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# Memories

This year
2023
# Red Carpet
'It wasn't meant to cause offence. We didn't realise the uproar that'd come out of it'
It’s 20 years since Martin Johnson made his stand, as recalled by England legend Jason Leonard.
Last year
2022
# Memories
'Running up mountains' to end 65-year title wait and replay date with Galway's modern kingpins
Loughrea’s Brian Mahony remembers his side’s Galway SHC victory in 2006 and looks ahead to the replay against St Thomas’.
# Memories
'When the Celtic crowd sang You’ll Never Walk Alone, I cried' - Bitton
The Israel international has brought the curtain down on a nine-year stint at Parkhead.
All time
# wally
'It was bizarre and surreal but you're just living off adrenaline at that point'
David Wallace had two experiences of being a Lion in 2001 and 2009.
'I'll always remember it': Fans tell their stories of the Six Nations spirit at Ireland v Italy
Matches against the Azzurri are the focus in this week’s instalment of our ‘Hear The Roar’ series with William Hill.
# Hear the Roar
Got an unforgettable Six Nations fan story? We want to hear from you
Win a Six Nations matchday hamper if you’re included in our new series.
# Memories
'Just a fearless guy... He was far more a friend than just a colleague'
RTÉ’s Peter Collins and Greg Allen recall their time working with athletics legend Jerry Kiernan.
# Memories
'It was the most special day of my career and I spent it with Jerry Kiernan'
Sport Ireland CEO and former athlete John Treacy pays tribute to his late friend.
# Memories
Quiz: How many of these random 90s Premier League footballers can you identify? - Part VII
Take a break from the Super Nintendo and put yourself to the test.
# Memories
Hero of 2016 envious as Dundalk aim to create more magic moments in Europe
Ciarán Kilduff: ‘There’ll be others writing new headlines during this campaign and I wish them the very best.’
# Memories
Quiz: How many of these random 90s Premier League footballers can you identify? - Part VI
And it’s live…
# Memories
Quiz: How many of these random 90s Premier League footballers can you identify? - Part V
We go again.
# Memories
Quiz: How many of these random 90s Premier League footballers can you identify? - Part IV
Once more unto the breach.
# Memories
Quiz: How many of these random 90s Premier League footballers can you identify? - Part III
Another chance to put your memory to the test.
# Captain Fantastic
Stuttgart, the 2002 World Cup, and the second coming - Mick's Ireland career
The 61-year-old will walk away from the Ireland set-up with many fond memories.
# All-Ireland Gold
Cooper acting as a quarterback, a six-goal epic, and the start of Dublin's curve to five-in-a-row glory
Former Kerry star Seán O’Sullivan analyses the 2013 All-Ireland semi-final between Dublin and Kerry.
# Memories
Quiz: How many of these random 90s Premier League footballers can you identify? - Part II
Back by popular demand.
# Memories
A hat-trick against Kilkenny to help Galway edge nine-goal All-Ireland semi-final epic
Niall Healy recalls Galway’s epic victory over the Cats in the 2005 All-Ireland semi-final.
# Memories
Quiz: How many of these random 90s Premier League footballers can you identify?
This is where all the money you spent on the Merlin sticker albums will finally pay off.
# Memories
20 years on: Looking back at Brian O'Driscoll's hat-trick in Paris in 2000
The 21-year-old centre bagged three wonderful tries in Ireland’s historic 27-25 win.
Voices
'No cash register. Peggy’s Leg. Big Time bar. Dairy Milk. A tin of Coke': 1970s memories of Dublin
Fr Bryan Shortall remembers his childhood in the 1970s – from what he ate to what was on the radio.
# RIP
Open thread: Share your favourite memories of the late Gay Byrne
Alongside the Late Late, the veteran broadcaster also presented the weekday Gay Byrne Show on RTÉ radio for almost three decades.
# Memories
'Those sessions were some craic. I have a couple of good friends who nearly lost their jobs over it'
Jack Kelly looks back at an incredible season for the Laois hurlers as well as the ups and downs in his inter-county career.
# Memories
'It’s been a privilege' - Schmidt set to bid farewell in final home game
With Wales in town, the Ireland head coach is hoping for a happy last hurrah.
# Looking Forward
After 'freak accident' in 2015, TOD targets spot in Schmidt's World Cup plan
The 32-year-old Munster man was injured in a warm-up game four years ago.
Voices
A garden in the Bloom Festival is a space where people with dementia can reminisce
The garden offers a positive and enjoyable experience for people with dementia by rekindling fond memories, writes Kathy Ryan.
# characters
'One of them had gone AWOL from a movie shoot to watch a match in Dublin'
Legendary rugby commentator Ian Robertson writes about Richard Harris, Richard Burton and Peter O’Toole.
# Memories
'Eugene Cloonan scored the equalising goal with our full-back's hurl' - 17 years on for Eddie Brennan
Brennan and James Ryall are the survivors of Graigue-Ballycallan’s run to the All-Ireland club SHC final in 2001.
# Memories
'I was thinking, 'This is a new role for me in an All-Ireland final. You’re lining out beside your brother''
Two-time All-Ireland winner Joe McMahon recalls playing in the full-back line with his brother Justin in the 2008 All-Ireland final.
# christmas memories
'A stocking was a must': These nursing home residents tell us about their memories of Christmas
We visited Gormanston Wood Nursing in Co Meath to ask how Christmas has changed from when they were younger.
# coop
10 memories from when everyone was obsessed with The OC
California, Californiaaaaaaaaaaaa…
# Quiz
Can You Name These Minor Priests From Father Ted?
You’ll need to have studied in St. Colm’s seminary to pass this.
# living with lions
'BOD shook my hand and said, ‘Thank you very much, you’ve given me a career!'
20 years on from the series win over the Boks, tour documentary Living with Lions continues to make an impact.
# Memories
'That was the moment that changed my life:' Robbie Keane remembers THAT goal 15 years on
Robbie Keane scored a crucial equaliser against Germany in the 2002 World Cup.
# robbie henshaw
Henshaw looking to follow in Irish Lions BOD and Wood's footsteps
Still just 23, the Ireland centre is backing himself to push into the Lions Test team.
# Memories
Mike Ross wants to be remembered as 'someone who made the most of himself'
The tighthead prop will move into a new line of work after retiring this summer.
# reading is fundamental
11 memories you'll have if the library was your favourite place as a kid
Having fun isn’t hard when you’ve got a library card!
# Memories
Analysis: Shaggy's classic try the symbol of Ireland's great day at Croker
We dig into the archive footage to rediscover a stunning performance from Eddie O’Sullivan’s side.
# New phone
This guy found the most adorable video on his late grandmother’s phone
“I’m taking photos and they’re taking when I’m not wanting them to”
# Memories
Munster aim to pay tribute to Foley with performance on return to Paris
Hooker Niall Scannell says Axel remains at the forefront of his mind, even during games.