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# Welcome back

Last month
November 2023
Leanne Kiernan makes long-awaited return from injury in Liverpool's defeat to Man City
Kiernan’s Liverpool lost 4-3 to Man City in the Conti Cup, while Saoirse Noonan scored a late equaliser for Durham at Sunderland.
Last year
Christian Eriksen returns to Denmark squad nine months after cardiac arrest
The match against Serbia will be Eriksen’s first return to Parken.
Christian Eriksen: 'I'm in a good place mentally going into the games'
The 30-year-old is in contention to feature in a competitive match for the first time since he suffered a cardiac arrest last June.
All time
Allaho gets season off to winning start with Grade 1 honours at Punchestown
Willie Mullins saddles first three home in the John Durkan Memorial Chase.
LeBron shines with 39 points as Lakers beat Pacers in overtime
Kevin Durant passed Allen Iverson last night to move into the top 25 on the NBA’s all-time scoring list.
Irish Champions Weekend to welcome crowds of 4,000 on both days
HRI boss Kavanagh thrilled at return of one of racing’s ‘essential ingredients’.
'We're back': Indoor dining in pubs and restaurants reopens across Ireland
A maximum of six people over the age of 13 are allowed at each table.
Ireland legend Packie Bonner to make FAI return after 11 years
The Donegal native will be one of six independent directors ratified at Sunday’s EGM.
16,500 fans to be allowed for Lions opener against Japan in Murrayfield
Plans for a partial capacity crowd with social distancing agreed by Scottish government.
Tadhg Furlong to make long-awaited comeback in first Leinster start for a year
Max O’Reilly handed just his second senior start in trip to Parc y Scarlets.
Fans to return to football stadiums and racecourses in Britain from today
A limited number of supporters will be welcomed back.
No crowd limits as Super Rugby returns in New Zealand this weekend
The actions gets underway on Saturday with the Highlanders hosting the Chiefs.
Boost for Liverpool as key players Mane and Milner return to make Norwich trip
Reds boss Jurgen Klopp has welcomed the new mid-season break.
Messi ends international exile to return to Argentina squad
The Barcelona captain has not played for his country since the World Cup.
Injury-time winner sees Doon through to first Limerick SHC final in 18 years
Denis Moloney strikes late winner against Patrickswell.
'Welcome back' - Barcelona midfielder Paulinho returns to Chinese Super League
Chinese Super League side Guangzhou Evergrande have announced the return of former midfielder Paulinho.
Welcome back! Former Man City youth player returns to Dalymount Park for 2018
Karl Moore re-joins the Gypsies having spent the last three seasons at Bray Wanderers.
Barcelona boss Valverde urges focus ahead of emotional return to former club Olympiacos
The Catalan giants are currently eight points ahead of Real Madrid in La Liga, but their manager is taking nothing for granted against the Greek outfit
Jupp Heynckes has been officially announced as the new manager of Bayern Munich
The 72-year-old will take charge until the end of the season following the sacking of Carlo Ancelotti.
Great scenes as Fionn Fitzgerald recovers from nasty clash to lift Munster cup for Kerry
“Thankfully he’s back to himself,” said Kerry boss Eamonn Fitzmaurice.
Haitian international Millien returns to Ireland after signing with Finn Harps
The 30-year-old attacking midfielder enjoyed a successful couple of years with Sligo Rovers from 2012 to 2013.
They had a 'mighty time' in 2011 - but what's life like now in Obama's ancestral village?
As the sun sets on the Obama presidency, we spend a day in Moneygall.
Coutinho fitness a timely boost as Liverpool prepare for huge few days
The talented Brazilian has been absent since the end of November.
Fianna Fáil branch to ask Bertie Ahern to rejoin party
Dublin Central chair Brian Mohan said Ahern “has been nothing but loyal to Fianna Fáil” and “deserves a second chance”.
We've waited 12 months to see Peter O'Mahony - but the wait is nearly over
“Good chance” that flanker will face Zebre on Saturday evening.
'At times I was ready to throw in the towel': Ryan O'Dwyer's emotional return to hurling
Dublin star back in action following serious assault in England last year.
Take a break and watch two astronauts return to Earth after a year in space
Scott Kelly and Mikhail Kornienko boarded the International Space Station on 27 March last year.
Photos: Irish soldiers return home after six months in Golan Heights
The troops had been deployed as part of the UN’s Disengagement Observer Force.
Here's how Twitter reacted to the news that Sexton is coming home
There was plenty of happiness on the social media network as the transfer was confirmed.
NFL star botches certain touchdown by celebrating way too soon
It was a good thing for Danny Trevathan that Peyton Manning was in such fine form for the Denver Broncos.
This slick Pro12 promo should get you pumped for the new season
Brian O’Driscoll, Paul O’Connell, Tommy Bowe and Robbie Henshaw all feature in the league’s preview video.
'Savage' Heaslip back in Lions contention with vintage effort
The Ireland captain and wine connoisseur had Biarritz reeling at the RDS.
Abidal cleared for Barca comeback
The 33-year-old has started training again after recovering from his liver transplant.
WATCH: Ronan Keating acts, runs and cries in new video for Fires
If this isn’t the best thing you see today, we’ll give you your money back.
WATCH: Fabrice Muamba makes an emotional return to Bolton
The midfielder appeared at the Reebok Stadium for the first time tonight since suffering his heart attack.
Warne set for comeback after being passed fit
The Australian cricketer will return to the sport with the Melbourne Stars tomorrow as burns to his fingers have healed.