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# tips - Sunday 6 July, 2014

7 ways to astound your mates with computer wizardry
# Get The Shift
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# Get The Shift

7 ways to astound your mates with computer wizardry

Jul 6th 2014, 1:00 PM 46,478 Views 51 Comments

Everyone loves a shortcut.

# tips - Friday 20 June, 2014

Irish Water has advised people to give their toilets "a smaller flush" to save water
# LEAK FREE
# LEAK FREE

Irish Water has advised people to give their toilets "a smaller flush" to save water

Jun 20th 2014, 6:16 PM 22,273 Views 116 Comments

The organisation has released a number of water conservation tips such as flushing your toilet less and ditching the bath in favour of a shower.

# tips - Tuesday 22 April, 2014

Your sorry attempts to tie a tie have been wrong this whole time
# Tie Or Die
From The Daily Edge
# Tie Or Die

Your sorry attempts to tie a tie have been wrong this whole time

Apr 22nd 2014, 10:30 PM 3,414 Views 2 Comments

Can’t master the tie? Now you CAN.

# tips - Saturday 19 April, 2014

7 top tips for taking the perfect political selfie
# Invaluable Advice
# Invaluable Advice

7 top tips for taking the perfect political selfie

Apr 19th 2014, 5:30 PM 9,429 Views 17 Comments

Because it’s about more than just saying cheese.

# tips - Thursday 10 April, 2014

SNAPSHOT: Fan sends Brian O'Driscoll and Ireland some kicking advice
# Tips
From The42
# Tips

SNAPSHOT: Fan sends Brian O'Driscoll and Ireland some kicking advice

Apr 10th 2014, 10:38 AM 8,555 Views 15 Comments

Ireland’s struggles to place-kick from the right-hand side of the pitch appear to have been solved.

# tips - Tuesday 4 March, 2014

Open thread: It’s Pancake Tuesday! How do you like yours?
# Pancakey Goodness
# Pancakey Goodness

Open thread: It’s Pancake Tuesday! How do you like yours?

Mar 4th 2014, 7:00 AM 11,032 Views 53 Comments

Happy Pancake Tuesday. Sweet or savoury, we want to know…

# tips - Tuesday 4 February, 2014

Mystery woman leaves $15,000 tip for three waitresses
# Hey Big Spender
# Hey Big Spender

Mystery woman leaves $15,000 tip for three waitresses

Feb 4th 2014, 5:05 PM 23,144 Views 13 Comments

And you thought you were a good tipper?

# tips - Wednesday 1 January, 2014

11 sporting trips to take in 2014
# Bon Voyage
From The42
# Bon Voyage

11 sporting trips to take in 2014

Jan 1st 2014, 1:00 PM 5,504 Views 11 Comments

From the Ryder Cup to the Paris for St. Patrick’s Day, here are some great sports holidays to take this year.

Diary of a Fantasy Gaffer: Arsenal injuries and goal-shy Suarez ruin holidays
# Fantasy Football
From The42
# Fantasy Football

Diary of a Fantasy Gaffer: Arsenal injuries and goal-shy Suarez ruin holidays

Jan 1st 2014, 7:15 AM 2,076 Views 1 Comment

Who’s been eating the dodgy mince pies in London?

# tips - Wednesday 4 December, 2013

Coffee shop apologises after using Paul Walker films for tip jars
# Oops
From The Daily Edge
# Oops

Coffee shop apologises after using Paul Walker films for tip jars

Dec 4th 2013, 1:30 PM 4,714 Views 4 Comments

The shop was called out on Twitter by actor Jason Biggs.

# tips - Saturday 9 November, 2013

Tips on how to stay warm, protect the environment and heat your home this winter
# Buuuurrrrrrr
# Buuuurrrrrrr

Tips on how to stay warm, protect the environment and heat your home this winter

Nov 9th 2013, 7:30 AM 18,309 Views 69 Comments

The Environmental Protection Agency said that householders can save money and be environmentally friendly this winter.

# tips - Monday 28 October, 2013

10 steps to enjoying today’s Dublin City Marathon
# Tips
From The42
# Tips

10 steps to enjoying today’s Dublin City Marathon

Oct 28th 2013, 6:15 AM 16,497 Views 31 Comments

Nobody said it was going to be easy, but that doesn’t mean it should be fun.

# tips - Wednesday 9 October, 2013

7 tips for saving money this winter
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# Sponsored By Electric Ireland

7 tips for saving money this winter

Oct 9th 2013, 4:36 PM 40,711 Views 62 Comments

Some practical advice for saving pennies in the run-up to the most expensive season.

