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Wednesday 4 June, 2014

Ironman triathlon is coming to Dublin for the first time next year

Leo Varadkar announced today that the world famous endurance race will take place in Ireland in 2015 and 2016.

‘Delighted’ O’Neill wants to end Keane talk until after US trip

The Ireland boss is pleased that his assistant is sticking around but hopes to “get on with things now”.

Frampton gets world title fight with old foe Kiko Martinez

The 27-year-old Belfast fighter will get the chance to claim the IBF super bantamweight belt on 6 September.

Bebeto’s baby, Houghton takes a tumble and the best ever World Cup goal celebrations

If you do get to join the elite group of players to have scored at a finals, you might as well make the most of it!


Everything you need to know about buying tickets for UFC Dublin

The first batch go on sale this morning for one of the most eagerly-anticipated events of the year.

‘I see myself defending the UFC title in Croke Park or the Aviva next summer’ – McGregor

Ireland’s great MMA hope has his heart set on winning that belt but must first deal with the threat of Diego Brandao in Dublin next month.

Saturday 31 May, 2014

Player ratings: Here’s how we thought the Boys in Green did against Italy

Martin O’Neill’s side held the four-time World Cup winners to a 0-0 draw.

Ireland’s Anthony Pilkington does his best Leo Messi impression

The Norwich man deserved a goal after this piece of brilliance.

Meyler and Hendrick get chance to shine as O’Neill names XI for Italy friendly

The Boys in Green face the Azzurri at Craven Cottage at 7.45pm.

Sergio Ramos gets Champions League tattoo to match his World Cup one Ink

Sergio Ramos gets Champions League tattoo to match his World Cup one

We can think of better ways to mark La Decima but whatever you’re into.


McGregor tells Ryan Tubridy he’s ‘too damn pretty’ for UFC Dublin opponent Cole Miller

The Irish fighter isn’t lacking confidence heading into his upcoming fight. But you already knew that, right.

Friday 30 May, 2014

‘He made an incredibly brave decision’ – Harrington on McIlroy’s wedding cancellation

McIlroy called off his engagement with Caroline Wozniaki days before winning the BMW PGA Championship last week.

‘Devastated’ Harrington looks to Fota Island after missing first US Open since 1999

The Dubliner is hoping to resurrect his career by finding some momentum this summer.

5 reasons to watch the League of Ireland this weekend

Dundalk are the great entertainers, Stuart Taylor is back at his old stomping ground and there’s a ‘Rovers derby’ on Sunday.

Wednesday 28 May, 2014

‘The greatest day of my club career’ – Fifth time lucky for junior soccer legend ‘Chalky’ Walsh

Ireland’s record caps holder finally got his hands on the FAI Junior Cup over the weekend after losing out in four finals.

Tuesday 27 May, 2014

Eric Cantona has made a documentary about the World Cup in Brazil

‘Looking For Rio’ will premiere in London early next month and the Frenchman has given a taster in this interview with Amnesty International.

10-year-old Irish ‘mini Messi’ chosen to star in global World Cup ad

Ciaran Duffy was flown to Rio for filming after being spotted by Hollywood producers on YouTube.

Monday 26 May, 2014

It’s the anniversaries of two of the greatest injury-time goals in football history

Michael Thomas won the title for Arsenal at Anfield 25 years ago while it’s 15 years since Man United’s smash-and-grab Champions League triumph.

‘Next year is a big year for us’ – Delaney expects Irish crowds to return in 2015

The FAI’s chief executive maintains meetings with England, Scotland, Germany and Poland will attract supporters to the Aviva Stadium after an indifferent turn-out yesterday.

Lowry qualifies for US Open but Harrington misses out for first time in 15 years

The Offaly golfer capped off a terrific 24 hours after his second place finish at Wentworth yesterday.

‘O’Neill and Keane are committed to getting this team to France 2016’ – John Delaney

Speculation linking the Ireland manager and his assistant to club jobs doesn’t worry the FAI chief executive.

Sunday 25 May, 2014

Hoolahan disappointed with Turkey defeat but loving regular starting role

The Norwich attacker has started three of Martin O’Neill’s four games in charge of Ireland.

As it happened: Ireland v Turkey, international friendly

Martin O’Neill’s men took on the Turks in the first of a series of summer friendlies.

Four-midable St Michael’s clinch the FAI Junior Cup final

John Delaney will be a happy man as his former club defeated Ballynanty Rovers 4-0 at the Aviva Stadium.

15 years on: Remembering Ireland’s play-off heartbreak against Turkey

An away goal ended hopes of qualification to Euro 2000 for the Boys in Green.

Messi, Suarez, RVP and Kanye team up in new Adidas World Cup ad

Leo has some pretty epic dreams if this is anything to go by.

Giles: Bill will be hugely missed but I’m not thinking about retirement

RTÉ’s resident football anchor will call it a day after this summer’s World Cup finals.

John Delaney backs former club for FAI Cup final success in all-Munster affair

The Aviva Stadium hosts St Michael’s v Ballynanty Rovers in the country’s biggest junior soccer competition this afternoon.

Fourth consecutive All-Ireland title won by arguably the best schoolboy team ever

St Kevin’s Boys’ U15s are one of a number of all-conquering sides at the Dublin club.

Saturday 24 May, 2014

As it happened: Real Madrid v Atletico Madrid, Champions League final

It’s was all-Spanish affair in the Portuguese capital as Atleti went in search of the double and Real aimed to finally clinch an elusive tenth European Cup.

Wednesday 21 May, 2014

9-year-old Aberdeen fan sends club list of transfer targets, includes Messi and Ronaldo

Kris Boyd might be a slightly more realistic signing.

‘TV3 plus Baywatch babe’ – Brolly brands Sky’s formula ‘sexist’

The opinionated pundit has stated on Twitter that he believes Sky’s tactics are ‘shameless’.

Tuesday 20 May, 2014

‘If he wants to play he can call me’ – O’Neill phones Stephen Ireland, gets no answer

The Ireland manager has said he only wants players who are interested in lining out for the international team.

Rob Elliot is missing his own stag party for Ireland duty… but his mates are still going

The Newcastle goalkeeper could make his senior debut for the Boys in Green days before getting married.

‘That’s a stupid question…’ and other occasions when Louis van Gaal lost his cool

They don’t call him ‘The Iron Tulip’ for nothing, you know.

Monday 19 May, 2014

Cristiano Ronaldo is in the nip with his girlfriend on the latest cover of Vogue

Something tells us Messi wouldn’t be up for this sort of thing.

Nike marks 20 years of Arsenal jerseys with cool commemorative shirt

The FA Cup winners will switch to Puma after two decades this summer.