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Tipperary reach promised land, question marks hang over Kerry — Sunday football talking points
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Tipperary reach promised land, question marks hang over Kerry — Sunday football talking points

Jul 31st 2016, 9:12 PM 32,643 Views 23 Comments

Plenty to discuss as Tipperary and Kerry made it to the last four of the All-Ireland SFC.

Galway silence the doubters, plenty for Waterford to work on — Sunday hurling talking points
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Galway silence the doubters, plenty for Waterford to work on — Sunday hurling talking points

Jul 24th 2016, 8:59 PM 26,162 Views 22 Comments

Plus we take a look at what went wrong for Clare after such a positive start to the year.

Tyrone contenders for Sam, Cavanagh's crowning moment and more of Sunday's GAA talking points
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Tyrone contenders for Sam, Cavanagh's crowning moment and more of Sunday's GAA talking points

Jul 17th 2016, 10:26 PM 10,185 Views 6 Comments

Plenty of talking points after Tyrone and Galway were crowned champions of Ulster and Connacht respectively.

5 talking points after Tipperary triumph again and Limerick's hurling woes continue
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5 talking points after Tipperary triumph again and Limerick's hurling woes continue

Jul 14th 2016, 10:08 PM 10,137 Views 4 Comments

A two-point success for the Premier in Thurles.

5 talking points after Waterford's U21 hurlers star in Munster and Clare bow out
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5 talking points after Waterford's U21 hurlers star in Munster and Clare bow out

Jul 13th 2016, 10:11 PM 11,293 Views 8 Comments

The home side caught fire tonight in Walsh Park.

Tipperary send out a warning, lack of ambition in Connacht final — Sunday GAA talking points
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Tipperary send out a warning, lack of ambition in Connacht final — Sunday GAA talking points

Jul 10th 2016, 7:15 PM 10,435 Views 6 Comments

Tipperary demolished Waterford while Galway and Roscommon will do battle all over again.

Galway's collapse, impact of Richie Hogan - Kilkenny Galway talking points
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Galway's collapse, impact of Richie Hogan - Kilkenny Galway talking points

Jul 3rd 2016, 8:44 PM 12,119 Views 10 Comments

We take a look at the talking points after Kilkenny stormed past Galway to reign supreme in Leinster again.

5 talking points after Kerry reign again in Munster and Tipperary head to qualifiers
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5 talking points after Kerry reign again in Munster and Tipperary head to qualifiers

Jul 3rd 2016, 6:03 PM 9,179 Views 2 Comments

Ten points separated the sides in Fitzgerald Stadium today.

Dean Rock almost outscores Meath, Westmeath display self belief — football talking points
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Dean Rock almost outscores Meath, Westmeath display self belief — football talking points

Jun 26th 2016, 9:57 PM 9,786 Views 8 Comments

Plus, why it’s time for a championship restructure.

Mayo face qualifer route, Cavan expose Tyrone's underbelly — weekend football talking points
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Mayo face qualifer route, Cavan expose Tyrone's underbelly — weekend football talking points

Jun 19th 2016, 11:02 PM 9,090 Views 1 Comment

We were treated to another upset with Galway’s ambush of Mayo, while Tyrone leaked three goals in a draw with Cavan.

Kilkenny third quarter control, Dublin collapse, new Cats attacking gem
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Kilkenny third quarter control, Dublin collapse, new Cats attacking gem

Jun 11th 2016, 10:34 PM 12,039 Views 8 Comments

Another masterclass by Kilkenny, a tough night at the office for the Dubs.

Dublin will smell blood against Cody's vulnerable Kilkenny in Portlaoise
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Dublin will smell blood against Cody's vulnerable Kilkenny in Portlaoise

Jun 8th 2016, 6:15 PM 10,348 Views 5 Comments

The Sky Blues have a golden opportunity to put one over on the Leinster and All-Ireland champions at O’Moore Park

Clare must heed systems failure, Waterford look the real deal in All-Ireland quest
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Clare must heed systems failure, Waterford look the real deal in All-Ireland quest

Jun 6th 2016, 7:00 PM 7,279 Views 5 Comments

Both counties will now venture down different paths but could meet again in championship 2016.

