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UFC 257: Conor McGregor V Dustin Poirier – The Tallaght Echo (Online) – January 24 2021

McGregor falls to surprise reversal on UFC comeback By Daire Walsh Conor McGregor suffered a shock defeat at the hands of Dustin Poirier on his return to UFC action at Fight Island, Abu Dhabi in the early hours of Sunday morning (Irish … Continue reading

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Piece On Jonathan Afolabi: The Tallaght Echo (Online) – January 10 2021

Abuse of Tallaght’s Jonathan Afolabi condemned by Dundee By Daire Walsh  Dundee have moved to condemn what they describe as “vile racist messages” received by Republic of Ireland U21 international Jonathan Afolabi on social media. Having found the net for the … Continue reading

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Piece On Lisa Fallon Becoming Galway United Coach: The Tallaght Echo (Online) – January 21 2021

Clondalkin trailblazer Fallon to reunite with John Caulfield at Galway United By Daire Walsh Clondalkin native Lisa Fallon is set for a busy start to 2021 after it was announced that she is to be the new first-team head coach of … Continue reading

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Gaelic Football Inter-County Retirements: The Backdoor GAA – January 13 2021

Gaelic Football: Inter-County Squads Altered By Retirements By Daire Walsh With uncertainty remaining over when the senior inter-county season will get underway, there has been more discussion about who won’t be featuring in 2021 as there has on those who … Continue reading

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Anthony Nash Club Transfer Piece: The Backdoor GAA – January 12 2021

Anthony Nash Set For Transfer To South Liberties In Limerick By Daire Walsh Just a few short weeks after announcing his retirement from inter-county hurling, Cork’s Anthony Nash finds himself back in the headlines. According to various reports that circulated … Continue reading

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Damien Duff Departing Ireland Coaching Role: The Tallaght Echo (Online) – January 8 2020

Duff steps aside from Ireland coaching role By Daire Walsh The Football Association of Ireland announced this evening that Damien Duff is stepping down from his coaching role with the Republic of Ireland senior men’s international side. Along with former team-mate … Continue reading

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Jack Byrne Move To APOEL Nicosia – The Tallaght Echo (Online) – December 28 2020

Jack Byrne poised for move to Cypriot First Division By Daire Walsh JACK Byrne looks set to bring a successful two-year stint at Shamrock Rovers to an end by signing personal terms with Cypriot First Division outfit APOEL Nicosia in … Continue reading

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SSE Airtricity U19 League Final: St Patrick’s Athletic V Bohemians – The Tallaght Echo (Online) – December 22 2020

Burns the extra-time hero for St Patrick’s Athletic in U19 final By Daire Walsh St Patrick’s Athletic were crowned SSE Airtricity U19 League champions with a dramatic extra-time victory over Dublin rivals Bohemians at the UCD Bowl on Tuesday night. The … Continue reading

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All-Ireland Intermediate Ladies Football Championship Final Feature Interview: Niamh O’Sullivan (Meath) – Peil Magazine – December 22 2020

Back with the Big Guns By Daire Walsh ‘What a difference a year makes’ is a well-worn saying in the lexicon of competition sport but, in the case of Meath ladies footballer Niamh O’Sullivan, it is a rather apt one. … Continue reading

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All-Ireland Senior Ladies Football Championship Final: Cork Player Ratings – The Evening Echo – December 21 2020

Cork player ratings Martina O’Brien: Committed a foul on Carla Rowe for the Dublin attacker’s penalty in the second half, but the Clonakilty netminder was solid throughout and produce a fine save from Nicole Owens in the 14th-minute. 7. Eimear … Continue reading

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