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Tuesday 30 May 2023 Dublin: 14°C

# Optimistic

Last week
21st May 2023 - 27th May 2023
# Optimistic
Biden 'hopeful' that US national debt deal 'very close'
The deadline for a deal was moved from 1 June to 5 June.
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# Optimistic
Derby’s administrators say Championship club’s survival chances are 95%
Credible buyers have already come forward.
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'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.
# Optimistic
'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.
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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.
# Optimistic
English FA targeting October for fans' return to Wembley
Fans may return for a trio of England internationals.
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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.
# Optimistic
Woods 'absolutely' expects to win another Major despite missing US Open cut
Woods finished 10-over par at Shinnecock Hills.
# Optimistic
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.
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'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.
# long road to recovery
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.
# Optimistic
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.
# Optimistic
Guess which Neville David Moyes has tipped as a future England manager
Hint: It’s not Neville Neville.
# pushing ahead
Actor John Hurt has been diagnosed with pancreatic cancer
The actor has has described himself as “more than optimistic” about the diagnosis.
# positive people
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.
# be grand
12 reasons Ireland is the world’s most optimistic country
No really, we are, research says it.
# Immigration
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.
# Optimistic
Irish senior executives optimistic about career prospects
High number are open to moving to new jobs, despite the recession.
# Your Say
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?
# Optimistic
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.