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The 10 billionaires whose net worth rose the most in 2012
Nope, we haven’t heard of some of these rich folks…
Open thread: what are your sporting hopes for 2013?
Have that cup of coffee, shrug off last night’s celebrations and tell us what you hope to see this year.
Here are the 61 most iconic images of the London 2012 Olympics
Starring Katie Taylor, Usain Bolt, Oscar Pistorius and erm, Boris Johnson.
WATCH: Epic video of 2012′s very best TV news bloopers
From the farting rhino to the sausage-judging competition… it’s been a good year.
11 crazes we went wild for in 2012
Did you go gaga for Gangnam Style? Or buy a whip keyring after reading 50 Shades of Grey?
Lance, London, Katie and Poznan: here's what our writers thought of 2012
And what we reckon we’ll be saying this time next year…
Messages from the future: 9 texts we kinda expect to see in 2013
… But not really, you guys.
Thunderstorms, rioting and cute Irish babies: here are the 50 most iconic images of Euro 2012
Featuring no less than 25 Ireland-related pics…
Brolly, Cookie Monster and taunting Davy: Here's's alternative sports awards
The nominees are…
VIDEO: The top 5 points from the 2012 All-Ireland Hurling Championship
Joe Canning is in there — but which other standout scores from the hurling summer have made the end-of-year cut?
TIME cover boy and Savita: How the world saw Ireland in 2012
Compared to last year this was not Ireland’s best year in the eyes of the international media which focussed on the very different circumstances of two stars of the Celtic Tiger and Ireland’s strict abortion laws…
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.
'A logistical, logarithmic progression' : The year in 46 quotes
“It’s clear that people are pissed off with us as a government” and 45 other quotes that tell the story of 2012.
IN PICS:'s winners and losers of 2012
Who came out on top, and who was bringing up the rear? Here are our picks for the winners and losers of the year.
The 10 most popular comments on in 2012
From Sean Quinn to Ryanair to gangland shootings, these are the comments which received the most thumbs up from readers this year.
They said what? Here are 38 of our favourite sporting tweets of the year
Take a glance back at the year in 140 characters or less.
Tánaiste confirms deaths of 194 Irish citizens abroad this year
The Department of Foreign Affairs said almost 1,500 Irish citizens received consular assistance over the past 12 months.
Sitdown Sunday: The 20 deadliest reads of 2012
It’s been a year of great writing. Here’s the very best from around the web.
Open thread: how was 2012 for you, sports fans?
A sing-song in Gdansk? A goal in five-a-side? Or a winning Ryder Cup bet? What was your stand-out sporting memory then?
Camouflage cars and denim jackets? It's the sporting year in 5 objects
Suits you sir. Suits you.
Here are our 44 favourite images of the London 2012 Paralympics
The past week and a half in London has been memorable for a number of reasons. Here are some of its defining images.
Apple, Aguero, pubs and the Paralympics: The year in numbers
How many Irish kids are trying ‘legal highs’ these days? And how much does it cost to (literally) kick a politician’s ass?
12 actually honest things celebrities said in 2012
Those rare moments of clarity? We’ve picked out the best of them.
The Mire's review of the year's news... skewed
Government response to Anonymous cheers everyone up; Heathrow goes green; Irish people want to escape to prisons; Love/Hate Christmas special: This was 2012 according to The Mire
Remember these? The 17 iconic moments that defined Euro 2012
It seems like a lifetime ago now.. but relive the madness with this collection of images.
VIDEO: The top 5 points from the 2012 All-Ireland Football Championship
Five fine scores from five different counties — which one is the pick of this year’s football Championship?
Here's who we need for the cast of '2012: The Sports Movie'
It’s been an epic year, we need the best damn thespians money can buy.
Here are the top 10 most read articles on in 2012
Stabbings at the Swedish House Mafia gig, Ireland’s copyright laws under threat, and topless Kate Middleton – these are the stories you read this year.
IN PICTURES: a year of fighting in Syria
In the midst of the conflict, death and hurt, some rare smiles and moments of joy are captured by some of the world’s bravest photographers.
Turkey shoot: the 6 biggest flops of 2012
Gobble, gobble — here’s half a dozen teams and sports stars who can chalk 2012 down to experience.
2012: a year in political pictures
Protests in Europe, an election in the US and another austerity budget in Ireland. Here is the political year that was, in photos.
The 10 most-read Wikipedia entries of 2012
A social media site was the topic most people wanted to look up. But which one was it?
I was there: Ireland 1 Croatia 3, Euro 2012
We arrived in Poland with so much hope.
Why the long face? Take a look back at the year in horse racing...
It was all about Frankel while the racing world also said farewell to another all-time great.
Trap’s Army: an oral history of how Ireland’s fans stole European hearts
Euro 2012 was a disappointment for Ireland on the pitch, but off it, the fans were one of the tournament’s big hits. Ten of them take behind the scenes of the trip of a lifetime.
PICS: A year in the life - Enda Kenny
What was 2012 like for the Taoiseach?
I wish I was there: Europe come back at Medinah
They thought it was all over…
Ireland's sporting year in half a dozen YouTube comments
‘As consistent as vomit?’ — that’s not very nice, The Internet.
VIDEO: Here are the highlights of the Dáil and Seanad in 2012
The Oireachtas has put together these videos taking a look at some of the key moments from the Dáil and Seanad this year.
Good times: Sports stars reflect on their sporting highlight of 2012
The words ‘Katie’ and ‘Taylor’ pop up a couple of times in our conversations with athletes across different disciplines.