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#2012

# 2012 - Monday 23 March, 2020

'You don't walk into an 80 grand job... That's a hard thing for an athlete to take'
# Life After The Olympics
From The42
# Life After The Olympics

'You don't walk into an 80 grand job... That's a hard thing for an athlete to take'

Mar 23rd 2020, 6:08 PM 9,142 Views 0 Comments

In part three of our series, Olympian Gavin Noble discusses his transition away from high-level sport.

# 2012 - Wednesday 18 October, 2017

The HSE has recorded 11 aggressive incidents against staff and patients A DAY since 2012
# Incidents Of Harm
# Incidents Of Harm

The HSE has recorded 11 aggressive incidents against staff and patients A DAY since 2012

Oct 18th 2017, 10:50 PM 9,477 Views 19 Comments

22,402 ‘incidents of harm’ have been put on record since January 2012.

# 2012 - Tuesday 25 October, 2016

Six to be tried in France over topless Kate Middleton photos
# 2012
# 2012

Six to be tried in France over topless Kate Middleton photos

Oct 25th 2016, 8:06 PM 35,557 Views 0 Comments

The topless images were published in France, Denmark, Ireland, Italy and Sweden.

# 2012 - Sunday 12 June, 2016

Quiz: How much do you remember about 2012?
# Quiz
# Quiz

Quiz: How much do you remember about 2012?

Jun 12th 2016, 8:45 PM 24,642 Views 15 Comments

You may remember it as the year the earth didn’t end.

# 2012 - Friday 26 February, 2016

Mother-of-one who hit paralysed woman over head with wine bottle jailed for four and a half years
# Sallynoggin
# Sallynoggin

Mother-of-one who hit paralysed woman over head with wine bottle jailed for four and a half years

Feb 26th 2016, 3:35 PM 26,508 Views 50 Comments

Grace Tormey (22) had struck the paralysed woman during an aggravated burglary at her home in south Dublin in November 2012.

# 2012 - Saturday 13 June, 2015

Man dismissed after an altercation with his old boss awarded €7,500 compensation
# Result
# Result

Man dismissed after an altercation with his old boss awarded €7,500 compensation

Jun 13th 2015, 9:30 AM 18,671 Views 4 Comments

The man was suspended after the incident in a car park.

# 2012 - Monday 14 July, 2014

India suspends death sentences of men convicted of gang rape
# Claims Denied
# Claims Denied

India suspends death sentences of men convicted of gang rape

Jul 14th 2014, 2:13 PM 14,556 Views 11 Comments

The lawyer representing the two men said he filed a special leave petition.

# 2012 - Tuesday 17 June, 2014

Special forces have captured the suspected ringleader behind the Benghazi attack
# Libya
# Libya

Special forces have captured the suspected ringleader behind the Benghazi attack

Jun 17th 2014, 9:20 PM 7,470 Views 30 Comments

Special forces, working with FBI agents, carried out Sunday’s operation and the suspect

# 2012 - Friday 20 December, 2013

19,044 referrals about child abuse concerns were received in 2012
# Child Abuse
# Child Abuse

19,044 referrals about child abuse concerns were received in 2012

Dec 20th 2013, 7:30 AM 4,737 Views 22 Comments

Minister Frances Fitzgerald said figures for 2013 indicate will be similar to previous years.

# 2012 - Monday 21 October, 2013

Budget deficit for 2012 still inside Troika target despite revisions
# DEFICIT FIGURES
# DEFICIT FIGURES

Budget deficit for 2012 still inside Troika target despite revisions

Oct 21st 2013, 12:07 PM 4,973 Views 25 Comments

Initial estimates for April were revised, after it became clear that revenue from mobile phone licences should be filed under this year’s figures.

# 2012 - Tuesday 1 October, 2013

NTMA suspends Treasury Bill auctions until 2014
# No More Bills
# No More Bills

NTMA suspends Treasury Bill auctions until 2014

Oct 1st 2013, 1:10 PM 4,859 Views 21 Comments

The National Treasury Management Agency won’t be holding anymore monthly Treasury Bills sales in 2013.

# 2012 - Friday 13 September, 2013

The Eucharistic Congress cost €9.5 million (including 70,000 rain ponchos)
# IEC 2012
# IEC 2012

The Eucharistic Congress cost €9.5 million (including 70,000 rain ponchos)

Sep 13th 2013, 7:10 AM 6,262 Views 48 Comments

Parish collections raised towards the event accounted for €4 million of that amount, according to Catholic Church figures.

# 2012 - Monday 2 September, 2013

New '132' reg system drives huge increase in August car sales
# Shifting Plates
# Shifting Plates

New '132' reg system drives huge increase in August car sales

Sep 2nd 2013, 7:12 PM 9,849 Views 47 Comments

There was a 20 per cent increase in new car sales in August compared to the same month last year. However, looking at the year as a whole, sales are down 8 per cent.

