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#Take a Break

# take-a-break - Wednesday 25 July, 2018

Kit Kat told it doesn't legally own shape of four-fingered chocolate bar
# No Break For Kit Kat
# No Break For Kit Kat

Kit Kat told it doesn't legally own shape of four-fingered chocolate bar

Jul 25th 2018, 3:01 PM 25,811 Views 23 Comments

Nestle has already lost a legal bid in Britain to trademark the Kit Kat shape.

# take-a-break - Thursday 1 December, 2016

The 5 at 5: Thursday
# Five At Five
# Five At Five

The 5 at 5: Thursday

Dec 1st 2016, 5:09 PM 6,497 Views 0 Comments

Five minutes, five stories, five o’clock…

# take-a-break - Wednesday 30 November, 2016

Gardaí will be legally entitled to rest breaks under new legislation
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# Take A Break

Gardaí will be legally entitled to rest breaks under new legislation

Nov 30th 2016, 7:28 PM 13,259 Views 15 Comments

Gardaí who had worked eight hour shifts, without any breaks, while on witness protection duty brought the challenge against the ban.

# take-a-break - Friday 6 May, 2016

Take a break and spare a thought for this truly awful hoverboard stuntman
# Faceplant
# Faceplant

Take a break and spare a thought for this truly awful hoverboard stuntman

May 6th 2016, 11:00 AM 6,385 Views 10 Comments

Ouch.

# take-a-break - Thursday 5 May, 2016

Take a break to watch this BBC presenter stop a live broadcast to bring a young guest to the toilet
# When You Gotta Go
# When You Gotta Go

Take a break to watch this BBC presenter stop a live broadcast to bring a young guest to the toilet

May 5th 2016, 11:00 AM 39,007 Views 25 Comments

Nature calls.

# take-a-break - Wednesday 4 May, 2016

The galaxy's biggest Lego Millennium Falcon was built for Star Wars Day
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# Take A Break

The galaxy's biggest Lego Millennium Falcon was built for Star Wars Day

May 4th 2016, 12:13 PM 14,658 Views 10 Comments

May the Fourth be with you.

# take-a-break - Friday 29 April, 2016

Take a break and check out these lads vaping big style on RTÉ News
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# Take A Break

Take a break and check out these lads vaping big style on RTÉ News

Apr 29th 2016, 10:29 AM 20,903 Views 47 Comments

Like a sauna.

# take-a-break - Wednesday 27 April, 2016

Take a break and watch this mesmerising solar flare footage in ultra HD
# Take A Break
# Take A Break

Take a break and watch this mesmerising solar flare footage in ultra HD

Apr 27th 2016, 11:00 AM 16,577 Views 12 Comments

The video was captured by Nasa’s Solar Dynamics Observatory, which watches the sun constantly.

# take-a-break - Tuesday 26 April, 2016

Take a break and meet the cat that went missing for six years
# Wandering Off
# Wandering Off

Take a break and meet the cat that went missing for six years

Apr 26th 2016, 11:00 AM 15,258 Views 16 Comments

Chloe shows that microchipping really does work.

# take-a-break - Monday 25 April, 2016

Take a break and watch this little Irish girl not quite managing human flight
# Hero
# Hero

Take a break and watch this little Irish girl not quite managing human flight

Apr 25th 2016, 9:54 AM 24,507 Views 11 Comments

So close.

# take-a-break - Friday 22 April, 2016

Watch: Jennifer Hudson's incredible Purple Rain tribute to Prince
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# Take A Break

Watch: Jennifer Hudson's incredible Purple Rain tribute to Prince

Apr 22nd 2016, 11:00 AM 24,779 Views 18 Comments

Broadway audience members joined in as she ended her latest show with a mighty cover of the Prince hit.

# take-a-break - Thursday 21 April, 2016

Take a break and read the world's oldest message in a bottle
# Take A Break
# Take A Break

Take a break and read the world's oldest message in a bottle

Apr 21st 2016, 11:00 AM 32,956 Views 13 Comments

The bottle had been drifting in the southern North Sea for just over 108 years.

# take-a-break - Wednesday 20 April, 2016

Watch: Britain's biggest royal fans count down to the Queen's birthday
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# Take A Break

Watch: Britain's biggest royal fans count down to the Queen's birthday

Apr 20th 2016, 11:00 AM 15,682 Views 191 Comments

“I’ll just say a few words as I give her flowers and a card.”

