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# Behind The Scenes

This year
Documents reveal divisions between Dept and military on how to handle abuse claims
A report by
Niall O'Connor
Our investigation uncovers a divergence in views between senior civil servants and military officers on how best to prevent abuse.
'He's there for us to pick his brain': Injured Sexton still a strong influence at Leinster
Garry Ringrose and his side face Toulouse in their Champions Cup semi-final today.
How Munster's 'chaos games' are pushing their need for speed
Denis Leamy says it’s ‘chalk and cheese’ in terms of Munster’s improvement since the start of the season.
Last year
'The best man I've ever met' - Everton boss Lampard pays glowing dressing room tribute to Seamus Coleman
Lampard described Coleman as ‘the best man I’ve ever met’ after Everton ensured their Premier League survival in dramatic circumstances.
Rowntree the first signing but plenty of pieces left to find in Munster puzzle
The Englishman has signed on for another two seasons with the province.
All time
How Munster have been working to get their season back on track against Wasps
A crop of talented young players have made an impression at training in Limerick.
'They recorded in bathrooms and garages': How a chart-topping orchestra released chart hits during lockdown
We go behind the scenes with the RTÉ Concert Orchestra.
Former team-mate claims 'everyone was scared' of Aiden McGeady at Sunderland
‘He’s ruthless. I’ve never seen anyone that ruthless,’ Lewis Morgan said of the Ireland international.
'I had the idea in the queue for the supermarket' - The making of the iconic 2020 Sunday Game montage
RTÉ Sport sub-editor Elaine Buckley produced an incredible promo piece, which went down a treat at the weekend.
Shane Ross is going to write a book on the 'behind the scenes' of the last government
Speaking to Pat Kenny, Ross said he expects a government of Fianna Fáil, Fine Gael and the Greens.
Inside The Campus, where Ireland have been preparing for the World Cup
Joe Schmidt’s men have been in Quinta do Lago in Portugal for the past eight days.
'Dodging regulations and ratios happens everywhere' - The realities of working in childcare
Low wages, high staff turnover and common ratio breaches are not unusual in the childcare industry.
The Class of '16: The advisers from Enda Kenny's government, where are they now?
Most are still in politics but a significant number have made the jump to the corporate world.
'You're kind of living on adrenaline': The build-up to one of Ireland's biggest summer festivals
The five-day street performance festival is taking place in Dublin and Cork next month.
12 of our favourite behind-the-scenes shots from this year's Academy Awards
Feast your eyes.
IRFU decline proposal for behind-the-scenes series on Schmidt's Ireland
The discussions never advanced beyond an informal stage.
13 of the best behind-the-scenes Instagrams from last night's Emmys
The glamour of it all.
16 of the best behind-the-scenes Instagrams of the Met Gala
Because the photos you really wana see are not the ones taken on the red carpet
9 of the greatest behind-the-scenes shots from this year's Oscar luncheon
We want to go there.
16 of the best behind-the-scenes tweets and Instagrams from the Golden Globes
Our favourite part of every awards show: Watching celebs hang out.
A fascinating look at a day in the life of a Munster Rugby player
Eat, sleep, train, repeat.
Mayweather's tricolour mouthguard and Conor Jr comes to training in the latest Embedded
There’s also a visit to the UFC Performance Institute, where Hall of Famer Forrest Griffin shows Conor the nap rooms.
Noticed the cameras around town? They're for the upcoming movie about a drug-fuelled weekend in Dublin
The movie follows Jason on a wild weekend odyssey through the streets of the capital.
Making waves and breaking boundaries: Ireland's Aqua Blue Sport ready to make history
Ahead of a debut appearance at a Grand Tour event, we take a look behind the scenes at a unique Irish sporting team.
'The place is full of character - odd people who make it up': Inside Dublin's George's Street Arcade
The iconic Victorian-era arcade shopping centre has been drawing customers for 135 years.
14 behind-the-scenes Instagrams from Conor McGregor and Dee Devlin's baby shower
~I’m so fancy~
'I enjoyed it because I see all these noughts in the distance and they're getting closer'
All Barry Hearn can see are those dollar bills coming his way.
Portugal release footage of Ronaldo's emotional speech after Euro 2016 triumph
The PFF have made public a behind-the-scenes video of the Ballon d’Or winner rallying his side after their famous win.
Garda Commissioner 'did not know of, nor approve, any targeting of anyone making protected disclosures'
Clare Daly TD says Nóirín O’Sullivan’s position is “untenable”.
"You let me down" - Sydney Rose lifts lid on festival reaction to her abortion remarks
Brianna Parkins called for a referendum on the Eighth Amendment.
Android apps can be used to track your whereabouts without you knowing
Researchers found a way to figure out a phone’s whereabouts without relying on GPS or WiFi.
Behind the scenes at the Rás, an international sporting event that remains quintessentially Irish
Away from the doping scandals and negativity, this is sport at its captivating best.
Ex-England coach Lancaster part of official review of culture in British Cycling
The review was prompted by the behaviour of technical director Shane Sutton.
We spent a day competing with some of Ireland's most inspiring athletes
Ahead of the Rio Paralympics, we headed down to Santry to try out some of the sports Ireland will be represented in this summer.
5 things we learned from our visit to Gordon Elliott's yard
The doors were opened to the County Meath farm today with the start of the Cheltenham Festival just two weeks away.
We spent two days with the An Post Sean Kelly team during their Spanish training camp
Ryan Bailey was in Calpe last week to get an insight into the life of a professional cyclist.
'Sponsors were scared of cycling because of the doping problems and it was difficult for us'
Ahead of the team’s tenth season on tour, we caught up with Sean Kelly at the team’s training base in Spain.
McGregor busts a move on the beach - The latest episode of UFC Embedded is here
“There are two things you need to control in this game: your own body, and another body.”
The new UFC Embedded series is out and offers a look inside McGregor's camp
Who knew candles could play such an important role in an UFC fighter’s training?
Video: Here's what went on behind the scenes during Connacht's Russian adventure
A new video charts the province’s round-the-world trip.