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'My mobile started ringing. I recognised the dialling code:  +679. Fiji'
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'My mobile started ringing. I recognised the dialling code: +679. Fiji'

Dec 27th 2018, 9:42 PM 117,256 Views 10 Comments

Ben Ryan describes the unusual events that led to a life-changing moment.

Months after his Argentina stint ended disastrously, Jorge Sampaoli is back in management
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# Opportunity Knocks

Months after his Argentina stint ended disastrously, Jorge Sampaoli is back in management

Dec 13th 2018, 6:48 PM 7,462 Views 1 Comment

Santos are set to bring in the ex-Albiceleste boss.

'We're hoping for great things': Cullen continues Leinster's investment in youth
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# Opportunity Knocks

'We're hoping for great things': Cullen continues Leinster's investment in youth

Nov 23rd 2018, 6:45 AM 7,500 Views 7 Comments

There are seven academy players named in the province’s squad for tonight’s Pro14 clash against Ospreys.

4 Ireland players we'd like to see get a chance for tomorrow night's Poland friendly
# Options
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# Options

4 Ireland players we'd like to see get a chance for tomorrow night's Poland friendly

Sep 10th 2018, 7:00 PM 12,490 Views 21 Comments

Ronan Curtis and others who could be given an opportunity by Martin O’Neill.

Johnston gets his chance in the Munster 10 jersey as Haley starts at fullback
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# Opportunity Knocks

Johnston gets his chance in the Munster 10 jersey as Haley starts at fullback

Aug 23rd 2018, 1:26 PM 13,084 Views 15 Comments

Johann van Graan’s side host Exeter Chiefs in Cork tomorrow evening.

'Galway were probably faltering in the last three games. I think Limerick will be very conscious of that'
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# Opportunity Knocks

'Galway were probably faltering in the last three games. I think Limerick will be very conscious of that'

Aug 15th 2018, 5:48 PM 8,312 Views 3 Comments

All-Star hurler Ollie Moran believes that Limerick can hurt Galway in the final stages of the All-Ireland final.

Southgate: England must make the most of World Cup draw
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# Opportunity Knocks

Southgate: England must make the most of World Cup draw

Jul 5th 2018, 7:08 PM 4,278 Views 8 Comments

‘We might not have this opportunity again.’

'It has been an eye-opener and it did get me down, but I know I'm good enough'
# Home Comforts
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# Home Comforts

'It has been an eye-opener and it did get me down, but I know I'm good enough'

Jul 4th 2018, 9:00 PM 20,070 Views 4 Comments

Gavin Moynihan has endured a difficult start to life on the European Tour, but is hoping to find a spark at this week’s Irish Open at Ballyliffin.

‘The idea came at the right time’ - How the Irish Fairy Door company came to life
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# Opportunity Knocks

‘The idea came at the right time’ - How the Irish Fairy Door company came to life

May 13th 2018, 1:00 PM 17,226 Views 14 Comments

As part of our How My Business Works series, we profile The Irish Fairy Door Company.

Robbie Keane in line to take player-manager role in India - Report
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# Opportunity Knocks

Robbie Keane in line to take player-manager role in India - Report

Feb 6th 2018, 4:49 PM 7,351 Views 5 Comments

Atletico de Kolkata are looking to replace Teddy Sheringham, who was sacked last month.

Hanrahan determined to seize chance at 10 after slow start to Munster homecoming
# Opportunity Knocks
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# Opportunity Knocks

Hanrahan determined to seize chance at 10 after slow start to Munster homecoming

Dec 31st 2017, 12:03 PM 8,218 Views 7 Comments

“Getting the chance against Ulster is a big opportunity.”

Ireland U20s star Larmour starts at fullback for Leinster's pre-season trip to Perpignan
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# Opportunity Knocks

Ireland U20s star Larmour starts at fullback for Leinster's pre-season trip to Perpignan

Aug 10th 2017, 1:05 PM 8,759 Views 9 Comments

Leo Cullen has named a youthful XV for Friday’s friendly.

