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Locals to hold solidarity vigil after Ballyfermot church faced backlash for flying Pride flag
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Locals to hold solidarity vigil after Ballyfermot church faced backlash for flying Pride flag

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  • The Ballyfermot Assumption Parish flew an Irish flag and a Pride flag last week to show that "all are welcome" in its church.
  • The church received abusive messages on social media and was asked by the Dublin diocese to remove it because of a stance against flags.
  • Local community groups are planning to meet on Friday to show solidarity, Lauren Boland reports.
England qualify for last 16 of Euros as confusion reigns over Billy Gilmour Covid case
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England qualify for last 16 of Euros as confusion reigns over Billy Gilmour Covid case

7 minutes ago 248 Views 1 Comment

Mason Mount and Ben Chilwell are isolating following the Scotland midfielder’s positive test.

Hungary says Munich plans to light stadium in rainbow colour is 'dangerous'
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Hungary says Munich plans to light stadium in rainbow colour is 'dangerous'

20 minutes ago 553 Views 1 Comment

Viktor Orban’s right-wing Hungarian government last week passed a law banning the ‘promotion’ of homosexuality to minors.

Japanese football star comes out as transgender man
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Japanese football star comes out as transgender man

49 minutes ago 2,415 Views 0 Comments

Kumi Yokoyama is one of the few athletes to do so in a country where LGBTQ rights lag behind other developed nations.

The 20-year-old selected in Eriksen's absence hails 'insane' success
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The 20-year-old selected in Eriksen's absence hails 'insane' success

1 hour ago 2,209 Views 0 Comments

Mikkel Damsgaard heaped praise on his Denmark teammates

St Pat's earn comfortable win to go top of the table
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St Pat's earn comfortable win to go top of the table

1 hour ago 956 Views 1 Comment

Stephen O’Donnell’s side beat Finn Harps convincingly.

Nasa sends dozens of baby squid from Hawaii into space for research
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# Hawaii Five-woah

Nasa sends dozens of baby squid from Hawaii into space for research

1 hour ago 4,733 Views 11 Comments

The squid have a symbiotic relationship with natural bacteria that help regulate their bioluminescence.

Waterford boost survival hopes with win in relegation 'six-pointer'
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# Under Pressure

Waterford boost survival hopes with win in relegation 'six-pointer'

1 hour ago 1,444 Views 0 Comments

Goals in each half from John Martin and Eric Molloy helped their side prevail in Longford.

Late, Late Show as Derry City fight back to rescue point against Sligo Rovers
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# Honours Even

Late, Late Show as Derry City fight back to rescue point against Sligo Rovers

1 hour ago 807 Views 1 Comment

Ronan Boyce’s 86th-minute deflected strike ultimately stretched the Candystripes’ unbeaten run to eight games.

Challenge brought over decision not to proceed with Waterford halting site
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Challenge brought over decision not to proceed with Waterford halting site

2 hours ago 6,959 Views 0 Comments

The council voted against the plans last March.

'He's really lifted everyone up' - O'Connell keeping Ireland's standards in check
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'He's really lifted everyone up' - O'Connell keeping Ireland's standards in check

Updated Mar 11th 2021, 5:00 PM 15,211 Views 3 Comments

Iain Henderson says the Ireland squad have benefitted from having a fresh pair of eyes in the coaching team.

'We have to be hard to beat, we can’t give things away and give teams a leg up'
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'We have to be hard to beat, we can’t give things away and give teams a leg up'

Mar 9th 2021, 3:17 PM 5,395 Views 1 Comment

Paul O’Connell admits it has been a challenge to hold back some detail from Ireland players.

'Paul is going to add to any environment' - Farrell backs O'Connell to make quick impact with Ireland
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# Paulie

'Paul is going to add to any environment' - Farrell backs O'Connell to make quick impact with Ireland

Jan 27th 2021, 1:38 PM 3,652 Views 0 Comments

Ireland head coach Andy Farrell says Paul O’Connell has been brought on board ‘to be himself’.

