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#Optimism

# optimism - Sunday 10 June, 2018

From The42 French President will travel to Russia 'when' team reach World Cup quarter-finals Optimism

French President will travel to Russia 'when' team reach World Cup quarter-finals

Emmanuel Macron is confident the side will at least get to the last eight.

# optimism - Tuesday 1 May, 2018

From The42 Man United's 'big six' record has laid down a marker for next season - Young MUFC

Man United's 'big six' record has laid down a marker for next season - Young

United are set to finish second in the Premier League and are gearing up for an FA Cup final.

# optimism - Monday 30 April, 2018

From The42 'We weren't enjoying our rugby... It has started to lift a bit of the gloom' Looking Up

'We weren't enjoying our rugby... It has started to lift a bit of the gloom'

Ulster captain Rory Best says the province’s last four games have signalled a change in mood.

# optimism - Monday 19 February, 2018

From The42 Rory McIlroy sees progress despite failing to contend at Riviera Optimism

Rory McIlroy sees progress despite failing to contend at Riviera

The star was encouraged with his game at the Riviera Country Club this week.

# optimism - Monday 22 January, 2018

From The42 Schmidt's stocks look healthy as Ireland set off for sunny Spain Optimism

Schmidt's stocks look healthy as Ireland set off for sunny Spain

There are in-form players everywhere in Ireland’s Six Nations squad.

# optimism - Wednesday 7 June, 2017

From The42 'I don’t think there's a lot of difference between the Super Rugby sides and All Blacks' Optimism

'I don’t think there's a lot of difference between the Super Rugby sides and All Blacks'

Warren Gatland says he is happy to have tough tests in the build-up to the All Blacks clashes.

# optimism - Monday 5 June, 2017

From The42 LeBron and the Cavs can be hopeful heading into Game 3 of the NBA Finals: here's why Optimism

LeBron and the Cavs can be hopeful heading into Game 3 of the NBA Finals: here's why

Steve Kerr’s side seem to struggle in the third game of play-off series’.

# optimism - Tuesday 7 March, 2017

From The42 'We can win every game' - Milner hopes for final flourish from Liverpool in top four fight Optimism

'We can win every game' - Milner hopes for final flourish from Liverpool in top four fight

The Reds moved back into the Champions League spots with victory over Arsenal at the weekend.

# optimism - Sunday 25 December, 2016

From The42 Man United upturn leaves Mourinho feeling at home Optimism

Man United upturn leaves Mourinho feeling at home

The Red Devils head into their Boxing Day fixture against Sunderland on the back of three consecutive Premier League victories.

# optimism - Monday 12 December, 2016

From The42 'That's what makes these guys stronger, that's what Connacht's about' Optimism

'That's what makes these guys stronger, that's what Connacht's about'

Pat Lam was pleased his players delivered work rate after a difficult week out west.

# optimism - Monday 5 December, 2016

It's a yes: Rank-and-file gardaí have voted to accept the pay deal

Three-quarters of GRA gardaí have voted to accept the Labour Court’s recommendations on pay and conditions.

# optimism - Friday 25 November, 2016

From The42 Ireland Women feeling 'quietly confident' ahead of final Test match against New Zealand Optimism

Ireland Women feeling 'quietly confident' ahead of final Test match against New Zealand

Ireland are hoping to go out of the November Series on a high.

# optimism - Wednesday 24 August, 2016

From The42 Holland out for a month but Erasmus confident of Munster's potential Optimism

Holland out for a month but Erasmus confident of Munster's potential

The promising out-half is struggling with a hamstring issue.

# optimism - Saturday 18 June, 2016

From The42 'We've got a big chance now against Italy' - John O'Shea Optimism

'We've got a big chance now against Italy' - John O'Shea

The Ireland captain says his side needs to learn from their mistakes today.

# optimism - Saturday 28 May, 2016

From The42 'Dangerous' Ireland can definitely cause problems at Euro 2016, says Dutch striker Optimism

'Dangerous' Ireland can definitely cause problems at Euro 2016, says Dutch striker

Luuk de Jong had some fulsome praise for Martin O’Neill’s side after Friday night’s friendly in Dublin.

# optimism - Thursday 31 March, 2016

From The42 Jon Walters issues positive injury update after reports suggest he could miss the Euros Optimism

Jon Walters issues positive injury update after reports suggest he could miss the Euros

The striker was ruled out of Ireland’s recent friendlies with Switzerland and Slovakia owing to injury.

# optimism - Thursday 31 December, 2015

Irish people are feeling pretty optimistic about 2016

It looks like we’re bucking the trend worldwide.

# optimism - Wednesday 18 November, 2015

‘When I left Ireland there was a sense of fear, now it’s a different place full of optimism and change’

The former Rose of Tralee Maria Walsh writes about how Ireland is experiencing a time of great change.

# optimism - Thursday 24 September, 2015

From The42 Squeaking past Carlisle can unite Liverpool says Gary McAllister Optimism

Squeaking past Carlisle can unite Liverpool says Gary McAllister

Liverpool’s first-team coach sought to put a positive spin on Liverpool narrowly avoiding an upset last night.

