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#Petition

# petition - Tuesday 17 March, 2015

Thousands have signed a petition to ban Kanye from playing Glastonbury
# Ban Kanye
From The Daily Edge
# Ban Kanye

Thousands have signed a petition to ban Kanye from playing Glastonbury

Mar 17th 2015, 11:09 AM 6,031 Views 7 Comments

Because the Clarkson one worked so well.

# petition - Saturday 14 March, 2015

Clarkson 'called Top Gear producer lazy Irish and punched him'
# Dinosaur
# Dinosaur

Clarkson 'called Top Gear producer lazy Irish and punched him'

Mar 14th 2015, 9:48 AM 56,955 Views 163 Comments

The Top Gear presenter could be about to quit the BBC.

# petition - Wednesday 11 March, 2015

Redheads really, really want a ginger emoji
# Don't Forget Us
# Don't Forget Us

Redheads really, really want a ginger emoji

Mar 11th 2015, 11:59 PM 14,959 Views 46 Comments

The petition states ‘an important group of people are still missing from the emoji family of 300 new symbols’.

# petition - Thursday 5 March, 2015

Thousands are signing a petition to ban this Facebook emoji
# Emoji Wars
From The Daily Edge
# Emoji Wars

Thousands are signing a petition to ban this Facebook emoji

Mar 5th 2015, 5:59 PM 13,931 Views 9 Comments

They argue that fat is not a feeling.

# petition - Wednesday 4 March, 2015

Ernie the pet sheep from Dublin has been saved from the slaughterhouse
# Justice For Ernie
From The Daily Edge
# Justice For Ernie

Ernie the pet sheep from Dublin has been saved from the slaughterhouse

Mar 4th 2015, 9:29 AM 2,025 Views 1 Comment

Ernie was going to be made into dinner unless 1000 people signed a petition. And guess what…

# petition - Tuesday 3 March, 2015

Dublin girl starts Facebook petition to save pet sheep from slaughterhouse
# Justice For Ernie
From The Daily Edge
# Justice For Ernie

Dublin girl starts Facebook petition to save pet sheep from slaughterhouse

Mar 3rd 2015, 11:52 AM 5,396 Views 9 Comments

Save Ernie!

# petition - Sunday 21 December, 2014

Senators start campaign to have a referendum on the Water Services Bill
# Petition
# Petition

Senators start campaign to have a referendum on the Water Services Bill

Dec 21st 2014, 1:41 PM 14,936 Views 117 Comments

Here’s what would have to happen to get it underway.

# petition - Wednesday 19 November, 2014

People are now calling for Myleene Klass to be dropped as the face of Littlewoods
# Klass Debate
From The Daily Edge
# Klass Debate

People are now calling for Myleene Klass to be dropped as the face of Littlewoods

Nov 19th 2014, 10:00 PM 8,938 Views 3 Comments

It’s after she debated a potential mansion tax with Ed Miliband earlier this week.

# petition - Tuesday 11 November, 2014

Dapper Laughs dating show cancelled by ITV after outcry over rape jokes
# Banter
From The Daily Edge
# Banter

Dapper Laughs dating show cancelled by ITV after outcry over rape jokes

Nov 11th 2014, 1:12 PM 22,892 Views 52 Comments

On the Pull is being pulled.

# petition - Wednesday 22 October, 2014

Irish people boycott Greek fruit after 28 strawberry pickers are shot by farmers
# Bangladeshi Workers
# Bangladeshi Workers

Irish people boycott Greek fruit after 28 strawberry pickers are shot by farmers

Oct 22nd 2014, 6:30 AM 16,465 Views 17 Comments

There was outrage when a Greek court cleared farmers after 28 workers were shot.

# petition - Thursday 2 October, 2014

Nurses and midwives hit out at 50% hike in registration fee
# Tensions
# Tensions

Nurses and midwives hit out at 50% hike in registration fee

Oct 2nd 2014, 5:19 PM 16,202 Views 42 Comments

The rise in the fee is related to costs incurred through the implementation of the Nurses and Midwifes’ Act of 2011.

# petition - Wednesday 1 October, 2014

Simon Cowell pulls dolphin scenes from this week's X Factor
# Xtra Factor
From The Daily Edge
# Xtra Factor

Simon Cowell pulls dolphin scenes from this week's X Factor

Oct 1st 2014, 6:20 PM 31,650 Views 18 Comments

Thousands of people signed an online petition.

# petition - Thursday 25 September, 2014

Should official forms use less jargon?
# Comprende?
# Comprende?

Should official forms use less jargon?

Sep 25th 2014, 9:50 AM 5,165 Views 18 Comments

The National Adult Literacy Agency is calling on the Government to produce documents in ‘plain English’.

# petition - Monday 28 July, 2014

There's a petition to get Joan Burton to apologise to metal fans
# So Metal
From The Daily Edge
# So Metal

There's a petition to get Joan Burton to apologise to metal fans

Jul 28th 2014, 10:06 AM 27,994 Views 90 Comments

She implied that Metallica fans are far more troublesome than Garth Brooks fans, and metalheads are not happy.

