# analysis - Today’s News
Analysis: Dr Joachim Pfeiffer’s visit to Dublin this week was not a pleasant one for Enda Kenny.
# analysis - Thursday 24 July, 2014
We use GIFs and screenshots to examine the positive influence Laurie Fisher has had on the Brumbies.
# analysis - Wednesday 23 July, 2014
We take a look at Ben Smith and Bundee Aki’s desperate efforts in last weekend’s Super Rugby play-offs.
# analysis - Sunday 20 July, 2014
Lionel Messi doesn’t need to prove his greatness, football must address its concussion problem and more.
# analysis - Wednesday 16 July, 2014
Today was the Dutchman’s first official day in the job.
The 35-year-old will be involved in the Rugby Champions Cup packages this season.
Analysis: One male junior minister joked that he’d have to buy a dress given the lack of women – but it raises the question: why weren’t any female FG TDs promoted?
# analysis - Tuesday 15 July, 2014
A patient game from Germany eventually yielded its rewards, as they beat Argentina 1-0.
Squad depth is more important than ever and other noteworthy points.
# analysis - Sunday 13 July, 2014
Can Messi deliver, will the respective stubborn defences be breached and more.
# analysis - Friday 11 July, 2014
Analysis: The Cabinet’s female membership is doubled but will Labour rue taking on Environment?
# analysis - Wednesday 9 July, 2014
The tournament hosts endured their heaviest World Cup loss ever against Joachim Löw’s side last night.
# analysis - Thursday 3 July, 2014
The outgoing Education Minister pre-empted his likely demotion with his announcement yesterday.
# analysis - Tuesday 1 July, 2014
Analysis: Labour is being told it needs to be more assertive in government, and it’s starting with the European Commissioner job.
# analysis - Saturday 28 June, 2014
The Portuguese star’s fitness has come under scrutiny during the tournament.
# analysis - Thursday 26 June, 2014
The sale of the performing mortgages to domestic player Dilosk was confirmed this morning.
# analysis - Wednesday 25 June, 2014
Analysis: Defiance of the party leader is now a common occurrence in Fianna Fáil and it’s not good in the long run for the former Cabinet minister.
Implementing a winter break and other ideas for Roy Hodgson’s side.
We’ve taken a detailed look at the Kiwis’ attacking out of touch last weekend.
# analysis - Tuesday 24 June, 2014
The New Zealand scrum-half scored two tries against England due to his work off the ball.
# analysis - Monday 23 June, 2014
Analysis: The Sinn Féin president struggled with specifics in an interview this morning but he and others will face similar questions in the months ahead.
# analysis - Friday 20 June, 2014
The 24-year-old Cheetahs fullback showed off his kicking, evasion and fielding skills in Durban last weekend.
Analysis: Niall Collins should not have got involved in the case of a man convicted of serious drug offences – for his own sake.
# analysis - Tuesday 17 June, 2014
This morning IFAC called on Government to stick to the €2 billion adjustment – but who are they, and why are they so eager to keep costs down?
# analysis - Monday 16 June, 2014
We assess how the Italians outwitted Roy Hodgson’s men tactically and technically.
The Saracens wing got on the end of an England try against New Zealand thanks to his tracking.
Analysis: Before it’s even started the public perception of the banking inquiry has been badly damaged.
# analysis - Sunday 15 June, 2014
Two decades on, we assess a historic day in Irish sport — the anniversary of which takes place this week.
The rise of Sinn Féin raises obvious questions about what they would do in government. We take a closer look at the party’s economic policies.
# analysis - Saturday 14 June, 2014
Man United fans licking their lips, Spanish qualification hopes in grave danger and more.
# analysis - Wednesday 11 June, 2014
Why we shouldn’t panic, the defence’s dire showing and more.
Four months on, and we’ve lost a Minister and a Commissioner – and now the inquiry is more futile than most.
# analysis - Tuesday 10 June, 2014
The government messed up in not ensuring it had a majority on the inquiry in the first place, but now its attempts to reverse this threaten to undermine the whole process of finding out what happened to the Irish banking system.
# analysis - Monday 9 June, 2014
The trio of Jonny Sexton, Luke Marshall and Darren Cave provided a strong attacking performance.
# analysis - Saturday 7 June, 2014
Doyle reminds us of his importance, Forde mistake proves costly and more.
# analysis - Thursday 5 June, 2014
The Health Minister has been under pressure for much of his time in office but now looks set to be replaced.
# analysis - Wednesday 4 June, 2014
Michael Noonan seized the initiative in disclosing cancer fight, now he’ll just want to get on with it
The Minister for Finance hopes to continue in his role despite his health scare.
# analysis - Tuesday 3 June, 2014
The EU Commission report found that lending to SMEs still remains weak.
There’s talk, and a lot of it, about a new political party being set up in Ireland but the reality is that any such development remains a way off yet.
# analysis - Sunday 1 June, 2014
The Irish team’s Everton-style formation, Shane Long’s continuing misfortune in front of goal and more.