'Stand out, play well and you will be looked at': Henshaw knows Test door is far from shut
# Front And Centre
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# Front And Centre

'Stand out, play well and you will be looked at': Henshaw knows Test door is far from shut

Jun 26th 2017, 5:49 PM 7,717 Views 4 Comments

The Lions play their final midweek game of the tour against the Hurricanes tomorrow morning.

New test for young guns, sweeper puzzle, League gamble - Cork-Waterford talking points
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# Opportunity Knocks

New test for young guns, sweeper puzzle, League gamble - Cork-Waterford talking points

Jun 17th 2017, 9:00 AM 6,982 Views 4 Comments

The counties lock horns at Semple Stadium tomorrow afternoon.

'There's a buzz back and there's kids wanting to go to watch Wexford hurling again'
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# Opportunity Knocks

'There's a buzz back and there's kids wanting to go to watch Wexford hurling again'

Jun 10th 2017, 10:30 AM 5,950 Views 7 Comments

Wexford take on Kilkenny in the Leinster SHC semi-final this evening.

Open thread: Who would you like to see get their chance when Ireland face USA?
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# Opportunity Knocks

Open thread: Who would you like to see get their chance when Ireland face USA?

Jun 8th 2017, 9:40 AM 5,581 Views 27 Comments

Joe Schmidt will name his team for Saturday’s Test in New York later today.

'That game for me was as big as the Austria one'
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# Opportunity Knocks

'That game for me was as big as the Austria one'

Jun 6th 2017, 8:47 PM 6,385 Views 2 Comments

Harry Arter hopes his man-of-the-match display against Uruguay was enough to earn him a start on Sunday.

Irish underage international could be set for Premier League debut
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# Opportunity Knocks

Irish underage international could be set for Premier League debut

May 19th 2017, 1:47 PM 6,840 Views 5 Comments

Slaven Bilic has hinted Declan Rice will be given a chance to impress for West Ham this weekend.

Richie Towell set to be given a chance to impress at Brighton
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# Opportunity Knocks

Richie Towell set to be given a chance to impress at Brighton

Jan 6th 2017, 10:11 AM 9,031 Views 4 Comments

The former Dundalk star is expected to feature for the club in the FA Cup this weekend.

The Wizard of Oz! 17-year-old Simon Carr ready to seize his chance at Australian Open
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# Opportunity Knocks

The Wizard of Oz! 17-year-old Simon Carr ready to seize his chance at Australian Open

Jan 5th 2017, 9:03 PM 12,339 Views 3 Comments

The Irish teenager flies to Melbourne on Sunday ahead of a much-anticipated Grand Slam debut.

Dropped from the Munster Academy, Ireland U20s star set for debut in France tonight
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# Opportunity Knocks

Dropped from the Munster Academy, Ireland U20s star set for debut in France tonight

Nov 3rd 2016, 9:21 AM 18,206 Views 13 Comments

Kelvin Brown has signed a one-year contract with Aurillac.

From Serbia to Sligo: Gary Rogers' hectic few days due to Ireland and Dundalk commitments
# Opportunity Knocks
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# Opportunity Knocks

From Serbia to Sligo: Gary Rogers' hectic few days due to Ireland and Dundalk commitments

Sep 2nd 2016, 6:53 PM 5,281 Views 5 Comments

The Lilywhites number has enjoyed balancing international duty with club games.

5 players who deserve a chance to impress in the Ireland-Oman game
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# Opportunity Knocks

5 players who deserve a chance to impress in the Ireland-Oman game

Aug 29th 2016, 9:00 PM 10,669 Views 2 Comments

Harry Arter and others who could line out for the Boys in Green on Wednesday night.

Brexit fallout - now Spain says it's close to taking back Gibraltar
# While The Iron's Hot
# While The Iron's Hot

Brexit fallout - now Spain says it's close to taking back Gibraltar

Jun 24th 2016, 2:21 PM 40,123 Views 50 Comments

The tiny outcrop at the southern tip of Spain has been disputed by the two countries for the past 300 years.

