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# Petition

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Over 200,000 people have signed a petition to get Katie Hopkins fired
Criticism of the reality TV contestant turned columnist is coming to a head.
Thousands have signed a petition to ban Kanye from playing Glastonbury
Because the Clarkson one worked so well.
Clarkson 'called Top Gear producer lazy Irish and punched him'
The Top Gear presenter could be about to quit the BBC.
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’.
Thousands are signing a petition to ban this Facebook emoji
They argue that fat is not a feeling.
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…
Dublin girl starts Facebook petition to save pet sheep from slaughterhouse
Save Ernie!
Senators start campaign to have a referendum on the Water Services Bill
Here’s what would have to happen to get it underway.
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.
Dapper Laughs dating show cancelled by ITV after outcry over rape jokes
On the Pull is being pulled.
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.
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.
Simon Cowell pulls dolphin scenes from this week's X Factor
Thousands of people signed an online petition.
Should official forms use less jargon?
The National Adult Literacy Agency is calling on the Government to produce documents in ‘plain English’.
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.
Hundreds of people are signing a petition to save The Pav in Cork
But can it rescue the much-loved venue?
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.
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.
'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.
Do you think Cork Airport should be renamed after Rory Gallagher?
A petition to do just that has over 10,000 signatures.
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 set up demanding RTÉ scrap 'The Centre' over portrayal of transgender character
The petition says the show encourages “abuse of transgender people”.
They're releasing an alternative How I Met Your Mother ending
Fans didn’t exactly love the first one.
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.
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.
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 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.
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 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.
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 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.
'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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 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.