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# top-job - Saturday 13 February, 2021

Majority of Italians signal support as 'Super' Mario Draghi sworn in as new prime minister
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Majority of Italians signal support as 'Super' Mario Draghi sworn in as new prime minister

Feb 13th 2021, 2:10 PM 9,176 Views 6 Comments

The veteran politician formerly held the top job at the European Central Bank.

# top-job - Wednesday 9 December, 2020

Former Northern Ireland midfielder Magilton confirmed as Dundalk's new sporting director
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Former Northern Ireland midfielder Magilton confirmed as Dundalk's new sporting director

Dec 9th 2020, 12:57 PM 4,083 Views 1 Comment

The Belfast native begins his new role on Monday after seven years at the Irish Football Association.

# top-job - Thursday 8 October, 2020

Joe Schmidt appointed World Rugby Director of Rugby and High Performance
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From The42
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Joe Schmidt appointed World Rugby Director of Rugby and High Performance

Oct 8th 2020, 11:48 AM 15,218 Views 6 Comments

The former Ireland head coach will begin his new role next month.

# top-job - Thursday 27 August, 2020

Leo Varadkar rules himself out of taking over EU Commissioner job
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Leo Varadkar rules himself out of taking over EU Commissioner job

Aug 27th 2020, 2:51 PM 30,064 Views 54 Comments

There is a lot of interest in the trade commissioner job – and the knock on vacancies that might arise.

# top-job - Saturday 4 April, 2020

Keir Starmer is the new leader of the UK Labour party
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Keir Starmer is the new leader of the UK Labour party

Updated Apr 4th 2020, 11:00 AM 33,596 Views 35 Comments

Starmer, a former director of state prosecutions and Labour’s Brexit spokesman, had been the favourite to win the ballot.

# top-job - Monday 17 February, 2020

Here's who is in the mix for the job of keeping order in the next Dáil
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# Ceann Comhairle

Here's who is in the mix for the job of keeping order in the next Dáil

Feb 17th 2020, 1:50 PM 25,068 Views 15 Comments

Social Democrats TD Catherine Murphy is not ruling herself out of the running for Ceann Comhairle.

# top-job - Wednesday 5 February, 2020

Leo keen to stay on if FG loses election - and insists he's not interested in a big EU job
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# The Candidate Podcast

Leo keen to stay on if FG loses election - and insists he's not interested in a big EU job

Feb 5th 2020, 2:20 PM 18,736 Views 72 Comments

‘As a last resort’ Varadkar said he’ll go into government with Fianna Fail to avoid another election.

# top-job - Wednesday 20 November, 2019

Jose Mourinho announced as head coach of Tottenham Hotspur less than 24 hours after Pochettino departure
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From The42
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Jose Mourinho announced as head coach of Tottenham Hotspur less than 24 hours after Pochettino departure

Nov 20th 2019, 8:00 AM 49,552 Views 100 Comments

Mourinho’s contract will run until the end of the 2022/2023 season.

# top-job - Friday 27 September, 2019

New York official becomes fourth candidate to enter race for GAA presidency
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From The42
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New York official becomes fourth candidate to enter race for GAA presidency

Sep 27th 2019, 12:10 PM 9,740 Views 4 Comments

Larry McCarthy is in the running to replace John Horan.

# top-job - Wednesday 18 September, 2019

All-Ireland-winning Tipperary and Mourneabbey boss not ruling out vacant Cork job
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From The42
# Ladies Football

All-Ireland-winning Tipperary and Mourneabbey boss not ruling out vacant Cork job

Sep 18th 2019, 4:57 PM 9,628 Views 0 Comments

Shane Ronayne: ‘It’s something that I was interested in before, but I genuinely haven’t given it a second’s thought.’

# top-job - Thursday 13 June, 2019

England U17s World Cup-winning coach Cooper named new Swansea boss
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From The42
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England U17s World Cup-winning coach Cooper named new Swansea boss

Jun 13th 2019, 7:20 PM 3,404 Views 0 Comments

Steve Cooper will fill the role left by Graham Potter, now at Brighton and Hove Albion.

# top-job - Friday 15 February, 2019

Farrell remains 'full steam ahead' with focus on Six Nations, but excited about taking over as head coach
# Hotseat
From The42
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Farrell remains 'full steam ahead' with focus on Six Nations, but excited about taking over as head coach

Feb 15th 2019, 3:14 PM 7,835 Views 3 Comments

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 - Tuesday 27 November, 2018

Crusaders coach Robertson would 'take a good look' at All Blacks job
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From The42
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Crusaders coach Robertson would 'take a good look' at All Blacks job

Nov 27th 2018, 7:06 PM 8,458 Views 7 Comments

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 - Saturday 24 November, 2018

Stephen Kenny set for Ireland top job from 2020 onward - Reports
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From The42
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Stephen Kenny set for Ireland top job from 2020 onward - Reports

Nov 24th 2018, 6:57 PM 43,175 Views 98 Comments

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.

