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Friday 1 December 2023 Dublin: 2°C

# Optimistic

This year
Biden 'hopeful' that US national debt deal 'very close'
The deadline for a deal was moved from 1 June to 5 June.
All time
Derby’s administrators say Championship club’s survival chances are 95%
Credible buyers have already come forward.
'We have to create a new future' - Perth backs his players to deliver for Dundalk
The Lilywhites are away to Estonian side Levadia Tallinn this evening.
'We're definitely seeing progress,' insists Henderson after Ireland defeat in Dublin
The stand-in skipper rued Ireland’s inability to take advantage of France’s yellow card.
Athletes told they will receive Covid-19 vaccination before Olympics - Mo Farah
Meanwhile, Florida has offered to host the Games later this year amid speculation that Japan may back out.
English FA targeting October for fans' return to Wembley
Fans may return for a trio of England internationals.
Madhmoon's Epsom Derby bid leaves trainer Prendergast and jockey Hayes full of hope
The son of Dawn Approach is an 11-1 shot for Saturday’s Classic.
Woods 'absolutely' expects to win another Major despite missing US Open cut
Woods finished 10-over par at Shinnecock Hills.
Liverpool and Arsenal target Lemar issues come-and-get-me plea
The France international missed out on a move to the Premier League last summer but he hasn’t given up hope of earning a similar switch this time around.
'I’d happily go back there for free - it was the best year of my life': Balotelli talks City return
The controversial Italian has enjoyed a renaissance with Nice but is keen on playing Champions League football again.
After breaking two vertebrae, Clare champs hope team-mate can attend Munster semi-final
Eoghan Donnellan will be sidelined for up to four months after sustaining the injury in training.
Tiger Woods says he has turned a corner with his new swing
Tiger finished tied for 18th place at the Quicken Loans National last weekend, his best finish since the Masters in April.
Guess which Neville David Moyes has tipped as a future England manager
Hint: It’s not Neville Neville.
Actor John Hurt has been diagnosed with pancreatic cancer
The actor has has described himself as “more than optimistic” about the diagnosis.
Irish businesses the most optimistic in Europe - who are the least?
A consumer sentiment survey also hinted that Irish household could boost spending in the coming year.
12 reasons Ireland is the world’s most optimistic country
No really, we are, research says it.
Cautious optimism as US senators meet on immigration reform
Republican Senator John McCain told ABC news he was “guardedly optimistic” they can unite on reform.
Irish senior executives optimistic about career prospects
High number are open to moving to new jobs, despite the recession.
Poll: Is there still hope for Ireland at Euro 2012?
Should we call everyone back from Poland now, or keep our spirits high and shock Spain?
Staying positive: Fletcher aims to return next season
The Manchester United midfielder has been missing for four months with bowel disease but says a comeback is being targeted.