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# Looking Back

This year
2024
'King denies claims he broke Dunphy’s nose' - Ireland's unforgettable last interim reign
The forgotten story of the Irish side who imported an entire squad from England
'Ferguson denial over Republic job' - Remembering Ireland's past managerial searches
A kiss from Shane Curran and a sing-song with Phil Coulter: All-Ireland club glory
The Irishman who nutmegged Franz Beckenbauer
Declan Rice was 'all set to come in' at Celtic
Last year
2023
'Best year of my life': Reflections on historic 2023 for Ireland WNT
Munster's rising star who made history for his club after picking up rugby by chance
Ronaldo's Man United return 'turned out wrong' - Solskjaer
How Ireland-France changed one player's life irrevocably
End of the Vera Era: The highs and lows of Pauw's Ireland tenure
'She's always been that energetic bunny' - The rugby and soccer star who won an All-Ireland
'I don’t think I had the fire anymore' - Connolly content with life after Dublin
Liz Truss reflects on her time as PM (and the infamous lettuce) during testy Dublin interview
'Galway came to win, Kilkenny came to play' - The start of a thrilling three-game saga in 2012
Best moment? Worst signing? Our writers review the Premier League season
'I hope people who are struggling with alcohol can learn from my experiences' - Murphy
Mack Hansen at odds with Connacht's greatest day
'A certain goalkeeper should have been sent off. We just did not get the breaks'
'Embarrassing and degrading' - Shane Long reveals hurt at losing Ireland number 9 jersey
'You're thinking, 'This is where Michael Collins was interned. I felt I could hear the echoes'
Donn McClean: Reflections from an extraordinary week at Cheltenham
The life and death of an extraordinary Irish football man
Patrick Horgan says he was 'treated unfairly' by former Cork management
'Everybody wished me well' - A transfer to Kilmacud Crokes that ended in All-Ireland glory
All time
Biggest disappointment? Standout Irish athlete? We review 2022
'March 2nd, 2014 was one of the most important days of my life'
Emotional Boris Becker relied on 'blood brothers' to protect him in prison
Biggest disappointment? Best goal? Our writers review the 2022 World Cup
Larry Donnelly: Mary Lou, Trump and Dublin's lord mayor - my 2022 political awards
Larry Donnelly
‘Pregnant women were abducted, babies taken away’ - The dirtiest World Cup ever
Top scorer? Most appearances? Analysing Ireland's last 8 games under Stephen Kenny
'Easy to do that when you're 2-0 down' - Gaffney laments Hoops' poor start
Here's every Irish player that moved abroad during the summer transfer window
Alex Ferguson was ‘very close’ to managing Team GB
St Andrews will feel like the Open title defence I never had – Rory McIlroy
'I had a lot of thoughts on my mind I should get my revenge one day' - Son
Film highlights former Inter Milan footballer's struggles with depression
How the history of football reveals a deep-seated antipathy towards women
Analysis: Further evolution is needed if Ireland are to solve problems against weakest opponents