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#Focus

# focus - Wednesday 11 July, 2018

From The42 Mayo ladies boss determined to face Cavan despite 10-player exodus from panel Keeping Focus

Mayo ladies boss determined to face Cavan despite 10-player exodus from panel

‘I am preparing for a championship match on Saturday and as soon as that is over I will give you the facts.’

# focus - Wednesday 4 July, 2018

From The42 'This is not the time to talk about this:' Willian unfazed by rumours of move to Barcelona Focus

'This is not the time to talk about this:' Willian unfazed by rumours of move to Barcelona

The Chelsea player insists he is focused on delivering a World Cup title for Brazil.

# focus - Wednesday 6 December, 2017

From The42 Jack Conan striving to lock in and rid his game of 'mental tap-outs' Focus

Jack Conan striving to lock in and rid his game of 'mental tap-outs'

The Leinster man is chasing perfection in a bid to compete with CJ Stander for Ireland’s number 8 jersey.

# focus - Saturday 18 November, 2017

'Being homeless was so overwhelming. I never felt safe. I never felt the kids were safe'

Focus Ireland has brought 300 families out of homelessness.

# focus - Monday 6 November, 2017

From The42 JJ Hanrahan plays down Ireland call after his man-of-the-match show for Munster Focus

JJ Hanrahan plays down Ireland call after his man-of-the-match show for Munster

“I just want to focus on Munster and it’s step by step for me.”

# focus - Thursday 14 September, 2017

From The Daily Edge Everyone is talking about this powerful ad on youth homelessness in Ireland that played during Gogglebox Lucy's Story

# focus - Monday 29 May, 2017

From The42 'Winning is a habit' - How Micheál Donoghue's approach is getting the best out of Galway Focus

'Winning is a habit' - How Micheál Donoghue's approach is getting the best out of Galway

The Galway boss has expertly managed celebrations and expectations.

# focus - Sunday 30 April, 2017

From The42 It's Sunday so here are 10 of our favourite sports pics from the past week Through The Lens

It's Sunday so here are 10 of our favourite sports pics from the past week

These are the sporting images that have caught our eye over the past seven days.

# focus - Wednesday 21 December, 2016

From The42 Thrills, spills and heartache: 21 pictures that sum up the women's rugby year Through A Lens This post contains images

Thrills, spills and heartache: 21 pictures that sum up the women's rugby year

It’s been an up and down 12 months.

# focus - Monday 28 November, 2016

'I have never seen anything like this': Homelessness in Galway hits crisis point

More and more families are presenting as homeless in Galway, where no social housing has been built since 2009.

# focus - Thursday 10 November, 2016

From The42 Coleman on life as captain, Robbie's Germany goal and the road to Russia Captain Coleman

Coleman on life as captain, Robbie's Germany goal and the road to Russia

The Ireland captain is hoping to guide his side to their first World Cup finals in 16 years.

# focus - Saturday 14 May, 2016

'Where there's one sperm there's a way': Male infertility is common but treatable

A doctor from Cork Fertility Centre said the procedure for men to get checked out is “non-invasive and not expensive compared to what a female has to do”.

# focus - Friday 15 April, 2016

"Like being in a train station in downtown Beijing" - what it's like to live life with autism

21-year-old Adam Harris was diagnosed with autism when he was just five. He says it’s time Ireland learned to understand and engage with the condition.

# focus - Sunday 3 April, 2016

From The42 It’s Sunday so here's 15 of our favourite sports images of the week Focus This post contains images

It’s Sunday so here's 15 of our favourite sports images of the week

Another busy week captured from a different angle.

# focus - Sunday 7 February, 2016

From The42 CJ Stander man of the match on barnstorming Ireland debut against Wales STANDOUT

CJ Stander man of the match on barnstorming Ireland debut against Wales

The Munster back row was superb on his Test debut for Joe Schmidt’s side.

# focus - Saturday 19 December, 2015

Here are 15 PRACTICAL ways to help homeless people this Christmas and New Year

It can be as simple as treating someone with empathy when they approach you in the street.

# focus - Saturday 12 December, 2015

The worst thing about losing our home? How guilty it made me feel as a mother

I felt like I had failed my daughter in some way after we were forced to live out of a hotel room.

# focus - Tuesday 1 December, 2015

Ireland's crisis: I have never seen it so bad. These families are living under terrible stress

At least two families lost their home today – and the homeless crisis is deepening, writes Sr Stanislaus Kennedy.

# focus - Wednesday 28 October, 2015

From The42 Ireland's Alan Judge 'laughing off' Premier League rumours Focus

Ireland's Alan Judge 'laughing off' Premier League rumours

The former Irish underage international has been linked with a number of clubs in the past week.

