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#Reality check

# reality-check - Monday 2 November, 2020

Leicester dish out heavy beating to Leeds at Elland Road
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From The42
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Leicester dish out heavy beating to Leeds at Elland Road

Nov 2nd 2020, 10:12 PM 11,618 Views 5 Comments

The Foxes ran out comfortable winners at Elland Road as Youri Tielemans scored twice.

# reality-check - Tuesday 14 July, 2020

Promising Irish starlet hands reality check to Ole Gunnar Solsjkaer
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From The42
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Promising Irish starlet hands reality check to Ole Gunnar Solsjkaer

Jul 14th 2020, 6:00 AM 7,734 Views 1 Comment

Michael Obafemi’s last-gasp equaliser caused a setback to the Red Devils’ Champions League ambitions.

# reality-check - Tuesday 12 February, 2019

PSG humbling and Pogba red leaves Solskjaer and United needing second-leg miracle
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From The42
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PSG humbling and Pogba red leaves Solskjaer and United needing second-leg miracle

Feb 12th 2019, 10:05 PM 36,571 Views 74 Comments

The French champions scored two away goals in the Champions League tie at Old Trafford.

# reality-check - Saturday 12 January, 2019

'Leinster are really phenomenal, they're a class team'
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From The42
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'Leinster are really phenomenal, they're a class team'

Jan 12th 2019, 6:30 PM 23,827 Views 42 Comments

Toulouse are still in the hunt for a quarter-final spot, but their 12-game unbeaten run came to a shuddering halt in Dublin.

# reality-check - Monday 3 September, 2018

Painful Spurs defending not worthy of title contenders, says unhappy Pochettino
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From The42
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Painful Spurs defending not worthy of title contenders, says unhappy Pochettino

Sep 3rd 2018, 12:05 AM 5,801 Views 4 Comments

Tottenham suffered their first defeat of the season at Watford on Sunday.

# reality-check - Monday 20 August, 2018

'The penny has to drop': Leinster learn some painful pre-season lessons
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From The42
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'The penny has to drop': Leinster learn some painful pre-season lessons

Aug 20th 2018, 6:15 AM 17,844 Views 11 Comments

Leo Cullen was disappointed by his side’s lack of intensity and energy against Newcastle on Friday night.

# reality-check - Wednesday 3 January, 2018

'Chaos is the reality of our health services': Doctors say a trolley crisis is only ever hours away
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'Chaos is the reality of our health services': Doctors say a trolley crisis is only ever hours away

Jan 3rd 2018, 8:10 PM 9,868 Views 44 Comments

The number of people on hospital trolleys was again at a record high today, according to the INMO.

# reality-check - Wednesday 6 September, 2017

'Dunphy was talking nonsense. If Hoolahan was that good he'd be starting for Norwich every week'
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From The42
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'Dunphy was talking nonsense. If Hoolahan was that good he'd be starting for Norwich every week'

Sep 6th 2017, 5:01 PM 40,597 Views 64 Comments

BT pundit and former Wales midfielder Robbie Savage believes the criticism towards Martin O’Neill is unwarranted.

# reality-check - Saturday 2 September, 2017

'When football is all you know, coming out of it is like leaving school. You've got no qualifications.'
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From The42
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'When football is all you know, coming out of it is like leaving school. You've got no qualifications.'

Sep 2nd 2017, 11:55 AM 18,708 Views 4 Comments

Sligo native Barry Cogan played for Millwall in the 2004 FA Cup final but it’s been quite the journey ever since.

# reality-check - Saturday 12 August, 2017

'It's awful - it really, really is awful. It was on the edge of embarrassing': Villa's misery continues
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From The42
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'It's awful - it really, really is awful. It was on the edge of embarrassing': Villa's misery continues

Aug 12th 2017, 8:36 PM 13,437 Views 8 Comments

Steve Bruce hits out as his side endured a 3-0 defeat away to Cardiff.

# reality-check - Friday 16 June, 2017

Media circus whipped into frenzied overdrive despite inevitable end to latest Ronaldo episode
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From The42
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Media circus whipped into frenzied overdrive despite inevitable end to latest Ronaldo episode

Jun 16th 2017, 9:37 PM 11,281 Views 18 Comments

The attacker’s team have been working hard to change the narrative and the effort is paying off in spades.

# reality-check - Monday 5 June, 2017

'This is not the circus:' Patrice Evra defends Man United's style of play
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From The42
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'This is not the circus:' Patrice Evra defends Man United's style of play

Jun 5th 2017, 12:57 PM 7,655 Views 32 Comments

Evra says that fans have to forget about the 2008 Manchester United and focus on the current squad.

# reality-check - Saturday 18 March, 2017

No Messi, Iniesta or Xavi – Klopp says squad part of Guardiola's problems
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From The42
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No Messi, Iniesta or Xavi – Klopp says squad part of Guardiola's problems

Mar 18th 2017, 10:01 AM 5,744 Views 15 Comments

A weaker squad has contributed to the former Barcelona boss having some struggles at City, according to the Liverpool manager.

# reality-check - Monday 30 January, 2017

Ireland has one of the worst hospital waiting times in Europe
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Ireland has one of the worst hospital waiting times in Europe

Jan 30th 2017, 8:15 AM 15,350 Views 45 Comments

We also ranked the fifth worst for getting value out of the money we put into our healthcare system.

# reality-check - Wednesday 7 December, 2016

Council uses VR to show young drivers devastation of crashes
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Council uses VR to show young drivers devastation of crashes

Dec 7th 2016, 2:57 PM 8,928 Views 7 Comments

The simulation allows drivers to watch themselves receiving medical treatment and see the full crash scene around them.

