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#Final Countdown

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Plotting Colm Cooper's remarkable career through his 10 All-Ireland finals
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Plotting Colm Cooper's remarkable career through his 10 All-Ireland finals

Apr 4th 2017, 8:04 PM 9,806 Views 6 Comments

‘The Gooch’ made a habit of producing the goods when the Sam Maguire was on the line.

Owner of €1 million lotto ticket has until 5pm tomorrow to claim their cash
# Keep Searching
# Keep Searching

Owner of €1 million lotto ticket has until 5pm tomorrow to claim their cash

Mar 30th 2017, 10:31 PM 24,279 Views 13 Comments

The ticket was sold in Cork on 21 December.

Trump calls system "rigged" after FBI says it won't seek criminal charges over Clinton emails
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# Final Countdown

Trump calls system "rigged" after FBI says it won't seek criminal charges over Clinton emails

Nov 7th 2016, 7:06 AM 17,128 Views 156 Comments

Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump are now into their last phase of campaigning.

Clinton says FBI actions 'deeply troubling' as Trump steps up his attacks
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# Final Countdown

Clinton says FBI actions 'deeply troubling' as Trump steps up his attacks

Oct 30th 2016, 10:52 AM 17,100 Views 67 Comments

Clinton pressed FBI Director James Comey to put out the “full and complete facts” about the review into a cache of recently discovered emails.

Maths Week: Your Saturday evening puzzle
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# Final Countdown

Maths Week: Your Saturday evening puzzle

Oct 22nd 2016, 8:15 PM 18,812 Views 20 Comments

Figure it out.

The day the Dublin Ladies turned the screw
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The day the Dublin Ladies turned the screw

Sep 23rd 2016, 8:58 AM 14,773 Views 10 Comments

Gerry McGill’s Dublin side found a way to banish their All-Ireland ghosts in 2010. Now they need to do it again on Sunday afternoon.

Confession of a Dublin fan: After missing four finals, tomorrow can't come soon enough
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# Final Countdown

Confession of a Dublin fan: After missing four finals, tomorrow can't come soon enough

Sep 17th 2016, 10:00 AM 16,122 Views 19 Comments

Nothing beats being there.

Dublin v Mayo stats: Why Cluxton v Clarke is just as important as Fenton v O'Shea
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Dublin v Mayo stats: Why Cluxton v Clarke is just as important as Fenton v O'Shea

Sep 15th 2016, 4:12 PM 5,312 Views 1 Comment

We break down the key statistical points from Dublin and Mayo’s road to Croke Park.

Moolick goal clinches extra-time win for Kildare in thrilling semi-final
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# Final Countdown

Moolick goal clinches extra-time win for Kildare in thrilling semi-final

Aug 27th 2016, 7:32 PM 6,462 Views 1 Comment

The Lilywhites will face Clare or Tipperary in the ladies intermediate football final on 25 September.

Ticket holder claims €381,863 Euromillions prize just in time
# We Have A Winner
# We Have A Winner

Ticket holder claims €381,863 Euromillions prize just in time

Aug 4th 2016, 5:30 PM 35,722 Views 25 Comments

The winning ticket was bought in Midleton, Co Cork.

Portugal can make Euro 2016 final 'ugly', warns Thierry Henry
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Portugal can make Euro 2016 final 'ugly', warns Thierry Henry

Jul 10th 2016, 2:35 PM 3,658 Views 4 Comments

Henry hails Didier Deschamps’ “winning mentality” – but warns that Ronaldo will have chances to break French hearts.

Thunder claps, turnips, and tyre repairs: Tommy Martin hands out his Euro 2016 awards
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# Final Countdown

Thunder claps, turnips, and tyre repairs: Tommy Martin hands out his Euro 2016 awards

Jul 8th 2016, 9:47 AM 17,958 Views 16 Comments

“The football hasn’t been much good but the stories have been brilliant.”

Ireland to face England in World Rugby U20 Championship final
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# Final Countdown

Ireland to face England in World Rugby U20 Championship final

Jun 20th 2016, 9:31 PM 14,708 Views 12 Comments

The hosts had plenty to spare in their 39-17 semi-final defeat of South Africa.

