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Tuesday 28 March 2023 Dublin: 8°C

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NPHET's Covid-19 briefings set to end for good as team moves to 'surveillance mode'
The team has lead the response to the pandemic in Ireland since early 2020.
Health officials are due to revert to their original duties later this month, writes Cónal Thomas.
Members of NPHET have not held a public briefing since 24 August.
Stormont ministers agree to end social distancing in NI shops and theatres
Pop-up Covid vaccination clinics open as thousands of students start college
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The key questions as Conor McGregor announces yet another retirement
We explore the issues surrounding McGregor’s latest decision to quit.
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Darron Gibson released by League Two side Salford
He is one of a raft of players leaving the club following the decision to end the season.
# stepping down
Castle's tumultuous tenure ends as Rugby Australia CEO resigns
The decision comes soon after 11 former Wallabies captains called for change.
# heartbroken
Schmidt: 'I'm a little bit broken... you carry your scars more than your successes'
The Ireland head coach’s six-year tenure came to an end with a crushing defeat to the All Blacks.
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John Delaney leaves the FAI in a worse state than he found it 14 years ago
The former CEO had some achievements in his time with the FAI, but they were outweighed by his failures.
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After an incredible career, Netherlands great Sneijder retires from professional football
Wesley Sneijder has struck a business deal with Utrecht, having called time on his playing career.
# Bowing out
Emotional Rory Best: 'It's so strange being here after so many years'
The Ulster and Ireland captain struggled to contain his emotions at a press conference to announce his retirement this afternoon.
# Final Chapter
Ireland captain Rory Best to retire from rugby after the World Cup
The 36-year-old will hope to go out in style in Japan later this year.
# Final Chapter
Ireland captain Best 'fairly certain' he will retire after this year's World Cup
The 36-year-old will play his final home Six Nations game tomorrow against France.
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'Seeing this guy lift the trophy is the thing that gives me most satisfaction'
Leinster’s captain lasted only 18 minutes but retires with the province on top of Europe.
# teary-eyed
American star Lindsey Vonn bids emotional farewell to Olympic downhill career with bronze
‘I gave it all and to come away with a medal is a dream come true.’
# mission accomplished
Tears and cheers as Apollo House occupiers claim a 'sad victory'
There were tears and cheers in equal measure this morning following today’s leaving Apollo House.
# End of the road
'For some lads it’s a foregone conclusion. For guys like me, it’s not'
Eoin Reddan reflects on his 15-year professional career.
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Roy Hodgson resigns as England manager following shock defeat to Iceland
Hodgson won’t be seeking to renew a contract which was due to expire at the end of the tournament.
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Ireland and Leinster's Eoin Reddan confirms retirement from rugby
The 35-year-old is hanging his boots up after the tour of South Africa.
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Dublin's Screen Cinema is set to close
It will close on 29 February.
# do it for paulie
Ireland look for Toner and Henderson to thrive after losing legend O'Connell
There is no doubt Ireland are now a weaker team, but they have strong options in the second row.
# Bookworm
This little baby bursts into tears every single time a storybook ends
“The end.” *tears*
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Pics: Paulie waved an emotional farewell to Thomond Park this afternoon
O’Connell said that he might have played at Thomond Park for the last time.
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SPOILER ALERT: This is the infamous TV appearance that led to Charlie Haughey's downfall
If you’re not entirely familiar with the manner of Haughey’s real-life political downfall, perhaps don’t watch this just yet.
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Irish impressionist brilliantly summarises the Love/Hate finale in two minutes
Nice use of bald cap, too.
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Film lovers, you've one less place to go to find classic movies
Dublin’s Laser DVD is closing down.
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Connacht confirm Craig Clarke retirement after repeated concussions
The 30-year-old hadn’t played since January, when he sustained his 10th concussion in 22 months.
# down and out
Roger Federer watches his era sadly slip away
After 36 consecutive Grand Slam quarter-final appearances, Federer has now missed two in a row.
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Highs and lows: 11 games that defined Declan Kidney’s Ireland
From the heady days of 2009 to this year’s turgid campaign, Kidney’s term in charge of Ireland has been a rollercoaster ride.
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Endgame: movies finished after an actor's death
Some films have been finished in the most challenging and unhappy of circumstances…
# Game Over
Euro 2012: Ireland's Odyssey is at an end
Sheer effort brought us to the edge of something special, but change is needed to take us over the the line.
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Drawing a line: No action from FA over Old Trafford fracas
Phil Dowd has reported no further disciplinary measures are necessary despite angry exchanges between Manchester United and Liverpool on Saturday.
# Yes Man?
Is Alessio Rastani actually one of The Yes Men? [Update: They say he's not]
‘Culture jamming’ group The Yes Men say independent trader Alessio Rastani isn’t a member – and that they think he’s genuine.
# Debt Crisis
WATCH: BBC newsreader stunned as trader predicts wipe-out of savings
Independent trader Alessio Rastani says he and his colleagues look forward to downward markets. The BBC is stunned.