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Tuesday 3 October 2023 Dublin: 16°C

# Close encounter

This year
Bono presents Steven Spielberg with special lifetime achievement award at Berlin film festival
He described Spielberg as ‘one of the biggest big shots in Hollywood’ as he presented him with the Golden Bear award.
Last year
Kerry book their place in the last four with victory over Ulster champions
It was a low-scoring encounter in Portlaoise as the Kingdom ran out one-point winners.
All time
Leinster have just enough class as injury-hit Munster push them all the way
35-year-old Johnny Sexton was integral to the home side’s win as Irish rugby returned.
Liverpool star on target but Senegal left frustrated
Sadio Mane could not inspire his side to victory against Japan.
"I believe that there are other species": John Halligan was asked about aliens on the Late Late
The Waterford TD, known for his outspoken views, spoke to Ryan Tubridy last night.
Commercial pilot flies closer to erupting volcano to give passengers a better look
The Pavlof Volcano in Alaska spontaneously erupted without warning early this morning Irish time.
Connacht weather the late storm to claim dramatic victory over Leinster
Pat Lam’s side go clear at the top of the Pro12 table after tonight’s result at the Sportsground.
Byrnes inspires Limerick IT to narrow Fitzgibbon Cup victory over UCD
Davy Fitzgerald’s men earned a one-point win in Group A.
Fishing boat off Donegal coast nearly hit by submarine
The incident happened about 14 miles off Tory Island.
Armagh eventually show their dominance to get by Wicklow, Wexford prevail
The Model County proved too good for Down.
Head, heart & the million little doubts that creep in between - The42's Super Bowl preview
This is one of the tougher Super Bowls in recent memory to call.
A huge comet that's as solid as a pile of talcum powder just buzzed by Mars
The comet, known as Siding Spring, whizzed past Mars yesterday. Three NASA spacecraft had to take shelter behind the Red Planet as the close encounter took place.
Wexford and Cork set for replay after nail-biting semi-final
Katriona Mackey’s first half goal looked to have booked Cork a final berth.
Kayaker's encounter with a humpback whale is way too close for comfort
Whooooa dude.
'There were savage questions asked of us today' - Brian Cody
The Kilkenny boss was pleased with his side’s work-rate against Limerick.
Donegal through to the All-Ireland MFC semi-finals with win over Roscommon
The Ulster champions had to overcome a very defensive Rossies side.
Third quarter blitz sees Donegal past Antrim in Ulster SFC semi-final
Jim McGuinness’ overcame some wayward first half shooting to run out comfortable winners.
Clare edge Kilkenny in Ennis thriller
The All-Ireland champions had a point to spare over the Cats.
Mayo make it back-to-back All-Ireland final appearances with win over Tyrone
The Connacht champions overcame a nervous start to secure a final berth.
WATCH: Huge basking shark swims with kayaker in Donegal
The world’s second largest fish, a little too close for comfort.
Le Clos encounter: School-dodging pupil earns a dance date with Gold Medallist swimmer
It took a lot of glitter, cardboard and sticky-back paper but Melanie Olhaus’ poster charmed the returning South African hero.