Time for the final round of Pro12 games, here's where you can watch your province in action
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# TV Guide

Time for the final round of Pro12 games, here's where you can watch your province in action

May 3rd 2016, 5:21 PM 9,694 Views 28 Comments

All six matches will kick-off at the same time this weekend.

Old Belvedere and UL Bohemian clinch spots in AIL final
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Old Belvedere and UL Bohemian clinch spots in AIL final

Dec 6th 2015, 8:53 PM 5,586 Views 0 Comments

Semif-finals serve up thrilling rugby despite the difficult conditions.

'I hope both teams kill each other,' jokes Martin O'Neill on Dublin v Kerry
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'I hope both teams kill each other,' jokes Martin O'Neill on Dublin v Kerry

Sep 17th 2015, 5:18 PM 10,559 Views 2 Comments

O’Neill to miss Croker clash and take in a game at the Rugby World Cup.

'Older people in Galway remember us, but the young people need new heroes and new stars'
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'Older people in Galway remember us, but the young people need new heroes and new stars'

Aug 26th 2015, 8:00 AM 21,626 Views 13 Comments

Three-time All-Ireland winner Noel Lane is ready to pass on the torch to Canning and company.

The EU have now officially received Greece's bailout proposals
# Nick Of Time
# Nick Of Time

The EU have now officially received Greece's bailout proposals

Jul 9th 2015, 10:28 PM 23,932 Views 112 Comments

But will the proposals be sufficient to see a deal being done to keep Greece in the EU?

Enda Kenny says he believes a deal is possible for Greece
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# Final Countdown

Enda Kenny says he believes a deal is possible for Greece

Jun 22nd 2015, 10:45 PM 31,270 Views 115 Comments

Finance Minister Michael Noonan earlier said he wasn’t optimistic a deal could be reached today.

O'Connell's final stand and more talking points as Munster track down silverware
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# The Ultimate Warrior

O'Connell's final stand and more talking points as Munster track down silverware

May 30th 2015, 5:00 PM 6,359 Views 6 Comments

Strap yourselves in, because the Pro12 final is going to be intense.

'We're running out of games': Leo Cullen fronting up for business end of the season
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'We're running out of games': Leo Cullen fronting up for business end of the season

Mar 26th 2015, 7:49 AM 5,689 Views 9 Comments

Friday marks Leinster’s penultimate fixture at the RDS this season, unless they can make a late push for the top two.

Old Belvedere v Blackrock: Everything you need to know about today's AIL Division 1A final
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Old Belvedere v Blackrock: Everything you need to know about today's AIL Division 1A final

Dec 13th 2014, 4:25 PM 3,192 Views 0 Comments

Can Old Belvedere seal a superb season with another title?

"€178 per year" .... Ministers are zeroing in on the final figure for water charges
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# Final Countdown

"€178 per year" .... Ministers are zeroing in on the final figure for water charges

Nov 16th 2014, 1:16 PM 22,286 Views 171 Comments

The final package will be announced on Wednesday, but it looks like homes with more than one adult will pay €178 — no matter how many adults live in the household.

Ming dynasty: Fitzmaurice upsets Fianna Fáil to take Dáil seat
# Roscommon-South Leitrim
# Roscommon-South Leitrim

Ming dynasty: Fitzmaurice upsets Fianna Fáil to take Dáil seat

Oct 11th 2014, 10:10 PM 58,095 Views 77 Comments

Ming-backed turf-cutter Michael Fitzmaurice picked up transfers from all over the field to pip the FF candidate to the post.

5 talking points for Tipperary ahead of today's All-Ireland hurling final replay
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5 talking points for Tipperary ahead of today's All-Ireland hurling final replay

Sep 27th 2014, 12:10 PM 6,795 Views 1 Comment

Paying the penalty, mind games and other issues for the Premier men to ponder.

Kilkenny and Tipp county boards returned unwanted final tickets last night
# Championship 2014
From The42
# Championship 2014

Kilkenny and Tipp county boards returned unwanted final tickets last night

Sep 6th 2014, 10:03 AM 9,778 Views 18 Comments

They were put up for sale on the GAA’s website.

