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# bad-news - Tuesday 1 October, 2013

'It's not a good poll': Howlin reacts to Labour's 25-year low
# Labour Pains
# Labour Pains

'It's not a good poll': Howlin reacts to Labour's 25-year low

Oct 1st 2013, 9:06 AM 4,866 Views 62 Comments

“There’s no point in saying anything else,” the Public Expenditure and Reform Minister admitted this morning.

# bad-news - Monday 24 June, 2013

Lions blow as Paul O'Connell ruled out of tour
# Bad News
From The42
# Bad News

Lions blow as Paul O'Connell ruled out of tour

Jun 24th 2013, 2:07 AM 16,850 Views 32 Comments

It’s been confirmed that the Irish lock suffered a broken arm during the game with Australia on Saturday.

# bad-news - Monday 22 April, 2013

79 jobs lost as Diamond Innovations shuts Dublin plant
# Jobswatch
# Jobswatch

79 jobs lost as Diamond Innovations shuts Dublin plant

Apr 22nd 2013, 8:12 PM 14,883 Views 31 Comments

Consultations with employees and unions has begun.

# bad-news - Friday 18 January, 2013

Column: Yes, the media should report bad news, but cynicism mustn’t blind us
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Yes, the media should report bad news, but cynicism mustn’t blind us

Jan 18th 2013, 7:00 AM 142 Views 39 Comments

Of course journalists must hold politicians to account, writes Seamus Conboy – but Ireland needs confidence too.

# bad-news - Tuesday 4 December, 2012

Tired of bad news, teens launch free positive newspaper
# The Champion
# The Champion

Tired of bad news, teens launch free positive newspaper

Dec 4th 2012, 7:05 AM 9,580 Views 26 Comments

The paper, called The Champion, was made by teenagers living in Dublin’s north east inner city.

# bad-news - Saturday 20 October, 2012

Damn you, science! US researchers debunk 'five second rule'
# Bad News
# Bad News

Damn you, science! US researchers debunk 'five second rule'

Oct 20th 2012, 12:54 PM 14,960 Views 48 Comments

Dropped your food? Don’t bother trying to pick it up quickly – it’s already ruined.

# bad-news - Tuesday 16 October, 2012

Dublin City Council takes extra precautions over flood warning
# Rain
# Rain

Dublin City Council takes extra precautions over flood warning

Oct 16th 2012, 5:41 PM 9,476 Views 16 Comments

The Liffey Boardwalk will be closed and the flood gates on the River Tolka are being put in place.

# bad-news - Monday 1 October, 2012

Bad news, Hunty: Wolves winger ruled out for several months
# COYBIG
From The42
# COYBIG

Bad news, Hunty: Wolves winger ruled out for several months

Oct 1st 2012, 4:45 PM 757 Views 0 Comments

The Ireland international is set for a lengthy spell on the sidelines after it was confirmed that he will undergo hip surgery.

# bad-news - Thursday 13 September, 2012

760 jobs lost in major jobs blow for Northern Ireland
# Bad News
# Bad News

760 jobs lost in major jobs blow for Northern Ireland

Sep 13th 2012, 1:38 PM 6,706 Views 18 Comments

FG Wilson blamed the slowdown in global demand for its products for the large number of job losses.

# bad-news - Monday 3 September, 2012

Injured Nadal to miss at least next 2 months
# Bad News
From The42
# Bad News

Injured Nadal to miss at least next 2 months

Sep 3rd 2012, 11:46 AM 333 Views 0 Comments

Nadal will miss Spain’s upcoming Davis Cup semifinal against the United States, he confirmed today.

# bad-news - Thursday 23 August, 2012

Mortgage arrears in Ireland rise to highest level yet
# Tough Times
# Tough Times

Mortgage arrears in Ireland rise to highest level yet

Aug 23rd 2012, 11:36 AM 4,778 Views 43 Comments

New figures from the Central Bank illustrate the deepening mortgage crisis in Ireland with almost 130,000 in arrears.

# bad-news - Tuesday 21 August, 2012

It's official: Ireland is a Third World country*
# Bad News
From The Daily Edge
# Bad News

It's official: Ireland is a Third World country*

Aug 21st 2012, 10:50 AM 48,677 Views 52 Comments

*But it’s probably not what you think.

# bad-news - Monday 30 January, 2012

Dublin falls from 12th to 198th in study of major world cities
# Fail
# Fail

Dublin falls from 12th to 198th in study of major world cities

Jan 30th 2012, 12:36 PM 8,153 Views 53 Comments

The only cities which did worse than Dublin in the study of 200 cities were Lisbon and Athens.

# bad-news - Monday 29 August, 2011

A new low: Ireland slump to eighth in IRB rankings
# Bad News
From The42
# Bad News

A new low: Ireland slump to eighth in IRB rankings

Aug 29th 2011, 1:10 PM 734 Views 1 Comment

Ireland have paid the price for their recent run of woeful form.

# bad-news - Wednesday 27 July, 2011

Column: We Irish are addicted to 'recession porn'
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: We Irish are addicted to 'recession porn'

Jul 27th 2011, 8:33 AM 115 Views 54 Comments

We all love complaining about bad news – but we need to devote that energy to improving things instead, writes Ed Fidgeon-Kavanagh.

# bad-news - Wednesday 23 February, 2011

The 9 at 9: Wednesday
# 9 At 9
# 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Wednesday

Feb 23rd 2011, 8:45 AM 2,200 Views 0 Comments

Nine things you need to know by 9am: Two Irish citizens amongst 75 people who died in New Zealand earthquake; first votes cast and – golly gosh! – new Enid Blyton novel is discovered.

# bad-news - Thursday 16 December, 2010

Paul O'Connell banned for four weeks
# In The Dock
From The42
# In The Dock

Paul O'Connell banned for four weeks

Dec 16th 2010, 12:26 PM 1,165 Views 0 Comments

Munster lock handed ban after strike on Ospreys player.

# bad-news - Monday 22 November, 2010

Olympic task ahead for Irish women
# Bad News
From The42
# Bad News

Olympic task ahead for Irish women

Nov 22nd 2010, 3:43 PM 308 Views 0 Comments

New format makes it twice as hard for Irish to qualify from tough group.