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#Optimism

# optimism - Monday 22 December, 2014

Liverpool on track for top four, says Rodgers
# Optimism
From The42
# Optimism

Liverpool on track for top four, says Rodgers

Dec 22nd 2014, 10:29 AM 4,025 Views 41 Comments

Martin Skrtel claimed an equaliser with an emphatic late header against Arsenal yesterday.

# optimism - Sunday 14 December, 2014

'We've got to keep fighting' - Doak refusing to give up on Ulster's Champions Cup dream
# Optimism
From The42
# Optimism

'We've got to keep fighting' - Doak refusing to give up on Ulster's Champions Cup dream

Dec 14th 2014, 10:30 PM 3,073 Views 4 Comments

The Ulster boss thinks his side still have a chance to progress.

# optimism - Thursday 11 December, 2014

Liverpool can beat Manchester United again - Allen
# Optimism
From The42
# Optimism

Liverpool can beat Manchester United again - Allen

Dec 11th 2014, 10:06 PM 4,606 Views 25 Comments

The Wales international was involved as the Reds crashed out of the Champions League on Tuesday.

# optimism - Tuesday 9 December, 2014

Most Irish people think they could have more money in six months' time ...
# Optimism
# Optimism

Most Irish people think they could have more money in six months' time ...

Dec 9th 2014, 11:28 AM 5,811 Views 26 Comments

… and at the very least think they won’t have any less money.

# optimism - Monday 8 December, 2014

Construction work was on the up again last month (and firms are hiring)
# Optimism
# Optimism

Construction work was on the up again last month (and firms are hiring)

Dec 8th 2014, 9:20 AM 5,898 Views 11 Comments

Some firms hired new staff to prepare for further growth in work.

# optimism - Friday 28 November, 2014

Luke Shaw to miss 'a few weeks' says Van Gaal while Falcao could feature against Hull
# Optimism
From The42
# Optimism

Luke Shaw to miss 'a few weeks' says Van Gaal while Falcao could feature against Hull

Nov 28th 2014, 7:57 PM 4,266 Views 7 Comments

Argentine defender Marcos Rojo could also feature for Manchester United tomorrow.

# optimism - Sunday 12 October, 2014

Ireland have nothing to fear against Germany - Robbie Keane
# Optimism
From The42
# Optimism

Ireland have nothing to fear against Germany - Robbie Keane

Oct 12th 2014, 4:34 PM 2,861 Views 9 Comments

“There is no reason why we can’t go there and get something out of the game,” he said.

# optimism - Wednesday 10 September, 2014

Man United can still win Premier League title - Young
# Optimism
From The42
# Optimism

Man United can still win Premier League title - Young

Sep 10th 2014, 11:53 AM 3,999 Views 26 Comments

Louis van Gaal splashed the cash in the transfer window in a bid to revive the club’s fortunes.

# optimism - Saturday 7 June, 2014

5 reasons why England will win the World Cup
# Optimism
From The42
# Optimism

5 reasons why England will win the World Cup

Jun 7th 2014, 6:45 AM 7,395 Views 38 Comments

The lack of great teams and more signs that the Three Lions will triumph.

# optimism - Monday 26 May, 2014

Poll: Do you have a more optimistic outlook now than before the election?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Do you have a more optimistic outlook now than before the election?

May 26th 2014, 9:20 AM 9,471 Views 89 Comments

The make-up of many councils has drastically changed and there are new people off to Europe. Feel better?

# optimism - Friday 11 April, 2014

€2 billion budget cuts can be avoided* says ESRI
# Optimism
# Optimism

€2 billion budget cuts can be avoided* says ESRI

Apr 11th 2014, 8:09 AM 7,053 Views 73 Comments

*If economic growth stays strong.

# optimism - Monday 3 February, 2014

Good sign for 2014? Car sales zoom ahead by 33 per cent
# Vroom Vroom
# Vroom Vroom

Good sign for 2014? Car sales zoom ahead by 33 per cent

Feb 3rd 2014, 5:30 PM 11,194 Views 54 Comments

SIMI says that the upsurge in car sales has brought a sense of optimism to dealerships.

# optimism - Saturday 25 January, 2014

Don't write off United in title race, says Alex Ferguson
# Optimism
From The42
# Optimism

Don't write off United in title race, says Alex Ferguson

Jan 25th 2014, 12:10 AM 4,479 Views 29 Comments

United are languishing 14 points behind Premier League leaders Arsenal and face a battle just to finish in the top four.

