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#2020

# 2020 - Last year 2021

Social disadvantage and addiction are primary reasons for high mortality rate among Ireland's homeless
# Homelessness
# Homelessness

Social disadvantage and addiction are primary reasons for high mortality rate among Ireland's homeless

Jun 2nd 2021, 2:14 PM 7,626 Views 7 Comments

A new report from Dublin County Council found that there is a higher mortality rate among single homeless people.

'The past year has proved very damaging' - GAA report combined deficit of €34.1m after 2020 season
# In The Red
From The42
# In The Red

'The past year has proved very damaging' - GAA report combined deficit of €34.1m after 2020 season

Feb 16th 2021, 1:17 PM 3,097 Views 6 Comments

The association’s 2020 financial report was launched today.

Opinion: Trump has been a disaster for democracy - he has laid the ground for fascism
# Democracy
# Democracy

Opinion: Trump has been a disaster for democracy - he has laid the ground for fascism

Jan 8th 2021, 7:00 AM 29,914 Views 64 Comments

Caoimhín De Barra looks at Trump’s legacy and the impact his presidency has had on democracy.

Poll: Are you making a New Year's resolution?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Are you making a New Year's resolution?

Jan 1st 2021, 11:17 AM 25,729 Views 31 Comments

Or are you actually not that bothered about it at all?

Crowds gather in New Zealand and China for New Year celebrations - but a muted tone is struck elsewhere
# For Auld Lang Syne
# For Auld Lang Syne

Crowds gather in New Zealand and China for New Year celebrations - but a muted tone is struck elsewhere

Jan 1st 2021, 7:48 AM 38,776 Views 25 Comments

In New York’s Times Square, the usual overflow crowd was replaced with a group of specially invited frontline workers.

# 2020 - All time

Opinion: For a change this New Year, try the 'One Word Resolution'
# Wellness
# Wellness

Opinion: For a change this New Year, try the 'One Word Resolution'

Dec 31st 2020, 12:30 PM 23,581 Views 15 Comments

Resilience coach Siobhán Murray says it’s time to forget the overwhelming and unreachable resolutions and to instead focus on one key word for 2021.

Barcelona's gloomy year closes on drab note after home draw with struggling Eibar
# Laboured
From The42
# Laboured

Barcelona's gloomy year closes on drab note after home draw with struggling Eibar

Dec 29th 2020, 9:06 PM 3,436 Views 0 Comments

An injured Lionel Messi watched on from the stands.

The Explainer: Our favourite explanations of the year
# Podcast
# Podcast

The Explainer: Our favourite explanations of the year

Dec 29th 2020, 8:00 AM 10,873 Views 0 Comments

Here’s the best bits of our podcast this year

Opinion: Securing the world’s data - Ireland’s rising role as a global data hub
# Business Matters
# Business Matters

Opinion: Securing the world’s data - Ireland’s rising role as a global data hub

Dec 29th 2020, 7:30 AM 12,657 Views 7 Comments

Ireland is a well-placed host for the world’s data, explains Jacky Fox of Accenture, but we need to seize all future opportunities.

Quiz: How much do you know about 2021?
# New Year
# New Year

Quiz: How much do you know about 2021?

Dec 28th 2020, 10:00 PM 49,663 Views 11 Comments

You might know quite a bit already…

Travel in 2021: Lesser-known spots National Geographic has called 'destinations on the rise'
# Travelling
# Travelling

Travel in 2021: Lesser-known spots National Geographic has called 'destinations on the rise'

Dec 28th 2020, 7:00 PM 48,739 Views 26 Comments

National Geographic compiled a list of 25 locations you will only find on the road less travelled.

It hasn't been a year to remember - but here are ten good things that happened in 2020
# Good News
# Good News

It hasn't been a year to remember - but here are ten good things that happened in 2020

Dec 27th 2020, 10:00 PM 46,039 Views 0 Comments

Have a momentary distraction from the world and remember the good things in what’s been a year to forget.

Colum Eastwood: We live in the Ireland that John Hume imagined - an island at peace
# SDLp
# SDLp

Colum Eastwood: We live in the Ireland that John Hume imagined - an island at peace

Dec 24th 2020, 12:30 PM 10,058 Views 28 Comments

SDLP leader Colum Eastwood pays tribute to John Hume and asks what the peacemaker would have made of the events of 2020.

