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Paddy Power withdraws Pistorius ad after it becomes most complained about ever
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# Badvertising

Paddy Power withdraws Pistorius ad after it becomes most complained about ever

Mar 6th 2014, 7:34 AM 24,128 Views 48 Comments

The bookmakers have been ordered to take down the controversial ad offering odds on the outcome of the Pistorius murder trial.

'In case of emergency, break glass' -- Paddy Power trolls United fans with Ferguson model
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# Fergie Time

'In case of emergency, break glass' -- Paddy Power trolls United fans with Ferguson model

Jan 20th 2014, 11:47 AM 9,819 Views 25 Comments

Even United fans will admit, this is pretty funny.

Here are the winning accumulators that netted two Paddy Power customers almost £40,000
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# Winning

Here are the winning accumulators that netted two Paddy Power customers almost £40,000

Jan 12th 2014, 2:24 PM 9,771 Views 8 Comments

A last-minute goal helped two customers scoop the big prize.

Kim Jong-Un may be sipping some Irish whiskey right now
# Whiskey
# Whiskey

Kim Jong-Un may be sipping some Irish whiskey right now

Jan 11th 2014, 2:29 PM 24,668 Views 63 Comments

The North Korean premier received whiskey as a gift from Paddy Power. The company said it was confident it had not broken UN sanctions.

Who is most likely to support the legalisation of marijuana in Ireland?
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# Marijuana

Who is most likely to support the legalisation of marijuana in Ireland?

Jan 9th 2014, 11:00 PM 41,923 Views 256 Comments

A poll today shows 38 per cent of people in Ireland now support legalisation.

Fine Gael tops latest poll as Taoiseach sees jump in satisfaction levels
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# Popular

Fine Gael tops latest poll as Taoiseach sees jump in satisfaction levels

Jan 9th 2014, 2:53 PM 8,941 Views 106 Comments

Tánaiste Eamon Gilmore also saw an increase in satisfaction levels though his party received just ten per cent of the first preference vote.

Bad news: Rubberbandits turned down the Limerick City of Culture job*
# Rubberneckers
# Rubberneckers

Bad news: Rubberbandits turned down the Limerick City of Culture job*

Jan 7th 2014, 3:38 PM 2,841 Views 4 Comments

*OK, not really. But they were too busy to take it anyway.

Today FM’s Matt Cooper is in North Korea with Dennis Rodman
# Shootin' Some Hoops
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# Shootin' Some Hoops

Today FM’s Matt Cooper is in North Korea with Dennis Rodman

Jan 6th 2014, 3:40 PM 53,305 Views 103 Comments

The journalist and broadcaster is writing a book about the Paddy Power-funded basketball game involving former NBA stars that will take place in Pyongyang on Wednesday.

Haughey government decided ministers should get a safe and shredder in their homes
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# State Papers

Haughey government decided ministers should get a safe and shredder in their homes

Dec 31st 2013, 5:00 PM 9,231 Views 32 Comments

If they required them, that is. The Fine Gael-led coalition tried to get them back in 1983 after they came to power.

Paddy Power has a go at social media commenters via the Final Boss Media lads
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# Do Read The Comments

Paddy Power has a go at social media commenters via the Final Boss Media lads

Dec 24th 2013, 12:29 PM 3,027 Views 4 Comments

Two Irish lads… take on the comments section.

Liverpool and Suarez net one lucky punter a massive £30,000
# Pay Day
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# Pay Day

Liverpool and Suarez net one lucky punter a massive £30,000

Dec 15th 2013, 7:45 PM 12,056 Views 11 Comments

This NEVER happens to us.

Paddy Power are sending Dennis Rodman back to North Korea
# Basketball Friends
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# Basketball Friends

Paddy Power are sending Dennis Rodman back to North Korea

Dec 4th 2013, 12:50 PM 5,829 Views 2 Comments

And it’s not just because he misses ‘friend for life’ Kim Jong-un…

Paddy Power says lower-than-expected profits because of 'unfavourable' sports results
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# Unpredictable

Paddy Power says lower-than-expected profits because of 'unfavourable' sports results

Nov 19th 2013, 7:39 AM 8,271 Views 27 Comments

The bookmaker said profit is about €11 million lower than predicted because of “adverse sports results”.