John Gardiner column: Old rivals but there's a lot of new faces in their first All-Ireland final
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John Gardiner column: Old rivals but there's a lot of new faces in their first All-Ireland final

Sep 6th 2014, 8:00 AM 8,177 Views 1 Comment

TheScore.ie columnist lost his first championship decider to the Cats in ’03 before winning the next two.

Open thread: who will be the unsung hero in this year’s All-Ireland hurling final?
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Open thread: who will be the unsung hero in this year’s All-Ireland hurling final?

Sep 3rd 2014, 8:00 PM 5,710 Views 6 Comments

We know the star names — but can one of Kilkenny or Tipp’s lesser lights steal the show on Sunday?

Cheika's Waratahs need to snap 10-year Crusaders streak to claim Super Rugby crown
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Cheika's Waratahs need to snap 10-year Crusaders streak to claim Super Rugby crown

Aug 1st 2014, 7:45 AM 4,158 Views 2 Comments

New Zealand’s Crusaders are aiming for their eighth title since the southern hemisphere’s elite club competition began.

Higuain fires Argentina into World Cup semis
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Higuain fires Argentina into World Cup semis

Jul 5th 2014, 7:50 PM 3,268 Views 4 Comments

Alejandro Sabella’s side will play either the Netherlands or Costa Rica, who face off later.

Burton vs. White: 9 things we learned from the fifth and final Labour hustings
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# About Last Night

Burton vs. White: 9 things we learned from the fifth and final Labour hustings

Jun 27th 2014, 9:05 AM 12,116 Views 66 Comments

There’s anger among the ‘survivors of the bloodbath’, the threat of Sinn Féin needs to be taken seriously, and Joan Burton has twice as many things to be proud of as Alex White…

Two out of Ireland's three Euro constituencies won't make first count tonight
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# Final Countdown

Two out of Ireland's three Euro constituencies won't make first count tonight

May 25th 2014, 11:15 PM 13,801 Views 58 Comments

Lynn Boylan has been voted in as MEP in Dublin, but South and Midlands-Northwest have adjourned until tomorrow.

In Photos: The painstaking and forensic process of counting the votes
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# Final Countdown

In Photos: The painstaking and forensic process of counting the votes

May 24th 2014, 5:53 PM 6,681 Views 7 Comments

Open ballot box. Take out votes. Sort out first preferences. Repeat ad nauseum.

'Jesus, this could be the final couple of games' - Penney wants long Munster goodbye
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'Jesus, this could be the final couple of games' - Penney wants long Munster goodbye

May 6th 2014, 4:07 PM 7,376 Views 8 Comments

The New Zealander has resigned himself to the fact that Glasgow have the second home semi-final spot wrapped up.

'We don’t want to be known for having won one All-Ireland. We want to get back there again'
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'We don’t want to be known for having won one All-Ireland. We want to get back there again'

May 3rd 2014, 9:30 AM 2,747 Views 2 Comments

Gearóid Ryan is ready to put his horrific injury history behind him and drive Tipp back to the top table.

This class promo will get you excited for the 2014 Allianz Hurling League Final
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# Preview

This class promo will get you excited for the 2014 Allianz Hurling League Final

May 1st 2014, 8:00 PM 6,112 Views 9 Comments

Kilkenny and Tipperary are set to renew their longstanding rivalry this weekend.

5 talking points ahead of Dublin and Derry’s National Football League final
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From The42
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5 talking points ahead of Dublin and Derry’s National Football League final

Apr 27th 2014, 8:45 AM 2,688 Views 12 Comments

“Lucky” Dublin, lethal Lynch and plenty more to look forward to this afternoon.

Here's how Derry and Donegal will line out for the weekend's football league finals
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Here's how Derry and Donegal will line out for the weekend's football league finals

Apr 25th 2014, 2:00 PM 4,632 Views 1 Comment

The Oak Leaf show just one change from the side which beat Mayo in the league semis.

'The emphasis is always about staying calm' - O'Gara on Dublin's killer comebacks
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'The emphasis is always about staying calm' - O'Gara on Dublin's killer comebacks

Apr 23rd 2014, 7:15 AM 3,610 Views 2 Comments

Eoghan O’Gara has thrust himself into contention for a Championship start with 3-5 in the league this season.