WELL, IT’S BEEN a busy year around the world – the Olympic Games, a US Election and a continuing debt crisis in the EU.
And it hasn’t been quiet in Ireland either with much wrangling over the nation’s abortion laws, a controversial Budget and the ever-dramatic fallout from the Quinn Group’s business dealings.
For some, it was a year they’ll look back on with happiness and pride. For others, it was a twelve months they’d probably rather forget.
TheJournal.ie takes a look at the winners and losers of 2012: