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# good-news - Saturday 9 July, 2022

Larry Donnelly: Enough - can we have some good news, please?
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# Read All About It

Larry Donnelly: Enough - can we have some good news, please?

Jul 9th 2022, 8:00 PM 17,769 Views 15 Comments

Our columnist looks at the relentless bad news in the last few months and wonders where it’s all going.

# good-news - Tuesday 3 May, 2022

Bournemouth’s David Brooks given the all clear after cancer treatment
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Bournemouth’s David Brooks given the all clear after cancer treatment

May 3rd 2022, 3:36 PM 3,408 Views 1 Comment

The 24-year-old Wales international announced in October that he had been diagnosed with stage two Hodgkin lymphoma.

# good-news - Monday 11 April, 2022

Netherlands coach Van Gaal says cancer treatment behind him
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From The42
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Netherlands coach Van Gaal says cancer treatment behind him

Apr 11th 2022, 10:19 PM 4,317 Views 1 Comment

Van Gaal still plans to lead his team at the World Cup in Qatar in seven months’ time.

# good-news - Monday 24 January, 2022

Wasps thank Munster and University Hospital Limerick as Young discharged
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From The42
# Good News

Wasps thank Munster and University Hospital Limerick as Young discharged

Jan 24th 2022, 3:04 PM 16,727 Views 2 Comments

The Wales international was brought to hospital after sustaining an injury in yesterday’s Champions Cup clash.

# good-news - Monday 20 September, 2021

US travel ban to be lifted for vaccinated passengers from November
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# Good News

US travel ban to be lifted for vaccinated passengers from November

Updated Sep 20th 2021, 6:35 PM 56,808 Views 35 Comments

Simon Coveney said this will come as “very good news” for many Irish people impacted by the ban.

# good-news - Tuesday 17 August, 2021

Boost for Irish women's rugby as interpros to be televised for the first time
# Tune In
From The42
# Tune In

Boost for Irish women's rugby as interpros to be televised for the first time

Aug 17th 2021, 8:33 AM 4,039 Views 10 Comments

TG4 will broadcast all six games.

# good-news - Wednesday 16 June, 2021

United Rugby Championship will be available to Irish fans on free-to-air TV
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From The42
# Good News

United Rugby Championship will be available to Irish fans on free-to-air TV

Jun 16th 2021, 12:56 PM 18,199 Views 33 Comments

RTÉ and TG4 will both be showing games from the event.

# good-news - Thursday 6 May, 2021

Israel study shows two doses of Pfizer vaccine give 95.3% protection from the virus
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# Good News

Israel study shows two doses of Pfizer vaccine give 95.3% protection from the virus

May 6th 2021, 6:00 AM 19,353 Views 11 Comments

Over 70% of the population has received two doses of the vaccine.

# good-news - Tuesday 4 May, 2021

Full squads can attend inter-county games as challenge matches return next week
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# Good News

Full squads can attend inter-county games as challenge matches return next week

May 4th 2021, 7:00 PM 5,265 Views 8 Comments

‘Happy to confirm that non-playing members of inter-county panels may attend games when the league season starts,’ said Jack Chambers.

# good-news - Friday 30 April, 2021

Penneys announce shopping by appointment ahead of full reopening
# Penneys Lane
# Penneys Lane

Penneys announce shopping by appointment ahead of full reopening

Apr 30th 2021, 8:45 PM 81,965 Views 49 Comments

The retailer will announce the date when it will start taking bookings for appointments to visit their stores.

# good-news - Tuesday 20 April, 2021

RG Snyman in line for return to Munster training next week
# Good News
From The42
# Good News

RG Snyman in line for return to Munster training next week

Apr 20th 2021, 11:43 AM 8,900 Views 10 Comments

The Springboks lock has been sidelined since last August.

# good-news - Wednesday 14 April, 2021

Vaccine boost: Ireland to get over 500,000 additional Pfizer doses as part of wider EU agreement
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# Good News

Vaccine boost: Ireland to get over 500,000 additional Pfizer doses as part of wider EU agreement

Updated Apr 14th 2021, 5:40 PM 76,963 Views 127 Comments
  • Pfizer is bringing forward the delivery of 50 million doses to the EU starting this month
  • The EU is negotiating with for 1.8 billion doses of a 'second-generation' of its vaccine to combat variants

# good-news - Monday 29 March, 2021

Mostly dry and sunny weather is forecast for the rest of the week
# Sunny Spells
# Sunny Spells

Mostly dry and sunny weather is forecast for the rest of the week

Mar 29th 2021, 2:55 PM 26,146 Views 11 Comments

It’s balmy out.

