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Friday 3 February 2023 Dublin: 11°C

# happy

Last year
# happy
'We beat the strongest team in the world' - Klopp
Liverpool were three goals up by half-time as they tore City apart.
All time
# zeebs
'It has definitely been everything I thought it would be and more' - Zebo
The former Munster fullback won’t ever give up on his dream of playing for Ireland again.
Opinion: 'Can money buy you happiness? Not if you're spending it the wrong way'
Gill Hasson says that you should spend your money on experiences, not things.
# Criticism
'If I'm a player in the dressing room, and you've got him acting like that, I'm not going to be happy'
Graeme Souness has suggested Paul Pogba’s agent is trying engineer a move for his client.
# happiness report
Ireland ranks 14th happiest country in the world - ahead of the UK and the US
The Nordic nations are the happiest in the world, with Finland coming out on top.
Secrets to Norwegians' happiness: 'We don't boast. We don't express happiness openly'
Norway is the happiest country to live in because it is safe, equal and honest, writes Norwegian Ambassador to Ireland Else Berit Eikeland.
# Because I'm
Poll: Are you happy?
Ireland is the 15th happiest country in the world.
# because I'm happy
17 weird little things that are sure to make Irish people happy
Sure they’re all amazing in fairness.
# Milestone
Fresh air, good food and a morning coffee: 106-year-old shares secrets to long and healthy life
Elizabeth Dempsey still enjoys the odd glass of sherry and having her hair set every week and her nails manicured.
# happy out
'No, no, no': Lucinda REALLY doesn't miss 'undemocratic' Fine Gael
The Renua leader is preparing for her first general election since quitting Fine Gael nearly three years ago.
# instant happiness
19 things that will make you smile instantly
You’re welcome :)
# it really worked out
Aussie dad asks politicians to fund holiday, public step in
Stephen Callaghan wasn’t too happy about politicians “jetting their kids around in business class”.
# Happy Days
Ireland is happier than the UK, Germany and France, but not as happy as the USA, Canada and Switzerland
But, are you happy?
# pursuit of happiness
This video will show you how to live a happier life in 81 seconds
It’s the little things…
# never heard of it
No surprise about what the most-played song on Irish radio last year was...
May not make up for Blurred Lines, but at least it’s something…
# Quiz
How Happy Are You?
Clap along if you feel like a room without a roof.
# get happy
Open Thread: What makes you happy?
Take a minute and remind yourself.
# copycat
Did Pharrell rip off Happy too? Marvin Gaye's family thinks so
Clap along if you feel that Pharrell ripped you off.
# ain't that peculiar
Marvin Gaye's family thinks Pharell's 'Happy' is another rip-off
They have no immediate plans for further legal action, however.
# on the upside
The moments that made us smile in Ireland this year
One of the world’s better small-island nations.
# happy
Teens with cerebral palsy rate their quality of life as comparable with their able-bodied peers
Pain was one of the main reasons that reduced the quality of life for adolescents.
Opinion: Need a little cheering up?
Here are the best ways to get you out of your funk and ready to enjoy the summer.
# cad is ainm duit
What's in a name? Quite a lot...according to Irish people anyway
We’re the happiest when it comes to our names apparently.
# Don't Worry Be Happy
This graph shows how to be happy at work
It’s all to do with flow, apparently.
# patient transfer
So, eh, the Air Corps bumped into Pharrell Williams today
A helicopter crew transferring a patient to the United Kingdom had a quick chat with the performer.
# silent disco
Sound wizards remake Katy Perry's latest music video... without the music
It’s better. Much better.
# happeeeeee
Someone mashed up Pharrell's Happy with Morrissey's miserable new single, and it's genius
I would go out tonight / But I’ve only got this hat to wear…
# in bloom
€750,000 worth of plants, 20 sheared sheep and one dancing Taoiseach: Bloom in numbers
Bord Bia has crunched the numbers on last weekend’s festival…
# Clap along
Enda Kenny dad-dances to Happy with some teenagers
He can dance, he can jive, having the time of his life…
# best things ever
13 small events that would make anyone's day better
For you, because it’s Tuesday.
# Your Say
Poll: Do you have a more optimistic outlook now than before the election?
The make-up of many councils has drastically changed and there are new people off to Europe. Feel better?
# creepy meal
Meet McDonalds' creepy new Happy Meal mascot
Its name is Happy. And it’s gonna get you.
# happyyyy
Adorable 9-year-olds from Kerry make the fiercest Happy video yet
Ah lads.
# Sponsored By
6 simple things that make everyone happy
No matter who you are, these things are sure to give you a big grin.
# happy
Adults with learning difficulties celebrate the Green Ribbon Campaign in this uplifting video
May 2014 is Green Ribbon Month, working to reduce stigma around mental health issues.
# happy
Ballybunion's incredible coastline has everyone pretty "Happy"
Move over Donegal.
# sounding off
Creepy silent version of Pharrell's Happy shows the power of music
Without sound it’s just… people acting weird.
# surprise surprise
Irish mammy has amazingly foul-mouthed reaction to son's surprise return
# aaaaah
13 simple moments of pure unadulterated pleasure
And they’re all free, too!
# happy
This Irish primary school's Happy dance video is almost unbearably great
Prepare to strain a SQUEE muscle.