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Thursday 7 December 2023 Dublin: 11°C

# Sacrifice

This year
'I had to take it… I was going to put my family first for once'
Former Irish international Eddie Nolan on his long career in football and reasons for retiring earlier this season.
‘Her income will go down quite a bit, but she said it's not about money for me’
A profile of Ireland star Lily Agg and her lengthy, extraordinary road to the Women’s World Cup.
All time
'It was a tough time trying to decide: Do I give up my work for the love of representing my country?'
Ex-Ireland international Dolores Deasley on the various highs and lows of her career, and her new life coaching in America.
Skipping a brother's stag for a county quarter-final, 'the worst best man,' and a Munster semi-final to come
Jason Lonergan sacrificed a lot to be available to play for Clonmel Commercials.
Accommodating Hazard caused defensive issues for Chelsea - Sarri
The sheer quality the Belgium international brought as a gamechanger to the Blues meant that the Italian could not play to his preferred style.
'Becoming a good player so quickly made me miss a lot of the normal life'
Paris Saint-Germain striker Kylian Mbappe says team-mate Neymar played a key role in his integration at the club.
Fellaini prepared to suffer broken bones for Mourinho
The Belgium international has become a key figure for his Red Devils manager.
'Don't sacrifice the goats': Protesters' anger defers planned cull of 80 wild animals
The proposed cull has now been deferred as Coillte work with locals to resolve their dispute
Mahrez: I didn't eat so I could play football
The 25-year-old has opened up about the extraordinary lengths he has gone to in order to carve out a career in football.
This girl refused to sell her Electric Picnic ticket... so here's how her employer reacted
Paying the price.
"If they're told to win a seat as an MP 'You must sacrifice a child', they'll do it"
“Some of them will be so desperate that if they’re told to win a seat as an MP ‘You must sacrifice a child’, they’ll do it.”
Father kills five children in sacrifice to 'get him magic powers'
The man had been learning black magic.
Tipperary are prepared to transfer finance from a team holiday to a training camp - Kieran Bergin
He feels a training week to Spain during next season would better benefit the Premier County.
Celtic's Champions League opponents sacrifice a sheep at their stadium
Shakhter Karagandy are going to all sorts of extremes in a bid to qualify for the group stages of Europe’s elite competition.
For an Olympic sailor, training in snow and 40 knot winds are par for the course
Ireland’s Annalise Murphy, fourth at last year’s London Olympics, is the latest athlete to be profiled by The Journey.
Column: If you're not religious, why observe a Lenten sacrifice?
As children, we used to try to get out of Lenten obligations – now we use them as if they are a second chance at New Year’s resolutions.
Column: Cardinal Rules - What NOT to do on your Lenten fast
This week, the (not) Primate of All Ireland tracks his colleague’s ‘progress’ with his sponsored fast – including an awkward incident with a chocolate Swiss roll…
Sacrifice: What these sportsmen ought to give up for Lent
Jesus spent 40 days in the desert, the least these guys can do is show a little restraint.
The Daily Fix: Thursday
Anglo’s new name; Kyrgyz parliament ‘sacrifices’ sheep; and the competition is fierce at the Fireman Olympics. It’s all in today’s Daily Fix…