# top-job - Tuesday 13 November, 2018

Animal Planet president becomes first female Premier League chief
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From The42
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Animal Planet president becomes first female Premier League chief

Nov 13th 2018, 6:21 PM 7,097 Views 3 Comments

Susanna Dinnage will replace Richard Scudamore as the head of English football’s top division.

# top-job - Friday 9 November, 2018

All Blacks legend McCaw welcomes prospect of Schmidt return to New Zealand
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From The42
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All Blacks legend McCaw welcomes prospect of Schmidt return to New Zealand

Nov 9th 2018, 6:00 AM 23,904 Views 23 Comments

The Ireland head coach is due to confirm a decision on his future by the end of this month.

# top-job - Wednesday 24 October, 2018

St Pat's appoint former assistant Kenny as Buckley's successor
# New Saint
From The42
# New Saint

St Pat's appoint former assistant Kenny as Buckley's successor

Oct 24th 2018, 5:40 PM 3,541 Views 3 Comments

The 56-year-old will take the reins at Richmond Park ahead of the 2019 League of Ireland season.

# top-job - Friday 15 June, 2018

Dublin star Paul Flynn appointed GPA's new chief executive
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From The42
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Dublin star Paul Flynn appointed GPA's new chief executive

Jun 15th 2018, 4:17 PM 19,460 Views 39 Comments

Flynn replaces Dermot Earley who stepped down from the role in January.

# top-job - Thursday 3 May, 2018

HSE's Tony O'Brien to take temporary leave of absence from board of US contraceptive firm
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HSE's Tony O'Brien to take temporary leave of absence from board of US contraceptive firm

May 3rd 2018, 12:58 PM 19,186 Views 74 Comments

O’Brien is leaving the HSE in August.

# top-job - Thursday 22 March, 2018

Evelyn Cusack to take over top role of Head of Forecasting in Met Éireann
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Evelyn Cusack to take over top role of Head of Forecasting in Met Éireann

Mar 22nd 2018, 11:41 AM 22,579 Views 30 Comments

The role has been left vacant since Gerald Fleming retired back in December.

# top-job - Saturday 25 November, 2017

Boost for Sinn Féin as 20% say they'd be more likely to vote for party under new leader
# After Gerry
# After Gerry

Boost for Sinn Féin as 20% say they'd be more likely to vote for party under new leader

Nov 25th 2017, 7:00 AM 16,457 Views 110 Comments

Mary Lou McDonald is widely tipped to take over after several senior figures ruled themselves out.

# top-job - Monday 11 September, 2017

Should the new garda commissioner be recruited from outside Ireland? Nearly half of people think so
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Should the new garda commissioner be recruited from outside Ireland? Nearly half of people think so

Sep 11th 2017, 11:35 PM 13,211 Views 62 Comments

A poll carried out for Claire Byrne Live said that 48% of us think the next Commissioner should come from outside the State.

Ireland's new Acting Garda Commissioner brought in to 'keep things steady'
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Ireland's new Acting Garda Commissioner brought in to 'keep things steady'

Sep 11th 2017, 7:00 PM 28,568 Views 48 Comments

Noírín O’Sullivan resigned as Garda Commissioner yesterday.

# top-job - Sunday 21 August, 2016

Brazilian police have confiscated passports, laptops and phones from OCI officials in Rio today
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# Ticket Touting

Brazilian police have confiscated passports, laptops and phones from OCI officials in Rio today

Aug 21st 2016, 6:45 PM 43,504 Views 0 Comments

Detained former OCI chief Pat Hickey will appear before a Brazilian judge on Tuesday as part of an investigation into black market ticket sales.

# top-job - Wednesday 19 August, 2015

Cullen will have the backing of everyone as Leinster head coach - Toner
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From The42
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Cullen will have the backing of everyone as Leinster head coach - Toner

Aug 19th 2015, 11:51 AM 6,211 Views 17 Comments

The Ireland lock says the province’s players are very confident in their coaching team.

# top-job - Wednesday 5 August, 2015

Is Niall Quinn interested in becoming FAI chief? 'I couldn't do the politics'
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From The42
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Is Niall Quinn interested in becoming FAI chief? 'I couldn't do the politics'

Aug 5th 2015, 5:00 PM 13,599 Views 11 Comments

The Sky Sports pundit and ex-Ireland striker isn’t looking for a career change anytime soon.

