Ok these were 2017
Nothing great with more of the same and minimum 2 by elections not won by Govt parties
Leo makes a move to oust Kenny and fall flat on his face.
Brexit causes major issues with at least 2 reshuffles and a number of dismissals
Corbyn continues and drives Labour into the ground.
Prince Charles becomes King following death of his mother, press demands he step aside.
Le Pen narrowly misses being elected.
FN win 40 plus seats in Parliment
Trump has a good start in first 6 months but inflighting in US Intelligence and a major attack with loss of life >100 on US soil.
US economy booms.
Sanctions against Russia get toned down dramatically.
General easing of tension is positive economically across EU.
Major Earthquakes/Volcano in Italy kills thousands.
Merkel replaced in Germany
Syria war reduces in scope as US pulls its support.
Qatar / Saudi funding of Sunnis in Anbar province in Iraq cause major war.
Attempt by Saudi's to incorporate causes shias in Saudi to rise up.
Yemen............... Saudis pull out after humiliating losses as west forced to pull its support.
Iran...............Iran/Israel/Russia and US agree a mutual deal that makes everybody content, not happy but content.
US 2 China policy causes issues with implications for US treasury debt as China offloads.
Dublin & Kilkenny win All Irelands against Kerry and Tipperary
Chelsea win Premier league by 10 points
Ireland qualify for WC2018 by winning group
Ireland win 6 Nations
Alien spacecraft enter atmosphere but then leaves
Good job I didn't bet on much.
Now for 2018
GE in May with inconclusive result
Country still growing strongly
Housing costs still an issue
Dublin to win 4 in a row and Tipp to win All Ireland
May limps from crisis to crisis before GE in June
Major establishment figure outed in Paedophile scandal.
Trump still President
Mid Terms provide zero change as strong economy keep voters happy.
Major Islamic terrorist incident with many lives lost
US $ struggles as BRICS countries moved well away from it
Bitcoin collapses as the bubble it is.
Major incident with Taiwan will military involvement
North Korea calms down after China gets involved
US Destroyer fires on Chinese Naval vessel which retaliates with damage
on both sides.
Putin relected despite US interference
Germany win World Cup
Saudi Crown Prince assasinated from within
Boeing X-37 Space plane revealed as a resupply vessel to a mission on Mars which already landed.
Alien incursion with substantial loss of life