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Monday 27 March 2023 Dublin: -2°C

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# heating up
Temperatures to stay in the 20s for most of this week ahead of possible heatwave
Met Éireann said this week will be sunny and dry for the most part across the country.
'Move slowly, keep in the shade, don't sunbathe': How to stay cool (and safe) in the hot weather
A report by
Céimin Burke
Several days of hot weather can cause physical stress and illness.
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O'Sullivan lead in World Championship final cut to 14-11 as Trump rallies to life
Trump started and finished the session with centuries as he pounced on a series of misses by O’Sullivan.
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Ronnie O'Sullivan rallies with two century breaks to draw level with John Higgins in semi-final
O’Sullivan trailed 3-0 as the Scot came out of the blocks fast at the Crucible.
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Pressure mounts on Munster and Connacht in URC after South African derbies
The Scarlets also won today, meaning Connacht drop to 10th in the table.
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Ex-Liverpool chief and Chicago Cubs family owners have bids shortlisted in race to buy Chelsea
Sir Martin Broughton and Todd Boehly are in the hunt to take charge at Stamford Bridge.
All time
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Climate change 'not a hypothetical threat', Biden tells COP26 summit
The Taoiseach said at COP26 that there is a unique opportunity to increase ambition and “turn the tide on climate change”.
# Showdown
This Lions tour is about to go up a few notches tonight in Cape Town
Conor Murray leads the Lions for their biggest challenge yet.
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Rachael Blackmore edges one closer to defending champion Townend in leading jockey race
Ireland’s 2021 Grand National and Cheltenham hero now trails Townend by seven.
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Dortmund face 'catastrophe' after shock Frankfurt defeat
Their Champions League hopes have been left hanging by a thread while Bayern beat Leipzig to put one hand on another title.
# Blow
PSG beat Lyon to go top in France as Mbappe scores 100th Ligue 1 goal
League leaders Lille were beaten 2-1 at home by struggling Nimes.
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Jon Rahm joins Johnson and Thomas in five-way tie for Masters lead
Rory McIlroy is six shots off the lead while Shane Lowry is eight behind the front-runners.
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Sagan cuts Bennett's lead in green jersey battle as Anderson wins stage 14 of Le Tour
Meanwhile, Nicolas Roche came home in 89th and Dan Martin finished in 67th place.
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Yates clings to Tour de France lead amid mountain shake-up, Bennett claws back in green jersey battle
Sam Bennett and Nicolas Roche are flying the Irish flag.
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Quiz: What do you know about August rugby?
It’s not the first month that comes to mind when big rugby fixtures are concerned, but it’s grabbed our attention plenty of times before.
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Miami magic downs Giannis' high-flying Bucks, Harden excels but Rockets fall to shock defeat
Heat locked down Giannis, while RJ Barrett led the New York Knicks past Houston.
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Last month was the hottest January on record across Europe, new figures show
Met Éireann also recorded above-average long-term temperatures for the month.
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All Blacks name strong XV as Hansen accuses Erasmus of pressuring referee
The Kiwis have gone for Ryan Crotty and Anton Lienert-Brown in midfield.
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Imposing England and their 'kamikaze kids' loom large in front of Ireland
Ross Byrne will look to bring his usual level of calm to Ireland’s number 10 shirt.
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Successful day overall for Team Ireland at Europeans, but O'Donovan misses out
Sanita Puspure, and Philip Doyle and Ronan Byrne won their respective heats.
Rovers stay joint top as Greene, Watts and Finn steer them past Finn Harps on the road
The Donegal men were unbeaten in their last four, but couldn’t have any complaints tonight.
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Confident Connacht back 'feared' scrum but wary of Ulster 'menace' Coetzee
The inter-provincial Pro14 quarter-final in Belfast promises to be a cracker.
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What has this row between Scouting Ireland and Tusla been about?
Child safety expert Ian Elliott said that the organisation is “as safe as it can be and getting safer” – Tusla disagrees.
# pressure on
Leeds still Championship table-toppers for now after late equaliser at Elland Road
Pontus Jansson delivered in the 87th minute to salvage a draw against Brentford.
# flake news
Trump orders week-long FBI probe into allegations against Brett Kavanaugh
Fiery protests marked today’s hearing after yesterday’s testimony from Kavanaugh and his assault accuser Christine Blasey Ford.
# heating up
Exceptionally hot weather expected for another four years, researchers say
Manmade global warming and a natural change in the Earth’s temperature will join forces over the coming years, the study suggested.
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Fired-up Munster get first shot at toppling European champions Leinster
There’s a place in the Guinness Pro14 final at stake at the RDS this afternoon.
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'It will have an impact' - Munster and Racing to do battle in scorching weather
It’s set to hit 27°C in Bordeaux tomorrow.
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'The intensity has been through the roof' with fast-learning Lions - Andy Farrell
Coach and players alike were keen to stress the gradual progress they intend to make throughout the tour.
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'I'm not just going to go there and wish him all the best for the Test match'
Wales’ Rhys Webb will be fighting Conor Murray for the Lions’ nine shirt.
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Scotland sense Six Nations opportunity with Sexton ruled out for Ireland
Scotland captain Greig Laidlaw felt Ireland’s win over New Zealand in November was down to Kiwi errors.
# australian open
Serena Williams books her place in the second round but is the pressure of number 23 getting to her?
The American tennis star has her sights set on a record 23rd grand slam.
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There's a new phone company in town and here's what they're offering you
Virgin Media is launching a new mobile phone range with a particular focus on established brands.
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WhatsApp, Facebook Messenger or iMessage - which is your winner?
All the major messaging apps are fighting for the same users as they transform into something more.
# Fight Fight Fight
A different kind of console war is beginning to brew
Instead of announcing brand new consoles, both Sony and Microsoft are planning to release updated versions of their current consoles.
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'If you can’t get motivated for England, then get out of the changing room'
Ireland vice captain Jamie Heaslip says there will be no lack of desire from his side on Saturday.
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The FBI gives its reasons for wanting an iPhone unlocked, but Apple is having none of it
The FBI director argues the order is for “the victims and justice” but Apple says it “threatens everyone’s civil liberties”.
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Russia has said a 'new cold war' could be on the cards
These come in the face of accusations that it has been involved in civilian bombing in Syria.
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Spotify doesn't seem to be fazed by Apple Music's quick growth
After reports that Apple Music now has ten million subscribers, Spotify says the second half of 2015 saw its “fastest subscriber growth ever”.
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Here's the draw for rounds 3B and 4A of the All-Ireland football qualifiers
The pairings have been made.