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Monday 11 December 2023 Dublin: 9°C


This year
Ireland's Will Smallbone set for scan following Southampton draw with Norwich
Smallbone suffered the injury late in the game on Saturday.
'I'd be getting sick before games' - Porter has calmed the big-match nerves
Ireland’s loosehead prop is excited about a big scrum battle in Cardiff.
All time
'I get a pretty good feeling from the camp and it gives me a little bit of confidence'
Joe Schmidt is on the eve of his final tournament in charge of Ireland.
'It's not going to be nice' - Conway waits nervously on World Cup call
The Munster man has played in all three of Ireland’s warm-up games so far.
O'Driscoll nervous for Schmidt's Ireland after 'horror performance' in London
The former Ireland captain empathised with Rory Best’s struggles last weekend.
Osaka: First-round scare was the most nervous I've ever been on court
The 21-year-old has attributed her sloppy display on Tuesday to the kind of nerves she has not yet experienced in her career.
How the All Blacks' haka is the ultimate 'ON' switch
The pre-match Māori dance is the perfect way to fire up the central nervous system.
Gallas: Senderos had panic attacks before Arsenal matches
The French defender has made a stark revelation about the Switzerland international, with whom he played at the Gunners.
Scientists have found a way to flip the fear and courage switches in the brain
Authors of a new study say this development could help people who suffer from phobias, anxiety and PTSD.
19 things guaranteed to make every Irish Mam go 'MY NERVES!'
*deep breaths*
Public speaking can be nerve-wracking. Here's some tips on how to do it well
There will be some new people in the Dáil soon, so they might need some advice on speaking to a large crowd.
10 last-minute marathon panics every runner has
With the Dublin Marathon taking place on Monday, here are some feelings that every amateur athlete will relate to.
'I thought of Van de Velde' says Shanghai winner as he nearly blows lead
Gonzalo Fernandez-Castano just held on as Shane Lowry finished best of the Irish.
Men drink, while women take medication to calm fear of flying
More than 20 per cent of women have a fear of flying compared with just 12 per cent of men.
Gallery: what else can we paint green, gold and red for the All-Ireland?
There’s even clogs from Holland and a car from Oz.
Sausage rolls and Samuel L Jackson: Leaving Cert result nerves kick in
Feeling the nerves about tomorrow’s Leaving Cert results? Don’t worry – you’re not alone.
Column: 'I never thought I'd get on a plane alone'
After years of being terrified of flying, Sarah-Jane Goff took a training course to deal with her fear. She writes about how she ended up crossing the Atlantic.