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# countdown - Monday 15 February, 2021

Anne Robinson named as first female host of Countdown
# Channel 4
# Channel 4

Anne Robinson named as first female host of Countdown

Feb 15th 2021, 2:43 PM 30,136 Views 25 Comments

Robinson is best known as the host of the Weakest Link which she presented both in the UK and in America.

# countdown - Monday 2 March, 2020

Countdown starts as UK and EU knuckle down for trade talks
# Post Brexit
# Post Brexit

Countdown starts as UK and EU knuckle down for trade talks

Mar 2nd 2020, 7:25 AM 8,598 Views 17 Comments

The two sides are well apart on a final agreement.

# countdown - Thursday 24 October, 2019

Running the Dublin City Marathon this Sunday? Here are some last-minute tips and advice
# Countdown
From The42
# Countdown

Running the Dublin City Marathon this Sunday? Here are some last-minute tips and advice

Oct 24th 2019, 12:08 PM 4,437 Views 5 Comments

Personal trainer David Last returns with some tips for the big day.

# countdown - Saturday 31 August, 2019

What's going to happen in the 9 weeks between now and the Brexit deadline?
# Taking Stock
# Taking Stock

What's going to happen in the 9 weeks between now and the Brexit deadline?

Aug 31st 2019, 10:30 AM 15,108 Views 31 Comments

The UK and the EU are running out of time, options and patience (you’d imagine).

# countdown - Tuesday 25 June, 2019

Poll: Do you think there will be a no-deal Brexit?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Do you think there will be a no-deal Brexit?

Jun 25th 2019, 10:14 AM 30,135 Views 72 Comments

Boris Johnson says he doesn’t believe there will be, but is prepared for it nonetheless.

# countdown - Tuesday 9 April, 2019

Analysis: Peter O'Mahony's sweeping turnover sets a clever trend
# Jackal
From The42
# Jackal

Analysis: Peter O'Mahony's sweeping turnover sets a clever trend

Apr 9th 2019, 7:30 PM 17,141 Views 19 Comments

The Highlanders adopted the tactic with time running out against the Hurricanes last weekend.

Can Patrick Reed join an exclusive club when he begins the defence of his Green Jacket this week?
# Countdown Is On
From The42
# Countdown Is On

Can Patrick Reed join an exclusive club when he begins the defence of his Green Jacket this week?

Apr 9th 2019, 5:15 PM 2,098 Views 4 Comments

The American has not won a tournament since last year’s victory in Augusta.

# countdown - Saturday 2 March, 2019

Michel Barnier says EU is open to negotiating on Brexit 'guarantees' but not on the backstop
# Countdown
# Countdown

Michel Barnier says EU is open to negotiating on Brexit 'guarantees' but not on the backstop

Mar 2nd 2019, 4:25 PM 12,074 Views 25 Comments

Barnier also suggested the EU would be open to a “technical” delay to Brexit.

# countdown - Monday 18 February, 2019

Healy, Mageean and Barr lead the way to Glasgow as strong Irish team named for European Indoors
# Athletics
From The42
# Athletics

Healy, Mageean and Barr lead the way to Glasgow as strong Irish team named for European Indoors

Feb 18th 2019, 3:22 PM 4,221 Views 2 Comments

A strong Irish team of 16 athletes has been chosen for next month’s European Indoor Athletics Championships.

# countdown - Tuesday 12 February, 2019

Brian Kerr says 'it’s time for one of the Dublin teams to stand up again' ahead of 2019 kick-off
# Countdown
From The42
# Countdown

Brian Kerr says 'it’s time for one of the Dublin teams to stand up again' ahead of 2019 kick-off

Feb 12th 2019, 6:44 PM 4,916 Views 3 Comments

The former Irish boss believes Shamrock Rovers are under pressure to compete for the league title this year.

# countdown - Monday 29 October, 2018

A Brexit timeline: How much time is actually left to strike a deal?
# The Latest
# The Latest

A Brexit timeline: How much time is actually left to strike a deal?

Oct 29th 2018, 10:00 PM 63,313 Views 101 Comments

Here’s what’s happened so far, and what’s still to come in the Brexit negotiations.

# countdown - Friday 6 July, 2018

Sky Sports confirm live fixtures with Man United to kick off 2018/19 Premier League campaign
# Fixtures
From The42
# Fixtures

Sky Sports confirm live fixtures with Man United to kick off 2018/19 Premier League campaign

Jul 6th 2018, 3:09 PM 9,777 Views 22 Comments

The new season gets up and running in five weeks’ time on 10 August.

# countdown - Thursday 24 May, 2018

'No' side say proposals too extreme, while 'Yes' calls this a 'once-in-a-generation' chance
# Countdown
# Countdown

'No' side say proposals too extreme, while 'Yes' calls this a 'once-in-a-generation' chance

May 24th 2018, 2:29 PM 17,426 Views 270 Comments

Both sides held their last press events on the eve of the Eighth Amendment referendum.

