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# leader - Friday 6 February, 2015

McCarthy excited to release star-studded Ireland U20s backline
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McCarthy excited to release star-studded Ireland U20s backline

Feb 6th 2015, 6:30 AM 5,296 Views 5 Comments

The UCD scrum-half is captain of Nigel Carolan’s side, who face Italy this evening.

# leader - Thursday 29 January, 2015

Paul O'Connell: 'I don't know whether this will be my last Six Nations'
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# Leader

Paul O'Connell: 'I don't know whether this will be my last Six Nations'

Jan 29th 2015, 7:00 AM 4,106 Views 5 Comments

The Ireland captain says he doesn’t want to have any regrets when he makes a decision about retirement.

# leader - Saturday 3 January, 2015

Not only is he not retiring, Keith Higgins is actually the new Mayo football captain
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Not only is he not retiring, Keith Higgins is actually the new Mayo football captain

Jan 3rd 2015, 11:59 AM 5,268 Views 14 Comments

Cillian O’Connor has been named vice-captain by managers Noel Connelly and Pat Holmes.

# leader - Friday 19 December, 2014

Seamus Hickey: 'I can think of no better person to drive Limerick forward than Dalo'
# Limerick Leader
From The42
# Limerick Leader

Seamus Hickey: 'I can think of no better person to drive Limerick forward than Dalo'

Dec 19th 2014, 12:05 AM 3,755 Views 1 Comment

The Allstar admits to being surprised by the former Dublin manager’s appointment though.

# leader - Friday 12 December, 2014

Russell Brand tells Nigel Farage: "You're a pound shop Enoch Powell"
# Face Off
# Face Off

Russell Brand tells Nigel Farage: "You're a pound shop Enoch Powell"

Dec 12th 2014, 8:36 AM 10,986 Views 109 Comments

The pair debated UK immigration on BBC Question Time last night.

# leader - Monday 8 December, 2014

Leinster captain Heaslip: 'I don't think there's a lot between the sides'
# Captain's Verdict
From The42
# Captain's Verdict

Leinster captain Heaslip: 'I don't think there's a lot between the sides'

Dec 8th 2014, 8:00 AM 7,725 Views 19 Comments

The number eight is confident that his side can turn things around before the return leg against Harlequins.

# leader - Tuesday 2 December, 2014

Jenny Murphy named captain of Ireland Sevens squad for Dubai
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From The42
# Leader

Jenny Murphy named captain of Ireland Sevens squad for Dubai

Dec 2nd 2014, 7:29 PM 4,610 Views 1 Comment

The 12-strong squad for this week’s tournament also contains Ashleigh Baxter and Alison Miller.

# leader - Sunday 9 November, 2014

POC delighted with defensive effort and Ireland's depth to chop down the Boks
# Leader
From The42
# Leader

POC delighted with defensive effort and Ireland's depth to chop down the Boks

Nov 9th 2014, 6:18 AM 10,432 Views 9 Comments

‘I don’t know if it’s the finest performance, but certainly one of our best victories in my time as captain.’

# leader - Wednesday 29 October, 2014

Malala Yousafzai donates $50,000 prize money to help rebuild 65 schools in Gaza
# Inspiration
# Inspiration

Malala Yousafzai donates $50,000 prize money to help rebuild 65 schools in Gaza

Oct 29th 2014, 10:43 PM 10,237 Views 43 Comments

The 17-year-old won the Nobel Peace Prize this month.

# leader - Thursday 2 October, 2014

Jones happy with leadership role as Munster prep for 'dangerous' Leinster backs
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From The42
# Leader

Jones happy with leadership role as Munster prep for 'dangerous' Leinster backs

Oct 2nd 2014, 6:30 AM 3,142 Views 3 Comments

The 27-year-old captained the province for the first time three weeks ago against Treviso.

# leader - Thursday 18 September, 2014

Heaslip eager to put his unique stamp on Leinster captaincy
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From The42
# Leader

Heaslip eager to put his unique stamp on Leinster captaincy

Sep 18th 2014, 6:30 AM 2,454 Views 19 Comments

The 30-year-old has taken over as the squad’s leader following the retirement of Leo Cullen.

# leader - Friday 5 September, 2014

Matured Muldoon better equipped to thrive in Connacht captaincy
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From The42
# Leader

Matured Muldoon better equipped to thrive in Connacht captaincy

Sep 5th 2014, 7:45 AM 2,315 Views 3 Comments

The 31-year-old back row explains how his approach to the role is different second time around.

# leader - Thursday 4 September, 2014

Kiwi fullback Mils Muliaina's mentorship role key to Connacht progress
# Wisdom
From The42
# Wisdom

Kiwi fullback Mils Muliaina's mentorship role key to Connacht progress

Sep 4th 2014, 8:00 AM 9,260 Views 4 Comments

The 100-cap New Zealand international is ‘stoked’ to be part of Pat Lam’s vision for the province.

