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# issues

This year
Guardiola’s issues paltry compared to battles Conte must overcome
Manchester City host Tottenham Hotspur with both managers under microscope for different reasons.
Last year
Donal Óg Cusack questions 'rushed' season, scheduling and hurling media coverage
The former Cork goalkeeper believes the sport needs ‘as much oxygen as possible’.
All time
Football Australia to investigate sexual harassment claims
Elsewhere, the Venezuelan footballers have denounced sexual abuse by their former coach and Washington Spirit’s chief executive has quit as the NWSL scandal rumbles on.
Gundogan adds to Manchester City's injury problems
City’s issues are mounting with games away to Chelsea, PSG and Liverpool all on the horizon across the next fortnight.
Government changes URL for site to request Covid recovery cert after spelling error
The initial URL of the website spelled certificate incorrectly.
7 big questions for Irish football as Uefa call off Slovakia play-off again
When is the game likely to be played? And what happens with the McCarthy/Kenny succession plan?
National Lottery apologises after top prizes worth €180k not included in scratch card games
The lottery regulator was notified of the issue earlier last month.
Close to a million Ford cars recalled to replace airbag inflators that can explode and hurl shrapnel
The move includes over 782,000 vehicles in the US and is part of the largest series of recalls in US history.
Man City star 'scarred' by goalless World Cup woes
Gabriel Jesus admits his struggles for domestic form this season can be traced back to a difficult showing for his country in Russia.
In Ireland, there is a 'widespread assumption' that your local TD or councillor can help you get a council house
A new report outlines a number of issues with local authority housing waiting lists in Ireland.
Duff: 'I get slaughtered in this country for training my lads five times a week'
The former Chelsea winger was speaking about the issues with Irish underage football.
'Damp, mould, swarms of flies and rodent infestation': Galway travellers on state of their accommodation
The issues are detailed in a new report published by the Galway Traveller Movement today.
Dear Fifi: Am I an asshole?
When I say “Dear” – you say “Fifi”. Dear!
The Irish border remains a major sticking point in Brexit talks
The UK wants to progress negotiations to the next stage.
Child who allegedly developed acute bronchitis from damp and mould at former home awarded €20,000 damages
The court heard that Dawid Szafirowski, now aged six, had three times been referred to accident and emergency units and twice detained for treatment of his illness.
Former rugby players suffer joint, bone problems - study
The participants were on average 60 years old, and they had played rugby for an average 20 years.
'Goodwill' refunds issued after complaints over 'unfair' clamping
These are just some of the recurring complaints that Dublin City Council receive about clamping.
Over 100 Irish ships have violated a scheme that protects foreign fishermen
An investigation by The Guardian found workers on Irish trawlers were being exploited.
'My heart sinks': Names for pre-booked seats still not appearing for some Irish Rail customers
“It shouldn’t be up to the passengers to have to ask when they have gone to the bother of booking their seat.”
Easy ways to stop your phone battery from ruining your day
Does your battery stress you out? Then read on for a solution.
This US Presidential candidate sent out an email with the most mortifying typo
Introducing Mowmen.
Poll: Should the members of the citizens' assembly be anonymous?
Their names will be published on the citizens’ assembly website.
Update: All Luas staff placed on protective notice with immediate effect
Siptu has said the letter has the potential to “create conditions for a shutdown” of the Luas service.
Twitter experienced a serious outage this morning
Some users are still unable to access the site after it went down earlier this morning.
Nurses threaten strike action as Galway mental health staff refuse to work over safety concerns
The INMO’s announcement comes on foot of an incident at the mental health unit of University Hospital Galway on Friday.
5 issues the new Liverpool manager needs to resolve
The Reds have endured a difficult start to the season and currently sit 10th in the table.
Development in Kildare among other apartments with major fire safety problem
That’s according to the Minister for the Environment Alan Kelly.
Stewardess who left Ryanair after autograph-hunting loses case
The stewardess had earlier resigned from the airline.
Eircom says services are now stable after nationwide outage
The company said the problem impacted 5% of its daily call volume.
One of the biggest games this year just had a disastrous release on PC
The PC version of Batman: Arkham Knight has been pulled from stores until a fix is released.
4 ways to protect your eyes if you stare at screens all day
Easy tips.
There are dangerous ecstasy tablets with a 'UPS' logo in circulation
A public health warning has been issued over the tablets.
5 talking points after Joe Schmidt's Ireland see off South Africa
World-class halfbacks, brilliant tactics, set-piece issues, the centres and defensive hunger.
EU decisions could mean higher electricity prices for all of us
The ESRI looks at Ireland’s energy supply in a new report.
"Historic day" as LGBT teachers' group meet President
The group is part of the INTO union.
Extra services put in place at Direct Provision centre after protests
A small number of residents at the Limerick centre had gone on hunger strike.
Ulster Bank is having some issues with its mobile banking this morning...
The bank said it is working hard to fix the problem.
Boyd Barrett: 'I was born in a mother-and-baby scheme. I'm one of the lucky ones'
Sinn Féin wants the Commission of Investigation to be in place before the summer recess.
Mandate writes to Dunnes Stores owners over worker issues
The trade union says the company didn’t reply to a recent letter it sent it.
Mixed gender dormitories and bathrooms at Stewarts Care flagged as 'serious issues'
HIQA also flagged an issue with children being kept in adult units.