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# Poignant

Last year
# Tribute
Cheltenham race to be renamed after the late Jack de Bromhead
‘Michael O’Leary has very kindly said they are going to name the mares’ novices’ hurdle the Jack de Bromhead Mares Novices’ Hurdle, which is incredible.’
All time
# Poignant
'There's bigger things than football here' - Down edge Monaghan in emotional Ulster U20 final
A cloud of sadness hung over the Athletic Grounds as late Monaghan captain Brendan Óg Ó Dufaigh was remembered throughout.
# Poignant
Former team-mate's tragic passing puts injury woes into perspective for Brian Gregan
The athlete’s good friend, Craig Lynch, passed away in a car accident last year.
# Poignant
This is the most devastating Yelp review of all-time
A haunting tale.
# Poignant
Norway's memorial to Utoya island massacre is stunning
The winning entry from Jonas Dahlberg shows part of a nearby promontory cleaved in two.
# Poignant
Ever flown through JFK airport? This is the moment it got its name.
On Christmas Eve 50 years ago, the New York International Airport paid a poignant tribute to the fallen US president.
# Poignant
90-year-old Holocaust survivor on Reddit's Ask Me Anything
Emery Jacoby shares his family’s tragedy online.
# bare branches
Concern in China over number of single males
Even worse, these men – dubbed “bare branches” – are deemed to represent a danger to social stability.
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.
# Society
‘Baby boxes’: what they are, and why the UN wants them banned
Revival of medieval ‘foundling’ boxes in which abandoned babies were placed send “bad message to society”.
# Poignant
PHOTOS: Enda Kenny lays wreath at Remembrance Day ceremony in Enniskillen
It is the first time the leader of the Republic of Ireland has attended a ceremony in Northern Ireland on Remembrance Sunday.
# Tearjerker
A snapshot of the Irish in World War I
The National Archives has digitised the wills of 9,000 soldiers killed in action during the Great War.
# Where?
Statelessness: 12 million people do not have a nationality
“I am like a bird with nowhere to rest on the ground but which can’t spend his whole life in the sky.” – Yasser, stateless.
# Poignant
Documentary to chronicle human dramas at Dublin airport
TV3 six-parter will capture the arrivals and departures, reunions and separations at airport which saw 18.7 million people pass through it last year.
# Poignant
This is where the Titanic was at this time exactly 100 years ago
Interactive map shows that the ship would have been off the southwestern coast of Ireland, having left Cobh at 1.30pm on this day in 1912.
# Scenic Street View
In pictures: The world’s loneliest places* – captured on Google Street View
*Including Ireland…