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# relief - Monday 7 April, 2014

Five-star Spurs give under-fire Sherwood a boost

The manager had declined to comment on his future in the hours before kick-off.

# relief - Sunday 23 March, 2014

From The Daily Edge 13 simple moments of pure unadulterated pleasure Aaaaah

13 simple moments of pure unadulterated pleasure

And they’re all free, too!

# relief - Wednesday 11 December, 2013

Conor Murray is a big leader for Munster – O’Connell

The Ireland international is delighted that his province have sealed deals with the scrum-half and Robin Copeland.

# relief - Tuesday 10 December, 2013

Manchester United find home comforts with Shakhtar win

The hosts beat their Ukrainian opponents by a single goal to win Group A.

# relief - Sunday 1 December, 2013

Dr Crokes Eoin Brosnan: ‘You’re looking down the barrel of a gun really’

The Kerry champions completed a three-in-a-row today at the Gaelic Grounds.

# relief - Sunday 17 November, 2013

From Ireland pledges additional €1.6 million to Philippines relief efforts The Philippines

Ireland pledges additional €1.6 million to Philippines relief efforts

The funding brings to over €3 million the amount pledged by the Irish Government.

# relief - Monday 12 August, 2013

‘I never thought I’d get there’ – Anthony Nash on Cork’s final berth

‘The elation we had there in the dressing room versus the misery we had in the Munster final dressing room is obviously far different.’

# relief - Friday 14 June, 2013

Kerry’s Declan O’Sullivan gets all-clear after x-ray on jaw injury

The Kingdom also have injury concerns over Eoin Brosnan and Jonathan Lyne.

# relief - Wednesday 1 May, 2013

‘It’s been a fairly nerve-racking couple of weeks’ – Tommy Bowe

Meanwhile, Paul O’Connell admitted that he was “lucky” to be going on tour.

# relief - Saturday 27 April, 2013

O’Connell set to start for Munster despite concerns

The star was reported to be struggling with a hip injury ahead of this evening’s Heineken Cup semi-final.

# relief - Wednesday 24 April, 2013

Relieved Hummels thanks Dortmund team-mates following Madrid rout

Meanwhile, Dortmund’s team manager, Michael Zorc, insisted the victory was well-deserved.

# relief - Saturday 9 February, 2013

6 Nations: North’s flying finish ends Welsh losing run

The reigning champions claimed their first win since last playing France.

# relief - Saturday 8 December, 2012

Lionel Messi clear to play after recovering from injury

The Barca coach hinted that Alexis Sanchez could be close to returning after an ankle injury.

# relief - Thursday 8 November, 2012

From The Daily Edge Look at these Hurricane Sandy charity t-shirts Hurricane Sandy

Look at these Hurricane Sandy charity t-shirts

They’re a little unsettling, but all profits go towards relief efforts.

Wiggins recovers but British coach injured

The cycling star has left hospital following his bike accident yesterday.

# relief - Saturday 27 October, 2012

Phew! Schmidt says O’Driscoll injury ‘not too serious’

The coach added that the Ireland captain wanted to play on, and said that taking him off was a precautionary measure.

# relief - Saturday 15 September, 2012

VIDEO: Legendary wrestler Jerry Lawler thanks fans as he recovers from heart attack

‘The King’ appears to be recovering well, after collapsing live on air last week.

# relief - Monday 27 August, 2012

Kaymer relief at making Europe’s Ryder Cup team

The German golfer secured his place at the Johnnie Walker Championship today.

# relief - Saturday 25 August, 2012

From In pictures: photographer to help tsunami recovery through print project Relief This post contains images

In pictures: photographer to help tsunami recovery through print project

US photographer and director Aaron Hobson is selling a series of dramatic images of the tsunami-damaged northern Japanese coastline to raise funds for the recovery.

