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'He's such an icon in Longford' - the methodical manager aiming to take down Meath
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'He's such an icon in Longford' - the methodical manager aiming to take down Meath

Jul 4th 2021, 8:30 AM 15,048 Views 7 Comments

The42 takes a look at the development of Longford manager Pádraic Davis.

Roman Protasevich: The award winning journalist who was branded 'terrorist' by Belarusian authorities
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Roman Protasevich: The award winning journalist who was branded 'terrorist' by Belarusian authorities

May 24th 2021, 2:25 PM 22,632 Views 16 Comments

The 26-year-old was arrested along with his girlfriend after the plane was forced to divert to Minsk while over Belarusian airspace.

Edwin Poots: Here's what you need to know about the new DUP leader
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Edwin Poots: Here's what you need to know about the new DUP leader

May 14th 2021, 5:56 PM 38,642 Views 32 Comments

Poots has said he would split the roles of party leader and Stormont first minister.

'He wants to captain Ireland': The making of a teenage star admired by Arsenal, Man United and others
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'He wants to captain Ireland': The making of a teenage star admired by Arsenal, Man United and others

Feb 24th 2021, 2:30 PM 34,567 Views 5 Comments

Leixlip native Nathan Collins has risen through the ranks to become one of the most highly rated young defenders in English football.

Alexei Navalny: The jailed challenger who Vladimir Putin is finding impossible to ignore
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Alexei Navalny: The jailed challenger who Vladimir Putin is finding impossible to ignore

Feb 6th 2021, 8:00 PM 30,039 Views 40 Comments

What next for Russia following the jailing of the anti-corruption opposition leader?

Hand of Tom: The Condon catch that ended Limerick’s 45 years of hurt
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Hand of Tom: The Condon catch that ended Limerick’s 45 years of hurt

Jan 31st 2021, 10:00 AM 28,697 Views 4 Comments

‘That was a very proud day: Liam MacCarthy coming into Knockaderry and a local man with an All-Ireland medal in his pocket.’

The Irishman aiming to topple Manchester City
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The Irishman aiming to topple Manchester City

Updated Jan 23rd 2021, 12:55 PM 31,535 Views 2 Comments

Sean Long is preparing for his side’s game at home to Pep Guardiola’s men later today.

'I just can't understand: do you not get Covid because you're classed as elite?'
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'I just can't understand: do you not get Covid because you're classed as elite?'

Dec 12th 2020, 10:00 AM 29,150 Views 31 Comments

Ex-Ireland U21 international John Lester on his frustration with life as an amateur player during the pandemic.

'It was no use to her playing on the girls' side because she was just so far ahead'
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'It was no use to her playing on the girls' side because she was just so far ahead'

Dec 12th 2020, 7:00 AM 22,336 Views 1 Comment

‘Always an exceptional talent,’ Saoirse Noonan will light up the FAI Cup final today and the All-Ireland ladies football final next week.

'We want to create a space where everyone is absolutely welcome' - GAA to register first LGBTQ+ club
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'We want to create a space where everyone is absolutely welcome' - GAA to register first LGBTQ+ club

Nov 21st 2020, 10:00 AM 46,437 Views 29 Comments

A closer look at Na Gael Aeracha and inclusion in Gaelic games.

3-11 in two games, much more to come - Meath have unearthed a gem in Nobber youngster Morris
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3-11 in two games, much more to come - Meath have unearthed a gem in Nobber youngster Morris

Nov 13th 2020, 7:00 AM 9,030 Views 0 Comments

20-year-old Jordan Morris has really announced himself on the senior inter-county stage.

Working the 11pm-to-7am shift while winning promotion
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Working the 11pm-to-7am shift while winning promotion

Nov 7th 2020, 7:15 AM 11,940 Views 1 Comment

Tim Clancy reflects on a memorable season that saw Drogheda crowned First Division champions.

'It's crazy that just five years ago, he won an U17s medal in Ballyhaunis!'
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'It's crazy that just five years ago, he won an U17s medal in Ballyhaunis!'

Sep 19th 2020, 10:00 AM 45,574 Views 26 Comments

Caelan Doris came through Ballina RFC and Blackrock College to establish himself as a major prospect for Irish rugby.

