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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

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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.

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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

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15. Panti Bliss’ noble call as heard by all

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… 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

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18. Justin Bieber was arrested

And gave us this thrilling mugshot.

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