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# down to the wire

27th May 2023
# down to the wire
Bayern Munich win Bundesliga as Dortmund fall agonisingly short
Thrilling title race goes to the wire.
This year
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Wales boss Gatland confident England match will go ahead but says strike is 'a genuine threat'
Wales players have threatened to strike over a contract dispute that remains unresolved just four days before the Six Nations clash with England.
All time
# max'd out
Hamilton dominates final practice ahead of title showdown at Abu Dhabi Grand Prix
The Mercedes driver went into the season-ending race tied level with Max Verstappen at the top of the standings.
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Rashford and Martial keep Man United in Champions League hunt
Rashford’s 23rd goal of the season helps United extend their unbeaten run to 19 games.
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Dyche critical of Burnley for failing to tie down key players like Hendrick
The Ireland midfielder is one of five Burnley players with a contract that’s due to expire on 30 June.
# To The Wire
Warriors fight back to deny Raptors history and stay alive in NBA Finals
Despite losing Kevin Durant to injury in the second quarter, the Golden State Warriors edged Game 5.
# down to the wire
Borussia Dortmund take Bundesliga title race to final day as Bayern Munich held
Dortmund won 3-2 against Fortuna Dusseldorf while Bayern Munich drew with Leipzig.
# down to the wire
Der Klassiker won't decide Bundesliga title, insists Dortmund boss Favre
Dortmund can move five points clear of Bayern Munich with a win on Saturday, but the 61-year-old doubts it will end the race.
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Irish politicians told to stay silent ahead of Tory vote with hopes Brexit no-deal can be avoided
At tonight’s Fine Gael parliamentary party meeting, Leo Varadkar said support for Ireland in Europe on Brexit remains ‘rock solid’.
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Super sub Eriksen keeps Tottenham's Champions League hopes alive
A 1-0 win over Inter at Wembley leaves Spurs second in Group B heading into the final round of games.
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Contingency plans for a no-deal 'hard Brexit' scenario approved by ministers
3,000 job applications for 600 customs positions have been received.
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Brexit negotiators are 'very close' to resolving differences over Ireland’s border
Tánaiste Simon Coveney has some movement is still needed from the UK side in order for a deal this month.
# possible thaw
'We don’t have a lot of time': Last-ditch Stormont talks start next week
It’s been one year since the power-sharing administration collapsed in Northern Ireland.
# Explainer
Election Day: Here's what to watch for as voters decide on Corbyn v May
It’s election day in the UK.
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It's almost neck and neck between May and Corbyn ahead of Thursday's election
The Conservatives enjoy just a one point lead in the latest poll by Survation for ITV.
# down to the wire
GRA leaders in last-minute talks as Labour Court issues recommendation
Last-ditch efforts to avoid a strike by Garda members tomorrow are continuing tonight.
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'No one gave us a chance': Caulfield looking forward to 'massive game' against Dundalk
Title rivals Cork and Dundalk face off at Oriel Park after a weekend which saw the gap between the two reduced to a solitary point.
# enda game
'Where are they?': Utter confusion in the halls of Leinster House on a bizarre day
There was a tense atmosphere in the halls of Leinster House yesterday as Enda Kenny wondered if he could get over the line.
# down to the wire
With three games left, who's going to win promotion to the Premier League?
AFC Bournemouth, Norwich City, Middlesbrough and Watford are the main four contenders.
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Ireland Women go joint-top of Six Nations table after excellent win in Wales
The victory ensures that everything is left to play for next weekend.
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'Bunk' from The Wire revels in St Pats' FAI Cup triumph
Wendell Pierce is the Saints’ most-famous fan.
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Four crucial goals (and one big save) that kept Cork's unlikely title dream alive
If Cork win the Premier Division title on Friday night, nobody can say they did it the easy way.
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Eirgrid to examine putting electrical wires underground
The plan will mean no pylons on a stretch of the Grid West project.
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The Wire/Haim mashup you've all been waiting for is here
You’re listening to The Wire, while watching The Wire. Wire-ception.
# down to the wire
ESB workers announce ‘all-out’ strike as unions meet with mediators
The company’s Unions’ Dispute Committee says it will implement a “full withdrawal of labour” later this month, although will not be meeting the Labour Relations Committee today.