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Tuesday 31 January 2023 Dublin: 6°C

# Wizard of Oz

This month
January 2023
# Wizard of Oz
Djokovic romps in first singles clash in Australia since deportation
The Serbian crushed Constant Lestienne at the Adelaide International to kickstart his bid for another Grand Slam title.
Last year
2022
# Test Yourself
Quiz: How well do you know The Wizard of Oz?
Follow the yellow brick road…
# Wizard of Oz
'If our fans can stand out there in the rain, then we can certainly play in it'
Connacht’s Byron Ralston swapped life in the Australian sun for an Irish winter – but has no regrets.
# costume drama
Dorothy's Wizard Of Oz dress was discovered in a shoebox and may now fetch $1 million at auction
For decades, the iconic dress was assumed lost.
# Wizard of Oz
WD40, 'ripping things apart and starting again' and not accepting no - Campbell's comeback
Ireland and Liverpool star says: ‘I won’t stop until I literally can’t run anymore’.
# Wizard of Oz
Home and away: Paul Warwick on Munster glory, chaos in France and one day returning to Ireland
Maurice Brosnan catches up with the former Connacht and Munster favourite in Australia.
All time
# Wizard of Oz
Tipperary star named in West Coast Eagles' leadership group for 2022 season
‘Aisling McCarthy’s football nous – alongside her hardworking nature – made her an ideal candidate.’
# Wizard of Oz
Neil Robertson has momentum as he reaches World Championship quarter-finals
Elsewhere, Mark Williams saw off fellow veteran John Higgins.
# Wizard of Oz
Serena Williams wins her 90th Australian Open match against Potapova
There was also a stunning win for lion-hearted Aslan Karatsev against Diego Schwartzman.
# Wizard of Oz
Cork wait on Collingwood permission to call on Keane for Munster final
Keane was the goalscoring hero for Cork in Sunday’s Munster semi-final.
# Wizard of Oz
Defending champion Djokovic dominates injury-hit Federer to reach Australian Open final
The Serbian’s bid for an eighth title in Melbourne roars on.
# Wizard of Oz
Nadal beats Kyrgios in epic clash to reach Australian Open quarter-final
The world number one weathered a fierce storm in Melbourne.
# Wizard of Oz
Jones insists England can get even better after impressive victory over Australia
The head coach says he’s like to face the All Blacks in the last four.
# Wizard of Oz
'That's when it dawned on me that this isn't just a hobby. People's lives depend on this'
Mayo and Collingwood star Sarah Rowe reflects on her entire AFLW experience as she readjusts to Gaelic football.
# Wizard of Oz
'He definitely has a good few years to offer Kerry yet' - Walsh's return to the Kingdom cause
Kieran Donaghy has backed his former attacking partner and AFL player Tommy Walsh to shine in 2019.
# no place like home
Judy Garland's stolen Wizard of Oz shoes found after 13 years
The shoes had been snatched from a glass case at the Judy Garland Museum in Minnesota in 2005
# Wizard of Oz
Sex-crazed? Drunks? The colourful - and disputed - history of the munchkins
As the last of the munchkins dies we look at the myths that have grown up around the iconic Wizard of Oz characters.
# Wizard of Oz
Quiz: How well do you remember these recent International Rules series?
Ireland face Australia in the 2017 opener on Sunday.
# Wizard of Oz
Ex-Leeds and Liverpool winger Kewell appointed head coach of League Two side
The 38-year-old previously worked with Watford’s U23 team.
# Irish Abroad
What started as a backpacking trip turned into wearing Jim Stynes' number at Melbourne FC
Cavan-born Laura Corrigan Duryea is flying the tricolour in the Women’s AFL.
# australian open
Murray wins again Down Under as he powers past Sam Querrey
He eased past the American to book his place in the last 16.
# oh my
An anonymous phone bidder bought Judy Garland's Wizard of Oz dress for almost €1.5 million
The dress was the highlight of a sale of nearly 400 pieces of Hollywood memorabilia sold yesterday.
# Wizard of Oz
It's Jason's Day as Australian holds his nerve to win maiden major championship
Anyone else have something in their eye?
# Wizard of Oz
Harry Kewell returns to the Premier League in a coaching role
The 36-year-old has been appointed Watford’s Under-21 coach.
# Wizard of Oz
Relive Harry Kewell's best Leeds and Liverpool goals as Australian player announces retirement
The 35 year-old will play his last game in the A-League in April.
# Wizard of Oz
Alan Shatter: ‘The roof hasn’t fallen in’ because of civil partnership
The Justice and Equality Minister spoke about next year’s planned referendum on same-sex marriage earlier today. AND revealed what movie he was afraid of as a child.
# toast with the most
11 toasters that will help soothe your hangover
Your toast is about to get even better.
# Ding Dong
LISTEN: The BBC explains why 'Ding Dong' Thatcher song made number 2
‘Ding! Dong! The Witch is Dead’ made number two in the UK singles charts; here’s how the BBC treated the news…
# thatcher
Updated: BBC to play ‘short clip’ of Oz song after ‘ding-dong’ with Thatcher fans
The broadcaster is under pressure to ban the song which has surged up the charts in the wake of Margaret Thatcher’s death on Monday.
# Ding Dong
Top 40 placing expected for Wizard of Oz song
All three versions of the song, Ding Dong! The Witch is Dead qualify for the charts under industry rules.
# Wizard of Oz
VIDEO: Kerry's AFL legend Tadhg Kennelly on why he returned to follow in father's footsteps
Though Nicholas Murphy and Cork wish he had stayed there.
# squad breakdown
Gatland hoping Scots can flower in 6 Nations
The Lions head coach hopes to have representatives from all four nations in his 35-man squad to tour Australia.
# never say never
O'Driscoll: Time to nip talk of Waratahs move in the bud
“It’s certainly not on my to do list at the moment,” said Ireland’s all-time leading try scorer.
# Come Again
Video: 8 famous quotes that never were, and the videos that prove it
Quotes can be wonderful things, when in the right hands…
# Wizard of Oz
Man at work: Former Laois star Tuohy set for AFL debut
“His improvement over the past two years has been rapid. He has genuine speed, is an elite kick and his selection this week is well deserved.”
# Over The Rainbow
13 years after death, ukulele man tops German charts
The late Israel Kamakawiwo’ole’s ukulele version of ‘Over The Rainbow’ finally tops the charts – 17 years after its release.