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Wednesday 27 September 2023 Dublin: 15°C

# mind the gap

This year
Easy does it for Shamrock Rovers as they stay in control at top of table
A 4-0 victory over UCD at Tallaght Stadium ensures they got into mid-season break six points clear at summit.
Arsenal let two-goal lead slip as title hopes are dented by draw at Liverpool
Roberto Firmino grabbed a late equaliser for the Reds, who also missed a penalty.
Last year
Madrid turn on the style to beat Sevilla and increase Liga lead
Carlo Ancelotti’s unbeaten side moved six points clear of rivals Barcelona, who host Athletic Bilbao on Sunday.
Shamrock Rovers go seven points clear with convincing win over Dundalk
Aaron Greene, Richie Towell and Rory Gaffney gave the Hoops a 3-0 win at Tallaght Stadium.
'Byrne is 3rd-choice and Foley is 4th-choice. They were clearly the better half-backs in this game'
Murray Kinsella, Bernard Jackman and Gavan Casey dissected Leinster’s highly impressive victory over Munster on today’s members’ rugby pod.
All time
Liverpool need to improve before Chelsea clash, says Van Dijk
Leaders Manchester City can extend their advantage to nine points they beat Brentford tonight.
No need for Liverpool to sign a midfielder, says Jurgen Klopp
Klopp’s side saw Georginio Wijnaldum leave this summer.
NIAC to review 12-week interval for AstraZeneca doses in view of India variant
Ireland administers AstraZeneca in two doses 12 weeks apart.
Rachael Blackmore wins yet again as she closes in on leading jockey title
Blackmore now trails Paul Townend by just eight winners with just three weeks left in the Irish jump jockeys’ championship.
Jeffrey Schlupp goal denies Tottenham victory at Selhurst Park
Crystal Palace cancelled out Harry Kane’s goal with nine minutes of the match remaining.
Hundreds of Russian fishermen rescued after becoming stranded on ice floe
Authorities report that it is the third such incident in the area this week.
World Cup has become damaged by too many lopsided clashes
Time for World Rugby to properly address the gulf in class between Tier 1 and Tier 2 teams.
Repairs to roof of Dublin's Pearse Station to cause disruption to Irish Rail users today
Tara Street and Pearse Stations will both be closed today.
Train disruptions at Kildare-Portlaoise, Belfast, and Pearse Station this weekend
There are three separate disruptions to train services this weekend – here’s a run through of what’s planned.
Rory Gallagher acknowledges a gap exists between Fermanagh and top tier counties
Fermanagh’s season drew to a close on Saturday night.
There's nine years between my youngest and eldest - but here's why the age gap works so well
The way I parent has changed in nine years, but that’s not a bad thing, writes Jenny Sherlock.
St Patrick's 'Big Day Out' won't be rescheduled for today
Road conditions are returning to normal in most counties, but there are still some impassable routes in Wicklow.
The government will spend €40 million closing the 'pensions gap'
The people impacted, mainly women, lose out on around €30 per week under the measures.
A third of all injuries on Irish Rail were at the gap between platforms and trains
There’s also been a rise in the number of train derailments in the past three years.
Cork City lead by 15 points after Dundalk are held at home
The Lilywhites had to settle for a share of the spoils from tonight’s meeting with Derry City.
'It is a big gap and that's the reality. We can't fixate on that'
Cork City remain nine points clear of Dundalk at the top of the Premier Division table.
Iceland to make equal pay the law for men and women
The law will come into effect in January.
Fianna Fáil has an ELEVEN point lead over Fine Gael in opinion poll
The gap in the Sunday Times-commissioned poll is the widest between the two parties in six years of B&A surveys.
Happy New Year! Celtic beat Rangers to go 19 points clear at the top
Dembele and Sinclair get the goals as Celtic come from behind to win at Ibrox.
Man gets €25,000 damages after falling through the gap at Dart station
The judge ruled that Irish Rail has to warn passengers about the gap.
Longford on the brink of relegation after narrow loss to Sligo Rovers
Dave Robertson’s side enjoyed a 1-0 win at the Showgrounds.
'Jesus, this bunch has suffered enough - but we've got to manage this'
It’s time for Tipperary to celebrate Munster success but the five-week gap between provincial glory and an All-Ireland semi-final will need careful monitoring.
One city, two hugely contrasting clubs: The gulf between Atletico Madrid and Real Madrid
Atletico Madrid will be looking for their first European Cup in Milan tonight.
Which Irish players have suffered multiple Premier League relegations?
If Norwich are relegated it would be a second successive relegation for Robbie Brady, while Wes Hoolahan is also facing the drop for the second time.
The Irish pay gap has narrowed - but it still exists
Women are paid 14.4% less across all sectors.
Ronan Finn spot on as under-par Dundalk see off Sligo
The league champions go three points clear.
5 former Premier League clubs that are struggling to return to the top flight
Aston Villa will be relegated if they fail to beat Bournemouth and if Norwich get at least a point at Crystal Palace.
Police had to rescue a naked man who got himself stuck on a raised bridge
In Florida. Where else?
Mourinho: Any of England's top 4 would win Champions League with Messi
The Chelsea manager insists that the Barcelona superstar would inspire any of Arsenal, Manchester City or Manchester United to European glory.
Irish men are still being paid a whole lot more than Irish women
We’re nowhere near the worst country in Europe from that point of view though
Just how did Tiger Woods lose his front tooth?
The golfer’s agent says it was an over-eager cameraman, but World Cup ski race organisers say no such incident happened.
Ireland makes the top 10 in global study on gender gap
Iceland came out on top while Yemen was listed last.
Opinion: What springs to mind when you think of artists with disabilities?
If an artist’s intellectual disability informs your opinion of their work, then you’re missing the point – and missing out.
Protecting social welfare during the crash lessened income inequality - ESRI
A new report finds that protecting those on social welfare impacted on income inequality.
Snapshot: The German football squad took the Tube to Wembley tonight
They didn’t take the DART to Lansdowne Road, though did they?