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# New Year

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Lisa McInerney: New Year is where we resolve to be grown-ups
The true mark of maturity, however, is to stop beating ourselves up over not being the perfect adult – and to resolve to be a better kid.
# Your Say
Poll: Do you keep your New Year's resolutions?
There’s just 60 hours to go in 2012 so we want to know about your New Year’s resolutions.
# Bloody Sunday
Inquiry into Bloody Sunday murders to start in the New Year
The investigation comes 41 years after 14 people, who were attending a civil rights march, were killed by British soldiers.
# mediocri-days
Today and 5 other days that make you go... 'Meh'
There’s no Good Friday drama and no Easter Sunday festivities – but this particular Saturday is just one of a few milestones in the year that really drag.
# Chinese New Year
Watch: Billionaire Warren Buffett sings 'I've Been Working on the Railroad'
What better way to ring in the Chinese New Year
# caption comp
Caption competition: What's Enda thinking about?
What put the cheeky grin on the Taoiseach’s face as he arrived at Cabinet this morning?
Irishman dies on adventure trip in Peru
Peter Buckley was participating in a mototaxi junket when his vehicle came off a muddy road and fell into a 500 foot abyss.
# Viral Video
Happy New Year: Pakistani TV reporter punches man live on air
When people are jumping around behind you and causing hassle, there’s only one thing you can do…
Column: It hasn’t been an easy Christmas – but the best traditions remain’s regular columnist Lisa McInerney finds that Christmas 2011 was a muted affair – but there were some traditions that we should be glad we’re rid of.
# Jobs
11 things you should never put on your CV
Looking for a job in the new year? Then take our advice and make sure not to put these on it…
# Daily Fix
The Daily Fix: New Year's Day
The first day of 2012: peace prize for the McAleeses, the Phoenix Park has a big birthday, testing times in Iran, Titanic memories and a sneak peek at what will be hot in 2012…
# North Korea
North Korea’s New Year message: Defend Kim Jong Un unto death
North Korea gave its new year message today, telling citizens that it will be a year “when an era of prosperity is unfolding”. It told people to act as human shields, defending Kim Jong Un unto death.
# 2012
It’s 2012! Australia and Asia ring in the new year
Asia and Australia rang in the new year today, welcoming 2012 in a riot of colour. Take a look at the latest pictures inside.
# Priory Hall
Priory Hall residents tell McFeely: “We don’t wish you a Happy New Year”
In a hand-delivered letter, the residents told developer Thomas McFeely that their fight “is a fight for what is rightfully ours” and they will be “tenacious in the extreme” until they reach their goal.
# new year's eve
The 12 burning questions* of Xmas/New Year: Staying in or going out tonight?
This and every festive day until New Year’s Eve, let distract you from the ‘serious’ news with one of life’s REAL dilemmas. (*not really)
# let us know
Open thread: What are you glad to see the back of in 2011?
It wasn’t a GREAT year, to be fair. Let it all out (and let it go) and tell us what bothered you in 2011.
# Russia
Food to die for? Caviar stash found in Russian morgue
Two men arrested over the discovery said the caviar was to be a treat for hospital employees at a New Year’s party.
# New Year
Three-day New Year festival getting underway in Dublin
Live music and street performances are among the attractions in the capital this weekend.
# Rock Bingo
Rock Bingo declared "lawful", will open on New Year's Day
The bingo hall in Togher, Cork, had been closed following a garda raid in November. The High Court has declared the operation to be lawful and it will open on new year’s day.
# worries
Irish people worried about money and their jobs in the year ahead - survey
Almost half of people are worried about losing their jobs or having difficulty finding work in 2012 according to a Samaritans’ survey.
# Property Tax
Expert group set to issue property tax recommendations within four months
The government is expediting the process to determine what will eventually replace the already controversial household charge.
# Careful Now
Video: Drunk woman falls between train and platform
In an attempt to highlight the dangers of festive drinking, British Transport Police have released footage of the woman falling under a carriage but she’s okay…
# Festive Commute
400,000 expected to travel on Irish Rail over festive period
Iarnród Éireann has released details of its Christmas and New Year schedules and has advised customers to book in advance.
# Bon Nadal
Barcelona the top destination for Irish seeking festive getaway
New figures show that Irish spend on average €441 for a festive getaway over the Christmas and New Year period, just below the European average.
# Brrrr
January will be the coldest month this winter - forecast
Irish Weather Online’s long-range forecaster Peter O’Donnell predicts a mixed bag of snow, rain and milder conditions this winter. Remember he was the guy who got it right last year?
The week in photos
This is the week that was, in pictures.
The Daily Fix: Wednesday
In today’s Fix: the Dalai Lama visits Kildare; EU imposes multi-million euro fine on price-fixing cartel; and Rio Ferdinand starts an odd Twitter campaign.
In photos: Thailand celebrates New Year
Three-day celebration kicks off with water fight world record attempt in Bangkok.
# Travel
Gallery: It's 2011 - time to start planning your holidays’s list of 7 places you should consider adding to your travel wishlist for the coming year.
Cardinal Rules Part 7: The year ahead
Wondering what to expect from the new year? The (not) Primate of All Ireland is here to fill you in on all you need to know…