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Anne Robinson named as first female host of Countdown
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Anne Robinson named as first female host of Countdown

Feb 15th 2021, 2:43 PM 30,136 Views 25 Comments

Robinson is best known as the host of the Weakest Link which she presented both in the UK and in America.

Countdown starts as UK and EU knuckle down for trade talks
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# Post Brexit

Countdown starts as UK and EU knuckle down for trade talks

Mar 2nd 2020, 7:25 AM 8,598 Views 17 Comments

The two sides are well apart on a final agreement.

Running the Dublin City Marathon this Sunday? Here are some last-minute tips and advice
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Running the Dublin City Marathon this Sunday? Here are some last-minute tips and advice

Oct 24th 2019, 12:08 PM 4,437 Views 5 Comments

Personal trainer David Last returns with some tips for the big day.

What's going to happen in the 9 weeks between now and the Brexit deadline?
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# Taking Stock

What's going to happen in the 9 weeks between now and the Brexit deadline?

Aug 31st 2019, 10:30 AM 15,108 Views 31 Comments

The UK and the EU are running out of time, options and patience (you’d imagine).

Poll: Do you think there will be a no-deal Brexit?
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Poll: Do you think there will be a no-deal Brexit?

Jun 25th 2019, 10:14 AM 30,135 Views 72 Comments

Boris Johnson says he doesn’t believe there will be, but is prepared for it nonetheless.

Analysis: Peter O'Mahony's sweeping turnover sets a clever trend
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# Jackal

Analysis: Peter O'Mahony's sweeping turnover sets a clever trend

Apr 9th 2019, 7:30 PM 17,141 Views 19 Comments

The Highlanders adopted the tactic with time running out against the Hurricanes last weekend.

Can Patrick Reed join an exclusive club when he begins the defence of his Green Jacket this week?
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# Countdown Is On

Can Patrick Reed join an exclusive club when he begins the defence of his Green Jacket this week?

Apr 9th 2019, 5:15 PM 2,097 Views 4 Comments

The American has not won a tournament since last year’s victory in Augusta.

Michel Barnier says EU is open to negotiating on Brexit 'guarantees' but not on the backstop
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Michel Barnier says EU is open to negotiating on Brexit 'guarantees' but not on the backstop

Mar 2nd 2019, 4:25 PM 12,074 Views 25 Comments

Barnier also suggested the EU would be open to a “technical” delay to Brexit.

Healy, Mageean and Barr lead the way to Glasgow as strong Irish team named for European Indoors
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# Athletics

Healy, Mageean and Barr lead the way to Glasgow as strong Irish team named for European Indoors

Feb 18th 2019, 3:22 PM 4,219 Views 2 Comments

A strong Irish team of 16 athletes has been chosen for next month’s European Indoor Athletics Championships.

Brian Kerr says 'it’s time for one of the Dublin teams to stand up again' ahead of 2019 kick-off
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Brian Kerr says 'it’s time for one of the Dublin teams to stand up again' ahead of 2019 kick-off

Feb 12th 2019, 6:44 PM 4,916 Views 3 Comments

The former Irish boss believes Shamrock Rovers are under pressure to compete for the league title this year.

A Brexit timeline: How much time is actually left to strike a deal?
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# The Latest

A Brexit timeline: How much time is actually left to strike a deal?

Oct 29th 2018, 10:00 PM 63,313 Views 101 Comments

Here’s what’s happened so far, and what’s still to come in the Brexit negotiations.

Sky Sports confirm live fixtures with Man United to kick off 2018/19 Premier League campaign
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# Fixtures

Sky Sports confirm live fixtures with Man United to kick off 2018/19 Premier League campaign

Jul 6th 2018, 3:09 PM 9,777 Views 22 Comments

The new season gets up and running in five weeks’ time on 10 August.

'No' side say proposals too extreme, while 'Yes' calls this a 'once-in-a-generation' chance
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'No' side say proposals too extreme, while 'Yes' calls this a 'once-in-a-generation' chance

May 24th 2018, 2:29 PM 17,426 Views 270 Comments

Both sides held their last press events on the eve of the Eighth Amendment referendum.

