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Wednesday 4 October 2023 Dublin: 11°C

# Progress

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Munster's game plan playing to scrum-half Sheridan's strengths
The Sligo native says the province will ‘say the goodbyes and everything like that at the end of the season.’
Rob Penney: There'll still be a little bit of my heart locked in Munster
The New Zealander tells that he will be frustrated to leave a project that is only ‘a third of the way there.’
Kilkenny's Rower-Inistioge book place in All-Ireland intermediate hurling club final
The Kilkenny champions produced a dominant second-half performance in Navan.
Clare, Tipperary, UL and UCC advance to Waterford Crystal Cup hurling semi-finals
The semi-finals of the competition take place next weekend.
Ulster aiming to take the next Heineken Cup step against Tigers
Mark Anscombe’s men can ensure a clean sweep of Pool 5 by beating Leicester at Welford Road today.
This video of a woman's first 100 days of exercise will get you off your arse
A bit of inspiration never hurt anyone.
Cork, Kerry, CIT and UL claim victories in McGrath Cup quarter-finals
The opening games in the Munster pre-season Gaelic football competition took place today.
Chelsea ease past Derby to set up fourth round clash with Stoke
José Mourinho’s men progressed thanks to goals from Mikel and Oscar.
Half-term report: Munster sitting pretty
Our verdict on the season so far for Rob Penney’s men, who lead the Pro12 and their Heineken Cup pool.
Wins for Oulart, Kilcormac and Mt Leinster Rangers in Leinster hurling
The quarter-final action took place today in Nowlan Park, Portlaoise and Mullingar.
Unauthorised turf cutting declined by 45 per cent so far this year
Almost 3,800 compensation payments have also been made to turf cutters.
For the first time in history, 9 out of 10 children in the world go to school
World leaders are meeting in New York to talk about how some of the Millennium Development Goals have been met – but others are lagging behind.
Barguil takes stage 16 as Roche gains six seconds on lead
The Irish cyclist finished 22nd today, leaving him in sixth place on the overall leaderboard.
Tyrone see off the challenge of Kildare in qualifier in Newbridge
Mattie Donnelly’s first-half goal proved crucial to Tyrone’s victory.
Monaghan prevail against Cavan in Ulster minor football semi-final
Tyrone await in this year’s Ulster minor football decider.
Cork set up Munster SFC final with Kerry after semi-final win over Clare
The Rebels met the Banner in Ennis this afternoon.
Farmers happy with progress on CAP but there is still 'a long way to go'
Henry Burns said the deal with hit the most productive farmers the hardest.
No surprises: Raul Castro re-elected president of Cuba
This is the second five year term for the 81-year-old Raul Castro who officially took over from his brother Fidel in 2008.
Developer ordered to complete Co Wicklow estate
An order was made by the Circuit Court this week on the issue. The local council has refused to refund bonds on three other developments completed by the developer.
FIFA approves goal-line technology for Brazil 2014
Football’s governing body confirmed the news about next year’s World Cup this afternoon.
Timeline: Race and advertising in America
Business Insider tells the story of Race in America, through its print and television advertisements.
Timeline: North Korean rocket launches and nuclear tests
A timeline of the country’s rocket launches and nuclear tests since 1998, leading up to yesterday’s widely-condemned test.
Taoiseach reveals how Action Plan on Jobs is progressing
The Taoiseach has launched the plan’s fourth report, saying that the rate of unemployment “remains unacceptably high” in Ireland.
Ireland praised for its record on low road deaths
Deaths on Irish roads have dropped to record low levels over the past six years.
SUSI "making substantial progress" in processing student grants
The Department of Education said that SUSI is “on target” to progress all applications. So far, 31,973 applications have been completed.
St Brigid's and Ballaghaderreen set for meeting in Connacht decider
In a busy weekend of GAA club action in the western province, there were senior football semi-finals, the intermediate football final and the junior football and hurling finals.
Kennelly backs Walsh to succeed with Sydney Swans
The 2009 Kerry All-Ireland winner has also predicted a bright future for Dublin’s Ciaran Kilkenny.
Inflation low but prices high in Ireland
The Central Statistics Office figures on Ireland’s progress from 2007 – 2011 give an insight into the latest updates on health, employment, divorce and poverty.
10 two-storey premises in St Teresa's Gardens to be demolished
The decision was made by Dublin City Council last night, with conditions in the complex being described as ‘unacceptable’.
Jim McGuinness: "If we stagnated and we were just doing what we did last year, I don't think it would be good enough."
The Donegal boss has admitted they had to improve this year if they were to build on their 2011 showing.
Muamba watches Bolton on MOTD - and falls asleep half way through
Fabrice Muamba has made good progress this weekend, watching television and even getting out of bed.
Taoiseach: Government has a lot done, more to do
Enda Kenny and Eamon Gilmore gave a progress report for the government this afternoon, and singled out distressed mortgages as the one area which has not seen enough progress.
Movin' on up: Ireland placed 21st in latest FIFA World Rankings
Trap’s men have been rewarded for beating Estonia earlier this month, as they have improved their position in the latest standings.
'Sharp' Robbie determined to be ready for Tallinn
Keane is back in action for the LA Galaxy tonight, promising that he’s already fit enough to play 90 minutes.