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Friday 1 December 2023 Dublin: 2°C

# Looking Up

This year
Fermanagh, Sligo and Wicklow seal promotion on dramatic final day
Sligo and Wicklow will contest the Division 4 decider.
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'Good sunny spells' forecast for coming days as temperatures set to increase
Met Éireann says the weather will feel “rather pleasant” this week.
Paschal Donohoe: Irish economy to make ‘good recovery’ despite €35 billion rise in national debt
The Covid-19 pandemic has driven a rise in the country’s level of debt.
Leinster's O'Brien takes inspiration from Keenan and Connors' rise to Ireland caps
The 22-year-old back has impressed for the province in recent weeks.
Irish internationals at the wheel as Millwall move up to fourth in the Championship
Alex Pearce and Shaun Williams have formed part of an interim managerial trio in the absence of Gary Rowett.
Uefa chief says most European leagues will finish off their seasons
Ceferin is confident that football can get back on track right across Europe.
Brighton owner wants Premier League relegation scrapped if season not finished
Tony Bloom has had his say with the season currently suspended.
'He tried to hit McClean and hit me instead!' - Browne avoids injury to boost Preston's promotion bid
The Ireland midfielder found the net in last night’s win.
Manchester United's firepower enough for Premier League top-four finish, says Maguire
The centre-back has been buoyed by the form of the Red Devils’ attack.
O'Brien excited to link with Kidney and Kiss at ambitious London Irish
The 32-year-old flanker says the move it about being part of a new project.
'I'm not expecting to score eight tries this year' - Stockdale stays grounded
The 22-year-old Ireland wing enjoyed a remarkable 2018.
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The second day of the event is taking place in Co Wicklow.
All Blacks and November next in Schmidt's sights as Ireland's success rolls on
The Ireland head coach is heading home to New Zealand for a few weeks of rest.
It may be a dreary morning for many - but there's a 'possible heat wave' on the way
The temperatures are set to return to the 20s by Sunday.
'We weren't enjoying our rugby... It has started to lift a bit of the gloom'
Ulster captain Rory Best says the province’s last four games have signalled a change in mood.
'You can only progress so much in a year. It will only come with time'
Rassie Erasmus knows Munster aren’t where they need to be but he’s positive they will grow.
Alarm bells ringing for Liverpool's Champions League prospects
Jurgen Klopp is facing two of the most hostile Premier League away fixtures in a row and is going into these vital matches without key individuals.
'We've poked the bear' - Schmidt's Ireland eye more history against All Blacks
The Ireland head coach has some big selection decisions to make this week.
Klopp unwilling to temper title aspirations
Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp believes his side can head into their season opener thinking they can win the Premier League title.
We've spent €1.7 billion more building houses this year than 2014
Building has gotten underway on 11,955 residential housing units.
Schweinsteiger: Manchester United have what it takes to win Premier League title
The Germany international midfielder believes they can challenge the likes of Chelsea for the trophy.
At least one person thinks Liverpool can finish in the top four this season
The Reds midfielder feels that his side should have capitalised on their rivals’ struggles but wants to take motivation from giving Chelsea a guard of honour on Sunday.
Facebook is building a fleet of internet-connected super-drones
The social media giant has laid out three core priorities for the company over the coming years.
Ulster Bank is feeling good about the economy - and predicting 3.1% growth this year
The bank is predicting a broader based recovery, with jobs outside Dublin on the cards.
Central Bank revises GDP forecast upwards
They also revised upwards last year’s figures.
Newman set to return as O'Dowd and Tormey relish another crack at the Dubs
Meath were impressive in their semi-final victory – but next up is Dublin.
Anything less than Champions League is a disappointment for Sherwood
Spurs’ 4-4-2 merchant is setting the bar pretty high.
'Highest level of job creation' through IDA in over a decade
However, the target of placing half of these new jobs outside Dublin and Cork was not met.
Evra: 'We have that winning mentality and United spirit which was missing'
Patrice Evra believes that United are the strongest team in the Premier League when they have Rooney and van Persie fit.
Leinster 'delighted' with chance to play internationally banned Healy
Forwards coach Jonno Gibbes says he does not have a problem with starting the prop against Treviso.
Adam Johnson will improve, says Martin O’Neill
‘I imagine he will get back first of all to the form he has shown over the last couple of seasons, and secondly it won’t be far away.’
McIlroy looks to overtake Donald with Quail Hollow run
The Holywood man spent a fortnight away from competitive golf following his equal-40th finish at the Masters last month.
Ireland up to fourth in world rankings at expense of defeated English
Win in final Six Nations game ensures Ireland are top northern hemisphere side, according to the IRB.