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Thursday 2 February 2023 Dublin: 9°C

# Shock

All time
# Reality check
Perisic strikes late to stun Spain in Bordeaux
The punishment for Vincent del Bosque’s side is a last-16 clash against Italy, Ireland’s opponents tomorrow.
# Katie
World's End! Katie Taylor suffers shock defeat in world championship semis
Bronze for Taylor as her bid for a sixth straight world title falls short.
# Support
Paramedic goes the extra mile to help older woman whose husband died on Irish ferry
“They came over for a weekend away, this lady was lost – she was in complete shock.”
# Shock
Quins riding emotional wave after academy player's death - O'Shea
Prop Seb Adeniran-Olule died in a car accident on Monday at the age of 20.
# Shock
Goal from on-loan Juventus star helps knock Juventus out of the Champions League
Kingsley Coman’s goal capped a remarkable Bayern comeback.
# shock revelation
'I've made a huge mistake': Sharapova reveals she failed drugs test at Australian Open
The former world number one called a press conference at short notice.
# Shock
'I'll face it like a man, like a champion. I'll come back and do it again'
Conor McGregor reacts to his first taste of defeat in the UFC after he was submitted by Nate Diaz.
# Shock
Rafa Nadal is OUT of the Australian Open already
Fernando Verdasco wins five-set thriller on day two in Melbourne.
# Shock
Lobov books TUF 22 final place but there's been a major twist in the plot
Details emerged on last night’s concluding episode.
# Rostrevor
Two teenagers killed after crash starts fire, third teen in critical condition
The collision caused a fire which spread to a nearby property.
# Belfast
"A taser is not a toy" say police as 14-year-old arrested over injury to boy (9)
The 14-year-old has been questioned on suspicion of assault.
# stunned
Tony McGregor says seeing Conor hurt against Mendes was 'a terrible shock'
The new UFC interim featherweight champion’s family admit the found UFC 189 tough.
# Shock
Incredible scenes as Faroe Islands do the double over Euro 2004 champs Greece
Meanwhile, in Ireland’s group, Germany unsurprisingly beat Gibraltar 7-0.
# Shock
Wawrinka storms back to stun Djokovic in the French Open final
The world number one’s quest for a career Grand Slam goes on.
# summer surge
'Worrying' increase in people climbing electricity poles with festival bunting
Never a good idea.
# tremor
7.1 magnitude earthquake hits Papua New Guinea
The region also experienced a 6.7 magnitude earthquake yesterday.
# Shock
Limerick minors produced a sensational second half comeback to stun Waterford
The Deise led by nine points at half time.
# rip chloe
Man charged with kidnap, rape and murder of girl (9) snatched from playground
Zbigniew Huminski was arrested on Wednesday.
# Bhutan on a show
The world's worst team are one step closer to the World Cup after shock victory
Bhutan are now just 21 games away from making it to Russia 2018.
# Vulnerable
Spate of attacks on elderly who are being tied up, gagged and attacked in their own homes
Age Action says neighbours need to play a role in preventing attacks.
# Derby Hangover
Atletico Madrid's hopes of retaining the La Liga title were dealt a significant blow tonight
The reigning champions are seven points adrift of Real Madrid after losing 2-0 to Celta Vigo.
# in the balance
Leinster were upset by the Dragons in their first RDS loss since March 2013
Tom Prydie’s boot helped the Welsh side to a 16-14 win.
# Shock
Shinji Kagawa's struggles continue as he misses decisive penalty in big Asian Cup upset
Japan, the reigning holders, suffered shoot-out defeat to United Arab Emirates.
Waterford stun Cork to reach first McGrath Cup final in 13 years
It’s only preseason but it’s a morale boosting win for the Déise.
# Shock
David Moyes masterminds an unlikely Real Sociedad win over Barcelona
Jordi Alba’s second-minute own goal proved the difference between the sides.
# Shock
The stunning spectacle of Brazil 1-7 Germany -- My 2014 sporting moment
The dramatic semi-final loss is destined to haunt Brazilian football for years to come.
# Shock
Another US cop shot and killed - this time in Florida
The incident comes a day after two police officers were killed in Brooklyn.
# Shock
Robbie Keane does not start against Scotland - here's the Ireland team
Martin O’Neill has opted for the pace of Shane Long up front, dropping Ireland’s captain for the first time since 2001.
# Shock
Saint-André names unchanged France XV for clash with Cheika's Wallabies
Australia will warm up for their clash with Ireland at the Stade de France.
# Shock
Poland claim historic win over world champions Germany
The hosts climbed above Ireland on goal difference as they overcame the Germans
# On the Move
World Champion Sebastian Vettel to leave Red Bull
Ferrari are favourites to sign the German.
# Shock
Deaths of two brothers 'the worst tragedy to ever hit' Sligo community
It is believed that 20-year-old Shane Skeffington stabbed his younger brother and then took his own life.
# Shock
Nadal loses to 19-year-old Kyrgios at Wimbledon
The 144th-ranked Kyrgios, a wild-card entry, hit 37 aces.
# To the rescue
Man jumps into River Liffey to save his blind dog
Stevie is safe and recovering at home.
# Shock
David Humphreys leaves Ulster for Director of Rugby position at Gloucester
The former out-half has ended a 22-year association with the province.
# Game on
All five goals from today's FA Cup final
The Spaniard scored one of the goals of the season to get the Gunners back into today’s game.
# Shock
Atletico's title hopes take huge blow as they're beaten 2-0 by Levante
Filipe Luis’ own goal after just seven minutes got the Champions League finalists off to the worst possible start.
# Drama
Leitrim dump All-Ireland champions Galway from Connacht U21 football championship
A late, late point won the day for Shane Ward’s men.
# True colours
MEPs slam the rejection of gender equality report
The report gave recommendations on how to tackle inequality between men and women in the EU.
# Shock
Barcelona lose at home for the first time since April 2012
The hosts’ day was summed up 13 minutes form time when Jordi Alba was sent-off