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Monday 29 May 2023 Dublin: 14°C

# Failure

Last year
# Keep calm and carry on
Champions League collapse not a failure, insists Guardiola
Man City must now turn their attention to Sunday’s Premier League meeting with Newcastle.
# Qualifier
IRFU finally close to publishing controversial Ireland Women report
The report was initially set to be released in January.
All time
# Wave Goodbye
FAI board member resigns after association's 'failure' to address his concerns
John Earley has confirmed he is stepping down.
# Failure
United's top four hopes ended with wretched draw at relegated Huddersfield
United lost the lead in a 1-1 draw at the John Smith’s Stadium.
# Failure
'We did not have the leaders' - Former star savages Germany flops
Lothar Matthaus was left unimpressed by Joachim Low’s team.
# future plans
After World Cup failure, what's next for Ireland?
It is more than a year until the Boys in Green’s next qualifier for a major tournament.
# Closure Orders
Thai and Chinese restaurants among food outlets served with closure orders last month
The FSAI said while most food businesses maintain high standards of food safety, this is not always the case.
# Audit
Most Irish food businesses aren't giving allergen details and some are even giving incorrect information
Three in every 100 people in Ireland have a food allergy and require accurate information.
# failure to act
Six reasons why calls were recorded at garda stations for so long
The practice went on for over thirty years.
# held accountable
"How can they trust the system with their child?" - HSE whistleblower
The social worker at the heart of an abuse case at a foster home in the southeast, has spoken damningly of the culture of management in place at the HSE.
# Failure
Analysis: Foley's Munster hit a new low with capitulation in Paris
Anthony Foley’s side were comprehensively beaten by 14-man Stade Français.
# rising rents
Leading NGOs say 'government wrangling' has delayed action on the homelessness crisis
Government ministers are being called “to set ideology aside and respond to the reality that confronts us”.
Not good - European banks are 'just as likely to fail' now as in 2008
“A repeat of the last financial crisis is feasible,” claims a new report into the banking meltdown.
# Ah Ma...
How 'Irish Mammy Syndrome' is stopping young entrepreneurs
Fine Gael TD Aine Collins has identified a key cultural barrier to encouraging young entrepreneurship in Ireland.
# you're failing
These back-to-school fails will give you some major second-hand embarrassment
Failing at life.
# super duper fail
Prepare to wince. These are the worst fails of 2014 so far
So much failure.
# fun fun fun
'Dreams of Andrea Pirlo and the day my World Cup sticker-collecting hopes ended'
639 spaces to fill, 30 days to complete the album and one person to undertake the task. They said it was impossible. They were right.
# Northern Ireland
Police officers disciplined following litany of mistakes in GAA club fire investigation
The Police Ombudsman said that the investigators failed to conduct basic investigative enquiries into the cause of the fire.
# Bowled Over
Here's why you definitely shouldn't use your mouth as cereal bowl
Why. Why would you do this?
# rocky landing
Irish cargo plane's landing gear failure causes runway closure at UK airport
East Midlands Airport state that the runway is closed until further notice.
# Hands Up
Rehab admit response has been 'inadequate' and 'seriously damaging'
The group has drafted in an independent management consultant to identify how they can be more transparent.
# Found
Possible debris from vanished Malaysia Airlines found in the sea off Vietnam
This is the first time authorities have given any positive indication that traces of the Boeing 777 have been found.
# Your Say
Poll: Have you kept to your New Year's resolutions?
We had such good intentions at the beginning of the month, but has your will power lasted this far into January?
# Failure
Sloppy Munster slip to Edinburgh defeat in Heineken Cup opener
Rob Penney’s side showed a lack of concentration as the Scots claimed a deserved win.
# War On Drugs
Britain's drug policies are not working, say MPs
A new report by MPs wants drug laws overhauled – and retailers of ‘legal highs’ to be held liable for any harm the products cause.
# Ulster Bank
Ulster Bank IT failure cost bank over €100 million
The company said that the operational costs reached €103m, including redress for 750,000 customers which cost €52m.
# Ambience
U2 producer says last album was a failure
Steve Lillywhites says No Line on the Horizon “did not recreate the North African ambience it had intended to”. Sorry, what?