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Time to say goodbye? Defeat to Denmark should spell the end for Martin O’Neill

“Just to say, thank you very much for giving us the space,” Danish manager Age Hareide sarcastically said following Denmark’s 5-1 drubbing of the Republic of Ireland, before going on to say, “they [Ireland] made it a little bit easy for us.” To have an opposition manager make comments of that ilk about a fellow

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Vinnies reign supreme in the capital once more

St Vincent’s defeated Ballymun Kickhams in a tightly contested affair last Monday to retain their Dublin Senior Football title. The Marino men edged out their rivals by a goal winning on a scoreline of 1-08 to 0-8 in front of a sold out Parnell Park. The highly anticipated game boasted some of the finest individual

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The group that nearly got away

Ireland rarely do things the easy way. Monday’s win in Cardiff was one of the most impressive away victories in the country’s history, probably the most impressive when you factor in that the game was win or bust. But it should never have come to that. Before Monday’s game, the campaign had threatened to become

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