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Tuesday 28 March 2023 Dublin: 8°C

# Letter

All time
# UFC 189
A letter from Las Vegas: McGregor isn’t the only show in town on International Fight Week
We’re in Las Vegas with UFC 189 just days away.
# One-sided stories
One of Enda's right-hand men had a pop at Fintan O'Toole in the Irish Times today
The government press secretary Feargal Purcell has accused O’Toole of leaving out facts that don’t suit his narrative
# left standing
Would you have given up your seat on packed train to this boy's granny?
A 13-year-old has complained that his granny and a pregnant woman were among those forced to stand for three hours on an Irish Rail train.
# Attack
Officers stabbed by escaped prisoner Derek Brockwell receive letter about their sick leave
The Prison Officers Association is calling for open sick leave for prison officers injured in the course of their duties.
# deep
This excellent Telegraph reader's letter demonstrates the perils of predictive text
Damn you, autocorrect.
# Good Guy
Tiger Woods has written a letter of support to a fellow stutterer
He’s not all bad you know.
# country choice
Shop sent hate mail over Yes to same-sex marriage poster
There are now plans to put even more posters up.
# Letter
Titanic owners asked for money to return officer's body to England - but the body wasn't found
The letter is up for auction today.
# Letter
Taylor Swift writes open letter to fans about her mother's cancer
And she wants you to talk to your parents about it.
# Bills Bills Bills
Has your first Irish Water bill arrived in the door today?
They’re due to start arriving through letterboxes today.
# Security
The White House was sent an envelope filled with cyanide
There were no injuries or exposure concerns.
# man of few words
Granddad signs heartfelt card to grandson in the most perfectly granddad way
Never change, gramps.
# find fern
Little boy writes heartbreaking letter to the 'bad men' who stole his dog
“Can Fern come home now please?”
# Cairo
Halawa letter criticising Government 'shows the real hurt this kid is going through'
Amnesty International believe the Government is doing everything it can to secure his release.
# Papa
This letter to the Telegraph on paternity leave is rather excellent
Oh, what could have been.
# kayla mueller
This is the last letter a killed US hostage wrote to her family
“Just the thought of you all sends me into a fit of tears”
# wonder girl
This little girl's letter pleading for more female superheroes is a must-read
‘Girls read comics too’.
# dear enda
Irish man takes advantage of Michael Lowry's 'lovely lady' note, writes to Enda
He spotted an opportunity.
# Dispute
Iarnród Éireann says there's 'no basis' for possible train driver strike
The NBRU said it will move to ballot train drivers for industrial action.
# in too deep
Girl writes note to her crush, gets a surprisingly deep response
Dat honesty.
# death rumours
Fidel Castro 'proves' he's alive... by writing to Maradona (seriously)
They’re old pals.
# meanies
This 8-year-old wrote to the Taoiseach in 1984 because RTÉ was 'mean to block sunshine'
She said she wanted RTÉ to ‘stop being mean’ to a pirate radio station.
# 1984 State Papers
Stop it! RTÉ was told to stop jamming pirate radio stations
Taoiseach Garret Fitzgerald said the Government were not trying to be “spoil-sports”.
# Interview
"I would have preferred not to have seen Mr Browne at all"
Vincent Browne wanted to interview the Irish Ambassador in 1984 – who wasn’t happy about it.
# proud
Here's the heartfelt letter a 9-year-old girl wrote her teacher after he came out as gay
# unsincerely yours
This little girl's letter to the tooth fairy is brilliantly passive-aggressive
This heartwarming letter to Santa was written by a seven-year-old Irish boy
# 20p
This heartbreaking letter shows the difference one small good deed can make
All love letters should be as to-the-point adorable as this little boy's
“I love you and I lost a tooth last night”.
# Dáil talk
State of the Nation: The infamous Lenihan-Trichet letter has finally been published
Here’s everything you need to know about what’s happening in Irish politics right now…
# found out
This 9-year-old girl busted her parents as the 'tooth fairy', and wrote them a letter
Hard lessons.
# Irish Water
Kelly: Language in water charges letter was "unhelpful and over the top"
The letter was sent to tenants who were part of the Rental Accommodation Scheme.
# comin' a knocking
The Revenue wants to know how you're going to pay your property tax
Around 1 million letters will be sent out over the coming weeks.
# growing trend
"Adverse publicity" warning over fatal foetal abnormality terminations
The Master of the Rotunda says that a growing number of women who travel for terminations in such cases are returning home halfway through their procedures.
# dear sir
Everyone is sharing this 15-year-old boy's letter about Emma Watson's UN speech
“If we want equality, it will take more effort than paying women the same as men.”
# doctor no
Another anonymous letter blasting the Children's Hospital plan ... but Leo's not concerned
Jack and Jill CEO Jonathan Irwin believes the letter, said to be from a hospital consultant, is evidence of “horrifying things that are under the carpet”.
# killer phone
Letter to The Guardian hilariously describes how mobile phone almost killed old lady
She got a BAD fright.
# Love
James Foley wrote a letter to his family while in captivity and it's beautiful
“Dreams of family and friends take me away and happiness fills my heart.”
# Happiness
Amputee sailor overjoyed by Arsene Wenger letter
The 31-year-old lost both legs, his left arm and three fingers on his right hand in December 2012.
# the personal postbox
Sick of calling on neighbours to pick up your Amazon purchases? An Post may have a solution
The postal service is planning to offer customers the option of buying self-install personal delivery boxes.