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# none - Monday 22 August, 2016

7 clever marketing campaigns that went down in history

We take a look at some of the best campaigns ever.

Health Minister thanks two women who live-tweeted their abortion journey

Simon Harris took the somewhat surprising action of thanking the two women directly.

# none - Tuesday 16 August, 2016

Open thread: What would you spend your life doing if there was no reason not to?

Get daydreaming. We want to hear from you.

# none - Monday 8 August, 2016

Baby killed in helicopter crash in Nepal

There were five adults and one infant on board as well as the pilot. There were no survivors.

# none - Friday 5 August, 2016

7 totally justifiable reasons to book an autumn break in France today

Brittany, to be precise.

# none - Monday 1 August, 2016

6 photos that will make you do a serious double take

It’s not an illusion.

Plan your weekend - 7 of the best events on in Dublin

Planning is half the fun.

# none - Friday 29 July, 2016

7 little-known landmarks around Dublin to discover

They’re all around us…

Want to support family or friends who may be having a hard time? Try some active listening

We all like to think we’re good friends and listeners but here are some tips to brush up on your skills, and really help someone in need…

# none - Thursday 28 July, 2016

QUIZ: Just How Lucky Are You?

Luck, be a lady tonight.

# none - Monday 25 July, 2016

We had a hurling masterclass with Henry Shefflin, now it's your turn to show off your tricks

If you think you can do better, you could win two tickets for the All-Ireland senior hurling final.

Hot springs, whale watching and winter sun - just some of the great things to see in Iceland

From the Blue Lagoon right up to the Haukadalur valley.

# none - Friday 22 July, 2016

QUIZ: How Well Do You Know Your Way Around Dublin?

WIN a year’s roaming gym membership with FLYEfit.

# none - Thursday 21 July, 2016

AIB's mobile and internet banking are down - but cards and branches are fine

The bank says it doesn’t have a time-frame for resolving the issue.

FactCheck: A look back over the 32nd Dáil so far

As TDs break for their summer holidays, FactCheck has this round-up of their claims since the new Dáil began in March.

# none - Wednesday 20 July, 2016

This Irish blogger's 'honest' bikini selfie is inspiring loads of people on Instagram

“It may not be the ‘bikini body’ I’ve dreamed of, but it’s good enough for me.”

Post-mortems carried out on father and son killed in Limerick

Marco Velocci and his son Alex James died when the car they were driving collided with a truck.

Language mix-up causes five-hour bomb alert in Brussels

Police are reported as saying the situation is “under control”.

Widespread outrage after Syrian rebel group beheads 12-year-old child

The leaders of the rebel group involved called the act a “violation”.

16 for 16: The most important Irish athletes of the last 100 years - Barry McGuigan

The Clones Cyclone did as much outside the ring as he did inside.

QUIZ: How Competitive Are You?

Ready, set… Let’s find out.

A bar's 'Bottomless Prosecco' deal is among three ads given a slap on the wrist

Alcohol Action Ireland wasn’t happy with the ads.

# none - Tuesday 19 July, 2016

Child homelessness has increased by 37% in six months

The problem in Dublin is particularly stark.

Are people really doing more Google searches for Pokemon Go than for porn?

Interest in the game is still high but it doesn’t tell the whole story.

Are you a Virgin Media customer? Soon you won't be able to watch eir Sports or BT Sports

The move will mean a loss of coverage of certain events.

# none - Monday 18 July, 2016

Nice attacker had "a clear interest in the radical jihadist movement"

French police have released some details of the investigation.

Woman raped by husband: "There was nothing I could do to stop him"

A woman who was raped by her husband has delivered a powerful victim impact statement.

# none - Sunday 17 July, 2016

21 men die in India after drinking toxic bootleg alcohol

Police in Uttar Pradesh state’s Etah district said the victims started to vomit and fall sick on Friday.

# none - Saturday 16 July, 2016

Update: 'No reason to believe' Irish people caught up in Nice terror attack

There had been reports of a man critically injured but the Department of Foreign Affairs is satisfied there is no cause for concern in this case.

# none - Friday 15 July, 2016

From The42 Watch: Austin Gleeson's time as the sideline cut king may be coming to an end

Watch: Austin Gleeson's time as the sideline cut king may be coming to an end

The lucky winner of Centra’s Sideline Challenge will win a chance to be a flag bearer at Croke Park on All-Ireland Final day plus two tickets to the game.

Terrorist in Nice truck attack named as Mohamed Lahouaiej Bouhlel

Police sources have said the French-Tunisian had no direct links to terrorism.

"Monstrosity": Horror moment when truck ploughs through crowd in Nice

France is in mourning after the attack left 84 people dead and 202 people injured – many of them seriously.

Tour de France stage goes ahead, festivities off due to Nice terror attack

A minute’s silence was to be held both at the start and finish lines of today’s 37km stage.

"This is on purpose, he's trying to kill people" - Irish people in Nice react to nightmare attack

At present there are no reports of Irish fatalities stemming from last night’s terror attack.

From The42 The Open and its golfers pay their respects to victims of the Nice attack Solidarity

The Open and its golfers pay their respects to victims of the Nice attack

France’s Clement Sordet wore a hat with “Pray for Nice” written on it, while the French flag flew at half-mast and organisers offered players black ribbons.

'The fear on their faces told us we had to run': Witnesses describe chaos after Nice truck attack

Witnesses at first thought the truck may have lost control, with one saying the attacker “looked nervous”.

Trump to delay announcement of running mate in light of Nice attack

The presumptive Republican nominee was due to announce his running mate today.

# none - Thursday 14 July, 2016

The worst moment in Nice's history: How the horror unfolded as crowd watched Bastille Day fireworks

Truck driver shot dead after ploughing through crowded mile-long promenade, killing at least 84.

# none - Wednesday 13 July, 2016

16 for 16: The most important Irish athletes of the last 100 years - Jack O'Shea

The Kerry linchpin is one of the most decorated players in the history of football.

# none - Tuesday 12 July, 2016

There has been a jump in divorce cases, with more women than men applying

Meanwhile, the District Court dealt with 12,000 drugs offences and 30,000 public order offences in 2015.