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# showdown - Friday 31 January, 2014

IMO remains "sceptical" about free child GP care and will tell the Government today
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IMO remains "sceptical" about free child GP care and will tell the Government today

Jan 31st 2014, 7:32 AM 5,473 Views 43 Comments

The union say the plan is being implemented “by diktat”.

# showdown - Sunday 26 January, 2014

Mayo's Kiltane to face Monaghan's Truagh in All-Ireland intermediate football decider
# Club Action
From The42
# Club Action

Mayo's Kiltane to face Monaghan's Truagh in All-Ireland intermediate football decider

Jan 26th 2014, 3:39 PM 3,648 Views 1 Comment

The sides will face off on Sunday February 9th in Croke Park.

# showdown - Monday 20 January, 2014

Seahawks to face Broncos in Super Bowl showdown in New York next month
# Final Two
From The42
# Final Two

Seahawks to face Broncos in Super Bowl showdown in New York next month

Jan 20th 2014, 8:34 AM 3,598 Views 11 Comments

The Seahawks beat the 49ers while the Broncos defeated the Patriots.

# showdown - Wednesday 15 January, 2014

Monaghan will meet Cavan in Dr McKenna Cup semi-final after 15 point win over Fermanagh
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From The42
# Showdown

Monaghan will meet Cavan in Dr McKenna Cup semi-final after 15 point win over Fermanagh

Jan 15th 2014, 9:52 PM 2,550 Views 0 Comments

Elsewhere Antrim got the better of Down tonight.

# showdown - Wednesday 6 November, 2013

As it happened: Ballymun Kickhams v St Vincent's, Dublin SFC final replay
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From The42
# Showdown

As it happened: Ballymun Kickhams v St Vincent's, Dublin SFC final replay

Nov 6th 2013, 7:34 PM 28,780 Views 23 Comments

The two sides met again in Parnell Park tonight after last Sunday’s draw.

# showdown - Sunday 22 September, 2013

LIVE: Dublin v Mayo, All-Ireland senior football final
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From The42
# Showdown

LIVE: Dublin v Mayo, All-Ireland senior football final

Sep 22nd 2013, 4:10 PM 42,392 Views 101 Comments

Who would lift Sam today? Here’s how it all unfolded.

# showdown - Tuesday 17 September, 2013

This brilliant promo for Sunday’s Dublin-Mayo game will get you psyched
# Showdown
From The42
# Showdown

This brilliant promo for Sunday’s Dublin-Mayo game will get you psyched

Sep 17th 2013, 12:45 PM 4,317 Views 11 Comments

The battle lines are being drawn ahead of next Sunday’s Croke Park battle.

# showdown - Thursday 12 September, 2013

Friends reunited as Laois and Kildare set to face off again… for All-Ireland glory
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From The42
# Showdown

Friends reunited as Laois and Kildare set to face off again… for All-Ireland glory

Sep 12th 2013, 9:00 AM 2,635 Views 0 Comments

The Leinster rivals face off in the Premier Junior camogie decider on Sunday.

# showdown - Sunday 4 August, 2013

As it happened: Kerry v Cavan, All-Ireland SFC quarter-final
# Showdown
From The42
# Showdown

As it happened: Kerry v Cavan, All-Ireland SFC quarter-final

Aug 4th 2013, 1:00 PM 14,982 Views 31 Comments

Who would prevail in the first of today’s games in Croke Park? Join us to see how it all unfolded.

# showdown - Friday 2 August, 2013

This promo for Sunday’s Mayo-Donegal game will get you psyched
# GAA
From The42
# GAA

This promo for Sunday’s Mayo-Donegal game will get you psyched

Aug 2nd 2013, 4:01 PM 3,321 Views 7 Comments

Get ready to rumble.

# showdown - Sunday 14 July, 2013

As it happened: Limerick v Cork, Munster senior hurling final
# Showdown
From The42
# Showdown

As it happened: Limerick v Cork, Munster senior hurling final

Jul 14th 2013, 3:23 PM 18,891 Views 76 Comments

Who was going to win today’s battle at the Gaelic Grounds? Join us to see how it unfolded.

# showdown - Friday 21 June, 2013

Dog has fight of his life. With a dandelion
# Showdown
From The Daily Edge
# Showdown

Dog has fight of his life. With a dandelion

Jun 21st 2013, 7:00 PM 1,753 Views 2 Comments

Talk about picking your battles.

# showdown - Saturday 15 June, 2013

Rodgers grilled by 9-year-old, admits Suarez is 'most naughtiest' player
# Interview
From The42
# Interview

Rodgers grilled by 9-year-old, admits Suarez is 'most naughtiest' player

Jun 15th 2013, 6:18 PM 2,802 Views 2 Comments

He also claimed that managing the Anfield club was the “best job ever”.

# showdown - Sunday 9 June, 2013

As it happened: Limerick v Tipperary, Munster SHC semi-final
# Showdown
From The42
# Showdown

As it happened: Limerick v Tipperary, Munster SHC semi-final

Jun 9th 2013, 3:34 PM 13,492 Views 18 Comments

The two counties faced off in the Gaelic Grounds this afternoon.

