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Wednesday 6 December 2023 Dublin: 8°C

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'Some of those Dundalk players wouldn't look out of depth within the Irish squad'
The former Irish skipper thinks the time is right for certain names to make the step-up.
'Cork's attitude and performance will determine whether Kingston gets another year or not'
JJ Delaney feels it could be make or break for the Rebels’ boss when they face Dublin tomorrow evening.
Pogba needs to 'concentrate' for France ahead of vital Ireland game
The Juventus player was lambasted after France’s first match against Romania.
7 Ireland players that need to impress in the upcoming Netherlands friendly
Harry Arter and others who are hoping to secure a place in the final 23-man panel.
It's set to be a huge weekend for these 12 Irish footballers
The Football League season is reaching its climax in the coming days.
'Dilly ding, dilly dong!' Ranieri finally admits Leicester's title ambition
The veteran Italian manager has shrugged off his traditional caution.
Football League: Which Irish players are fighting for promotion or battling relegation?
It’s nearly squeaky bum time for the Irish players across the water.
Leinster's clash with Munster a must-win game -- Ruddock
Scrum coach John Fogarty expects both Cian Healy and Luke Fitzgerald to be available for Saturday’s game.
Calculators at the's the Allianz football league permutations
We take a look at the state of play across all four divisions ahead of next weekend’s final round of fixtures.
5 things to look out for in the penultimate round of Champions League group matches
Memphis Depay gets another chance, Arsenal look to avoid elimination and security warnings for Chelsea in Israel.
2 in-form Irish footballers are set to do battle with Real Madrid legend Raul in New York
A brace from Tom Heinemann saw the Fury secure a 2-1 extra-time win.
Robbie Keane & Steven Gerrard's season could end prematurely tonight
The ex-Liverpool midfielder’s form has fluctuated since he arrived in California in July.
Lewandowski: 'Last thing we want is having to play Ireland with a knife to our throat'
The Boys in Green will be looking for the in-form Polish striker to do them a favour at Hampden Park tomorrow night.
Do Irish crisps always go out of date on a Saturday?
The theory exists, so we investigated.
Greece latest: Prime Minister makes formal request for third bailout
Alexis Tsipras has vowed to present “credible” reform plans before a deadline of tomorrow night.
The 11 definitive Irish bar snacks ranked
From worst to best.
5 talking points ahead of Ireland's massive clash with Scotland
Martin O’Neill has plenty of selection headaches and a win would put his side in pole position for third place.
There's a brand new Irish biscuit company - and they're baking up plenty of jobs
The new company’s promising a “commercially competitive local Irish source of biscuits”. Sounds delicious.
The McCruncher has arrived in Ireland and here's what you need to know
McDonald’s new burger has arrived.
This baby thinks her Mam eating crisps is absolutely hilarious
One adorable laugh for every crunch.
YouTube has a major problem despite having a billion users
And it’s something that has been troubling it since it was bought by Google in 2006.
Greece is facing three massive tests for its debt plans today
It’s going to be a big day for the country’s new leaders.
Crisp sandwich café sells out by lunchtime on its first day
The sandwiches were popular.
When are Ireland's key matches in 2015 and what chance do they have of winning them?
The pivotal Euro 2016 qualifiers plus a big friendly with England are happening in the coming months.
NFL week 16 early games Sunday Night hangout
There are just two weeks left in the regular season, join us for all the action.
5 talking points ahead of Arsenal against Man United this evening
We look ahead to Saturday’s evening kick-off as both sides attempt to kick-start their season.
Contador closes on Tour of Spain treble, Ireland's Dan Martin drops to seventh
It will be his sixth Grand Tour success after wins in the Tour de France in 2007 and 2009 and the 2008 Giro d’Italia.
Northern Ireland look for golden return from nine boxers
Michael Conlan, Paddy Barnes and Michaela Walsh are among those in action in the Commonwealth Games tomorrow.
Let the (real) games begin: It's NBA playoff time
The phony was is over and the NBA post-season is about to begin.
Division 2 football wrap: Donegal and Monaghan edge closer to promotion as Louth are relegated
There was plenty of action in Division 2 of the National Football League today.
Top FIVE since records began, WORST in 26 years... the 12 February storm in numbers
All the facts and figures in one handy place (although we’re still counting the fallen trees).
The Redzone: Championship Sunday too close to call
There’s very little to choose between the NFL’s final four.
Brussels talks on Banking Union expected to last well into night
European finance ministers are hoping to reach agreement on a new regulatory system aimed at preventing a repeat of the crises of the past.
5 crucial games in tonight's World Cup qualifiers
Our pick of the best games to watch that don’t involve Ireland.
10 Irish footballers who need to have a good season this year
We look at the members of Trap’s squad who have a pivotal few months ahead.
Progress made on CAP reform as Luxembourg meetings continue
The IFA has reacted somewhat positively to the movements in Europe but still has warnings.
Abidal returns for Barca as all 4 remaining Champions League sides win
Preparations for their Champions League semi-finals couldn’t have gone better.
Get the calculators out…Allianz hurling league permutations
Who’s thinking of the knockout stages and who’s thinking of the avoiding the drop.
Get the calculators out...Allianz football league permutations
Who’s thinking of going up and who’s thinking of going down across the four divisions.
Reaction: Leinster in rude health to leather Scarlets next week
There are check marks all over Joe Schmidt’s wishlist after the bonus point try over Edinburgh.