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The Republic of ireland team that beat England 2-0 at Goodison Park in 1949.

Late one Autumn afternoon in 1949 I hopped on a Number 3 bus in Sandymount, heading towards O’Connell Street. Just coming up to my 20th birthday, I w(...)

Joe Gilmore called on the Government to open an air corridor with UK regions with low levels of Covid-19 infection to aid Knock and the other regional airports. Photograph:  Phocus

Covid-19 has left Knock Airport nursing almost €4 million in losses, according to its managing director, Joe Gilmore. He told the Oireachtas Joint C(...)

Ryanair is cutting its winter schedule further as the pandemic continues to hit bookings. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

Ryanair will close its Cork and Shannon Airport bases and slash Knock services for the winter as EU states, including the Republic, step up travel res(...)

Shoppers, some wearing a face mask or covering, walk past a sign alerting pedestrians to social distancing  in Newcastle city centre on September 17th. Photograph: Oli Scarff/AFP via Getty

Coronavirus cases have doubled in the majority of English cities and towns that are subject to long-term local lockdowns, amid growing concern that re(...)

Historian David Kynaston is a life-long fan of Aldershot Town. Photograph:  David Levenson/Getty Images

A lot has happened in the five years since David Cameron made his Aston Villa gaffe. During April 2015, the prime minister was celebrating the diversi(...)

A pupil returns to school at Holyrood secondary school in Glasgow on August 12th. Photograph: Andy Buchanan/AFP via Getty Images

Britain’s education secretary has insisted the government is following the “best scientific and medical advice” after announcing a U-turn on guidance (...)

Paul Cook:  the Wigan Athletic  manager is facing an anxious wait as his club have appealed a 12-point deduction for entering administration. Photograph:  Nathan Stirk/Getty Images

At least two Championship clubs are set to face an agonising wait over whether they will drop into League One even if they finish in the relegation zo(...)

A restaurant owner in Barcelona, Spain, prepares his storefront to attend customers’ takeaway orders after the country begun loosening some of the strict movement restrictions it implemented. Photograph: EPA

European stocks closed higher on Tuesday, shrugging off uncertainty over regional bond purchases as a swathe of positive earnings and an easing of cor(...)

Under Mick McCarthy Ireland fans didn’t get what they wanted - change and new ideas. Photo: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

The ages of Irish football can be summed up in a phrase. “Put ‘em under pressure.” “Stick it up your bollocks.” “I’m the gaffer.” “They have no the tr(...)

When one passenger tried to move their Dublin to Málaga flight to August, they were quoted €137.  But  the price of a new ticket on the same plane was €49. Photograph: Colin Keegan, Collins Dublin

Ryanair has been accused of ripping off passengers after it was found to be charging £80 (€88) more to those rebooking cancelled flights. Meanwhile,(...)

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