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Sunday 29 January 2023 Dublin: 5°C

# celebration

All time
# the youth
9 reasons to avoid the pub tonight
Leaving Cert celebrants will be out in full force, friends.
# Dublin Decider
Your Divided Loyalties Pic of the Day
Some fans are unable to fully back either side in the game between Liverpool and Celtic at the Aviva Stadium today.
# in tiers
12 ridiculously inappropriate cakes
Thanks, you really shouldn’t have
# boston bombing
Bostonians celebrate capture of second bombing suspect
Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, 19, was found by a homeowner in a boat where he had taken refuge.
Voices
Column: This Easter, think of those who made your chocolate eggs and bunnies
Irish people are now spending more on chocolate per head of population than any other country in the world, but what do we know about where the chocolate we eat comes from, asks Jim Clarken.
# Dublin Bus
Good news: Dublin Bus fleet now 100 per cent accessible
The company said 2013 is a “momentous year” for Dublin bus, with all of its fleet now fully wheelchair accessible.
Voices
Column: Single on Valentine's Day? You're not alone.
When you’re single you often feel you are missing out on something, but the meaning of life is not to always be in a relationship, writes Tony Moore.
# Gesture
Your T-shirt-with-a-somewhat-arrogant-message pic of the day
Dimitar Berbatov has implied his teammates should “keep calm and pass the ball to me”.
# Christmas
Pic: Our favourite personalised Christmas decoration
You might cry. We certainly did.
# Have your say
Open Thread: what are your coolest (or weirdest) Christmas tree decorations?
The Wright Brothers knew how to deck out this tree to the max – but what have been your most memorable decorations?
# Ah Ref
VIDEO: This Hannover player was booked -- twice -- for celebrating his injury-time winner
If you’re going to get sent off, Szcabolcs Huszti shows you how to do it in style.
# Ballsy
Mark Rohan's coach deserves the gold medal for Paralympics celebrations
The look on Rohan’s face says it all – consider that your (possibly) NSFW warning if you’re unsure whether to click.
# celebration
Happy 21st birthday, World Wide Web! You’re now officially a grownup
Now here are some things you should REALLY grow out of.
# Ramadan
In photos: celebrating the end of Ramadan around the world
Eid al-Fitr feast marks the end of Muslim’s holy month of Ramadan.
# TDF
VIDEO: Peter Sagan literally danced his way across the finish line at the Tour de France today
Slovakia’s young star might be a Tour newbie, but he’s certainly not acting like one.
# Dublin Fire Brigade
Pipe bands, stamps and old engines: Dublin Fire Brigade marks 150 years
A parade through Dublin city centre will take place later this evening.
# Golazo!
The only thing better than this incredible 75-yard strike is the silly celebration afterward
10/10 on both counts for Tosihiro Aoyama.
# Funeral
Funerals in Ireland: What are your options?
Online funeral planning, green burials and cremation – there’s more than one way to organise your big send-off.
# Joy
Back in the big time: Forgotten French club reclaim their spot in top division
Stade de Reims played Real Madrid in the very first European Cup Final but took a downward slide that ended in liquidation in 1992 … now they are back in Ligue 1.
# Coin It
Mini gold coin launched to celebrate Irish monastic art
The tiny €20 coin is just 11mm in diameter.
# open thread
Open thread: How will you celebrate World Book Day?
It’s World Book Day today, and people are being encouraged to rediscover the joy of reading. Will you be taking part – or have you already – and what is your chosen book? Chat about it here.
# Superman
Dwyane Wade lands winning shot with 2.9 seconds left, taunts Cam Newton
WATCH: The Miami Heat star shows us how to wind up a whole state in two easy steps…
# Champione
In pictures: Thousands turn out to celebrate the All Blacks' World Cup win
It’s been a long time coming, but now it’s here.
# Going Viral
YouTube Top 10: because Rory McIlroy is like the baby from 'Look Who's Talking'
This week’s round-up includes: a German expressing his love of Northern Ireland’s finest, Richie McCaw’s somersault turnover and the most inappropriate goal celebration of the season.
# Hips Don't Lie
Remember the striker with the "Amy Winehouse" celebration? He's back
His name is Marcello Matrone, and this time, he’s paying tribute to Shakira.
# Ref Justice
WATCH: These high school American football players were penalised for honoring their dead friend
To make matters worse, the penalty cost them the game.
# celebration
Formerly conjoined twins celebrate milestone 10th birthday
Maria Teresa Alvarez and Maria de Jesus Quiej-Alvarez were separated in 2002.
# Bubbly
Santonio Holmes chugged Cristal from the bottle to celebrate his $50million Jets contract
This is how you celebrate the biggest pay day of your career. That’s what I’ve learned from this story in the New York press this afternoon.
# St Patrick's Day
How will you celebrate St Patrick's Day?
According to a survey, the majority of people responding will celebrate by “getting drunk” – most probably on green beer.