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# rise and fall

This year
5 years on from €116 million Barca move, Coutinho leaves Aston Villa
The Brazilian forward has joined Al Duhail of Qatar on loan.
After captaining Ireland to Euros triumph and a debut against Roy Keane, what happened next?
23 years on from his international debut against Greece, Barry Quinn looks back with bittersweet memories on his football career.
The story of the world champion who ended up in a homeless shelter
Tris Dixon speaks about his new book on Matthew Saad Muhammad and his own relationship with the late fighter.
All time
Global population forecast to peak by 2064 before shrinking at end of century
Most countries will not be able to maintain current populations by the end of the century.
'The Tipp jerseys haven't been washed, I'd say. They're wearing them to bed and all!'
Tipperary’s All-Ireland winning captain Samantha Lambert is hoping to repeat the feat after a rollercoaster three years – and keep the good times going in the county.
'There was an absolute moment where the light goes from his eyes'
Asif Kapadia’s new film tells the bittersweet story of a deeply flawed genius who captured the hearts of a nation.
The astonishing demise of the Irish coach who promoted boxing's richest fight...and world peace
Dan Doyle promoted Sugar Ray Leonard, coached the Irish basketball team and claimed to help bring peace to Northern Ireland. Then it all went wrong.
As HP shuts its Leixlip print plant, we look back at its 20 years in Kildare
Up to 500 job losses were announced at the firm today.
A century ago Irish whiskey dominated the world - so what happened?
Exports aren’t expected to hit the peaks of over 100 years ago again until 2020.
Residents fear house price drop as estate 'resembles a giant penis' from above
Google Earth, you are a cruel mistress.