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# leader - Thursday 23 June, 2016

Captain Coleman gave 'inspirational' speech to players before Ireland's win over Italy
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Captain Coleman gave 'inspirational' speech to players before Ireland's win over Italy

Jun 23rd 2016, 8:32 PM 12,925 Views 17 Comments

The Everton full-back staked a claim for the armband in the absence of Robbie Keane and John O’Shea last night.

# leader - Thursday 2 June, 2016

'We have to move on' - Schmidt backs Jackson to fill Sexton's shoes
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# Playmaker

'We have to move on' - Schmidt backs Jackson to fill Sexton's shoes

Jun 2nd 2016, 2:24 PM 9,688 Views 21 Comments

The Ulster out-half is now favourite to wear Ireland’s 10 shirt in South Africa.

# leader - Sunday 22 May, 2016

'Bundee Aki was on crutches on Tuesday. He's a warrior'
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'Bundee Aki was on crutches on Tuesday. He's a warrior'

May 22nd 2016, 5:00 AM 15,092 Views 24 Comments

Pat Lam revealed that his brilliant centre was injured in training this week.

# leader - Friday 20 May, 2016

Brendan Howlin is the new leader of the Labour Party
# Power Outage
# Power Outage

Brendan Howlin is the new leader of the Labour Party

May 20th 2016, 12:13 PM 76,409 Views 275 Comments

Alan Kelly did not turn up to the announcement this afternoon.

# leader - Saturday 23 April, 2016

Video analysis: Brilliant Bundee Aki leading Connacht's Pro12 charge
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Video analysis: Brilliant Bundee Aki leading Connacht's Pro12 charge

Apr 23rd 2016, 11:45 AM 28,076 Views 16 Comments

We examine the Kiwi centre’s impact for Pat Lam’s side.

# leader - Thursday 21 April, 2016

Fiona Coghlan on building a team: 'If you’re not there for the right reasons, you won’t last'
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Fiona Coghlan on building a team: 'If you’re not there for the right reasons, you won’t last'

Apr 21st 2016, 8:39 AM 4,977 Views 1 Comment

“It’s about getting to know people and what they can offer, not just on the pitch but off it as well.”

# leader - Sunday 3 April, 2016

New poll shows more than twice as many people want Martin as Taoiseach over Kenny
# Findings
# Findings

New poll shows more than twice as many people want Martin as Taoiseach over Kenny

Apr 3rd 2016, 9:53 AM 18,061 Views 135 Comments

The poll also found that only 54% of Fine Gael voters want Kenny elected Taoiseach.

# leader - Sunday 13 March, 2016

Best relieved as Ireland lift the pressure with hammering of Italy
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Best relieved as Ireland lift the pressure with hammering of Italy

Mar 13th 2016, 7:00 AM 7,291 Views 26 Comments

‘It’s nice to be in a changing room where boys are enjoying themselves.’

# leader - Monday 1 February, 2016

Leinster's promising Ryan the latest Ireland U20s captain from Michael's
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# Prospect

Leinster's promising Ryan the latest Ireland U20s captain from Michael's

Feb 1st 2016, 5:40 PM 14,384 Views 4 Comments

The 19-year-old has shown rich promise in his burgeoning career.

# leader - Sunday 31 January, 2016

Here are 12 ways to become a charismatic leader
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# Follow My Lead

Here are 12 ways to become a charismatic leader

Jan 31st 2016, 11:15 AM 20,333 Views 31 Comments

From a solid handshake to conquering self-doubt.

# leader - Thursday 21 January, 2016

'I know how unbelievably lucky I am to take over from a captain like Paulie' - Best
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'I know how unbelievably lucky I am to take over from a captain like Paulie' - Best

Jan 21st 2016, 7:00 AM 5,077 Views 27 Comments

The Ulster hooker says he had an emotional few days after learning of his appointment.

# leader - Wednesday 20 January, 2016

'He's still one of the lads' - Retired Felix Jones pitches in at Munster
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'He's still one of the lads' - Retired Felix Jones pitches in at Munster

Jan 20th 2016, 6:00 AM 11,070 Views 3 Comments

The former fullback has been helping out on the psychology side of things in Limerick.

# leader - Monday 18 January, 2016

Sean O'Brien: It would be huge honour to captain Ireland, but if it's not to be I'll soldier on
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Sean O'Brien: It would be huge honour to captain Ireland, but if it's not to be I'll soldier on

Jan 18th 2016, 4:28 PM 9,037 Views 28 Comments

The flanker is not often spoken of as captaincy material, but would jump at the chance if it was offered.

