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Referee suspended for using 'rock, paper, scissors' instead of the coin toss
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Referee suspended for using 'rock, paper, scissors' instead of the coin toss

Nov 14th 2018, 4:17 PM 8,601 Views 8 Comments

The English FA has suspended official David McNamara after his actions in a WSL game between Manchester City and Reading.

Sally Rooney's Normal People to be adapted for BBC television
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Sally Rooney's Normal People to be adapted for BBC television

Aug 22nd 2018, 10:33 AM 12,712 Views 2 Comments

Lenny Abrahamson is set to direct the programme. Meanwhile, Nicole Kidman is also to co-produce a TV series based on Cecelia Ahern’s book Roar.

'Drive-thru' ashes coming to Galway for the start of Lent
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'Drive-thru' ashes coming to Galway for the start of Lent

Feb 24th 2017, 6:15 AM 15,228 Views 29 Comments

People will be able to drive in one church gate, get their ashes, and exit out another gate at Glenamady Church.

Andy Lee defending the world title in Thomond Park? It's comments of the week
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Andy Lee defending the world title in Thomond Park? It's comments of the week

Dec 27th 2014, 9:30 AM 3,334 Views 0 Comments

Also, swapping Balotelli for Heskey and celebrating the Irish sports people of the year.

Who would feature in a Munster v Leinster soccer match?
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Who would feature in a Munster v Leinster soccer match?

Dec 26th 2014, 9:15 AM 9,250 Views 24 Comments

With the two teams set to meet today in rugby, we imagine an equivalent fixture in football.

A new Argentinian football team has been named after Pope Francis
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A new Argentinian football team has been named after Pope Francis

Apr 14th 2014, 4:13 PM 2,687 Views 0 Comments

The club had two players sent off in its first official game.

'Better than telly and the internet': Dubliners love their library-on-wheels
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'Better than telly and the internet': Dubliners love their library-on-wheels

Apr 5th 2014, 8:30 PM 16,067 Views 18 Comments

Funding for Dublin City Public Libraries has dropped by about €800,000 in the last six years.

Here's a fantastic extract from David Peace's acclaimed new novel on Bill Shankly
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Here's a fantastic extract from David Peace's acclaimed new novel on Bill Shankly

Aug 5th 2013, 5:46 PM 2,652 Views 2 Comments

The author of The Damned United is back.

Snapshot: Is there anything Cristiano Ronaldo can't do?
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Snapshot: Is there anything Cristiano Ronaldo can't do?

Feb 22nd 2013, 9:31 PM 2,944 Views 3 Comments

The Real Madrid star tweeted a pic of himself as a pilot earlier today.

Good reads: here are 12 of the best sport-related books ever
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Good reads: here are 12 of the best sport-related books ever

Jan 28th 2013, 8:38 PM 3,425 Views 10 Comments

On the back of news that David Peace is writing a book about Bill Shankly, here are some of our favourite sporting reads.

Library moves Lance Armstrong books to fiction section
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Library moves Lance Armstrong books to fiction section

Jan 20th 2013, 7:45 PM 18,186 Views 41 Comments

The Manly-based library have taken a firm stance on the athlete in light of recent revelations.

Novel idea -- Tony McCoy to write racing fiction
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Novel idea -- Tony McCoy to write racing fiction

Jan 16th 2013, 12:38 PM 654 Views 0 Comments

It’s “something very different,” McCoy said. Indeed.