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Friday 1 December 2023 Dublin: 1°C

# Local Heroes

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Opinion: Worried about climate change? Here are some tips for helping nature in your area
Lauren Tuite is a local environmental activist – she has some tips for other budding environmentalists.
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Meet the Dublin local heroes getting honoured with stunning portraits
They were commissioned by Dublin City Council Company to celebrate the people who make the capital special.
GAA Local heroes: The umpire who still keeps his eye off the ball
Stevie O’Donnell umpired many big championship games and now presents sports shows on Tipperary local radio.
Tipp FM commentary captures the euphoria of Clonmel's stunning winner
Killian Whelan and Tom McGrath called it perfectly.
It took 110 minutes and a fair whack of drama to decide today's FAI Junior Cup final
Stephen O’Callaghan was Liffey Wanderers’ hero with the extra-time winner against city rivals Sheriff YC.
Which Irish paper has just been named European Newspaper of the Year?
Is it your local?
25 signs that you're playing for your club in a GAA county final
It’s a county final lads, will ye show a bit of pride in the parish?
Tony Browne seeks Waterford title at 41 and Clare set for club hurling showdown
The Banner and Deise showpieces are the big games to watch out for this weekend.
Manchester United's stars of '92 -- minus Beckham -- agree deal to buy Salford City
One Manchester United fans group has reacted to talk that Giggs and co want to buy out the Glazers.
45 pictures that capture this season's AIB All-Ireland senior club championships
Portumna and St Vincent’s were crowned champions this afternoon in Croke Park.
Masterful Diarmuid Connolly the hero as St Vincent's clinch SFC club title
The Dublin forward was too hot to handle for Castlebar Mitchels at Croke Park this afternoon.
St Vincent's v Castlebar Mitchels, AIB All-Ireland SFC club final
Who’ll win out in today’s club showdown in Croke Park? Join us to find out.
Portumna v Mount Leinster Rangers, AIB All-Ireland SHC club final
Will it be a fourth title for Portumna or a historic first for Mount Leinster Rangers?
18 signs your club is in the AIB All-Ireland final on St Patrick's Day
The highlight of the club GAA calendar is upon us.
Truagh Gaels power to famous All-Ireland win at Croker
The Monaghan outfit proved too strong for Kiltane of Mayo.
'He never done that for the hurlers' -- The best Gaelic football match report you'll read this season
“At half time there was no sign of the manager so 10 year old Danny Glennon took the reins and made a few tactical changes.”
"The water rushes in awful fast - the kids wouldn't have been able to stand"
A Kerry fisherman who saved four children from a near-drowning incident during the July heatwave is among the recipients of this year’s national awards for lifesavers.
Goal of the season contender from FAI Intermediate Cup clash
Glebe North’s Stephen Nolan shows some serious tekkers.
Here’s the round-up of today’s GAA club hurling action
It’s a busy day of hurling around the country.
Club call: Dunloy rue missed chance as Loughgiel retain Antrim title
Cuala booked their place in the Dublin hurling decider against Kilmacud Crokes meanwhile.
Usain Bolt tells Donegal radio station: 'Yes, I'd like to try Long Jump'
The Donegal-managed sprinter also tells Highland Radio that he’d love to visit Ireland whenever his schedule allows.
It's Friday, so here are all of your Airtricity League Premier Division previews
The Louth derby is on the tellybox and there’s five other Premier Division games to choose from on a busy night.
From Russia with love: Moscow men join Limerick FC on trial
Czech midfielder Lubos Kalouda and Polish striker Dawid Janczyk have joined Limerick FC on trial from CSKA Moscow.
Watch: Croke Park set for All-Ireland club deciders
It’s a big weekend at HQ with eight counties represented in four national deciders.
'We'd play them on a halting site' - Na Piarsaighs ready to roll in All-Ireland semi
Skipper Kieran Bermingham says the Limerick outfit are looking forward to their showdown with Loughgiel Shamrocks.
Drogheda rolls out free wi-fi across town in regeneration drive
The town centre will be among the first in Ireland to offer blanket wireless access, aiming to tap into the ‘smart economy’.
Here's everything you need to know about yesterday's Club Championship action
Three provincial titles were up for grabs yesterday. Here’s your round-up of the afternoon’s winners and losers.
Here's everything you need to know about yesterday's Club Championship action
With a host of provincial ties and three county titles up for decision, it was another busy weekend of club football and hurling. Here’s the scoop.
Q&A: Everything you need to know about Airtricity League final weekend
As the domestic leagues draw to a close, here are some briefing notes that you can use to wow your barstooler buddies.
Local heroes: here's what happened in yesterday's county finals
It was a another busy Sunday around the country. Despite the weather.
Here's what happened in the county finals around the country this weekend...
It was another busy weekend of GAA action with plenty of silverware on offer.
Local heroes: everything you need to know about yesterday's county finals
Another ten county titles were dished out on a busy day of GAA action yesterday. Here’s your round-up of all the winners and losers.
WATCH: Home thoughts for intercounty stars ahead of club assignments
Brian Hogan, Kevin Nolan, Lar Corbett and Colm Cooper all lined out in Templeogue this week ahead of the AIB GAA Club Championships.
Bar stool: the main talking points from this weekend’s Airtricity League action
On a weekend when Shamrock Rovers weren’t in action, Sligo, Pat’s and Derry couldn’t push home their advantage, writes Alan Smith.
Five things to look out for in the Airtricity League this weekend ...
We look ahead to another busy weekend of domestic football action.
Five things to look out for in the Airtricity League this weekend ...
Alan Smith is back with his preview of the weekend’s domestic action.
What to look out for this weekend in the League of Ireland
We offer our weekly guide of the five main talking points ahead of the upcoming LOI fixtures.
Five things we learned from the Airtricity League this weekend
Shamrock Rovers were the big winners after another round of League of Ireland matches.
League of Ireland: Five things we learned this weekend
The Hoops took the first silverware on offer with a good Saturday night in Tallaght.
League of Ireland preview: What to watch out for this weekend...
The first piece of silverware is on offer in Tallaght and two old foes meet in a top-of-the-table clash, off-Broadway, in the First Division.