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#Decline

# decline - Wednesday 27 April, 2022

At least one in five reptile species threatened by extinction in biodiversity crisis
# Decline
# Decline

At least one in five reptile species threatened by extinction in biodiversity crisis

Apr 27th 2022, 9:59 PM 10,202 Views 8 Comments

Before now, researchers did not have a comprehensive picture of the risk to reptiles.

# decline - Thursday 11 November, 2021

'It just goes from bad to worse. The IRFU committee need to stand up now'
# Decline
From The42
# Decline

'It just goes from bad to worse. The IRFU committee need to stand up now'

Nov 11th 2021, 3:56 PM 10,067 Views 7 Comments

Bernard Jackman spoke about the decline of Irish women’s rugby on The42 Rugby Weekly podcast.

# decline - Saturday 24 October, 2020

Extract: Moving to the country helped me discover the secrets of the natural world
# Wildlife
# Wildlife

Extract: Moving to the country helped me discover the secrets of the natural world

Oct 24th 2020, 6:00 PM 22,846 Views 5 Comments

Richard Nairns details some of what he discovered when he moved to Ned’s Wood in Co Wicklow.

# decline - Thursday 16 April, 2020

'He was an old man at 41' - Muhammad Ali and the cost of being a boxing great
# Decline
From The42
# Decline

'He was an old man at 41' - Muhammad Ali and the cost of being a boxing great

Apr 16th 2020, 7:00 AM 33,092 Views 3 Comments

An extract from Jonathan Eig’s book reveals the extent of the legend’s suffering following his retirement.

# decline - Saturday 22 February, 2020

Poll: When was the last time you visited a post office?
# Decline
# Decline

Poll: When was the last time you visited a post office?

Feb 22nd 2020, 10:34 AM 37,665 Views 57 Comments

There are currently 952 post offices in Ireland.

# decline - Monday 20 May, 2019

More woe for Offaly hurling as they replace management in bid to avoid relegation
# Decline
From The42
# Decline

More woe for Offaly hurling as they replace management in bid to avoid relegation

May 20th 2019, 7:42 PM 27,169 Views 13 Comments

‘Survival is essential,’ as two-time All-Ireland winner Joachim Kelly takes over from Kevin Martin.

# decline - Saturday 20 October, 2018

Ecstasy to agony: O'Neill and Ireland have been on a steady decline since brilliant Vienna win
# Fall From Grace
From The42
# Fall From Grace

Ecstasy to agony: O'Neill and Ireland have been on a steady decline since brilliant Vienna win

Oct 20th 2018, 7:30 AM 5,081 Views 15 Comments

In November 2016 Ireland sat top of their World Cup qualifying group, but ever since Martin O’Neill’s side have regressed significantly.

# decline - Thursday 28 June, 2018

Panda conservation is worth billions of dollars a year
# Conservation
# Conservation

Panda conservation is worth billions of dollars a year

Jun 28th 2018, 11:01 AM 15,597 Views 9 Comments

A new study looked at pandas and their reserves, and compared them in 1980 to today.

# decline - Wednesday 2 May, 2018

There's been a massive drop in young teens smoking in Ireland
# Decline
# Decline

There's been a massive drop in young teens smoking in Ireland

May 2nd 2018, 5:03 PM 15,779 Views 65 Comments

The study was conducted between the years of 1995 and 2015 and shows a decline in adolescent smoking.

# decline - Thursday 14 September, 2017

Sacchi weeps for Italy's Champions League flop
# Decline
From The42
# Decline

Sacchi weeps for Italy's Champions League flop

Sep 14th 2017, 6:56 PM 10,523 Views 1 Comment

The 71-year-old guided Milan to back-to-back European titles in 1989 and 1990.

# decline - Thursday 8 June, 2017

'It looked like he just didn't want to be out there': McEnroe blasts Djokovic
# Decline
From The42
# Decline

'It looked like he just didn't want to be out there': McEnroe blasts Djokovic

Jun 8th 2017, 6:00 AM 4,835 Views 7 Comments

The Serb’s reign at Roland Garros came to a surprising end yesterday.

# decline - Sunday 12 March, 2017

Foreign tourists are being put off US travel - but is it down to Trump?
# Travel Ban
# Travel Ban

Foreign tourists are being put off US travel - but is it down to Trump?

Mar 12th 2017, 7:45 AM 18,241 Views 20 Comments

The tourism industry felt a jolt after Trump’s first travel ban was put in place.

# decline - Wednesday 27 January, 2016

The iPhone may have finally reached its peak
# Where Now?
From Business ETC
# Where Now?

The iPhone may have finally reached its peak

Jan 27th 2016, 8:39 AM 13,528 Views 33 Comments

Apple expects iPhone sales to decline over the next quarter, the first time since the original was launched in 2007.

# decline - Friday 2 October, 2015

Ireland and the spud go hand-in-hand, but they're in decline. Myth they're fattening is damaging
# National Potato Day
# National Potato Day

Ireland and the spud go hand-in-hand, but they're in decline. Myth they're fattening is damaging

Oct 2nd 2015, 9:40 AM 746 Views 115 Comments

Spuds have a particular image problem among young women – ask a group of your female friends to come up with a word to describe potatoes and “fattening” is likely to be the most common response, writes Michael Kelly.