# optimism - Tuesday 21 January, 2014

8 reasons you can't stop thinking about the joys of summer
# Remember When
From The Daily Edge
# Remember When

8 reasons you can't stop thinking about the joys of summer

Jan 21st 2014, 1:00 PM 18,364 Views 18 Comments

Remember summer? Wasn’t it SO GREAT?

# optimism - Saturday 23 November, 2013

9 reasons why Ireland can beat New Zealand on Sunday
# Blinkered
From The42
# Blinkered

9 reasons why Ireland can beat New Zealand on Sunday

Nov 23rd 2013, 11:00 AM 6,375 Views 17 Comments

We’ve been softening this particular Kiwi up for 108 years and now its ripe for the plucking.

# optimism - Tuesday 15 October, 2013

25 good things that have happened since the last budget
# Positivity
From The Daily Edge
# Positivity

25 good things that have happened since the last budget

Oct 15th 2013, 9:30 PM 19,067 Views 13 Comments

No matter how grim things seem today, there are still good things ahead.

# optimism - Monday 29 July, 2013

The warm weather has been good for business, says IBEC
# Optimism
# Optimism

The warm weather has been good for business, says IBEC

Jul 29th 2013, 10:17 AM 4,295 Views 9 Comments

A group representing Irish businesses has said there are clear signs that the economy has picked up in recent months.

# optimism - Friday 14 June, 2013

Irish investors 'feeling more positive about global economic outlook'
# Optimism
# Optimism

Irish investors 'feeling more positive about global economic outlook'

Jun 14th 2013, 6:05 AM 2,872 Views 3 Comments

Survey of RaboDirect customers shows upswing in confidence about their personal and global financial situation – but they are slightly less sure about the Irish economy.

# optimism - Wednesday 12 June, 2013

6 positives that can be taken from Ireland’s summer fixtures
# Optimism
From The42
# Optimism

6 positives that can be taken from Ireland’s summer fixtures

Jun 12th 2013, 9:58 PM 3,248 Views 12 Comments

The side’s recent games have ultimately been a worthwhile experience.

# optimism - Friday 10 May, 2013

This photo sums up everything you need to know about Irish weather
# Pic Of The Day
From The Daily Edge
# Pic Of The Day

This photo sums up everything you need to know about Irish weather

May 10th 2013, 7:30 PM 29,879 Views 23 Comments

No comment.

# optimism - Sunday 28 April, 2013

Jose Bosingwa was laughing as he left the field today, despite QPR's relegation
# Optimism
From The42
# Optimism

Jose Bosingwa was laughing as he left the field today, despite QPR's relegation

Apr 28th 2013, 4:20 PM 6,468 Views 3 Comments

The club’s manager, Harry Redknapp, also didn’t look too disappointed.

# optimism - Wednesday 24 April, 2013

12 reasons Ireland is the world’s most optimistic country
# Be Grand
From The Daily Edge
# Be Grand

12 reasons Ireland is the world’s most optimistic country

Apr 24th 2013, 1:00 PM 38,295 Views 45 Comments

No really, we are, research says it.

# optimism - Tuesday 23 April, 2013

Keith Wood 'impressed' with interviewees for Ireland job
# Optimism
From The42
# Optimism

Keith Wood 'impressed' with interviewees for Ireland job

Apr 23rd 2013, 9:00 AM 13,807 Views 17 Comments

The former Ireland star described how he was called by the IRFU “out of the blue”.

# optimism - Sunday 31 March, 2013

Rafa Benitez still thinks Chelsea will win at least one trophy this season
# Optimism
From The42
# Optimism

Rafa Benitez still thinks Chelsea will win at least one trophy this season

Mar 31st 2013, 11:23 AM 762 Views 1 Comment

The Chelsea boss is remaining upbeat after yesterday’s defeat to Southampton.

# optimism - Sunday 21 October, 2012

15 reasons to be cheerful about Trap staying on as Ireland manager
# Optimism
From The42
# Optimism

15 reasons to be cheerful about Trap staying on as Ireland manager

Oct 21st 2012, 8:00 AM 1,640 Views 5 Comments

The Italian coach is here to stay, whether Irish fans like it or not.

# optimism - Thursday 26 July, 2012

London 2012: 8 reasons why the Olympics will be awesome
# Optimism
From The42
# Optimism

London 2012: 8 reasons why the Olympics will be awesome

Jul 26th 2012, 11:00 AM 4,479 Views 13 Comments

There have been some less-than-glowing remarks made about the event of late, but here are some reasons to be positive.

# optimism - Sunday 17 June, 2012

O'Driscoll expects heroism in Hamilton
# Optimism
From The42
# Optimism

O'Driscoll expects heroism in Hamilton

Jun 17th 2012, 10:15 AM 2,994 Views 16 Comments

The Ireland captain is determined to put the painful lessons of Christchurch to good use during his side’s final encounter with the All Blacks.

