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Dublin: 6 °C Saturday 20 December, 2014


# problems - Wednesday 3 December, 2014

Was the Russian athletics federation paid €450k to cover up a positive doping case?

The IAAF, the governing body of athletics, said there was “already an on-going investigation”.

# problems - Thursday 20 November, 2014

Everton concerned about long-term effects of James McCarthy’s muscle issues

The midfielder missed both Ireland’s recent matches as a result of the injury.

# problems - Monday 17 November, 2014

Opinion: In defence of Roy Keane and the countless ‘distractions’

The Ireland assistant boss is in the headlines again after a tense media showdown at the weekend.

# problems - Saturday 15 November, 2014

Opinion: Trapattoni’s legacy and the trauma of Cyprus still hampering the Irish team

Martin O’Neill’s side suffered a setback last night following an uninspired display.

# problems - Thursday 13 November, 2014

FAI back Roy Keane after ‘incident’ reported at Ireland team hotel

The side are set to fly out to Glasgow today as their preparations for the big match continue.

# problems - Monday 10 November, 2014

McCarthy and Wilson injury concerns ahead of Scotland-Ireland clash

The Stoke defender is expected to be ruled out for a few weeks after picking up an injury against Tottenham at the weekend.

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Do plants have any good ideas that we can steal?

A new database developed by researchers in Trinity has amalgamated plant data from around the world.

# problems - Tuesday 4 November, 2014

Yaya Toure calls Twitter abuse ‘a disgrace’

The 31-year-old Ivory Coast international was reportedly subjected to a string of abusive and racist messages hours afters reactivating his Twitter account.

# problems - Wednesday 29 October, 2014

Schmidt managing multiple injuries as Ireland prepare for Springboks test

Leinster’s Darragh Fanning and Andrew Conway of Munster were drafted in as cover this week at Carton House.

# problems - Friday 24 October, 2014

Zico alleges Robert Pires was assaulted in Indian football match

The star was supposedly hit on the face by Atletico Kolkata coach Antonio Lopez Habas.

# problems - Wednesday 22 October, 2014

Roy Keane: ‘Being called a w**ker for two hours is a lot’

The United legend was speaking to a 650-strong crowd at Lancashire County Cricket Club in Manchester.

# problems - Monday 20 October, 2014

Wes Hoolahan a doubt for next month’s Scotland-Ireland clash

The 32-year-old ex-Shelbourne player had to be helped off the pitch during Norwich’s match at the weekend.

# problems - Thursday 2 October, 2014

Analysis: New-look Liverpool left in starting blocks

The Reds are currently 14th in the table, nine points behind leaders Chelsea

# problems - Wednesday 1 October, 2014

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Samsung defends Note 4 screen gap, saying it’s a feature, not a flaw

The company insisted the gap was a part of the phone’s design and doesn’t affect its “functionality or quality”

# problems - Friday 26 September, 2014

Leicester loss sparked ‘confronting’ hour-long inquest – Van Persie

The Red Devils have splashed the cash in the transfer window in a desperate bid to return to former glories.

# problems - Sunday 14 September, 2014

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How to get a refund for that app you bought

Because there are moments where you might want your money back.

# problems - Wednesday 10 September, 2014

UEFA report on Ireland’s Euro 2020 bid receives positive overall reception

The FAI has put forward the stadium as one of the potential venues for the event.

Man United make ‘Flacao’ jersey gaffe, reject claims the star is lying about his age

There are rumours that the club’s new signing is 30 rather than 28.

# problems - Sunday 7 September, 2014

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9 real and distressing housemate problems

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# problems - Thursday 4 September, 2014

British world champion Kell Brook stabbed on holiday

Promoters Matchroom said that the boxer’s condition was “stable”.

# problems - Tuesday 19 August, 2014

Munster hooker Sherry set for six more months on the sidelines

Keith Earls, Luke O’Dea, Damien Varley and Gerhard van den Heever are also injured.

# problems - Monday 18 August, 2014

Opinion: Man United false start shows depth of malaise

Despite enjoying 60 percent of possession, there was no cutting edge to United’s play at the weekend.

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Four on hunger strike at “extremely volatile” Direct Provision centre

Mount Trenchard is based in Foynes, Co Limerick.

# problems - Saturday 2 August, 2014

PGA Tour says Dustin Johnson leave of absence ‘voluntary’

The golfer previously announced that he was ending his season for “personal reasons”.

# problems - Saturday 19 July, 2014

McIlroy soars with double eagle finish at Open

Torrential rain drenched the players as they arrived for third round action at Royal Liverpool.

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Suitcase or coffin? The choice thousands of people faced in CAR

A total of 2,599 people died by gunshot, machete attacks or grenades in a six-month period.

# problems - Friday 11 July, 2014

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# problems - Monday 7 July, 2014

‘France are the Spain of rugby’ – More pressure on Saint-André

Toulon’s Bernard Laporte has joined his president in questioning Les Bleus’ head coach.

# problems - Sunday 6 July, 2014

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# problems - Saturday 5 July, 2014

Footballing legend Di Stefano in coma after heart attack

Leading newspaper El Pais said the ex-Real Madrid star had been eating with his family near the Bernabeu when he felt ill

# problems - Sunday 15 June, 2014

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# problems - Sunday 8 June, 2014

England outcast Ashley Cole investigated over LA attack

The incident was reported on 31 May, although a source could not confirm whether or not that was the day it happened.

# problems - Tuesday 20 May, 2014

Here’s how Vince McMahon lost nearly a third of his $1.1 billion fortune

The WWE’s recent implosion was caused in large part by an embarrassing amount of unsubstantiated hype.

# problems - Thursday 1 May, 2014

Dublin GAA star Shane Carthy’s depression battle revealed

The news was confirmed in a statement this evening.

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Sony braces itself for major losses by slashing profit estimates

The electronics giant has slashed its expected income from €563 million to €183 million, a 67.5 per cent decrease, after disc market shrinks faster than expected

# problems - Friday 25 April, 2014

Barca silent after Vilanova reportedly undergoes emergency surgery

In the absence of official statements, Spanish media ran conflicting reports about the coach’s condition.

# problems - Monday 31 March, 2014

Carlo Ancelotti criticises Real Madrid fans after they boo their own team

The supporters were keen to voice their frustration at the last two defeats, jeering a number of players including Ronaldo.

# problems - Tuesday 25 March, 2014

These telling statistics make grim reading for Arsenal fans

The Gunners’ comprehensive recent defeat by Chelsea worsened their awful record against the big sides.

# problems - Saturday 15 March, 2014

Neymar affected by signing controversy – Martino

Sandro Rosell resigned as the club’s president in January as he faces legal action for misappropriation of funds.

# problems - Saturday 8 March, 2014

I feared Van Persie red card, admits Moyes

Having been booked for a dangerous challenge on Morgan Amalfitano, the striker launched himself into a sliding challenge that upended Steven Reid moments later.

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