Without a goal for Ireland, it's not inconceivable that Daryl Murphy will start a group game in France
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Without a goal for Ireland, it's not inconceivable that Daryl Murphy will start a group game in France

Jun 2nd 2016, 7:15 PM 6,867 Views 12 Comments

The Ipswich Town striker will be hoping to score his first goal for Ireland at Euro 2016.

With patience wearing thin, it's time for Conor McGregor to get back to the shop
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With patience wearing thin, it's time for Conor McGregor to get back to the shop

Jun 1st 2016, 10:39 AM 15,891 Views 27 Comments

The announcement of his next fight is still pending but what’s next for the UFC featherweight champion?

Silverware and emergence of gifted youngsters came too late for Louis van Gaal
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Silverware and emergence of gifted youngsters came too late for Louis van Gaal

May 23rd 2016, 9:35 PM 5,739 Views 21 Comments

Too much of the Dutchman’s reign was uninspiring while failure to qualify for the Champions League couldn’t be tolerated.

Offaly victory means so much, Fermanagh suffer 'power cut': Championship talking points
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Offaly victory means so much, Fermanagh suffer 'power cut': Championship talking points

May 16th 2016, 6:30 AM 6,024 Views 2 Comments

The Faithful county ended their nine-year losing run in Leinster with victory over Longford in Tullamore yesterday.

Poll: Do you support child benefit being linked to school attendance?
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Poll: Do you support child benefit being linked to school attendance?

May 11th 2016, 9:35 AM 34,511 Views 217 Comments

A section of the draft programme for government includes a section proposing this.

Defiant in the face of defeat: Seery reaffirms status as exemplary ambassador for Irish sport
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Defiant in the face of defeat: Seery reaffirms status as exemplary ambassador for Irish sport

May 9th 2016, 9:30 PM 26,908 Views 9 Comments

The 36-year-old’s popularity continues to grow in spite of yesterday afternoon’s result in Rotterdam.

Tony Kelly is back, refereeing decision robs Waterford — Sunday hurling talking points
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Tony Kelly is back, refereeing decision robs Waterford — Sunday hurling talking points

May 8th 2016, 9:49 PM 17,581 Views 28 Comments

A heartbreaking reversal of fortune ended Waterford’s two in-a-row hopes.

Shanahan coolly delivers, the dawning of a great rivalry — Monday's hurling talking points
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Shanahan coolly delivers, the dawning of a great rivalry — Monday's hurling talking points

May 2nd 2016, 7:05 AM 15,113 Views 4 Comments

Plus we examine the positives and negatives for both sides after that draw at Semple Stadium.

Dublin and Kerry confirm their superiority as question mark hangs over Donegal's old guard
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Dublin and Kerry confirm their superiority as question mark hangs over Donegal's old guard

Apr 10th 2016, 8:59 PM 9,622 Views 12 Comments

And Roscommon shouldn’t forget the remarkable strides they’ve taken.

Dublin's perfect campaign, Cork pay the ultimate price — weekend football talking points
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Dublin's perfect campaign, Cork pay the ultimate price — weekend football talking points

Apr 4th 2016, 9:10 AM 6,306 Views 3 Comments

Lots to discuss after the final round of regulation fixtures in the Allianz Football League.

Revenue takes precedence over rankings as the UFC bend the rules to suit McGregor's needs
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Revenue takes precedence over rankings as the UFC bend the rules to suit McGregor's needs

Mar 31st 2016, 6:04 PM 19,058 Views 17 Comments

A rematch with Nate Diaz awaits Conor McGregor.

Kerry's signal of intent, Mayo finding form and Down put out of their misery
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Kerry's signal of intent, Mayo finding form and Down put out of their misery

Mar 27th 2016, 8:52 PM 10,610 Views 12 Comments

Plenty of talking points after the penultimate round of regulation games in the Allianz Football League.

Cork's old failings resurface, Dublin's no-show and Kilkenny's reliance on TJ Reid
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Cork's old failings resurface, Dublin's no-show and Kilkenny's reliance on TJ Reid

Mar 20th 2016, 8:39 PM 11,404 Views 17 Comments

Plenty to discuss after the last round of regulation games in the Allianz Hurling League.

