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# 2020 - Friday 8 January, 2021

Opinion: Trump has been a disaster for democracy - he has laid the ground for fascism
# Democracy
# Democracy

Opinion: Trump has been a disaster for democracy - he has laid the ground for fascism

Jan 8th 2021, 7:00 AM 29,653 Views 64 Comments

Caoimhín De Barra looks at Trump’s legacy and the impact his presidency has had on democracy.

# 2020 - Friday 1 January, 2021

Poll: Are you making a New Year's resolution?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Are you making a New Year's resolution?

Jan 1st 2021, 11:17 AM 25,686 Views 31 Comments

Or are you actually not that bothered about it at all?

Crowds gather in New Zealand and China for New Year celebrations - but a muted tone is struck elsewhere
# For Auld Lang Syne
# For Auld Lang Syne

Crowds gather in New Zealand and China for New Year celebrations - but a muted tone is struck elsewhere

Jan 1st 2021, 7:48 AM 38,731 Views 25 Comments

In New York’s Times Square, the usual overflow crowd was replaced with a group of specially invited frontline workers.

# 2020 - Thursday 31 December, 2020

Opinion: For a change this New Year, try the 'One Word Resolution'
# Wellness
# Wellness

Opinion: For a change this New Year, try the 'One Word Resolution'

Dec 31st 2020, 12:30 PM 23,360 Views 15 Comments

Resilience coach Siobhán Murray says it’s time to forget the overwhelming and unreachable resolutions and to instead focus on one key word for 2021.

# 2020 - Tuesday 29 December, 2020

Barcelona's gloomy year closes on drab note after home draw with struggling Eibar
# Laboured
From The42
# Laboured

Barcelona's gloomy year closes on drab note after home draw with struggling Eibar

Dec 29th 2020, 9:06 PM 3,409 Views 0 Comments

An injured Lionel Messi watched on from the stands.

The Explainer: Our favourite explanations of the year
# Podcast
# Podcast

The Explainer: Our favourite explanations of the year

Dec 29th 2020, 8:00 AM 10,787 Views 0 Comments

Here’s the best bits of our podcast this year

Opinion: Securing the world’s data - Ireland’s rising role as a global data hub
# Business Matters
# Business Matters

Opinion: Securing the world’s data - Ireland’s rising role as a global data hub

Dec 29th 2020, 7:30 AM 12,505 Views 7 Comments

Ireland is a well-placed host for the world’s data, explains Jacky Fox of Accenture, but we need to seize all future opportunities.

# 2020 - Monday 28 December, 2020

Quiz: How much do you know about 2021?
# New Year
# New Year

Quiz: How much do you know about 2021?

Dec 28th 2020, 10:00 PM 46,748 Views 11 Comments

You might know quite a bit already…

Travel in 2021: Lesser-known spots National Geographic has called 'destinations on the rise'
# Travelling
# Travelling

Travel in 2021: Lesser-known spots National Geographic has called 'destinations on the rise'

Dec 28th 2020, 7:00 PM 48,600 Views 26 Comments

National Geographic compiled a list of 25 locations you will only find on the road less travelled.

# 2020 - Sunday 27 December, 2020

It hasn't been a year to remember - but here are ten good things that happened in 2020
# Good News
# Good News

It hasn't been a year to remember - but here are ten good things that happened in 2020

Dec 27th 2020, 10:00 PM 45,322 Views 0 Comments

Have a momentary distraction from the world and remember the good things in what’s been a year to forget.

# 2020 - Thursday 24 December, 2020

Colum Eastwood: We live in the Ireland that John Hume imagined - an island at peace
# SDLp
# SDLp

Colum Eastwood: We live in the Ireland that John Hume imagined - an island at peace

Dec 24th 2020, 12:30 PM 9,965 Views 28 Comments

SDLP leader Colum Eastwood pays tribute to John Hume and asks what the peacemaker would have made of the events of 2020.

# 2020 - Tuesday 22 December, 2020

My2020: 'I am so angry at those who have breached the Covid rules'
# Pensioner
# Pensioner

My2020: 'I am so angry at those who have breached the Covid rules'

Dec 22nd 2020, 8:25 PM 33,593 Views 40 Comments

Don is in his 80s and lives alone. He and his befriender Dana discuss a tough year.

# 2020 - Thursday 17 December, 2020

Aoife Martin: 'It’s possible to be alone at Christmas and not be lonely'
# Column
# Column

Aoife Martin: 'It’s possible to be alone at Christmas and not be lonely'

Dec 17th 2020, 7:00 AM 23,653 Views 0 Comments

In her first regular column for TheJournal.ie, Aoife Martin writes about how Christmas can be a tough time for the LGBTQ+ community as some are forced to hide their true selves.

