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Thursday 2 February 2023 Dublin: 10°C

# Take a Break

All time
# No break for Kit Kat
Kit Kat told it doesn't legally own shape of four-fingered chocolate bar
Nestle has already lost a legal bid in Britain to trademark the Kit Kat shape.
# five at five
The 5 at 5: Thursday
Five minutes, five stories, five o’clock…
# Take a Break
Gardaí will be legally entitled to rest breaks under new legislation
Gardaí who had worked eight hour shifts, without any breaks, while on witness protection duty brought the challenge against the ban.
# faceplant
Take a break and spare a thought for this truly awful hoverboard stuntman
Ouch.
# when you gotta go
Take a break to watch this BBC presenter stop a live broadcast to bring a young guest to the toilet
Nature calls.
# Take a Break
The galaxy's biggest Lego Millennium Falcon was built for Star Wars Day
May the Fourth be with you.
# Take a Break
Take a break and check out these lads vaping big style on RTÉ News
Like a sauna.
# Take a Break
Take a break and watch this mesmerising solar flare footage in ultra HD
The video was captured by Nasa’s Solar Dynamics Observatory, which watches the sun constantly.
# wandering off
Take a break and meet the cat that went missing for six years
Chloe shows that microchipping really does work.
# Hero
Take a break and watch this little Irish girl not quite managing human flight
So close.
# Take a Break
Watch: Jennifer Hudson's incredible Purple Rain tribute to Prince
Broadway audience members joined in as she ended her latest show with a mighty cover of the Prince hit.
# Take a Break
Take a break and read the world's oldest message in a bottle
The bottle had been drifting in the southern North Sea for just over 108 years.
# Take a Break
Watch: Britain's biggest royal fans count down to the Queen's birthday
“I’ll just say a few words as I give her flowers and a card.”
# Take a Break
Duck who lost his feet to frostbite waddles once again, thanks to 3D technology
Phillip the duck is back waddling after getting fitted with prosthetic feet.
# Take a Break
Take a break and watch the spectacular northern lights from space
Beautiful.
# Take a Break
Take a break and watch this chimpanzee's dramatic attempt to escape a zoo
Zoo workers eventually shot Chacha
# Take a Break
London's eye: Incredible footage captured after drone user broke all the rules
Should the cameraman have done it?
# Sound Advice
Take a break and check out dating advice from these Irish kids
Don’t just lean in for the kiss – you’ve now been warned.
# Take a Break
Take a break and check out this supermarket which invites customers to bring their dogs shopping
Pet owners have taken to social media with photos of their dogs in the special carts.
# Take a Break
This 102-year-old woman received her degree - 60 years after enrolling
She even studied with her daughter for a time.
# Take a Break
Take a break and watch these wriggly baby penguins being weighed
They’re called Wotsit, Frazzle, Cheeto and Quaver.
# Take a Break
Take a break and watch this dog trying to get a doll to play fetch
Elsa is having none of it.
# Take a Break
Take a break and watch this stunning timelapse of Earth's horizon
It’s hump day – give yourself a little breather…
# Take a Break
Take a break and watch tiny doughnuts being made in a tiny kitchen
It’s mesmerising…
# Take a Break
Take a break and watch this uplifting drone footage of Dublin
Leave the start-of-the-week stress behind for a couple of minutes.
# Take a Break
Take a break and try to solve this intense locker riddle
A little maths to shake up your morning.
# Take a Break
Have a look at this gorgeous baby gorilla as she sees the outside world for the first time
Afia is one of a small number of gorillas worldwide to have been born by caesarean section.
# Take a Break
Take a break and watch this Irish mum's reaction to a virtual reality headset
‘Jesus almighty’
# Take a Break
Take a break and watch people around the world read the Proclamation
From the US to Japan, they read lines from the document.
# Take a Break
Take a break and watch this amazing tiny gymnast
Three-year-old Emma Rester only started classes six months ago.
# Take a Break
Take a break and watch this Phife Dawg-inspired traffic report
“Are things ludicrously speedy or infectious with the slow-mo?”
# Take a Break
Take a break and watch this 11-year-old girl skate under 17cm bars
Prepare to be impressed.
# going ape
Take a break and watch this monkey's startled response to a magic trick
Monkey magic.
# Take a Break
Take a break and watch these cheetah cubs recover after being born by C-section
The premature cubs have been receiving round-the-clock care to build up their immune systems.
# adele medley
Take a break and watch these two Irish singers perform live on Ellen
The lads were given special tricolour boxers with “Ellen loves Ireland” printed across the back.
# Take a Break
Take a break and watch the trailer for the Ben Hur remake
Yes, a Ben Hur remake.
# Take a Break
Take a break and check out this timelapse of Wicklow looking absolutely amazing
That’s one fine looking country.
# Take a Break
This is what Dublin looks like from high up on a spinning crane
Looks good.
# Take a Break
A horse in a three-piece suit is upping the style stakes ahead of Cheltenham
The tweed ensemble took four weeks to make.
# Take a Break
93-year-old woman who was kicked out of school finally graduates
Dorothy Liggett was surrounded by her five children at the surprise ceremony in Ohio.