# review-2011 - Monday 2 January, 2012
TheJournal.ie’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.
# review-2011 - Sunday 1 January, 2012
TheJournal.ie’s writers have each picked one thing that they are glad to see the back of – and one thing they are looking forward to this year.
Thought-provoking, moving, controversial: Our pick of the top ten Read Mes from 2011.
*Who* was eaten by badgers…?
# review-2011 - Saturday 31 December, 2011
From Garret FitzGerald to Steve Jobs, we take a look at some of the people from politics, entertainment and sport who died this year.
The Pope’s stunt double, liveblogging the British royal wedding, a politican and an inflatable penis – good times, my flock, good times.
The President of the United States made his New Year’s address today, telling Americans that the country can help create jobs and grow the economy by working together.
Who came out on top, and who was bringing up the rear? Here are our picks for the winners and losers of the year.
Think criminals had to be smart to try and escape the clutches of the law? Turns out you don’t have to be very smart at all, as this motley crew proved.
Politicians in particular excelled at making a show of themselves – even when they are not intending to.
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.
This is what has us dancing in TheJournal.ie’s office this morning…
From #aras11 to #ge11, from Ireland’s economic black hole to the controversial household charge: We bring you all the important numbers of 2011.
# review-2011 - Friday 30 December, 2011
What do Darron Gibson, Olivia O’Leary, Brian Lenihan and the ‘super-moon’ all have in common? You’re about to find out…
Remember Nyan Cat, Scumbag Steve and the Dating Site Murderer? Time to look back on the most popular memes of 2011…
And who might be under threat in 2012…
It’s been an eventful year for the nation, here’s how the international media saw the big events.
# review-2011 - Thursday 29 December, 2011
From Obama’s visit to a truck that spilled mayonnaise all over a road, we take a look at some of the standout moments in traffic on Ireland’s roads in 2011.
Alternative medicine, the Gaza flotilla and same-sex marriages – these are the stories that sparked the most debate in 2011.
We’ve picked out the highlights of the year in quotations. But which public figure said them?
2011 may be remembered in future as the year we sorted out the financial crisis – or the year in which it grew beyond our control.
# review-2011 - Wednesday 28 December, 2011
Last year saw a number of major natural disasters strike, including earthquakes in Japan, New Zealand and Turkey, volcanic eruptions in Chile and Iceland, and severe tropical storms in Asia.
Pizza is a vegetable, a pet rescue in the Liffey and the tragedy of one young woman’s lonely death – some of the stories you most wanted to share with your Facebook friends.
From the government’s €3.6bn ‘accounting error’, to confusing a Hollywood actor with a serial killer, here are this year’s most memorable gaffes.
# review-2011 - Tuesday 27 December, 2011
These were the catalysts for some of the upheavals at home and abroad this past year…
Gay mice, a footballer leaving Twitter and an April Fools’ joke – some of the stories you most wanted to share with your Twitter followers.
The beautiful video showcases 2011 film like you’ve never seen it.
Undone by sex scandals, economic failures, uprisings and other controversies, an astonishing number of high-profile figures resigned from their various posts in the past 12 months.
Sean O’Brien facts, Trap’s cat is in the sack and Jo Canning bringing sexy back. Join us by the fore for a chat.
# review-2011 - Monday 26 December, 2011
Family tension getting to you today? Don’t panic – it could be worse. Check out all these catty moments from 2011…
Anti-government protests first broke out in Tunisia, before inspiring similar movements across the Middle East and bringing down leaders in Egypt and Libya.
We say we don’t care but we kinda do.
*Not really. But these are the words that we never used (or understood the meaning of) before 2011.
So how was it for you? Join our writers for a moment of quiet reflection – and an auto-tuned Trap.
TheJournal.ie’s roundup of what is on the box today (even if you are feeling more Bah! Humbug! rather than Ho!Ho!Ho!
# review-2011 - Sunday 25 December, 2011
Who made a comeback this year? From politicians to pop stars, we take a look at the top six.
The nicer side of the news…
There were numerous lucky people this year who escaped from car crashes, plummeting helicopters, speeding trains and more. We have some of the most jaw-dropping videos here.
It was quite a year – this is how 2011 looked through your favourite sports photographers’ lenses.