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Wednesday 6 December 2023 Dublin: 8°C

# end of the line

This year
'It's been fantastic but best of luck to anyone who thinks they can do a 10-year stint'
Matthew Twomey stepped down as Cork camogie boss this week after leading his side to All-Ireland glory.
Francois Steyn: Springboks' double World Cup winner forced to retire through injury
‘To be honest, this is not how I envisioned the journey ending,’ the 36-year-old said.
Sri Lanka advance in World Cup qualifying tournament as Ireland crash out
Sri Lanka progress to the Super Six stage after a crushing 133-run win over Ireland.
Last year
Germany's €9 train tickets prevented nearly 2 million tonnes of carbon emissions, survey finds
One in 10 users of the ticket said it prompted them to use public transport instead of cars for a least one journey a week.
Dundee United sack manager following 9-0 loss to Celtic
Jack Ross was appointed to the position in June.
Raducanu crashes out of French Open after second round defeat
The British number one was unable to maintain her momentum after a strong first set.
Uefa seeking to end deal with Russian broadcaster for international matches
Match TV holds the rights but that Uefa is examining the deal to avoid matches being screened in Russia.
'He got a guard of honour from our players last night' - Kilcoo salute departing manager Moran
The Derry native has stepped away after guiding the club to All-Ireland glory this year.
Celtic's Europa Conference League campaign crashes to a halt in Arctic Circle
The Scottish side suffered a 5-1 aggregate defeat to Bodo/Glimt.
Controversial US sprinter Justin Gatlin retires at 40
Gatlin was twice suspended for doping offenses during his career.
All time
West Ham end Manchester City's four-year run reign as League Cup winners after penalties
The Hammers edged out the holders 5-3 on penalties after playing out a goalless draw.
Arjen Robben makes 'difficult choice' to retire from football at 37
The Dutch winger had returned to play for Groningen after deciding to hang up his boots in 2019.
'Heartbroken' Connacht back Stephen Fitzgerald forced to retire at 25
The versatile back sustained a knee injury while playing against Leinster in January of last year.
Irish duo combine for late goal but St Mirren suffer Scottish Cup semi-final heartbreak
Connor McCarthy applied the finish after receiving an assist from Jamie McGrath.
12-game unbeaten run in Europe ends as nine-man Rangers miss out on quarter-finals
Kemar Roofe and Leon Balogun were both sent off in their defeat to Slavia Prague.
Trump appears to acknowledge Biden victory for first time with ‘he won’ tweet
The president’s message came as he repeated several baseless claims about the presidential vote.
Fine Gael Cabinet cull: The eight former ministers who didn't get one of the top jobs
Here’s who didn’t make the cut.
Less than 500 public payphones are left in Ireland – a drop from 4,000 a decade ago
There were 4,000 public payphones across the country 10 years ago.
Knee injury forces ex-Juventus and Italy star Marchisio into retirement
The midfielder terminated his contract with Zenit over the summer and has now decided to hang up his boots.
Annalise Murphy quits 49erFX Olympic campaign after World Cup 'wake-up call'
The Olympic silver medalist and Katie Tingle have parted ways but remain lifelong friends.
Kevin-Prince Boateng rules out permanent move to Barcelona after short loan spell
The 32-year-old made four appearances for the Spanish champions during his time at Camp Nou.
Ospreys centre Ben John retires at 27 following a series of head injuries
The former Wales U20 international scored 15 tries in 79 appearances during his time with the Ospreys.
Sligo Rovers confirm manager Gerard Lyttle's contract will not be renewed
The club says an interim manager will be appointed shortly.
Injury forces promising Scarlets back-row forward to retire at 23
Persistent knee problems have restricted Jack Condy to 19 appearances since his October 2015 debut.
Irish Olympic rower Claire Lambe announces retirement at the age of 27
Herself and Sinead Lynch made history by reaching the lightweight women’s double sculls final in Rio.
Britain's Kyle Edmund outclassed in bid to reach Australian Open final
Edmund stunned Grigor Dimitrov in his maiden grand slam quarter-final, but Marin Cilic was a cut above.
The boss of Irish Rail is quitting and moving to Australia
David Franks, who has been in charge since 2013, will leave in the coming months.
Glasgow hearts sink in Edinburgh as Celtic's historic unbeaten run comes to an end
The Scottish champions’ 69-game unbeaten run in domestic competitions ended after a heavy defeat to Hearts on Sunday.
Minister says Nóirín O'Sullivan's pension will reflect her 'experience, expertise and rank'
The Policing Authority has thanked O’Sullivan for 36 years of service to the force.
Waterford without de Búrca for All-Ireland semi-final as last-ditch appeal fails
The DRA backed the proposed one-match ban following a late-night hearing.
Bill O'Reilly shown the door at Fox News after sexual harassment allegations
O’Reilly’s show had been one of the most-watched current affairs shows on US cable television.
Half of Dawson Street will close for four weeks to allow for Luas works
The strip of road close to Nassau Street will be closed for Luas-works from the 3 October.
UK newspaper announces closure after just two months
Trinity Mirror group said that circulation had been below expectations.
"What employer could meet a 30% pay increase?" - all-out Luas strike now on the cards
Regarding the looming strikes on St Patrick’s Day, Easter Sunday, and Easter Monday, Luas operator Transdev says “from a commercial point of view those days make absolutely no difference to us”.