# optimism - Wednesday 9 September, 2015

From The42 'They have some really ordinary players' -- Dunphy insists Ireland can beat Germany Optimism

'They have some really ordinary players' -- Dunphy insists Ireland can beat Germany

The pundit says the retirement of several stars has weakened Joachim Löw’s side considerably.

# optimism - Saturday 18 July, 2015

From The42 Raheem Sterling fee not a concern for Manchester City - Pellegrini Optimism

Raheem Sterling fee not a concern for Manchester City - Pellegrini

The Chilean is confident the attacker will justify the £49 million expense.

# optimism - Thursday 7 May, 2015

From The42 'I am the best coach in the Premier League' Optimism

'I am the best coach in the Premier League'

In Thursday’s press conference, he also produced a letter, said to be from club captain Fabricio Coloccini.

# optimism - Thursday 1 January, 2015

The world could be booming again by the end of 2015

This is according to UK think tank the Centre for Economic and Business Research (Cebr)

# optimism - Tuesday 30 December, 2014

From The42 Liverpool can finish in top four, says Lallana Optimism

Liverpool can finish in top four, says Lallana

The Reds stormed to an impressive 4-1 win over Swansea City on Monday.

# optimism - Monday 29 December, 2014

From The Daily Edge Commander Hadfield is here to make you feel a whole lot better about 2015 Optimism

Commander Hadfield is here to make you feel a whole lot better about 2015

“Our world is a better place than we often claim it to be.”

# optimism - Monday 22 December, 2014

From The42 Liverpool on track for top four, says Rodgers Optimism

Liverpool on track for top four, says Rodgers

Martin Skrtel claimed an equaliser with an emphatic late header against Arsenal yesterday.

# optimism - Sunday 14 December, 2014

From The42 'We've got to keep fighting' - Doak refusing to give up on Ulster's Champions Cup dream Optimism

'We've got to keep fighting' - Doak refusing to give up on Ulster's Champions Cup dream

The Ulster boss thinks his side still have a chance to progress.

# optimism - Thursday 11 December, 2014

From The42 Liverpool can beat Manchester United again - Allen Optimism

Liverpool can beat Manchester United again - Allen

The Wales international was involved as the Reds crashed out of the Champions League on Tuesday.

# optimism - Tuesday 9 December, 2014

Most Irish people think they could have more money in six months’ time …

… and at the very least think they won’t have any less money.

# optimism - Monday 8 December, 2014

Construction work was on the up again last month (and firms are hiring)

Some firms hired new staff to prepare for further growth in work.

# optimism - Friday 28 November, 2014

From The42 Luke Shaw to miss 'a few weeks' says Van Gaal while Falcao could feature against Hull Optimism

Luke Shaw to miss 'a few weeks' says Van Gaal while Falcao could feature against Hull

Argentine defender Marcos Rojo could also feature for Manchester United tomorrow.

# optimism - Sunday 12 October, 2014

From The42 Ireland have nothing to fear against Germany - Robbie Keane Optimism

Ireland have nothing to fear against Germany - Robbie Keane

“There is no reason why we can’t go there and get something out of the game,” he said.

# optimism - Wednesday 10 September, 2014

From The42 Man United can still win Premier League title - Young Optimism

Man United can still win Premier League title - Young

Louis van Gaal splashed the cash in the transfer window in a bid to revive the club’s fortunes.

# optimism - Saturday 7 June, 2014

From The42 5 reasons why England will win the World Cup Optimism

5 reasons why England will win the World Cup

The lack of great teams and more signs that the Three Lions will triumph.

# optimism - Monday 26 May, 2014

Poll: Do you have a more optimistic outlook now than before the election? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you have a more optimistic outlook now than before the election?

The make-up of many councils has drastically changed and there are new people off to Europe. Feel better?

# optimism - Friday 11 April, 2014

€2 billion budget cuts can be avoided* says ESRI

*If economic growth stays strong.

# optimism - Monday 3 February, 2014

Good sign for 2014? Car sales zoom ahead by 33 per cent

SIMI says that the upsurge in car sales has brought a sense of optimism to dealerships.

# optimism - Saturday 25 January, 2014

From The42 Don’t write off United in title race, says Alex Ferguson Optimism

Don’t write off United in title race, says Alex Ferguson

United are languishing 14 points behind Premier League leaders Arsenal and face a battle just to finish in the top four.

# optimism - Tuesday 21 January, 2014

From The Daily Edge 8 reasons you can't stop thinking about the joys of summer Remember When

8 reasons you can't stop thinking about the joys of summer

Remember summer? Wasn’t it SO GREAT?

# optimism - Saturday 23 November, 2013

From The42 9 reasons why Ireland can beat New Zealand on Sunday Blinkered

9 reasons why Ireland can beat New Zealand on Sunday

We’ve been softening this particular Kiwi up for 108 years and now its ripe for the plucking.

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