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#Novel Idea

# novel-idea - Wednesday 14 November, 2018

Referee suspended for using 'rock, paper, scissors' instead of the coin toss
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Referee suspended for using 'rock, paper, scissors' instead of the coin toss

Nov 14th 2018, 4:17 PM 8,636 Views 8 Comments

The English FA has suspended official David McNamara after his actions in a WSL game between Manchester City and Reading.

# novel-idea - Wednesday 22 August, 2018

Sally Rooney's Normal People to be adapted for BBC television
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Sally Rooney's Normal People to be adapted for BBC television

Aug 22nd 2018, 10:33 AM 12,740 Views 2 Comments

Lenny Abrahamson is set to direct the programme. Meanwhile, Nicole Kidman is also to co-produce a TV series based on Cecelia Ahern’s book Roar.

# novel-idea - Friday 24 February, 2017

'Drive-thru' ashes coming to Galway for the start of Lent
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# Sign Of The Times

'Drive-thru' ashes coming to Galway for the start of Lent

Feb 24th 2017, 6:15 AM 15,246 Views 29 Comments

People will be able to drive in one church gate, get their ashes, and exit out another gate at Glenamady Church.

# novel-idea - Saturday 27 December, 2014

Andy Lee defending the world title in Thomond Park? It's comments of the week
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Andy Lee defending the world title in Thomond Park? It's comments of the week

Dec 27th 2014, 9:30 AM 3,349 Views 0 Comments

Also, swapping Balotelli for Heskey and celebrating the Irish sports people of the year.

# novel-idea - Friday 26 December, 2014

Who would feature in a Munster v Leinster soccer match?
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Who would feature in a Munster v Leinster soccer match?

Dec 26th 2014, 9:15 AM 9,277 Views 24 Comments

With the two teams set to meet today in rugby, we imagine an equivalent fixture in football.

# novel-idea - Monday 14 April, 2014

A new Argentinian football team has been named after Pope Francis
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A new Argentinian football team has been named after Pope Francis

Apr 14th 2014, 4:13 PM 2,705 Views 0 Comments

The club had two players sent off in its first official game.

# novel-idea - Saturday 5 April, 2014

'Better than telly and the internet': Dubliners love their library-on-wheels
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'Better than telly and the internet': Dubliners love their library-on-wheels

Apr 5th 2014, 8:30 PM 16,082 Views 18 Comments

Funding for Dublin City Public Libraries has dropped by about €800,000 in the last six years.

# novel-idea - Monday 5 August, 2013

Here's a fantastic extract from David Peace's acclaimed new novel on Bill Shankly
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Here's a fantastic extract from David Peace's acclaimed new novel on Bill Shankly

Aug 5th 2013, 5:46 PM 2,690 Views 2 Comments

The author of The Damned United is back.

# novel-idea - Friday 22 February, 2013

Snapshot: Is there anything Cristiano Ronaldo can't do?
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Snapshot: Is there anything Cristiano Ronaldo can't do?

Feb 22nd 2013, 9:31 PM 2,956 Views 3 Comments

The Real Madrid star tweeted a pic of himself as a pilot earlier today.

# novel-idea - Monday 28 January, 2013

Good reads: here are 12 of the best sport-related books ever
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Good reads: here are 12 of the best sport-related books ever

Jan 28th 2013, 8:38 PM 3,442 Views 10 Comments

On the back of news that David Peace is writing a book about Bill Shankly, here are some of our favourite sporting reads.

# novel-idea - Sunday 20 January, 2013

Library moves Lance Armstrong books to fiction section
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Library moves Lance Armstrong books to fiction section

Jan 20th 2013, 7:45 PM 18,205 Views 41 Comments

The Manly-based library have taken a firm stance on the athlete in light of recent revelations.

# novel-idea - Wednesday 16 January, 2013

Novel idea -- Tony McCoy to write racing fiction
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Novel idea -- Tony McCoy to write racing fiction

Jan 16th 2013, 12:38 PM 664 Views 0 Comments

It’s “something very different,” McCoy said. Indeed.