# petition - Wednesday 23 July, 2014

Hundreds of people are signing a petition to save The Pav in Cork
# Save The Pav
From The Daily Edge
# Save The Pav

Hundreds of people are signing a petition to save The Pav in Cork

Jul 23rd 2014, 9:42 AM 2,334 Views 2 Comments

But can it rescue the much-loved venue?

# petition - Monday 14 July, 2014

Anger over Australian campervan firm's 'little slut' slogan
# Not Ok
# Not Ok

Anger over Australian campervan firm's 'little slut' slogan

Jul 14th 2014, 3:30 PM 47,020 Views 38 Comments

The company has said it doesn’t try to be controversial and pokes fun at everything.

# petition - Monday 9 June, 2014

Senator calls on RTÉ to televise parts of the National Special Olympics
# Petition
# Petition

Senator calls on RTÉ to televise parts of the National Special Olympics

Jun 9th 2014, 11:08 AM 4,675 Views 23 Comments

The national broadcaster says they’ll include some coverage in news bulletins but have no plans to show live coverage.

# petition - Thursday 22 May, 2014

'The kids know something's wrong': Staff at Tallaght Hospital crèche fight its closure
# Blindsided
# Blindsided

'The kids know something's wrong': Staff at Tallaght Hospital crèche fight its closure

May 22nd 2014, 6:45 AM 10,925 Views 8 Comments

Parents and employees have said they are “devastated” and “shocked” by the news.

# petition - Tuesday 29 April, 2014

Do you think Cork Airport should be renamed after Rory Gallagher?
# Petition
# Petition

Do you think Cork Airport should be renamed after Rory Gallagher?

Apr 29th 2014, 10:45 AM 8,932 Views 94 Comments

A petition to do just that has over 10,000 signatures.

# petition - Friday 18 April, 2014

Landlords evicting tenants for putting their homes on Airbnb
# San Francisco
# San Francisco

Landlords evicting tenants for putting their homes on Airbnb

Apr 18th 2014, 3:01 PM 23,977 Views 16 Comments

A petition has been set up calling on lawmakers in San Francisco to stop the evictions.

Mother campaigns for EpiPens to be widely available after her daughter died on O'Connell St
# Online Petition
# Online Petition

Mother campaigns for EpiPens to be widely available after her daughter died on O'Connell St

Apr 18th 2014, 8:00 AM 23,425 Views 85 Comments

Emma Sloan died within 20 minutes of her allergic reaction.

# petition - Wednesday 9 April, 2014

Petition set up demanding RTÉ scrap 'The Centre' over portrayal of transgender character
# Equality
# Equality

Petition set up demanding RTÉ scrap 'The Centre' over portrayal of transgender character

Apr 9th 2014, 8:46 PM 21,877 Views 82 Comments

The petition says the show encourages “abuse of transgender people”.

# petition - Sunday 6 April, 2014

They're releasing an alternative How I Met Your Mother ending
# Have You Met Ted?
From The Daily Edge
# Have You Met Ted?

They're releasing an alternative How I Met Your Mother ending

Apr 6th 2014, 3:00 PM 4,156 Views 1 Comment

Fans didn’t exactly love the first one.

# petition - Wednesday 12 March, 2014

TDs will consider a petition to legalise cannabis today
# Joint Committee
# Joint Committee

TDs will consider a petition to legalise cannabis today

Mar 12th 2014, 6:30 AM 14,507 Views 121 Comments

The panel of Oireachtas members will also consider claims that Clare County Council is erecting road signage that’s harming local tourism businesses.

# petition - Wednesday 22 January, 2014

Students launch petition after Law Society exams date moved
# Law Society
# Law Society

Students launch petition after Law Society exams date moved

Jan 22nd 2014, 6:30 AM 20,424 Views 41 Comments

The students say that they now have two fewer weeks in which to study for their exams.

# petition - Tuesday 22 October, 2013

Shatter confirms date for Missing Persons Day, following campaign by Mallow students
# Missing Persons
# Missing Persons

Shatter confirms date for Missing Persons Day, following campaign by Mallow students

Oct 22nd 2013, 1:25 PM 8,585 Views 15 Comments

Kate McCann was one of the high-profile supporters of the Cork students’ inititiative, which included an intensive lobbying campaign and a petition signed by 12,000 people.

# petition - Thursday 10 October, 2013

Petition signed by 21,000 demands €35 million investment in mental health services
# Mental Health
# Mental Health

Petition signed by 21,000 demands €35 million investment in mental health services

Oct 10th 2013, 6:45 PM 3,373 Views 24 Comments

The petition is urging the government to commit an additional €35 million to mental health services next year.

# petition - Thursday 29 August, 2013

Twitter introduces new 'report tweet' button
# Online Abuse
# Online Abuse

Twitter introduces new 'report tweet' button

Aug 29th 2013, 9:16 AM 3,466 Views 15 Comments

The move comes after a number of high-profile women said they had received abusive messages on the social networking site.