Susie Dent from Countdown has explained where the word 'bollocks' came from
# Bollocks
# Bollocks

Susie Dent from Countdown has explained where the word 'bollocks' came from

May 22nd 2018, 1:06 PM 7,876 Views 2 Comments

David O’Doherty asked what we all wanted to know.

'If UK Brexit offer is unacceptable to Ireland it will be unacceptable to Europe' - Donald Tusk
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'If UK Brexit offer is unacceptable to Ireland it will be unacceptable to Europe' - Donald Tusk

Dec 1st 2017, 5:35 PM 30,616 Views 140 Comments

Ireland will be consulted on any offer put forward by the UK.

7 times a little bit of Ireland popped up on Countdown
# Conundrum
# Conundrum

7 times a little bit of Ireland popped up on Countdown

Nov 2nd 2017, 5:00 PM 9,944 Views 0 Comments

Represent.

The word 'gobshite' came up on yesterday's episode of Countdown and it was pretty amusing
# Gobshite
# Gobshite

The word 'gobshite' came up on yesterday's episode of Countdown and it was pretty amusing

Oct 20th 2017, 8:00 AM 9,096 Views 2 Comments

“How did that gobshite get on the television?”

Hartley expected to miss out as Lions squad speculation ramps up
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Hartley expected to miss out as Lions squad speculation ramps up

Apr 19th 2017, 9:18 AM 9,625 Views 22 Comments

Ireland will likely have a sizable contingent for the tour to New Zealand.

Less than 72 hours left for raffle winner to claim €1 million prize
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# Tick Tock

Less than 72 hours left for raffle winner to claim €1 million prize

Mar 28th 2017, 9:38 PM 24,049 Views 12 Comments

Ticketholders have 90 days from the date of the draw to claim their prize in person at National Lottery Headquarters on Abbey Street in Dublin.

Lottery team head to Cork to find owner of €1 million winning ticket as deadline looms
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Lottery team head to Cork to find owner of €1 million winning ticket as deadline looms

Mar 23rd 2017, 12:01 PM 12,676 Views 10 Comments

The winner has until next Friday to claim their prize.

Ricky Tomlinson claims former Countdown presenter Richard Whiteley was MI5 spook
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# Consonant Mr Bond

Ricky Tomlinson claims former Countdown presenter Richard Whiteley was MI5 spook

Mar 2nd 2017, 4:09 PM 28,899 Views 52 Comments

Whiteley’s family have denied the claims.

The word 'sh*thead' came up on Countdown and they blocked it out with the poo emoji
# Eight Letter Word
# Eight Letter Word

The word 'sh*thead' came up on Countdown and they blocked it out with the poo emoji

Feb 3rd 2017, 8:11 AM 5,952 Views 0 Comments

*audience gasps*

Gerry Adams says Stormont collapse is not a threat to the peace process
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# Snap Election

Gerry Adams says Stormont collapse is not a threat to the peace process

Jan 16th 2017, 2:11 PM 8,914 Views 77 Comments

Adams said he does not think the Taoiseach has “good instincts” when it comes to dealing with these issues.

The deadline has passed and Northern Ireland is heading for a snap election
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The deadline has passed and Northern Ireland is heading for a snap election

Jan 16th 2017, 12:25 PM 13,649 Views 70 Comments

Northern Ireland Secretary James Brokenshire will have no choice but name a date for elections later today.

An Australian TV show hosted what could be the world's saddest New Year's countdown
# Sappy New Year
# Sappy New Year

An Australian TV show hosted what could be the world's saddest New Year's countdown

Jan 3rd 2017, 8:59 PM 8,859 Views 4 Comments

A fitting end to the year that was, no?

The story of the Mayo GAA curse got told in full on Channel 4's Countdown
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# Story Time

The story of the Mayo GAA curse got told in full on Channel 4's Countdown

Dec 8th 2016, 9:10 AM 17,016 Views 22 Comments

Foxford on the map.

