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#Hard Times

# hard-times - Wednesday 29 December, 2021

'At times I barely had money for the fuel... I sometimes had to sleep in the car'
# Hard Times
From The42
# Hard Times

'At times I barely had money for the fuel... I sometimes had to sleep in the car'

Dec 29th 2021, 10:00 PM 58,998 Views 4 Comments

Read an extract from Joe Barr’s ‘Going the Distance.

# hard-times - Saturday 28 November, 2020

'No alternative' as Basketball Ireland cancel entire league season
# Hard Times
From The42
# Hard Times

'No alternative' as Basketball Ireland cancel entire league season

Nov 28th 2020, 3:04 PM 5,729 Views 1 Comment

However, no decision has been made over the 2020/21 Men’s National Cup.

# hard-times - Thursday 20 September, 2018

‘I had to hand over my home... But I would walk up to Tallaght Stadium, and it would all be forgotten about’
# Hard Times
From The42
# Hard Times

‘I had to hand over my home... But I would walk up to Tallaght Stadium, and it would all be forgotten about’

Sep 20th 2018, 8:37 PM 33,241 Views 7 Comments

The story of a die-hard Shamrock Rovers fan Mick McCarthy who got back ‘up the ladder’ again after a difficult period.

# hard-times - Wednesday 15 February, 2017

'Shipwreck without a coach' - Luis Enrique hammered by media after Barca's PSG thrashing
# Hard Times
From The42
# Hard Times

'Shipwreck without a coach' - Luis Enrique hammered by media after Barca's PSG thrashing

Feb 15th 2017, 5:19 PM 4,458 Views 1 Comment

The beleaguered coach was involved in a fiery TV interview after the match.

# hard-times - Thursday 20 October, 2016

Phil Hogan says the UK is 'going to learn a hard lesson' over Brexit
# Full-blown Crisis
# Full-blown Crisis

Phil Hogan says the UK is 'going to learn a hard lesson' over Brexit

Oct 20th 2016, 12:48 PM 24,189 Views 117 Comments

The Agriculture Commissioner said the UK can’t “have its cake and eat it” and dismissed Brexiteers’ “posturing and fancy talk”.

# hard-times - Wednesday 7 September, 2016

'The last week in 2013 was a tough one' - Gatland on Lions job
# Hard Times
From The42
# Hard Times

'The last week in 2013 was a tough one' - Gatland on Lions job

Sep 7th 2016, 10:30 PM 7,796 Views 8 Comments

The Kiwi head coach is happy with the demanding 10-game schedule in New Zealand next year.

# hard-times - Monday 25 July, 2016

Man United stars banned from playing Pokemon Go on certain days
# Hard Times
From The42
# Hard Times

Man United stars banned from playing Pokemon Go on certain days

Jul 25th 2016, 11:56 PM 10,011 Views 9 Comments

It is so far unclear how Jose Mourinho plans to enforce this rule.

# hard-times - Thursday 4 February, 2016

Former Man United prodigy facing Lazio exile
# Hard Times
From The42
# Hard Times

Former Man United prodigy facing Lazio exile

Feb 4th 2016, 6:45 AM 12,616 Views 4 Comments

The 23-year-old has played only 53 minutes in Serie A this season.

# hard-times - Monday 17 August, 2015

Former Liverpool and Leeds player declared bankrupt
# Problems
From The42
# Problems

Former Liverpool and Leeds player declared bankrupt

Aug 17th 2015, 3:39 PM 16,817 Views 3 Comments

The former Scotland international has spoken of his gambling problems in the past.

# hard-times - Friday 7 August, 2015

Everyone's talking about Sarah Harding's 'awkward miming' on ITV this morning
# Hard Times
From The Daily Edge
# Hard Times

Everyone's talking about Sarah Harding's 'awkward miming' on ITV this morning

Aug 7th 2015, 4:54 PM 7,505 Views 2 Comments

The former Girls Aloud star was accused of “miming like a drunk girl at a hen do.”

# hard-times - Monday 3 August, 2015

8 things men want women to know about erections
# Hard Times
From The Daily Edge
# Hard Times

8 things men want women to know about erections

Aug 3rd 2015, 6:00 PM 79,463 Views 8 Comments

The soldier.

# hard-times - Tuesday 14 July, 2015

9 fascinating facts about erections you probably didn't know
# All Rise
From The Daily Edge
# All Rise

9 fascinating facts about erections you probably didn't know

Jul 14th 2015, 12:33 PM 157,377 Views 4 Comments

Hard out here for a penis.

# hard-times - Sunday 31 May, 2015

Almost 200 people have lost their homes to bankruptcy in just over a year
# Hard Times
# Hard Times

Almost 200 people have lost their homes to bankruptcy in just over a year

May 31st 2015, 2:40 PM 10,801 Views 48 Comments

Prior to January 2014, only 10 family homes or Principal Private Residences were surrendered.

# hard-times - Friday 29 May, 2015

Westlife singer Shane Filan talks to Pat about how he ended up €23 million in debt
# Hard Times
# Hard Times

Westlife singer Shane Filan talks to Pat about how he ended up €23 million in debt

May 29th 2015, 10:00 PM 47,636 Views 88 Comments

Filan was a high profile casualty of the economic crash.

# hard-times - Sunday 1 March, 2015

These award-winning pics were taken by Irish amateur photographers
# Through The Lens
# Through The Lens

These award-winning pics were taken by Irish amateur photographers

Mar 1st 2015, 11:45 AM 24,820 Views 30 Comments

Which one is your favourite?

