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# Friendship

All time
# icy
Australian golfer Smith says Reed friendship damaged by 'cheat' row
Meanwhile, Tiger Woods has picked himself to lead off the US’ Presidents Cup defence.
# Friendship
'He doesn't talk much and neither do I, so it is difficult for us' - Griezmann trying to bond with Messi
The Argentinian’s injury problems have also made it difficult for the pair to build a connection.
# jennifer lawrence
Amy Schumer told Jennifer Lawrence she would die alone after a recent break-up
Sound Amy, sound.
Voices
Declutter your friends: 'Trying to keep old friendships alive ties you to the past'
If you’re not spending a lot of time together and don’t have much in common any more, it really is OK to let that friendship go, writes Gill Hasson.
# join in
'It can be a rough time': How comedian Sarah Millican is helping people who spend Christmas alone
This is the seventh year of her #joinin initiative which encourages those who are by themselves on Christmas Day to chat to join the online conversation for some company.
# Nice anniversary
Trump says US friendship with France 'unbreakable' as he prepares to attend Bastille Day parade
Yesterday evening the two couples dined at a Michelin-starred restaurant on the Eiffel Tower.
# friendship is magic
Friends could be more important than family
“It’s smart to invest in the friendships that make you happiest.”
This kid grew out his hair for 2 years to make a wig for his friend with alopecia
Adorable.
# squad goals
18 things you'll understand if your close friends are all gals
Here come the girrrrrrrls…
# Change generation
Friendship and colleagues: Can work friends become real friends?
Can workplace bonds cut it in the real world?
# Change generation
BFFs? Probably not - why we shed friends in our late 20s
Psychologist Niamh Fitzpatrick explains why some friendships have a best-by date.
# friendship goals
The greatest friend ever wore his pal's 'booty shorts' so she could take an exam
Now he’s going insanely viral.
# contest
Wozniacki, Kerber put friendship aside at US Open
Meanwhile, defending champion Novak Djokovic booked a 10th straight US Open semi-final appearance last night.
# BFFs
This duck cheering up a heartbroken dog is melting hearts on Facebook
Gettin’ by with a lil help from his (duck) friend.
# Real Pain For My Sham Friends
Do you know who your real friends are? Chances are you don't
A study says only half of your pals would consider you their own friend.
# Countdown
Everybody needs a friend as dedicated as this guy
Birthday greetings done right. Sort of.
# No Show
Here's why flaking is the ultimate friendship crime
Flaking is for pastries, not people.
Voices
There's no two ways about it. The ending of a friendship sucks.
Whether it’s ending a romantic or a platonic relationship, breaking up is very, very hard to do.
# prom date
A straight guy asked his gay friend to the prom, and it was adorable
He just wanted to do something nice for his mate. D’aww.
# littlethings
How to reach out to someone who is feeling down: a guide
All over the festive season, TheJournal.ie is bringing you tried and tested ways to help you keep your mental health in fine fettle.
Voices
Opinion: A simple act of kindness could help someone feeling alone at this time of year
Spare a thought for those who will be on their own over the holiday period – this can be one of the worst times of the year.
Voices
Column: Is suicide a preventable cause of death?
Suicide is the most preventable cause of death if people will talk and we can listen.
Voices
Opinion: These are places men can come together to find purpose and friendship
Men’s Sheds are places for men who want to do something positive with their time to share their knowledge, experience, ideas, creativity and skills.
Voices
Opinion: Volunteering isn't hard, you can just sit and have tea with someone
You would think my friend and I have nothing at all in common, and yet our friendship means so much.
# best pals
Little boy is so loyal to pet lizard that he lies for him
Did he bite you?
# SOCIAL LIFE
'There’s much more to Macra than farming'
It’s a club that boasts about 8,000 members throughout the country, but what is Macra na Feirme and why do people join?
Voices
Opinion: Yes, social media sometimes makes us feel alone – but it also shows we're not
In our haste to condemn all things Facebook and Twitter, let’s not forget they also present huge opportunities for realising we are not alone in our struggles.
# you got a friend
Kid shaves his head so his friend with cancer won't feel alone
Can’t cope.
# BFFs 4EVA
Matt Lucas' tale of Twitter friendship this lunchtime will warm your heart
Ready your cockles!
# tissues please
This moving Skype ad will make you cry hot salty tears
Teenagers with only one arm each connect from across the world.
# sponsored by jameson
The 7 best friends to go on a night out with
Like the Seven Dwarves, except with more getting the rounds in.
# SHUT UP SHUT UP SHUT UP
The deeply annoying things people say to you right after a breakup
They mean well, really.
# forever friends
7 things you did with your friends as a teenager (but probably don't any more)
Unless your friendship is very special, that is.
Voices
Column: Should you stay friends with your ex?
It is possible to stay friends with your ex – but there are some serious questions you both have to answer before that can happen, writes Lisa O’Hara.
# life lessons
18 things you know if you've been travelling
The bottom bunk is always best, people.
# bizarre besties
13 unbelievable celebrity friendships
Opposites attract and all that.
# Friends Forever
Why we all need a Turk and JD bromance in our lives
EAGLE!
# Xi Jinping
Ceann Comhairle to meet China's president tomorrow
China and Ireland’s friendship continues with a return visit by an Irish delegation.
# friend of the year
Amazing letter to a woman with memory loss from her best friend
She’s a definite candidate for friend of the year.
# Facebook
Why we add and remove Facebook friends
A new survey highlights the reasons behind our friendly – and no so friendly – behaviour on Facebook.