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# fighting back

This year
Balbirnie puts Ireland on front foot in second Sri Lanka Test
Captain’s career-best 95 runs help Ireland’s cause on day one in Galle.
Last year
Burns insists Ulster can bounce back from disappointment of Leinster loss
Ulster blew a winning opportunity against 14-man Leinster last Saturday.
‘This is not a week to be feeling sorry for yourself – there is history to be made’
Peter O’Mahony believes Ireland can square the series by winning in Dunedin this Saturday.
'There's been negativity. You hear a vocal minority, not the silent majority'
Bohemians boss Keith Long ready to drag his side up the table as they aim to get over an early-season slump.
All time
'The media in Ireland is just as bad, if not worse, as the media in England for getting a kick out of us not doing well'
James McClean staunchly defended Stephen Kenny and his team-mates ahead of tomorrow’s meeting with Serbia.
'Drinking brought me into a real dark place - it caused havoc with relationships'
Olympic hero Kenny Egan opens up about winning his battle against personal demons.
Swansea vow to continue fight against online abuse as social media boycott ends
The Welsh club did not post on social media for seven days after their players suffered repeated racial abuse online.
Kildare's Eric Donovan bounces back in Belgium with impressive win
The 35-year-old won a points victory against journeyman Rafael Castillo
‘We owe it to our fans to deliver a performance’
Billy Holland insists Munster are not on a downward spiral despite losing yet again last Sunday.
Crisis? Yes for the English, Welsh and Scots but not Munster
Irish provinces have consistently punched above their weight in Europe and here are the facts that prove it.
Brett Kavanaugh comes out swinging, says his family's life 'has been destroyed' by assault allegation
Donald Trump’s Supreme Court nominee says that he will not quit regardless of the allegations he is facing.
The 1918 pandemic killed millions - Now scientists are trying to design a stronger flu shot to prevent a repeat
There’s currently no way to predict what strain of the shape-shifting flu virus could trigger another pandemic.
Ryan Shazier 'working harder than ever' as he visits first training session since horror injury
The linebacker was seriously injured late in the season.
Putin slams 'anti-Russia hysteria' after US imposes sanctions
Russia ordered Washington to reduce its diplomatic staff.
Trump appeals for money from supporters to combat "nasty attacks by fake news media"
In his message, he said that the fake news is “never going to stop”.
Finding a cure: How Italy has waged a 25-year battle on public corruption
One revelation in February 1992 kickstarted a war against cronyism across the Mediterranean country.
'We're taking back the night': Women to march in Shankill against sex attacker
The walk will take place tonight at 7.30pm
'Breaking my back taught me what was worth fighting for in life'
Two of Ireland’s Paralympic athletes on not letting a disability define them and how they got tough in the face of adversity.
Ghostbusters star wants Twitter to fight trolls after barrage of racist abuse
Trolls sent the actress images which compared her to a gorilla.
This model is calling out guys who send her dick pics by letting their girlfriends know
Fighting back.
Gardaí go hi-tech to combat Christmas tree thieves
A few years ago up to 2,000 trees were being stolen a year in Wicklow.
Mike Brown has had his say on Michael Hooper's one week suspension
Brown’s recent concussion was a big factor in his reaction.
Children with cancer are having their eggs and testes tissue frozen for the future
“That often is the one piece of information that gives them a glimmer of hope”.
'More tries. More competitive. More punters - The season that the Pro12 fought back'
Neil Treacy reflects on a record-breaking year for the league.
Scientists are developing personalised cancer 'vaccines'
New research shows our bodies can be trained to fight certain kinds of tumours.
A rural town has a racism problem, but is fighting it
A taxi driver was robbed and attacked in Letterkenny.
LA Clippers players stage silent protest after team owner involved in racism controversy
Team owner Donald Sterling did not attend their NBA playoff loss.
Yankees star Alex Rodriguez sues MLB over doping probe
The filing alleges that baseball officials bought testimonies ‘to destroy the reputation and career’ of A Rod.