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From The42 'We prepared for this moment. It hurts a little but you take it on the chin' Lilywhites

'We prepared for this moment. It hurts a little but you take it on the chin'

Dundalk were knocked out of the Champions League qualifiers by Azerbaijani champions Qarabag last night.

From The42 As it happened: Chelsea v Arsenal, Europa League final Liveblog This post contains a poll

As it happened: Chelsea v Arsenal, Europa League final

We went minute-by-minute as Chelsea faced Arsenal in the Europa League final.

From The42 Sarri storms out of Chelsea's final training session ahead of Europa League final Temper Temper

Sarri storms out of Chelsea's final training session ahead of Europa League final

The Blues boss appeared angry during his side’s final training session ahead of their final date with Arsenal on Wednesday.

From The42 'He is very important for us, on the pitch and off. We want to give him a trophy' Controversy

'He is very important for us, on the pitch and off. We want to give him a trophy'

This week’s all-London Europa League final has been marred by Henrikh Mkhitaryan’s decision not to travel due to fears for his safety.

From The42 Arsenal and Chelsea return over half of 12,000 ticket allocation for Europa League final Baku Calling

Arsenal and Chelsea return over half of 12,000 ticket allocation for Europa League final

The Premier League rivals meet in Baku on Wednesday night in this year’s Europa League final.

From The42 Vettel on pole for the Azerbaijan Grand Prix ahead of revived Hamilton in Baku Formula One

Vettel on pole for the Azerbaijan Grand Prix ahead of revived Hamilton in Baku

Sebastian Vettel claimed pole for Sunday’s Azerbaijan Grand Prix ahead of a revived Lewis Hamilton.

From The42 'Crazy' Sebastian Vettel could face further punishment over Lewis Hamilton collision Anger Management

'Crazy' Sebastian Vettel could face further punishment over Lewis Hamilton collision

The ‘road rage’ in Baku was still stirring heated debate 24 hours after the event.

From The42 Baku and Madrid go head-to-head to host Champions League final First-Timers

Baku and Madrid go head-to-head to host Champions League final

There will be a straight shootout between two cities with contrasting football histories for the right to host the prestigious event in 2019.

From The42 Darren O'Neill into next round of Olympic qualifiers Qualifier Route

Darren O'Neill into next round of Olympic qualifiers

The Kilkenny heavyweight needs to win to book a spt in Rio.

From The42 Katie Taylor is through to the European Games final as Ireland's first gold edges closer Golden Girl

Katie Taylor is through to the European Games final as Ireland's first gold edges closer

It’s a busy day for Team Ireland in Baku.

From The42 Medal alert! 19-year-old Irvine secures boxing silver as badminton pair add to Ireland's tally European Games

Medal alert! 19-year-old Irvine secures boxing silver as badminton pair add to Ireland's tally

It’s been a good day for Team Ireland in Baku.

From The42 Katie Taylor secures her first European Games medal after another masterclass Baku

Katie Taylor secures her first European Games medal after another masterclass

Michael O’Reilly also progressed to the last-4 this morning, but Darren O’Neill was left disappointed by a split decision defeat.

From The42 Southpaw Sean McComb keeps Ireland hot on the medal trail Sugar Sean

Southpaw Sean McComb keeps Ireland hot on the medal trail

However, Dean Walsh lost out in his light welterweight quarter-final.

From The42 Brendan Irvine silences home crowd to secure Ireland's first medal at European Games BAKU WITH A BANG

Brendan Irvine silences home crowd to secure Ireland's first medal at European Games

It wasn’t all good news for the Irish boxers today as Dean Gardiner and Ceira Smith both lost their bouts.

From The42 Katie Taylor impresses in first European Games bout with dominant win Baku

Katie Taylor impresses in first European Games bout with dominant win

The Bray boxer earned a unanimous decision victory over Denitsa Eliseeva of Bulgaria.

From The42 Three boxers move within a win of a medal, while Behan claims fourth at European Games Mixed Fortunes

Three boxers move within a win of a medal, while Behan claims fourth at European Games

Meanwhile, there was disappointment for boxers Michaela Walsh and Myles Casey in Baku.

From The42 The Irish brother-and-sister combo hoping to take the 2016 Olympics by storm

The Irish brother-and-sister combo hoping to take the 2016 Olympics by storm

Living, working, travelling, and competing together takes its toll on the siblings.