Pro coaching 'too full-on' for O'Connell as he enjoys watching Ireland change
# Out Of The Bubble
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# Out Of The Bubble

Pro coaching 'too full-on' for O'Connell as he enjoys watching Ireland change

Oct 29th 2020, 12:00 PM 39,931 Views 5 Comments

The 41-year-old isn’t looking to get back into the game in a permanent coacing role.

Quiz: How's your knowledge of Paul O'Connell-related trivia?
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# Quizzical Specimen

Quiz: How's your knowledge of Paul O'Connell-related trivia?

Updated Apr 25th 2020, 6:44 PM 49,528 Views 23 Comments

Knowledge of Limerick, Munster and other teams with a prominent ‘M’ is essential.

'If you messed up in lineouts there was a death stare. That's the worst'
# Standards
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# Standards

'If you messed up in lineouts there was a death stare. That's the worst'

Feb 21st 2020, 6:00 AM 10,622 Views 4 Comments

Paul O’Connell has returned to Ireland camp this week.

'Paul is here to observe, share his experience and try to connect with the boys'
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'Paul is here to observe, share his experience and try to connect with the boys'

Feb 20th 2020, 6:00 AM 15,137 Views 3 Comments

Ireland have welcomed Paul O’Connell and former team manager Mick Kearney back into their set-up.

'I'm gutted for him' - Paulie and BOD lament Schmidt's cruel swansong
# Legacy
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# Legacy

'I'm gutted for him' - Paulie and BOD lament Schmidt's cruel swansong

Oct 19th 2019, 2:21 PM 12,828 Views 45 Comments

‘Look at what he’s done for Ireland over the past six or seven years,’ says Brian O’Driscoll.

O'Connell set to end stint as forwards coach with Stade Francais
# Poc
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# Poc

O'Connell set to end stint as forwards coach with Stade Francais

Mar 22nd 2019, 10:24 AM 14,641 Views 23 Comments

Reports in France say both O’Connell and Mike Prendergast will move from Heyneke Meyer’s backroom team.

'I was a technical and quite an emotional player as well, and I'd like to be the same as a coach'
# Le Paulie
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# Le Paulie

'I was a technical and quite an emotional player as well, and I'd like to be the same as a coach'

Jan 4th 2019, 10:05 AM 10,523 Views 6 Comments

Paul O’Connell on finding his way in coaching at Stade Francais.

Paul O'Connell takes up coaching role with Top 14 side Stade Français
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# Paulie

Paul O'Connell takes up coaching role with Top 14 side Stade Français

Aug 3rd 2018, 3:18 PM 29,510 Views 34 Comments

The Munster and Ireland legend will link up with close friend Mike Prendergast in Paris.

O'Connell wary of overloading U20s with too much information in search of solutions
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# Paulie

O'Connell wary of overloading U20s with too much information in search of solutions

Mar 6th 2018, 6:45 AM 5,476 Views 2 Comments

The Ireland assistant coach says there is so much detail in the modern game that it can often muddle a young player’s thinking.

Win the moment: 5 lessons in mental strength and high performance from Paul O'Connell
# Manic Presentation
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# Manic Presentation

Win the moment: 5 lessons in mental strength and high performance from Paul O'Connell

Jan 21st 2018, 10:10 AM 48,075 Views 19 Comments

It’s about more than manic aggression.

'He loves Munster': Van Graan hopeful of future coaching role for Paul O'Connell
# Fear Of God
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# Fear Of God

'He loves Munster': Van Graan hopeful of future coaching role for Paul O'Connell

Dec 22nd 2017, 10:30 AM 5,954 Views 5 Comments

Van Graan and Paulie sat down last week to discuss the Ireland legend’s coaching ambitions.

Paul O'Connell's coaching career off to a winning start at Thomond Park
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# Next Generation

Paul O'Connell's coaching career off to a winning start at Thomond Park

Dec 29th 2016, 7:27 PM 24,889 Views 6 Comments

The former Ireland captain watched on as a Munster Development XV ran in five tries this afternoon.

