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Green Party leader Eamon Ryan doesn't see the numbers on the left for 'a stable government'
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Green Party leader Eamon Ryan doesn't see the numbers on the left for 'a stable government'

Feb 18th 2020, 1:55 PM 18,387 Views 106 Comments

Ryan says a government is needed that will last for ‘three or four years’.

Éamon Ó Cuív says he's 'completely against' Fianna Fáil going into coalition with Fine Gael and Greens
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Éamon Ó Cuív says he's 'completely against' Fianna Fáil going into coalition with Fine Gael and Greens

Feb 14th 2020, 1:16 PM 63,043 Views 168 Comments

The Galway West TD said this type of coalition is the only option that would give a Dáil majority.

On your marks: How did you rate Ireland in the tense win over Scotland?
# Tip The Scales
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# Tip The Scales

On your marks: How did you rate Ireland in the tense win over Scotland?

Feb 1st 2020, 7:06 PM 54,391 Views 113 Comments

CJ Stander took the man-of-the-match award on a day when few Ireland players shone. Here’s our ratings but tell us what you think.

Connacht fight on with bare bones and determined to give Toulouse a rattle
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Connacht fight on with bare bones and determined to give Toulouse a rattle

Jan 6th 2020, 10:48 AM 6,039 Views 16 Comments

Head coach Andy Friend is keen to bolster his squad with some of the talent floating under the radar in Leinster.

The numbers are looking good for Boris Johnson - but can we trust the opinion polls?
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The numbers are looking good for Boris Johnson - but can we trust the opinion polls?

Nov 20th 2019, 6:00 PM 18,831 Views 13 Comments

Love them or hate them it’s impossible to escape them.

The key areas Roscommon must target if they’re to dethrone Galway
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The key areas Roscommon must target if they’re to dethrone Galway

Jun 13th 2019, 3:20 PM 4,766 Views 6 Comments

Anthony Cunningham’s side need to improve on their semi-final performance against Mayo.

Numbers Game: No manager has beaten Jim Gavin's Dublin more often than Malachy O'Rourke
# Stats
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# Stats

Numbers Game: No manager has beaten Jim Gavin's Dublin more often than Malachy O'Rourke

Updated Jan 31st 2019, 10:40 AM 15,514 Views 22 Comments

Jim McGuinness remains the only manager with an unbeaten record against Dublin in the Jim Gavin era.

Live stats on big screens and preventing player burnout: the future of GPS data in the GAA
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# Numbers Game

Live stats on big screens and preventing player burnout: the future of GPS data in the GAA

Dec 23rd 2018, 10:00 AM 15,749 Views 12 Comments

We chat to Patrick Hogan of STATSports about the work they do with the likes of Dublin, Mayo and Waterford.

Eddie Brennan: 'I just can't understand why lads would not want to hurl for their county'
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Eddie Brennan: 'I just can't understand why lads would not want to hurl for their county'

Dec 17th 2018, 2:08 PM 24,005 Views 11 Comments

The new Laois manager has players unavailable to him for the 2019 season.

Explainer: Why Peter Fitzpatrick ditching Fine Gael could be a headache for the party
# Dail Arithmetic
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# Dail Arithmetic

Explainer: Why Peter Fitzpatrick ditching Fine Gael could be a headache for the party

Oct 2nd 2018, 10:11 AM 18,108 Views 82 Comments

The Louth TD departed the parliamentary party last night.

Gardaí release number of drink driving arrests - 15,000 more than previously published
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Gardaí release number of drink driving arrests - 15,000 more than previously published

Sep 24th 2018, 12:05 AM 26,798 Views 46 Comments

Currently all crime data released by the gardaí is considered to be ‘under reservation’, ie of insufficient quality, by the Central Statistics Office (CSO).

Homeless charities hit out at suggestion non-nationals would be excluded from figures
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Homeless charities hit out at suggestion non-nationals would be excluded from figures

May 7th 2018, 10:34 AM 12,009 Views 73 Comments

The Department said that it was awaiting a report from an interdepartmental group.

Department of Housing won't comment on claims non-EU nationals may be removed from homeless list
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Department of Housing won't comment on claims non-EU nationals may be removed from homeless list

May 6th 2018, 1:37 PM 45,901 Views 114 Comments

The claims top a bad week for Housing Minister Eoghan Murphy in which his department’s monthly reporting of Ireland’s homeless numbers has come in for intense scrutiny.

