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#Final Countdown

# final-countdown - Sunday 1 November, 2020

Trump and Biden to make final push for votes in battleground states

America goes to the polls on Tuesday.

# final-countdown - Saturday 31 October, 2020

Trump and Biden crisscross Midwestern states as they enter final days of election campaigning

Trump was in Michigan and Biden in Iowa before they both held events in Wisconsin and Minnesota.

# final-countdown - Monday 26 October, 2020

Donald Trump and Joe Biden enter final full week of campaigning

The president is expected to visit a dozen states as the clock ticks down to election day while Biden is also set to step up his campaign.

# final-countdown - Monday 28 September, 2020

Miami Heat power into NBA finals with win over Boston Celtics

The Celtics lost the Eastern Conference final for the third time in four years.

# final-countdown - Tuesday 8 September, 2020

From The42 Ulster steel themselves for 'cruel' final scenario Suftum

Ulster steel themselves for 'cruel' final scenario

Dan McFarland spoke passionately yesterday about the weird occasion ahead, being written off and how Ulster worked to make sure everyone knows they ‘give a shit’.

# final-countdown - Friday 26 June, 2020

The votes are in: Here's when we'll know whether FF, FG and the Greens can form a government

The count results from the Green Party, Fianna Fáil, and Fine Gael are expected to be announced.

# final-countdown - Wednesday 10 June, 2020

Independents more stable than the Greens in government, says minister as weekend deadline set for deal

The deadlines for getting a deal done have been successfully pushed back in recent days.

# final-countdown - Wednesday 29 January, 2020

Pro-remain MEPs sing Auld Lang Syne after EU Parliament backs Brexit deal Final Countdown This post contains videos

Pro-remain MEPs sing Auld Lang Syne after EU Parliament backs Brexit deal

A vote by MEPs in Brussels paves the way for Britain to leave the EU on Friday with an agreement in place.

# final-countdown - Friday 6 December, 2019

Johnson and Corbyn to face final head-to-head debate tonight before UK general election

The party leaders will face each other in Maidstone in the BBC’s prime ministerial debate at 8.30pm.

# final-countdown - Saturday 17 August, 2019

Circle the date ... Here's why 9 September is set to be a red letter Brexit day in Westminster

It’s all set to kick off again in the Commons from the start of next month – here are the key dates.

# final-countdown - Thursday 15 August, 2019

# final-countdown - Saturday 6 July, 2019

'I am uniquely and very deeply American': World Cup star Rapinoe unfazed by Trump spat

Trump said Rapinoe had disrespected the USA last month when she said she wouldn’t visit the White House.

# final-countdown - Saturday 1 June, 2019

From The42 As it happened: Tottenham v Liverpool, Champions League final Liveblog This post contains a poll

As it happened: Tottenham v Liverpool, Champions League final

We went minute-by-minute as Tottenham faced Liverpool in the Champions League final.

# final-countdown - Wednesday 22 May, 2019

21 candidates, seven seats: A night on the doorsteps in Dublin's most hotly contested council area

Former TDs, a lord mayor and Dublin’s longest serving councillor are all in the mix.

# final-countdown - Sunday 19 May, 2019

From The42 Koepka survives major Sunday scare to defend PGA Championship title Major Moment

Koepka survives major Sunday scare to defend PGA Championship title

The American held off a late challenge from Dustin Johnson to secure a wire-to-wire victory at Bethpage Black.

# final-countdown - Wednesday 8 May, 2019

Lancaster confident well-rested Leinster will hit top gear on the big occasion

‘We’re confident in our ability to turn up and play in the big games.’

# final-countdown - Monday 14 January, 2019

'Give this deal a second look': May in last-ditch attempt to change minds ahead of crucial Brexit vote

There’s only one day to go before the crucial vote in the House of Commons.

# final-countdown - Wednesday 21 November, 2018

Brexit waltz moves on as May heads to Brussels for tea and Varadkar hopes Dáil sings from same hymn sheet

Leo Varadkar is hoping for more parliamentary support than his British counterpart.

# final-countdown - Sunday 11 November, 2018

History made as Miltown Malbay book first ever Munster football final spot against Dr Crokes

St Joseph’s Miltown Malbay will take on Dr Crokes in the Munster football club final in a fortnight.