# 2012 - Wednesday 5 June, 2013

21,000 had gas or electricity cut for not paying bills
# Power Cut
# Power Cut

21,000 had gas or electricity cut for not paying bills

Jun 5th 2013, 2:36 PM 7,249 Views 98 Comments

Latest figures show 82 per cent more gas customers were cut off last year, compared to 2011.

# 2012 - Wednesday 8 May, 2013

CSO farming figures show sheep numbers up 7pc, potatoes down 13.1pc
# Farming
# Farming

CSO farming figures show sheep numbers up 7pc, potatoes down 13.1pc

May 8th 2013, 2:34 PM 4,263 Views 15 Comments

The survey results, for the 12-month period from June 2011 to June 2012, showed an overall increase of 6pc in cereals.

# 2012 - Wednesday 10 April, 2013

Death penalty stats show increase in executions but drop in death sentences
# Executions
# Executions

Death penalty stats show increase in executions but drop in death sentences

Apr 10th 2013, 6:45 AM 4,261 Views 21 Comments

The Amnesty International figures have revealed that while the number of people executed last year rose by two, there were 201 less death sentences handed down.

# 2012 - Tuesday 9 April, 2013

The top selling butter in Germany is... Kerrygold
# Irish Dairy Board
# Irish Dairy Board

The top selling butter in Germany is... Kerrygold

Apr 9th 2013, 1:30 PM 13,167 Views 58 Comments

The Irish Dairy Board’s report today also revealed that profits were up by 10.8% in 2012.

# 2012 - Tuesday 26 March, 2013

What would all of 2012's perfumes in one bottle smell like?
# Everything
From The Daily Edge
# Everything

What would all of 2012's perfumes in one bottle smell like?

Mar 26th 2013, 6:30 PM 7,543 Views 14 Comments

Includes Eau du Justin Bieber…

# 2012 - Monday 11 March, 2013

147 new cases of suspected child abductions reported in 2012
# Child Abductions
# Child Abductions

147 new cases of suspected child abductions reported in 2012

Mar 11th 2013, 2:39 PM 6,607 Views 6 Comments

Nearly half of the new cases involved the United Kingdom.

# 2012 - Tuesday 22 January, 2013

Over 1,000 people rescued by RNLI lifeboats last year
# Rescue
# Rescue

Over 1,000 people rescued by RNLI lifeboats last year

Jan 22nd 2013, 7:39 AM 2,540 Views 9 Comments

The busiest lifeboat station in Ireland last year was in Bangor, Co Down – which carried out half of its callouts during the hours of darkness.

# 2012 - Monday 14 January, 2013

Jobs initiative helped turn 6,000 pledges into 4,000 new hires in 2012
# Employment
# Employment

Jobs initiative helped turn 6,000 pledges into 4,000 new hires in 2012

Jan 14th 2013, 5:33 PM 6,293 Views 12 Comments

Hireland, the voluntary initiative which urges SMEs to pledge to take on more staff, helped created 4,000 jobs in its first year.

# 2012 - Saturday 5 January, 2013

The 10 billionaires whose net worth rose the most in 2012
# Richer
# Richer

The 10 billionaires whose net worth rose the most in 2012

Jan 5th 2013, 6:00 PM 29,390 Views 89 Comments

Nope, we haven’t heard of some of these rich folks…

# 2012 - Tuesday 1 January, 2013

GALLERY: The world waves goodbye to 2012
# New Year's Day
# New Year's Day

GALLERY: The world waves goodbye to 2012

Jan 1st 2013, 5:49 PM 12,425 Views 7 Comments

From picking fruit to scoring points, TheJournal.ie takes a look at what people around the globe got up to yesterday.

# 2012 - Monday 31 December, 2012

A bull, a portaloo and a boat: Our roads in 2012
# I'm On A Boat
# I'm On A Boat

A bull, a portaloo and a boat: Our roads in 2012

Dec 31st 2012, 7:45 AM 5,201 Views 11 Comments

Between animals and inanimate objects, Ireland’s roads had a lot more than cars on them in 2012.

# 2012 - Sunday 30 December, 2012

'A logistical, logarithmic progression' : The year in 46 quotes
# Review 2012
# Review 2012

'A logistical, logarithmic progression' : The year in 46 quotes

Dec 30th 2012, 7:00 PM 6,730 Views 6 Comments

“It’s clear that people are pissed off with us as a government” and 45 other quotes that tell the story of 2012.

