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Wednesday 27 September 2023 Dublin: 10°C

# Best Bits

All time
Chasing Lance, and writing the definitive Liverpool v Barcelona report: the best bits from Behind The Lines
Catch up on the bits you might have missed from our fortnightly sportswriting podcast.
All of last night's League of Ireland highlights including stunning Cork and Waterford strikes
There was a full programme of Premier Division fixtures.
There was a marriage proposal on stage at the Emmy Awards
Plus, the other key moments and the big winners…
Here's what Dáithí Ó Sé said was his favourite moment hosting the Rose of Tralee
Let’s just say it involves a Canadian Rose and a cow getting stagefright.
10 classic Toy Show moments that prove why it's an Irish institution
Haranguing, swearing and a run-in with Bertie - just some of Vincent Browne's best bits
He’s off, but what a decade it’s been.
17 of the most important moments from last night's Oscars
Viola’s speech, Jimmy trolling Trump and a Matt Damon roast.
Watch the highlights of Leinster's nerve-wracking draw last night in Castres
Leo Cullen’s side had settle for a draw but it should be enough for a home quarter-final.
All the highlights from a perfect weekend for the Irish sides in the Guinness Pro12
The four provinces were victorious before turning their attentions to European action this weekend.
19 of the very best moments from the Late Late Toy Show
It’s officially Christmas.
Record-breaking Zebo, Connacht extend their lead and all the Irish highlights from the Pro12
Mixed fortunes for the provinces this weekend.
21 unmissable moments you probably missed from Oscars 2016
Breastfeeding, champagne flutes and more…
Appreciate the genius of Kobe Bryant with the best plays of his career
Put your feet up for a few minutes and see why the basketball world will be so much worse off without Kobe Bryant.
12 important bits you might have missed from last night's Emmys
The Amys, the Snaps and that Castle joke.
13 of the most important moments from the Eurovision final 2015
It’s been a long night.
BAFTAs: The best speeches, winners and jokes from the night
There was even a dog on the red carpet…wearing a dickie bow.
The definitive ranking of George Hamilton's best pieces of commentary
What other way is there to celebrate St. George’s Day?
8 times Brendan O'Connor earned his RTÉ salary
Here are your best bits.
10 of the best bits from tonight's episode of the Conor McGregor documentary
Signing with Reebok, ‘freeing the body’, the build-up to the Siver fight and Tony McGregor’s toys.
The 22 most memorable moments from Oscars 2015
Meryl and J-Lo forever.
12 of Ray D'Arcy's best moments in broadcasting so far
In the wake of his Today FM departure, we look back at his best bits.
Maureen O'Hara is getting an Oscar today, aged 94
The actor cried on hearing she would be getting the honorary Academy Award.
We’ll Leave It There So: Löw plays down Germany, Schmidt loses a prop, and all of today’s sport
Liam McHale, Ben Te’o, Arsene Wenger and Luis Suarez also hit the headlines today.
We’ll Leave It There So: Keane blasts Fergie, hurler of the year, and all of today’s sport
Also, Dublin U21 star Shane Carty opened up about his battle with depression.
Connacht's winning run ends, Ulster shocked and all the Pro12 highlights
Catch up on the action from what was, overall, a negative weekend for the Irish provinces.
We’ll Leave It There So: MONKeano's squad, lazy journalists, and the rest of today’s sport
There were GAA fans ripping up All-Ireland tickets and Munster added a big name to their long-term injury list.
Watch highlights of Ireland's historic Rugby World Cup win over New Zealand
We’ve got all the scores from yesterday’s 17-14 victory over the Black Ferns.
Your GAA championship weekend review
Kerry, Cork and Donegal progress to provincial finals while it’s Joe Canning to the rescue for Galway’s hurlers as Kilkenny throw away ten-point advantage.
Heaslip's hair and Roy goes into Labour: It’s the week in comments
You had your say again this week. You always do.
Motown to Portumna and forgetting Paul Green's birthday: It's the week's best comments
Compiling these tidbits is the one job Roy Keane is not interested in.
Half of Messi and Moses's 10 commandments: It’s the week in comments
You had your say again this week. You always do.
All the highlights and controversy as Tipp lead Kilkenny at Semple Stadium
The Premier County suffered a penalty blow minutes before half-time.
Wet spaghetti and a young Marty Morrissey: It's the week in comments
For the second week running, Trevor Welch’s custard creams get a mention.
Custard creams, ROG's handwriting and Burkina Faso; It’s the week in comments
President Higgins’ support for England wasn’t backed up, while the law was laid out to Tim Sherwood.
Late Late Toy Show 2013 best bits... in pictures and video
Domhnall, Mary, Fergal and the whole gang.
"Our Maggie": Tories open party conference with glowing video tribute
Got a spare ten minutes to watch our nomination for least balanced ‘documentary’ of 2013?
4 minutes of Trap's funniest press conference sound bites
“Angry, hungry… the same!”
Irish rugby in 2012: All you need to know in 8 videos
Featuring flying fullbacks, a hell of a test in Bordeaux and some wonder scores by a lad called Gilroy.
Open Thread: Tell us your Late Late Toy Show memories
Light the fire, close the curtains, lob up a few lights. It’s Toy Show time.
Pics and video: the 6 best bits from the Rose of Tralee
High heels, banners and Rose Buds.