My2020: 'I am so angry at those who have breached the Covid rules'
# Pensioner
# Pensioner

My2020: 'I am so angry at those who have breached the Covid rules'

Dec 22nd 2020, 8:25 PM 33,772 Views 41 Comments

Don is in his 80s and lives alone. He and his befriender Dana discuss a tough year.

Aoife Martin: 'It’s possible to be alone at Christmas and not be lonely'
# Column
# Column

Aoife Martin: 'It’s possible to be alone at Christmas and not be lonely'

Dec 17th 2020, 7:00 AM 23,841 Views 0 Comments

In her first regular column for TheJournal.ie, Aoife Martin writes about how Christmas can be a tough time for the LGBTQ+ community as some are forced to hide their true selves.

St Patrick's week set to be starting point for plan to rebuild Irish tourism sector after 'decimation' in 2020
# Tourism Ireland
# Tourism Ireland

St Patrick's week set to be starting point for plan to rebuild Irish tourism sector after 'decimation' in 2020

Dec 16th 2020, 1:09 PM 10,938 Views 12 Comments

Tourism Ireland hopes to attract international visitors here again by the summer of 2021.

Which of these 5 sports books will win the prestigious William Hill prize?
# Shortlist
From The42
# Shortlist

Which of these 5 sports books will win the prestigious William Hill prize?

Nov 29th 2020, 7:45 AM 4,862 Views 1 Comment

‘Born Fighter’ and ‘The Rodchenkov Affair’ are among the contenders.

Eoin McGee: Be warned, your Covid-19 mortgage break could affect your ability to borrow
# Finances
# Finances

Eoin McGee: Be warned, your Covid-19 mortgage break could affect your ability to borrow

Nov 27th 2020, 7:00 AM 17,279 Views 16 Comments

Eoin McGee says he’s suspicious of the motives of Ireland’s banks who agreed to offer mortgage payment breaks to customers in March.

Larry Donnelly: Joe Biden won, but Democrats don’t get it
# Opinion
# Opinion

Larry Donnelly: Joe Biden won, but Democrats don’t get it

Nov 22nd 2020, 7:30 AM 59,996 Views 65 Comments

Larry Donnelly says while defeating Trump is a welcome victory, Democrats are in danger of storing up problems for the future by isolating the centre-ground.

'I was glad that I could turn negatives into something positive. After it, I felt like I could do anything'
# Dream Big
From The42
# Dream Big

'I was glad that I could turn negatives into something positive. After it, I felt like I could do anything'

Nov 21st 2020, 6:30 AM 3,741 Views 0 Comments

Shelbourne star Izzy Atkinson on dreaming big, being positive and loving football ahead of this evening’s league title decider against Peamount.

Fears about Fungie raised again after no sighting of Dingle dolphin for hours
# 2020
# 2020

Fears about Fungie raised again after no sighting of Dingle dolphin for hours

Updated Oct 16th 2020, 8:05 PM 87,182 Views 90 Comments

Fungie usually stays within Dingle harbour, and the most he hasn’t been sighted for is 5-6 hours.

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer: 'Football has changed... it's a different game'
# New Season
From The42
# New Season

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer: 'Football has changed... it's a different game'

Sep 29th 2020, 8:01 PM 10,458 Views 2 Comments

The United boss believes the Premier League is very different this season.

Trump demands Biden take drug test before or after first TV debate
# 2020 Election
# 2020 Election

Trump demands Biden take drug test before or after first TV debate

Sep 27th 2020, 7:22 PM 57,528 Views 99 Comments

“His Debate performances have been record setting UNEVEN, to put it mildly,” Trump tweeted. “Only drugs could have caused this discrepancy???”"

GAA still planning for 2020 championships and set to give funds to county boards
# Statement
From The42
# Statement

GAA still planning for 2020 championships and set to give funds to county boards

Aug 20th 2020, 7:09 PM 19,436 Views 12 Comments

Counties were also asked to double down in their fight against the Covid-19 pandemic.

NFL ex-Redskins to be Washington Football Team for 2020
# New Era
From The42
# New Era

NFL ex-Redskins to be Washington Football Team for 2020

Jul 23rd 2020, 7:44 PM 6,657 Views 5 Comments

The team made the announcement in the wake of growing US social movements against racist symbols and monuments.