# final-countdown - Sunday 4 November, 2018

From The42 'In PE class a fella turns around and says: lads she’s playing in the Aviva next week, so go easy on the tackles' Goal Machine

'In PE class a fella turns around and says: lads she’s playing in the Aviva next week, so go easy on the tackles'

Ireland and Peamount United striker Amber Barrett looks ahead to today’s Women’s FAI Cup final and reflects on a whirlwind 18 months.

# final-countdown - Saturday 3 November, 2018

'It's a privileged time in their careers and it should never be taken for granted'

Cork City boss John Caulfield wants his players to savour the club’s fourth FAI Cup final in a row.

# final-countdown - Tuesday 30 October, 2018

'If I don't stay in Cork, I won't be signing for another League of Ireland team'

Cork City fan-favourite Steven Beattie isn’t looking beyond Sunday’s FAI Cup final against Dundalk.

# final-countdown - Saturday 1 September, 2018

Dubs name unchanged side for All-Ireland decider against Tyrone

Eoin Murchan and John Small are both set to start against Tyrone.

# final-countdown - Friday 31 August, 2018

'Tyrone are not coming down here to walk around behind the Artane Band'

Charlie Redmond was part of the last Dublin team to beat Tyrone in an All-Ireland final.

# final-countdown - Tuesday 22 May, 2018

She wasn't allowed on the RTÉ debate, and now Maria Steen has pulled herself out of the TV3 one

The debates come with just days left in the campaign.

# final-countdown - Friday 18 May, 2018

Joy for ex-Ireland international as Coventry City book Wembley date

36-year-old Dubliner Michael Doyle completed 90 minutes as the Sky Blues prevailed.

# final-countdown - Sunday 22 April, 2018

From The42 Chelsea will face Man United in the FA Cup final after defeating Southampton Report

Chelsea will face Man United in the FA Cup final after defeating Southampton

Olivier Giroud gave his side the lead just after half-time, before an Alvaro Morata goal in the 82nd minute made sure of the victory.

# final-countdown - Saturday 27 May, 2017

Quiz: How well do you remember the FA Cup finals of the 1990s?

The decade was littered with iconic Wembley moments.

# final-countdown - Friday 19 May, 2017

Defoe to score, United to draw and other Premier League bets to consider

Plus, Harry Kane to bag a brace and Liverpool to secure top four.

# final-countdown - Tuesday 4 April, 2017

Plotting Colm Cooper's remarkable career through his 10 All-Ireland finals

‘The Gooch’ made a habit of producing the goods when the Sam Maguire was on the line.

# final-countdown - Thursday 30 March, 2017

Owner of €1 million lotto ticket has until 5pm tomorrow to claim their cash

The ticket was sold in Cork on 21 December.

# final-countdown - Monday 7 November, 2016

Trump calls system "rigged" after FBI says it won't seek criminal charges over Clinton emails

Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump are now into their last phase of campaigning.

# final-countdown - Sunday 30 October, 2016

Clinton says FBI actions 'deeply troubling' as Trump steps up his attacks

Clinton pressed FBI Director James Comey to put out the “full and complete facts” about the review into a cache of recently discovered emails.

# final-countdown - Saturday 22 October, 2016

Maths Week: Your Saturday evening puzzle

Figure it out.

# final-countdown - Friday 23 September, 2016

The day the Dublin Ladies turned the screw

Gerry McGill’s Dublin side found a way to banish their All-Ireland ghosts in 2010. Now they need to do it again on Sunday afternoon.

# final-countdown - Saturday 17 September, 2016

From The42 Confession of a Dublin fan: After missing four finals, tomorrow can't come soon enough Final Countdown This post contains videos

# final-countdown - Thursday 15 September, 2016

Dublin v Mayo stats: Why Cluxton v Clarke is just as important as Fenton v O'Shea

We break down the key statistical points from Dublin and Mayo’s road to Croke Park.

# final-countdown - Saturday 27 August, 2016

Moolick goal clinches extra-time win for Kildare in thrilling semi-final

The Lilywhites will face Clare or Tipperary in the ladies intermediate football final on 25 September.

# final-countdown - Thursday 4 August, 2016

Ticket holder claims €381,863 Euromillions prize just in time

The winning ticket was bought in Midleton, Co Cork.

# final-countdown - Sunday 10 July, 2016

Portugal can make Euro 2016 final 'ugly', warns Thierry Henry

Henry hails Didier Deschamps’ “winning mentality” – but warns that Ronaldo will have chances to break French hearts.

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