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# what-now - Monday 10 February, 2020

'We were blindsided by the surge of votes for Sinn Féin': Is there a future for the Labour Party after yet another dismal election?
# Ge2020
# Ge2020

'We were blindsided by the surge of votes for Sinn Féin': Is there a future for the Labour Party after yet another dismal election?

Feb 10th 2020, 7:44 PM 22,739 Views 63 Comments

Left-leaning parties including Sinn Féin, the Green Party and Social Democrats grew their support – so why not the Labour Party?

# what-now - Thursday 5 September, 2019

Why is the government set for a showdown in court over the findings of the PSC report?
# What Now?
# What Now?

Why is the government set for a showdown in court over the findings of the PSC report?

Sep 5th 2019, 12:05 AM 13,947 Views 63 Comments

The government has said this week it will not be implementing the findings of the Data Protection Commissioner.

# what-now - Sunday 18 August, 2019

'There's no get out jail free card on this': What next for the Public Services Card?
# What Now?
# What Now?

'There's no get out jail free card on this': What next for the Public Services Card?

Aug 18th 2019, 7:15 AM 34,188 Views 60 Comments

The findings by the Data Protection Commissioner open up the possibility of legal action from PSC holders, solicitors say.

# what-now - Sunday 25 November, 2018

Arlene Foster: If backstop isn't removed, Brexit deal won't get DUP support
# Come On Arlene
# Come On Arlene

Arlene Foster: If backstop isn't removed, Brexit deal won't get DUP support

Nov 25th 2018, 3:30 PM 29,246 Views 88 Comments

“Bin it, junk the backstop” – the hard-fought-for Irish assurance could be the reason the Brexit deal won’t be passed.

# what-now - Saturday 10 March, 2018

We have a location for the first supervised drug injecting room - what happens next?

We have a location for the first supervised drug injecting room - what happens next?

Mar 10th 2018, 10:00 PM 31,458 Views 66 Comments

The new centre will be operated by Merchants Quay Ireland on Dublin’s south quays.

# what-now - Sunday 16 April, 2017

7,000 year old penguin poo reveals volcanic eruptions almost wiped out Antarctic sea bird colony
# Innovative Technique
# Innovative Technique

7,000 year old penguin poo reveals volcanic eruptions almost wiped out Antarctic sea bird colony

Apr 16th 2017, 11:30 AM 11,531 Views 11 Comments

The changes in penguin populations had been linked to climate change.

# what-now - Thursday 24 November, 2016

Foil Arms & Hog have devised 10 handy ways to pretend you were listening to someone
# What Now?
From The Daily Edge
# What Now?

Foil Arms & Hog have devised 10 handy ways to pretend you were listening to someone

Nov 24th 2016, 6:15 PM 4,266 Views 0 Comments

Just whip out the Deflating Balloon. They’ll have no idea.

# what-now - Monday 4 July, 2016

Enda is meeting the north's leaders today to talk about Brexit

Enda is meeting the north's leaders today to talk about Brexit

Jul 4th 2016, 8:01 AM 10,655 Views 65 Comments

Northern Ireland voted to remain in the EU.

# what-now - Monday 14 December, 2015

Kim Kardashian ate her own placenta ... and it's causing quite a stir online
# Placenta Pills
# Placenta Pills

Kim Kardashian ate her own placenta ... and it's causing quite a stir online

Dec 14th 2015, 9:35 PM 25,476 Views 43 Comments

Many people believe the practice can help boost energy levels and prevent postnatal depression.

Kim Kardashian ate her own placenta, and the internet is freaking out From The Daily Edge

Kim Kardashian ate her own placenta, and the internet is freaking out

Dec 14th 2015, 8:38 PM 5,299 Views 7 Comments

Oh, and her placenta is “amazing” apparently.

# what-now - Tuesday 29 September, 2015

Wayne Rooney has managed to shock everyone with latest claim
# What Now?
From The42
# What Now?

Wayne Rooney has managed to shock everyone with latest claim

Sep 29th 2015, 5:07 PM 16,358 Views 12 Comments

In fairness, we always had him pegged as a thoughtful romantic type.

# what-now - Tuesday 8 September, 2015

One of the world's most iconic stadiums is to be renamed as part of a sponsorship deal
# New Names Please
From The42
# New Names Please

One of the world's most iconic stadiums is to be renamed as part of a sponsorship deal

Sep 8th 2015, 4:53 PM 15,380 Views 21 Comments

The Millennium Stadium will be no more.

