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# comparison - Wednesday 15 June, 2022

Joe Brolly apologises to Kolkata after Monaghan Council demands apology for Clones comparison
# Local Outrage
# Local Outrage

Joe Brolly apologises to Kolkata after Monaghan Council demands apology for Clones comparison

Jun 15th 2022, 11:58 AM 78,608 Views 37 Comments

Monaghan County Council demanded a written apology after the GAA analyst compared Clones to Kolkata.

# comparison - Friday 3 June, 2022

The good, the bad and the alright: Ireland's healthcare system compared to the rest of the EU
# Comparison
# Comparison

The good, the bad and the alright: Ireland's healthcare system compared to the rest of the EU

Jun 3rd 2022, 9:00 PM 31,946 Views 43 Comments

Our interactive graphs showing where Ireland ranks compared to other EU countries.

# comparison - Friday 27 May, 2022

Q School success ranks higher than beating Ronnie O’Sullivan for 20-year-old Corkonian
# Boost
From The42
# Boost

Q School success ranks higher than beating Ronnie O’Sullivan for 20-year-old Corkonian

May 27th 2022, 4:39 PM 5,975 Views 1 Comment

Aaron Hill was seen as one of those potential bright young things when he beat the English star 5-4 in the last 64 of the European Masters in 2020.

# comparison - Wednesday 24 June, 2020

Lampard questions Sterling comparison on chances for black managers
# Response
From The42
# Response

Lampard questions Sterling comparison on chances for black managers

Jun 24th 2020, 11:56 PM 12,076 Views 16 Comments

The Man City forward has been a leading voice in the fight against racial prejudice.

# comparison - Friday 20 December, 2019

Salah has shades of Messi - Wenger
# Comparison
From The42
# Comparison

Salah has shades of Messi - Wenger

Dec 20th 2019, 8:45 AM 5,360 Views 3 Comments

The Egypt international has won the Premier League’s Golden Boot award for the past two seasons.

# comparison - Friday 28 June, 2019

'Maguire to Man City could be like Van Dijk to Liverpool', says ex-Leicester team-mate
# Comparison
From The42
# Comparison

'Maguire to Man City could be like Van Dijk to Liverpool', says ex-Leicester team-mate

Jun 28th 2019, 10:40 AM 9,669 Views 14 Comments

The England defender’s proposed switch to the Premier League champions has been backed by former Foxes midfielder Vicente Iborra.

# comparison - Saturday 1 June, 2019

Rafa Benitez says current Liverpool side 'much better' than 2005 team
# Comparison
From The42
# Comparison

Rafa Benitez says current Liverpool side 'much better' than 2005 team

Jun 1st 2019, 4:05 PM 4,206 Views 8 Comments

The Newcastle boss says the current group is stronger than the one that secured Champions League glory.

# comparison - Thursday 13 December, 2018

Salah or Hazard? Graeme Souness explains why Chelsea star gets the nod
# Comparison
From The42
# Comparison

Salah or Hazard? Graeme Souness explains why Chelsea star gets the nod

Dec 13th 2018, 4:27 PM 6,167 Views 12 Comments

The former Reds midfielder is a big fan of the Egyptian forward, but feels his Premier League rival is a more complete player at present.

# comparison - Sunday 16 September, 2018

'I am Mesut Ozil and I’m not finished yet' - Arsenal star reacts to Bergkamp comparisons
# Gunners
From The42
# Gunners

'I am Mesut Ozil and I’m not finished yet' - Arsenal star reacts to Bergkamp comparisons

Sep 16th 2018, 11:57 AM 7,038 Views 8 Comments

The Gunners star has expressed a desire on his part to become an iconic Dutch creative influence.

# comparison - Wednesday 20 September, 2017

Jose Mourinho similar to 'no-nonsense' Brian Clough, says legend's son
# Comparison
From The42
# Comparison

Jose Mourinho similar to 'no-nonsense' Brian Clough, says legend's son

Sep 20th 2017, 7:19 PM 4,298 Views 12 Comments

The Derby and Nottingham Forest legend is akin to the Portuguese coach, according to one of the people that knew him best.

# comparison - Saturday 22 October, 2016

'Gareth Bale, Theo Walcott, they're no different from Brian O’Driscoll'
# Comparison
From The42
# Comparison

'Gareth Bale, Theo Walcott, they're no different from Brian O’Driscoll'

Oct 22nd 2016, 7:30 AM 12,519 Views 3 Comments

Former England rugby coach Clive Woodward says top athletes are always obsessive regardless of the sport they compete in.

# comparison - Sunday 1 May, 2016

We put these four top smartphone cameras to the test. Here's how it went
# Comparison
# Comparison

We put these four top smartphone cameras to the test. Here's how it went

May 1st 2016, 8:30 PM 44,625 Views 23 Comments

Four smartphones, one camera test, but who wins?

