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No pause for breath as Irish provinces launch straight into European action
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No pause for breath as Irish provinces launch straight into European action

Dec 7th 2020, 6:00 AM 10,492 Views 9 Comments

The Champions Cup kicks off on Friday night as Toulouse visit Ulster in Belfast.

Why is postponing this year's Olympics so complicated?
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Why is postponing this year's Olympics so complicated?

Mar 23rd 2020, 10:49 AM 3,700 Views 1 Comment

‘It’s not like moving a football game to next Saturday,’ says IOC president Thomas Bach.

‘We would be foolish to say there is not some sort of drug problem in rugby’
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‘We would be foolish to say there is not some sort of drug problem in rugby’

Mar 2nd 2020, 8:41 PM 42,767 Views 18 Comments

In a fascinating interview with his former coach, Shane Horgan opens up about the challenges facing rugby right now.

5 challenges facing Ole Gunnar Solskjaer as Man United manager
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# Looking Ahead

5 challenges facing Ole Gunnar Solskjaer as Man United manager

Mar 29th 2019, 2:23 PM 7,211 Views 8 Comments

The 46-year-old was a popular choice to become full-time successor to Jose Mourinho.

Here are just some of the problems facing the Taoiseach as TDs head back to the Dáíl
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Here are just some of the problems facing the Taoiseach as TDs head back to the Dáíl

Jan 14th 2019, 6:30 AM 16,322 Views 33 Comments

In what could be Leo Varadkar’s toughest year yet, there are a number of huge issues barrelling towards him from day one.

'The best in the country' and 'fickle' - the life of a Cork hurler
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'The best in the country' and 'fickle' - the life of a Cork hurler

May 9th 2018, 7:48 PM 10,629 Views 7 Comments

Star forward Alan Cadogan says that playing for Cork can be a rewarding but equally challenging experience.

Gabriel Byrne: 'People coming in and making films in Ireland cheaply - that's not an industry'
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# Challenges

Gabriel Byrne: 'People coming in and making films in Ireland cheaply - that's not an industry'

Feb 16th 2018, 6:10 AM 20,514 Views 16 Comments

The legendary actor said that Ireland has the same battle as every small country in succeeding in the film industry.

Britain's government has survived the first parliamentary challenges to its Brexit bill
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Britain's government has survived the first parliamentary challenges to its Brexit bill

Nov 14th 2017, 10:15 PM 9,874 Views 14 Comments

An amendment giving devolved legislatures – like Northern Ireland – a veto over the Brexit agreement was defeated.

'For people with disabilities this is a crisis within a crisis'
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'For people with disabilities this is a crisis within a crisis'

Aug 12th 2017, 6:30 AM 7,773 Views 17 Comments

This is the reality for a growing number of people.

Enda Kenny says he doesn't regret the comments he made in the Dáil about Donald Trump
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Enda Kenny says he doesn't regret the comments he made in the Dáil about Donald Trump

Jan 1st 2017, 6:10 AM 10,943 Views 38 Comments

When asked about Trump’s comments in the Dáil in May, Kenny described the comments as both “racist and dangerous”.

Almost one year after the Cologne attacks, Germany still struggles with refugee integration
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Almost one year after the Cologne attacks, Germany still struggles with refugee integration

Dec 17th 2016, 9:30 PM 16,463 Views 118 Comments

1,200 complaints were made to police, 500 of which were for sexual assault, on New Year’s Eve in Cologne last year

Boring lecture ended with news of first Ireland cap to liven up Nicole Fowley
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Boring lecture ended with news of first Ireland cap to liven up Nicole Fowley

Nov 18th 2016, 6:25 PM 4,302 Views 0 Comments

Last week’s performance has earned Nicole Fowley a second start for Ireland this weekend.

Break-ups, career moves and kids - the science of making a BIG change
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# All Change

Break-ups, career moves and kids - the science of making a BIG change

Oct 28th 2016, 11:00 AM 16,440 Views 4 Comments

Moments of crisis or contentment – managing life changes can be done.

'The Italy and Scotland games are invaluable learning opportunities for Ireland'
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'The Italy and Scotland games are invaluable learning opportunities for Ireland'

Mar 4th 2016, 7:45 AM 4,206 Views 2 Comments

Our Six Nations columnist Lynne Cantwell looks at the challenges for Ireland’s women’s team.

What do you do when your father is a priest?
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# Coping International

What do you do when your father is a priest?

Jun 14th 2015, 8:30 PM 21,351 Views 75 Comments

Coping International have been set up to assist the children of clergymen.

Like swimming in Ireland? The bathing water is classified as 'poor' in these locations...
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# Beneath The Waves

Like swimming in Ireland? The bathing water is classified as 'poor' in these locations...

