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COMPETITION: Tell us the best thing that happened to you last year - and win €200

From big sporting wins for Ireland right down to the best personal moments. Warning: warm fuzzies ahead.

IT’S GOOD TO look back and take stock of the 12 months just past every now and again.

It’s especially good to look back at the best things that happened, to reflect on what they meant, and try to take that positivity with you into the next year.

So, now that dust of January has settled, let’s think back over the best memories of last year – whether that be as a country or just personal moments. Let’s go…


There were lots of lovely moments from the Yes Equality campaign, from the personal heart-warming stories right up to the announcement at the end of May in Dublin Castle. And of course, special mention has to go all the #HomeToVote people who came from far flung countries to have their say.

rh Source: Sam Boal/RollingNews.ie

Tying the knot

Of course, there are more personal highlights from 2015 than a referendum or big sporting moments. One Journal Media staffer said this was their top moment from the year:

The best moment for me was definitely getting married to my partner. We’ve been together for years and had a long engagement, so it was something we’d been looking forward to for years – and it really didn’t disappoint.


The real thing is just around the corner now, but it’s important not to forget the sheer joy last year when we qualified (against all the odds and expectations) for Euro 2016. #COYBIG

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Taking the plunge

Another member of staff in TheJournal.ie told us:

My best moment – without a shadow of a doubt – was the birth of my first child. It’s a feeling you can’t really compare to anything else, and has made 2015 one of the most special years of my life so far. And ever! Sounds soppy but it’s true.

And now it’s over to you…

What was the best thing that happened to you in 2015? Let us know in the comments section what the best thing to happen to you in 2015 was in order to be in with a chance to win €200 in cash as a prize. (And one last thing – something very special from McDonald’s is going to return this week – keep your eyes peeled to find out what it is. One big clue? It’ll be totally FREE.)

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