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Last year
# Joy
Morocco players celebrate with Palestinian flag after Spain upset
Fifa regulations prohibit the display of banners, flags and fliers that are deemed to be ‘political, offensive and/or discriminatory nature.’
# message
Elina Svitolina dedicates Monterrey Open victory to Ukrainian army
Ukraine’s number one beat Russian Anastasia Potapova.
All time
# unite by staying apart
'The future of our people is in our hands' - 16 iconic Irish sports stars send rallying call to the nation
A powerful video and a clear message from some household names.
# message
Keith Earls issues plea on behalf of his daughter for the public to 'listen to the professionals'
The Irish rugby star has urged people to play their part in restricting the spread of coronavirus.
# clear message
Bohemians release new away jersey in partnership with Amnesty International
‘Football is a universal language and it can be a vehicle for great good in our society.’
# recoupled
Laura Whitmore to replace Caroline Flack as Love Island host
The Dubliner will front the new series from Cape Town in January.
# message
Inter cancel news conference in protest at publication of 'offensive' Conte letter
After an Italian newspaper published a critical letter about Antonio Conte, Inter cancelled their scheduled media session for Saturday.
# message
Liverpool pair urge German striker Werner to make Anfield switch
Naby Keita and Sadio Mane are both keen for the RB Leipzig star to join Liverpool.
# message
'Please beat Liverpool!': There's no doubt who David Beckham wants to win in Kiev
The Reds and Real Madrid go head-to-head in tomorrow’s Champions League final.
# tis the season
Open thread: What message would you like to give your loved ones this Christmas?
If someone – at home or abroad – is on your mind, let them know.
# message
Mourinho demands more from Manchester United fans
The Red Devils boss emphasised the importance of winning the Europa League – their remaining major trophy.
# message
More to come from Munster but Erasmus proud they keep showing grit
The province’s director of rugby says his team were only at 50-60% tactically against Glasgow.
# pulling for you man
The Rock has sent an inspiring message to a young Mayo man with cancer
“Merry Christmas Tommy, stay strong.”
# sesh gremlins
This kid found the world's worst message in a bottle written by two lads 'on the sesh'
This girl has shared her little brother's brutal last text to his ex
Ah here.
# jordan jacobs
International search for British traveller called off after he explains he was relaxing
He told his mother via a Facebook message that he would never be able to see his family again.
# Social Housing
Judge orders Ruth Coppinger and fellow protesters to end house 'occupation'
The TD said the group involved in the protest were happy to have brought attention to the issue.
# slip of the finger
11 mortifying wrong number texts that prove they are the greatest tragedy
Our eyes. Our poor eyes.
# I hope that someone gets my
This could be the oldest message in a bottle ever found
It’s a bottle intended to track sea currents.
# Delivered
This genius Donegal postman actually managed to deliver this letter
It was addressed to ‘Your man Henderson” along with other, eh, details.
# nice young man
Irish Rail are trying to find a 'wonderful' young boy to give him this message
“You are a credit to your generation.” <3
# a warning
I had to live for two years without a forehead - all because of one tiny mistake
Gráinne wants to help prevent other people going through the same trauma.
# Hope
'The morning my father was buried in Dublin, I was doing drugs down an alley in London'
John turned his life around after drug addiction.
# Lessons learned
Vox Pop: Should we be commemorating the centenary of World War I?
We asked the public for their view on the marking of the centenary.
# Choice as Bro!
'Kia ora, Mils here' - New signing Muliaina has a message for Connacht fans
The legendary All Blacks fullback is looking forward to arriving in Ireland.
# Leadership Battle
Alex White says it's time to tell the IMF that 'enough is enough'
White says if he is elected the next leader of the Labour party there will be no more “adjustment” of €2 billion or anything close to it.
# Careful Now
Edinburgh's new trams are officially using a safety message from Father Ted
Down with this sort of thing.
# Alan Shatter
Jewish Council express revulsion at anti-Semitic message sent to Shatter
The Council urged politicians to stand collectively in solidarity with the minister against all forms of religious abuse or intolerance.
# Going Green
‘Galling’: Enda Kenny describes effect of recession in St Patrick’s Day message
The Taoiseach said there is ‘global affection’ for the Irish people’s ‘nobility’.
# sellotape sex education
Pure in Heart: “We don’t have a negative view of sex”
The group were responding after claims that at one of their sex education talks they taped two students together by their wrists.
# Céad Míle Fáilte
There's an accidental message to tourists in Dublin Airport
# North Korea
North Korea's Kim Jong-Un hails execution of powerful uncle
Kim made his first public comment on Jang Song-Thaek’s execution during his new year message.
# message
Donal Walsh's anti-suicide video to be broadcast on Saturday Night Show
The inspirational teenager spoke out about suicides while he was battling cancer.
# Support
Snapshot: Hooperman pays tribute to Boston Marathon victims
The club tonight showed their support for those who suffered from the tragedy.
# Abortion
McNamara: Cardinal's Christmas message "misrepresented" abortion legislation issue
Labour TD Michael McNamara said that Cardinal Brady misrepresented the legal position within which the Oireachtas is required to legislate.
# sitdown sunday
Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads
The very best of the week’s writing from around the web.
# gchat down
Google says Gchat problem "should be resolved", as Twitter goes down
Google Talk problems seem to be fixed, but Twitter is now experiencing issues.
# ask the experts
Ireland's Call: Put your question to Declan Kidney and Brian O'Driscoll in New Zealand
We are giving you the opportunity to put your best comment forward to the Irish rugby team days before they face the All Blacks.
# St Patrick's Day
A St Patrick's Day message from the President
President Michael D Higgins gives his St Patrick’s day message today, where he says that in celebrating our Irishness, “we also remember that the Irish are an enterprising and resilient people”.
# St Patrick's Day
Being Irish 'is a badge of honour': A Patrick's Day message from the Taoiseach
Tomorrow is a chance to celebrate “everything it really means to be Irish” says Enda Kenny.