# optimism - Tuesday 24 April, 2012

No doubts for Guardiola ahead of Chelsea tie
# Optimism
From The42
# Optimism

No doubts for Guardiola ahead of Chelsea tie

Apr 24th 2012, 1:11 PM 196 Views 0 Comments

Barcelona enter tonight’s Champions League fixture with Chelsea at risk of losing their third game in succession.

# optimism - Wednesday 18 April, 2012

Domenicali: Bahrain GP must proceed
# Optimism
From The42
# Optimism

Domenicali: Bahrain GP must proceed

Apr 18th 2012, 11:29 AM 149 Views 0 Comments

Ferrari team principal Stefano Domenicali believes Formula One can help ease tensions in the troubled state by setting a positive example at this weekend’s Grand Prix.

# optimism - Wednesday 4 April, 2012

Ireland comes 10th in UN's first ever 'World Happiness Report'
# Happiness
# Happiness

Ireland comes 10th in UN's first ever 'World Happiness Report'

Apr 4th 2012, 3:08 PM 10,009 Views 49 Comments

An aggregated index of international polls published by the UN shows we’re happier than people from the US or UK.

# optimism - Wednesday 28 March, 2012

Do or die: Els set for Masters qualification bid
# Optimism
From The42
# Optimism

Do or die: Els set for Masters qualification bid

Mar 28th 2012, 10:10 AM 207 Views 0 Comments

The veteran golfer insists he’s playing “good golf now,” as he seeks to secure a place for the tournament in August.

# optimism - Tuesday 20 March, 2012

Poll: Are you more hopeful for Catholic Church after Visitation findings?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Are you more hopeful for Catholic Church after Visitation findings?

Mar 20th 2012, 11:38 AM 5,279 Views 148 Comments

The Vatican-sent panel of Catholic officials say that there are “signs of hope” for the future of the Church here. Do you agree?

# optimism - Friday 16 March, 2012

The 5 at 5: Friday
# Take 5
# Take 5

The 5 at 5: Friday

Mar 16th 2012, 4:51 PM 4,219 Views 1 Comment

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

Noonan says Irish economy could "take off like a rocket"
# Optimism
# Optimism

Noonan says Irish economy could "take off like a rocket"

Mar 16th 2012, 2:43 PM 6,900 Views 92 Comments

Ireland’s economy has become more competitive, the finance minister says, and is ready to take advantage of any good turn.

# optimism - Wednesday 14 March, 2012

Champions League progression 'difficult but possible' - Drogba
# Optimism
From The42
# Optimism

Champions League progression 'difficult but possible' - Drogba

Mar 14th 2012, 8:30 AM 121 Views 0 Comments

The veteran striker says the club have the potential to advance to the quarter finals of the Champions League.

# optimism - Monday 13 February, 2012

Pessimism about health could lead to shortened lifespan
# Health
# Health

Pessimism about health could lead to shortened lifespan

Feb 13th 2012, 8:52 AM 1,551 Views 7 Comments

Those who are more optimistic about their health could enhance their life expectancy – while their more negative counterparts may die earlier.

# optimism - Thursday 26 January, 2012

Enda Kenny: Irish people are pragmatic and understanding
# Optimism
# Optimism

Enda Kenny: Irish people are pragmatic and understanding

Jan 26th 2012, 1:44 PM 4,703 Views 90 Comments

The Taoiseach speaks bailouts, treaties and markets…in the snow.

# optimism - Saturday 7 January, 2012

Ireland the only EU country where business sentiment is up
# Optimism
# Optimism

Ireland the only EU country where business sentiment is up

Jan 7th 2012, 8:45 AM 2,805 Views 9 Comments

An international study from Grant Thornton reckons Irish businesses are far more optimistic about 2012 than they were for 2011.

# optimism - Friday 6 January, 2012

One in five expect salaries to rise in 2012, says survey of professionals
# Salaries
# Salaries

One in five expect salaries to rise in 2012, says survey of professionals

Jan 6th 2012, 7:53 AM 1,620 Views 6 Comments

Only four per cent of business managers fear redundancies, says the study which shows increased optimism.

# optimism - Friday 25 November, 2011

Column: This is a difficult time for the Greens - but we have reasons for optimism
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: This is a difficult time for the Greens - but we have reasons for optimism

Nov 25th 2011, 7:30 AM 68 Views 65 Comments

The Green Party has a lot of work to do to regain the trust of voters – but Irish politics needs our voice, writes new Chairperson of the party Roderic O’Gorman.