# countdown - Tuesday 22 May, 2018

Susie Dent from Countdown has explained where the word 'bollocks' came from
# Bollocks
From The Daily Edge
# Bollocks

Susie Dent from Countdown has explained where the word 'bollocks' came from

May 22nd 2018, 1:06 PM 7,880 Views 2 Comments

David O’Doherty asked what we all wanted to know.

# countdown - Friday 1 December, 2017

'If UK Brexit offer is unacceptable to Ireland it will be unacceptable to Europe' - Donald Tusk
# Countdown
# Countdown

'If UK Brexit offer is unacceptable to Ireland it will be unacceptable to Europe' - Donald Tusk

Dec 1st 2017, 5:35 PM 30,617 Views 140 Comments

Ireland will be consulted on any offer put forward by the UK.

# countdown - Thursday 2 November, 2017

7 times a little bit of Ireland popped up on Countdown
# Conundrum
From The Daily Edge
# Conundrum

7 times a little bit of Ireland popped up on Countdown

Nov 2nd 2017, 5:00 PM 9,945 Views 0 Comments

Represent.

# countdown - Friday 20 October, 2017

The word 'gobshite' came up on yesterday's episode of Countdown and it was pretty amusing
# Gobshite
From The Daily Edge
# Gobshite

The word 'gobshite' came up on yesterday's episode of Countdown and it was pretty amusing

Oct 20th 2017, 8:00 AM 9,098 Views 2 Comments

“How did that gobshite get on the television?”

# countdown - Wednesday 19 April, 2017

Hartley expected to miss out as Lions squad speculation ramps up
# Countdown
From The42
# Countdown

Hartley expected to miss out as Lions squad speculation ramps up

Apr 19th 2017, 9:18 AM 9,625 Views 22 Comments

Ireland will likely have a sizable contingent for the tour to New Zealand.

# countdown - Tuesday 28 March, 2017

Less than 72 hours left for raffle winner to claim €1 million prize
# Tick Tock
# Tick Tock

Less than 72 hours left for raffle winner to claim €1 million prize

Mar 28th 2017, 9:38 PM 24,049 Views 12 Comments

Ticketholders have 90 days from the date of the draw to claim their prize in person at National Lottery Headquarters on Abbey Street in Dublin.

# countdown - Thursday 23 March, 2017

Lottery team head to Cork to find owner of €1 million winning ticket as deadline looms
# Countdown
# Countdown

Lottery team head to Cork to find owner of €1 million winning ticket as deadline looms

Mar 23rd 2017, 12:01 PM 12,677 Views 10 Comments

The winner has until next Friday to claim their prize.

# countdown - Thursday 2 March, 2017

Ricky Tomlinson claims former Countdown presenter Richard Whiteley was MI5 spook
# Consonant Mr Bond
# Consonant Mr Bond

Ricky Tomlinson claims former Countdown presenter Richard Whiteley was MI5 spook

Mar 2nd 2017, 4:09 PM 28,899 Views 52 Comments

Whiteley’s family have denied the claims.

# countdown - Friday 3 February, 2017

The word 'sh*thead' came up on Countdown and they blocked it out with the poo emoji
# Eight Letter Word
From The Daily Edge
# Eight Letter Word

The word 'sh*thead' came up on Countdown and they blocked it out with the poo emoji

Feb 3rd 2017, 8:11 AM 5,956 Views 1 Comment

*audience gasps*

# countdown - Monday 16 January, 2017

Gerry Adams says Stormont collapse is not a threat to the peace process
# Snap Election
# Snap Election

Gerry Adams says Stormont collapse is not a threat to the peace process

Jan 16th 2017, 2:11 PM 8,914 Views 77 Comments

Adams said he does not think the Taoiseach has “good instincts” when it comes to dealing with these issues.

The deadline has passed and Northern Ireland is heading for a snap election
# Collapse
# Collapse

The deadline has passed and Northern Ireland is heading for a snap election

Jan 16th 2017, 12:25 PM 13,649 Views 70 Comments

Northern Ireland Secretary James Brokenshire will have no choice but name a date for elections later today.

# countdown - Tuesday 3 January, 2017

An Australian TV show hosted what could be the world's saddest New Year's countdown
# Sappy New Year
From The Daily Edge
# Sappy New Year

An Australian TV show hosted what could be the world's saddest New Year's countdown

Jan 3rd 2017, 8:59 PM 8,859 Views 4 Comments

A fitting end to the year that was, no?

# countdown - Thursday 8 December, 2016

The story of the Mayo GAA curse got told in full on Channel 4's Countdown
# Story Time
From The42
# Story Time

The story of the Mayo GAA curse got told in full on Channel 4's Countdown

Dec 8th 2016, 9:10 AM 17,016 Views 22 Comments

Foxford on the map.

