# Birthday

This year
'Live life to the full': Ireland’s oldest person shares some wisdom on 109th birthday
Mairin Hughes celebrated her birthday with her community at Maryfield Nursing Home in Chapelizod.
All time
'I don’t care' – Ronnie O’Sullivan not overly concerned about winning UK Championship
The star insisted he had no interest in his performance and shrugged off the prospect of claiming the crown on his 46th birthday on Sunday.
Obama curtails 60th birthday bash due to virus surge
The two-term US president’s birthday is on Wednesday and had reportedly invited hundreds of celebrities and politicos to celebrate this weekend.
A poignant message to Madeleine McCann on her 18th birthday
A post with the words ‘we love you and we’re waiting for you’ appeared on the campaign’s Facebook page.
Tributes paid to John Lennon's 'outstanding contribution to music' on what would have been his 80th birthday
The musician, who was shot dead in 1980, has continued to have an enduring influence on popular culture.
On this day in 1972, one of the greatest defenders of his generation was born
Jaap Stam enjoyed a superb career at club and international level.
'The reason why we don't want to let go is because we're not getting that approval anymore'
Today is Catherina McKiernan’s 50th birthday. The Irish marathon record holder reflects on her phenomenal career, a renowned ‘rivalry,’ and the difficulty of letting go.
Nine people stabbed at three-year-old's birthday party in US
The motive behind the attack remains under investigation, according to police.
Dame Judi Dench loves a Colin the Caterpillar birthday cake just like the rest of us
You’re never too old for Colin.
It's my son's third birthday - here's why I'm refusing to give into 'party pressure'
All he wants is a cake but I know other parents will expect more, writes Chrissie Russell.
It's Kylie Jenner's birthday so obviously she celebrated it with a nude ice sculpture of herself
She’s also using her birthday to raise money for teenagers with cancer.
Man killed during horse race at Mexican teen's viral birthday party
Thousands of people turned up to the 15-year-old’s birthday party after a video invitation went viral.
Watch Obama sing Happy Birthday to his daughter
Kendrick Lamar and Janelle Monáe helped him out.
Fresh air, good food and a morning coffee: 106-year-old shares secrets to long and healthy life
Elizabeth Dempsey still enjoys the odd glass of sherry and having her hair set every week and her nails manicured.
Here's why Monaghan is celebrating Canada Day
The Canadian Ambassador to Ireland will raise the Canadian Maple Leaf flag alongside the Irish Tricolour to start the celebrations.
Loads of people are sending cards to this autistic teen who celebrated her birthday alone
Hallee Sorenson spent her 18th birthday alone when none of her friends showed up.
Shay Given at 40: Why the Ireland goalkeeping legend must go to the Euros
The Donegal native celebrates his birthday this week.
A Cork lad in the Philippines got the greatest birthday present ever from his best mate
Such PALS.
This girl planned to throw a surprise Mother's Day party but the delivery company ruined it
The worst.
These students threw a surprise party for their teacher and he started crying
It was an emotional moment.
Everybody needs a friend as dedicated as this guy
Birthday greetings done right. Sort of.
11 reasons to be thankful that Wikipedia exists
It’s the website’s fifteenth birthday today.
You might not think it but Wikipedia is 15 years old now
The online encyclopedia first arrived in 2001 and is now one of the visited sites in the world.
28 things everyone should know before turning 30
It’s all frying pans and babies.
14 thoughts every Irish person has at a 21st
The baby pictures. All the baby pictures.
Canada's Prime Minister even makes cutting a birthday cake look slick
Justin Trudeau turned 44 yesterday.
The Queen of England is turning 90 soon, and she's just sold out her birthday party
Buckingham Palace has sold 25,000 tickets to the gala celebration which takes place next year. They don’t come cheap…
The countdown is on for this Mayo family who won the trip to Lapland
“I pity their teachers and fellow students that will have to listen to them for the next few weeks.”
QUIZ: How well do you remember the last 5 years on
Let’s find out.
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Five years of Here's some of our biggest stories, best bits and memories
Thank you for being with us.
The 11 definitive ways you can say happy birthday on Facebook
Which one do you choose? It’s a tough one.
Interactive map tells the story of one of Ireland's most famous poets
It’s the 150th anniversary of Yeats’ birth today.
This is exactly why you should never put sparklers near balloons
Unless you want to dance with death, of course.
Cops save the day after no one turns up to little boy's birthday party
This is just lovely.
Irish mammy completely loses the plot over emigrant sons' surprise homecoming
“I thought it was a fridge or something!”
Harry Styles turned 21 today and 1D fans are actually making him birthday cakes
Of course, #HappyBirthdayHarryStyles is trending worldwide.
Twitter celebrated Nicolas Cage's birthday by sharing biro drawings of him
Under the hashtag #bicolascage.
This old lady is 110 today and she has some stories to tell
The Abbey Theatre wants to talk about its history.