# take-a-break - Tuesday 19 April, 2016

Duck who lost his feet to frostbite waddles once again, thanks to 3D technology
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# Take A Break

Duck who lost his feet to frostbite waddles once again, thanks to 3D technology

Apr 19th 2016, 11:26 AM 12,740 Views 24 Comments

Phillip the duck is back waddling after getting fitted with prosthetic feet.

# take-a-break - Monday 18 April, 2016

Take a break and watch the spectacular northern lights from space
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# Take A Break

Take a break and watch the spectacular northern lights from space

Apr 18th 2016, 11:00 AM 14,009 Views 4 Comments

Beautiful.

# take-a-break - Friday 15 April, 2016

Take a break and watch this chimpanzee's dramatic attempt to escape a zoo
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# Take A Break

Take a break and watch this chimpanzee's dramatic attempt to escape a zoo

Apr 15th 2016, 10:56 AM 28,745 Views 41 Comments

Zoo workers eventually shot Chacha

# take-a-break - Thursday 14 April, 2016

London's eye: Incredible footage captured after drone user broke all the rules
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# Take A Break

London's eye: Incredible footage captured after drone user broke all the rules

Apr 14th 2016, 11:12 AM 43,400 Views 48 Comments

Should the cameraman have done it?

# take-a-break - Wednesday 13 April, 2016

Take a break and check out dating advice from these Irish kids
# Sound Advice
# Sound Advice

Take a break and check out dating advice from these Irish kids

Apr 13th 2016, 11:00 AM 13,525 Views 12 Comments

Don’t just lean in for the kiss – you’ve now been warned.

# take-a-break - Tuesday 12 April, 2016

Take a break and check out this supermarket which invites customers to bring their dogs shopping
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# Take A Break

Take a break and check out this supermarket which invites customers to bring their dogs shopping

Apr 12th 2016, 11:01 AM 16,646 Views 29 Comments

Pet owners have taken to social media with photos of their dogs in the special carts.

# take-a-break - Monday 11 April, 2016

This 102-year-old woman received her degree - 60 years after enrolling
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# Take A Break

This 102-year-old woman received her degree - 60 years after enrolling

Apr 11th 2016, 11:00 AM 13,997 Views 12 Comments

She even studied with her daughter for a time.

# take-a-break - Friday 8 April, 2016

Take a break and watch these wriggly baby penguins being weighed
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# Take A Break

Take a break and watch these wriggly baby penguins being weighed

Apr 8th 2016, 10:56 AM 11,856 Views 0 Comments

They’re called Wotsit, Frazzle, Cheeto and Quaver.

# take-a-break - Thursday 7 April, 2016

Take a break and watch this dog trying to get a doll to play fetch
# Take A Break
# Take A Break

Take a break and watch this dog trying to get a doll to play fetch

Apr 7th 2016, 10:56 AM 24,637 Views 6 Comments

Elsa is having none of it.

# take-a-break - Wednesday 6 April, 2016

Take a break and watch this stunning timelapse of Earth's horizon
# Take A Break
# Take A Break

Take a break and watch this stunning timelapse of Earth's horizon

Apr 6th 2016, 10:57 AM 10,584 Views 11 Comments

It’s hump day – give yourself a little breather…

# take-a-break - Tuesday 5 April, 2016

Take a break and watch tiny doughnuts being made in a tiny kitchen
# Take A Break
# Take A Break

Take a break and watch tiny doughnuts being made in a tiny kitchen

Apr 5th 2016, 10:57 AM 13,408 Views 14 Comments

It’s mesmerising…

# take-a-break - Monday 4 April, 2016

Take a break and watch this uplifting drone footage of Dublin
# Take A Break
# Take A Break

Take a break and watch this uplifting drone footage of Dublin

Apr 4th 2016, 10:56 AM 16,665 Views 16 Comments

Leave the start-of-the-week stress behind for a couple of minutes.

# take-a-break - Friday 1 April, 2016

Take a break and try to solve this intense locker riddle
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# Take A Break

Take a break and try to solve this intense locker riddle

Apr 1st 2016, 11:00 AM 36,252 Views 35 Comments

A little maths to shake up your morning.

