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Thursday 28 September 2023 Dublin: 15°C

# kindness

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Wellness Wednesday: A postcard from Leigh Arnold in Ibiza
Actress and wellness advocate Leigh Arnold and her husband run a wellness retreat in Ibiza. She set up a free online wellness portal for everyone in lockdown.
A musical about 9/11: 'It has allowed me to define what happened in a way I never thought possible'
The show opened last night at the Abbey Theatre.
Kindness: Change your life and make the world a kinder place
Can you get someone to stop talking without feeling and appearing rude? Yes. There are ways to do it kindly, writes Gill Hasson.
This teen invited an older woman on a night out after she said she missed going out with friends
A squad for all ages.
Former Nazi POW leaves entire estate to 'kind' Scottish town where he was held
The former German soldier stayed on to work in the Perthshire village for a time after the war and later returned to visit.
16 times Irish people were pure sound in 2016
Brother of cyclist killed in Dublin collision thanks locals for their kindness
Neil Fox visited the scene yesterday and a local family took him in for breakfast.
Reddit sent toys and nappies to a mother whose fiancé died on Christmas Eve
A crowdfunding page has also raised over $6000 in donations.
12 acts of everyday heroism that will instantly put a smile on your face
No matter how bad your Monday.
Iranians create 'walls of kindness' to help homeless people through winter
People have been leaving clothes and shoes on hooks in cities all across the country.
A Waterford radio station surprised a widowed father with a trip to London
As one texter said: “All the feels”.
This heroic couple saved the day when these Irish fans lost their rugby tickets
So sound.
Check out this Tesco worker's act of kindness for a cancer patient
People are nice sometimes, aren’t they?
'The cashier came out of the kitchen, sat down, and began helping the man to eat'
An uplifting story for your Thursday evening.
A McDonald's cashier's lovely act of kindness for an elderly man is going viral
An uplifting story for your Thursday.
A grieving Tipp family shared this unexpected act of kindness from a local takeaway
“They kept a family smiling in a time of great sorrow”.
Two kind strangers came to the aid of a dog left out in the pouring rain
Dogs need random acts of kindness too!
No such thing as a free lunch? Not for these pensioners
Take a break and read about this random act of kindness.
8 spontaneous acts of kindness that will make you smile
Our hearts.
This man's wonderful act of kindness to an Irish woman will melt your heart
There are some lovely people out there.
This uplifting Humans of Dublin photo comes with the most incredible story
What started out as a trip to the shop took a very different turn for Jamie Harrington.
This Daniel O'Donnell act of kindness is the talk of Twitter
A total gentleman.
This random act of kindness on a train is going viral worldwide
Somebody’s day just got made.
15 tiny but lovely acts of kindness you can do right this minute
C’mon, be sound.
Opinion: The simple, powerful gesture you can make to balance the sadness of the past week
Anyone who keeps up with current affairs in Ireland would be hard-pressed to find a smile these days. I’ve decided what I need to do to change things – if even in a small way.
Opinion: Absolute strangers have reached out to help us – I feel better about what tomorrow brings
Last week I wrote about how my wife and I had fallen on hard times and were now sleeping in our car. The response we have received has restored our faith in human kindness.
Norwegians react wonderfully to freezing boy at bus stop
We’re not crying, it’s the wind.
Kid shaves his head so his friend with cancer won't feel alone
Can’t cope.
WATCH: Wife surprises husband and new partner two years after her death
There will be tears. Oh yes, there will be tears.
How the Occupy movement cleared an 80-year-old woman's $983 medical bill
The Occupy movement started as a nebulous concept, but has recently begun buying personal debt.
Coffee shop appeals for tip jar thief to come forward... so they can help him
The Nervous Dog Coffee Bar are holding a food drive for the man caught stealing on camera.
9 reasons why you might need a hug today
Bring it in bro, bring it in.
Here are some of the most heart-warming stories you'll hear this week
Beat the midweek slump with these stories of kindness from commenters.
Irish believe older women to be kindest group in Ireland
Survey finds that while young Irish men are ranked least kind – people are also less likely to BE kind to young men.
Open thread: What's the nicest thing anyone has ever done for you?
It’s time for some Monday morning feelgood inspiration.
10 things to remind you that people are actually generous
Forget about this Budget day doom and gloom, and remember why you have faith in humanity.
Top readers' comments of the week
Here’s our roundup of the best, the most interesting and the most commented-on pieces from the past week. Did you make it in?
9 small acts that will restore your faith in humanity
There are some REALLY good people out there.
Here are your random acts of kindness
From returning a lost purse to giving an elderly neighbour a lift, our commenters tell us about their recent acts of kindness.
What random acts of kindness have you carried out lately?
Tell us in the comments – and find out more about the Clonakilty Random Acts of Kindness festival.