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# Loss

This year
Therapist: It's been a summer of tragedy and loss for many young people
Monica Jackman says it’s been a tough summer for young people in this country with tragic losses – she has some gentle advice for anyone grieving.
First game of Brendan Rodgers' Celtic return ends in defeat
The Northern Irishman said there were ‘some really good bits’ as his team kicked off their Japanese tour.
Blow for Drogheda as top scorer Freddie Draper returns to Lincoln City
Defender Elicha Ahui has also departed following his loan spell from the Legaue One club.
The Bee Guy: It's Mother's Day soon, so let's pause and thank the original mother - this planet
Paul Handrick of The Bee Sanctuary pays tribute to his late mother and the way she inspired him to champion biodiversity.
De Gea admits it will be tough for Man United without suspended Casemiro
Casemiro was dismissed after a VAR review for putting his hands around Will Hughes’ throat.
Blow for Connacht as influential Hawkshaw ruled out until March
The former Leinster centre has undergone surgery on an ankle injury, with the projected recovery time six to eight weeks.
Last year
Westmeath on hunt for new football boss and Dublin's Christie set for Longford job
Jack Cooney will pursue a role with the GAA at national level.
Blow for holders as Dutch sensation Miedema tests positive for Covid at Euro 2022
Netherlands must play Portugal without the Arsenal striker tomorrow night.
Craig Gilroy banned for four weeks for high tackle on Scarlets' Tom Rogers
The Ulster wing received only a yellow card for the hit during his side’s victory over their Welsh visitors but will miss the next four matches.
All time
Chelsea's Ben Chilwell could miss rest of season due to knee-ligament surgery
The full-back damaged his anterior cruciate ligament in the 4-0 Champions League win over Juventus last month.
Northern Ireland's World Cup dream in jeopardy after controversial loss
Ian Baraclough’s side were beaten by Switzerland.
After the best part of 26 years at Connacht, attack coach Carolan to leave at end of season
Nigel Carolan: ‘I’m at the stage of my coaching career where I need to challenge myself in a new environment and gain new perspectives.’
Connacht give up strong half-time lead to lose at home to the Ospreys
Andy Friend’s men were second best as the Ospreys won in Ireland for the first time in more than four years.
Sheffield United make unwanted Premier League history amid loss
The Blades have now made the worst start of any team in the top-flight’s modern era.
'We can't bring Gary back but we can try and help other people'
Dublin star Lauren Magee speaks about a recent family tragedy in the hope of helping others.
High-flying Aston Villa brought back down to earth
A Danny Welbeck goal helped Brighton secure a win.
Tributes paid to people with Covid-19 who have died, as Stormont decides on next steps for the North
A woman whose parents died from Covid-19 three days apart launched an online archive of grief stories.
France wing Thomas ruled out of Ireland clash with fullback Bouthier a doubt
The Racing 92 man scored a superb try against Wales last weekend.
Ex-Wales and Lions coach Howley reveals loss of his sister led to gambling problems
The 49-year-old was sent home from the 2019 World Cup and handed a nine-month suspension from sport.
Slovakia dealt major injury blow as Dubravka is ruled out of Ireland play-off
A knee injury has rendered the Newcastle United goalkeeper unavailable for the game on 26 March.
Opinion: We lost our baby son, it changed our lives, but our grief has helped us grow
Justin Caffrey describes the loss of his baby son, Joshua and says his son taught him how to live in the moment.
'You've dealt with one of the hardest things life can throw at you when you're 14. Nothing can get much harder'
Ireland rugby star Eimear Considine shares her story, and opens up on the impact of her father’s tragic death.
Donegal All-Ireland winner and 'real leader' retires from inter-county football
Declan Bonner confirmed Leo McLoone’s exit to local media outlets today.
Major blow for Tyrone as 2019 All-Star forward McShane set for Aussie Rules
The 24-year-old from the Owen Roe’s club will reportedly sign a two-year deal with Brisbane Lions.
'We were the better team' - Lampard on Liverpool loss
The Blues may have suffered another defeat at Stamford Bridge, but the coach is happy.
18-year-old Blues star ruled out for the rest of the season after rupturing Achilles
The loss of Callum Hudson-Odoi comes as a blow as Chelsea battle for Champions League football.
Christmas without loved ones: 'Just do it as best you can ... it's very, very hard'
Christmas can be a tough time for those who have lost a loved one.
Bray Wanderers effectively relegated following Limerick loss
Only overturning a goal difference of 25 goals and winning their final four games will be enough for the Seagulls to survive.
Roger Federer: I struggled to breathe in shock US Open loss
The 37-year-old five-time champion laboured to his earliest loss at the tournament in five years.
Dealing with the loss of an infant: 'The fact is your world will stop. You become a different person'
The FirstLight charity is holding a walk in memory of children who have passed away on 8 September.
Dealing with grief on Father's Day: 'We won't mourn the loss of Adam, but we’ll celebrate everything he gave us'
Father’s Day can be a tough day for those who have lost a child or a father.
Jones says England defeat to Springboks a 'horror movie'
The coach promised that a bounceback was imminent.
'I looked up and the side of my face dropped. I had lost all of my speech'
Ulster back row Chris Henry gives a fascinating interview about the loss of loved ones, a major health scare and why he feels ‘very lucky’.
Jose Mourinho takes aim at Man United players after Brighton loss
Just over two weeks ahead of the FA Cup final against his old club Chelsea, the Red Devils boss made six changes to his side.
Column: 'I felt a wave of guilt come over me. How was I laughing in a world my mum wasn’t in?'
There is no guide to tell you how to cope with life after loss, writes Mairead Doyle.
Christmas without loved ones: 'Try to keep it simple. The first year is very, very difficult'
Christmas can be a tough time for those who have lost a loved one.
'I looked down and my leg simply wasn't there' - for farming families, the consequences of a workplace accident are devastating
Support and bereavement group Embrace Farm are soon to hold their first national conference on the multitude of problems presented by farming tragedies.
'We practiced him stalking me on the stage': Hillary Clinton takes aim at Trump in Late Late Show interview
In a pre-recorded interview Clinton talked about what it felt like losing the election to Trump.
'To me, Father's Day is just like any other day because there's always something missing'
Father’s Day can be a tough day for those who have lost a child or a father.
Healy out of Leinster's Champions Cup semi-final after picking up two-week ban
The loosehead prop will be missing for this Sunday’s meeting with Clermont Auvergne in Lyon.