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'I'm a bit OCD with germs' - O'Sullivan avoids handshakes after Scottish Open win

'I'm a bit OCD with germs' - O'Sullivan avoids handshakes after Scottish Open win

Snooker
Ronnie O'Sullivan comfortably brushed aside James Cahill at the Scottish Open then claimed he did not shake his opponents' hand for fear of germs.The world number three whitewashed his fellow
County Clare gets third Direct Provision Centre

County Clare gets third Direct Provision Centre

politics
Clare Lodge in Ennis will become the third Direct Provision Centre in County Clare . The Department of Justice has confirmed that the hotel will re-open its doors to asylum

'Ireland Lights Up' brings clubs and communities together

GAA
By John Harrington GAA clubs nationwide are being encouraged to sign up for the popular Ireland Lights Up walking initiative which returns in January 2020 in partnership with the GAA,
The Day Jim Larkin was arrested for Hate Speech - 31 August 1913

The Day Jim Larkin was arrested for Hate Speech - 31 August 1913

politics
The biggest Trade Union dispute in Irish History was the Dublin Lockout of 1913 . The trade union movement in Ireland had just begun . Led by Jim Larkin of

Cuthbert says GAA must grasp 'elitism' nettle

GAA
By John Harrington The GAAs Talent Academy and Player Development Review Committee have warned that the values and very culture of the GAA will suffer hugely if the recommendations of
Marc Leishman | A Cut Above

Marc Leishman | A Cut Above

Golf
Best drivers from the fairway in golf

Best drivers from the fairway in golf

Best emotions at the Presidents Cup 2019

Best emotions at the Presidents Cup 2019

Scottish Open: Ding Junhui and Stephen Maguire through as Stuart Bingham exits

Scottish Open: Ding Junhui and Stephen Maguire through as Stuart Bingham exits

Snooker
New UK champion Ding Junhui and beaten finalist Stephen Maguire carried on their form from York to ease into the Scottish Open second round.But world number 11 Stuart Bingham was

Fixtures details for AIB Intermediate and Junior Club semi-finals

GAA
The dates, times and venues for the AIB Football and Hurling Intermediate and Junior Club semi-finals have been confirmed.See below for a full downloadable fixtures list of all of those

Kieran Molloy happy to be busy

By John Harrington By Kieran Molloys own admission, hes the sort of person who struggles to sit still.Football, he reckons, is a great way for me to tire myself out
France : Pension Protests enter Day 6 as capital shuts down

France : Pension Protests enter Day 6 as capital shuts down

politics
Massive Protests in France against Pension Reform are entering their sixth day . The indefinite strike action has seen more than 1.5 million workers take part in a hundred rallies

Talent Academy and Player Development Review Committee Report released

GAA
One of the largest consultation processes in the history of the GAA has found many good practices in place, but also a number of challenges to the development of our
Yousra Matine & Amine Amiri - African snooker's golden couple

Yousra Matine & Amine Amiri - African snooker's golden couple

Snooker
"We're getting married when he wins a title and we wish to invite all the professional players" Africa women's snooker champion Yousra Matine has a vision for her wedding to
Top 10 all-time shots from the Presidents Cup

Top 10 all-time shots from the Presidents Cup

Golf
Closest to the pin: U.S. Team vs. International Team 2019

Closest to the pin: U.S. Team vs. International Team 2019

Best of: Short game at the Presidents Cup 2019

Best of: Short game at the Presidents Cup 2019

Scottish Open: John Higgins & Graeme Dott through on day one

Scottish Open: John Higgins & Graeme Dott through on day one

Snooker
Home favourites John Higgins, Graeme Dott, Anthony McGill and Scott Donaldson were among the winners on day one of the Scottish Open.Higgins will play Switzerland's Alexander Ursenbacher in round two

More China children to play snooker - UK champion Ding

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Opinion : Saturdays Free Speech Rally opportunity for Conservative Socialists to reclaim the Left

Opinion : Saturdays Free Speech Rally opportunity for Conservative Socialists to reclaim the Left

politics
Over the past number of years , Many republicans and socialists on the conservative left have gone silent as they watch on in horror at the antics of the New
Unicorn awareness for Shoppers and Parents

Unicorn awareness for Shoppers and Parents

If you are shopping for a child or baby this christmas you will see lots of toys , books and clothes featuring the Unicorn and rainbow . On the surface

Hoban hoping for Galway call-up

GAA
By John Harrington Paul Hoban is hoping that if he impresses for NUIG in the Fitzgibbon Cup he will earn a chance to prove himself with the Galway senior hurlers
Phil Mickelson's career highlights at the Presidents Cup 2019

Phil Mickelson's career highlights at the Presidents Cup 2019

Golf
Tiger and JT become best friends, Stenson’s revival and Scott’s Tiger warning

Tiger and JT become best friends, Stenson’s revival and Scott’s Tiger warning