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#good news

# good-news - Monday 23 March, 2020

'Everything happened very fast' - Arsenal boss Arteta makes full recovery from Covid-19
# Good News
From The42
# Good News

'Everything happened very fast' - Arsenal boss Arteta makes full recovery from Covid-19

Mar 23rd 2020, 2:30 PM 8,309 Views 10 Comments

The Gunners manager tested positive for the virus 10 days ago.

# good-news - Sunday 22 March, 2020

Over 1,000 birthday cards for boy (9) with rare disease who had to cancel his birthday party
# Good News
# Good News

Over 1,000 birthday cards for boy (9) with rare disease who had to cancel his birthday party

Mar 22nd 2020, 5:16 PM 36,400 Views 21 Comments

Ruth Beattie asked people to send cards to her son Jack, who is (9) tomorrow, after his party had to be called off.

# good-news - Saturday 21 March, 2020

Watch: Worcester lock Fatialofa in 'miracle' recovery from spine injury
# Good News
From The42
# Good News

Watch: Worcester lock Fatialofa in 'miracle' recovery from spine injury

Mar 21st 2020, 3:17 PM 5,608 Views 2 Comments

Fatialofa’s wife has uploaded a video of him walking unaided as he continues his recovery from spinal surgery.

# good-news - Friday 20 March, 2020

Watch: People play outdoor bingo from their flats in Dublin
# Social Distancing
# Social Distancing

Watch: People play outdoor bingo from their flats in Dublin

Mar 20th 2020, 10:10 PM 89,882 Views 26 Comments

From balcony bingo to beautiful sunsets, here is a round up of some good news this evening.

# good-news - Monday 16 March, 2020

Scotland player who contracted coronavirus is released from hospital
# Good News
From The42
# Good News

Scotland player who contracted coronavirus is released from hospital

Mar 16th 2020, 2:53 PM 6,906 Views 3 Comments

The rest of Scotland Women’s Six Nations games were postponed.

# good-news - Tuesday 28 January, 2020

Laois to field camogie team in 2020 after 'unavailability of players' situation resolved
# White Smoke
From The42
# White Smoke

Laois to field camogie team in 2020 after 'unavailability of players' situation resolved

Jan 28th 2020, 4:57 PM 4,456 Views 1 Comment

Good news for the 2015 All-Ireland Premier Junior champions.

# good-news - Thursday 2 January, 2020

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle promote ‘good news’ Instagram account
# 2020
# 2020

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle promote ‘good news’ Instagram account

Jan 2nd 2020, 1:50 PM 37,758 Views 34 Comments

The couple had a turbulent 2019 but also welcomed their son Archie.

# good-news - Friday 20 December, 2019

Hull City defender gets all-clear after cancer treatment
# Good News
From The42
# Good News

Hull City defender gets all-clear after cancer treatment

Dec 20th 2019, 8:11 AM 4,988 Views 1 Comment

Angus MacDonald has been praised for ‘tremendous courage’ after he was successfully treated.

# good-news - Tuesday 11 June, 2019

Boost for Ireland as Baird free to face Italy in U20 World Championship showdown
# Cleared
From The42
# Cleared

Boost for Ireland as Baird free to face Italy in U20 World Championship showdown

Jun 11th 2019, 8:19 AM 9,306 Views 31 Comments

The Leinster second row appeared before a disciplinary committee yesterday after seeing red for a high tackle.

# good-news - Thursday 9 May, 2019

Beirne extends Munster contract as 20-year-old Casey advances onto senior deal
# Good News
From The42
# Good News

Beirne extends Munster contract as 20-year-old Casey advances onto senior deal

May 9th 2019, 5:28 PM 10,404 Views 34 Comments

The Ireland international has quickly become a key player for Johann van Graan’s side.

# good-news - Thursday 21 February, 2019

Moscow native appointed to promote Irish language in south Kerry Gaeltacht
# Dr Victor Bayda
# Dr Victor Bayda

Moscow native appointed to promote Irish language in south Kerry Gaeltacht

Feb 21st 2019, 9:19 AM 28,251 Views 46 Comments

Dr Victor Bayda said that being appointed to the role was “a privilege and an honour”.

# good-news - Friday 25 January, 2019

NFL concussions show big drop after rule changes
# Good News
From The42
# Good News

NFL concussions show big drop after rule changes

Jan 25th 2019, 12:52 AM 4,807 Views 4 Comments

With concussions from pre-season games included, the number dropped from 281 in 2017 to 214 in 2018.

# good-news - Sunday 23 December, 2018

Stevenson awake and healing, says girlfriend
# Good News
From The42
# Good News

Stevenson awake and healing, says girlfriend

Dec 23rd 2018, 10:00 AM 9,527 Views 1 Comment

Adonis Stevenson’s girlfriend said the former world champion is ‘spending time enjoying music.’