# 2020 - Wednesday 16 December, 2020

St Patrick's week set to be starting point for plan to rebuild Irish tourism sector after 'decimation' in 2020
# Tourism Ireland
# Tourism Ireland

St Patrick's week set to be starting point for plan to rebuild Irish tourism sector after 'decimation' in 2020

Dec 16th 2020, 1:09 PM 10,906 Views 12 Comments

Tourism Ireland hopes to attract international visitors here again by the summer of 2021.

# 2020 - Sunday 29 November, 2020

Which of these 5 sports books will win the prestigious William Hill prize?
# Shortlist
From The42
# Shortlist

Which of these 5 sports books will win the prestigious William Hill prize?

Nov 29th 2020, 7:45 AM 4,818 Views 1 Comment

‘Born Fighter’ and ‘The Rodchenkov Affair’ are among the contenders.

# 2020 - Friday 27 November, 2020

Eoin McGee: Be warned, your Covid-19 mortgage break could affect your ability to borrow
# Finances
# Finances

Eoin McGee: Be warned, your Covid-19 mortgage break could affect your ability to borrow

Nov 27th 2020, 7:00 AM 16,882 Views 16 Comments

Eoin McGee says he’s suspicious of the motives of Ireland’s banks who agreed to offer mortgage payment breaks to customers in March.

# 2020 - Sunday 22 November, 2020

Larry Donnelly: Joe Biden won, but Democrats don’t get it
# Opinion
# Opinion

Larry Donnelly: Joe Biden won, but Democrats don’t get it

Nov 22nd 2020, 7:30 AM 59,921 Views 65 Comments

Larry Donnelly says while defeating Trump is a welcome victory, Democrats are in danger of storing up problems for the future by isolating the centre-ground.

# 2020 - Saturday 21 November, 2020

'I was glad that I could turn negatives into something positive. After it, I felt like I could do anything'
# Dream Big
From The42
# Dream Big

'I was glad that I could turn negatives into something positive. After it, I felt like I could do anything'

Nov 21st 2020, 6:30 AM 3,671 Views 0 Comments

Shelbourne star Izzy Atkinson on dreaming big, being positive and loving football ahead of this evening’s league title decider against Peamount.

# 2020 - Friday 16 October, 2020

Fears about Fungie raised again after no sighting of Dingle dolphin for hours
# 2020
# 2020

Fears about Fungie raised again after no sighting of Dingle dolphin for hours

Updated Oct 16th 2020, 8:05 PM 87,056 Views 90 Comments

Fungie usually stays within Dingle harbour, and the most he hasn’t been sighted for is 5-6 hours.

# 2020 - Tuesday 29 September, 2020

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer: 'Football has changed... it's a different game'
# New Season
From The42
# New Season

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer: 'Football has changed... it's a different game'

Sep 29th 2020, 8:01 PM 10,423 Views 2 Comments

The United boss believes the Premier League is very different this season.

# 2020 - Sunday 27 September, 2020

Trump demands Biden take drug test before or after first TV debate
# 2020 Election
# 2020 Election

Trump demands Biden take drug test before or after first TV debate

Sep 27th 2020, 7:22 PM 57,485 Views 99 Comments

“His Debate performances have been record setting UNEVEN, to put it mildly,” Trump tweeted. “Only drugs could have caused this discrepancy???”"

# 2020 - Thursday 20 August, 2020

GAA still planning for 2020 championships and set to give funds to county boards
# Statement
From The42
# Statement

GAA still planning for 2020 championships and set to give funds to county boards

Aug 20th 2020, 7:09 PM 19,407 Views 12 Comments

Counties were also asked to double down in their fight against the Covid-19 pandemic.

# 2020 - Thursday 23 July, 2020

NFL ex-Redskins to be Washington Football Team for 2020
# New Era
From The42
# New Era

NFL ex-Redskins to be Washington Football Team for 2020

Jul 23rd 2020, 7:44 PM 6,624 Views 5 Comments

The team made the announcement in the wake of growing US social movements against racist symbols and monuments.

# 2020 - Tuesday 21 July, 2020

Two more All-Ireland finals set for Croke Park in December as ladies football fixtures confirmed
# Christmas Croker
From The42
# Christmas Croker

Two more All-Ireland finals set for Croke Park in December as ladies football fixtures confirmed

Jul 21st 2020, 3:37 PM 2,807 Views 1 Comment

The senior and intermediate deciders will take place at HQ, with the junior showpiece to be played elsewhere two weeks earlier.

# 2020 - Friday 10 July, 2020

No Rás Tailteann again this year as iconic cycling race postponed until 2021
# No Go
From The42
# No Go

No Rás Tailteann again this year as iconic cycling race postponed until 2021

Jul 10th 2020, 9:57 AM 1,567 Views 3 Comments

One of Ireland’s longest running sporting events will return next year.

# 2020 - Tuesday 23 June, 2020

Leagues scrapped as camogie calendar takes shape with round-robin Championship
# GAA
From The42
# GAA

Leagues scrapped as camogie calendar takes shape with round-robin Championship

Jun 23rd 2020, 9:10 PM 3,676 Views 0 Comments

Camogie’s showpiece competition is set to be played between October and December.

