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From The42 Wimbledon won't budge on traditional final start time despite World Cup clash Tradition

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

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

From The42 Ramos confirms Madrid won't give guard of honour to champions Barcelona Tradition

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

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

From TheJournal.ie The legends behind the Kerry festival that crowns a goat every year Puck Fair

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

What’s with the royal goat?

From The42 How 'ready golf' could make the sport better for players and spectators Ready Steady Golf

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

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

Unfortunately it had to stop early due to overcrowding.

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Did you go to your Christmas party this year? Your Say This post contains a poll

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

Mistletoe and wine.

From TheJournal.ie 'Samhain was an obvious time to commemorate the dead' History Of Halloween

'Samhain was an obvious time to commemorate the dead'

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

From TheJournal.ie Bullfighting ban in Catalonia is cancelled as it is 'part of Spain's heritage' Unconstitutional

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

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

From TheJournal.ie 7 reasons Copenhagen should probably be next on your city break hit list Sponsored By Carlsberg

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

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…

From TheJournal.ie 'I used a razor blade and often cut ten girls a day' Female Genital Mutilation

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

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

Well, this is just too sweet.

From TheJournal.ie Japanese fishermen are going to keep on killing dolphins Animal Cruelty

Japanese fishermen are going to keep on killing dolphins

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

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Column: 'Traditional' marriage? It hasn't always been between a man and a woman Equality

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

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.

From TheJournal.ie Column: Some etiquette for the modern-day First Holy Communion The Big Day

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

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.

From TheJournal.ie Annual Japanese dolphin hunt documented in 'The Cove' begins amid US criticism Japan

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

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”.

From TheJournal.ie 38 arrested for carrying out genital mutilation on girls as young as three Tanzania

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

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

From The42 Tales of '47 and '97 - Kerry and Cavan's memorable past clashes Tradition

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

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

From The42 Paraic Duffy: 'People who say get rid of provincial championships don’t get it' Tradition

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

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

From The42 'We will give Man United a guard of honour' - Wenger Tradition

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

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

From The42 Pic of the Day: Ruud van Nistelrooy goes to bizarre lengths to cheer patients Wise Move?

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

We wonder what Rio Ferdinand makes of this?

From The42 In pictures: All-Ireland-winning Cats drop into children's hospital Tradition This post contains images

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Spain: Four hurt at Pamplona's running of the bulls Pamplona

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

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

Open thread: Should a woman propose marriage today? Leap Year This post contains videos

Open thread: Should a woman propose marriage today?

Your chance to weigh in on the Leap Year tradition

From The42 GAA explains its decision to push back next year's All-Ireland finals Tradition

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

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

From TheJournal.ie The 9 at 9: Friday 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Friday

Nine things to know this morning…

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Would you recommend tourists visit the Blarney Stone? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Would you recommend tourists visit the Blarney Stone?

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