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# fingers-crossed - Friday 21 August, 2020

Pandemic could be ended in less than two years, says WHO

The prediction comes amid a spike in cases across Europe.

# fingers-crossed - Monday 28 October, 2019

Randolph hopeful of recovery while Parrott 'has real chance of starting' v New Zealand

Mick McCarthy has also played down worries over the fitness of Shane Duffy and Glenn Whelan, and said Troy Parrott has a ‘real chance’ of a senior debut next month.

# fingers-crossed - Thursday 3 October, 2019

Club bosses strike notes of optimism for Ireland over Duffy and McGoldrick

The pair are currently sidelined with injuries ahead of a crucial double-header of Euro 2020 qualifiers.

# fingers-crossed - Thursday 31 January, 2019

Leopardstown on course to beat the weather as cards in Britain continue to fall

However, officials have announced the running order will be amended on Saturday.

# fingers-crossed - Friday 8 June, 2018

'The golden generation in England won nothing. I think all of Belgium just wants to win something'

Chelsea star Eden Hazard thinks England’s underachievement serves as a warning to Belgium.

# fingers-crossed - Thursday 19 October, 2017

Brighton boss Chris Hughton delivers potentially great news for Ireland

The ex-Ireland full-back is hopeful Shane Duffy is available for this weekend’s Premier League meeting with West Ham.

# fingers-crossed - Wednesday 10 May, 2017

Watch: Rugby World Cup pool draw live from Japan

Ireland will find out who they’ll be facing in the pool stages in 2019 this morning.

# fingers-crossed - Wednesday 19 April, 2017

What does a UK election mean for Ireland? It could be good news you know...

… from a Brexit point of view at least. But could it bring about a border poll?

# fingers-crossed - Tuesday 21 March, 2017

Erasmus to give Murray every chance of being fit for Toulouse

The scrum-half has been given the week off ahead of the province’s Champions Cup showdown with the French side.

# fingers-crossed - Saturday 7 January, 2017

Connacht hopeful Carty injury not as serious as first feared

The champions have had no luck this season.

# fingers-crossed - Wednesday 12 October, 2016

The Leaving Cert appeal results are out this morning

Honours English and Biology were easily the most appealed subjects in 2016.

# fingers-crossed - Saturday 1 October, 2016

The weather isn't great out there, but it may* clear up in time for the All Ireland

*This is Ireland. There are no guarantees.

# fingers-crossed - Friday 19 February, 2016

Footballer of the Year McCaffrey an injury doubt ahead of Sigerson Cup final

The Dublin star was taken off after 15 minutes of UCD’s semi-final today.

# fingers-crossed - Thursday 10 December, 2015

Euro 2016 draw: We rank the teams in Pot 2

It’s time to take a closer look at who Ireland could be pitted against in Saturday’s draw.

# fingers-crossed - Monday 9 November, 2015

Martin O'Neill plays the waiting game as Long and O'Shea race to be fit for Bosnia

Rob Elliot’s absence “a wee bit strange,” says O’Neill as question marks hang over five of play-off squad.

# fingers-crossed - Wednesday 28 October, 2015

Shane Long is 'touch and go' for Ireland's Euro 2016 play-off

Striker left out of Southampton squad as he continues his recovery from an ankle injury.

# fingers-crossed - Wednesday 7 October, 2015

The appeal results for this year's Leaving Cert are out...

If you tried to up a grade or two you’ll find out this morning how you got on.

# fingers-crossed - Monday 5 October, 2015

Ireland hopeful over Payne with outside centre wearing moon boot

The 29-year-old has been jogging but is still in a protective boot.

# fingers-crossed - Sunday 9 August, 2015

# fingers-crossed - Tuesday 28 July, 2015

From The42 IRFU decline to comment amid Cian Healy World Cup fears Church

IRFU decline to comment amid Cian Healy World Cup fears

It is believed the 27-year-old is still struggling to shake off the after effects of neck surgery.

# fingers-crossed - Wednesday 3 June, 2015

Tipperary will find out later today if Colin O'Riordan can play against Kerry

Colin O’Riordan remains an injury doubt for the Premier.

# fingers-crossed - Wednesday 15 April, 2015

'It's in the hands of the Gods' - Euro qualification hopes in the balance for Ireland U17s

After yesterday’s 0-0 draw against Hungary, Dave Connell’s girls won’t know if the have done enough until tomorrow.

# fingers-crossed - Friday 20 February, 2015

Johnny Sexton will start Racing's Top 14 showdown against Clermont tomorrow

Come back in one piece Johnny, you hear us?

# fingers-crossed - Friday 19 September, 2014

D-Day for Dublin as UEFA announce Euro 2020 host cities

This afternoon, UEFA reveals the 13 cities which will stage the European Championships in six years’ time.

# fingers-crossed - Saturday 8 March, 2014

Ciaran Kilkenny set to undergo scan tomorrow after suffering knee injury

The Dublin player suffered the injury in action against Kildare tonight.

# fingers-crossed - Thursday 6 February, 2014

From The Daily Edge Hopes are high in the Garth queues this morning Fingers Crossed

Hopes are high in the Garth queues this morning

Optimism is a fine thing.

# fingers-crossed - Wednesday 11 September, 2013

Junior Cert results: how did the country do?

Nearly 60,000 students will receive their Junior Certificate results today. Here’s how they did.

# fingers-crossed - Monday 27 June, 2011

Ireland seek World Cup reprieve as ICC chief conducts review

The International Cricket Council will review its decision to limit participation at the 2015 World Cup, boosting Ireland’s hopes of taking part.