# leader - Sunday 24 August, 2014

5 stories that tell us what type of taoiseach Albert Reynolds was
# Looking Back
# Looking Back

5 stories that tell us what type of taoiseach Albert Reynolds was

Aug 24th 2014, 5:30 PM 15,293 Views 21 Comments

Reynolds’ press secretary Seán Duignan wrote perhaps the definitive account of his time as taoiseach.

# leader - Sunday 17 August, 2014

Ireland captain Coghlan retires on losing note but with immense pride
# Legend
From The42
# Legend

Ireland captain Coghlan retires on losing note but with immense pride

Aug 17th 2014, 6:13 PM 5,477 Views 5 Comments

The 33-year-old prop has played her last game for her country, finishing on 85 caps.

# leader - Sunday 10 August, 2014

McIlroy on course for back-to-back majors after round three of PGA Championship
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From The42
# Leader

McIlroy on course for back-to-back majors after round three of PGA Championship

Aug 10th 2014, 1:00 AM 21,556 Views 17 Comments

The world number one is a shot clear of Austrian Bernd Wiesberger.

# leader - Saturday 9 August, 2014

McIlroy the leader on day two of the PGA Championship
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From The42
# Leader

McIlroy the leader on day two of the PGA Championship

Aug 9th 2014, 1:00 AM 39,476 Views 49 Comments

The news is mixed for Ireland’s other contenders while Tiger Woods misses out.

# leader - Saturday 26 July, 2014

The anti-Armstrong? Tour 'boss' Nibali unimpressed with comparisons to Lance
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From The42
# Leader

The anti-Armstrong? Tour 'boss' Nibali unimpressed with comparisons to Lance

Jul 26th 2014, 11:12 AM 4,126 Views 12 Comments

The Italian cyclist has combined racing smarts, skill at bike-handling, and powerful climbing.

# leader - Saturday 19 July, 2014

McIlroy leaves zombie golf in the past as he finds 'inner peace' at Hoylake
# The Open
From The42
# The Open

McIlroy leaves zombie golf in the past as he finds 'inner peace' at Hoylake

Jul 19th 2014, 6:30 AM 2,899 Views 5 Comments

‘It was just another really solid round of golf and I’ll need two more of those again’ said the Northern Irishman.

# leader - Thursday 10 July, 2014

World Cup winner Piri Weepu heading for London Welsh - report
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From The42
# Leader

World Cup winner Piri Weepu heading for London Welsh - report

Jul 10th 2014, 12:52 PM 4,003 Views 9 Comments

The Blues have confirmed that the 30-year-old scrum-half will leave the Super Rugby franchise.

# leader - Friday 27 June, 2014

Cameron not backing down from EU showdown over Junker vote
# Prime Fight
# Prime Fight

Cameron not backing down from EU showdown over Junker vote

Jun 27th 2014, 8:30 AM 5,075 Views 35 Comments

The British Prime Minister is expected to force a vote on the issue as EU leaders meet today.

# leader - Friday 30 May, 2014

'I'm the right person at the right time': Alex White joins Joan Burton in contest for Labour leadership
# Contest
# Contest

'I'm the right person at the right time': Alex White joins Joan Burton in contest for Labour leadership

May 30th 2014, 12:15 PM 9,255 Views 71 Comments

The Minister of State at the Department of Health has promised to “bridge the disconnect” between his party and voters.

# leader - Thursday 29 May, 2014

Alex White WILL challenge Joan Burton for the Labour leadership
# Face Off
# Face Off

Alex White WILL challenge Joan Burton for the Labour leadership

May 29th 2014, 10:40 PM 12,612 Views 71 Comments

He’ll make the announcement tomorrow.

Leinster's tribute to Leo Cullen is absolutely littered with trophies
# Leo Of Laighin
From The42
# Leo Of Laighin

Leinster's tribute to Leo Cullen is absolutely littered with trophies

May 29th 2014, 8:53 PM 7,708 Views 8 Comments

They even found a try.

# leader - Saturday 19 April, 2014

The Waco siege ended on this day 21 years ago, leaving 79 dead
# Anniversary
# Anniversary

The Waco siege ended on this day 21 years ago, leaving 79 dead

Apr 19th 2014, 8:45 AM 10,081 Views 29 Comments

The Branch Davidians was a sect that separated from the Seventh-day Adventist Church in 1955 and were led by David Koresh .

# leader - Sunday 13 April, 2014

Do you know the mystery leader in this 1974 Kildare Scout photo?
# Reunion
# Reunion

Do you know the mystery leader in this 1974 Kildare Scout photo?

Apr 13th 2014, 4:00 PM 23,189 Views 14 Comments

The Celbridge Scout group is holding a reunion to celebrate its 40th anniversary during the summer and is trying to contact as many former scouts and leaders as possible to bring them all together.

# leader - Friday 21 March, 2014

Mary Lou McDonald says she ‘has what it takes’ to be Sinn Féin’s next leader
# Leader Of The Pack
# Leader Of The Pack

Mary Lou McDonald says she ‘has what it takes’ to be Sinn Féin’s next leader

Mar 21st 2014, 10:57 PM 20,391 Views 183 Comments

She said to be in politics you need to have cop on and back bone – and she says both.

