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Tuesday 5 December 2023 Dublin: 5°C

# awful

All time
Virgil van Dijk blasts 'awful, outrageous' Dutch performance
The Netherlands could only draw 2-2 against Montenegro.
This website is being slated for their 'fatphobic' description of an author who appeared on their podcast
Mamamia has apologised for remarks it made about author Roxane Gay.
"I wanted to dispose of myself" - victim impact statement of son who was raped and imprisoned in a box by father
The now 13-year-old boy’s father was convicted of nine counts of rape and one count of child cruelty.
There’s a Facebook page dedicated to the awful parking in this seaside Sligo town
Ah here.
People have been sharing their best bad jokes and the results are gas
So stupid it’s funny.
Limerick man sentenced to 12 and a half years for brutal, repeated rape of woman in her home
Alan Hanley received concurrent sentences for three counts of rape, a more serious attack than which would be ‘hard to envisage’ according to judge Deirdre Murphy.
Questions raised after man dies on busy Dublin street
The man was found in the doorway of a Starbucks on Westmoreland Street in the city centre.
Family with three children forced to sleep in Dublin park following eviction
The Romanian family were issued sleeping bags after being told there was no accommodation available.
Watch: Video of dog so traumatised by ill treatment she won't look away from the wall
The lurcher, named Angel, is being cared for by dog charity Paws.
"Very sickly pups" dumped in Kilkenny woods
The animals had been where they were left for some time before they were discovered.
French woman jailed for suffocating eight of her children
Dominique Cottrez had previously said she feared the children were born of incest with her father before changing her story this week.
'He ought never to have been ordained' - Fr Brendan Smyth's order
The north’s historical abuse inquiry is to concentrate on the crimes of the notorious paedophile priest all this week.
11 indications that winter is actually sucking the life out of you
Mother defends 7-year-old son's KKK Halloween costume
It’s a family tradition, apparently.
13 noises that never fail to wreck your head
Your skin will crawl off and leave your body by the end of this. Honestly.
Poo in the pool? 11 of the worst things about going swimming
That smell of chlorine is from us. Sorry.
11 ways social media is ruining your life
We are basically Facebooking / Tweeting / Instagramming etc ourselves into oblivion.