one of the best MLS goals of the season last night

Nov 23rd 2015, 3:38 PM 9,675 Views 6 Comments

Dairon Asprilla curled home from the outside the area as the Portland Timbers secured a massive 3-1 victory.

# name-game - Friday 13 March, 2015

Could this have been Plan B for Lucinda's new party name?
# Rebooty Ireland
# Rebooty Ireland

Could this have been Plan B for Lucinda's new party name?

Mar 13th 2015, 11:02 AM 24,382 Views 40 Comments

No comment.

# name-game - Wednesday 11 June, 2014

A woman is fighting to change her daughter's middle name to 'Awesome'
# Awesome
From The Daily Edge
# Awesome

A woman is fighting to change her daughter's middle name to 'Awesome'

Jun 11th 2014, 12:52 PM 3,779 Views 3 Comments

That is so not awesome.

# name-game - Thursday 13 February, 2014

How did poor old Charles Darwin get dragged into the nation's storm coverage?
# Specious Origins
# Specious Origins

How did poor old Charles Darwin get dragged into the nation's storm coverage?

Feb 13th 2014, 11:14 AM 15,601 Views 20 Comments

Things evolved rapidly throughout the day yesterday (sorry*). But why was everyone calling the system ‘Darwin’?

# name-game - Saturday 8 February, 2014

Christine, Brigid... and now 'Ruth' --- Why are women getting the blame for all this destruction?
# Naming Rights
# Naming Rights

Christine, Brigid... and now 'Ruth' --- Why are women getting the blame for all this destruction?

Feb 8th 2014, 8:30 AM 16,023 Views 37 Comments

And who’s coming up with all these names anyway?

# name-game - Saturday 5 October, 2013

Obama wades into controversy over Washington Redskins nickname
# Name Game
From The42
# Name Game

Obama wades into controversy over Washington Redskins nickname

Oct 5th 2013, 4:59 PM 4,433 Views 16 Comments

US President says he would “think about changing” team name if he was the owner.

# name-game - Monday 2 September, 2013

Drumroll please: And the new bridge in Dublin city will be called…
# Name Game
# Name Game

Drumroll please: And the new bridge in Dublin city will be called…

Sep 2nd 2013, 11:18 PM 51,265 Views 129 Comments

The decision on the name of the Marlborough Street bridge was made by councillors at a meeting of Dublin City Council tonight.

# name-game - Wednesday 12 June, 2013

17 become 10: Here are the possible names for Dublin's new bridge
# Name Game
# Name Game

17 become 10: Here are the possible names for Dublin's new bridge

Jun 12th 2013, 5:58 PM 22,811 Views 119 Comments

Tony Gregory, Oscar Wilde and Jonathan Swift are among the names dropped from the remaining options.

# name-game - Saturday 11 May, 2013

11 actual surnames that would be unfortunate in Ireland
# Name Game
From The Daily Edge
# Name Game

11 actual surnames that would be unfortunate in Ireland

May 11th 2013, 9:15 AM 38,606 Views 91 Comments

This goes out to all the Dopes and Langers.

# name-game - Thursday 4 April, 2013

5 sports stars who should be on the shortlist of names for Dublin's new bridge
# Name Game
From The42
# Name Game

5 sports stars who should be on the shortlist of names for Dublin's new bridge

Apr 4th 2013, 9:00 PM 26,888 Views 315 Comments

Does anyone like the sound of the “Kevin Heffernan Bridge”?