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#GIRLS

Brilliant ad redefines what 'like a girl' means, and everyone should watch it

“I wake up in the morning like a girl, because I AM a girl.

From The42 'They wouldn't let girls like me box when I was younger,' says new Irish world champion Interview

'They wouldn't let girls like me box when I was younger,' says new Irish world champion

Sinead Beasley recently returned home from the Wako World Championships with a gold medal.

From TheJournal.ie Jack and Emily remain top dogs but celebrity babies make their mark Baby Names
From TheJournal.ie Boko Haram kill one Chinese worker and kidnap 10 others in Cameroon Nigeria

Boko Haram kill one Chinese worker and kidnap 10 others in Cameroon

The militants stormed an encampment used by Chinese road workers last night.

From TheJournal.ie Dublin rally to 'bring back our girls' missing in Nigeria Boko Haram

Dublin rally to 'bring back our girls' missing in Nigeria

The protest is to raise awareness about the missing 220 students taken from a school in Chibok.

HBO understands how annoying it is to watch TV with your parents

Who’s he? Haven’t we seen a film with him in it?

36 ways to cheat your way through any TV conversation

Game of Thrones, The Wire, Girls… they’re all here.

From TheJournal.ie Column: Today let's celebrate, recognise, and show solidarity with the women and girls Women

Column: Today let's celebrate, recognise, and show solidarity with the women and girls

The 8th March each year marks International Women’s Day. It is a time for us to recognise the women and girls of this world who are living in poverty and vulnerability due to gender discrimination, says Bernadette Crawford.

From TheJournal.ie "State of shock": Parents protest over amalgamation of North Mon school Cork

"State of shock": Parents protest over amalgamation of North Mon school

Former pupils of the school include Niall Tóibin, Rory Gallagher and Jonathan Rhys Meyers.

From TheJournal.ie Two teenage girls arrested in relation to Limerick house fire Blaze

Two teenage girls arrested in relation to Limerick house fire

The house was extensively damaged in the blaze on Saturday.

From TheJournal.ie Young people believe alcohol facilitates the majority of 'sexual hook ups' Rape

Young people believe alcohol facilitates the majority of 'sexual hook ups'

New research into youth sexual behaviour, consent and alcohol finds that Irish young people believe sexual consent is largely ‘unspoken’.

Michael Fassbender (and his beard) for new Star Wars film?

Sure don’t we already know he has a rather impressive lightsaber?

From TheJournal.ie Beastie Boys 'Girls' taken off viral video after objection Lawsuit

Beastie Boys 'Girls' taken off viral video after objection

Toy company GoldieBlox got into hot water after the band objected to its song being featuring in an advertisement.

The absolute worst things about having girl hair

Come, share your pain.

The Girls season 3 trailer is here!

Rejoice!

From TheJournal.ie This ad wants little girls to dream of being engineers - not princesses Goldieblox
From TheJournal.ie Surprises in hunt for environmental links to breast cancer Cancer

Surprises in hunt for environmental links to breast cancer

A new study of 1,200 school girls has given clues about the possible origins of the disease.

From TheJournal.ie Obesity linked to early onset of puberty in girls Health

Obesity linked to early onset of puberty in girls

Girls in the USA were found to be developing symptoms of puberty at an average age of 9.7 years.

From TheJournal.ie Women and children 14 times more likely to die during disasters Day Of The Girl

Women and children 14 times more likely to die during disasters

Adolescent girls in disasters are being drastically failed when they are at their most vulnerable, says CEO of Plan Ireland.

From TheJournal.ie Man remanded in custody over alleged sexual assault of two girls in Athlone Court Appearance This post contains images

Man remanded in custody over alleged sexual assault of two girls in Athlone

The 30-year-old is due to appear again in court on Friday.

Saturday Night Live's GIRLS parody is spot on

Their lives are just so hard.

From TheJournal.ie Police in China probe deaths of two children in washing machine China

Police in China probe deaths of two children in washing machine

The girls, aged four and two, were found by their father, curled up in the closed washing machine.

Girls season 3 has a teaser trailer

But you’ll have to wait until next year for new episodes.

From TheJournal.ie Malala Yousafzai to visit Ireland next week Prize-giving

Malala Yousafzai to visit Ireland next week

Malala Yousafzai is to receive the Tipperary International Peace Prize in honour of her campaign work to ensure girls’ access to education across the developing world.

From TheJournal.ie Column: They shot her at point blank range in the head – but it made her stronger Opinion

Column: They shot her at point blank range in the head – but it made her stronger

Pakistani teenager Malala Yousafzai survived an assassination attempt by the Taliban last year. Today, on her 16th birthday, she will lead the first ever youth takeover of the UN in New York to speak about the importance education, writes Kelley Farrell.

From TheJournal.ie Let’s bring an end to ‘boys’ and ‘girls’ toys, say parents Gender Battles

Let’s bring an end to ‘boys’ and ‘girls’ toys, say parents

A group of parents want to see an end to the gender-specific advertisement of toys for boys and girls.

From TheJournal.ie Girl Guides in Britain scrap oath to God (but keep the queen) Girl Guides

Girl Guides in Britain scrap oath to God (but keep the queen)

From September, girl guides will pledge to “be true to myself and develop my beliefs” rather than “to love my God”.

"Who's Ur Wan?"creator says they're not breaking any rules

The Facebook group aims to identify girls featured in Irish nightclub photos.

Worried you aren't girly enough? Tumblr is here to help.

Who knew that being a girl was so easily explained?

What will the cast of Girls be up to in 30 years time? Spoof Gold This post contains videos

What will the cast of Girls be up to in 30 years time?

More of the same according to this parody.

From TheJournal.ie How have the Kardashians influenced Ireland's top baby names? Say My Name

How have the Kardashians influenced Ireland's top baby names?

The CSO has just released the latest information on Ireland’s top baby names… is yours in there?

From TheJournal.ie Boys ditch homework and mitch school (but still better at maths than girls) Growing Up In Ireland

Boys ditch homework and mitch school (but still better at maths than girls)

An ESRI conference heard boys are more likely than girls to be absent from school and less likely to do homework.

From TheJournal.ie Column: 11 ways to handle your child's first teen disco Opinion

Column: 11 ways to handle your child's first teen disco

Are the scare stories about teenage discos really true? Sheila O’Malley has some advice on how to navigate this rite of passage.

From TheJournal.ie Column: Can Hollywood produce a female lead who's interesting in her own right? Opinion

Column: Can Hollywood produce a female lead who's interesting in her own right?

The movie industry is beginning to cater for female audiences, but the likes of Bella Swan are no Ripley in terms of role models for women, writes Darren Mooney.

5 Hollywood franchises that could do with Chris O'Dowd O'Dowd And Proud This post contains videos

5 Hollywood franchises that could do with Chris O'Dowd

He’s in Thor 2. Chris O’Dowd makes everything better to be honest.

Tumblr of the day: Girls Love Superheroes Tumblr Of The Day This post contains images

Tumblr of the day: Girls Love Superheroes

And they’ve got the costumes to prove it.

VIDEO: Will Smith raps the Fresh Prince theme... to some schoolgirls Up To No Good This post contains videos

VIDEO: Will Smith raps the Fresh Prince theme... to some schoolgirls

Did you see this? They go CRAZY.

9 reasons why teen magazines for girls ruled

…two words: Problem pages

11 things girls like, according to the internet All The Ladies Love This post contains images

11 things girls like, according to the internet

Some of these are true. Some are not so true.