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In pictures: All-Ireland champions Dublin visit children's hospitals with Sam Maguire
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In pictures: All-Ireland champions Dublin visit children's hospitals with Sam Maguire

Sep 15th 2019, 6:40 PM 20,331 Views 10 Comments

One of the GAA’s best traditions was maintained today.

An Post made not one but three Christmas ads this year. Here's how - and why
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An Post made not one but three Christmas ads this year. Here's how - and why

Dec 25th 2018, 11:00 PM 16,661 Views 24 Comments

The postal service looked around the globe to try find ‘authentic’ Irish festive stories.

Photos: Glen Hansard, Damien Rice, Imelda May and U2 among the Dublin city buskers last night
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Photos: Glen Hansard, Damien Rice, Imelda May and U2 among the Dublin city buskers last night

Dec 25th 2018, 11:39 AM 34,499 Views 55 Comments

A big crowd as in attendance for the annual event.

From kidnapping to the Black Rod: Here are some weird House of Commons traditions
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From kidnapping to the Black Rod: Here are some weird House of Commons traditions

Dec 16th 2018, 10:00 AM 18,105 Views 26 Comments

Earlier this week, a royal mace was removed from its place in the House of Commons, prompting the expulsion of a Labour MP.

Wimbledon won't budge on traditional final start time despite World Cup clash
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Wimbledon won't budge on traditional final start time despite World Cup clash

Jul 9th 2018, 3:14 PM 42,583 Views 31 Comments

‘We are a tennis tournament but we are aware that there is something special going on elsewhere.’

Ramos confirms Madrid won't give guard of honour to champions Barcelona
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Ramos confirms Madrid won't give guard of honour to champions Barcelona

Apr 30th 2018, 4:39 PM 14,198 Views 38 Comments

Sergio Ramos reiterated that the snub was manager Zinedine Zidane’s decision.

The legends behind the Kerry festival that crowns a goat every year
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The legends behind the Kerry festival that crowns a goat every year

Aug 13th 2017, 10:00 AM 18,996 Views 51 Comments

What’s with the royal goat?

How 'ready golf' could make the sport better for players and spectators
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How 'ready golf' could make the sport better for players and spectators

Feb 25th 2017, 9:00 AM 6,275 Views 2 Comments

Mark Wehrly of the GUI explains how they shaved 45 minutes off the average round time.

Gavin James joined Glen Hansard for the traditional Christmas Eve busk on Grafton Street
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# Singalong

Gavin James joined Glen Hansard for the traditional Christmas Eve busk on Grafton Street

Dec 24th 2016, 6:07 PM 6,839 Views 0 Comments

Unfortunately it had to stop early due to overcrowding.

Poll: Did you go to your Christmas party this year?
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Poll: Did you go to your Christmas party this year?

Dec 17th 2016, 7:30 PM 18,586 Views 38 Comments

Mistletoe and wine.

'Samhain was an obvious time to commemorate the dead'
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'Samhain was an obvious time to commemorate the dead'

Oct 30th 2016, 10:00 PM 21,673 Views 12 Comments

A historian talks us through some Halloween traditions, from preparing the house for spirits to trick or treating.

Bullfighting ban in Catalonia is cancelled as it is 'part of Spain's heritage'
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Bullfighting ban in Catalonia is cancelled as it is 'part of Spain's heritage'

Oct 20th 2016, 3:05 PM 10,111 Views 42 Comments

Catalonia’s regional parliament voted to abolish bullfighting from January 1, 2012 after animal rights groups garnered 180,000 signatures for a petition.

7 reasons Copenhagen should probably be next on your city break hit list
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7 reasons Copenhagen should probably be next on your city break hit list

Aug 30th 2016, 9:45 AM 15,249 Views 26 Comments

Not just Hans Christian Andersen – Copenhagen has incredible New Nordic food, achingly cool coffee spots and more Borgen than you can shake a stick at…

11 tweets that sum up the glory of the sneaky naggin
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# Crouching Tiger

11 tweets that sum up the glory of the sneaky naggin

Aug 16th 2016, 2:34 PM 7,529 Views 3 Comments

Hidden Naggin.

'I used a razor blade and often cut ten girls a day'
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'I used a razor blade and often cut ten girls a day'

Feb 6th 2016, 7:45 AM 45,134 Views 80 Comments

There are over 140 million girls and woman across the world with cut genitals and this dangerous and painful practice continues today.

Two brothers have been reusing the same birthday card for over 40 years
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# Oh Brother

Two brothers have been reusing the same birthday card for over 40 years

Jun 29th 2015, 10:11 PM 11,365 Views 1 Comment

Well, this is just too sweet.

