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Saturday 3 June 2023 Dublin: 18°C

# Confidence

All time
Want to improve your self-belief at work? We put your questions to an expert
From workplace bullies to imposter syndrome – we covered it all.
# Confidence boost
Silence your inner critic: How to be more confident at work (and why your boss will thank you)
How to tackle those nagging doubts.
# stepping down
Sean Canney quits the Independent Alliance
He announced the move this morning.
# within reach
'It would be really special if we managed to get three championships in five years'
Joe Schmidt says he must find a balance between being critical of young players and building their confidence.
# sky blue rising
'There is a firm belief there that this year we can win the All-Ireland and we will win'
Dublin can become the top camogie side in the country and lift the O’Duffy Cup in September, according to Eimear McCarthy.
# europe's elite
'It's now' - Kompany says time is here for City to go all the way in Champions League
The defender is feeling confident.
# Confidence
Irish shoppers more optimistic after bargain hunting in post-Christmas sales
“The survey may not be signalling a return of the boom but it does suggest a marked easing in gloom.”
# belief
'I'm sure we'll get a bit of stick for it in the review, for celebrating like footballers!'
Conor Murray says he knew Johnny Sexton’s drop goal was going over as soon as he hit it.
# Confidence
'Oisin Gough was very visionary. He was like, 'No, we need to go for an All-Ireland''
Cuala had remarkable self belief in their ability even before they started to dominate in Dublin.
# science of confidence
Dry mouth, sweaty hands: Why do people hate public speaking?
It’s something a lot of us are afraid of.
# Confidence
Positive news for Ireland as Scott Hogan rediscovers goalscoring touch
18-year-old Jake Doyle-Hayes, who grew up in Cavan, also featured in Aston Villa’s 4-1 victory.
# PGa Championship
McIlroy says he has nothing to prove as he looks to end major drought
‘I don’t feel like I need to prove anything to anyone,’ he said. ‘I never lost faith. I’ve always believed in my own abilities. I still do.’
# Orchard Delight
Clarke's impact, McGeeney's silence, and growing confidence: Armagh's return to the big stage
‘I’d love to see them have a cut at it this weekend and I don’t see any reason why they won’t,’ says former Armagh player Aaron Kernan.
# looking well guards
A new survey commissioned by An Garda Síochána says 92% of people trust the force
The figures will now be released every quarter.
# Confidence
Henderson one of the unlucky ones after Gatland rewards winning Lions
Warren Gatland believes his unchanged 23 have more to give in the final Test.
# in high supply
Do you trust the gardaí? The gardaí's own survey claims nearly 90% of us do
Most people were surveyed before the Templemore and whistleblower scandals came to light.
# Confidence
'I think it’ll be over by the first or second round'
Michael Conlan takes on Mexican journeyman Alfredo Chanez in his second professional fight tonight.
# Confidence
'North London is ours' - Alli revels in Spurs' ascendance
Arsenal fans are set to endure plenty of barbs from Tottenham in the coming weeks and the young midfielder was among the first to have his say.
# Breath tests
Just under half of people have confidence in the gardaí
There has been added scrutiny on An Garda Síochána in recent times.
# staggering
'It is inevitable we will identify more examples of bad practice': Garda Commissioner
Enda Kenny earlier reiterated his confidence in Garda Commissioner Nóirín O’Sullivan.
# trying times
Fianna Fáil says government is 'incoherent and shambolic' but will 'ensure it survives'
The motion was tabled in response to a motion of no confidence in Enda Kenny tabled by Sinn Féin.
# Confidence
'I'm blessed with golden genes' - Adebayor ready for new Premier League chance
Having impressed for Togo this month despite being without a club, Adebayor hopes he has won some suitors in England.
# Confidence
'Forget the past - Liverpool are good enough to win the Premier League!'
Under previous managers, they have challenged for the Premier League title but have always fallen short.
# Confidence
Trimble on beating All Blacks: 'If it is possible to do it once, it is possible to do it again'
The Ulster star is optimistic about Ireland’s chances of securing back-to-back wins over New Zealand.
# Confidence
'A couple more wins and I hope we'll see the real Jose'
Phil Neville wants to see more of the fighting spirit the coach showed against Pep Guardiola whilst at Real Madrid.
# Your Say
Poll: Do you have confidence in Nama?
The government says it does. But do you?
# Confidence
'There's no reason why I can't win a gold medal'
Greg Broderick tells The42 that himself and MHS Going Global can have a big impact in Rio in the coming days.
# Confidence
'The manager changed the way we play and it gave me and Cyrus a licence to go forward'
The player also revealed he considered leaving Burnley owing to a lack of first-team action previously.
# improv diary
Be silly, have fun and don't worry what you look like
Silence that inner giraffe – or whoever tells you to stay quiet.
# Confidence
Louis van Gaal talks up Manchester United title hopes after 'sparkling' displays
The Dutchman feels another good result against Chelsea on Sunday can reignite their challenge.
Struggling with confidence? Keep going, keep trying and be kind to yourself
If you have a deep‐rooted problem, treat it as you would a physical or practical problem, and seek expert advice.
# Confidence
'Of course I can win my Ireland place back'
The Dublin-born striker is also ultimately aiming to regain his spot in the Celtic side.
# Making a move
Netflix doesn't believe its unblocker crackdown will cause users to leave
Its CEO says “there’s probably so few of them” who will turn to piracy because of its decision to crackdown on VPNs.
# make or break
Munster's Foley - 'Fellas are smiling a small bit, as opposed to last month'
The southern province face a pivotal European clash in Paris this evening.
# Confidence
Rooney ends 11-month away goal drought as United outclass Everton
Louis van Gaal’s men earned their first league victory in four years at Goodison Park today
# Confidence
Schmidt's Ireland have 'solutions up their sleeve' to hit World Cup stride
The Kiwi head coach is eager for the show to start for real.
# Confidence
In-form Pat's secure club record 9 wins in a row
Greg Bolger’s goal proved the difference between the sides tonight.
# Confidence
Southampton star reveals Fantasy Football team (and yes, he's picked himself)
The defender’s side also includes a number of current and ex-teammates.
# trust
'He studies the game unbelievably hard' - Ireland's players laud Schmidt
Captain Paul O’Connell says the players’ trust in their head coach has never wavered.
# Confidence
'We're ready for this match and we're going there to win' - France coach PSA
Philippe Saint-André respects Ireland but says his team have the quality to earn victory in Dublin.