# what-now - Monday 6 July, 2015

Greece has met its new finance minister as the ECB hits the country where it hurts
# Shave And A Haircut
# Shave And A Haircut

Greece has met its new finance minister as the ECB hits the country where it hurts

Jul 6th 2015, 10:15 PM 98,987 Views 295 Comments

The European Central Bank raised the haircuts on its Emergency Liquidity Assistance to Greece this evening.

# what-now - Saturday 28 March, 2015

These 'racist' cupcakes have been banned from a bakery's window
# What Now?
# What Now?

These 'racist' cupcakes have been banned from a bakery's window

Mar 28th 2015, 7:00 AM 32,003 Views 63 Comments

The baker was also fined – but he is allowed to keep selling them. Hmm.

# what-now - Monday 22 September, 2014

Opinion: Yes, Scotland has stayed in the UK – but the old union is dead
# What Now?
# What Now?

Opinion: Yes, Scotland has stayed in the UK – but the old union is dead

Sep 22nd 2014, 1:00 PM 93 Views 42 Comments

Despite the defeat for independence, Scotland and the UK will never be the same again – and Ireland’s relationship with its neighbours will change too.

# what-now - Saturday 31 May, 2014

'Medical card review suspension means nothing to us - they already took ours away'
# What Now?
# What Now?

'Medical card review suspension means nothing to us - they already took ours away'

May 31st 2014, 7:00 AM 9,104 Views 15 Comments

Alex White says a special section of the HSE will be tasked with dealing with those that have already had their medical cards revoked.

# what-now - Thursday 11 July, 2013

The abortion debate -  what happens next?
# What Now?
# What Now?

The abortion debate - what happens next?

Jul 11th 2013, 8:19 AM 7,880 Views 47 Comments

The Dáil sat until 5am debating proposed amendments to the Protection of Life in Pregnancy Bill and will begin again at 4pm.

# what-now - Saturday 6 July, 2013

A German company has created a way to beam ads into your brain
# Sleep Deprivation
# Sleep Deprivation

A German company has created a way to beam ads into your brain

Jul 6th 2013, 8:30 PM 15,164 Views 72 Comments

This demo will make you want to never fall asleep against a train window again.

# what-now - Tuesday 26 February, 2013

Ireland's Italians dump Berlusconi and vote for anti-establishment comedian
# Italians In Ireland
# Italians In Ireland

Ireland's Italians dump Berlusconi and vote for anti-establishment comedian

Feb 26th 2013, 1:45 PM 6,207 Views 26 Comments

Italy allows expatriates abroad to vote in parliamentary elections – with Beppe Grillo’s Five Star Movement leading here.

Second election likely in Italy as Bersani fails to seal grip on power
# What Now?
# What Now?

Second election likely in Italy as Bersani fails to seal grip on power

Feb 26th 2013, 8:35 AM 3,529 Views 10 Comments

Silvio Berlusconi’s strength in key regions means Pier Luigi Bersani cannot claim power, with another election now due.

# what-now - Monday 11 June, 2012

Euro 2012 analysis: Reality bites as Ireland exposed on the world stage
# What Now?
From The42
# What Now?

Euro 2012 analysis: Reality bites as Ireland exposed on the world stage

Jun 11th 2012, 7:07 AM 4,890 Views 28 Comments

If you’re going to sit back and invite teams onto you, the most important objective is not to commit the kind of errors that sabotage that, writes Miguel Delaney in Poznan.

# what-now - Wednesday 7 September, 2011

Poll: will Ireland now qualify for Euro 2012?
# Euro2012
From The42
# Euro2012

Poll: will Ireland now qualify for Euro 2012?

Sep 7th 2011, 9:50 AM 1,818 Views 20 Comments

After one of the most incredible night in Irish football history, do you think Trap can take advantage?

# what-now - Wednesday 20 July, 2011

You ain't going nowhere: Corinthians pull plug on Tevez deal
# What Now?
From The42
# What Now?

You ain't going nowhere: Corinthians pull plug on Tevez deal

Jul 20th 2011, 10:51 AM 222 Views 0 Comments

If we had £40m, we’d buy him just to bring an end to this whole mess.