It was an emotional night all round, featuring a newborn baby, a European record, the financial boost of another round, and Dundalk's Champions League dream living on after a see-saw penalty shoot-out.
Thu, 18 Jul, 2019
On the face of it, the failure of any of the four League of Ireland clubs to register a win on their first nights of European football this season doesn’t paint a pretty picture of the domestic game but, as ever in the context of the away goals rule, the good — as well as the devil — is in the detail.
Sat, 13 Jul, 2019
European leaders yesterday told Greece to return to the negotiating table for “intensive work” to wrap up a reform agreement before cash runs out, sidestepping Athens’ demand for a comprehensive, long-term solution to its troubles.
Sat, 23 May, 2015
AS our economic recovery continues apace, as we fret over changing our Constitution to allow same-sex marriage and allowing last summer’s minor hurlers challenge for the presidency the crisis around Greek debt and the country’s position in Europe approaches something like an endgame — an endgame that casts an ever-darkening shadow right across Europe.
Wed, 22 Apr, 2015
Greek prime minister Alexis Tsipras yesterday said he was “firmly optimistic” his government would reach a deal with foreign creditors by the end of April despite friction over issues such as pension and labour reform.
Fri, 17 Apr, 2015
Greece has made another plea to the eurozone for cash to avert bankruptcy but has been told to present an improved list of economic reforms within six working days for finance ministers to pave the way for any more lending, EU officials said yesterday.
Fri, 10 Apr, 2015