Sepp Blatter has been called to stand down as FIFA president to avoid damaging the branding, Labour TD Michael McNamara is to vote against the support of the Aer Lingus sale, McIlroy has suffered a nightmare start at the Irish Open and George Clooney and David Beckham have reportedly landed on our shores for the Irish Open. Just some of the latest and most read stories on


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