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# 2015

All time
Rugby World Cup comes up trumps on brilliant opening weekend
Japan’s massive upset win was the story of the first round in England and Wales.
Sexton shines, Ireland unleash and more talking points from Cardiff
Joe Schmidt will pick out flaws, but this was a promising opening performance from Ireland.
Junior Cert students are getting their results today. Here's how they did
And grades for the junior cycle appear to be holding steady against previous years, without massive improvement.
Here's every major deal from the Premier League summer transfer window
It was a busy few months, with the overall record of spending in transfer fees being broken.
When does the summer transfer window close and why is it later than usual this year?
It’s been a busy few months for clubs with a hectic couple of days expected before the deadline.
One of the best-funded Kickstarter projects of all time is... something akin to a Swiss Army Jacket
The Baubax Travel Jacket has raised €4.2 million in funding with almost a month left to go.
'You're trying to do things off the ball that help guys everywhere else'
Luke Fitzgerald explains what the role of a left wing entails with Ireland.
Well holy God: Marty McFly's Hoverboard is now a reality (sort of)
It is 2015 after all.
Sharapova was accused of 'gamesmanship' by her opponent at Wimbledon today
The star will meet world number one Serena Williams in the semi-finals of the competition
Venus romps to 42-minute 'double bagel' demolition
Novak Djokovic and Serena Williams also reached the Wimbledon second round.
Here is a glorious compilation of people falling in the muck at Slane
Mud, glorious mud.
Could the same-sex marriage vote be the highest turnout ever?
There are reports from polling stations around the country that there is a steady flow of voters today.
Marks and Spencer's fortunes are looking a lot rosier - is it all down to this skirt?
It certainly hasn’t done any harm.
5 players who stood out during the Leinster Schools Senior Cup final
There were a host of excellent performances at the RDS as Roscrea beat Belvedere.
How one woman went from 20 cigarettes a day to triumphing in Ireland's toughest endurance race
Diane Behan tells The42 about her exceptional performance in Donegal last weekend.
100 not out: O'Connell 'incredibly motivated' to play on for Ireland
Joe Schmidt says he hasn’t discussed any retirement plans with the legendary second row.
Ireland's 7s programme taking shape as Rio Olympics remains 'big ambition'
Anthony Eddy, the IRFU’s Director of Sevens Rugby, has a busy few months ahead.
'I found that mental edge I've been lacking' - Pádraig Harrington
The Dubliner also said that a previous win at the Indonesia Open back in December helped improve his confidence substantially.
Shamrock Rovers have signed 3 more players ahead of the new season
The Tallaght club have strengthened ahead of the campaign, with a former Millwall defender among those joining.
Peter Stringer's Bath confirm signing of Wales out-half Priestland
The 27-year-old has opted to leave the Scarlets next season.
13 people already winning 2015
6 strategies to win at office politics in 2015
Like a boss.
11 music artists who are going to be massive in 2015
The acts you need to know for 2015.
13 upcoming book releases to get stuck into in 2015
Having fun aint hard when you’ve got a library card.
Seamus Coleman to get a big move and 6 other Premier League predictions for 2015
Who will win the league, will United get in the top four and more questions answered.
When are Ireland's key matches in 2015 and what chance do they have of winning them?
The pivotal Euro 2016 qualifiers plus a big friendly with England are happening in the coming months.
My sporting wish for 2015: Sepp Blatter to step down as FIFA President
The controversial 78-year-old has been head of the organisation since 1998.
Joe Schmidt congratulating Paul O'Connell and 6 other sporting texts we’d love to see in 2015
Also, Alex Ferguson forging Roy Keane, Henry Shefflin agreeing to ‘one more year’ and other possibilities.
It took just four seconds of the year for Ireland's first baby of 2015 to be born
Another baby in Dublin was born 13 seconds later.
Want to start writing in 2015? Here are five steps to help you begin
Advice from an expert.
So long 2014: Ireland welcomes a new year
Sure it’ll be Christmas again before you know it.
Quiz: How Ready Are You For 2015?
From slang, to telly, to politics: how well-prepared are you for the coming year?
Happy New Year! The world has started ringing in 2015
The clock has struck midnight in several countries already.
NASA will ring in the new year 16 times
And you thought you were having a wild night.
7 stages in the emotional rollercoaster that is New Year's Eve
Strap yourself in.
Irish people are optimistic things are going to be better next year
Good luck with that.
Ringing in the new year outdoors? The rain should clear by midnight
It’s going to be fierce mild.
2 brewers, 1 goal: How two very different craft beer companies are hoping to get ahead in 2015
How are the old hands in Irish craft beer getting along with the new brewers on the block?
Commander Hadfield is here to make you feel a whole lot better about 2015
“Our world is a better place than we often claim it to be.”
Ireland can win World Cup - Paul O'Connell
Joe Schmidt has enjoyed a fruitful first full year as head coach, guiding his players to Six Nations glory.