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It’s a mark of the man Liam Miller was that footballing legends most of us only ever saw on telly, travelled to a stadium not known for hosting foreign games, to honour his memory and to raise funds for his bereft family.
Glittering evening at City Hall gala dinner: ‘Down the park’ was for the hoi polloi, but City Hall was more bourgeois — the second leg of the Liam Miller Tribute event was an evening of glamour for the better known businessmen and professionals of Cork, where black tie was the order of the night.
It’s us who were enriched and renewed from the experience of the Liam Miller match. In the knowledge and the comfort that we did well by one of our fallen. We did right, writes Tadhg Coakley.
Larry Ryan picks out five storylines from a special day as a hometown hero rolled back years.
Taoiseach Leo Varadkar has accused Sinn Féin councillors all over the country of opposing the construction of social housing as he defended the Government and Housing Minister Eoghan Murphy. Sinn Féin leader Mary Lou McDonald claimed the Taoiseach was “delusional” over the housing crisis.
President Donald Trump has lashed out at Iran, with national security adviser John Bolton also warning there would be “hell to pay” if Tehran crossed the US.
Despite the #MeToo movement, Brett Kavanaugh’s Supreme Court nomination is likely to be confirmed after a desultory and incomplete investigation, writes Scott Lemieux.
German discount retailer, Lidl, has said up to 2,000 jobs will be created in building its €100m distribution centre in Kildare, which will be the size of three football stadia.
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Bosco shares some wise words: With Bosco’s 40th Anniversary Tour launching next month, Donal O’Keeffe got some help in interviewing Ireland’s most famous 5-year-old.
Conor O’Brien and his Villagers have tweaked their sound again for their fourth album, writes Eoghan O’Sullivan.
GameTech: Fifa 19 has a new ‘no rules’ option where fouls and offsides don’t count, writes Ronan Jennings.