A busy summer ahead but Ireland need to start winning matches again, starting this week
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# Opportunity Knocks

A busy summer ahead but Ireland need to start winning matches again, starting this week

Jun 15th 2016, 7:45 AM 2,822 Views 0 Comments

After a miserable World T20 campaign, Ireland return to action against Sri Lanka this week.

Craig Gilroy is aiming to give Joe Schmidt 'a little bit of X-factor' in South Africa
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# Opportunity Knocks

Craig Gilroy is aiming to give Joe Schmidt 'a little bit of X-factor' in South Africa

Jun 8th 2016, 7:45 AM 7,190 Views 31 Comments

The Ulster wing is keen to capitalise on his opportunity to impress during the tour of South Africa.

One of the 'Big Four' firms is hiring for €50k jobs across five Irish cities
# Opportunity Knocks
# Opportunity Knocks

One of the 'Big Four' firms is hiring for €50k jobs across five Irish cities

Jun 1st 2016, 8:03 AM 29,666 Views 35 Comments

EY is hiring both experienced people and graduates.

'We have to put everything into the league now and we've been eyeing this game up for a while'
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'We have to put everything into the league now and we've been eyeing this game up for a while'

Jan 27th 2016, 3:07 PM 6,315 Views 1 Comment

Dominic Ryan looks ahead to Leinster’s tricky trip to face the Dragons this Friday.

Ireland to send team to World Cup in Bangladesh after assessing security risks
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# Opportunity Knocks

Ireland to send team to World Cup in Bangladesh after assessing security risks

Jan 6th 2016, 12:32 PM 2,573 Views 4 Comments

Cricket Ireland is happy to let its players and staff travel to Bangladesh later this month.

It's a big week for one young Irish golfer hoping to earn a place at the game's top table
# Opportunity Knocks
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# Opportunity Knocks

It's a big week for one young Irish golfer hoping to earn a place at the game's top table

Nov 3rd 2015, 6:30 AM 5,526 Views 1 Comment

Ruaidhri McGee can secure a European Tour card for next season with one more strong performance in Oman.

Kilcoyne determined to seize his chance with uncertainty surrounding Healy's fitness
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Kilcoyne determined to seize his chance with uncertainty surrounding Healy's fitness

Aug 11th 2015, 9:29 PM 7,334 Views 23 Comments

The prop is expected to start against Scotland this Saturday.

Tipperary's big chance to make a huge football statement against Tyrone
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Tipperary's big chance to make a huge football statement against Tyrone

Jul 18th 2015, 9:00 AM 7,841 Views 14 Comments

The sides clash at Semple Stadium on Saturday.

Start for goal hero in Munster hurling final as Waterford make one change
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Start for goal hero in Munster hurling final as Waterford make one change

Jul 10th 2015, 9:55 PM 5,324 Views 1 Comment

Tom Devine is in from the start for a full senior championship debut.

The guys who own our gas lines are to offer their first apprenticeships in 30 years
# Great Gas Altogether
# Great Gas Altogether

The guys who own our gas lines are to offer their first apprenticeships in 30 years

Apr 3rd 2015, 8:54 AM 10,816 Views 19 Comments

They’ll initially be aimed at people who’ve just finished their Leaving Cert.

Sean St Ledger could be set to play alongside Kaka after DC United snub
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# Opportunity Knocks

Sean St Ledger could be set to play alongside Kaka after DC United snub

Feb 8th 2015, 4:22 PM 11,836 Views 9 Comments

The former Ireland international is now reportedly on trial at Orlando City.

Ireland's Aisling Daly to compete in American reality TV show in search of next female UFC champion
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# Opportunity Knocks

Ireland's Aisling Daly to compete in American reality TV show in search of next female UFC champion

Jul 7th 2014, 10:57 PM 7,708 Views 2 Comments

The 26-year-old Dubliner is set to feature in The Ultimate Fighter.

Six jerseys up for Guinness Series grabs after Ireland's injury crisis
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# Grabsies

Six jerseys up for Guinness Series grabs after Ireland's injury crisis

Oct 30th 2012, 6:20 PM 2,493 Views 10 Comments

The current selection headache for Declan Kidney opens the door for some November heroics.