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# Progress

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'They don't have a fear of doing something wrong. You're supposed to express yourself'
Our columnist Lynne Cantwell looks at how Ireland can genuinely make progress during the Six Nations.
Good news as cancer rates among Irish men start to plateau
There is concern, however, about lung cancer rates among women as they continue to rise.
Berkeley survivor Clodagh Cogley is now back in college
She suffered serious damage to her lungs, ribs and spinal cord in the balcony collapse.
MLB team make history by becoming first organisation to appoint female coach
Justine Siegal will be part of the Oakland Athletics coaching staff.
All you need to know about the Irish teenager included in Liverpool's Europa League squad
The Reds are set to leave a number of big names behind as they travel to face Bordeaux.
After signing a new contract yesterday, Ireland's Jack Byrne is on the move*
*The midfielder is set for a loan spell in Holland.
Two Kerry men are guiding Roscommon's assault on the Connacht championship this year
Senan Kilbride is full of praise for manager John Evans and forward’s coach Liam Kearns.
Ireland Sevens move one step closer to Olympic qualification with tournament win
It’s been a great weekend in Bosnia.
An out-of-control cargo spacecraft is plunging back to Earth
Video has emerged of it spinning out of control.
Opinion: Wes Hoolahan must stay in the team if Ireland are to build on signs of progress
The Norwich man caught the eye, as the Boys in Green kept their Euro 2016 qualification hopes alive with a draw last night.
Irish hockey team win gold in San Diego, set to compete for Olympic berth
Goals from Mitch Darling and player-of-the-tournament Shane O’Donoghue inspired a 2-1 victory
'People ask me if I'd like to go professional. I would but we're not there yet, we're a good bit off'
Niamh Briggs thinks women’s rugby has come a long way but still has massive potential for growth.
How Jean-Claude Trichet WILL speak to the banking inquiry (sort of)
The former ECB president may take questions when he visits Dublin next month – but not in Leinster House.
Stop what you're doing and watch this 14-second video of an upside-down dog
A NEW DOG SPECIES.
Breakthrough: Jean-Claude Trichet could take part in the banking inquiry after all (sort of)
And you can thank Enda Kenny if he does.
Roche's wonder-goal could have knock-on effect in raising popularity of Irish women's sport
The domestic Women’s National League has never received so much attention.
India has elected its first transgender mayor
Madhu Bai Kinnar beat out a rival from Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s party.
HIV may be evolving to become less deadly
As the virus adapts to the human immune system in order to survive longer, it weakens its own ability to cause disease, according to new research.
A lot done but more to do for Ireland
Ireland did all that was expected against Georgia but Whiff of Cordite believes some players still have points to prove.
Opinion: Swell of optimism as Manchester United offer renewed spirit and belief
Sunday had the air of a turning point about it as Louis van Gaal’s side relished the battle with Chelsea.
O'Mahony wants Munster progress at Thomond after shoulders pass Leinster test
The southern province’s captain admits it was ‘mentally daunting’ returning to action after almost six months out.
Underground or overground cables? No decision yet, but campaigners haven't gone away
The expert group is not expected to give their opinion until next year.
50-cap McKeon keen for Connacht's run to continue in Glasgow
The Galway native explains how he’s added lean mass to his frame and worked on his breakdown skills.
'Joe doesn't sleep at night thinking about how we can get better' - Bowe
The Ulster wing outlines what work Ireland carried out during their two-day camp at Carton House.
Ukrainian rebels have been offered very limited self-rule
It comes as Ukraine and the EU ratify an association agreement that Poroshenko called the first step towards EU membership.
Irish scientists have figured out a way to diagnose bowel cancer earlier
A method that could allow treatment for patients to be personalised has also been discovered.
Michael Schumacher leaves Swiss hospital to move home and continue rehab
The former Formula One champion still has ‘a long and difficult road ahead’, according to a statement released this afternoon.
Paddy Jackson: I was sad to see Anscombe leave, but training is class with Kiss
The Ulster and Ireland out-half talks to us about his recovery from a fractured vertebrae and a new era around Ravenhill.
Women's rugby makes major progress and Ireland have played their part
The quality of play in this tournament has drawn in new fans to the sport.
Jose Fonte signs new three-year deal and announced as new Southampton captain
Have the Premier League club turned a corner after a litany of high-profile exits?
Dublin hold off Cork to claim All-Ireland minor football quarter-final victory
Dublin set up an All-Ireland semi-final meeting with Donegal on August 31st.
You can now find a plug-in point for your electric car "every 60km"
What do you mean you don’t have an electric car? Get with the programme.
How did industrial action affect Aer Lingus' revenue?
The airline said that even though the first half of the year is traditionally loss-making, this year they saw an improvement.
Klinsmann's US advance to second round despite Germany defeat
Thomas Müller’s brilliant second-half goal meant Joachim Löw got one over on his former master.
'He's a kid that wants to soak up everything' - Ciaran Sheehan praised for progress in Oz
The ex Cork player has been praised for his performances for Northern Blues.
'Joe doesn't rest on his laurels' - McFadden and Ireland improving
The Leinster wing discusses Schmidt’s demands, his growing skillset and place-kicking.
Brian O'Driscoll: 'I am a big believer that the lows happen for a reason'
As he moves towards the end of his Leinster career, the 35-year-old reflects on the great changes he has played through.
Sean O'Brien 'not a million miles away' from returning for Leinster
Meanwhile, the province should be able to call upon Luke Fitzgerald and Eoin Reddan for the clash with Ulster.
England captain Robshaw says Six Nations is 'wide open' to be won
The Harlequins back row was delighted with how his side closed out the game against Ireland.
McIlroy and McDowell off to winning starts in WGC Accenture Match Play Championship
Good start for the Northern Ireland duo in Arizona.