# focus - Wednesday 23 September, 2015

From Business ETC Are you sure you know what your smartphone camera can really do? TechGuide

Are you sure you know what your smartphone camera can really do?

Taking a good photo is one thing, but it’s just as important to know what features you can use and when.

# focus - Monday 14 September, 2015

From The42 Phoney war finally over as Ireland squad settle in for extended RWC stay Focus

Phoney war finally over as Ireland squad settle in for extended RWC stay

Rory Best admits it’s not easy to fully focus on a World Cup warm-up fixture and is pleased to see the real Tests on the horizon.

# focus - Tuesday 12 May, 2015

From The Daily Edge Waterford Whispers just fooled one of Germany's biggest news magazines A Lidl Embarrassing

# focus - Wednesday 1 April, 2015

People are taking drugs like Ritalin to help them perform better in school and work

And scientists aren’t sure that’s a good thing.

# focus - Wednesday 18 March, 2015

Getting too distracted by the web while working? Here's how you can take control

Having the web at your fingertips can be the best/worst thing in your life, but you can take control of it.

# focus - Monday 16 March, 2015

From The42 Rob Kearney: Ireland won't be focusing on points difference against Scotland Looking Ahead

Rob Kearney: Ireland won't be focusing on points difference against Scotland

The 28-year-old full-back insists all thoughts will be on beating their upcoming opponents.

# focus - Tuesday 3 February, 2015

From The42 In pics: Ireland warm up for Italy after waiting out the early frost Focus

In pics: Ireland warm up for Italy after waiting out the early frost

Training had to be postponed in Maynooth this morning.

# focus - Sunday 4 January, 2015

From The42 Why trust is the key to some of Ireland's finest sports photography Behind The Scenes

Why trust is the key to some of Ireland's finest sports photography

Forget about selfies and setups, these men capture true emotion behind the closed doors in Irish sport.

From The42 13 of the best images from sport's winter wonderland this week Snap Happy

13 of the best images from sport's winter wonderland this week

It’s 2015′s first round-up of the week’s best images.

# focus - Wednesday 24 December, 2014

From The42 'They went ballistic': The perfect moment captured when Ireland Women beat the Black Ferns Focus

'They went ballistic': The perfect moment captured when Ireland Women beat the Black Ferns

Photographer Dan Sheridan tells about his unique view of one of the greatest ever moments in women’s rugby.

# focus - Wednesday 19 November, 2014

From The42 Ireland more concerned about performance than November clean sweep Momentum

Ireland more concerned about performance than November clean sweep

‘If the processes are right and you have good systems in place then the result comes out the back of that.’

# focus - Monday 10 November, 2014

Opinion: How to find razor-sharp focus in the age of distraction

You can be productive and creative – but first you need to focus.

# focus - Friday 26 September, 2014

Column: Find your focus with these 5 tips

Many of us find it hard to focus, blaming the distractions we have on our modern working lives – but how can we achieve clear thinking?

# focus - Friday 5 September, 2014

SME Focus: Everything you need to know about innovation and SMEs

For our in-depth coverage of Irish SMEs last month, we focused on the opportunities in the tourism sector.

# focus - Monday 11 August, 2014

From The42 Have you and your fittest friends got what it takes for the No Limits Gym Challenge? Go The Distance

# focus - Thursday 7 August, 2014

From The42 Race For Liam: The 4 teams bidding for All-Ireland hurling glory Focus

Race For Liam: The 4 teams bidding for All-Ireland hurling glory

Kilkenny, Limerick, Cork and Tipperary are the four teams left in the running.

# focus - Monday 4 August, 2014

SME focus: Everything you need to know about trading on tourism

For our third month of in-depth coverage of Irish SMEs, we focused on the opportunities in the tourism sector.

# focus - Friday 27 June, 2014

Does focusing on exam results have a negative impact on education?

That’s what an Australian expert told Irish education professionals at a lecture today.

# focus - Thursday 19 June, 2014

SME focus: Everything you need to know about starting a business

For our first month of in-depth coverage of Irish small businesses, we looked at everything you need to know about getting up and running.

# focus - Sunday 15 June, 2014

From The42 Heads up! 19 of our favourite images from the past week in sports Focus

Heads up! 19 of our favourite images from the past week in sports

It wasn’t all about Brazil this week.

# focus - Friday 21 March, 2014

From The42 Leinster looking for fringe players to press their claims against Zebre Focus

Leinster looking for fringe players to press their claims against Zebre

Head coach Matt O’Connor has been enthused by the form of some of the province’s less-heralded names.

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