# decline - Wednesday 9 September, 2015

"A fantastic reward" - here are the six students who got 12 As in their Junior Cert today
# Phenomenal
# Phenomenal

"A fantastic reward" - here are the six students who got 12 As in their Junior Cert today

Sep 9th 2015, 5:23 PM 48,489 Views 28 Comments

Six students nationwide were awarded the maximum 12 A grades possible at Higher / Common Level.

# decline - Saturday 29 August, 2015

Dublin won't save rural Ireland, it needs to grow up and be allowed to save itself
# Opinion
# Opinion

Dublin won't save rural Ireland, it needs to grow up and be allowed to save itself

Aug 29th 2015, 8:00 AM 718 Views 61 Comments

We need to decentralise control of the purse strings, rather than government departments, writes Aaron McKenna.

# decline - Monday 13 July, 2015

Bees are disappearing - and scientists are warning about worrying knock-on problems
# Bad Buzz
# Bad Buzz

Bees are disappearing - and scientists are warning about worrying knock-on problems

Jul 13th 2015, 10:30 AM 14,165 Views 33 Comments

Scientists want to move bee populations to new areas.

# decline - Monday 8 June, 2015

'Tiger has sabotaged his own career. Time hasn’t robbed his game, he’s done this to himself'
# Decline
From The42
# Decline

'Tiger has sabotaged his own career. Time hasn’t robbed his game, he’s done this to himself'

Jun 8th 2015, 4:08 PM 7,919 Views 3 Comments

The 14-time Major winner finished last at the Memorial.

# decline - Tuesday 5 May, 2015

Christians are leaving the faith in droves and the trend isn't slowing down
# Gotta Have Faith
# Gotta Have Faith

Christians are leaving the faith in droves and the trend isn't slowing down

May 5th 2015, 5:55 AM 17,616 Views 65 Comments

If the current trends continue beyond 2050 then by the year 2070 the world’s population of Muslims would roughly equal that of Christians.

# decline - Monday 24 November, 2014

The HSE are still preparing the country for a possible Ebola outbreak
# Tallaght Hospital
# Tallaght Hospital

The HSE are still preparing the country for a possible Ebola outbreak

Nov 24th 2014, 5:39 PM 8,474 Views 17 Comments

A number of different public bodies attended a training event in Tallaght today.

# decline - Wednesday 12 November, 2014

From world class to worse than Welbeck - what has happened to Robin Van Persie?
# RVP
From The42
# RVP

From world class to worse than Welbeck - what has happened to Robin Van Persie?

Nov 12th 2014, 11:02 AM 6,211 Views 15 Comments

Remember when Fergie hailed RVP as the new Cantona?

# decline - Thursday 12 June, 2014

Labour drops to just 4 per cent in latest poll
# Labour Pains
# Labour Pains

Labour drops to just 4 per cent in latest poll

Jun 12th 2014, 11:30 AM 7,525 Views 91 Comments

A sharp fall for the junior coalition party in the latest opinion poll.

# decline - Monday 24 March, 2014

G7 snubs Russia summit over Ukraine crisis
# Out In The Cold
# Out In The Cold

G7 snubs Russia summit over Ukraine crisis

Mar 24th 2014, 9:35 PM 11,153 Views 139 Comments

The leaders also threatened tougher sanctions against Russia for its annexation of Crimea.

# decline - Monday 10 February, 2014

Burton will decline invite to New York parade over LGBT ban
# Inclusion
# Inclusion

Burton will decline invite to New York parade over LGBT ban

Feb 10th 2014, 9:41 AM 10,765 Views 147 Comments

LGBT groups have called on Irish officials and An Garda Síochána to follow the New York mayor’s lead and boycott the parade.

# decline - Wednesday 16 October, 2013

Gene mutation speeds up brain decline in Alzheimer's
# Health
# Health

Gene mutation speeds up brain decline in Alzheimer's

Oct 16th 2013, 10:23 PM 6,644 Views 5 Comments

This is the first study to use brain scans to show what this gene does.

# decline - Sunday 14 April, 2013

Column: Is the Labour Party doomed or have they been here before?
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Is the Labour Party doomed or have they been here before?

Apr 14th 2013, 8:15 AM 214 Views 170 Comments

The Irish electorate is both a strange beast and an angry and vengeful one at the moment, writes Gary Murphy, who says while the people might be punishing Labour, it will not herald a new political force.

# decline - Thursday 28 March, 2013

Column: It's time to tackle decline in rural Ireland
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: It's time to tackle decline in rural Ireland

Mar 28th 2013, 7:00 AM 1,251 Views 86 Comments

Rural Ireland is experiencing a demise, with empty shop buildings, damaged roads and a lack of essential services. Action needs to be taken now or we could see whole parts of the country uninhabited, writes John Verling.

# decline - Wednesday 5 December, 2012

Tesco sales down 1.3 per cent in third quarter
# Tesco
# Tesco

Tesco sales down 1.3 per cent in third quarter

Dec 5th 2012, 3:14 PM 2,005 Views 15 Comments

The company also announced today it will be conducting a strategic review of its loss making US chain Fresh & Easy.

# decline - Monday 21 May, 2012

Only 15 per cent of firms are in growth mode - survey
# Firms
# Firms

Only 15 per cent of firms are in growth mode - survey

May 21st 2012, 10:07 AM 743 Views 1 Comment

An all-island survey found that 46 per cent half of Irish businesses are currently experiencing contraction, fighting for survival, or are in the process of winding up.