Japanese fishermen are going to keep on killing dolphins
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Japanese fishermen are going to keep on killing dolphins

May 28th 2015, 6:05 AM 11,524 Views 45 Comments

Dolphins that are captured alive can fetch more than €7,000.

Dad films 25 years of kids coming downstairs at Christmas
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# Did He Come?

Dad films 25 years of kids coming downstairs at Christmas

Dec 25th 2014, 7:00 AM 9,335 Views 2 Comments

This is beautiful.

Love Locks caused a Paris bridge rail to collapse... but why are they there?
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# Too Much Love

Love Locks caused a Paris bridge rail to collapse... but why are they there?

Jun 9th 2014, 6:00 PM 32,815 Views 25 Comments

A section of the The Pont des Arts railing couldn’t stand the weight.

Column: 'Traditional' marriage? It hasn't always been between a man and a woman
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Column: 'Traditional' marriage? It hasn't always been between a man and a woman

Apr 11th 2014, 8:00 AM 2,712 Views 382 Comments

Many opponents of marriage equality espouse the values of ‘tradition’ and believe sanctioned unions have always been between a man and a woman … but that’s not true, writes Peter Ferguson.

Column: Some etiquette for the modern-day First Holy Communion
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Column: Some etiquette for the modern-day First Holy Communion

Mar 19th 2014, 8:00 AM 61,562 Views 63 Comments

Invited to a First Communion? Are you in a state of dread? Don’t worry. Let me guide you through the etiquette of the modern Big Day, writes Avril O’Reilly.

Annual Japanese dolphin hunt documented in 'The Cove' begins amid US criticism
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Annual Japanese dolphin hunt documented in 'The Cove' begins amid US criticism

Jan 20th 2014, 2:10 PM 9,213 Views 59 Comments

The hunt in the fishing village of Taiji in western Japan has come under international criticism and was the subject of the Academy Award-winning film “The Cove”.

38 arrested for carrying out genital mutilation on girls as young as three
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38 arrested for carrying out genital mutilation on girls as young as three

Dec 16th 2013, 2:20 PM 11,582 Views 40 Comments

The practice has been outlawed in Tanzania but is still performed in some parts of the country.

Tales of '47 and '97 - Kerry and Cavan's memorable past clashes
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Tales of '47 and '97 - Kerry and Cavan's memorable past clashes

Aug 2nd 2013, 12:57 PM 2,821 Views 3 Comments

Two famous matches took place between Kerry and Cavan in 1947 and 1997. Will next Sunday’s game be remembered like those two?

Paraic Duffy: 'People who say get rid of provincial championships don’t get it'
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Paraic Duffy: 'People who say get rid of provincial championships don’t get it'

Jul 24th 2013, 11:20 AM 2,552 Views 8 Comments

The GAA Director-General believes recent results prove the provincial championships should be etained.

'We will give Man United a guard of honour' - Wenger
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'We will give Man United a guard of honour' - Wenger

Apr 26th 2013, 11:42 AM 2,155 Views 6 Comments

The Arsenal boss also admitted that his team miss Robin van Persie.

Pic of the Day: Ruud van Nistelrooy goes to bizarre lengths to cheer patients
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Pic of the Day: Ruud van Nistelrooy goes to bizarre lengths to cheer patients

Jan 5th 2013, 2:34 PM 4,296 Views 1 Comment

We wonder what Rio Ferdinand makes of this?

In pictures: All-Ireland-winning Cats drop into children's hospital
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In pictures: All-Ireland-winning Cats drop into children's hospital

Oct 1st 2012, 3:33 PM 10,016 Views 21 Comments

It was the morning after the night before and Kilkenny’s hurlers made the familiar trip to Crumlin.

Spain: Four hurt at Pamplona's running of the bulls
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Spain: Four hurt at Pamplona's running of the bulls

Jul 10th 2012, 8:39 AM 2,973 Views 25 Comments

A further four people have been injured in this year’s San Fermin festival in Pamplona.

Open thread: Should a woman propose marriage today?
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# Leap Year

Open thread: Should a woman propose marriage today?

Feb 29th 2012, 8:00 AM 4,268 Views 22 Comments

Your chance to weigh in on the Leap Year tradition

GAA explains its decision to push back next year's All-Ireland finals
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GAA explains its decision to push back next year's All-Ireland finals

Nov 18th 2011, 6:29 PM 7,482 Views 8 Comments

And it’s got nothing to do with the Notre Dame v. Navy American Football match next September…

Poll: Would you recommend tourists visit the Blarney Stone?
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Poll: Would you recommend tourists visit the Blarney Stone?

Apr 8th 2011, 12:12 PM 5,000 Views 3 Comments

Lonely Planet survey recommends that visitors to Ireland give the famous kissing stone a miss…