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15 January 2019 20:28 'Time is almost up': European leaders react to landslide Brexit vote

European Council president Donald Tusk has goaded British MPs to push for a second referendum or cancel Brexit entirely, asking "who will have the courage to say what the only positive solution is" to the crisis. In an historic landslide vote on Tuesday evening, the House of Commons tore British prime minister Theresa May's existing Brexit deal to shreds 180

15 January 2019 16:20 Cork ladies football team to play in Páirc Uí Chaoimh for the first time

History will be made next month when Cork play Tipperary in the Ladies National Football League at Páirc Uí Chaoimh. It is the first time that Cork have ever played a game at the famous Leeside stadium. Ephie Fitzgerald’s Munster champions host the Premier county on Saturday, February 23rd (5pm) with the tie followed by Cork’s Allianz League Division 230

15 January 2019 16:12 Wales boss Gatland thinks France clash is key to winning Six Nations

Warren Gatland believes that Wales’ Guinness Six Nations opener against France is potentially their toughest assignment of this season’s tournament. Wales tackle Les Bleus in Paris on February 1 during a campaign that also sees them meet reigning Six Nations champions Ireland and Eddie Jones’ England at the Principality Stadium. And head coach Gatland 208

15 January 2019 15:48 SNP warn May’s Brexit deal will put ‘workers on the dole’

Theresa May’s Brexit deal will put “workers on the dole”, the SNP’s Ian Blackford has warned. Mr Blackford also told ministers his party would not allow Scotland to be “dragged out of the European Union against its will” on the final day of debate on the British Prime Minister’s EU exit plan. He made the comments after successfully securing approval 157

15 January 2019 11:41 Martin O’Neill appointed Nottingham Forest maanger

Nottingham Forest have announced the appointment of Martin O’Neill as their new manager. The 66-year-old, a former Forest player who won two European Cups with the club, replaces Aitor Karanka in the job after the Spaniard’s departure last week. O’Neill becomes the club’s 11th full-time boss since 2011 and his first game in charge will be at home against 148

15 January 2019 08:01 Children's hospital over spend having impact on rest of health service

A specialist in emergency medicine has said that the escalating cost of the National Children’s Hospital is going to have an impact on the health system for years to come. Dr Fergal Hickey, a consultant in emergency medicine in Sligo University Hospital, says that the over expenditure on the children’s hospital will have a knock on effect elsewhere in the health 128

14 January 2019 18:26 Christmas spending splurge lifts grocery spend to over €10.8 billion for 2018

The five largest supermarkets tapped the lion’s share of the €10.85bn spent last year on groceries, an increase of 2.8% from 2017. The new figures from researcher Kantar Worldpanel cover the important Christmas trading period and also suggest that price inflation has re-emerged on the Irish grocery market landscape. Prices of 30,000 grocery items rose at an annual 118

14 January 2019 17:01 40 GAA Matches to be broadcast on TG4 as part of station's spring schedule

TG4 has unveiled their spring schedule for 2019 with details of their GAA coverage for the coming months. Coverage starts on January 27 with coverage of both All Ireland Football and Hurling champions. Monaghan taken on football champions Dublin in Clones, while there will be deferred coverage of Wexford's clash with hurling champions Limerick in the Allianz 74

14 January 2019 05:30 Galway and Leitrim account for Connacht's spending hike

Connacht counties increased their spending on inter-county team preparations by 8% to €4.88m in 2018, audited figures show. Warnings from Connacht Council secretary John Prenty in early 2017 that counties were “living beyond their means” saw a collective tightening of the pursestrings that year, reflected in the total spend for 2017 which showed a 9% decrease 70

13 January 2019 19:19 Joe Canning's stoppage-time sideline cut gives Galway win over Dublin

If Galway were attempting to keep Joe Canning under wraps and to allow him a low-key start to 2019, they didn't do a very good job of it. Wearing number 22, which corresponded to Joseph Cooney in the match programme, the 2017 Hurler of the Year slipped into the action as a late substitute. Within minutes he was involved in two huge moments; firstly being 71