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# comment - Monday 8 August, 2016

Backdoor route could be the key to Mayo scaling the September summit
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Backdoor route could be the key to Mayo scaling the September summit

Aug 8th 2016, 6:00 PM 6,822 Views 9 Comments

Stephen Rochford’s plans are taking shape as Mayo enter the business end of the season.

# comment - Sunday 7 August, 2016

5 talking points as the Cats lose a life in thrilling semi-final draw with Waterford
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5 talking points as the Cats lose a life in thrilling semi-final draw with Waterford

Aug 7th 2016, 8:09 PM 11,339 Views 20 Comments

Lots to discuss after a titanic clash in Croke Park finished level.

# comment - Sunday 31 July, 2016

Tipperary reach promised land, question marks hang over Kerry — Sunday football talking points
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Tipperary reach promised land, question marks hang over Kerry — Sunday football talking points

Jul 31st 2016, 9:12 PM 32,616 Views 23 Comments

Plenty to discuss as Tipperary and Kerry made it to the last four of the All-Ireland SFC.

# comment - Sunday 24 July, 2016

Galway silence the doubters, plenty for Waterford to work on — Sunday hurling talking points
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Galway silence the doubters, plenty for Waterford to work on — Sunday hurling talking points

Jul 24th 2016, 8:59 PM 26,128 Views 22 Comments

Plus we take a look at what went wrong for Clare after such a positive start to the year.

# comment - Sunday 17 July, 2016

Tyrone contenders for Sam, Cavanagh's crowning moment and more of Sunday's GAA talking points
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Tyrone contenders for Sam, Cavanagh's crowning moment and more of Sunday's GAA talking points

Jul 17th 2016, 10:26 PM 10,170 Views 6 Comments

Plenty of talking points after Tyrone and Galway were crowned champions of Ulster and Connacht respectively.

# comment - Thursday 14 July, 2016

5 talking points after Tipperary triumph again and Limerick's hurling woes continue
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5 talking points after Tipperary triumph again and Limerick's hurling woes continue

Jul 14th 2016, 10:08 PM 10,108 Views 4 Comments

A two-point success for the Premier in Thurles.

# comment - Wednesday 13 July, 2016

5 talking points after Waterford's U21 hurlers star in Munster and Clare bow out
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5 talking points after Waterford's U21 hurlers star in Munster and Clare bow out

Jul 13th 2016, 10:11 PM 11,271 Views 8 Comments

The home side caught fire tonight in Walsh Park.

# comment - Sunday 10 July, 2016

Tipperary send out a warning, lack of ambition in Connacht final — Sunday GAA talking points
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Tipperary send out a warning, lack of ambition in Connacht final — Sunday GAA talking points

Jul 10th 2016, 7:15 PM 10,422 Views 6 Comments

Tipperary demolished Waterford while Galway and Roscommon will do battle all over again.

# comment - Sunday 3 July, 2016

Galway's collapse, impact of Richie Hogan - Kilkenny Galway talking points
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Galway's collapse, impact of Richie Hogan - Kilkenny Galway talking points

Jul 3rd 2016, 8:44 PM 12,098 Views 10 Comments

We take a look at the talking points after Kilkenny stormed past Galway to reign supreme in Leinster again.

5 talking points after Kerry reign again in Munster and Tipperary head to qualifiers
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5 talking points after Kerry reign again in Munster and Tipperary head to qualifiers

Jul 3rd 2016, 6:03 PM 9,158 Views 2 Comments

Ten points separated the sides in Fitzgerald Stadium today.

# comment - Sunday 26 June, 2016

Dean Rock almost outscores Meath, Westmeath display self belief — football talking points
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Dean Rock almost outscores Meath, Westmeath display self belief — football talking points

Jun 26th 2016, 9:57 PM 9,766 Views 8 Comments

Plus, why it’s time for a championship restructure.

# comment - Sunday 19 June, 2016

Mayo face qualifer route, Cavan expose Tyrone's underbelly — weekend football talking points
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Mayo face qualifer route, Cavan expose Tyrone's underbelly — weekend football talking points

Jun 19th 2016, 11:02 PM 9,072 Views 1 Comment

We were treated to another upset with Galway’s ambush of Mayo, while Tyrone leaked three goals in a draw with Cavan.

# comment - Saturday 11 June, 2016

Kilkenny third quarter control, Dublin collapse, new Cats attacking gem
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Kilkenny third quarter control, Dublin collapse, new Cats attacking gem

Jun 11th 2016, 10:34 PM 12,021 Views 8 Comments

Another masterclass by Kilkenny, a tough night at the office for the Dubs.

