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# White Smoke

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2022
# White Smoke
McStay's experience and 'impressive team behind him' led to Mayo appointment
Kevin McStay was handed a four-year term last night.
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Agreement reached to complete 2020 club camogie season in December after fixtures row
‘The important thing is it’s reinstated,’ says Sarsfields manager Michael ‘Hopper’ McGrath following lengthy mediation talks last night.
# White Smoke
Laois to field camogie team in 2020 after 'unavailability of players' situation resolved
Good news for the 2015 All-Ireland Premier Junior champions.
# White Smoke
Galway's new hurling manager confirmed as All-Ireland winning Na Piarsaigh boss
Shane O’Neill replaces Micheál Donoghue on a two-year term.
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Tipperary and Waterford set to confirm new hurling bosses next week
Liam Cahill and Paraic Fanning are expected to take charge of the respective counties.
# White Smoke
GAA seek meeting with Liam Miller tribute match organisers 'to discuss issues around the game'
The Gaelic Players Association have also released a statement claiming the GAA’s current stance ‘doesn’t align with our values as sportspeople.’
# they're back
We almost have a government: Fine Gael and Fianna Fáil have agreed a deal
The two parties have finally reached an agreement on forming a minority government.
# White Smoke
Brian Whelahan to be named Offaly hurling manager
Offaly’s selection committee have put the Birr legend forward for a two-year term.
# White Smoke
Tears, cheers and prayers as the Vatican reveals new pope
IN PICTURES: Twenty reactions to the election of the New World’s first pope.
# pope francis
FRONT PAGES: Pope Francis dominates the new and old worlds' newspapers
It was a rare newspaper today that did not run images from the Vatican on its front page. Here’s a round up.
# need to know
The Evening Fix… now with added new pope and lost dog
Here are all the things we learned, loved and shared today.
# White Smoke
LIVE: White smoke emerges from Sistine Chapel as new pope is elected
Cardinals in conclave at the Vatican have elected a new pope, whose identity will be revealed in a few moments.
# Chimney Cam
WATCH: Live video from the Vatican as Catholics await a new Pope
If there’s white smoke, you’ll see it here. (If there’s black smoke, you’ll see that here too.)
# Conclave
Cardinals prepare for second day of conclave to elect new pope
There will be four ballots today – two in the morning and two in the afternoon – to try and choose a new pontiff.
# no pope
Black smoke from chapel chimney means there's no pope yet
The Vatican made clear it didn’t expect a winner on the first ballot.
# White Smoke
Explainer: How is a new Pope chosen?
There are currently 209 members of the College of Cardinals – but only 115 of them get a vote in choosing the new pontiff.
# Sede Vacante
Two popes, two resignations: Benedict XVI and Celestine V‎
There’s more than a few similarities between the only two men to have resigned the papacy by choice.
# White Smoke
A 12-century Irish saint reckons the next pope is the last
St Malachy – the first Irish saint to be canonised by a pope – had a prophecy concerning every pope between then and now.
# Sede Vacante
Glossary: Some of the terms you'll hear during the Papal election
Because of the Ingravescentem aetatem, not all of the College of Cardinals get to fill the Petrine ministry. Didn’t you know?
# Family affair
Pope’s brother: Pontiff was 'considering resignation for months'
Fr Georg Ratzinger says his brother’s doctors had advised him against transatlantic travel. “At his age my brother wants more rest.”
# pope roy
Snapshot: Pope resigns, Roy Keane reckons he could do a job
Well he is infallible, right?
# Pope resigns
Pope Benedict resigns, cites 'advanced age' and deteriorating health
He said that his “advanced age” and deteriorating strength were the main reasons for his retirement.