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Last year
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Louise O'Neill: 'Be an influencer? I couldn't think of a job I'd dislike more'
In her sixth novel, the West Cork writer brings us the story of wellness guru and influencer Samantha Miller, whose perfectly curated life is shattered by a friend’s allegation.
All time
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19-year-old US Open champion gets dream Rory McIlroy meeting
Yuka Saso modeled her swing after that of four-time major winner.
# sorely missed
'As I came off the pitch, I had the phone call to say he had died'
Ireland defender Cyrus Christie pays tribute to boxer uncle Errol, who played a big part in his life.
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Barcelona's new €30.5m signing influenced to join by Brazilian legend
Arriving from Benfica, the defender says that former Ballon d’Or winner Ronaldinho was a hero of his as a youngster.
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The story of Robbie Keane and the Italian legend who inspired him to wear number 10
“He was one of the greatest of all-time, apart from when Paul McGrath had him in his pocket in 1994.”
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Roma mascot blown away with emotion after shaking Totti's hand
Whoever came up with that saying about meeting your heroes got it all wrong.
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Kevin Walker on the Swedish top-flight, a part-time pop career and memories of Carlow
The 25 year-old midfielder won the Swedish version of American Idol last December.
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Fan with 'Messi 10' tattoo on his back meets the man himself
Now that’s what you call dedication. Or stupidity.
# nice guy
Young girl with autism makes huge Tom Hanks scrapbook... and finally shows it to him
Tom Hanks might be the best guy ever.