# comment - Wednesday 8 June, 2016

Dublin will smell blood against Cody's vulnerable Kilkenny in Portlaoise
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Dublin will smell blood against Cody's vulnerable Kilkenny in Portlaoise

Jun 8th 2016, 6:15 PM 10,328 Views 5 Comments

The Sky Blues have a golden opportunity to put one over on the Leinster and All-Ireland champions at O’Moore Park

# comment - Monday 6 June, 2016

Clare must heed systems failure, Waterford look the real deal in All-Ireland quest
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Clare must heed systems failure, Waterford look the real deal in All-Ireland quest

Jun 6th 2016, 7:00 PM 7,253 Views 5 Comments

Both counties will now venture down different paths but could meet again in championship 2016.

# comment - Thursday 2 June, 2016

Without a goal for Ireland, it's not inconceivable that Daryl Murphy will start a group game in France
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Without a goal for Ireland, it's not inconceivable that Daryl Murphy will start a group game in France

Jun 2nd 2016, 7:15 PM 6,852 Views 12 Comments

The Ipswich Town striker will be hoping to score his first goal for Ireland at Euro 2016.

# comment - Wednesday 1 June, 2016

With patience wearing thin, it's time for Conor McGregor to get back to the shop
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With patience wearing thin, it's time for Conor McGregor to get back to the shop

Jun 1st 2016, 10:39 AM 15,868 Views 27 Comments

The announcement of his next fight is still pending but what’s next for the UFC featherweight champion?

# comment - Monday 23 May, 2016

Silverware and emergence of gifted youngsters came too late for Louis van Gaal
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Silverware and emergence of gifted youngsters came too late for Louis van Gaal

May 23rd 2016, 9:35 PM 5,721 Views 21 Comments

Too much of the Dutchman’s reign was uninspiring while failure to qualify for the Champions League couldn’t be tolerated.

# comment - Monday 16 May, 2016

Offaly victory means so much, Fermanagh suffer 'power cut': Championship talking points
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Offaly victory means so much, Fermanagh suffer 'power cut': Championship talking points

May 16th 2016, 6:30 AM 5,999 Views 2 Comments

The Faithful county ended their nine-year losing run in Leinster with victory over Longford in Tullamore yesterday.

# comment - Wednesday 11 May, 2016

Poll: Do you support child benefit being linked to school attendance?
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Poll: Do you support child benefit being linked to school attendance?

May 11th 2016, 9:35 AM 34,345 Views 217 Comments

A section of the draft programme for government includes a section proposing this.

# comment - Monday 9 May, 2016

Defiant in the face of defeat: Seery reaffirms status as exemplary ambassador for Irish sport
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Defiant in the face of defeat: Seery reaffirms status as exemplary ambassador for Irish sport

May 9th 2016, 9:30 PM 26,867 Views 9 Comments

The 36-year-old’s popularity continues to grow in spite of yesterday afternoon’s result in Rotterdam.

# comment - Sunday 8 May, 2016

Tony Kelly is back, refereeing decision robs Waterford — Sunday hurling talking points
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Tony Kelly is back, refereeing decision robs Waterford — Sunday hurling talking points

May 8th 2016, 9:49 PM 17,521 Views 28 Comments

A heartbreaking reversal of fortune ended Waterford’s two in-a-row hopes.

# comment - Monday 2 May, 2016

Shanahan coolly delivers, the dawning of a great rivalry — Monday's hurling talking points
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Shanahan coolly delivers, the dawning of a great rivalry — Monday's hurling talking points

May 2nd 2016, 7:05 AM 15,090 Views 4 Comments

Plus we examine the positives and negatives for both sides after that draw at Semple Stadium.

# comment - Sunday 10 April, 2016

Dublin and Kerry confirm their superiority as question mark hangs over Donegal's old guard
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Dublin and Kerry confirm their superiority as question mark hangs over Donegal's old guard

Apr 10th 2016, 8:59 PM 9,602 Views 12 Comments

And Roscommon shouldn’t forget the remarkable strides they’ve taken.

# comment - Monday 4 April, 2016

Dublin's perfect campaign, Cork pay the ultimate price — weekend football talking points
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Dublin's perfect campaign, Cork pay the ultimate price — weekend football talking points

Apr 4th 2016, 9:10 AM 6,281 Views 3 Comments

Lots to discuss after the final round of regulation fixtures in the Allianz Football League.

# comment - Thursday 31 March, 2016

Revenue takes precedence over rankings as the UFC bend the rules to suit McGregor's needs
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Revenue takes precedence over rankings as the UFC bend the rules to suit McGregor's needs

Mar 31st 2016, 6:04 PM 19,021 Views 17 Comments

A rematch with Nate Diaz awaits Conor McGregor.

