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# Talking Points

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Kilmacud coping without Dublin star, Dessie on fire for the Gunners and an epic Kerry hurling win
Kilmacud Crokes, Padraig Pearses, Kilmoyley and Ballygunner all celebrated glory this weekend.
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How to talk to your loved ones about misinformation without ruining Christmas
We talked to experts about how to approach that Facebook theory-loving family member.
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The hurling kings of Galway, more success for Kerry brothers and Loughmore stopped at last
A look at the talking points from the weekend’s GAA club action.
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Mayo club masters, Tralee dominance in Kerry and Loughmore get that winning Tipp feeling
A look at the talking points from the weekend’s club action.
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A Galway breakthrough, McGrath magic in Tipp and a stunning Cork shootout
A look at some of the key talking points from the weekend GAA club action.
# William Hill
Can Andy Farrell's new faces match the All Blacks? Talking points ahead of Ireland-New Zealand
The Aviva Stadium hosts a highly-anticipated Test on Saturday afternoon.
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Ireland's standout stars, that stunning free-kick and next month's all-important double-header
Vera Pauw’s side secured a monumental World Cup qualifying result in Finland last night.
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Changing as a Kerry manager, return from AFL and retirements, the All-Ireland title wait
Jack O’Connor on his return to the Kerry football hotseat.
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Veterans shine in Dublin and Tipp, Mayo forward stars and Cork goalkeeper heroics
A look back at the weekend club GAA action.
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Mayo stars back on club beat, a notable Waterford semi-finalist and crunch Tipperary games
It’s another big weekend of club action around the country.
# William Hill
McIlroy to shine, Brooks v Bryson and home advantage: The biggest 2021 Ryder Cup talking points
All eyes are on Whistling Straits this week, and Adam McKendry previews the latest showdown between Europe and the USA.
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A novel Wexford decider, leading Cork and Dublin sides seek response and last eight in Waterford
It’s a big weekend of club hurling action around the country.
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Hard hits on both sides, Galway's clinical finishing and another compelling final
There was plenty to pore over from Sunday’s gripping contest.
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A brilliant All-Ireland title for Tyrone, crucial second-half goals and more Mayo final misery
It finished 2-14 to 0-15 in Tyrone’s favour in Croke Park.
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Meath's meteoric, magical rise to a maiden All-Ireland senior crown as Dublin fall on the big day
The Royals lifted the Brendan Martin Cup for the very first time after a rollercoaster journey.
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Dublin's Drive for Five, a Royal rising like no other and an exciting new-look All-Ireland final
Will it be five-in-a-row chasing Dublin or fairytale newcomers Meath climbing the steps of the Hogan Stand?
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Irish football must shed its knee-jerk hysteria when it comes to judging managers
The national team received heavy criticism following the draw with Azerbaijan.
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Tyrone transformed, Kerry left stunned and an unexpected All-Ireland final pairing
A look at some key issues that emerged following yesterday’s action at Croke Park.
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Limerick's hurling greatness, Lynch the star in attack and a tough final experience for Cork
It finished 3-32 to 1-22 in Limerick’s favour against Cork.
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Meath's remarkable comeback and incredible rise, Dublin's Drive for Five, and a final to savour
The 2021 TG4 All-Ireland senior championship finalists were decided on a huge weekend at Croke Park.
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The importance of Diarmuid O'Connor's kick, a rare Dublin defeat and Mayo's young guns
A dramatic and pulsating night in Croke Park.
# William Hill
Time to press the Bundee button: Talking points ahead of the final Lions Test
With the sides tied at one win apiece, the series will be decided in Cape Town on Saturday.
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'Very frustrated and annoyed' and 'move forward with the rules' - calls for change in ladies football
Dublin boss Mick Bohan and Donegal manager Maxi Curran are among those who have been particularly vocal.
# William Hill
Conan the destroyer to make a big impact: Talking points ahead of the second Lions Test
The side meet in Cape Town once again on Saturday.
# Comment
Galway's collapse, how Mayo clicked into gear and Joyce's future
5 talking points after today’s Connacht SFC final in Croke Park.
# William Hill
The Lions need to get creative: Talking points ahead of Saturday's first Test with South Africa
Warren Gatland’s side take on the Springboks in Cape Town this weekend.
# Comment
5 talking points after the All-Ireland hurling qualifier draw
It’s not hard to pick out the tie of the round.
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Chiellini and Bonucci get the glory their careers deserve as Southgate's defensive tactics fail to pay off
Plus, the best team won, but did the superior squad lose?
# Comment
Shane Walsh injury, future of Roscommon boss and Galway's fresh faces
5 talking points after Galway’s Connacht SFC semi-final win over Roscommon.
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Limerick's bright start to Munster title bid, Cork's missed chances and youthful promise
It finished 2-22 to 1-17 in Limerick’s favour in Semple Stadium.
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Clare bounce back, Kelly causes scoring damage and Waterford's missing names
It finished 1-22 to 0-21 in favour of Clare in Thurles yesterday.
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No Kerry error this time, Clare's short summer and the Clifford-O'Shea double act
Kerry ran out 3-22 to 1-11 winners last night in Killarney.
# Comment
Injury and suspension concerns, spitting allegation and looking ahead to Leinster
5 talking points after yesterday’s Allianz Football League Division 2 promotion semi-final between Meath and Kildare in Newbridge.
# curtain raiser
5 talkings points after Limerick and Cork meet ahead of Munster semi-final battle
It finished 0-33 to 2-19 in favour of Limerick last night in the Gaelic Grounds.
# Comment
Kerry moving nicely as Tyrone clash looms and Roscommon's fight for survival
5 talking points after the Kingdom’s victory in Dr Hyde Park yesterday.
# Comment
Con v Clifford, Kerry's thrilling comeback and the Dublin goal threat
5 talking points after today’s dramatic draw between Gaelic football’s greatest rivals.
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How Dublin are coping without Dessie Farrell, more rulebook debate and Roscommon positives
Plenty to discuss after Dublin opened up their 2021 season with a nine-point win over Roscommon.
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Cork hunt for goals, Waterford 'naivety' at the back and young Rebel forwards
Opening day thoughts after the clash at Páirc Uí Chaoimh.
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Experienced Ireland stars show Stephen Kenny what he was missing
While problems remain, the Boys in Green produced an improved display against Qatar on Tuesday.
# Analysis
One of the worst results in Ireland's footballing history, but here's why Stephen Kenny still deserves time
The Irish team suffered a humiliating defeat at home to Luxembourg on Saturday night,