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Profile: David Moyes, the alchemist handed a pot of gold
You come at the king, you best not miss.
The agony and ecstasy as the English lower leagues near their conclusion
Pitch invasions, karate kicks and champions being crowned all marked an exciting day of football in England’s lower leagues.
Monaghan and Meath clinch promotion places in Division 3
But Antrim and Wicklow are heading down to Division 4.
Sunday GAA match tracker
Who claimed promotion and who suffered relegation? Here’s how a hectic day in the Allianz football league unfolded.
So where does your county stand ahead of the last round in the football league?
All the permutations ahead of the final round of games in the 2013 Allianz football league on Sunday.
Get the calculators out…Allianz hurling league permutations
Who’s thinking of the knockout stages and who’s thinking of the avoiding the drop.
Get the calculators out...Allianz football league permutations
Who’s thinking of going up and who’s thinking of going down across the four divisions.
Division 2FL round up: Westmeath earn promotion
Pat Flanagan’s Westmeath secured a crucial win over Armagh in Mullingar. Galway, Laois, and Derry also posted victories on a significant afternoon in Division Two.
The Guardian's "Three Little Pigs" tops Adweek's best ad list for 2012
The advertisement uses the children’s story to illustrate the evolution of a news story and public engagement in the news.
Green Pastures: Steenson wants to deliver tomahawk chop to Warriors
The former Dungannon out-half on life with Exeter Chiefs and pushing Leinster close in their back garden.
Waterford v Dundalk, promotion/relegation playoff
We went minute-by-minute, as Waterford and Dundalk met again, following Tuesday’s first leg.
Facebook expands trial which allows users to promote personal messages
The new functionality has now been tested in over 20 countries, the latest of which is the US. Using it isn’t free, however.
23 stunning photos of an ideal Ireland
Tourism Ireland has found Ireland in its best light – doesn’t it look gorgeous?
Cannabis, beer and T-bills: the week in stats
How high is Europe’s tallest building? And how many cannabis plants were seized by gardaí last year?
Giant Celtic Legends at Geological Wonder Pic of the Day
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Back in the big time: Reading reward Harte with one-year deal
The 34-year-old is set for a Premier League return after four years away.
Back in the big time: Forgotten French club reclaim their spot in top division
Stade de Reims played Real Madrid in the very first European Cup Final but took a downward slide that ended in liquidation in 1992 … now they are back in Ligue 1.
Irish eye: Wolves put down
It was a mixed weekend for our boys. Reading and Wolves traded places, while the PFA announced it’s teams of the year.
Destiny Calling: Reading's promotion was 'meant to be'
Manager Brian McDermott says the club’s return to the Premier League exorcises last year’s playoff loss.
Championship round-up: Southampton near the land of milk and honey with win
Nigel Adkins’ Saints are three points clear of Reading with four league matches remaining
Up and down: what each county needs from the final round of the National Football League
We do the sums so you don’t have to.
Perfect Fitz: Davy's Clare leave it late to beat Limerick
Clare snatched promotion to Division 1A with a thrilling two-point win against Limerick.
How it stands: here’s what each county needs from the final round of National Hurling League games
In case you missed it earlier in the week, we’ve done the maths for you.
GAA throw-in: here’s how they’ll line out in the National Hurling League this weekend
With promotion and relegation races set to go to the wire, here are the line-ups for the final round of NHL games.
State of Play: here’s how the promotion and relegation races look in the National Hurling League
Life doesn’t have to be complicated. Here’s what the different counties need from their final game.
State of Play: here's how the promotion and relegation races look in the National Football League
Who said that the league doesn’t matter?
Iarnród Éireann reduces student intercity fares until April
Iarnród Éireann is reducing the cost of intercity train travel for students by up to 47 per cent in some cases.
Eight teams to challenge for First Division honours
The FAI announced provisional details of a 28-game Aitricity League First Division this morning.
Labour’s Jan O’Sullivan appointed ‘super-junior’ minister
O’Sullivan succeeds Willie Penrose as Housing Minister, while veteran Joe Costello is given her old job at Foreign Affairs.
US moves towards banning Photoshop in make-up ads
Cosmetics giant Procter & Gamble has been forced to pull an ad which used post-production to enhance a model’s eyelashes
Manny Pacquiao promoted to lieutenant colonel by Philippine military
The boxer has been further rewarded, after winning a seat in the country’s parliament last year.
Foreign Premier League owners eye end to relegation and promotion
“There are a number of overseas-owned clubs already talking about bringing about the avoidance of promotion and relegation in the Premier League. If we have four or five more new owners, that could happen.”
The Sports Pages: some of the week's best sportswriting
A Red Sox double-whammy, a cricket club coming straigh outta Compton and the most successful professional sportsperson you’ve never heard of: its all in our selection of the week’s best writing about sport.
Trabzonspor in, as Fenerbahce kicked out of Champions League
UEFA decide that Turkish champions should be replaced by Trabzonspor after match-fixing investigation forced withdrawal.
WATCH: Swansea seal promotion in thrilling play-off final
Noel Hunt made them sweat as the Royals looked on for a famous comeback but the Welsh side will play top-flight football next season.
Ryanair warns of 'car promo' email scam
The budget airline warns of an email scam advising people to pay for the delivery of a car “won” in a scratchcard competition.
It could be you, says Ryanair...
… Or could it? The airline is claiming a printing error means there are more cars to be won than usual in its scratchcards. Now isn’t that a lucky break…
GAA Weekend: Galway gutted as Dubs make first final in 65 years
Catch up with all of the drama from yesterday’s National Hurling League action here.
Your guide to the final weekend of the National Hurling League
Struggling to get your head around all of the different combinations and permutations? Don’t worry, so are we.
GAA Weekend: Rebels book final date against Dublin
There was much to play for ahead of yesterday’s final round of games in the National Football League. We have a look back at the winners and losers.