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Wednesday 31 May 2023 Dublin: 11°C

# big day

This year
# On the brink
Grand Slam beckons on what could be one of Irish rugby's greatest days
Andy Farrell’s men are overwhelming favourites to get the job done against England.
All time
# big day
Hoteliers suggest guest limit for weddings based on size of venue
The Irish Hotels Federation said this could allow social distancing to take place.
# big day
One of the unsung heroes of Irish football set for landmark achievement
Team captain Kylie Murphy is preparing to make her 200th appearance for Wexford Youths today.
# Family ties
From water girl for Galway's 2013 All-Ireland double to captain hoping history repeats itself
Laura Ward, daughter of successful manager Tony, will lead one of two Galway camogie teams in the hunt for glory at Croke Park.
# big day
Gaelic Grounds to show Limerick-Galway All-Ireland hurling final on giant screen
Can’t get a golden ticket for Croker?
# big day
The two men marrying for tax reasons tied the knot today
The pair got married today at the Marriage Licence Bureau at Sir Patrick Dun’s Hospital in Dublin’s Grand Canal Dock.
# Céad Míle Fáilte
The Late Late Show met some of Ireland's newest citizens
“It was the proudest day of my life. Honestly.”
# big day
These new Irish citizens appeared on the Late Late last night and it was just lovely television
“It was the proudest day of my life. Honestly.”
# so proud
Everyone fell for the lovely Clare farmer getting excited about his calves on the RTÉ News
He’d won the lotto.
# big day
Underage Kerry stars make the jump to senior as 4 league starting debuts handed out
Both Eamonn Fitzmaurice and Rory Gallagher have named their sides.
# Recruitment Drive
Search begins for new officers with "tolerance and humanity" to work in Irish prisons
The first recruits are expected to enter prison service college in early 2017.
# chewie
Chewbacca visited this primary school in Kerry straight from the set of Star Wars
Thanks to two superfans in the school.
# Leap Day
Gardaí in Naas have issued a gas leap day proposal warning for single Irish men
“This is not a matter that the local Garda station can help you with…”
# top button done
13 things all lads know about going to Irish weddings
Waistcoat envy.
# Heroes
The floods in Tipp didn't stop these newlyweds making the reception
Storm Frank has brought out the best in everyone.
# Heroes
The floods in Tipp didn't stop these newlyweds making the reception
Storm Frank has brought out the best in everyone.
# heartwarming
This groom in floods of tears at his wedding is the internet's new hero
And his best man is SOUND.
# marref
'The Irish people blazed a trail': Final step taken to allow same-sex marriage in Ireland
The Department of Justice confirmed that from next Monday, couples can register their intention to marry with marriage registrars.
# so sound
A wedding photographer didn’t show up for this couple’s big day but all was not lost
A different wedding photographer heard about their situation and offered to recreate the whole wedding – for free.
# big day
This bride has been labelled a hero for helping out a car crash in her wedding dress
She is a paramedic, but it’s hardly what she expected on her big day.
# some nerve
This groom pulled a prank on his bride on their wedding day and it worked perfectly
It looked like two angry waiters had ruined the big day.
# big day
Tommy Bowe got married (and posed for photos with people's mams)
No word on whether he designed his own shoes.
# big day
A woman will choose between two husbands for an Irish radio competition
The potentially explosive social experiment will be running until June 16th.
# aisle be there
A woman will choose between two husbands live on air for an Irish radio competition
The potentially explosive social experiment will be running until June 16th.
# Big day gone wrong
12 accidentally hilarious wedding photos that are just perfect
These should never have been allowed to happen.
# big day
Bernard Flynn on the 'special' Jim McGuinness, Marc O Sé being dropped and Dublin's naivety
The Meath legend believes Donegal have what it takes to bring home the Sam Maguire on Sunday.
# have it your way
Kildare man snaps bride and groom heading for a cheeky Burger King
Please have your ‘Whopper’ jokes ready.
# big day
Students can now buy 'digital slimming' to make them look skinnier in graduation photos
Does my gown look big in this?
# Local Elections
23 May the big day for wannabe councillors and MEPS
Fancy a change?
# big day
FAI Cup final: Rogers aiming to continue Sligo's tradition of goalkeeping heroics
The Sligo Rovers number one believes a win in the Aviva Stadium this afternoon will make up for missing out on back-to-back league titles.
# big day
You'd definitely RSVP to these brilliant wedding invitations
Also, you wish your friends were this cool.
# big day
Poll: Will you watch the FA Cup final this afternoon?
It used to be appointment TV for football fans in this part of the world. Now?
# big day
In pictures: The best of Sunday's sporting action
The best images from a busy Sunday in rugby, GAA and soccer…
# big day
Olympic Breakfast: Gold beckons for Taylor
The nation will be behind Ireland’s poster girl as she takes on Sofya Ochigava of Russia in the women’s lightweight final today.
# big day
Opinion: Toner must make mark with final chance
Marginalised by Brad Thorn and his own unique physiology, Devin Toner can still become a dominant force in Leinster’s engine room.
# Air smiles
Heineken Cup 2012: Fans flock to London ahead of Leinster and Ulster clash
Camper vans, pre-flight drinks, convoys and trips through the Channel Tunnel are just some of the supporters’ tales before the big final.
# big day
200 not out: Big Mick O'Driscoll ready for milestone against the Dragons
Tony McGahan has named his side for tomorrow night’s Pro12 test against the Newport Gwent Dragons.
Take 5: Monday
5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock.
Average cost of Irish wedding is €23,500
Couples making their own cakes and invitations but there is still an average 100 to 150 guests sitting down to the full meal at the traditional Irish wedding.