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Dublin: 11 °C Saturday 1 November, 2014

#Final Countdown

# final-countdown - Saturday 11 October, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Ming dynasty: Fitzmaurice upsets Fianna Fáil to take Dáil seat Roscommon-South Leitrim

Ming dynasty: Fitzmaurice upsets Fianna Fáil to take Dáil seat

Ming-backed turf-cutter Michael Fitzmaurice picked up transfers from all over the field to pip the FF candidate to the post.

# final-countdown - Saturday 27 September, 2014

5 talking points for Tipperary ahead of today’s All-Ireland hurling final replay

Paying the penalty, mind games and other issues for the Premier men to ponder.

# final-countdown - Saturday 6 September, 2014

Kilkenny and Tipp county boards returned unwanted final tickets last night

They were put up for sale on the GAA’s website.

John Gardiner column: Old rivals but there’s a lot of new faces in their first All-Ireland final

TheScore.ie columnist lost his first championship decider to the Cats in ’03 before winning the next two.

# final-countdown - Wednesday 3 September, 2014

Open thread: who will be the unsung hero in this year’s All-Ireland hurling final?

We know the star names — but can one of Kilkenny or Tipp’s lesser lights steal the show on Sunday?

# final-countdown - Friday 1 August, 2014

Cheika’s Waratahs need to snap 10-year Crusaders streak to claim Super Rugby crown

New Zealand’s Crusaders are aiming for their eighth title since the southern hemisphere’s elite club competition began.

# final-countdown - Saturday 5 July, 2014

Higuain fires Argentina into World Cup semis

Alejandro Sabella’s side will play either the Netherlands or Costa Rica, who face off later.

# final-countdown - Friday 27 June, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Burton vs. White: 9 things we learned from the fifth and final Labour hustings About Last Night

Burton vs. White: 9 things we learned from the fifth and final Labour hustings

There’s anger among the ‘survivors of the bloodbath’, the threat of Sinn Féin needs to be taken seriously, and Joan Burton has twice as many things to be proud of as Alex White…

# final-countdown - Sunday 25 May, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Two out of Ireland’s three Euro constituencies won’t make first count tonight Final Countdown

Two out of Ireland’s three Euro constituencies won’t make first count tonight

Lynn Boylan has been voted in as MEP in Dublin, but South and Midlands-Northwest have adjourned until tomorrow.

# final-countdown - Saturday 24 May, 2014

From TheJournal.ie In Photos: The painstaking and forensic process of counting the votes Final Countdown

In Photos: The painstaking and forensic process of counting the votes

Open ballot box. Take out votes. Sort out first preferences. Repeat ad nauseum.

# final-countdown - Tuesday 6 May, 2014

‘Jesus, this could be the final couple of games’ – Penney wants long Munster goodbye

The New Zealander has resigned himself to the fact that Glasgow have the second home semi-final spot wrapped up.

# final-countdown - Saturday 3 May, 2014

‘We don’t want to be known for having won one All-Ireland. We want to get back there again’

Gearóid Ryan is ready to put his horrific injury history behind him and drive Tipp back to the top table.

# final-countdown - Thursday 1 May, 2014

This class promo will get you excited for the 2014 Allianz Hurling League Final

Kilkenny and Tipperary are set to renew their longstanding rivalry this weekend.

# final-countdown - Sunday 27 April, 2014

5 talking points ahead of Dublin and Derry’s National Football League final

“Lucky” Dublin, lethal Lynch and plenty more to look forward to this afternoon.

# final-countdown - Friday 25 April, 2014

Here’s how Derry and Donegal will line out for the weekend’s football league finals

The Oak Leaf show just one change from the side which beat Mayo in the league semis.

# final-countdown - Wednesday 23 April, 2014

‘The emphasis is always about staying calm’ – O’Gara on Dublin’s killer comebacks

Eoghan O’Gara has thrust himself into contention for a Championship start with 3-5 in the league this season.

# final-countdown - Saturday 1 March, 2014

Sunderland captain O’Shea follows winning footsteps of Keane, Carr and Whelan Wembley Way This post contains videos

Sunderland captain O’Shea follows winning footsteps of Keane, Carr and Whelan

The Black Cats’ leader could become the seventh Irishman to lead his club to a cup win at Wembley.

# final-countdown - Monday 13 January, 2014

From TheJournal.ie In late twist, Donegal County Council passes budget by a single vote Final Countdown

In late twist, Donegal County Council passes budget by a single vote

A change of mind by one Independent Councillor and the inability of another to vote, meant the budget was passed after it seemed likely to fail.

