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# Demands

This year
'Do we lie down and get our bellies tickled or fight back?'
Derry boss Ruaidhri Higgins demands players rediscover old school values.
'It’s not about talking anymore, it’s about delivering' - Klopp
The Liverpool boss says his side must give more when they head to Chelsea on Tuesday night.
Last year
Turkey’s Erdogan still against Finnish and Swedish Nato bids
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said meetings this week with Finnish and Swedish delegations had not been ‘at the expected level’.
All time
Up to 400 taxis take part in protests in Cork today
They set off at 10am this morning.
'If you messed up in lineouts there was a death stare. That's the worst'
Paul O’Connell has returned to Ireland camp this week.
'Unless he is doing that he has no chance for me' - McCarthy on how Jack Byrne fits into his Irish team
Elsewhere, the manager says he is waiting for James McCarthy to get a move from Everton.
Ireland look to show 'we haven’t gone away' as Schmidt calls for abrasive edge
A big win in Rome would help Ireland to build more momentum.
'More games, more pressure, more stress, so I would suspect those figures are not accurate'
A 2016 ERSI study found that players are dedicating up to 31 hours per week to the inter-county game, but Michael Fennelly says it’s “definitely higher.”
'Obscene', 'Not fair', 'Not right' - NUIG, UCD and Corofin managers on fixture clash
Kieran Molloy and Liam Silke had to choose between club and college on Saturday.
'Is it going to a stage where it's going to hurt it? I think so, it's nearly getting too professional'
GPA President and former Galway hurling captain David Collins is worried about where the inter-county game is at.
'I have four years left on my contract and I don't want to renew' - Ronaldo denies Madrid contract demands
Rumours the Portugal forward would demand wage parity with the likes of Lionel Messi and Neymar were dismissed following the Spurs defeat.
Farrell wants Ireland's defence to be a try-scoring weapon against France
The Ireland defence coach is pleased to have Johnny Sexton back in the team.
Hummels reveals reason behind Manchester United transfer snub
United’s failure to finish in the Premier League’s top four cost them any chance of signing defender Mats Hummels.
Terrorists release video of tourists kidnapped from Philippine resort
The video shows three men and a woman at gunpoint.
Gervinho's request for a private beach and helicopter scupper any hope of Roma exit
Seems he may be stuck in Rome for some time.
Letter from Rome: Schmidt's demands liberate Ireland to succeed
Our man in Italy reports back on an Ireland squad that appears at ease with the head coach’s intensity.
Madigan ready for Schmidt's demands with Six Nations looming
The Leinster back is favourite to wear 10 for Ireland against Italy in just over a fortnight’s time.
Six things we want to see from Ireland's provinces this weekend
It’s another big weekend in the Champions Cup.
Gun-toting fake postman tricks family, takes them hostage
The family were tricked into letting the man into their home early today.
'The expectation is extremely high' says Rob Penney after Gloucester victory
The Kiwi coach was pleased to get a win and says his team will improve after victory against Gloucester.
Kanye West demands 'ironed carpet' for his dressing room
Here are five more of his most egotistical moments.
Limerick’s Niall Moran: ‘Is there a role for the blocklayer in hurling any more?’
But the Munster title winner believes it is ‘not sustainable’ for professionalism to be introduced in the GAA.
Bank Holiday Weekend Festival Rider of the Day
Chardonnay, ENGLISH tea bags and subdued lighting. That’s what New Order are demanding when they visit Dublin for Forbidden Fruit this weekend…
State of Emergency declared in Nigeria
The president of Nigeria, Goodluck Jonathan, declared a state of emergency in certain areas of the country following an attack that left 39 dead on Christmas Day.
Publicans make demands to Government after protest
The pub industry says it is haemorrhaging jobs and has called for urgent action after it suffered its worst October in over 20 years.
No 'nonsense': Euro club association takes stand against internationals
The president of the European Club Association, Bayern Munich chief executive Karl-Heinz Rummenigge, has called for the number of international fixtures to be dramatically reduced.