# good-news - Friday 5 October, 2018

Minister for Finance says corporation tax take is actually €1 billion higher than expected
# Windfall
# Windfall

Minister for Finance says corporation tax take is actually €1 billion higher than expected

Oct 5th 2018, 6:57 PM 15,704 Views 69 Comments

As a result, Paschal Donohoe expects the Budget to balance rather than run a deficit as had been expected.

# good-news - Thursday 4 October, 2018

'This is a great news day for Castletroy': Limerick selected as base for 600 jobs
# Edwards Lifesciences
# Edwards Lifesciences

'This is a great news day for Castletroy': Limerick selected as base for 600 jobs

Oct 4th 2018, 2:55 PM 17,993 Views 20 Comments

Edwards Lifesciences is investing €80 million in its new Limerick facility.

# good-news - Monday 24 September, 2018

Robbie Brady makes long-awaited Burnley comeback after nine months out
# Good News
From The42
# Good News

Robbie Brady makes long-awaited Burnley comeback after nine months out

Sep 24th 2018, 5:24 PM 7,513 Views 13 Comments

The Ireland international came through 82 minutes in an U23s games today, while Preston’s Sean Maguire took a step closer to his return.

# good-news - Friday 7 September, 2018

Ex-Ireland and Liverpool defender Lawrenson gets the all-clear after cancer scare
# Good News
From The42
# Good News

Ex-Ireland and Liverpool defender Lawrenson gets the all-clear after cancer scare

Sep 7th 2018, 12:36 PM 7,030 Views 6 Comments

The BBC pundit admitted being nervous while he waited to hear the news.

# good-news - Tuesday 21 August, 2018

Ajax youngster out of coma over a year after suffering heart attack
# Good News
From The42
# Good News

Ajax youngster out of coma over a year after suffering heart attack

Aug 21st 2018, 12:04 PM 5,574 Views 1 Comment

Abdelhak Nouri collapsed on the pitch back in July 2017, but the 21-year-old is showing signs of improvement.

# good-news - Friday 10 August, 2018

All-Ireland semi switch-up means nightmare clash avoided for Cork dual stars
# Good News
From The42
# Good News

All-Ireland semi switch-up means nightmare clash avoided for Cork dual stars

Aug 10th 2018, 12:47 PM 4,059 Views 4 Comments

The LGFA have switched Cork’s last four meeting with Donegal to 25 August.

# good-news - Tuesday 31 July, 2018

Ireland's Hockey World Cup quarter-final against India will be shown live on RTÉ
# Green Army
From The42
# Green Army

Ireland's Hockey World Cup quarter-final against India will be shown live on RTÉ

Jul 31st 2018, 7:28 PM 22,592 Views 25 Comments

Graham Shaw’s side will hope to add to their incredible journey on Thursday evening.

# good-news - Wednesday 18 July, 2018

These 7 Premier League fixtures will be exclusive to Irish Sky Sports customers
# Good News
From The42
# Good News

These 7 Premier League fixtures will be exclusive to Irish Sky Sports customers

Jul 18th 2018, 2:29 PM 21,273 Views 3 Comments

Liverpool v Southampton is among the highlights.

# good-news - Sunday 6 May, 2018

Enjoy saunas? New research finds they significantly lower risk of stroke
# Good News
# Good News

Enjoy saunas? New research finds they significantly lower risk of stroke

May 6th 2018, 12:30 PM 20,372 Views 22 Comments

The study found people taking 4-7 saunas a week were 61% less likely to have a stroke than those taking one a week.

# good-news - Monday 2 April, 2018

Ireland's Alan Judge makes first start since horrific leg break two years ago
# Good News
From The42
# Good News

Ireland's Alan Judge makes first start since horrific leg break two years ago

Apr 2nd 2018, 10:34 PM 7,755 Views 5 Comments

It has been a long road back for the Brentford midfielder, who featured in their 1-0 win over Bristol City today.

# good-news - Friday 9 March, 2018

'It's good to see' - O'Mahony pleased by Kidney and Kiss to London Irish reports
# Pom
From The42
# Pom

'It's good to see' - O'Mahony pleased by Kidney and Kiss to London Irish reports

Mar 9th 2018, 10:10 AM 9,862 Views 2 Comments

The Munster captain has worked under both coaches.

# good-news - Thursday 1 March, 2018

Taoiseach says he 'understands concerns' as ministers question Ireland 2040 marketing
# Good News
# Good News

Taoiseach says he 'understands concerns' as ministers question Ireland 2040 marketing

Mar 1st 2018, 2:51 PM 7,772 Views 55 Comments

The rollout had caused concern at Cabinet.

# good-news - Saturday 13 January, 2018

Rome's 'baldy' Christmas tree is being made into a family hut and souvenirs
# The Gift Of Giving
# The Gift Of Giving

Rome's 'baldy' Christmas tree is being made into a family hut and souvenirs

Jan 13th 2018, 6:00 AM 8,933 Views 12 Comments

The €48,000 tree was labelled an international embarrassment after it was declared dead on its arrival.