Stephen Kenny's tortuous road to the biggest and hardest job in Irish sport
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Stephen Kenny's tortuous road to the biggest and hardest job in Irish sport

Apr 5th 2020, 5:16 PM 18,450 Views 34 Comments

It has not been easy for Stephen Kenny but he has overcome setbacks to end up as Ireland manager.

'If you tried to invade his space mentally too much, you got less from him'
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'If you tried to invade his space mentally too much, you got less from him'

Mar 17th 2020, 9:50 AM 54,739 Views 13 Comments

We examine the enigma of Mayo legend and current coach Ciaran McDonald.

The 17-year-old Dublin-born player who made the Spurs bench last night
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The 17-year-old Dublin-born player who made the Spurs bench last night

Jan 15th 2020, 4:39 PM 20,200 Views 10 Comments

Troy Parrott is not the only youngster with Irish links in the Tottenham squad.

Who is Jo Swinson, the Lib Dem 'girly swot' with her sights set on Downing Street?
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Who is Jo Swinson, the Lib Dem 'girly swot' with her sights set on Downing Street?

Nov 30th 2019, 10:00 PM 16,978 Views 21 Comments

Swinson is facing her first election as Lib Dem leader.

How Vera Pauw's husband and the 'honesty' of the FAI convinced her to take the Ireland job
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How Vera Pauw's husband and the 'honesty' of the FAI convinced her to take the Ireland job

Sep 5th 2019, 11:27 AM 7,487 Views 10 Comments

A wide-ranging interview with the woman tasked with guiding the Ireland WNT to a first-ever major tournament.

'I worked for the crown prince for 5 years in Dubai' - The Irish coach plotting Celtic's Europa League downfall
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'I worked for the crown prince for 5 years in Dubai' - The Irish coach plotting Celtic's Europa League downfall

Aug 22nd 2019, 8:30 AM 24,751 Views 5 Comments

Sean O’Shea is hoping to help AIK overcome the Scottish champions.

Why exactly is the best female footballer in the world not playing at the World Cup?
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Why exactly is the best female footballer in the world not playing at the World Cup?

Jun 5th 2019, 5:40 PM 39,646 Views 29 Comments

Norway’s Ballon d’Or winner Ada Hegerberg is refusing to play.

Ruck-hitting, hard-scrummaging Kleyn comes into the mix for Ireland
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Ruck-hitting, hard-scrummaging Kleyn comes into the mix for Ireland

May 28th 2019, 8:00 PM 18,245 Views 56 Comments

The South African native will be eligible in time for the World Cup warm-up games.

After all he's achieved across both codes, is Anthony Cunningham still underrated?
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After all he's achieved across both codes, is Anthony Cunningham still underrated?

May 28th 2019, 7:05 AM 14,153 Views 8 Comments

The former Galway hurling boss guided Roscommon to a stunning victory against Mayo on Saturday night.

How a former Aer Lingus flight attendant became one of the most famous Irish athletes on the planet
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How a former Aer Lingus flight attendant became one of the most famous Irish athletes on the planet

Feb 17th 2019, 8:00 PM 105,446 Views 50 Comments

Becky Lynch chats to The42 about her remarkable rise to the top of WWE.

Mick McCarthy: The most affable man to have ever divided a nation
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Mick McCarthy: The most affable man to have ever divided a nation

Nov 26th 2018, 6:05 AM 6,402 Views 6 Comments

Mick McCarthy’s appointment as Ireland manager was confirmed on Sunday.

'I chatted to the caretaker who knows people around the town and he said, 'You should try Kevin McStay''
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'I chatted to the caretaker who knows people around the town and he said, 'You should try Kevin McStay''

Jun 17th 2018, 7:00 AM 31,096 Views 6 Comments

McStay is hoping to lead the Rossies to a first Connacht double since 1991 today, but he’s also a coach with a local school team.

'The minute I landed I was on the phone doing interviews… I started to cry'
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'The minute I landed I was on the phone doing interviews… I started to cry'

May 27th 2018, 7:00 AM 44,151 Views 14 Comments

Irish teenage sprinter Gina Akpe-Moses on triumphing at the European U20 Championships, sudden media scrutiny, national identity and sports psychology.

PSG's new rule-breaking coach is an innovator
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PSG's new rule-breaking coach is an innovator

May 15th 2018, 12:01 AM 7,368 Views 0 Comments

The 44-year-old was axed after falling out with Dortmund’s CEO Hans-Joachim Watzke.

