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Saturday 1 April 2023 Dublin: 9°C

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# Lansdowne Road
Aviva Stadium to host 2024 Europa League final after losing Euro 2020 games
FAI CEO Jonathan Hill says it will be ‘a landmark event with huge economic benefits for Dublin and for Ireland’ and a ‘boost for our game’.
# No entry
Lansdowne Road Dart station will be temporarily closed for a match on Monday
The station will be closed from 5.30pm to 11pm on 18 November for a Euro 2020 qualifying match.
# Next Stop
Lansdowne Road Dart Station to close for Ireland's crucial qualifier with Denmark
The temporary closure is part of a trial ahead of the Aviva Stadium hosting Euro 2020 matches next summer.
# Memories
'It’s been a privilege' - Schmidt set to bid farewell in final home game
With Wales in town, the Ireland head coach is hoping for a happy last hurrah.
# Sign Him Up
‘They should be banging his door down’: Lee Carsley a lost gem the FAI should be pushing for at all costs
The ex-Ireland midfielder has been hailed as one of the most promising coaches in English football.
# bossman
Hughton dismisses link to vacant Ireland job but Big Sam declares his interest
Both men have been linked with the position following the departure of Martin O’Neill yesterday morning.
# leading men
'McCarthy represents an experienced pair of hands, with Kenny someone who believes Irish football can do better'
Both men are the bookies leading candidates to become the next Ireland manager, but how do they stack up?
# Time to say goodbye
'It is with a heavy heart that I leave': O'Neill bids farewell to Ireland job recalling happy nights
The 66-year-old left by mutual consent on Wednesday alongside assistant Roy Keane.
Diego Maradona in Dublin: the flicks, the tricks and the unusual circumstances behind it
It was May 1980 and the Republic of Ireland side found themselves in the middle of another transition.
Ireland vs Denmark, Uefa Nations League
We went minute-by-minute as Ireland welcomed Denmark to the Aviva Stadium in the Uefa Nations League.
# Second Home
'When the Aviva is full for a passionate inter-pro derby, it’s an amazing place to play'
Over 46,000 tickets have been sold for Saturday’s derby between Leinster and Munster.
# High five
Friendly delight as Liverpool slam five past sorry Napoli before 51,000 supporters in Dublin
Jurgen Klopp’s side made light work of Napoli with a comfortable win on Saturday.
# Dún Laoghaire
Delays to Dart services in Dublin due to flooding
Customers can use their tickets on Dublin Bus.
# International Friendly
Ireland will host the US in Dublin this summer
Martin O’Neill’s side will host the 25th-ranked team in the world at Lansdown Road on 2 June.
Leinster vs Exeter Chiefs, Champions Cup
Leo Cullen’s side aimed to make it back-to-back Champions Cup wins against Exeter on Saturday at the Aviva Stadium.
# reflection
Ireland's system horribly exposed and the talking points from tonight's play-off defeat
Christian Eriksen proved his worth, while Martin O’Neill’s future in the job has come into question.
# Antrim
Police receive second anonymous letter in relation to murder of prominent loyalist
44-year-old George Gilmore was gunned down in broad daylight in Carrickfergus in March.
# Team news
Kevin Long handed first start for Ireland in meeting with Uruguay
Martin O’Neill has named his line-up for this evening’s friendly in Dublin.
# pay restoration
Gap between teachers' pay is affecting staff morale - union survey
The Teachers’ Union of Ireland carried out a survey that indicates teachers’ morale at work is low because of the public pay dispute.
# Deal or no deal
After weeks of negotiation, a 'final' pay deal has been offered to ASTI teachers
There has been some movement on supervision and substitution and Junior Cert cycle reform.
# Lansdowne Road
Government to talk to public sector unions about Garda pay deal
Siptu has deferred its planned industrial action ballot as a result.
# Your Say
Poll: Is it time for a new public sector pay agreement?
Current starting salaries for gardaí, nurses, and teachers are still lagging significantly behind their 2010 equivalents.
# public pay demands
How do wages of gardaí, nurses and teachers measure up to six years ago?
This year has already seen industrial unrest among doctors, nurses, teachers and gardaí.
# Lansdowne Road
Pressure increases on government as unions set a six-day deadline
Union groups Siptu and ICTU have said that the Lansdowne Road agreement is no longer relevant after the garda pay deal.
# Lansdowne Road
46% of Irish people support teachers as strikes set to go ahead
Teachers have planned to strike on seven days between 27 October and 7 December.
# Match Winner
'We were poor and the manager gave us a rollicking at half-time' - Coleman
Ireland’s skipper was chuffed to score his first goal in a green shirt but admitted their performance left a lot to be desired.
# decisive
Captain Coleman caps milestone with first-ever goal for Ireland in narrow Georgia win
The full-back scored the only goal of the game on his 40th appearance for his country.
# European night
Major disappointment for Dundalk after spirited Champions League display
The Lilywhites went down 2-0 to Legia Warsaw in tonight’s play-off first leg in Dublin.
Dundalk v Legia Warsaw, Champions League play-off first leg
The Louth club took on Polish opposition in Dublin with a place in the group stages at stake.
Secondary school teachers protest outside the Dail in dispute over pay
Protest outside Leinster House as teachers are “very unhappy”.
Teachers and gardaí face pay freezes as Lansdowne Road agreement comes into effect
Teachers and gardaí, who are not due to get pay restoration, have slammed the deal.
# Lansdowne Road
A Dublin 4 hotel is being torn down to make room for "exclusive" apartments
The Clyde Court Hotel is no more.
# agsi conference
Body cameras, terrorist threats and wages on the agenda for sergeants and inspectors
The annual conference for the Association of Garda Sergeants and Inspectors opens later today – and they have a lot to get off their chests.
# Ever Ready
'That's why Joe picks me': Satisfying series of cameos for all-action Fergus McFadden
The Leinster man made his presence felt in four positions today.
# out of 10
How we rated Ireland in today's sun-kissed Italian cruise
Who stood out for you?
# veni vidi vici
Flickers of sunshine rugby as Ireland end winless run with nine-try demolition of Italy
Jamie Heaslip scored two tries as Ireland claimed their first win in five months.
# clyde court hotel
Judge praises sex workers' "courage and determination", returns "hard earned" cash stolen from them
The prosecution in the case of thief Mantas Grazevicius had suggested that two sex workers’ earnings that Grazevicius had stolen be confiscated by the State.
# Lansdowne Road
Rank and file gardaí overwhelmingly reject new public pay deal
10.9% voted Yes while 86.5% voted No.
# memory lane
Ireland v Italy: 3 times the sides have memorably clashed
This is the 25th meeting between the sides – and there have been a few classics.
Ireland v Georgia, Euro 2016 qualifier
After Friday’s win in Faro, Martin O’Neill’s men hosted Group D opponents Georgia at Lansdowne Road.