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# Irish Invasion

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# Irish Invasion
Goodwin in talks to sign more 'rough diamonds' from the League of Ireland
The Waterford native has put together a sizeable Irish contingent since taking charge at St Mirren.
# CrossCoders
The Fremantle-bound Irish duo ready to represent Louth and Leitrim Down Under
Kate Flood and Áine Tighe were both delighted to put pen to paper and sign for Trent Cooper’s Freo.
# Irish Invasion
Irish champion Eric Donovan to return to the ring in UK debut next month
Donovan [9-0, 5KOs] will aim to move closer towards a European title shot in the English capital.
# all guns blazing
'They haven't seen the best of Sean Maguire' - Preston striker ready to repay fans for patience
The former Cork City forward has had endured a tough time with injury since joining the club in the summer of 2017.
# Irish Invasion
Sale agreed! O'Connor to follow Maguire from Cork City to Preston
The former Republic of Ireland U21 international will link up with the Championship club next month.
# Irish Invasion
'The more Irish here, the better': Preston's strong Ireland contingent aim to shock Arsenal
Defender Greg Cunningham is hoping the Championship side will surprise Arsene Wenger’s men in the FA Cup this evening.
# Irish Invasion
Bellator planning to stage its first show in Ireland before the end of 2016
The US-based mixed martial arts organisation is keen to capitalise on the sport’s increasing popularity here.
# Takeover
Next week's UFC Dublin card will be broadcast live and free-to-air in Ireland
Both Setanta Sports and 3e will show the event, which takes place at the 3 Arena on 24 October.
# Irish Invasion
We're counting down the days to UFC Dublin after watching the new promo
This will be good. Very good.
# Irish Invasion
Ross Pearson believes there's another Irish fighter ready for a UFC contract
“He’s got power, he’s got style, he’s got everything.”
# On the horizon
With no fights scheduled, what's next for the Irish in the UFC?
We take a look at what’s coming down the tracks for Ireland’s mixed martial arts elite.
# Green army
Conor McGregor says 2,500 fans will travel from Ireland to Vegas next week
Sin City will be turning green for UFC 189.
# Irish Invasion
The UFC have announced a show for Dublin this October
MMA’s largest organisation will return to the 3Arena.
# Irish Invasion
Another Irishman is heading to Las Vegas in July to fight at UFC 189
Neil Seery has been added to the bill.
# Irish Invasion
The UFC are close to confirming a show in Dublin for later this year
MMA’s largest organisation appears ready to return for its third event at the 3Arena.
# Opinion
'We've gone from being Conference strugglers to Premier League contenders in just two years'
Is Ireland taking its remarkable MMA success for granted?
# Irish Invasion
Another Irishman will debut in the UFC this weekend and here are 9 reasons why you should be watching
Saturday’s UFC 185 in Dallas will feature Donegal’s Joseph Duffy.
# Irish Invasion
12 of the best bits from the final episode of the Conor McGregor documentary
The six-part series of The Notorious ended this evening.
# Takeover
McGregor sends Aldo a message as the Irish invasion sweeps through Boston
Niall Kelly looks back on another significant night for Irish MMA.
# shipped up to boston
Here's a taster of the atmosphere in Boston as Irish fans ramp up to UFC Fight Night
If this was just the start of the Irish invasion, what carnage awaits tonight?
# Irish Invasion
'I feel like I'm in Dublin': Behind the ropes at the UFC Boston media day
McGregor, Pendred, Holohan and Parke met the media and fans in Boston’s Faneuil Hall this afternoon.
# Redser
Dublin's Paul Redmond signs with the UFC to debut in Sweden on 24 January
The former Cage Warriors star will step in on short notice to fight in Stockholm.
# expert view
'I can't see it going beyond 2 minutes' - John Kavanagh writes exclusively for
Conor McGregor’s head coach joins our team of expert columnists ahead of UFC Boston.
# Irish Invasion
Donegal's Joseph Duffy has signed with the UFC ahead of an expected Spring debut
The last man to defeat Conor McGregor is off to the UFC.
# Irish Invasion
'Welcome to Chez Jackman' - Bernard Jackman's life in France looks pretty great
RTE went behind the scenes in Grenoble and life looks good for the former hooker.
# Irish Invasion
Pendred gets second straight UFC win after split decision
The Dubliner won a close decision against Gasan Umalatov.
# Irish Invasion
McGregor: 'We're not here just to take part - we're here to take over!'
McGregor has his sights set on the Aviva Stadium or Croke Park the next time the UFC returns to Dublin.
# operation green
Nazi war dossier reveals plans to invade Ireland
Documents to go on sale at auction tomorrow in Shropshire, England.
# Evening wrap
The Winners' Enclosure: Irish raiders flaunt their six appeal
It was a historic day at Cheltenham as Irish-trained horses won six of the day’s seven races. Catch up with the best bits of the day’s action here.
# Irish Invasion
Irish racing's finest hour: Cheltenham, 2006
The Irish have had some great years at Cheltenham, but one year stands above them all. We whet the appetite by looking back at the horses that made 2006 a year to remember.
# Irish Invasion
The Magnificent Seven: Cheltenham champions
Cheltenham fever has started to grip the office, and so we look back at seven of our favourite Irish winners at the festival.