# leader - Thursday 7 January, 2016

Connacht's record-breaking captain Muldoon signs new contract From The42

Connacht's record-breaking captain Muldoon signs new contract

Jan 7th 2016, 12:25 PM 7,581 Views 10 Comments

The 33-year-old has penned a new deal with Pat Lam’s province.

# leader - Tuesday 5 January, 2016

Best candidate for Ireland captaincy is Rory, with O'Mahony almost ready
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Best candidate for Ireland captaincy is Rory, with O'Mahony almost ready

Jan 5th 2016, 6:27 PM 14,452 Views 57 Comments

Joe Schmidt has a number of contenders to select from ahead of the Six Nations.

# leader - Thursday 10 December, 2015

Stander leads by example as he follows in the footsteps of great Munster leaders
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Stander leads by example as he follows in the footsteps of great Munster leaders

Dec 10th 2015, 6:30 AM 5,851 Views 8 Comments

The Ireland-qualified back row isn’t a fan of doing too much talking.

# leader - Saturday 28 November, 2015

Science says people decide these 13 things within seconds of meeting you
# Personality
# Personality

Science says people decide these 13 things within seconds of meeting you

Nov 28th 2015, 4:00 PM 38,824 Views 54 Comments

Do you come across as hard working? Aggressive? Successful?

# leader - Tuesday 3 November, 2015

'Isa really stepped up when Kev had to retire': Leo Cullen explains his choice of Leinster captain
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'Isa really stepped up when Kev had to retire': Leo Cullen explains his choice of Leinster captain

Nov 3rd 2015, 10:49 AM 8,420 Views 26 Comments

The Kiwi will still be around to lead Leinster’s squad when the Irish internationals head in to camp.

# leader - Friday 30 October, 2015

'I always take a moment during the week to realise how lucky I am' - McCaw
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# King Of NZ

'I always take a moment during the week to realise how lucky I am' - McCaw

Oct 30th 2015, 12:05 AM 5,208 Views 2 Comments

The 34-year-old is expected to retire after New Zealand’s World Cup final against Australia tomorrow.

# leader - Thursday 29 October, 2015

Richie McCaw refuses to admit World Cup final will be his last game of rugby
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Richie McCaw refuses to admit World Cup final will be his last game of rugby

Oct 29th 2015, 3:18 PM 16,397 Views 18 Comments

The 34-year-old is widely expected to hang up his boots following Saturday’s clash with Australia.

# leader - Wednesday 21 October, 2015

"Am I moved by your performance? That should be what sells records, more than what you look like"
# Sing Out Sunday
# Sing Out Sunday

"Am I moved by your performance? That should be what sells records, more than what you look like"

Oct 21st 2015, 8:00 PM 10,969 Views 2 Comments

A top vocal coach shares what it’s like working on hit TV show the Voice.

# leader - Wednesday 14 October, 2015

Analysis: Robbie Henshaw dominates midfield to lead for Ireland
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Analysis: Robbie Henshaw dominates midfield to lead for Ireland

Oct 14th 2015, 12:17 PM 29,895 Views 15 Comments

The 22-year-old’s exceptional performance last weekend bodes well before the Argentina clash.

'I remember walking up but I can't remember what I said. I'd give the speech a solid 2/10’
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'I remember walking up but I can't remember what I said. I'd give the speech a solid 2/10’

Oct 14th 2015, 7:00 AM 20,078 Views 12 Comments

Cork’s All-Ireland winning captain is bidding for another club crown with Milford this weekend.

# leader - Sunday 4 October, 2015

Is it time America had a woman president?
# Opinion
# Opinion

Is it time America had a woman president?

Oct 4th 2015, 12:02 PM 59 Views 111 Comments

Here in Ireland, the question repeatedly posed to me by family, friends and colleagues is: “Will it be Hillary?” writes Larry Donnelly.

# leader - Friday 2 October, 2015

Joe Schmidt 'a great coach, but an intense, scary guy as well'
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Joe Schmidt 'a great coach, but an intense, scary guy as well'

Oct 2nd 2015, 8:30 AM 10,555 Views 3 Comments

Joe Schmidt was impressed by Chris Henry long before he became Ireland coach, but the Ulster openside is still scared to put a foot wrong.

# leader - Friday 28 August, 2015

Poll: Is Ireland doing enough for the migrant crisis?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Is Ireland doing enough for the migrant crisis?

Aug 28th 2015, 9:09 AM 25,808 Views 352 Comments

Reports have emerged this morning that as many as 200 people have died in the Mediterranean

# leader - Tuesday 7 July, 2015

Ex-Munster centre de Villiers nears Springboks comeback after horror injury
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Ex-Munster centre de Villiers nears Springboks comeback after horror injury

Jul 7th 2015, 11:30 AM 7,440 Views 12 Comments

The 34-year-old’s road to recovery is the subject of an excellent documentary.

