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Thursday 5 October 2023 Dublin: 14°C

# Great News

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'Sara said to Ellen - this boat is coming for us': Father describes joy and relief after Galway bay rescue
Fisherman Patrick Oliver and his son Morgan found Ellen Glynn and Sara Feeney yesterday after a 15-hour ordeal at sea.
Ex-Liverpool and Leeds defender Matteo given all-clear after surgery to remove brain tumour
The ex-Scotland international has successfully come through six months of rehabilitation.
Ireland's Ellen Keane takes bronze as hosts win first medal at European Champs
The Clontarf native produced a stunning performance in the 200m Individual Medley.
Coleman set for long-awaited first-team return after being named in Everton squad
The Ireland captain is on his way back from a double leg break and came through an U23 game unscathed last week.
Anonymous donor steps in to fund new €3 million UCD running track
The university has confirmed the plans this evening.
Gary Murray out of coma and 'recovering well' three weeks after fight with Paddy Gallagher
The Glaswegian was put in a medically-induced coma following his bout with Belfast’s Gallagher on 6 October.
Ireland secure qualification to the Hockey Women's World Cup for the first time since 2002
Australia’s victory over Papua New Guinea guaranteed Ireland a place at next year’s tournament in London.
'Ideal occasion for return' as Chapecoense plane crash survivor set to face Barcelona
Alan Ruschel was one of three players to survive November’s tragic crash.
Ireland star Campbell rewarded with new deal at Manchester City
The extension comes a just reward for her glittering FA Cup final contribution, and an early birthday present.
Brilliant news as Hull's Ryan Mason released from hospital after skull fracture
The club have thanked everyone involved in caring for the player after the incident on 22 January.
Dundalk plan to replace their plastic pitch by the start of next season
The Louth club have taken full ownership of the Oriel Park lease after resolving long-standing legal issues surrounding the ground.
Watch Harry Arter's wonderful Football Focus interview with Kevin Kilbane
The Ireland and Bournemouth midfielder spoke to the BBC and Off The Ball pundit on this morning’s show.
Welcome announcement for Ireland women as IRFU confirm stadium upgrade
Tom Tierney’s side will play at Donnybrook in 2016.
Joe Schmidt has signed a new contract with the IRFU
The New Zealand native will stay on as Ireland head coach until 2017.
Newcastle winger Gutierrez given the all-clear after cancer treatment
The Argentine international has thanked fans for their support after announcing the news.
Gary O'Neill scores on Drogheda return after battle with cancer
A pre-season friendly win saw the striker mark his comeback with the goal of the night.