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Friday 31 March 2023 Dublin: 9°C

# Seagulls

Last month
March 2023
More upheaval for Irish internationals as Brighton boss leaves after just two months
Former Bayern Munich coach Jens Scheuer had only been in the role since late December when he was appointed as Hope Powell’s successor.
This year
# Seagulls
Bohs midfielder Mullins becomes latest Irish teen to join Premier League Brighton
Eighteen-year-old midfielder has agreed a two-and-a-half-year deal until June 2025.
Last year
# Litter
'Gull-proof' bags trial could lead to plastic bags ban for waste collection in Dublin
There are approximately 950 streets across the city where customers are allowed to use single-use plastic bags for their waste including most parts of the city centre.
Opinion: Does the behaviour of gulls in the city need to change - or do we?
Artist Shanna May Breen found herself mulling over this after seagulls nested near her flat. Now she’s made a theatre show in tribute to the bird.
# One to Watch
Ireland U21 international signs new three-year deal with Brighton
18-year-old Andrew Moran has been handed a contract extension by the Seagulls.
All time
# Mr Bright Side
'Everyone loves him. We want to help him reach his full capacity' - Brighton boss on Connolly
Graham Potter hailed Aaron Connolly’s match-winning performance on Wednesday evening.
# Connolly Station
'Whilst there is a line, Aaron is a young man and he's learning all the time. Our job is to help him'
Brighton boss Graham Potter on Aaron Connolly and the Irishman’s reaction to his withdrawal last weekend.
# Angry Birds
A spike in seagulls? Locals in Dublin have concerns but experts say lockdown isn't to blame
The seagull population of Dublin is now at its peak.
# first class
Watch: Conor English smashes in late equaliser for Wexford
Meanwhile, Cabinteely roared into the new First Division season with four goals in 45 minutes against Bray.
# Seagulls
Bray unveil beautiful new wave-inspired away jersey for 2020 season
A welcome addition ahead of the new League of Ireland season.
# Seagulls
Ireland striker Jarrett earns Brighton move
The 25-year-old heads for the WSL after departing Wexford Youths.
# gull please
Australian seagulls carrying drug-resistant superbugs, study finds
The gulls became infected after coming into contact with human faeces, the report said.
'Unprovoked attacks by a gang of feathered brutes': Dubliners cry foul over seagull aggression
48 permits have been granted to tackle Dublin’s seagull issues.
# seagulls flying high
Statement of intent as Bray snap up Waterford captain and ex-Leeds midfielder Keegan
The 34-year-old Dubliner joins the Seagulls having spent two seasons at the RSC.
# Seagulls
Shane Duffy stars in defence as Brighton down resurgent Hammers thanks to Murray strike
West Ham’s resurgent form came to an end on Friday, as Glenn Murray struck to give Brighton all three points.
# Back In The Game
Rovers climb back up to a European spot with a comprehensive win over Bray
Goals from Ronan Finn, Dylan Watts and Brandon Miele guaranteed all three points for Stephen Bradley’s side.
'It was nice - I don't score many but it was big scoring against Manchester United'
Ireland defender Shane Duffy had a day to remember yesterday.
# Lilywhites
Dundalk return to Premier Division summit as Lilywhites stroll to victory on the seaside
Goals from Pat Hoban, Robbie Benson and Dylan Connolly saw Dundalk ease past Bray Wanderers on Friday.
# The Rebel Army
Sheppard double helps champions City ease to victory against struggling Seagulls
John Caulfield’s side kept pressure on Dundalk at the top of the Premier Division.
# Gypsies
Woe continues for hapless Seagulls as Bohemians dish out six goal thrashing
Keith Long’s side put struggling Bray Wanderers to the sword with a landslide win in Phibsborough.
# Seagulls
Struggling Bray secure important win days after announcing all players available for sale
Bray Wanderers put their recent woe aside with a spirited 2-1 victory at home to Sligo on Sunday afternoon.
# going elsewhere
'Wouldn't be fair to stand in their way' - Key trio leave Bray as financial problems hit home
The club announced the news this morning.
# Troubling times
'Inability to guarantee wages' sees Bray Wanderers willing to sell first team players
The Seagulls said it was ‘only fair to give players an opportunity to secure employment elsewhere’.
# Seagulls
Second-half flourish sees Bray stun off-form Saints
It’s a third defeat on the trot for the Saints as they spurned the chance to go fourth.
# High five
Table-toppers Dundalk put five past sorry Seagulls to maintain top spot
Stephen Kenny’s side made it five wins in a row to maintain first place in the Premier Division against Bray.
# Seagulls
After suffering eight defeats in a row Dave Mackey has resigned as Bray manager
Bray sit bottom of the Premier Division with a minus 23 goal difference after nine games this season.
# High five
Saints storm to five goal rout as struggling Bray suffer yet another thrashing
St Patrick’s Athletic inched closer towards a European spot with a dominant hammering of Bray in Inchicore on Friday night.
# a new chapter
Bray Wanderers appoint manager ahead of new campaign following chaotic 2017
Dave Mackay takes over from Harry Kenny, who left the club at the end of last season.
# Resignation
Harry Kenny stepping down as Bray Wanderers boss after turbulent season
The Seagulls boss will see out the current campaign before leaving his role.
# greene with envy
Derry slump to a fourth consecutive loss and leak five goals in Bray thumping
Aaron Greene scored a brace for the guests on what was a sobering night for Kenny Shiels’ side.
# Back To Business
'It was a very tough four weeks' - Bray still aiming for European football despite recent woes
The Seagulls have suffered financial uncertainties off the pitch, affecting performances on it over the last month.
# Stalemate
Gypsies winning streak comes to a close as Bray frustrate during lacklustre stalemate
Neither side impressed in Phibsborough as Bray earned their first point in five games.
# send help
22 tweets that sum up what it's like to live among seagulls in Ireland
Just one day off from their antics… That’s all we want.
# Do not feed the birds
An 'aggressive seagull’ is plaguing Today FM but are other humans responsible for its belligerence?
Experts say the attacks are carried out by a small number of “rogue individuals”.
# lunch crunch
Poll: Have you been divebombed by a seagull this year?
Give it to us straight. Be honest.
# Interview
'You’d see guys that had a great attitude and when you were young it was like ‘look at that lick arse being busy''
Meath man Tim Clancy had to work his way back from non-league football and went on to play in Scotland before winding up at current club Bray Wanderers.
# surprise inclusion
LOI star named in Fifa 17's 'Rest of the World' Team of the Season
Gary McCabe’s goalscoring form has been recognised.
# On The Road
McCabe, Greene and Brennan ensure Seagulls continue to soar high
Bray Wanderers had a comfortable win away to Finn Harps tonight.
# On the up
Seagulls soar to second despite draw at home to Saints
It was an entertaining game in Bray.
# speed merchant
'I wasn’t that fast before I broke my leg but when I came back I was like Usain Bolt!'
Bray Wanderers winger Dylan Connolly has been one of the players lighting up the league this season.