# 2020 - Monday 16 March, 2020

'Except for wartime, I have never felt so worried' - doubts grow in Japan over Tokyo Olympics
# Uncertainty
From The42
# Uncertainty

'Except for wartime, I have never felt so worried' - doubts grow in Japan over Tokyo Olympics

Mar 16th 2020, 12:55 PM 1,775 Views 0 Comments

Officials like Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and IOC chief Thomas Bach have repeatedly insisted preparations should continue.

# 2020 - Tuesday 18 February, 2020

Women's National League expands to 9 teams for 2020 season
# Looking Ahead
From The42
# Looking Ahead

Women's National League expands to 9 teams for 2020 season

Feb 18th 2020, 1:10 PM 2,684 Views 0 Comments

Treaty United, Bohemian FC and Athlone Town AFC are all competing for the first time.

# 2020 - Friday 3 January, 2020

The first weekend of 2020 will be... dull and drizzly
# A Bit Meh
# A Bit Meh

The first weekend of 2020 will be... dull and drizzly

Jan 3rd 2020, 9:30 AM 8,553 Views 6 Comments

There will be some windy conditions in coastal areas.

# 2020 - Thursday 2 January, 2020

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle promote ‘good news’ Instagram account
# 2020
# 2020

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle promote ‘good news’ Instagram account

Jan 2nd 2020, 1:50 PM 37,714 Views 34 Comments

The couple had a turbulent 2019 but also welcomed their son Archie.

# 2020 - Wednesday 1 January, 2020

First baby of 2020 born at Rotunda Hospital in Dublin
# New Year
# New Year

First baby of 2020 born at Rotunda Hospital in Dublin

Jan 1st 2020, 1:12 PM 48,838 Views 60 Comments

Victoria Setuke was born at 12.12am.

Johnson hails a decade of ‘prosperity and opportunity’ after Brexit in New Year's message
# 2020
# 2020

Johnson hails a decade of ‘prosperity and opportunity’ after Brexit in New Year's message

Jan 1st 2020, 10:17 AM 13,650 Views 53 Comments

Johnson added that he was determined to be a “prime minister for everyone”.

Poll: Will you make any New Year’s resolutions?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Will you make any New Year’s resolutions?

Jan 1st 2020, 9:00 AM 18,771 Views 36 Comments

New year, new you?

# 2020 - Tuesday 31 December, 2019

Heading out on New Year's Eve? Here are some events taking place around the country
# Event Guide
# Event Guide

Heading out on New Year's Eve? Here are some events taking place around the country

Dec 31st 2019, 12:00 PM 26,528 Views 9 Comments

Here’s what’s on offer today.

Poll: Are you heading out for New Year’s Eve?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Are you heading out for New Year’s Eve?

Dec 31st 2019, 8:00 AM 37,124 Views 58 Comments

Heading to town for the big countdown, or taking it easy at home?

# 2020 - Sunday 29 December, 2019

Your crashcourse in... 5g and other tech trends for 2020
# Startups And Tech
# Startups And Tech

Your crashcourse in... 5g and other tech trends for 2020

Dec 29th 2019, 4:00 PM 66 Views 0 Comments

AI, edge computing and drones: It’s going to be an interesting new year.

# 2020 - Saturday 28 December, 2019

Temperatures could reach as high as 14 degrees as mild weather continues
# Fierce Mild
# Fierce Mild

Temperatures could reach as high as 14 degrees as mild weather continues

Dec 28th 2019, 2:02 PM 31,994 Views 24 Comments

It will be ‘drier and milder than average’ heading into 2020.

# 2020 - Friday 27 December, 2019

Tyson Fury-Deontay Wilder rematch confirmed for early 2020
# OFFICIAL
From The42
# OFFICIAL

Tyson Fury-Deontay Wilder rematch confirmed for early 2020

Dec 27th 2019, 5:40 PM 6,053 Views 3 Comments

The two fighters will compete against one another in Las Vegas this February.

# 2020 - Thursday 26 December, 2019

Overtaking Pele, reaching a Barcelona milestone and the records that Messi could break in 2020
# World Class
From The42
# World Class

Overtaking Pele, reaching a Barcelona milestone and the records that Messi could break in 2020

Dec 26th 2019, 7:09 PM 8,825 Views 2 Comments

After a hugely successful 2019, the Argentina forward is well on his way to achieving several more personal milestones.

# 2020 - Friday 20 December, 2019

Your crashcourse in... 5g and other tech trends for 2020
# Startups And Tech
# Startups And Tech

Your crashcourse in... 5g and other tech trends for 2020

Dec 20th 2019, 12:04 PM 942 Views 0 Comments

AI, edge computing and drones: It’s going to be an interesting new year.

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