Apr 21st 2015, 8:09 AM 35,347 Views 65 Comments

Irish Water is pledging to clean up seven of our least tempting bathing areas.

Facebook's CEO has asked the world what his New Year's resolution should be
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# Personal Challenge

Facebook's CEO has asked the world what his New Year's resolution should be

Dec 31st 2014, 5:00 PM 10,880 Views 46 Comments

What do you suggest to the person who has already learnt Mandarin?

'There'll be a lot of traffic': Schmidt outlines the challenges facing Henshaw at 13
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'There'll be a lot of traffic': Schmidt outlines the challenges facing Henshaw at 13

Nov 21st 2014, 9:17 AM 9,887 Views 21 Comments

The new 13 faces a real test at the Aviva on Saturday.

These are the challenges faced in making our cities smarter
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These are the challenges faced in making our cities smarter

Nov 15th 2014, 4:00 PM 4,812 Views 1 Comment

Numerous cities across the world, including Dublin, are engaging with projects that will make their cities smarter, but what are the concerns?

'Johnny's a poster boy for being a professional' - Sexton up for IRB award
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# The General

'Johnny's a poster boy for being a professional' - Sexton up for IRB award

Nov 12th 2014, 2:07 PM 4,844 Views 10 Comments

The Ireland camp are unsurprised that their out-half has been nominated alongside four Southern Hemisphere players.

Teens are setting themselves on fire as part of a 'Facebook challenge'
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# Firestarter

Teens are setting themselves on fire as part of a 'Facebook challenge'

Jul 31st 2014, 2:34 PM 5,684 Views 8 Comments

*shakes head*

12 challenges women face that men just don't understand
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# Female Problems

12 challenges women face that men just don't understand

Nov 5th 2013, 9:30 PM 76,214 Views 139 Comments

They may think they do, but they couldn’t possibly.

Thomond reception prepared me for Top 14 boos, says Jonny Sexton
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Thomond reception prepared me for Top 14 boos, says Jonny Sexton

Sep 17th 2013, 1:46 PM 4,921 Views 9 Comments

The Ireland kicker talks about life at Racing Metro and his friendship with coach Ronan O’Gara.

Column: Should we increase school inspections?
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Column: Should we increase school inspections?

Mar 27th 2013, 7:00 PM 573 Views 58 Comments

The reality is that inspections only offer a momentary window into a teacher’s classroom as an educator. I would challenge the very notion that increasing inspections and appraisals is necessary to help develop better education standards, writes Aodhán Ó Ríordáin.

Sweden v Ireland: 3 key battles ahead of tonight's match
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Sweden v Ireland: 3 key battles ahead of tonight's match

Mar 22nd 2013, 4:30 PM 1,452 Views 2 Comments

We assess the danger men for the Swedes, as well as our own integral individuals.

Facebook and Twitter representatives to appear before Oireachtas committee
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# Social Media

Facebook and Twitter representatives to appear before Oireachtas committee

Mar 6th 2013, 10:26 PM 10,276 Views 40 Comments

They will speak to the committee about social media, cyber-bullying and harassment.

Hundreds of young Fianna Fáil members converge on Sligo
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Hundreds of young Fianna Fáil members converge on Sligo

Feb 23rd 2013, 1:41 PM 7,580 Views 133 Comments

In the region of 500 young Fianna Fáil members are expected to attend the event, which takes place in Sligo this weekend.

Column: 8 ways to change your life in 2013
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Column: 8 ways to change your life in 2013

Jan 1st 2013, 8:15 AM 47 Views 15 Comments

Want to make a fresh start this year? Margaret Mara offers some tips on how to go about it.

Parents of special needs children to speak to Oireachtas Committee
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Parents of special needs children to speak to Oireachtas Committee

Nov 7th 2012, 6:45 AM 2,764 Views 3 Comments

They will speak about the challenges facing their families with the Joint Committee on Education and Social Protection, chaired by Joanna Tuffy (pictured).

Increase in student numbers means 'challenges for education system'
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Increase in student numbers means 'challenges for education system'

Aug 9th 2012, 10:02 AM 3,100 Views 14 Comments

The Teachers Union of Ireland says that a 26 per cent increase in students means the education system “faces one of the most challenging periods in its history”.

Gilmore acknowledges Labour’s poll difficulties but says crisis must be resolved
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# Labour Party

Gilmore acknowledges Labour’s poll difficulties but says crisis must be resolved

Jun 4th 2012, 8:15 AM 2,100 Views 26 Comments

Gilmore said that his party was focussed on solving the country’s economic crisis but acknowledged difficulties with its identity in the coalition with Fine Gael.