It's a year to the day since Paul O'Connell's brilliant career ended in agony
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# Ham-iversary

It's a year to the day since Paul O'Connell's brilliant career ended in agony

Oct 11th 2016, 8:00 AM 12,831 Views 10 Comments

“It wasn’t a bad way to go out,” says the legendary lock now that his hamstring injury has healed.

Paul O'Connell arrives in Minnesota to deliver motivational speech to Darren Clarke's Europe
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# Mr Motivator

Paul O'Connell arrives in Minnesota to deliver motivational speech to Darren Clarke's Europe

Sep 27th 2016, 5:00 PM 33,842 Views 19 Comments

European captain Clarke is hoping to tap into O’Connell’s extraordinary leadership qualities.

'Expectations are probably realistic in Munster for the first time in a long time'
# Academy Man
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# Academy Man

'Expectations are probably realistic in Munster for the first time in a long time'

Sep 10th 2016, 8:52 AM 17,167 Views 35 Comments

Paul O’Connell feels a top-four finish would be a fine season for the province.

'It's massively important Joe stays' - POC hoping Schmidt signs
# TBC
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# TBC

'It's massively important Joe stays' - POC hoping Schmidt signs

Sep 10th 2016, 6:00 AM 4,318 Views 10 Comments

The former Ireland captain believes Schmidt can stay ahead of the game.

O'Connell returns to Munster in academy advisory role
# Paulie
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# Paulie

O'Connell returns to Munster in academy advisory role

Jul 11th 2016, 10:45 AM 10,738 Views 17 Comments

The former Irish captain joins the province in a part-time role.

Paul O'Connell turns down forwards coaching role with Grenoble
# In Demand
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# In Demand

Paul O'Connell turns down forwards coaching role with Grenoble

Jun 3rd 2016, 9:09 AM 10,669 Views 3 Comments

The 36-year-old has yet to make a decision on his future in rugby.

Paul O'Connell has been talking to the IRFU about his coaching future
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# Paulie

Paul O'Connell has been talking to the IRFU about his coaching future

Jun 1st 2016, 8:00 AM 16,132 Views 23 Comments

The 36-year-old former lock has been in discussions with the union.

Paul O'Connell was keeping a watchful eye on Grenoble training this afternoon
# Paulie
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# Paulie

Paul O'Connell was keeping a watchful eye on Grenoble training this afternoon

Mar 29th 2016, 4:48 PM 25,242 Views 31 Comments

He wasted little time in getting down to business on the training paddock.

We'll Leave It There So: Paulie retires, Seanie returns and all today's sport
# Tuesday
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# Tuesday

We'll Leave It There So: Paulie retires, Seanie returns and all today's sport

Feb 9th 2016, 8:10 PM 13,184 Views 5 Comments

Davy Fitzgerald, Rafael Dos Anjos and Jamie Carragher were all in the news as well.

True legend, role model, irreplaceable - the rugby world salutes Paul O'Connell
# Paulie
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# Paulie

True legend, role model, irreplaceable - the rugby world salutes Paul O'Connell

Feb 9th 2016, 4:30 PM 8,294 Views 12 Comments

The Munster and Irish rugby great has hung up his boots.

Paul O'Connell will have an autobiography out for Christmas
# Good Luck With The Book
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# Good Luck With The Book

Paul O'Connell will have an autobiography out for Christmas

Feb 9th 2016, 12:52 PM 7,998 Views 21 Comments

Alan English is working with former Ireland star.

Was a dream farewell too much to ask for 'Gladiator' Paul O'Connell?
# Limerick Leader
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# Limerick Leader

Was a dream farewell too much to ask for 'Gladiator' Paul O'Connell?

Feb 9th 2016, 12:47 PM 7,343 Views 9 Comments

What he did in his career, will echo in Irish Rugby eternity.