The story of the Mayo GAA curse got told in full on Channel 4's Countdown
# Story Time
From The Daily Edge
# Story Time

The story of the Mayo GAA curse got told in full on Channel 4's Countdown

Dec 8th 2016, 7:29 AM 20,360 Views 0 Comments

Foxford on the map.

# countdown - Sunday 23 October, 2016

Latest poll puts Clinton at a double-digit lead over Trump
# Countdown
# Countdown

Latest poll puts Clinton at a double-digit lead over Trump

Oct 23rd 2016, 4:10 PM 29,908 Views 123 Comments

With just over two weeks to go before Election Day, the two White House hopefuls are targeting key battleground states like Florida, North Carolina, Ohio and Pennsylvania

# countdown - Monday 3 October, 2016

Pound sterling drops to 3 year low as March deadline set on Brexit
# Countdown
# Countdown

Pound sterling drops to 3 year low as March deadline set on Brexit

Oct 3rd 2016, 3:22 PM 30,118 Views 71 Comments

Theresa May announced that Britain will trigger Brexit negotiations by the end of March

# countdown - Thursday 4 August, 2016

Ticket holder claims €381,863 Euromillions prize just in time
# We Have A Winner
# We Have A Winner

Ticket holder claims €381,863 Euromillions prize just in time

Aug 4th 2016, 5:30 PM 35,692 Views 25 Comments

The winning ticket was bought in Midleton, Co Cork.

# countdown - Tuesday 5 July, 2016

Today's Countdown just delivered the perfect Irish insult
# Craicuum
From The Daily Edge
# Craicuum

Today's Countdown just delivered the perfect Irish insult

Jul 5th 2016, 4:37 PM 7,265 Views 1 Comment

You’re such an effing tinycraic.

# countdown - Wednesday 22 June, 2016

Countdown made an absolute hames of pronouncing the word 'sliotar' earlier
# Sliotar
From The Daily Edge
# Sliotar

Countdown made an absolute hames of pronouncing the word 'sliotar' earlier

Jun 22nd 2016, 6:48 PM 7,758 Views 4 Comments

Slee-oh-tar.

# countdown - Wednesday 2 March, 2016

'UFC 196 Countdown' goes behind the scenes of McGregor's training camp
# Countdown
From The42
# Countdown

'UFC 196 Countdown' goes behind the scenes of McGregor's training camp

Mar 2nd 2016, 1:58 PM 14,447 Views 8 Comments

Conor McGregor will return to the octagon to face Nate Diaz at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas on Saturday.

# countdown - Wednesday 10 February, 2016

Everybody needs a friend as dedicated as this guy
# Countdown
From The Daily Edge
# Countdown

Everybody needs a friend as dedicated as this guy

Feb 10th 2016, 7:39 AM 8,288 Views 0 Comments

Birthday greetings done right. Sort of.

# countdown - Tuesday 19 January, 2016

Scotland's squad for the Six Nations includes these two new faces
# Countdown
From The42
# Countdown

Scotland's squad for the Six Nations includes these two new faces

Jan 19th 2016, 11:13 AM 5,148 Views 7 Comments

Zander Fagerson and Rory Sutherland have impressed Vern Cotter.

# countdown - Monday 7 December, 2015

Setanta Sports will air an hour-long UFC 194 preview show tonight
# Countdown
From The42
# Countdown

Setanta Sports will air an hour-long UFC 194 preview show tonight

Dec 7th 2015, 12:00 PM 4,452 Views 1 Comment

The build-up to Saturday night has well and truly kicked off.

# countdown - Tuesday 1 December, 2015

This preview will definitely get you in the mood for McGregor-Aldo and UFC 194
# Countdown
From The42
# Countdown

This preview will definitely get you in the mood for McGregor-Aldo and UFC 194

Dec 1st 2015, 1:25 PM 4,536 Views 6 Comments

Only 11 more sleeps…

# countdown - Tuesday 15 September, 2015

All Irish people will get an immature chuckle out of this Countdown Conundrum
# Taking The Micky
# Taking The Micky

All Irish people will get an immature chuckle out of this Countdown Conundrum

Sep 15th 2015, 9:23 PM 36,158 Views 23 Comments

Whoops.

All Irish people will get an immature chuckle out of this Countdown Conundrum
# Longmicky
From The Daily Edge
# Longmicky

All Irish people will get an immature chuckle out of this Countdown Conundrum

Sep 15th 2015, 4:25 PM 5,752 Views 4 Comments

LOL.

# countdown - Monday 3 August, 2015

There was a seriously unfortunate moment on Countdown this afternoon
# Slutz
# Slutz

There was a seriously unfortunate moment on Countdown this afternoon

Aug 3rd 2015, 4:49 PM 61,798 Views 42 Comments

Pray for Rachel.

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