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Tuesday 6 June 2023 Dublin: 9°C


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'Only one team can win a league or a cup, but everyone can do good things in their area'
Bohemians and Derry City are just two of many League of Ireland clubs doing good work in their local communities.
# brains trust
'It's gone from the drinking culture and we want to go to that elite level'
Nora Stapleton, Maz Reilly, Ailis Egan and Cathy Murphy will coach the Dublin club this season.
'I hope I can convey what I have learned and what I feel for this club': Iniesta outlines Barca coaching ambition
A place in the Camp Nou dugout is not a burning desire for the Spanish legend but says he does want to give back to Barcelona when he retires.
# homeless crisis
'We have to give back something': The barber who cuts hair for the homeless outside the GPO
Hakkan Isik and his team of volunteers set up outside the Dublin landmark each Friday.
'This isn't about getting bums on seats, it’s a genuine interest in the community'
Bohemians midfielder Oscar Brennan has learned a lot — both on and off the field — since joining the club last December.
Father vows to run marathon while pushing daughter in wheelchair
Keith Russell was blown away by the support his family received and now wants to raise money for a respite centre in Meath.
A football club in Manchester are opening their doors to the homeless on Christmas Day
FC United are carrying out a thoughtful gesture at Broadhurst Park.
# Class Act
'Talk to people in the room': Galway ladies are bringing back the old-school Nokia phones
The Tribeswomen are handing in their smartphones for the month of June to raise money for Pieta House.
# Out of Africa
'I think rugby can thrive in the country': Boudjellal has offered Algeria a game against Toulon
The president of the European champions hopes his parents’ home nation may one day provide players to his club.
'I feel that the past players have failed us at the lower spectrum' - Tipp hurling concern
Minor boss Liam Cahill isn’t happy with ex-Premier stars.
# Christmas spirits
Dortmund players pull pints to apologise for lack of points in Bundesliga
Borussia Dortmund sit bottom of the league after a string of poor results.
Connacht launch pre-season with fundraiser for brave Sligo supporter
Pat Lam’s men will visit Sligo RFC on Sunday afternoon to raise money and awareness of the Donal Parson Trust.
Football rivalry on hold as Rovers and Bohs players drop by Temple St Children's Hospital
Players apiece from the Airtricity League foes visited children at the hospital two days before the Dublin derby.
Meet the Munster rugby stars building a future for Kenyan orphans
Winger Johne Murphy and teammates BJ Botha and Dave Kilcoyne have earned praise for their charitable deeds.
# Interview
McLaughlin: The Donegal man giving up a dream in pursuit of a legacy
The 26-year-old has passed on pro offers to take up a coaching role in his native county, but he’s far from finished competing.
Connacht rugby star on the meningitis scare that rocked his family
George Naoupu’s sister-in-law had to learn how to walk and speak again after being struck down with the disease.
Sligo Rovers cup winners sign jersey for Spina Bifida charity auction
Alan Keane was inspired to the deed after meeting a young Bit O’Red supporter
# jenno-rous
'Blessed' Jennings determined to make small difference in lives of sick children
The Leinster rugby star has been working with Ronald McDonald House and Crumlin Children’s Hospital since a visit in 2009.
# celebrations
5 alternative sixth year holiday ideas
Leaving Certificate students have worked hard, now where are they going to play hard? Here are some less than ordinary sixth year holiday destinations.