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# Nice Touch

Last year
2022
# Gesture
'It was nice to get her on the pitch and give her something to smile about'
Ireland secured a monumental result in Sweden last night – and continue to inspire the next generation on their journey.
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Shelbourne jersey honours season ticket holders 'for keeping club alive' during pandemic
A large number of season ticket holders have chosen to put forward the names of supporters who have passed away.
All time
# fitting
Leeds give Hunter poignant send off at Elland Road as legend's funeral is held
A member of England’s 1966 World Cup-winning squad, the 76-year-old passed away last month.
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Van Dijk explains why he consoled referee at the end of Germany draw
The Netherlands captain embraced the official as he had recently lost his mother.
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Ireland and Northern Ireland footballers team up to visit Crumlin Children's Hospital
Before Thursday’s friendly between the two sides, players attempted to bring a smile to the faces of children fighting a far greater battle.
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Dublin to wear special one-off jersey to promote Irish cancer charity for children
The Aoibheann’s Pink Tie logo will replace the AIG logo for the men’s and ladies footballers’ and camóg’s upcoming clashes.
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Liverpool celebrate Champions League semi-final win with flag paying tribute to injured Irish fan
“It’s 100% a final for Sean Cox,” said Jurgen Klopp.
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Liverpool to hang Dunboyne GAA jersey in dressing room as gesture to Irish attack victim
The Reds will show support to Sean Cox, while over €37k has been raised for his medical costs.
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Shelbourne's new jersey pays lovely tribute to U16 player who tragically passed away
The club’s sponsorship with Dublin City University was also officially unveiled on the kit.
# letter from madrid
'What an incredible gesture from a very classy club. It has given Duncan a real lift'
Watmore’s father has revealed just how much Real Madrid’s well wishes meant to the unfortunate striker.
# Conor McGregor
These photos of Conor McGregor visiting kids in Crumlin Children's Hospital are class
“It was an unannounced visit and he just walked room to room willing to talk to anyone. So much respect.”
# Nice Touch
These photos of Conor McGregor visiting kids in Crumlin Children's Hospital are class
“It was an unannounced visit and he just walked room to room willing to talk to anyone. So much respect.”
# Nice Touch
European Player of the Year to receive newly-commissioned Anthony Foley Memorial Trophy
The EPCR is honouring the Munster and Ireland legend with a special tribute.
# Nice Touch
'It was only a small thing, hopefully she got a bit of a buzz out of it'
Johnny Buckley was widely praised for his gesture on All-Ireland club final day.
# A touch of class
James McClean and his mates turn up to play team with Down Syndrome in need of a game
The Oxford Bulls have been looking for opponents to face, so the Ireland winger got a few friends together.
# Nice Touch
Ireland to don homelessness charity logo for Grand Slam showdown with England
Aon have vacated their women’s jersey sponsorship for Inner City Helping Homeless ahead of the match.
# Dream Come True
Cody Garbrandt lights up fan's night as he gives his belt to cancer survivor
The newly-crowned bantamweight champion shared his special moment with Maddux Maple.
# Classy
Two hardcore Dundalk fans got a nice surprise on the team's flight to Israel
Lilywhites captain Stephen O’Donnell presented the pair with VIP tickets for Thursday’s Europa League clash with Maccabi Tel-Aviv.
# Nice Touch
Former Nazi POW leaves entire estate to 'kind' Scottish town where he was held
The former German soldier stayed on to work in the Perthshire village for a time after the war and later returned to visit.
# Remembrance
Northern Ireland fans unveil huge poppy display against Azerbaijan
Goals from Kyle Lafferty, Gareth McAuley, Conor McLaughlin and Chris Brunt secured the win for Michael O’Neill’s team.
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German club rename stadium in honour of young fan who died from cancer
Jonathan Heimes passed away last March aged 26.
# Lovely Touch
French club remembers victims of Nice attack with special jerseys
The commemorative shirts will be worn for the opening weekend of Ligue 1.
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Martin O'Neill visited the Dundalk dressing room to hail their Champions League victory
The Ireland manager labelled their performance last night as “phenomenal”.
# Nice Touch
Villarreal paid tribute to the Hillsborough victims tonight
The home fans unveiled a large banner, which read ‘You’ll never walk alone’.
# Nice Touch
Shane Lowry wore black all week at the US Open in tribute to Berkeley victims
The Offaly man played his way to even par and a share of ninth on a tough Major course.
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A former teammate of Jerry Collins had a moving tribute for his late friend last night
A classy touch from Chris Masoe.
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Rugby league club to honour contract of player who died earlier this month
The family of Danny Jones will continue to receive financial support from English side Keighley Cougars.
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Kerry's All-Ireland winning coach got texts of support from Mayo's squad last week
Class gesture from the beaten All-Ireland semi-finalists.
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Malaysian Everton fan gets VIP treatment after wasted trip to Goodison Park
Everton’s match with Crystal Palace was called off due to bad weather conditions.
# Nice Touch
Heartwarming pics as Premier League stars make Christmas hospital visit
Some young kids had their day brightened up.
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Irish Defence Forces show their support for Cork and Clare ahead of today's game
A number of UNIFIL soldiers, including camogie star Gemma O’Connor, have backed both sides.
# Nice Touch
Joe Hart pays jersey tribute to late goalkeeper Bert Trautmann
The England stopper and his Manchester City teammates wore jerseys with ‘Trautmann 1′ before their league tie.
# Horse Outside
Germans give Cian O'Connor a Golf GTI but he gifts it to "Frenchy"
The Irishman, who won at bronze medal at London 2012, was ultra generous to his long-time groom.
# gratitude
Your 'Nice Touch Roberto' Pic of the Day
The out-going manager took out an ad in the MEN to express his gratitude to fans.
# pic of the day
'Nice Touch' Pic of the Day
The Clermont Auvergne fans put together a big banner – as Gaeilge – to welcome the travelling Leinster support to Bordeaux.