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'At any interface point in the game, there is always going to be friction'
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'At any interface point in the game, there is always going to be friction'

Jun 3rd 2021, 7:15 AM 6,877 Views 2 Comments

The IRFU’s David Nucifora on the club game, financial problems, and Irish rugby’s reliance on the schools system.

McIlroy world number one for first time in five years
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McIlroy world number one for first time in five years

Feb 10th 2020, 5:00 PM 20,177 Views 8 Comments

The 30-year-old Hollywood native last topped the world rankings in September 2015.

Winning, fresh faces, and his 'ideas man' - Farrell launches the new Ireland era
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Winning, fresh faces, and his 'ideas man' - Farrell launches the new Ireland era

Jan 23rd 2020, 6:45 AM 29,942 Views 34 Comments

‘I’ll always be myself otherwise I wouldn’t be true to what I believe in.’

Joe Schmidt's third Six Nations title with Ireland shows his enduring quality
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Joe Schmidt's third Six Nations title with Ireland shows his enduring quality

Mar 11th 2018, 7:00 AM 31,602 Views 45 Comments

The Kiwi is arguably Ireland’s greatest ever head coach.

'The GAA is bigger, better, richer and more popular than ever - so why are people moaning?'
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'The GAA is bigger, better, richer and more popular than ever - so why are people moaning?'

Jan 26th 2018, 12:59 PM 28,055 Views 62 Comments

No matter who replaces Paraic Duffy as Ard Stiúrthóir, the GAA is never going back to the old way, writes Tommy Martin.

Dublin native John Horan the new GAA president elect after emphatic victory
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Dublin native John Horan the new GAA president elect after emphatic victory

Feb 24th 2017, 8:57 PM 19,152 Views 24 Comments

The 58-year-old secondary school principal gave an emotional victory speech.

Ronaldo sees off competition from Messi to land Fifa's best player award
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Ronaldo sees off competition from Messi to land Fifa's best player award

Jan 9th 2017, 7:23 PM 5,627 Views 15 Comments

Leicester City manager Claudio Ranieri has been named best men’s coach.

Detector dog Casey helps seize 900,000 cigarettes at Dublin Port
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Detector dog Casey helps seize 900,000 cigarettes at Dublin Port

Oct 12th 2016, 8:29 PM 10,789 Views 21 Comments

The cigarettes were in five pallets which were consigned as ‘catering equipment’.

Ronaldo beats Bale and Griezmann to Best Player in Europe award
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Ronaldo beats Bale and Griezmann to Best Player in Europe award

Aug 25th 2016, 7:25 PM 7,959 Views 13 Comments

Lionel Messi was well down the pecking order by his standards, in fifth.

The next leader of Labour - ranked from most to least likely
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The next leader of Labour - ranked from most to least likely

May 10th 2016, 8:35 PM 41,932 Views 102 Comments

Joan is stepping down, so who’s in the mix to replace her? We rank the contenders…

Nicholls claims trainers' title as Mullins left to rue three second-place finishes
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# Falling Just Short

Nicholls claims trainers' title as Mullins left to rue three second-place finishes

Apr 23rd 2016, 5:09 PM 4,376 Views 5 Comments

The County Carlow handler will have to wait at least another 12 months to claim a first crown across the Irish Sea.

'Conor has been impressive but Jose is a different animal entirely'
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'Conor has been impressive but Jose is a different animal entirely'

Dec 8th 2015, 7:00 AM 10,562 Views 10 Comments

UFC lightweight Ross Pearson explains that Conor McGregor has never experienced anything like what he’ll face on Saturday.

Dana White disagrees with Aldo's rank as the UFC's pound-for-pound best
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Dana White disagrees with Aldo's rank as the UFC's pound-for-pound best

Sep 6th 2015, 1:24 PM 10,846 Views 5 Comments

Do you agree with the UFC president?

How many of the world’s top 10 most popular beers have you tried?
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How many of the world’s top 10 most popular beers have you tried?

May 26th 2015, 3:48 PM 7,819 Views 4 Comments

We’ve never even heard of number one.

15 reasons why you'll never be as cool as Cathal Pendred's dog
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15 reasons why you'll never be as cool as Cathal Pendred's dog

May 1st 2015, 6:03 PM 6,306 Views 9 Comments

Ringo’s a star.

The head of the new policing authority has been picked - but not everyone is happy
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The head of the new policing authority has been picked - but not everyone is happy

Nov 14th 2014, 8:27 AM 17,055 Views 52 Comments

The Irish Council for Civil Liberties are unhappy about the process used.

Could you be the new Editor of the Irish Independent?
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Could you be the new Editor of the Irish Independent?

Nov 6th 2014, 11:04 AM 5,878 Views 52 Comments

The national publication is recruiting.

Mike Brown edges out Brian O'Driscoll for 6 Nations best player award
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Mike Brown edges out Brian O'Driscoll for 6 Nations best player award

Mar 21st 2014, 2:41 PM 8,165 Views 24 Comments

The Harlequins fullback was simply unstoppable for the duration of the tournament.

Noonan named as Europe's Finance Minister of the Year by 'The Banker'
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Noonan named as Europe's Finance Minister of the Year by 'The Banker'

Jan 8th 2014, 3:16 PM 11,511 Views 133 Comments

The Financial Times’ magazine said that Noonan was awarded the accolade because of his “extraordinary progress” since taking the job in 2011.

Ronaldo completes hat-trick with this rocket as Real cruise against Gala
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Ronaldo completes hat-trick with this rocket as Real cruise against Gala

Sep 17th 2013, 10:24 PM 3,470 Views 3 Comments

This one goes out to you, Gareth.

Puppy Bowl is an actual real thing which 10 million people watch
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# Puppy Bowl

Puppy Bowl is an actual real thing which 10 million people watch

Jan 28th 2013, 3:18 PM 2,170 Views 0 Comments

Complete with a kitty half-time show and cheerleading hedgehogs.

Federer hails Djokovic as 'real' number one
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Federer hails Djokovic as 'real' number one

Nov 5th 2012, 11:19 AM 553 Views 0 Comments

“It is going to be Novak. I do not think there should be any debate around about that.”

Hero's welcome: Murray given rousing reception in Dunblane
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Hero's welcome: Murray given rousing reception in Dunblane

Sep 16th 2012, 4:56 PM 656 Views 0 Comments

The Olympic and US Open champion brought thousands to the streets of the Scottish town.

Familiar territory: BOD comfortable with favourites' tag ahead of Blues battle
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Familiar territory: BOD comfortable with favourites' tag ahead of Blues battle

Apr 2nd 2012, 3:28 PM 371 Views 0 Comments

Brian O’Driscoll got 80 minutes under his belt at Thomond Park and it’s full steam ahead to Heineken Cup action.