# final-countdown - Saturday 28 September, 2013

A Rebel Prayer for the All-Ireland hurling replay

A county looks to you, JBM…

Cork v Clare, All-Ireland senior hurling final match guide

One of the best hurling championships in memory will come to an end this evening (we think).

# final-countdown - Thursday 26 September, 2013

Clare win would kickstart golden era, says selector Louis Mulqueen

But they have to deal with Cork first.

# final-countdown - Wednesday 25 September, 2013

Ladies first: LGFA chief delighted at retention of finals date

The ladies football showpiece is slated in for Sunday at Croke Park.

# final-countdown - Tuesday 17 September, 2013

Sleepless nights for Gavin before he picks Dublin team — Tommy Lyons

Ger Brennan the man most at risk of missing out on Sunday, says former Dublin manager.

# final-countdown - Friday 13 September, 2013

Keane edge: Galway’s camogie hopefuls hoping big-stage experience key in final

The Connacht outfit face Limerick at Croke Park on Sunday.

# final-countdown - Wednesday 11 September, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Against the clock: Large screens to show TDs how long they can speak for The Final Countdown

# final-countdown - Sunday 8 September, 2013

Open thread: who will be the unsung hero in this year’s All-Ireland hurling final?

Is one of Cork or Clare’s lesser lights about to steal the show this afternoon?

# final-countdown - Tuesday 20 August, 2013

‘Revenge’ is a dish best not served for Clare — Donnellan

Clare captain doesn’t want his team-mates too fired-up for their All-Ireland final against Cork next month.

# final-countdown - Wednesday 17 July, 2013

Michael D meets the London footballers before Connacht final clash

The President was in London today on the first day of his official trip to Britain.

# final-countdown - Monday 27 May, 2013

From TheJournal.ie 40 hours to go until property tax deadline Final Countdown

40 hours to go until property tax deadline

Around 1.1 million homeowners have so far paid the charge.

# final-countdown - Saturday 25 May, 2013

Leinster refuse to bask in happiness as Ulster test out secret weapon

Ulster are working on a secret weapon to stump Joe Schmidt in his final game as Leinster coach.

# final-countdown - Friday 17 May, 2013

Parisse and Stade eager to emulate Clermont and beat Leinster up

The abrasive Clermont and Glasgow Warriors packs are a blueprint for the French challengers.

# final-countdown - Saturday 11 May, 2013

Pro12: Battle-scarred Best calls for Ulster improvement

Ulster took their foot off the pedal after 50 minutes last night.

# final-countdown - Tuesday 16 October, 2012

Handball world championships: Glory awaits Brady in final act

Paul FitzPatrick looks forward to tonight’s men’s singles final where Cavan’s Paul Brady will look to win his fourth World Handball title against Luis Moreno.

# final-countdown - Saturday 22 September, 2012

EA Sports Cup: Rovers look to Ciaran’s killer instinct

With four goals in six starts since coming back from injury, striker Ciaran Kilduff can fire Shamrock Rovers past Drogheda United.

All-Ireland Final 2012: Here are some of our favourite Mayo and Donegal YouTube clips Nostalgia This post contains videos

All-Ireland Final 2012: Here are some of our favourite Mayo and Donegal YouTube clips

Ahead of the big game tomorrow, we recall some of the sides’ finest moments.

EA Sports Cup: Cooke ready to test Rovers’ new Laws

Mick Cooke is hoping to finally take home a cup winners’ medal when Drogheda United take on Shamrock Rovers this evening.

# final-countdown - Friday 21 September, 2012

Laws targets cup win for Kenny

Brian Laws wants to bring home some silverware in his first game with Shamrock Rovers, but says that all of the credit belongs to his predecessor.

# final-countdown - Thursday 20 September, 2012

Mayo boss James Horan on Donegal: ‘There are a lot of similarities’

“We’re a different animal now,” says the Mayo chief ahead of Sunday’s big showdown.

# final-countdown - Tuesday 18 September, 2012

Aidan O’Shea (Mayo) on…

The Connacht champions midfielder talks to TheScore.ie on coping with Donegal’s midfield challenge, the confidence from beating Dublin and his pre-game routine.

# final-countdown - Monday 17 September, 2012

‘It’s over 40 hours a week’ — Jim McGuinness hoping his hard works pays for Donegal on Sunday

The Ulster champions’ manager admits he couldn’t do such a demanding job if it wasn’t for the support of his wife and family.

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