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#Reality check

From The42 PSG humbling and Pogba red leaves Solskjaer and United needing second-leg miracle Reality Check

PSG humbling and Pogba red leaves Solskjaer and United needing second-leg miracle

The French champions scored two away goals in the Champions League tie at Old Trafford.

From The42 'Leinster are really phenomenal, they're a class team' Reality Check

'Leinster are really phenomenal, they're a class team'

Toulouse are still in the hunt for a quarter-final spot, but their 12-game unbeaten run came to a shuddering halt in Dublin.

From The42 Painful Spurs defending not worthy of title contenders, says unhappy Pochettino Reality Check

Painful Spurs defending not worthy of title contenders, says unhappy Pochettino

Tottenham suffered their first defeat of the season at Watford on Sunday.

From The42 'The penny has to drop': Leinster learn some painful pre-season lessons Reality Check

'The penny has to drop': Leinster learn some painful pre-season lessons

Leo Cullen was disappointed by his side’s lack of intensity and energy against Newcastle on Friday night.

From TheJournal.ie 'Chaos is the reality of our health services': Doctors say a trolley crisis is only ever hours away Reality Check

'Chaos is the reality of our health services': Doctors say a trolley crisis is only ever hours away

The number of people on hospital trolleys was again at a record high today, according to the INMO.

From The42 'Dunphy was talking nonsense. If Hoolahan was that good he'd be starting for Norwich every week' Reality Check

'Dunphy was talking nonsense. If Hoolahan was that good he'd be starting for Norwich every week'

BT pundit and former Wales midfielder Robbie Savage believes the criticism towards Martin O’Neill is unwarranted.

From The42 'When football is all you know, coming out of it is like leaving school. You've got no qualifications.' Reality Check

'When football is all you know, coming out of it is like leaving school. You've got no qualifications.'

Sligo native Barry Cogan played for Millwall in the 2004 FA Cup final but it’s been quite the journey ever since.

From The42 'It's awful - it really, really is awful. It was on the edge of embarrassing': Villa's misery continues Reality Check

'It's awful - it really, really is awful. It was on the edge of embarrassing': Villa's misery continues

Steve Bruce hits out as his side endured a 3-0 defeat away to Cardiff.

From The42 Media circus whipped into frenzied overdrive despite inevitable end to latest Ronaldo episode Reality Check

Media circus whipped into frenzied overdrive despite inevitable end to latest Ronaldo episode

The attacker’s team have been working hard to change the narrative and the effort is paying off in spades.

From The42 'This is not the circus:' Patrice Evra defends Man United's style of play Reality Check

'This is not the circus:' Patrice Evra defends Man United's style of play

Evra says that fans have to forget about the 2008 Manchester United and focus on the current squad.

From The42 No Messi, Iniesta or Xavi – Klopp says squad part of Guardiola's problems Reality Check

No Messi, Iniesta or Xavi – Klopp says squad part of Guardiola's problems

A weaker squad has contributed to the former Barcelona boss having some struggles at City, according to the Liverpool manager.

From TheJournal.ie Ireland has one of the worst hospital waiting times in Europe Reality Check

Ireland has one of the worst hospital waiting times in Europe

We also ranked the fifth worst for getting value out of the money we put into our healthcare system.

From TheJournal.ie Council uses VR to show young drivers devastation of crashes Reality Check

Council uses VR to show young drivers devastation of crashes

The simulation allows drivers to watch themselves receiving medical treatment and see the full crash scene around them.

From The42 'Obviously the referee tries his best': Erasmus refuses to make excuses for Munster defeat Reality Check

'Obviously the referee tries his best': Erasmus refuses to make excuses for Munster defeat

The southern province were found wanting at the Aviva Stadium, slipping to a third straight defeat to their rivals.

From The42 Perisic strikes late to stun Spain in Bordeaux Reality Check This post contains videos

Perisic strikes late to stun Spain in Bordeaux

The punishment for Vincent del Bosque’s side is a last-16 clash against Italy, Ireland’s opponents tomorrow.

From TheJournal.ie A tale of two concerts: Bowie had a disastrous Slane - but a triumphant return to Reality

A tale of two concerts: Bowie had a disastrous Slane - but a triumphant return to Reality

Even people who regard Bowie as a friend reckon his Glass Spider show was awful. He more than redeemed himself with his 2003 shows.

From TheJournal.ie VR is arriving soon but only 1% of PCs will be able to run it Reality Check

VR is arriving soon but only 1% of PCs will be able to run it

The prediction from one of the biggest graphic chip makes suggests it’s going to be a niche pursuit for the first year.

From TheJournal.ie Tila Tequlia has been kicked out of Celebrity Big Brother for 'sympathising with Hitler' Reality Check

Tila Tequlia has been kicked out of Celebrity Big Brother for 'sympathising with Hitler'

They sure know how to pick them, don’t they?

From TheJournal.ie This map shows how Dublin is a city divided Reality Check

This map shows how Dublin is a city divided

A report commissioned by the council shows where the bulk of the wealth is – and the deprivation.

From TheJournal.ie 90% of young Yes voters went to Catholic Schools - Diarmuid Martin Reality Check

90% of young Yes voters went to Catholic Schools - Diarmuid Martin

“The Church needs to ask itself when this cultural revolution began,” the Archbishop told Vatican Insider.

From The42 Ireland bullied by dominant South Africa as they slump to first World Cup defeat Reality Check

Ireland bullied by dominant South Africa as they slump to first World Cup defeat

Ireland slip to fourth in Pool B after this morning’s loss.

From The42 Manchester United were 'bullied' by Leicester says Gary Neville Reality Check

Manchester United were 'bullied' by Leicester says Gary Neville

Louis van Gaal’s men twice led by two goals at King Power Stadium but conceded four times to fall to a humiliating 5-3 defeat and the former defender says they are soft-centred

The 15 exhausting stages of a book hangover

Everything hurts.

From The42 TJ Ryan wants calm in Limerick after hype before 2013 All-Ireland semi-final Reality Check

TJ Ryan wants calm in Limerick after hype before 2013 All-Ireland semi-final

The Shannonsiders suffered huge disappointment when they were defeated last year by Clare.

From TheJournal.ie Column: Are you frustrated by the number of 'gay' stories in the media? Then read on ... Reality Check

Column: Are you frustrated by the number of 'gay' stories in the media? Then read on ...

Do you view the issue of gay rights as being mundane? Are you annoyed by the ‘hype’ over homophobic bullying and marriage equality? Then these are the facts you need to know, writes Christine Allen.

From The42 Sexton's Heineken Cup dreams in ruins as Racing lose to 'Quins again Reality Check

Sexton's Heineken Cup dreams in ruins as Racing lose to 'Quins again

The French side have lost their last three European outings after an opening win over Clermont.

'Hard Sci-Fi movies' gives unrealistic blockbusters a harsh reality check

The Twitter account has been adjusting your favourite movies with a dose of realism.

From The42 Gerrard: England expectations are down, more realistic Reality Check

Gerrard: England expectations are down, more realistic

The Liverpool skipper says that the Three Lions should have won a tournament in recent years, but now they are underdogs.

From The42 The Happy Camper: 'It's like a deserted city scene from 28 Days Later' Reality Check

The Happy Camper: 'It's like a deserted city scene from 28 Days Later'

The lads roll into Christchurch, a city still very much recovering from their devastating earthquake.