From The42 Two of Ireland's top boxers progress at European Games Winning

Two of Ireland's top boxers progress at European Games

Meanwhile, Longford native Derek Burnett finished joint-eighth out of 32 in Men’s Trap.

From The42 Somehow, Team GB Kayak duo managed to accidentally jump ship metres from the finish line Baku
From The42 Ireland's Aileen Reid got a 'reality check' at the European Games today Baku

Ireland's Aileen Reid got a 'reality check' at the European Games today

The Derry woman fell in to a chasing pack that didn’t want to chase Olympic champ Nicola Sprig.

From The42 Baku to host inaugural European Games Preparations

Baku to host inaugural European Games

EOC president Pat Hickey told AFP that the new event was not intended to rival the Olympic Games.

From TheJournal.ie Azerbaijan says it foiled a terrorist plot at the Eurovision Eurovision 2012

Azerbaijan says it foiled a terrorist plot at the Eurovision

Forty people were arrested yesterday as part of investigations by Azerbaijan security services.

Here's your weekend sorted: Jedward go sheep shearing

Need we say any more?

No luck for Jedward as Sweden sails to Eurovision landslide Eurovision This post contains videos

No luck for Jedward as Sweden sails to Eurovision landslide

Sweden’s Loreen powers to victory with ‘Euphoria’, while Jedward fail to make an impact and finish tied for 19th place.

As it happened: Eurovision Song Contest 2012 – grand final

Could Jedward take a surprise victory from Ireland – or would solid songs and friendly neighbours ensure Sweden and Russia ran away with it?

From TheJournal.ie Anti-government protestors 'dragged away' ahead of Eurovision final Eurovision

Anti-government protestors 'dragged away' ahead of Eurovision final

A reporter saw dozens of protesters being bundled onto buses and roughed up in Baku.

From The42 Olympic bidding race down to three Road To...?

Olympic bidding race down to three

Where do you want to go in 2020 – Tokyo, Madrid or Istanbul?

Dancing on the streets of Baku: Jedward celebrate Euro qualification Edzerbaijohn This post contains images

Dancing on the streets of Baku: Jedward celebrate Euro qualification

John and Edward met some of their fans in Azerbaijan today after their Eurovision success last night.

Jedward qualify for Eurovision final in Baku

The Irish duo were the last of ten acts announced this evening as qualifying for the final.

Watch: The Russian grannies that will sing at the Eurovision song contest Eurovision This post contains videos
From The42 Baku both good and bad for Ireland Corner Man This post contains videos

Baku both good and bad for Ireland

After a mixed week at the World Championships, Gavin Grace takes a look at what comes next for Ireland’s Olympic hopefuls.

From The42 Comeback king Nevin into World Championship semis Dream Alive

Comeback king Nevin into World Championship semis

There was disappointment for Darren O’Neill and Michael Conlon, however, on mixed day for Irish.

From The42 O’Neill and Nevin seal their spots at London 2012 Onwards And Upwards

O’Neill and Nevin seal their spots at London 2012

Following an shock defeat for Joe Ward, Team Ireland are back on track at the AIBA World Boxing Championships in Baku.

From The42 Irish trio progress at World Championships March On

Irish trio progress at World Championships

However, Paddy Barnes and Ken Egan both suffered surprising reversals at the World Amateur Boxing Championships today.

From The42 Moylette rallies in final three minutes to keep up unbeaten record in Baku Victory

Moylette rallies in final three minutes to keep up unbeaten record in Baku

St Anne’s BC man kept up Ireland’s 100% record at the AIBA World Championships in Baku, beating Latvia’s Arturs Ahmetous.

From The42 Ireland off to a winning start in Baku Worlds

Ireland off to a winning start in Baku

Belfast flyweight Michael Conlon is safely through to the last 32 at the AIBA World Championships.

From The42 Inside the Ropes: Casey and Frampton pass on an all-Irish showdown

Inside the Ropes: Casey and Frampton pass on an all-Irish showdown

In our boxing round-up this week: Willie Casey and Carl Frampton nearly fix a date, Ray Moylette dramatically seizes a spot on the plane to Azerbaijan and Wayne McCullough pops up to remind us all he hasn’t retired.