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Thursday 9 February 2023 Dublin: 2°C

# Aviva

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2022
# Ringsend
Eight people were arrested as violence broke out between rival fans ahead of the FAI Cup final
Seven were cautioned and one man was charged and will appear in court.
Rising fuel prices push motorists to reconsider their car usage
57% of adults surveyed said that they were changing or considering changing how frequently they use their car.
# SUAF
Roared on by the Red Army, Munster bid to dethrone the mighty Toulouse
More than 37,500 tickets have been sold for this Champions Cup quarter-final in Dublin.
All time
# Vaccines
Incorrect Covid vaccine mixture given to a number of people at Aviva vaccine centre
Those affected have since been contacted to be re-vaccinated, the HSE said.
# Upset
Superb Saracens power to shock victory in Dublin to end Leinster's European quest
Johnny Sexton and co. were second best against Mark McCall’s outstanding Sarries.
# Pain Game
Munster lament 'pretty serious' Snyman injury after minimal contact training
Peter O’Mahony reported that his side’s cancelled training sessions left them with just eight minutes of full contact training before today.
# Extra time
FAI leaves gardaí €360,000 out of pocket over failure to pay for policing major matches
The FAI said it had no comment to make.
# fanning the flames
Council to spend nearly €3 million on fanzones for four Euro 2020 games to be played in Dublin
The quadrennial UEFA football showcase is bringing three group matches and a round-of-16 knockout tie to Dublin in June 2020.
# Support
Aviva announce sponsorship of Ireland WNT ahead of crunch World Cup qualifiers
They’ve agreed a three-year deal.
# RISKY BUSINESS
So why won't insurance companies cover your 10-year-old car?
Many insurers refuse to offer policies for older cars regardless of their roadworthiness.
# put it away
Over 14,000 drivers caught on their phones in 2017 - and some were posing for selfies
“The mobile phone is a big risk these days and people just aren’t heeding the message and ending up in a dreadful situation.”
# news at 10
Leinster comfortable with Byrne as surgery sidelines Carbery for at least six weeks
Jonathan Sexton meanwhile continues to show promising signs in his hamstring rehab.
# two finger salute
This Irish rugby fan's cheeky selfie with referee Nigel Owens ended in a sound gesture
This fan got a two-finger salute, an excellent selfie, and a jersey out of it. Good haul.
# lethal weapon
Mel Gibson was spotted watching Ireland beat Australia at the Aviva yesterday
Well, Mel.
# No regrets
Robbie Williams has told the best story about taking mushrooms at Bono's house
His “psychedelic phase”.
Rihanna met Conor McGregor in Dublin last night and now she's a big fan
She said he has “so much heart”.
# four from four
Leinster lose in Europe again as Toulon rumble to second-half comeback
Leo Cullen’s men have now lost all four of their pool fixtures in the Champions Cup.
# aviva dream
Rob Kearney: Win over Toulon can 'give people a reason to be excited about Leinster again'
The fullback is realistic about Leinster’s slim chance of qualifying from Pool 5.
# Women in Sport
There's outrage after Cork City players began their FAI cup warmup during women's penalty shootout
Twitter is alight.
# Women in Sport
There's outrage after Cork City players began their warmup during women's final shootout
Twitter is alight.
# Women in Sport
There's outrage after Cork players began their FAI cup warmup during women's penalty shootout
Twitter is alight.
# LOL
ITV’s Twitter account was NOT impressed with the Ireland-England match
England boss Roy Hodgson responded with a firm “no comment” when asked about the station’s reaction.
# Careful Now
Traffic restrictions and extra gardaí - it must be time for Ireland v England...
The game will mark the first occasion the two countries have met on Irish soil since the infamous Lansdowne riot 20 years ago.
# Announcement
Enda Kenny set to announce 2016 American football game in Dublin tomorrow
We believe the game, originally set to take place in Croke Park, will be moved to the Aviva Stadium.
# Stampede
102 people signed up for health insurance EVERY HOUR in April
With the 30 April looming, Irish people bit the bullet en masse and signed on the dotted line.
# booze r us
Gardaí asked three Tesco off-licences to close ahead of yesterday's Ireland match
Move along folks, nothing to buy here.
# Mo Money
Here's how you could save a fortune on your car insurance
It’s a bad idea to sign up to the first company whose flyer drops in your letterbox, that’s for sure.
Doctors warn insurance companies off their turf
The Irish Medical Organisation has called on the government to call a halt to insurance companies introducing such services.
# Gallery
In pics: Paul O'Connell and the Ireland squad trained at the Aviva today
We’ve rounded up the best photos from the open session in Dublin.
# smarts
Analysis: Ireland's intelligent maul defence frustrates the Boks
Simon Easterby and Paul O’Connell came up with a smart way to stop the South Africans.
# Gallery
In pics: Ireland's brilliant win over South Africa
Relive a superb night at the Aviva Stadium as the Boks were put to the sword.
# Money Money Money
Here's how much Christmas will cost you this year*
*According to one survey, at least.
# Pressing Matters
5 questions for Joe Schmidt's Ireland as the November Tests loom
Outside centres, the line-out, new caps, being clinical and the Georgia encounter.
# the mental
Gopperth points to poor start after Leinster are 'out-passioned' by Munster
The Kiwi out-half was disappointed with his side’s effort at the breakdown.
# Showdown
O'Connor wants 80-minute display as disjointed Leinster prepare for Munster
The Australian head coach has been encouraged by the form of Rhys Ruddock early this season.
# unanswered prayers
Could the Garth gigs be saved? Here are the options...
Meanwhile, solicitor for Croke Park residents claims disgruntled fans considering legal action against promoters.
# COYBIG
Martin O'Neill's Ireland to face Oman in Dublin this September
The Paul Le Guen-coached side are currently ranked 82nd in the world.
# Breakdown
Munster's O'Mahony re-focused on provincial ambitions ahead of Leinster derby
The Ireland back row is hungry for more success after helping Ireland to the Six Nations.
# An Post
Here's why postmasters want cashless welfare payments suspended
The cashless welfare payments are due to be introduced by 2017.
# fortheloveofBOD
Kids of Temple Street Hospital on why they love BoD
It’s all too much.