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# heartache

Last year
# heartache
Ireland denied piece of history as South Africa prove too strong
The Blitzboks secured a 21-5 win to clinch the World Rugby Sevens Series in Dubai.
# heartache
Michael Conlan's world title challenge is ended by Leigh Wood in dramatic final round
Wood stopped the Belfast man in the 12th.
All time
# doubt
'It's failed' - Ronaldo's Juventus future in the spotlight after more Champions League heartache
The Serie A side crashed out in the last 16 for the second year running on Tuesday night.
# mixed emotions
Paris-born Coman's 'heartache' after crushing PSG's dreams
Bayern meanwhile strengthened their European pedigree after completing a second treble.
# Character
Celtic get back on track after Champions League heartache
Brendan Rodgers’ side clinched a 3-1 win against Partick Thistle.
# heartache
Joe Hart looks increasingly in danger of suffering World Cup disappointment
Surplus to requirements at Manchester City, the experienced goalkeeper has been told he cannot leave West Ham.
# heartache
No Champions League for Arsenal as they miss out on top 4 for first time in 21 years
The Gunners finished fifth despite a win over Everton today.
# Disappointment
Cork City endure extra-time heartache in Europe
The visitors had taken the lead through Mark O’Sullivan’s deflected strike on 13 minutes.
# Prison Families
'We set a place for Daddy at the Christmas table - I tell the children he's still with us'
A single mother has told her story after her husband died in prison in the hope that it will stop others getting into trouble.
Opinion: Breaking up (around Christmas) is hard to do
Ending a relationship at this time of year can magnify the perception that everyone else is having a great time with their loved ones.
# raining or sprinkling?
This little boy and girl arguing about the weather are the most adorable thing you'll see today
“You poked my heart.”
Column: Is society finally able to recognise the pain of a miscarriage?
Until recent years, miscarriage was not something that was spoken about: it was simply brushed under the carpet. But couples should not be afraid to be open about their grief – talking will help them to heal, writes Deirdre Pierce-McDonnell.
Column: Watching my daughter emigrate will break my heart
With no employment opportunities, Mary McCarthy knows the right thing for her young daughter to do is emigrate – but it won’t be easy.
# heartache
England U20s dash hopes of Irish Grand Slam
Mike Ruddock’s side endured a disappointing 20-9 loss tonight, as England won the Six Nations Championship.