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# Report Card

This year
Player ratings: How the Irish footballers in Britain and beyond fared this season
A reflection on how Stephen Kenny’s men performed.
How did Ireland's World Cup group rivals get on during the international window?
Australia produced a statement win away to European champions England.
Last year
Race for Brendan: The last two teams in the All-Ireland senior ladies football race
Meath and Kerry face off in Sunday’s final.
Spring to summer - how does 2022 hurling league form compare to championship?
The42′s take a look at how the league form of hurling sides compares with their championship performances.
All time
5 winners and losers of Ireland's World Cup qualifying campaign
We look back at who impressed and who fell away over the last year.
A better outing against Tipp, new prospects perform and Cork's search for consistency
Kieran Kingston saw his team pick up their opening league win last night.
Here's how we rated Ireland in their Euro 2020 qualifier against Denmark
The familiar foes played out a 1-1 draw in this evening’s game at Telia Parken in Copenhagen.
The government got an 'F' from 100 organisations over how it's handling child and family homelessness
The government has also been criticised for not introducing national standards for emergency accommodation.
Roux and Farrell earn Schmidt praise as Ireland get 'a rise in temperature'
The Ireland head coach was disappointed with his team’s kicking in Edinburgh.
November Report Card: How the world's top 10 are shaping up for Japan 2019
We take a closer look at how the runners and riders fared 10 months out from the World Cup.
Homeless and Traveller children 'falling through gaps' in education system
Ireland is one of the best countries in terms of reducing education inequality, but concerns have been raised about vulnerable children.
Thrilling games and shock results - new round-robin series has been incredible but could be even better
The new hurling championship structure has produced some sensational games but there are some changes that are worth considering.
How the latest 8 counties eliminated from the All-Ireland SFC will remember 2018
These sides dropped out of the hunt for the Sam Maguire at the weekend.
Stand-offs, world rugby awards and record-breaking crowds - women's sport in Ireland in 2017
It has been a progressive year for women’s sport in Ireland, but there were some low points.
Player ratings: How Ireland’s footballers got on at club level in 2016
The performance over the past 12 months of Seamus Coleman and others are assessed.
Mayo official condemns 'media campaign to blacken Lee Keegan's name'
The Westport wing-back was unfairly singled out, according to PRO Paul Cunnane.
Europe raises concerns about lack of housing in Ireland
The European Commission and ECB say “recent price and rent increases have drawn attention to persistent housing supply bottlenecks”.
3 winners and losers from Ireland's latest international week
The Boys in Green earned an impressive victory over Austria on Saturday evening.
Assessing the Premier League pre-season title hopefuls after 10 games
With nearly a third of the season complete, we judge how the big teams are performing early on.
The Premier Division's winners, losers and Goal of the Season contenders
It’s time to run the rule over another year in the LOI’s top flight.
Player ratings: How the Boys in Green fared at Euro 2016
Martin O’Neill’s men exited the competition after being beaten by France in last Sunday’s second-round encounter.
We've rated each of the SSE Airtricity League clubs at the halfway mark of the season
Do you agree with our grades?
Player ratings: how the Irish senior footballers got on for their clubs this season
It’s been a mixed year for the Boys in Green in England.
Power ranking Liverpool's pre-season signings from best to worst
Mario Balotelli, Emre Can and others are ranked based on how well they’ve performed this season.
The good, the bad and the ugly - The Irish footballers who flourished in 2014 and those who didn't
It was a good year for Seamus Coleman and James McCarthy but Sean St Ledger will want to forget the last twelve months.
'The IMF did not sufficiently tailor its advice to countries during the crisis'
An IMF internal review finds that some European authorities thought it was “inappropriate” for the IMF to be seated at the negotiating table.
Analysis: Has Ronaldo been an asset or a liability for Portugal at this World Cup?
The Portuguese star’s fitness has come under scrutiny during the tournament.
Irish kids get a 'D minus' for physical activity (but that's not too bad, apparently)
Only between 12 per cent and 43 cent of children actually get enough physical activity, according to the latest ‘Report Card’.
What shape is the Ireland squad in going into the summer friendlies?
We take a player-by-player look at how the season went for the Boys in Green ahead of the upcoming series of games.
Government fails Traveller, migrant children and those who are at risk of poverty
The Children’s Rights Alliance gave the government an overall ‘C’ grade in this year’s report card.
The EU's message to Ireland: 'Do more to punish corruption more quickly'
A new EU report also found that Irish people feel that corruption is more widespread in their country than the average European.
The life expectancy for the Irish man is 78. For a woman? 83
A new report looking at the economy, education, population and other factors shows mixed results for Ireland.
16 interesting statistics about David Moyes’ Manchester United
The manager’s tough start to life at Old Trafford is reflected in many of these facts.
Half-term report: Leinster ship yet to be steadied
Leinster got back to winning ways last night and are well placed in their Pro12 defence.
Half-term report: Kiwi influence finally starting to bear fruit at Connacht
To call Pat Lam’s start out west ‘slow’ would be an understatement but victory over Toulouse gives fans reason to believe.
Chief Inspector's Report highlights problems with Maths and Irish teaching
The teaching of Irish was found to be “problematic” in almost one in three lessons at post-primary, while Maths teaching was found to be “satisfactory or better” in just 77 per cent of schools monitored.
IMF review says close supervision of Irish banks is essential
Ireland’s latest report card by the IMF also states that firm implementation of budget policies is required if Ireland wants to achieve its fiscal targets.
Moody's upgrades Ireland's sovereign rating from negative to stable
The National Treasury Management Agency said it is pleased with the upgrade.
Ireland got a ‘B’ grade for its last European presidency
The US said it would give Ireland a “tentative B” for its 2004 presidency of the European Union.
Mid-term report: a game-by-game look at Trap's performance so far on the road to Brazil
It hasn’t *all* been bad, you know.