# petition - Monday 12 August, 2013

Petition to prevent homeless centre moving next to children's sports club
# Dublin 8
# Dublin 8

Petition to prevent homeless centre moving next to children's sports club

Aug 12th 2013, 6:18 PM 11,499 Views 114 Comments

The Peter McVerry Trust is set to open an emergency homeless centre in the area in place of a safe place for young, homeless people.

# petition - Saturday 29 June, 2013

Keaveney: 'A lot of TDs are curious about a referendum on the abortion law'
# Article 27
# Article 27

Keaveney: 'A lot of TDs are curious about a referendum on the abortion law'

Jun 29th 2013, 7:30 AM 3,756 Views 40 Comments

The former Labour chairman, Colm Keaveney, continues to indicate that TDs and Senators could force a referendum on the abortion legislation, using a little-known provision of the Constitution to petition the President.

# petition - Tuesday 18 June, 2013

Petition wants Minister to fire Eddie Shaw for giving pro-life leaflets to kids
# Eddie Shaw
# Eddie Shaw

Petition wants Minister to fire Eddie Shaw for giving pro-life leaflets to kids

Jun 18th 2013, 7:37 PM 10,549 Views 219 Comments

The chairman of the school board distributed leaflets to children as young as five to promote a ‘Vigil for Life’ rally in Dublin on 8 June.

# petition - Saturday 6 April, 2013

'Appalling', 'ghastly' and 'brutal' - doctors describe symphysiotomy ordeal
# Petition
# Petition

'Appalling', 'ghastly' and 'brutal' - doctors describe symphysiotomy ordeal

Apr 6th 2013, 8:15 AM 9,152 Views 18 Comments

Medical professionals from around the world have come out in support in Ireland’s symphysiotomy survivors. Here’s what they had to say.

# petition - Friday 22 March, 2013

670k sign petition against rape survivor receiving 100 lashes in Maldives
# 100 Lashes
# 100 Lashes

670k sign petition against rape survivor receiving 100 lashes in Maldives

Mar 22nd 2013, 12:11 PM 16,978 Views 51 Comments

A 15-year-old girl, who was raped repeatedly by her stepfather, is to receive a public flogging for having pre-marital sex with another man.

# petition - Sunday 17 February, 2013

Online petition launched to reunite thousands of immigrants separated by red tape
# Immigration
# Immigration

Online petition launched to reunite thousands of immigrants separated by red tape

Feb 17th 2013, 1:39 PM 18,368 Views 65 Comments

Family reunification is recognised in some countries as a reason for immigration because of the presence of a family member in a country.

# petition - Saturday 12 January, 2013

White House strikes back on Death Star (because it would cost $850 quadrillion)
# Nice Try
# Nice Try

White House strikes back on Death Star (because it would cost $850 quadrillion)

Jan 12th 2013, 6:39 PM 14,783 Views 44 Comments

Almost 35,000 people had signed a petition asking the US government to build a Death Star – but the White House says it does not support blowing up planets. Boo.

# petition - Monday 24 December, 2012

Thousands sign petition to have Piers Morgan deported from US
# Piers Morgan
# Piers Morgan

Thousands sign petition to have Piers Morgan deported from US

Dec 24th 2012, 2:57 PM 25,249 Views 143 Comments

The petition calls on the CNN host to be deported over his gun control views.

# petition - Thursday 13 December, 2012

1,642 sign petition calling on reversal of cuts to graduate nurses' pay
# Petition
# Petition

1,642 sign petition calling on reversal of cuts to graduate nurses' pay

Dec 13th 2012, 3:17 PM 5,920 Views 102 Comments

It comes after the HSE announced the recruitment of 1,000 graduate nurses and midwives on lower pay rates.

# petition - Wednesday 12 December, 2012

Government called to act on exploitation of domestic workers
# Petition
# Petition

Government called to act on exploitation of domestic workers

Dec 12th 2012, 6:45 AM 2,977 Views 17 Comments

The national partners on the issue will call on Minister Bruton to ratify the Domestic Workers Convention. Some domestic workers were found to be paid as little as 25c an hour.

# petition - Monday 5 November, 2012

Petition to rename Cork Airport after Rory Gallagher gains over 8,000 signatures
# Petition
# Petition

Petition to rename Cork Airport after Rory Gallagher gains over 8,000 signatures

Nov 5th 2012, 4:37 PM 7,519 Views 58 Comments

Those signing he petition are calling for “Ireland’s first true international rock and roll star” to be honoured.

# petition - Wednesday 18 July, 2012

Call for new scheme to legalise undocumented migrants in Ireland
# Undocumented
# Undocumented

Call for new scheme to legalise undocumented migrants in Ireland

Jul 18th 2012, 6:30 AM 7,656 Views 80 Comments

4,000 people have signed a petition for the introduction of an Earned Regularisation Scheme, which would allow undocumented migrants a new way to legalise their immigration status.