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Black Friday dominated last week as many of us attempted to get our Christmas shopping done in one fell swoop, with bargains to be had across retailers both in store and online.
— Paul Dunphy Esquire (@pauldunphy) 25 November 2016
The Cook For Syria campaign is aimed at raising money for Syrian refugees through the unifying pleasure of great food. Tang on Dawson St, in conjunction with Glenisk, offered free lunches on Friday afternoon and encouraged people to donate. They managed to raise €4,000, which equates to 7,000 meals for Syrian children.
— My Nutrition Ireland (@MyNutrition2) 25 November 2016
— Glenisk (@Glenisk) 25 November 2016
The highly anticipated revival of the much-loved Gilmore Girls has sent fans of the show into overdrive with a return to Stars Hollow in feature length installments. Reports of a surprise ending left fans in shock and awe.
— Gene (@genemurphy) 27 November 2016
4. Fidel Castro
The death of Cuban leader Fidel Castro has caused mixed responses from world leaders. Our own president, Michael D. Higgins’s comments on Castro’s death have proven controversial. President Higgins referred to Castro as “a giant among global leaders”. His largely sympathetic statement caused members of government, as well as the public, to criticise him.
President Michael D Higgins and Sabina Higgins sign book of condolences for former Cuban leader Fidel Castro tiday. pic.twitter.com/9I6uWr4bbu
— harrymcgee (@harrymcgee) 28 November 2016
Image magazine’s Business Women of the Year Awards 2016 took place on Monday, 21st November at the Doubletree by Hilton hotel in Dublin. Inspiring entrepreneurs were acknowledged for their business accomplishments on a night that showcased business women’s contribution to our economy.
— Marissa Carter (@CarterMarissa) 21 November 2016
This is the largest LGBT training event in Europe. At the event, LGBT students can learn about their rights and about how they can affect change in Irish society. Colm O’Gorman, executive director of Amnesty International, spoke to event attendees:
— USI (@TheUSI) 27 November 2016
7. William Trevor
Renowned Irish novelist and short story writer, William Trevor, passed away at the age of 88 on Sunday, 21st November, at his home in England. Trevor was considered as one of the great fiction writers of recent decades and Irish fans of his work paid respect to the late author across social media, since news of his death emerged.
— Dr Robert Bohan (@RobertBohan) 21 November 2016
I’m a Celebrity… Get Me Out of Here continues in its popularity as this year’s series garners plenty of attention, with fans taking to Twitter to dole out opinions on the show’s contestants.
SHUT UP MARTIN
— Paul Dunphy Esquire (@pauldunphy) 23 November 2016
Imagine having to spend 5 minutes with that Martin bloke he would do your head in #imacelebrity
— Alan (@plwaws) 24 November 2016
The Abu Dhabi Grand Prix took place last week and it saw Lewis Hamilton win for the fourth time. However, there was drama aplenty as Hamilton’s race tactics were called into question. He may have won the Grand Prix, but his teammate Nico Rosberg, took the World Champsionship.
— Matt Griffin (@MGriffinRacing) 27 November 2016
— GARYLYNCHDUBLIN (@GARYLYNCHFIX) 28 November 2016
The Internet of Things World Europe kicked off in Dublin last Monday, at the Convention Centre. It brought together key players across industry to look at how various sectors use the Internet of Things to improve their business operations.
— Toby Ruckert (@tobyruckert) 21 November 2016