First poll finds large majority in favour of same sex marriage
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# Marriage Referendum

First poll finds large majority in favour of same sex marriage

Nov 7th 2013, 11:53 AM 10,054 Views 274 Comments

More than three quarters of voters support the introduction of same-sex marriage in Ireland with 18 per cent saying they oppose it.

Belfast punter scoops £100k with this Lucky 15
# Happy Mondays
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# Happy Mondays

Belfast punter scoops £100k with this Lucky 15

Oct 1st 2013, 7:17 PM 4,453 Views 3 Comments

Paddy Power’s coffers took a dent yesterday…

Paddy Power begins campaign in support of gay footballers
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# #RBGF

Paddy Power begins campaign in support of gay footballers

Sep 16th 2013, 2:51 PM 3,601 Views 7 Comments

The bookmaker is looking to address homophobia in the sport and has sent players from 134 clubs their ‘rainbow’ laces.

Paddy Power profits up 12 per cent in first half of 2013
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# Quids In

Paddy Power profits up 12 per cent in first half of 2013

Aug 28th 2013, 9:05 AM 3,657 Views 44 Comments

A battering at Cheltenham hit betting shops, but betting firm Paddy Power has still made €77 million in profit so far this year.

Your Luis Suarez Tribute Pic of the Day
# Controversial
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# Controversial

Your Luis Suarez Tribute Pic of the Day

Aug 17th 2013, 4:05 PM 3,661 Views 0 Comments

It is not the first time someone has made light of the Liverpool striker’s behaviour.

Pelé, Cryuff and Maradona to play for non-league Farnborough FC
# All-Star XI
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# All-Star XI

Pelé, Cryuff and Maradona to play for non-league Farnborough FC

Aug 13th 2013, 2:00 PM 4,821 Views 5 Comments

If it walks like a Paddy Power marketing stunt and talks like a Paddy Power marketing stunt…

Support for Seanad abolition is down 3 per cent but still ahead in latest poll
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# Seanad

Support for Seanad abolition is down 3 per cent but still ahead in latest poll

Aug 9th 2013, 12:08 PM 4,083 Views 27 Comments

Support for the plan to get rid of the Seanad is down, but is still 13 points ahead in the poll.

9 corporate Twitter accounts that aren't afraid of the craic
# Havin' The Twaic
# Havin' The Twaic

9 corporate Twitter accounts that aren't afraid of the craic

Jul 12th 2013, 1:00 PM 25,639 Views 20 Comments

Two of them have even engaged in a rap battle. On Twitter. A Twattle, if you will.

You have to hand it to them: Paddy Power are good at this
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# O'Bama Power

You have to hand it to them: Paddy Power are good at this

Jun 18th 2013, 10:27 AM 3,959 Views 1 Comment

“Free €100 bet in this shop if your name is Obama – birth certificate required as proof of identity.”

Bookie to refund bets on Ryan Dolan: 'He didn't deserve to finish last'
# Eurovision 2013
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# Eurovision 2013

Bookie to refund bets on Ryan Dolan: 'He didn't deserve to finish last'

May 19th 2013, 3:18 PM 33,507 Views 103 Comments

Denmark’s Emmelie de Forest won this year’s Eurovision Song Contest with ‘Only Teardrops’.

Cashing in: Paddy Power revenue jumps
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# Paddy Power

Cashing in: Paddy Power revenue jumps

May 14th 2013, 6:48 PM 5,473 Views 14 Comments

The success of the Irish owned bookmaker continues to grow thanks to online gambling.

9 things we learned from Paddy Power's annual report
# Gambling
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# Gambling

9 things we learned from Paddy Power's annual report

Apr 15th 2013, 3:27 PM 18,052 Views 16 Comments

How much did their early pay-out on Obama cost? And how successful were Nicklas Bendtner’s “Paddy Pants”?

Online customers for Paddy Power double as profits grow
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# Gambling

Online customers for Paddy Power double as profits grow

Mar 5th 2013, 9:38 AM 3,906 Views 30 Comments

The bookmaker announced record profits of almost €140 million today.

The next episode: Paddy Power open market on Team Off the Ball's next move
# Off The Ball
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# Off The Ball

The next episode: Paddy Power open market on Team Off the Ball's next move

Mar 4th 2013, 6:53 PM 8,224 Views 12 Comments

Are they off to RTÉ? Or is a TV gig coming down the line for the famous five of Irish sports radio?

