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Tuesday 30 May 2023 Dublin: 17°C

# Countdown

All time
# Capital gains
'Maybe we can use home advantage to take a crack at a couple of medals' - Euro Cross coming to Dublin
The Sport Ireland Campus in Abbotstown will host the delayed European Cross Country Championships on Sunday, 12 December.
# Countdown
Pep Guardiola says he will leave Man City when his contract expires in 2023
On the day City missed out on Harry Kane, their manager has put a date on his exit.
# Channel 4
Anne Robinson named as first female host of Countdown
Robinson is best known as the host of the Weakest Link which she presented both in the UK and in America.
# post brexit
Countdown starts as UK and EU knuckle down for trade talks
The two sides are well apart on a final agreement.
# Countdown
Running the Dublin City Marathon this Sunday? Here are some last-minute tips and advice
Personal trainer David Last returns with some tips for the big day.
# Taking Stock
What's going to happen in the 9 weeks between now and the Brexit deadline?
The UK and the EU are running out of time, options and patience (you’d imagine).
# Your Say
Poll: Do you think there will be a no-deal Brexit?
Boris Johnson says he doesn’t believe there will be, but is prepared for it nonetheless.
# Jackal
Analysis: Peter O'Mahony's sweeping turnover sets a clever trend
The Highlanders adopted the tactic with time running out against the Hurricanes last weekend.
# Countdown is on
Can Patrick Reed join an exclusive club when he begins the defence of his Green Jacket this week?
The American has not won a tournament since last year’s victory in Augusta.
# Countdown
Michel Barnier says EU is open to negotiating on Brexit 'guarantees' but not on the backstop
Barnier also suggested the EU would be open to a “technical” delay to Brexit.
# Athletics
Healy, Mageean and Barr lead the way to Glasgow as strong Irish team named for European Indoors
A strong Irish team of 16 athletes has been chosen for next month’s European Indoor Athletics Championships.
# Countdown
Brian Kerr says 'it’s time for one of the Dublin teams to stand up again' ahead of 2019 kick-off
The former Irish boss believes Shamrock Rovers are under pressure to compete for the league title this year.
# the latest
A Brexit timeline: How much time is actually left to strike a deal?
Here’s what’s happened so far, and what’s still to come in the Brexit negotiations.
# Fixtures
Sky Sports confirm live fixtures with Man United to kick off 2018/19 Premier League campaign
The new season gets up and running in five weeks’ time on 10 August.
# Countdown
'No' side say proposals too extreme, while 'Yes' calls this a 'once-in-a-generation' chance
Both sides held their last press events on the eve of the Eighth Amendment referendum.
# bollocks
Susie Dent from Countdown has explained where the word 'bollocks' came from
David O’Doherty asked what we all wanted to know.
# Countdown
'If UK Brexit offer is unacceptable to Ireland it will be unacceptable to Europe' - Donald Tusk
Ireland will be consulted on any offer put forward by the UK.
# Conundrum
7 times a little bit of Ireland popped up on Countdown
# gobshite
The word 'gobshite' came up on yesterday's episode of Countdown and it was pretty amusing
“How did that gobshite get on the television?”
# Countdown
Hartley expected to miss out as Lions squad speculation ramps up
Ireland will likely have a sizable contingent for the tour to New Zealand.
# Tick tock
Less than 72 hours left for raffle winner to claim €1 million prize
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
Lottery team head to Cork to find owner of €1 million winning ticket as deadline looms
The winner has until next Friday to claim their prize.
# consonant mr bond
Ricky Tomlinson claims former Countdown presenter Richard Whiteley was MI5 spook
Whiteley’s family have denied the claims.
# eight letter word
The word 'sh*thead' came up on Countdown and they blocked it out with the poo emoji
*audience gasps*
# Snap Election
Gerry Adams says Stormont collapse is not a threat to the peace process
Adams said he does not think the Taoiseach has “good instincts” when it comes to dealing with these issues.
# Collapse
The deadline has passed and Northern Ireland is heading for a snap election
Northern Ireland Secretary James Brokenshire will have no choice but name a date for elections later today.
# sappy new year
An Australian TV show hosted what could be the world's saddest New Year's countdown
A fitting end to the year that was, no?
# story time
The story of the Mayo GAA curse got told in full on Channel 4's Countdown
Foxford on the map.
# story time
The story of the Mayo GAA curse got told in full on Channel 4's Countdown
Foxford on the map.
# Countdown
Latest poll puts Clinton at a double-digit lead over Trump
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
Pound sterling drops to 3 year low as March deadline set on Brexit
Theresa May announced that Britain will trigger Brexit negotiations by the end of March
# We have a winner
Ticket holder claims €381,863 Euromillions prize just in time
The winning ticket was bought in Midleton, Co Cork.
# craicuum
Today's Countdown just delivered the perfect Irish insult
You’re such an effing tinycraic.
# sliotar
Countdown made an absolute hames of pronouncing the word 'sliotar' earlier
# Countdown
'UFC 196 Countdown' goes behind the scenes of McGregor's training camp
Conor McGregor will return to the octagon to face Nate Diaz at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas on Saturday.
# Countdown
Everybody needs a friend as dedicated as this guy
Birthday greetings done right. Sort of.
# Countdown
Scotland's squad for the Six Nations includes these two new faces
Zander Fagerson and Rory Sutherland have impressed Vern Cotter.
# Countdown
Setanta Sports will air an hour-long UFC 194 preview show tonight
The build-up to Saturday night has well and truly kicked off.
# Countdown
This preview will definitely get you in the mood for McGregor-Aldo and UFC 194
Only 11 more sleeps…
# taking the micky
All Irish people will get an immature chuckle out of this Countdown Conundrum