# leader - Friday 29 May, 2015

Henry's return boosts Schmidt's back row options for World Cup
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Henry's return boosts Schmidt's back row options for World Cup

May 29th 2015, 8:23 PM 6,696 Views 9 Comments

‘I think he’s a really good character to have in the group,’ says the Ireland coach of the Ulsterman.

# leader - Monday 25 May, 2015

Turkmenistan has unveiled this MASSIVE statue of its president riding a horse
# Cult Of Personality
# Cult Of Personality

Turkmenistan has unveiled this MASSIVE statue of its president riding a horse

May 25th 2015, 3:00 PM 23,528 Views 58 Comments

He’s also holding a dove.

# leader - Friday 22 May, 2015

Captain O'Mahony and Zebo fit to start Munster's Pro12 semi-final in Thomond
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Captain O'Mahony and Zebo fit to start Munster's Pro12 semi-final in Thomond

May 22nd 2015, 11:59 AM 4,282 Views 8 Comments

The Ireland international pair have proven their fitness to face the Ospreys

# leader - Monday 23 March, 2015

Singapore's founding father, 'a true giant of history', dies aged 91
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# Remember

Singapore's founding father, 'a true giant of history', dies aged 91

Mar 23rd 2015, 7:54 AM 8,381 Views 14 Comments

Lee Kuan Yew has been hailed as the person who turned Singapore into the prosperous city it is today.

# leader - Sunday 22 March, 2015

'Ultimate leader' Paul O'Connell inspires Ireland to Six Nations success
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'Ultimate leader' Paul O'Connell inspires Ireland to Six Nations success

Mar 22nd 2015, 7:45 AM 9,039 Views 11 Comments

The 35-year-old lock lifted the Six Nations trophy for the second time in two years last night.

# leader - Friday 20 March, 2015

'We've all lost big games before' - POC set to bounce back with Ireland
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'We've all lost big games before' - POC set to bounce back with Ireland

Mar 20th 2015, 4:27 PM 3,274 Views 2 Comments

The Ireland captain warns ‘it’s a dangerous place to go to start thinking about anything but winning the game.’

# leader - Friday 20 February, 2015

Bowe happy to chase the kicks as part of Schmidt's Ireland masterplan
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Bowe happy to chase the kicks as part of Schmidt's Ireland masterplan

Feb 20th 2015, 7:00 PM 5,023 Views 0 Comments

The 30-year-old lost his grandmother last week and says the win over France was ‘special’.

Leinster will lose a key leader with retirement of cult hero Jennings
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# Standard Setter

Leinster will lose a key leader with retirement of cult hero Jennings

Feb 20th 2015, 5:00 PM 3,913 Views 3 Comments

The 33-year-old yesterday announced his decision to hang up his boots at the season’s end.

# leader - Friday 6 February, 2015

McCarthy excited to release star-studded Ireland U20s backline
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McCarthy excited to release star-studded Ireland U20s backline

Feb 6th 2015, 6:30 AM 5,296 Views 5 Comments

The UCD scrum-half is captain of Nigel Carolan’s side, who face Italy this evening.

# leader - Thursday 29 January, 2015

Paul O'Connell: 'I don't know whether this will be my last Six Nations'
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Paul O'Connell: 'I don't know whether this will be my last Six Nations'

Jan 29th 2015, 7:00 AM 4,102 Views 5 Comments

The Ireland captain says he doesn’t want to have any regrets when he makes a decision about retirement.

# leader - Saturday 3 January, 2015

Not only is he not retiring, Keith Higgins is actually the new Mayo football captain
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Not only is he not retiring, Keith Higgins is actually the new Mayo football captain

Jan 3rd 2015, 11:59 AM 5,266 Views 14 Comments

Cillian O’Connor has been named vice-captain by managers Noel Connelly and Pat Holmes.

# leader - Friday 19 December, 2014

Seamus Hickey: 'I can think of no better person to drive Limerick forward than Dalo'
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Seamus Hickey: 'I can think of no better person to drive Limerick forward than Dalo'

Dec 19th 2014, 12:05 AM 3,750 Views 1 Comment

The Allstar admits to being surprised by the former Dublin manager’s appointment though.

# leader - Friday 12 December, 2014

Russell Brand tells Nigel Farage: "You're a pound shop Enoch Powell"
# Face Off
# Face Off

Russell Brand tells Nigel Farage: "You're a pound shop Enoch Powell"

Dec 12th 2014, 8:36 AM 10,983 Views 109 Comments

The pair debated UK immigration on BBC Question Time last night.