# top-job - Wednesday 25 March, 2015

6 people tipped to replace Clarkson on Top Gear
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From The Daily Edge
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6 people tipped to replace Clarkson on Top Gear

Mar 25th 2015, 2:30 PM 11,175 Views 16 Comments

Who can fill his (awful) jeans?

# top-job - Tuesday 25 November, 2014

Profile: Who is the new Commissioner of An Garda Síochána?
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Profile: Who is the new Commissioner of An Garda Síochána?

Nov 25th 2014, 2:53 PM 66,820 Views 91 Comments

Meet Nóirín O’Sullivan, the first female head of An Garda Síochána.

# top-job - Thursday 30 October, 2014

Meet Rehab's new CEO (and have a look at her salary)
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Meet Rehab's new CEO (and have a look at her salary)

Oct 30th 2014, 4:20 PM 58,036 Views 141 Comments

Mo Flynn will take on the position vacated by Angela Kerins.

# top-job - Friday 30 May, 2014

New PSNI chief constable George Hamilton 'greatly admired'
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New PSNI chief constable George Hamilton 'greatly admired'

May 30th 2014, 9:01 AM 5,881 Views 18 Comments

He is currently head of rural policing in Northern Ireland.

# top-job - Thursday 29 May, 2014

Senior garda officer shortlisted for top job in the PSNI
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# Tipped For The Top

Senior garda officer shortlisted for top job in the PSNI

May 29th 2014, 8:33 AM 10,702 Views 32 Comments

He is one of three candidates that are to be interviewed today to replace Chief Constable Matt Baggott.

# top-job - Sunday 2 March, 2014

Taoiseach rules out EU job move: 'I'll never turn my back on the Irish people'
# Thanks But Not Interested
# Thanks But Not Interested

Taoiseach rules out EU job move: 'I'll never turn my back on the Irish people'

Mar 2nd 2014, 2:21 PM 11,088 Views 117 Comments

The Taoiseach said he would be flattered if offered the job as European Council president but said his mandate is here.

# top-job - Tuesday 23 April, 2013

Joe Schmidt hopeful of landing Ireland job this week
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From The42
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Joe Schmidt hopeful of landing Ireland job this week

Apr 23rd 2013, 10:20 PM 12,591 Views 26 Comments

“Of course the job interests me, otherwise I wouldn’t have gone to see the federation,” he said today.

# top-job - Monday 22 April, 2013

Joe Schmidt ticks every box for the Ireland job... bar 1
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From The42
# Opinion

Joe Schmidt ticks every box for the Ireland job... bar 1

Apr 22nd 2013, 11:45 AM 8,220 Views 7 Comments

The Leinster boss will arrive with some provincial baggage but we all need to get behind the Kiwi, write Whiff of Cordite.

# top-job - Friday 19 April, 2013

Joe Schmidt expecting IRFU decision on Ireland job next week
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From The42
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Joe Schmidt expecting IRFU decision on Ireland job next week

Apr 19th 2013, 11:19 PM 15,980 Views 60 Comments

The Leinster boss said he had a ‘really good chat’ with union officials.

# top-job - Thursday 18 April, 2013

McKenzie and White interviewed for Ireland job - reports
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From The42
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McKenzie and White interviewed for Ireland job - reports

Apr 18th 2013, 10:53 PM 15,203 Views 45 Comments

The Australian media claim that both coaches have had video conferences with the IRFU.

# top-job - Wednesday 17 April, 2013

Without Schmidt Leinster will still thrive, insists Dominic Ryan
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From The42
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Without Schmidt Leinster will still thrive, insists Dominic Ryan

Apr 17th 2013, 8:02 AM 2,565 Views 3 Comments

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.

# top-job - Thursday 4 April, 2013

Vern Cotter says no to coaching Ireland
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From The42
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Vern Cotter says no to coaching Ireland

Apr 4th 2013, 10:49 AM 5,475 Views 19 Comments

The Clermont boss had been tipped as a possible contender as part of a ticket with his compatriot Joe Schmidt.

# top-job - Thursday 26 July, 2012

London 2012: Hickey signs up to IOC top table
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From The42
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London 2012: Hickey signs up to IOC top table

Jul 26th 2012, 2:41 PM 2,952 Views 1 Comment

Dubliner Pat Hickey was elected today to the Executive Board of the International Olympic Committee (IOC).

# top-job - Wednesday 4 July, 2012

BBC to save £221k in salary costs as new Director-General appointed
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BBC to save £221k in salary costs as new Director-General appointed

Jul 4th 2012, 12:58 PM 2,408 Views 19 Comments

From journalism trainee to top honcho: George Entwistle has been at the BBC for 23 years.

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