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# Top Job

Last month
May 2023
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'I want to coach Ireland' – O’Gara aims high after latest Champions Cup success
Holders La Rochelle fought back from 17-0 down to beat Leinster 27-26 in Dublin.
Last year
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Irish judge Síofra O'Leary elected president of the European Court of Human Rights
She has worked as a judge at the ECtHR since July 2015.
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Google's Shane Nolan appointed new CEO of Leinster Rugby
Nolan will succeed outgoing CEO Mick Dawson in early November.
All time
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Majority of Italians signal support as 'Super' Mario Draghi sworn in as new prime minister
The veteran politician formerly held the top job at the European Central Bank.
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Former Northern Ireland midfielder Magilton confirmed as Dundalk's new sporting director
The Belfast native begins his new role on Monday after seven years at the Irish Football Association.
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Joe Schmidt appointed World Rugby Director of Rugby and High Performance
The former Ireland head coach will begin his new role next month.
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Leo Varadkar rules himself out of taking over EU Commissioner job
There is a lot of interest in the trade commissioner job – and the knock on vacancies that might arise.
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Keir Starmer is the new leader of the UK Labour party
Starmer, a former director of state prosecutions and Labour’s Brexit spokesman, had been the favourite to win the ballot.
# Ceann Comhairle
Here's who is in the mix for the job of keeping order in the next Dáil
Social Democrats TD Catherine Murphy is not ruling herself out of the running for Ceann Comhairle.
# the candidate podcast
Leo keen to stay on if FG loses election - and insists he's not interested in a big EU job
‘As a last resort’ Varadkar said he’ll go into government with Fianna Fail to avoid another election.
# Spurs
Jose Mourinho announced as head coach of Tottenham Hotspur less than 24 hours after Pochettino departure
Mourinho’s contract will run until the end of the 2022/2023 season.
# Top Job
New York official becomes fourth candidate to enter race for GAA presidency
Larry McCarthy is in the running to replace John Horan.
# Ladies Football
All-Ireland-winning Tipperary and Mourneabbey boss not ruling out vacant Cork job
Shane Ronayne: ‘It’s something that I was interested in before, but I genuinely haven’t given it a second’s thought.’
# Top Job
England U17s World Cup-winning coach Cooper named new Swansea boss
Steve Cooper will fill the role left by Graham Potter, now at Brighton and Hove Albion.
# Hotseat
Farrell remains 'full steam ahead' with focus on Six Nations, but excited about taking over as head coach
Ireland’s defence coach says there are still ‘permutations’ to be figured out before he finalises the backroom team he works with from 2020.
# Top Job
Crusaders coach Robertson would 'take a good look' at All Blacks job
The 44-year-old has guided the Christchurch side to back-to-back Super Rugby titles and is a highly-regarded young coach.
# Top Job
Stephen Kenny set for Ireland top job from 2020 onward - Reports
The Dundalk manager looks likely to be offered the Ireland U21 position, with a view to progressing to the senior role in two years’ time.
# Appointment
Animal Planet president becomes first female Premier League chief
Susanna Dinnage will replace Richard Scudamore as the head of English football’s top division.
# Top Job
All Blacks legend McCaw welcomes prospect of Schmidt return to New Zealand
The Ireland head coach is due to confirm a decision on his future by the end of this month.
# new saint
St Pat's appoint former assistant Kenny as Buckley's successor
The 56-year-old will take the reins at Richmond Park ahead of the 2019 League of Ireland season.
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Dublin star Paul Flynn appointed GPA's new chief executive
Flynn replaces Dermot Earley who stepped down from the role in January.
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HSE's Tony O'Brien to take temporary leave of absence from board of US contraceptive firm
O’Brien is leaving the HSE in August.
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Evelyn Cusack to take over top role of Head of Forecasting in Met Éireann
The role has been left vacant since Gerald Fleming retired back in December.
# After Gerry
Boost for Sinn Féin as 20% say they'd be more likely to vote for party under new leader
Mary Lou McDonald is widely tipped to take over after several senior figures ruled themselves out.
# Top Job
Should the new garda commissioner be recruited from outside Ireland? Nearly half of people think so
A poll carried out for Claire Byrne Live said that 48% of us think the next Commissioner should come from outside the State.
# Top Job
Ireland's new Acting Garda Commissioner brought in to 'keep things steady'
Noírín O’Sullivan resigned as Garda Commissioner yesterday.
# ticket touting
Brazilian police have confiscated passports, laptops and phones from OCI officials in Rio today
Detained former OCI chief Pat Hickey will appear before a Brazilian judge on Tuesday as part of an investigation into black market ticket sales.
# Support
Cullen will have the backing of everyone as Leinster head coach - Toner
The Ireland lock says the province’s players are very confident in their coaching team.
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Is Niall Quinn interested in becoming FAI chief? 'I couldn't do the politics'
The Sky Sports pundit and ex-Ireland striker isn’t looking for a career change anytime soon.
# Top Job
6 people tipped to replace Clarkson on Top Gear
Who can fill his (awful) jeans?
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Profile: Who is the new Commissioner of An Garda Síochána?
Meet Nóirín O’Sullivan, the first female head of An Garda Síochána.
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Meet Rehab's new CEO (and have a look at her salary)
Mo Flynn will take on the position vacated by Angela Kerins.
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New PSNI chief constable George Hamilton 'greatly admired'
He is currently head of rural policing in Northern Ireland.
# tipped for the top
Senior garda officer shortlisted for top job in the PSNI
He is one of three candidates that are to be interviewed today to replace Chief Constable Matt Baggott.
# thanks but not interested
Taoiseach rules out EU job move: 'I'll never turn my back on the Irish people'
The Taoiseach said he would be flattered if offered the job as European Council president but said his mandate is here.
# Top Job
Joe Schmidt hopeful of landing Ireland job this week
“Of course the job interests me, otherwise I wouldn’t have gone to see the federation,” he said today.
# Opinion
Joe Schmidt ticks every box for the Ireland job... bar 1
The Leinster boss will arrive with some provincial baggage but we all need to get behind the Kiwi, write Whiff of Cordite.
# Top Job
Joe Schmidt expecting IRFU decision on Ireland job next week
The Leinster boss said he had a ‘really good chat’ with union officials.
# Top Job
McKenzie and White interviewed for Ireland job - reports
The Australian media claim that both coaches have had video conferences with the IRFU.
# Pro12
Without Schmidt Leinster will still thrive, insists Dominic Ryan
The young back-row paid tribute to the culture introduced by Joe Schmidt, and said that would persist if he moves on to green pastures.