# take-a-break - Thursday 31 March, 2016

Have a look at this gorgeous baby gorilla as she sees the outside world for the first time
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# Take A Break

Have a look at this gorgeous baby gorilla as she sees the outside world for the first time

Mar 31st 2016, 11:00 AM 15,699 Views 10 Comments

Afia is one of a small number of gorillas worldwide to have been born by caesarean section.

# take-a-break - Wednesday 30 March, 2016

Take a break and watch this Irish mum's reaction to a virtual reality headset
# Take A Break
# Take A Break

Take a break and watch this Irish mum's reaction to a virtual reality headset

Mar 30th 2016, 11:35 AM 28,801 Views 33 Comments

‘Jesus almighty’

# take-a-break - Tuesday 29 March, 2016

Take a break and watch people around the world read the Proclamation
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# Take A Break

Take a break and watch people around the world read the Proclamation

Mar 29th 2016, 11:00 AM 17,946 Views 31 Comments

From the US to Japan, they read lines from the document.

# take-a-break - Friday 25 March, 2016

Take a break and watch this amazing tiny gymnast
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# Take A Break

Take a break and watch this amazing tiny gymnast

Mar 25th 2016, 10:55 AM 28,840 Views 5 Comments

Three-year-old Emma Rester only started classes six months ago.

# take-a-break - Thursday 24 March, 2016

Take a break and watch this Phife Dawg-inspired traffic report
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# Take A Break

Take a break and watch this Phife Dawg-inspired traffic report

Mar 24th 2016, 11:00 AM 9,905 Views 8 Comments

“Are things ludicrously speedy or infectious with the slow-mo?”

# take-a-break - Wednesday 23 March, 2016

Take a break and watch this 11-year-old girl skate under 17cm bars
# Take A Break
# Take A Break

Take a break and watch this 11-year-old girl skate under 17cm bars

Mar 23rd 2016, 10:59 AM 22,740 Views 15 Comments

Prepare to be impressed.

# take-a-break - Tuesday 22 March, 2016

Take a break and watch this monkey's startled response to a magic trick
# Going Ape
# Going Ape

Take a break and watch this monkey's startled response to a magic trick

Mar 22nd 2016, 11:40 AM 24,596 Views 13 Comments

Monkey magic.

# take-a-break - Monday 21 March, 2016

Take a break and watch these cheetah cubs recover after being born by C-section
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# Take A Break

Take a break and watch these cheetah cubs recover after being born by C-section

Mar 21st 2016, 11:01 AM 12,379 Views 2 Comments

The premature cubs have been receiving round-the-clock care to build up their immune systems.

# take-a-break - Friday 18 March, 2016

Take a break and watch these two Irish singers perform live on Ellen
# Adele Medley
# Adele Medley

Take a break and watch these two Irish singers perform live on Ellen

Mar 18th 2016, 11:00 AM 34,625 Views 27 Comments

The lads were given special tricolour boxers with “Ellen loves Ireland” printed across the back.

# take-a-break - Thursday 17 March, 2016

Take a break and watch the trailer for the Ben Hur remake
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# Take A Break

Take a break and watch the trailer for the Ben Hur remake

Mar 17th 2016, 11:10 AM 16,430 Views 35 Comments

Yes, a Ben Hur remake.

# take-a-break - Wednesday 16 March, 2016

Take a break and check out this timelapse of Wicklow looking absolutely amazing
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# Take A Break

Take a break and check out this timelapse of Wicklow looking absolutely amazing

Mar 16th 2016, 11:00 AM 12,139 Views 13 Comments

That’s one fine looking country.

# take-a-break - Tuesday 15 March, 2016

This is what Dublin looks like from high up on a spinning crane
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# Take A Break

This is what Dublin looks like from high up on a spinning crane

Mar 15th 2016, 11:00 AM 19,971 Views 20 Comments

Looks good.

# take-a-break - Monday 14 March, 2016

A horse in a three-piece suit is upping the style stakes ahead of Cheltenham
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# Take A Break

A horse in a three-piece suit is upping the style stakes ahead of Cheltenham

Mar 14th 2016, 11:01 AM 18,558 Views 17 Comments

The tweed ensemble took four weeks to make.

# take-a-break - Friday 11 March, 2016

93-year-old woman who was kicked out of school finally graduates
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# Take A Break

93-year-old woman who was kicked out of school finally graduates

Mar 11th 2016, 11:00 AM 17,328 Views 12 Comments

Dorothy Liggett was surrounded by her five children at the surprise ceremony in Ohio.

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