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On Friday…

The Irish women’s football team will face Slovakia in a World Cup qualifier.

They’ll face the Netherlands in another World Cup qualifier on Tuesday.

Further to this…

Ireland’s 22-year-old captain Katie McCabe, also a striker at Arsenal, talks to her team sponsor Three Ireland about growing up playing in both boys’ and girls’ teams.

Ireland Women now in a comfortable place after last year’s trouble and strife (RTE)

Thanks Colm

This afternoon.

Temple Bar, Dublin 2

Visitors Danny Raahauge with Erik Möller (right) begin an expensive round at the Oliver St John Giogarty  ahead of Republic of Ireland’s World Cup qualifier against Denmark tomorrow night at the Aviva.

Never forget Wood Quay.


Leah Farrell/RollingNews



You’re going to get your viking head kicked in.


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[Ireland captain] Paul O’Connell will undergo surgery on his torn hamstring this week and will not play again at the World Cup. Ireland has called up Mike McCarthy to replace O’Connell.”

Seán O’Rourke on RTÉ moments ago.


Injury ends Paul O’Connell’s Ireland career (RTE)

Previously: Blood, Sweat And Cheers

Pic: Euronews Sport


It’s all kicking off.

An impressive Rugby World Cup 2015 planning tool for metaphorical buggers of the rugger persuasion from Europcar Ireland.

Full interactive version here.

Thanks David O’Gorman

No cash, favours, mid-size saloon rentals were given for this post

FIFA Corruption Inquiry – Live (BBC)

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The final batch of Mondial soccer ‘moments’.

Can you Name these three World Cup incidents (above).

Lines MUST close at 10.30am.

Designed by Kie Carew from Irish-made footie ‘zine, Pog Mo Goal



Joe Donnelly writes:

“I asked listeners to TXFM Drive to decide which country would come out on top in a battle of the bands and singers. Of all the remaining World Cup matches, no other two countries can offer up the same intriguing contest. While most of the music we listen to comes from Britain, the U.S., and of course our own country, there’s no denying that France and Germany have provided some quality artists over the years….”

Top of die Pops?

You FIGHT decide.



Soft-spoken controversial jersey wearing hero.

Any excuse