Dublin: 14 °C Friday 18 June, 2021

18 great things that have happened since the last Budget

It’s not all bad…

THE YEAR THAT was, wasn’t SO grim.

1. Farmer selfies, aka felfies, became a thing

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2. Conor McGregor dominated the UFC and won over the whole country


3. Garth Brooks didn’t play any Croke Park gigs

Good news for many.

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4. Tralee got its first gay Rose in Maria Walsh

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5. World Cup fever took over

Brazil were slaughtered 7-1 by Germany in the semis, and 50c pints were given out in Galway.


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6. Speaking of cheap pints… Wetherspoons opened their first Irish pub

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7. These Dublin hipsters were filmed posing and were seen all over the world

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8. This letter was miraculously delivered

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9. Bucket baby melted the internet’s heart

10. The Ice bucket Challenge raised over a million euro for Motor Neuron Disease in Ireland

And we were given gems like this.

Source: Storyful/YouTube

11. This Dublin shop welcomed a new arrival

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12. Trinity college got a new sculpture which looked suspiciously like a sex toy

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13. Unimpressed Sharon Ní Bheolain became the meme Ireland wanted and needed


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14. This Leitrim lad ‘failed’ his driving test and his dad went MAD

Source: ruairidoc/YouTube

15. Panti Bliss’ noble call as heard by all

Source: rory oneill/YouTube

… causing this 12-year old to write this letter to RTÉ.

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16. Dublin Zoo welcomed a new elephant calf

Which later cuddled up with its mammy and made us all squee.

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17. The ice cream man arrived and got everyone too excited

Source: Selina Omeara/YouTube

18. Justin Bieber was arrested

And gave us this thrilling mugshot.

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