# showdown - Friday 31 May, 2013

9 things to know about the Tipperary and Limerick U21 hurlers
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From The42
# Showdown

9 things to know about the Tipperary and Limerick U21 hurlers

May 31st 2013, 7:45 AM 2,796 Views 2 Comments

The two teams meet tonight in the quarter-final of the Bord Gáis Energy Munster U21 hurling championship.

# showdown - Friday 24 May, 2013

Infographic: How do Bayern Munich and Borussia Dortmund match up?
# Ze Germans
From The42
# Ze Germans

Infographic: How do Bayern Munich and Borussia Dortmund match up?

May 24th 2013, 8:26 AM 2,074 Views 1 Comment

A nation holds its breath.

# showdown - Tuesday 30 April, 2013

Dortmund book place in Champions League final despite late Real rally
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From The42
# Showdown

Dortmund book place in Champions League final despite late Real rally

Apr 30th 2013, 8:34 PM 11,969 Views 25 Comments

The Germans lost 2-0 on the night but they got away with it.

# showdown - Tuesday 23 April, 2013

Bayern thrash Barca in semi-final first leg thanks to these goals
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From The42
# Showdown

Bayern thrash Barca in semi-final first leg thanks to these goals

Apr 23rd 2013, 9:46 PM 15,472 Views 109 Comments

Messi and co struggled in Germany tonight.

# showdown - Tuesday 16 April, 2013

Messi passed fit for Bayern semi-final
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From The42
# Showdown

Messi passed fit for Bayern semi-final

Apr 16th 2013, 5:30 PM 1,171 Views 0 Comments

The 25-year-old was told at training today he would be ready to play against the Bavarians next week with his hamstring problem a thing of the past.

# showdown - Saturday 13 April, 2013

5 key questions for Cork and Clare relegation decider
# Showdown
From The42
# Showdown

5 key questions for Cork and Clare relegation decider

Apr 13th 2013, 1:50 PM 2,061 Views 7 Comments

The battle to avoid the drop takes place tomorrow afternoon in the Gaelic Grounds.

# showdown - Sunday 11 November, 2012

Preview: Chelsea prepare for 'bogey team' Liverpool
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From The42
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Preview: Chelsea prepare for 'bogey team' Liverpool

Nov 11th 2012, 7:48 AM 532 Views 1 Comment

Roberto di Matteo is expecting Liverpool to put it up to his side at Stamford Bridge this afternoon.

# showdown - Tuesday 6 November, 2012

Champions League Group D preview: Dortmund primed to qualify as City on the brink
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From The42
# Showdown

Champions League Group D preview: Dortmund primed to qualify as City on the brink

Nov 6th 2012, 7:14 AM 397 Views 0 Comments

City need a win against Ajax this evening.

# showdown - Wednesday 8 August, 2012

Clare v Tipperary - Bord Gáis Energy Munster U21HC final match guide
# Preview
From The42
# Preview

Clare v Tipperary - Bord Gáis Energy Munster U21HC final match guide

Aug 8th 2012, 10:18 AM 804 Views 0 Comments

There is a huge crowd expected in Ennis tonight for the all-ticket clash between Clare and Tipperary with provincial U21 hurling honors up for grabs.

# showdown - Saturday 28 July, 2012

Super 15: Sharks hold on to secure final against Chiefs
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From The42
# Showdown

Super 15: Sharks hold on to secure final against Chiefs

Jul 28th 2012, 7:58 PM 1,182 Views 1 Comment

A battling performance saw them see of their South African rivals the Stormers in a tight semi-final at Newlands.

# showdown - Friday 27 July, 2012

Syria latest: UN human rights chief warns of 'consequences' for both sides
# Syria
# Syria

Syria latest: UN human rights chief warns of 'consequences' for both sides

Jul 27th 2012, 10:50 AM 1,442 Views 16 Comments

“The world does not forget or forgive crimes like these,” Navi Pillay said of reported atrocities against Syrian civilians.

# showdown - Saturday 21 July, 2012

As It Happened: Kerry v Tyrone, All-Ireland SFC round three qualifier
# Liveblog
From The42
# Liveblog

As It Happened: Kerry v Tyrone, All-Ireland SFC round three qualifier

Jul 21st 2012, 4:29 PM 11,361 Views 34 Comments

They have won seven of the last nine All-Ireland senior football titles between them but for either Kerry or Tyrone, today would represent the end of the 2012 championship road. Here’s how it all unfolded.

# showdown - Friday 20 July, 2012

Kerry v Tyrone - All-Ireland SFC qualifier round three match guide
# Preview
From The42
# Preview

Kerry v Tyrone - All-Ireland SFC qualifier round three match guide

Jul 20th 2012, 7:00 AM 4,044 Views 11 Comments

Has there ever been a All-Ireland football round three qualifier clash to whet the appetite as much as the meeting of Kerry and Tyrone tomorrow? Here’s the lowdown on a fascinating clash.

