# countdown - Today’s News
A glimpse at a little-seen world.
# countdown - Tuesday 18 March, 2014
The Ireland coach pointed out that he has just 10 games to get his Six Nations champions ready for next year’s rugby showcase.
# countdown - Saturday 22 February, 2014
Is it four o’clock yet?
# countdown - Friday 21 February, 2014
The calm before the storm…
# countdown - Saturday 30 November, 2013
# countdown - Saturday 12 October, 2013
‘My wee girl said, “Daddy where’s your medal?” She’s used to me coming home with something all the time’
Belfast boxer Tommy McCarthy launches his world championship challenge in Kazakhstan next week.
# countdown - Monday 24 June, 2013
The episode of the popular Channel 4 show will air tomorrow.
# countdown - Wednesday 12 June, 2013
’365 Dias’ means ’365 Days’ you guys.
# countdown - Tuesday 21 May, 2013
Forwards coach Graham Rowntree noted that the extra eyes scrutinising his pack’s line-out is exactly what the squad needs.
# countdown - Monday 18 February, 2013
Haters gonna hate, Deccie.
# countdown - Monday 31 December, 2012
With more organised events than ever before to help people ring in the New Year, do you plan on leaving your house to celebrate it?
# countdown - Friday 28 December, 2012
It won’t be long now before he’s accepted on Countdown.
# countdown - Monday 3 December, 2012
Clue: one is a Dublin singer and the other is a Kildare/Dublin indie rock band.
# countdown - Monday 24 September, 2012
The Ryder Cup has provided lots of memorable moments and we look at some of Europe’s finest moments.
# countdown - Friday 21 September, 2012
The Mayo goalkeeper paid tribute to his side’s absent talisman in the build-up to Sunday’s All-Ireland final against Donegal.
# countdown - Monday 17 September, 2012
Europe’s skipper will produce a more serious speech than his preprocessor nick Faldo, he says, note and is expected to make a reference to his late Ryder Cup partner Seve Ballesteros.
# countdown - Tuesday 4 September, 2012
Ahead of the big game, we bring you some of the Galway star man’s best moments.
# countdown - Friday 15 June, 2012
Moving swiftly on… It’s back to Group D later this evening and we’re all over it, throughout the day, so open up the Viscounts and get that kettle on. It was all just a bad dream, after all…
# countdown - Thursday 14 June, 2012
What, it’s been a week already? All the nerve-jangling build-up to Ireland’s clash with Spain is nestled safely in here.
# countdown - Sunday 10 June, 2012
We want to know where you’ll be when Robbie sticks the ball in the Croatia net?
# countdown - Thursday 7 June, 2012
# countdown - Wednesday 6 June, 2012
Watch a fascinating documentary on how the youngest manager in Serie A history became one of the most decorated.
# countdown - Tuesday 5 June, 2012
Were you in Stuttgart wearing a flat cap in June, 1988?
# countdown - Monday 4 June, 2012
Ireland were given a hero’s welcome when they returned from Germany in ’88.
# countdown - Saturday 2 June, 2012
The ex-Liverpool midfielder’s volley against the Soviet Union remains one of the most memorable goals in the country’s history.
# countdown - Friday 1 June, 2012
After a quarter century of early exits, tiki-taka brought Spain their first European title in 44 years.
# countdown - Thursday 31 May, 2012
Ireland’s last appearance at the Euros encompassed one very special day in Stuttgart.
# countdown - Wednesday 30 May, 2012
In a series of events that shocked the world of football, Otto Rehhagel’s side secured victory at Euro 2004.
# countdown - Tuesday 29 May, 2012
The Pogues front man has given his support to the Boys in Green the only way he knows how.
# countdown - Monday 28 May, 2012
The Iberians needed two goals in injury time to rescue a 4-3 win against Yugoslavia and qualify for the knockout stages of Euro 2000.
# countdown - Sunday 27 May, 2012
Before Jack’s Army departed for Germany in ’88, they made a special appearance on The Late Late Show.
# countdown - Saturday 26 May, 2012
Tony Galvin was “decapitated by the goalkeeper” but the Irish were not awarded a penalty that may have taken them to the semi-finals.
# countdown - Friday 25 May, 2012
Think you’re a hardcore fan? You haven’t met Davy Keogh.
# countdown - Thursday 24 May, 2012
The Baltic nation were expected to roll over for Rudi Voller’s side. That didn’t happen.
# countdown - Wednesday 23 May, 2012
# countdown - Tuesday 22 May, 2012
Long before Zidane v Materazzi, Denmark’s Jesper Olsen learned the hard way about getting on the wrong side of a Frenchman.
# countdown - Monday 21 May, 2012
# countdown - Sunday 20 May, 2012
The French playmaker was undoubtedly one of the greatest of his generation.
# countdown - Saturday 19 May, 2012
It’s nearly time to get the tricolour bunting down out of the attic.
# countdown - Friday 18 May, 2012
Miguel Delaney spent the day at the magnificent Allianz Arena… far from the madding crowd.
The 1968 European Championships was decided by a replay after Yugoslavia held the hosts to a 1-1 draw in Rome.