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Over 25,000 people sign petition calling for government to scrap tax breaks for cuckoo funds
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Over 25,000 people sign petition calling for government to scrap tax breaks for cuckoo funds

May 18th 2021, 7:15 AM 37,900 Views 44 Comments

Cabinet is set to discuss proposals on housing today.

Over 32,000 people sign petition calling for government to end Direct Provision
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Over 32,000 people sign petition calling for government to end Direct Provision

Jun 5th 2020, 12:31 PM 31,035 Views 97 Comments

The system was set up as a temporary measure in 1999.

Mare, bird, biddy: Thousands demand Oxford dictionaries change 'sexist' definitions
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Mare, bird, biddy: Thousands demand Oxford dictionaries change 'sexist' definitions

Sep 18th 2019, 10:54 AM 13,463 Views 41 Comments

Oxford University Press said it is investigating whether to update the definition of woman.

The BBC is scrapping free TV licences for over-75s
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The BBC is scrapping free TV licences for over-75s

Jun 10th 2019, 3:27 PM 18,032 Views 55 Comments

The British broadcaster said “fairness” was the driving force behind the decision.

NTA defends new MetroLink stop despite €12 million spend on nearby underground station site
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NTA defends new MetroLink stop despite €12 million spend on nearby underground station site

Apr 14th 2019, 12:05 AM 32,810 Views 67 Comments

Phibsborough locals have called on the NTA to reverse its decision.

Petition to reverse Brexit swells to 3.7m signatures, as Commons states that 96% of supporters are British
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Petition to reverse Brexit swells to 3.7m signatures, as Commons states that 96% of supporters are British

Mar 22nd 2019, 10:17 PM 69,870 Views 87 Comments

The Commons petitions committee said that “approximately 96% of signatures on the petition were from the UK”.

Over 2 million people sign petition on Parliament website to revoke Article 50
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Over 2 million people sign petition on Parliament website to revoke Article 50

Updated Mar 21st 2019, 10:45 PM 74,693 Views 82 Comments

The petition says a “second Brexit referendum may not happen – so vote now”.

Petition accusing councils of cutting down too many trees reaches over 5,500 signatures
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# Nature

Petition accusing councils of cutting down too many trees reaches over 5,500 signatures

Mar 9th 2019, 7:30 AM 20,372 Views 57 Comments

The petition wants councils to stop cutting down trees in public spaces without informing the public.

Harris makes representations to halt Bray pupil's deportation: 'Eric is Irish. This is his home'
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Harris makes representations to halt Bray pupil's deportation: 'Eric is Irish. This is his home'

Oct 18th 2018, 6:31 PM 27,738 Views 160 Comments

The Wicklow TD said he hopes common sense prevails.

Bray school calls for halt in deportation of nine-year-old boy
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Bray school calls for halt in deportation of nine-year-old boy

Oct 17th 2018, 1:22 PM 31,776 Views 133 Comments

More than 20,000 people have signed an online petition organised by St Cronan’s School to prevent the deportation of one of its pupils.

Plans for large-scale mosque in Blanchardstown given green light
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# Fingal

Plans for large-scale mosque in Blanchardstown given green light

May 14th 2018, 8:19 PM 43,763 Views 150 Comments

There was local opposition to the proposed mosque.

'Complete outrage': Protest against Sisters of Charity owning maternity hospital happening today
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'Complete outrage': Protest against Sisters of Charity owning maternity hospital happening today

May 7th 2017, 7:15 AM 13,171 Views 114 Comments

A petition against the order owning the hospital has been signed by over 100,000 people.

Bishop says new maternity hospital should obey rules of Catholic Church
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# Sisters Of Charity

Bishop says new maternity hospital should obey rules of Catholic Church

Apr 23rd 2017, 2:29 PM 40,475 Views 163 Comments

Health Minister Simon Harris has insisted the hospital will be independently run.

Costing the city over $100k a day, New Yorkers are desperate to get Melania Trump to move out
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# Footing The Bill

Costing the city over $100k a day, New Yorkers are desperate to get Melania Trump to move out

Apr 5th 2017, 9:33 AM 47,148 Views 83 Comments

More than half a million people have signed a petition urging Melania to move to Washington.

