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GIRLS

# girls - Sunday 13 April, 2014

36 ways to cheat your way through any TV conversation

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

# girls - Saturday 8 March, 2014

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.

# girls - Monday 3 March, 2014

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.

# girls - Monday 3 February, 2014

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.

# girls - Tuesday 28 January, 2014

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’.

# girls - Tuesday 14 January, 2014

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

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

# girls - Friday 10 January, 2014

# girls - Thursday 28 November, 2013

From Business ETC 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.

# girls - Saturday 23 November, 2013

The absolute worst things about having girl hair

Come, share your pain.

# girls - Friday 22 November, 2013

# girls - Wednesday 20 November, 2013

From TheJournal.ie This ad wants little girls to dream of being engineers – not princesses Goldieblox

# girls - Monday 11 November, 2013

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.

# girls - Tuesday 5 November, 2013

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.

# girls - Friday 11 October, 2013

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.

# girls - Tuesday 1 October, 2013

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.

# girls - Monday 30 September, 2013

Saturday Night Live’s GIRLS parody is spot on

Their lives are just so hard.

# girls - Tuesday 24 September, 2013

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 - Monday 19 August, 2013

Girls season 3 has a teaser trailer

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

# girls - Wednesday 14 August, 2013

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.

# girls - Friday 12 July, 2013

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.

# girls - Sunday 23 June, 2013

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.

# girls - Wednesday 19 June, 2013

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.

# girls - Wednesday 12 June, 2013

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

Who knew that being a girl was so easily explained?

# girls - Monday 10 June, 2013

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

More of the same according to this parody.

# girls - Friday 31 May, 2013

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?

# girls - Wednesday 8 May, 2013

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.

# girls - Friday 12 April, 2013

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.

# girls - Monday 1 April, 2013

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.

# girls - Wednesday 20 March, 2013

5 Hollywood franchises that could do with Chris O’Dowd

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

# girls - Thursday 14 March, 2013

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.

# girls - Monday 11 March, 2013

# girls - Sunday 10 March, 2013

9 reasons why teen magazines for girls ruled

…two words: Problem pages

# girls - Wednesday 27 February, 2013

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.

# girls - Tuesday 22 January, 2013

6 reality TV series to make you question humanity

You’ll hate them. Or love them. Or love to hate them.

6 reasons why you should be watching Girls

There are a few minor spoilers here. But also a puppy asleep down Lena Dunham’s top.

# girls - Monday 17 December, 2012

From TheJournal.ie Ten girls killed in landmine blast in Afghanistan Tragedy

Ten girls killed in landmine blast in Afghanistan

The girls, all aged between 9 and 11, were collecting firewood early this morning before they were due to go to school.

# girls - Monday 15 October, 2012

From TheJournal.ie Body image ‘a burning and complex issue’ for young people Body Image

Body image ‘a burning and complex issue’ for young people

A new report says body image has a major influence on a teenager’s mental health.

# girls - Saturday 8 September, 2012

From TheJournal.ie Family of girls who survived Alps shooting arrive in France ALPS SHOOTING

Family of girls who survived Alps shooting arrive in France

Seven-year-old Zainab remains in a medically induced coma after being shot and badly beaten in the attack.

# girls - Thursday 19 July, 2012

‘Mad Men’, ‘Downton Abbey’ lead way in Emmy nominations

Mad Men’s 17 nominations give it the possibility of becoming the most honoured TV drama of all time.

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