# showdown - Wednesday 18 July, 2012

As It Happened: Limerick v Tipperary, Bord Gáis Energy Munster U21HC semi-final
# Munster U21HC
From The42
# Munster U21HC

As It Happened: Limerick v Tipperary, Bord Gáis Energy Munster U21HC semi-final

Jul 18th 2012, 7:08 PM 6,004 Views 9 Comments

Both Limerick and Tipperary experienced hurling highs last weekend with All-Ireland SHC qualifier and Munster SHC final victories respectively. Tonight the focus was on U21 action as they squared off in the Gaelic Grounds.

# showdown - Tuesday 17 July, 2012

'Defeat to Royals in 2010 helped us win Sam' - Alan Brogan
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From The42
# Showdown

'Defeat to Royals in 2010 helped us win Sam' - Alan Brogan

Jul 17th 2012, 5:01 PM 2,167 Views 0 Comments

The Dublin forward has called that Leinster SFC semi-final loss “a watershed moment”.

Blake: Friendship with Bolt will endure, despite Olympic rivalry
# Showdown
From The42
# Showdown

Blake: Friendship with Bolt will endure, despite Olympic rivalry

Jul 17th 2012, 11:58 AM 627 Views 0 Comments

The pair go head-to-head in London next month for the title of ‘fastest man in the world.’

# showdown - Saturday 14 July, 2012

Clare v Limerick - All-Ireland SHC phase three qualifier match guide
# Preview
From The42
# Preview

Clare v Limerick - All-Ireland SHC phase three qualifier match guide

Jul 14th 2012, 8:00 AM 3,145 Views 9 Comments

Once again Clare and Limerick cross paths in a hurling clash tonight but the stakes are raised considerably for this All-Ireland qualifier tie.

# showdown - Thursday 12 July, 2012

Rossies unchanged for showdown with Tyrone
# Starting XV
From The42
# Starting XV

Rossies unchanged for showdown with Tyrone

Jul 12th 2012, 3:32 PM 613 Views 0 Comments

The Roscommon side that claimed a famous victory over Armagh last time out have been entrusted with the task of repeating the feat against Tyrone on Saturday.

# showdown - Wednesday 11 July, 2012

Kilkenny v Laois - Leinster U21HC final match guide
# Preview
From The42
# Preview

Kilkenny v Laois - Leinster U21HC final match guide

Jul 11th 2012, 8:30 AM 797 Views 0 Comments

The Bord Gáis Energy Leinster U21HC trophy is on offer in O’Moore Park in Portlaoise tonight at 7.30pm.

# showdown - Monday 2 July, 2012

Cavan confident of incident-free qualifier clash with Kildare
# Showdown
From The42
# Showdown

Cavan confident of incident-free qualifier clash with Kildare

Jul 2nd 2012, 5:22 PM 5,844 Views 12 Comments

Despite the huge interest that will surround the game, it will be business as normal for the Breffni County in staging the round two tie.

# showdown - Wednesday 20 June, 2012

Ryan wary of potency and physicality of Rebels challenge
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From The42
# Showdown

Ryan wary of potency and physicality of Rebels challenge

Jun 20th 2012, 4:33 PM 403 Views 0 Comments

They have a Munster SHC quarter-final win over Limerick under their belts but Tipperary boss Declan Ryan is on his guard ahead of Sunday’s journey south to face Cork.

# showdown - Friday 18 May, 2012

Slow and steady wins the race for 'humble' Heynckes, he hopes
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From The42
# Showdown

Slow and steady wins the race for 'humble' Heynckes, he hopes

May 18th 2012, 4:09 PM 1,385 Views 6 Comments

Miguel Delaney is just out of a Bayern Munich press conference in which he found the manager less optimistic than the mood around the Bavarian capital.

# showdown - Wednesday 9 May, 2012

Europa League preview: Falcao targets second medal
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From The42
# Showdown

Europa League preview: Falcao targets second medal

May 9th 2012, 9:35 AM 222 Views 0 Comments

The Colombian striker knows the importance of scoring first in a European final, having won the trophy with Porto last season.

# showdown - Monday 30 April, 2012

Magnificent Kearney sets up Heineken Cup clash of the Irish
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From The42
# Showdown

Magnificent Kearney sets up Heineken Cup clash of the Irish

Apr 30th 2012, 8:00 AM 4,369 Views 12 Comments

Leinster coach Joe Schmidt revealed that Jonny Sexton set the tone at half-time before his side went on to win 19-15.

# showdown - Wednesday 2 November, 2011

The 9 at 9: Wednesday
# 9 At 9
# 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Wednesday

Nov 2nd 2011, 8:21 AM 2,784 Views 7 Comments

Nine things you need to know this morning…

Greek crisis: EU leaders ratchet up pressure over controversial referendum
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Greek crisis: EU leaders ratchet up pressure over controversial referendum

Nov 2nd 2011, 8:09 AM 465 Views 10 Comments

Greek leader George Papandreou has been summoned for emergency talks with French and German leaders amid fears an EU deal could be derailed.