The 10 most popular comments on TheJournal.ie in 2012
# Review 2012
# Review 2012

The 10 most popular comments on TheJournal.ie in 2012

Dec 30th 2012, 6:00 PM 21,221 Views 42 Comments

From Sean Quinn to Ryanair to gangland shootings, these are the comments which received the most thumbs up from readers this year.

I wish I was there: Jessica Ennis' hurdle victory at London 2012
# 2012 Highlights
From The42
# 2012 Highlights

I wish I was there: Jessica Ennis' hurdle victory at London 2012

Dec 30th 2012, 3:00 PM 1,199 Views 0 Comments

This was more than just a heptathlon event, it was the moment pressure would either crush or create an Olympic icon.

Sitdown Sunday: The 20 deadliest reads of 2012
# Review 2012
# Review 2012

Sitdown Sunday: The 20 deadliest reads of 2012

Dec 30th 2012, 11:00 AM 14,449 Views 0 Comments

It’s been a year of great writing. Here’s the very best from around the web.

Camouflage cars and denim jackets? It's the sporting year in 5 objects
# Inanimate Carbon Rod
From The42
# Inanimate Carbon Rod

Camouflage cars and denim jackets? It's the sporting year in 5 objects

Dec 30th 2012, 9:06 AM 8,780 Views 5 Comments

Suits you sir. Suits you.

Snap: The top 10 Instagram locations in 2012
# Instagrammed
# Instagrammed

Snap: The top 10 Instagram locations in 2012

Dec 30th 2012, 8:45 AM 11,898 Views 5 Comments

All is not as it seems, however.

# 2012 - Saturday 29 December, 2012

Poll: Do you keep your New Year's resolutions?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Do you keep your New Year's resolutions?

Dec 29th 2012, 12:21 PM 5,010 Views 25 Comments

There’s just 60 hours to go in 2012 so we want to know about your New Year’s resolutions.

It was a very good year: Here are 32 of 2012's sporting winners
# Legends
From The42
# Legends

It was a very good year: Here are 32 of 2012's sporting winners

Dec 29th 2012, 10:47 AM 13,191 Views 11 Comments

Featuring Katie Taylor, Rob Kearney and much much more.

Over 1,100 delays/collisions on Irish roads in 2012 - AA Roadwatch
# Slow Down
# Slow Down

Over 1,100 delays/collisions on Irish roads in 2012 - AA Roadwatch

Dec 29th 2012, 9:48 AM 4,563 Views 16 Comments

At 374 incidents, Dublin experienced nearly four times as many delays as anywhere else.

# 2012 - Friday 28 December, 2012

Swings and Ryder bouts: Golfing review of 2012
# Game On
From The42
# Game On

Swings and Ryder bouts: Golfing review of 2012

Dec 28th 2012, 6:05 PM 607 Views 0 Comments

Gareme McDowell came close, Rory McIlroy won a major by eight strokes again and Team Europe rallied from face-down on the canvas.

The 10 most-read Wikipedia entries of 2012
# Wikipedia
# Wikipedia

The 10 most-read Wikipedia entries of 2012

Dec 28th 2012, 6:00 PM 22,065 Views 9 Comments

A social media site was the topic most people wanted to look up. But which one was it?

Why the long face? Take a look back at the year in horse racing...
# Gee Gees
From The42
# Gee Gees

Why the long face? Take a look back at the year in horse racing...

Dec 28th 2012, 8:06 AM 495 Views 0 Comments

It was all about Frankel while the racing world also said farewell to another all-time great.

# 2012 - Thursday 27 December, 2012

Don't miss: Tomorrow's the last full moon of 2012
# Look Up
# Look Up

Don't miss: Tomorrow's the last full moon of 2012

Dec 27th 2012, 5:20 PM 5,739 Views 7 Comments

It’s called an oak moon, don’t you know.

# 2012 - Wednesday 26 December, 2012

Open thread: Has 2012 been the best year ever for Irish sport?
# Have Your Say
From The42
# Have Your Say

Open thread: Has 2012 been the best year ever for Irish sport?

Dec 26th 2012, 8:30 PM 7,360 Views 55 Comments

Rory McIlroy, Team Ireland and Leinster all had fantastic years.

Here are our top 10 most shared articles on Facebook in 2012
# Review 2012
# Review 2012

Here are our top 10 most shared articles on Facebook in 2012

Dec 26th 2012, 7:15 PM 15,068 Views 1 Comment

From Savita Halappanavar to puppies rescued from a Dublin car, these were the most shared TheJournal.ie articles on Facebook this year.

Here are our top 10 most tweeted articles in 2012
# Review 2012
# Review 2012

Here are our top 10 most tweeted articles in 2012

Dec 26th 2012, 7:00 PM 7,730 Views 3 Comments

From Maeve Binchy to the fatal Swedish House Mafia concert, these are TheJournal.ie stories which were shared the most on Twitter this year.

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