# good-news - Friday 29 December, 2017

Barack Obama ends 2017 with a series of 'good news' tweets
# Good News
# Good News

Barack Obama ends 2017 with a series of 'good news' tweets

Dec 29th 2017, 7:28 PM 15,889 Views 34 Comments

In a series of tweets, the former US president referenced a number of different news stories from 2017.

# good-news - Wednesday 13 December, 2017

Baby girl born with heart outside her chest survives three surgeries
# Leicester Hospitals
# Leicester Hospitals

Baby girl born with heart outside her chest survives three surgeries

Dec 13th 2017, 12:49 PM 12,632 Views 30 Comments

Baby Vanellope is thought to be the first baby in the UK to survive corrective surgery for the rare condition.

# good-news - Tuesday 17 October, 2017

The Luas is back up running tonight
# Back On Track
# Back On Track

The Luas is back up running tonight

Oct 17th 2017, 9:27 PM 10,283 Views 15 Comments

Both Green and Red line services have resumed tonight ahead of schedule.

Of 385,000 properties that lost power during Ophelia, 248,000 have had it restored
# Good News
# Good News

Of 385,000 properties that lost power during Ophelia, 248,000 have had it restored

Oct 17th 2017, 7:02 PM 33,553 Views 37 Comments

ESB said that power would be restored to homes and businesses in the northwest and Dublin by this evening.

# good-news - Monday 11 September, 2017

All 28 rescued Jack Russell terriers have found homes thanks to the ISPCA
# Good News
# Good News

All 28 rescued Jack Russell terriers have found homes thanks to the ISPCA

Sep 11th 2017, 3:22 PM 18,720 Views 24 Comments

The dogs are currently at the National Animal Centre in Longford pending housing.

# good-news - Tuesday 1 August, 2017

Good news for families: Over 5,000 extra childcare places to be created
# Parenting
# Parenting

Good news for families: Over 5,000 extra childcare places to be created

Aug 1st 2017, 4:35 PM 21,997 Views 55 Comments

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar said he hopes to expand the subsidy scheme to more families in the future.

# good-news - Thursday 20 July, 2017

For the first time, over half of people with HIV are taking AIDS drugs
# Global Shift
# Global Shift

For the first time, over half of people with HIV are taking AIDS drugs

Jul 20th 2017, 12:05 PM 12,245 Views 18 Comments

The United Nations report’s authors claimed that the data proved the “scales have finally tipped”.

# good-news - Thursday 13 July, 2017

Award-winning fairy garden donated to children's ward at Portiuncula Hospital
# Bloom
# Bloom

Award-winning fairy garden donated to children's ward at Portiuncula Hospital

Jul 13th 2017, 11:43 AM 10,816 Views 4 Comments

The garden received a certificate of distinction in the postcard section at Bloom this year.

# good-news - Friday 30 June, 2017

Coyle and Lanigan O'Keeffe awarded World Championship bronze two years after event
# Good News
From The42
# Good News

Coyle and Lanigan O'Keeffe awarded World Championship bronze two years after event

Jun 30th 2017, 12:17 PM 3,777 Views 1 Comment

The Irish pair have been bumped after a failed drugs test.

# good-news - Thursday 22 June, 2017

Boost for Cork City as Delaney extends his stay with league leaders
# Good News
From The42
# Good News

Boost for Cork City as Delaney extends his stay with league leaders

Jun 22nd 2017, 11:19 AM 3,339 Views 5 Comments

The Burton Albion defender’s loan spell will now run until the end of the current SSE Airtricity League season.

# good-news - Thursday 15 June, 2017

Sunshine on the way for the weekend with highs of 24 degrees
# Let The Sun Shine
# Let The Sun Shine

Sunshine on the way for the weekend with highs of 24 degrees

Jun 15th 2017, 6:03 PM 25,288 Views 21 Comments

Cancel everything and get out the BBQ.

Going on holiday? Roaming charges are abolished from today
# Roam Like Home
# Roam Like Home

Going on holiday? Roaming charges are abolished from today

Jun 15th 2017, 6:01 AM 19,721 Views 26 Comments

“Eliminating roaming charges is one of the greatest and most tangible successes of the EU,” EU leaders said.

# good-news - Monday 12 June, 2017

Temperatures to go back into the 20s as we're set for sunnier, warmer weather all this week
# That's More Like It
# That's More Like It

Temperatures to go back into the 20s as we're set for sunnier, warmer weather all this week

Jun 12th 2017, 7:07 AM 45,577 Views 20 Comments

Showers will be few and far between this week, forecasts Met Éireann.

# good-news - Wednesday 31 May, 2017

You can leave the coat at home today as temperatures to soar back above 20°C
# Feelin Hot Hot Hot
# Feelin Hot Hot Hot

You can leave the coat at home today as temperatures to soar back above 20°C

May 31st 2017, 7:56 AM 16,301 Views 25 Comments

Today will be the best day of the week with the rain set to return tomorrow.