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# Crunch time

Last month
May 2024
'90% fit' Mack Hansen ruled out of Connacht's must-win clash with Stormers
This year
Pay rise of 10.25% over 2.5 years for public sector agreed after 'difficult' all-night talks
The pay increase will benefit over 385,000 public and civil workers.
Last year
UK Supreme Court rules government plan to deport asylum seekers to Rwanda is unlawful
Stephen Kenny aiming for 'best victory yet' as Dutch come to Dublin
12 Irish players that need a move ahead of the transfer deadline
Jones on the double as Liverpool push Leicester to the brink of relegation
Next fortnight 'will define' Man City's season - Guardiola
‘I was always watching LOI and the Irish team. And I just thought: there's a market there’
Farrell insists Connacht aren't feeling the pressure ahead of crucial few weeks
All time
England braced for 'biggest test'
Eamon Ryan made lead EU negotiator on crucial issue at COP27
Ireland skipper feels pressure all on West Indies ahead of T20 World Cup showdown
‘I asked them what group did you want to be in. Do you want to be in the people who were the one-hit wonders?'
'We're still working on it': Cabinet ends without agreement on agriculture emissions target
'I know the rules' - Lampard dismisses talk of getting sacked at Everton
Macron launches bitter attack on Le Pen as lead slips in French polls
'We are fighters': Connacht know they must bounce back as play-off fight looms
Tayto is ending its sponsorship of Tayto Park
Here is every Irish player set to be involved in the EFL play-offs
Beating Luxembourg 'has to be the objective' as Kenny aims to build on Serbia progress
Pat Lam says Bristol’s Champions Cup hopes ‘on the line’ against Connacht
Galway star forward ruled out for All-Ireland semi-final while appeal lodged for key defender
Ireland's quiet man set for the biggest night of his footballing life
'Exceptional' Connors a key selection as Leinster bid to unseat Saracens
'A moment of truth': EU Summit to resume amid deadlock over €750 billion Covid rescue plan
'That's the Green way': Catherine Martin says party will accept if members vote against government deal
Ireland's bid for a UN Security Council seat is set to be decided today
UK could walk away from EU trade talks if progress not made by June
Impeachment trial of President Donald Trump likely to begin next Tuesday
Shane Ross: Solution to save the FAI may be agreed 'fairly soon'
RB Salzburg v Liverpool, Champions League
'Does winning this game define the season? I think that's fair to say'
Poll: Would you prefer another Brexit extension?
Michel Barnier given go-ahead from EU to return to intensive Brexit talks
Leo Varadkar and Boris Johnson say they can 'see a pathway to a possible deal'
'I don’t want a protest, I’d like to have a great evening and a game that’s enjoyed by everyone'
The Irishman set to captain his club for 'the biggest game in their history' and more crucial matches this weekend
Talks to restore Northern Ireland power-sharing executive to be announced today
'A flexible extension': EU's Tusk proposes long Brexit delay but not more than a year
Butler rallies Connacht as Friend's side face into season-defining games