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The General

Tom Ryan appointed the new Director General of the GAA
Tom Ryan is currently employed in Croke Park as the GAA's director of finance. Photo 1 Tom Ryan is currently employed in Croke Park as the GAA's director of finance. Photo: Sportsfile. Independent.ie Newsdesk Twitter Email. March 24 2018 2:27 PM. 0

Munster v Scarlets

Munster v Scarlets LIVE score updates from the PRO14 clash at Thomond Park
Munster have made six changes for the clash with Scarlets at Thomond Park this evening. Following victory over Edinburgh last weekend, head coach Johann van Graan is able to welcome back John Ryan and Ian Keatley after they were on Grand Slam duty at

Pro14 Fixtures

GUINNESS PRO14 Preview: Ospreys v Leinster
Saturday, November 29, 2014 – Leinster 18 Ospreys 12, the RDS Friday, February 27, 2015 – Ospreys 9 Leinster 9, Liberty Stadium Friday, January 8, 2016 – Ospreys 9 Leinster 22, Liberty Stadium Saturday, March 5, 2016 – Leinster 19 Ospreys 16, the RDS

Daylight Savings Ireland

How Ireland lost 25 minutes because of a British law passed after the 1916 Rising
Dublin Mean Time, which had been 25 minutes and 21 seconds later than Greenwich Mean Time, had been in operation for 36 years and set by the longitude of the Dunsink Observatory. With one fell swoop, however, British legislators ordered the

Next Ireland

Judges bill is 'a dog's dinner', says Attorney General
Transport Minister Shane Ross's controversial bill to overhaul the appointment of judges is a “dog's dinner” and needs significant work, if it is to be viable, Attorney General Seamus Woulfe has said. Mr Woulfe, speaking at an event in Dublin, said the

When Are Clocks Going Forward

What date do the clocks change this year, do I gain or lose an hour's sleep
TWICE each year Britain's clocks change by an hour with people gaining or losing an hour in bed. In 2018 the clocks will go forward by an hour into British Summer Time (BST) on March 25. Here's what it is all about… The clocks went forward in March

Julian Benson

Dancing With The Stars judge Julian Benson opens up about life with Cystic
BRAVE Julian Benson has opened up about his life with Cystic Fibrosis and said: “It doesn't define who I am.” The Dancing With The Stars judge, one of Ireland's top choreographers, decided to go public with having CF because he wanted to help others

Turkey Vs Ireland

Mehmet Topal strike enough as Turkey beat Republic of Ireland
Mehmet Topal's sweetly-struck volley condemned a new-look Republic of Ireland to friendly defeat in Turkey as Martin O'Neill's new boys were given a lesson in international football. O'Neill handed senior debuts to Declan Rice, Scott Hogan and

England v Netherlands

FULL TIME: Netherlands 0-1 England
England win in Holland for the first time since 1969, thanks to Jesse Lingard's second-half strike! It's no more than Gareth Southgate's side deserved: they were much the better side, in control of proceedings pretty much from the get-go. That's halted

John Tighe

'How can someone be so heartless…?' – mother of six-month-old baby murdered
John Tighe (pictured left) has been found guilty of murdering his infant son. 5 John Tighe (pictured left) has been found guilty of murdering his infant son. Right: Mother of six-and-a-half-month old Joshua Sussbier Tighe John Tighe (40) pictured