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# Joy
French club Lyon jubilant after Chelsea's Europa League success
The Blues earned congratulations from the Ligue 1 outfit’s owner Jean-Michel Aulas after his side’s Champions League return was confirmed.
# Joy
Ajax skipper shocked by 'bizarre' win over Juve
Matthijs de Ligt said he was lost for words after his wonderful header earned a surprise win.
# Joy
Ireland's Matt Doherty stars as Wolves end 16-year wait to reach FA Cup quarters
Bristol City’s 15-match undefeated run and nine-match winning streak has come to an end.
# Joy
Party begins as delirious French revel in World Cup victory
Cheers rang out throughout the country for each of four goals in the final.
# Joy
Croatia on fire after World Cup 'miracle'
It is a historic first World Cup final for the country of about four million people.
# Joy
'Fantastic' Liverpool surpass Klopp's expectations
Mohamed Salah’s brace was followed by goals from Sadio Mane and Roberto Firmino.
# Joy
'I've won this race a thousand times in my head in my dreams as a child'
Davy Russell was in a jubilant mood after winning the Grand National.
# disillusionment
'I don't feel joy playing any more' - Brazil legend hints at retirement
Kaka admits that his body is struggling to cope with the demands of top-level competition in MLS with Orlando City
# Joy
Ireland international Quinn joins Arsenal after Notts County debacle
The 26-year-old defender had been left without a club after her previous team folded.
# Joy
Harry Arter and his partner Rachel welcome baby girl into the world
Football community sends love and congratulations to Ireland international and his partner.
# Joy
Penalty shootout drama sees Egypt reach Africa Cup of Nations final
The match in Libreville ended in a 1-1 draw after 90 minutes and extra time.
# Joy
‘To see my children’s faces made the sacrifices all worthwhile’
Eve McCrystal chats to The42 about her momentous year winning gold alongside Katie-George Dunlevy at the Paralympics.
# Joy
O'Donovan brothers receive heroes' welcome home after Olympics triumph
Paul and Gary will enjoy further acclaim as they prepare for an open-top bus celebration in Skibbereen.
# Joy
Family affair as Podge Collins celebrates Clare victory with father and mother
The dual star featured in his side’s memorable victory earlier.
# Joy
Redemption for Ronaldo as Portugal reach Euro 2016 semis after penalty drama
Ricardo Quaresma scored the winning spot kick after Jakub Blaszczykowski’s attempt was saved.
# Joy
This is how the Liverpool players celebrated Kolo Toure's new contract
They were in Dubai for a surprise going-away party for Steven Gerrard
# Hero
Just look at the tears of joy on this kid's face when he's surprised by his footballing hero
This is a lovely gesture from Luis Suarez.
# i feel good
12 of the most underrated feelings in the world
*contented sigh*
# on the upside
The moments that made us smile in Ireland this year
One of the world’s better small-island nations.
Column: My life as an ex-pat and the joy of finally coming home
At the height of the recession, thousands of Irish people found employment and new lives abroad. Now, many are returning to Ireland, especially as the economy starts to get back on its feet, Matthew Jones writes.
# aaaaah
13 simple moments of pure unadulterated pleasure
And they’re all free, too!
# adrenaline junkie
Kid experiences pure joy while taking a ride in a drift car
These are the best facial expressions we’ve seen this year.
# Organ Donation
Family's joy as heart transplant dad could be home for Christmas
Shane O’Connell is currently in intensive care, and it is hoped he will get to be back in Kerry for Christmas Day.
# life is a highway
This guy singing with strangers in traffic will lift your spirits no end
Now that is a highway we’d wanna ride all night long.
# Boom!
These are the tiny, everyday things that make you feel incredible
The small things that make you an UNDENIABLE bad-ass.
# Joy
Snapshot: Here's how happy you are after an All-Ireland final win
The Banner were celebrating in Croke Park last night.
# Joy
Look how happy Sam Bennett's team manager is after Tour of Britain stage win
Kurt Bogaerts from An Post Chain Reaction gets emotional after Bennett triumphs.
# Joy
It's Your Unbridled Sporting Joy Picture of the Day
We’re not sure this kid could be any happier.
# celebrate
11 pictures that show how happy the Limerick hurlers are tonight
Limerick won their first Munster senior hurling title since 1996 this afternoon.
6 amazing places to escape to when you win the Lotto
Are you dreaming of your place in the sun?
# sponsored by the lotto
Poll: If you won the Lotto, what's the first thing you'd do?
Decisions, decisions…
# pic of the day
Photo To Cheer You Up of the Day
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# Joy
Back in the big time: Forgotten French club reclaim their spot in top division
Stade de Reims played Real Madrid in the very first European Cup Final but took a downward slide that ended in liquidation in 1992 … now they are back in Ligue 1.
# Joy
Deserved: Rougerie no complaint with Leinster win
Meanwhile Joe Schmidt says it was another inspirational half time team talk from Jonathan Sexton which helped inspire the win.
# vox pop
Watch: Is the glass half empty or half full?
Video vox pop finds Irish people in a surprisingly good mood…
# oh happy day
Tayto, duvet days, and a brand new baby: Feelgood Friday slideshow
A Welsh psychologist claims to have come up with a formula that proves today is the happiest day of the year. wanted to know what makes YOU happy. Thanks for sharing…