# hard-times - Friday 23 January, 2015

McDonald's has seen annual profits fall by 15% in the last year
# Not Lovin' It
# Not Lovin' It

McDonald's has seen annual profits fall by 15% in the last year

Jan 23rd 2015, 6:08 PM 12,041 Views 57 Comments

The restaurant has today released its figures for the 2014 period.

# hard-times - Thursday 8 January, 2015

Samsung has chips to thank for cushioning its mobile revenue slump*
# Hard Times
# Hard Times

Samsung has chips to thank for cushioning its mobile revenue slump*

Jan 8th 2015, 9:46 AM 6,116 Views 3 Comments

*Not the tasty kind, mind you.

# hard-times - Saturday 29 November, 2014

Brendan Rodgers: I'm the favourite to get sacked
# Hard Times
From The42
# Hard Times

Brendan Rodgers: I'm the favourite to get sacked

Nov 29th 2014, 12:15 AM 6,181 Views 15 Comments

The Liverpool manager guided his team to a second-placed finish in 2013-14 but has struggled this season, with the Reds currently 12th in the Premier League following a poor start

# hard-times - Tuesday 12 August, 2014

A British government minister quit because he couldn't make enough money to live in London
# Intolerable
# Intolerable

A British government minister quit because he couldn't make enough money to live in London

Aug 12th 2014, 10:22 AM 13,167 Views 26 Comments

Mark Simmonds said he wants to focus on his family.

# hard-times - Wednesday 30 July, 2014

Mario Kart 8 wasn't enough to save Nintendo from a €72 million loss
# Hard Times
# Hard Times

Mario Kart 8 wasn't enough to save Nintendo from a €72 million loss

Jul 30th 2014, 1:39 PM 8,342 Views 26 Comments

Despite the popularity of the latest instalment of Mario Kart, Nintendo suffered a net loss of €72.3 million in the latest quarter.

# hard-times - Tuesday 1 July, 2014

Ever had a tough time getting a deposit back from a landlord? You're not alone...
# Hard Times
# Hard Times

Ever had a tough time getting a deposit back from a landlord? You're not alone...

Jul 1st 2014, 8:15 AM 15,330 Views 59 Comments

It can be a frustrating process — and it looks like around two thirds of us have had some experience in the area…

# hard-times - Friday 27 June, 2014

O'Reilly fails to slow AIB's asset pursuit over €22 million debt
# Hard Times
# Hard Times

O'Reilly fails to slow AIB's asset pursuit over €22 million debt

Jun 27th 2014, 1:26 PM 7,687 Views 0 Comments

The one-time Heinz chairman has failed to slow down the banks pursuit of his assets.

# hard-times - Thursday 22 May, 2014

Caroline Wozniacki reacts to her split from Rory McIlroy on Twitter
# Hard Times
From The Daily Edge
# Hard Times

Caroline Wozniacki reacts to her split from Rory McIlroy on Twitter

May 22nd 2014, 11:26 AM 27,681 Views 22 Comments

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# hard-times - Saturday 7 December, 2013

Cabaye pours more misery on Moyes as Man United suffer back-to-back defeats
# Hard Times
From The42
# Hard Times

Cabaye pours more misery on Moyes as Man United suffer back-to-back defeats

Dec 7th 2013, 2:30 PM 8,323 Views 35 Comments

Newcastle United won at Old Trafford for the first time since 1972 thanks to the French midfielder’s goal on 61 minutes.

# hard-times - Monday 28 October, 2013

How to identify someone who grew up without 'The Channels'
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From The Daily Edge
# Hard Times

How to identify someone who grew up without 'The Channels'

Oct 28th 2013, 8:15 PM 55,451 Views 115 Comments

How many remember The Children’s Channel envy?

# hard-times - Sunday 21 July, 2013

Life as a twenty-something: What people think versus reality
# Rose Tinted Glasses
From The Daily Edge
# Rose Tinted Glasses

Life as a twenty-something: What people think versus reality

Jul 21st 2013, 8:15 PM 44,454 Views 55 Comments

There are many differences.

# hard-times - Friday 28 June, 2013

All the ways the internet has ruined your life
# Caught In The Web
From The Daily Edge
# Caught In The Web

All the ways the internet has ruined your life

Jun 28th 2013, 6:00 PM 17,391 Views 20 Comments

Seriously, internet. Enough is enough.

# hard-times - Monday 13 May, 2013

8 of the worst moments from an average day in your life
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From The Daily Edge
# Hard Times

8 of the worst moments from an average day in your life

May 13th 2013, 3:31 PM 5,018 Views 2 Comments

Illustrated by terribly sad cats.

# hard-times - Monday 9 January, 2012

Four in ten see 'no future for themselves' in Ireland - survey
# Hard Up
# Hard Up

Four in ten see 'no future for themselves' in Ireland - survey

Jan 9th 2012, 8:44 AM 2,496 Views 24 Comments

More than half of households are now struggling to pay basic bills, according to new figures from the Irish League of Credit Unions.

# hard-times - Monday 2 January, 2012

Former taoisigh lose mobile phone and secretarial expenses
# Hard Times
# Hard Times

Former taoisigh lose mobile phone and secretarial expenses

Jan 2nd 2012, 12:30 PM 6,534 Views 78 Comments

From yesterday, former taoisigh are no longer entitled to claim expenses for secretarial work and mobile phones from the state.

# hard-times - Saturday 10 September, 2011

Hard times: Sales in Dáil bars fell during 2009
# High Life
# High Life

Hard times: Sales in Dáil bars fell during 2009

Sep 10th 2011, 2:26 PM 1,228 Views 13 Comments

Just as the economy began to bite, sales in the Dáil bar fell by just under 10 per cent. Not much Bass sold either…