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Thursday 23 March 2023 Dublin: 7°C

# Target

All time
# success
Christmas FM raised more than €360,000 for Focus Ireland
The station is entirely funded through sponsorship and more than 100 volunteers.
# in the crosshairs
'It's waffle, tackling high has nothing to do with getting hit in the head' - Sexton
The Ireland out-half says he would prefer outspoken pundits to call him before commenting.
# Target
Is this the man Arsenal want as their high-profile summer signing?
Borussia Dortmund’s Henrikh Mkhitaryan is Arsene Wenger’s principal target, according to reports.
# the force awakens
Parents are highly amused by these phallic Star Wars toys
May the Force be with you, indeed.
# hit the taregt
Here's why everyone is praising this supermarket's Halloween ad
Well done, Target.
# Target
'Well, he is narky': Ireland or Sexton won't be fazed by pre-match parlé
The out-half is used to being targeted by big carriers and even more accustomed to criticism about his on-filed mood.
# targetting the trolls
This guy excellently trolled people complaining about Target's new gender neutral policy
And then a hero comes along…
# gender neutral
Target got rid of 'boys' and 'girls' signs, and there was quite a reaction
The majority of its customers appeared to be satisfied with the decision.
# So much fail
Shoppers in the US have apparently forgotten how shopping baskets work
What have we come to?
# Back in action
France captain Dusautoir: 'I don’t view Johnny Sexton as a target'
The Toulouse back row has moved to reduce any perceived tension ahead of the Six Nations clash.
# Kicking On
'I can't remember the last time he missed four kicks': Murphy backs Madigan to get on target again
The Leinster back could be given a chance to impress at number 10 for the Wolfhounds this Friday.
# Silverware
Munster get set for Lanzarote trip with Pro12 title now the 'one goal'
Anthony Foley says his squad have ‘come out stronger’ from their disappointment in Saracens.
# sprinkle when you tinkle
This court says German men can pee standing up if they want to
A landlord whose tenant ‘missed his target’ took the man to court.
# On Target
The placement of this Fifty Shades of Grey merchandise is delightfully awkward
The store in question has been left red-faced.
# Ambition
Five big targets to give yourself this year
Great journeys in fitness could start with something simple like joining a club or even just going to a game.
# stubbed out
Retailers might stop selling cigarettes if tobacco licence fee goes up
That’s according to the National Federation of Retail Newsagents.
# Target
Louis Van Gaal talks up move for Angel Di Maria
“At this moment, we have five number nines and four number 10s – and we don’t have wingers to give us attacking width.”
# Target
Wenger suggests Man United in for Vermaelen
The defender lost his place in the Gunners’ first XI last season and has been linked with several clubs.
# Fundraising
'We don’t just want to build a hospice in Wicklow - it has to be the most beautiful place'
The Wicklow Hospice Foundation is celebrating after exceeding its fundraising target of €3 million.
# Target
Calderon expects Real Madrid bid for Suarez
The striker scored 31 times in just 33 Premier League matches to finish as the division’s top scorer this season.
# Target
Brumbies centre Smith among Munster's options for midfield role
The 29-year-old is understood to have spoken to the province over a transfer later this year.
# Target
Carlo Ancelotti in frame for Manchester United job - reports
Several British newspapers said that the Italian was being considered for the vacancy, along with Netherlands coach Louis van Gaal.
# Target
US warning about 'toothpaste bombs' on Russia flights
There are fears that terrorists could specifically target flights to Russia, where the Winter Olympics are due to begin on Friday.
# Savings
Burton: 'Welfare savings is one of the reasons we could reduce Budget adjustment'
A reduction in the Live Register has produced €150 million in welfare savings.
German ECB economist urges Ireland to stick to €3.1 billion target
Jorg Asmussen said he thought Ireland had made significant progress.
# Cervical Cancer
HPV vaccine given to 44,000 girls - exceeding its target
The HSE has released details on the uptake rates for its 2011/2012 nationwide HPV vaccination campaign.
# Austerity
Gilmore: No need to do more than necessary to meet deficit target
The Tánaiste said that it is important not to put the country’s recovery at risk.
Belfast bomb was an 'attempted murder' attack on PSNI officers' lives
Nobody was injured in the attack but the police officers involved were left “badly shaken”.
# Iraq
Blasts targeting mainly Shiite areas kill 21 in Baghdad
Three car bombs struck the Sadr City slum, while others exploded in Ameen, Al-Husseiniya, Kamaliyah and Karrada.
# lego
Executive charged with burglary over alleged Lego scam
US authorities say the man used fake bar codes to buy toys at discounted rate before selling them on eBay for a better price.
# Target
Manchester United coach confirms Ferguson's interest in Eden Hazard
The Scot has even been to watch the Belgian international play, according to Rene Meulensteen.
# Gooof pitch
WATCH: David Beckham goes undercover as supermarket salesman
Robbie Keane’s bessie was trying to sell his own aftershave to people while dressed in a red shirt, hat, and glasses.