# good-news - Friday 26 March, 2021

'Week absolutely made' - Bríd Stack returns to team training in Australia after neck injury
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From The42
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'Week absolutely made' - Bríd Stack returns to team training in Australia after neck injury

Mar 26th 2021, 1:59 PM 8,261 Views 0 Comments

‘There is no better feeling than seeing my favourite little man giving me a big clap at the end of training.’

# good-news - Thursday 18 March, 2021

Aaron Connolly hands Stephen Kenny injury boost ahead of Serbia qualifier
# Good News
From The42
# Good News

Aaron Connolly hands Stephen Kenny injury boost ahead of Serbia qualifier

Mar 18th 2021, 3:20 PM 4,136 Views 8 Comments

The Irish manager is also hopeful Caoimhin Kelleher and James McClean will recover from injury ahead of next week’s World Cup qualifiers.

# good-news - Friday 26 February, 2021

Rain to largely stay away and temperatures to remain in double figures this weekend
# Good News
# Good News

Rain to largely stay away and temperatures to remain in double figures this weekend

Feb 26th 2021, 10:59 AM 12,182 Views 16 Comments

It beats the wet, cold weather, anyway.

# good-news - Thursday 25 February, 2021

FAI announce major broadcast deals for League of Ireland and Women's National League
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From The42
# Good News

FAI announce major broadcast deals for League of Ireland and Women's National League

Feb 25th 2021, 9:27 PM 5,030 Views 2 Comments

There’ll be plenty of live domestic football to watch over the coming months.

# good-news - Tuesday 23 February, 2021

Relief for Ulster as Marcell Coetzee is cleared of another knee injury
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From The42
# Good News

Relief for Ulster as Marcell Coetzee is cleared of another knee injury

Feb 23rd 2021, 12:58 PM 3,736 Views 7 Comments

The South Africa international remains a doubt for this Friday’s clash with the Ospreys.

# good-news - Thursday 18 February, 2021

Concussion subs to be trialled in League of Ireland this season
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From The42
# Good News

Concussion subs to be trialled in League of Ireland this season

Feb 18th 2021, 10:51 PM 1,975 Views 0 Comments

The FAI explained the process in a statement this evening.

# good-news - Tuesday 16 February, 2021

Carbery a step closer to Munster return as he increases training load
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From The42
# Good News

Carbery a step closer to Munster return as he increases training load

Updated Feb 16th 2021, 3:41 PM 25,018 Views 39 Comments

The 26-year-old last played for the province in January 2020.

# good-news - Wednesday 13 January, 2021

Cobh Ramblers announce plans to field women's team again after lengthy absence
# Boost
From The42
# Boost

Cobh Ramblers announce plans to field women's team again after lengthy absence

Jan 13th 2021, 9:32 PM 3,180 Views 0 Comments

The Leeside outfit are hoping to play Women’s National League football in 2022.

# good-news - Sunday 27 December, 2020

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

Dec 27th 2020, 10:00 PM 46,004 Views 0 Comments

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

# good-news - Thursday 26 November, 2020

'He's exempt. He's coming': Government confirms no restrictions for Santa travelling to Ireland this Christmas
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# Good News

'He's exempt. He's coming': Government confirms no restrictions for Santa travelling to Ireland this Christmas

Nov 26th 2020, 12:16 PM 28,059 Views 26 Comments

Sinn Féin’s John Brady posed the question to Minister Simon Coveney as it is “playing on the minds” of children across the country.

# good-news - Sunday 1 November, 2020

Australia records zero Covid-19 cases for the first time since June
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# Good News

Australia records zero Covid-19 cases for the first time since June

Nov 1st 2020, 12:59 PM 32,286 Views 55 Comments

Locals are calling it a “donut day”.

# good-news - Thursday 6 August, 2020

'Mystery' donor gives €260,000 to Trinity College Dublin PhD students impacted by pandemic
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# Good News

'Mystery' donor gives €260,000 to Trinity College Dublin PhD students impacted by pandemic

Aug 6th 2020, 1:52 PM 26,022 Views 15 Comments

The money has been provided to students whose lab work was interrupted by the Covid-19 crisis.

James Ryan 'flying' through recovery in boost for Leinster and Ireland
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From The42
# Good News

James Ryan 'flying' through recovery in boost for Leinster and Ireland

Aug 6th 2020, 1:00 AM 8,976 Views 8 Comments

Leinster boss Leo Cullen revealed that the second row is already running and lifting weights.

# good-news - Thursday 30 July, 2020

Leinster and Munster return zero positives in latest round of Covid-19 testing
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From The42
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Leinster and Munster return zero positives in latest round of Covid-19 testing

Jul 30th 2020, 10:18 AM 6,254 Views 14 Comments

All four Irish provinces have now been cleared to resume contact training.