# comparison - Saturday 26 December, 2015

This Mauricio Pochettino story is not a Waterford Whispers outtake
# Comparison
From The42
# Comparison

This Mauricio Pochettino story is not a Waterford Whispers outtake

Dec 26th 2015, 4:11 PM 12,565 Views 6 Comments

Under the Argentine manager, Tottenham are on course for a first top-four finish since 2012.

# comparison - Thursday 26 November, 2015

Take 4: Homes for every budget
# Take 4
# Take 4

Take 4: Homes for every budget

Nov 26th 2015, 5:13 PM 4,712 Views 0 Comments

Here is our pick of properties from €250k up to €1 million.

# comparison - Sunday 8 November, 2015

Here's how the two most infamous drug barons in history compare with each other
# Very Dangerous Men
# Very Dangerous Men

Here's how the two most infamous drug barons in history compare with each other

Nov 8th 2015, 9:15 AM 33,072 Views 24 Comments

Colombia’s Pablo Escobar and Mexico’s Joaquin ‘El Chapo’ Guzman proved to be a law unto themselves.

# comparison - Wednesday 21 October, 2015

Mourinho: One mistake cost Chelsea, like Scotland in rugby
# Comparison
From The42
# Comparison

Mourinho: One mistake cost Chelsea, like Scotland in rugby

Oct 21st 2015, 12:08 AM 6,211 Views 11 Comments

The coach likened referee Damir Skomina to rugby official Craig Joubert.

# comparison - Monday 5 October, 2015

Ranking all Liverpool's Premier League managers from worst to best
# Comparison
From The42
# Comparison

Ranking all Liverpool's Premier League managers from worst to best

Oct 5th 2015, 9:30 PM 20,176 Views 26 Comments

From Graeme Souness to Brendan Rodgers, we rate each of the Anfield club’s modern-day coaches.

# comparison - Saturday 27 June, 2015

Superstar Katie Taylor loathe to take idol Sonia O'Sullivan's mantle
# Heir Apparent
From The42
# Heir Apparent

Superstar Katie Taylor loathe to take idol Sonia O'Sullivan's mantle

Jun 27th 2015, 5:56 PM 5,978 Views 13 Comments

The 28-year-old Olympic lightweight champion eased to victory over promising young French boxer Estelle Mossely

# comparison - Monday 25 May, 2015

5 reasons why Man United have improved under Louis van Gaal
# Getting Better
From The42
# Getting Better

5 reasons why Man United have improved under Louis van Gaal

May 25th 2015, 10:58 PM 8,156 Views 6 Comments

The Red Devils secured their target of a top-four finish this season.

# comparison - Sunday 1 March, 2015

11 places that have the same name in Britain and America but look very different
# Spot The Difference
# Spot The Difference

11 places that have the same name in Britain and America but look very different

Mar 1st 2015, 9:30 AM 34,207 Views 31 Comments

A rose by any other name would smell as sweet…

# comparison - Tuesday 24 February, 2015

Is Van Gaal doing any better than Moyes at United? Here are 7 interesting stats
# Comparison
From The42
# Comparison

Is Van Gaal doing any better than Moyes at United? Here are 7 interesting stats

Feb 24th 2015, 12:23 AM 12,086 Views 15 Comments

Some critics and fans have suggested that LVG has failed to improve matters since taking over.

# comparison - Tuesday 13 January, 2015

HSE says achieving ambulance response times in rural areas is 'always a difficult task'
# Emergency
# Emergency

HSE says achieving ambulance response times in rural areas is 'always a difficult task'

Jan 13th 2015, 12:05 PM 9,805 Views 53 Comments

Denis Naughten TD has reacted to a HSE report that finds Ireland is too rural for the service to meet its targets.

# comparison - Wednesday 7 January, 2015

'Lionel Messi worth €87m more than Cristiano Ronaldo'
# Comparison
From The42
# Comparison

'Lionel Messi worth €87m more than Cristiano Ronaldo'

Jan 7th 2015, 11:16 AM 5,837 Views 10 Comments

The Argentine has topped a research group’s findings which tallied the 120 highest-valued footballers in the world.

# comparison - Saturday 3 January, 2015

UFC analysis: A comparison of Jon Jones and Daniel Cormier
# Main Event
From The42
# Main Event

UFC analysis: A comparison of Jon Jones and Daniel Cormier

Jan 3rd 2015, 12:00 PM 3,591 Views 6 Comments

An in-depth look at the skills sets of the men headlining UFC 182.

# comparison - Tuesday 26 February, 2013

10 reasons why Ronan O’Gara and Robbie Keane are practically the same person
# Comparison
From The42
# Comparison

10 reasons why Ronan O’Gara and Robbie Keane are practically the same person

Feb 26th 2013, 8:50 PM 21,659 Views 47 Comments

Have you ever seen them in the same room?

# comparison - Monday 24 December, 2012

Ferguson likens Van Persie to Eric Cantona
# Comparison
From The42
# Comparison

Ferguson likens Van Persie to Eric Cantona

Dec 24th 2012, 3:09 PM 956 Views 1 Comment

The veteran manager says the Dutchman could be “the last piece of the jigsaw” for his team.