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Wednesday 4 October 2023 Dublin: 12°C

# Blue Monday

This year
Fatal heart attacks more common on a Monday, research of Irish data suggests
Scientists have been unable to fully explain this ‘Blue Monday’ phenomenon.
All time
Leona Maguire completes dream week at the Solheim Cup with stunning singles win
Maguire won Europe’s first point of the deciding day with a 5&4 victory over Jennifer Kupcho.
Opinion: This Covid lockdown is particularly hard, so it's important to mind your mental health
Therapist Bernie Hackett says this lockdown, coupled with dark January days can take its toll, but she has some helpful advice for self-care.
Lampard excused from Derby training to discuss Chelsea switch
The former Blues midfielder continues talks at Stamford Bridge with an appointment expected in the coming week.
Pat Fenlon appointed to 'exciting new position' at Linfield
Fenlon has been named General Manager by the club he once represented as a player.
This is what buses will look like on 24 Dublin routes later this year
The travel experience will stay largely the same for commuters, the company says.
Pressure piled on Conte as late Watford show sinks 10-man Chelsea
The Blues paid for Bakayoko’s first-half dismissal as Janmaat, Deulofeu and Pereyra fired Watford to a late win.
Poll: How are you feeling on this 'Blue Monday'?
Give it to us straight. Be honest.
Chelsea organise Friday night title party as they consign Boro to relegation
Cesc Fabregas made sure N’Golo Kante wasn’t missed as he carved up Boro’s defence.
Relationship blues: How to ensure you don't become another January divorce statistic
January is when divorce solicitors enjoy a surge in business. Dr Ray O’Neill puts the New Year blues into perspective for couples.
5 years after leaving for England, Niall Morris is coming home to Leinster
Leinster add a familiar face to their back three ahead of next season.
12 acts of everyday heroism that will instantly put a smile on your face
No matter how bad your Monday.
Winter blues: are you feeling fed up today?
According to a (questionable) calculation, the third Monday of January is the bleakest day of the year.
Be happy! It isn't Blue Monday after all
Because Blue Monday is a MADE UP THING.
Rossi misses out as Italy finalise 23-man squad to take down England at World Cup
Not to worry, Bearded Gent Andrea Pirlo made the cut.
11 uplifting moments to brighten up your Blue Monday
It’s not ALL bad.
Your GAA championship weekend review
Dublin are again All-Ireland champions. For Mayo, the wait goes on.
Today and 5 other days that make you go... 'Meh'
There’s no Good Friday drama and no Easter Sunday festivities – but this particular Saturday is just one of a few milestones in the year that really drag.
Title race could be over by next week, says Mancini
It’s a big if but Manchester City could be eight points adrift by the time they face Arsenal on Sunday.
Is today the most depressing day of the year?
You may be told that there’s a scientific formula declaring today, January 16, to be the most depressing. Is it true?
Gallery: Dublin welcomes its All-Ireland champions home
Thousands of people turned out in Merrion Square this evening to celebrate Dublin’s first All-Ireland in 16 years.
Slideshow: How to get through 'Blue Monday'
According to (questionable) calculations today is the most depressing of the year. If the gloom is creeping in, we have some things that might cheer you up…