# comment - Sunday 27 March, 2016

Kerry's signal of intent, Mayo finding form and Down put out of their misery
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Kerry's signal of intent, Mayo finding form and Down put out of their misery

Mar 27th 2016, 8:52 PM 10,592 Views 12 Comments

Plenty of talking points after the penultimate round of regulation games in the Allianz Football League.

# comment - Sunday 20 March, 2016

Cork's old failings resurface, Dublin's no-show and Kilkenny's reliance on TJ Reid
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Cork's old failings resurface, Dublin's no-show and Kilkenny's reliance on TJ Reid

Mar 20th 2016, 8:39 PM 11,388 Views 17 Comments

Plenty to discuss after the last round of regulation games in the Allianz Hurling League.

# comment - Thursday 17 March, 2016

Little Mix's Jade excellently shut down a homophobic Instagram commenter
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Little Mix's Jade excellently shut down a homophobic Instagram commenter

Mar 17th 2016, 2:38 PM 9,981 Views 4 Comments

Burned.

# comment - Sunday 13 March, 2016

Rossies take another scalp, Tyrone looking dangerous - weekend GAA talking points
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Rossies take another scalp, Tyrone looking dangerous - weekend GAA talking points

Mar 13th 2016, 9:06 PM 10,330 Views 10 Comments

And how Mayo’s spring campaign could end up as a success, despite today’s defeat to Kerry.

# comment - Friday 11 March, 2016

Are we really doubting whether Irish rugby's greatest ever coach deserves to lead us?
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Are we really doubting whether Irish rugby's greatest ever coach deserves to lead us?

Mar 11th 2016, 9:39 AM 9,974 Views 125 Comments

Joe Schmidt needs time… and he deserves it too, writes Tommy Martin.

# comment - Sunday 6 March, 2016

Battle of Tralee, Waterford clinical – Sunday GAA talking points
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Battle of Tralee, Waterford clinical – Sunday GAA talking points

Mar 6th 2016, 8:40 PM 12,808 Views 13 Comments

Lots to discuss after a busy day of GAA action.

Will a new Conor McGregor emerge from the rubble of his UFC 196 collapse?
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Will a new Conor McGregor emerge from the rubble of his UFC 196 collapse?

Mar 6th 2016, 8:21 PM 18,573 Views 17 Comments

“When he elected to follow that route to success, McGregor knew it was a potentially perilous policy.”

5 talking points as Dublin stay unbeaten and Cork lose third game in a row
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5 talking points as Dublin stay unbeaten and Cork lose third game in a row

Mar 6th 2016, 7:00 AM 9,821 Views 4 Comments

A four point win for the Dubs in Croke Park last night.

# comment - Sunday 28 February, 2016

High flying Rossies, clinical McManus, unfamiliar Donegal – weekend football talking points
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High flying Rossies, clinical McManus, unfamiliar Donegal – weekend football talking points

Feb 28th 2016, 9:01 PM 9,392 Views 1 Comment

Plenty of football action to discuss after its return this weekend.

# comment - Monday 22 February, 2016

Tipp must vault Kilkenny psychological hurdle to help define Ryan's tenure
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Tipp must vault Kilkenny psychological hurdle to help define Ryan's tenure

Feb 22nd 2016, 5:30 PM 6,600 Views 8 Comments

Tipp have won just twice against Kilkenny in 13 competitive clashes.

# comment - Sunday 21 February, 2016

Kilkenny clinical, Kerry progress, Waterford ride high - weekend hurling talking points
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Kilkenny clinical, Kerry progress, Waterford ride high - weekend hurling talking points

Feb 21st 2016, 5:43 PM 12,264 Views 12 Comments

Plenty to discuss after the Allianz league action.

# comment - Thursday 11 February, 2016

No room for excuses as Clare hurlers seek to recapture past glories
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From The42
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No room for excuses as Clare hurlers seek to recapture past glories

Feb 11th 2016, 6:25 PM 6,941 Views 4 Comments

Clare have assembled a superb backroom team and group of players that need to achieve.

# comment - Saturday 9 January, 2016

New Tipp hurling boss Michael Ryan will ruffle a few feathers in the quest for success
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New Tipp hurling boss Michael Ryan will ruffle a few feathers in the quest for success

Jan 9th 2016, 7:30 AM 10,345 Views 6 Comments

Eamon O’Shea’s successor won’t be afraid to do things his way.

# comment - Monday 4 January, 2016

Duffy can still reach the top but Poirier was a step too far, too soon
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Duffy can still reach the top but Poirier was a step too far, too soon

Jan 4th 2016, 6:44 PM 8,432 Views 5 Comments

The Irishman suffered his first taste of defeat as a UFC fighter on Saturday night in Las Vegas.