Paddy Power offer free bet to Torres, Arshavin and other 'benchwarmers'
# Jobs For Subs
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# Jobs For Subs

Paddy Power offer free bet to Torres, Arshavin and other 'benchwarmers'

Mar 2nd 2013, 11:52 AM 9,839 Views 15 Comments

We don’t think they’re one bit sorry.

Arsenal and Chelsea up in arms over Paddy Power's latest ad campaign
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# Ouch

Arsenal and Chelsea up in arms over Paddy Power's latest ad campaign

Feb 28th 2013, 3:09 PM 6,149 Views 3 Comments

Andrei Arshavin and Fernando Torres have both been mocked by the bookmaking giants.

Another bookmaker pays out early on Manchester United winning title
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# Coupon

Another bookmaker pays out early on Manchester United winning title

Feb 11th 2013, 1:03 PM 1,642 Views 2 Comments

Betfred have followed Paddy Power’s lead in cashing in those who backed Alex Ferguson’s men.

Paddy Power crown Manchester United Premier League champions
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# PREDICTION

Paddy Power crown Manchester United Premier League champions

Feb 10th 2013, 3:26 PM 14,484 Views 29 Comments

The bookmaker are understood to be paying in the region of £500,000 to punters who backed Alex Ferguson’s side.

Poll shows drop in support for Sinn Féin, rise for Fianna Fáil
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# Opinion Poll

Poll shows drop in support for Sinn Féin, rise for Fianna Fáil

Jan 10th 2013, 1:45 PM 11,621 Views 292 Comments

Support for Fine Gael has dropped slightly while support for Labour remains steady in the latest Red C poll for Paddy Power released today.

Poll finds 64 per cent support at least legislating for X Case
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# Abortion

Poll finds 64 per cent support at least legislating for X Case

Jan 10th 2013, 1:15 PM 4,759 Views 50 Comments

A Red C poll for Paddy Power also finds that one-in-four people want a constitutional amendment to remove the threat of suicide to the mothers life as a reason for abortion.

Ties, galleries and Angela Merkel: The week in numbers
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# Prime Numbers

Ties, galleries and Angela Merkel: The week in numbers

Dec 8th 2012, 7:30 PM 4,787 Views 10 Comments

How many houses will have to pay the ‘mansion tax’? And who could find that Budget 2013 has been generous to them?

VIDEO: Incroyable! Barton caught studying Schteve's pronunciation
# An Idiot Abroad
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# An Idiot Abroad

VIDEO: Incroyable! Barton caught studying Schteve's pronunciation

Dec 1st 2012, 11:01 AM 1,349 Views 1 Comment

Marseille’s midfielder has been taking lessons from the former England boss, it seems.

Paddy Power sticks to its guns after advertising watchdog complaint
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# Advertising

Paddy Power sticks to its guns after advertising watchdog complaint

Nov 5th 2012, 5:29 PM 27,404 Views 73 Comments

At least one complaint has been lodged with the Advertising Standards Association of Ireland over this morning’s newspaper ad.

Time up? Paddy Power suspend betting on Trapattoni exit
# Trap Door
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# Trap Door

Time up? Paddy Power suspend betting on Trapattoni exit

Oct 15th 2012, 4:45 PM 1,987 Views 0 Comments

Punters piled on today following reports that Giovanni Trapattoni’s days as Ireland boss are numbered.

The Evening Fix... now with added Christopher Walken
# Need To Know
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# Need To Know

The Evening Fix... now with added Christopher Walken

Oct 11th 2012, 7:52 PM 7,244 Views 3 Comments

Here’s the things we learned, shared and loved today.

Poll: Are you satisfied with the government's progress in job creation?
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# Your Say

Poll: Are you satisfied with the government's progress in job creation?

Oct 11th 2012, 9:54 AM 7,879 Views 133 Comments

As news breaks of the second big job announcement this week we ask: Are you happy with the government’s progress in job creation?

Paddy Power to create 600 jobs in Dublin by 2015
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# Jobswatch

Paddy Power to create 600 jobs in Dublin by 2015

Oct 11th 2012, 8:45 AM 4,599 Views 41 Comments

Hundreds of positions will be created as part of the bookmaker’s international online expansion.