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# 2017

All time
# Back three
Vegas trip with Furlong chief among Watson's fond Lions memories
The 27-year-old started all three Tests last time
# Quiz
How Well Do You Remember 2017's Biggest Movies?
Time to see if that Cineworld membership paid off.
# dubs divide
'There is all to lose in doing so, and nothing to gain' - GAA chief against any Dublin split
Páraic Duffy’s annual report was released this morning.
# by descent
Number of people obtaining citizenship doubles because their grandparent or parent is Irish
People can apply to the Foreign Birth Register if they have an Irish-born grandparent or their parent is an Irish citizen.
# Have your say
What was your favourite Irish sporting moment from 2017?
From Galway’s first All-Ireland SHC win in 29 years to the Irish women’s soccer team’s hard-fought draw with the Netherlands, it’s been a year to remember.
# 2017
12 young Irish footballers to watch out for in 2018
Wolves’ Connor Ronan and others you are likely to be hearing more of in the coming months.
These were the 15 'biggest things' to happen in 2017
Here’s the list, according to Irish people.
# one to remember
Highs and lows! The most memorable moments of the Ladies football and camogie year
What a year it was.
# Looking Back
Catalonia, Ophelia and Dublin's three-in-a-row: The most read articles on this year
These were the most popular posts on the site in the last 12 months. Thank you for reading.
# not all bad
17 truly joyful things that happened in 2017
The little moments that made us smile over the last year.
# the year in photos
25 of the most breathtaking, striking images of 2017
It’s been a year of tragedies and celebrations – here’s 2017 retold in a series of striking images.
# life in the aflw
'There were kids wearing my number on their back and little plaits in their hair the same as I had'
Cavan’s Laura Corrigan Duryea brings The42 through a surreal first year with Melbourne FC in the AFLW.
# good news
Barack Obama ends 2017 with a series of 'good news' tweets
In a series of tweets, the former US president referenced a number of different news stories from 2017.
# turn the page
Here were our favourite books of 2017 - what about you?
We want to know.
# 2017
How Well Do You Remember The Top Songs Of 2017?
Time to put your memory to the test.
# that was the year that was
32 of the biggest news stories of 2017, as told through 'Ireland Simpsons Fans' Memes
The best place for Irish memes.
# Picture this
33 of our favourite Irish sports pictures of 2017
We remember the past 12 months with some of the year’s defining images.
# Stars
Do you agree with our Premier League team of 2017?
Tottenham striker Harry Kane and others who caught the eye in England’s top flight in the past 12 months.
# who the devil are you
Quiz: Why were these randomers in the news in 2017?
Can you remember what this lot were up to in the year just past?
Olympic Council to have €300,000 funding withheld over ticket scandal restored
The decision to restore the funding was announced by Sports Minister Shane Ross yesterday.
# take a guess
Here are the things we Googled most in 2017 - can you guess what made the top spot?
Storms, politicians and fidget spinners were among the things that dominated our online curiosity in 2017.
# Ominous
Gatland's Lions off to dire start as they scrape past exciting Barbarians
The tourists struggled in Whangerai as they came through with a 13-7 win.
# Men in Black
Cormac Reilly back in mix to referee football championship after being left out last year
The GAA announce their list of officials for this summer’s Gaelic football and hurling championships.
# brutal battle
Ireland's Six Nations finishes on high as they deny England a Grand Slam
Joe Schmidt’s men were brilliant as they rained on the English parade.
# well beaten
Second-half revival not enough as Schmidt's Ireland slip to dire defeat in Scotland
Rory Best and his side were hugely disappointing in the opening 40 minutes.
# CW 81
Cage Warriors confirms long-awaited Irish return after 3-year absence
Dublin’s 3 Arena will host the event on Saturday, 4 March.
This sign in the Waterstones sci-fi section perfectly sums up 2017
The times we live in, eh?
Colm O'Gorman: 'I have resolved to work every day to prove that love can trump hate'
For those of us who care deeply about freedom and human rights, there has never been a more vital moment for activism, writes Colm O’Gorman.
# oily sausage fingers
11 Instagram clichés we desperately hope to see the back of in 2017
# like a fine wine
'I'm not going to hang up the gloves yet': At 42, Christina McMahon envisions a bright 2017
The Monaghan native spoke to The42 before Christmas and is now preparing for a March world title fight.
# new year fear
11 really nice things you can do for yourself this January
Self care is the best care.
# Winning
Man who had just 60 cent left in his bank account after Christmas wins €100k on the Lotto
Nice start to 2017.
# New Year Goals
European priorities for provinces but Six Nations looms for Schmidt's Ireland
The national team gathered twice over the festive period ahead of the 2017 championship.
# Your Say
Poll: When are you taking your Christmas tree down?
Now’s the time most of us plan on taking them down for another year.
# Planning ahead
7 gorgeous planners that will definitely sort your life out in 2017
Get organised this year.
# star gazing
Star attractions: Here's what we'll be seeing in the skies in 2017
Saturn, Venus and shooting stars are set to feature across Irish skies in 2017.
# still to come
Here are the books, films and TV shows to watch out for in 2017
Get ready for a year of binge-watching and reading.
# give a hoot read a book
9 books you should read before they're films in 2017
New year, new reading list.
# welcome
Say hello to the first babies born in Ireland in 2017
Twin boys were born in the Rotunda Hospital in Dublin at one second past midnight.
# 2017
In photos: Here's how the world celebrated the New Year
Goodbye 2016.