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# Open letter

Last year
# Open letter
Graham Potter asks Brighton fans for forgiveness after becoming Chelsea boss
Potter, 47, signed a five-year deal at Stamford Bridge on Thursday to succeed Thomas Tuchel.
# Open letter
Amnesty and dozens of NGOs sign letter calling for Citizens' Assembly on drugs to be held this year
21 TDs and 13 senators signed the open letter, including three Government representatives.
# Open letter
An open letter to YouTube’s CEO from the world’s fact-checkers
The open letter is addressed to YouTube CEO Susan Wojcicki
# online misinformation
Factcheckers send open letter to YouTube over 'destructive' misinformation on the platform
The open letter is addressed to YouTube’s CEO, Susan Wojcicki from over 80 fact-checking organisations around the world.
All time
# Open letter
Zidane says he quit Real Madrid because of club's lack of 'faith'
It is the second time that Zidane has resigned as Real Madrid manager.
# Open letter
Rochdale apologise for withholding news of Brian Barry-Murphy's new contract
The League One club admitted that a run of poor form caused them to delay the announcement.
# Open letter
'Leinster football is, to all intents and purposes, dead. It’s not dying' - a call for change
Former Westmeath player John Connellan writes on the perilous state of football in the province.
# live events
'Creative lifeblood of Ireland': Events industry pens open letter on impact of Covid-19 on the sector
The open letter is part of the national awareness week for the live entertainment and event industry in Ireland.
# schools reopening
'Heart of our communities': Acting CMO pens open letter to parents and teachers as schools reopen today
Dr Ronan Glynn has moved to reassure parents and teachers with concerns for children returning to classrooms this week.
Open Letter from Ireland's psychologists: 'Direct Provision is causing untold psychological harm'
“As a country we must do better,” according to about 150 signatories.
# Open letter
Marcus Rashford pleads for Government rethink on free school meal vouchers
The Manchester United and England striker has written an emotional open letter to MPs calling for free meals to continue through the summer holidays.
# Open letter
'Deeply alarming': NI leaders condemn dissident threats against Belfast journalists
The letter was published in the Belfast Telegraph, Irish News and News Letter newspapers yesterday.
# Open letter
Arts Council to meet three people who signed letter about bullying and harrassment in sector next week
Nearly 200 people signed an open letter to the Arts Council and the Department of Culture recently.
# Culture
Abbey 'committed' to change after January's damning open letter from actors and directors
As part of the changes, the theatre has committed to a review of all pay rates, with any amendments to be implemented in 2020.
# Stalwart
Ulster's Cave announces retirement days after superb display against Leinster
The 31-year-old will bow out at the end of this season.
# Open letter
'Fear and disappointment': Pro-choice groups pen letter of frustration to Health Minister over rural abortion services
Rural service provision for abortions is currently sparse, the groups say, with no GPs signed up to the service in some counties.
# Open letter
Chelsea chairman blames 'unpleasant' minority for shaming club
Uefa have launched an investigation into alleged racist chants during Chelsea’s Europa League clash against Vidi last week.
# Open letter
Piers Morgan's open letter to Tess Holliday is contempt dressed up as concern
‘Stop lying to yourself, Tess.’
# Open letter
Best: 'The future is extremely bright for Ulster Rugby'
The Ireland captain has penned an open letter to the province’s supporters.
# north wicklow
Simon Harris 'concerned' about care terminally-ill woman received over New Year's weekend
The woman’s daughter, Siobhán Tobin, wrote an open letter to the Health Minister about trying to access out of hours services.
# Open letter
Actor Catherine Deneuve under fire for signing open letter denouncing #MeToo movement
The letter said that the movement was leading a witch-hunt against men.
# Brexit
Prominent figures from Northern Ireland write open letter to the Taoiseach
“The fact that the majority of voters in the north of Ireland voted to remain will not be ignored,” the open letter says.
# purpose
Justin Bieber has addressed why he quit his world tour with an emotional open letter on Instagram
“I also want my mind heart and soul to be sustainable so that I can be the man I want to be”
# dear commissioner
'I have fewer colleagues. I have less money. I have more work': Garda pens open letter to Commissioner
Garda numbers have declined significantly in recent years, from 14,500 in 2010 to 12,801 in 2016.
# good f**king luck
A mam wrote her husband this unsparing letter before leaving him with the kids for the weekend
“Dearest husband, I wanted to go over a few things with you before you embark on this weekend alone.”
# sawyer
A mum wrote a moving letter after her son with Down Syndrome was excluded from a party
“The only reason why you decided it was OK to not invite my son to your child’s birthday party is because he has Down Syndrome.”
# Dear Irish supporters
A French man's open letter to Irish fans before Sunday's match is just lovely
“Even with your belly sticking over your shirt, you have class.”
# Dear Irish supporters
A French man's open letter to Irish fans before Sunday's match is just lovely
“Even with your belly sticking over your shirt, you have class.”
# Leipzig
More than 200 arrested after protesters smash cars at anti-refugee rally in Germany
The protesters were said to be smashing cars and breaking windows.
# heartfelt
Garry Monk shows his class by penning open letter to Swansea fans, players and chairman
Meanwhile, Ryan Giggs has been linked with the vacant managerial post.
# finchie cova
This Irish lad's 'open letter to ISIS' has taken over the internet -- here's what he makes of it all
Finchie Cova is an internet sensation.
# text me back
Everyone's talking about this *intense* open letter in today's Guardian
“My dear godson, I’ve decided that I should end all ties with you.”
# shots fired
Remember the lad that said he doesn't go down on girls? His ex just called him out
Things just got interesting.
# Call out
A model was told she's 'too big' for a fashion agency so she wrote them this letter
It was straight to the point.
# Hitting back
This woman had the best response to a man who body-shamed her during a run
That’s him told.
# Don't look back in anger
Angel di Maria pens open letter to Man United fans apologising for his Old Trafford failure
“The Glorious Manchester United Club will be forever in my memory.”
# rinding me up
A bacon lover penned this hilariously dramatic rant to Tesco about a missing rasher
Don’t mess around with people’s bacon, Tesco. Bacon is serious business.
# heartfelt
Laois boss Cheddar Plunkett has penned this brilliant open letter
He stepped down as boss of the county back in May, only to subsequently return to the position.
# Open letter
Sinead O'Connor has written a lovely open letter to John Waters about the referendum
The post has is being shared widely on Facebook this morning.
# Open letter
The man investigating Karen Buckley's murder has thanked the people of Ireland
Detective Superintendent Jim Kerr of Police Scotland thanked people for their support as he and his team investigate the murder of the 24-year-old Cork woman.