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'Aaron is just getting better and better at Arsenal' - Goalkeeper tutor David Seaman
Ramsdale will be between the posts when they welcome relegation-threatened Leeds on Sunday.
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Five-time All-Star and 2013 All-Ireland winner set to join Galway camogie backroom team
Therese Maher is expected to link up with the squad when Cathal Murray’s backroom team is ratified at a County Board meeting.
West Ham players agree to defer wages while Moyes takes pay cut to help non-playing staff
Co-chairmen David Sullivan and David Gold and their fellow shareholders are also investing £30 million into the club.
Cork fabric company to alter some of HSE's shipment of personal protective equipment to make it suitable for use
Much of the equipment which arrived in from China has been deemed unsuitable for use.
Earls to raffle Ireland jersey from historic win over All Blacks for children's charity
The Munster star is hoping to raise €15,000 for Barnardos Ireland.
Postmen and women will be checking in and offering a helping hand to the elderly and vulnerable
A new service will also mean they will now take parcels and letters and deliver them for free.
Guardiola and Messi both donate €1m to help Barcelona hospitals in coronavirus fight
The donations were announced via separate statements on Tuesday.
NBA stars chip in with $100,000 each for support staff at their respective teams' home venues
Giannis Antetokounmpo and Kevin Love have come up big for staff at the Bucks and Cavs’ home arenas amid the suspension of the NBA season.
'Brendan Rodgers stepped in. I owe a thank you to him' - Griffiths on depression battle
The Scotland international has encouraged others who struggle with their mental health to open up.
Meals and boots: Zimbabwe get helping hand from locals at Hong Kong Sevens
Zimbabwe arrived for the qualifying tournament lacking basic amenities and funding.
Seamus Coleman makes second significant donation to Sean Cox fund
The Ireland captain and Everton star has contributed another €5,000 towards the Liverpool fan’s treatment.
'He's always been a fighter' - Clubmates in awe of Cork All-Ireland winner battling cancer for a third time
Conor Counihan and Pearse O’Neill speak to The42 about Aghada’s Kieran O’Connor who is fighting cancer again.
Leinster's Byrne and Molony go back to school to help Michael's reign again
Emmet MacMahon’s side handled the weight of expectation to lift their third Leinster Senior Schools Cup on Sunday.
The Sick and Indigent Roomkeepers Society: Dublin's oldest charity and its plan to make it to 2040
The former headquarters is a landmark in Dublin City Centre.
'Football has to stick together': Seamus Coleman explains reason for €5,000 donation to Sean Cox
The Everton defender said ‘rivalries go out the window’ after making a sizeable donation to help the injured Liverpool fan.
'It was nice of him to call in and support the lads' - John Kiely on Earls' 'informal chat' with Limerick hurlers
Keith Earls had a brief meeting with the Limerick hurlers during their championship campaign which has led them to the All-Ireland final.
Pro14 clarify how Leinster can smooth Ulster's path into next season's Champions Cup
The northern province could reach next season’s tournament without the need of a playoff, but they will need a few results to go their way this weekend.
Andy Farrell provides 'training support' to Munster as Van Graan settles in
With Jacques Nienaber having left for South Africa with Rassie Erasmus, Munster are still a tad short on the coaching front.
'There's nothing normal about living by the side of the road with your children'
Volunteers at the Capuchin Day Centre say that relative levels of homelessness are not the point.
Iranian weightlifter auctions Olympic gold medal to help earthquake victims
‘I am returning the gold medal, which is theirs by right, to my people,’ Iran’s Kianoush Rostami wrote.
Man United to aid football development in Saudi Arabia
The Red Devils will lend business and sporting expertise to clubs and sporting organisations in the country.
'Sunday night, I made a commitment that there'd be no homeless people on the streets of Cork'
Businesses across Cork opened their doors to rough sleepers ahead of the arrival of Storm Ophelia.
Shamrock Rovers receive €180,000 support from FAI for new academy
The Football Association of Ireland has approved funding for the initiative.
Thierry Henry advises Coutinho to 'follow the path of Luis Suarez'
The Frenchman feels that putting in one more stellar season at Anfield will benefit both player and club.
US plane-maker Boeing will coach aviation and travel startups in Shannon
The ‘Propeller’ accelerator programme will kick off in September with 10 companies.
Poll: Do you think Ireland's criminal legal aid system is being abused?
Fine Gael Senator John O’Mahony argued this morning that the system in place in Ireland is in need of an overhaul.
Five times more children sign up to childcare schemes aimed at less well-off families
The highest sign-up rate for childcare services was in Roscommon, Donegal, Sligo, Kerry, Galway, Carlow and Leitrim.
Parents urged to apply for increased Back to School Clothing allowance
The department is launching an awareness campaign well ahead of the 30 September deadline.
'It's a novel idea' - Bohs eye up transfer targets after asking fans to donate to player fund
Manager Keith Long has also got positive news on long-term injuries Ismahil Akinade and Eoin Wearen.
'We'll do it as long as it takes': Massive community effort to feed Rescue 116 search teams
Groups from all over the country are sending food to the local co-op near Blacksod.
Most people who used the Help to Buy scheme to get a house didn't really need it
The scheme aims to allow first-time buyers to purchase homes with only a 10% deposit.
'Until you've stood in those shoes, you can't understand' - how free legal aid works in Ireland
Legal aid is a hot-topic issue here in the wake of David Drumm’s successful application for same last week.
Friendly advice from James McClean persuaded Jack Byrne to join Wigan
The Ireland U21 international signed for the Latics on Deadline Day on a three-and-a-half year deal.
Know anyone who isn't tech-savvy? This is how you can help them this Christmas
It’s a tough job but someone has to do it.
First-time buyers will be getting a grant to help them get on the ladder
Housing Minister Simon Coveney says it will come in the form of a tax rebate.
Marouane Fellaini helped distressed fan who was crushed against advertising hoarding
There were some chaotic scenes after Marcus Rashford scored a last-gasp winner for Manchester United at Hull on Saturday.
Irish citizens are being promised "around-the-clock" support during the Rio games
The Department of Foreign Affairs says it’s there to help.
New scheme to help first-time buyers on the way - and it will be back-dated
A new help-to-buy scheme due to be announced on Budget Day will be backdated to today.
Here's what we can all do to help ease the migrant crisis
The human tragedy going on across the Mediterranean at present has shocked one and all, but there are practical ways to help.
Man overhears teenagers making fun of elderly stranger's house, recruits his friends to do it up
Faith in humanity restored.