Sky has pulled the Michael Jackson programme after complaints
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Sky has pulled the Michael Jackson programme after complaints

Jan 13th 2017, 12:56 PM 39,472 Views 69 Comments

A petition to boycott the episode had been signed by more than 20,000 people.

Students to hand petition of 10,000 signatures to Simon Coveney over homeless crisis
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Students to hand petition of 10,000 signatures to Simon Coveney over homeless crisis

Jan 8th 2017, 3:45 PM 11,861 Views 53 Comments

Children from three schools gathered the names to urge the Minister to solve the problem.

Calls for Chinese gate to mark Chinatown on Dublin's Parnell Street
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Calls for Chinese gate to mark Chinatown on Dublin's Parnell Street

Aug 21st 2016, 11:00 AM 36,340 Views 106 Comments

There is no specific point designated for the gate yet but the aim is to have it for the Chinese New Year celebration in 2017.

This doctor is taking a stand against those 'detox teas' celebrities advertise on Instagram
# Bootea
# Bootea

This doctor is taking a stand against those 'detox teas' celebrities advertise on Instagram

Aug 6th 2016, 10:47 AM 6,056 Views 0 Comments

Dr Lauretta Ihonor says one particular brand, Bootea, uses a ‘dangerous laxative’ in their product.

Someone has actually started a petition to get Irish people off work during the good weather
# No Work Today
# No Work Today

Someone has actually started a petition to get Irish people off work during the good weather

Jul 19th 2016, 8:00 PM 4,590 Views 1 Comment

See. STONE MAD.

UK government dismisses four-million-signature petition calling for a second Brexit vote
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UK government dismisses four-million-signature petition calling for a second Brexit vote

Jul 9th 2016, 1:43 PM 24,238 Views 114 Comments

The government says that the population “must now prepare for the process to exit the EU”.

Calls for parents of four-year-old boy who fell into gorilla enclosure to be prosecuted
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# Justice For Harambe

Calls for parents of four-year-old boy who fell into gorilla enclosure to be prosecuted

May 30th 2016, 6:07 PM 59,597 Views 126 Comments

A male gorilla called Harambe was shot dead by zoo officials when they considered the boy’s life to be in danger.

Woman wins right to not have to wear high heels to work
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Woman wins right to not have to wear high heels to work

May 12th 2016, 9:36 AM 46,035 Views 136 Comments

27-year-old Nicola Thorp was sent home from a temp role with accountancy firm PwC after refusing to adhere to a high heel stipulation requested by the temp agency Portico.

This hero has started a petition to bring Krispy Kreme doughnuts to Dublin
# Dublin Wants Krispy Kreme
# Dublin Wants Krispy Kreme

This hero has started a petition to bring Krispy Kreme doughnuts to Dublin

Apr 2nd 2016, 4:06 PM 5,591 Views 3 Comments

Well played.

Trump branded 'an idiot, a dangerous fool, and a wazzock' by British MPs
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# Ban On Entry

Trump branded 'an idiot, a dangerous fool, and a wazzock' by British MPs

Jan 18th 2016, 9:59 PM 19,919 Views 155 Comments

The Westminster debate was triggered by a public petition which has attracted more than 575,000 signatures from people who want the Republican presidential hopeful kept out.

He's made a lot of cash, now Conor McGregor's face could feature on it
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# Money Money Money

He's made a lot of cash, now Conor McGregor's face could feature on it

Jan 13th 2016, 11:20 AM 34,367 Views 77 Comments

The Oireachtas Public Petitions Committee will meet to discuss the matter.

UK Parliament could be set to consider a debate on banning Donald Trump
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# Hate Speech

UK Parliament could be set to consider a debate on banning Donald Trump

Dec 9th 2015, 9:03 AM 12,275 Views 83 Comments

A petition needs to reach 100,000 signatures for the action to take place.

Petition to change Australian currency to 'Dollarydoos' gains momentum
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# Crikey

Petition to change Australian currency to 'Dollarydoos' gains momentum

Oct 16th 2015, 10:00 PM 26,570 Views 35 Comments

The petition states, “If the leaders of this great nation have any common sense at all, they will introduce legislation to parliament to change the name of our currency as soon as possible.”

