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# Read all about it

Last year
Larry Donnelly: Enough - can we have some good news, please?
Our columnist looks at the relentless bad news in the last few months and wonders where it’s all going.
All time
The mysterious attack on a Paris footballer and the rest of the week's best sportswriting
Stick the kettle on.
All Blacks legend Kieran Read retires from professional rugby
The towering number eight made 127 Test appearances for New Zealand, 52 of them as captain.
Champion jockey Geraghty to release his memoir 'True Colours' in October
Geraghty retired from jump racing last month.
The story behind Red Inc, the longest running fanzine in Irish football
We go behind the scenes with editor Barry Crossan, who is over three years into a boycott of the club.
Dublin All-Ireland winning star Brogan to release autobiography in 2020
Brogan announced his inter-county retirement last October.
'Raheem Sterling has had enough' and more of the week's best sportswriting
Start your St Patrick’s Day by tucking into some of our favourite sporting reads from the past seven days.
Captain Kieran Read to quit All Blacks after 2019 World Cup
Read says he’s interested in taking his career overseas after next year’s World Cup defence in Japan.
Here are the books fighting it out at the 2018 Irish Book Awards
You can vote for your favourites across the categories.
Keane continues to be linked with move to Shamrock Rovers and all today's transfer gossip
Plus, Lallana is reportedly wanted by three European heavyweights.
Chelsea set to smash their transfer record as Liverpool look for defensive cover and all today's transfer gossip
Plus, all the latest news on Joe Hart’s future.
Real target Bayern star, Everton chase Draxler and all today's transfer gossip
Plus. Liverpool striker Mario Balotelli is linked with yet another club.
Robin van Persie linked with Rangers, Chris Hughton bids for Shane Duffy and all today's gossip
Plus, we look back on Robbie Keane’s transfer to Inter Milan in our retro deal of the day.
Stoke eye Irish midfielder, Hendrick's Premier League move back on and today's transfer gossip
Plus Pep Guardiola is ready to splash more cash at Manchester City.
Arsenal to swoop for two new forwards, Nainggolan to reject Chelsea and today's other transfer gossip
Plus the latest on Manchester United target Paul Pogba.
This week’s vital property news: 3,800 houses due for South Dublin
Everything you need to know in one quick guided tour.
Ireland's biggest publisher has finally stopped getting smaller
Independent News and Media has turned around its revenue after eight years.
After much speculation, the Financial Times will be sold to Nikkei Inc.
The distinctive pinksheet has been sold to the Japanese media giant.
12 headlines that could only have been published in Ireland
You couldn’t make this stuff up.
What did Denis O'Brien achieve by trying to stop THAT speech going public?
The Streisand effect in full swing.
Independent News and Media wants to be an 'agile media organisation'
But the company’s print business is dragging it down.
Rupert Murdoch's newspaper empire has hit the wall hard
Profits have more than halved at his News Corporation so far this year.
PPV cops, Good v Evil and legacy costs: Here's the best of the Mayweather v Pacquiao sportswriting
All of this will be out of date on Sunday morning, so get it while it’s hot.
Now you have another place to read
Irish publications have now been added to Google Play Newsstand alongside international content.
Facebook wants to save you time by hosting news sites' content
It says it wants to speed up loading times for users, especially on mobile.
A bad day for Irish newspapers: all of them have lost sales in the past year
The 2014 figures are in… and they don’t make happy reading for publishers.
Plans to merge libraries criticised as 'wholly shoddy and unacceptable'
Will your county be affected?
Here's Brendan Howlin's Budget speech in full
Hot on the heels of Michael Noonan, here’s what the Minister for Public Expenditure had to say.
Here's Michael Noonan's Budget 2015 speech in full
6,000 words, 44 minutes, and lots and lots of new policies…
Phone hacking jury dismissed after failing to reach a verdict on extra charges
Assistant Commissioner Cressida Dick, who oversaw the investigation, said it was not “an attack on press freedom”.
This Armagh site has the weirdest crime headline you'll read today
Like all the strangest crimes, it involves knickers.
Eight sports books we’d love to read next Christmas
Put down that old tat, Dave. Here comes the future.
There's something funny going on in the Metro's TV listings today
We like the cut of their jib.
11 stories which prove local newspapers are absolutely delightful
What would we do without stories involving ‘poo thieves’?
The Sunday Papers: Keano, the Undertaker and Rory's tooth, here's some of the week's best sportswriting
Including the reason Roy Keane’s punditry is like his performance for Ireland in Seville in the early 90s.
League ladders and team posters: What's your favourite football magazine?
Steve Stone likes Shoot because of the pictures.
Here's what the world's media have been saying about Lance Armstong in the lead up to his Oprah interview
The Guardian, AFP and others have all had their say.
The Sunday Papers: some of the week’s best sportswriting
Here it is, the best things we read in the final week of 2012.
The Sunday Papers: some of the week’s best sportswriting
Football Italia is revisited, Rick Hatton is interviewed in close quarters and the phenomenon of the non-scoring rugby winger is examined.
The Sunday Papers: some of the week’s best sportswriting
This week features Xabi Alonso, Shaun Edwards and Richie McCaw.