# good-news - Wednesday 27 May, 2020

Connacht GAA expect €3 million Air Dome to be completed in September
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From The42
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Connacht GAA expect €3 million Air Dome to be completed in September

May 27th 2020, 10:47 AM 23,253 Views 17 Comments

‘It will be a huge addition to the country, not alone to Connacht,’ said provincial secretary John Prenty.

# good-news - Monday 25 May, 2020

NBA great Patrick Ewing released from hospital
# Good News
From The42
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NBA great Patrick Ewing released from hospital

May 25th 2020, 8:36 PM 4,020 Views 0 Comments

The New York Knicks legend is recovering from Covid-19.

# good-news - Wednesday 22 April, 2020

Over 9,000 people have recovered from Covid-19, according to new figures
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# Good News

Over 9,000 people have recovered from Covid-19, according to new figures

Apr 22nd 2020, 9:26 AM 17,506 Views 28 Comments

The figures are based on an analysis of the confirmed cases as of Saturday.

# good-news - Tuesday 14 April, 2020

It's going to be dry and mostly sunny with temperatures in mid-to-high teens this week
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# Good News

It's going to be dry and mostly sunny with temperatures in mid-to-high teens this week

Apr 14th 2020, 7:18 AM 22,324 Views 7 Comments

Temperatures will reach as high as 17 degrees on Thursday and Friday.

# good-news - Sunday 12 April, 2020

'A thoughtful gesture': Patients in self-isolation facility receive Easter eggs from HSE
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# Good News

'A thoughtful gesture': Patients in self-isolation facility receive Easter eggs from HSE

Apr 12th 2020, 1:24 PM 25,434 Views 10 Comments

Patients also received sweets and magazines to mark the Easter weekend.

# good-news - Friday 10 April, 2020

Messages of support for frontline healthcare workers light up Mater Hospital
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# Dear Heroes

Messages of support for frontline healthcare workers light up Mater Hospital

Apr 10th 2020, 11:00 PM 56,990 Views 20 Comments

The projection can we watched live and people can submit their own message for healthcare staff.

# good-news - Friday 3 April, 2020

Ireland's newest centenarian shares secrets to long life while celebrating 100th birthday
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# Good News

Ireland's newest centenarian shares secrets to long life while celebrating 100th birthday

Apr 3rd 2020, 10:55 PM 56,071 Views 31 Comments

Margaret Lynch says porridge and walks are the way to go.

# good-news - Tuesday 31 March, 2020

Almost €550,000 donated to grassroots fundraiser Feed The Heroes in 2 weeks
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# Good News

Almost €550,000 donated to grassroots fundraiser Feed The Heroes in 2 weeks

Mar 31st 2020, 5:47 PM 22,700 Views 24 Comments

Here’s a round up of some lovely things people are doing for one another – from a teddy bear hunt to Gardaí walking senior citizens’ dogs.

# good-news - Monday 30 March, 2020

Former Dublin hurler 'symptom free' and 'improving every day' after Covid-19 diagnosis
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From The42
# On The Mend

Former Dublin hurler 'symptom free' and 'improving every day' after Covid-19 diagnosis

Mar 30th 2020, 9:22 AM 6,277 Views 1 Comment

Michael Carton has been sharing his personal experience.

# good-news - Thursday 26 March, 2020

Prescriptions, porridge oats, and flat tyres: Gardaí are out in force around the country
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# Good News

Prescriptions, porridge oats, and flat tyres: Gardaí are out in force around the country

Mar 26th 2020, 5:34 PM 80,125 Views 24 Comments

We all need some good news right now.

# good-news - Wednesday 25 March, 2020

O'Neills factory starts manufacturing protective gear for healthcare workers
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# Good News

O'Neills factory starts manufacturing protective gear for healthcare workers

Mar 25th 2020, 10:12 PM 59,743 Views 40 Comments

The first shipment is destined for the Covid-19 centre of Derry’s Altnagelvin Hospital.

# good-news - Tuesday 24 March, 2020

Aldi rewards staff for coronavirus efforts with 10% bonus
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# Good News

Aldi rewards staff for coronavirus efforts with 10% bonus

Mar 24th 2020, 9:56 PM 47,985 Views 72 Comments

The retailer said that the payment was to reward colleagues who have “worked tirelessly” in recent weeks.

# good-news - Monday 23 March, 2020

Peter Schmeichel praises young Irish goalie's ingenious way to train while in self-isolation
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# Good News

Peter Schmeichel praises young Irish goalie's ingenious way to train while in self-isolation

Mar 23rd 2020, 10:46 PM 75,544 Views 7 Comments

We all need some good news right now.

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