Readers like you keep news free for everyone.

More than 5,000 readers have already pitched in to keep free access to The Journal.

For the price of one cup of coffee each week you can help keep paywalls away.

Support us today
Not now
Thursday 7 December 2023 Dublin: 10°C

# Sad

Last year
Tearful Ronaldo departs with World Cup dream in tatters
Morocco earned a shock 1-0 quarter-final victory over Portugal.
All time
'Sad and scary' - There is only one topic on the rugby world's mind
The words of Steve Thompson, Alix Popham, and Michael Lipman have rocked the professional game.
'Kid was depressed': World number one Osaka on struggling to deal with fame
The Japanese star defeated Hsieh Su-wei 6-4, 6-3 in Stuttgart on Thursday.
US President Donald Trump's planned visit to Ireland has been cancelled
“We are still finalising whether Ireland will be a stop,” Sarah Sanders said tonight.
Trump concedes defeat as Republican accused of molestation loses Senate vote
Doug Jones becomes the first Democrat to win Alabama in a quarter of a century.
This TV host had the greatest response to Donald Trump's tweet about her 'bleeding badly' from a facelift
Nothing he says could surprise anyone at this stage.
No money for the border wall after last-minute spending deal agreed in US
It looks like Trump’s plans to build the Mexican border wall will be shelved for the moment.
Another blow for Trump's new travel ban as court blocks it indefinitely
The US Justice Department will appeal for the travel ban from six predominantly-Muslim countries.
Trump thinks that Oscars gaffe happened because they were 'too focused' on slagging him
“It didn’t feel like a very glamorous evening. I’ve been to the Oscars,” he told Breitbart.
This woman's hilariously rubbish 'Christmas tree' from Argos is going viral on Facebook
The tree equivalent of a bout of prolonged crying.
Ireland's educators have the highest rates of work-related depression
A new study also found fixing the ‘long-hours culture’ in workplaces could help the issue.
19 little things that make Irish people sad
All around me are familiar faces, worn out faces…
These sisters recreated a touching photo with their pet dog before he died
Hot salty tears.
Woman in her 80s dies after being hit by a van
The incident happened in Cavan shortly after 7am this morning.
Heartbreaking final broadcast as news anchor tells viewers of his fatal condition
In an emotional goodbye the news anchor informs viewers he is suffering from ALS.
Do you suffer from Seasonal Affective Disorder? Here are some ways to tackle it
The illness affects thousands of people, many who don’t know it.
Column: If long winter months fill you with dread, don't suffer in silence
For most people who have Seasonal Affective Disorder, the symptoms will typically start in the autumn and continue into the winter months.
Sad Kanye is the meme you need in your life right now
His eyes. Full of such sorrow.
In Pictures: Peaches Geldof - mother, wife and daughter
The young mother of two boys was pronounced dead in her home today.
Pat Rabbitte thinks the Patrick Nulty drunken message scandal 'is a sad affair'
Meanwhile, there are likely to be more revelations about Nulty sending inappropriate messages in the coming hours and days.
Missing wallaby and baby joey found dead in Down
Terrible news from the PSNI today.
Deer calf Mairead found shot in ditch dies
Little Mairead was thought to be well on her way to recovery when she suddenly passed away.
Bad news, toilet fishing is no longer allowed at the Sochi Olympics
Thousands are thought to have cancelled flights in disappointment*. *No one has cancelled flights in disappointment.
7 Christmas feelings you'll never grow out of
Whether you’re 9 or 95, those Christmas feelings are always the same.
Man recreates photos of late wife with their daughter in her place
Who keeps chopping onions?! Seriously.
23 Twitter tributes by GAA players to Niall Donoghue
There has been an outpouring of messages after the tragic death of the Galway hurler.
9 of the most emotional images from the US Government shutdown
We’re going to the zoo, zoo, zoo… No. Wait. No we’re not.
Funeral of April Jones takes place in Wales
Almost a year since her death, the family of April Jones finally lay her to rest in their hometown of Machynlleth.
Poll: Are you happy?
The World Happiness Report places Ireland 18th with a happiness score of 7-out-of-10. But are you happy?
The cold weather and winter do not depress us as much as we think
Seasonal Affective Disorder exists – but not for the majority of the population.
Cleanliness is next to melancholiness for these poor pets
Cleanliness is next to godliness, y’know!
Dog gets emotional watching a film about lost pets
We got emotional watching this video of a dog getting emotional.
Are these the saddest food items in existence?
We think they might be.
Column: In order to protect the vulnerable, Ireland needs a domestic violence register
Domestic violence affects women, men, children and our elderly. Victims and their families should have the right to learn about the background of an abusive partner before it’s too late, writes Rita Harling.
Column: Unable to find work in Ireland, I had no choice but to leave
I was offered a job abroad and even though I had no family or friends there, I had to take it, writes Seanán Ó Coistín. 'sad' Tyrone woman with 10% vision wins the The Voice UK
Andrea Begley, coached by Irish frontman Danny O’Donoghue of The Script, beat hot favourite, Leah McFall, who is coached by
Poll: Does the weather impact on your mood?
This time last week we were all outside enjoying the sun, but this week is a whole different story. Does the sunshine make you a happier person?
11 Oscar speeches that will leave you an emotional wreck
We’ll accept our Oscar for Most In Bits after Watching Tear-Jerking Speeches now.
January sucks: here's 8 tips on finding cheap holidays to escape the blues
Ugh, January. Stop fantasising about being somewhere warm – here’s how to actually do it (cheaply).
Pics: Emotional post-Christmas goodbyes at Dublin Airport this morning
With Christmas and New Year over many of those who came home for the festive season are now heading back.