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# Under Pressure

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'It's like The Great Escape with Steve McQueen. They catch him every time he tries to escape. I feel the same'
Ernesto Valverde compared trying to forget Barcelona’s shock defeat to Liverpool to The Great Escape.
Pressure grows on Cork City as Harps cancel out O'Connor's incredible 25-yard free kick
John Caulfield’s side were held by bottom-placed Finn Harps on Monday night at Turners Cross.
€13 million contract for new IT system and 230 new staff as Passport Service aims to cope with demand
It comes as part of the passport reform programme and, despite the rise in complaints in recent years, Coveney is confident it’ll make a difference.
'People put legs on stories' - Cork City boss brushes off 'laughable' reaction to Buckley row
John Caulfield is adamant that his team’s poor form will improve.
'Hunted' Ireland struggling with expectation of being top dogs - Hansen
‘It’s different when you’re sitting at the top of the tree. Not many teams cope with it that well,’ said the Kiwi.
Nike under pressure after basketball star's shoe shreds
College player Zion Williamson suffered a knee injury as a result of the incident.
'Wasteful, inefficient, horrendous': 30,000 people waited longer than 24 hours on hospital trolleys this year
The figures were released to Fianna Fáil’s Stephen Donnelly who called them “appalling and unacceptable”.
'Liverpool must avoid Thursday night football'
The Reds face a crunch Champions League clash with Napoli on Tuesday, and Jamie Redknapp has warned of the consequences of losing.
Brexit goes down to wire as May to head back to Brussels on eve of signing summit
May said she would return to Brussels for more talks on the eve of a planned signing summit.
Stevens rejects argument that O'Neill can take Ireland no further
The Sheffield United man backed the Ireland manager after making his first competitive international start.
May appoints junior health minister Stephen Barclay as new Brexit secretary
The British PM has said that she believed in her Brexit deal with “every fibre of my being.”
After one win in 9 games, where do Martin O'Neill and Ireland go from here?
Last night’s defeat by Wales at the Aviva Stadium was the latest in a series of disappointing results for the team.
'I am not sure Rodgers will still be Celtic manager come the end of January,' says former Hoops star Nicholas
Brendan Rodgers is enduring the first testing spell of his time in Scotland is being tipped to walk away from a demanding post at Parkhead.
'Golden Boot win masked Kane's problems'
The Tottenham striker was top scorer at the 2018 World Cup but Alan Shearer believes the award belies problems with his form.
Mourinho should not be sacked, says Manchester United legend Robson
The Portuguese has come under fire after losing two of the first three games of the new season, but he should be given time to find a fix.
'There's no one hurting more than me when I walk down the tunnel and see my two kids there crying'
Michael Cheika is building up to another crack at the All Blacks.
Taoiseach and Health Minister asked to explain why Cervical Check cases still ending up in court
Opposition parties are accusing the Taoiseach and Health Minister of lying.
Karius jeered as Liverpool's stars fail to shine in Bury stalemate
The Reds’ pre-season preparations continued with a frustrating 0-0 draw against the League Two side.
Wicklow's fire service has fought 42 gorse fires in the last two days
At the peak of the fires yesterday, 70 firefighters around the county were tackling blazes.
'Change hasn't worked for this club' - Bradley calls on Shamrock Rovers fans to stick with him
The Hoops manager is under increased pressure with the club currently languishing in the bottom half of the SSE Airtricity League Premier Division.
Tony O'Brien again faces politicians and again 'respectfully declines' to step down
Fianna Fáil’s Stephen Donnelly told O’Brien he should go ‘without prejudice’.
'I apologised to my players because it's probably my presence that's created that atmosphere'
Mick McCarthy has dismissed suggestions he will leave Ipswich before the end of the season.
'On more than one occasion, I didn't want to leave my house'
Andre Gomes arrived at Camp Nou as a highly-rated talent but has not found top form.
Wenger: Arsenal worse than last season but I can live with it
The Gunners face Brighton this afternoon.
'I'm an employee' – Wenger admits Arsenal future is out of his hands
When asked if the Gunners were preparing for life after him, the under-fire manager admitted that he was unsure.
Theresa May insists she is 'not a quitter' as she defends leadership role
May is under pressure from across her Conservative party over her Brexit strategy.
'I'm never going to throw in the towel' - under-fire Zidane confident of Madrid turnaround
Real Madrid are languishing 19 points behind Barcelona in LaLiga but Zinedine Zidane will not walk away or seek a transfer quick fix.
Stressed out at work? Here are 8 ways to manage it better
Career coach Ronan Kennedy shares the three words you should avoid using at work.
General election looking more likely by the minute as Fine Gael digs in to support Tánaiste
Sinn Féin and Fianna Fáil are both tabling motions of no confidence against Frances Fitzgerald.
Government insists it had no 'hand, act or part' in McCabe legal strategy as questions mount
The Taoiseach and Tánaiste have addressed the mounting controversy this afternoon.
'It would be a relief for me to play 15 or 20 minutes less in a game'
Bayern Munich are getting by with Robert Lewandowski as their only genuine striker this season.
Rooney goal in vain as five-star Arsenal send Everton into drop zone
Ronald Koeman is on the brink.
Health watchdog boss says he was at controversial 'boycott Fair Deal Scheme' meeting
Chairman of Hiqa, Brian McEnery, attended a meeting in 2015, which has sparked a potential investigation into the private nursing home sector.
Explainer: Why has Newstalk decided to suspend George Hook?
The veteran host has made controversial comments before – so why was this time different?
'Sometimes you don't get what you deserve' - De Boer defiant after latest defeat
Following today’s 1-0 defeat away to Burnley, Crystal Palace are second from bottom with four defeats in four games.
Simon Harris was 'very disappointed and frustrated' at Finian McGrath's vaccine comments
Harris said he now feels McGrath “fully supports” the vaccination programme.
Theresa May is now asking Labour for ideas as bad news piles up for the British PM
Her party is trailing in the polls and party members are saying she is ‘dead in the water’.
Retailers say the rates they have to pay are way too high and it's damaging business
Retail Ireland has called for urgent reform of the rates system.
New junior minister says Nóirín O'Sullivan 'may well have to resign'
He said some of the revelations to come out of An Garda Síochána “are appalling”.
'People are dying on waiting lists': Harris urged to fix health service once and for all
The Future of Healthcare report which aims to reform the health service over 10 years has been criticised for the spending it proposes.