The story of the Mayo GAA curse got told in full on Channel 4's Countdown
# Story Time
# Story Time

The story of the Mayo GAA curse got told in full on Channel 4's Countdown

Dec 8th 2016, 7:29 AM 20,360 Views 0 Comments

Foxford on the map.

Latest poll puts Clinton at a double-digit lead over Trump
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Latest poll puts Clinton at a double-digit lead over Trump

Oct 23rd 2016, 4:10 PM 29,908 Views 123 Comments

With just over two weeks to go before Election Day, the two White House hopefuls are targeting key battleground states like Florida, North Carolina, Ohio and Pennsylvania

Pound sterling drops to 3 year low as March deadline set on Brexit
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Pound sterling drops to 3 year low as March deadline set on Brexit

Oct 3rd 2016, 3:22 PM 30,118 Views 71 Comments

Theresa May announced that Britain will trigger Brexit negotiations by the end of March

Ticket holder claims €381,863 Euromillions prize just in time
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# We Have A Winner

Ticket holder claims €381,863 Euromillions prize just in time

Aug 4th 2016, 5:30 PM 35,692 Views 25 Comments

The winning ticket was bought in Midleton, Co Cork.

Today's Countdown just delivered the perfect Irish insult
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# Craicuum

Today's Countdown just delivered the perfect Irish insult

Jul 5th 2016, 4:37 PM 7,265 Views 1 Comment

You’re such an effing tinycraic.

Countdown made an absolute hames of pronouncing the word 'sliotar' earlier
# Sliotar
# Sliotar

Countdown made an absolute hames of pronouncing the word 'sliotar' earlier

Jun 22nd 2016, 6:48 PM 7,757 Views 4 Comments

Slee-oh-tar.

'UFC 196 Countdown' goes behind the scenes of McGregor's training camp
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'UFC 196 Countdown' goes behind the scenes of McGregor's training camp

Mar 2nd 2016, 1:58 PM 14,447 Views 8 Comments

Conor McGregor will return to the octagon to face Nate Diaz at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas on Saturday.

Everybody needs a friend as dedicated as this guy
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# Countdown

Everybody needs a friend as dedicated as this guy

Feb 10th 2016, 7:39 AM 8,288 Views 0 Comments

Birthday greetings done right. Sort of.

Scotland's squad for the Six Nations includes these two new faces
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Scotland's squad for the Six Nations includes these two new faces

Jan 19th 2016, 11:13 AM 5,148 Views 7 Comments

Zander Fagerson and Rory Sutherland have impressed Vern Cotter.

Setanta Sports will air an hour-long UFC 194 preview show tonight
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Setanta Sports will air an hour-long UFC 194 preview show tonight

Dec 7th 2015, 12:00 PM 4,452 Views 1 Comment

The build-up to Saturday night has well and truly kicked off.

This preview will definitely get you in the mood for McGregor-Aldo and UFC 194
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This preview will definitely get you in the mood for McGregor-Aldo and UFC 194

Dec 1st 2015, 1:25 PM 4,536 Views 6 Comments

Only 11 more sleeps…

All Irish people will get an immature chuckle out of this Countdown Conundrum
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# Taking The Micky

All Irish people will get an immature chuckle out of this Countdown Conundrum

Sep 15th 2015, 9:23 PM 36,157 Views 23 Comments

Whoops.

All Irish people will get an immature chuckle out of this Countdown Conundrum
# Longmicky
# Longmicky

All Irish people will get an immature chuckle out of this Countdown Conundrum

Sep 15th 2015, 4:25 PM 5,752 Views 4 Comments

LOL.

There was a seriously unfortunate moment on Countdown this afternoon
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# Slutz

There was a seriously unfortunate moment on Countdown this afternoon

Aug 3rd 2015, 4:49 PM 61,797 Views 42 Comments

Pray for Rachel.

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