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Thursday 1 June 2023 Dublin: 9°C

# Loss

All time
# eurosceptic
Dutch voters have sent out a strong anti-EU message to the world
Voters were asked if they supported the European Union’s association agreement with Ukraine.
# Looking Back
'Brave as hell' - the French media reaction to the Ireland game
One publication called the home team’s win “beautiful,” while the hosts’ character was also hailed.
'My mam was the life and soul of every room she walked into. She always made things better'
My mam, Paula, was diagnosed with cancer in 1999. I was four years old when she explained to me that her hair was going to fall out because of chemotherapy, writes Amy Mulvaney.
# Loss
Disappointment for Class of 92 as Salford's dream ends
Two goals in extra-time sent the League Two hosts through at Victoria Park.
'I'm sorry, there's no heartbeat': I thought it was my fault we lost our babies
Losing a baby through miscarriage, especially in your first trimester, is a very peculiar and isolated kind of grief. All I wanted was for people to acknowledge our loss and say ‘I am sorry ’.
# Mixed Fortunes
Three boxers move within a win of a medal, while Behan claims fourth at European Games
Meanwhile, there was disappointment for boxers Michaela Walsh and Myles Casey in Baku.
Will I ever adjust to the fact that my mother is gone?
Despite all these years, the pain of losing her remains. Grief, unfortunately, does not follow a defined trajectory.
# Loss
Ireland's number one tennis player suffers French Open disappointment
The Dubliner lost despite impressing with an emphatic second-set win.
# Grim
Tesco's Irish business is in a world of pain
The company posted its biggest-ever loss today.
# the last ride
Stena Line has cancelled its Holyhead summer route
The number of passengers had fallen from 1,719,853 in 1998 to 141,652 last year.
# rememberance
Irish soldiers in the Great War: Tracing your family history in WWI
Readers share their family links to the Great War with some tips on how to begin your search.
# Hard Times
Mario Kart 8 wasn't enough to save Nintendo from a €72 million loss
Despite the popularity of the latest instalment of Mario Kart, Nintendo suffered a net loss of €72.3 million in the latest quarter.
# Loss
Fans and businesses aren't the only ones losing out...concert cancellation hits charities too
One charity spokesperson said that it has left a hole in their budget.
Sadness at death of student travel pioneer
Ever go on a J1? You have Gordon Colleary, co-founder of Magill magazine, to thank for that.
# Knee Injury
Owen Farrell ruled out of England's third Test in New Zealand
The 22-year-old out-half’s absence opens the door for Freddie Burns or Danny Cipriani in the 10 shirt.
# O'Leary
Ryanair profits stumble with 8 per cent fall - but that's still ahead of target
The airline recorded a profit of €523 million, with a total revenue of €5 billion.
# In the red
Poor Wii U sales sees Nintendo lose €164m in fiscal year
The company moved 2.72 million Wii U consoles globally over the 12 months through March, less than a third of the 9 million it originally predicted.
Extract: A divorce or break-up is much like a bereavment
A person undergoing the bereavement process of breakdown and separation is trying to survive, on both an emotional and practical level, writes Helen Collins.
# talk it out
MtGox opens call centre after confirming €346 million bitcoin loss
The call centre was opened after the company lost approximately 750,000 bitcoin in a possible theft last week.
# Loss
Rory McIlroy crashes out of Match Play, McDowell still in the hunt
There are now no top seeds among the final 16 players in the Championship.
# Anam Cara
'When you lose a child, you change. But your relationship with them doesn't die.'
Sharon Vard talks about the power of having a support network following a family tragedy.
Column: Nothing has changed for couples whose baby's condition is incompatible with life
I am angry at the hijackers and manipulators of language who try to tell us that our child was only ‘sick’ or ‘disabled’, who refuse to understand that fatal foetal abnormalities are just that – fatal.
# fail whale
Twitter loses $511 million in one quarter
The social media company’s shares also dropped more than 13 per cent.
# Tribute
Read Sir Ian McKellen's touching Facebook post about Philip Seymour Hoffman
He joins the countless other celebrities taking to social media to express their sadness.
# Loss
Arsenal lose Ramsey for up six weeks
The Gunners midfielder will miss the upcoming games with Liverpool, Manchester United and Bayern Munich.
Column: We need new ways to acknowledge grief in our rapidly changing society
The experience of the darker range of emotions is healthy and natural. But what happens when traditional grieving practises fade away, when your community experiences mass emigration, or your friendships move online?
# first loss
Joe Schmidt's Ireland well beaten by the Wallabies
The Australians were fully deserving winners in Dublin after a disappointing display by Ireland.
# Reaction
Monaghan boss O'Rourke 'bitterly disappointed' at quarter-final defeat
The Ulster champions bowed out with a loss against Tyrone last night.
Column: Is society finally able to recognise the pain of a miscarriage?
Until recent years, miscarriage was not something that was spoken about: it was simply brushed under the carpet. But couples should not be afraid to be open about their grief – talking will help them to heal, writes Deirdre Pierce-McDonnell.
# Revenue
Fuel laundering plant with 7 tonnes of toxic waste uncovered in Monaghan
The facility has the capacity to launder 15 million litres of fuel every year.
# Hanging up his boots
Big loss for Leinster as Nacewa to retire due to family reasons
The New Zealander is set to return to his homeland at the end of this season.
# 1997 revisited
Report: Injuries mount as Italy deliver knock-out blow to Ireland's 6 Nations
Head coach Declan Kidney will be under huge pressure to vacate his role.
# 6 Nations
Sean O'Brien not ready to give up the 6 Nations fight
“It is and it isn’t out of our own hands, do you know what I mean?” Not really Sean.
# dublin 2013
Explainer: What the Irish provinces need to do to reach Heineken Cup 1/4 finals
We run through the likely scenarios for the four sides and reveal who has the best qualifying chance.
Column: Why recovering my brother's stolen bike meant so much
Colin Regan sent out an appeal on Facebook when his bicycle, which had belonged to his late brother Gordon, was stolen. The universe (and friends) conspired to reunite him with it just before Christmas.
# Pro12
'We haven't won anything or done anything yet' - Ulster's Chris Henry
The back-row will captain the Pro12 leaders against Scarlets this evening.
# stutters
Pro12: Connacht desperate to slay Dragons and revive their season
With home games coming up against Welsh and Italian opposition, Eoin Griffin is hoping to climb the tab
# Setback
Santa Cruz double heaps further pressure on Jose Mourinho
Real Madrid are now 16 points adrift of league-leading Barcelona.
# Heineken Cup
Leinster lose the battle of the unbeatables in France
‘We let it slip’ admitted Jamie Heaslip as the Heineken Cup champions were edged out by Clermont.