Born in England, uncapped by Ireland but still asked to be captain - The Rob Saunders story
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# Ireland's Call

Born in England, uncapped by Ireland but still asked to be captain - The Rob Saunders story

Feb 2nd 2016, 3:00 PM 30,279 Views 13 Comments

Saunders reign as Ireland captain was short-lived but eventful

Why Paul O'Connell deserves to be named RTÉ Sports Person of the Year
# King Poc
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# King Poc

Why Paul O'Connell deserves to be named RTÉ Sports Person of the Year

Dec 17th 2015, 7:00 AM 5,931 Views 23 Comments

Until the veteran lock tore the hamstring off the bone for his country, Ireland was having an incredibly good 2015.

Munster and Ireland legend Paul O'Connell has been unveiled as a Toulon player
# Paulie In Red
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# Paulie In Red

Munster and Ireland legend Paul O'Connell has been unveiled as a Toulon player

Dec 16th 2015, 3:42 PM 29,206 Views 49 Comments

The 36-year-old is currently at his first RCT press conference.

Paul O’Connell dreaming of a Christmas that's anything but light
# Interview
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# Interview

Paul O’Connell dreaming of a Christmas that's anything but light

Nov 25th 2015, 12:00 PM 31,031 Views 4 Comments

The lock will be free of the pressure of imminent games, but hopes to be fully immersed in his rehab programme.

'There's a lot of similarities between Munster and Toulon' - Paulie looking forward to French journey
# An Irishman Abroad
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# An Irishman Abroad

'There's a lot of similarities between Munster and Toulon' - Paulie looking forward to French journey

Nov 3rd 2015, 7:30 AM 15,921 Views 14 Comments

The former Ireland skipper is anxious but excited about his family’s big move.

Ireland fans are planning a fifth-minute ovation for Paul O'Connell today
# ThanksPaulie
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# ThanksPaulie

Ireland fans are planning a fifth-minute ovation for Paul O'Connell today

Oct 18th 2015, 12:23 AM 16,078 Views 40 Comments

What do you think of the idea? We may have helped it along.

Ireland's squad must move on but working with O'Connell was 'a privilege'
# The Great One
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# The Great One

Ireland's squad must move on but working with O'Connell was 'a privilege'

Oct 14th 2015, 8:35 PM 7,749 Views 6 Comments

The likes of Devin Toner and Donnacha Ryan will be asked to compensate for the loss.

Ireland look for Toner and Henderson to thrive after losing legend O'Connell
# Do It For Paulie
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# Do It For Paulie

Ireland look for Toner and Henderson to thrive after losing legend O'Connell

Oct 13th 2015, 11:59 AM 11,100 Views 19 Comments

There is no doubt Ireland are now a weaker team, but they have strong options in the second row.

Peter Stringer: Ireland will want to win this World Cup for Paulie
# Galvanise
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# Galvanise

Peter Stringer: Ireland will want to win this World Cup for Paulie

Oct 12th 2015, 5:00 PM 35,118 Views 22 Comments

Our World Cup columnist looks back on one of Ireland’s greatest World Cup performances ever.

France captain Dusautoir salutes 'warrior' O'Connell after serious injury
# Respect
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# Respect

France captain Dusautoir salutes 'warrior' O'Connell after serious injury

Oct 11th 2015, 9:19 PM 24,560 Views 16 Comments

The Ireland skipper suffered an horrific hamstring injury against the French.

O'Connell: 'When you make mistakes and give away penalties, it flattens the performance'
# Rhythmless
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# Rhythmless

O'Connell: 'When you make mistakes and give away penalties, it flattens the performance'

Oct 4th 2015, 9:32 PM 4,696 Views 1 Comment

“It was a probably a timely reminder of where we needed to be,” says the Ireland skipper.

POC: 'There’s a plan to watch the All-Ireland final tomorrow alright!'
# Home Interests
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# Home Interests

POC: 'There’s a plan to watch the All-Ireland final tomorrow alright!'

Sep 19th 2015, 7:07 PM 14,228 Views 21 Comments

The Ireland captain says some of the squad will watch France in action this evening.

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