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# 2014

Last month
February 2023
# Donetsk
International team blames Putin for supplying missile that shot down Malaysia Airlines MH17
The announcement comes after a Dutch court convicted two Russians and a Ukrainian rebel for their roles in shooting down the Boeing 777 almost ten years ago.
Last year
# 2014
Flight MH17: Three convicted of murder over downing of Malaysia Airlines plane over Ukraine
Ukraine’s President Volodymyr Zelenskyy this afternoon praised the “important” court ruling.
All time
# Trés Bien
When Joe Schmidt's Ireland went to Paris and won the Six Nations
We reflect on the agonisingly tense Irish victory on the final day of the 2014 championship.
# Dan the Man
First quarter-final since 2014 is major achievement for Ulster boss McFarland
Yesterday’s comeback win against Leicester saw Ulster secure knock-out rugby in Europe.
# Investigation
Father makes emotional appeal to find son's killer: 'Why did they do that to Mark? He was harmless'
The remains of Mark Burke were found at Thornton’s Recycling facility in July 2014.
# problems
Fresh Fifa controversy as Sepp Blatter's right-hand man 'released from his duties'
The organisation confirmed the action in a statement this evening.
# Dublin
Increase in heroin as 'drug of choice' says mother-and-child service
Coolmine Therapeutic Commnity is the only ‘mother and child’ facility in the country.
# Welfare charges
A woman was asked to pay the Dept. of Social Protection €105,000 after her mother died...
The woman’s mother, who suffered from mental health problems, passed away in 2012.
# bad medicine
Complaints of 'failing to treat patients with dignity' against doctors have doubled
The number of complaints against qualified doctors is down in general however.
# Mental Health Services
Mental health facility still unsuitable after €1.2 million refurbishment
An area of University Hospital Waterford was found to have “no seating area, no dining facility and no walkabout space”.
# 2014 conflict
Palestinian rocket fire amounted to 'war crimes' - Amnesty International
Hamas has slammed the group’s report as “biased” and accused Amnesty of being a “Zionist organisation”.
# Sucking diesel
The Irish economy went absolutely STELLAR in 2014
We’ve left the rest of the Eurozone for dust over the last 12 months
# expensive willie
Willie Walsh is earning a massive €7.9 million a year with IAG
The airline group’s chief executive has seen his salary increase by 500% since 2012
# farm safety
Farm deaths: "Do we ban all over-65s from the farm? Of course not"
A group representing farmers said that farm deaths cannot be compared to other sectors.
# scannán
Irish Film Board wants more government money for the movie business
Chairman of the IFB Bill O’Herlihy says more can be done to improve the film industry.
# Highlights
Slick submissions and spectacular knockouts... 2014 was another big year for Cage Warriors
Europe’s favourite MMA promotion continued to produce the goods last year.
# Development
Nama's scorecard for 2014 is in, so how did they do?
They’re ahead of schedule, but how much have they made?
# one second every day
Leitrim woman's 'one second every day' video will make you smile
Teacher Edwina Guckian filmed one second of every day in 2014 – and the resulting clip is just so lovely.
# opinion makers
Power ranking our 12 favourite football pundits of 2014
Ranked by knowledge, entertainment value, originality and several other key traits.
# lush
'Bath bombing' is the last great meme of 2014
“Love my new bath bomb from Lush.”
# Stars
Do you agree with our Premier League team of 2014?
Featuring Seamus Coleman, John Terry, Luis Suarez and more standout players.
# on stage
What was your favourite live performance of 2014?
Music, theatre, and more.
# a look back
This Irish lad's sweet musical recap of 2014 is going viral
2014 in 125 seconds.
# Year in Review
From the Aviva to Zurich -- It's our A to Z of the sporting year
Katie Taylor, Odell Beckham Jr and Joe Brolly all make our list too.
# Genius
Katie McCabe's stunner and 17 more brilliant goals you may have forgotten from 2014
Colin Healy’s bicycle kick and more outstanding efforts from the past 12 months.
# Legend
7 reasons why 2014 was as good a year as any for Robbie Keane
The Ireland striker won the MLS Cup in addition to numerous other personal triumphs this year.
# Year in Review
13 best Irish football moments in 2014
John O’Shea, Stephanie Roche and Dundalk all enjoyed great years.
# the box
What was your favourite TV series this year?
Tell us.
# Sweet Success
Schmidt's Ireland wrap up Six Nations in Paris - My 2014 sporting moment
Murray Kinsella was at Stade de France as Brian O’Driscoll was given a fitting international finale.
# Year in Review
Facebook is sorry for making people relive bad memories with Year in Review posts
The feature has been much more than just annoying to some people.
The 15 viral videos you guys shared the most in 2014
Hey readers! Here are the vids you liked the most.
After years of graft, Irish MMA finally got recognition in 2014
‘We’re not here to take part, we’re here to take over.’
# Try time
Those boys can play! The best southern hemisphere tries of 2014
From Francois Hougaard to Beauden Barrett, we take you on a try-scoring odyssey.
The 14 best celebrity quotes of 2014
In their own words.
# why god why
The 16 stupidest things that happened on the internet in 2014
Halt the planet, please. This is my stop.
# The Times
Nigel Farage has been named 'Briton of the year' by a newspaper ... and people are livid
It follows an impressive performance by UKIP, which claimed 24 seats in the Euro elections and two in Westminster by-elections.
# MassTweets
Singing Happy Birthday to Jesus and Wayne Rooney in the booklet: #MassTweets 2014
Did you get Mass today?
# Accuracy
No prizes for guessing Europe's best passers in 2014
Goal teams up with Huawei to provide you with all the key statistics Europe’s five biggest leagues.
# what if
Here's the 2014 Irish Fantasy Football team of the year
There are some notable omissions and surprise inclusions in the starting XI.
# good reads
James Joyce was a rugby fan? It's's 50 favourite sports articles of 2014 (part 1)
Also featuring articles on Luis Suarez, Munster coach Anthony Foley and Kobe Bryant.