Fardy determined not to come up short again
# Winner Alright
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# Winner Alright

Fardy determined not to come up short again

Apr 18th 2018, 7:44 AM 7,585 Views 24 Comments

The 33-year-old knows the feeling of finishing second best.

'There's a method to any madness that happens': Schmidt sizes up Scots while poking holes in perception
# Organised Chaos
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# Organised Chaos

'There's a method to any madness that happens': Schmidt sizes up Scots while poking holes in perception

Mar 9th 2018, 1:57 AM 8,348 Views 9 Comments

The Kiwi set about dismantling the relevance of ball-in-play time statistics after Warren Gatland’s assertion that Wales would have beaten Ireland if the ball were alive for longer.

Championship the third-most attended league in Europe, ahead of La Liga and Serie A
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Championship the third-most attended league in Europe, ahead of La Liga and Serie A

Jan 17th 2018, 2:02 PM 8,367 Views 4 Comments

Over 60% of European leagues saw a drop-off in total attendance last season, including the League of Ireland Premier Division.

How does Pep Guardiola's record run with Man City compare to Barca and Bayern stints?
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How does Pep Guardiola's record run with Man City compare to Barca and Bayern stints?

Dec 14th 2017, 6:53 PM 9,695 Views 15 Comments

He’s got a knack for this management lark.

Cristiano Ronaldo is experiencing the biggest slump of his career in 12 years
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Cristiano Ronaldo is experiencing the biggest slump of his career in 12 years

Nov 8th 2017, 9:06 PM 10,373 Views 10 Comments

The Real Madrid man has suffered a surprisingly poor start to the season – the worst he has endured in quite some time.

Henderson taking 'cut-throat' analytical approach to size up his own performance
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Henderson taking 'cut-throat' analytical approach to size up his own performance

Mar 7th 2017, 8:05 AM 7,605 Views 1 Comment

Between maths and the mechanics of a line-out, there’s plenty to keep the Ulster lock’s brain occupied.

Player ratings: How Ireland performed in the 9-try rout in Rome
# Grade A
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# Grade A

Player ratings: How Ireland performed in the 9-try rout in Rome

Feb 11th 2017, 4:45 PM 17,884 Views 55 Comments

That’s how to bounce back.

'Ruthlessness' the focus for Ireland defence coach Farrell, not stats
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'Ruthlessness' the focus for Ireland defence coach Farrell, not stats

Feb 8th 2017, 7:59 AM 5,140 Views 16 Comments

The numbers of tries conceded are piling up for Andy Farrell, but he’s looking beyond the numbers.

Here's how we rated Ireland after a rollercoaster of a clash against Scotland
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# Numbers Game

Here's how we rated Ireland after a rollercoaster of a clash against Scotland

Feb 4th 2017, 4:44 PM 24,250 Views 136 Comments

After battling back into a lead, Joe Schmidt’s men coughed up their advantage late on.

GAA Analytics Roundtable: How numbers have changed the game
# I'm A Stats Man
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# I'm A Stats Man

GAA Analytics Roundtable: How numbers have changed the game

Dec 25th 2016, 3:00 PM 15,485 Views 0 Comments

We spoke with three respected performance analysts on the analytics movement in the inter-county game.

St Vincent's keep Dublin golden era going as Rhode suffer more Leinster heartbreak
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# Numbers Game

St Vincent's keep Dublin golden era going as Rhode suffer more Leinster heartbreak

Dec 11th 2016, 6:35 PM 5,046 Views 2 Comments

The Village have lost five provincial finals since 2006.

Permutations: What needs to happen for Dundalk to make the knockout stages
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# Numbers Game

Permutations: What needs to happen for Dundalk to make the knockout stages

Nov 25th 2016, 10:44 AM 4,815 Views 8 Comments

A second place finish in Group D of the Europa League is still possible, but they need a big favour from Zenit in Holland.

Westerners best in our Ireland v Canada player ratings
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Westerners best in our Ireland v Canada player ratings

Nov 12th 2016, 9:11 PM 16,459 Views 31 Comments

In between clashes with the All Blacks, a much-changed Ireland side ran out convincing winners over Canada.