# reality-check - Saturday 8 October, 2016

'Obviously the referee tries his best': Erasmus refuses to make excuses for Munster defeat
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From The42
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'Obviously the referee tries his best': Erasmus refuses to make excuses for Munster defeat

Oct 8th 2016, 5:50 PM 10,700 Views 16 Comments

The southern province were found wanting at the Aviva Stadium, slipping to a third straight defeat to their rivals.

# reality-check - Tuesday 21 June, 2016

Perisic strikes late to stun Spain in Bordeaux
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From The42
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Perisic strikes late to stun Spain in Bordeaux

Jun 21st 2016, 10:20 PM 9,257 Views 12 Comments

The punishment for Vincent del Bosque’s side is a last-16 clash against Italy, Ireland’s opponents tomorrow.

# reality-check - Monday 11 January, 2016

A tale of two concerts: Bowie had a disastrous Slane - but a triumphant return to Reality

A tale of two concerts: Bowie had a disastrous Slane - but a triumphant return to Reality

Jan 11th 2016, 4:39 PM 27,704 Views 19 Comments

Even people who regard Bowie as a friend reckon his Glass Spider show was awful. He more than redeemed himself with his 2003 shows.

# reality-check - Monday 4 January, 2016

VR is arriving soon but only 1% of PCs will be able to run it
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VR is arriving soon but only 1% of PCs will be able to run it

Jan 4th 2016, 12:04 PM 9,467 Views 18 Comments

The prediction from one of the biggest graphic chip makes suggests it’s going to be a niche pursuit for the first year.

# reality-check - Saturday 29 August, 2015

Tila Tequlia has been kicked out of Celebrity Big Brother for 'sympathising with Hitler'
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Tila Tequlia has been kicked out of Celebrity Big Brother for 'sympathising with Hitler'

Aug 29th 2015, 9:41 AM 26,208 Views 46 Comments

They sure know how to pick them, don’t they?

# reality-check - Thursday 18 June, 2015

This map shows how Dublin is a city divided
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This map shows how Dublin is a city divided

Jun 18th 2015, 6:04 AM 75,290 Views 33 Comments

A report commissioned by the council shows where the bulk of the wealth is – and the deprivation.

# reality-check - Monday 25 May, 2015

90% of young Yes voters went to Catholic Schools - Diarmuid Martin
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90% of young Yes voters went to Catholic Schools - Diarmuid Martin

May 25th 2015, 8:24 AM 24,509 Views 203 Comments

“The Church needs to ask itself when this cultural revolution began,” the Archbishop told Vatican Insider.

# reality-check - Tuesday 3 March, 2015

Ireland bullied by dominant South Africa as they slump to first World Cup defeat
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From The42
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Ireland bullied by dominant South Africa as they slump to first World Cup defeat

Mar 3rd 2015, 10:55 AM 23,633 Views 26 Comments

Ireland slip to fourth in Pool B after this morning’s loss.

# reality-check - Monday 22 September, 2014

Manchester United were 'bullied' by Leicester says Gary Neville
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From The42
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Manchester United were 'bullied' by Leicester says Gary Neville

Sep 22nd 2014, 10:17 AM 4,675 Views 18 Comments

Louis van Gaal’s men twice led by two goals at King Power Stadium but conceded four times to fall to a humiliating 5-3 defeat and the former defender says they are soft-centred

# reality-check - Tuesday 2 September, 2014

The 15 exhausting stages of a book hangover
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From The Daily Edge
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The 15 exhausting stages of a book hangover

Sep 2nd 2014, 9:30 PM 31,047 Views 24 Comments

Everything hurts.

# reality-check - Saturday 2 August, 2014

TJ Ryan wants calm in Limerick after hype before 2013 All-Ireland semi-final
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From The42
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TJ Ryan wants calm in Limerick after hype before 2013 All-Ireland semi-final

Aug 2nd 2014, 2:25 PM 3,435 Views 4 Comments

The Shannonsiders suffered huge disappointment when they were defeated last year by Clare.

# reality-check - Wednesday 5 March, 2014

Column: Are you frustrated by the number of 'gay' stories in the media? Then read on ...
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Column: Are you frustrated by the number of 'gay' stories in the media? Then read on ...

Mar 5th 2014, 7:30 PM 7,822 Views 275 Comments

Do you view the issue of gay rights as being mundane? Are you annoyed by the ‘hype’ over homophobic bullying and marriage equality? Then these are the facts you need to know, writes Christine Allen.

# reality-check - Sunday 15 December, 2013

Sexton's Heineken Cup dreams in ruins as Racing lose to 'Quins again
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From The42
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Sexton's Heineken Cup dreams in ruins as Racing lose to 'Quins again

Dec 15th 2013, 2:53 PM 6,185 Views 18 Comments

The French side have lost their last three European outings after an opening win over Clermont.

# reality-check - Tuesday 5 November, 2013

'Hard Sci-Fi movies' gives unrealistic blockbusters a harsh reality check
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From The Daily Edge
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'Hard Sci-Fi movies' gives unrealistic blockbusters a harsh reality check

Nov 5th 2013, 2:30 PM 2,799 Views 0 Comments

The Twitter account has been adjusting your favourite movies with a dose of realism.

# reality-check - Thursday 24 May, 2012

Gerrard: England expectations are down, more realistic
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From The42
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Gerrard: England expectations are down, more realistic

May 24th 2012, 11:27 AM 252 Views 0 Comments

The Liverpool skipper says that the Three Lions should have won a tournament in recent years, but now they are underdogs.

# reality-check - Wednesday 5 October, 2011

The Happy Camper: 'It's like a deserted city scene from 28 Days Later'
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From The42
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The Happy Camper: 'It's like a deserted city scene from 28 Days Later'

Oct 5th 2011, 12:27 PM 600 Views 0 Comments

The lads roll into Christchurch, a city still very much recovering from their devastating earthquake.