Two more All-Ireland finals set for Croke Park in December as ladies football fixtures confirmed
# Christmas Croker
From The42
# Christmas Croker

Two more All-Ireland finals set for Croke Park in December as ladies football fixtures confirmed

Jul 21st 2020, 3:37 PM 2,864 Views 1 Comment

The senior and intermediate deciders will take place at HQ, with the junior showpiece to be played elsewhere two weeks earlier.

No Rás Tailteann again this year as iconic cycling race postponed until 2021
# No Go
From The42
# No Go

No Rás Tailteann again this year as iconic cycling race postponed until 2021

Jul 10th 2020, 9:57 AM 1,606 Views 3 Comments

One of Ireland’s longest running sporting events will return next year.

Leagues scrapped as camogie calendar takes shape with round-robin Championship
# GAA
From The42
# GAA

Leagues scrapped as camogie calendar takes shape with round-robin Championship

Jun 23rd 2020, 9:10 PM 3,704 Views 0 Comments

Camogie’s showpiece competition is set to be played between October and December.

'Except for wartime, I have never felt so worried' - doubts grow in Japan over Tokyo Olympics
# Uncertainty
From The42
# Uncertainty

'Except for wartime, I have never felt so worried' - doubts grow in Japan over Tokyo Olympics

Mar 16th 2020, 12:55 PM 1,803 Views 0 Comments

Officials like Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and IOC chief Thomas Bach have repeatedly insisted preparations should continue.

Women's National League expands to 9 teams for 2020 season
# Looking Ahead
From The42
# Looking Ahead

Women's National League expands to 9 teams for 2020 season

Feb 18th 2020, 1:10 PM 2,717 Views 0 Comments

Treaty United, Bohemian FC and Athlone Town AFC are all competing for the first time.

The first weekend of 2020 will be... dull and drizzly
# A Bit Meh
# A Bit Meh

The first weekend of 2020 will be... dull and drizzly

Jan 3rd 2020, 9:30 AM 8,564 Views 6 Comments

There will be some windy conditions in coastal areas.

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle promote ‘good news’ Instagram account
# 2020
# 2020

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle promote ‘good news’ Instagram account

Jan 2nd 2020, 1:50 PM 37,765 Views 34 Comments

The couple had a turbulent 2019 but also welcomed their son Archie.

First baby of 2020 born at Rotunda Hospital in Dublin
# New Year
# New Year

First baby of 2020 born at Rotunda Hospital in Dublin

Jan 1st 2020, 1:12 PM 48,931 Views 60 Comments

Victoria Setuke was born at 12.12am.

Johnson hails a decade of ‘prosperity and opportunity’ after Brexit in New Year's message
# 2020
# 2020

Johnson hails a decade of ‘prosperity and opportunity’ after Brexit in New Year's message

Jan 1st 2020, 10:17 AM 13,667 Views 53 Comments

Johnson added that he was determined to be a “prime minister for everyone”.

Poll: Will you make any New Year’s resolutions?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Will you make any New Year’s resolutions?

Jan 1st 2020, 9:00 AM 18,793 Views 36 Comments

New year, new you?

Heading out on New Year's Eve? Here are some events taking place around the country
# Event Guide
# Event Guide

Heading out on New Year's Eve? Here are some events taking place around the country

Dec 31st 2019, 12:00 PM 26,665 Views 9 Comments

Here’s what’s on offer today.

Poll: Are you heading out for New Year’s Eve?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Are you heading out for New Year’s Eve?

Dec 31st 2019, 8:00 AM 37,134 Views 58 Comments

Heading to town for the big countdown, or taking it easy at home?

Your crashcourse in... 5g and other tech trends for 2020
# Startups And Tech
# Startups And Tech

Your crashcourse in... 5g and other tech trends for 2020

Dec 29th 2019, 4:00 PM 87 Views 0 Comments

AI, edge computing and drones: It’s going to be an interesting new year.

Temperatures could reach as high as 14 degrees as mild weather continues
# Fierce Mild
# Fierce Mild

Temperatures could reach as high as 14 degrees as mild weather continues

Dec 28th 2019, 2:02 PM 32,008 Views 24 Comments

It will be ‘drier and milder than average’ heading into 2020.

Tyson Fury-Deontay Wilder rematch confirmed for early 2020
# OFFICIAL
From The42
# OFFICIAL

Tyson Fury-Deontay Wilder rematch confirmed for early 2020

Dec 27th 2019, 5:40 PM 6,080 Views 3 Comments

The two fighters will compete against one another in Las Vegas this February.

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