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Tuesday 6 June 2023 Dublin: 14°C

# Fairytale

This year
# Fairytale
Meet the Belfast optometrist who will be teeing it up at this year's Masters
Matthew McClean is one of the few amateurs to have earned the right to compete at Augusta National.
Last year
# Fairytale
'I can't believe it actually happened to me, and for it to be the winning goal is surreal'
American legend Heather O’Reilly came out of retirement to play in the Champions League, and tonight scored the winning goal for Shelbourne in the competition.
# Fairytale
This was Roy of the Rovers goes racing - the inside story of today's Grand National win
The Grand National is a race that often takes what works in fiction and sees if it will work in reality. Today’s race was no different.
All time
# persistence
30-year-old former delivery man at home in AC Milan shirt after fairytale rise
Junior Messias was plying his trade in Italy’s third-tier Serie C as recently as 2019.
# serpentine
Huge day for Ireland as O'Brien and McNamara win Derby with 25-1 shot
Limerick jockey Emmet McNamara enjoys biggest success of his career by steering Serpentine to Epsom glory.
# Fairytale
Underdogs Thomas Davis stun champions Kilmacud Crokes to reach first Dublin final in 28 years
Kilmacud lost All-Star forward Paul Mannion to an early injury.
'We don't really fear anyone' - The Irishman aiming to topple Manchester City
Mark O’Brien captained his side to a memorable win over Middlesbrough on Tuesday and set up a clash with Man City.
# Fairytale
'This is going to be one hell of a party over in Mullinalaghta for the next week'
Mickey Graham led his team to the promised land yesterday.
# Eurovision
Norway's Eurovision entry is threatening Johnny Logan's win record
This could be interesting.
# Fairytale
Ed Sheeran has been having pints and hanging with Bressie in Dublin
He’s rumoured to be performing Fairytale of New York on the Late Late Show tomorrow.
# Fairytale
From Dortmund to dreamland, Huddersfield boss taunts critics as he hits promotion jackpot
David Wagner has hailed his players as legends after securing promotion to the Premier League.
# NYPD choir
The Ultimate Fairytale of New York Lyrics Quiz
It’s a Christmas quiz, babe.
# History
Photos: Leicester fans celebrate after being crowned Premier League champions
They are England’s first new title-winners since Brian Clough’s Nottingham Forest 1978.
# surprise
Irish Marvel illustrator proposes to girlfriend by drawing cartoons of their relationship
He showed the images at a surprise birthday he threw for her.
# shots fired
Martin takes aim at 'Enda the Fireman', says Taoiseach 'promoting a fairytale'
In a blistering attack on Fine Gael, Micheál Martin said their party conference “may well have set a world record for the amount of arrogant self-praise”.
# dream over
Spartan collapse: Birmingham score three goals in 6 minutes to dump Blyth out
The seventh tier side were leading 2-0 at the break.
# Fairytale
It's Christmaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaas! You can now listen to festive music all day, every day
Christmas FM returns to your airwaves today.
# NYPD choir
Fairytale of New York, now with added Gaeilge
‘S na cloig ag bualadh leo, Lá breith Mac Dé!
# once upon a crime
Police department writes crime report in the form of a fairy tale
Gather round felons, it’s story time.
# royal wedding
Modern fairy tale: After a cheating ex, Swedish Princess to marry New Yorker
Princess Madeleine is set to marry New York banker Christopher O’Neill in the Swedish capital in the morning.
Column: Why do we care about Will and Kate, the fairytale across the Irish Sea?
One in three Irish people watched the Royal Wedding in 2011 and now the world is waiting with bated breath to see if the heir to the British throne will be a boy or a girl, but why do we care, asks Aoife O’Connor.
# Fairytale
Newly found fairytale could be Hans Christian Andersen's first
The story of ‘The Tallow Candle’ might have been written about 1823, when he was 18-years-old.
# Keeping Up
Kim Kardashian files for divorce...72 days after getting married
Kim Kardashian and Kris Humphries “Fairytale Wedding” has ended in divorce…just 72 days after it took place in front of millions of television viewers.