# leader - Friday 14 March, 2014

Here's what the Tánaiste is up to in Paris today
# International Relations
# International Relations

Here's what the Tánaiste is up to in Paris today

Mar 14th 2014, 7:59 AM 4,357 Views 17 Comments

Eamon Gilmore is spending three days in France ahead of St Patrick’s Day.

# leader - Saturday 8 March, 2014

Eamon Ryan: ‘We need to reduce the boom and bust character of our economic model’
# Green Party
# Green Party

Eamon Ryan: ‘We need to reduce the boom and bust character of our economic model’

Mar 8th 2014, 5:41 PM 8,022 Views 96 Comments

Eamon Ryan addressed party members at the Green Party Conference today in Dublin.

# leader - Friday 21 February, 2014

Cavan's Aogán O Fearghail elected as the new GAA President
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From The42
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Cavan's Aogán O Fearghail elected as the new GAA President

Feb 21st 2014, 9:34 PM 15,812 Views 40 Comments

O Fearghail is the first Cavan man to be elected GAA President.

# leader - Tuesday 4 February, 2014

Plumtree: 'I just can't talk highly enough' about Paul O'Connell
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From The42
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Plumtree: 'I just can't talk highly enough' about Paul O'Connell

Feb 4th 2014, 3:31 PM 19,698 Views 25 Comments

The Munster lock is showing signs of improvement, with the Irish set-up hoping to see him return against Wales.

# leader - Wednesday 22 January, 2014

Cabinet will agree on legal services Bill "when we're ready to" --- Gilmore
# This Is Normal
# This Is Normal

Cabinet will agree on legal services Bill "when we're ready to" --- Gilmore

Jan 22nd 2014, 9:55 AM 3,534 Views 15 Comments

The Tánaiste repeatedly insisted “this is normal” in reference to the Cabinet’s progress on amendments to the legislation.

# leader - Sunday 12 January, 2014

State memorial for Israel's Ariel Sharon planned for Monday
# Death
# Death

State memorial for Israel's Ariel Sharon planned for Monday

Jan 12th 2014, 7:45 AM 4,362 Views 75 Comments

The body of the former Israeli Prime Minister will lie in state.

# leader - Friday 6 December, 2013

The New Yorker honours Nelson Mandela with striking cover image
# Mandela
From The Daily Edge
# Mandela

The New Yorker honours Nelson Mandela with striking cover image

Dec 6th 2013, 8:01 AM 1,757 Views 0 Comments

RIP.

# leader - Thursday 5 December, 2013

Nelson Mandela: Prisoner, president and father of 'Rainbow Nation'
# Obituary
# Obituary

Nelson Mandela: Prisoner, president and father of 'Rainbow Nation'

Dec 5th 2013, 10:41 PM 8,229 Views 24 Comments

The former president of South Africa, who spent 27 years in prison, inspired a nation and the world.

# leader - Monday 2 December, 2013

Gerry Adams to meet with victim of child abuse
# Sinn Féin
# Sinn Féin

Gerry Adams to meet with victim of child abuse

Dec 2nd 2013, 11:19 AM 6,792 Views 170 Comments

Mary Lou McDonald said that meeting with a political representative is not a substitute for going to the relevant authorities.

# leader - Friday 6 September, 2013

A memorial day for Daniel O'Connell? Is he worthy?
# Irish History
# Irish History

A memorial day for Daniel O'Connell? Is he worthy?

Sep 6th 2013, 6:45 AM 8,038 Views 56 Comments

A UCC professor wants O’Connell honoured, stating that like Barack Obama and Martin Luther, he was a keen instigator of democracy and civil rights.

# leader - Thursday 29 August, 2013

Kim Jong-un's ex-lover executed by firing squad
# North Korea
# North Korea

Kim Jong-un's ex-lover executed by firing squad

Aug 29th 2013, 1:28 PM 30,055 Views 112 Comments

The former girlfriend of the North Korean leader was killed over a porn scandal she was allegedly involved in.

# leader - Friday 9 August, 2013

PGA latest: Great Scott leads another major as Rory flirts with cut
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From The42
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PGA latest: Great Scott leads another major as Rory flirts with cut

Aug 9th 2013, 4:45 PM 2,005 Views 2 Comments

The Australian is battling it out with Jason Day and Lee Westwood.

# leader - Thursday 18 April, 2013

Column: Margaret Thatcher, a feminist icon? She certainly wouldn’t have called herself one
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Margaret Thatcher, a feminist icon? She certainly wouldn’t have called herself one

Apr 18th 2013, 7:00 AM 593 Views 50 Comments

Margaret Thatcher normalised female success, challenging the prevailing orthodoxy that women were unsuited to the pursuit of power, but mechanisms, such as electoral gender quotas would have been anathema to her, writes Margaret O’Keefe.