A win is a win - but the stats from last night show Ireland were lucky to get all three points
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A win is a win - but the stats from last night show Ireland were lucky to get all three points

Oct 7th 2016, 5:22 PM 4,958 Views 14 Comments

A Séamus Coleman goal was the difference between the two sides.

No 'understandings' or arrangements between FG and Lowry, Kenny says
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# Thanks For The Support

No 'understandings' or arrangements between FG and Lowry, Kenny says

Sep 28th 2016, 5:57 PM 8,088 Views 42 Comments

The Taoiseach told the Dáil today that he appreciates the support Lowry has given government.

The official scorecards for GGG-Brook were pretty tight when the fight was stopped
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The official scorecards for GGG-Brook were pretty tight when the fight was stopped

Sep 12th 2016, 7:49 PM 10,172 Views 17 Comments

Kell Brook was ahead on one card, and level on the other two, after the first four rounds.

Shilton calls for Rooney to retire from international football as he closes in on his record
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Shilton calls for Rooney to retire from international football as he closes in on his record

Sep 6th 2016, 2:59 PM 10,544 Views 14 Comments

The former England goalkeeper won 125 caps but the Manchester United star is now just nine appearances behind him.

Laois could face qualifier replay with Armagh after use of seven subs in Saturday's win
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Laois could face qualifier replay with Armagh after use of seven subs in Saturday's win

Jun 20th 2016, 10:20 PM 20,288 Views 38 Comments

The O’Moore county have been drawn to face Clare in the next round of the qualifiers.

Permutations: What Ireland need to do to qualify for Euro 2016 knockout stages
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Permutations: What Ireland need to do to qualify for Euro 2016 knockout stages

Jun 18th 2016, 5:42 PM 10,447 Views 20 Comments

Finishing as one of the best third-placed teams seems the most likely way of progressing.

Gardaí don't want any new recruits until their pay cuts are reversed
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Gardaí don't want any new recruits until their pay cuts are reversed

May 4th 2016, 5:46 PM 14,751 Views 47 Comments

The Garda Representative Association welcomed the commitment to increasing numbers to 15,000 but said pay needs to be tackled first.

133 years of the 4, 5 and 6 Nations Championship: Can Ireland complete its first 3-in-a-row?
# History In The Making
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# History In The Making

133 years of the 4, 5 and 6 Nations Championship: Can Ireland complete its first 3-in-a-row?

Feb 7th 2016, 6:20 AM 5,942 Views 6 Comments

Most back-to-back champs have not fared well when they try for a third straight Championship.

Registration for census jobs closes after just four hours due to demand
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Registration for census jobs closes after just four hours due to demand

Jan 5th 2016, 6:44 PM 14,792 Views 34 Comments

By 1pm today the number had already reached 16,000.

Where will Ireland's goals come from against Bosnia?
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Where will Ireland's goals come from against Bosnia?

Nov 13th 2015, 12:51 PM 4,974 Views 14 Comments

We looked at the stats ahead of the Euro 2016 playoff games.

7 key stats from the weekend's Rugby World Cup semi-finals
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7 key stats from the weekend's Rugby World Cup semi-finals

Oct 26th 2015, 7:30 AM 6,836 Views 1 Comment

Tackles, positive carries and line-out steals: every little helps.

Ireland drop in latest Fifa rankings (and Wales are officially better than England now!)
# FIFA Rankings
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# FIFA Rankings

Ireland drop in latest Fifa rankings (and Wales are officially better than England now!)

Sep 3rd 2015, 8:25 PM 8,881 Views 25 Comments

We’re 51st (just between Venezuela and Jamaica.)

Here's how Ireland rated in a bruising battle with Wales
# Out Of 10
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# Out Of 10

Here's how Ireland rated in a bruising battle with Wales

Aug 29th 2015, 4:53 PM 15,882 Views 67 Comments

It was an intense and difficult day for Joe Schmidt’s men.

Rugby analysis app brings magic number 54 into the foreground
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# The Numbers Game

Rugby analysis app brings magic number 54 into the foreground

Jan 18th 2015, 9:30 AM 9,270 Views 14 Comments

We spoke to Andrew Quick, creator of the fascinating Rugby Analyser 54 app.

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