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Last week
22nd January 2023 - 28th January 2023
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'In this mood, this spirit, he is unstoppable' - Ten Hag hails Rashford resurgence
The Manchester United striker scored for the 10th time in 10 games to put his side on course for the Carabao Cup final.
Last year
2022
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Tipperary legend Brendan Maher joins Offaly hurling backroom team
The All-Ireland winner will be a performance coach for 2023.
# Coronavirus
CMO warns of 'increased pressure on hospital system' if Covid-19 cases continue to rise
As of this morning, there were 508 patients in hospital with the virus.
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Murphy Crowe on fire again as Ireland 7s claim bronze in Canada
The Tipperary woman scored 12 tries as Aiden McNulty’s team finished third in Langford.
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Ireland move up two places in latest Fifa rankings as Belgium dethroned after Aviva draw
It follows an international window that saw Stephen Kenny’s men earn a creditable 2-2 draw with Belgium, as well as a last-gasp win over Lithuania.
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Ending 10 years at Arsenal a 'no-brainer' for promising Irish centre-back
Mark McGuinness on his new lease of life at Cardiff and facing Liverpool in a recent FA Cup tie.
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Covid-19: What do the stats say about why people are being asked to reduce social contacts?
Last week there were almost 25,000 cases recorded.
Amid a rise in cases, CMO Dr. Tony Holohan has urged people to halve their contacts.
Eight counties now have a 14-day incidence rate of above 1,000 cases per 100,000 people.
Rónán Duffy takes a look at where the increase in cases is most apparent.
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There will be 'approximately' 1,000 cases of Covid-19 reported today, Reid says
HSE chief Paul Reid was speaking at the HSE’s weekly press briefing this afternoon.
HSE chief Paul Reid was speaking at the HSE's weekly press briefing this afternoon.
Reid said "cases, most likely, will continue to rise from every day on now".
Public health officials yesterday confirmed a further 783 cases of Covid-19 in Ireland.
Government wins vote on indoor dining laws labelled as 'discriminatory' by opposition TDs
Digital Covid Cert call centre got 4,000 callers on first day but most hung up before speaking to an operator
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Maughan: It's no longer 'slightly embarrassing' to play for Offaly
Yesterday’s win over Louth was only their third in Leinster since 2007.
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Leona Maguire jumps to career-high 63rd in world rankings ahead of PGA Championship
It continues a steady rise for the 26-year-old.
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Everton continue Champions League charge following third straight win
Richarlison’s second-half header against West Brom lifted the Toffees into the Premier League’s top four.
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Mayo's Mullin and Kilkenny's Cody scoop Young Player of the Year awards
It is the sixth time a Mayo player has won this award
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Ronan O'Gara's La Rochelle move top in France
They scratched out a 16-11 home victory over Stade Francais on Saturday.
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World tops 200 million vaccine doses as G7 boosts funding for aid
G7 countries have pledged to more than double aid to support vaccine access for less wealthy countries.
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Coronavirus cases rise across UK as R number creeps above 1
According to government advisers, the last time R was above 1 in the UK was in early March.
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'People have seen glimpses of his athletic ability' - Baird backed by Leinster
Leinster boss Leo Cullen also outlined the thinking behind picking Caelan Doris at blindside flanker.
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'We're seeing an increase of cases among young people': 77% of today's Covid-19 cases under age of 25
“This disease is not going to be gone in a fortnight’s time,” Dr Ronan Glynn said this evening.
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From a handful of TDs to a 'seismic' surge: Sinn Féin's long and winding road to electoral breakthrough
Three elections ago, the party only won four seats in the Dáil.
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'It would be crazy...but we're not there yet' - Robinson hoping Euros can cap off dream season
The Sheffield United striker is playing at the level he has aimed for as the prospect of a major international tournament hovers into view.
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Finn Harps overcome Sligo to move off bottom of the table
The side managed by Ollie Horgan had only won twice all season.
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Minister accused of 'living in cloud cuckoo land' for saying rents are rising at a 'slow rate'
The average cost of renting a home in Ireland in the first three months of this year was at an all time high.
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From Division C of Europe to the World Series: What next for Ireland 7s?
Qualification for the 2020 Olympics is the next major goal for this group.
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'Before there was absolutely no continuity' - Dolan praise for Westmeath's first native manager in 26 years
Dessie Dolan believes Jack Cooney is laying the foundations for future success in the Lake County.
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Harris concerned over 'spike' in presentations to sexual assault treatment units during Freshers' week
Simon Harris says presentations to sexual assault treatment units are increasing.
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Lost in all the controversy, it's been a magnificent week for Irish underage football
The U19s recently qualified for a major tournament for the first time since 2011.
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Jack Byrne wonder-strike the highlight as Shamrock Rovers beat Sligo to extend lead
The Hoops celebrated 10 years at Tallaght Stadium with a stylish win.
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'It's something special when you prove someone wrong' - Joy Neville
Limerick woman Joy Neville has proven herself as a top-class referee.
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9 young hurlers to watch out for in the 2019 season
A new campaign of Allianz hurling league action commences tonight.
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Preparing for Offaly, new manager's attention to detail and the enjoyment factor
Westmeath’s Kieran Martin is in an optimistic mood ahead of their league opener this weekend.
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'Not too late to get vaccinated': Swine flu can be 'very dangerous', warns minister
A significant increase in cases of the H1N1 strain has been reported.
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HIV diagnoses reached a record high last year in Ireland
531 cases were diagnosed last year – an 8% increase from 2017.
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Disappointment for Irish trio as Leeds go top of the Championship
Enda Stevens, David McGoldrick and John Egan featured as Sheffield United were beaten 1-0.
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Irish-influenced USA take on Schmidt's side from best-ever world ranking of 13th
The Eagles have won 10 of their 11 games so far this year.
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Dortmund's English teenager hailed as 'something special' amid superb form
Jadon Sancho’s impact at just 18 has been highlighted by coach Lucien Favre.
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2 Irish internationals feature as razor-Sharp Sheffield United go top of Championship
David McGoldrick and Enda Stevens both started for the Blades, while John Egan was out injured.
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Boro beat Sheffield Wednesday to top Championship
Sheffield United, however, can regain top spot when they travel to Derby County on Saturday.
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Housing Minister says he expects to see an increase in the latest homeless figures
Minister Eoghan Murphy said if people are focused on his ‘posh boy image’ they are missing the point.
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Taoiseach declares homeless and housing crisis a national emergency
Leo Varadkar said the latest homeless figures are “disturbing”.
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Tiger Woods has now climbed an incredible 551 places in the world rankings this year
Rory is also on the move.
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Construction tender prices to rise by 7% this year, surveyors warn
“Success is measured in what you build, not what you spend.”