# tips - Saturday 14 September, 2013

7 life hacks to use around the house
# Chore Thing
From The Daily Edge
# Chore Thing

7 life hacks to use around the house

Sep 14th 2013, 9:30 AM 23,382 Views 25 Comments

Household chores just got A LOT simpler.

# tips - Saturday 10 August, 2013

19 incredibly simple hacks to improve your life
# Top Tips
From The Daily Edge
# Top Tips

19 incredibly simple hacks to improve your life

Aug 10th 2013, 6:00 PM 48,724 Views 74 Comments

Are you peeling oranges the wrong way?

# tips - Saturday 20 July, 2013

7 everyday things you are actually doing wrong
# Lifechanging
From The Daily Edge
# Lifechanging

7 everyday things you are actually doing wrong

Jul 20th 2013, 9:30 AM 77,104 Views 93 Comments

You have been peeling bananas, brushing your teeth and sitting down WRONG.

# tips - Wednesday 5 June, 2013

9 pain-free ways to save your cash
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# Sponsored By Leap Card

9 pain-free ways to save your cash

Jun 5th 2013, 6:10 PM 33,273 Views 54 Comments

Here’s how to save money with minimal effort.

# tips - Tuesday 21 May, 2013

Open thread: Are you a big tipper?
# GIZ A TIP
From The Daily Edge
# GIZ A TIP

Open thread: Are you a big tipper?

May 21st 2013, 5:30 PM 1,907 Views 0 Comments

How much to tip and when? The internet is making us wonder.

# tips - Monday 1 April, 2013

4 big-priced outsiders that could cause a shock in today’s Irish Grand National
# Horses For Courses
From The42
# Horses For Courses

4 big-priced outsiders that could cause a shock in today’s Irish Grand National

Apr 1st 2013, 9:30 AM 15,923 Views 20 Comments

If you want to have a small each-way flutter on today’s big race at Fairyhouse, one of these four might do the trick.

# tips - Thursday 21 March, 2013

Road users warned of risk of flooding

Road users warned of risk of flooding

Mar 21st 2013, 7:05 PM 15,738 Views 18 Comments

The Road Safety Authority has said that drivers should follow its tips for driving safely in bad weather.

# tips - Friday 1 March, 2013

Column: 15 tips to help you get a job
# Read Me
# Read Me

Column: 15 tips to help you get a job

Mar 1st 2013, 7:00 AM 62 Views 39 Comments

Although there has been a drop in the unemployment figures, there are still many people searching for work. To mark National Jobseekers’ Day, Robert Mac Giolla Phadrig has some tips to help.

# tips - Saturday 9 February, 2013

Valentine's treats that won't cost more than a supersized Coke*
# Love Is In The Air
# Love Is In The Air

Valentine's treats that won't cost more than a supersized Coke*

Feb 9th 2013, 9:45 AM 14,102 Views 29 Comments

We’ve done the thinking so you don’t have to. (*well, a little more)

# tips - Friday 25 January, 2013

11 of the best tip jars ever
# Just The Tip
From The Daily Edge
# Just The Tip

11 of the best tip jars ever

Jan 25th 2013, 9:43 PM 34,402 Views 29 Comments

Counter intelligence.

# tips - Tuesday 15 January, 2013

Age Action issue guidelines in wake of hypothermia deaths
# Keeping Warm
# Keeping Warm

Age Action issue guidelines in wake of hypothermia deaths

Jan 15th 2013, 9:59 PM 13,977 Views 66 Comments

The charity is urging people to keep an eye on elderly neighbours in light of the recent deaths caused by hypothermia.

# tips - Tuesday 1 January, 2013

8 New Year's resolutions and 6 tips on sticking to them

8 New Year's resolutions and 6 tips on sticking to them

Jan 1st 2013, 10:15 AM 13,326 Views 12 Comments

What are you promising to change, learn or do better in 2013?

# tips - Thursday 27 December, 2012

15 tips and tricks for your new Android phone
# You're Welcome
# You're Welcome

15 tips and tricks for your new Android phone

Dec 27th 2012, 6:30 PM 22,597 Views 42 Comments

Get the most out of it.

# tips - Sunday 16 December, 2012

Mark your Card: your best bets for today’s Grade racing
# Runners And Riders
From The42
# Runners And Riders

Mark your Card: your best bets for today’s Grade racing

Dec 16th 2012, 11:40 AM 570 Views 0 Comments

Declan Smyth picks us a winner from this afternoon’s three Grade races at Navan.

# tips - Saturday 15 December, 2012

Mark your Card: your best bets for today’s Grade racing
# Runners And Riders
From The42
# Runners And Riders

Mark your Card: your best bets for today’s Grade racing

Dec 15th 2012, 8:20 AM 436 Views 0 Comments

Declan Smyth has five Grade races to study on a bumper day of racing across the water.

