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# life lessons

Last year
# life lessons
Marking Joe Canning, dual player workload and what you learn from county minor
Eoin Cadogan and Niall Horgan chat about playing football and hurling for the Cork minors.
All time
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7 simple lessons I learned after spending 8 weeks in a knee-high fracture boot
That was a long two months.
# that's hot
15 extremely important life lessons we learned from The Simple Life
Let’s take two giiiirls.
# life lessons
Victor Wanyama: Mauricio Pochettino 'teaches you about life'
Wanyama has spoken about the influence of Pochettino on his career – and it extends beyond football.
# thirty not hurty
Turning 30? Our guide to owning it
Life lessons for your fourth decade.
# life lessons
Feel like you're not succeeding in life? Sounds like you need more grit
It’s a “unique combination of passion and perseverance” and it trumps having natural talent or a high IQ.
# sponsored by irish life
8 rugby tips to help you keep your cool in the real world
Inspired by former Ireland fullback, Conor O’Shea.
# life lessons
Ken Shamrock ranks McGregor as the UFC's best but fears success could 'go to his head'
“I just hope he’s got good people around him.”
# humans of edinburgh
This lad went viral on Facebook when he said what he wants to be famous for
Not a fan of Biebs.
# life lessons
11 things all Irish men should know by 25
Very important things, of course.
# life lessons
A Galway taxi man left some priceless Facebook advice for this lad who forgot his phone
You know the night has not gone well when you wake up to this.
# life lessons
17 Whisper confessions that every mess of a human being can relate to
# sniff sniff
Primary school sends adorable letter to outgoing students
Tests aren’t everything.
# teach
Detroit's ice hockey team gave a girl on Twitter some sage life lessons
So wise! And so good at ice hockey.
# Pancakes
Little boy learns one of life's hardest lessons
It’s tough, but we’ve all been there.
# Tae
11 of the worst tea-making faux pas everyone should avoid
Listen up, class is in session.
# time out
All the essential life lessons brought to you by Zack Morris
He knows where it’s at.
# life lessons
10 essential life questions, answered by a 103-year-old woman
AKA the wisdom you actually need.
# life lessons
What can we learn from Britney's new single?
She’s a leader among women.
# life lessons
18 things you know if you've been travelling
The bottom bunk is always best, people.
# life lessons
11 activities every Irish college student engages in
Here’s what today’s CAO offer recipients have to look forward to.
# fillums
16 indisputable truths we learned from movies
Every shopping bag must have a stick of French bread poking out of it.
# doggy style
Proof that your dog was the best teacher you ever had
Just in case you ever doubted it.
8 ways your brain is ruining your life
Think you’re smart? Newsflash: your brain has different ideas.
# life lessons
8 everyday things you’re probably doing wrong
There’s a way to make drinks cold quickly that doesn’t involve the freezer. Mind blowing.
# seagal forever
11 life lessons Steven Seagal can teach you
There are life lessons and there are Steven Seagal life lessons.
# life lessons
14 lessons to teach your children before they're 12
That seagulls can not be trusted, for example.
# life lessons
11 life lessons we learned from Sex and the City
It’s Sarah Jessica Parker’s birthday so it’s time for some highly questionable morals.
# stop your messing
Happy Birthday Justin Bieber! Here's why we're all buying you new trousers
You look like an overgrown baby.
# mission statement
Six lessons from Jerry Maguire to future football agent Ian Harte
The Reading full-back is eyeing a future crossing the ‘t’s and dotting the ‘i’s…
# aww
VIDEO: Seven-year-old boy adorably discusses love and marriage
“Bye, have a nice day!”
# life lessons
VIDEO: Cat learns never to trust a tablecloth
A proud hunter, defeated by a tablecloth’s treachery.
# Steve Jobs
WATCH: The life lessons of Steve Jobs
As tributes pour in for the newly-resigned Apple CEO, watch him speak of the three pivotal moments which determined the direction of his life…