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Monday 11 December 2023 Dublin: 10°C

# what if

This year
This quarter-final exit feels all the more dispiriting because it was different
Ireland were left with questions about fine margins rather than the big issues.
All time
'I'd be prepared to go. That's not a threat, it's just life': Old Trafford, Valencia and Roy Keane's 'perfect day'
The midfielder was in a contract stand-off with Manchester United and had the opportunity to sign for Juventus or Bayern Munich.
Did Klopp snub Man United? German admits to turning down 'historical' post
Prior to joining the Reds, the coach concedes that he knocked back an approach from another leading Premier League team.
'I spoke to Mourinho about Man United move'
N’Golo Kante swapped Premier League champions Leicester City for Chelsea in the off-season.
Boston Globe fake front page imagines 'deeply disturbing' Trump presidency
“Deportations to begin,” reads the Globe’s fake headline, dated 9 April 2017.
'I should have gone to the other corner' - Richard Keogh rues his missed chance
Derby defender had Ireland’s best chance of a late equaliser in Warsaw.
16 things that would happen if rom coms took place in Ireland
Just imagine it.
People share some of their regrets on love, life and children
The nagging question of ‘what if’ plays in many peoples’ heads.
10 of the best players who could have played for Ireland
Is Jack Grealish set to follow all these top players and opt out of playing for Ireland?
The hype wasn't quite Jack Grealish but a rugby World Cup winner could have played for Ireland
There wasn’t much fanfare when Lawrence Dallaglio was asked to play in green though.
Costa: I almost joined Liverpool before Chelsea
The Blues striker says he came close to leaving Atletico Madrid for the Reds in 2013.
"There have been a lot of bad buildings and bad spaces created in Dublin"
Thinking outside the box.
'Cristiano Ronaldo almost joined Birmingham'
The former Premier League outfit were offered the Portuguese superstar by Sporting Lisbon.
Here's the 2014 Irish Fantasy Football team of the year
There are some notable omissions and surprise inclusions in the starting XI.
This is what will happen if a person in Ireland gets Ebola
Plans are in place for a number of different scenarios.
How an Irishwoman's diner became the setting for Daniel Radcliffe's new film
And how they came to sell Fool’s Gold.
Here's how your life would be different if Facebook didn't exist
Imagine a world where stalking your ex actually meant stalking your ex.
Column: Downtown Boston is a crime scene and I’m sitting in my office a few miles away
Having just moved to the US, Jan Schneider had planned to go watch the Boston Marathon. Luckily, other things came up and he never made it. Here’s his account of living in the aftermath of the Boston bombings.
Poll shows that, given the chance, Ireland would reelect Barack Obama
The Irish Times/Ipsos MRBI poll showed that 79 per cent of the 1,000 people surveyed said that they would vote for Obama.
Cold case: Ireland beat France in first rugby game on ice
Will Greenwood was on the whistle as skaters from both countries faced off.
Here's how Trap's Ireland team would look if it were based on FF statistics
While Marc Tierney and Leon Best may miss out on a Euro 2012 place, they would be assured a place in the team if this alternative selection policy was taken into account.
What would happen to us if Greece defaulted? reporters have been quizzing those in the know to describe the potential fallout of a Greek debt default on Ireland’s economic, social and political scene…
Q and A: How Ireland can qualify and other Group B permutations
In light of last night’s results, we examine some of potential outcomes to Group B.