# relief - Wednesday 22 August, 2012

Injury update: City boosted by news that Aguero should return within a month

Roberto Mancini is relieved to hear that his influential striker is likely to be back after the international break.

# relief - Saturday 11 August, 2012

From What has happened to Ireland’s workhouses? Workhouse

What has happened to Ireland’s workhouses?

Decades after their mass closure by the new Irish Free State, communities are pulling together to save their local workhouse.

# relief - Wednesday 25 July, 2012

Baseball legend Cal Ripken’s mother abducted, released

Police said that early yesterday, a man approached the 74-year-old with a gun, forced her into her car and drove away.

# relief - Sunday 22 July, 2012

Airtricity League match report: Sligo earn point with late comeback

Two goals from Mark Quigley helped his side come from behind to draw with Cork.

# relief - Saturday 9 June, 2012

Given starts, as Trap confirms Ireland XI to play Croatia

The veteran manager has fulfilled his promise to name the same side that started against Hungary.

# relief - Wednesday 6 June, 2012

From Over to you: what advice do you have for people doing the Leaving Cert? Open Thread

Over to you: what advice do you have for people doing the Leaving Cert?

The first day of exams is officially over. Got any suggestions for how students can relax and get through the rest of them?

# relief - Thursday 31 May, 2012

Bramble cleared of sexual assault charge

The Sunderland defender was found not guilty by a jury at Teesside Crown Court.

# relief - Wednesday 23 May, 2012

Nocher delighted by Olympic qualification

The swimmer also described the difficulties of coping with the enormous pressure on her shoulders.

# relief - Monday 14 May, 2012

Phew! Sunderland give O’Shea the all-clear after having scan

Fears that the experienced defender was set to miss Euro 2012 were, thankfully, wide of the mark.

# relief - Wednesday 2 May, 2012

‘I’m lucky to be alive,’ says Lynagh

The ex-Australian rugby player has spoken of his relief after being released from hospital following a stroke.

# relief - Tuesday 1 May, 2012

Cats boosted by news of Richie Power’s injury

The two-time All-Star forward hasn’t suffered cruciate ligament damage as was first feared.

# relief - Sunday 29 April, 2012

GAA reaction: Ryan bemoans ‘poor second half,’ despite victory

The Longford manager was in a relaxed mood, after his side’s hard-earned win yesterday.

# relief - Thursday 26 April, 2012

Dependable: Dunne promises to be fit for Poznan

Ireland’s defensive rock will be back in full training tomorrow and, at a push, might even play this Saturday.

# relief - Sunday 18 March, 2012

25 hours later: Torres ends goal drought with a double

It may have taken more than a day of football but the Spanish striker got his name back onto the score sheet this afternoon. Watch how he did it.

# relief - Tuesday 1 November, 2011

Wales avoid Irish ref Rolland for Six Nations

Meanwhile Craig Joubert has been paired with France, despite being heavily criticised following his World Cup final performance.

# relief - Tuesday 6 September, 2011

Connolly given green light to play in All-Ireland final

The player has escaped a four-week ban after being sent off for raising his arms to Donegal’s Marty Boyle in the semi-final.

# relief - Monday 29 August, 2011

It’s a given: Shay set to start for Ireland as Russia keeper is ruled out

There was largely good news on the injury front for the Trapattoni’s side following the weekend’s action.

# relief - Wednesday 17 August, 2011

From The Daily Edge Gérard Depardieu relieves himself on flight headed for Dublin Pissoir

Gérard Depardieu relieves himself on flight headed for Dublin

The French actor was refused use of the toilet on board so took matters in to his own hands…

# relief - Wednesday 11 August, 2010

The Guardian is reporting that aid is failing to flow to Pakistan.

The US has announced more than $20m in aid for Pakistan, while Ireland has announced half a million in aid.

Fresh flood warnings have also been issued according to The Times of India.

There are warnings of pirate bandits.

The BBC has a diary of the floods in Pakistan’s Swat Valley.