From Chelsea reject to Ireland international: 19-year-old Declan Rice's remarkable rise
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From Chelsea reject to Ireland international: 19-year-old Declan Rice's remarkable rise

Mar 24th 2018, 7:00 AM 17,527 Views 19 Comments

The West Ham youngster was named man of the match on his senior debut against Turkey last night.

'I don't think Jacob is near his potential. What we're seeing at the moment is exciting'
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'I don't think Jacob is near his potential. What we're seeing at the moment is exciting'

Mar 10th 2018, 8:00 AM 21,800 Views 13 Comments

21-year-old Jacob Stockdale has risen swiftly through the ranks to score eight tries in seven games for Ireland.

'He had an influence in bringing Jason Sherlock back into the GAA'
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'He had an influence in bringing Jason Sherlock back into the GAA'

Feb 23rd 2018, 6:05 AM 6,711 Views 2 Comments

Coaching, politics and the rise of the GAA’s new president John Horan.

The multi-millionaire former Ireland U21 international leading the Waterford revolution
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The multi-millionaire former Ireland U21 international leading the Waterford revolution

Dec 24th 2017, 4:00 PM 22,814 Views 11 Comments

Lee Power chats to The42 about a memorable but bittersweet 2017.

New York subway attack: Suspect came to US in 2011 and was inspired by Islamic State
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New York subway attack: Suspect came to US in 2011 and was inspired by Islamic State

Dec 11th 2017, 10:13 PM 18,945 Views 52 Comments

The man set off a crude pipe bomb strapped to his body earlier today in a crowded subway corridor near Times Square.

After years in the footballing wilderness, Ireland's hero last night is finally getting due recognition
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After years in the footballing wilderness, Ireland's hero last night is finally getting due recognition

Nov 12th 2017, 8:35 AM 12,886 Views 8 Comments

Darren Randolph was deservedly named man of the match in Copenhagen.

Can one of the world's best footballers silence the Aviva again?
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Can one of the world's best footballers silence the Aviva again?

Jun 11th 2017, 6:59 AM 5,073 Views 5 Comments

David Alaba will be hoping to inspire his side against Ireland, having made the difference in previous games.

From poisoned chalice to top of the table, is Leo Varadkar now destined to be Taoiseach?
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From poisoned chalice to top of the table, is Leo Varadkar now destined to be Taoiseach?

Jun 2nd 2017, 9:10 PM 32,447 Views 100 Comments

The Social Protection Minister could succeed Enda Kenny as leader of Fine Gael … and the country.

"Adam says to me 'You have MS mum, but I’ve got to wear glasses'"
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"Adam says to me 'You have MS mum, but I’ve got to wear glasses'"

May 31st 2017, 6:15 AM 18,824 Views 8 Comments

“I’ll stand up in Leinster House tomorrow and be announced as a person with MS – but that’s such a tiny bit of who I am.”

'Such an unlikely person' - who was Manchester bomber Salman Abedi?
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'Such an unlikely person' - who was Manchester bomber Salman Abedi?

May 24th 2017, 9:03 AM 82,366 Views 212 Comments

22-year-old Abedi, a business degree dropout, was the suicide bomber who killed at least 22 people at an Ariana Grande concert in Manchester on Monday night.

London attacker: A 52-year-old violent criminal with a number of aliases
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London attacker: A 52-year-old violent criminal with a number of aliases

Mar 24th 2017, 7:45 AM 15,012 Views 41 Comments

The attacker had never been convicted of terrorism officers was not the subject of investigations.

Benayoun, Ben Haim, Arveladze and Cruyff: Who are Dundalk's opponents Maccabi Tel Aviv?
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Benayoun, Ben Haim, Arveladze and Cruyff: Who are Dundalk's opponents Maccabi Tel Aviv?

Sep 29th 2016, 7:30 AM 7,554 Views 8 Comments

Dundalk take on the Israeli side later this evening in the Europa League.

Dark knight of lobbyists: Who is Paul Manafort, Trump's former campaign chairman?
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Dark knight of lobbyists: Who is Paul Manafort, Trump's former campaign chairman?

Aug 21st 2016, 9:45 AM 7,963 Views 21 Comments

He’s a formidable Republican strategist who spent years lobbying for dictators.

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