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# New Year

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Poll: Will you make a new year’s resolution?
New year, new you?
17 things you're probably experiencing in the 'gooch week' between Christmas and New Year's
How’s everyone holding up?
'Children have to pass adults still drinking from the night before to get their breakfast, it's not on'
Ryan Tubridy says the situation of homeless children in Ireland this Christmas is “utterly unacceptable”.
Saying goodbye to the short days at Knockroe: 'It’s a way to think of how to go forward'
“There’s the sense, that we’re experiencing something that brings us quite close to people living 5000 years ago”
Shelly Farrell and her Noreside sisters matching the men to put Kilkenny camogie on the map
The reigning All-Ireland champions kick off their league campaign against Tipperary on Saturday.
Here's what's happening for Dublin's Chinese New Year
One in twenty adults in Ireland will celebrate Chinese New Year over the next two weeks.
11 really nice things you can do for yourself this January
Self care is the best care.
European priorities for provinces but Six Nations looms for Schmidt's Ireland
The national team gathered twice over the festive period ahead of the 2017 championship.
Massive manhunt underway for shooter who killed 39 people in Turkish nightclub
The so-called Islamic State group has claimed responsibility for the attack.
Here are the books, films and TV shows to watch out for in 2017
Get ready for a year of binge-watching and reading.
'We wanted a home birth... but didn't expect this': New Year baby born on the kitchen floor
Little Odhran arrived three weeks ahead of his due date,
Turkey search for terrorist who killed 39 during New Year celebrations
Irish citizens in Istanbul are advised “to remain very vigilant” and to avoid crowded areas, especially “those frequented by foreigners”.
12-year-old girl killed and 11-year-old in critical condition after hit and run
It’s reported that the young girls were crossing the road holding hands when they were struck by a car.
Queen Elizabeth misses another church service due to 'heavy cold'
The Queen of England also missed the Christmas Day service – for the first time in 30 years.
In photos: Here's how the world celebrated the New Year
Goodbye 2016.
Dublin Fire Brigade has already attended 200 ambulance calls since the New Year
According to initial figures, Dublin Fire Brigade have responded to over 116,000 ambulance calls.
More cooking, fewer interviews: Famous Irish folks on their New Year's resolutions
2016 was a tough year for many – so what are our high-profile citizens looking forward to in 2017?
NYE: 2017 begins in Australia, Japan and Hong Kong
Countries around the world ramped up security efforts following terror attacks this year at public events.
Open Thread: What will you be glad to see the back of in 2017?
Brexit? Trump? Celebrity deaths? Tell us in the comments.
People are summing up the horror that was 2016 in four simple words
Goodbye 2016.
Trump ally wants Obama to 'die from mad cow disease' and Michelle to 'return to being male'
Carl Paladino has some odd wishes for 2017.
Saying goodbye to 2016: What big changes will you make next year?
It’s been a tough one, so all hail 2017.
Jury shown footage of "vicious, prolonged attack" on 20-year-old who died after assault
The trial opened today at the Central Criminal Court.
Search for man in fancy dress after three friends violently attacked
The motive for the attack is unclear.
Poll: Have you broken your New Year's resolution?
We’re three weeks in.
Poll: Are you joining a gym this year?
Or does the very thought of it send shivers down your spine?
Already failing at your 'go to the gym' resolution? Here's some tips that might make you go
We’re just over a week into the new year. Are you already finding yourself failing at your get fit resolution. This might help.
Looking for a new job in the new year? Here's how to get one
The first week in January is almost done. Are you already hating the job you’re in? Maybe it’s time for a change?
11 exciting new places to eat in Dublin in 2016
They all opened last year, and they all want you to eat in them.
People are wishing a Happy New Year to their 'text-door-neighbours'
Oh, the internet.
An office worker came up with the perfect post-Christmas desk sign
“I’m on episode four of Making a Murderer, so don’t tell me s***.”
Mark Zuckerberg's New Year's resolution is straight from a superhero comic book
The Facebook CEO wants to build an AI system like ‘Jarvis from Iron Man’.
These San Diego twins were born in different years
“It’s very unusual and it’s very special.”
I have bad days like everyone else, but this is what helped with my depression
I was alone, no one could pull me out and I wasn’t strong enough to climb out myself, writes Karl Melvin.
Stray bullets and firecrackers leave hundreds injured after Philippine New Year celebration
A lone firework also started a fire in one of the shantytowns in Manila, the country’s capital, leaving 3,000 people homeless.
Happy New Year! This is how the world celebrated 2016's arrival
Cities and countries across the world took part in the celebrations.
'New Year’s resolutions are based on the notion of guilt. I don’t see the point'
Let’s face it New Year’s resolutions aren’t about wellness. Why begin every New Year on a downer and with a creeping sense of failure?
My simple New Year's wish is for my son to live in a truly equal Ireland
One of my boys, Eoghan, suffers from a rare neuromuscular disease. He cannot walk. As a parent, I am becoming increasingly concerned for his future. What will happen to him when I die?
10 reasons why New Year's Eve is actually the Worst
Let’s get real.
Poll: Was 2015 a good year for you?
Should old acquaintance be forgot, and never brought to mind?