'I can't fulfil my livelihood' - Ian McKinley is petitioning the IRFU to allow protective goggles
# Demanding Change
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# Demanding Change

'I can't fulfil my livelihood' - Ian McKinley is petitioning the IRFU to allow protective goggles

Oct 15th 2015, 2:30 PM 25,842 Views 37 Comments

Former Leinster player McKinley is prevented from playing in Zebre’s game against Connacht

American teacher suspended for using offensive word during class discussion of racist terms
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American teacher suspended for using offensive word during class discussion of racist terms

Sep 25th 2015, 4:36 PM 18,724 Views 64 Comments

Lynne Pierce was teaching an advanced placement history class in which her students were discussing racist and derogatory terms.

Sisters to be raped as punishment for brother running away with married woman
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Sisters to be raped as punishment for brother running away with married woman

Aug 28th 2015, 8:39 PM 63,784 Views 112 Comments

They are aged just 15 and 23 years old.

The dog "sentenced to death for barking" was never ordered to be put down
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# Mercy4Mia

The dog "sentenced to death for barking" was never ordered to be put down

Jul 30th 2015, 4:56 PM 28,250 Views 0 Comments

Of the two complainants who gave evidence, one said that she was a dog lover and asked that the dog not be put down.

Obama weighs in on sexual assault allegations against Bill Cosby
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Obama weighs in on sexual assault allegations against Bill Cosby

Jul 16th 2015, 7:38 AM 19,333 Views 15 Comments

A petition is calling for a presidential honour awarded to Cosby to be revoked.

Today, Ryanair have been mostly battling strikes in France, and suffering them in Denmark
# Striiiiiiiiiiike
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# Striiiiiiiiiiike

Today, Ryanair have been mostly battling strikes in France, and suffering them in Denmark

Jul 1st 2015, 4:25 PM 11,660 Views 13 Comments

The airline has launched an online petition against French air traffic control strikes, while the Danish Labour Court has ruled that unions can now strike against them.

Poll: Should there be an age limit on getting your ears pierced?
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# Your Say

Poll: Should there be an age limit on getting your ears pierced?

Jun 11th 2015, 8:00 PM 18,738 Views 39 Comments

A petition has gone viral on whether parents should be allowed to pierce their children’s ears.

Men press on with their legal challenges against the marriage referendum
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# Court Of Appeal

Men press on with their legal challenges against the marriage referendum

Jun 9th 2015, 7:41 PM 15,759 Views 0 Comments

One man is to appeal last week’s rejection of his challenge.

Crackdown on rough sleeping in London hipster hotspots sparks outrage
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# Backlash

Crackdown on rough sleeping in London hipster hotspots sparks outrage

Jun 4th 2015, 4:07 PM 16,149 Views 27 Comments

Rough sleepers could be fined up to €1,360 in some of London’s most sought after boroughs.

Thousands have signed a petition to take Caitlyn Jenner's Olympic medal off her
# Sigh
# Sigh

Thousands have signed a petition to take Caitlyn Jenner's Olympic medal off her

Jun 3rd 2015, 4:00 PM 7,473 Views 2 Comments

Some are saying that it’s all the work of 4chan trolling, though.

Council plans to build houses on recreational area - and some locals are not happy
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# Clondalkin

Council plans to build houses on recreational area - and some locals are not happy

May 18th 2015, 6:15 AM 22,132 Views 30 Comments

Lett’s Field is a green area – but not an official playground – in Clondalkin.

19,000 sign petition calling for same-sex marriage mural NOT to be removed
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# Same-Sex Marriage

19,000 sign petition calling for same-sex marriage mural NOT to be removed

Apr 22nd 2015, 6:43 PM 16,583 Views 220 Comments

The artist behind it has received a warning notice about its removal.

Over 200,000 people have signed a petition to get Katie Hopkins fired
# Katie Hopkins
# Katie Hopkins

Over 200,000 people have signed a petition to get Katie Hopkins fired

Apr 20th 2015, 6:00 PM 6,172 Views 4 Comments

Criticism of the reality TV contestant turned columnist is coming to a head.

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