The game was suddenly thrust into the spotlight following a controversial decision by the National League to play when the rest of the world was announcing postponements because of the coronavirus.
The announcement means he has abandoned plans to contest more than 600 candidates in the upcoming ballot.
If the Taoiseach Leo Varadkar and the Tánaiste Simon Coveney have about their persons an unassailable case for having directly-elected executive mayors of Cork City, Limerick, and Waterford, it has yet to be heard.
Cork City boss John Caulfield believes League of Ireland suspension rules need to be changed in the wake of Graham Cummins controversial weekend sending off.
Colm O’Regan writes about the struggles of forming an opinion in the 21st century.
On the Saturday, Lincoln City became the first non-league club in 103 years to reach the quarter-finals of the FA Cup. 20,000 people. Turf Moor. Premier League opposition.
Two teenage girls who murdered a 39-year-old woman in England by battering her to death with household objects in a five-hour ordeal have been given life sentences with a minimum of 15 years.
The identities of those killed in Tuesday’s terror attack continue to emerge as police continue the hunt for the killers.
Newcastle head coach Steve McClaren has vowed to field the strongest team he can as he bids to end Newcastle’s 46-year trophy drought against Northampton in the Capital One Cup second round tonight.
Southampton’s rapid ascent has seen them go from League One to the Europa League in just four years – a stage Ronald Koeman believes his players are ready for.
It was an eventful day for the Irish at The Den on Saturday as Derby continued to stumble towards a play-off spot after twice coming from two goals down to draw 3-3 at struggling Millwall.
USA: A Pennsylvania man recovering from surgery has won $7m (€6.4m) off a lottery ticket tucked into his get-well-soon card.
He may have netted twice but Daryl Murphy still cut a frustrated figure after Nottingham Forest struck late to deny Ipswich victory in yesterday’s Championship clash.
Graeme Storm won a sports car worth in the region of £100,000 (€126,000) for a hole-in-one and moved into pole position to earn the £300,000 (€378,000) first prize in the Omega European Masters today.
EDF Energy is shutting down four of its nuclear power reactors as a precautionary measure after a defect was found in one of them.
Alejandro Sabella will carry the hopes of a nation and a corner of South Yorkshire on his shoulders as he attempts to lead Argentina into the World Cup final.
A record-equalling seven under par 66 moved West Waterford’s Gary Hurley into joint fifth in the English Open stroke-play championship for the Brabazon Trophy at Seaton Carew, Hartlepool on Saturday.
Ireland’s Stuart Grehan moved up the leaderboard in the English Open Strokeplay championship for the Brabazon Trophy at Seaton Carew, Hartlepool yesterday with a stunning four-under-par 69.
Squirrel goes nuts in magistrate’s house
Mecca Bingo owner Rank has abandoned a major revamp programme launched four years ago to attract younger players to the UK company after admitting results had been disappointing.
LITTLE terns began nesting at Crimdon, near Hartlepool in Teeside, in the mid-1990s.
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Graeme Storm let a five-shot advantage leak away and will embark on tomorrow's final round of the KLM Open in a four-man tie at the top of the leaderboard.
England's Graeme Storm took a two-shot first-round lead at the KLM Open after a seven-birdie 63 at Hilversum today.
The head of Sky News said journalists have to consider breaking the law to “shed light” on wrongdoing as it emerged the British media regulator was launching an investigation into the broadcaster’s hacking of private email accounts.
Sky News authorised a journalist to hack into the emails of back-from-the-dead canoeist John Darwin after ruling the action was in the public interest.
I used to buy a lot of my clobber from former Cork City players Joe Gamble and Neale Fenn when they had a nice little shop called Indigo on Leeside’s Washington Street.
A member of staff from the UK's Health and Safety Executive (HSE) has lost a USB stick containing a safety assessment of a nuclear power plant.
Prosecutors in the UK have recovered more than half a million pounds from the wife of back-from-the-dead canoeist John Darwin.
Police in Britain were called out to their own Christmas party, it has been revealed.
THE dispute over participation fees for the Airtricity League XI in the Dublin Super Cup has been resolved following discussions yesterday between the footballers’ union, the PFAI, and the director of the League, Fran Gavin.
'Coronation Street's John Stape will hide out in a tiny loft at his home to evade police.
Anne Darwin – the wife of back-from-the-dead canoeist John Darwin – has been released from jail in Britain, sources said today.
A FORMER seaman killed in the Cork plane crash was loyal and dedicated to his family, his funeral has heard.
A former seaman killed in the Cork plane crash was loyal and dedicated to his family, his funeral heard today.
THREE young sailors who were aboard tall ships as trainees this summer have given the experience a “thumbs-up” and encouraged others to sign up for next year.
AN unemployed construction worker who microwaved his “favourite” hamster to death was jailed for nine weeks yesterday.
Ryder Cup newcomer Edoardo Molinari continued to ride the crest of a wave in Switzerland today.
Roberto Martinez insists he is relishing the prospect of returning to the scene of Wigan’s worst nightmare after his side made tentative steps towards rectifying their dismal start to the season with Carling Cup victory at Hartlepool.
Birmingham manager Alex McLeish has confirmed the club have made an improved bid for Wigan winger Charles N’Zogbia.
Wigan boss Roberto Martinez criticised the transfer window after watching his side finally get their season up and running with Carling Cup victory at Hartlepool.
Wigan are waiting for news of Maynor Figueroa after the defender was carried off on a stretcher at the weekend.
CHELSEA chairman Bruce Buck insists there is “no chance’’ of Jose Mourinho signing Frank Lampard for Real Madrid.
Republic of Ireland hopeful Jon Daly is adamant Dundee United can improve further after capping their highest league placing for 13 years with only the second Scottish Cup triumph in their history.
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