# Rise

Last month
January 2024
16-year-old sensation only knows Pele 'off Fifa'
Last year
6am sessions in Phoenix Park, and impressive gym numbers: The rise of Vikki Wall
The multi-sport star’s influence is highlighted in a new documentary about Meath’s ladies football success.
'It’s a fantastic story' - From AIL and day job to Leinster debut
'If you told me in January I'd be making my Ireland debut, I'd have said you were on substances'
'He was similar to Ronan O'Gara in a way... He had that belief in himself'
‘I still look at him as that kid. It hasn't sunk in that he’s a Premier League footballer’
All time
Fleetwood complete signing of Phoenix Patterson from Waterford
From getting Damien Duff's autograph to plotting his downfall in cup final
How the last Busby Babe escaped Troubles-era Belfast
'She was this little shy kid' - From Soccer Sisters launch to Ireland team-mates in two years
Sea level projected to rise by up to a foot on US coasts by 2050, study finds
Ireland and Birmingham star Jamie Finn reaping rewards of full-time football
'I never would have seen myself last year in the position that I am'
Last year, he was working in SuperValu. Now, he's representing Ireland
'Robbie is a quality player and I think we’ll complement each other'
From Eastleigh reject to England starter
'If you compare her performance against Germany with a few months earlier, it's incomparable'
Lewis Hamilton: 'Not bad for a boy from a council house'
Leicester prevail to go top of the Premier League table
'I remember I was the D team captain. In fourth year, I was sub for the social team'
'You've a bit of imposter syndrome beside Cian Healy or Johnny Sexton, guys you've been watching for years'
From the flats in Dublin city to Arsenal FC: 'It 100% kept me away from drugs, jail and heartache'
The Galway starlet living his Premier League dream
From radio reporter to head coach - the rise of Dubliner Lisa Fallon
How a 16-year-old with no boxing experience went from idolising Katie Taylor to competing with her
From alliances to acrimony: Why is the Irish left so fond of a split?
From Cork powerhouse to no team and now back in an All-Ireland final - and the Rena Buckley factor
'It means a lot for the boys from the rural area who didn’t go to private school'
'I initially signed for €200 part-time, the best-paid player was on €500'
How two aspiring footballers hit 10 million YouTube subscribers
Paul Murphy unveils new political grouping called RISE
'I was watching these girls on TV this time last year. Suddenly, you're up on the podium beside them'
'The right decision' - Reece goes from cancelled Connacht deal to the All Blacks
'He could have another eight years or more at the highest level, which is scary!'
'I feel like young players are looking to go away now... But it's not easy' - The English teenager excelling in Germany
The story of how a Croatian war child became the 2018 Ballon d'Or winner
From Chelsea reject to Ireland international: 19-year-old Declan Rice's remarkable rise
Italian rugby's real progress is coming from Pro14 clubs Benetton and Zebre
Risk of flooding as snow begins to melt and river levels could 'suddenly' rise
The story of how a young Irish international became a star player in Sweden