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‘I had to take unpaid leave to play in the Champions League’ – The life of an Irish female footballer
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‘I had to take unpaid leave to play in the Champions League’ – The life of an Irish female footballer

Dec 25th 2020, 8:00 PM 20,971 Views 6 Comments

Former Peamount star Ruth Comeford on the influences that shaped her career.

'It was definitely a hard decision' - Tipp triple-threat back in Australia and missing business end here
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'It was definitely a hard decision' - Tipp triple-threat back in Australia and missing business end here

Nov 11th 2020, 2:07 PM 20,511 Views 2 Comments

It’s a time of mixed emotions for Orla O’Dwyer, who will be watching her camogie side in an All-Ireland quarter-final from afar.

Romelu Lukaku continues hot streak but Inter's title hopes stall
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Romelu Lukaku continues hot streak but Inter's title hopes stall

Jun 24th 2020, 9:55 PM 3,605 Views 1 Comment

Antonio Conte’s side are now eight points behind leaders Juventus.

'The night before I put the penalty in a different place. I changed my mind against Spain'
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'The night before I put the penalty in a different place. I changed my mind against Spain'

Sep 5th 2019, 3:00 PM 23,200 Views 6 Comments

David Connolly on the good and bad times he experienced playing for Ireland.

'I'm trying to come to terms with being unemployed' - The last days of Jack Charlton's Ireland
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'I'm trying to come to terms with being unemployed' - The last days of Jack Charlton's Ireland

Jun 21st 2019, 8:00 AM 28,817 Views 3 Comments

The iconic coach stepped down in 1995, but the end of the World Cup was the start of his troubles.

Ashley Cole's first goal since returning to English football not enough for Derby to progress
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Ashley Cole's first goal since returning to English football not enough for Derby to progress

Feb 16th 2019, 2:31 PM 8,276 Views 1 Comment

Chris Hughton’s Brighton are into the FA Cup quarter-finals following a 2-1 win.

Andre Ward slams 'old and bitter' Froch's backhanded tribute to retired rival Groves
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Andre Ward slams 'old and bitter' Froch's backhanded tribute to retired rival Groves

Jan 29th 2019, 2:50 PM 7,156 Views 6 Comments

Ward took the Nottingham man to task over his comments on now-retired rival George Groves.

Emery's Arsenal ‘feels like a new club’ - Bellerin
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Emery's Arsenal ‘feels like a new club’ - Bellerin

Sep 8th 2018, 6:12 PM 5,416 Views 0 Comments

The defender is left with a bittersweet feeling over all the changes at the Gunners, but is impressed with new manager Unai Emery.

Keane hoping Muldoon's day in the sun can inspire bright days ahead
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Keane hoping Muldoon's day in the sun can inspire bright days ahead

Apr 30th 2018, 7:07 AM 4,613 Views 0 Comments

After a week of looking back on the John Muldoon era, Connacht have to look ahead at how they will improve next season.

'Emotional' All-Ireland club glory bodes well for a big summer with Derry
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'Emotional' All-Ireland club glory bodes well for a big summer with Derry

Jun 10th 2017, 8:30 AM 1,913 Views 0 Comments

Slaughtneil’s Aoife Ní Chaiside captains Derry as they open their All-Ireland intermediate championship campaign today.

Balotelli scores last-gasp winner and then sees red as Nice go top of Ligue 1
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Balotelli scores last-gasp winner and then sees red as Nice go top of Ligue 1

Oct 2nd 2016, 6:39 PM 9,157 Views 15 Comments

The striker’s return to form continued today.

No world final but Irish diver still beaming after Rio qualification
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No world final but Irish diver still beaming after Rio qualification

Feb 23rd 2016, 10:57 AM 2,085 Views 0 Comments

His Olympic spot is in the bag and that’s all that matters for the 23-year-old right now.

Lambert was 'delighted' when Villa gave him the boot
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Lambert was 'delighted' when Villa gave him the boot

Feb 20th 2016, 1:27 PM 9,671 Views 5 Comments

Parting ways with the club came as a relief, the Blackburn boss has said.

Despair for Irish duo as Spanish icon Raul enjoys fairytale ending to illustrious career
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Despair for Irish duo as Spanish icon Raul enjoys fairytale ending to illustrious career

Nov 16th 2015, 11:28 AM 8,615 Views 0 Comments

Richie Ryan and Colin Falvey were part of the Ottawa Fury side that suffered defeat to the New York Cosmos.

So this guy took the break up REALLY well*
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So this guy took the break up REALLY well*

Jun 18th 2015, 2:30 PM 6,456 Views 8 Comments

*by sawing all his and ex’s stuff in half and becoming internet famous.

Meath narrowly get past Cavan but promotion to Division 1 still eludes them
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Meath narrowly get past Cavan but promotion to Division 1 still eludes them

Apr 5th 2015, 10:10 PM 6,605 Views 11 Comments

Mickey Newman kicked six points as Mick O’Dowd’s team picked up a second successive league victory.

Golden retriever has the best reaction to tasting lemon for the first time
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Golden retriever has the best reaction to tasting lemon for the first time

Mar 10th 2015, 9:56 PM 4,315 Views 1 Comment

And yet he can’t stop himself going back for more.

Ireland's Kevin Long signs new contract with Burnley after being ruled out for season
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Ireland's Kevin Long signs new contract with Burnley after being ruled out for season

Jan 6th 2015, 11:46 AM 3,607 Views 0 Comments

The player made his Premier League debut on New Year’s Day.

Babies taste lemons for first time in slow motion, cute explosion ensues
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# Bittersweet Symphony

Babies taste lemons for first time in slow motion, cute explosion ensues

Apr 6th 2014, 2:34 PM 3,324 Views 1 Comment

When life gives you lemons, let the baby try them.

Little girl has first taste of salt and vinegar crisps, reacts adorably
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Little girl has first taste of salt and vinegar crisps, reacts adorably

Apr 1st 2014, 5:01 PM 4,641 Views 1 Comment

It goes something like: “YUM. YUCK! YUM.”

Comedian shares funny and heartbreaking tweets from dying father's bedside
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# Cancer

Comedian shares funny and heartbreaking tweets from dying father's bedside

Feb 27th 2014, 6:00 PM 43,644 Views 34 Comments

Laurie Kilmartin’s father is dying from lung cancer.

Emotional bronze reward for ill Japanese ski jumper
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Emotional bronze reward for ill Japanese ski jumper

Feb 18th 2014, 7:15 AM 3,338 Views 1 Comment

The ski jumper may be suffering from Churg-Strauss syndrome, an illness with initial symptoms resembling asthma but potentially deadly.

Neptune Collonges takes Grand National in photo-finish
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Neptune Collonges takes Grand National in photo-finish

Apr 14th 2012, 5:19 PM 2,945 Views 11 Comments

Post-race celebrations were dampened by news of two fatalities, Gold Cup champion Synchronised among them.

Mass brawl mars Santos' Copa Libertadores victory as Pelé watches on
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Mass brawl mars Santos' Copa Libertadores victory as Pelé watches on

Jun 23rd 2011, 11:20 AM 185 Views 0 Comments

The Brazilian side beat Penarol 2-1 to claim the trophy for the first time since the 1960s.