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#Petition

# petition - Wednesday 11 March, 2015

Redheads really, really want a ginger emoji

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

# petition - Thursday 5 March, 2015

From The Daily Edge Thousands are signing a petition to ban this Facebook emoji Emoji Wars This post contains a poll

Thousands are signing a petition to ban this Facebook emoji

They argue that fat is not a feeling.

# petition - Wednesday 4 March, 2015

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

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

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

# petition - Tuesday 3 March, 2015

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

# petition - Sunday 21 December, 2014

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

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

# petition - Wednesday 19 November, 2014

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

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

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

# petition - Tuesday 11 November, 2014

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

# petition - Wednesday 22 October, 2014

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

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

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

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

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

Thousands of people signed an online petition.

# petition - Thursday 25 September, 2014

Should official forms use less jargon?

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

# petition - Monday 28 July, 2014

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

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

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

# petition - Wednesday 23 July, 2014

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

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

But can it rescue the much-loved venue?

# petition - Monday 14 July, 2014

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

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

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

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?

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

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

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

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

# petition - Sunday 6 April, 2014

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

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

Fans didn’t exactly love the first one.

# petition - Wednesday 12 March, 2014

TDs will consider a petition to legalise cannabis today

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

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

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

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

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

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'

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

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

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

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

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)

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

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

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

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

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

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.

# petition - Wednesday 11 July, 2012

Ulster Bank: petition calls for free banking until 2013

A cross-party petition signed by almost 100 Oireachtas members was delivered to Ulster Bank today.

# petition - Wednesday 27 June, 2012

From The Daily Edge Elvis fans halt crypt auction Crypt

Elvis fans halt crypt auction

Over 10,000 Elvis fans signed an online petition to stop the sale of the King’s crypt.