The Celtic Manor Resort, outside Newport, south Wales, will host Ireland during their 2015 Rugby World Cup campaign. Photograph: Giddens/PA Wire

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Older African members of the Aspire Football Dreams program watch as younger players played the visiting FC Barcelona youth team, in Doha, Qatar, on January 27th, 2014. Photograph: Bryan Denton/The New York Times

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The Ireland team and coaches prior to departing for the World Rowing championships, which start on the  Bosbaan course outside Amsterdam on Sunday.

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Republic of Ireland manager Sue Ronan. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

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Alexis Sanchez of Arsenal during the Barclays Premier League match against Crystal Palace at Emirates Stadium. Photograph: Clive Mason/Getty Images

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Ireland’s representative at the Youth Olympic Games, Eimear Lambe, has been in Hong Kong preparing, before moving to the venue of Nanjing in China. Photograph: Alan Betson/ The Irish Times

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Dublin’s Cian O’Sullivan and Bryan Cullen close down Donegal’s  Michael Murphy during the 2011 All-Ireland SFC semi-final at Croke Park. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

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Fionnuala Britton’s season’s best of 32:57.19 is almost a minute-and-a-half slower that her personal best which ranks her only 19th of the 26 starters.  Photograph: Inpho

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Cisco Ireland general manager Mike Conroy says organisations must operate security solutions everywhere a threat could manifest itself. Photograph: Joe O’Shaughnessy

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