Little Mix's Jade excellently shut down a homophobic Instagram commenter
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Little Mix's Jade excellently shut down a homophobic Instagram commenter

Mar 17th 2016, 2:38 PM 9,995 Views 4 Comments

Burned.

Rossies take another scalp, Tyrone looking dangerous - weekend GAA talking points
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Rossies take another scalp, Tyrone looking dangerous - weekend GAA talking points

Mar 13th 2016, 9:06 PM 10,348 Views 10 Comments

And how Mayo’s spring campaign could end up as a success, despite today’s defeat to Kerry.

Are we really doubting whether Irish rugby's greatest ever coach deserves to lead us?
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Are we really doubting whether Irish rugby's greatest ever coach deserves to lead us?

Mar 11th 2016, 9:39 AM 10,008 Views 125 Comments

Joe Schmidt needs time… and he deserves it too, writes Tommy Martin.

Battle of Tralee, Waterford clinical – Sunday GAA talking points
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Battle of Tralee, Waterford clinical – Sunday GAA talking points

Mar 6th 2016, 8:40 PM 12,838 Views 13 Comments

Lots to discuss after a busy day of GAA action.

Will a new Conor McGregor emerge from the rubble of his UFC 196 collapse?
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Will a new Conor McGregor emerge from the rubble of his UFC 196 collapse?

Mar 6th 2016, 8:21 PM 18,620 Views 17 Comments

“When he elected to follow that route to success, McGregor knew it was a potentially perilous policy.”

5 talking points as Dublin stay unbeaten and Cork lose third game in a row
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5 talking points as Dublin stay unbeaten and Cork lose third game in a row

Mar 6th 2016, 7:00 AM 9,837 Views 4 Comments

A four point win for the Dubs in Croke Park last night.

High flying Rossies, clinical McManus, unfamiliar Donegal – weekend football talking points
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High flying Rossies, clinical McManus, unfamiliar Donegal – weekend football talking points

Feb 28th 2016, 9:01 PM 9,413 Views 1 Comment

Plenty of football action to discuss after its return this weekend.

Tipp must vault Kilkenny psychological hurdle to help define Ryan's tenure
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Tipp must vault Kilkenny psychological hurdle to help define Ryan's tenure

Feb 22nd 2016, 5:30 PM 6,612 Views 8 Comments

Tipp have won just twice against Kilkenny in 13 competitive clashes.

Kilkenny clinical, Kerry progress, Waterford ride high - weekend hurling talking points
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Kilkenny clinical, Kerry progress, Waterford ride high - weekend hurling talking points

Feb 21st 2016, 5:43 PM 12,290 Views 12 Comments

Plenty to discuss after the Allianz league action.

No room for excuses as Clare hurlers seek to recapture past glories
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No room for excuses as Clare hurlers seek to recapture past glories

Feb 11th 2016, 6:25 PM 6,966 Views 4 Comments

Clare have assembled a superb backroom team and group of players that need to achieve.

New Tipp hurling boss Michael Ryan will ruffle a few feathers in the quest for success
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New Tipp hurling boss Michael Ryan will ruffle a few feathers in the quest for success

Jan 9th 2016, 7:30 AM 10,374 Views 6 Comments

Eamon O’Shea’s successor won’t be afraid to do things his way.

Duffy can still reach the top but Poirier was a step too far, too soon
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Duffy can still reach the top but Poirier was a step too far, too soon

Jan 4th 2016, 6:44 PM 8,452 Views 5 Comments

The Irishman suffered his first taste of defeat as a UFC fighter on Saturday night in Las Vegas.

Despite winning 10 All-Irelands, Cork's ladies footballers now face their biggest challenge
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Despite winning 10 All-Irelands, Cork's ladies footballers now face their biggest challenge

Dec 21st 2015, 5:00 PM 4,511 Views 1 Comment

Eamonn Ryan’s departure as Cork manager could be the biggest game changer in the history of ladies football.

Hope springs for Liverpool as Klopp effect takes hold
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Hope springs for Liverpool as Klopp effect takes hold

Dec 3rd 2015, 7:40 PM 11,249 Views 27 Comments

But he must find a way to replicate his side’s blitzkrieg tactics when teams are not willing to engage them.