# tips - Sunday 9 December, 2012

Mark your Card: your best bets for today’s Grade racing
# Runners And Riders
From The42
# Runners And Riders

Mark your Card: your best bets for today’s Grade racing

Dec 9th 2012, 8:45 AM 583 Views 0 Comments

Two future stars of Irish chasing go head-to-head at Punchestown this afternoon. Declan Smyth looks at the form in today’s big races.

# tips - Sunday 2 December, 2012

Mark your Card: your best bets for today’s Grade racing
# Runners And Riders
From The42
# Runners And Riders

Mark your Card: your best bets for today’s Grade racing

Dec 2nd 2012, 8:50 AM 741 Views 0 Comments

Christmas comes early for racing fans with a cracking Sunday card at Fairyhouse. Declan Smyth wraps up well to study the form.

# tips - Saturday 1 December, 2012

Mark your Card: your best bets for today’s Grade racing
# Runners And Riders
From The42
# Runners And Riders

Mark your Card: your best bets for today’s Grade racing

Dec 1st 2012, 8:40 AM 449 Views 0 Comments

It’s that time of the year again — surely nothing can stop Big Buck’s? Declan Smyth looks at today’s Grade races in Newcastle and Newbury.

# tips - Friday 30 November, 2012

VIDEO: Mike Tyson teaches Piers Morgan how to box, shows softer side
# Tips
From The42
# Tips

VIDEO: Mike Tyson teaches Piers Morgan how to box, shows softer side

Nov 30th 2012, 8:47 PM 896 Views 1 Comment

The TV host then three a cheeky punch at the former world heavyweight champion.

Mark your Card: your best bets for today’s Grade racing
# Runners And Riders
From The42
# Runners And Riders

Mark your Card: your best bets for today’s Grade racing

Nov 30th 2012, 8:20 AM 425 Views 0 Comments

Declan Smyth casts his eye over the runners in this afternoon’s Berkshire Novices Chase at Newbury.

# tips - Thursday 29 November, 2012

Mark your Card: your best bets for today's Grade racing
# Runners And Riders
From The42
# Runners And Riders

Mark your Card: your best bets for today's Grade racing

Nov 29th 2012, 8:15 AM 438 Views 0 Comments

A bumper weekend of Grade racing starts at Newbury this afternoon. Declan Smyth studies the form to pick us a winner.

# tips - Saturday 24 November, 2012

Mark your Card: your best bet for today’s Grade racing
# Runners And Riders
From The42
# Runners And Riders

Mark your Card: your best bet for today’s Grade racing

Nov 24th 2012, 8:50 AM 538 Views 0 Comments

Can Long Run get the job done? Declan Smyth studies the form ahead of the action at Haydock and Ascot.

# tips - Saturday 17 November, 2012

Brrr! Ways to keep warm inside when it's cold outside
# Toasty
From The Daily Edge
# Toasty

Brrr! Ways to keep warm inside when it's cold outside

Nov 17th 2012, 1:00 PM 13,483 Views 22 Comments

Easy tips for a cosier winter.

# tips - Thursday 15 November, 2012

Mark your Card: your best bets for today’s Grade racing
# Runners And Riders
From The42
# Runners And Riders

Mark your Card: your best bets for today’s Grade racing

Nov 15th 2012, 8:40 AM 546 Views 0 Comments

Can anybody beat Sizing Europe? Declan Smyth looks at the contenders for this afternoon’s Clonmel Oil Chase.

# tips - Sunday 11 November, 2012

Mark your Card: your best bets for today's Grade races
# Runners And Riders
From The42
# Runners And Riders

Mark your Card: your best bets for today's Grade races

Nov 11th 2012, 10:12 AM 551 Views 0 Comments

Two intriguing Grade 2 races headline Navan’s card this afternoon. Declan Smyth takes a look at the form.

# tips - Tuesday 6 November, 2012

Mark your Card: your best bet for today's Grade racing
# Runners And Riders
From The42
# Runners And Riders

Mark your Card: your best bet for today's Grade racing

Nov 6th 2012, 8:50 AM 459 Views 0 Comments

Declan Smyth reviews the form as Cue Card and Menorah prepare for their seasonal debuts at Exeter this afternoon.

# tips - Saturday 3 November, 2012

Mark your Card: your best bets for today’s Grade races
# Runners And Riders
From The42
# Runners And Riders

Mark your Card: your best bets for today’s Grade races

Nov 3rd 2012, 9:10 AM 492 Views 1 Comment

With four Graded races to look forward to this afternoon, Declan Smyth gets stuck in for a look at Saturday’s form.