Dublin: 7 °C Sunday 26 March, 2023

# blue

This year
# lee ryan
Blue singer Lee Ryan found guilty of racially aggravated assault of cabin crew member
Ryan was granted unconditional bail and the case has been adjourned until 24 February.
All time
# evening sitdown
Evening longread: The genius of Joni
We bring you an interesting longread each evening to take your mind off the news.
# Champions Cup
Big guns holstered as Leinster begin another European assault
Leo Cullen’s pack won’t use a complicated set of calls in Montpellier as they bring 11 Ireland internationals back in the side.
# oranje crushed
Impressive Italy win in Amsterdam, Scots stutter to beat patchwork Czechs
Andy Robertson was instrumental in Scotland’s 2-1 win.
# deep blue sea
A sea view will add 32% to the cost of your house
But a cliff will make it cost less.
# anthony foley trophy
Fardy and Furlong join Sexton in European Player of the Year shortlist
There are two Racing players in the five-man shortlist, Fiji lock Leone Nakarawa and French scrum-half Maxime Machenaud.
# 6 Nations
Wales work their way into second place with laboured bonus point win over Italy
Liam Williams was hooked at half-time by Warren Gatland, who cut a frustrated figure throughout Wales’ five-try win.
# blue
Everton booed off after conceding late leveler to 10-men Cypriots at Goodison
Goals from Rooney and Vlasic weren’t enough for the Toffees.
# Changing colour
Dogs are turning blue in Mumbai because of contaminated water
A factory accused of dumping dye into a river in Mumbai where several dogs turned blue has been shut down.
# Toffees
This lovely story of two Everton fans in an Athlone Supermac's is going viral
Eoin Mulligan, who works in Supermac’s, bought a brilliant present for a long-term customer with autism.
# die hard Everton fans
A Supermac's worker in Athlone bought a brilliant present for a long-term customer with autism
They both support Everton, so yesterday he got him his own jersey.
# Team-sheets
Castres star Dupont set for France debut against Italy
Conor O’Shea has made three changes from the impressive performance in Twickenham.
# Red mist
Leinster lock Triggs cited, joins Frans Steyn at disciplinary hearing tomorrow
The Kiwi has been called before a disciplinary committee for making contact with the eye are of Nic White.
# Ice Ice Baby
Mr Freeze cocktails are a real thing and they look sensational
Next level.
# cool pop
Mr Freezes were the definitive taste of an Irish childhood summer
Sun’s out, Mr Freeze’s out.
# sun at last
Temperatures are set to hit up to 23 degrees today
And it’s staying pretty good for the rest of the weekend too.
# Paint it Black
People are confused over Google changing its links from blue to black
It’s part of its regular design tests to see what its users respond to better.
# east meets west
Henshaw available to face future team-mates when Leinster visit the Sportsground
Ultan Dillane is a doubt though, and Pat Lam’s side remains heavily hampered by injuries to out-half options.
# baby blues
'They're young guys who are going to be the future of this club' -- Leo Cullen
Ringrose, Furlong, Tracey, Molony, Dooley and McGrath will get their first taste of a Champions Cup start tomorrow.
# Pool D
Parisse and Fofana miss out as Ireland's pool rivals go head-to-head
These are pretty close to the teams Ireland will expect to face a few weeks down the line.
# kitted out
Ulster's new jerseys are a classic white and an eye-catching cyan
This is the gear Neil Doak’s men will be wearing in 2015/16.
# water's lovely
Has your local beach or bathing spot been given a Blue Flag this year?
The full list is here. Did your favourite bathing place make it?
# Mr Blue Sky
No one could see the colour blue until modern times
Blue doesn’t even exist for everyone.
# leo of laighin
Leinster's tribute to Leo Cullen is absolutely littered with trophies
They even found a try.
# dabba dee dabba da
Someone performed Eiffel 65's Blue on the Late Late Show and the internet lost its sh**
I have a girlfriend, and she is so blue.
These sexy lyrics from the new Beyoncé album are going to MORTIFY Blue Ivy
No one wants to hear their parents describe the sex they have, really, do they?
# hen's teeth
Wave 'em like you just don't care: John O'Shea scored ANOTHER goal tonight
Sadly for the Waterford man, Chelsea still won this seven-goal thriller.
# Away Days
Man United launch new black and navy check kit
Here’s what the Red Devils will be wearing away to the likes of Liverpool, Arsenal and Cardiff next season.
# Blue Da Ba De
Why so blue?... Global Smurfs Day in pictures
To celebrate, the Ha’Penny Bridge will be all Smurfed out with thousands of blue flowers, a blue carpet and blue balloons.
# world of celebs
The Dredge: Bradley Cooper lives with his mam
She’s cool though, so it’s ok. Check out all of the day’s celebrity dirt…
# deadly duets
11 duets we can't believed happened
When you’ve got Jackie Chan, Phil Collins and Nicole Kidman around anything can happen.
# the shame
10 moments that prove Lee Ryan of Blue is made of morto
You won’t actually believe some of these.
# blue boy
Life after Lamps: Benitez defends decision to cut Frank loose
“You have to move forward,” says the interim boss at Stamford Bridge.
Ryder Cup 2012, day 3
Europe started Sunday’s singles matches four points down to an inspired USA. Could Ian Poulter and Rory McIlroy spark a remarkable fightback?
Ryder Cup 2012, day 2
‘You’ve got to have it in your pants’ said Europe’s Nicolas Colsaerts after his day one heroics. Saturday was all about Bradley, Simpson and Poulter.